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Los Angeles, CA, August 30, 2010 --(PR.com)-- Trinity Audio Group Inc. announces the availability of it's newest line of Music Computers, Indamixx Pro and Indamixx Pro SL. New Pro models maintain the Indamixx identity, small form factor mobile recording appliances, while adding performance hardware features ideal for professional audio recording. Pro models include additional music making applications, synthesizers, native plug-ins, and native virtual instruments (VST's). Indamixx Pro models also include the debut of HDMIDJ's. HDMIDJ's utilizes the on board HDMI port as an all-in-one Digital DJ solution. "Indamixx Pro is the most affordable and complete Music Laptop on the market today," says Creative Director Ronald Stewart. "Anyone considering purchasing an Apple MacBook Pro for professional audio production should take a serious look at what Indamixx Pro offers. ... (more)

Monitoring the SAN shine with Virtual Instruments

It was about three months ago that one of my friends had informed me he was leaving HDS to join a company named Virtual Instruments. ‘Virtual Instruments?’ I asked myself, trying to fathom if I’d have heard of them before only to realize that I had once seen a write up on their SAN monitoring solution, which was then termed NetWisdom. I was then inadvertently asked to mention Virtual Instruments in one of my blogs - nice try pal but I had made it clear several times before to vendors requesting the same that I didn’t want my blog to become an advertising platform. Despite this though I was still intrigued by what could have persuaded someone to leave a genuinely stable position at HDS to a company I hadn’t really had much exposure to myself. Fast forward a few months, several whitepapers and numerous discussions and I find myself writing a blog about the very sai... (more)

Virtual Instruments Introduces Traffic Analysis Point (TAP) SAN Monitoring Device

SCOTTS VALLEY, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/11/08 -- Virtual Instruments, provider of the award-winning NetWisdom SAN (storage area network) optimization solution, today unveiled the Traffic Analysis Point (TAP) device. A core component of the NetWisdom Enterprise solution, the TAP device enables real-time Fibre Channel network transaction monitoring, analysis and diagnosis, which reduces the risk of storage-network down time and enables infrastructure optimization. News Highlights -- The TAP device is a new appliance designed by Virtual Instruments and optimized for the NetWisdom Enterprise storage-area-network monitoring solution, which provides the application-to-SAN transaction performance data storage administrators need to manage their Fibre Channel switched networks. -- Enterprise customers like Barclay's Card Services, Kaiser Permanente and McKesson Corp. inc... (more)

Virtual Instruments Names Len Rosenthal Vice President of Marketing

SCOTTS VALLEY, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/21/09 -- Virtual Instruments, provider of the award-winning NetWisdom storage area network (SAN) optimization solution, today announced Len Rosenthal has joined the company as vice president of marketing. Rosenthal will be responsible for Virtual Instruments' overall marketing strategy and implementation, including product marketing, corporate marketing and marketing communications. News Highlights -- Rosenthal brings more than 23 years of marketing strategy, product marketing and business development experience to his role at Virtual Instruments. -- Rosenthal joins from Panasas, where he served as chief marketing officer. He was responsible for driving global marketing strategies to accelerate the adoption of Panasas' clustered, parallel storage solutions in High Performance Computing (HPC) markets. -- Before his role at Pa... (more)

Cineplex Inc. Reports Third Quarter Results

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 11/08/12 -- Cineplex Inc. ("Cineplex") (TSX:CGX) today released its financial results for the third quarter of 2012. Third Quarter Results ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Period over Period 2012 2011 Change (i) ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Total Revenues $281.4 million $276.7 million 1.7% ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Attendance 18.3 million 18.5 million -1.0% ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Other Revenues $ 33.3 million $ 32.1 million 3.9% ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Net Income $ 51.7 million $ 25.7 million 100.9% ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Adjust... (more)

Proxios announces new President and Chief Operating Officer, Steven Fey

Proxios, a pioneer in cloud services since 1999, today announced the appointment of Steven Fey as its President and Chief Operating Officer effective immediately. Mr. Fey brings extensive experience in helping entrepreneurial technology businesses achieve their growth potential, having recently served as President of Tridium Inc., the market leader in middleware for the intelligent building industry. "As a proven operational leader, Steve is exactly what Proxios needs at this time to expand our customer base and position us to take full advantage of the explosive growth underway in cloud computing," said Frank Butler, CEO and Founder of Proxios. BACKGROUND In addition to his leadership role at Tridium, Mr. Fey was General Manager for an Internet appliance business for Tyco Fire & Security, and the Vice President of Systems and Services for Andover Controls, now a b... (more)

