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MILFORD, Conn., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Thinklogical LLC, the worldwide leader in secure, high performance extension and switching systems for video-rich big data computing environments, announced today that Adm. Archie R. Clemins, U.S. Navy (Ret.), the former Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, has joined the Thinklogical Defense and Intelligence Advisory Board. (Photo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131031/PH07732-a) (Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131031/PH07732LOGO-b) The purpose of the Thinklogical Defense and Intelligence Advisory Board is to foster solution innovation while deepening the company's global relationship with government, military, intelligence and homeland security customers. "I'm a firm believer in leveraging private sector technologies to solve complex government challenges, and this aligns closely with Thinkl... (more)

Umbra Applied Technologies Group, Inc. Announces UAT ARMS Division and UBR-16

SHORT HILLS, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 02/18/14 -- Umbra Applied Technologies Group, Inc. (OTC: UATG), a diversified holdings company, is pleased to announce the launch of UAT ARMS, a new division of the company created to design, manufacture, and support the next generation of American born weapons. Chairman and CEO Alexander L. Umbra was quoted as saying "UAT ARMS is inspired by an unyielding sense of patriotism and a profound sense of responsibility to create the most highly efficient and reliable weapons platforms. Our inspiration can be seen in the genesis of our first product, the Umbra Battle Rifle (UBR-16)." The Umbra Battle Rifle (UBR-16) an instantly recognizable battle rifle. The UBR-16 platform has created new benchmarks for the industry. We have invested heavily in the weapons efficiency, reliability and durability without sacrificing any measure of the w... (more)

Former IRS Acting Commissioner and OMB Executive Daniel Werfel Joins BCG's Public Sector Practice

WASHINGTON, DC -- (Marketwired) -- 03/24/14 -- The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) announced today that Daniel (Danny) Werfel will be joining the firm's Washington, DC, office as a Director in the Public Sector practice. In this role, he will help clients overcome challenges to achieve lasting improvements in organizational and operational effectiveness and efficiency. Werfel joins BCG from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), where he was personally selected by President Barack Obama and Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew to serve as Acting Commissioner in the wake of the agency's recent organizational crisis. In that role, he oversaw the implementation of the nation's tax system, navigating an array of challenges and tasks, including the appointment of the IRS's first chief risk officer, the deployment of an agency-wide risk management program, and the execution of ne... (more)

Sysorex Global Holdings Corp. First Quarter 2014 Financial Results and Company Update Conference Call on May 15, 2014

Sysorex Global Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:SYRX) (“Sysorex”), an information technology solutions and services company, will host a conference call on May 15, 2014, at 4:45 pm Eastern Time to discuss the release of the company’s financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. Following management's prepared remarks, there will be a question and answer session. To listen to the conference call, interested parties within the U.S. should dial 1-866-652-5200 five to ten minutes before the scheduled start time. International callers should dial +1-412-317-6060. All callers should request to be connected to the Sysorex Global Holdings Corporation conference call. The conference call will also be available through a live webcast at http://client.irwebkit.com/Sysorex/events. A replay of the call will be available approximately one hour after the end of the call thr... (more)

Sysorex Global Holdings Corp. to Present at the LD MICRO Invitational Conference on June 4, 2014

Sysorex Global Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:SYRX) (“Sysorex”), an information technology solutions and services company, announced today that Nadir Ali, CEO will present at the LD MICRO Invitational Conference. The presentation will take place at the Luxe Hotel Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles on Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 at 10:00am PDT. For further information or registration details please visit http://www.ldmicro.com/. About LD Micro LD MICRO is an investment newsletter firm that focuses on finding undervalued companies in the micro-cap space. Since 2002, the firm has published an annual list of recommended stocks, as well as comprehensive reports on select companies throughout the year. The firm also hosts the LD MICRO Micro-Cap Growth Conference for investors in December of each year. It is a non-registered investment advisor. For more information, please contact 40... (more)

Surge in Government Investigations Shows Money Laundering on the Increase; More Scrutiny of Overseas Accounts Means Additional Compliance Pressures

