Month: November 2011

Steel Saving Software Products from RGS

Steel Saving Software Products from RGS

RGS Construction Technologies Pvt. Ltd. develops and market software products for the Global construction industry. RGS was primarily offering Design and Detailed engineering consultancy services globally for reinforcement steel, concrete and structural steel. Consultancy was also offered for Shop fabrication and management of steel in the construction sites. RGS is now offering software products for “Saving  Steel ” in the Infrastructure, Industrial and  Real Estate Construction projects. RGS’s global head quarters is in Chennai and has an office in U.K.

RGS REBAR, the detailing software is being used by Tamilnadu Polytechnics’s as a part of their Syllabus. RGS REBAR/QUICK BBS/REBAR SITE are already selling in the Indian market and companies like L&T, NPCIL, LEIGHTON WELSPUN, P&L ENGINEERING, VRC Constructions , LODHA, VALECHA, DIVYASRI, ECCIL,COROMONDAL ENGINEERING, VASCON, AJMIRA, BABTECH, POTENTIAL ENGINEERING, DESIGN TREE etc. use them on their projects. GKS Readymade Steel, Chennai uses RGS REBAR SHOP in their Hi-tech Rebar Fabrication factory to produce Ready made Cut & Bend Steel.

RGS is also launching an Indigenous 3D modeling CAD system for “Building Information Modeling “(BIM), in the early 2012. RGS is targeting to sell its steel saving, Detailed engineering software products to more than 300,000 Contractors/Builders/Engineering consultants across India. RGS is launching an ADP (Authorized Dealer Partner) program PAN India and is looking out for appointing dynamic partners who are interested to participate in a large size software market with an estimated potential of 75 Billion Rupees.

Alex Pinchev to Join Acronis as President and CEO

Alex Pinchev to Join Acronis as President and CEO

Acronis has hired Alex Pinchev as President and Chief Executive Officer.  Pinchev will join Acronis on January 17, 2012 and replaces Jason Donahue who has served as Chief Executive Officer since 2008. Pinchev has served as a Member of the Acronis Board of Directors since November 2010, and will continue to serve on the Board of Directors as the Chief Executive Officer appointee.

Pinchev said, “Acronis has a winning combination of talented employees and market leading technology, with a broad channel ecosystem and a great global customer base. With a successful business in data protection and disaster recovery solutions for physical, virtual and cloud environments, Acronis now has the opportunity to further develop its routes-to-market and expand its technology presence. I am excited to join the talented team at Acronis and to meet the growing demands of our customers worldwide.”

Ilya Zubarev, Chairman of the Board, Acronis said, “We are proud to have an industry leader of Alex’s caliber join us at this time in the Company’s development. Since Alex joined our Board in 2010, we have benefited from his extensive experience, sharp business acumen and vision for the future development of the virtual and cloud markets. We believe that Alex’s strong leadership will accelerate Acronis’journey to be a global leader in backup & recovery solutions not only for physical servers, but for virtual environments, and into the cloud.”

Samsung flags off ‘Wheels of Hope’ Programme

Samsung flags off 'Wheels of Hope' Programme

Samsung India has flagged off its new social campaign – Samsung ‘Wheels of Hope’ Project – the Company’s endeavor to spread knowledge on new age technology products and the world of the internet to students from the lesser privileged sections of society. Flagged off by J. S. Shin, President & CEO Samsung South West Asia in the presence of young students, the Samsung Wheels of Hope bus started it journey to reach out to students studying in around 35 MCD and government-aided schools in Delhi/ NCR region between now and December 2011.


The Samsung Wheels of Hope bus, which is a converted computer lab with Samsung Notebooks /netbooks and tablets, gives these children their first exposure to the world of computers and the power of the internet .The children are also given a hands-on experience with the Samsung laptops and tablets in the bus .The Company will be scheduling morning and evening sessions for the students at their school premises and the Company hopes to reach out to around 7500 students in the first phase of the program .


J S Shin said, “Education is one of the key focus areas of Samsung’s Corporate Social Responsibility program. Our new project, ‘Samsung Wheels of Hope’ aims to open the doors to technology for a number of young students who do not have access to computers and internet in their schools and at their homes .The program will provide students with their first exposure to laptops and tablets and an opportunity to experience the power of the internet – news, educational content etc using these gadgets. In 2012, Samsung aims to spread this initiative to many more cities and students all over the Country.”

Ingram Micro’s Gerhard Schulz to deliver ISE Keynote Address

Gerhard Schulz, Sr. VP Central Europe, Ingram Micro, has announced that he will unveil his vision for how the electronic systems integration community can respond to the challenges posed by the transition from analogue to digital on Monday 30 January 2012.


Mike Blackman, MD, Integrated Systems Events said, “The convergence between AV and IT is not an event on our horizon, but a contemporary reality that will be in evidence on almost every exhibitor stand at ISE 2012. At Ingram Micro we are on a journey, evolving our business as we meet new manufacturers, add new technologies to our offering, and embrace new reseller and integrator channels. But this journey has only just begun, and we now see the emergence of a series of ‘mega-trends’ that present fantastic new opportunities for our partners.”

The Keynote Address will begin at 6:00pm on 30 January, allowing delegates from ISE’s three pre-show Conferences to attend when their respective programmes have finished. The Address will be followed by an Opening Reception where attendees will have the chance to network with their peers over complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres.

TELUS selects Juniper Networks

Juniper Networks and TELUS have announced that TELUS has selected Juniper Networks Junos Pulse Mobile Security Suite.

The rate at which employees are bringing their own personal devices to the workplace and demanding access to corporate networks is accelerating. Through these offerings from Juniper, TELUS is said to provide enterprises and small businesses robust security services to manage and address the ‘Bring Your Own Device’ initiative, helping them attain a high level of employee flexibility and productivity while maintaining their data and network security.

Yogen Appalraju, VP, TELUS Security Solutions said, “With threats to mobile devices and enterprises at an all-time high – and hackers turning their attention from the desktop or laptop to the smartphone and tablet – our customers are looking for an easy to deploy, mobile security offering, and Juniper’s mobile security suite fits that bill perfectly. In addition to mobile security, loss and theft protection, and back-up features, our customers are demanding technology services that support, manage and secure a wide range of mobile devices to access their corporate networks.”

The Washington Post Social Reader App Surpasses 3.5 Million Users

The Washington Post Social Reader has surpassed 3.5 million subscribers. Since launching two months ago, WP Social Reader continues to grow, especially among international audiences and younger readers, with 83% of readers under 35 years old.

Vijay Ravindran, Sr. VP & Chief Digital Officer, Washington Post Company said, “We knew there would be widespread interest with the app because regardless of who you are or where you live, if you and your friends are on WP Social Reader, you will find something that interests you. As we continue to innovate and add new content, we look forward to growing our user base, our content partners, and seeing where things go with this friend-centric news experience.”

Juniper Networks provides “wired-less” Campus Network to Ixia

Juniper Networks provides

Juniper Networks has provided a complete “wired-less” campus network to Ixia. Juniper Networks’ campus solution integrates fixed and mobile network access into a seamless and highly-manageable fabric, enabling the continued development of Ixia’s Kolkata R&D center.

Ravi Chauhan, MD, India & SAARC, Juniper Networks said, “Given the business it is in, Ixia is extremely well positioned to assess the quality of campus network solutions. We are, of course, very pleased that Juniper was the solution of choice for this project. It is very much in line with our ‘Simply Connected’ vision for the campus: one general purpose network for all applications, combining a simplified wired network and high-density wireless to provide secure, device-agnostic connections.”