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Month: September 2014

6 Most Effective Ways to Customize Your Executive Resume – Part 2

Originally posted by J. Patrick + Associates In this two-part series, you will learn the six most effective ways to customize your executive resume and get the attention of any hiring manager. Be sure to check out Part 1 here. The last three steps are reviewed below. 4. Spelling and Grammar Error-Free Often times when you are customizing your resume for various positions, items get moved around, abbreviated or changed – and new spelling errors and grammar errors appear. When you customize your resume be sure to thoroughly review your resume for these errors before submitting it for application. Check all of your tenses, particularly in the employment sections. Your current position should be in present tense and your previous positions should be in past tense. Think of it like this: you want to show the recruiter what you are currently doing in your current role (even if the project happened in the past); and you want to show them what you did in your previous roles (which all happened in the past). Be careful about how you conjugate your adjectives as well – words like deliver, manage, create. You should use the same conjugation within a bullet/sentence structure. For example: Incorrect: “Delivered various skills including X, Y and Z.” Correct: “Delivered various skills which included X, Y, and Z.” And for your cover letter – spell the company’s name and...

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CFN Services Snags Microwave Network, Further Accelerating Market Data

By Jennifer Handshew, EVP, iMiller Public Relations  CFN Services, a leading provider of managed services for the capital markets, recently announced the availability of its accelerated UltraFast™ Market Data.  Utilizing a microwave network between New York and Chicago, this offering broadens access to real-time market data at wireless speeds, making dedicated fiber connections obsolete between New York and Chicago.  This news follows the company’s recent integration of a wireless network acquired from a leading, global high-frequency trading firm into its Alpha Platform.  CFN’s UltraFast Market Data provides full-depth market feeds in native format, delivered direct from the source.  Trading firms can now access and normalize CFN’s UltraFast Market Data at these locations as well as over two dozen global trading venues in key regions including Asia, Europe, North America and South America — leveraging the Alpha Platform’s ultra-low latency fiber and metro wireless connectivity.  CFN has plans to open more microwave bandwidth to deliver a diverse set of market data, including all major U.S. equities, credit and FX markets and news feeds. CFN offers its suite of ultra-low latency wireless market data solutions under a flexible managed services model, at price points that are a fraction of today’s market rates.  This enables trading firms to greatly reduce the costs associated with low latency, high-capacity networks to move gigabytes of market data around the globe, while having access to market...

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Back to School for Marketplaces and Simple Connectivity, Part Two

Originally posted by:  Mary Stanhope, Vice President of Product and Marketing at Global Capacity Last week, we offered a little refresher course—in honor of the beginning of the school year—on the marketplace model.  Simply put, a marketplace disrupts “business as usual” offloading transactional processes done by people to simplify the connection of buyers and sellers and delivering services.  This week’s part two segment covers the ABCs of Global Capacity’s One Marketplace and how this award winning marketplace of networks addresses the inherent challenge of simplifying the buying of network connectivity services. Connectivity buyers and sellers alike are trying to transact in a fragmented, opaque, complex and inefficient marketplace. Why do buyers and sellers have a hard time finding each other in the telecom world? The network market is highly fragmented with multiple network suppliers and technologies No one carrier has a ubiquitous footprint, and customer requirements force carriers to extend beyond their own network Network supply and pricing is opaque and requires much research, contacts and time to gain insight Network delivery is complex with multiple engineering and business friction points Global Capacity’s unique marketplace model was designed to address the fractured nature of the telecommunication access network market. Customers take advantage of One Marketplace to simplify and streamline the entire service delivery process and ensure faster, simpler and more reliable rollout of connectivity services.  One Marketplace offers benefits, including: Efficiently connecting...

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CITADEL100 Announced the Launch of Its Online Data Centre Customer App, C100

DUBLIN IRELAND, SEPTEMBER 8TH 2014 – CITADEL100, a leading Datacentre owner and operator, specialising in designing, developing and operating 100% availability Datacenters, announced today the launch of its online data centre customer app, C100.  CITADEL100, a member of the Keppel Group, is Ireland’s leading datacentre owner and operator. CITADEL100 own and operate 65,000 square feet of raised-floor mission critical datacentre space in the National Digital Campus at Citywest in Dublin. Citadel announced today the launch of its online customer app C100 which is designed to further enhance customers’ experience through easier communication and real-time access to data on their respective colo environment. The launch of the C100 customer app will provide customers with the information associated with their Colos environmental and electrical systems, including the ability to launch and view the status of data centre support tickets and access customer reports on environmental, operational and security metrics. The app is available for customers by contacting the Citadel100 Operations Team. Karl Hennessy, CEO of CITADEL100 said, “We are excited about the functionality and features this customer app brings as an added benefit to our valued data centre customers.” In addition to making it easier for customers to engage with CITADEL100’s operations team, the app displays real-time metrics for each customer’s data centre environment within CITADEL100’s Dublin data centre, including temperature, humidity and Utility, UPS and Generator Power statistics. The “PEMAC”...

