Louisiana Tech University Office of University Communications
Published 10:00 a.m. CT Oct. 14, 2020
Louisiana Tech University and Grambling State University signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Tuesday that provides GSU accounting undergraduates accelerated entry into Louisiana Tech’s Master of Accountancy program.
Louisiana Tech President Les Guice was joined by Grambling President Rick Gallot in Tech’s College of Business to officially sign the MOU.
“Today, we’re able to sign an agreement that will create greater opportunity for students of both Louisiana Tech and Grambling State,” Guice said. “Our partnership will prepare our shared students to sit for the CPA exam and begin successful careers even sooner. Together, we will help many students achieve their academic goals, and I know they will then make a positive impact on our region and state.”
Tech’s concurrent MAcc option allows accounting majors with a 3.2 GPA and less than 30 hours of coursework
LOGIX Fiber Networks, a Texas-based business connectivity company with more than 280,000 miles of fiber across Texas, has recently partnered with telecommunications, data center, cybersecurity and cloud solutions master agent MicroCorp. Adding MicroCorp expands LOGIX’s footprint in the state of Texas and will accelerate growth across key business drivers for LOGIX.
LOGIX has provided carrier-grade, fiber network services to Texas businesses for more than 35 years and owns the state’s largest independent network with over 3,000 on-net buildings, 6,200 route miles of metro fiber, 2,800 route miles of long-haul fiber and is on-net in 100+ data centers in major Texas cities.
Similarly, for more than 30 years, MicroCorp has been a leading national master agent for telecommunications, cybersecurity, data center, and cloud services, working to simplify the purchase and integration of IT services for their vast partner network.
“MicroCorp is an established and leading master agent,
Warranty Master has rebranded as ScalePad and launched software-centric asset lifecycle management (ALM) capabilities for MSPs, the company disclosed this morning. The overall goal: Provide MSPs with a complete view of customers’ hardware and software infrastructure, which allows MSPs to further pinpoint monthly recurring revenue (MRR), risk mitigation and performance opportunities.
ScalePad is led and funded by familiar names. Passportal and Level Platforms veteran Dan Wensley, who helped MSPs to pioneer recurring revenue models, joined the company as CEO in June 2019. Anthony Day, who has led ScalePad since its inception as Warranty Master, remains deeply focused on product and engineering. The company is backed by Top Down Ventures — a SaaS-focused investment firm led by IT Glue founder Chris Day.
Top Down Ventures and Chis Day tend to be long-term thinkers who focus on profitable growth rather than growth-at-all-costs expansion strategies. Translation:
VANCOUVER, BC, Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Warranty Master is changing its name to ScalePad and launching its latest services innovation: Software Asset Management.
New brand and technology innovations introduce a larger and more profitable revenue stream for more than 8,000 ScalePad MSP Partners.
ScalePad expands Asset Lifecycle Management portfolio 10 times with addition of software, offering MSPs a 360-degree view of customers’ technology infrastructure and investments.
A preview of Software Asset Management is now available to all ScalePad MSP Partners at no charge to quickly demonstrate its positive impact on Partner productivity, sales pipelines and profits.
By expanding its Asset Lifecycle Management portfolio to include hardware, software and warranty services, ScalePad MSP Partners now have access to 10 times more data totaling 100 million assets managed.
A channel champion, ScalePad has enjoyed explosive growth in the last 12 months:
MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass., Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Tufts University School of Engineering is collaborating with Noodle Partners, a leading online program manager (OPM), to launch a new online Master of Science in Data Science program and a Post-Baccalaureate in Computer Science. The programs are expected to launch in January 2021 with classes beginning in Fall 2021.
“We are laser focused on building online programs that help meet the growing demand for data and computer scientists.”
The Master of Science program in Data Science is designed to prepare students who have earned bachelor’s degrees in STEM fields for advanced careers in data analysis and data-intensive science. The program focuses on statistics and machine learning, with courses in data infrastructure and systems, data analysis and interfaces, and theoretical elements.
The Post-Baccalaureate program in Computer Science is open to individuals with at least a bachelor’s degree in any discipline (BA
Businessman Carlton “Tyre Master” Lewis. (OBSERVER media photo)
By Neto Baptiste
Businessman Carlton “Tyre Master” Lewis said his aim is to act as a conduit between potential investors and the Antigua Turf Club (ATC) in hopes of commercializing the sport of horse racing in Antigua.
Lewis made the revelation during a recent candid interview on the Good Morning Jojo Sports Show, stating that he however has no desire to work with the current executive body headed by Neil Cochrane as president.
“My plan is to go and get the finance to push horse racing and you have some fine guys up there [at the track], a lot of good guys, so I would turn over the whole race track for them to control. They would specify their races, do what they are doing. The investors would go in because we had
The Fall 2020 Launch Delivers New Enhancements for Superior Cloud-Native Serverless Computing Power, AI-Powered Intelligence and Business Resiliency in a Pandemic
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Informatica, the enterprise cloud data management leader, today announced new advanced capabilities designed to help customers rapidly become cloud-first, cloud-native in this global pandemic. IDC predicts continued double-digit growth in infrastructure digital transformation in 2020 during the pandemic as companies increasingly invest in the cloud to accelerate their digital transformation efforts*. Informatica has been at the forefront of enterprise cloud data management, continuously innovating to help its customers succeed in the Cloud-AI era.
Today’s virtual fall launch event is yet another milestone in Informatica’s innovation helping enterprises with AI-powered serverless data management, business continuity, application management and a 360-degree view of the business leveraging multi-domain Master Data Management. The Fall enhancements also include an intelligent data
Leading Senior Care Franchise Announces Launch of New Territory in Ontario
ROSEVILLE, Calif., Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Always Best Care Senior Services, one of the leading senior care franchise systems in the United States, announced today that it has awarded a Canadian Master Franchise territory to Steve Kelly. As part of the master agreement, Kelly will oversee Always Best Care’s franchise development in Canada, specifically in the province of Ontario, and will be responsible for driving the brand’s growth throughout the region. Kelly is also opening the company’s newest location in Oakville, Ontario, located at 710 Dorval Drive, Suite 115. Always Best Care of Oakville will provide award-winning senior care services to communities such as Mississauga, Burlington, Hamilton and Milton.
“We’re happy to welcome Steve on board to oversee our franchise development and
fit20 U.S. Opens Flagship Studio & National Franchise Training Center in Liberty Place
FREDERICKSBURG, Va., Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — fit20 USA announces the opening of its new Flagship Studio and National Franchise Training Center in historic downtown Fredericksburg, Va. in Liberty Place.
fit20 USA is the Master Franchisee of fit20, a concept started in the Netherlands that now has over 150 Studios in nine countries with 18,000 members. fit20 is a unique concept that provides a private, noise-free environment geared to accommodate busy schedules and reflect personal physical requirements, featuring a 20-minute weekly session with a certified personal trainer.
The state-of-the-art fit20 location in downtown Fredericksburg will be the National Training Center for new franchisees as well as a fully functioning studio. Member training sessions are already underway in the new facility.
“We are excited to be growing in Fredericksburg, especially amid this challenging pandemic,” says CEO, Aqil Radjab.