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BitTitan Selected by Appelsiini to Deliver Seamless and Easy Email Migration to Microsoft Office 365

IT consulting group chooses BitTitan’s MigrationWiz to simultaneously automate the migration of more than 8,000 mailboxes for three clients in record time without business interruptions

KIRKLAND, Wash. – June 30, 2014BitTitan, the IT change automation expert for cloud-based migration and onboarding, today announced Appelsiini, an IT consulting group and hosted services provider, has selected its automated migration solution, MigrationWiz, to deliver seamless email, calendar and contact migration to Microsoft® Office 365. With BitTitan, Appelsiini easily migrated more than 8,000 mailboxes for three clients, totaling 2TB of data, in just three weeks with zero downtime. The provider estimated the savings with MigrationWiz were close to $100,000.

 Email migration to Office 365 can be a complex, risky, time-consuming and expensive process if trying to migrate manually or using sub-par technology options. With BitTitan’s MigrationWiz, Appelsiini easily managed the entire migration process from the infancy planning stages to execution of the migration to verifying project results. By incorporating MigrationWiz into its consulting services, Appelsiini provides its customers with fast, high-fidelity migrations.

“BitTitan enabled and supported us in delivering an excellent IT service to our customers, making the move from various platforms to Office 365 quick, easy and secure,” said Ville Kankare, system consultant at Appelsiini. “By adding MigrationWiz to our arsenal, we not only removed the complexity of email migration, but also significantly lowered our total cost of migration, enabling us to pass along those savings to our customers. Additionally, where other migration methods would have left our customers offline for months, with MigrationWiz we were able to perform the migration with zero downtime or lost productivity.”

MigrationWiz is a fully automated cloud-based solution that can be accessed at anytime from anywhere to perform a seamless mailbox or data migration on demand. This solution supports all platforms and requires no additional hardware or software installation. It enables users to simply sign-up, configure and initiate a secure migration with zero downtime in a matter of minutes with no prior experience required.

“The success of Appelsiini’s migration projects and satisfaction of their customers demonstrates why MigrationWiz is the ideal answer to migration challenges,” said Geeman Yip, CEO at BitTitan. “By eliminating the cost, risk, time and complexity associated with the migration process, we remove the barriers that keep companies from making these kind of IT changes, enabling them to stay current with today’s trends.”

For more information about MigrationWiz, or to start a free migration project, visit

 About BitTitan:

BitTitan is the IT change automation expert that delivers end-to-end solutions for migration and onboarding challenges. Unlike competitive solutions, BitTitan removes barriers to change, including complexity, risk, cost and time constraints. With IT change automation, users can be current, have a choice, maintain control and eliminate chaos. Its globally recognized products, MigrationWiz™, UserActivation™ and SmtpLogic™, deliver tailored solutions for today’s challenges, such as Office 365 onboarding and email migration. The credible, safe and trusted choice for both direct and partner channels, BitTitan has migrated more than 1 million mailboxes to the cloud in more than 90 countries. For more information, visit

About Appelsiini:

Founded in 1999, Appelsiini delivers a wide range of IT consulting, application development, and outsourcing and support services. Appelsiini aims to provide ongoing IT services and to act as a long-term and reliable partner for customers. With four offices and 310 service professionals, Appelsiini focuses on high customer satisfaction, deep technology expertise and dependable customer-oriented operations. Appelsiini is part of the Elisa Corporation and was recently named Microsoft Country Partner of the Year in Finland, in large part thanks to their continued excellence and success with Office 365 projects.


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Mosaik Solutions and InfoVista Partner to Enable Mobile Operators to Better Monetize Network Coverage

Partnership bridges the gap between engineering and marketing activities through innovative use of automated network coverage maps and geospatial analytics

Memphis, Tenn. – June 24, 2014 – Mosaik Solutions, the global source for geospatial network intelligence, today announced a partnership with InfoVista, the global leader of IP and RF planning, service assurance and network optimization software solutions. This partnership will provide new ways for mobile operators to reduce subscriber churn and monetize their networks.

Poor mobile network performance and coverage are the primary reasons for subscriber churn. To optimize customer satisfaction, reduce churn and increase revenue, it is critical for mobile operators to ensure best-in-class quality of experience (QoE) throughout their mobile networks. The partnership between Mosaik Solutions and Infovista enables them to meet this goal by streamlining the use of mobile network engineering data, such as coverage maps, in their sales and marketing activities, all combined in one solution.

This is possible by combining the mobile network intelligence and strategic decision-making capabilities of Mosaik’s cloud-based interactive mapping platform, MapELEMENTS® with the RF network modeling capabilities of InfoVista’s real-time coverage map production solution, Mentum Fusion. Additionally, the partnership will enable mobile operators to be more proactive in their quest to limit churn by helping executives, marketers, engineers and GIS analysts tackle marketing programs, customer care programs, competitive network planning and other strategic growth initiatives.

