Company and tech news from the region.
Left Bank releases Monet 3.0
Los Angeles-based Left Bank Solutions released Monet 3.0, a workforce management system for small, mid-sized and large contact centers. The updated edition has the capability to forecast and monitor agent occupancy, a fully integrated agent exception planner, and a company-wide agent availability calendar.
Aveva picks FLEXnet
Santa Clara-based Macrovision Corp. said Aveva Engineering IT is using its FLEXnet Publisher software licensing solution to enable utility-based pricing across its entire Vantage suite of products. Aveva Engineering IT, a division of Aveva Group plc based in Cambridge, England, is one of the world’s largest providers of engineering software products.
VIA teams with AceGain
Los Angeles-based VIA Technologies Inc, a developer of silicon chip technologies and PC platform products, and AceGain, a provider of grid software solutions, announced the development of the GameDweller Network, an ultra-secure game delivery service. The GameDweller network is an online service that allows users to instantly download games for their Eve Mobile Gaming Console. Based on a peer-to-peer infrastructure to ensure high-speed delivery, GameDweller is built upon a combination of private key infrastructure (PKI) and non-PKI technology providing advanced control for digital media management.
QVS signs pact with IBM
Anaheim-based QVS Software Inc. announced a definitive agreement for QVS to license certain intellectual property associated with IBM’s Distributed Data Services (DDS), Data Distribution Feature (DDF), Controller Services Feature (CSF), Multiple Controller Feature (MCF), and Auto Switchover Feature (ASF) products. These products support 4690 controller applications on Microsoft Windows without requiring code changes or recompilation.
BenQ releases DVD-R drive
City of Industry-based BenQ introduced a DVD rewritable drive that supports DVD+R double-layer recording. The BenQ DW830A features a DVD+R DL 2.4X and DVD+R 8X write speed, as well as DVD+RW 4X rewrite speed in terms of its optical operating performance. With the introduction of double-layer recording technology in the optical industry, the standard 4.7GB of data storage capacity available in single-layer DVD recordable media has nearly doubled to approximately 8.5GB of storage space available on double-layer media.
Sbratec releases ApplinX adaptor
San Diego-based Sabratec Ltd., a maker of rapid legacy integration solutions, released its ApplinX adapter for Microsoft Information Bridge Framework. The combined solution enables information workers to discover, engage, and act on enterprise legacy information from the context of their Office documents and email, improving productivity and reducing training costs.
Kintera Integrates Outlook
San Diego-based Kintera Inc. said its enterprise-grade service platform, Kintera Sphere, now integrates with Microsoft Outlook messaging software. This new functionality offers nonprofits the added convenience of maintaining and updating contact information between their organization’s central database and their personal Outlook applications. The first phase of the Outlook integration enables Kintera’s more than 11,000 professional users in the nonprofit sector to create a vCard in their Kintera Sphere contact database. Users can then automatically import these records to Outlook. Kintera’s integration to Microsoft Outlook will be available to consumers who register for a nonprofit event through the Kintera Media Network.
Edify receives award
Santa Clara-based Edify Corp., a maker of voice and speech products, received the 2004 Frost & Sullivan Award for Speech Solution Product Differentiation Strategy. The award recognizes Edify for its product development and overall contribution to driving change and forging the next generation of speech-enabled products.
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