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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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Information Builders Ranks as a Leader in Dresner Advisory Services Wisdom of Crowds® BI Market Study for Eighth Consecutive Year

June 1, 2017 No Comments

Information Builders, a leader in business intelligence (BI) and analytics, information integrity, and integration solutions, today announced that the company was rated as a leader in the Dresner Advisory Services’ 2017 Wisdom of Crowds® Business Intelligence Market Study.

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SIOS Adds Deep Learning, Predictive Analytics and Broad Integration to its IT Analytics Platform

May 31, 2017 No Comments

SIOS Technology today announced the newest version of its SIOS iQ™ IT analytics platform, which harnesses the power of machine learning and deep learning analytics to optimize the performance and efficiency of VMware environments. A new flexible, API-driven integration architecture enables SIOS iQ to integrate data from a range of sources, including application monitoring tools and data aggregation fabrics such as Splunk, Hadoop and Elasticsearch.

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Cisco and IBM Join Forces to Tackle Cybercrime

May 31, 2017 No Comments

Cisco and IBM (NYSE: IBM) Security today announced they are working together to address the growing global threat of cybercrime. In a new collaboration, Cisco and IBM Security will work closely together across products, services and threat intelligence for the benefit of customers.

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Atlantic.Net Announces Windows Server Container Support in the Cloud

May 31, 2017 No Comments

Leading cloud hosting provider Atlantic.Net today announced support for Windows Server Containers, which enables Windows users to package applications into images that can be run on any Windows 2016 server. Users can now deploy and scale their Windows Server Containers across Atlantic.Net’s Cloud Servers, making it one of the first highly redundant cloud hosting providers to do so.

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IBM Launches Cybersecurity Skills Initiative for “New Collar” Jobs

May 30, 2017 No Comments

As part of this initiative, IBM is sponsoring alternative education models such as Hacker Highschool and Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH), while defining new workforce approaches to reach a broader pipeline of employees based on skills, experience and aptitudes as opposed to traditional hiring models which focus on degrees alone. In fact, nearly 20 percent of IBM Security professionals hired in the U.S. since 2015 fall into this category of “new collar” employees.

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Big Data Analytics Solution Helps India Nonprofit Organization “My Choices Foundation” in Efforts to Prevent Human Trafficking

May 30, 2017 No Comments

My Choices Foundation, a nonprofit organization based in India, is using big data analytics to help alleviate one of the world’s worst social problems: human trafficking. While many organizations work to rescue girls and prosecute the traffickers, Operation Red Alert, a program of My Choices Foundation, is a prevention program designed to help parents, teachers, village leaders and children to understand how the traffickers work so they can block their efforts.

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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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