Alianza, Inc., the cloud voice platform company, announced today that Joe Demmons has joined the company as Vice President of Sales. In this role Demmons will drive new business, own customer relationships and help shape the company’s strategy in delivering wholesale voice over IP (VoIP) and unified communication solutions.
The questions that arise out of the need to transform legacy networks, whether enterprise or service provider, are myriad. They include, the typical what, when, where, why, how, etc. It turns out the one that is easiest to answer is “when.” It is now. Inaction is no longer an option.
It’s imperative that retailers deliver what customers want. But these days, customers are demanding more than just products — they want sales associates who know the product and category and can help select the right item or recommend an alternative, according to results of a survey released last fall by eXperticity.
Experticity, the leading platform for building and rewarding expertise within retail, today announced that Garmin International Inc. has selected Experticity's 3point5.com platform to enhance its training strategy, creating more knowledgeable product experts in retail stores throughout the country.
Utah doesn’t have a football team headed to the Super Bowl, but a Utah-based company will play a key role in lighting and security. Power Innovations Inc. is a tech company in American Fork that specializes in uninterruptable power sources.
Experticity today announced the winners of the 2013 Helpful Expertise in Retail Award. Experticity's recent Retail Buying Experience survey not only shows that consumers are asking for product expertise in retail, but that retailers delivering on this experience are being rewarded by consumers. As retailers increasingly shift away from "low prices" as their primary focus, knowledgeable, experienced employees who can help consumers have a more rewarding buying experience are becoming retail's critical differentiator.
Experticity, the leading platform for building and rewarding expertise within retail, today announced it was chosen by Justin Brands, Inc., a leader in Western footwear, to design and implement employee training programs to elevate expertise among sales associates at its dealers.
eXperticity today announced the findings of its first ever Retail Buying Experience survey, uncovering a striking expertise gap among sales associates in five retail areas: outdoor, sporting goods, hunting or fishing, health and nutrition, and prestige beauty.
Infusionsoft, creator of the all-in-one sales and marketing software for small businesses, announces today CEO and Co-Founder Clate Mask has received the Arizona Corporate Excellence (ACE) Award as the 2013 CEO of The Year.
Infusionsoft, creator of the all-in-one sales and marketing software for small businesses, was named by Great Place to Work® as one of the best small and medium workplaces in the United States on their annual list, published online in FORTUNE magazine.
This year’s CEDIA EXPO is turning out to be a huge one for Control4. Yesterday’s announcement of Nest compatibility was cause enough for excitement, but at a lunchtime press conference today, Dish Network announced complete integration between Control4 and the Hopper is on its way soon.
Nest has finally opened its famously closed software for integrating its IP-enabled learning thermostat with third-party home automation systems. Control4, the first and (currently) only partner, is showing Nest integrated with lights, thermostats, motorized shades and other smart devices at CEDIA Expo 2013 this week in Denver.
Alianza, the leader in cloud voice platforms, today announced a new hosted fixed voice over LTE (VoLTE) solution that enables mobile service providers to further monetize their LTE spectrum with easy-to-launch and profitable next-generation voice services.
Network operators that have launched fixed broadband service using LTE are the target market for a new cloud-based VoIP offering that Alianza plans to launch at the Competitive Carriers Association in Las Vegas next week.
Alianza, the leader in cloud voice platforms, announced today that the company has joined Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) as an Associate Member. CCA is the nation’s leading association for competitive wireless providers and stakeholders across the United States.
Control4 (NASDAQ: CTRL), a market leader in home automation systems, announced today a new family of audio and video distribution products that deliver superior sound and video quality and are designed for fast installation, simple setup and exceptional performance.
For four years, a passionate group of education leaders, teachers, mentors and technology experts has partnered with school districts across the country to provide an alternative path to graduation for students facing challenging life circumstances. To honor that goal, and the tremendous teamwork it takes to achieve it, the nationwide network of dropout prevention and recovery programs has adopted a new name: Graduation Alliance.
Control4 (Nasdaq: CTRL), arguably the first pure-play home automation IPO ever, started trading on the Nasdaq Friday, August 2, 2013. Offering 4 million shares at $16 (before underwriting discounts), CTRL started the day at $19.81 and closed at $20.05, up 25.3% from the offer price.
