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Protect against the biggest threat in network security – your employees

February 22, 2017 No Comments

Alison, a free e-learning platform focused on workplace skills, has launched a new course on Computer Network Security. Coming off the back of an IDC forecast at the end of 2016 that claimed spending on cybersecurity will grow to $101 billion by 2020, the course offers employers who are concerned about online attacks the opportunity to educate their employees at no charge.

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SolarWinds Unveils the Next Generation of IT Troubleshooting at Cisco Live EMEA 2017

February 21, 2017 No Comments

February 20, 2017 – SolarWinds, a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today at Cisco Live® EMEA 2017unveiled its PerfStack™ dashboard, an entirely new way of visualizing and correlating IT monitoring data to improve troubleshooting of performance issues across the IT environment, from infrastructure to applications. A significant update to the SolarWinds® Orion® platform, PerfStack is a new, highly customizable yet simple-to-build dashboard.

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Yellowfin partners with Kodak to launch industry-first analytics enabled cloud workflow platform

February 17, 2017 No Comments

Yellowfin’s BI software is an integral part of PRINERGY Cloud’s Decision Analytics Services, allowing print service providers (PSPs) to reduce costs and improve productivity by monitoring production processes in real-time.

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Gartner Program & Portfolio Management Summit 2017

February 17, 2017 No Comments

At this year’s event, you will learn to advance the new program and portfolio management culture and your personal program and portfolio management leadership to drive innovation at the speed of business.

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New Study Reveals Cybersecurity Challenges, Budget, and Solutions Trends in 2017

February 15, 2017 No Comments

WASHINGTON D.C. – Crowd Research Partners today released the 2017 Cybersecurity Trends Report, a comprehensive study revealing current cybersecurity trends and organizations’ investment priorities for threat management, data protection, cloud security, application security, ERP security, mobile security, security training and certification, managed security and more.

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MobileIron Report Finds Nearly 80% of Enterprises use More than 10 Mobile Business Apps

February 14, 2017 No Comments

This bi-annual report, released today by MobileIron (NASDAQ:MOBL) at the 2017 RSA conference taking place in San Francisco February 13-17, provides IT security leaders with timely information about the state of enterprise mobile apps, the mobile threat landscape, and the emerging risks facing their organizations.

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IBM Delivers Watson for Cyber Security to Power Cognitive Security Operations Centers

February 13, 2017 No Comments

IBM Security today announced the availability of Watson for Cyber Security, the industry’s first augmented intelligence technology designed to power cognitive security operations centers (SOCs). Over the past year, Watson has been trained on the language of cybersecurity, ingesting over 1 million security documents. Watson can now help security analysts parse thousands of natural language research reports that have never before been accessible to modern security tools.

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Yellowfin lures in former Symantec VP Marketing as global CMO

February 10, 2017 No Comments

Global Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics software vendor, Yellowfin, today announced it has appointed industry and international marketing veteran, Chris Benham, as its Chief Marketing Officer (CMO).

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ServiceNow Resolves Real Security Threats Fast

February 2, 2017 No Comments

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Feb. 2, 2017 –  ServiceNow (NYSE: NOW), the enterprise cloud company, today announced new integrations with leading cybersecurity companies and the ServiceNow Security Operations solution. With ServiceNow, customers can prioritize threats and use a structured response engine to resolve real security threats fast. Now security analysts can easily enrich threat information, map those threats to the underlying business service at risk, and easily collaborate with IT to automatically resolve them.

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Imperva Incapsula Now Available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace

February 1, 2017 No Comments

Imperva, Inc. (NASDAQ: IMPV), committed to protecting business-critical data and applications in the cloud and on-premises, announced that the Imperva Incapsula solution is available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. Now customers can purchase the Incapsula service directly from the Marketplace and receive the benefits of one consolidated bill and unified contract management. Incapsula, along with the Imperva SecureSphere Web Application Firewall (WAF) and the SecureSphere Deployment Kit for Azure, make it even easier for customers to bring enterprise-grade application security to the cloud.

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LightCyber Introduces New Tools for Corporate Security Assurance

February 1, 2017 No Comments

February 1, 2017 – LightCyber, a leading provider of Behavioral Attack Detection solutions, today announced new tools that equip enterprises to meet increasing Board demands for security accountability and compliance with internal and industry regulations, such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). LightCyber also introduced updated metrics from customer production systems and an online calculator so that prospective customers can quickly and easily assess current operational efficiency and the gains that they will receive from a LightCyber Magna deployment.

