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LOS ANGELES, Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Two BlackLine Systems management team members have been named Gold and Bronze award winners for 'Marketing' and 'Finance Executives of the Year,' respectively, in the 2012 Best in Biz Awards – the only independent business awards program judged exclusively by members of the press and industry analyst communities. (Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20061117/LAF027LOGO) BlackLine VP of Marketing Howard Goldstein was honored with a Gold Best in Biz Award for his efforts building the company's marketing program from the ground up.  Under Goldstein's direction, BlackLine has a comprehensive program of Trade Shows, Webinars, Roundtables, User Groups/Conferences, Client 'Get-Togethers,' Events, Partner Training, Advertising, PR, Lead Generation – and the list goes on.  All marketing activities are replicated, as appropriate... (more)

Commtouch Names Brian Briggs as Chief Financial Officer

MCLEAN, Virginia, December 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Commtouch® (NASDAQ: CTCH), a leading provider of Internet security technology and cloud-based services, today announced that Brian D. Briggs will replace outgoing CFO Ron Ela as of January 1, 2013.      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120501/529254 ) Briggs will join Commtouch after serving as executive vice president and CFO at SecureNet Payment Systems, a payment processing technology provider. He brings more than 22 years of finance and operations experience, offering extensive expertise in profitability building in both public and private equity sectors, including leading an IPO and over four years of successfully serving as CFO of a publicly traded company. Prior to his post at SecureNet, Briggs served in various management roles at Custom Direct , Ashton-Potter, Ithaca Bancorp (now M&T Bank), and Er... (more)

TeleCommunication Systems to Present at Raymond James Government Services & Technology Summit on January 8, 2013

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Dec. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ:TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, has been invited to present at the 12th annual Raymond James Government Services & Technology Summit being held on January 8, 2013 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington D.C. TCS management is scheduled to present at 1:40 p.m. Eastern time. Management will discuss the company's recent intellectual property monetization activity as well as its selections as an awardee under the U.S. Army's 5-year $10 billion Global Tactical Advanced Communication Systems and Services (GTACS) contract, and the General Services Administration (GSA) and Defense Information Systems Agency's (DISA) 5-year $2.6 billion Custom SATCOM solutions contract. For additional information, contact your Raymond James rep... (more)

BioteQ Environmental Technologies Inc.: Bisbee Plant Update

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/05/13 -- BioteQ Environmental Technologies Inc. (TSX:BQE), a leader in industrial wastewater treatment, has suspended operations at its copper recovery facility in Bisbee, Arizona. During the past two months the Bisbee area experienced unusually high levels of rainfall which necessitated the plant being placed in an idle mode. In mid-August, when the plant was in idle mode, it encountered a number of operational and process issues that led to a gas release event. BioteQ and its joint venture partner Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold are presently investigating the root cause of this release. The BioSulphide® plant in Bisbee removes copper from wastewater at a closed mine site. The plant had been recovering the copper as a high-grade copper concentrate until early August when it encountered technical issues. Commission... (more)

O'Connor Davies, LLP Promotes Five New Partners

HARRISON, N.Y., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- O'Connor Davies, LLP, a leading Certified Public Accounting and consulting firm with offices in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, is pleased to announce the following promotions to Partner: Robert Cordero, Partner in the Accounting and Auditing Practice Robert Cordero is a Partner of the Firm with more than 12 years of experience in public accounting.  Mr. Cordero specializes in auditing and business consulting, working with several types of organizations, including private schools, general charities and other not-for-profit organizations, government and commercial entities.  A frequent lecturer, he presents continuing professional education courses to members of the Firm's staff and has authored numerous accounting articles.  Mr. Cordero is a member of the Firm's Accounting and Auditing Committee and is based in the... (more)

Pembina reports record year-end 2013 results

New facilities and expansions drive strong results and future growth CALGARY, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - All financial figures are in Canadian dollars unless noted otherwise. This report contains forward-looking statements and information that are based on Pembina Pipeline Corporation's ("Pembina" or the "Company") current expectations, estimates, projections and assumptions in light of its experience and its perception of historic trends. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. Please see "Forward-Looking Statements & Information" in the accompanying Management's Discussion & Analysis ("MD&A") for more details. This report also refers to financial measures that are not defined by Generally Accepted Accounting Principles ("GAAP"). For more information about the measures which are not defined by GAAP,... (more)

PROS Holdings, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter 2013 Financial Results

PROS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PRO), a big data software company, today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2013. Total revenue for the fourth quarter of 2013 was $38.9 million and represented an increase of 19% over the fourth quarter of 2012. CEO Andres Reiner stated, “Our fourth quarter results capped off another great year for PROS. We achieved a number of key milestones across the business in 2013, including introducing several new products, announcing our first two acquisitions, and strengthening our leadership team to position us for long-term growth. We are pleased with the progress we are making against our stated growth strategies, and we enter 2014 a stronger and more diversified company with an expanded value proposition, deeper product portfolio, larger geographic presence, and extended go to market reach.” F... (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)

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

Cloud Expo New York In response to massive demand, the world's largest Cloud event - the International Cloud Expo series - is expanding its number of tracks and sessions for its upcoming New York event: 5th International Cloud Expo. The deadline for the very popular Call for Papers, which resulted in a greater deluge of submissions than ever seen before, is being extended to the other side of the holiday period - to January 15, 2010. Additionally, SYS-CON Events announces the addition of additional tracks, additional session slots, and a general all-round expansion of the program in line with the expectations and needs of the 5,000 delegates who are expected to register for the event. Submit Your Speaking Proposal Today to the Largest Cloud Computing Event in the World! Topics to be covered at the 5th International Cloud Expo will include: SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS Stora... (more)

Cloud Computing Instrumental in IT Recovery for 2010

New Year 2010 on Ulitzer IDC, the tech industry analysts, have come out with their predictions for 2010 – and it’s a model that heavily involves the development and growth of the Cloud. First some general IT industry forecasts: - growth is expected to return to the IT industry, and IDC is forecasting a more than 3% expansion for the year; the industry will see spending levels rise once again (but to 2008 levels) to $1.5 trillion; - emerging markets such as China, India and Brazil will lead IT recovery, growing 8-13%, while mature markets like the U.S. and Europe are to remain relatively weak and vulnerable to risk factors; - small and medium-sized businesses, another important form of “emerging market” for the IT industry, declined by about 3.5% this year…but expect this sector to grow in 2010 by 3.5%. Growth among SMBs will be higher than large enterprises. What ro... (more)

Macromedia CFO Betsey Nelson Joins Good Technology's Board of Directors

Good Technology, the leading provider of industry standards-based enterprise handheld computingsoftware and service, has announced that Betsey Nelson, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Macromedia, has joined the Company's Board of Directors."With more than 7,000 corporations using Good Technology's software and service to manage and secure mission critical enterprise applications and boost mobile productivity, Good is enabling the next wave of computing," said Nelson. "I look forward to contributing to the company's success." "Betsey brings an immense wealth of financial and operational wisdom to Good from her experience leading a highly successful public company with a growing wireless business," said Danny Shader, CEO, Good Technology. "Good will benefit from Betsey's business expertise as we continue to grow by serving our worldwide customer... (more)