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Michael Giresi named Royal Caribbean CIO, senior vice president

Former CIO of Tory Burch has 20 years of experience implementing technology inititives

Fiber system firm rebrands as Dark Fiber Systems, Inc.

Northeast Florida's only carrier-neutral, metro dark fiber network provider, formerly known as Dedicated Fiber Systems, Inc. is now called Dark Fiber Systems, Inc., (DFS) the privately owned and operated firm announced Thursday from its Jacksonville headquarters.

PSC endorses FPL plan to acquire, phase out coal-fired power plant

The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) recently approved an agreement between Florida Power & Light Company and the Office of Public Counsel for FPL to acquire and phase out a coal-powered plant in Juno Beach.

TransMedia Group to make Raymond Lee Jewelers’ new showroom sparkle

Bright smiles are sure to light up the showroom—with celebration, romance, and possibly one lucky couple popping “the question” as Raymond Lee Jewelers launches its newest Boca Raton enterprise on Valentine’s Day weekend 2016.

Global Tech LED acquires Solstice LED System patents

Bonita Springs, Florida company promises to seek retribution from anyone who infringes on patents.

Geoff Gerks named chief human resources officer at G4S

Veteran employee will oversee human resources for all G4S branches in North America.

Vology acquires VITAL Network Services

Tampa-based network support provider will serve as subsidiary to Orlando company.

Zimmerman Advertising welcomes Angelovich to executive staff

Zimmerman Advertising, an integrated retail agency, has hired Michael Angelovich as executive vice president/director of strategic planning, the Fort Lauderdale-based company announced today.

Florida Small Business Pulse Check shows revenue goals attainable

TD Bank regional survey finds respondents are more optimistic about economic outlook.

Elite Stor Capital deal puts capacity over 1.2 million square feet

West Palm Beach, Florida-based Elite Stor Capital Partners (ESCP) closed on the purchase of Storage Max, based in Nicholasville, Kentucky, Elite said on Monday, bringing its total square footage holdings to over 1.2 million square feet.

Bright House Networks to provide service to Fairwinds Credit Union

Bright House Networks Enterprise Solutions has agreed to provide Fairwinds Credit Union, Central Florida’s largest locally owned and operated financial institution, with dedicated internet access (DIA), ethernet and network services, it reported from Orlando Monday.

Alexandria Marren joins Hertz Global as EVP of North American rental car operations

Travel-industry veteran Alexandria Marren is joining Hertz Global Holdings as executive vice president of North American rental car operations, Hertz announced Monday from its Estero, Florida, office.

xG Technology to expand Business Partner Program

Sarasota-based xG Technology Inc. launched an expansion of its Business Partner Program today to maximize broadband opportunity for voice, video and data communications and assemble a network of providers and consultants complementary to its operations.

Nemours Foundation selects new chairman of the board

The Nemours Foundation, an internationally known children's health system that operates Children's Hospital in Orlando, last week announced the election of Brian Anderson as its chairman of the board, succeeding  John Lord, who will remain on the board after eight years as chair.

Black Knight releases first look at July mortgage data

Black Knight Financial Services Inc.’s Data & Analytics division reported a "first look" at July 2015 month-end mortgage performance statistics today from the technology, services and data solutions provider’s corporate headquarters in Jacksonville.

Orlando’s mayor previews nation’s largest diversity career expo

Two events held Friday in Orlando allowed news media and city officials, community partners and small businesses to preview a huge diversity career expo set for Sept. 22-26.

Crain Communications and Carvajal Medios B2B partner to share content for subscribers

Miami-based Carvajal Medios B2B and publisher Crain Communications, Inc. have agreed to align commercial efforts for the plastics and manufacturing industries in the United States and Latin America, the firms announced from Virginia Gardens Thursday.

Patriot National substantiates R.C.A. Insurance acquisition details

Fort Lauderdale’s Patriot National Inc., a technology and outsourcing provider, disclosed further details on its recent acquisition of R.C.A. Insurance Group (RCA), a property and liability program administrator to the hospitality industry, from headquarters yesterday.

Florida’s housing market sees upsurge in July 2015

July’s housing market activity in Florida revealed increased closings, higher median prices, more pending sales and diminishing inventory, Orlando-based Florida Realtors announced today, with single-family sales statewide outperforming those of July 2014 by 21.8 percent.

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