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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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69% of Consumers Are Concerned About the Security of Their Personal Info on IoT Devices

April 26, 2017 No Comments

Today, n​ew research reveals consumer trust and a business’s reputation hang in the balance as brands delay adoption of stronger methods to protect online consumer identities. According to the 2017 State of Consumer Privacy and Trust survey from Gigya, the leader in Customer Identity Management, two-thirds — 68 percent — of consumers are concerned about how brands use their personal data. A similar number (69 percent) worries about security and privacy risks inherent in the increasing adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) devices, such as fitness trackers, smart watches and connected cars.

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New Enterprise Project Collaboration (EPC) Solution Radically Enhances Productivity in Life Sciences

April 26, 2017 No Comments

EightSpokes introduces Enlighten, the world’s first Enterprise Project Collaboration (EPC) application designed to improve the workflows of complex projects in life sciences. Utilizing contemporary social technologies to solve the longstanding problem of poor project outcomes caused by information silos, Enlighten is a groundbreaking collaboration software designed to facilitate seamless information exchange between cross-functional teams to accelerate drug development and commercialization in life science companies.

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Pandera Systems Announces BI-Monitoring Mobile App, Empowering Organizations to Excel Through Data-Driven Management

April 25, 2017 No Comments

Sense provides a comprehensive, real-time look into a company’s BI platform and surfacing key performance indicators (KPIs), such as system usage and user development activity, in order to allow companies to proactively manage the multi-channel reporting assets driving their business. With Sense’s monitoring capabilities available anytime, anywhere, organizations are empowered with the information necessary to become forward-thinking, thereby predicting and solving problems before they impact critical business processes.

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Can’t Miss! Tech Forum in Boston: Accelerate Time-to-Strategy Execution

April 25, 2017 No Comments

Join bpm’online on May 11-12 in Boston, MA to hear from key industry experts, learn best practices and success stories on how to leverage intelligent tools to adapt and transform your business faster.

Register FREE now for UC EXPO 2017!

April 24, 2017 No Comments

UC EXPO is the largest Unified Communications and Collaboration event in Europe which takes place on 17-18 May 2017 at ExCeL London.

Crestron Mercury™, the Ultimate All-in-One Meeting and Collaboration Solution

April 24, 2017 No Comments

Crestron, the global leader in commercial AV and meeting room technology, announced it will begin shipping Crestron Mercury, the most complete, easy to use, easy to deploy and manage tabletop meeting and collaboration system, in EMEA from the middle of May. The sleek, all-in-one console is all that’s needed to transform any space into highly effective collaboration space. It combines all the must-have conferencing and collaboration features employees need, along with the fast, secure cloud provisioning and management required by IT managers.

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New WatchGuard Access Point Brings Secure, High-Performance Wi-Fi Outdoors

April 20, 2017 No Comments

WatchGuard® Technologies, a leader in advanced network security solutions, today announced the AP322, a new high-performance cloud-ready outdoor access point (AP). Sporting a ruggedized IP67 enclosure with 3×3 MIMO and 802.11ac support, it extends the benefits of WatchGuard’s Wi-Fi Cloud to the raw outdoors and is perfect for stadiums, schools, open-air cafes and malls, hotel pool areas and more. In any environment, organizations can now leverage the simplicity and scalability of WatchGuard APs combined with a powerful cloud-based security solution.

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LockPath Introduces Keylight Managed Services

April 20, 2017 No Comments

KMS will provide customers with expert GRC professionals to help manage administrative tasks associated with compliance, risk, vendor and incident management processes. With help on these tasks, customers will be able to focus more on business goals, while realizing the benefits of predictable costs and a quicker GRC platform ROI. KMS also proves advantageous to customers in light of the current cybersecurity skills gap, which poses staffing challenges to organizations across industries.

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ServiceNow Survey Finds Over 80% of CISOs Say Data Breaches That They Know About Haven’t Been Addressed

April 20, 2017 No Comments

A new survey of 300 Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) from around the world by ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW) spotlights the need for a new approach to respond to the rising number and cost of data security threats. In “The Global CISO Study: How Leading Organizations Respond to Security Threats and Keep Data Safe,” more than 80 percent of CISOs surveyed report that detected data breaches are going unaddressed, and 70 percent say it is difficult to prioritize threats based on business criticality.

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PandaDoc Announces HubSpot Native Integration

April 19, 2017 No Comments

PandaDoc, the premier digital transaction management solution, today announced that its document automation platform is now available natively, within HubSpot CRM. PandaDoc is the first HubSpot partner to build on the cloud-based marketing and sales software company’s new CRM Extension API, which provides this capability.

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UC EXPO – 17-18 May 2017 at ExCeL London

April 18, 2017 No Comments

UC EXPO is the largest Unified Communications and Collaboration event in Europe.

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Skinny IT Launches Separate Business Unit, Fireracker, to Service SMBs

April 17, 2017 No Comments

Fireracker provides SMBs with all-inclusive technology solutions to meet their needs at any business stage. Entrepreneurs and business owners can purchase directly from Fireracker’s e-commerce platform, which houses more than 100,000 hardware products. The company then offers on-site or remote services to assist in the installation process, and can be available for clients within 24 hours of notice anywhere in the U.S. Fireracker also provides 24/7 communication capabilities for SMBs to ask questions and consult experts on new solutions or resources that can enhance their businesses.

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Red Hat Brings Kubernetes to New Application Workloads with Latest Version of Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform

April 13, 2017 No Comments

Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the general availability of Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.5, the latest version of Red Hat’s enterprise-grade, Kubernetes-native container application platform. While enabling enterprises like Swiss Railways, Produban and Pioneer to actively embrace cloud-native applications in mission-critical roles, Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.5 also helps enterprises retain existing IT investments through expanded support for traditional business applications.

