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LockPath wins 2016 GRC Value Award for IT Governance, Risk Management and Compliance

December 8, 2016 No Comments

LockPath, a leader in governance, risk management and compliance (GRC) solutions, today announced the company is being honored with the 2016 GRC Value Award for IT Governance, Risk Management and Compliance. The GRC Value Awards program recognizes real-world implementations for GRC programs and processes that have returned significant and measurable value to an organization.

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Dell Boomi Builds on Integration Cloud Leadership with Latest Release; Empowers Customers to Be More Productive and Move Faster with Increased Confidence

December 7, 2016 No Comments

Dell Boomi (Boomi) announced the Fall 2016 release of its award-winning integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS) to help organizations rapidly and cost-effectively integrate data across applications in hybrid IT environments of cloud-based and legacy on-premises systems.

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InterDev Launches MosaicGIS™, a Ready-Made, Cloud-Based Solution that Reduces the Cost and Complexity of Deploying and Managing a GIS Environment

December 7, 2016 No Comments

InterDev, an Atlanta-area provider of information technology, security and geographic information (GIS) services, today announced the official launch of its new software-as-a-service GIS platform, MosaicGIS™. Developed using the recommendations of Esri®, the leading supplier of GIS software, MosaicGIS is powered by Esri’s award-winning ArcGIS software platform.

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IBM Watson for Cyber Security Beta Program Launches with 40 Clients Globally

December 7, 2016 No Comments

IBM Security today announced that global leaders in banking, healthcare, insurance, education and other key industries have joined the IBM Watson for Cyber Security beta program. Sun Life Financial, University of Rochester Medical Center, Avnet, SCANA Corporation, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, California Polytechnic State University, University of New Brunswick and Smarttechwill be amongst 40 organizations testing Watson’s ability to assist in the battle against cybercrime.

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IBM Named a Leader in Application Programming Interface (API) Management Solutions

December 1, 2016 No Comments

IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced today that Forrester Researchnamed IBM a leader in its recent report, The Forrester Wave™: API Management Solutions, Q4 2016. Forrester analyzed and scored numerous API management solutions and identified IBM as a “leader” for offering broad and deep functionality. This included creating business agility, adapting to constant change and responding to new and changing competition across a wide range of unpredictable scenarios.

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Ingram Micro Cloud Launches Fully Automated IBM Connections Services to Accelerate Cloud Reseller Growth

December 1, 2016 No Comments

Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM) today announced the addition of IBM Connections to the Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace, a leading automated cloud services platform that allows resellers to purchase, provision, manage, and invoice cloud technology with confidence and ease. Built on a single, open cloud platform, IBM Connections is a comprehensive digital business platform that offers collaboration tools designed to help companies increase productivity, augment decision-making, and become a digital business.

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Yellowfin launches analytics industry’s first virtualized integrated Data Preparation Module

December 1, 2016 No Comments

Global Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics software vendor, Yellowfin, has launched the first ever integrated and virtualized Data Preparation Module for analytics. Data preparation describes the process of transforming data into consistent formats suitable for exploration, analysis and report building.

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CAMBIUM NETWORKS ANNOUNCES NEW EPMP ELEVATE PLATFORM, ADDING NEW CAPABILITIES TO EXISTING WIRELESS BROADBAND NETWORKS

November 30, 2016 No Comments

Tweet SOURCE: Cambium Networks ROLLING MEADOWS, IL, November 30, 2016 — Cambium Networks, a leading global provider of wireless networking solutions, today announced ePMP™ Elevate, a software solution allowing outdoor wireless broadband networks to gain the powerful signature capabilities of Cambium Networks’ ePMP platform, including frequency reuse enabled by GPS Synchronization and Smart Beamforming, even on […]

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Kaltura Positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Video Content Management for Fourth Consecutive Year

November 28, 2016 No Comments

Kaltura Inc., the leading video technology provider, was positioned as a Leader in the 2016 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Video Content Management [1]. Kaltura is positioned the furthest for “Completeness of Vision”. This is the fourth year in a row that Kaltura has been cited as a Leader in this report, and the second consecutive year as furthest in “Completeness of Vision”.

