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SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/23/13 -- Zetta.net, provider of 3-in-1 hybrid cloud backup, archiving and disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS), today unveiled its new Managed Service Provider (MSP) Marketing Enablement and Lead Generation Program. Designed to accelerate partner success, the program offers multi-tiered support for MSPs based on Zetta.net's proven methodologies for increasing inbound leads, conversion rates and customer acquisition. "Marketing practices are experiencing disruptive change," said Gary Sevounts, vice president of marketing, Zetta.net. "Older techniques such as cold calling, spamming and trade show exhibits yield increasingly less results, require large budgets and waste valuable resources. A majority of IT decision makers are increasingly using search engines, IT communities, peer and media reviews. Zetta.net has embraced the new... (more)

Verizon Crews Continue Reconnecting New Jersey, New York City, Long Island Customers This Weekend

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Nov.17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Working through this weekend, Verizon employees continue to make solid progress restoring voice, data, Internet and TV services for consumers, businesses and government clients in New Jersey, Long Island, New York City and other parts of the New York metropolitan area. (Photo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121117/NY15631 ) To date, the repair crews have completed 433,000 post-Sandy repairs across the company's Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions, and more than 1.6 million customers affected by power outages have had their FiOS services restored. (NOTE: To view or embed videos of Verizon's restoral and community outreach efforts after Hurricane Sandy, visit the video catalog at http://vz.to/sandyvideos.) Restoration and Redeployment: Verizon employees continue to work round-the-clock to restore voice, data, Int... (more)

Pethealth Inc. Announces That Total Animals in Inventory of Animal Welfare Organizations Running 'PetPoint' Exceeds 400,000

OAKVILLE, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 06/25/13 -- Pethealth Inc. (TSX:PTZ) ("Pethealth" or "the Company"), North America's leading provider of animal management software, microchip identification for companion animals, and pet health insurance, is pleased to announce that the total animals in the inventory of animal welfare organizations ("AWOs") utilizing the company's PetPoint data management system passed the 400,000 threshold on June 19, 2013. As a hosted application, the Company aggregates more data on both the animals in the care of AWOs as well as animals adopted to the public than any other company. In surpassing the 400,000 plateau, the Company reported that it had 212,271 cats, 175,482 dogs and 12,257 other animals, including birds, rabbits, reptiles and other exotic animals in inventory. In 2012, total animals in inventory peaked at 373,012 on October 12... (more)

Slalom Consulting Earns Near-Perfect Score on 2014 Corporate Equality Index

SEATTLE, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Slalom Consulting, a national business and technology consulting firm, scored an impressive 90 percent on The Human Rights Campaign's (HRC) 2014 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). In its 12th edition, the CEI evaluated more than 700 businesses for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) workplace equality, and rated their adoption of inclusive policies, equal benefits for domestic partners, respectful advertising, and external community outreach. This was the first year that Slalom submitted to be evaluated for inclusion in the CEI. "To be recognized by the Human Rights Campaign for our commitment to diversity and inclusiveness is quite an honor," said John Tobin, Co-Founder and President, North America. "One of our core values is that we celebrate authenticity—we want and expect our people to be who they really are. We kn... (more)

Software Executive Hilarie Koplow-McAdams Joins The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network's National Board Of Directors

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network welcomes Hilarie Koplow-McAdams to its National Board of Directors.  Koplow-McAdams is a software industry executive from the San Francisco Bay Area, and joins the organization in honor of her father who passed away in 2012 after a nearly two year battle with pancreatic cancer. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111004/LA79914LOGO) "I watched my father battle pancreatic cancer with fortitude, living with the determination to accomplish many of his goals until his passing in May 2012," said Koplow-McAdams. "It is in the same spirit, that I join the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network to continue the fight against this devastating disease. I am honored to work with this team to reach our goal to double the survival rate for pancreatic cancer by 2020." Hilarie Koplow-McAdams... (more)

Beamz Interactive, Inc. Announces Product Showcase at the 2014 Florida Library Association Conference

