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IBM Taps Watson to Help Manage & Protect Business Devices

March 20, 2017 No Comments

IBM InterConnect – March 20, 2017 – IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the availability of a new cognitive assistant that leverages the capabilities of IBM Watson to help IT professionals more effectively manage and protect networks of smartphones, tablets, laptops, IoT devices and other endpoints. The MaaS360 Advisor will use machine learning to analyze devices on the network and recommend policies, patches and customized best practices to better manage and protect them.

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LockPath Partners with BankPolicies.com to Improve Policy Management for Financial Services Companies

March 14, 2017 No Comments

Through the partnership,LockPath and BankPolicies.com will give users access to thorough, comprehensive policies and the ability to quickly begin measuring an organization’s compliance posture in LockPath’s Keylight Platform. Organizations can utilize Keylight and the products from BankPolicies.com to identify and address any gaps in compliance against their policies. In this way, the partnership helps organizations efficiently achieve and demonstrate compliance.

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MapR Extends Convergence to the IoT Edge

March 14, 2017 No Comments

 MapR Technologies, Inc., the provider of the first and only converged data platform, today announced at Strata + Hadoop World, MapR Edge, a small footprint edition of the MapR Converged Data Platform. Addressing the need to capture, process, and analyze data generated by Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices close to the source, MapR Edge provides secure local processing, quick aggregation of insights on a global basis, and the ability push intelligence back to the edge for faster and more significant business impact.

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Information Builders Introduces Omni-Gen Data Quality Edition to Streamline Data Management Projects

March 8, 2017 No Comments

Information Builders, a leader in business intelligence (BI) and analytics, information integrity, and integration solutions, today announced Omni-Gen Data Quality Edition, a unified platform for profiling, cleansing, and enriching information in databases and corporate information systems.Omni-Gen Data Quality Edition empowers business people to collaborate with IT professionals to promote consistency, accuracy, and completeness across all types of data sources—including native Hadoop sources and file formats for big data projects.

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DataEndure and Komprise Provide Complementary Dark Data Assessment To Identify and Address Overspend on Storage and Data Management

March 7, 2017 No Comments

DataEndure and Komprise Inc. today announced a partnership that provides organizations with an assessment of their unstructured data, what can be stored using less expensive methods and what can be deleted. By combining DataEndure with Komprise’s solution that runs as a service, customers can save as much as 70 percent or more of the cost of storing, protecting and accessing data.

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Yellowfin Partners with Global Technology Company Pitney Bowes to Drive Deeper Customer Insights

March 7, 2017 No Comments

The partnership will help Pitney Bowes’ clients using the Spectrum® Customer Information Management platform to understand essential data quality metrics in order to provide a meaningful way to manage progress against quality Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). Pitney Bowes is a global technology company that provides innovative products and solutions to power commerce.  The company’s software and data assets help businesses use data-driven insights to deliver unique customer experiences.

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Leading Digital Transaction Management Solution PandaDoc Named “Best Proposal Software” by G2 Crowd

March 7, 2017 No Comments

PandaDoc, the premier digital transaction management solution, today announced that G2 Crowd has named its document automation platform “Best Proposal Software” for 2017. PandaDoc tops the list of 108 different software vendors; making it the best solution for helping customers close more deals with better quotes, proposals and contract management processes.

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UC EXPO: The largest Unified Communications & Collaboration event in Europe

March 6, 2017 No Comments

UC EXPO is the largest Unified Communications and Collaboration event in Europe. It takes place on 17-18 May 2017 at ExCeL London.

Gartner IT Operations Strategies & Solutions Summit 2017

March 6, 2017 No Comments

Join us at Gartner IT Operation Strategies & Solutions Summit 2017, May 8 – 10, in Orlando, FL, for a deep-dive exploration of the answers you need from a trusted source. Examine how to maximize the relevance of IT operations with an outside-in approach to leadership and strategy.

A 6-Step Guide on How to Use Social Media to Build Your Reputation

March 6, 2017 No Comments

The modern business landscape has tremendously changed, especially with the advent of internet technology. It is now easier to market your brand using digital marketing strategies because your target audience has also embraced the same communication tools. Social media has now become an integral marketing strategy for modern business and it is no wonder even the biggest brands are working tirelessly to get more visibility on these networks.

