Company and tech news from the region.
PNY debuts gaming cards
Parsippany-based PNY Technologies introduced two new Verto GeForce FX cards based on NVIDIA’s NV38 and NV36 graphics processing unit architectures. The Verto FX 5950 Ultra and Verto FX 5700 Ultra boast improvements to both the GPU core clock and memory clock over its predecessor. Powered by a 475MHz GPU core clock, a 475MHz memory clock and 256MB’s of DDR frame buffer memory, the FX 5950 delivers 30.4GB/sec of memory bandwidth.
Donegan new EasyLink sales director
Piscataway-based EasyLink Services Corp., an enterprise IT service provider, their trading communities and their customers, named Phil Donegan director of sales, Asia Pacific. Donegan, based in EasyLink’s Singapore office, will be responsible for the strategic planning and direction of EasyLink’s Asia Pacific sales, managing direct sales offices in Hong Kong, Korea, India, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, and resellers in Thailand, Japan, and China.
IT firm sends team to California
Parsippany-based IT consulting firm Casey Group recently launched its project turnaround practice, which will have a team in Irvine. The practice will be based in the company’s Tampa, Fla., office will and also have a team in Parsippany. The turnaround practice was created to help companies contain and control information technology projects that have missed their deadlines, exceeded budgets or are in jeopardy of failing.
Iridian software certified
Moorestown-based Iridian Technologies Inc. said its KnoWho Authentication Server and PrivateID iris-recognition software have been certified to the ISO 15408 international IT security standard. The certification evaluates a product’s adherence to strong IT security.
iVoice passes compatibility testing
Matawan-based iVoice Inc., a maker of speech-recognition products, announced successful compatibility testing with Convergent Communications’ line of Phone Data eXchange Systems. The Convergent Communications-iVoice compatibility enables callers to automatically connect to users by simply speaking their name.
Digital Broadband Networks, Asiaco strike deal
Flemington-based Digital Broadband Networks Inc.incorporated a new company, Asiaco Multi Corp., which will be used to acquire certain assets and selected liabilities of Asiaco Material Handling and its nine subsidiaries. AMC will become a 51 percent-owned subsidiary of Animated Electronic Industries.
Teleglobe to buy ITXC
Princeton-based Teleglobe International Holdings Ltd. and ITXC Corp. signed a definitive merger agreement for the acquisition of ITXC by Teleglobe. The acquisition would bring together ITXC, the largest provider of voice-over Internet protocol (VoIP) wholesale services, with Teleglobe, one of the world’s leading wholesale providers of voice, data, IP and mobile roaming services.
The combined company’s main operations will continue to be located in Montreal (Quebec). Its voice business will be managed from ITXC’s current headquarters in Princeton, and will also have operations in Reston, Va., and Montreal.
Pearson buys Scholar Inc.
Upper Saddle River-based Pearson Education, the world’s leading educational publisher, acquired Scholar Inc., which provides comprehensive data management tools and solutions designed specifically for the K-12 education market.
The company’s Scholar Suite Web-based data management system allows schools, district and state administrators to work with student performance results from over 140 different tests, in compliance with federal mandates established by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2002.
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