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WEST POINT, Ga., April 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ITC^DeltaCom, Inc. , a leading provider of integrated communications services to customers in the southeastern United States, today announced that Richard E. Fish has been appointed the Company's Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Fish joined ITC^DeltaCom in February 2005 as Chief Administrative Officer and brings more than seventeen years of diverse financial and strategic management, business development and operational experience to the Company. Before joining the Company, Mr. Fish served from November 2000 to October 2004 as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for ICG Communications, Inc., a telecommunications service provider. Prior to assuming that role, Mr. Fish served from September 1999 to November 2000 as ICG's Senior Vice President of Finance. Before his service with ICG, Mr. Fish served from... (more)

Virtualization Expo New York Call for Papers to Expire January 15, 2010

Virtualization Expo on Ulitzer Virtualization cuts across just about all that you might find in the today's data center: to one degree or another, clients, servers, applications, storage systems, data networks, and security can all now be virtualized. . By compressing multiple workloads onto a single physical server, Virtualization enables data centers to save tremendous amounts of money on hardware, power, cooling and floor space. For small and midsized enterprises, Virtualization can also help data centers tap into levels of fault tolerance previously enjoyed only by huge organizations. And chief executives are discovering that Virtualization has the potential not only to improve the balance sheet, but also to strengthen competitive advantage and put a shine on the corporate brand. Designing and managing IT environments independently from physical limitations is... (more)

The Character of Cloud Computing

Service Providers at Cloud Expo Here's an important reminder for cloud service providers: character counts. Ethics, Values, and Trust are table stakes – for anyone who wants to succeed in business long term – but especially for cloud service providers. As a cloud customer, I am not simply buying/renting your hardware and software. I am grafting my company onto yours. We are intermingling our corporate DNA. I am loading my databases on your disk drives. I am modifying my internal processes to map to your services. If you suddenly grow 3 heads, I cannot easily cut and run. Who you are matters. How you behave matters. What you believe in matters - more so than what your service actually does for me - a damn sight more. Don't believe me? Think that's Barney talking...? Think it's all about the infrastructure, managing your capital, maintaining the buzz, keeping the pipes ... (more)

Cloud Computing: The Risks, Benefits, and Success Factors

The market for cloud technology and integrated services is currently transforming from the hype cycle to testing, piloting, and implementation by larger enterprises. Given the potential for significant cost savings, smaller and medium sized organizations are also becoming early adopters of this technology. The emerging market for cloud services is being driven by the economic downturn in North America, continuing globalization, government edicts, consumer acceptance of technology, and the growth of the extended enterprise. Cloud technology enables organizations to limit the large capital expenditures previously associated with costly data centers and applications and transform these costs into operating expenses paying for technology resources only as needed. In addition, using the cloud enables end users to accelerate time to market since it uses pre-existing virtu... (more)

AppDynamics APM at Morgan Stanley Technology Conference

AppDynamics, the next-generation application performance management (APM) solution that simplifies the management of complex applications and infrastructures, today announced that the company's founder and CEO Jyoti Bansal and CFO Walter Berger will be presenting at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom Conference 2014 being held in San Francisco on Tuesday, March 4, 2014. Details are as follows: Who: Jyoti Bansal, founder and CEO, and Walter Berger, CFO, AppDynamics What: Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom Conference 2014 Where: The Palace Hotel, 2 New Montgomery St., San Francisco, CA 94105 When: Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 2 p.m. PT About AppDynamics AppDynamics is the next-generation application performance management solution that simplifies the management of complex, business-critical apps. No one can stand slow applications -- not IT operat... (more)

Atmel Appoints Stephen Cumming as Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Atmel(R) Corporation today announced the appointment of Stephen Cumming as Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer. Most recently, Mr. Cumming was the Vice President of Business Finance for Fairchild Semiconductor International Inc., where he was responsible for all Business Unit Finance, Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis, Manufacturing Finance, and Sales and Marketing Finance. Mr. Cumming joined Fairchild in 1997 as Controller for its European Sales and Marketing operations, based in the United Kingdom. In 2000, he was promoted to Director of Finance for the Discretes Products Group, based in San Jose, and was elected to the position of Vice President of Business Finance in 2005. Prior to joining Fairchild, Mr. Cumming held various financial management positions at National Semiconductor Corpora... (more)

