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By Bob Gourley We produced this list as an aid to the enterprise CTO seeking information on the most capable mission-enabling infrastructure technologies. This is a companion piece to our list of the top analytical technologists on our Analyst One website. Our methodologies are at the bottom of this list. We trust you will find this list interesting and informative. Have some new technologies to suggest for the list? Let us know at our Contact Page.   The CTOvision Big Data Top Enterprise Technologies List Aerospike: Aerospike delivers the first flash-optimized in-memory database and the most reliable NoSQL database for revenue critical, real-time big data applications. The database of choice in advertising, Aerospike is the user store and system of engagement for Internet-scale, interaction platforms, such as AppNexus, Bluekai, eXelate, The Trade Desk and [x+1], pr... (more)

Global e-Learning Industry

LONDON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- has added a new market research report: Global e-Learning Industry This report analyzes the worldwide markets for e-Learning in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Academic eLearning, and Corporate eLearning. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 384 companies including many key and niche players such as - Adobe Systems Inc. Apollo ... (more)

echelon Releases New Competency Testing Solution for the Pharmaceutical and Medical Equipment Industry

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- echelon, a division of Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences, announces the release of its new online Competency Testing solution for the pharmaceutical and medical equipment industries. In addition to the Competency Testing, echelon also offers access to online, administrative reporting, so that companies can document their training results in real time. "Today's medical companies have to ensure that their employees are aware of changing industry guidelines and that they maintain extensive knowledge of their products," said Dr. Judy Anderson, Director of Curriculum at echelon. Companies choose to outsource this service to echelon due to cost and efficiency. "It's just a lot more cost-effective to have echelon program the tests into their e-learning system and we receive instant access to the reporting we need," stated R... (more)

Foundation for Emerging Markets Selects Digital Learning Management Corporation's Coursemate(TM) System to Put Its Classroom Education Online

FULLERTON, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 07/06/06 -- Digital Learning Management Corporation's (OTCBB: DGTL) Coursemate(TM) software system has been selected by the Foundation for Emerging Markets ( to put it and its clients' corporate and government training courses online. The Foundation for Emerging Markets (FFEM) is a non-profit California corporation that offers smaller and medium size companies with online education and training platforms as well as developing and providing course content. With Digital Learning's fully integrated Coursemate(TM) program, FFEM's staff of experienced and professional trainers will be able to provide companies with online access to training and certification programs round-the-clock. "With the escalating costs of travel, lodging and food, coaching, classroom rentals, continuing education and seminar training, online learn... (more)

Aptimus, Inc. Acquires High Voltage Interactive, a Leading Online Marketing Firm Specializing in Recruitment Solutions for the Education Marketplace

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 08/22/06 -- Aptimus, Inc. (NASDAQ: APTM) the Point-of-Action(TM) online advertising network today announced the acquisition of Sausalito, California-based High Voltage Interactive, Inc. The acquisition is a significant element of its strategy to bring a new class of transactional advertising to the world's largest brands. High Voltage Interactive is a leading online marketing firm specializing in recruitment and enrollment solutions for the higher education marketplace. This acquisition accelerates Aptimus' presence in the education category and positions the combined entity as one of the top education lead providers on the Internet today. Aptimus brings extensive media reach to High Voltage through the growing base of leading Web publishers participating in the Aptimus Network. High Voltage brings deep knowledge and direct relat... (more)

PDELA Starts School Year with New Administrator

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Distance Electronic Learning Academy (PDELA) recently kicked off the 2006-2007 school year with new leadership. Dr. James Hoover joined the school as the Chief Administration Officer in the spring, and is ready to guide in the new school year. "It is exciting to join the cyber charter school movement," Hoover said. "This is the new frontier of education, and I am eager to contribute to its growth and development." Dr. Hoover has thirty-three years of experience in public education and most recently worked as a principal and technology coordinator at West Allegheny School District where he was a finalist for the National Distinguished Principal Award in 2005. He had also been previously nominated for the award in 2002. Prior to West Allegheny, Dr. Hoover taught for twenty- one years in the Beaver Area School Dis... (more)

