Press for Software, Systems and Services

Using cloud-based services for data avoids traditional business IT concerns of ensuring that locally stored data is protected and backed up -- but what if something happens to that cloud-based service, or your ability to connect to it?

"About one-third of data loss is due to user error, whether for local data on user drives or online," says Rob May, founder and CEO of Backupify. "For example, deleting an email message from Gmail, or somebody modifying or deleting a shared Google Doc, or an account being hacked and deleted.

RAMP, the industry’s leading Content Optimization platform for major online media publishers, announced today that existing customer, FOX Sports Interactive Media (FSIM), has chosen to expand the search and publishing solutions provided by RAMP to 3 Web properties including, and the websites of the FOX Soccer Channel and FOX Sports En Espanol.  FOX Sports Net plans to launch the RAMP search and publishing solutions on their Regional sports sites later this year.

RAMP, the industry’s leading Content Optimization Company today announced that it has been chosen as winner by AlwaysOn for its 2010 AlwaysOn Global 250 Top Private Companies award.  The AO Global 250 comprises domestic and international companies pioneering in on-demand computing, digital media and entertainment, and greentech.

Google is in the process of acquiring ITA Software, an airfare information provider that brings the company into the realm of vertical travel search. It also creates potentially awkward competition with ITA customers like Kayak and Bing. But travel isn’t the only thing ITA does; a few years ago, a research division of the company started a build-your-own-database tool for web data. Needlebase, as it’s known, is a nifty way to give structure to disorganized and constantly changing information on any topic.