Which Enterprise-Level Managed Network Services Best Address Connectivity Challenges?

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Enterprises rely heavily on their networks to support day-to-day operations as they continue to innovate and grow their business. As they expand, they require a network with the necessary capacity, speed, security, and scalability to support their short and long-term objectives.

Video-Sharing App Triller Acquires Halogen Networks

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Video-sharing platform Triller, which is owned by Century City-based Proxima Media, has completed the acquisition of Halogen Networks

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Pod Network, STEMconnector Merge

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Manhattan Beach-based Pod Network LLC , which develops a social networking application, announced this morning that it has merged with STEMconnector , which runs a professional services firm focused on creating a STEM-ready workforce. network stemconnector merger acquisition stem education social networking

IntelliMedia Networks Acquires GlobalMLX

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Los Angeles-based streaming media distribution and immersive training technology provider IntelliMedia Networks has acquired Canadian company GlobalMLX , the companies said this week. IntelliMedia Networks said the acquisition will help it extend its cloud-based training platform. intellimedia networks globalmlx merger acquisition canada security training homeland

Addressing Tech Startup Challenges With Managed Network Services

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Networks play a vital role in supporting tech startup growth objectives. However, many small businesses may struggle with operational costs and scaling their networks effectively. Managing Network Costs. Network performance can make or break startup productivity.

Worth Network Aims At Instagram Marketing

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Los Angeles-based Worth Network, a new software startup, is aiming to help marketers reach more consumers via organic Instagram posts, the company said today. worth network instagram marketing software social mediaAccording to the company, it is currently helping restaurant chains such as Silverlake Ramen, Pokeworks, EMC Seafood and others, and is looking to expand to consumer product goods, health and wellness, and other industries, with its service.

How to Overcome Common Enterprise Network Challenges

Southern California Edison Blog

Enterprises face several network-related challenges that can affect their competitiveness and ability to grow and serve customers. Challenges such as costly network investments, low performance, and tedious management plagues many organizations. Common Enterprise Network Challenges.

Rivian Launches Fast Charging Network

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Irvine-based electric car manufacturer Rivian says it is launching its own network of fast chargers, with the first deployment of what it is calling the "Rivian Adventure Network". According to Rivian, it is launching Level 3 DC fast charging sites for Rivian drivers, starting with sites in Salida, Colorado; Inkoyern, California; and Bishop, California. Rivian says the charging sites will provide as much as 140 miles of range in 20 minutes of charging.

GM, Flying J Tap LA's EVgo For Charging Network

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General Motors and Pilot Flying J, the national truck stop and gasoline chain, said this week that they will be building a national network of electric vehicle charging stations at Flying J locations. The two are tapping Los Angeles-based EV charging station network operator EVgo for the buildout. vehicle electric automotive transportation stop truck truckstop gasoline network charging flyingj evgo

How to Run an Effective Networking Dinner

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Photo by Juliette F on Unsplash Networking is a critical part of relationship building and there is no event more valuable to building relationships than the proverbial “breaking of bread” with people. You should allow a period for general networking, a chance to eat your first bites of food and some casual catch ups. it’s ok to drift back to general networking if need be. networking startup

SiFi Networks Finds $50M

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SiFi Networks , which develops open access fiber optic networks, which it offers up to Internet Service Providers (ISPs), says it has received $50M to build out its network in the United States. SiFi says it offers up its fiber networks to ISPs, 4G/5G carriers, and others. The company's first fiber network is in Fullerton, where it says it serves over 50,000 homes and businesses. sifi networks fiber expansion telecom venture capital

What setups are best for secure network design?

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Modern networks require secure setups to ensure mission-critical data and sensitive communications are private and protected from outside parties looking to steal or access information being transmitted. Here are industries that stand the most to gain by leveraging secure networks: .

4 Reasons to Use a Local Managed Network Services Provider

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Enterprises trying to manage their own network often face challenges related to unreliable service, a lack of in-house expertise, and time-consuming maintenance. Local MNSPs can provide relief and reassurance that network needs are being met, from installation to monitoring.

Nexa3D Expands Reseller Network

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Ventura-based 3D printer developer Nexa3D says it is expanding its reseller network, and added a new reseller covering the Eastern United States. nexa3d reseller network printing printerNexa3D said that it has partnered with Cimquest , a provider of 3D pritenrs, manufacturing, and design products. Nexa3D develops industrial 3D printers, and says it is looking to offer up an upgrade to owners of older legacy stereolithography printers. READ MORE>>.

8 Networking Strategies Pay Big Dividends In Business

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There is no skill more vital to an entrepreneur than effective networking. You can’t build your business alone, and networking is the best way to open doors, professionally and personally. In business networking settings, it’s not very memorable to talk only about business.

