Company and tech news from the region.
Prism updates EventTracker
Columbia, Md.-based Prism Microsystems, Inc., which makes event management and configuration tracking software, unveiled an enhanced version of its flagship event management and auditing product, EventTracker.
EventTracker offers complete event management by offering a policy-based framework that includes correlation, host-based intrusion detection, log analysis and archival, real-time alerting and reporting into a single product.
LSI gets EPA contract
District-based Liquidity Services Inc. was awarded a contract with the Environmental Protection Agency’s Recycling Electronics and Asset Disposition (READ) program to help federal agencies recycle and dispose of electronic equipment.
LSI will provide a comprehensive solution that facilitates asset disposition, refurbishing, recycling and redeployment of surplus electronic equipment to all agencies within the Federal sector.
Visibooks debuts picture-based how-to books
Frederick, Md.-based Visibooks LLC has created the first computer how-to books based on pictures, not words.
The new books, called Visibooks, employ illustrations rather than text to walk people through common tasks. They contain only one-tenth as much text as previous computer books.
The 22 new books cover Windows, Microsoft Office, and Web development topics. They are available in both Personal and Textbook editions at http://www.visibooks.com.
Brundage joins TecAccess
Rockville, Va-based TecAccess, which makes electronic and information technology, hired Jon Brundage as senior technical consultant and a featured writer for its newsletter, IT Accessibility Review.
Brundage will also manage the DC branch of TecAccess. His expertise lies in web design compliance with Section 508 and the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative.
DP Solutions debuts new look
Columbia, Md.-based DP Solutions recently revamped introduced a new logo and new corporate colors.
The new logo can be seen at www.dpsolutions.com.
DP Solutions’ facility features a network operating center with capabilities of handling the daily monitoring of network traffic, tracking security issues and threats.
IntelliTrack releases NetSynch
Hunt Valle-based IntelliTrack Inc., which makes bar code tracking software, released a new network synchronization (NetSynch) host application for remote, LAN and WAN data and application interchange. The NetSynch host works with any IntelliTrack SQL DMS software package, including Fixed Assets, Stockroom Inventory, Check In/Out, and Inventory Shipping Receiving and Picking (ISRP).
IntelliTrack’s NetSynch host application provides a company the ability to manage data transfer for the IntelliTrack applications across a wired or wireless network.
Telkonet gains government contract
Germantown, Md.-based Telkonet Inc. entered into a master services agreement with GTSI Corp. to address the myriad of network infrastructure deployment opportunities in the government market.
GTSI will be a preferred tier-1 government solutions provider of Telkonet’s AES 256-bit encrypted, powerline networking system to U.S. Department of Defense, Federal Civilian, State and Local Government, and education markets with specific focus on secure, high-speed data applications, public safety programs, contingency planning/disaster recovery projects, and security-related communications.
Mesa updates Mac RSS reader
District-based Mesa Dynamics released Tickershock 1.1, an upgrade to its animated, interactive RSS and Atom news headline reader for Mac OS X.
Featuring scrolling crawl and billboard displays inspired by the news displays of 24-hour cable news channels, Tickershock is a departure from typical RSS applications that emulate Web browser or email reader environments. Tickershock pushes news headlines to the screen until the user sees a story worth reading: a double-click on a news headline brings up a Web-enabled “News Inspector” in which a story can be explored in greater depth.
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