NEW YORK, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Accenture Plc (NYSE: ACN), YY Inc. (NASDAQ: YY), Xerox Corp. (NYSE: XRX), ServiceNow Inc. (NYSE: NOW) and Riverbed Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: RVBD). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://www.analystsreview.com/1527-100free.
Accenture Plc Analyst Notes
On April 17, 2014, Accenture Plc (Accenture), together with Avanade, announced the completion of implementation of a new suite of collaborative workplace technologies at Standard Life as it seeks to streamline its IT services across all its businesses and provide employees globally with an enhanced working environment while reducing operating costs. "The implementation of Digital Workplace allowed us to reduce our application estate by 60%, cut log-in time by 15 minutes and increase our pace of work through better collaboration," said Paul Chong, Director of Group IT at Standard Life. Accenture informed that the project involved upgrading from Windows XP to the Windows 7 operating system for over 11,000 desktops globally, with migration to a single mail platform, the introduction of various collaboration tools to improve productivity, and the training of Standard Life employees in six different business units across 14 countries. The full analyst notes on Accenture are available to download free of charge at:
YY Inc. Analyst Notes
On April 21, 2014, the stock (ADR) of YY Inc. (YY) extended gains to a third consecutive session and ended higher by 2.58% at $68.88. During the session, the stock opened at $67.32 and fluctuated in the range of $65.33 - $68.98. Over the past three trading sessions, the stock has increased by 8.23%, outperforming the Nasdaq Composite which gained 2.16% during the same period. The full analyst notes on YY are available to download free of charge at:
Xerox Corp. Analyst Notes
On April 14, 2014, Xerox Corp. (Xerox) announced that MeadWestvaco (MWV) has chosen to renew its partnership with the Company for IT management services via a new five-year contract as the global packaging company continues to grow in targeted packaging and specialty chemicals markets. According to the Company, the new five-year contract includes telecom expense management, ERP system management, additional hosting for MWV's Brazil business, and assisting MWV in migrating core IT functions to the cloud, in addition to continuing existing services including hosting, network management and desktop support. Chad Harris, Group President, IT Services, Xerox, commented, "By migrating to cloud-based services, we'll be able to apply operational scalability and agility to MWV wherever and whenever they need it. Our depth of global offerings will help MWV with current expansions into Brazil along with future needs." The full analyst notes on Xerox are available to download free of charge at:
ServiceNow Inc. Analyst Notes
On April 21, 2014, ServiceNow Inc. (Service Now) issued a press release stating that the executive keynote presentations from its Knowledge14® conference will be webcast live on April 29, 30 and May 1, 2014. According to the Company, the keynote presentations include: "Defining the Service-Oriented Enterprise," April 29, 2014, 8:00 - 9:30 a.m. PT - hosted by ServiceNow President and CEO, Frank Slootman; "Empowering the Service-Oriented Enterprise," April 30, 2014, 8:00 - 9:50 a.m. PT - hosted by ServiceNow Founder and Chief Product Officer, Fred Luddy; and "Running the Service-Oriented Enterprise," May 1, 2014, 9:00 - 9:50 a.m. PT - hosted by ServiceNow SVP of Engineering and Cloud Operations, Dan McGee. The Company informed that a live webcast of the aforesaid presentations will be accessible via its website. The full analyst notes on ServiceNow are available to download free of charge at:
Riverbed Technology, Inc. Analyst Notes
On April 15, 2014, Riverbed Technology, Inc. (RiverBed) introduced Riverbed SteelFusion™ 3.0, the first branch converged infrastructure that centralizes data in the datacenter and delivers local performance and nearly instant recovery at the branch. In a study by the Taneja Group, SteelFusion fuses branch servers, storage, networking, and virtualization infrastructure into a single solution that reduces the average time to provision branch services by 30x (from five hours to ten minutes) and recovery from branch outages by 96x (from 24 hours to 15 minutes). Commenting on the development, John Martin, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Storage Delivery at Riverbed, said, "With SteelFusion, Riverbed has completely changed the game with branch IT infrastructure. Businesses get the best of both worlds: centralizing data to eliminate branch downtime, improve data security, and lower TCO while still delivering local access to apps and data for branch workers." The full analyst notes on Riverbed are available to download free of charge at:
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