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IBM Delivers New All-flash Storage for Cognitive Workloads

January 12, 2017 No Comments

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced new, all-flash storage solutions designed for midrange and large enterprises, where high availability, continuous up-time, and performance are critical. Built to provide the speed and reliability needed for workloads ranging from enterprise resource planning (ERP) and financial transactions to cognitive applications like machine learning and natural language processing

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SPTechCon: The SharePoint Technology Conference – April 2-5 in Austin

January 11, 2017 No Comments

Use code SHAREPOINT for a $200 conference discount off the prevailing rate of a 3-day or 4-day pass.

Leonovus Launches Software-Defined Object Storage Solution Solving Security and Compliance Requirements for Enterprise Cloud Storage

January 11, 2017 No Comments

Leonovus, a cloud solutions software provider, today launched its next generation software-defined object storage solution (SDOSS) for enterprise cloud users. Companies can now securely store and manage large amounts of unstructured data within enterprise cloud environments. Designed with the company in mind, Leonovus’ patented algorithms put control of the entire network of on-premises, hybrid or multi-cloud storage nodes back in the hands of the IT manager.

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CompTIA to Launch IT Pro Association to Help Foster Skilled Workforce

January 9, 2017 No Comments

Expanding significantly its activity to help foster an IT workforce that meets the technology sector’s unmet job-skill needs, CompTIA, the world’s leading technology association, today announced that it will launch its first IT professional association.

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Delta Launches a Series of New Vivitek Products and Announces the NovoAssured Learning Program at CES 2017

January 9, 2017 No Comments

Delta Group, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions, together with its brand, Vivitek, a leading manufacturer of visual display and presentation products, today launched the newest additions to the Vivitek NovoConnect Family: the NovoEnterprise and NovoTouch, wireless collaboration systems, and its newest Digital Signage Solution, the NovoDS4K. NovoEnterprise is an advanced wireless collaboration system, supporting 4K-resolution video streaming. Together with its accessory, LauncherPlus, NovoEnterprise creates a plug-and-play collaboration solution in a multi-user/multi-OS environment.

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Encryption Software Market is expected to reach $2.5 Billion, Globally by 2021

December 22, 2016 No Comments

Global Encryption Software Market Report, published by Allied Market Research, forecasts that the global market is expected to garner $2.5 billion by 2021, registering a CAGR of 14.2% during the period 2016 – 2022. North America is expected to be the leading contributor during the forecast period, owing to higher adoption of end-point security solutions among organizations and prevalence of higher data protection & compliance regulations. However, Asia-Pacific region is anticipated to grow at the fastest rate, due to the growing penetration of cloud computing and increasing workforce mobility.

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Delos, IBM Join Forces to Advance Healthy Indoor Environments through Improved Digital Intelligence on the Cloud

December 13, 2016 No Comments

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it is collaborating with wellness real estate and technology firm Delos™ to adopt IBM Cloud and cognitive technologies to speed the discovery of new insights in health and wellness and their connections to the design of indoor spaces. Designed to be a multi-year collaboration, Delos will leverage Watson and data analytics services through IBM Bluemix, IBM’s cloud platform.

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Premier Digital Transaction Management Solution PandaDoc Announces PandaDoc Payments

December 13, 2016 No Comments

PandaDoc, the premier digital transaction management solution, today announced that it will provide error-free quote- and contract-to-payment functionality within the PandaDoc document automation platform through international payment processor Stripe. By using PandaDoc Payments, organizations that deal with contracts, quotes, proposals and invoices can now collect payments, along with signatures, more easily and seamlessly through the PandaDoc platform.

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Concerto Cloud Services Launches the Concerto Cloud for Healthcare Featuring Industry-best Security, Compliance and Service

December 12, 2016 No Comments

Health systems, payers and technology companies across the health and life sciences industry can now rely on a fully managed cloud developed expressly for the complexity and rigorous security requirements of the industry. Concerto Cloud Services has launched the Concerto Cloud for Healthcare featuring the highest levels of security and service, as well as built-in HIPAA compliance from the application down through the physical layer.

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Explaining the Small, Yet Significant, Change from “HTTP” to “HTTPS”

December 12, 2016 No Comments

If anyone has doubts about just how important it is for customers to feel safe and secure while visiting a company’s web site, the numbers from Black Friday and Cyber Monday should convince them otherwise. More than ever, people are shopping, doing their banking, making travel arrangements, and conducting virtually all other personal business online. Unfortunately, that makes them attractive targets to cyber criminals.

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 >>>

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