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2009 was a horrible year for job seekers, and even those holding on to existing jobs. No bonuses, no promotions, layoffs, and nobody hiring. And SoCal successfully beat most of the United States in unemployment claims, by several percentage points, attaching painful and empirical fact to the grim situation. But that does appear to be changing. Slowly changing, but it is looking better for job seekers in the region. A recent scrape of job openings for Los Angeles and Orange Counties yielded some pretty strong job titles: Director of Engineering – Marina Del Rey Chief Integration Engineer – El Segundo Director, information technology – San Clemente VP Global Services – Los Angeles Customer Services Director – El Segundo Lead Systems Engineer – Los Angeles Senior Industrial Director – Irvine Smart GRID Architect – Rosemead HL7 Integrator – Los Angeles Disaster Recovery... (more)

Martin Levy Explains Hurricane Electric’s Success in a Tough Economy

This is part two in a series of interviews with Martin Levy, Director of IPv6 Strategy at Hurricane Electric Hurricane Electric is one of those rare companies that have survived, and grown in the past two years. A private company, Hurricane Electric has become one of the largest Internet Service Providers in the world, and is a leader in IPv6 deployment. In this article Martin Levy shares a few ideas on how Hurricane Electric approaches their business and continued growth. ___________________________________________________________ Pacific-Tier: It's been a really rough economy, a... (more)

3tera Drops IPv6 Into Their AppLogic Cloud Computing Platform

Cloud Computing on Ulitzer "If we look at cloud (service) in a global sense, not just as my service or your service, or my country or your country, then IPv6 is part of the future and the solution." (Bert Armijo, SVP 3tera) IPv6 is hitting everybody in the Internet industry on a global scale. 3tera recognized early in the evolution of cloud products that IPv6 was critical for long term, and short term development of their AppLogic product within both public-facing Internet services, as well as cloud deployments within the enterprise. The need is real. The IPv4 Reality 3tera Face... (more)

How Green is Your Data Center?

Data Center "X" just announced a 2 MegaWatt expansion to their facility in Northern California. A major increase in data center capacity, and a source of great joy for the company. And the source of potentially 714 additional tons of carbon introduced each month into the environment. Many groups and organizations are gathering to address the need to bring our data centers under control. Some are focused on providing marketing value for their members, most others appear genuinely concerned with the amount of power being consumed within data centers, the amount of carbon being produ... (more)

Disaster Management: Managing Emergency Communications with Marc Ladin

The Station Fire ripped through communities along the northern rim of Los Angeles in August and September, consuming an area more than 160,000 acres. Evacuations came with little or no warning, homes and buildings lost, and the entire ordeal put a tremendous strain on utilities and resources. Including water. When the city of Glendale needed to quickly alert residents to lower their water and power use to enable fire fighters to gain access to critical resources, they turned to a local company, Everbridge, to reach citizens with real-time notifications alerting them to the emerg... (more)