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SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VoiceCon®, produced by TechWeb, today announced the seven finalists of the Best of VoiceCon program, which recognizes exhibitors who have made significant technological advancements within the enterprise communications industry. A panel of industry leading judges will select the winner, which will be announced at VoiceCon Orlando 2010, happening March 22-25 at the Gaylord Palms Convention Center. For more information on Best of VoiceCon, visit: http://www.voicecon.com/bestofvoicecon/. The seven finalists selected from over 40 submissions include: Acme Packet -- Acme Packet Net-Net Session Border Controller in Skype for SIP: Skype has deployed Acme Packet Net-Net session border controllers (SBCs) to simplify the interoperability and feature compatibility of the Skype for SIP beta offering with enterprise IP-PBX equ... (more)

Appointment-Plus Enterprise Scheduling Software Announces Release of Google Calendar Sync

SCOTTSDALE, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 02/02/12 -- Appointment-Plus, the worldwide experts in enterprise scheduling software and creators of the scheduling industry's most flexible and feature-rich application, has expanded its growing list of dynamic software integrations with its new Google Calendar sync, which enables clients to seamlessly transfer their scheduled appointments and reservations from Appointment-Plus instantly to their Google Calendar. The sync is the company's latest integration designed to improve scheduling efficiency and convenience for all-sized organizations. Future releases from the enterprise scheduler include a Microsoft Outlook Calendar sync and an enhanced mobile Web app. "Organizations need the ability to integrate their scheduling application with other programs they routinely use," says Bob La Loggia, CEO of Appointment-Plus. "We've take... (more)

Roaring Penguin Software to Support Level Platforms Managed Services Education and Collaboration Road Show 2012

OTTAWA, February 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --  Roaring Penguin Software's integration with Managed Workplace featured in four-city UK tour Roaring Penguin Software Inc., makers of the acclaimed CanIt line of anti-spam and e-mail archiving solutions, today announced that they will be supporting the Level Platforms Managed Services Education and Collaboration Road Show 2012.  Level Platforms is a global leader in remote monitoring and management solutions for managed service providers (MSPs).  The Level Platforms Road Show covers 17 global cities, including 13 cities in the USA and four in the UK and Ireland. Bill White, VP Sales & Marketing for Roaring Penguin Software said, "We are pleased to be able to help support these events.  We really feel that training is key for the MSP industry.  We hope this road show will help MSPs take advantage of our technology alliance... (more)

Guidance Software to Present at the 24th Annual ROTH Conference

Guidance Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: GUID) today announced management participation at the 24th Annual ROTH Conference in Laguna Niguel, California. Event:           24th Annual ROTH Conference   Date: Monday, March 12, 2012   Time: 12:30 PM Pacific / 3:30 PM Eastern   Location: Ritz-Carlton (Laguna Niguel, CA)   Company Participants: Victor Limongelli, Chief Executive Officer   Barry Plaga, Chief Financial Officer   The presentation will be webcast live and may be accessed at http://wsw.com/webcast/roth26/guid/ or under the investor relations section of the company's website at http://investors.guidancesoftware.com. About Guidance Software, Inc. Guidance Software is recognized worldwide as the industry leader in digital investigative solutions. Its EnCase® platform, with more than 40,000 licenses distributed worldwide, provides the foundation for government, corporate... (more)

Cloud Expo New York Call for Papers Now Open

Early Bird Savings Cloud Expo Cloud computing is a game changer. The cloud is disrupting traditional software and hardware business models by disrupting how IT service gets delivered. Entrepreneurial opportunities abound as this classic disruptive technology begins to proliferate, so it is no surprise that SYS-CON's industry-leading International Cloud Expo is going from strength to strength. The 5th International Cloud Expo, to be held April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York, NY, announces that its Call for Papers is fast approaching. Topics on which submission are welcome include all aspects of providing or using massively scalable IT-related capabilities as a service using Internet technologies (see suggested examples below). Help plant your flag in the fast-expanding business opportunity that is The Cloud: submit your speaking propos... (more)

GDS International: Global Warming Scam?

