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dinCloud’s New Virtual Robot Improves Quality Assurance and Customer Experience in SAP, Salesforce, Sage, and Microsoft Dynamics

July 18, 2017 No Comments

dinCloud today announced the availability of a full-service virtual robot. Dubbed “James”, the virtual robot runs in the cloud, as a service, and requires no coding or configuration by customers. James will help organizations deliver a better customer experience to employees and customers.

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Atlantic.Net Announces Managed Hosting Solutions Backed by Trend Micro’s World-Class Security Suite

July 17, 2017 No Comments

Today, Atlantic.Net, a leading cloud hosting solutions provider, announced it will now offer its Managed Hosting Solutions backed by a world-class security suite from Trend Micro, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions. As part of an ongoing effort to ensure the safety of its clients, Atlantic.Net will now offer Trend Micro’s Deep Security Suite, which protects millions of physical, virtual, and cloud servers around the world.

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CIO Magazine and Oracle White Paper: Six Ways Organizations Can Make Better Use of Data Through An Appliance

July 13, 2017 No Comments

If IT can deliver databases and applications faster, on a more automated and consistent basis, to more locations without having to commit onsite resources, IT will be free to focus on more strategic projects.

Red Hat Introduces Next Generation of OpenShift Online Public Cloud Offering

July 12, 2017 No Comments

Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today introduced the next generation of Red Hat OpenShift Online, the industry’s first open source, container-native, multi-tenant cloud platform. Based on the same Linux container- and Kubernetes-based foundation as the award-winning Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform, Red Hat OpenShift Online gives developers the ability to more quickly and easily build, deploy and scale cloud-native applications in a public cloud environment.

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OpenText Launches New Artificial Intelligence (AI) Platform to Enable Business Insight

July 12, 2017 No Comments

OpenText™ (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTEX), a global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), today announced the availability of OpenText Magellan, the company’s new Artificial Intelligence (AI) platform. OpenText Magellan is a flexible AI and analytics platform that combines open source machine learning with advanced analysis and the capabilities to acquire, merge, manage and analyze Big Data and Big Content.

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Webcast: Enterprises Reveal Ways to Increase Revenue and Productivity

July 12, 2017 No Comments

Discover how to deliver new business applications faster, based on Oracle customer experiences detailed in a recent IDC study.

Information Builders Introduces Design Thinking for BI and Analytics

July 11, 2017 No Comments

New York, NY, July 10, 2017 – Information Builders, a leader in business intelligence (BI) and analytics, data integrity, and integration solutions, today announced that the company has developed its own brand of process innovation via the well-known Design Thinking methodology. The approach enables customers to improve and optimize their BI and analytics projects, empowering them to research, design, and build tailored WebFOCUS applications that deliver on user needs and drive higher ROI.

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451 Research: Cloud Price Index finds serverless usually cheaper than virtual machines and containers

June 29, 2017 No Comments

In the industry’s first analysis of serverless cloud pricing, 451 Research has found that, for the majority of new applications, serverless offers a lower cost of ownership (TCO) than virtual machines (VMs) and containers. Let me know if you are interested in speaking with report author Owen Rogers for more information.

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Cloud Survey: 96 Percent of IT Professionals Feel Cloud Could Use a ‘Makeover’

June 28, 2017 No Comments

Fugue, Inc., has today released the results of its 2017 State of Cloud Infrastructure Operations Survey. The survey, fielded to over 300 IT operations professionals, executives, and developers, found that most respondents believe that the cloud is not living up to expectations because of compliance and security concerns, unexpected downstream costs, and the glut of cloud management tools available in the market today.

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Atmosera Announces Enhanced Managed Azure Services for Public, Private, and Hybrid Cloud Deployments

June 27, 2017 No Comments

Atmosera, a premier Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP), today announced the expansion of Atmosera Managed Azure Services. The trusted, transparent, and secure solution for the cloud enablement of business applications now includes enhancements in support of the company’s growing customer base. Atmosera’s next generation services include integrated capabilities for public, private, and hybrid Azure cloud solution delivery as well as features to enhance the user experience for small and medium size enterprises worldwide.

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New Research Shows Cybersecurity Battleground Shifting to Linux and Web Servers

June 27, 2017 No Comments

WatchGuard® Technologies, a leader in advanced network security solutions, today announced the findings of its quarterly Internet Security Report, which explores the latest computer and network security threats affecting small to midsize businesses (SMBs) and distributed enterprises. Among its most notable findings, the report revealed that despite an overall drop in general malware detection for the quarter, Linux malware made up more than 36 percent of the top threats identified in Q1 2017.