Mobile Wallet Technologies: Global Markets

NEW YORK, April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Mobile Wallet Technologies: Global Markets http://www.reportlinker.com/p01161274/Mobile-Wallet-Technologies-Global-Markets.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Payment_Processing INTRODUCTION TECHNOLOGIES AND APPLICATION This study provides thorough analysis of the market for mobile wallet technology. The market is segmented on the basis of technologies: mobile commerce—mobile payment solutions (taxi, hotel, phone bills and others), entertainment and event, premium messages, direct mobile billing, mobile Web payments, frictionless/contactless near field communication (NFC); mobile commerce—cloud computing and social media; mobile ticketing—rail, metro and bus tickets; airline tickets and boarding passes; passenger check-in; ... (more)

Network Instruments Recognized as a Leading Vendor for Large Application-Aware Network Management Deployments

MINNEAPOLIS, MN -- (Marketwired) -- 05/23/13 -- Network Instruments, a developer of application-aware network performance monitoring (ANPM) solutions, announced today its Observer performance monitoring platform received the Value Leader award by IT analyst firm Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) in their 2013 ANPM Radar Report. The report recognized the Observer platform as a leader for its cost of ownership advantages and comprehensive performance functionality in comparison to eleven other ANPM vendors, including NetScout and Riverbed. "Network Instruments placed very well in our review of ANPM solutions, ranking in the Value Leader category, by having a broad scope of product features and capabilities combined with relatively low cost and administrative resource requirements," said Jim Frey, vice president of research for EMA. "The solution scored particula... (more)

Axtel Announces Second Quarter 2013 Results

Axtel, S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV: AXTELCPO; OTC: AXTLY) (“AXTEL” or “the Company”), a leading Mexican fixed-line integrated telecommunications company, announced today its unaudited second quarter results ended June 30, 2013(1). For additional information, please contact Adrian de los Santos, Investor Relations Officer and Corporate Finance Director at IR@axtel.com.mx Highlights: Adjusted EBITDA for the quarter was Ps. 701 million; similar to the Ps. 703 million in second quarter of last year. However, excluding the new tower lease expense recorded this year, EBITDA would have been 10% higher than second quarter 2012, and 7% higher on a sequential basis. During this quarter, revenues from AXTEL’s core business segments, mass market and enterprise, increased 3% on a sequential basis, consistent with the gradual recovery expected after the recapitalization plan and product... (more)

MakeMusic Announces Update to SmartMusic

MakeMusic, Inc. announced today the newest version of SmartMusic, its interactive learning software for music education. In a time of increased emphasis on student assessment, academic accountability, and a national focus on adhering to educational standards, SmartMusic offers proactive solutions for music educators. The new features allow for more comprehensive documentation of student progress, as well as the greatest subscription flexibility in SmartMusic’s history. SmartMusic has always offered high-quality assessment of student performance, combined with strong tools for teachers to personalize assignments and document the growth of their students. This latest version expands and improves the tools available for teachers and features the following major enhancements: Associate state standards to SmartMusic assignments for more comprehensive documentation. Crea... (more)

Riverbed Gives National Instruments Deep Visibility into Web Application Performance Eliminating Finger-Pointing and Allowing Problems to be Detected and Fixed 90% Faster

Riverbed Technology (NASDAQ: RVBD), the leader in application performance infrastructure, today announced National Instruments has reduced time spent on troubleshooting application performance issues by 90 percent with Riverbed® AppInternals XpertTM, part of the Riverbed Performance Management product suite. Customers now have a better experience when using the company’s public-facing website, while the site’s developers spend more time adding revenue-generating functionality. Tweet This: National Instruments has reduced time spent on troubleshooting app performance issues by 90% with AppInternals Xpert: rvbd.ly/1en35Pu National Instruments, founded in 1976, equips engineers and scientists with tools that accelerate productivity, innovation and discovery. Before Riverbed AppInternals Xpert, the National Instruments’ Web systems team spent thousands of hours each yea... (more)