Outscale and MapR Empower the Cloud with a Cutting-Edge Big Data Platform

March 6, 2017 No Comments

San Jose, Calif.– March 6, 2017 –MapR Technologies, Inc., the provider of the first and only converged data platform, and Outscale, the enterprise-class cloud provider, today announced at Big Data Paris (Booth #425 and #200) that they will work together to provide a cutting-edge Big Data Platform as a Service (PaaS) utilizing the MapR Converged Data Platform. Available in Europe, North America and Asia from Outscale, the new premium cloud service based on MapR provides a cost-effective and highly flexible platform that can support companies on their big data journey.

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City of Douglasville, Georgia Contracts with InterDev to Maximize Technology Efficiency and Staff Expertise

March 2, 2017 No Comments

InterDev, an Atlanta-area provider of information technology, security and geographic information services (GIS), has announced it is helping the City of Douglasville, Georgia, upgrade its IT systems and methodologies to maximize operating effectiveness. As part of the effort, InterDev experts will also deepen the technology skillsets of Douglasville IT staff.

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Cortado Unveils Enhanced Enterprise Mobility Offerings for Service Providers

March 2, 2017 No Comments

Cortado Mobile Solutions, manufacturer of the productivity-enhancing enterprise mobility solution Cortado Corporate Server, today announced the release of the multi-tenant version of its software. Service providers can now create secure and separate areas for individual business customers on a single server, while managing all customer accounts through a centralized management console.

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Edgenet Launches Edgenet Connect, a Game-Changing Tool for Product Suppliers

March 2, 2017 No Comments

Retailers, e-tailers and other distributors require regularly updated data from their product suppliers, but each of these recipients has a unique set of formatting and taxonomy requirements. For suppliers, the process of manually exporting their product information to fit these requirements can be numbingly repetitive and inordinately time-consuming.

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Acuant Announces Best-In-Class Data Capture and Multi-Factor Verification Solutions Addressing Rising Identity Fraud in the Digital Economy

February 28, 2017 No Comments

Acuant, a leading provider of data capture and identity verification software globally, announces significant enhancements to new and core technologies building upon the acquisition of AssureTec in May 2016. New products include mobile and desktop Acuant FRMTM facial recognition and match technology and DocXTM – a real time manual review of identity documents by accredited professionals.

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LockPath Announces Availability of GRC Buyer’s Guide

February 28, 2017 No Comments

February 28, 2017 — LockPath, a leading provider of governance, risk management and compliance (GRC) solutions, today announced the release of the GRC Buyer’s Guide, a resource geared toward professionals seeking out GRC solutions for their organizations.

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LockPath Included in Gartner’s Market Guide for Audit Management Solutions

February 27, 2017 No Comments

LockPath, a leading provider of governance, risk management and compliance (GRC) solutions, today announced it has been included as a Representative Vendor in Gartner Inc.’s February 3, 2017 Market Guide for Audit Management Solutions, a new report that identifies “recent priorities in auditors’ buying decisions in a mature market”.

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Chubb Taps IBM For IT Integration and Infrastructure Consolidation

February 23, 2017 No Comments

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a new multi-year services agreement with Chubb, the world’s largest publicly traded property and casualty insurance company, to consolidate and integrate the company’s IT infrastructure following ACE Limited’s January 2016 acquisition of The Chubb Corporation.

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Panzura Launches Freedom Partner Program to Enable Solution Providers to Capitalize on Massive Shift to Cloud

February 23, 2017 No Comments

Panzura® today announced the immediate availability of the Freedom Partner Program, a comprehensive new program that enables solution providers to capitalize on the massive shift of IT infrastructure to the cloud.  Building on the recent Panzura Freedom product line announcement, the Freedom Partner Program enables solution providers to assist customers in solving the immediate challenge of managing and storing the exploding amount of unstructured data by starting with Freedom Archive and easily upgrading those customers to advanced hybrid cloud storage functionality later using Freedom NAS or Freedom Collaboration.

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Protect against the biggest threat in network security – your employees

February 22, 2017 No Comments

Alison, a free e-learning platform focused on workplace skills, has launched a new course on Computer Network Security. Coming off the back of an IDC forecast at the end of 2016 that claimed spending on cybersecurity will grow to $101 billion by 2020, the course offers employers who are concerned about online attacks the opportunity to educate their employees at no charge.

