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Red Hat to Acquire Codenvy, Provider of Agile and Cloud-Native Development Tools

May 25, 2017 No Comments

Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Codenvy, provider of cloud-native development tools that enable developers to more easily create modern container-based and cloud-native applications. By adding Codenvy to its existing portfolio of developer tools and application platforms, including Red Hat JBoss Middleware and Red Hat OpenShift, Red Hat continues its efforts to provide solutions that enable developers to create applications for hybrid cloud environments.

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Fugue Brings New Cloud Governance Capabilities to AWS Infrastructure Operations

May 24, 2017 No Comments

Fugue Inc. today announced major product enhancements to its cloud infrastructure management platform. With the launch of the Fugue Team Conductor, the company delivers centralized control, advanced governance, and secure collaboration for operating on the cloud at scale. Since its inception, Fugue has focused on giving customers the means to build, enforce, and retire cloud infrastructure automatically and continuously.

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ThinPrint Cloud Services Enables Mobile Printing for Citrix ShareFile

May 23, 2017 No Comments

At Citrix Synergy in Orlando, ThinPrint Cloud Services, the cloud-based printing specialist, is presenting ezeep, a mobile printing solution complete with IT management console. With the ezeep cloud solution, on-site company users of the Citrix ShareFile solution can print securely and conveniently from iPads, iPhones or Android devices.

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RE-TECK ENABLES LEADING TECHNOLOGY BRANDS TO PROFITABLY DEPLOY MEANINGFUL SUSTAINABILITY

May 23, 2017 No Comments

Taking care of the considerable logistical, compliance and technological issues of deploying technology take-back initiatives can be a considerable barrier for brands seeking to do better. Re-Teck, the entrepreneurial Dallas and San Francisco-based leader in Reverse Supply Chain Management (RSCM) is providing leading technology brands with a simple solution to a complex issue, but is also turning a cost center into a profit center by dismantling obsolete technologies and re-purposing valuable components into new devices.

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New MapR Quick Start Solution Accelerates Deep Learning Application Deployments

May 23, 2017 No Comments

MapR Technologies, provider of the Converged Data Platform that enables organizations to create intelligent applications that fully integrate analytics with operational processes in real time, today announced at Strata London a new Quick Start Solution (QSS) focusing on deep learning applications. The MapR Distributed Deep Learning QSS is a data science-led product and services offering that enables the training of complex deep learning algorithms (i.e. deep neural networks, convolutional neural networks, recurrent neural networks) at scale.

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Tech Decision Makers Double Down on Cloud Adoption, According to Insight’s Intelligent Technology Index

May 23, 2017 No Comments

The large majority of technology decision makers (84 percent) say their organizations invested in cloud services in 2016. The adoption of cloud services in 2016 is a mirror image of the planned cloud investments expressed in last year’s report. According to Insight’s 2017 Intelligent Technology Index report, “As IT leaders make decisions and arrangements to straddle the needs of today and tomorrow, cloud services are becoming increasingly popular.”

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Laserfiche Launches Digital Transformation Model: Five Phases to Drive Innovation

May 18, 2017 No Comments

Laserfiche, a leading provider of enterprise content management (ECM) solutions, has launched the Laserfiche Digital Transformation Model, a new framework for organizations to develop efficient digital workplaces. The model highlights five strategic phases of digital transformation, outlining the challenges, actionable steps and benefits for completing each phase and future-proofing an organization.

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Huddle Takes the Pain out of Bulk File Collection– Unveils File Request

May 18, 2017 No Comments

Huddle, the secure enterprise collaboration platform, announced the launch or a new feature called File Request, designed to make the collection of files more secure, and up to 80 percent more efficient. Whether it’s chasing clients for files, or collating work from colleagues, teams can waste valuable hours requesting, tracking and chasing down documents. Managing the process of gathering files through email and spreadsheets presents a myriad of challenges including file size, mailbox limitations and, in the case of bulk file requests, a real nightmare trying to keep track of who has sent what files.

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LiveStories Adds New Features to Increase Usability of Civic Data

May 17, 2017 No Comments

LiveStories today launches a series of enhanced features to its platform that include a civic data library with data exploration, deep analysis, benchmarking, and social collaboration functions, making LiveStories the industry’s first integrated civic intelligence and engagement platform.

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New Big Data Debt Calculator Helps Enterprise Organizations Measure Emerging Data Challenges

May 17, 2017 No Comments

Dremio, a stealth data analytics company, announced today a new way for enterprise organizations to quickly identify the amount of data debt that has been created by applications built to address strategic business initiatives. Dremio’s Big Data Debt Calculator is a free and simple way to estimate unplanned costs that arise from the use of non-relational data management technologies such as Hadoop, MongoDB, Elasticsearch, and Amazon S3, as well as data that is spread across many sources.

