Welcome!

@CloudExpo Authors: Liz McMillan, Zakia Bouachraoui, Yeshim Deniz, Pat Romanski, Elizabeth White

News Feed Item

IT Services Firm Stays One-Step Ahead by Acquiring Social Media Marketing Company

Magenium Solutions Adds Capable Networks to Its IT Service Portfolio to Meet Customers' Needs for a Social Media Marketing Strategy

WHEATON, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 12/11/12 -- Magenium Solutions, LLC, a Chicago-based IT services firm, today announced it has acquired Capable Networks, LLC, a social media marketing consultancy in Glen Ellyn, IL. This acquisition will strengthen the firm's commitment to building a depth of services based on innovative technology solutions that meet the needs of today's business.

"We are excited to add the Capable Networks' team to our staff. Their experience with emerging media will be a great benefit for our clients. Businesses know they need to engage in social networking to be competitive. They need a partner who can help them define a social roadmap and implement a social media marketing plan from strategy through execution," says Colleen LaMantia, managing partner, Magenium Solutions. "By bringing Capable Networks into our service portfolio, we are uniquely positioned to help our clients establish their social media footprint and deliver the infrastructure backbone to support those initiatives. We see a gap in digital offerings from other IT services firms and we feel it is important to stay on-trend by delivering new and emerging technology solutions that will help our customers grow and move their business forward. This addition to our service offerings further distinguishes us as an innovative technology firm focused on delivering forward-thinking technology products and solutions to our customers."

Capable Networks has an impressive list of clients who will benefit from the increased service offerings available to them as a result of this transaction. Magenium is a full-range IT partner offering technology services based on the Microsoft platform including Systems Management, Identity and Access Management, Unified Communications, Virtualization and software solutions Microsoft Dynamics CRM, .NET development and Microsoft SharePoint.

"We are excited to add our social media capabilities with Magenium Solutions' current offerings," said Ron Repking, CEO of Capable Networks. "By combining our expertise in social media marketing with Magenium's existing CRM and other complementary services, we can now offer our clients a complete end-to-end customer marketing experience."

About Capable Networks

Capable Networks helps companies engage with their customers and prospects online through numerous social media outlets. Founded in 2004 as a pioneer in the social media space, Capable's service offerings include online community management, reputation management, and social media consulting. Our COMMUNITYnow product offers a full-featured instant-on solution for your online community needs.

About Magenium Solutions

Magenium Solutions is the IT services firm based in Chicago that is dedicated to delivering technology solutions that solve problems and move business forward making us a trusted partner to hundreds of Midwest businesses. Magenium holds several Microsoft competencies which place us in the top 5% of Microsoft partners worldwide for our expertise. We are dedicated to delivering tangible benefits through enabling technologies that serve as the cornerstone to company growth strategies. We help clients grow their business, be more productive, stay competitive and reduce costs through the use of technology. To learn more, visit www.magenium.com or email [email protected]. Connect with Magenium on Facebook/Magenium and Twitter @magenium

Add to Digg Bookmark with del.icio.us Add to Newsvine

Press Contact:
Peggy Martinus
Tel: (630) 517-3810
[email protected]

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

CloudEXPO Stories
With more than 30 Kubernetes solutions in the marketplace, it's tempting to think Kubernetes and the vendor ecosystem has solved the problem of operationalizing containers at scale or of automatically managing the elasticity of the underlying infrastructure that these solutions need to be truly scalable. Far from it. There are at least six major pain points that companies experience when they try to deploy and run Kubernetes in their complex environments. In this presentation, the speaker will detail these pain points and explain how cloud can address them.
The deluge of IoT sensor data collected from connected devices and the powerful AI required to make that data actionable are giving rise to a hybrid ecosystem in which cloud, on-prem and edge processes become interweaved. Attendees will learn how emerging composable infrastructure solutions deliver the adaptive architecture needed to manage this new data reality. Machine learning algorithms can better anticipate data storms and automate resources to support surges, including fully scalable GPU-centric compute for the most data-intensive applications. Hyperconverged systems already in place can be revitalized with vendor-agnostic, PCIe-deployed, disaggregated approach to composable, maximizing the value of previous investments.
When building large, cloud-based applications that operate at a high scale, it's important to maintain a high availability and resilience to failures. In order to do that, you must be tolerant of failures, even in light of failures in other areas of your application. "Fly two mistakes high" is an old adage in the radio control airplane hobby. It means, fly high enough so that if you make a mistake, you can continue flying with room to still make mistakes. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Lee Atchison, Principal Cloud Architect and Advocate at New Relic, discussed how this same philosophy can be applied to highly scaled applications, and can dramatically increase your resilience to failure.
Machine learning has taken residence at our cities' cores and now we can finally have "smart cities." Cities are a collection of buildings made to provide the structure and safety necessary for people to function, create and survive. Buildings are a pool of ever-changing performance data from large automated systems such as heating and cooling to the people that live and work within them. Through machine learning, buildings can optimize performance, reduce costs, and improve occupant comfort by sharing information within the building and with outside city infrastructure via real time shared cloud capabilities.
As Cybric's Chief Technology Officer, Mike D. Kail is responsible for the strategic vision and technical direction of the platform. Prior to founding Cybric, Mike was Yahoo's CIO and SVP of Infrastructure, where he led the IT and Data Center functions for the company. He has more than 24 years of IT Operations experience with a focus on highly-scalable architectures.