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Modern Enterprises Lean into DevOps with RapDev

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

BOSTON, Oct. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- RapDev today announced its newest service offering, Lean into DevOps.  

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  • BOSTON, Oct. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- RapDev today announced its newest service offering, Lean into DevOps.
  • RapDev's Lean Into DevOps is part of the Built with ServiceNow Offering, which includes nearly 50 products & solutions.
  • RapDev's Lean Into DevOps is part of the Built with ServiceNow Offering, which currently includes nearly 50 products and solutions.
  • Their experienced team of over 70 engineers design customized, enterprise-ready DevOps implementations and optimize workflows to reimagine modern developer experiences in highly regulated industries.

Hero Digital Honored as Optimizely's Digital Experience Solution Partner of the Year

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Hero Digital, a leading independent digital transformation company, announced today that it has been honored as Optimizely's DXP Partner of the Year for North America. Optimizely's Partner Awards aim to recognize partners with exceptional expertise driving innovation and customer success using Optimizely's solutions, specifically including the adoption of the Optimizely Digital Experience Platform (DXP).

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Hero Digital , a leading independent digital transformation company, announced today that it has been honored as Optimizely's DXP Partner of the Year for North America.
  • "We're thrilled to be Optimizely's DXP Partner of the Year for North America," said David Kilimnik, CEO of Hero Digital.
  • With Optimizely, Hero Digital ensures its clients receive best-in-class customer experience capabilities including content creation, data management, commerce, and real-time testing.
  • Hero Digital is a leading independent digital customer experience company leveraging strategy, design, technology, marketing, and data, to solve the critical digital transformation needs of the Fortune 1000.

Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, CT Community Colleges and Xometry Announce Full Tuition Scholarships for Manufacturing Students

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

We appreciate this partnership with Xometry and their support of Connecticut community college manufacturing students, said Dr. Thomas Coley, CT State Community Colleges Executive Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Enterprise Performance.

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  • We appreciate this partnership with Xometry and their support of Connecticut community college manufacturing students, said Dr. Thomas Coley, CT State Community Colleges Executive Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Enterprise Performance.
  • Connecticut is an important state for manufacturing and we know that when manufacturing succeeds, Connecticut and our nation succeeds.
  • This year, Xometry is providing scholarships for 250 students at community colleges in Connecticut and five other key manufacturing states: Maryland , Kentucky , Wisconsin , South Carolina and New York .
  • The 12 Connecticut community colleges are becoming CT State Community College on July 1, 2023, one of the largest community colleges in the country and largest in New England dedicated to quality, access and affordability.

Edison Partners Leads USD $30M Investment in Field Effect

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Edison Partners , a leading growth equity investment firm, today announced a USD $20 million investment in Field Effect , an Ottawa-based global cyber security company specializing in intelligence-grade protection for small and medium organizations.

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  • Edison Partners , a leading growth equity investment firm, today announced a USD $20 million investment in Field Effect , an Ottawa-based global cyber security company specializing in intelligence-grade protection for small and medium organizations.
  • Edison Partners leads the $30 million round, joined by other strategic investors, who have contributed a combined $10 million.
  • Field Effect was founded with the purpose of addressing the cyber security needs of the vastly underserved small and medium enterprise (SME) market.
  • Field Effect is excited to work with Edison Partners to help scale our sales and marketing efforts and expand into new markets.

Magna5 Expands Executive Team to Support Rapid Growth by Hiring Rick Harter as SVP of Service and Delivery

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

The expansion of Magna5's executive leadership team will support the company's strong growth and underscores its commitment to delivering best-in-class end user support, cybersecurity, data recovery and cloud services to its growing customer base.

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  • The expansion of Magna5's executive leadership team will support the company's strong growth and underscores its commitment to delivering best-in-class end user support, cybersecurity, data recovery and cloud services to its growing customer base.
  • He has had segment-level P&L responsibility within high-growth service organizations as well as for multi-billion-dollar organizations.
  • "We're thrilled to add a seasoned service and operations executive with over 25-years' experience delivering exceptional results for his clients to the Magna5 team during this pivotal moment," says Robert Farina, CEO of Magna5.
  • "I look forward to working with the Magna5 team to support our growing organization by creating a robust service delivery framework that enhances cross-collaboration to better integrate our teams and service our clients."

IT Leadership Remains White and Male with Static Inclusion Improvement, Reveals Quarterly Diversity Report From the Business of Tech Podcast

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Monday, October 3, 2022

Leadership teams were classified as white, non-white or black, as well as male or female.

