Technology News Archive - October 16, 2008

Switch and Data (NASDAQ: SDXC), a leading provider of network neutral data centers and Internet exchange services, announced today that Limelight Networks, Inc.

When the doors of the Grand Ballroom open on October 24 at 6:00 p.m. at the Grand American Hotel in Salt Lake City, it marks the 10-year anniversary of the Utah Technology Council's Hall of Fame Celebration.

In response to the rapidly growing use of mobile devices to access digital media, MetroLyrics and Gracenote(R) today announced an agreement to be the first to extend authorized lyrics licensing services to mobile devices and iPhone applications via a WAP portal.

TEMPE, Ariz., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Limelight Networks, Inc. today marked the beginning of the 'broadcast quantity' era for content delivery networks with the announcement that the company's global content delivery capacity has exceeded two terabits per second (Tbps).

TEMPE, Ariz., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Limelight Networks, Inc., this morning welcomed senior-level executives from the content publishing, technology, and telecom sectors to the 2008 Digital Media Innovation Forum, the company's second annual rich media summit.

Expand Networks, www.expand.com, a leading provider of application acceleration solutions over the Wide Area Network (WAN), today announced that the Expand Networks Accelerators have won the Network Testing Lab's World Class Award for Best Satellite Link Performance Enhancement, clearly beating out Packeteer (recently acquired by Blue Coat), ViaSat, iDirect, and Comtech in an independent testing conducted by Network Testing Labs.

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The 3rd Annual W3 Awards has given Handipoints.com the gold for Best Family/Parenting Website of 2008. Handipoints is a site where parents can create printable chore charts and set up an allowance program that teaches kids responsible habits.

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cisco(R) today released Network Magic 5.0, a suite of network management software that allows consumers to easily setup, manage, and secure their networks like an IT professional.

BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- SECNAP(R) Network Security Corporation, a leading provider of network and email security solutions, recently has added a number of strategic partners to its channel network in an initiative that will grow the channel selectively and substantially.

Built specifically for search marketers and agencies running Google AdWords campaigns, magnify360 (www.magnify360.com), a leading provider of conversion optimization solutions, today unveiled a new tool, called the Google Cost Optimizer.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.