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ShoreTel - Collaboration and Communications

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 05:00
ShoreTel’s relatively new and more stabilize management team adds steadiness as the company expands channels and captures increased market share with premises and cloud-based communications solutions.
Categories: ICT

Fortinet Wins the Race to Deliver a 1 Tbps Data Center Firewall with New FortiGate 5144C

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 05:00
Fortinet announced the first 1 Tbps firewall with its new FortiGate 5144C, cementing its performance lead and challenging rivals for large enterprise data center and carrier deals. But for now very few prospects require that kind of performance.
Categories: ICT

Is PureCloud’s PureMatch the Next Customer Service Trend or Just PureFolly?

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 05:00
Interactive Intelligence’s innovative customer service application, PureMatch, offers a new twist on matching the customer to the proper service agent. However, giving the customer a choice in who services the call may lead to pure havoc.
Categories: ICT

Interactive Intelligence PureCloud

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 05:00
The new, multi-tenant PureCloud platform gives Interactive Intelligence the table stakes for larger, more strategic cloud deals, and innovations such as PureMatch, PureCloud SCS and PureCloud Directory will differentiate it in the marketplace.
Categories: ICT

Avaya Virtual Services Platform and Ethernet Routing Switch

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 05:00
Avaya’s Automated Campus delivers pervasive automation through the network leveraging Fabric Connect and Fabric Attach. New switches increase capacity in the distribution and access layers.
Categories: ICT

Big Switch Big Cloud Fabric and Big Tap 4.0 Make a Big Splash

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 05:00
Big Switch’s Big Cloud Fabric and Big Tap 4.0 show that it is re-focusing on delivering SDN applications rather than an integrated network stack. Big Cloud Fabric is currently limited to managing its own products, which makes it less attractive.
Categories: ICT

FeedHenry Launches Workforce App Builder with Pre-built Backend Integration to Help Penetrate the Enterprise

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 05:00
FeedHenry’s new Field Workforce Management solution leverages its MBaaS strengths to provide DevOps with a combined pre-built backend integration and custom development forms builder.
Categories: ICT

Dell Networking

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 05:00
Dell has a well-earned name in servers and storage, but the company is relatively unknown in enterprise campus networking. Dell is shedding older products and adding capacity at all layers which will be welcome to new and existing customers alike.
Categories: ICT

IBM’s Mobile Partnership with Apple Promises Interoperability Between Technologies (Full Report)

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 05:00
A new mobile partnership with Apple presents a unique opportunity for IBM to usher Apple developers towards its big data, integration and analytics backend services, over those offered by Microsoft.
Categories: ICT

IBM’s Mobile Partnership with Apple Promises Interoperability Between Technologies

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 05:00
A new mobile partnership with Apple presents a unique opportunity for IBM to usher Apple developers towards its big data, integration and analytics backend services, over those offered by Microsoft.
Categories: ICT

Mitel - Collaboration and Communications

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 05:00
Mitel’s expanding market includes private and public cloud opportunities. The firm’s emphasis in 2014 is to merge the assets of the newly acquired Aastra Technologies Limited and OAISYS to capitalize on the company’s expanded product portfolio.
Categories: ICT

Oracle Pushes for an All-SQL Big Data Landscape

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 05:00
Oracle wants to mitigate the need for MapReduce expertise, positioning the well-understood SQL language as a do-it-all tool capable of merging Hadoop, NoSQL and relational data sources. Yet, this move also reinforces the notion of vendor lock-in.
Categories: ICT

Process is Critical for a Multi-Vendor SDN

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 05:00
No matter how open you think your SDN solution may be, product dependencies will inevitably develop over time. Enterprises need to be aware of this pitfall and evolve their IT processes to ensure an efficient and flexible multi-vendor SDN.
Categories: ICT

Trend Micro

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 05:00
Trend Micro revamped its global channel partner program to make it consistent across regions while providing greater customer value in enhanced function-packed suites. But its key partner IBM surpassed Trend as the third-largest security provider.
Categories: ICT

Does Cloud-Scaling Really Demand a New Ethernet Speed Standard?

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 05:00
A handful of networking vendors look to build momentum behind a new 25/50G Ethernet standard based on the belief that the existing 10/40/100GbE options simply cannot keep up with the demands of web-scale applications.
Categories: ICT

Wearable Computing Will Forever Alter Collaboration, But Not How You Might Think

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 05:00
What does Android Wear mean for enterprise IT? The conjunction of wearable computing and predictive analytics foretells a future where collaboration is driven not by the best interface but by the best intuition.
Categories: ICT

Arista Boosts Uptime and Performance with 7280E ToR Switch

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 05:00
Arista is raising the data center networking bar with a new switch, a universal 40G Ethernet transceiver, and enhancements to System Software Upgrade. The question is how long Arista can keep running ahead of the pack before the runway ends.
Categories: ICT

McAfee

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 05:00
Intel began its rebranding of McAfee to Intel Security early in 2014. It also jumped on the integrated security intelligence bandwagon with its Threat Intelligence Exchange offering designed to speed detection and protection against new threats.
Categories: ICT

Yammer Enterprise Network

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 05:00
Microsoft continues to target the collaboration marketplace with Yammer’s cloud-centric solution bundled, yet not extensively integrated, within Office 365.
Categories: ICT

Blue Jeans Network – Collaboration and Communications

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 05:00
Blue Jeans Network aims to replace the cost and complexity of on-premises video conferencing with leading interoperability via its cloud-based service. However, a lack in more advanced conferencing functionality may dissuade some customers.
Categories: ICT