Cincom, IBM, Accretive Solutions Team up for "It's a New Day: Managing Cash in the Current Economic Environment" Educational Seminar

CINCINNATI, OH -- (Marketwire) -- 12/17/09 -- Cincom, IBM and Accretive Solutions have teamed up to present a how-to guide to exceptional cash management in an educational seminar titled; "It's a New Day: Managing Cash in the Current Economic Environment," ( HOW TO STRENGTHEN YOUR COMPANY'S FINANCIAL POSITION (VIEW the multimedia version of this news release From the long running U.S. housing market bubble burst through the financial market credit freeze, bailouts, and the historic, rapid and simultaneous deep GDP and jobs collapse -- effectively forecasting and managing a company's cash and liquidity has become a Herculean Houdini-like chore. WHO SHOULD ATTEND CFOs, Controllers, Treasurers and Directors of Finance. WHAT YOU WILL LEARN -- Economic Overview -- Weakness... (more)

Capco Introduces North American Finance, Risk & Compliance Group to Meet Demand for Access to Improved Financial Information and Predictive Analytics

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 02/17/10 -- Capco, the global provider of consulting and managed services to the financial services industry, today introduced its North American Finance, Risk & Compliance Group. The formalization of this dedicated Group enables Capco to expand its existing service expertise in Europe to North America to globally deliver finance, risk and compliance client services. The Group will provide financial institutions with services to increase accessibility to critical financial information, reporting data, better analytics and to standardize information systems to optimize business decision-making, risk management to meet new regulatory demands. Capco Partners Christopher Hamilton and Michael Pugliese have been named to lead the Group. Mr. Hamilton is also Capco's Global Go-To-Market Strategy and Capabilities Lead. These partners, along w... (more)

Cornerstone OnDemand CFO to Present at the Barclays Global Technology, Media and Telecommunications Conference 2012

Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ:CSOD), a global leader in cloud-based talent management software solutions, announced today that the company’s CFO, Perry Wallack, will present at the following conference: Barclays Global Technology, Media and Telecommunications Conference When: Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. ET Where: Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers, New York City Who: Perry Wallack, CFO, Cornerstone OnDemand An audio webcast of the presentation will be available on Cornerstone’s investor relations Web site at About Cornerstone OnDemand Cornerstone OnDemand is a leading global provider of a comprehensive learning and talent management solution. We enable organizations to meet the challenges they face in empowering their people and maximizing the productivity of their human capital. Our integrated software-as-a-service (SaaS)... (more)

Cloudera Appoints Jim Frankola as Chief Financial Officer

PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/03/12 -- Cloudera, the category leader that sets the standard for Hadoop in the enterprise, today announced that Jim Frankola joined the company as its Chief Financial Officer. Frankola will oversee the company's finance, legal and IT operations, reporting directly to CEO Mike Olson. Frankola will play a strategic role in helping guide the accelerated growth of Cloudera as it moves towards profitability and expansion into international markets. "Cloudera's momentum continues to build at an incredible pace as the transformation to the Data-driven Enterprise requires our Big Data products, services and expertise," said Olson. "Jim not only brings great technology business experience but also proven success in taking rapid-growth companies to the next level. His strong track record in helping lead global businesses will play a vita... (more)

Time Warner Cable’s CFO Irene Esteves to Participate in the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecoms Conference

Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE:TWC) today announced that its Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Irene Esteves will participate in the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecoms Conference on Thursday, November 15, 2012 in Barcelona, Spain. Ms. Esteves’s remarks are expected to begin at approximately 3:35am ET (9:35am CET). An audio Webcast will be available online at To listen to the live webcast, please go to the website at least 15 to 20 minutes prior to the start to register, as well as download and install any necessary software. Also, an archive of the webcast will be posted on and will run through midnight ET November 29, 2012. About Time Warner Cable Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC) is among the largest providers of video, high-speed data and voice services in the United States, connecting more t... (more)