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HPE Services’ CSC “Spin-Merger” Catches the Industry by Surprise

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 00:00
Six months after HPE split from HP Inc., the company is spinning out its Enterprise Services business and merging it with CSC. The deal will pose some near-term integration challenges but in the long run CSC gains the scale it needs.
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Juniper Adds Two New Campus Switches, Filling Fusion Gaps

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 00:00
Juniper’s new EX2300 and EX3200 switches brings Fusion port extension capabilities to mid-tier rack and compact access switches making Enterprise Fusion more compelling - once it’s generally available.
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Brocade Workflow Composer Opens the Door to Automation Nirvana

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 00:00
Brocade announced its Workflow Composer, based on its acquisition of StackStorm and a large number of open source integration packages available on GitHub. Workflow Composer is a solid addition to Brocade’s product line.
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Cisco Meraki Launches Cloud-Managed Phone

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 00:00
Cisco Meraki launched its first cloud-managed VoIP phone integrated with the Meraki cloud portal, including the PBX in the cloud and gateway services to the PSTN. The voice capability targets VoIP providers in the SMB space.
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Cloud Foundry Summit 2016: Mendix Helps IBM Bluemix Fill in Critical RAD Tools Gap

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 00:00
IBM is leveraging Mendix’s high-productivity rapid app development (RAD) tools to address LoB users’ needs and prompt further interest in IBM’s high-value services like Watson.
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Informatica World 2016: Informatica Tilts its Data Platform Toward Business Buyers

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 00:00
Now a private company with a brand new executive team, Informatica has introduced a new, productized data management use case for marketing that represents a change of direction away from pure IT and toward business buyers.
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Cisco ACI and VMware NSX: Will Those Two Kids Ever Get Along?

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 00:00
Cisco and VMware have been competing over SDN in the data center to the detriment to both of those companies and their customers. Hints are afoot that Cisco and VMware are exploring integration and that would be a welcome change.
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Brocade VCS & IP Fabric

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 00:00
Brocade has solid integration with OpenStack and VMware’s NSX, but lacks a multi-gig ToR switch with 25 and 50 Gbps ports. Brocade’s focus on fabric has won it customers around the globe, but hasn’t shown it can win in a competitive SDN market.
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Google I/O 2016: Game of Brains – May the Smartest Algorithm Win!

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 00:00
At Google I/O last week, the notion of machine learning quite literally slipped the surly bonds of big data to shine as a foundation upon which both Google and its partners can build thinking apps. But, what does this mean for the enterprise?
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NICE Systems Brings Analytics Deeper into Contact Center with Planned Acquisition of inContact

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 00:00
NICE Systems plans to acquire contact center specialist inContact, bringing together advanced analytics with a broad spectrum of contact center capabilities. The result is a potentially powerful solution that streamlines customer interactions.
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Intel Security - McAfee Network Security Platform

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 00:00
Intel Security’s IPS line has made big leaps forward on throughput, virtualization support, and signature-less detection. However, the product line is hindered somewhat by its legacy support commitments and brand identity issues.
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Lenovo RackSwitch and Flex System Fabric

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 00:00
Lenovo is focused on delivering its converged systems to the market, which includes the RackSwitch and Flex System switches tightly coupled to compute and storage. Lenovo will continue to integrate with partners on physical and virtual networking.
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SAP SAPPHIRE NOW: SAP PaaS Prioritizes S/4HANA Extensions, Downplays Mobile Services

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 00:00
SAP HANA Cloud Platform is better optimized to extend and customize SAP’s existing business suite apps, as well as increase its developer opportunities for the massive Apple market.
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TIBCO ActiveMatrix 3.0

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 00:00
TIBCO is offering its integration technologies through new DevOps-oriented cloud services, which feature API services and BusinessWorks Container Edition, all in support of continuous delivery.
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SAPPHIRE NOW: SAP Streamlines its Analytics Portfolio Behind the BusinessObjects Brand

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 00:00
At its annual SAPPHIRE NOW user conference, SAP announced a significant product rebranding and restructuring effort that promises to at last lend some stability and simplicity to what had become a complex and movable analytics portfolio.
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Alphabet Try, Try, Tries Again with a Pinterest-Like Service: Google Spaces

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 00:00
Alphabet’s Google Spaces may help the company address the team collaboration market; however, without investment, its consumer-like functionality reinforces the criticism that Alphabet simply recycles its consumer products for enterprise use.
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Check Point Plays Catch-up on Cloud Security with Sandboxing for Office 365

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 00:00
By extending its cloud-based malware sandboxing and file-sanitization capabilities to Office 365, Check Point is responding to growing customer demand and pushing back against earlier, more comprehensive offerings from Microsoft and Trend Micro.
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Current Analysis Research Shows That IoT is Top Priority This Year Among Enterprise Development Initiatives

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 00:00
A significant number of companies have implemented MADP projects, and are now looking to launch development initiatives that incorporate IoT, according to new Current Analysis research.
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Enterprises Set Sights on IoT as the Next MADP Frontier

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 00:00
MADP implementation are well underway among global companies surveyed by Current Analysis. Next on the enterprise agenda is adoption of IoT development tools and platforms, and vendors that can’t deliver risk losing out to homegrown options.
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Progress Software Goes After Adobe, IBM via New Digital Marketing Consolidation and Brand

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 00:00
Progress Software consolidates digital marketing with its MADP, RAD and PaaS portfolio, leveraging Sitefinity to complement Telerik with CMS.
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