In the News

November 19, 2014

The InfiniBand® Trade Association (IBTA), a global organization dedicated to maintaining and furthering the InfiniBand™ specification, today announced that InfiniBand is the interconnect of choice for 225 of the world’s most powerful computers listed on the TOP500 list ( This represents an increase of 8.7 percent from the list published in November 2013.

November 18, 2014

The Green Grid Association, the global authority on effective and accountable resource efficiency across the entire information and communications technology (ICT) ecosystem, today announced new officers for its recently expanded board of directors, a leadership transition consistent with the organization’s commitment to driving and expanding global and regional involvement across all program activities.

November 18, 2014

UPnP Forum, the global standards group responsible for the seamless connectivity of billions of home devices today launches its UPnP+ Certification level for improved device and open source implementations in new paradigms, including mobile connected computing, Cloud-based service delivery, Smartphone content sharing and the Internet of Things (IoT).

November 4, 2014

The Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHA) today announced the appointment of Rob Havasy as the new Executive Director of Continua and Vice President of PCHA. Havasy will lead Continua’s efforts to advance the widespread adoption of its Design Guidelines to facilitate convenient, secure data collection and exchange, and advance PCHA’s larger mission to promote the use of personal connected health technologies in the day-to-day lives of individuals. The PCHA was formed earlier this year by Continua, the mHealth Summit and HIMSS.

October 22, 2014

Buffalo Americas, a leading provider of external storage, network attached storage and networking solutions, today announced its first comprehensive portfolio of business-class multi-port gigabit switches. The lineup consists of unmanaged switches and smart switches, some featuring Power-over-Ethernet (PoE), offering small and medium-sized businesses a range of cost-effective options to expand their networks at gigabit speeds. Each gigabit switch is housed in a heavy duty, commercial quality metal chassis for increased durability and is backed by a Buffalo Lifetime Warranty with qualifying product registration.

October 16, 2014

The Green Grid® Association, the global authority on effective and accountable resource efficiency across the entire information and communications technology (ICT) ecosystem, today announced the addition of two new member companies to its recently expanded board of directors, welcoming both AT&T and Digital Realty to the consortium’s governing body.

October 13, 2014

Dynamic Spectrum Access (DSA) technologies and evolving spectrum regulations are underway in Asia, helping governments, businesses, and communities to make wireless broadband more widely available and affordable, and increasing the amount of spectrum to the benefit of consumers and businesses alike. The viability of DSA including TV White Spaces (TVWS) has been proven in numerous trials across the globe, from remote villages, to dense urban centres.

October 3, 2014

The Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC), an organization driving global technologies for smart phone-centric car connectivity solutions, today announced that the new Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge are MirrorLink-enabled. The news represents a tipping point for the global MirrorLink ecosystem and demonstrates Samsung’s commitment to all areas of innovation in mobile technology—which includes giving customers access to a seamless and more responsible connected driving experience.

September 14, 2014

The Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP) today announced that DuPont Building Innovations (DuPont), HP, Acer, KDDI, and Rohm have joined the A4WP, adding both breadth and depth to the standards organization leading the development of the ecosystem for Rezence-based wireless charging.  More than 100 companies, representing a broad array of leading OEMs, have joined the A4WP and represent a near-doubling over the past twelve months.  Membership growth from the tablet, netbook and laptop industries reflects the growing recognition that Rezence technology is uniquely capable of wirelessly charging the broad range of electronics devices in daily use by consumers.

September 2, 2014

AVnu Alliance, the only industry consortium driving open standards-based time sensitive networking through certification, welcomes new technology industry leaders to its membership roster. Each is a frontrunner in its space, dedicated to driving AVB and creating a new ecosystem of interoperable AVnu-certified devices.