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CALIENT UNVEILS LIGHTCONNECT FABRIC MANAGER
April 01, 2015
CALIENT Technologies, Inc. has unveiled its LightConnect Fabric Manager interconnect orchestration software for the S-Series family of Optical Circuit Switches (OCS). LightConnect was developed to enable new virtual Pod (V- Pod)-based data centers by facilitating the orchestration of an OCS-based interconnect fabric for intra-data center connectivity allowing compute and storage resources to be shared between physical Pods in data centers. Pod-based data centers, as popularized by Google, Facebook, Amazon and others, are built using an easily replicated, packaged pod architecture including compute, storage and networking functionality. Pods are largely popular due to the practicalities of scaling in very large data centers where growth requires that compute resources can be brought online in a modular fashion, while the Pod also simplifies maintenance activities.

Riot Erupts At Town House
March 28, 2015
There was drama at Town House in Harare on Thursday when Combined Harare Residents Association (CHRA) demonstrated over the installation of prepaid water meters during a full council meeting. The meeting came to a standstill when CHRA representatives held placards and banners disrupting the council meeting.

Almo charging up digital signage and AV with this year's E4 AV tour
February 28, 2015
Almo Professional A/V announced that it is giving resellers, integrators and consultants the opportunity to charge up their businesses by attending the annual E4 AV Tour, coming to Chicago on March 26 and Southern California on April 21.

NEC snags Samsung VP as new CEO of the Americas
February 28, 2015
NEC Display Solutions of America, provider of commercial LCD display and projector solutions, announced today the appointment of Todd Bouman as president and CEO of the Americas. The 44-year-old Bouman previously served as vice president, marketing, for commercial displays and mobile products in the Enterprise Business Division at Samsung Electronics Americas. According to the Link to Imageannouncement, he brings a broad portfolio of experience in executive management, product management, product marketing, operations and supply chain strategies to NEC, where he will be responsible for driving market leadership in display solutions.

Tech distributor becomes its own client in digital signage overhaul
February 28, 2015
If you provide digital signage and AV solutions around the world, your own offices better have topnotch digital signage and AV installed. When you tell clients how much digital signage can improve their image, it certainly carries a great deal more weight when it's doing the same for yours. Ingram Micro is one of the world's largest technology solutions providers, representing 1,400 suppliers and serving more than 200,000 customers. It used digital signage at its Buffalo campus for years to communicate corporate messages, educate sales reps on new offerings and promotions, and add visual interest to public areas.

NEC intros new 98-inch UHD digital signage display
January 31, 2015
NEC Display Solutions of America, the provider of commercial LCD display and projector solutions, has announced its new MultiSync X981UHD display, a 98-inch ultra-high-definition model with features and functionality designed "to help organizations see their content in a whole new way."

TriLite intros glasses-free 3D digital signage displays and RGB laser modules for pico projectors
January 31, 2015
Vienna-based TriLite Technologies, an image display company developing technologies for glasses-free 3D screens for outdoor digital signage, as well as fully miniaturized RGB laser modules for use in pico projectors, today announced development of their two products, the TriLite Trixel and the TriLite RGB laser module, respectively.

NEC Display intros new UHD digital signage display
December 01, 2014
Commercial LCD display and projector solution provider NEC Display Solutions of America today announced its X841UHD display, an 84-inch ultra-high-definition model delivering four times the resolution of full HD.

Baanto providing touch tech for NEC Europe digital signage displays
October 31, 2014
Baanto International Inc. has announced that NEC Display Solutions Europe has added the company's ShadowSense touch technology to five displays in its Professional Series large-format range available in sizes from 40 to 80 inches.

NEC intros new digital signage and multimedia projectors
September 30, 2014
Commercial LCD display and projector solutions provider NEC Display Solutions of America today announced its latest generation of PA Series projectors, succeeding NEC's previous models in the installation projector category.


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