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  • Leadership teams were classified as white, non-white or black, as well as male or female.
  • To see this quarter's data broken down by geography and type of organization, head to The Business of Tech online .
  • The Business of Tech Podcast focuses on the news you need to know in the fast-paced world of technology.
  • A leading expert in the delivery of technology services, David brings his unique insight to The Business of Tech Podcast every week.

Alpine Power Systems Acquires Evergreen Industrial Batteries

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Monday, October 3, 2022

CLEVELAND, Oct. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpine Power Systems , the nationwide leader in premier motive power, telecom, and critical power solutions, announced today that they have acquired the assets of Evergreen Industrial Batteries .

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  • CLEVELAND, Oct. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpine Power Systems , the nationwide leader in premier motive power, telecom, and critical power solutions, announced today that they have acquired the assets of Evergreen Industrial Batteries .
  • Bob Rowland, Evergreen's Founder says, "Evergreen is excited to partner with Alpine Power Systems.
  • Alpine Power Systems, established in 1963, is an independent B2B global solution provider specializing in critical power, telecom, cable, and motive power solutions.
  • Alpine Power Systems is ISO 9001 Quality, ISO 14001 Environmental, & ISO 45001 Health & Safety Certified.

Xometry Promotes Matt Leibel To Chief Technology Officer And Appoints Brendan Sterne As Chief Product Officer

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Monday, October 3, 2022

Leibel, who joined Xometry in 2019, has played a critical role in the continuing development of Xometrys proprietary AI algorithms, fintech and cloud-based software solutions.

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  • Leibel, who joined Xometry in 2019, has played a critical role in the continuing development of Xometrys proprietary AI algorithms, fintech and cloud-based software solutions.
  • Sterne, an expert in scaling products that drive market share and revenue growth, joins Xometry as Chief Product Officer from Indeed.
  • In his nine years at Indeed, Sterne also launched and ran the Indeed Incubator, an internal innovation fund and startup studio.
  • Prior to joining Xometry, Leibel led product, design and software development for well-known public and private technology companies, including Vistaprint, Resonate Networks, Electronic Data Systems, TechTrader and Plateau Systems, among others.

Selective Insurance Introduces New Privacy Solution to Reduce the Risk of a Data Breach Following a Total Vehicle Loss

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Monday, October 3, 2022

BRANCHVILLE, N.J., Oct. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of October's designation as Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Selective Insurance today announced that it will remove personally identifiable information from eligible private passenger vehicles and light duty trucks after they're declared a total loss. This new solution deletes sensitive electronic data, such as GPS addresses, phone contacts, telematics, garage and gate opening capabilities, and other personally identifiable information. Personal and business vehicles that are model year 2012 or newer are eligible for this service.

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  • "Technologically-advanced vehicles store a significant amount of personal data, especially in the infotainment and navigation systems," said Jim McKeown, Vice President, Mobility and Customer Experience, Selective Insurance.
  • "Deleting personally identifiable information after a total vehicle loss prevents it from ending up in the wrong hands.
  • Following a total loss of an eligible insured vehicle, customers can access the vehicle data removal report through their claim file, ensuring peace of mind through proven privacy protection.
  • Selective Insurance Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SIGI) is a holding company for 10 property and casualty insurance companies rated "A+" (Superior) by AM Best.

The Executive Leadership Council Honors Target for Outstanding Commitment to DEI at 2022 ELC 36th Annual Recognition Gala

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Friday, September 30, 2022

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Executive Leadership Council (ELC), the preeminent global membership organization for Black current and former CEOs, senior executives, and board members of Fortune 1000 and equivalent companies, top-tier entrepreneurs, and global thought leaders, has announced Target as the recipient of its 2022 Corporate Award for outstanding commitment to achieving Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI).

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  • Target will be honored during the 2022 ELC 36th Annual Recognition Gala taking place on October 6, 2022 at 6:00 pm at the Washington D.C. Marriott Marquis, emceed by Entertainment Tonight host Kevin Frasier and with performances by DJ Jazzy Jeff and Babyface.
  • The ELC 36th Annual Recognition Gala is the organization's most important fundraising event, supporting its scholarships, educational outreach and philanthropic initiatives and recognizing its mission, purpose and impact in action.
  • This year's gala highlights business achievement, honors corporate and individual trailblazers, and will deliver $1.5 million in scholarships to ELC Scholarship Program awardees.
  • The Executive Leadership Council opens channels of opportunity for the development of Black executives to positively impact business and our communities.