Control4 , a leading provider of automation and control solutions for the connected home, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 4,000,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $16.00 per share, before underwriting discounts.
PublicEngines™, the leading provider of cloud-based solutions that facilitate crime analysis, supply actionable intelligence, and increase community engagement for law enforcement and governments announced CommandCentral Predictive™, a highly accurate crime prediction tool designed to deliver daily reports to law enforcement officers to aid in predicting and preventing crime.
Declining voice revenues are playing right into the hands of Alianza Corp., a service provider launched to provide the voice component of wireless broadband networks -- so much so that it has now fixed its sights on a range of wireless and wireline players, including cable operators no longer willing to operate their existing voice technologies.
Lite-On Technology (TWSE: 2301), a global leading Opto-electronic component manufacturer based in Taiwan, announced today that the Board has approved a cash acquisition of 100% stake of Power Innovations International Inc., a private U.S. company offering power management solutions for a wide variety of market segments, including aviation, exploration, military, emergency services, industrial and medical applications worldwide.
Ray Kelly, the Chief Executive Officer of the American Academy spoke about what they are doing across the country to help kids graduate high school. Drop out rates are so high across America, and the American Academy can help kids get back on track.
eXperticity, the leading platform for building and rewarding expertise within retail, was chosen by Transamerican Auto Parts to design and implement employee training and incentive programs to provide more expert guidance and meaningful help to customers.
Control4, a market leader in home automation systems, makes whole-home music streaming easier for everyone in the house with the new Control4(R) Wireless Music Bridge. The new product enables you, your family and guests to instantly and wirelessly connect smartphones, tablets or computers -- and all the music stored on those devices -- to a Control4 system, allowing everyone in the house to enjoy their
Blue Coat Systems, Inc., the market leader in business assurance technology, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Solera Networks, the industry’s leading provider of big data security intelligence and analytics for advanced threat protection.
Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) today announced the launch of a Carrier Cloud Voice solution, freeing CLECs, wireless carriers, cable multiple system operators (MSOs) and telcos to focus on growth instead of on building or expanding a voice network.
Alianza, the leader in cloud-based voice platforms, announced today that two experienced industry veterans have joined the executive team to help steer the next phase of growth for the company. Joining Alianza are Mark Gardner as Vice President of Global Sales and Kevin Mitchell as Vice President of Marketing.
CCH Small Firm Services (SFS), a Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting company, and eFileCabinet today announced a new partnership designed to offer integrated portal/file sharing services to tax and accounting professionals.
Infusionsoft is one of five conferences I've been to in April, and its was incredibly revealing. There is no question that Infusionsoft is the player to beat in the small business customer-facing technology world. There are things it has yet to do, but it is unquestionably a player.
Smart Bomb Interactive is excited to announce a Webby Award nomination for National Geographic Animal Jam (www.animaljam.com) in the “Websites: Games” category. The Webby Awards honor the best of the Web and are the Internet’s most respected symbol of success.
The message from New Mexico-based Aspen Avionics (Booth B-078) delivered by v-p of marketing Brad Hayden was loud and clear: there is no longer a reason for closed architecture in the interconnection and data sync of avionics in certified aircraft cockpits.
Eric Wagner, from Forbes magazine, details how Clate Mask leads an army of nearly 400 ‘Infusionites’ (employees) from a new 90,000 square foot facility with a small football field in the center and Cereal Bar to the side.
When Goldman Sachs invested in Arizona-based Infusionsoft last year, they were actually investing in small business as the economic engine of the future. Infusionsoft, one of the largest of the many small business marketing companies, grows its own business by creating a community of its customers, and encouraging them to help each other grow.
Infusionsoft, creator of the all-in-one sales and marketing software for small businesses, today kicks off its highly anticipated user conference, InfusionCon 2013, with the unveiling of its 2013 Spring Release.
Aspen Avionics announced today two new lines of NextGen products designed to give aircraft owners flexible and affordable options to meet the upcoming FAA ADS-B Out equipment mandate, and to access the subscription-free weather and traffic services available from the ADS-B In network.
