Welcome!

AJAX & REA Authors: Plutora Blog, Elizabeth White, Jnan Dash, Nitin Bandugula, Sematext Blog

News Feed Item

New Strategy Reports, Dividend Recommendations, Patent Portfolio Purchase, and Product Deployments - Analyst Notes on FireEye, Cadence, SAP AG, Unwired, and Benefitfocus

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom.

NEW YORK, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: FEYE), Cadence Design Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), SAP AG (NYSE: SAP), Unwired Planet, Inc. (NASDAQ: UPIP), and Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNFT). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://www.AnalystsReview.com/register

FireEye,  Inc.  Analyst  Notes

On March 19, 2014, FireEye, Inc. (FireEye) released a report that addresses the approaches businesses need to take in the event of a security breach. According to the Company, the report will serve as a guide for security practitioners to prepare for breaches caused by morphing, dynamic, and zero-day threats and is a collaboration by advanced threat experts from leading security companies. "In today's society, it is imperative for organisations to protect themselves from advanced persistent threats - a task for which legacy products and practices such as anti-virus and IT-only training are not able to fulfill," said Jason Steer, Director of Technology Strategy, FireEye. "The current trend we are seeing is the uniqueness of each attack, with the likes of 67 percent of malware only being used once and at the rate of nearly 1.5 per second on average. For all of us, it is now about identifying if an attacker has access to your systems and eliminating the time those attackers evade detection." The full analyst notes on FireEye, Inc. are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03262014/FEYE/report.pdf                                                                                                                           

Cadence  Design  Systems  Inc.  Analyst  Notes

On March 12, 2014, Cadence Design Systems Inc. (Cadence) and JSC Mikron jointly announced that Mikron has licensed Cadence® Physical Verification System (PVS) and Cadence QRC Extraction to be used in Mikron's basic 90nm IC design flow. "EDA tools from Cadence significantly extend our capabilities in the area of IC design services and help us design new generations of ICs," said Nikolay Shelepin, Deputy Director of Mikron's Science Department. "Now, we provide a complete IC design flow using the most advanced design tools which include additional technological options to the basic technologies." The Companies informed that Mikron expects to lower the development costs of new generations of ICs by leveraging Cadence tools and providing other independent design centers with Cadence solutions. The full analyst notes on Cadence Design Systems Inc. are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03262014/CDNS/report.pdf

SAP  AG  Analyst  Notes

On March 20, 2014, SAP AG (SAP) reported that its Executive Board and the Supervisory Board has recommended shareholders to approve a dividend of €1.00 per share for fiscal year 2013 at its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM). According to the Company, the dividend represents a growth of 18% YoY, and in case the shareholders approve the aforesaid recommendation at the AGM, the total amount of dividends to be distributed will be c. €1.2 billion. "We believe our shareholders should benefit from SAP's continued profitable growth in 2013," said Werner Brandt, CFO of SAP. "The pay-out ratio remains stable at 36% leading to a dividend increase by 18% which demonstrates SAP's commitment to our shareholder base." The Company informed that its AGM is scheduled for May 21, 2014 in Mannheim, Germany, and the dividend is scheduled to be paid on or after May 22, 2014. The full analyst notes on SAP AG are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03262014/SAP/report.pdf

Unwired  Planet,  Inc.  Analyst  Notes

On March 20, 2014, Unwired Planet, Inc. (Unwired) and Lenovo together announced that the latter has agreed to purchase a portfolio of patents from the Company and to take a term-based license to Unwired Planet's patent portfolio. According to the Companies, the transaction, which is valued at $100 million cash, is expected to close in 30 days. "We are pleased to have reached an agreement with one of the world's leading global technology companies," said Philip Vachon, Chairman of Unwired Planet's Board of Directors and Head of its Intellectual Property Committee. "We wish Lenovo continued success going forward." The full analyst notes on Unwired Planet, Inc. are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03262014/UPIP/report.pdf

Benefitfocus,  Inc.  Analyst  Notes

On March 11, 2014, Benefitfocus, Inc. (Benefitfocus) announced that the Boeing Employees' Credit Union (BECU) has selected Benefitfocus HR INTOUCH® to support benefit enrollment, employee communication and HR management processes. According to the Company, HR InTouch offers employees and their families the added convenience of accessing their benefits information from any web-enabled device at home, whenever they need it. "Partnering with Benefitfocus enables us to simplify and modernize our enrollment process," said Pam O'Conner, Vice President of Total Rewards at BECU. "We are excited to improve our service delivery model with a best-in-class product that will allow us to enhance our employees' user experience." The full analyst notes on Benefitfocus, Inc. are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03262014/BNFT/report.pdf

About  Analysts  Review
We provide our members with a simple and reliable way to leverage our economy of scale. Most investors do not have time to track all publicly traded companies, much less perform an in-depth review and analysis of the complexities contained in each situation. That's where Analysts Review comes in. We provide a single unified platform for investors' to hear about what matters. Situation alerts, moving events, and upcoming opportunities.

