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TraceSecurity Customers Realize Automated Compliance and Cost-Savings Benefits with Cloud-based TraceCSO IT GRC Solution

Customers Including Jones Walker Law Firm and Travis Credit Union Leverage TraceCSO’s Security Management Intelligence and Unified Compliance Framework to Create Complete IT GRC Programs


LOS GATOS, Calif. — Feb. 20, 2013 — TraceSecurity, the pioneer in cloud-based IT governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solutions, today announced that customers are rolling out the latest version of its TraceCSO cloud-based IT GRC program solution, and realizing real-world benefits such as improved compliance and cost savings within their organizations. Customers benefiting from TraceCSO’s unique security management intelligence, integration of Unified Compliance Framework to ensure relevance to industry specific regulations and best practices, and integration of all IT GRC management functions to streamline their entire risk management and compliance processes include Jones Walker law firm and Travis Credit Union.


TraceCSO is the industry’s first cloud solution for a holistic and risk-based information security program that delivers comprehensive visibility and accountability for more

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NetCitadel Launches to Deliver Industry’s First Centralized Security Intelligence for Cloud, Virtual and Physical Environments; Shaping Software Defined Security

Security, Networking and Virtualization Experts Launch NetCitadel to Address Security and Compliance Challenges Across Dynamic Networks by Enabling Accurate, Context-Aware Security Infrastructure


MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Jan. 29, 2013 — NetCitadel, Inc., a pioneer in Security Orchestration and the first company to centralize network security intelligence across a variety of networking environments and vendors’ equipment, today formally launched to give customers the ability to consistently and accurately adapt network security policies to the constant changes inherent in cloud and virtualization environments, resulting in a dramatic improvement in network protection.


NetCitadel’s unique approach adds intelligence to existing security infrastructure by providing dynamic, context-driven updates to security devices in response to changes in the network. Instead of the current manual, error-prone change processes, NetCitadel integrates information from cloud and virtualization environments so customers can reduce their security risk exposure while improving operational efficiencies and response times. And, because NetCitadel’s solutions more

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NetCitadel Unveils Industry’s First Software Defined Security Solution for Centralized Security Intelligence in Cloud, Virtual and Physical Environments

NetCitadel’s OneControl Security Orchestration Platform Infuses Centralized Real-Time Intelligence into Existing Security Infrastructure for Consistent Policies That Adapt to Changes in Dynamic Networks


MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Jan. 29, 2013 — NetCitadel, Inc., a pioneer in Security Orchestration and the first company to centralize network security intelligence across a variety of networking environments and vendors’ equipment, today introduced its OneControl Security Orchestration Platform™. OneControl makes existing security infrastructure more intelligent and responsive, enabling network security policy changes to be accurately implemented across cloud, virtual and physical environments in minutes rather than days or weeks.


Today, IT is challenged with delivering agility, security and compliance in increasingly dynamic data centers and networking environments that include virtualization and cloud. Until today, solutions required manual changes that are time-consuming, static, and susceptible to human errors; and fail to enforce consistent policies across dynamic and heterogeneous cloud, virtual and physical environments. Now, more

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TraceSecurity Completes Another Year of Record Revenue and Accelerated Growth

Company Reports 2012 Record Revenues as it Expanded Employee Base and Launched Industry’s First Cloud Solution for Holistic, Risk-based Information Security Programs


LOS GATOS, Calif. — Jan. 28, 2013 — TraceSecurity, a pioneer in cloud-based IT governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solutions, today announced that the company posted another year of record revenue in 2012.


In addition, the company signed more than 500 customers in 2012, and saw its customer retention rate hit a record 92 percent. TraceSecurity’s employee-base grew in 2012 by more than 35 percent over 2011 as it expanded to meet the rapidly growing industry demand for its risk-based information security program solution.


