NVIDIA Announces Mellanox InfiniBand for Exascale AI Supercomputing

Global Ecosystem of Server and Storage Partners to Offer Systems with NVIDIA Mellanox 400G,
World

s Only Fully In-Network Acceleration Platform

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SC20—NVIDIA today introduced the next generation of NVIDIA® Mellanox® 400G InfiniBand, giving AI developers and scientific researchers the fastest networking performance available to take on the world’s most challenging problems.

As computing requirements continue to grow exponentially in areas such as drug discovery, climate research and genomics, NVIDIA Mellanox 400G InfiniBand is accelerating this work through a dramatic leap in performance offered on the world’s only fully offloadable, in-network computing platform.

The seventh generation of Mellanox InfiniBand provides ultra-low latency and doubles data throughput with NDR 400Gb/s and adds new NVIDIA In-Network Computing engines to provide additional acceleration.

The world’s leading infrastructure manufacturers — including Atos, Dell Technologies, Fujitsu, GIGABYTE, Inspur, Lenovo and Supermicro — plan to integrate NVIDIA Mellanox 400G InfiniBand into their enterprise solutions and HPC offerings. These commitments are complemented by extensive support from leading storage infrastructure partners including DDN and IBM Storage, among others.

“The most important work of our customers is based on AI and increasingly complex applications that demand faster, smarter, more scalable networks,” said Gilad Shainer, senior vice president of networking at NVIDIA. “The NVIDIA Mellanox 400G InfiniBand’s massive throughput and smart acceleration engines let HPC, AI and hyperscale cloud infrastructures achieve unmatched performance with less cost and complexity.”

Today’s announcement builds on Mellanox InfiniBand’s lead as the industry’s most robust solution for AI supercomputing. The NVIDIA Mellanox NDR 400G InfiniBand offers 3x the switch port density and boosts AI acceleration power by 32x. In addition, it surges switch system aggregated bi-directional throughput 5x, to 1.64 petabits per second, enabling users to run larger workloads with fewer constraints.

Expanding Ecosystem for Expanding Workloads

Early interest in the next generation of Mellanox InfiniBand is coming from some of the world’s largest scientific research organizations.

“Microsoft Azure’s partnership with NVIDIA Networking stems from our shared passion for helping scientists and researchers drive innovation and creativity through scalable HPC and AI. In HPC, Azure HBv2 VMs are the first to bring HDR InfiniBand to the cloud and achieve supercomputing scale and performance for MPI customer applications with demonstrated scaling to eclipse 80,000 cores for MPI HPC,” said Nidhi Chappell, head of product, Azure HPC and AI at Microsoft Corp. “In AI, to meet the high-ambition needs of AI innovation, the Azure NDv4 VMs also leverage HDR InfiniBand with 200Gb/s per GPU, a massive total of 1.6Tb/s of interconnect bandwidth per VM, and scale to thousands of GPUs under the same low-latency InfiniBand fabric to bring AI supercomputing to the masses. Microsoft applauds the continued innovation in NVIDIA’s Mellanox InfiniBand product line, and we look forward to continuing our strong partnership together.”

“High-performance interconnects are cornerstone technologies required for exascale and beyond. Los Alamos National Laboratory continues to be at the forefront of HPC networking technologies,” said Steve Poole, chief architect for next-generation platforms at Los Alamos National Laboratory. “The Lab will continue their relationship working with NVIDIA in evaluating and analyzing their latest 400Gb/s technology aimed at solving the diverse workload requirements at Los Alamos.”

“Amid the new age of exascale computing, researchers and scientists are pushing the limits of applying mathematical modeling to quantum chemistry, molecular dynamics and civil safety,” said Professor Thomas Lippert, head of the Jülich Supercomputing Centre. “We are committed to leveraging the next generation of Mellanox InfiniBand to further our track record of building Europe’s leading, next-generation supercomputers.”

“InfiniBand continues to maintain its pace of innovation and performance, underlining the differentiation that has made it the most commonly used high-performance server and storage interconnect for HPC and AI systems,” said Addison Snell, CEO of Intersect360 Research. “As applications continue to demand increased network throughput, the need for high-performance solutions, such as NVIDIA Mellanox 400G InfiniBand, has the potential to keep expanding into new use cases and markets.”

