Archive for September, 2013

Equinix Opens Second Rio de Janiero Data Center

Comments Off | 09-29-2013

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and RIO de JANIERO – September 26, 2013 – Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, today announced that  ALOG Data Centers of Brazil S.A., a Platform Equinix™ Company, has opened a second International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) in Rio de Janeiro. Known as RJ2, the new Rio de [...]

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Gartner Survey Says Many Organizations Fear their Privacy Activities are Insufficient

Comments Off | 09-27-2013

Analysts Will Examine the Outlook of Privacy in Europe at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2013, November 10-14, Barcelona, Spain
Companies Must Refocus Privacy Efforts to Deal with the Impact of the Nexus of Forces
The perceived level of maturity attached to organizations’ privacy activities has decreased since 2011, as many organizations deem their existing privacy activities to be inadequate, [...]

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ADM to Establish New Global Headquarters and Customer Center

Comments Off | 09-25-2013

DECATUR, Ill., Sept. 23, 2013 –Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) announced today that it is exploring establishing a new global headquarters and customer center.
“Our company is growing and becoming more global and more customer-centric,” said Patricia Woertz, ADM chairman and chief executive officer. “To continue to succeed, we need a global center in a [...]

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Gartner Survey Reveals That 64 Percent of Organizations Have Invested or Plan to Invest in Big Data in 2013

Comments Off | 09-24-2013

Big Data Trends to be Examined at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2013, October 6-10, in Orlando, Florida
Big data investments in 2013 continue to rise, with 64 percent of organizations investing or planning to invest in big data technology compared with 58 percent in 2012, according to a survey by Gartner, Inc. However, less than eight percent of [...]

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Cisco Delivers New Innovations and Enhancements in Scalability for Safety and Security Solutions

Comments Off | 09-24-2013

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 23, 2013 – Cisco today announced enhancements to its portfolio of safety and security solutions with video surveillance architectures and new IoT enabled solutions that ease management of millions of connected cameras and devices. The Internet of Things is the next technology transition where devices will allow us to sense and [...]

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GVT TV Deploys Cisco´s Conditional Access Solution for DTH in Brazil

Comments Off | 09-22-2013

Sao Paulo, BRAZIL, September 20, 2013 – Cisco announced that GVT TV has adopted the Cisco® Videoscape VideoGuard® Smart Card to protect its video content transmitted via satellite in Brazil.  This is a highly secure encryption system protected against Cardsharing or Control Word Sharing (a fault in the DVB – [...]

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From Istanbul to Tokyo to Stockholm, inclusive business has come of age

Comments Off | 09-20-2013

New York – Leading global businesses announced significant commitments towards the Millennium Development goals today. Turkish internet giant TTNET, the Brazilian subsidiary of Spanish financial services provider Santander, Japanese retailing conglomerate MUJI, and many other large multinational and domestic companies have rallied the Business Call to Action (BCtA) and taken concrete steps to include the [...]

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Gartner Says Mobile App Stores Will See Annual Downloads Reach 102 Billion in 2013

Comments Off | 09-20-2013

Mobile app stores will see annual downloads reach 102 billion in 2013, up from 64 billion in 2012, according to Gartner, Inc. Total revenue in 2013 will reach $26 billion, up from $18 billion in 2012. Free apps will account for 91 percent of total downloads in 2013 (see Table 1). Gartner said that in-app [...]

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E-Commerce is the Big Winner in Back-to-School Retail Sales

Comments Off | 09-19-2013

PURCHASE, NY – (September 16, 2013) – The back-to-school shopping season is the second-biggest selling period of the year for U.S. retailers, behind the winter holidays. While this year has been without exception, the back-to-school bump was less than the retail industry expected. According to the latest SpendingPulse™ report released [...]

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Mitsubishi Electric Enters Brazilian Elevator and Escalator Market

Comments Off | 09-13-2013

TOKYO, September 12, 2013- Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) announced today that it has assumed ownership of Brazilian elevator and escalator company LGTECH ELEVADORES S.A. (LGT), launching business operations under the name MELCO ELEVADORES DO BRASIL S.A. this month. Mitsubishi Electric will further expand its elevator and escalator business through its full-scale entry into the [...]

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