Latest GT Software Release Provides Full REST API Support for IBM z/OS and z/VSE Mainframe Modernization

June 27, 2017 No Comments

Mainframe developers now have the ability to build APIs to connect legacy systems to modern technology faster and easier with GT Software’s latest Ivory Service Architect release. With Ivory Service Architect 6.0, developers can seamlessly integrate new technologies like mobile, web-based portals, business process management and packaged applications. Ivory easily extends access to the mainframe through industry standard SOAP or REST APIs — with no code written, generated or changed and with no additional MIPS usage.

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IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Driving Data Decisions Throughout the Development Lifecycle

June 27, 2017 No Comments

with Keith Fenech, RevulyticsIn this interview, Keith Fenech, VP, Software Analytics at Revulytics, speaks with IT Briefcase on how collecting and analyzing software usage data can help developers make faster, more efficient decisions at all stages of the development lifecycle. Read More >>>

Lionbridge Introduces GeoFluent for Enterprise Service Management

June 26, 2017 No Comments

Lionbridge Technologies, Inc., today announced the availability of GeoFluent for Enterprise Service Management, an omni-channel translation and interpretation solution that enables organizations to provide multilingual helpdesk and service support without hiring or maintaining bilingual staff. By eliminating language barriers across communications channels, from chat and ticketing to voice and knowledge base, GeoFluent for Enterprise Service Management improves productivity and efficiency, while increasing speed of response and resolution.

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Schneider Electric Reduces Deployment Lead Time with First Standardized Rugged Industrial Uninterruptible Power Supply for Harsh Environments

June 22, 2017 No Comments

Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, today announced the availability of Gutor PXC, a standardized, rugged industrial uninterruptible power supply (UPS) for light and heavy industrial applications.

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IBM & Ponemon Institute: Cost of a Data Breach Dropped 10 Percent Globally in 2017 Study

June 20, 2017 No Comments

IBM Security (NYSE: IBM) today announced the results of a global study exploring the implications and effects of data breaches on today’s businesses. Sponsored by IBM Security and conducted by Ponemon Institute, the study found that the average cost of a data breach is $3.62 million globally[1], a 10 percent decline from 2016 results. This is the first time since the global study was created that there has been an overall decrease in the cost. According to the study, these data breaches cost companies $141 per lost or stolen record on average.

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DXC Technology Position Papers Explore Digital Opportunities for Enterprises to Thrive Amidst Constant Change

June 20, 2017 No Comments

DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC), the world’s leading independent, end-to-end IT services company, today introduced a series of position papers that provide leaders with insights for transforming and thriving their enterprises amidst waves of digital change.

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Latest 1EDISource Solution PartnerXchange™ Powers EDI Data Exchange, Drives Business Analytics and Functions for Companies Ready to Grow

June 16, 2017 No Comments

1EDISource has announced PartnerXchange™ (PX), a powerful web-based solution designed to introduce fast-growing companies to the advantages of using EDI for business transactions. The comprehensive platform offers an extensive set of features and benefits, including built-in intelligence that proactively analyzes EDI data, identifying and prioritizing documents so users always know what tasks need to be completed and when.

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OpenText Announces New Global Cloud Reseller Agreement with SAP to Provide End-to-End HR Document Management

June 16, 2017 No Comments

OpenText™ (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTEX), a global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), today announced its global reseller agreement with SAP (NYSE: SAP). As part of the agreement, SAP will resell OpenText Extended ECM as SAP® SuccessFactors® Extended Enterprise Content Management by OpenText. Designed exclusively for SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite, the new cloud-based solution helps organizations manage human resources (HR) and employee documents from generation to disposition in a secure and compliant manner.

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4 Compelling Use Cases for Hyper-Converged Infrastructure

June 15, 2017 No Comments

Read these real-world examples of how hyper-converged infrastructure is making IT more flexible and agile, and discover the path your own organization should take to move away from restrictive hardware-centric environments and into the software-defined future.

