|By PR Newswire||
|October 22, 2013 08:01 AM EDT||
NEW YORK, October 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT), Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ: ADBE), NQ Mobile Inc. (ADR) (NYSE: NQ), Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), and Stratasys Ltd. (NASDAQ: SSYS). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.
Microsoft Corporation Research Report
On October 17, 2013, Microsoft Corporation (Microsoft) announced the global availability of Windows 8.1, an update to its Windows 8 operating system. The Company stated that Windows 8.1 offers a host of increased customization refinements and functional improvements, such as - being highly personal, being more familiar and easy to navigate, enabling enhanced search, allowing access to a wide range of apps and services from the Start, extended support with enhanced multitasking and productivity, addition of deep cloud integration with SkyDrive, and a redesigned Windows Store. Consumers with a Windows 8 device in more than 230 markets and 37 languages can download the free update via the online Windows Store beginning October 17, 2013. In addition, Windows 8.1 will be available on new devices as boxed software starting October 18, 2013 at retail locations around the world. The Full Research Report on Microsoft Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/cb4d_MSFT]
Adobe Systems Incorporated Research Report
On October 15, 2013, Adobe Systems Incorporated (Adobe) released new features of Adobe Analytics, an element of Adobe Marketing Cloud. According to Adobe, the upgrades are designed to enhance marketers' data and analysts' abilities to rapidly identify and take action on critical insights for their business. The Company said that innovations include predictive analytics capabilities, advanced real-time reporting and data visualizations, video analytics advancements, and mobile app analytics. The new advanced analytics functionality includes: predictive analytics (anomaly detection); advanced real-time reporting; data visualization upgrades; mobile analytics; in-app conversion analysis; and video metrics. Adobe reported that new functionality in Adobe Analytics is expected to be available later in Q4 FY 2013. The Full Research Report on Adobe Systems Incorporated - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/fbf3_ADBE]
NQ Mobile Inc. (ADR) Research Report
On October 16, 2013, NQ Mobile Inc. (ADR) (NQ Mobile) announced that it has reached an agreement with Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. (Samsung) for an integration of the Company's NQSky Mobile Device Management (MDM) platform with Samsung KNOX to provide a complete mobile enterprise security solution on Samsung devices. The Company further reported that with this integration, enterprises will have the ability to use NQSky's device and platform agnostic mobile managed services (including Android, iOS, and Windows Phone) to provide robust device management, mobile application management (MAM), and mobile content management (MCM) and mobile security management (MSM) for smartphones maintained within their environment. Gavin Kim, Chief Product and Commercial Officer, NQ Mobile, said, "NQ Mobile is excited to collaborate with Samsung KNOX on delivering mobile security services to enterprises globally with Samsung's Android portfolio including market leading devices like Samsung GALAXY S series and Samsung Note devices." The Full Research Report on NQ Mobile Inc. (ADR) - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/10de_NQ]
Splunk Inc. Research Report
On October 15, 2013, Splunk Inc. (Splunk) and Hitachi Solutions Ltd. (Hitachi Solutions) together announced a reseller agreement with Hitachi Solutions to distribute Splunk Enterprise across Japan. Splunk said that Splunk Enterprise collects, indexes, monitors, analyzes, and visualizes machine data being generated by websites, applications, servers, networks, sensors, mobile devices, and more. Robert Lau, General Manager and Vice President of Asia Pacific and Japan, Splunk, said, "Splunk customers tell us that they generate a significant return on their investment from Splunk software. The Japanese IT market is world renowned for recognizing and utilizing superior software. We are pleased Hitachi Solutions has joined with Splunk to help further educate the Japanese market about the profound impact Splunk software makes in organizations." The Full Research Report on Splunk Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/22bc_SPLK]
Stratasys Ltd. Research Report
On October 17, 2013, Stratasys Ltd. (Stratasys) announced that the MakerBot Thingiverse iOS app, the first mobile app for The MakerBot Thingiverse 3D Design Community. The Company said that the MakerBot Thingiverse app is designed to allow users to search and explore Thingiverse, the largest 3D printing community anywhere. The app lets users browse featured 3D designs and new noteworthy items, which have been selected by the Thingiverse community based on popularity. Stratasys informed that the users can also scroll through slideshows of detailed photos when viewing 3D designs. Through this app, users may "like," collect, and share to social networks as well as email them to friends. The app is available for download from the App Store. The Full Research Report on Stratasys Ltd. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/812a_SSYS]
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