Product Specifications a
nd Availability

Offloading operations is crucial for AI workloads. The third-generation NVIDIA Mellanox SHARP technology allows deep learning training operations to be offloaded and accelerated by the InfiniBand network, resulting in 32x higher AI acceleration power. When combined with NVIDIA Magnum IO™ software stack, it provides out-of-the-box accelerated scientific computing.

Edge switches, based on the Mellanox InfiniBand architecture, carry an aggregated bi-directional throughput of 51.2Tb/s, with a landmark capacity of more than 66.5 billion packets per second. The modular switches, based on Mellanox InfiniBand, will carry up to an aggregated bi-directional throughput of 1.64 petabits per second, 5x higher than the last generation.

The Mellanox InfiniBand architecture is based on industry standards to ensure backwards and future compatibility and protect data center investments. Solutions based on the architecture are expected to sample in the second quarter of 2021.

Learn more about NVIDIA Mellanox InfiniBand in the live NVIDIA SC20 Special Address at 3 p.m. PT today.

About NVIDIA

NVIDIA’s (NASDAQ: NVDA) invention of the GPU in 1999 sparked the growth of the PC gaming market, redefined modern computer graphics and revolutionized parallel computing. More recently, GPU deep learning ignited modern AI — the next era of computing — with the GPU acting as the brain of computers, robots and self-driving cars that can perceive and understand the world. More information at https://nvidianews.nvidia.com/.

For further information, contact:

Alex Shapiro
NVIDIA Corporation
+1-415-608-5044
[email protected]

Certain statements in this press release including, but not limited to, statements as to: the benefits, performance and abilities of the NVIDIA Mellanox InfiniBand architecture, NVIDIA NDR 400Gb/s, and NVIDIA Mellanox SHARP technology; what our technology enables; NDR 400Gb/s InfiniBand allowing infrastructures to achieve unmatched performance with less cost and complexity; the early interest for NDR 400Gb/s InfiniBand; NDR 400Gb/s InfiniBand being a needle mover for Microsoft Azure and Microsoft’s reliance on InfiniBand to deliver the best performance and cost; Los Alamos National Laboratory being at the forefront of HPC networking technologies and it continuing its relationship working with NVIDIA and its products; researchers and scientists pushing the limits of mathematical modeling; the commitment to leverage the next generation of NVIDIA NDR 400Gb/s InfiniBand; the networking manufacturers planning to integrate NVIDIA NDR 400Gb/s InfiniBand solutions and support from storage infrastructure partners; the potential for high-performance solutions to keep expanding into new use cases and markets; and the availability of solutions based on the architecture are forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause results to be materially different than expectations. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include: global economic conditions; our reliance on third parties to manufacture, assemble, package and test our products; the impact of technological development and competition; development of new products and technologies or enhancements to our existing product and technologies; market acceptance of our products or our partners’ products; design, manufacturing or software defects; changes in consumer preferences or demands; changes in industry standards and interfaces; unexpected loss of performance of our products or technologies when integrated into systems; as well as other factors detailed from time to time in the most recent reports NVIDIA files with the Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, including, but not limited to, its annual report on Form 10-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q. Copies of reports filed with the SEC are posted on the company’s website and are available from NVIDIA without charge. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and speak only as of the date hereof, and, except as required by law, NVIDIA disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements to reflect future events or circumstances.

© 2020 NVIDIA Corporation. All rights reserved. NVIDIA, the NVIDIA logo and Mellanox are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of NVIDIA Corporation and/or Mellanox Technologies in the U.S. and other countries. All other trademarks and copyrights are the property of their respective owners. Features, pricing, availability and specifications are subject to change without notice.

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Arcimoto Begins Development Of The Roadster

Arcimoto Begins Development Of The Roadster

Built on the three-wheel Arcimoto Platform and developed in collaboration with Corbin-Pacific and National Cycle, the Roadster offers a pure electric thrill ride unlike any vehicle on the road today.

EUGENE, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–
Arcimoto, Inc.® (NASDAQ: FUV), makers of affordable, practical, and joyful pure electric vehicles for everyday commuters and fleets, today announced that it has begun development of the Roadster, a new model built on the three-wheel Arcimoto platform that offers a pure electric thrill ride unlike any vehicle on the road today.

