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Bsquare inks $4.8 million IoT software and services deal

Bsquare has entered into an agreement with a global supplier of smart grid and smart city solutions to utilize its DataV Internet of Things (IoT) software. The one-year subscription agreement, includes an option to extend for an additional four...

AARP, University of Illinois opening technology lab for research

AARP and the University of Illinois are opening The Tech Nest, a new technology lab at the University of Illinois Research Park. The new lab, a 2,700 square-foot facility, enables AARP to collaborate with students and faculty on technology-based research...

HCSS partners with John Deere to streamline data reporting

Construction industry software solutions provider, HCSS, inked a partnership with John Deere to streamline equipment maintenance and parts and service requests by leveraging AEMP 2.0 data, which John Deere refers to as their JDLink Machine Data API. By integrating data from...

Itron using SAP HANA for its Active Grid solutions

Itron, a technology and services company that offers products and services on energy and water resource management, has selected the SAP HANA platform for its Active Grid solutions. The company will be running its meter data management solution on SAP's...

StartApp to develop digital experiences for Mattel

Mobile technologies company StartApp has inked a strategic collaboration with Mattel, in which StartApp will develop digital experiences for many of Mattel's brands, including Barbie and Hot Wheels. Under the multi-year agreement, StartApp will become Mattel's premier licensee to create digital stickers,...

Denver Public Schools selects Zayo for dark fiber network

Denver Public Schools (DPS), Colorado’s largest school district, has selected Zayo for a dark fiber network. The network will connect 153 schools and sites, including two DPS data centers. The 618-mile solution consists of 562 miles of network in...

Carrizo Oil & Gas migrates IT infrastructure to Data Foundry

Houston-based Energy company Carrizo Oil & Gas, has migrated their IT infrastructure to the Houston 2 data center of Data Foundry. Data Foundry is a privately held company headquartered in Austin, Texas that provides data center colocation, disaster recovery and managed services for enterprise...

Yardi, BluePay ink payment processing partnership

Santa Barbara, California-based property managed software company Yardi and integrated payment processing solutions provider BluePay has inked a partnership, under which BluePay will work with Yardi to process payments. “As renters and property managers increasingly favor electronic payments over paper cheques, BluePay...

Blackboard, IBM sign agreement on cognitive education solutions, managed infrastructure

Education technology company Blackboard and IBM have signed a collaborative agreement for IBM to manage Blackboard’s datacenters and cloud infrastructure. The two companies will also work together to develop educational solutions, based on IBM Watson’s cognitive computing technology and Blackboard’s broad capabilities...

Facility services company ISS deploying IBM Watson to analyze millions of sensors

Facility services company ISS has signed an agreement with IBM to use Watson's IoT platform, consulting, and facilities management technologies, in the management of over 25,000 buildings around the world. Working with IBM, ISS will integrate and analyze data from...

The New York Yankees, StubHub ink resale marketplace agreement

The New York Yankees have inked a multi-year sponsorship agreement with StubHub, designating the company as the official fan-to-fan ticket resale marketplace. The financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Under the terms of the agreement, StubHub will be integrated into the...

EuropaCorp using IBM Aspera for collaboration and distribution of films

French film producer EuropaCorp is using IBM Aspera high-speed file transfer software for collaboration and file exchange between offices and partners, during the production, editing and distribution of motion pictures. The company is using Aspera Faspex to collaborate and exchange large files...

Supercomputer company Cray announces new customer contracts

Supercomputer company Cray announced new contract awards for its XC40 supercomputer, two CS400 clusters, a Urika-GX agile analytics platform, and its DataWarp applications I/O accelerator. Here are the recent Cray deals: The Academic Center for Computing and Media Studies (ACCMS) at Kyoto University in Kyoto, Japan...

Fundo El Risquillo installing robotic milking systems

Fundo El Risquillo, a farm in Chile with 6,500 dairy cows, has signed an agreement to install 64 DeLaval VMS milking robots. The farm, owned by Agrícola Ancali and part of the Bethia Group, already has 16 DeLaval VMS installed. When...

Esri, NGCC deal lets customers access authoritative cartographic data on China

Mapping platform company Esri, and the National Geomatics Center of China (NGCC) held a signing ceremony in Beijing, China, have signed an agreement that will allow more users who reside outside of China to access the country’s authoritative cartographic...