Shareable Ink to move to oneC1TY

Digital health care records company Shareable Ink will take space in the first office building to open in oneC1TY, Nashville Business Journal reports. The Nashville-based company, which has 25 employees, will move from its Cummins Station office in SoBro. To be anchored by Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance, the building is slated to open by November. Read more here.

Aug 17, 2015 6:45 AM

Shareable Ink founder has left company

Eleanor Kennedy at the Business Journal has caught up with the happenings at health care technology company Shareable Ink. Founder and CTO Stephen Hau, who relocated the company here from Boston in 2010, left in May and CEO Hal Andrews says he is refocusing his team's efforts on working with electronic health vendors rather than selling directly to doctors. Get the full story here.

Aug 13, 2015 9:57 AM

LPS Integration to leave MetroCenter for Maryland Farms

Nashville-based LPS Integration is moving its headquarters from MetroCenter to Maryland Farms, Nashville Business Journal reports.

The IT engineering firm has bought an approximately 22,000-square-foot building with an address of 5300 Virginia Way in Brentwood for $4.1 million, according to NBJ.

Read more here.

Aug 5, 2015 12:15 PM

'Most connected human on Earth' to give closing keynote at Health:Further

Self-described mindful cyborg has been Healthways' chief digital officer since last year
Aug 4, 2015 7:16 AM

Health:Further unveils Innovator's Row companies

A baker's dozen of companies will make up the Innovator's Row exhibition area at the Health:Further conference being hosted next month by Jumpstart Foundry. Among them are some well-known names such as Amplion, TriZetto and HCA Holdings' Parallon division, which is the gathering's headline sponsor. Others are less known but also promise to show how their technologies can be integrated into the health care system.

“There are so many emerging companies that are changing the healthcare landscape today. Innovator’s Row will give exposure to some of these companies in a hands­on way,” said Jumpstart Foundry CEO Vic Gatto. “There’s a lot of good that can come from large healthcare companies interacting with emerging companies.

Get all the Innovator's Row info here and read our past coverage of Health:Further here.

Jul 31, 2015 6:52 AM

Jumpstart company teams up with Applied Health Analytics

Local business incubator previews 2015 class
Jul 30, 2015 7:07 AM

Cumberland Consulting elevates two to partner

Former principals have been with IT consultants since '08 and '04, respectively
Jul 29, 2015 2:27 PM

ADS acquires South Carolina security company

Nashville-based ADS Security has acquired the customer accounts from ProTec Plus Inc. in Myrtle Beach, S.C., for an undisclosed sum.

According to a release, the purchase adds more than 1,000 accounts to the ADS South Carolina customer base of 4,000  accounts. It marks the second deal for ADS in South Carolina, including the 2014 acquisition of American Burglar and Fire Alarms in Columbia, S.C.

The deal also follows the June announcement that ADS Security had acquired more than 3,000 customer accounts from Professional Alarms Inc. of Clarksville, growing its local client base to about 18,000 accounts (read more here).

The most recently purchased accounts will continue to be serviced out of the Myrtle Beach location, with ProTec Plus owner Michael Thomas and his team to become ADS employees, according to the release.

"We are excited to add another South Carolina city to our service map and we extend a warm welcome to ProTec Plus customers," ADS President and CEO John Cerasuolo (pictured) said in a release. "ProTec Plus has been protecting homes and businesses in Myrtle Beach for over 25 years and we are honored to continue their legacy of outstanding service.”

During the past year or so, ADS has acquired security companies in North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama and Tennessee.

Jul 29, 2015 7:20 AM

Smartvue announces deal with Chinese tech company

Nashville-based tech company Smartvue has announced it will provide global entity Dahua with cloud video surveillance software embedded on selected network video surveillance cameras.

Financial terms of the deal (read more here) were not disclosed in a release.

Headquartered in Hangzhou, China, Dahua, recorded $882 million in revenue in 2013. The company owns more than 440 patents and has about 2,000 engineers in its R&D divisioni. With about 5,000 employees, the company boasts the world's second-largest market share in the video security and surveillance industry, according to a 2014 IMS report.

The deal will see Dahua customers have access to plug-and-play surveillance installations with video storage in the cloud, the release notes.

"Smartvue is uniquely qualified to deliver cloud video solutions and integrated IoTV embedded software to our partners such as Dahua," Martin Renkis, Smartvue founder and CEO, said in the release. "It is our privilege to work with Dahua as one of the global leaders in the video surveillance industry."

The announcement follows the recent announcement that Smartvue, which offers cloud-based device and video management software and services, has aligned with Microsoft to unveil Homevue, a cloud video surveillance solution designed for Microsoft's Xbox. (Read more here.)

Jul 28, 2015 10:30 AM

Zayo adding fiber to local tower network

Colorado-based telecom infrastructure company Zayo Group says it is investing $39 million to add 147 cell towers to its Nashville-area fiber network. The move is built on the back of a 20-year contract Zayo has signed with an unnamed wireless service provider. It will nearly quadruple the length of Zayo's local network to 470 miles.

Jul 23, 2015 7:07 AM