“By combining Mosaik’s and InfoVista’s strengths, we’re bringing new opportunities to mobile operators that empower them to make more strategic business decisions,” said Chip Strange, vice president of products and technology, Mosaik Solutions. “This partnership not only provides the right solutions and resources to help mobile operators improve efficiency, but also achieve growth in the market.”

“Enabling mobile operators’ sales and marketing organizations to leverage mobile network planning and network optimization data creates a valuable opportunity for mobile operators to further reduce churn, increase revenues and attract new subscribers,” said Bernard Breton, SVP, Americas & APAC sales and chief marketing officer, InfoVista. “Our partnership with Mosaik Solutions is a perfect example of how our solutions can interoperate with business-critical sales and marketing applications of mobile operators, helping them further monetize their networks.”

About Mosaik Solutions

Mosaik Solutions builds world-class desktop and mobile applications backed by comprehensive telecom network intelligence. As an agile team of researchers, creatives and mapping experts, Mosaik Solutions empowers better strategic and tactical decisions with accurate datasets, flexible software and responsive professional services. Mosaik Solutions also helps clients attract and retain more customers with tailored marketing solutions.

About InfoVista

InfoVista is the leading provider of IP and RF planning, assurance and network optimization software solutions and services that enable efficient network and IT transformations.

Our award-winning solutions empower communications service providers and IT-intensive enterprises to deliver high-performing and differentiated services, while cost-effectively planning, operating, optimizing and monetizing their networks. InfoVista’s combined expertise and technology innovations in radio and IP networks provide more than 550 customers worldwide with a new level of network intelligence, visibility and control across the entire network life cycle. Using InfoVista solutions, they deliver optimal quality of service, ensure a high-quality user experience, invest appropriately and consolidate their OSS/BSS ecosystems, while keeping total cost of ownership as low as possible. For more information, please visit

TVB Europe: Hiberia picks Net Insight for Swedish hockey

Net Insight Selected by Hibernia Networks for Swedish Hockey League Build-out

Hibernia expands its media network by connecting 14 hockey arenas

STOCKHOLM, Sweden – Net Insight, a leading provider of efficient and scalable transport solutions for media, IP and broadcast networks, today announces Hibernia Networks will expand its media contribution network using Net Insight’s Nimbra platform to transport live video from all major Swedish Hockey League (SHL) arenas in Sweden beginning September 2014.

Hibernia Networks is a diverse high-bandwidth connectivity provider that owns and operates a global Nimbra-based network connecting North America, Europe and Asia, offering more than 190 network Points of Presence (PoPs) in 89 markets and 25 countries.

SHL will use Net Insight’s video transport solution featuring visually lossless JPEG2000 compression for live video delivery from every SHL venue. The SHL arenas are connected over a Nimbra MSR network, providing very low latency and zero data loss.

In addition, Net Insight will simplify installation and expedite the start-up phase, resulting in time and cost savings for Hibernia.

“Our continued relationship with Net Insight enables us to deliver our cutting-edge network and services to our wide ranging customer base,” says Wes Hanemayer, VP of Video Services at Hibernia Networks. “Net Insight’s ability to provide solutions that simplify network complexities and offer dedicated and occasional broadcasts globally is key to our worldwide success.”

“Net Insight will continue to support Hibernia Networks in their expansion plans across Sweden and worldwide,” says Fredrik Tumegård, CEO of Net Insight. “With Net Insight’s MSR solution, Hibernia can rely on the quality and reliable broadcasts all hockey fans depend on as their favorite team races to win the Swedish Championships.”

For further information, please contact:

Fredrik Tumegård, CEO of Net Insight, +46 8 685 04 00,

About Net Insight

Net Insight delivers the world’s most efficient and scalable transport solution for Broadcast and IP Media, Digital Terrestrial TV and IPTV/CATV networks.

Net Insight products truly deliver 100 percent Quality of Service with three times improvement in utilization of bandwidth for a converged transport infrastructure. Net Insight’s Nimbra™ platform is the industry solution for video, voice and data, reducing operational costs by 50 percent and enhancing competitiveness in delivery of existing and new media services.

More than 200 world class customers run mission critical video services over Net Insight products in over 60 countries. Net Insight is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX, Stockholm. 

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About Hibernia Networks

Hibernia Networks owns and operates a global network connecting North America, Europe and Asia. Hibernia offers over 190 network Points of Presence (PoPs) in 89 markets and 25 countries. Hibernia Networks serves its global customer base, including wholesale, finance, media and high-bandwidth companies, with unparalleled support, flexibility and service. Hibernia provides secure and diverse dedicated Ethernet, DTM, Wavelengths and carrier-grade IP Transit services. As a true, end-to-end service provider, Hibernia also offers cloud connectivity, low latency connectivity and HiberniaCDN for seamless anytime, anywhere content delivery. Hibernia’s media services are dedicated to flawless delivery of video signals over fiber, supporting dedicated and occasional broadcasts globally.

