B.Yond Launches Into Networking Software

Frisco, Texas-based B.Yond said on Thursday that it has launched a new company, focused on developing networking software, with a focus on agile deployment and automated management of virtual networks and applications. The new startup, led by CEO Ned Taleb, said it will use network science" and artificial intelligence for its software, which it says is in trials with such companies as Facebook, SK telecom, and others....Continue →

Mouser Expands Footprint In Japan

Dallas-based electronics distributor Mouser Electronics is in a major expansion in Japan, in a new partnership with Macnica, Inc., the two said this morning. Mouser and Macnica said they have launched a new, co-branded website, which is available to customers in Japan. Macnica is a Japanese semiconductor distributor, which focuses on technical support....Continue →

Rackspace Buys TriCore Solutions

San Antonio-based Rackspace said on Thursday that it has agreed to acquire Tricore Solutions, a provider of outsourced management of enterprise application such as Oracle and SAP. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed, however, Rackspace said the acquisition is the largest in its history. Rackspace said the deal allows it to expand into enterprise application management in the areas of ERP, business intelligence and analytics, and data warehousing and integration....Continue →

Nomad Health Launches Freelance Marketplace For Doctors In Texas

Nomad Health, a startup developing online marketplaces to connect doctors with freelance clinical work, says it has launched in Texas today, as part of an expansion of its marketplace services. The company, which also launched in California, said its marketplace address severe doctor shortages. The company is venture backed by First Round Capital, RRE Ventures, and .406 Ventures, and is based in New York....Continue →

AIQUEOUS Finds $250K

Austin-based AIQUEOUS, a developer of software for water and electric utilities and municipalities, has raised $250,000 in a seed funding round, the company announced this morning. The funding was led by Agora Ventures. AIQUEOUS, which was founded by Jonathan Kleinman and Dan Merchant, said it will use the funding to grow its sales, marketing, and product development. The company says it currently has a team of 10 people, and plans to double its office space in June....Continue →

Rackspace Names New CEO

San Antonio-based Rackspace said on Wednesday that it has appointed Joe Eazor as its new CEO, effective June 12th. Eazor was previously CEO of Earthlink, and he also had served at EMC, HP, and EDS. Eazor will replace interim CEO Jeff Cotten, who is President of Rackspace. Cotten took the CEO post after is prior CEO, Taylor Rhodes, left the company in early May.Continue →

Masergy Launches New SD-WAN Service

Dallas-based Masergy has launched a new SD-WAN offering, which let users tunnel and route their data across the public Internet, the company said on Tuesday. According to Masergy, its new SD-WAN Go product is a compliment to its existing SD-WAN Pro managed service, and lets users rapidly deploy using any existing or new connection to tunnel and route data across the public Internet. Pricing on the new product was no announced.Continue →

Meta SaaS Finds $1.5M For Managing SaaS Usage

Austin-based Meta SaaS, a developer of software to help companies better manage their software-as-a-service subscription, contracts, usage, and spending, has raised $1.5M in a seed funding round. The funding was led by Mark Cuban, and also included Barracuda Networks, Brett Hurt (Bazaarvoice), and others. The startup, led by CEO Arlo Gilbert, says it helps companies discover the SaaSlicenese that are either underutilized or have been abandoned completely in their companies....Continue →

Ontellus Rolls Up Companies In Data Retrieval

Houston-based Ontellus, formerly known as Keais Records Retrieval, has just rolled up seven companies providing data retrieval services for the insurance and legal claims industry. According to Ontellus, it has acquired Second Image National, Legal Partners, RSP & Associates, Quest Discovery Services, National Document Services, American Medical Forensic Specialists and Aboingo. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced....Continue →

Lab7 Systems Rolls Out Cloud Service For Genetic Analysis

Austin-based Lab7 Systems announced today that it has rolled out a new, cloud-based solution aimed at genomic analysis and data management. The company said its Lab7 High-Performance Genomic Cloud powered by IBM is a complete solution for the management and analysis of genomic-scale data workloads and lab operations. Pricing on its new hybrid cloud offerings was not announced. The new product is designed to support high-throughput genomics.Continue →

Pivot3 Names Engineering VP

Austin-based converged infrastructure products maker Pivot3 has appointed Carlo Garbagnati as its new Vice President of Engineering, the company announced this morning. Garbagnati was most recently at Hitachi, serving as Vice President of Hyperconverged and NAS Engineering; he also served at BlueArc (acquired by HDS), as well as Quantum, Meridian, Parallan and Olivetti.Continue →

Tyler Technologies Goes Solar

Plano-based government software developer Tyler Technologies said today that it has installed both solar panels, as well as battery backing, at the company's headquarters in Plano. According to Tyler Technologies, the system is being installed by W Energies Solar One, and will provide it with cost savings as well as the ability to withstand future power outages. Tyler Technologies said it is the first company in North Texas to have a commercial solar and storage project....Continue →




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