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IBM Triples Cloud Data Center Capacity in the UK

November 22, 2016 No Comments

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it is adding four new cloud data centers infused with cognitive intelligence in the UK, to keep pace with growing client demand. The investment in the new facilities underscores IBM’s long-standing commitment to providing innovative solutions to the UK market and triples its cloud center capacity in the UK.

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The Forrester Wave: Endpoint Security Suites, Q4 2016

November 21, 2016 No Comments

In Forrester’s 25-criteria evaluation of endpoint security suite providers, they identified the 15 most significant ones nd researched, analyzed, and scored them.

IBM Named an Internet of Things Software Platform Leader, Launches Global Watson IoT Consulting Solutions

November 21, 2016 No Comments

IBM (NYSE:IBM) today announced an array of new services, industry offerings and capabilities to help enterprise clients, startups and developers drive digital transformation with the Internet of Things (IoT). With the number of connected devices skyrocketing, IBM is making IoT accessible to millions around the world. IBM is dedicating more than 1,500 industry experts with its new Watson IoT Consulting Solutions, as well as giving open and free access to its Watson IoT Platform.

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Gartner Identity & Access Management Summit

November 17, 2016 No Comments

Tweet Gartner Identity & Access Management Summit November 29 – December 1 Las Vegas, NV gartner.com/us/iam Gartner Identity & Access Management Summit 2016, shows you how to take innovative approaches to align your IAM program with your CIO’s priorities and keep up with the speed of digital business. Reimagine your IAM program to tackle today’s […]

How Self-driving Vehicles Could Change New York City as We Know it

November 16, 2016 No Comments

Cars have been a fixture in New York City since they were available to be used by the general public. Traffic jams, taxi drivers, bus drivers and the many different types of verbal exchanges between drivers define driving in the city. The latest technology to make its way to New York, and around the country, are autonomous vehicles or self-driving cars. Many wonder if this technology will change things in a city the size of New York that has a history with every type of vehicle driven.

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IBM Closes Acquisition of Sanovi Technologies

November 15, 2016 No Comments

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it has completed the acquisition of Sanovi Technologies, a privately held company that provides hybrid cloud recovery, cloud migration and business continuity software for enterprise data centers and cloud infrastructure. Adding these capabilities along with advanced analytics will better enable IBM to bolster its Software Defined Resiliency strategy and delivery of Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery services for clients undergoing digital and hybrid cloud transformation.

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dinCloud Updates Console Software for Customers’ Hosted Private Cloud

November 15, 2016 No Comments

dinCloud, a cloud services provider that helps organizations rapidly migrate to the cloud, today announced new features available in dinManage, the company’s cloud orchestration platform, including cloud analytics and data monitoring. Now, customers can have detailed and continuous insight into how their hosted private cloud (consisting of hosted workspaces and cloud infrastructure) is operating.

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Flexenclosure launches eSite x10 – the world’s first hybrid power system purpose-built to outdoor telecom standards

November 15, 2016 No Comments

Flexenclosure, a global leader in intelligent power management systems for the ICT industry, today unveiled its revolutionary new hybrid power system for telecom sites – the eSite x10. eSite x10 will provide towercos and mobile operators a sustained advantage in terms of the highest possible uptime and the lowest possible site power costs.

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Automated Financial Systems Taps IBM Cloud to Expand Financial Services

November 14, 2016 No Comments

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Automated Financial Systems, Inc. (AFS), a global leader in commercial lending to top-tier financial institutions is utilizing the IBM Cloud to expand its loan processing capacity to support its overall growth and market expansion.

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Schneider Electric Simplifies Security, Environmental Monitoring for Any Size Data Center

November 10, 2016 No Comments

Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, today introduced NetBotz™ 250 for more simplified data center physical security. This new low-cost, scalable rack access control and environmental monitoring appliance proactively monitors critical IT assets in real-time, protecting against physical threats, environmental risks or human error that can disrupt IT operations and reduce reliability. NetBotz 250 can be used for IT deployments of varying applications, including environment monitoring only, rack access only or a combination of both.

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IT Briefcase Interview: A Conversation on A.I. in IT Service Management

November 9, 2016 No Comments

with John Prestridge, SunView SoftwareIn this interview, SunView sits down with a good friend and customer who manages an IT team for an Illinois county government workforce. Due to her role within the Illinois government, we have respected her request to remain anonymous. Read More >>>

How the Swiss banking giant UBS is changing the workplace with the new mobile desk concept

November 4, 2016 No Comments

Swiss banking giant UBS is looking to change how employees view their relationship with their work spaces.

