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    Tuesday, February 19, 2013
    Optimal Blue Gains New Funding
    Plano-based Optimal Blue, a developer of web-based software for pricing, managing, and locking mortgages, has gained funding from a private equity firm. According to private equity firm Serent Capital, it invested in Optimal Blue and its subsidiary Secondary Interactive. Financial details of the investment were not disclosed.

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    NetSpend Acquired By TSYS
    Austin-based prepaid debit card provider NetSpend has been acquired by payment systems firm TSYS, in a deal worth approximately $1.4 billion, the companies said Tuesday afternoon. TSYS said it will pay $16.00 in cash for each share of NetSpend common stock. The two said the deal is expected to close in mid-2013. NetSpend is publicly listed on the NASDAQ as NTSP.

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    CopperEgg Enhances Cloud Monitoring Service
    Austin-based CopperEgg, the developer of cloud monitoring software backed by Silverton Partners, said today that it has debuted a new set of tools for its service. According to the firm, it has added a new "heatmap" feature to help pinpoint issues in cloud deployments, a new custom dashboard, and new, native iPhone and Android applications for its customers. CopperEgg's software is used to monitor enterprise, public, hybrid, or private cloud deployme (More info...)

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    Cologix Opens Second Data Center In Dallas
    Cologix, a provider of interconnection and colocation services, said today that it has opened up a second data center in the Dallas INFOMART. The firm--which is based in Denver, Colorado--said the facility is its 12th North American data center. Cologix said the new, 12,000 square foot data center will hold more than 300 cabinets and provide 3.2MW of power. Cologix said that DFW's central location and network density make it a primary Internet peering (More info...)

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    OnRamp To Build Second Austin Data Center
    OnRamp, the data center operator which is based in Austin, said today that it is building a new, 42,0000 square foot data center in the city. According to OnRamp, the new center is expected to open in early Q4 of this year, and will host high density colocation, cloud computing, high security hosting and disaster recovery services for its customer. The new data center is being designed by Square One Consultants.

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    GENBAND In Enterprise Alliance With Samsung
    Frisco-based GENBAND has linked with mobile device manufacturer Samsung Mobile, as part of a unified communications effort in the enterprise market, the two said today. According to GENBAND, the two are in an alliance which integrates Samsung Mobile's SAFE (Samsung for Enterprise) devices with its SMART OFFICE unified communications applications. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. GENBAND said the deal will provide voice, data, vi (More info...)

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    SNRLabs Acquired By SEVEN Networks
    Richardson-based SNRLabs, a developer of wireless network offload and Wi-Fi QoS technology, has been acquired by SEVEN Networks, a Silicon Valley-based networking products developer. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. SEVEN Networks said the buy will help it add seamless mobility and Wi-Fi quality of experience (QoE) technology to its product portfolio. According to SEVEN, all of SNRLabs' employes have accepted jobs with the company, a (More info...)

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