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Arcimoto begins development of the Roadster, a pure electric thrill ride unlike any vehicle on the road today (Photo: Business Wire)

Arcimoto begins development of the Roadster, a pure electric thrill ride unlike any vehicle on the road today (Photo: Business Wire)

“With the Roadster, we set out to create the ultimate on-road fun machine,” said Arcimoto Founder and CEO Mark Frohnmayer. “We are very excited to have Corbin-Pacific and National Cycle on board to help develop this next-level ride.”

Arcimoto is teaming with the leader in motorcycle seats and saddles, Corbin-Pacific, to develop quality, hand-crafted saddles and accessories for the Roadster. All Corbin seats are hand-built with pride in the USA using proprietary, purpose-built materials and patented manufacturing processes. Corbin was founded by motorcycle industry legend Mike Corbin, who invented the Corbin Sparrow three-wheel electric vehicle and holds more than 80 patents in his name.

“Electric motorcycles have been central to my life, going all the way back to 1972 when we set the land speed record for EVs at the Bonneville Salt Flats,” said Mike Corbin, President and Founder of Corbin-Pacific. “I took my first drive with the Roadster prototype last week. In short, it’s the best driving three-wheeler I’ve ever ridden.”

To develop the Roadster windshield, Arcimoto has turned to National Cycle, the worldwide leader in motorcycle windshield technology, which also supplies the windshields and roofs for the Fun Utility Vehicle® (FUV®), Rapid Responder™, and Deliverator®. National Cycle, founded in 1937, pioneered the use of polycarbonate in the motorcycle windshield space. Their proprietary Quantum® hardcoated polycarbonate offers superior scratch resistance, optical clarity and durability. National Cycle is the leading supplier of hardcoated polycarbonate shields to OEMs worldwide.

“We measure success at National Cycle by how many times we can innovate and push our industry forward,” said National Cycle President and CEO, Barry Willey. “We look forward to incorporating our latest technologies to bring the Arcimoto Roadster to market.”

Arcimoto Roadster pricing, specs, and availability will be announced at a later date.

About Arcimoto, Inc.

Arcimoto (NASDAQ: FUV) develops and manufactures ultra-efficient and affordable electric vehicles to help the world shift to a sustainable transportation system. Now available to preorder customers on the West Coast, the Arcimoto FUV is purpose-built for everyday driving, transforming ordinary trips into pure-electric joyrides. Available for preorder, the Deliverator and Rapid Responder provide last-mile delivery and emergency response functionality, respectively, at a fraction of the cost and environmental impact of traditional gas-powered vehicles. Every Arcimoto vehicle is built at the Arcimoto Manufacturing Plant in Eugene, Oregon. For more information, please visit Arcimoto.com.

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Rockwell Automation and Stratus Power Rapid Deployment of Industry 4.0 Process Architectures with PlantPAx® 5.0 Running on ztC™ Edge

“Solution in a Box” enables operations teams and systems integrators to accelerate and scale multisite deployments at edge locations

MAYNARD, Mass., Nov. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Stratus Technologies, a global leader in simplified, protected, autonomous Edge Computing platforms, today announced a “Solution in a Box” process control architecture for fast, easy deployment at edge locations that require 2,000 I/O’s or less. The solution runs Rockwell Automation PlantPAx 5.0 software on Stratus ztC Edge, performance tested, characterized, and validated by Stratus and Rockwell Automation, to ensure reliable, rapid deployment by operations teams and systems integrators using a single industrial-grade, panel-mounted Edge Computing device.

Faster Deployment in More Locations with PlantPA
x
Solution in a Box

“Whether it’s control in Water and Wastewater management, Machine Builders innovating for their customers, or managing remote assets in Oil & Gas, there is no one-size-fits-all approach to achieving operational excellence. Enterprises require plant-wide data and control solutions with high availability that can both scale up and scale down based on the use case and location, while being cost effective and easy to implement,” said Dave Rapini, Business Manager for PlantPAx at Rockwell Automation.