Animal Jam developer Smart Bomb Interactive announced today that the online title surpassed 10 million registered players. That’s a major milestone for the educational social game which focuses on animals in the natural world.
Infusionsoft today announces it has acquired social media marketing software company GroSocial. GroSocial's web-based software allows small businesses to easily build and track social media marketing campaigns that generate leads across popular social networks, including Facebook and Twitter.
Lineagen, Inc. today announced publication of the results of a 9,000-person genetic study that demonstrates an approximately 100% increase in the detection rate of genetic markers now validated as being associated with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs).
Infusionsoft today announces $54 million in growth capital financing from Goldman Sachs. The company will use the funds to ramp up product development, accelerate marketing and sales and to grow its partner and education programs in the U.S. and internationally.
Amy Rees Anderson, former CEO of MediConnect Global, today announced the launch of REES Capital, a “mentor capital” firm that provides consulting services and angel capital investments to start-up and high-growth companies.
Control4, a leading innovator in residential and light commercial automation systems, announced that Sony has integrated Control4® automation technology into its new ES receivers (introduced at CEDIA Expo) – delivering best-in-class AV performance and home automation within one easy-to-install and easy-to-use product.
Lingotek | The Translation Network and leader in cloud based collaborative translation solutions, today announced a notable momentous year which includes significant revenue growth, strategic partnerships, numerous customer wins and an increased employee base.
Inc. magazine today ranked Infusionsoft on its annual Inc. 500 | 5000 list, a prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. This accomplishment is sweetened by the fact that only two percent of all companies who have ever made this list have been acknowledged six times consecutively.
PublicEngines, a provider of cloud-based solutions that facilitate crime analysis, supply actionable intelligence and increase community engagement for law enforcement and governments, announced today it has been recognized by Inc. magazine as one of the fastest growing private companies in the U.S.
The American Academy (TAA), which partners with school districts across the nation to recruit, enroll and educate children who cannot or will not attend school, has secured $6 million in Series C financing to bolster its commitment to getting more at-risk youth to graduation day.
Lingotek | The Translation Network and leader in collaborative translation solutions, today announced that Gartner has selected Lingotek as one of Gartner's Cool Vendors in Content Management, 2012. Gartner's Cool Vendors, an annual research report that identifies innovative companies in key technology areas, has chosen Lingotek as one of four specially designated companies in the cloud-based content management space.
Solutionreach, a SaaS company providing market-leading patient engagement software for healthcare practices, announced today that growth equity investor Summit Partners has completed a significant investment in the company.
Signal Peak Ventures and vSpring Capital, two leading venture capital firms in the Rocky Mountain region, today announced the combination of their partnerships. The combined partnership, which will operate under the Signal Peak Ventures name, will continue to manage the existing portfolios of the respective firms and make early-stage investments in the information technology and life sciences sectors within the Rocky Mountain States.
Verisk Analytics, Inc. (Nasdaq:VRSK), a leading source of information about risk, announced today it has signed an agreement to acquire MediConnect Global, Inc., a leading provider of proprietary systems and services that facilitate the aggregation and analysis of medical records.
West says his firm, Control4, had $70 million in revenue in 2009, selling home automation systems and products at some 1,600 dealers around the USA. In December, Las Vegas' newest hotel, the 4,000-room Aria Resort & Casino Las Vegas, welcomed guests with a Control4 system.
Control4, a leader in IP-based home and hospitality control systems, today announced that Control4® Suite Systems is being used to enhance the experience in over 4,300 guest rooms in the ARIA Resort & Casino and Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas at CityCenter, Las Vegas.
The American Academy, a leading online high school and educational services provider, today announced it has raised $5.8 Million in a Series B financing led by Austin Ventures, one of the nation’s leading venture and growth capital firms, with participation from existing investor vSpring Capital.
Axial Biotech, Inc., a company personalizing spine care through the development of molecular diagnostics, announced today that its SCOLISCORE(TM) AIS Prognostic Test is now being made available to spine specialists in the United States.
Salt Lake City-based Coherex Medical, Inc. today announced that it has entered into a multi-year distribution agreement with global health care company Abbott for the Coherex FlatStent™ EF PFO Closure System.