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SolarWinds Unveils the Next Generation of IT Troubleshooting at Cisco Live EMEA 2017

February 21, 2017 No Comments

February 20, 2017 – SolarWinds, a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today at Cisco Live® EMEA 2017unveiled its PerfStack™ dashboard, an entirely new way of visualizing and correlating IT monitoring data to improve troubleshooting of performance issues across the IT environment, from infrastructure to applications. A significant update to the SolarWinds® Orion® platform, PerfStack is a new, highly customizable yet simple-to-build dashboard.

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Yellowfin partners with Kodak to launch industry-first analytics enabled cloud workflow platform

February 17, 2017 No Comments

Yellowfin’s BI software is an integral part of PRINERGY Cloud’s Decision Analytics Services, allowing print service providers (PSPs) to reduce costs and improve productivity by monitoring production processes in real-time.

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Gartner Program & Portfolio Management Summit 2017

February 17, 2017 No Comments

At this year’s event, you will learn to advance the new program and portfolio management culture and your personal program and portfolio management leadership to drive innovation at the speed of business.

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New Study Reveals Cybersecurity Challenges, Budget, and Solutions Trends in 2017

February 15, 2017 No Comments

WASHINGTON D.C. – Crowd Research Partners today released the 2017 Cybersecurity Trends Report, a comprehensive study revealing current cybersecurity trends and organizations’ investment priorities for threat management, data protection, cloud security, application security, ERP security, mobile security, security training and certification, managed security and more.

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MobileIron Report Finds Nearly 80% of Enterprises use More than 10 Mobile Business Apps

February 14, 2017 No Comments

This bi-annual report, released today by MobileIron (NASDAQ:MOBL) at the 2017 RSA conference taking place in San Francisco February 13-17, provides IT security leaders with timely information about the state of enterprise mobile apps, the mobile threat landscape, and the emerging risks facing their organizations.

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IBM Delivers Watson for Cyber Security to Power Cognitive Security Operations Centers

February 13, 2017 No Comments

IBM Security today announced the availability of Watson for Cyber Security, the industry’s first augmented intelligence technology designed to power cognitive security operations centers (SOCs). Over the past year, Watson has been trained on the language of cybersecurity, ingesting over 1 million security documents. Watson can now help security analysts parse thousands of natural language research reports that have never before been accessible to modern security tools.

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Yellowfin lures in former Symantec VP Marketing as global CMO

February 10, 2017 No Comments

Global Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics software vendor, Yellowfin, today announced it has appointed industry and international marketing veteran, Chris Benham, as its Chief Marketing Officer (CMO).

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ServiceNow Resolves Real Security Threats Fast

February 2, 2017 No Comments

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Feb. 2, 2017 –  ServiceNow (NYSE: NOW), the enterprise cloud company, today announced new integrations with leading cybersecurity companies and the ServiceNow Security Operations solution. With ServiceNow, customers can prioritize threats and use a structured response engine to resolve real security threats fast. Now security analysts can easily enrich threat information, map those threats to the underlying business service at risk, and easily collaborate with IT to automatically resolve them.

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Imperva Incapsula Now Available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace

February 1, 2017 No Comments

Imperva, Inc. (NASDAQ: IMPV), committed to protecting business-critical data and applications in the cloud and on-premises, announced that the Imperva Incapsula solution is available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. Now customers can purchase the Incapsula service directly from the Marketplace and receive the benefits of one consolidated bill and unified contract management. Incapsula, along with the Imperva SecureSphere Web Application Firewall (WAF) and the SecureSphere Deployment Kit for Azure, make it even easier for customers to bring enterprise-grade application security to the cloud.

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LightCyber Introduces New Tools for Corporate Security Assurance

February 1, 2017 No Comments

February 1, 2017 – LightCyber, a leading provider of Behavioral Attack Detection solutions, today announced new tools that equip enterprises to meet increasing Board demands for security accountability and compliance with internal and industry regulations, such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). LightCyber also introduced updated metrics from customer production systems and an online calculator so that prospective customers can quickly and easily assess current operational efficiency and the gains that they will receive from a LightCyber Magna deployment.

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