“We are proud of the company’s achievements last year; nothing spells success like record revenues and customer retention rates for SaaS computing companies,” said Peter Stewart, TraceSecurity president and CEO. “We were extremely excited with the launch of our cloud-based information more

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Global Crossing adds WAN optimization to managed services

Global Crossing Gives Enterprises More Choice by Adding Juniper Networks to Managed Network Services Capabilities


Company Complements Managed Network Services with WAN Optimization Capability


FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Jan. 12 — Global Crossing (NASDAQ: GLBC), a leading global IP solutions provider, today announced it is giving its enterprise customers more flexibility and choice by adding Juniper Networks equipment to its Managed Network Services (MNS) portfolio. Specifically, Global Crossing MNS will now support Juniper Networks J Series Services Routers, M Series Multiservice Edge Routers, and SRX Series Services Gateways. Global Crossing also will enhance its MNS with Juniper Networks WXC Series Application Acceleration Platforms for WAN Optimization. more

Florida CLEC US Metro Acquired by Cinnabar Ventures

Cinnabar Ventures, Inc. to Acquire US Metropolitan Telecom, LLC


Telecom Veteran, Frank Mambuca, Tapped to Lead Cinnabar’s Data Division


FORT MYERS, FL–(January 11, 2010) - Cinnabar Ventures, Inc. (”Cinnabar”) (OTCBB: CNBR), the creators of the Yippy OS, www.yippy.com, a cloud-based operating system currently in beta, announces it has executed a non-binding letter of intent on January 6, 2010, for the acquisition of FiberCon Holdings, LLC’s wholly-owned subsidiary, US Metropolitan Telecom, LLC (”US Metro”) www.usmetrotel.com, a leading Florida telecommunications company and Competitive Local Exchange Carrier (”CLEC”) for an aggregate purchase price of cash and stock totaling eighteen million dollars ($18,000,000), which includes Cinnabar’s acquisition of 100% of the membership interests of US Metro. US Metro is an established CLEC with a robust wholly owned metropolitan fiber-optic network throughout the central business districts of Collier and Lee counties and a long-haul fiber-optic network throughout south Florida. The more

Savvis CEO steps down

Savvis Appoints Chairman of the Board as Interim CEO


Phil Koen Steps Down Company Reiterates Fourth Quarter 2009 Guidance


ST. LOUIS, Jan. 11 — SAVVIS, Inc. (Nasdaq: SVVS), a global leader in internet infrastructure services for enterprises, today announced that James E. Ousley will serve as interim chief executive officer following the departure of Phil Koen. Effective as of the close of business on January 8, Koen resigned his positions with the company. The company’s board of directors has formed a succession committee to conduct a search for a new CEO. more

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Verizon Offers Mobile Broadband Backup to SMBs

Verizon Adds Mobile Broadband Backup for Dedicated Internet Service to Keep Small and Medium-Sized Businesses Online All the Time


High-Performance Internet Access Automatically Routes to Verizon Wireless 3G Network for Uninterrupted Business Operations


NEW YORK, Jan. 5 — Small and medium-sized businesses now can get Verizon (NYSE:VZ) high-performance Internet access coupled with automatic wireless broadband backup to help ensure the businesses are always available to their customers. The new solution — Verizon Internet Dedicated Access with Mobile Broadband — automatically routes business traffic to the Verizon Wireless 3G EV-DO broadband wireless network in the event of a service disruption.


The new solution, which is immediately available nationwide, is ideal for businesses that have highly distributed locations and primarily use IDA for outbound critical traffic, Web research or point-of-sale transactions. more

Minnesota’s VISI launches cloud computing service

‘ReliaCloud’ Cloud Computing Service Launched By VISI


MINNEAPOLIS, MN, December 17th, 2009 - VISI, a leading data center services and managed hosting provider, today announced its entry into the public cloud computing services business with the launch of the public beta of its ReliaCloud™ service. more

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TIER 3 TEAMS UP WITH LIMELIGHT NETWORKS TO PROVIDE CONTENT DELIVERY SERVICES

Tier 3 Customers Will Benefit from Limelight’s Private Backbone to Provision Storage for Rich Digital Media Content


SEATTLE, Wa. December 17, 2009 Tier 3, a leader in the delivery of managed services and on-demand infrastructure solutions, today announced that it will provide content delivery services from Limelight Networks, Inc to its global customer base. The arrangement will enable Tier 3 to provide its customers with access to Limelight’s global content delivery platform, which uses advanced software and a network-based architecture to increase the performance of web sites and rich media content.


With the combined forces of Tier 3 and Limelight Networks, our enterprise customers will reap the benefits of flexible, scalable and cost-efficient solutions for their content delivery needs without having to worry about timely access to the network, said Jared Wray, principal of Tier 3. We pride ourselves on offering premium services more

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