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3CX Exhibits Windows-Based Phone System and 3CX WebMeeting WebRTC at ITEXPO West 2014

Originally posted by 888VoIP 3CX exhibited the latest iteration of the award winning software based PBX, 3CX Phone System for Windows, at the recent Business Technology Event ITEXPO West 2014. The latest Service Pack for 3CX Phone System Version 12 introduced 3CX WebMeeting, a web conferencing solution fully integrated with 3CX Phone System. 3CX WebMeeting, a multiple participant video conferencing solution, utilizes WebRTC such that conference participants can seamlessly join meetings without the need to download any additional software or plug-ins. With the release of 3CX WebMeeting, 3CX is in a unique position as the only unified communications vendor to offer a fully integrated IP PBX and clientless video conferencing solution. Fully integrated with 3CX Phone System, 3CX WebMeeting is a fully cloud based solution. This means the bandwidth requirements for using 3CX WebMeeting are drastically lower than if the video conference was hosted on premise. The other advantages of 3CX WebMeeting being a cloud based solutions are 3CX Channel Partners do not have to worry about buying or renting server hardware, spending time after-hours on server maintenance, or managing power outages at the customer premise. 3CXPhone Client makes setting up 3CX WebMeetings a breeze. 3CXPhone users simply need to switch to the web conferencing tab, schedule a meeting, add participants, then click “Start Meeting.” Other Web Conferencing solutions are more expensive and more confusing to use, causing unnecessary stress...

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888VoIP: Platinum Sponsor of ITEXPO West 2014

Originally posted by 888VoIP 888VoIP – the industry leading VoIP hardware distributor – prominently stood out among exhibitors and sponsors at the recent Business Technology Event ITEXPO West 2014 in Las Vegas. An impressive island display at the forefront of the exhibit hall showcased 888VoIP’s Solutions Pavilion, while trainings and workshops facilitated by 888VoIP in Amazon Meeting Room O brought attendees up to speed on the latest developments and best-of-breed solutions from 888VoIP’s manufacturer partners. 888VoIP provides complete solutions to Internet Telephony Service Providers and IP Telephony Value-Add Resellers, removing hardware headaches from the business workflow. The knowledgeable staff and sales experts at 888VoIP make it easy for analog phone system vendors to make the switch to VoIP; and 888VoIP provides IT & Data Networking Professionals expanding into premise and hosted VoIP with a single point of contact for a seamless upgrade path. To view the article in its entirety, please...

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Custom SMB Panel Mount Jack Designed to Accommodate Test Equipment

A defense contractor application required a custom SMB jack coaxial connector to be attached to a piece of test equipment. The requirement included mechanical and electrical parameters as well as a pressure seal of the connector to the panel. Aviel Electronics designed a panel mounted SMB jack with a threaded passivated stainless steel type 303 body and hex nuts. A silicone rubber O-ring design on the body seals the finished assembly for pressurization. Black polyether ether ketone (PEEK) thermoplastic polymer was utilized as the internal insulator with DuPont Teflon as the insulator for the SMB connector. The center contact is plated with mil-standard gold. All aspects of the design, manufacture and testing were performed in the United States to comply with the customers’ sourcing requirements. Contact the factory with your specific requirements at (877) 805-7381 or (702) 739-8155, fax (702) 739-8161, email aviel@rfindustries.com, or visit www.avielelectronics.com. Aviel Electronics is a division of RF Industries (NASDAQ: RFIL), a leading supplier of connecting solutions provided through its operating divisions:  RF Connectors, RF Cable Assembly, Aviel Electronics, OddCables, and Cables Unlimited. Contact:  Hanh Luong, Director, Aviel Electronics 3060 E. Post Road, Suite 100, Las Vegas, NV 89120 (800) 233-1728, (858) 549-6340, Fax:  (858) 549-6345 Email:  aviel@rfindustries.com....

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AMS-IX to Sponsor Capacity North America 2014

By Mark Cooper, CCO AMS-IX As the world of interconnection continues to develop, the Netherlands headquartered Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX) is bringing its proven successful European business model of interconnectivity to the United States. Following the recent launch of AMS-IX New York in four data centers in the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area, AMS-IX USA Inc. is working on establishing more neutral, distributed Internet Exchanges across the country. AMS-IX is an Associate Sponsor of Capacity North America 2014 in San Francisco, September 11th and 12th. During Capacity N.A., AMS-IX will demonstrate to conference attendees the European model of neutral and distributed Internet Exchanges, which creates a digital infrastructure that, provides uncomplicated, transparent and affordable interconnectivity to a wide array of businesses. Leveraging their Open-IX certification, AMS-IX operates at the cutting edge of technology as the company continues its mission to provide superior Internet Exchange solutions around the globe. Capacity North America 2014 takes place September 11 and 12th   in San Francisco, CA – the technological epicenter of the continent, for the first time ever. With more than 420 leaders in wholesale telecommunications, the 13th annual Capacity N.A. will bring attendees deep into discussions and debates regarding current market trends and challenges faced by the telecom community necessary for its continued evolution and development. Leveraging abundant networking opportunities with content providers, tech companies and application based enterprises; Capacity N.A. paves...

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