The ability to bring mission-critical applications to where they’re needed most via Edge Computing delivers the scale and real-time data acquisition for operational excellence. Stratus’ simple, protected, and automated platform with fault tolerance and zero-touch operation is powering the disaggregation of large process architectures, traditionally deployed at level 3 and 4 of the Purdue model. The combined Stratus and Rockwell Automation “Solution in a Box” architecture provides a flexible approach to scale Industry 4.0 capabilities across a range of environments that were not previously possible.

The
PlantPAx 5.0
and
ztC Edge
Solution in a Box Architecture

PlantPAx is a plant wide distributed control system (DCS) that utilizes a common automation platform to seamlessly integrate both process and discrete control as well as plant-wide information. Version 5.0 improves the availability of system assets that drive compliance in regulated industries and enables analytics at all enterprise levels. Intuitive workflows and the use of industry-leading cybersecurity standards help teams design, deploy, and support a DCS infrastructure to get to market faster to improve performance and profitability.

ztC Edge is an industrial-grade Edge Computing platform that offers built-in redundancy to eliminate unplanned downtime and meets Class 1 Division 2 requirements to operate in hazardous environments. While meeting standard IT performance and security requirements, ztC Edge is simple to deploy, protected from interruptions and threats, and operates autonomously. The zero-touch Edge Computing platform can be quickly installed at a single location or across multiple locations without the need for specialized skills or IT support.

Scalable and Plug-
n
-Play
for
OT Infrastructure

Craig Resnick, Vice President, ARC Advisory Group said, “Companies are looking increasingly for scalable edge solutions that adapt easily to their existing assets and OT infrastructure and help them achieve the flexibility, real-time visibility, operational excellence and operational resilience needed to sustain their businesses in a world where often the only certainty is uncertainty.”

“From an implementation standpoint, the Stratus and Rockwell Automation ‘Solution in a Box’ process control architecture not only addresses those market demands for industries, such as food & beverage, pharmaceutical, and life sciences, but also does so in plug-n-play fashion that is well suited for distributors and channel partners to effectively sell and support,” Mr. Resnick continued.

Frank Hill, Director of Rockwell Partnership at Stratus said, “ztC Edge’s redundancy at the compute level matched with PlantPAx DCS redundancy at the control level is a formidable combination for downtime prevention for mission-critical applications. By partnering with Rockwell Automation to characterize this joint solution, we’re delivering a massive leap forward for operations and integrators.”

Mr. Hill added, “With ztC Edge’s industrial-grade design, teams can now install redundant, virtualized Edge Computing on the DIN rail in the same cabinet as the PlantPAx DCS controllers, even in harsh environments. In addition, ztC Edge’s built-in virtualization allows users to integrate multiple solutions – PlantPAx applications and Rockwell’s ThinManager that previously required multiple computers – into a single platform which delivers enormous savings for engineering, operations, and maintenance.”  

Architecture Details

The tested Solution-in-a-Box architecture includes:

  • Rockwell Automation PASS-Consolidated Image
  • Rockwell Automation Application Server -OWS – ThinManager remote desktop server (RDS) for remote, mobile, and tablet access
  • Stratus ztC Edge 110i (single system with a redundant option) – tested in fault-tolerant and high availability modes

Workload
Specifications

Based on the joint Stratus and Rockwell Automation characterization, the solution supports environments up to:

  • Up to 2,000 I/O points
  • Up to 5 Redundant Logix Controllers
  • Up to 10 clients
  • Up to 5,000 historian tags

For more information, view the Rockwell Automation PlantPAx Selection Guide

Pricing and Availability

Stratus ztC Edge and Rockwell PlantPAx 5.0, including PASS-C, are available now globally.

For pricing and Solution in a Box development, contact a Stratus distributor.

Additional Resources:

About Stratus

For leaders digitally transforming their operations in order to drive predictable, peak performance with minimal risk, Stratus ensures the continuous availability of business-critical applications by delivering zero-touch Edge Computing platforms that are simple to deploy and maintain, protected from interruptions and threats, and autonomous. For 40 years, we have provided reliable and redundant zero-touch computing, enabling global Fortune 500 companies and small-to-medium sized businesses to securely and remotely turn data into actionable intelligence at the Edge, cloud and data center – driving uptime and efficiency. For more information, please visit www.stratus.com or follow on Twitter @StratusAlwaysOn and LinkedIn @StratusTechnologies

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Fiserv to Present at the Citi 2020 Financial Technology Virtual Conference

Fiserv to Present at the Citi 2020 Financial Technology Virtual Conference

BROOKFIELD, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, announced today that Frank Bisignano, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Citi 2020 Financial Technology Virtual Conference on November 19, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. ET.