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Cortado Brings Enterprise Mobility to a New Level, Focusing on Impressive Productivity Gains

The new Cortado Corporate Server 7.2 improves mobile teamwork and collaboration with native iOS printing, enhanced file sharing and intelligent file storage for teams

(BERLIN/DENVER, June 11, 2014) Cortado releases a new version of its enterprise mobility solution Cortado Corporate Server. The Windows-based software is securely installed on premise in the corporate network. The clear focus of version 7.2 is on the user, their experience, vastly improved collaboration and productivity. To achieve this, proven features like file sharing and mobile printing have been significantly enhanced and new features introduced like Smart Filing, which ensures intelligent file storage for teams.

While enterprise mobility for many companies originally focused on the basic management of devices by IT, increasingly, users and mobile collaboration have shifted into focus. For example, Gartner’s Monica Basso writes in her research note titled Mobile Collaboration will Drive Innovation in Your Workplace from August 2013, “Enterprise collaboration planners should take a user-centric approach upfront, eliciting specific requirements in terms of mobility, business tasks and collaboration. The focus must be on simplicity and usability.”

The new version 7.2 of Cortado Corporate Server firmly places the focus on flawless, user-oriented productivity and mobile collaboration features.

Among the highlights are full iOS printing support, for example using Microsoft’s new Office for iPad suite that now also supports AirPrint. Even for those apps that don’t support native iOS printing, users can still print with the Open In feature. Thanks to Cortado Corporate Server’s Active Directory integration, iPad or iPhone users have exactly the same list of printers available, which they have on their desktop.

Patent-pending Smart Filing technology enables intelligent filing in order to avoid version conflicts, multiple copies of files and saving to incorrect locations. Instead, files are automatically saved right back to the corporate network, in the right place, without any version conflicts and without any danger of loss of older versions.

To simplify file sharing as much as possible among teams with both internal and external employees and to also ensure the highest levels of security, Cortado Corporate Server offers Smart Sharing, which offers situation-based file sharing. If users address a recipient outside the company, a copy of the file is automatically created in the cloud. The corporate network with the original file remains inaccessible, and secure, from the outside.

A further important factor for teamwork: Microsoft SharePoint can now be fully integrated as a network drive, allowing users to access it just like any other file system. This significantly simplifies teamwork among employees using different mobile platforms.

For IT departments, Cortado Corporate Server 7.2 also includes a range of further improvements. For example, the Fast Enrollment feature allows mobile devices to be fully integrated into the corporate IT environment by simply scanning a QR code. Knowledge of the user’s personal password is not even necessary to configure all certificates, the mobile device management (MDM) profile and the Cortado Client on the mobile device.

“From our experience, productive integration of mobile devices succeeds best when user demands for simplicity and practicality are taken into consideration from the outset – especially for mixed mobile/non-mobile and internal/external teams,” said Kristin Montag, product manager, Cortado Corporate Server. “In this respect, Cortado Corporate Server is by far the most mature solution on the market.”

Further information about Cortado Corporate Server 7.2 is available at:

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About Cortado
Cortado – formerly ThinPrint – has delivered solutions for the modern working world since 1999. Enterprise mobility, printing, virtualization and BYOD are the main focus of the company. Cortado combines innovative devices such as smartphones and tablets with the customary requirements of office work, in teams and beyond space and system boundaries.

Easy for users, innovative, reliable, and with a high return on investment. These are the distinguishing features of Cortado products. No other company focuses so much on the issue of consumerization. By constantly evaluating feedback from users of its free cloud services available in all major app stores, Cortado continuously improves its products. These foundations allow Cortado to optimally implement an enterprise mobility strategy for businesses of all sizes.

Cortado established itself internationally with ThinPrint, the leading printer virtualization technology, which is used in 116 countries by thousands of companies. Even the biggest customers of Citrix XenApp and Microsoft Remote Desktop Services rely on ThinPrint. Via a long-term OEM partnership, VMware integrates ThinPrint technology.

The advantages of printer virtualization will only increase, also for cloud providers and in networks with physical desktops. Results are significant cost savings, immensely reduced helpdesk requests and noticeably more satisfied employees.

Over 20,000 enterprise customers with 5 up to 150,000 employees, as well as hundreds of thousands of individual users worldwide rely on Cortado solutions. As an internationally operating company, and founder of the Cloud Printing Alliance, Cortado employs over 220 highly skilled employees at its headquarters in Berlin, Germany and in its branch offices in the United States, the UK, Australia, France and Japan. Cortado was a winner of the 2013 and 2014 Great Place to Work® competition and is named as one of the “Best Employers in Berlin-Brandenburg”.