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  • Atlanta Technology Hosts Free World Cup Dinner for IT Heads

    17 June 2010

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency LONDON - Atlanta Technology, the cloud computing and server & storage virtualization specialist, is hosting a World Cup dinner on June 23 in central London and is inviting IT directors, IT managers and CIOs to attend, free of charge. The dinner is being hosted to mark the launch of its Virtualization without Walls business intelligence paper, which provides ....

  • UK Public Sector Failing to Get Value for Money from Its Services

    17 June 2010

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency LONDON - Analysis of information technology (IT) outsourcing contracts in the UK has shown that the public sector is paying 40% or more above the market rate for outsourced services. According to Compass Management Consulting, which has analyzed contracts within central government over the past 5 years, this means the public sector could save up to 6bn on its ....

  • US Businessmen Meet Assad

    17 June 2010

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency DAMASCUS - Syrian President Bashar Assad discussed with a delegation of US diplomats and executives from telecommunications company means of bilateral cooperation. The six-member delegation including representatives from Microsoft, Dell and Cisco Systems, according to sources, has discussed mechanism of dealing with the US sanctions imposed on Syria until ....

  • Aprimo Announces Enhanced Integration with Salesforce CRM

    17 June 2010

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency INDIANAPOLIS - Aprimo, a global leader in integrated, on-demand marketing software solutions, announced that Aprimo Marketing Studio On Demand now provides enhanced out-of-the-box data synchronization with Salesforce CRM to improve the lead management process. Aprimo Marketing Studio On Demand now gives marketers the ability to more tightly integrate and align ....

  • DePaul University and IBM Team to Launch New Center for Data Mining and Predictive Analytics

    17 June 2010

    CHICAGO - IBM and DePaul University unveiled a new Center for Data Mining and Predictive Analytics that gives students expertise in predictive analytics, a skill increasingly in demand by employers in Illinois and around the globe. As part of the program, DePaul is also offering students the nation's first Masters of Science in Predictive Analytics, in an effort to bridge the gap between ....

  • IT Jobs Salaries Have Increased, Figures Indicate

    16 June 2010

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency LONDON - The salaries of workers in the UK's IT industry rose by two percent between 2009 and 2010, new figures indicate. According to statistics released by recruitment firm CVScreen which surveyed almost 7,500 IT jobs posted online, the average salary stood at 36,818 at the beginning of the year, CIO reports. IT directors, program managers and software ....

  • Yahoo/Facebook Deal Brings a Level of Consistency to Social Networking - SEO Specialists QueryClick.com

    16 June 2010

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency EDINBURGH - In an age when many users are active on a multitude of social networking sites, it makes sense that steps have been taken to link Yahoo and Facebook together in a bid to create a more efficient and cohesive web of networks. SEO experts QueryClick.com see this as a clever move by both sides, and is aware of the potential benefits of such a ....

  • Broadband Speeds Vary by 33% throughout the Day

    15 June 2010

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency LONDON - Web users have to put up with wildly varying broadband speeds each day, according to new analysis from Top10.com, the UKs most popular broadband comparison website. Top10.coms data found that, on average, customers see their broadband speeds vary by a third over a 24-hour period. Top10.com measured over 250,000 speed tests on its website over 90 days ....

  • BAE Systems Debuts New Tactical Remote Turret at Eurosatory

    15 June 2010

    PARIS - BAE Systems announced in a press release that it is launching its newly designed tactical remote turret, the TRT-25, at Eurosatory in Paris. The turret is displayed for the first time on the company's new RG41 vehicle. TRT-25 is a remotely operated turret designed specifically to provide self protection and ground fire support for Light Armored Vehicles (LAVs), Mine Protected ....

  • Panasonic Unveils the Toughbook Cf-F9: The Perfect Business Rugged Companion for Mobile Office Professionals

    14 June 2010

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency LONDON - Panasonic launched its new Toughbook CF-F9, the perfect business rugged companion for mobile office professionals. Delivering productivity boosting technology and fail-safe business support, the CF-F9 replaces the CF-F8 - previously the rugged business notebook of choice - with a higher resolution display, increased computing power and enhanced ....

