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Chris Brogan on the Starting Points of Social Media

Organizations have a lot to consider once they decide they want to jump into social networks and social media. As Chris Brogan says, "…there are many opportunities to slide off the rails, or worse, to let the effort fall into disarray…" Read Chris’ well thought-out post addressing questions about guidelines, a toolbox, and how to grow a community. Worth...

N-trig Expands With Opening of North American Operations

Our client, N-trig, a leading  provider of dual mode  technology combining pen and zero-pressure touch for mobile computers into a single device, announced today its expansion into North America with the opening of its U.S. sales and technical support office in Austin, Texas. You may download the news release here. Download ntrig_n_america_expansion_final_rev3.pdf We’ve spent summer working on messaging, positioning, advance work with analysts and now bringing our client forward with this announcement and others into the future. Stay...

McGraw-Hill Publishes “Hacking Exposed: VoIP” Book Co-authored by TippingPoint and SecureLogix Experts

TippingPoint and our client, SecureLogix has announced the release of “Hacking Exposed VoIP: Voice Over IP Security Secrets and Solutions,” published by McGraw-Hill and co-authored by TippingPoint Director of Security Research David Endler and SecureLogix Chief Technology Officer Mark Collier. This new book focuses on the specific threats to enterprise voice over IP (VoIP) networks, and is the latest addition to McGraw-Hill’s internationally best-selling Hacking ExposedTM network security book series. The series aims to educate network security practitioners by detailing actual strategies, tactics, and weapons used by hackers to penetrate corporate data networks. A companion website with free security diagnostic tools can be found at www.hackingvoip.com. As enterprise VoIP adoption continues to increase, so will the scope, frequency, and severity of VoIP-related network attacks. Although VoIP security has become a hot topic of discussion among voice administrators, the media, and industry analysts; little is really understood about which types of attacks are likely to be most prevalent, how these attacks will manifest, and what network administrators should do to prioritize and defend against these threats today and...

CopperGate Communications Expands North American Operations; Announces New Promotions

Today at the TelcoTV Conference and Expo, our client, CopperGate Communications, the leading provider of standards-based technology for networking high-speed entertainment data throughout the home over existing wires, announced the expansion of its North American operations and that it has promoted two of its executives. CopperGate announced that it has expanded its Newark, CA offices to include additional field support and executive offices.  This development, following the July announcement that CopperGate opened a branch office in Taiwan, represents another phase in Coppergate’s expansion plans to better serve the rapidly growing interest in its CopperStream chipset solution. CopperGate’s co-founder, David Baum, formerly Director of Communications Technologies, has relocated to the U.S. and has been promoted to Vice President of Business Development for North America.  Nadav Katsir, formerly Director of Sales and Technical Support, has been promoted to Vice President of Sales for North America. CopperGate is exhibiting at the TelcoTV Conference and Expo in Booth 1421 and Rich Nesin, Vice President of Marketing (who is also President of HomePNA) is speaking today from 2:10 – 3:10 PM on the subject of Broadband Access...

CopperGate’s Rich Nesin to Present at the TelcoTV

Our client, CopperGate Communications today announced that Rich Nesin, vice president of marketing, will be speaking at the TelcoTV Conference and Expo in Grapevine, TX which takes place November 7 – 8.  Rich also president of HomePNA, the industry organization responsible for developing, promoting, and successfully driving ITU standardization of the HomePNA specifications. The panel session, entitled “Home Networking: Evaluating Your Options” will explore the question of how best to distribute video signals throughout the home and include proponents of the leading distribution options.  Mr. Nesin will discuss the advantages of HomePNA for complete IPTV distribution including broadcast, whole-home networked PVR and VoD in the home. CopperGate is exhibiting at the TelcoTV Conference and Expo in Booth 1421. If you are a member of the media or an industry analyst and will be at the event, we’d welcome the opportunity to set up a meeting with Mr....