• 26 Aug 2016

    Samanage Receives High "Satisfied" Ratings on Gartner's Peer Insights for IT Service and Support Management Tools

    Samanage Service Management Solution Receives Over 100 Customer Reviews, Achieves Top RatingCary, NC (PRWEB) August 26, 2016

    Samanage, an Enterprise Service Management company, received a high "satisfied" rating on Gartner Peer Insights for IT Service and Support Management tools, surpassing legacy industry leaders including ServiceNow and BMC Software. Samanage received over 100 reviews from customers using the IT service desk software solution with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 as of August 25, 2016.

    Gartner Peer Insights offers detailed perspectives for every phase of the IT lifecycle - from evaluation and implementation to service and support. The review site complements the in-depth, unbiased insights provided by Gartner research with firsthand experiences from IT professionals who have chosen and implemented a wide range of solutions.

    Samanage customers from different countries, industries, and sizes shared their Samanage experience on Gartner Peer Insights, touting not only the effectiveness and efficiency that the product brings to their service organization, but the service they received from the Samanage team:

    "Samamage combines all the needs together in one easy to use SaaS tool and is supported by a company that actively listens to recommendations and requests, and acts on them." - Company in Manufacturing Industry (reviewed Aug 10, 2016)

    "Wow. From day one with Samanage, our expectations have been exceeded. Every step of the process has been simply fantastic." - Company in Services Industry (reviewed Aug 5, 2016)

    "Samanage has proven to be a true partner and not just a vendor. They were incredibly engaged throughout the sales and implementation cycle, working through various options and configurations with us to establish the best matching, the most cost effective configuration for our needs." - Company in Services Industry (reviewed Aug 4, 2016)

    "Review sites such as Gartner Peer Insights are quickly becoming the new way for enterprise software buyers to discover, evaluate, and benchmark enterprise software solutions," said Doron Gordon, Founder and CEO of Samanage. "Receiving a ‘high' satisfied rating on Gartner's Peer Insights, we feel is incredible exposure for our product, but it means even more to us that we were able to maintain an average score of 4.6 out of 5 --– which we believe is evidence that our customers have enjoyed a unique and exceptional service experience, and are also willing to take action to share details on it."

    We feel this new rating adds to Samanage's high performance ratings on service and support review sites, including Capterra, Software Advice, GetApp, and G2Crowd.

    Gartner Peer Insights Disclaimer
    Gartner Peer Insights reviews constitute the subjective opinions of individual end-users based on their own experiences, and do not represent the views of Gartner or its affiliates.

  • 02 Aug 2016

    Rio 2016: LiveU Set to Power 15,000+ Live-Video Sessions at Summer Games

    LiveU is providing over 80 international broadcasters with equipment to cover the Summer Olympics in Rio. The company is expecting approximately 15,000+ live video sessions to take place during the Olympics using its technology. LiveU is a live streaming solution for global news and sports broadcasters and online content creators, as the technology provides a high-quality stream, functions in challenging environments, and offers a wide array of bandwidth options across multiple venues presented by the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

    “LiveU continues to transform the way live video is transmitted and broadcasted for large-scale events of any kind, but sports coverage is in our DNA,” says LiveU COO, Avi Cohen. “Our first key deployment was at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and since then the use of our solutions has surged at major sporting events including the FIFA World Cup and the NFL Super Bowl. Our product line constantly evolves to meet the needs of our broadcast and online customers looking to capture high-quality action-packed sports and behind-the-scenes live coverage.”

    LiveU’s entire portfolio of uplink solutions will be deployed to cover the Olympics, including LiveU backpack and camera-mount IP-bonding devices like the LU500, lightweight LU200, and LiveU Solo live streaming bonding solution; LU-Smart mobile application and the signal boosting Xtender external antenna; and LiveU cloud-based MultiPoint distribution service will enable customers to simultaneously share live feeds with up to 100 concurrent destinations worldwide.

  • 28 Jul 2016

    Seebo Virtualizes the "Things" of the "Internet of Things" to Accelerate the Transformation to the Connected World

    SAN FRANCISCO, July 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Seebo, a Software as a Service (SaaS) platform, dedicated to helping companies plan, develop and integrate smart and connected products across a variety of industries, has announced today the launch of its new virtualized hardware environment, the "Simulator" as part of its new IoT Creator – empowering manufacturers and developers to reduce cost per unit and accelerate the introduction of smart products to the market.

    The IoT environment is rigid, firm and complicated involving sensors and hardware components. Seebo eliminates this complexity, transforming the new physical parts introduced by the "Internet of Things" into virtual and simple to work with through cutting edge hardware virtualization technology. The virtualized environment eliminates the need to code against actual hardware and brings product and developer teams into the IoT fold empowering them to build smart products quickly and easily while reducing costs. As a result, developers can build smart applications that can operate hardware, without acquiring new skills or tools.

    "The IoT revolution is taking place right now, and many manufacturers are struggling to remain relevant in today's smart and connected world," said Lior Akavia, CEO of Seebo. "Building IoT products can be complicated, expensive and risky. It is a comprehensive task to coordinate the world of hardware, sensors, software, firmware, PCBA factories, mobile apps, cloud and security – while integrating them into a smart, connected product. Seebo bridges that gap for manufacturers by providing the resources, skills and tools to easily and seamlessly incorporate IoT technology thus helping them to create or revitalize products and manufacturing processes for our connected world."

    Seebo's IoT Creator allows manufacturers to ideate and explore smart features in the virtualized environment – giving them the ability to acquaint themselves with a variety of hardware components and their costs. Seebo's IoT Creator has a unique proprietary algorithm that matches the right hardware combinations based on product concept, design and other technical specifications. The platform automatically configures the SDKs, Simulator, IoT dev kit, and testing application, allowing long, labor intensive and complex IoT planning and development tasks to become short, easy and flexible.

    "There are thousands of developers who are struggling with IoT applications development given the complexity of sensor related coding," says Jeremy Padawar, Co-President/Partner, Wicked Cool Toys. "Seebo has solved this complexity through its simulator, which provided our developers an incredibly agile one-stop shop environment. While producing our smart device with Seebo we experienced dramatic utility in both the speed to market, and the integrated iterative approach of design, development and testing."

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