Green Storage Journal In the week that Daily Mail columnist Melanie Phillips announces, live on the BBC that Global Warming is a scam. GDS International speaks with Richard Tarboton for MeettheBoss.TV on his role as Head of Energy & Carbon for BT and what they are doing towards reducing carbon emissions. BT Operates in over 170 countries and is one of the world’s leading providers of communications solutions and services. Richards team have overall responsibility for BT’s energy and carbon strategy, looking at energy trading operations across all BT businesses. BT purchase 0.7% of the total energy supply in the UK and are the largest buyer of green electricity. Richard speaks of his projects across BT to achieve an 80% reduction in carbon by 2016 from 1996 levels. Stating “there are two simple ways of reducing Carbon emissions, by reducing consumption or to source En... (more)

Industry Experts Discuss the State of Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing Expo on Ulitzer "With cloud computing, price to deploy applications goes through the floor while flexibility to scale those applications goes through the ceiling!" says WaveMaker CEO Chris Keene, in this lively round-up of CEO and CTO opinions to get a sense of The State of Cloud Computing compiled and published by Conference Chair Jeremy Geelan. 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo is taking place this week at the Santa Clara Convention Center (November 2-4, 2009). Keene's take on what's driving Cloud Computing enterprise-wise is just one of several high-profile contributions. Those contributing to Geelan's impromptu survey include: RightScale CEO Michael Crandell; the Chairman & CEO of WaveMaker, Chris Keene; the CTO of GigaSpaces, Nati Shalom; Lew Cirne, Founder & CEO of New Relic; Mitchell Kertzman of Hummer Winblad Venture Partne... (more)

CIA was Headed to an Enterprise Cloud All Along: Jill Tummler Singer

Cloud Computing on Ulitzer "I believe commercial solutions - whether its Google’s cloud or Amazon’s web services - may be perfect for many companies. But some corporations and government agencies are not going to be comfortable outsourcing their information and services to the Internet-based cloud," said Jill Tummler Singer, Deputy CIO of the Central Intelligence Agency, on Tuesday, at SYS-CON's 1st Annual GovIT Expo, in the event's opening keynote. "For agencies like mine," Singer (pictured below) continued,  "and for many corporations, keeping such precious gems in our own possession is a foregone conclusion." Jill Tummler Singer keynoting at 1st Annual GovIT Conference & Expo, Oct. 6 The answer, for the CIA at least, is what Singer calls Enterprise Cloud Computing. Enterprise Cloud Computing as defined by Singer is behind the firewall and contained within a business... (more)

Cloud Expo New York Speaker Profile: Jill T. Singer – Federal CIO Emeritus

With Cloud Expo New York | 12th Cloud Expo [June 10-13, 2013] starting next Monday, here's a look at one the distinguished individuals in our incredible Speaker Faculty for the technical and strategy sessions at the conference coming up June 10-13 at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. We have technical and strategy sessions for you all four days dealing with every nook and cranny of Cloud Computing and Big Data, but what of those who are presenting? Who are they, where do they work, what else have they written and/or said about the Cloud that is transforming the world of Enterprise IT, side by side with the exploding use of enterprise Big Data – processed in the Cloud – to drive value for businesses...? 12TH CLOUD EXPO SPEAKER NAME: Jill Tummler Singer TWITTER: @jilltsinger ORGANIZATION: Tummler Singer Associates 12TH CLOUD EXPO SESSION TITLE: Time to Mission @ the... (more)

Deputy CIO of the CIA to Keynote 1st Annual GovIT Expo

SYS-CON Events announces that Jill Tummler Singer, Deputy Chief Information Officer at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), will be delivering the opening keynote at the 1st Annual Government Conference & Expo (www.GovITExpo.com) on October 6th in Washington DC. Sponsor & Exhibit at 1st Annual Government IT Expo! Register Today and Save! Ms Singer was appointed in November 2006 and is responsible for ensuring CIA has the information, technology, and infrastructure necessary to effectively execute its missions. Prior to her appointment as Deputy CIO, Ms. Singer served as the Director of the Diplomatic Telecommunications Service (DTS), United States Department of State, and was responsible for global network services to US foreign missions. GovITExpo builds on the success of SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Expo, the fastest-growing conference anywhere in the world devoted to... (more)

1st Annual Government IT Conference & Expo: Themes & Topics

A round-up of the problems, issues and opportunities due to be discussed October 6, 2009 in Washington, DC, at SYS-CON's 1st Annual Government IT Conference & Expo (GovITExpo.com), a 1-day deep dive into the new wave of Internet-based technologies that are changing the way that Federal agencies leverage, procure and utilize IT. The event is being held at The Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill and the distinguished GovIT Expo Speaker Faculty includes recognized government, industry, and academic leaders experienced in building and managing software applications. Three simultaneous tracks will be covering Cloud Computing, Virtualization & SOA, and Security & Compliance. Themes and topics to be covered include: Accessing Public Data via the Cloud - The Director of Cloud & Virtualization at Vertica, Omer Trajman, will be giving a session discussing how government organizations... (more)