> NTT America is using VMware vCloud Director in its deployments for enterprise customers, a software that extends the resource pooling capabilities of VMware vSphere. The company is talking virtualization at this week's VMworld 2010 in San Francisco. News release.
> Roel Cortez is rejoining Eltek Valere as Director of Sales and General Manager for Mexico and Central America. Cortez, who left the former Valere Power in 2006 to serve as director of sales for Exide Technologies, credits Eltek Valere's new management team as the primary reason for his return. News release.
> Optimum Lightpath has received the Vertical Market Penetration Leadership of the Year award from industry analyst firm Frost & Sullivan. News release.
> FeatureTel, which offers business VoIP over private networks, is an Ace Sponsor of the Fifth Annual Western Wake Tennis Association Charity Classic, which benefits Hospice of Wake County, N.C. News release.
> Netherlands-based Jet Stream BV outlined key strategies for service providers to launch their own three-screen content delivery networks (CDNs). Details here.
> ASSIA Inc. has been recognized by Informa and Broadband World Forum as a finalist for the 2010 InfoVision Awards in two categories--Broadband Innovation of the Year and Broadband Access Network Technologies and Services. News release.
> NETGEAR (Nasdaq: NTGR) introduced what it calls the fastest powerline networking adapters available. Consumers can create a high-speed Ethernet LAN connection using ordinary electric outlets. Details.
And finally ... Russian President Dmitry Medvedev publicly scolded a regional governor for posting on Twitter during a government session. That governor promptly blamed a presidential economic adviser for ratting him out, tweeting: "There you go ;(. Dvorkovich leaked my reports to the President. Such are the costs of the information society ;(" More emoticons here (sub. req.)