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Lynda.com Gets Award For Job Creation

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Lynda.com , the site which helps people learn software and other skills from online videos, has been recognized for its job creation, the firm said Friday, ranking number 1 in job creation in education by Inc. lynda instructoin jobs employment ventura carpinteria calabasas

Malauzai Software Gets $6.5M More For Banking Apps

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Malauzai Software , a developer mobile banking apps for community financial institutions which has a number of its top executives located in Los Angeles, said this week that it has raised $6.5M Malauzai is based in Austin, Texas, but has links to Los Angeles via its executive team, many of whom had worked at Calabasas-based Digital Insight before it was acquired by Intuit.

Spotlight Sees Growth At New HQ

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Spotlight , the venture backed provider of software-as-a-service for managing sports and entertainment tickets, said this week that it has moved from Woodland Hills to Calabasas, in expectation of growth in its staffing. The firm is in a 3,365 square foot office in Calabasas.

Ixia Acquired By Keysight For $1.6 Billion

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Calabasas-based network testing software and hardware developer Ixia has been acquired by Keysight Technologies , in a deal worth $1.6 ginsberg errol acquisition merger hardware software equipment testing network keysight ixiabillion in cash, the two announced this morning. Keysight and Ixia said that Keysight will pay $19.65

Ixia Launches New Public Cloud Software

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Calabasas-based Ixia , which develops network testing hardware and software, has rolled out a new product specifically aimed at capturing data from public cloud installations. According to the firm, its new CloudLens Public software operates in cloud environments, including Amazon Web Services. The software will initially launch on Amazon Web Services (AWS), with plans to support Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud in the second half of 2017.

Spotlight Bolsters Board

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Calabasas-based Spotlight , which develops software-as-a-service for managing ticket management, said Monday that it has named a new member of its board. Spotlight's software is used by companies to manage their sports and entertainment tickets, suites, and hospitality assets.

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Spotlight Names Marketing Chief

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Calabasas-based Spotlight , the developer of ticket management software-as-a-service, said today that it has appointed Richard Dym as its Chief Marketing Officer.

SpotlightTMS Signs Denver Broncos

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Calabasas-based SpotlightTMS , the developer of software-as-a-service used by executive suite holders at sporting venues with managing their tickets, is continuing to expand its partner list, saying today that it has linked with the Denver Broncos. The company--which is headed by Tony Knopp, a StubHub and AEG vet--said that the Denver Broncos will provide its executive suite holders with its software-as-a-service application.

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Ixia Extends In the Middle East

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Calabasas-based Ixia the developer of network testing hardware and software, said today that it has linked up with Starlink, a value added IT security distributor serving the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa. Ixia said Starlink is now stocking its security and network visibility products for customers in the region. The two said Starlink has more than a 1000 customers across such areas as government, banking and finance, telecommunications, oil and gas, education and healthcare.

Malauzai Lands $1.3M For Mobile Banking

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Calabasas-based Malauzai , a new startup focused on mobile banking applications, has raised $1.3M The firm's board includes executives from Digital Insight, the local online banking software firm acquired in 2006 by Intuit. in a funding round, according to a regulatory filing by the firm today. No details on the funding have been announced. Malauzai is headed by Tom Shen, who was formerly EVP of Product, Engineering and Operations for Digital Insight.

Ixia Ties With Security Software Provider

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Calabasas-based network testing products developer Ixia said Wednesday that it has linked with log and security information and event analysis provider LogRhythm , to develop a network security incident remediation product. LogRhythm develops software which uses logging data to analyze security threats; Ixia makes network analyzers and testing equipment devices.

SpotlightTMS Snags Toronto Maple Leafs

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Calabasas-based SpotlightTMS , the provider of software-as-a-service for managing luxury and executive suites for professional sports and entertainment venues, reported today that it has been selected by the Toronto Maple Leafs.

What Lynda.com Plans To With Its $103M Funding, with Eric Robison

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The firm operates an online video education service helping people to learn how to use all kinds of software, ranging from Adobe Illustrator to AutoCAD and more. We've also got a facility in Calabasas which we're just finishing renovating.

Spotlight Ticket Management Adds Home Depot Center

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Calabasas-based Spotlight Ticket Management , the developer of ticket management software for helping corporate suite holders manage their tickets, announced today that the Home Depot Center in Carson is offering up its products to its corporate suite holders.