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 07/21/14 -- A recent surge in government investigations shows that many businesses -- including not just financial institutions but also casinos and dealers in "hard goods" such as jewelry, automobiles, boats and airplanes -- need to make sure they have money-laundering monitoring and compliance programs fully in place. Even the insurance and real estate industries are being looked at for money laundering, warns New York-based accounting firm Marks Paneth LLP. Those organizations that fail to develop compliance programs might find themselves facing sanctions for violations of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), Anti-Money Laundering (AML) policies and procedures, and regulatory requirements. Not only organizations but also individual executives and directors can face penalties for noncompliance Cash-intensive businesses as well as financial ... (more)

Cloud Expo New York Speaker Profile: Dave Linthicum – Cloud Technology Partners

With Cloud Expo New York | 12th Cloud Expo [June 10-13, 2013] hurtling towards us, let's take a look at the distinguished individuals in our incredible Speaker Faculty for the technical and strategy sessions at the conference coming up June 10-13 at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. We have technical and strategy sessions for you all four days dealing with every nook and cranny of Cloud Computing and Big Data, but what of those who are presenting? Who are they, where do they work, what else have they written and/or said about the Cloud that is transforming the world of Enterprise IT, side by side with the exploding use of enterprise Big Data – processed in the Cloud – to drive value for businesses...? 12TH CLOUD EXPO SPEAKER NAME: David Linthicum TWITTER: @DavidLinthicum COMPANY: Cloud Technology Partners 12TH CLOUD EXPO SESSION TITLE: Calculating the True Value o... (more)

Don’t forget to register for FOSE 2013

By Ryan Kamauff FOSE is the nation’s premier event for government technology professionals who need tools, resources, and best practices to transition to the cloud, mitigate cybersecurity threats, and achieve the goals of the DGS while managing uncertainty and the critical need to make it all happen on-time and on-budget. “The heavy impact of sequestration and across the board budget cuts has put stress on agency training opportunities,” said Mike Eason, Vice President, Public Sector Events, 1105 Media, Inc. “We are responding by offering high-level training and educational programs for free. We hope to help advance agency missions by providing these opportunities to all government attendees.” Government attendees will receive FREE access to FOSE’s FULL educational program, including the executive-level conference featuring five tracks and over 40 comprehensive s... (more)

Streamline Health® Engages KPMG as Its New Independent Registered Public Accountants

ATLANTA, May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Streamline Health Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: STRM), a leading provider of SaaS-based enterprise content management, business analytics, computer assisted coding (CAC), and clinical documentation improvement (CDI) solutions for healthcare providers, today announced that it has engaged KPMG LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending January 31, 2014.  The KPMG engagement became effective May 1, 2013. Robert E. Watson, President and CEO of Streamline Health Solutions, Inc., said, "We view the engagement of KPMG as another positive step in our Company's continuing transformation into a world-class healthcare information technology company delivering solutions that improve our clients' operating and financial performance." About Streamline Health Streamline Health Solutions, Inc. (NASDA... (more)

Red Hat U.S. Public Sector Chief Technology Strategist to Speak at NC Datapolooza

Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that its chief technology strategist for U.S. public sector, Gunnar Hellekson, will be delivering the closing keynote at the first annual NC Datapolooza on Sept. 12, 2013. NC Datapolooza is a one-day event celebrating the culmination of a 90-day open data competition for entrepreneurs, innovators, and experts to create applications using health, education, and green data. Hosted by HQ Raleigh and Forward Impact, this inaugural event hopes to focus on how open data can be used to spark innovation in the fields of health, education, and energy. Hellekson is set to discuss the value that can be gained from using open data and share success stories. At Red Hat, Hellekson works with systems integrators and government agencies to encourage the use of open source software in ... (more)

Best CIO Practices Shared from SHI’s Customers

Richard Taggart, CTO of SHI, will share in his upcoming breakout session at 12th Cloud Expo | Cloud Expo New York a collection of best Information Technology Practices and Innovation Programs that have been proven to work in real life situations. These practices are some of the best ideas taken from SHI’s database of customer submissions. These programs include those designed to solve business to technology alignment issues, technology effectiveness, and new ways to stimulate true innovation in IT. Taggart is the former SVP and Corporate CIO of the Walt Disney Company. Speaker Bio: Rich Taggart is CTO at SHI. He has over 25 years of experience in a variety of roles in IT and management. Prior to joining SHI, he was the Senior Vice President and Corporate CIO at the Walt Disney Company in Burbank, California. In this role, he was responsible for support of the Disney ... (more)