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Arrive Technologies is a leading provider of advanced communications devices focused on solutions for synchronous data transmission over fiber optics networks. Arrive’s product portfolio enables both equipment vendors and network operators to deliver fast time-to-market solutions for Ethernet, Carrier Ethernet and Pseudowire/Circuit Emulation based services over fiber optic networks at extraordinarily low power and price points.
Buy2Give is a leading application service provider that connects consumers, retailers and non-profits. By downloading the application, through their everyday shopping habits, merchants who support Buy2Give will donate 3% of the purchase to the charity of the consumer’s choice. ·Merchants are benefited by having an expanded customer base as well image enhancing associations with associated non-profits.
Ciena (NASDAQ:CIEN) is the network specialist. We collaborate with customers worldwide to unlock the strategic potential of their networks and fundamentally change the way they compete. With focused innovation, Ciena brings together the reliability and capacity of optical networking with the flexibility and economics of Ethernet, unified by a software suite that delivers the industry’s leading network automation. We routinely post recent news, financial results and other important announcements and information about Ciena on our website.
Cybersettle is the world leader in accelerated dispute resolution. Cybersettle pioneered and holds patent rights to the automated, online, double-blind bid, dispute resolution system, which allows clients to resolve a wide range of claims quickly and confidentially.
DFMSim provides advanced enabling software solutions to the semi-conductor industry enabling the design and production of more complex chips at substantially lesser costs. The company offers the industry’s first software platform that simulates manufacturing with real data. This means that designs can be verified in a low-cost, highly efficient simulated manufacturing environment. Expensive errors can be corrected before production begins thereby enabling faster chip development cycles, accelerated yield ramps, a controlled process transfer from development to production, and sustainable yield at full production.
Hyperactive Technologies is the leader in providing “intelligent” drive through and kitchen management solutions to the quick service restaurant (QSR) industry. The company creates technological solutions that that track, measure, and evaluate the operational components that determine drive through accuracy and predict kitchen demand thereby allowing QSR operators to optimize their operations, reduce waste, and increase efficiencies.
Metavana provides automated sentiment search and analysis solutions for both the web and corporate intranets. Metavana's search solution, powered by advanced mathematical algorithms, is able to automatically discover sources of Web content relevant to a particular domain, crawl those sites to extract sentiment, classify opinions into relevant categories, determine opinion polarity, and render classified data searchable. The Company's patent-pending technology delivers a solution which is highly accurate and scalable at a low total cost of ownership.
Next Level Communications
Previously a division of General Instrument, Next Level Communications made the technical breakthroughs necessary to upgrade the existing terrestrial telecommunications network which Forbes Magazine called “one of the great ideas of the late 1990’s.” Working with Spencer Trask, Next Level was spun out of General Instrument and completed an IPO in 2000. Next Level was acquired by Motorola later in 2000.
Precyse Technologies, a market leader in real-time asset and supply chain visibility solutions, offers last-mile communication platforms that connect assets, machines, and IT platforms on a unified information network. The network automates data collection, enables managerial intelligence, and facilitates savings through inventory reduction, process automation and human error elimination, improved quality and supply chain agility. By bridging the last physical gap between things (i.e. inanimate objects, physical assets) and the existing global communication infrastructure, Precyse Technologies is uniquely positioned to enable the rapid growth of the ‘Internet of Things’.
Reflex Systems is the recognized leader in virtualization management and security creating leading technology solutions for virtual infrastructure. Reflex Systems helps organizations accelerate adoption of next generation virtualized data centers by addressing potential challenges, such as monitoring the dynamic environment, maintaining secure configuration, cross-functional management, and regulatory compliance while capitalizing on the virtualization investment; thus enhancing overall data center security. Its award-winning Virtualization Management Center (VMC) manages and protects virtual servers, desktops, and networks providing a management, security and compliance solution that correlates infrastructure configuration changes, network services and security events for performance impact; enabling organizations to increase business efficiency and business continuity and align virtualization initiatives with overall business objectives.
Headquartered in Boston, Mass., UFood Restaurant Group, Inc. is a franchisor and operator of fast-casual food service restaurants. UFood Grill offers a healthy lifestyle alternative to consumers in the fast-casual restaurant space and is positioned to become a leading player in the "better-for-you" quick-serve restaurant category. The Company is led by franchise innovator George Naddaff, who founded Boston Market and led the franchising of several companies including Sylvan Learning Center and VR Business Brokers. Mr. Naddaff has assembled a veteran management team with a successful record in the franchise market. UFood is currently launching a growth plan to franchise nationwide.