San Jose, CA, December 2011 -- The oVirt project today announced that Canonical, Cisco, IBM, Intel, NetApp, Red Hat and SUSE have joined together to help create a new open source community for the development of open virtualization platforms, including virtual management tools to manage the Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) hypervisor. With the oVirt project, the industry gains an open source, openly governed virtualization stack.
RALEIGH, NC, December 2011 -- Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced Daiwa Next Bank, the Internet bank of Daiwa Securities Group, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, selected Red Hat Enterprise Linux as its enterprise operating system for its core banking system, realizing tremendous gains in the scalability and performance of its mission-critical system. In addition, the financial institution has reduced its technology costs by 50 percent by migrating from UNIX to Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
RALEIGH, NC, December 2011 -- Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, announced today that Standard & Poor’s Financial Services, LLC (S&P), a subsidiary of The McGraw Hill Companies, Inc. and a leading provider of financial market intelligence and foremost source of credit ratings, has upgraded Red Hat, Inc.’s credit rating to ‘BBB-’ from ‘BB+.’ S&P cited Red Hat’s strong recurring revenue and consistent earnings growth as the primary motivation behind the upgrade.
Lexington, KY, Dec, 2011 -- Lexmark International, Inc. (NYSE: LXK) has enhanced its offerings for the public sector by combining the power of Lexmark multifunction product (MFP) technology with ImageNow from Perceptive Software.
Lexington, KY, Dec 2011 -- Lexmark International, Inc. (NYSE: LXK) has been positioned a Leader, according to IT research firm IDC's recent MPS MarketScape report, which analyzes the competitive fitness of companies providing managed print services (MPS).
IDC's multivendor study showed that Lexmark earned high marks on its MPS strategy and capabilities, particularly in the areas of customer service, operational execution and go-to-market approach.
Epson Precision (Philippines) Inc., Philippine Epson Optical Inc., Epson Philippines Corporation and Seiko Epson Corporation announced today that they would donate Php 1 million (approx. US$23,800) to assist Filipino families affected by typhoon Sendong. On December 16, the typhoon struck the southern coastal cities of Cagayan de Oro and Iligan, causing nearly one thousand people to lose their lives.
Epson wishes to extend its condolences to the affected families, and hopes for the speedy recovery of the areas damaged by the disaster.
Seiko Epson Corporation ("Epson," TSE: 6724) today announced that it has agreed to settle for US$80 million civil lawsuits filed against it in the United States and United Kingdom by Nokia Corporation of Finland and its subsidiaries ("Nokia") seeking damages stemming from purchases of liquid crystal displays.
Foster City, Calif 2011 -- Sling Media, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), today announced the availability of SlingPlayer™ for tablets running versions 3.0 or later of the Android™ operating system. Available for purchase on the Android Market, the application lets Slingbox® owners extend their living room TV experience to their tablets and takes advantage of the higher performance, screen resolutions and video quality the latest Android devices can deliver.
D-Link Joins Forces with Leading Security Distributor Tri-Ed / Northern Video to Offer D-Link’s Full Line of IP Surveillance Solutions to North America Security Integrators
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, CA, Dec 13, 2011 - D-Link, the cost-effective, standards-based unified networking solutions provider for small business and medium enterprise IT environments, today announced a partnership with Tri-Ed / Northern Video, the largest independent security distributor in North America. Security integrators will have access to D-Link’s end-to-end portfolio of business class surveillance solutions and Professional Services through Tri-Ed / Northern Video’s extensive network of security system integrators, with stock hitting the shelves later this month.
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, CA, Dec 21, 2011 - Enabling consumers to remotely monitor their home or small office from anywhere at any time, D-Link today announced a new mydlink+ app for iPad® and Android™ tablets that allows users to easily monitor up to four network cameras at one time from any tablet device helping to keep you connected when you are on the move.