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ManageEngine Makes Privileged Account Management Ridiculously Simple with New UI

May 16, 2017 No Comments

ManageEngine, the real-time IT management company, today announced that it is making privileged account management ridiculously simple with the new user interface for Password Manager Pro. Available immediately, the latest version of the company’s privileged account management (PAM) solution features an updated user interface with dramatically improved aesthetics, usability and performance to simplify and expedite password management operations.

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Adaptiva Releases WannaCry Health Check Package to Empower Enterprises to Rapidly Respond to the Ransomware Outbreak

May 16, 2017 No Comments

Adaptiva, the market leader in smart scaling systems management, today released a WannaCry Health Check Package to customers of the company’s endpoint health and security engine, Client Health™. The new health checks automatically detect and identify endpoints that are either vulnerable or have already been infected by the WannaCry ransomware outbreak that is sweeping the globe.

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PandaDoc Announces Partnership with Zoho CRM

May 15, 2017 No Comments

PandaDoc, the leading digital transaction management solution, today announced that it is now available on Zoho Marketplace. Zoho CRM customers can close more deals with better quotes, proposals and contract management processes by purchasing and installing the PandaDoc extension through Zoho Marketplace.

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Worksoft Unveils New Automated Business Blueprint Generation Capabilities to Accelerate the Benefits of SAP® Solution Manager

May 15, 2017 No Comments

Worksoft®, an SAP partner and leading global provider of automation software for high-velocity business process discovery and testing, today announced new automated business blueprint generation capabilities to help business users accelerate the benefits of SAP® Solution Manager. Worksoft helps customers use business process change analyzer (BPCA), an analysis application within SAP Solution Manager, to improve resource planning, optimize test plans and implement changes faster.

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Information Assurance Specialists Introduces Embeddable VPN Gateway Modules

May 12, 2017 No Comments

Information Assurance Specialists Inc. responds to customer demand with the announcement of a family of NIAP Common Criteria Certified and NSA Commercial Solutions for Classified Component List listed small form factor, low power, high performance embeddable IP Router VPN Gateway Modules.

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Panaya and Tricentis Deliver First Platform for Autonomous SAP Business Process Testing

May 12, 2017 No Comments

Tricentis, leader in software test automation, and Panaya, the leader in SaaS-based test management, today announced a first-in-industry platform for autonomous software testing in SAP environments. Autonomous SAP testing generates SAP business process tests automatically, diving deep into applications and using Machine Learning to observe and understand patterns in end user transactions.

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One week until UC EXPO – Are you ready?

May 11, 2017 No Comments

There’s only one week to go until UC EXPO, the largest Unified Communications and Collaboration (UC&C) event in Europe. The two day event, taking place on 17-18 May 2017 at ExCeL London, is set to focus in on smarter working, the connected business and the evolving modern workplace.

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ServiceNow Launches Trusted Security Circles

May 10, 2017 No Comments

May 10, 2017 – ServiceNow (NYSE: NOW) today announced Trusted Security Circles, a new cloud‑based application that gives enterprises the ability to share and receive hyper‑relevant threat intelligence in near real‑time. Security teams have been fighting threats in isolation. Sharing information about threats would expose to the world that they were under attack. Now, security teams can ask trusted peers, suppliers and partners about threats and how dangerous they are. Organizations can control the way they share, what they share and whom they share with ‑‑ including being fully anonymous.

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Aprimo Announces New Cloud-Based Campaign Management Solution

May 9, 2017 No Comments

Today’s marketers are inundated with data. Winners are pulling ahead of the pack by their ability to quickly distill vast amounts of information and use key customer signals to inform their campaigns. Aprimo, a global leader in marketing operations, today announced the launch of its next-generation campaign management solution, Aprimo Campaign. The solution lets mid to large-sized organizations, marketing service providers, and agencies connect to and manage their customer and prospect databases using the cloud, and extract key customer insights to perform smarter marketing.

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Kinetica GPU-Accelerated Database Immediately Available on Microsoft Azure N-Series

May 9, 2017 No Comments

NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference – May 9, 2017 – Kinetica, provider of the fastest GPU-accelerated database, today announced its in-memory analytics database is immediately available on Microsoft’s N-Series of Azure Virtual Machines with GPU capabilities. With Azure NC-based instances, customers can now simplify their on-ramp to the cloud and deploy Kinetica with the cost advantages of Azure’s on-demand cloud services.

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Pivotal and Cognizant to Accelerate Adoption of Enterprise-Scale Cloud Applications

May 8, 2017 No Comments

Pivotal® and Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) today announced a new joint initiative designed to accelerate the adoption of cloud applications and software platforms at enterprise scale. The combination of Cognizant’s application engineering expertise and industry knowledge, together with Pivotal Cloud Foundry®, will enable large businesses to rapidly deploy critical cloud-based applications and infrastructure.

