Patrick Conte has joined Teneros as the application continuity provider's executive vice president and general manager of field operations. Conte previously led market strategy at Topspin Communications, acquired by Cisco in May 2005. Prior to that position, he held sales roles at Cobalt Networks and Sun Microsystems.
Secure Data Group has launched. The Irvine, Calif.-based firm provides comprehensive enterprise solutions for data management and recovery, compliance services and information security. The company, a division of Bell Microproducts, is well positioned to expand throughout Southern California.
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories has begun a five-story, 90,000-sq.-ft. expansion. The Pullman, Wash.-based firm, which provides security solutions for global electric power systems, says the new building is slated for completion in October.
Perimeter Internetworking, a security provider for financial institutions, has acquired Breakwater Security Associates to expand its West Coast presence.
Symantec has launched its Intelligent Archiving Partner program, designed to supply organizations with more information about the content and context of their data, allowing them to make better decisions around archiving, storage, retention and discovery.
Siemens Communications has announced that Nova Southeastern University has chosen Siemens to implement multi-functional smart card solutions at the private school in Florida. The technologies will help the university secure IT infrastructures and shared applications, in addition to dormitories and laboratories.
Telefonica, Spain's leading mobile telephone operator, has implemented Enterasys Secure Network at its Madrid headquarters. The infrastructure, stretching 15 buildings and affecting 14,000 employees, provides centralized network security to control access and protect critical information.
IntelliVid has announced that Robert Walters is joining as vice president of sales and Myra Hart has been named to the video-analysis software company's Board. Walters most recently served as executive vice president of sales at Datavantage, an information technology provider for retailers. Hart, one of four founding officers of Staples, has been director of Office Depot since 2004.