Intel invests again in Safend

Intel has made a follow-on investment in Philadelphia and Israel-based Safend, VentureBeat reports. Safend provides endpoint security protection systems. Intel first invested in Safend in 2005; the amount of its investments have not been disclosed. Safend is also backed by Israeli companies Walden Israel and Elron. It recently ranked 7th on the Deloitte Israel Fast 50.


Daily Links 11/17/09: SAP and Microsoft to announce new partnership tomorrow

Microsoft and SAP Again Team Up Against Oracle (Wall Street Journal: Digits)

Comcast's NBC talks cap its decades-long rise (Associated Press via Google News)

Key dates in the history of Comcast Corp. (Associated Press via Google News)

Comcast Said to Work With Ticketmaster, Live Nation on Merger (Bloomberg)

SAP makes business model more flexible to meet customer needs (Reuters)

Down ERP market could mean licensing deals for SAP buyers (

Startups Trying to Change the SAP Consulting Game
A pair of new startups see potential in remote help desk support for SAP
(PC World)
One of them is CumulusIQ of Bethlehem.

Companies urge FCC to scrap broadband study that favors net neutrality (Washington Post: Post Tech) Announces Fiscal Third Quarter Results (PR Newswire) FY Q3 Revs Beat, EPS In Line; Stock Sags (Barron's: Tech Trader Daily) Community Chooses WebEx Integration as Next Boomi Widget (Marketwire)

Aria Systems and NetSuite Partner to Deliver Usage-Based Billing on SuiteCloud Platform
Leading Usage-Based Billing Complements NetSuite’s Native Billing Engine
(Business Wire)

D&E cuts: headquarters, 239 jobs
Windstream details plan after purchase last week

GIS technology to be focus of Burlco forum (Cherry Hill Courier-Post)

CableLabs Advanced-Ad Interop Draws 24 Companies
Vendors Demo Interoperability Using Specs Developed by CableLabs, Canoe
(Multichannel News)

InterDigital Announces Financial Guidance for Fourth Quarter 2009 (Business Wire)