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2014-09-29 08:37:48

Gigamon's Visibility Fabric(TM) Enables Pervasive Security in High Speed Research Network SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gigamon® (NYSE: GIMO), a leader in traffic visibility solutions with the innovative Unified Visibility Fabric(TM), today announced that the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison), one of the most prolific research universities in the world, has selected Gigamon's Visibility Fabric to provide pervasive visibility in order to manage and...

2014-09-02 08:34:24

TORONTO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Complete Innovations (CI), one of North America's fastest growing providers of fleet telematics and mobile workforce technology, is pleased to announce an investment from Madison Dearborn Partners, a leading private equity firm based in Chicago, IL. The investment, which is the second institutional financing since CI's inception in 2000, will provide liquidity to CI's current shareholders, primarily for its prior institutional investor, Symmetric...

2014-07-24 23:04:13

Madison County has officially announced its joining of the Empire State Purchasing Group, a BidNet e-procurement system that delivers convenient, centralized online access to bid opportunities. Wampsville, NY (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Madison County has officially announced its joining of the Empire State Purchasing Group, a BidNet e-procurement system that delivers convenient, centralized online access to bid opportunities. Madison County becomes the 166th local government agency to join...

2014-07-02 12:24:02

Alliant Energy and its partners launch second major environmental investment at Columbia plant MADISON, Wis., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Additional air quality improvements are planned for one of Wisconsin's largest power plants. Today Alliant Energy's Wisconsin utility, Madison Gas & Electric Co. and Wisconsin Public Service Corp. jointly filed a request with the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSCW) to install air quality improvement technology at Columbia Energy...

2014-05-30 23:09:08

The new Madison Fit Body Boot Camp is celebrating their grand opening with food, fun and a host of prizes. Madison, WI (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 The new Madison Fit Body Boot Camp, an indoor fitness boot camp and part of the internationally-franchised Fit Body Boot Camps, is celebrating their grand opening in grand style on June 8, 2014. They’ll be providing a full day of entertainment, food and prizes to benefit the local fire department and they hope the community will come out in force....

2014-05-15 23:13:55

Madison Media Institute (MMI) invites the local community to attend the MMI Summer Session Graduate Showcase on Tuesday, May 20th on campus from 11am to 2pm at 2758 Dairy Dr. Madison, WI (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Madison Media Institute (MMI) invites the local community to attend the MMI Summer Session Graduate Showcase on Tuesday, May 20th from 11am to 2pm. The showcase will take place on campus at 2758 Dairy Dr. Come, view and listen to the work our graduates can do in audio, video, 3D...

2014-05-09 23:09:59

The 2014 AIA Design Award Committee selects two projects designed by Flad Architects to receive Honor Awards in this year's competition. Madison, WI (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 The 2014 Design Award Committee of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) announced today the selection of two projects designed by Flad Architects as Honor Award recipients in this year’s Wisconsin Design Awards competition. Architectural design work recognized includes the new Biochemical Sciences Complex at...

2014-05-06 08:21:52

MADISON, Wis., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During the first quarter of 2014, Madison-Kipp was awarded several new programs from new and existing customers. Anticipated annualized value in various markets are: -- $ 3MM - Recreational Vehicle Market - Engine Oil Reservoirs -- $ 2MM - Automotive Engine Components Madison-Kipp Corporation (MKC) is a leading producer of precision aluminum die castings, machined components, and system subassemblies for transportation and industrial end...

2014-05-05 12:23:27

New vehicle systems lab expands Johnson Controls' investment in innovation MADISON Wis., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new laboratory at the Wisconsin Energy Institute on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus will strengthen Johnson Controls' innovation capabilities as the company researches and develops next-generation technology. The partnership represents the kind of innovation Johnson Controls is developing to craft the next generation of market-leading energy storage...

2014-05-02 23:00:45

Madison Media Institute (MMI) will be offering Saturday sessions in Filmmaking during the month of June. Topics include how to create a film company, how to write and pitch a screenplay, film makeup and set design. Madison, WI (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Madison Media Institute (MMI) will be offering Saturday sessions in Filmmaking during the month of June. Topics include how to create a film company, how to write and pitch a screenplay, film makeup and set design. The seminars are from 9:00 AM...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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