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Gartner IT Sourcing, Procurement, Vendor and Asset Management Summit 2018, September 5 – 7, in Orlando, FL

Gartner IT Sourcing, Procurement, Vendor and Asset Management Summit 2018, September 5 – 7, in Orlando, FL

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Briefcase Highlights


OpenLegacy Raises $30 Million from Worldwide Strategic & Financial Investors

November 30, 2018 No Comments

OpenLegacy is mission critical for organizations with complex legacy environments, as experienced by its global tier 1 customers. It helps organizations quickly launch digital innovations by automating and standardizing the process of creating digital services using microservices-based APIs. With OpenLegacy, legacy systems can be integrated, leveraged, and extended in a fraction of the time compared to other solutions, all without changing the underlying systems.


3 Things to Think About When Choosing the Right Hosted VoIP communications Provider

November 20, 2018 No Comments

Finding the right provider is key since deployment and research can take months. To avoid any IT disasters and start a contract with the wrong provider, be sure to think about these 3 hot button issues before picking your new provider.

Corero, Juniper Networks Bring 10Tb DDoS Protection to Service Provider Edge Networks

October 11, 2018 No Comments

Corero Network Security and Juniper Networks have entered a global partnership agreement enabling Juniper and qualified channel partners to sell Corero’s SmartWall DDoS protection software products and services in conjunction with Juniper Networks® MX Series 5G Universal Routing Platform. The move enables the companies to substantially boost carrier network protections against distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks.


Facebook security breach affects 50 million accounts

October 1, 2018 No Comments

Facebook Inc (FB.O) said on Friday that hackers were able to steal digital login codes which allowed them to take over nearly 50 million user accounts.

NeuVector and Alibaba Cloud Announce Partnership to Secure Kubernetes Containers

September 24, 2018 No Comments

NeuVector, the leader in Kubernetes security delivering the first and only multi-vector container firewall, and Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, today announced a new partnership to strengthen Kubernetes security for enterprise customers. Alibaba Cloud has recently launched its Container Service for Kubernetes to help users deploy containers more easily and securely, and the service is now utilizing NeuVector’s technology to provide specialized security for Kubernetes containers.


Opengear Releases NetOps Automation Platform to Deliver Vendor-Neutral Network Provisioning, Remote Configuration, and Out-of-Band Access

September 12, 2018 No Comments

Opengear (, a leading provider of solutions that deliver secure, resilient network access and automation to critical IT infrastructure, today announced the general availability of the Opengear NetOps Automation platform. Today’s release provides enterprises with a complete and centralized management solution for achieving vendor-neutral automation of NetOps workflows.

SITE123 – By Far the Easiest Free Website Builder!

August 22, 2018 No Comments

Create a free website with SITE123. No design or coding skills required. SITE123 is by far the easiest free website builder.



August 20, 2018 No Comments

The latest version of the groundbreaking forensic software STRmix™ will be launched today following a full year of development and testing. STRmix™ is used to resolve mixed DNA profiles previously considered too complex to interpret.


Instaclustr Announces $15 Million Growth Equity Investment from Level Equity

August 16, 2018 No Comments

Palo Alto, California – August 16, 2018 – Instaclustr, the leading provider of completely managed solutions for scalable open source technologies, today announced it has raised $15 million from Level Equity, the New York City-based private investment firm. The funding provides Instaclustr with capital to accelerate expansion of its managed platform of core open source technologies. Instaclustr – now serving more than 100 customers from various industries – will double its headcount over the next year. Instaclustr’s revenues have grown 300% over the last 24 months and this pace is expected to continue.


Promapp Expands U.S. Presence with New Austin Office New Location Will Support Heightened Interest in Promapp’s BPM Software

July 12, 2018 No Comments

New Zealand’s Promapp Solutions – an industry-leading provider of cloud-based business process management (BPM) software for creating and managing business processes online – is expanding its U.S. presence, opening its second U.S. office in Austin, Texas.



July 11, 2018 No Comments

Veteran technology leader Martin Riegel has been named Chief Executive Officer of STRmix™ Ltd., the newly formed subsidiary of the Institute of Environmental Science and Research (ESR). STRmix™ Ltd. was founded to better serve international customers of STRmix™, the sophisticated forensic software used to resolve mixed DNA profiles previously thought to be too complex to interpret.


OneSpan Brings Banks FIDO-Compliant Biometric Authentication With Nok Nok Labs Partnership

July 2, 2018 No Comments

OneSpan, which provides digital identity security, transaction security and business productivity to many of the world’s largest banks, is partnering with authentication innovators Nok Nok Labs to offer end-to-end FIDO-compliant solutions that meet UAF and U2F standards.


The London Protocol Takes Action to Improve Identity Assurance for SSL/TLS Certificates

June 28, 2018 No Comments

You can’t ignore the data. It points to a surge in phishing attacks on websites that lack a confirmed identity. These phishing attacks originate from anonymous, lookalike websites that often use brand names in their encrypted URLs to trick the user community. The salient point is that anonymity gives bad actors the cover they need to carry out nefarious online activity. The lack of any identifying information on a website makes it impossible to track the nefarious activity back to the perpetrator.



June 25, 2018 No Comments

Download this report to read the key findings of the Oracle and KPMG Cloud Threat Report, 2018 and learn about the implications of the cloud-enabled workplace has on cybersecurity priorities.

Promapp Launches New Onboarding and Training Software

June 8, 2018 No Comments

Promapp Solutions – a leading provider of cloud-based business process management (BPM) software – is launching an onboarding and training solution. The new solution uses role-based process information that is already contained in Promapp’s BPM software to automate the creation of onboarding plans for each new staff position within an organization.