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C&J Energy Services Deploys New Oil and Gas Big Data Platform Using MapR on Microsoft Azure

April 13, 2017 No Comments

MapR Technologies, Inc., the provider of the Converged Data Platform that converges the essential data management and application processing technologies on a single, horizontally scalable platform, today announced that C&J Energy Services has successfully implemented the MapR Converged Data Platform running on Microsoft Azure to support its legacy financial systems’ decommissioning.

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MapR Announces Availability of Native Tableau Connector for Apache Drill

April 11, 2017 No Comments

MapR Technologies, Inc., the provider of the Converged Data Platform that converges the essential data management and application processing technologies on a single, horizontally scalable platform, today announced the availability of a native Tableau Connector for Apache Drill on the MapR Converged Data Platform, giving users faster access to large and complex data via tight integration between Tableau and Apache Drill.

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Is Amazon Go a sign of the downfall of a retail workforce?

April 5, 2017 No Comments

Amazon debuted its latest retail concept this week, a cashless and cashierless shopping experience. But what are the lastng impacts on America’s workforce?

Tango Health Protects HR Professionals and Companies with Second Consecutive Year of On-Time ACA Compliance Filing for 100% of Customers

April 4, 2017 No Comments

Tango Health, a leading provider of software and services to solve HR challenges, today announced its second year of successful, on-time filing for 100% its ACA Compliance and Reporting customers. These filings furnish 1095-C forms for over 2.6 million individuals from hundreds of Fortune 500 companies and large public institutions. As reported in November 2016, an Accenture analysis identified $31 billion exposure to employer mandate penalties in 2016. Tango’s 100% on-time filing completion helps mitigate risk to this exposure for all of its clients.

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Cyberbit selected by Delek Pi Glilot to protect critical infrastructure against cyberattacks

April 3, 2017 No Comments

Cyberbit, whose cybersecurity solutions protect the world’s most sensitive systems, today announced that leading energy company Delek Pi Glilot Limited Partnership has selected Cyberbit’s SCADAShield solution to protect critical national assets against cyberattacks. The companies intend to expand their collaboration and leverage Cyberbit’s entire security portfolio to address Delek’s long term cybersecurity strategy.

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Procore Launches Construction OS To Create a Frictionless Construction Process, Connecting People, Applications, and Devices

March 31, 2017 No Comments

Procore Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based applications for construction, today announced Procore Construction OS, a cohesive platform that connects people, applications, and devices to create a frictionless construction process. Construction OS is designed to serve users and improve the build process through a variety of important enhancements, including new reporting and visualization tools; access to approximately 100 apps in the App Marketplace; a newly launched developer portal; and the ability to securely integrate, store, and manage your projects within one platform.

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Core Security Expands CoreLabs’ Research to Encompass Vulnerabilities, Attack Paths, Identity, Network Threats and Data Science

March 30, 2017 No Comments

ore Security®, a leader in Vulnerability, Access Risk Management and Network Detection and Response, today announced the expansion of CoreLabs, now the industry’s only research team whose coverage holistically analyzes security attacks across attack vectors, exploits and vulnerabilities, device and identity configurations, and network traffic. The CoreLabs team now includes over 34 researchers around the world.

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IBM X-Force Finds Historic Number Of Records Leaked And Vulnerabilities Disclosed In 2016

March 29, 2017 No Comments

IBM (NYSE: IBM) Security today announced results from the 2017 IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index which found the number of records compromised grew a historic 566 percent in 2016 from 600 million to more than 4 billion. These leaked records include data cybercriminals have traditionally targeted like credit cards, passwords and personal health information, but IBM X-Force also noted a shift in cybercriminal strategies. In 2016, a number of significant breaches related to unstructured data such as email archives, business documents, intellectual property and source code were also compromised.

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Brocade Extends Gen 6 Fibre Channel Portfolio with a No-Compromise Entry-Level Switch and Industry-First Virtual Machine Visibility for Storage Networks

March 28, 2017 No Comments

Brocade (NASDAQ: BRCD) today announced the Brocade® G610, a no-compromise storage switch for always-on connectivity to the all-flash data center. This breakthrough switch leverages the power of Brocade Gen 6 Fibre Channel technology, providing up to 32 Gbps performance, unmatched simplicity and enterprise-class functionality that helps organizations adapt to dynamic workloads and new demands for always-on business operations.

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CloudJumper Launches JumpStart for Fast Ground to Cloud Customer Onboarding to WaaS

March 28, 2017 No Comments

CloudJumper, a Workspace as a Service (WaaS) platform innovator for agile business IT, today announced JumpStart, a seamless ground-to-cloud onboarding solution for managed service providers (MSPs), cloud service providers (CSPs), telcos, agents and other IT solution providers that deliver WaaS. The new client onboarding technology grants WaaS providers the ability to provision nWorkSpace environments quickly and easily by scanning the customer IT environment, mirroring customer landscape data within the cloud-based workspace, and provisioning new WaaS accounts with unprecedented speed and accuracy.

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TraceLink and Advanco partner to simplify serialization line management integration

March 28, 2017 No Comments

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 a partnership with Advanco to support pharmaceutical manufacturers with the integration of line management and enterprise systems when complying with new serialization regulations.

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IBM Taps Watson to Help Manage & Protect Business Devices

March 20, 2017 No Comments

IBM InterConnect – March 20, 2017 – IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the availability of a new cognitive assistant that leverages the capabilities of IBM Watson to help IT professionals more effectively manage and protect networks of smartphones, tablets, laptops, IoT devices and other endpoints. The MaaS360 Advisor will use machine learning to analyze devices on the network and recommend policies, patches and customized best practices to better manage and protect them.

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