McREL and Jones Knowledge Team Up to Create Online Courses in Classroom Instruction that Works

DENVER, May 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL), a Denver-based non-profit education research organization, and Jones Knowledge(R), Inc. (JK), a leader in the development and deployment of online learning solutions for educational institutions, corporations and individuals, have teamed up to create a series of professional development courses for teachers based on McREL's Classroom Instruction that Works: Research-based Strategies for Increasing Student Achievement. The series of three, four-week courses provide in-depth instruction based on the popular manual, which is published by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) and has sold nearly a million copies to educators from around the world, making it one of the top sellers in the field of education. Each course includes interactive activities, refl... (more)

Fliqz and LearnHub Announce First Open Source Video Solution for Ruby on Rails

EMERYVILLE, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 03/25/08 -- Fliqz, a provider of white-label plug-and-play video solutions, and LearnHub, an educational technology company, today announced the release of Fliqz4R, an open-source Ruby on Rails wrapper for the Fliqz video platform. Fliqz4R enables developers to easily and rapidly deploy full-featured video services for any site built on Ruby on Rails. "Ruby on Rails has become a very popular development environment and we're seeing tremendous customer demand for Ruby on Rails integration," said Benjamin Wayne, CEO of Fliqz. "The Fliqz4R suite, developed by LearnHub, provides for easy integration and will help Ruby on Rails developers take advantage of the Fliqz platform." In addition to Fliqz4R, LearnHub has created an educational community,, that provides instruction, resources, and code examples for Fliqz Rub... (more)

VTech Announces FY2008 Annual Results

HONG KONG, July 3 /PRNewswire/ -- - Record Revenue and Profit Despite Difficult Economic Conditions -- Record revenue and profit -- Group revenue increased by 6.0% to US$1,552.0 million -- Profit attributable to shareholders rose by 17.9% to US$215.7 million -- Net profit margin expanded 1.4% points to 13.9% -- Net cash topped US$285.4 million -- Final dividend of US51.0 cents per share, total dividend per share for the year (exclude a special dividend of US30.0 cents per share in the financial year 2007) up 26.0% VTech Holdings Ltd (HKEx: 303; LSE: VTH; ADR: VTKHY) today announced its annual results for the year ended 31st March 2008, reporting record revenue and profit, as net profit margin again expanded. Revenue for the Group increased by 6.0% over the financial year 2007 to US$1,552.0 million. Profit attributable to shareholders rose 17.9% to US$215.7 million. ... (more)

LRN Engages the Global Enterprise - From the Boardroom to the Breakroom - in Business Ethics and Corporate Compliance with New Online, Offline and Experiential Learning Offerings

LRN, a company that helps businesses develop ethical corporate cultures, today announced new and enhanced online, offline and experiential learning offerings. These solutions enable companies to adopt a holistic approach for inspiring principled performance across the global enterprise, from the boardroom to the breakroom. These enhancements to LRN’s market-leading education solution help companies overcome several key challenges in ensuring effective and engaging business ethics and corporate compliance education. They also allow companies to generate new and added business value and competitive advantage by ensuring not only legal compliance, but that responsible conduct becomes part of their daily business practice. Rising industry standards for corporate behavior and regulations require greater measurement and effectiveness in how companies educate their v... (more) Finds That Four in Ten Americans Say the Cost of College Is Their Biggest Barrier to Higher Education

HOBOKEN, NJ -- (Marketwire) -- 10/12/09 -- A new study commissioned by, (, a web resource of EducationDynamics, which connects prospective students with online classes, shows that Americans mulling over whether to return to school want to make sure they're not wasting their money. Among the 95 percent of those not currently in school, the potential cost (40%) would be the biggest barrier to a return to higher education. Another 10 percent would fret about the value of this extra education. "Despite increases in Pell Grants by the federal government, it appears that most people still believe that attending college is cost prohibitive," said Terrence Thomas, Executive Vice President of Marketing for However, the College Board shows that there is more than $143 billion in financial aid available and that only nine ... (more)