A live webcast and archived replay of the presentation will be available on the investor relations section of the Fiserv website at investors.fiserv.com.

About Fiserv

Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV) aspires to move money and information in a way that moves the world. As a global leader in payments and financial technology, the company helps clients achieve best-in-class results through a commitment to innovation and excellence in areas including account processing and digital banking solutions; card issuer processing and network services; payments; e-commerce; merchant acquiring and processing; and the Clover® cloud-based point-of-sale solution. Fiserv is a member of the S&P 500® Index and the FORTUNE® 500, and is among FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Companies®. Visit fiserv.com and follow on social media for more information and the latest company news.

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Media Relations:

Britt Zarling

Corporate Communications

Fiserv, Inc.

414-378-4040

[email protected]

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Peter Poillon

Investor Relations

Fiserv, Inc.

212-266-3565

[email protected]

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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. to Present at Southwest IDEAS Investor Conference

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. to Present at Southwest IDEAS Investor Conference

MELVILLE, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–
November 16, 2020–Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL) announced today that it will present at the virtual Southwest IDEAS Investor Conference on Wednesday, November 18, 2020. The Company’s presentation will be webcasted and is scheduled to be available on November 18, 2020 at 8:00 am ET.

Comtech management will provide an overview of the Company and its business opportunities. The Company will also conduct virtual one-on-one meetings with investors throughout the day.

The presentation can be accessed through the Southwest IDEAS conference portal for registered participants, in the investor relations section of the Company’s website at www.comtechtel.com, and on the IDEAS conference website: www.threepartadvisors.com/ideas-conferences-c1b91.

The webcast is expected to be archived on Comtech’s website for a limited time following the event.

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, produces and markets innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions. The Company sells products to a diverse customer base in the global commercial and government communications markets.

Certain information in this press release contains statements that are forward-looking in nature and involve certain significant risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from such forward-looking information. The Company’s Securities and Exchange Commission filings identify many such risks and uncertainties. Any forward-looking information in this press release is qualified in its entirety by the risks and uncertainties described in such Securities and Exchange Commission filings.

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Suburban Propane and the American Red Cross join forces with country music superstar Martina McBride to urge Americans to give comfort through blood donation

Suburban Propane is supporting the effort by offering blood donors a chance to win an Outdoor Living Experience, Powered by Propane for those who give now through Dec. 15

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WHIPPANY, N.J., Nov. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Suburban Propane Partners, L.P. (NYSE: SPH), a national distributor of propane, fuel oil and related products and services, has joined forces with their longtime partners at the American Red Cross and country music superstar Martina McBride to remind folks to spread comfort and joy through the vital gift of blood donation this holiday season. The Red Cross needs the help of blood donors across the country now to ensure patients continue to have access to lifesaving blood. This effort is an important part of Suburban Propane’s ongoing SuburbanCares brand pillar, which highlights the company’s philanthropic and community outreach efforts.

As a thank you for helping meet the need for blood donations from now through Dec. 15, Suburban Propane is offering blood, platelet and plasma donors a chance to win an Outdoor Living Experience, powered by Propane, to enable a lucky winner to enjoy socially distanced celebrations with family and friends this holiday season. The prize includes a propane-powered pizza oven, fire pit, outdoor heater and stipend towards propane*.

“Through our SuburbanCares initiative, giving back to our local communities is a top priority, and what better way to do that than to donate blood. Suburban is delighted to sponsor a Propane Experience Giveaway to help motivate more people to give the gift of life this holiday season,” said Nandini Sankara, spokesperson for Suburban Propane.

As the U.S. experiences a new surge in COVID-19 cases, the Red Cross is becoming increasingly concerned about the nation’s blood supply and needs the help of volunteer blood donors to ensure patients have continued access to lifesaving blood products.

