Posts Tagged ‘computers’

Dallas company looking to purchase Seventh Knight via stock swap

VICKSBURG — Fusion-Q of Dallas, Texas, has made a tender offer to acquire the shares of Seventh Knight Inc. Under the terms, Fusion-Q has tendered an offer to acquire Seventh Knight with Fusion-Q preferred stock in exchange for the 9,674,403 shares of common stock outstanding stock of Seventh Knight. Thereafter, each Fusion-Q preferred share would […] [...]

Study: Broadband usage growing quicker than studies show

by MBJ Staff Published: February 20,2012

Tags: broadband, colleges, computers, education, higher education, Internet, online, universities

STARKVILLE — Broadband Internet usage in Mississippi is catching up to the national average more quickly than recent national studies report, according to a statewide survey conducted by the Southern Rural Development Center at Mississippi State University. Information on this Internet and broadband use survey is available at srdc.msstate.edu/ebeat/reports.html. Reports on the Mississippi Broadband Survey, […] [...]

Itron signs agreement to buy SmartSynch for $100M

JACKSON — Itron Inc. of Liberty Lake, Wash., has signed an agreement to acquire SmartSynch Inc. in a transaction valued at $100 million. The parties said they expect the transaction to close in the second quarter of 2012. “SmartSynch is a compelling strategic acquisition that strengthens our position in the industry and with our energy […] [...]

Bomgar rolls out solution for Remedyforce platform

by MBJ Staff Published: February 10,2012

Tags: computers, hardware, information technology, product launch, roll-out, software, technology

JACKSON — Bomgar has introduced a new integration with the BMC Remedyforce Service Desk solution, BMC’s cloud-based IT service management solution (ITSM) built on Salesforce.com. According to Bomgar, it is the market’s first remote support integration for the Remedyforce platform. The Bomgar solution allows support technicians to launch a remote support session directly from the […] [...]

Ole Miss first to utilize new Mississippi Optical Network

by Associated Press Published: February 2,2012

Tags: broadband, colleges, computers, data, education, faculty, hardware, higher education, research, schools, science, Staff, students, universities

OXFORD — The University of Mississippi is the first entity to begin using the new Mississippi Optical Network, referred to as MissiON. The network serves the Mississippi Research Consortium, which includes UM, Mississippi State University, the University of Southern Mississippi and Jackson State University. The network also serves the UM Medical Center, the Mississippi Department […] [...]

Bomgar introduces newest version of software

by MBJ Staff Published: January 15,2012

Tags: computers, hardware, information technology, product rollout, software, technology

JACKSON — Bomgar Corporation has released the latest version of it remote support software, Bomgar 12.1. The new version expands technicians’ ability to offer support both to and from mobile devices, for improved handling and utilization of today’s sophisticated smartphones and tablets. It also provides advanced smart card-based security controls, and greatly improves enterprise support […] [...]

More details released on stolen UMMC laptop

by MBJ Staff Published: December 22,2011

Tags: computers, health, healthcare, hospitals, identity theft, medicine, thefts

JACKSON — The University of Mississippi Medical Center and the Mississippi State Department of Health has released more details about a stolen laptop computer containing sensitive, personal information about a health study’s participants as well as some UMMC patients. UMMC and MSDH are informing nearly 1,500 participants in research studies of a breach of their […] [...]

Coalition makes recommendations for promoting broadband usage

by MBJ Staff Published: December 20,2011

Tags: broadband, computers, federal government, Internet, online, state government

JACKSON — The Mississippi Broadband Connect Coalition has issued recommendations for improving access to high-speed Internet and encouraging digital literacy. These recommendations are the culmination of almost a year of study and meetings by stakeholders from the public and private sectors. The Coalition also is partnering with the newly created Connect to Compete, a national […] [...]

Study participants alerted to stolen UMMC laptop

JACKSON — Officials are warning about 1,500 participants in health studies that a laptop containing some personal information was stolen. The computer, assigned to a University of Mississippi Medical Center faculty member, was stolen Oct. 31 from a Jackson clinic after it was left unsecured. Records of one study, with 1,400 patients, include age, sex, […] [...]

Bomgar Corporation earns certification, accreditation

JACKSON — Bomgar Corporation has been awarded a Level 2 Federal Information Processing Standards Publications (FIPS) 140-2 Validation: Security Requirements for Cryptographic Modules for its B200, B300 and B400 appliances and version 10.6.2 software. FIPS 140-2 validation is a requirement for any cryptographic product, which will be used in a U.S. government agency network. According […] [...]

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