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Bye Bye BlackBerry

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 00:00
BlackBerry is getting out of hardware for good. While the company will continue to license its Android implementation and communications suite, it is outsourcing design and manufacturing for any future devices – assuming there are any.
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Cisco Systems – Aironet and Meraki

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 00:00
With a solid WLAN foundation, Cisco is directing its efforts on enabling business outcomes with its DNA architecture based on wireless connectivity and Connected Mobility Experience. DNA is an ambitious strategy that will appeal to some customers.
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IBM Unveils Cognitive, Self-Service Data Integration

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 00:00
IBM introduced Project DataWorks, an IBM Bluemix cloud offering designed to unite diverse data professionals and disparate data silos within a single, collaborative, self-service data integration environment.
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Intentionally Making the Most of SD-WAN

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 00:00
SD-WAN isn’t just a hot new technology; it represents an improved way of thinking about branch office networking that relies on automation to carry out what IT intends and not simply what IT specifies.
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Competitive Landscape Assessment: Enterprise IoT Platforms

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 00:00
We evaluate six big data technology providers seeking to deliver enterprise IoT platform services via the public cloud and uncover their true points of differentiation beyond basic economies of scale and freemium pricing models.
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Forcepoint Stonesoft Next Generation Firewall

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 00:00
Now as part of Raytheon-owned Forcepoint, the Stonesoft NGFW line has a chance to stand out. Uptime and effectiveness in distributed deployments remain solid, but a slow rebuild of its post-Intel marketing efforts has slowed its forward momentum.
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Introducing Security Product Integration Frameworks

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 00:00
Security product integration frameworks herald a new era of security data sharing and third-party product interoperability. This report examines early market leaders and why SPIFs will influence which security products enterprises choose to buy.
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Microsoft Ignite: Microsoft Looks to Ease .NET Development via Consolidated API Library

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 00:00
Microsoft will consolidate its multiple API libraries associated with .NET development, quietly announcing plans for a unified API library, .NET Standard.
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NICE Brings Workforce Management Capability to Smaller Contact Centers with EVOLVE WFM

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 00:00
NICE launches EVOLVE WFM, a workforce management offer to help smaller contact centers automate their operations. EVOLVE WFM comes to market with key features to manage and monitor agent efficiency, but NICE must build traction with SMBs.
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Zebra Technologies WiNG

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 00:00
Extreme Networks is acquiring Zebra’s WLAN for $55 million and is expected to close in Q4 2016.Zebra’s wireless business and wireless security will augment Extreme’s existing offerings.
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Oracle Fusion Middleware

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 00:00
Oracle SOA Suite 12c focuses on DevOps productivity through runtime optimization and a single platform for quickly downloading Oracle’s entire developer stack, alongside increased attention on cloud, mobile, and IoT integration.
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Juniper Networks QFabric and EX Data Center Switching

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 00:00
Juniper’s QFX5100 is certified to interoperate with VMware’s NSX assuring enterprises customers an SDN over Juniper’s networking will be seamless and reliable but integration with VMware products are positive, albeit incremental, improvements.
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Oracle’s Recommitment to Mobile Opens Up DevOps and Cloud Opportunities

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 00:00
Oracle’s recommitment to mobile and platform services opens up exciting opportunities for the company in emerging app development architectures including microservices and ‘function as a service.’
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Cisco Systems Should Buy MobileIron: Here’s Why

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 00:00
Cisco wants to offer security from the cloud to the endpoint, but lacks a strong play on mobile devices. MobileIron could fill that gap, and its in-line data security gateway would be a good technological and strategic match with Cisco.
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SimpliVity - Data Center Technology

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 00:00
Having established its reputation as a major short-list hyperconverged solutions vendor, SimpliVity has focused on developing its brand and product features, just as the market for hyperconverged solutions becomes ever more competitive.
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Cisco and Salesforce Partner to Integrate Portfolios, but the Future Is IoT

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 00:00
Cisco and Salesforce plan to work together to integrate their portfolios. The partnership has the potential to leverage Cisco Spark as a platform that provides predictive and personalized customer experiences via Salesforce Einstein.
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Google Cloud Endpoints Moving to Full API Services Offering

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 00:00
Google is taking on PaaS competitors Amazon, Microsoft and IBM with API management technology that addresses top of mind DevOps issues, including management of internal APIs and improving latency.
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Unify (Atos Collaboration Solutions) OpenScape

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 00:00
Unify’s OpenScape suite is part of an extensive collaboration and communication portfolio from Unify and the wider Atos group; however, OpenScape remains a less familiar brand in the North American market when compared to more established rivals.
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Oracle OpenWorld 2016: Oracle’s Mobile and Platform Services to Determine its Cloud Success

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 00:00
Oracle’s numerous developer-oriented announcements seek to reestablish its leadership role as an app platform provider, but roadmap details show Oracle is still playing catch-up.
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Juniper Networks Trapeze WLAN Mobility System

Wed, 09/21/2016 - 00:00
Juniper has not abandoned WLAN, but instead built technology partnerships to fill the gap while seeking partners for its Open Converged Framework (OCF). One OCF partner, Aruba, is now part of HP. Juniper needs a new plan.
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