To help encourage blood donations this holiday season, Martina McBride is reaching out to country music fans and all eligible individuals, “If no one has ever asked you to give blood before, I’m asking you to give blood—especially during this trying time.” 

Eligible individuals are urged to make an appointment to donate blood now to help patients in need. Find a donation opportunity using the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting RedCrossBlood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

“Giving comfort to patients by providing lifesaving blood products is fundamental to the Red Cross mission. However, it’s not possible without the support of generous blood donors and dedicated partners, like Martina McBride and Suburban Propane,” said Paul Sullivan, senior vice president at the American Red Cross. “While we have certainly experienced unparalleled hardships this year, we have also witnessed great acts of kindness—like COVID-19 survivors rolling up their sleeves to share their antibodies with patients battling the illness. Donating blood, plasma or platelets is an act of kindness that truly makes a lifesaving difference.”

THE RED CROSS IS COMMITTED TO SAFETY
Each Red Cross blood drive and donation center follows the highest standards of safety and infection control. In accordance with current health guidelines and social distancing policies, the Red Cross added additional precautions – including temperature checks, social distancing and face coverings for donors and staff – have been implemented to help protect the health of all those in attendance. Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment prior to arriving at the drive. To find an opportunity to make a lifesaving difference through blood donation and bring comfort and joy to a patient in need visit RedCrossBlood.org.

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About Suburban Propane

Suburban Propane Partners, L.P. (NYSE:SPH), is a nationwide distributor of propane, fuel oil and related products and services, as well as a marketer of natural gas and electricity, servicing over 1 million customers through its 700 locations across 41 states. The company proudly celebrated 90 years of innovation, growth and quality service in 2018. The brand is currently focused on three core elements including Suburban Commitment – showcasing the company’s 90+ year legacy of flexibility, reliability and dependability, Suburban Cares – highlighting dedication to serving local communities across the nation and Go Green with Suburban Propane – promoting the affordable, clean burning and versatile nature of propane as a bridge to a green energy future. Suburban Propane is a New York Stock Exchange listed limited partnership headquartered in Whippany, NJ. For additional information on Suburban Propane, please visit http://www.suburbanpropane.com/.  

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DHI Group, Inc. to Present at the Sidoti 2020 Virtual Microcap Conference on November 19, 2020

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., Nov. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — DHI Group, Inc. (NYSE: DHX) today announced that it will be participating in the Sidoti 2020 Virtual Microcap Investor Conference on November 19, 2020. Art Zeile, president and CEO, and Kevin Bostick, CFO, will be presenting at 3:15 p.m. ET and will be hosting virtual one-on-one meetings with institutional investors and analysts throughout the day. 

To schedule a meeting with DHI, please contact your Sidoti representative, or MKR Investor Relations, DHI’s investor relations firm, at [email protected].

A webcast of the presentation will be available on the DHI Group investor relations website at https://dhigroupinc.com/investors/ . An audio recording of the presentation will be archived and available following the event.


About DHI Group, Inc.

       
DHI Group, Inc. (NYSE: DHX) is a provider of software products, online tools and services to deliver career marketplaces to candidates and employers globally. DHI’s three brands – Dice, ClearanceJobs and eFinancialCareers — enable recruiters and hiring managers to efficiently search, match and connect with highly skilled technologists in specialized fields, particularly technology, those with active government security clearances and in financial services. Professionals find ideal employment opportunities, relevant job advice and personalized data to best manage their whole technologist life. For 30 years, we have leveraged the latest technology to foster career connections in multiple markets including North America, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia Pacific region. Find out more at www.dhigroupinc.com.


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MKR Investor Relations Inc. 
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Paylocity Announces Acquisition of Samepage

Online collaboration platform expands Paylocity’s product suite, reaffirms commitment to creating the most modern workforce solutions

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SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Nov. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Paylocity (NASDAQ: PCTY), a leading provider of cloud-based HR and payroll software solutions, today announces the acquisition of Samepage, an all-in-one team collaboration solution.

Samepage offers digital collaboration tools including task management, file sharing, real-time document collaboration and more. With the deal, Paylocity expands its product functionality in these areas and demonstrates commitment to building its modern workforce suite of solutions that meet the needs of both HR teams and employees.