=============

EDITOR  NOTES:

  • This is not company news. We are an independent source and our views do not reflect the companies mentioned.
  • Information in this release is fact checked and produced on a best efforts basis and reviewed by Nidhi Vatsal, a CFA charterholder. However, we are only human and are prone to make mistakes. If you notice any errors or omissions, please notify us below.
  • This information is submitted as a net-positive to companies mentioned, to increase awareness for mentioned companies to our subscriber base and the investing public.
  • If you wish to have your company covered in more detail by our team, or wish to learn more about our services, please contact us at pubco [at] AnalystsReview.com.
  • For  any  urgent  concerns  or  inquiries, please contact us at compliance [at] AnalystsReview.com.
  • Are you a public company? Would you like to see similar coverage on your company? Send us a full investors' package to research [at] AnalystsReview.com for consideration.

COMPLIANCE  PROCEDURE

Content is researched, written and reviewed on a best-effort basis. This document, article or report is prepared and authored by Analysts Review. An outsourced research services provider represented by Nidhi Vatsal, CFA, has only reviewed the information provided by Analysts Review in this article or report according to the Procedures outlined by Analysts Review. Analysts Review is not entitled to veto or interfere in the application of such procedures by the outsourced provider to the articles, documents or reports, as the case may be.

NOT  FINANCIAL  ADVICE

Analysts Review makes no warranty, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy or completeness or fitness for a purpose (investment or otherwise), of the information provided in this document. This information is not to be construed as personal financial advice. Readers are encouraged to consult their personal financial advisor before making any decisions to buy, sell or hold any securities mentioned herein.

NO  WARRANTY  OR  LIABILITY  ASSUMED

Analysts Review is not responsible for any error which may be occasioned at the time of printing of this document or any error, mistake or shortcoming. No liability is accepted by Analysts Review whatsoever for any direct, indirect or consequential loss arising from the use of this document. Analysts Review expressly disclaims any fiduciary responsibility or liability for any consequences, financial or otherwise arising from any reliance placed on the information in this document. Analysts Review does not (1) guarantee the accuracy, timeliness, completeness or correct sequencing of the information, or (2) warrant any results from use of the information. The included information is subject to change without notice.

CFA® and Chartered Financial Analyst® are registered trademarks owned by CFA Institute.

