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The following blog entry, from March 10, 2009 expressed my opinion on Mr. Bernanke. Eight months later the majority of the congress and a great portion of the financial world seem to agree with my opinions below. Rewind the tape and watch his opinions on the housing disaster and the direction our banking system took. He says everything is cool, and there is nothing to worry about as close as two years ago. He was as wrong as Jim Kramer recommending to buy more Bear Sterns stock 30 days before their collapse! (March 10, 2009) - I am watching yet another Bernanke speech with a Council of Foreign Relations backdrop. This guy was born to be a University professor. All he is talking about is what a parrot would read from the text books. He is not qualified for the job for what we need now during the depression of 2009. No one cares what he thinks. At least Greenspan had ... (more)

Society of Automotive Analysts' Leaders Believe GM Will Emerge Stronger After Bankruptcy, But Suppliers Will Be Hit Hard

DETROIT, June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- General Motors will emerge a stronger, more competitive company after bankruptcy, but it will take time and the supply base will suffer along the way, and many may face bankruptcy themselves, according to the Society of Automotive Analysts, a leading U.S. organization providing insights and analysis of the global automotive industry. "Despite months of media coverage warning us of the increasing likelihood of this event, it is still difficult to grasp," said Tom Libby, SAA president. "GM was not just another auto company. For decades it was THE auto company, and in many ways it was THE industrial company of the world. GM will emerge from bankruptcy a much more competitive company, and, in hindsight, the changes that are being forced upon the company through bankruptcy are ones that should have occurred many years ago." ... (more)

Canon System Solutions and SonicWALL Unite to Launch Co-Branded Secure Content Management Appliance

TOKYO and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SonicWALL, Inc. today announced that it has teamed with Canon System Solutions Inc., a subsidiary of leading office technology provider Canon Sales Co., Ltd., to launch a co-branded secure content management appliance in Japan. The move brings together the market-leading capabilities of both companies to create a high performance, easily managed solution to meet growing demand in the Japanese market for content filtering combined with network security. Canon System Solutions will bring the GUARDIANBOX URL Filter appliance to market through Canon Sales Group and extensive channel network. The product is based on SonicWALL's CSM 2200 platform, which combines content filtering and dynamic threat control in a high-performance, easily managed appliance. Canon System Solutions is currently the content filtering ... (more)

Agilysys and InfoSystems Ship the Largest IBM eServer Cluster 1350 Through the Channel

CLEVELAND, April 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Agilysys, Inc. , a leading provider of enterprise computer technology solutions, and its partner InfoSystems, Inc., one of Tennessee's fastest growing systems integration companies and a long-time Agilysys KeyLink Systems Group (KSG) reseller, recently shipped the largest IBM eServer Cluster 1350 with Cluster Systems Management (CSM) through the channel. The solution was shipped to COLSA, a federal agency private contractor specializing in missile flight simulation testing. (Logo: COLSA, ranked No. 15 in the world of supercomputing sites, was charged with finding a faster, less expensive way for this particular federal agency to continuously run a cluster for a one to two week timeframe. According to IBM's Pam McCarthy, vice president of federal systems sales, COLSA... (more)

Sheraton Atlanta Hotel Selects SonicWALL Content Security Solutions to Increase Employee Productivity

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SonicWALL, Inc. today announced that the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel has chosen SonicWALL to provide secure content management to increase user productivity and improve bandwidth utilization. The hotel is using SonicWALL's Content Security Manager (CSM) 2100 technology, delivering maximum network protection and localized control over Internet usage for Sheraton Atlanta's approximately 100 users. Installed and managed by SonicWALL channel partner, IGMAS Technologies, the SonicWALL content filtering solution sits behind Sheraton's existing firewall, providing an additional layer of security to protect against today's most damaging Internet threats. The SonicWALL CSM 2100 has enabled the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel to filter inappropriate or unproductive Web sites, block .exe attachment files, instant messaging applications and ... (more)

Global Healthcare IT Industry

LONDON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- has added a new market research report: Global Healthcare IT Industry This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Healthcare IT in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Third Party Payors, and Healthcare Providers (Clinical Functions, & Non-Clinical Functions). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 160 co... (more)

Cherwell Software Joins Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Alliance

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO -- (Marketwired) -- 03/10/15 -- Cherwell Software, a recognized leader in IT service management (ITSM), announced today that the company has joined the Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Alliance. This partnership signals Cherwell's commitment to deliver more tightly integrated solutions with System Center 2012 R2 and other Microsoft products and to offer customers a more unified, comprehensive approach to IT operations management. Tweet This: Cherwell Software joins Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Alliance Cherwell develops Cherwell Service Management® (CSM) which delivers a modern, customer-friendly IT service management solution and Express Software Manager®, an IT asset management solution. CSM is the customers' ITSM solution of choice for the Microsoft platform, with integrations for System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager, System Center Configuration Ma... (more)

Gainsight Announces Pulse 2013 Conference to Advance Customer Success Best Practices

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/24/13 -- Gainsight, formerly known as JBara Software, the leading Customer Success Management solution, today formally announced its first annual Pulse Conference. This one day, one-of-a-kind event will feature the industry's leading innovators in SaaS, software, cloud computing, advertising, as well as a range of other B2B industries, discussing customer success strategies and best practices that help companies proactively manage retention, reduce churn and identify up-sell opportunities within their existing customers. Pulse 2013 offers a unique opportunity to learn new processes and techniques, network with experts and peers and collaborate to create best practices for the rapidly expanding customer success discipline. Pulse 2013 will be held on May 30th at the Four Seasons Hotel in San Francisco, California. Pulse speake... (more)

NMSDC Honors Top Regional Minority Suppliers

DENVER, Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc.® (NMSDC®) today announced its 2012 Regional Minority Supplier of the Year winners. The 16 outstanding Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American-owned businesses represent a broad range of industries, including construction/general contracting; creative services; facilities maintenance; information technology; security systems; staffing and professional services; transportation services. NMSDC will present awards to each regional winner at an Awards Banquet on Wednesday, October 31, to conclude its 2012 Conference and Business Opportunity Fair in Denver, Colorado. "NMSDC is proud to honor this year's regional supplier of the year winners," said NMSDC President Joset B. Wright. "They represent the best-of-the-best among our 16,000 certified minority businesses, ... (more)

Best Of The Best Rewarded At BT Sport Industry Awards 2014

Friday 9 May, 2014 The most creative, innovative and commercially successful work from the UK sport industry over the last year was rewarded at the BT Sport Industry Awards on Thursday evening, as those responsible for the greatest campaigns and brand performances of the year were presented with the coveted trophies in front of 1,750 industry peers, media and celebrities. Although the full house included some of the biggest names from British and world sport, the sporting stars relinquished the limelight to recognise the contribution of those working behind the scenes in the world's most dynamic sports marketplace. Campaigns and brands from across eight sports were rewarded, with the inclusion of winners from basketball and American football alongside the more traditional British sports of tennis, rugby, netball, football, sailing and cycling perhaps underlining the c... (more)

Learn about the World Information Security Products and Services Market

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwire) -- 10/01/08 -- announces that a new market research report related to the IT security industry is available in its catalogue. World Information Security Products and Services Market This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Information Security Products and Services in US$ Million. The major product segments analyzed are - Information Security Software, Information Security Hardware, and Information Security Services. The sub-product segments analyzed under the Information Security Software segment include Identity & Access Management (Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), Web Single Sign-On, Host Single Sign-On, User Provisioning, Directory Services, Legacy Authorization, Advanced Authentication), Secure Content Man... (more)