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Gulu, Uganda, August 18, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Backed by Volo’s expert design and cloud-based software integration, Northern Uganda’s newest Internet Service Provider (ISP), is now delivering the most affordable high-speed Internet access to businesses and residences in the region. Zoom Wireless (www.zoom.co.ug), a part of SINFA Uganda LTD, began offering a range of corporate and small business/residential grade fixed wireless services in Gulu, Uganda, within weeks of partnering with Volo. A new start-up built based on years of field experience and designed in Silicon Valley, Volo enables ISPs and telecom providers in emerging markets to design and deploy fixed wireless broadband services quickly and profitably. With Volo’s engagement, the new ISP has designed and deployed a carrier-grade last mile WiFi network. This network is fiber-backed and integrated with the latest ... (more)

HP Reports Fiscal 2014 Third Quarter Results

PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/20/14 -- HP (NYSE: HPQ) Third quarter net revenue of $27.6 billion, up 1% from the prior-year period and up 1% on a constant currency basis Third quarter non-GAAP diluted net earnings per share of $0.89, up 3% from the prior-year period, versus the previously provided outlook of $0.86 to $0.90 per share Third quarter GAAP diluted net earnings per share of $0.52, down 27% from the prior-year period, versus the previously provided outlook of $0.59 to $0.63 per share Third quarter cash flow from operations of $3.6 billion, up 36% from the prior-year period Returned $881 million to shareholders in the form of share repurchases and dividends in the third quarter Operating company net cash of $4.9 billion, a sequential improvement of $2.2 billion HP fiscal 2014 third quarter financial performance Q3 Q3 FY14 FY13 Y/Y GAAP net revenue ($B... (more)

Global e-Learning Industry

LONDON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global e-Learning Industry https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/315760/Global-e-Learning-Industry.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for e-Learning in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Academic eLearning, and Corporate eLearning. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, 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 384 companies including many key and niche players such as - Adobe Systems Inc. Apollo ... (more)

Unisys: A Clear Vision for Cloud Computing

Following Unisys’ recent announcement regarding their cloud computing strategy (Unisys Moves to Break Through Barriers to Adoption of Cloud Computing) I had the opportunity to speak with Rich Marcello, president of Unisys Systems & Technology, and Sam Gross, VP of Unisys Global IT Outsourcing Solutions. What struck me was the coherence and clarity of their cloud computing vision as compared to HP or IBM. Unisys’ strategy bridges public, private and hybrid cloud models, and includes well-differentiated infrastructure, platform and software as a service offerings (IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS). Further, they wrap this all in a set of comprehensive service offerings that they can deliver globally. It’s a big vision, and if they can pull it off it should make them one of the more interesting providers out there. One of their key differentiators is Unisys Stealth (described bel... (more)

Appirio to Bring the Internet of Things to Life

Appirio announced that Brivo Labs, an Internet of Things company leading the way in the emerging social access management market, is utilizing topcoder's 600,000+ member development and design crowdsourcing community to accelerate the creation of innovative applications. The Internet of Things industry is growing at a rapid pace, however many companies in the emerging space have not actually had products go to market yet. Working with the topcoder community, Brivo Labs is outpacing its competition by way of crowdsourcing, spending a fraction of the cost of hiring developers internally. In six months, the crowdsourcing model has enabled the company to successfully launch four products, using five different skill areas -- mobile/device integration, Web APIs, JavaScript, Salesforce and single sign on (SSO) -- that connect virtual communities with physical spaces and d... (more)

Engineering Services Outsourcing (ESO) Market in the APAC Region 2014-2018: Key Vendors are HCL Technologies, Infosys, Tata Consultancy Services and Wipro

DUBLIN, August 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/j4d3sx/engineering) has announced the addition of the "Engineering Services Outsourcing (ESO) Market in the APAC Region 2014-2018" report to their offering.       (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) ESO refers to the outsourcing of specific engineering tasks to third-party service providers. Though engineering services are a critical part of any vertical, the recent economic downturn and the need to survive in extremely competitive market environments has forced organizations to outsource these tasks to ESO vendors.  ESO enables organizations to develop innovative and cost-effective engineering products in minimal time. Also, ESO services help organizations access talented and skilled engineering professionals from across the world. Thus,... (more)