Ixia Finds New Chief Marketing Officer

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Calabasas-based network testing equipment and software developer Ixia has appointed a new Chief Marketing Officer today, saying that it has named Marie Hattar to the position. Hattar was previously Chief Marketing Officer at Check Point Software, and also served at Cisco in a number of executive positions, with a total of over 20 years of experience in the security and networking industry.

Emergent Partners With Audio Software Firm

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Calabasas-based video game software developer Emergent disclosed this morning that the firm is in a partnership with Audiokinetic, a developer of audio authoring tools. Emergent said that it will bundle Audiokinetic's WWise software with its Gamebryo Lightspeed game engine, to allow designers to audit, profile, and modify sounds in their games. Tags: emergent games audiokinetic audio design software

SpotlightTMS Adds Advisor

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Calabasas-based SpotlightTMS , the developer of software-as-a-service to help companies manage their corporate suites and sports and event tickets, reports today that it has added Jimmy Lynn to its advisory board.

Emergent Game Technologies Launches New Software

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Calabasas-based Emergent Game Technologies , the software developer behind the popular Gamebryo game engine, said today that it has launched a new product focused on rapid prototyping and development of game titles. The firm said that the new software can create titles "in any genre" for Playstation 3, Xbox 360, Wii, PC, and downloadable titles. Tags: xbox playstation game software emergent technologies

Ixia Acquires VeriWave

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Calabasas-based Ixia , the provider of network testing equipment and software, said earlier this week that it has acquired VeriWave , a provider of wireless testing devices. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. VeriWave is a provider of wireless LAN and Wi-Fi performance testing equipment. The deal is expected to close on July 18th. VeriWave was venture backed by TL Ventures, US Venture Partners, Montlake Capital, Alloy Ventures, and Woodside Fund.

SpotlightTMS Rolls Out On AppExchange

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Calabasas-based SpotlightTMS , the developer of luxury suite and corporate ticket management software, announced today that it has rolled out its software on Salesforce.com's AppExchange.

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Ixia Wins Dell

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Calabasas-based Ixia , the developer of IP network testing equipment, reported Monday that its products were selected for testing efforts at Dell. Ixia's various software and hardware products are used for testing of network devices. Ixia said Dell is using its IxLoad products to test its PowerEdge server line, for performance and virtualized server testing. Financial impact of the win was not disclosed.

Ten Of The Top Tech Companies For Employees In LA

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OpenX is profitable, and its ad serving software dominant among online publishers. positions on its site, ranging from software, sales, marketing, to finance. range of software products, and which has offices in Calabasas and Santa Barbara. Deploying software in the cloud?

Ixia Adds Hyper-V, VMware vSS Support To Private Cloud Monitoring Tool

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Calabasas-based networking testing software and hardware provider Ixia has added private cloud support to its CloudLens testing product, saying it has added support for both Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware vNetwork Standard Switch (vSS) in the product. Ixia's CLoudLens software takes advantage of Ixia's "Virtualization Tap" solution to monitor private cloud traffic, as well as application and threat intelligence monitoring software.

Spotlight Wins Cincinnati Bengals

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Calabasas-based Spotlight Ticket Management Systems , the developer of ticketing automation software, said today that it has signed the Cincinnati Bengals as a customer.

BlackLine Planning Big Hiring Boost

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BlackLine Systems , the developer of financial close software headed by Therese Tucker, is planning a big hiring boost this, expecting to hire more than 50 more employees this year on top of an existing 75 people working at the company. BlackLine was previously located up the street in Calabasas. blackline systems accounting software angeles expansion relocation economic

Ixia Shareholders Give Nod To Keysight Technologies Buy

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Calabasas-based Ixia , the developer of network testing hardware and software, along with other products, said late Wednesday that its shareholders have voted to approve the acquisition of the company by Keysight Technologies. acquisition merger hardware software equipment testing network keysight ixia

Ixia Shifts To 100 Percent Channel Sales

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Calabasas-based network testing hardware and software developer Ixia said yesterday that it has shifted to a 100 percent, channel sales model for its enterprise customers. ixia channel sales network testing hardware softwareIxia said the adoption of the model was made to show its "unwavering commitment" to its network of reseller partners. Ixia said it has more than 800 resellers who are part of its partner program. READ MORE>>.