Through Paylocity’s acquisition of Samepage, clients and their employees can collaborate to elevate the remote work experience while increasing productivity and efficiency among teams.

“We’ve always viewed our clients as the co-creators of our products, and joining forces with Samepage is another way we’re responding to their needs. In the last year, it’s become increasingly clear that HR professionals want modern and unified solutions for employee communication and collaboration as they continue to manage remote workforces,” said Steve Beauchamp, CEO of Paylocity. “We’re thrilled to add Samepage’s solutions to our portfolio, as this will provide us the opportunity to offer advanced collaboration capabilities extending beyond what is currently available to our clients in our Community module.” 

In today’s increasingly distributed digital workforce, teams are looking to consolidate the amount of solutions used daily to get their jobs done. Through Paylocity’s acquisition of Samepage, clients will be able to enhance the remote work experience while increasing productivity and improving employee engagement. The acquisition provides another proof point that Paylocity is committed to delivering the most modern HCM solution in the market.

“We are thrilled to join the Paylocity family,” said Scott Schreiman, Founder and CEO of Samepage. “The Paylocity team shares our vision that organizations are far more productive when their employees can communicate, manage projects, collaborate and share screens in a single workspace. Together, we’re looking forward to delivering exactly what today’s workforce is looking for.”

To learn more about Paylocity, please visit: www.paylocity.com

About Paylocity
Paylocity (NASDAQ: PCTY) is a leading provider of cloud-based HR and payroll software solutions headquartered in Schaumburg, IL. Founded in 1997 and publicly traded since 2014, Paylocity offers an intuitive, easy-to-use product suite that helps businesses tackle today’s challenges while moving them toward the promise of tomorrow. Known for its unique culture and consistently recognized as one of the best places to work, Paylocity accompanies its clients on the journey to create great workplaces and help people achieve their best through automation, data-driven insights, and engagement. For more information, visit www.paylocity.com.

About Samepage
Samepage is an all-in-one team collaboration suite delivering a variety of work solutions through its cloud-based platform for today’s modern workforce by combining file sharing, task management, screen sharing and real-time document co-editing. 

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Ryan J. Hoffman Joins Interlink Electronics as Chief Financial Officer

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IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Interlink Electronics (OTC: LINK)—a world-leading trusted advisor and technology partner in the rapidly advancing world of human-machine interface (HMI) devices, sensors, and other cutting-edge technologies, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ryan J. Hoffman to the position of chief financial officer. He will assume the CFO role from Interlink Electronics CEO Steven N. Bronson, who had held the role in the interim.

Hoffman brings over 20 years of auditing and professional experience from two top global accounting firms. Before joining Interlink Electronics, he was a partner for the last five years at RSM during his sixteen-years with the firm. He successfully led audits of global companies in industries that include technology, consumer products, and manufacturing. This familiarity with managing multinational operations will be vital as Interlink continues to grow its presence worldwide.

Ryan Hoffman’s wide range of finance and accounting skills will be a valuable resource as Interlink seeks to expand its business through acquisitions,” said Steven N. Bronson. “Despite 2020 being a challenging year, we have maintained profitability while continuing to execute our growth strategy.” 

“I am thrilled to join Interlink Electronics, a company with great leadership and vision,” said Ryan J. Hoffman. “Interlink has a strong business model, and I look forward to working with the team to accelerate growth and enhance value for all shareholders and stakeholders.”

The new hire comes as part of the company’s efforts to strengthen its foundation, which has included several additions to the marketing team and five new strategic international resale partners. Interlink recently opened its new headquarters in Irvine, Calif., while preparing to launch its new R&D and material science division in the first quarter of 2021, at its former HQ in Camarillo. This current expansion plan will allow Interlink to access new global markets and expand its product offering.