How to Promote School Network Scalability

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School network scalability is essential for ensuring that schools have a reliable network. Why Schools Require Scalable Networks. Schools are adding more devices than they had in the past, adding strain to existing networks. Best School Network Solutions for Scalability.

Zenlayer Buys C3 Networks

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Los Angeles-based Zenlayer said this week that it acquired the majority of the assets of C3 Networks , a provider of network services. Zenlayer is a provider of software defined networks and services, and is venture backed by F&G Venture and NSFOCUS. zenlayer networks merger acquisition networking colocation cloud software defined

Bird Acquires Scoot Networks

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is buying Bay Area competitor Scoot Networks Inc Santa Monica-based Bird Rides Inc.

ENVOY Network Raises $2.5M For NFT Effort

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Los Angeles-based ENVOY Network, a new startup focused on Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs), says it has raised $2.5M ENVOY Network said its advisors include Austin Kramer (former Head of Dance, Spotify), Miranda Huybers (Nvidia, Activision, Paul Doherty (AIA President and CEO, The Digit Group, Inc.), envoy network decentra digital billboard cryptoin a funding round.

Fisker Makes Investment In European Charging Network

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says it will be making a $10M investment in a European electric vehicle charging network operator, Allego B.V., fisker automotive european charging network vehicleLos Angeles-based electric vehicle maker Fisker Inc. as part of a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) merger between Allego and Spartan Acquisition Corp. According to Fisker, it will invest $10M in the PIPE.

Semtech Wins Audio Networking Design

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According to Semtech, IDK Corporation, a developer of professional A and broadcast equipment, is linking its audio networking with Software Defined Video Over Ethernet (SDVoE) using its BlueRiver products. The company's semiconductors are being used as part of bridging audio signals across an Ethernet network, bringing between SDVoE and IDK's own "Dante" audio networking protocol.

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ISSQUARED Buys Network Computing Architects

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Los Angeles-base information technology services provider ISSQUARED , which provides security, hybrid cloud infrastructure, networking, and software services, said this morning it has acquired Network Computing Architects (NCA), a provider of IT services to the small and mid-sized business market. Newtork Computing Architects was founded in 1992 in Bellevue, Washington, and had focused on network management and IT security.

How to network like a ninja

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Outgoing, full of creative ideas, and certainly the best person to teach us how, here is Kim on networking… By Kim Shepherd . Networking with others you want to meet is second nature to some, but it fills others with dread. After all, networking is much more than cocktail parties and trading business cards. So far we’ve been talking about people who are “newbies” to networking. With a little planning, networking becomes easy.

Pray.com Finds $14M For Social Networking For Religious Communities

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Westlake Village-based Pray.com , which develops social networking applications for religious communities, has raised $14M in a Series A funding, the company said this week. faith religion investment startup hub101 capital venture religious networking social prayThe funding was led by TPG Growth, and also included Science Inc. and Greylock Partners.

Social Networking Startup MeWe Raises $4.5 Million

L.A. Business Journal

Culver City-based social networking startup Sgrouples Inc., doing business as MeWe, announced it raised $4.5 million in a venture round, bringing its total funding to $15 million since launching in 2012

QAD Completes Allocation Network GmbH Acquisition

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Santa Barbara-based QAD, which develops software for the manufacturing sector, said Tuesday afternoon that it has completed its acquisition of Allocation Network GmbH. Allocation Network GmbH was based in Munich, Germany. allocation network germany merger acquisition manufacturing software internationalFinancial terms of the acquisition were not announced.

Top 3 Government Network Security Setups

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Network speeds are closely tied to an organization’s ability to stay productive and remain competitive and profitable at all times. Also, the increased frequency of video conferencing places high bandwidth demands on networks for extended periods of time. Upgrade Network Infrastructure.

Boingo To Provide Cellular Network For San Diego State Stadium

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Los Angeles-based Boingo says it has been selected to provide the cellular network infrastructure for the new, San Diego State Aztec Stadium. According to Boingo, it has been selected to design, build, operate and maintain a 5G-ready, neutral host cellular DAS network for the new stadium. diego state boingo cellular network aztec telecom

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. Barefoot Networks is using Ixia's equipment for testing its Tofino switches. Ixia said Barefoot is using its equipment to recreate real-life network traffic patterns and load to make sure their switches can perform and scale as designed.

