Company and tech news from the region.
NewsMarket debuts BroadcastRoom software
New York-based The NewsMarket announced the launch of BroadcastRoom, a groundbreaking new software product that enables organizations to offer the broadcast news media the ability to download high-bandwidth, broadcast-standard video directly from their own Web sites. The NewsMarket pioneered archiving and automatic delivery of broadcast-standard video from its online video library in 2000. The NewsMarket offers the ability to search, preview and download free multimedia content from a broad spectrum of organizations.
Applimation launches data products
New York-based Applimation Inc., a maker of information and application lifecycle products, released Applimation Informia and Applimation Integra, products designed to help companies manage the impact of data growth and continuously ensure the integrity of enterprise applications as they change throughout the application lifecycle.
FalconStor wins Natural History Museum deal
Melville-based FalconStor Software Inc. will provide software as part of a data-storage upgrade by the American Museum of Natural History in New York.
The museum, with more than 30 million specimens and artifacts, will use hardware from Tinton Falls, N.J.-based Storage Engine Inc. running a customized version of FalconStor’s IPStor.
Collector Systems updates software
New York-based Collector Systems has announced the release of Collector Systems version 1.5, the latest iteration of its data management solution for keeping track of works of art, antiques, jewelry, and other valuable personal property.
Collector Systems is designed for collectors at every level, from the beginner to the most advanced. It boasts other uses such as home inventory and safety deposit box contents for insurance purposes or for integrated use in an overall financial plan.
Richmond Tech head noted by Business News
Deer Park-based Richmond Technology Solutions said its president, Keshia L. Richmond was honored in an exclusive group of distinguished honorees of Long Island Business News’ “40 Under 40” award. Keshia has nearly 15 years experience in IT spanning many industries. She has held IT positions at world-renowned firms such as The Marriott, The Bank of New York, Quantum Chemical Company, General Electric and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York before pursuing her entrepreneurial endeavors.
CA acquires storage software firm
Islandia-based Computer Associates International Inc. acquired nearly all the assets of Netreon Inc., a closely held maker of data-storage software, the company announced. Terms of the all-cash deal were not released. CA will brand Netreon’s SANexec Designer software as BrightStor SAN Designer and add it to its BrightStor line of storage software.
Groklaw editor joins Open Source Risk Management
New York-based Open Source Risk Management said Pamela Jones is the company’s new director of litigation risk research. Pamela Jones is known to online readers as PJ, the editor and moderator of Groklaw.net. Since its launch on May 17, 2003 Groklaw.net has reported on present and threatened litigation against the Linux kernel and other Free and Open Source Software. Groklaw was awarded the O’Reilly’s OSDir.com Editor’s Choice Award in Open Source as Best News Site of 2003.
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