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IO Announces New Customer Wins

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IO, a worldwide leader in software-defined data center technology, services and solutions, today announced new customer wins. By selecting IO, these organizations gain access to high-performance data center capacity without incurring the cost of building and maintaining their own data center. The new customers include: * Bryan Vincent Associates, Inc. (BVA) – Since 1993, BVA… Read More →

Get Started Tucson announces finalists

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Cox Business and Inc. magazine have announced the finalists of Get Started Tucson (#GetStartedTucson) taking place on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at the Tucson Scottish Rite, 160 South Scott Avenue, Tucson, Arizona. The prize package has also doubled including $5,000 cash, one free year of Cox Business service*, a robust marketing package from Cox Media,… Read More →

DM Analytics introduces Tag & Sign software system

Screen shot shows desktop review screen for DM Analytics’ Tag and Sign software system for retailers. The highly flexible system supports all shelf tag types, sign types, and fonts.

DM Analytics, a leading provider of retail-focused software solutions, has added a Tag and Sign system to a comprehensive application suite that also incorporates Ordering, Receiving, Shelf Price Audit and Inventory modules. The system is ideal for supermarkets, drug stores, dollar stores, hardware, consumer electronics/appliances, furniture/home furnishings, liquor, auto parts, hobby/crafts, pool supply, and other… Read More →

Social Media Day slated for June 28 at downtown Phoenix hotel

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Social Media Day is coming to Phoenix (#SMDAYPHX) for the fourth annual celebration on June 28, 2014, but this time with a renewed vision under new leadership. Social Media Day was created by social media giant Mashable in 2010 to celebrate the digital revolution, and has grown tremendously since its inception. Today, Social Media Day… Read More →

Amazon enhances same-day delivery in Phoenix

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Starting today, Amazon.com introduces a new “Get It Today” search feature in Phoenix with more than a million eligible items now available for Same-Day Delivery. Customers can order as late as noon and get popular movies, video games and hot electronics, last-minute travel needs and family necessities delivered the same day. Amazon is also introducing… Read More →

Facebook’s $19B for WhatsApp was only the 4th biggest tech buyout in 2014

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In 2005, Rupert Murdoch, a veteran business mogul with a solid reputation in creating empires out of companies was so sure of social media’s future that he bought MySpace for a whopping $580 million.  He couldn’t be any more right… and wrong. Social media was (and is) the future, but the future belongs to Facebook,… Read More →

GoDaddy Continues Global Expansion

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GoDaddy, the world’s largest technology provider dedicated to small businesses, today announced its continued expansion into international markets. After beginning this international expansion fewer than two years ago and a recent successful release across Latin America, GoDaddy is now extending its offering more broadly across Europe. With today’s announcement, GoDaddy is offering localized products and… Read More →

Marcus Networking, Left Brain Techs merge

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Marcus Networking Inc. (MNI) announced a merger with Left Brain Techs in Woodland Hills, Calif. Marcus Networking will begin servicing Left Brain Tech clients in Southern California immediately. MNI will provide on-going monthly telecomm and technology services to Left Brain Tech clients. They will provide a pro-active approach to managed services. Left Brain Tech worked… Read More →

Avnet Tech Games Winners Announced

Arizona State University student team members Haylee Hilgers, right, and Jason Hyacinthe won the EMC Green Data Center Challenge at the Avnet Tech Games.

Avnet, Inc., a leading global technology distributor, announced the 2014 winners of the Avnet Tech Games. Close to 200 students from Arizona community colleges and universities competed head-to-head for top honors in the Avnet Tech Games Arizona onsite competition on Saturday, April 12, 2014, at The University of Advancing Technology in Tempe. In addition, college… Read More →

Brewer OKs tax cut law for manufacturers

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Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer on Friday signed into law a bill that eliminates sales taxes on electricity and natural gas purchased by manufacturers and mining smelters, a move she said was needed to make the state more attractive to large businesses. Brewer signed Senate Bill 1413 at a Capitol ceremony attended by a couple of… Read More →

Davis-Monthan packs economic impact of $973 million

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Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson reports that its operations had an estimated total economic impact of $973 million in the 2013 fiscal year. That’s down from about $1.14 billion in the 2012 fiscal year. Including the effect of local military retirees, Davis-Monthan officials say the base pumped $1.47 billion into the Tucson-area economy in… Read More →

W. P. Carey Honors Executive of the Year

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Jim Davidson has played a key role in some of the biggest deals in the technology industry, including investments in Dell, Skype, Go Daddy, Alibaba, Avago, Seagate and Sabre Holdings, which operates Travelocity. For his impressive work in the investment arena, the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University will honor Davidson… Read More →

Industry leaders view aerospace prospects

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Through a joint effort led by Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Authority, Able Aerospace Services and SRP, industry leaders at next week’s MRO Americas convention in Phoenix will gain a birds-eye view of expansion and relocation opportunities in the Valley. The opportunity comes courtesy of a VIP aerial helicopter tour, as well as a reception and tour… Read More →

Aerospace forum coming to Greenberg Traurig

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Members of Arizona’s business community are invited to the April meeting of the Arizona Aerospace & Defense Forum for an in-depth review of the benefits, risks, and challenges involving negotiating and performing an international agreements including compliance with myriad governmental laws and regulations throughout the world. Greenberg Traurig, along with law firm Snell & Wilmer,… Read More →