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IT Security Analyst & CISO Forum Recap: Understanding FireEye’s Dramatic Transformation

Wed, 05/11/2016 - 00:00
Highlights from the 2016 London IT Security Analyst & CISO Forum include the rationale behind FireEye’s dramatic transformation, the differences between software security vendors, and the distributed cryptography startup that may soon turn heads.
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FireEye’s CEO Change Marks a Pivot Toward Security Services

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 00:00
Kevin Mandia will replace Dave DeWalt as FireEye CEO, adding more moving parts to the company’s complex transition from point-product vendor to a provider of cloud-based defense and subscription-based threat intelligence services.
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Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Enhances Networking Line; May be Too Early for IoT Networking

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 00:00
Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise fills gaps in its campus networking line with 802.11ac Wave 2 APs and a new access switch supporting NBASE-T. ALE also leverages its experience with ruggedized networking to focus on IoT capabilities.
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Check Point Software Technologies 1400, 3000, 5000 Series Appliances

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 00:00
Taking a modest but notable step forward, Check Point rounded out its NGFW refresh with new appliances for enterprises, SMBs and branches, featuring improved inspection throughput and enhanced integration with its SandBlast malware sandbox.
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Cisco Business Edition (BE) 7000

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 00:00
The BE7000 appliance includes a broad portfolio of collaborative solutions and tightly integrates into a Cisco environment. However, interdependencies may lead to consternation for some customers, partners, and service providers.
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EMC World 2016: Mr. Tucci’s Mythical Ride into the Future

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 00:00
At EMC World, EMC’s current chairman, Joe Tucci, took a mythical ride atop a ‘hoverboard,’ drawing an interesting parallel between himself and his company’s interest in exploring new market opportunities after the Dell merger is finalized.
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IBM Connections Cloud

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 00:00
IBM is one of a few vendors able to offer a comprehensive enterprise-class collaboration and communications cloud service, but the lack of more extensive real-time voice features may turn away potential customers that favor a single-vendor strategy.
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Microsoft Office 365

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 00:00
Microsoft Office 365 combines synchronous communications and asynchronous collaboration features in a single public cloud offering; however, oftentimes it is perceived as a services bundle rather than a single, integrated service.
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EMC World 2016: EMC Bolsters its Cloud Credentials with a Platform for Cloud-native Application Development

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 00:00
A new platform from EMC for developing and deploying cloud-native applications will bolster EMC’s rapidly expanding cloud solutions portfolio and add to the arsenal of products offered by Dell EMC, including the company’s Enterprise Hybrid Cloud.
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EMC World 2016: Is Dell EMC Your Next and Only IoT Vendor?

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 00:00
During EMC World, EMC outlined an idea of how it might eventually meld cloud, security, servers, storage, and analytics from across at least five Dell Technologies sub-brands to form a nearly end-to-end Internet of Things (IoT) solution.
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Software AG Relaunches MashZone with an Eye Toward Broader Applicability

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 00:00
Software AG has reinvigorated its analytics business with the launch of MashZone NextGen, which builds nicely on its acquisition of JackBe Presto, but the solution still leans heavily on the company’s own software, eschewing a broader reach.
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VMware AirWatch Enterprise Mobility Management Platform

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 00:00
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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