Thursday, August 18, 2011

2Q smartphone sales by operating system

from Yahoo:

>>Here are the worldwide sales and market share figures for smartphones by operating system in the second quarter, according to research firm Gartner.

Google Inc.'s Android: 46.8 million units, 43.4 percent market share

Nokia Corp.'s Symbian: 23.9 million units, 22.1 percent market share

Apple Inc.'s iOS: 19.6 million units, 18.2 percent market share

Research In Motion Ltd.'s BlackBerry OS: 12.7 million units, 11.7 percent market share

InterXion Reports a Healthy Quarter, Along With Expansion and Partnership Plans

Read the whole article at Seeking Alpha:

>>InterXion (INXN) reported Q2 2011 earnings Wednesday morning, before market open.

A quick look at some of the highlights:

  • Revenues were €60.0 million, a 19% increase compared to Q2 2010 (€50.4 million), and a 3.7% increase sequentially;
  • Adjusted EBITDA was €23.3 million, a 19% increase compared to last year (Q2 2010: €19.6 million), and a 5% increase compared to the previous quarter;
  • Adjusted EBITDA margin increased to 38.9%, compared to 38.8% in Q2 2010 and 38.4% in Q1 2011;
  • Capital Expenditures during the quarter was €16.2 million;
  • Net profit was €5.2 million in Q2 2011, up 32% from Q2 2010 – EPS were € 0.08.

Equinix Earns ISO 27001 Certification For Data Centers In Switzerland

Zurich and Geneva data centers meet international standard for information security

ZURICH / GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — August 18, 2011 — Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), a provider of global data center services, today announced that it has successfully passed the external audit for ISO 27001 certification for its six International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centers in Switzerland.

The ISO 27001 audit specifies the requirements for establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring, reviewing, maintaining and improving a documented Information Security Management System, taking into account the organization’s overall business risks. A neutral, independent agency conducts the audit and assesses the operation of a data center, as well as all available applications, IT systems, processes and services provided by the organization’s employees and contractors.

This accreditation verifies that the ISO information security standard is now an integral component of all business processes within Equinix’s data centers in Zurich and Geneva.

“Equinix designs and builds all of its IBXs to the highest operational standard, particularly where security is concerned,” says Marco Dottarelli, managing director of Equinix Switzerland. “We are delighted to earn this certification for all our data centers in Switzerland. It demonstrates our commitment to providing robust information security measures that preserve the integrity of our customers’ sensitive information.”

Jamba Turns In Solid Quarter; Turnaround on Track

Read the whole article at Seeking Alpha:

>>Jamba (JMBA) reported Q2 2011 earnings Tuesday. A quick look at some of the highlights:
  • Total revenues decreased 20.5% to $58.9 million, from $74.1 million in Q2 2010. As a reminder, the decline in revenues is mainly due to the company’s refranchising initiative, started in 2009. Revenues exceeded analysts expectations ($ 56.02 million).
  • In Q2 company-owned comparable-store sales increased 4.3%, system-wide comparable-store sales increased 2.9% and franchise-operated comparable-store sales increased 1.4%, compared to the prior year period.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

William Blair Upgrades Equinix (EQIX) to Outperform


>>William Blair upgraded Equinix (NASDAQ: EQIX) from Market Perform

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

InterXion Earnings Preview

Read the whole article at Seeking Alpha:

>>InterXion (INXN), one of the leading European providers of network-neutral data center services, will be reporting Q2 earnings tomorrow morning, Wednesday July 17, before the market open. Analysts expect, on average, revenue of € 59.83 million and EPS of € 0.07. The company doesn't issue quarterly guidance, but on the occasion of the last conference call it reaffirmed its yearly forecast for revenue expected to be in the range of €239 to €245 million and adjusted EBITDA in the range of €91 to €95 million.

Monday, August 15, 2011

AT&T Mobile App Hackathon - Chicago

Mobile App Hackathon is an event for mobile developers to come together, network, learn about new technologies, build mobile apps, get fed, compete for prizes across different categories and most importantly: meet new people and scout for teammates to work on new or current projects.

Sponsor: Immersion