http://www.AnalystsReview.com

SOURCE Analysts Review

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

@CloudExpo Stories
The Industrial Internet revolution is now underway, enabled by connected machines and billions of devices that communicate and collaborate. The massive amounts of Big Data requiring real-time analysis is flooding legacy IT systems and giving way to cloud environments that can handle the unpredictable workloads. Yet many barriers remain until we can fully realize the opportunities and benefits from the convergence of machines and devices with Big Data and the cloud, including interoperability, ...
The move in recent years to cloud computing services and architectures has added significant pace to the application development and deployment environment. When enterprise IT can spin up large computing instances in just minutes, developers can also design and deploy in small time frames that were unimaginable a few years ago. The consequent move toward lean, agile, and fast development leads to the need for the development and operations sides to work very closely together. Thus, DevOps become...
SYS-CON Media announced that Cisco, a worldwide leader in IT that helps companies seize the opportunities of tomorrow, has launched a new ad campaign in Cloud Computing Journal. The ad campaign, a webcast titled 'Is Your Data Center Ready for the Application Economy?', focuses on the latest data center networking technologies, including SDN or ACI, and how customers are using SDN and ACI in their organizations to achieve business agility. The Cisco webcast is available on-demand.
Datapipe has acquired GoGrid, a provider of multi-cloud solutions for Big Data deployments. GoGrid’s proprietary orchestration and automation technologies provide 1-Button deployment for Big Data solutions that speed creation and results of new cloud projects. “GoGrid has made it easy for companies to stand up Big Data solutions quickly,” said Robb Allen, CEO, Datapipe. “Datapipe customers will achieve significant value from the speed at which we can now create new Big Data projects in the clou...
IoT is still a vague buzzword for many people. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Mike Kavis, Vice President & Principal Cloud Architect at Cloud Technology Partners, discussed the business value of IoT that goes far beyond the general public's perception that IoT is all about wearables and home consumer services. He also discussed how IoT is perceived by investors and how venture capitalist access this space. Other topics discussed were barriers to success, what is new, what is old, and what th...
The Internet of Things (IoT) is rapidly in the process of breaking from its heretofore relatively obscure enterprise applications (such as plant floor control and supply chain management) and going mainstream into the consumer space. More and more creative folks are interconnecting everyday products such as household items, mobile devices, appliances and cars, and unleashing new and imaginative scenarios. We are seeing a lot of excitement around applications in home automation, personal fitness,...
Security can create serious friction for DevOps processes. We've come up with an approach to alleviate the friction and provide security value to DevOps teams. In her session at DevOps Summit, Shannon Lietz, Senior Manager of DevSecOps at Intuit, will discuss how DevSecOps got started and how it has evolved. Shannon Lietz has over two decades of experience pursuing next generation security solutions. She is currently the DevSecOps Leader for Intuit where she is responsible for setting and driv...
Dale Kim is the Director of Industry Solutions at MapR. His background includes a variety of technical and management roles at information technology companies. While his experience includes work with relational databases, much of his career pertains to non-relational data in the areas of search, content management, and NoSQL, and includes senior roles in technical marketing, sales engineering, and support engineering. Dale holds an MBA from Santa Clara University, and a BA in Computer Science f...
The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to evolve the way the world does business; however, understanding how to apply it to your company can be a mystery. Most people struggle with understanding the potential business uses or tend to get caught up in the technology, resulting in solutions that fail to meet even minimum business goals. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jesse Shiah, CEO / President / Co-Founder of AgilePoint Inc., showed what is needed to leverage the IoT to transform your business. ...
SYS-CON Media announced today that PagerDuty has launched a popular blog feed on DevOps Journal. DevOps Journal is focused on this critical enterprise IT topic in the world of cloud computing. DevOps Journal brings valuable information to DevOps professionals who are transforming the way enterprise IT is done.
Things are being built upon cloud foundations to transform organizations. This CEO Power Panel at 15th Cloud Expo, moderated by Roger Strukhoff, Cloud Expo and @ThingsExpo conference chair, addressed the big issues involving these technologies and, more important, the results they will achieve. Rodney Rogers, chairman and CEO of Virtustream; Brendan O'Brien, co-founder of Aria Systems, Bart Copeland, president and CEO of ActiveState Software; Jim Cowie, chief scientist at Dyn; Dave Wagstaff, VP ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that CodeFutures, a leading supplier of database performance tools, has been named a “Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9–11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York, NY. CodeFutures is an independent software vendor focused on providing tools that deliver database performance tools that increase productivity during database development and increase database performance and scalability during production.
SYS-CON Events announced today Isomorphic Software, the global leader in high-end, web-based business applications, will exhibit at SYS-CON's DevOps Summit 2015 New York, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Isomorphic Software is the global leader in high-end, web-based business applications. We develop, market, and support the SmartClient & Smart GWT HTML5/Ajax platform, combining the productivity and performance of traditional desktop software ...
Cloud Technology Partners on Wednesday announced it has been recognized by the Modern Infrastructure Impact Awards as one of the Best Amazon Web Services (AWS) Consulting Partners. Selected by the editors of TechTarget's SearchDataCenter.com, and by votes from customers and strategic channel partners, the companies acknowledged by the Modern Infrastructure Impact Awards represent the top providers of cloud consulting services for AWS including application migration, application development, inf...
Today’s enterprise is being driven by disruptive competitive and human capital requirements to provide enterprise application access through not only desktops, but also mobile devices. To retrofit existing programs across all these devices using traditional programming methods is very costly and time consuming – often prohibitively so. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jesse Shiah, CEO, President, and Co-Founder of AgilePoint Inc., discussed how you can create applications that run on all mobile ...
“We help people build clusters, in the classical sense of the cluster. We help people put a full stack on top of every single one of those machines. We do the full bare metal install," explained Greg Bruno, Vice President of Engineering and co-founder of StackIQ, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 15th Cloud Expo, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
"People are a lot more knowledgeable about APIs now. There are two types of people who work with APIs - IT people who want to use APIs for something internal and the product managers who want to do something outside APIs for people to connect to them," explained Roberto Medrano, Executive Vice President at SOA Software, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at Cloud Expo, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
"Blue Box has been around for 10-11 years, and last year we launched Blue Box Cloud. We like the term 'Private Cloud as a Service' because we think that embodies what we are launching as a product - it's a managed hosted private cloud," explained Giles Frith, Vice President of Customer Operations at Blue Box, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at DevOps Summit, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Performance is the intersection of power, agility, control, and choice. If you value performance, and more specifically consistent performance, you need to look beyond simple virtualized compute. Many factors need to be considered to create a truly performant environment. In his General Session at 15th Cloud Expo, Harold Hannon, Sr. Software Architect at SoftLayer, discussed how to take advantage of a multitude of compute options and platform features to make cloud the cornerstone of your onlin...
"SOASTA built the concept of cloud testing in 2008. It's grown from rather meager beginnings to where now we are provisioning hundreds of thousands of servers on a daily basis on behalf of customers around the world to test their applications," explained Tom Lounibos, CEO of SOASTA, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at DevOps Summit, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.