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CT Tech/Media News for January 27, 2011- Realized Solutions, Right Book, jobs, executive profiles an

In This Issue– Featured exec Tom Stevenson, Realized Solutions Spotlight, Just the Right Book! position, Jobs, and More.  

Start-Up Spotlight

Realized Solutions, Inc., a Plainville-based custom software developer and Application Service Provider headed up by President/CEO and Co-Founder John Beyer, focuses on offering high-value, comprehensive, reliable services. The 7-year old company provides custom software development, reporting, mobile workforce solutions, and network and hardware management services with Realized Solutions’ 15 employees to clients in parking, financial, manufacturing, and insurance, including, W Capital Partners, The Beekman Group, and others.

Digital News

Digital marketing research firm InsightExpress launches new real-time campaign measurement, optimization, and reporting tool for online branding for marketers. Over in Stamford, the company has been busy with its LiveInsights technology, which is being released across the media industry following a preview by NBC Universal as part of its Universal Advertising Platform as a way to eliminate reporting issues such as the need for weighting.

Google Apps and Verizon are teaming up to offer a broadband service combo for small/medium-sized businesses. Businesses in 12 states, including Connecticut, which already have a bundle with Verizon Internet service and either Verizon voice or TV service, can already access to Google Apps for Verizon with business applications such as Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Docs, and Google Sites.

Digital technology will soon see a better day in court. A new report from an advisory committee to Connecticut’s Judicial Branch shows that the state’s court transcript system is a wee bit in need of an update to expedite transcript requests and to possibly cut down on court reporters and monitors’ overtime.

IT News

The Milken Institute's 2010 State Technology and Science Index shows Connecticut coming in at #9 on the list of states that have successfully built and leveraged their technology and science resources to provide company and job growth in the two sectors. Massachusetts retained its #1 ranking since the 2008 index with our state falling back from its #7 spot.

Congrats to Connecticut’s two finalists in the Intel Science Talent Search 2011Shubhro Saha (Choate Rosemary Hall) and Jenny Jiaqi Liu (Amity Regional High School) will be among the finalists competing in Washington, D.C. this March for $630,000 in awards and the top prize of $100,000 from the Intel Foundation. ~~~~~~~CT Digital News Sponsor – Robinson & Cole  ~~~~~~ Click here to learn more about how the lawyers in Robinson & Cole’s Digital Media Group help media, entertainment, and analytics companies and industry operators resolve legal issues and get to their business goals. Our clients include multinationals as well as start-ups, private equity and venture capital investors, entrepreneurs, and service providers. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Software News

Open Solutions Inc. in Glastonbury launches some new DNA…DNA 3.0 that is. The new release from the financial service industry-focused technologies provider includes 120+ enhancements to help institutions respond better to regulatory changes.

Norwalk’s Defentect Group, Inc. has begun installation of its threat detection system at a large Northeastern medical facility (unnamed as of yet). The intelligent messaging software solutions developer/provider’s Gammatect sensors, once installed, will communicate with proprietary DM3 technology.

Release 1.1 operating software announced for Ultra Electronics DNE Technologies’ PacketAssure iQ Service Delivery Managers line. With the new release, the Wallingford company’s PacketAssure product can auto-adjust its Class of Service parameters for optimum bandwidth allocation.

Featured Executive – If Your Company is Looking for Top Talent…

Tom Stevenson – Senior finance exec with planning, capital, and corporate development background at companies such as Velocity Express, FitLinxx, Hyperion Solutions, and IBM. Contact Tom at or 203.912.0525.

Management Moves Stamford-based exec search firm Curran Partners,  Inc. announced its involvement in the recent placement of James B. Stanton as Vice  President of Products and Marketing at Environmental Data Resources (EDR) from his previous employment with Gartner, Inc., where he held a variety of senior product development and marketing positions. James reports to Rob Barber, EDR’s CEO.

Featured Job Opportunity Just the Right Book! is a CT-based early-stage startup looking for a Lead Developer to join the team and help scale their reading filter solution. Ideal candidate (telecommuting option) has strong technical skills in PHP, Drupal, HTML, an interest in search and relevancy algorithms, and loves to read! Full job description here.

Job Opportunities

IT Team Leader – Global Financial Services. GE Corporate – Corporate Initiatives Group. Shelton, CT

Sr Technology SAS Engineer. Travelers. Hartford, CT

Assistant Software Governance Leader. GE Capital. Stamford, CT

Software Engineer. Gen-Probe Incorporated. Stamford, CT

Network Administrator. URS. Groton, CT

Software Engineer. Curtiss Wright. Cromwell, CT

Software Engineer II – Web Developer. Vertafore, Inc. Windsor, CT

IT Support Service Tech II. Jefferson Radiology. East Hartford, CT

Sr. Software Engineer. Norwalk, CT

Mac Operator – 2nd Shift. Vertis Communications. North Haven, CT

Software Developer. Helicopter Support, Inc. (Sikorsky Aerospace Services Company). Trumbull, CT ————————-

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