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VMware AirWatch Enterprise Mobility Management Platform

22 hours 21 min ago
The rebranded VMware AirWatch continues to fire on all cylinders, adding differentiated features and building toward VMware’s long-term vision of deploying any app on any device, plus targeting broad unified endpoint management for desktop and mobile.
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A Case Study in EMM-to-UEM Market Evolution Highlights the Coming of Security-centric Endpoint Management

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 00:00
The possibilities of unified endpoint management, a market segment that promises a consistent, secure endpoint experience, regardless of what device type, location, or owner, has caused one enterprise to rethink how it deploys mobile devices.
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Symantec Repeats History: Another CEO Exits; Earnings, Strategy Fall Short

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 00:00
Symantec is parting ways with CEO Michael Brown and is now searching for its fifth CEO since 2009. The security vendor still reaps a profit many competitors only dream of, but the prolonged turmoil has essentially resulted in a lost decade.
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Trend Micro TippingPoint - Next-Generation Intrusion Prevention System

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 00:00
Trend Micro has big long-term plans for TippingPoint after acquiring it from HPE. While it quietly exited the NGFW market, don’t expect any other radical short-term changes; for now, the priority is merely rebuilding competitive momentum.
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IBM - Security Network Protection System (XGS)

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 00:00
Despite a lengthy transition to its XGS next-gen IPS appliances and stiff competition from Cisco and TippingPoint, IBM remains committed to its IPS portfolio as a key enabler of its Threat Protection System.
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In-Depth: Fortinet Announces Next-Gen Hardware and Lays Groundwork for Tighter Integration

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 00:00
Fortinet is pushing competitors on performance with its new CP9 ASIC processor and new FortiGate NGFWs, but the more interesting moves include advances in unified policy and enforcement as well as a new partnership with Carbon Black.
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F5 Networks BIG-IP/VIPRION and Virtual Editions

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 00:00
F5 is the market leader in the application delivery controller space, but there is still room for competition. The F5 Ready program ensures technical and licensing support for cloud service partners and demonstrates F5’s willingness to partner.
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SD-WAN as Intent-Based Networking: Opportunities Abound

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 00:00
SD-WAN and SDN are changing how enterprises manage networks, and one of the most telling changes is the shift from proscriptive to intent-based management. For many in IT, SD-WAN will be their first taste, and hopefully it won’t be sour.
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Dell Uses Partnerships, Open Source Networking to Fill Gaps and Expand Opportunities

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 00:00
Dell is using partnerships to fill gaps in its product line, adding converged wireless with Aerohive HiveManager NG. Dell also continues to support open source networking with the Open Compute Project and new hardware.
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Juniper Networks Makes Strategic Pivot Toward Virtual Firewalls for Cloud & SDN

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 00:00
As it bleeds NGFW appliance market share, Juniper is doubling down on virtual firewalling with a 100 Gbps multicore vSRX and debuting the cloud- and SDN-friendly cSRX, a containerized virtual firewall. Both, however, are ahead of market demand.
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Qlik Sense 2.2

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 00:00
Qlik has moved beyond its initial role as single-product market disruptor and has now built a true platform for visual, guided, embedded, and self-service analytics.
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Riverbed Arrives Late to SD-WAN Party with New SteelConnect Early Access Product

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 00:00
Riverbed launched its SteelConnect SD-WAN with general availability in the fall of 2016. SteelConnect encompasses more than just SD-WAN by including wired and wireless access products. Riverbed did miss an opportunity by not integrating SteelHead.
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SAS Visual Analytics 7.3

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 00:00
SAS plies its engineering might with Visual Analytics, evolving to meet current market interest in the democratization of data with features targeting self-service analytics, mobility, and multi-channel deployment.
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Fortinet Announces Next-Gen Hardware and Lays Groundwork for Tighter Integration

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 00:00
Fortinet is once again pushing competitors on performance with its new CP9 ASIC processor and new FortiGate NGFWs, but the more interesting set of moves include advances in unified policy and enforcement, and a new partnership with Carbon Black.
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KEMP LoadMaster

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 00:00
KEMP is adding centralized management and performance management sometime in 2016, but the products are currently in early access. KEMP still needs to address deficiencies in high availability and capacity.
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Avaya - Collaboration and Communications

Fri, 04/22/2016 - 00:00
By developing cloud-based services for the mid-market and focusing on business outcomes Avaya is positioning itself for future growth; however, the vendor needs to improve its top line and continue to innovate in a very dynamic market.
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Citrix NetScaler

Fri, 04/22/2016 - 00:00
Citrix NetScaler packages a variety of features into a versatile appliance and offers a flexible licensing model that can adapt to most enterprise data center and cloud computing needs. Close partnership with Cisco opens more opportunities.
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Salesforce App Cloud

Fri, 04/22/2016 - 00:00
Salesforce is continually updating its PaaS components, including ongoing enhancements to Lightning, to support front-end and backend development.
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IBM Bluemix

Thu, 04/21/2016 - 00:00
IBM has established a cohesive hybrid cloud strategy relying on its flagship WebSphere middleware technology and innovative technologies including API services, analytics, and distributed compute technologies such as OpenWhisk.
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Embarcadero’s Corner on the Windows App Development Market

Wed, 04/20/2016 - 00:00
Embarcadero is well positioned in the fast-growing rapid app development space with steady updates to its IDE and app framework technology, including improved graphics, UI, and performance insights.
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