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ITsavvy Expands Big Data Cloud Backup and Recovery for Enterprise Solutions with New Partnership

14 12 2017

ITsavvy President and CEO Mike Theriault ITsavvy ITsavvy just announced a partnership with Datos IO to bring backup and recovery solutions to enterprise clients with big data initiatives․ ADDISON, ILLINOIS, U.S., December 13, 2017 -- ITsavvy just announced a partnership with Datos IO to bring backup and recovery solutions to enterprise clients with big data initiatives.Datos IO is on the cutting-edge of solutions for modern, enterprise-level applications. The company offers a unique backup and recovery solution specifically designed for modern cloud applications built on non-relational databases like MongoDB and Cassandra, as well as Big Data filesystems like Hadoop and Cloudera. Large enterprises utilize these business-critical applications to run big data or predictive analytics platforms.ITsavvy President and CEO Mike Theriault said, “Datos IO is a valuable addition to ITsavvy’s state-of-the-industry cloud portfolio. We want to ensure that our clients have...

Myrtle Beach’s #1 Airline Announces New Minneapolis-St. Paul – Myrtle Beach Service

14 12 2017

MIRAMAR, Fla., Dec. 13, 2017 -- Is the winter chill already getting you down? Start planning your next family beach vacation or golf trip with friends thanks to Spirit Airlines’ (NASDAQ:SAVE) new seasonal service to the Carolina coast. Beginning April 12, 2018, Spirit Airlines will start nonstop service from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) to Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) three days per week."Demand for Myrtle Beach service keeps growing and we’re happy to bring even more ultra-low fares to the market,” said Mark Kopczak, Spirit Airlines' Vice President of Network Planning. "With service to two new cities and growth in existing markets, we expect another record-setting year at Myrtle Beach International Airport.”Spirit recently announced new seasonal service from Columbus, Ohio to Myrtle Beach will begin on March 22, 2018 with four flights per week. When peak seasonal service resumes this summer, Spirit will operate 22 daily flights to 20 destinations...

Aqua America Announces Appointment of Chris Franklin as Chairman of the Board

13 12 2017

BRYN MAWR, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aqua America Inc. (NYSE: WTR) announced today that President and CEO Christopher H. Franklin has been elected chairman of the board, effective Jan. 1, 2018. Franklin became CEO in July 2015 and has served on the board of directors since October 2015. He succeeds Nicholas DeBenedictis, former CEO, who will continue to serve on the board as chairman emeritus. “This appointment reflects the confidence the board of directors has in Chris, and the respect he has earned through his two years of leadership as president and CEO of Aqua,” said DeBenedictis. “During Chris’ tenure, he has taken clear and decisive action to further ensure the company’s future growth and success. He’s the right person to lead the company, and this combined role will allow him to broaden his leadership and continue to deliver for Aqua's customers, employees and shareholders." Franklin, a 25-year veteran of Aqua, became CEO when DeBenedictis retired from the role after...

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated Increases its Prime Rate to 4.5 Percent

13 12 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 13, 2017 -- Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ: HBAN) today announced that its prime rate is increasing from 4.25 percent to 4.5 percent, effective December 14, 2017. The rate was last changed on June 15, 2017, when Huntington increased its prime rate from 4.00 percent to 4.25 percent. About HuntingtonHuntington Bancshares Incorporated is a regional bank holding company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, with $102 billion of assets and a network of 958 branches and 1,860 ATMs across eight Midwestern states. Founded in 1866, The Huntington National Bank and its affiliates provide consumer, small business, commercial, treasury management, wealth management, brokerage, trust, and insurance services. Huntington also provides auto dealer, equipment finance, national settlement and capital market services that extend beyond its core states. Visit huntington.com for more information. View original content with multimedia:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/huntington-bancshares-incorporated-increases-its-prime-rate-to-45-percent-300571150.html SOURCE...

