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Red Hat is acquiring FeedHenry following similar moves by cloud providers, including VMware, Microsoft and IBM, to add mobile backend services.
Cisco’s proposed purchase of Metacloud will give it a quick entry into the OpenStack arena as well as the new private cloud-as-a-service market, but more importantly, it gives Cisco access to an OpenStack development group with a vision.
Red Hat’s acquisition of MBaaS leader FeedHenry is vital in strengthening its OpenShift PaaS offering, which has been lacking in mobile services. Now Red Hat must quickly integrate the proprietary source code with its OSS products.
Check Point launched five new management appliances and new SmartEvent security analysis software that uses big data analysis to detect stealthy attacks, extending its strong reputation for centralized security management.
There were plenty of questions about whether or not the CTIA-led Super Mobility Week would live up to its name. With plenty of analysts in attendance, we found no shortage of insights – enough to fill up a roundtable-style podcast.
Cisco hopes it knocked one out of the network security park with the integration of Sourcefire’s next generation IPS and FirePOWER advanced malware protection technology into its market leading ASA 5500 firewall. Going, going…gone?
IBM has freed Watson from its ivory tower with a forthcoming freemium business model as well as stronger data lifecycle services and smarter user guidance. However, the unique nature of Watson itself will make this a slow burn.
inContact has moved quickly to incorporate its Uptivity acquisition. The new inContact Discover WFO Suite adds an impressive set of capabilities for the SMB market, complementing inContact’s cloud-based customer care solution for enterprises.
IBM is a juggernaut in enterprise technology with solutions spanning software, mid-range server/mainframe hardware, and services. IBM shed its x86 and networking business, but it is banking on OpenPOWER and System z to keep the ‘machines’ in IBM.
Jive’s Summer release offers significant improvements as the vendor continues to integrate, innovate, and partner in the marketplace; however, some organizations may favor a simple, unified, and cohesive solution from a single vendor.
IBM is establishing a cohesive enterprise cloud strategy based on open cloud development platform Bluemix, complementing flagship private cloud solutions, and easing new customers’ DevOps around mobile and web app development.
Avaya Aura Communication Manager is well represented in North America and EMEA. Its brand recognition as a stand-alone IP-PBX will, however, start to lose equity as the Avaya Aura architecture evolves into a communication and collaboration solution.
IBM has a unique approach to the UC market, integrating its feature rich solution, Sametime, with existing PBX environments. With Sametime 9, IBM has simplified purchasing and deployment requirements, but still must support dual platforms.
Qlik operates from a position of financial strength and significant expertise in delivering a global, self-service business intelligence platform that is tailored to a natural, associative method of discovering analytical insights.
Pivotal and Red Hat have been sparring over their popular open source hybrid PaaS offerings, but as we head towards year-end, round two will focus on mobile app platforms and services.
WSO2 has released commercial PaaS, leveraging the Apache Stratos project and supporting real-time auto scaling based on its CEP technology and interoperability with leading open source IaaS offers.
TIBCO continues to mine data analytics synergies between its Spotfire and middleware business units, strengthening its data discovery, visualization and analysis tools. Yet, ongoing corporate and financial complexities could disrupt its momentum.
Cisco’s APIC controller launch and new products in the data center and campus LAN show promise but a public fight with VMware and a difficult data center network transition for customers will keep pressure on the company.
RSA snapped up technology assets and engineers from the failed SaaS IAM provider Symplified on the heels of EMC’s sweeping channel partner program revamp, aimed at deepening partner commitment to the RSA and VMware portfolios.
The lines continue to blur between enterprise mobility management and mobile applications, producing some unusual and eyebrow-raising matchups between different and sometimes competing vendors. Coopetition rules!