  • State of Florida Leverages Microsoft Cloud Solution for Census Count

    13 June 2010

    TALLAHASSEE - The Florida House of Representatives is making one final push over the next month for its state residents to be counted in the 2010 Census, through its MyFloridaCensus (http://www.myfloridacensus.gov) website and Web-based application. According to Microsoft, MyFloridaCensus is an innovative component in Floridas overall effort to ensure a complete count of residents during ....

  • Microsoft Helps Leading Health Organizations Prepare for ICD-10 Mandate

    10 June 2010

    REDMOND, WASH. - Microsoft Corp. announced in a press release that multiple payer, provider and partner organizations, including Molina Healthcare Inc., EmblemHealth, Edifecs, Evolute, Neudesic LLC, The TriZetto Group Inc. and Washington Publishing Company are standardizing on Microsofts integrated, standards-based platform, with Microsoft BizTalk Server 2009 at the core, to support HIPAA ....

  • Novell Announces Sun Migration Program

    9 June 2010

    WALTHAM, MASS. - Novell announced in a press release a broad range of product license agreements and special offers designed to help Sun Microsystems identity management and Solaris customers upgrade to equivalent Novell solutions. Novell is also offering incentive programs for Sun partners to join the Novell PartnerNet channel community. As a result, Sun customers and partners now have a ....

  • Sony PlayStation Collaborates with MUBI to Enhance Film Viewing on PS3

    9 June 2010

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency LONDON - Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) has announced a partnership with online film cinematheque MUBI, to bring to PlayStation3 (PS3) a new service that will introduce PS3 owners to a world of independent, international and classic cinema. Later this year, PS3 users will have access to a treasure trove of celluloid curated by experts - so that ....

  • NTIA to Host International Symposium on Advanced Radio Technologies

    9 June 2010

    WASHINGTON, DC - The US Department of Commerce's National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will host the 11th annual International Symposium on Advanced Radio Technologies (ISART) from July 27-30, 2010 in Boulder, Colo. According to a press release by the Administration, the focus of this year's conference is spectrum sharing technologies, including state-of-the-art ....

  • Microsoft and Its Partners Help Customers Reach the Cloud on Their Own Terms

    8 June 2010

    NEW ORLEANS - In an opening-day keynote speech at Microsoft Corp.s Tech Ed 2010 North America conference, Bob Muglia, president of the companys Server and Tools Division, outlined the benefits and possibilities of cloud computing and how Microsoft can help customers harness the next generation of IT. According to Microsoft, Muglia noted that customers have different needs, with some ....

  • 29,000 pirated Xbox games seized in UAE

    7 June 2010

    DUBAI-Microsoft Gulf has announced that the UAE authorities have seized 29,000 pirated copies of games for its Xbox 360 console. A series of 21 raids on resellers in Sharjah, Dubai and Abu Dhabi also resulted in the arrest of three people who are now awaiting criminal charges. The ramifications of piracy and the distribution of pirated goods will always negatively impact any economy and ....

  • Accenture Awarded Contract to Support University of Michigans IT Program

    31 May 2010

    RESTON, VA. - The University of Michigan has selected Accenture announced in a press release that it is to conduct its first-ever comprehensive assessment of information technology (IT) at the unit and campus levels. The assessment is part of the first phase of NextGen Michigan, a multi-year university-wide IT transformation effort. The primary objective of the assessment is to develop ....

  • Abu-Ghazaleh Tackles MDGs at the UN Council for Technology and Development in Geneva

    27 May 2010

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency GENEVA - Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, chairman of the UN Global Alliance for ICT and Development (UN-GAID), highlighted on Monday the steps needed to accelerate the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) through using Information and Communication Technology (ICT). Speaking at the 13th meeting of the United Nations Council for Technology and ....

  • Mobile VoIP Users to Exceed 100 Million by 2012 - New Juniper Research Report

    27 May 2010

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency HAMPSHIRE, UK - A new study from Juniper Research has found that Mobile VoIP services will develop significantly faster in developed markets due to the direct correlation between 3G roll outs and the take up of mobile VoIP. This is the case even though mVoIP traffic volumes may eventually be higher in developing markets due in part to the calling patterns of ....