Vubiq Networks Names Engineering VP

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Irvine-based wireless technology developer Vubiq Networks , which develops millimeter wave wireless broadband technology, has named Alan Bartky as its new Vice President of Engineering. According to Vubiq, Bartky has previously served at such companies as Xylan/Alcatel, Broadcom, RF DSP, Intel/Mindspeed Technologies, SNAP Networks, Sync Research, and Tran Telecommunications/Amdahl. vubiq networks engineering executive alan bartky millimeter wave wireless

QAD Acquiring German Company, Allocation Network GmbH

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Santa Barbara-based QAD , which develops enterprise software used in the manufacturing sector, says it is in a definitive agreement to acquire a German company, Allocation Network GmbH , which provides strategic sourcing and supplier management. QAD says it will incorporate Allocatio Network's sourcing, supplier management, and procurement systems into its Integrated Supplier Management portfolio. allocation network germany merger acquisition manufacturing software international

Vertical Networks Acquired By Whistle

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Santa Monica-based Vertical Networks , a "mobile-first" content studio which was backed by Snap , has been acquired by New York-based entertainment and sports media company Whistle. Vertical Networks was founded by Elisabeth Murdoch. Both Veritlca Networks and Whistle develop content for Snap. entertainment hollywood content acquisition merger whistle networks vertical

Richie Knows Launching Social Network For Gamers In LA

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A new startup, Richie Knows, says it is launching new, social network targeted at gamers, in Los Angeles. richie knows startup social gaming videogame network socialnetworkAccording to the company, the startup is looking to match up players with new friends and competitors as they travel. The company said it is launching a four-week Alpha test in the San Fernando Valley, as it attempts to help gamers build friendships and connect with fellow players in their local community.

SoundCloud Acquires Repost Network

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announced May 23 it will acquire Venice-based rights distribution company Repost Network Audio sharing platform Soundcloud Inc.

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Social Networking

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Manal Richa Social networking is not about technology or what you had for lunch. While creating a major shift in messaging and communication, social networking is literarily changing the way we look at the world. It is about building a global network while having access to instant information and exposing your message to viral growth. Keep in mind though that social networking is a two-way street. Here are few of the social networking benefits: Lead Generation.

EVgo Expands Network At Save Mart

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Los Angeles-based public EV fast charging network operator EVgo said this week that it is expanding its partnership with The Save Mart Companies. According to the two, they are adding special promotions to people who charge at seven additional Save Mart stores as part of an existing partnership. The two said that drivers will get special promotions after charging sessions are started at specific Save Mart, Lucky California, and FoodMaxx locations.

Advantage Solutions Buys Quantum Networks

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Irvine-based Advantage Solutions , which provides technology-enabled sales and marketing services to manufacturers and retailers, has acquired Quantum Networks , a New York City-based e-commerce retailer and agency. Advantage Solutions says Quantum Networks also is on eBay, Newegg, Walmart.com, Reverb, and Google Shopping. advantage solutions quanutm networks merger acquisition marketplace amazon

Brightline Firms Up Vegas High Speed Rail Line Connection to Metrolink Rail Network

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Brightline West, the affiliate of Miami-based Brightline Holdings that is planning to build a high-speed rail line from Las Vegas to Southern California, is close to solidifying the planned line’s connection to the Metrolink rail system, allowing passengers to travel by rail from Las Vegas to downtown Los Angeles’ Union Station.

CoreLogic Buys Mercury Network

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Irvine-based real estate and property information provider CoreLogic said this morning that it has acquired 100 percent of Mercury Network , a provider of software for valuation and appraisal management. Mercury Network was owned by private equity investor Serent Capital. CoreLogic had previously purchase a 45 percent, minority stake in Mercury Network in June. corelogic mercury network real estate property information appraisal software merger acquisition serent capital

ClearPath Networks Names VP

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El Segundo-based ClearPath Networks , a developer of a cloud-based platform aimed at helping network, broadband, and cloud operators manage their services, has named a new VP. He also is very active in the Open Networking Foundation (ONF), a group focused on software defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV). marketing executive management network platform networks clearpath

Shopify Just Bought the Deliverr Shipping Network for $2.1 Billion

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Deliverr ships over one million orders monthly and gaining its network will more than double the size of Shopify’s fulfillment team. Get the latest news delivered to your inbox faster than Shopify's fulfilment network. The post Shopify Just Bought the Deliverr Shipping Network for $2.1

Perch Mobility Snags Funding For Scooter Charging Network

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perch scooter charging network hardware venture capital cleantech micromobilityLos Angeles-based Perch Mobility, a startup that is developing portable charging "pods" aimed at helping professional chargers and scooter operators to bulk-charge scooters and e-bikes, says it has scored seed funding for its efforts. The company said the funding came from Lorentzen Investments. Size of the funding was not announced.

Ingenu Deploys M2M Network In New Orleans

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San Diego-based Internet-of-Things (IoT) networking technology developer Ingenu said it has deployed its systems in New Orleans, to help support support oil & gas, logistics and transportation applications. The company, which is developing networking technology for communications with Internet-of-Things devices, said the new network reaches 240 square miles. The company did not say if there are any customers using its network in New Orleans yet.