SpotlightTMS Wins American Airlines Center

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Calabasas-based SpotlightTMS , the startup providing software to manage sports and entertainment tickets and seats owned by corporations, has signed on another event venue, the company said this week. SpotlightTMS develops software used to analyze and manage allocation of tickets to events at venues, particularly for corporate suites. spotlighttms american airlines center dallas ticketing events saas software

Interview with Gary Bishop, Network Automation

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Southern California--despite the lack of huge, name brand firms-- has a significant number of enterprise software companies, of which Network Automation is just one. In 2004, there was just rudimentary usage of web sites, and now, we've got cloud based, software-as-a-service.

Ixia Wins NoviFlow

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Calabasas-based network testing software and hardware developer Ixia reports this morning that its products hvae been selected by NoviFlow, to validate performance of that company's Software Defined Networking (SDN) switches. ixia noviflow network testing software hardware

Keysight, Ixia Clear Final Regulatory Hurdles, Deal To Close On Tuesday

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Keysight Technologies and Calabasas-based Ixia announced Thursday afternoon that they have cleared the final regulatory hurdles over Keysight's acquisition of Ixia, and now expect the deal to close on April 18th. keysight ixia network testing software hardware strategic alternatives merger acquisition

SpotlightTMS Lands Baltimore Ravens

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Calabasas-based SpotlightTMS , the developer of software-as-a-service for managing luxury suites at sporting and entertainment venues, said today that the Baltimore Ravens has selected the firm's product to offer to its luxury suite owners.

Spotlight Ticket Management Signs Penske

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Calabasas-based Spotlight Ticket Management , the developer of software for managing corporate ticket and suites, reports today that it has been selected by Penske Truck Leasing for managing its suite and ticket assets.

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Ixia Now Part Of Keysight Technologies

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Calabasas-based Ixia , a developer of network testing hardware and software, is now part of Keysight Technologies , Keysight said late Tuesday, after the successful close of its $1.6 ixia keysight network testing equipment software hardware merger acquisition errol ginsbergbillion acquisition effort. Keysight paid $19.65 per share in cash for Ixia, which no longer trades on the Nasdaq Glo bal Select Market. Ixia becomes part of Key's new Ixia Solutions Group.

Ixia Completes Anue Systems Buy

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Calabasas-based Ixia , which develops Ip network and wireless testing equipment and software, said this morning that it has completed its acquisition of Anue Systems , a developer of network visibility and analysis products. The deal had been announced May 7th, and was worth $145M in cash. Ixia said the deal would bolster its offers in the network visibility market, which helps network engineers monitor data center and cloud traffic. READ MORE>>.

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Report: Keysight Technologies Planning Offer On Ixia

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Calabasas-based network testing equipment and software developer Ixia is nearing a deal to be acquired by competitor Keysight Technologies , according to Reuters this week, citing "people familiar with the matter." Ixia's testing hardware and software is used by network equipment manufacturers, network operators, and others for testing, design, network deployment, and other similar uses. ixia keysight network testing equipment software hardware merger acquisition

Ixia Links With RSA Threat Detection Product

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Calabasas-based networking testing software and equipment developer Ixia has tied its Vision One "network product broker" product to the RSA NetWitness dvanced threat detection and response tool, the company said today. software cybersecurity protection threat ixia

Ixia Wins Barefoot Networks

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Calabasas-based Ixia reports a win with Barefoot Networks this morning, saying that the network equipment maker has chosen its 100 Gigabit Ethernet (GE) test products. ixia barefoot networks network testing equipment hardware software ethernet gigabitBarefoot Networks is using Ixia's equipment for testing its Tofino switches. Financial impact of the customer win was not announced.

Venture Capital Totals $603.2M In Southern California In Q3

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The largest deals for Los Angeles were Coda Automotive in Santa Monica, which raised $40.375M, KYTHERA Biopharmaceuticals in Calabasas, which raised $37.425M, and JustFabulous in El Segundo, which raised $33.1M. In terms of industries, Software gained the most investments with a total of $165.7M

Ixia Targets LTE Testing

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Calabasas-based network testing equipment developer Ixia said today that it is targeting the LTE testing market, with its Ixia IxLoad product. Ixia develops a wide range of network testing software and hardware products. According to Ixia, it is looking to help mobile carriers maintain and safeguard their network infrastructure, by allowing those providers to prototype those real-world networks in the lab.