PandaDoc Expands Partnership with Stripe, Offers Automated Clearing House (ACH) Payments Via PandaDoc Payments

June 15, 2017 No Comments

PandaDoc, the premier digital transaction management solution, today announced that it has expanded its partnership with international payment platform Stripe to provide error-free quote- and contract-to-payment functionality within the PandaDoc document automation platform utilizing Automated Clearing House (ACH) payments. PandaDoc Payments currently processes over $1 million in transactions monthly.

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Nestlé Sweetens Employee Performance and Development with SAP® SuccessFactors® Solutions

June 14, 2017 No Comments

SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that Nestlé, the world’s largest food company, has implemented the SAP® SuccessFactors® continuous performance management (CPM) functionality on mobile devices to facilitate ongoing feedback and performance coaching for its employees. Part of Nestlé’s digital workforce strategy, CPM helps the company engage and retain top talent by fostering continuous dialog and feedback between employees and managers with easy-to-use, leading-edge performance and development tools. This announcement was made at SuccessConnect® in London taking place June 12-14 at the ExCel London.

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IBM Brings Identity-as-a-Service to Hybrid Cloud Environments

June 13, 2017 No Comments

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a new service, delivered via the IBM Cloud, designed for managing how employees gain access to their preferred business applications. IBM Cloud Identity Connect is a new Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS), which helps provide users with rapid access to thousands of popular cloud apps while enabling single sign-on (SSO) to their applications, whether from the cloud or on-premise.

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Cloudistics Announces New Cloud Computing Program That Enables High Margin Reoccurring Revenue Models for MSPs

June 9, 2017 No Comments

Tweet SOURCE: Cloudistics Cloud Expo, NYC June 7, 2017 – Today at the20th International Cloud Expo at the Javits Center in New York City, Cloudistics, an on-premises cloud computing company, announced the launch of its North America Managed Service Providers (MSPs) Program, to meet growing demand from MSPs looking for an alternative to large hyperscale […]

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HyperGrid Delivers Another Major Innovation – Public Cloud On-Premises is Now a Reality

June 6, 2017 No Comments

HyperGrid, the Enterprise Cloud-as-a-Service leader, today announced the launch of the next phase in the realization of the company’s vision, with a major release of the HyperCloud service, and HyperCloud’s availability as the industry’s only fully managed service in an on-premises “pay as you use” pricing model. It also announced the addition of new and innovative hybrid cloud decision intelligence features added from the company’s recent acquisition of XOcur, makers of a business intelligence SaaS platform for cloud decision making.

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New MapR-XD Extends Converged Data Platform to Create Cloud-scale Data Fabric

June 6, 2017 No Comments

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the Converged Data Platform that fully integrates analytics with operational processes in real time, today announced MapR-XD, a cloud-scale data store to manage files and containers. As part of the MapR Converged Data Platform, MapR-XD uniquely supports any data type from the edge to the data center and multiple cloud environments with automatic policy-driven tiering from hot, warm or cold data. MapR-XD enables customers to create vast, global data fabrics which are inherently ready for analytical and operational applications making it easier to operationalize data.

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TraceLink Unveils Automated Validation Manager, Removes Burden of Validating Software Updates for Life Sciences Cloud Customers

June 6, 2017 No Comments

North Reading, Mass. (June 5, 2017)—TraceLink Inc., the World’s Largest Track and Trace Network for connecting the life sciences supply chain and eliminating counterfeit prescription drugs from the global marketplace, today announced Automated Validation Manager (AVM) – a revolutionary web-based offering that automates the entire validation lifecycle of the TraceLink Life Sciences Cloud on an ongoing basis.

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Gigya Introduces Lite Registration to Help Businesses Engage Customers Earlier in the Buyer Journey

June 1, 2017 No Comments

Today, Gigya, the leader in customer identity management, introduced Lite Registration, a new capability in it’s Customer Identity Management platform that leverages a universal consumer identifier — the email address — to help brands connect with customers earlier in the buyer journey.

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Infor Completes Acquisition of Birst

June 1, 2017 No Comments

Infor, a leading provider of business applications specialized by industry and built for the cloud, today announced it has completed the acquisition of 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. Infor initially announced its intent to acquire Birst April 25, 2017.

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MapR Optimizes MapR-DB with Deep Apache Spark Integrations

June 1, 2017 No Comments

MapR Technologies, Inc., 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 new features for its Native Spark Connector for MapR-DB. MapR will showcase the MapR Converged Data Platform along with its updated Spark Connector at the Spark Summit conference taking place next week at the Moscone West Convention Center in San Francisco from June 5-7.

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