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Actifio, the leader in Data Management Virtualization (DMV), today announced that Dow Jones VentureWire has named it to its list of ‘50 Start-Ups to Watch'.   Aided by an advisory board of 10 seasoned venture capitalists, VentureWire examined hundreds of early-stage technology companies that have raised no more than two rounds of venture capital financing to select the 50 companies they felt were most promising. The start-ups were chosen based on a variety of criteria, according to the Wall Street Journal blog Venture Capital Dispatch.  Some companies have already shown value in the marketplace, while some have entirely innovative products. The start-ups may have attracted influential investors, or their founders are proven entrepreneurial successes. Some of the ‘50 Start-Ups to Watch' have several of these attributes. The WSJ blog also noted that, "Venture capital... (more)

The Truth About Social Media as a B2B Marketing Platform

These are the questions marketing professionals are asking with few clear answers. The truth is that social media is an immature set of marketing channels that can negatively impact a company's demand generation efforts if not managed properly. Marketers need to get clarity on the current role and value of social media as part of their overall marketing mix with guidance and resources to help them navigate uncharted waters. Now available for download, "The Truth about Social Media as a B2B Marketing Platform" is a webinar presented by Jim Novy, founder of IT Marketing World and ... (more)

GSE Power Systems Deploys RELDATA Unified Storage

RELDATA Inc. (, the innovation leader in unified block and file storage solutions over iSCSI, announced today that GSE Power Systems has deployed a RELDATA storage system for centralized storage and replication to more efficiently manage and protect its customer data to support complex integration and configuration activities. GSE Power Systems, headquartered in Sykesville, Maryland, is the world leader in real-time simulation and training solutions for the electric power, oil and gas and chemical process industries. The company has delivered more than 1,100 simu... (more)

Queplix Offers Best Practices for Data Integration

by Michael Zuckerman, CMO, Queplix The explosion in information technologytools and capability has accelerated. Our information technology environment is moving at absolute light-speed. Yet, the back of data integration is broken. 90% of customers are using 20-year old ETL technology designed to move batch files into the data warehouse at 1:00 am. It is a manual process. Worst of all, is that some vendors have even put this 20-year old technology in their newly minted 1-year old cloud. Who wants 20-year old technology in a 1-year old cloud? To add insult to injury, data quality i... (more)

Atlantis Computing Partners with VMware to Simplify Infrastructure

Atlantis Computing, a provider of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) storage and performance optimization solutions,has announced the release of Atlantis ILIO Diskless VDI 3.2, a solution that enables VMware View customers to deploy virtual desktops with no storage. Atlantis ILIO Diskless VDI can help simplify VMware View deployments by enabling customers to deploy virtual desktops using only server CPU and RAM, while at the same time delighting users with a faster than PC experience. Without storage, the infrastructure is easier to manage and the CAPEX including the servers an... (more)