WM Morning Wire: 10-23-08
Welcome to Thursday, October 23rd, 2008! The Web is awash in G1/Android buzz and WM will be covering a few apps that are worthy of note later this afternoon. As always, below are a few press releases that caught our attention this morning that you too might find interesting. If you have a news announcement you would like to share with the Website Magazine community, please contact Website Magazine editors now. If you're not yet a subscriber to our print or digital edition, sign up now - it's free and is the smartest thing you can do as a Web professional.
Quintura Launches Site Search Solution in U.S. Market:
Quintura, provider of a site search, analytics, and monetization platform for online content publishers, today announced the official launch of its site search into the U.S. market and the awarding of its first U.S. patent.
Getty Images to Acquire Jupiterimages: Getty Images, Inc., the world's leading creator and distributor of visual content and other digital media,
today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Jupiterimages, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Jupitermedia (Nasdaq: JUPM), for $96 million in cash.
NetSuite RenewForce Program Saves Customers 50% on Their Salesforce.com Invoice:
NetSuite announces a new program aimed at salesforce.com customers who are eager to realize greater value from their customer relationship management (CRM) investment, as well as relief from some of the industry's highest on-demand subscription fees. With RenewForce, Salesforce.com customers move from standalone SFA to feature-rich CRM and leading SaaS Suite for ERP, CRM and Ecommerce.
FiveRuns Introduces Services Focused on Ruby on Rails Deployment and Performance:
FiveRuns, the application monitoring and systems management company for Ruby on Rails, today announced new services offerings focused on Ruby on Rails deployment and performance. Customers can take advantage of FiveRuns' expertise with two new services offerings, Deployment Readiness and Performance Review, available directly from FiveRuns and through key development partners.
Rackspace Announces Full Suite of Cloud Hosting Offers:
Rackspace® Hosting (NYSE:RAX), the world’s leading hosting services provider, today unveiled its cloud hosting strategy which extends the company’s technology and service leadership to cloud hosting. In support of its new cloud hosting strategy, the company announced it has agreed to acquire Slicehost and Jungle Disk, and has established relationships with Limelight Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: LLNW) and Sonian Networks to provide more robust service offerings.
TrafficWave.net Introduces (Autoresponder) Open Rate Tracking:
TrafficWave.net LLC, provider of AutoResponder Email Marketing tools, introduces Open Rate Tracking for Email Marketing. The TrafficWave.net AutoResponder system has recently been updated to include Open Rate tracking for email marketing messages sent using HTML.