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NV Energy Selects LightRiver Technologies to Perform Critical Network Build

May 8, 2017 No Comments

LightRiver Technologies, Inc., the leader in Factory Built Network® design and commissioning, announced today that NV Energy Inc., headquartered in Las Vegas, selected LightRiver to perform a significant network build. A longtime business partner of LightRiver’s, NV Energy provides a wide range of energy services to 1.3 million customers throughout Nevada and more than 40 million tourists annually.

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Fuzzy Logix and Kinetica to Provide Enhanced GPU-Accelerated In-Database Analytics

May 8, 2017 No Comments

Fuzzy Logix, Inc., provider of high performance, in-database analytics, and Kinetica, provider of the fastest GPU-accelerated database, today announced a partnership to offer a joint solution that will allow customers of both companies to leverage high performing advanced analytics with acceleration of 100-500x on 1/10th the hardware over CPU-only based solutions. The joint solution will initially be targeted at the most time-sensitive and compute-heavy applications in financial services, retail, and healthcare, where speed and scale are critical for real-time data insights and competitive advantage.

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DigitalGenius Brings Artificial Intelligence To Organizations Using Zendesk

May 4, 2017 No Comments

DigitalGenius Inc. (DigitalGenius) today announced its integration with Zendesk, Inc. This cloud-based application brings advanced AI capabilities to organizations using Zendesk in their customer service operation. The seamless combination of human and machine intelligence will enable a new standard for positive and efficient customer service experiences.

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Mark III Systems Launches Cognitive Call Center on IBM Cloud with Watson

May 2, 2017 No Comments

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Texas-based IT solutions provider and IBM Business Partner Mark III Systems has built a platform using cognitive technologies on IBM Cloud to help call centers increase efficiency, improve employee productivity and make more informed decisions based on near real-time insights. Most call centers record phone conversations as unstructured data, only searchable by manually entered “tags.” If a conversation is relevant to an audit, it must be transcribed manually, which means reports can take weeks, which can result in decreased productivity and potentially decreased customer satisfaction.

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IBM X-Force: Financial Services Most Targeted By Cybercriminals in 2016

April 27, 2017 No Comments

IBM (NYSE: IBM) Security today announced research from its IBM X-Force Research team which revealed the financial services industry was attacked more than any other industry in 2016 – 65 percent more than the average organization across all industries. As a result, the number of financial services records breached skyrocketed 937 percent in 2016 to more than 200 million. While the financial services industry was targeted the most by cyber-attacks in 2016, data from the IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index shows it ranked third by industry for the number of breached records – likely due to investments in security practices.

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Acalvio Introduces ShadowPlex™ Distributed Deception Platform

April 27, 2017 No Comments

Acalvio™ Technologies, an innovator in Advanced Threat Defense, today announced the immediate availability of ShadowPlex™, a comprehensive, distributed deception platform which provides early, accurate and cost-effective detection of breaches and insider threats. ShadowPlex is built on Acalvio’s patented Deception 2.0 technology, representing a fundamental architectural advancement that delivers scale, automation and authenticity with low IT impact.

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IndependenceIT Publishes White Paper on Increasing IT Service Provider Profitability in the Cloud

April 26, 2017 No Comments

IndependenceIT, the company that unifies cloud, application and data management for IT administrators, today announced a new white paper titled, The Profitable Service Provider. The paper details the many challenges facing IT service providers as application and data delivery models shift away from on-premise computing models to cloud-based architectures. Authored by company CTO and co-founder, Chip Buck, the paper provides insight on new approaches to administering complete IT workspaces in the cloud. Available as a resource to IT service providers, the paper is free to the first 100 registrants who join the upcoming IndependenceIT webinar – Enabling Cloud-based Applications, Data, and Complete IT workspaces with Cloud Workspace® Suite (CWS).

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Infor to Acquire Birst

April 26, 2017 No Comments

Infor, a leading provider of business applications specialized by industry and built for the cloud, today announced it has reached an agreement to acquire Birst, Inc., a pioneer of cloud-native, business intelligence (BI), analytics, and data visualization. Birst is a unique, comprehensive platform for sourcing, refining, and presenting standardized data insights at scale to drive business decisions.

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IBM Uses Watson’s Power to Unlock Insights from Video in the Cloud

April 26, 2017 No Comments

IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced today at the National Association of Broadcasters Show plans to roll out a Watson-enabled cloud service designed to help companies extract new insights from video with a level of analysis not previously possible. The service highlights IBM’s continued focus on combining artificial intelligence with the IBM Cloud to help media and entertainment companies make sense of unstructured data and make more informed decisions about the content they create, acquire and deliver to viewers.

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