Engineering Services Outsourcing (ESO) Market in the APAC Region 2014-2018: Key Vendors are HCL Technologies, Infosys, Tata Consultancy Services and Wipro

DUBLIN, August 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/j4d3sx/engineering) has announced the addition of the "Engineering Services Outsourcing (ESO) Market in the APAC Region 2014-2018" report to their offering.       (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) ESO refers to the outsourcing of specific engineering tasks to third-party service providers. Though engineering services are a critical part of any vertical, the recent economic downturn and the need to survive in extremely competitive market environments has forced organizations to outsource these tasks to ESO vendors.  ESO enables organizations to develop innovative and cost-effective engineering products in minimal time. Also, ESO services help organizations access talented and skilled engineering professionals from across the world. Thus,... (more)

Android Mobile Users Beware! Recent Research Confirms Factory Resets Before Resale Leave Data on Your Device

LONDON, August 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Resets alone can transfer data to secondhand markets, emphasizing the need for secure erasure with verifiable overwriting software  Tablet and smartphone users should think twice about relying on factory resets to remove personal and business data before trading in, reselling or donating mobile devices. Recently reported investigations have revealed the easy accessibility of data on reset Android devices,[1] underscoring the importance of software overwriting for full erasure, according to Blancco, the global leader in data erasure and computer reuse solutions.      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130418/608188 ) The report highlighted two investigations of Android devices retrieved from secondhand markets in the UK, one for tablets and another for smartphones. Both revealed how factory resets simply remove indexes to... (more)

Frost & Sullivan to Partner Companies in their Transformation into Lean Global Corporates with International Supply Chain Excellence Programme, Indonesia Edition 2014

-- A Global Best-in-Class Practices Assessment, Benchmarking, Development and Recognition Platform  JAKARTA, Indonesia, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) becoming a reality in 2015, economic scenarios and business dimensions are expected to change. Materials, skilled work force, services, capital, etc. will all freely move across the region without boundary constraints. This will provide more opportunities to companies and individuals, which is good news for ASEAN. At the same time, it will also require companies to be competitive at the ASEAN instead of country level. Existing manufacturing hubs like Indonesia, Thailand, and Malaysia will try to sustain their current manufacturing advantages and other countries like Myanmar, the Philippines, and Vietnam amongst others will try to maximise the new economic environment and become ... (more)

Frost & Sullivan to Partner Companies in their Transformation into Lean Global Corporates with International Supply Chain Excellence Programme, Indonesia Edition 2014

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) becoming a reality in 2015, economic scenarios and business dimensions are expected to change. Materials, skilled work force, services, capital, etc. will all freely move across the region without boundary constraints. This will provide more opportunities to companies and individuals, which is good news for ASEAN. At the same time, it will also require companies to be competitive at the ASEAN instead of country level. Existing manufacturing hubs like Indonesia, Thailand, and Malaysia will try to sustain their current manufacturing advantages and other countries like Myanmar, the Philippines, and Vietnam amongst others will try to maximise the new economic environment and become new sourcing hubs in the ASEAN community. With new opportunities and challenges knocking at the doors ... (more)

A Bright SOA IDEA: The Road Map for Service-Oriented Success

Information always has and always will be the lifeblood of a company. But globalization has profoundly changed how a business collects and exchanges data, and with whom an organization shares that information. In today's sprawling digital enterprise, operations are no longer contained to a single floor, building, or even one campus, country, or continent. Additionally, the outsourcing and offshoring of many basic operations mean the accounts payable office that used to be down the hall may now be in Poland. This complicates transaction processing as more third-parties need to access corporate data stores to support operational functions. While the pressure to get to market faster with more competitive products is certainly nothing new, globalization and the technology driving it are accelerating the rate of change. The pressure is constantly increasing with greater... (more)