Small Business Network Setup: Everything You Need to Know

June 8, 2018 No Comments

Running a small business requires wearing different hats. And while it’s easy to assign most of your IT needs to the tech guys, it helps to know a bit about small business computer networking. Here’s what you need to know about your small business network setup. If your business is expanding, you’ll likely need to invest in improving your small business network setup.


June 1, 2018 No Comments

Combining advanced, deep learning facial recognition algorithms with a full set of known offender information from multiple sources (including criminal histories, vehicle and person links, and other criminal records information), Lumen FR enables law enforcement investigators, officers, and analysts to narrow a list of potential suspects for a crime from millions of known offenders to a handful of likely suspects within a few seconds.


Qustodio app reviews 2018!

June 1, 2018 No Comments



VASCO Is Now OneSpan, Intros Trusted Identity Platform; Acquires Dealflo for £41 Mil

May 31, 2018 No Comments

VASCO Data Security has rebranded as OneSpan and introduced the OneSpan Trusted Identity (TID) platform to fight onboarding, mobile and online transaction-related fraud while securing and enhancing the end-user experience. The Company also acquired leading customer onboarding provider Dealflo. The OneSpan TID platform unites the company’s full portfolio of security technologies, which are now used by thousands of customers and more than half of the top 100 banks and FIs.


Little-Known Ways Hackers Pilfer Your Personal Information

May 29, 2018 No Comments

You’ve likely heard of some of the more common ways online hackers can steal your information and commit identity theft, but there are more than a few additional vulnerabilities that might shock you. Remain diligent in your efforts to protect your passwords while you’re online, but make sure you stay up-to-date on the newest ways hackers can worm their way into your life, your personal information and your finances.

How technology has improved productivity in the workplace

May 24, 2018 No Comments

We’ve become so accustomed to technology being a part of every aspect of our lives that it’s sometimes easy to forget just how much has changed over the years. Office technology has had a massive impact on productivity in the workplace for office workers since the 1970’s. While, these days, mobile phones are said to be costing employers a full day of work a week thanks to distractions such as social media, personal email accounts and games, mobile technology has still managed to improve productivity and profitability in other ways.

How Information Systems Can Improve Business Quality

April 26, 2018 No Comments

For you to run a successful business, you need to invest in high-quality information systems that will simplify processing data and statistics, either organizational or financial. Most companies have experienced data problems caused by lack of accuracy and reliability, and as a result, the workflow slows down. The primary goal for all companies is to reduce human errors and increase efficiency.

NeuVector 2.0 Automates Kubernetes Security Incident Detection and Response

April 12, 2018 No Comments

NeuVector, the leader in Kubernetes security delivering the first and only multi-vector container firewall, today announced NeuVector 2.0. The enhanced security solution further protects Kubernetes environments by building on the unique NeuVector run-time security automation, which combines east-west traffic visibility with container process monitoring and vulnerability scanning. NeuVector 2.0 adds important new capabilities that include a Kubernetes incident response system alongside advanced process and file system protections to secure against new attack vectors.


How New Touch Screen Technology Is Stimulating Innovation

April 7, 2018 No Comments

Ever since touch screen technology emerged in in the 1970s, it has been linked to a wide array of breakthroughs in industries as diverse as logistics, computing, entertainment, and the military. As touch screens have become more sophisticated, they have opened up new possibilities for developers to create products that would not have been imaginable without high quality, responsive touchscreens. Just as the smartphone revolution was made possible by the projected capacitive (PCAP) touch screen, new developments in resistive screen technology are now fuelling new applications for kiosks, industrial control panels, and mobile computing devices.


March 23, 2018 No Comments

The Denver Police Department has signed an enterprise-wide upgrade of Lumen – a state-of-the-art data sharing software that combines access to real-time data with advanced analytics – to enhance data-driven law enforcement activities for more effective policing. Developed by Colorado-based Numerica Corporation, Lumen enables the entire Denver Police Department, including more than 1,400 sworn officers and numerous civilian employees, to search, analyze, and share crucial law enforcement data from multiple databases across multiple jurisdictions with a single click.


FriendlyData Announces Fetch – a Natural Language Search Interface for Enterprise Data

March 23, 2018 No Comments

FriendlyData, an early stage enterprise data company that is working to fundamentally change the way people interact with data, today announced that it has launched a Natural Language Search Interface for enterprise data called Fetch. Fetch enables non-technical team members to access data quickly and easily, using their own language, without the need for expensive developers or database professionals.



March 14, 2018 No Comments

Kradle Software has launched its flagship software – a fully customizable, self-managed solution for small and medium-sized businesses in any industry that allows them to manage their own operations while freeing them from consultants and rigid systems. Small and medium-sized businesses, which comprise more than 90 percent of all business in the U.S., are typically hampered by the cost of software traditionally designed for large companies, and the time required to learn and implement new systems, according to Kradle CEO Michael Haddon.


EOS Founder Max Polyakov Launches New Cloud-Based Platform, EOS Engine

March 13, 2018 No Comments

Founder of Earth Observing System (EOS), Max Polyakov, has announced the launch of a new cloud-based platform, EOS Engine, which transforms the data of Earth observation obtained from drones, airplanes, satellites, etc. into useful information for companies, science institutions and non-government organizations. Over three years 160 specialists of Menlo Park-based startup along with 500 partners have designed the platform, which can have an impact on global problems.


Gartner IT Operations Strategies & Solutions Summit 2018

March 5, 2018 No Comments

This year’s Gartner IT Operations Strategies & Solutions Summit 2018, May 15 – 17, in Orlando FL delivers tactical and strategic content designed to help attendees with their critical topics including DevOps, Cloud, ITSM, Cost Optimization, AI, Automation and more.

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