Xanadoo, LLC, one of the fastest-growing WiMAX Internet operators in the U.S., today announced it has signed an agreement with Alianza, Inc., the leading provider of hosted voice-over WiMAX solutions, to power its new residential and small business voice offering.
A growing number of police departments — nearly 1,000 nationwide — are using online crime mapping services to grab data from their police reports, identify crime trends and then push the information to the public through online maps and e-mail alerts.
Control4, a leading developer of Home Area Network (“HAN”) and consumer energy management solutions, today announced that it has been selected as the HAN provider for Texas-based utility Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative. Serving more than 65,000 members in 14 counties between Austin and Houston, Bluebonnet plans to begin integrating smart grid technology in its members’ homes and businesses by April 2010.
Cymphonix today announced that they earned four 2009 XChange XCellence awards during Everything Channel's XChange '09 including: Best XChange Boardroom Presentation, Most Innovative Technology, Best Business Technology Solution and Overall Best of Show.
Alianza, Inc., the leading provider of hosted voice over WiMAX solutions, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement with Open Range Communications Inc., wherein Alianza will power Open Range’s residential and small/medium business voice offerings that will be bundled with its wireless broadband services and deployed in more than 500 communities in 17 states.
Coherex Medical, Inc. today announced that it has closed a $16.5 million Series B Preferred Stock financing. After the close of this investment, Coherex has now raised nearly $28.0 million in equity financing from outside funding sources since inception.
CrimeReports.com, the leader in online crime-mapping, today announced it has raised $7.2 million in a Series B financing led by Austin Ventures, one of the nation’s leading venture and growth equity firms, with participation from existing investor vSpring Capital.
Axial Biotech, Inc., a company personalizing spine care through the development of molecular diagnostics, and the University of Utah today announced that they have entered into a collaboration that allows Axial access to the University's rich genetic resources including the Utah Population Database (UPDB).
Coherex Medical (Salt Lake City) reported Wednesday that the device has been granted a CE mark for use in Europe and other countries to close PFOs, a common defect found in roughly 20% of the worldwide population.
To take advantage of the phones' computing powers and to overcome its handicaps, Celio designed and is marketing what essentially is a screen and a keyboard you can use with a smart phone that makes the phone act much like a laptop with ready access to the Internet.
Cymphonix(R) today released the latest version of its award-winning Cymphonix Network Composer(R) product, introducing new features andenhanced reporting capabilities that provide unprecedented visibility and control for Web traffic and Internet applications.
MediConnect Global, Inc. the leading medical records retrieval service provider, announced that CEO Amy Rees Anderson has been named a finalist for the Turnaround Executive of the Year by American Business Awards(SM), the nation's premier business awards program.
Altea Therapeutics, a company developing transdermal delivery of drugs, has secured $3 million in new funding via the equity part of the development deal it signed with Eli Lilly & Co. and Amylin Pharmaceuticals Inc. in April.
Cymphonix® today announced that it is a finalist of the "Red Herring 100 North America" award, as a result of its technology innovation, financial performance, management strength, business strategy and customer acquisition.
vSpring Capital, a leading early-stage venture capital firm headquartered in Salt Lake City, announced today that vSpring analyst, Jon Walker, has been promoted to the manager of marketing and investor relations.
Altea Therapeutics announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Eli Lilly and Company and Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to develop and commercialize a novel daily transdermal patch delivering sustained levels of exenatide utilizing the Altea Therapeutics proprietary PassPort® Transdermal Delivery System.
If you’re interested in developing a mobile application but find the range of phones out there to be overwhelming, a startup called Rhomobile wants to help. Not only does its Rhodes programing framework allow you to build mobile applications using HTML and Ruby (much easier than, say, using the Objective C normally required for the iPhone), but your application is then available for iPhone, Blackberry, Windows Mobile, Symbian, and Android smartphones.
3point5.com recently successfully re-launched the innovative BroForm.com Web site, pushed aggressively into the Hunt/Fish market, inked deals to train thousands of employees working for major retailers like Cabela’s and rocketed past the 100,000 user mark in the process.