SCOTTSDALE, AZ -- (Marketwired) -- 05/09/14 -- Beamz Interactive, Inc. (OTCQB: BZIC), a leading developer of state-of-the-art interactive music products, today announced that Nadine Robinson, Librarian & Assistant Branch Manager of the Jan Moran Collier City Learning Library will be presenting the value of using the Beamz Interactive music product during the Cyberzone session on May 9th at the 2014 Annual Florida Library Association Conference held at the Buena Vista Palace Hotel in Lake Buena, FL from May 7-9, 2014. The Cyberzone session will provide attendees an opportunity to experience cutting-edge technology products presented by libraries throughout Florida that have adopted innovative technologies with proven value through use in the programs and services currently offered. "Beamz is an extraordinary tool in our youth services program," said Nadine Robinson, ... (more)

Local "Hit Squad" Student Fighting Invasive Species in Mississauga

PETERBOROUGH, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 06/18/14 -- Invasive species pose a growing threat to Ontario's biodiversity and cause millions of dollars in damage annually. There are more invasive species in Ontario than anywhere else in Canada, so it is a good thing the Invading Species Awareness Program (ISAP) Hit Squad is working across the province again this summer to spread awareness about the impacts invasive species are having on our environment, economy, and society. One Hit Squad member will be located in Mississauga this summer. Locally, Brandon Baer is an Invasive Species Community Outreach Liaison working with Credit Valley Conservation and the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH). "I am very excited to promote awareness of invasive species in Ontario," Baer says "The Invading Species Awareness Program recommends gardeners plant native or non-... (more)

Boys & Girls Clubs of America Sounds the Alarm for Kids in America

ATLANTA, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) launched Great Futures: the Campaign for America's Kids by taking over Times Square, the Web and communities nationwide with a powerful message – "When school's out, Clubs are in." The day's activities celebrated the Campaign, the largest in BGCA's 100-year-plus history, which calls attention to the critical role of after-school and summer programs in helping kids reach their potential. "Today, we launched an unprecedented Campaign in an unprecedented way. From Times Square to the Web to Main Street, Boys & Girls Clubs sounded the alarm to galvanize the nation in support of kids," said Jim Clark, President and CEO for Boys & Girls Clubs of America. "America's youth are facing serious issues, so we're elevating an often-overlooked part of the solution: out-of-school time... (more)

Boys & Girls Clubs of America Announces Back-to-School Cause Marketing Campaign

ATLANTA, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) today announced its Back-to-School cause marketing campaign to raise awareness and funds for the organization and the important role they play in enabling kids to achieve great futures. Top brands have joined this year's campaign in support of BGCA, which provides after-school programs that help kids achieve academic success. "As the nation prepares to go back to school, 'after school' must be part of the conversation," said Jim Clark, President and CEO for Boys & Girls Clubs of America. "Every day, nearly 15 million kids leave school with no place to go, putting them at risk of being unsupervised, unguided and unsafe. When school is out, Boys & Girls Clubs open their doors to give kids a safe and enriching place to go." Each year, more than 4,100 Boys & Girls Clubs nationwide ser... (more)

Five Music Greats to Receive ASCAP Centennial Awards

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 08/21/14 -- ASCAP President & Chairman Paul Williams announced today that ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) will confer its singular, once-in-a-century ASCAP Centennial Awards, to a select group of American music icons in recognition of their incomparable accomplishments in their respective music genres and beyond. Those confirmed to receive this prestigious accolade are ASCAP members Joan Baez, Garth Brooks, Billy Joel, Stephen Sondheim and Stevie Wonder. The unique presentations will take place on Monday evening, November 17th, at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, in New York, at a gala party celebrating ASCAP's historic 100th anniversary. The event will be hosted by Williams and feature the Centennial Award recipients as well as the special guest artists who will perform in tribute to the honorees. In addition,... (more)

Pratt & Whitney and Pratt & Whitney Canada Recognize Airtomic-Sargent Aerospace and Defense with Supplier Sustainability Award

LONGUEUIL, Quebec, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney and Pratt & Whitney Canada, United Technologies Corp. companies (NYSE: UTX), have awarded the Supplier Sustainability Award to Airtomic-Sargent Aerospace and Defense. Airtomic was recognized for its excellence in ethics and labor standards, environment, health and safety, aggressive conservation goals and community outreach. "At Pratt & Whitney, we are committed to adhering to the highest ethical and labor standards, protecting the environment, and ensuring the health and safety of each and every one of our employees," said Sergio Loureiro, vice president, Global Supply Chain, Pratt & Whitney. "We hold our suppliers to the same code of conduct. We are proud to recognize Airtomic for its exemplary commitment to sustainability." "We created the Supplier Sustainability Award to recognize suppliers who d... (more)