About Interlink Electronics

Interlink Electronics is a world-leading trusted provider of HMI, sensor, and IoT solutions. In addition to standard product offerings, Interlink utilizes its expertise in materials science, manufacturing, firmware, and software to produce in-house system solutions for custom applications. For 35 years, Interlink has led the printed electronics industry in the commercialization of its patented Force Sensing Resistor® technology and has supplied some of the world’s top electronics manufacturers with intuitive sensor and interface technologies like the VersaPad and the new VersaPad Plus, which boasts the largest active surface area of any resistive touchpad. It also has a proven track record of supplying technological solutions for mission-critical applications in a diverse range of markets—including medical, automotive, consumer electronics, telecommunications, and industrial control—providing standard and custom-designed sensors that give engineers the flexibility and functionally they seek in today’s sophisticated electronic devices. Interlink serves an international customer base from its headquarters in Irvine, Calif., and pending world-class materials science lab and R&D center in Camarillo, Calif. They are supported by strategic global locations covering manufacturing, distribution, and sales support. For more information, please visit InterlinkElectronics.com.

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ICE Mortgage Technology Announces Encompass 20.2 Major Release

New Encompass Enhancements Increase Lenders’ Productivity Across Lending and Investing Workflows

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PLEASANTON, Calif., Nov. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Ellie Mae®, the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry, and now ICE Mortgage Technology™, a division of Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE), today announced the Encompass® 20.2 Major Release will include enhancements for lenders to boost productivity across lending and investing workflows.

“We are constantly innovating to deliver more automation to fuel the digital mortgage on behalf of our lenders,” said Joe Tyrrell, President, ICE Mortgage Technology. “With this major release of Encompass, we are providing new levels of automated service ordering, efficient and collaborative workflows and the foundation for our hybrid eClosing which we are launching in just a few weeks. This is mission critical for lenders, especially when they are experiencing peak volumes, remote workforces and homebuyers seeking high tech capabilities with human touch availability.”

Enhanced Condition Management: This major enhancement offers lenders flexibility to support an omni-channel approach and the ability to design around business process terms and workflows for a better user experience. These conditions are available in Encompass, Encompass LO Connect® and Encompass TPO Connect®. Specifically:

  • Updated functionality provides a more flexible, lender-configurable model that can support omni-channel business models
  • Offers enhanced administrative tools to manage condition templates
  • Supports more granular options for condition management controls
  • Extends APIs to support external workflow engines

Reimagined Document Management: The new release focuses on reducing the time it takes for lenders to save and open loans as well as how lenders order and manage documents. The new document viewer with cloud storage functionality further contributes to gaining efficiencies when managing documents.  Specifically:

  • Improved Performance: The new document viewer leverages cloud infrastructure and performs automatic document conversation, resulting in up to 5x faster uploads and instantaneous viewing of pages. Lenders no longer need to wait for the entire file to convert before viewing.
  • New Experience and Editing Options: The new document viewer has no third-party dependencies and offers a modern look and feel, including side-by-side data and document comparison.
  • New Encompass Developer Connect® v3 APIs: The new document management workflow and document viewer leverage v3 of the Encompass Developer Connect eFolder Attachment APIs. These APIs are backward compatible to Encompass instances and are more efficient, secure and utilize cloud storage. The APIs are available today at developer.elliemae.com

“Our pilot lenders who have already been using these enhanced capabilities have provided great feedback on their impact, speed and performance,” Tyrrell continued. “They were impressed by the lightning upload speed and viewing performance improvements, they loved the modern look and feel, and appreciated the omni-channel business model support for greater flexibility. We look forward to continuing to support our Encompass lenders by providing them the automation and innovation they need to drive their businesses forward.”

Encompass offers lenders immediate savings and operational improvements as the leading Loan Origination System (LOS) designed to originate more loans, lower costs, reduce time to close, and make smarter business decisions. For more information about how Encompass can improve ROI, visit: https://www.elliemae.com/encompass

About Ellie Mae
Ellie Mae, now ICE Mortgage Technology, a division of Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:  ICE), is the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry.  Ellie Mae’s technology solutions enable lenders to originate more loans, lower origination costs, and reduce the time to close, all while ensuring the highest levels of compliance, quality and efficiency. Visit ‪EllieMae.com or call ‪(877) 355-4362 to learn more.

© 2020 Ellie Mae, Inc. Ellie Mae®Encompass®AllRegs®, the Ellie Mae logo and other trademarks or service marks of Ellie Mae, Inc. appearing herein are the property of Ellie Mae, Inc. or its subsidiaries. All rights reserved. Other company and product names may be trademarks or copyrights of their respective owners.

 

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