Cognovi Labs Artificial Intelligence Successfully Predicts Doug Jones Victory

13 12 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 13, 2017 -- Cognovi Labs, developer of the SaaS platform for emotion-based artificial intelligence, saw their Oct. 22 prediction of a Doug Jones victory realized in Tuesday's Alabama Senate election. Acting well ahead of poll data, Cognovi made the prediction almost three weeks before the sexual harassment claims surfaced against Moore.The prediction was based around Cognovi Emotion AI findings that showed Jones' superior ability to trigger an intense emotional bond with the electorate, which allowed him to generate the required turnout to win the election.This result follows a string of successful Cognovi predictions for several high-profile outcomes, including predicting the Brexit referendum hours before the polls closed; and foretelling the results of the 2016 U.S. presidential election. In addition to political events, Cognovi utilizes its AI platform to make predictions for businesses, investors, corporations, ad agencies and public figures."Our...

Mercy Health Foundation – Cincinnati sees nearly 100% Increase in Participation and Exceeds Campaign Expectations Using StratusLIVE Workplace Giving Platform

13 12 2017

Given the successes we have experienced this year, we are going to go system-wide in 2018 to reach all 34,000 employees in each of our eight regions. Becky Sittason, System Director of Donor Engagement at Mercy Health Foundation CINCINATTI and VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. December 13, 2017 Mercy Health Foundation, the fundraising affiliate of Mercy Health the largest health system in Ohio, launched the StratusLIVE Workplace Giving Platform in September 2017. While using the StratusLIVE Platform to manage its 2017 employee fundraising campaign for Cincinnati-based employees, Mercy Health Foundation - Cincinnati experienced a nearly 100% increase in employee participation, well exceeding its fundraising expectations, and bring deeper awareness of its cause to employees. Early 2017, Mercy Health Foundation was exploring software system options that could support its multi-regional health system with over 34,000 employees. In September, it officially launched StratusLIVE, piloting in their...

Westfield Insurance Launches Digital Tool Giving Small Business Owners a Competitive Edge

13 12 2017

CLEVELAND, Dec. 13, 2017 -- Putting competitive data in the hands of small business owners, Westfield Insurance has partnered with SizeUp, a business intelligence website that provides customized data and analytics to small businesses. The competitive analysis tool aims to help entrepreneurs identify and maximize their competitive advantage and become more profitable.    "We're thrilled to offer small business owners this digital resource," said Carrie Busic, Westfield Insurance National Commercial Sales Leader. "Now small business owners can instantly access competitive benchmark, advertising, demographic, industry, geographic, and cost-of-business data that huge corporations use every day."  SizeUp super-crunches millions of data points from public and private sources to provide four main tools:  Performance benchmarking: See how a specific business compares to all competitors in its industry. Competitive assessment: Map where competitors, customers,...

DENSO and Toyota Tsusho to Conduct a Test Applying a Quantum Computer to Analyze IoT Data with a Commercial Application

13 12 2017

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Hometown Urgent Care Opening at The Shoppes at Parma

13 12 2017

PARMA, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PECO Real Estate Partners is pleased to announce that Hometown Urgent Care & Occupational Health is opening on Thursday, December 14 to provide convenient access to health care services at The Shoppes at Parma. The health center is located at 7715 W. Ridgewood Drive next to Fitworks in the redeveloped open-air shopping center. Hometown Urgent Care will also host a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, December 15 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. ET, organized by the Parma Area Chamber of Commerce. One attendee will win a raffle for a free television. Services offered by Hometown Urgent Care include walk-in urgent care, wellness, occupational health, and an exclusive Workers’ Compensation injury management program, providing a one-stop healthcare resource for families and employers. The facilities include: state-of-the art equipment (including digital X-ray and EKG), treatment rooms, and an atmosphere that keeps patients comfortable and returning for their healthcare...

Customer Champion Utilities Have Top-rated Managements

13 12 2017

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