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10 Online Website Accessibility Tools that You Cannot Ignore

February 1, 2017 No Comments

Online Accessibility Tests are among the most care-free means to evaluate your website anytime through the internet. The reason why these tools are popular among the ecommerce community is because website accessibility is closely interlinked with site usability. If a website fails to produce optimum results in website accessibility test, then it will directly affect the conversions the store gets. In short, Accessibility and Usability go hand in hand. Finding the right tools to evaluate your website against accepted guidelines is not all too easy.

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LockPath Announces Enhanced Reporting in Keylight 4.6

January 31, 2017 No Comments

LockPath, a leading provider of governance, risk management and compliance (GRC) solutions, today announced significant enhancements to its Keylight® Platform. In version 4.6 of Keylight, LockPath adds a new streamlined design to the platform to provide more reporting options and to create greater visibility for the company’s customers.

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IndependenceIT Enabled App and Workspace Services (WaaS) Now Available Through the interworks.cloud Marketplace

January 30, 2017 No Comments

IndependenceIT, a cloud management platform provider that enables IT departments, service providers and ISVs to easily deploy Software Defined Data Centers, App Workloads and Cloud Workspaces, today announced the company’s partnership with interworks.cloud™. The new partnership includes the integration of IndependenceIT’s Cloud Workspace® Suite (CWS) software via its powerful API with the interworks.cloud business management platform to simplify application and WaaS enablement for CSPs, MSPs and ISVs.

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Panzura Expands Enterprise Grade Functionality and Services

January 26, 2017 No Comments

January 26, 2017 – Panzura®, the leader in hybrid cloud storage, today announced a significant expansion in enterprise grade functionality and services to meet the increasing large enterprise demand for hybrid cloud storage.  These new software, hardware, and support services offerings are available immediately and provide substantial enhancements for Panzura’s primary use cases of active archive, hybrid cloud NAS, and cross-site collaboration.

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CloudJumper Partners with US Signal to Serve Customer Demand for Cloud-Based Workspaces

January 26, 2017 No Comments

CloudJumper, a Workspace as a Service (WaaS) platform innovator for agile business IT, today announced a new partnership with US Signal, a leading IT solutions provider of secure and reliable network, cloud hosting, colocation, data protection and disaster recovery services. Under the terms of the agreement, CloudJumper will leverage US Signal cloud infrastructure to deliver hosted desktops, applications, storage and complete workspaces to midsize and large enterprises nationwide.

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Middle Atlantic Steps Up Universal Control for AV Applications

January 25, 2017 No Comments

Middle Atlantic Products has expanded its robust lineup of power solutions with the new Controlled Wall Plate. Designed for simplified and convenient universal control and efficient integration, the Controlled Wall Plate provides extended power and control capabilities to AV, residential, and security devices within a compact, single-gang design.

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Rainforest Alliance Rebalances the Planet and its Microsoft Office 365 Environment with Metalogix

January 25, 2017 No Comments

Metalogix, the market-leading provider of solutions to move, manage and protect content within enterprise collaboration platforms, today announced that the Rainforest Alliance, a non-profit with the mission of conserving biodiversity and ensuring sustainable livelihoods, has cleaned up its content collaboration environment and smoothly migrated to Microsoft Office 365 with Metalogix Essentials™.

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Seize Content and Message Control with sndrBlock Now on Kickstarter

January 24, 2017 No Comments

sndr announces the launch of sndrBlock on Kickstarter. sndrBlock is a palm-sized device that unlocks the power of the internet and puts the user back in control. No longer will slow internet speeds be a burden for communication and content sharing – either by a self-serving ISP or device overload. With sndrBlock messages quickly upload and download with a single touch from mobile or desktop devices. Gargantuan files, even 4K full-length feature films, can be securely stashed in the cloud or sent to all your contacts. And with complete message oversight, senders can recall messages without time constraints and set rules for recipients.

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U.S. Army Enlists IBM for $62 Million Cloud Deal

January 18, 2017 No Comments

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that the U.S. Army has signed a five-year, multi-million dollar contract with IBM to build, manage and operate a cloud solution for greater IT flexibility, efficiency and performance.  

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MapR Awarded Additional Patent for Converged Data Platform

January 18, 2017 No Comments

MapR Technologies, Inc., the provider of the first and only converged data platform, today announced that it has been granted a patent (US9,501,483) from the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The awarded patent demonstrates the company’s technology advancements in architecting a modern data platform that reliably runs mission-critical applications.

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Apica Announces Carmen Carey as New CEO at Apica

January 18, 2017 No Comments

Apica, a leading provider of performance-as-a service solutions, has named Carmen Carey as CEO to support its strategy and rapid global expansion. Carey, who brings a wealth of experience in taking companies through high-growth periods, will build on the successes of Founder and CEO Sven Hammar who moves into the Chief Strategy Officer role at the company.

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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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