LockPath wins 2016 GRC Value Award for Policy Management

November 3, 2016 No Comments

LockPath, a leader in governance, risk management and compliance (GRC) solutions, today announced the company is being honored with the 2016 GRC Value Award in Policy Management. The GRC Value Awards program recognizes real-world implementations for GRC programs and processes that have returned significant and measurable value to an organization.

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LightCyber Increases Precision of Behavioral Attack Detection

November 3, 2016 No Comments

LightCyber, a leading provider of Behavioral Attack Detection solutions, today announced a new release of its Magna™ platform that increases the precision and speed of detecting an in-progress attack from a malicious insider or external targeted bad actor. The Magna 3.5 release adds enhanced visibility of user credential use and more granular VPN intelligence so attackers can be detected even more efficiently and accurately.

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Swrve Mobile App Index Reveals A/B Testing Heightened App Revenue By 24 Percent

November 2, 2016 No Comments

Swrve, a leading mobile marketing cloud solution, today announced the results of its quarterly Swrve Mobile App Index, which investigates the most influential factors for determining application success, and is built from the data from the hundreds of millions of mobile app users hosted on its platform.

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Insightly survey of IT consultants finds CRM grows client relationships, delivers rapid ROI for productivity

November 1, 2016 No Comments

Insightly, a leading online customer relationship management application (CRM) for small and growing businesses, today announced that IT consultants rely on its CRM platform to help them increase productivity, manage projects more easily and build lasting client relationships. In a survey of 750 IT consultants and consulting companies, Insightly found that many participants view its CRM as mission control for their businesses, enabling them to grow revenue and deliver exceptional client service, even if their “teams” are as small as one person.

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Datacastle Announces Launch of Datacastle Analytics

November 1, 2016 No Comments

Datacastle, an enterprise endpoint backup and mobile data security and access leader, today announced the launch of Datacastle Analytics, a product that brings smart data discovery to intellectual property and compliance-intensive enterprises. Datacastle Analytics enables enterprises to take advantage of advanced, intelligent analytics while conducting swift and cost-effective investigations.

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IBM Security Adds Cognitive Behavioral Biometrics to Help Protect Banking Customers from Cybercrime

October 27, 2016 No Comments

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced new behavioral biometric analysis capabilities in its digital banking fraud prevention technology, IBM Security Trusteer Pinpoint Detect, usingpatented analytics and machine learning for real-time cognitive fraud detection. The new behavioral biometric capabilities incorporate the use of machine learning to help understand how users interact with banking websites, creating gesture models based on patterns of mouse movements that become increasingly more accurate over time.

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IBM to Acquire Sanovi Technologies to Expand Disaster Recovery Services for Hybrid Cloud

October 27, 2016 No Comments

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Sanovi Technologies, a privately held company that provides hybrid cloud recovery, cloud migration and business continuity software for enterprise data centers and cloud infrastructure. Adding these capabilities along with advanced analytics will better enable IBM to bolster its Software Defined Resiliency strategy and delivery of Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery services for clients undergoing digital and hybrid cloud transformation.

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City of Tucker Launches New GIS Platform from InterDev; Debuts Web Application

October 25, 2016 No Comments

Tucker, GA and Alpharetta, GA – October 24, 2016 — InterDev, an Atlanta-area provider of information technology, security and geographic information (GIS) services, today announced the City of Tucker has launched its new GIS platform and accompanying CITYMAP web application. The City’s GIS solution is powered by MosaicGIS™, InterDev’s secure, cloud-based GIS platform powered by Azure and Esri. With all systems thoroughly tested and operational, City management launched the application on its Facebook page October 10, 2016.

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First IBM Watson Education App for iPad Delivers Personalized Learning for K-12 Teachers and Students

October 19, 2016 No Comments

IBM (NYSE:IBM) today announced the first IBM MobileFirst for iOS education app. The app, IBM Watson Element for Educators, enables a new level of engagement for teachers by providing a holistic view of each student at their fingertips, including data on interests, accomplishments, academic performance, attendance, behaviors and learning activities. As a result, teachers are empowered with data-driven insights to help them address individual needs that can potentially lead to better outcomes throughout students’ K-12 learning experiences.

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