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Avaya IP Office Platform (9.1 FP Release)

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 00:00
Avaya IP Office 9.1 FP (Feature Pack) improves resiliency, directory integration, and collaboration through native conferencing; however, it lacks some features that are oftentimes deemed essential for larger mid-market and enterprise customers.
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IBM Watson Analytics

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 00:00
IBM is moving quickly to establish a strong cloud presence for its emerging data discovery and visualization tool, IBM Watson Analytics, introducing a ‘freemium’ business model and opening up Watson to its developer ecosystem.
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Fork in the Road: The Divergent Collaboration and Communications Market

Fri, 06/19/2015 - 00:00
Changes in the structure of the UC market have led to the formation of two distinct strategic groups: collaboration and communications. As vendors reconfigure around buyers’ needs and use-cases, many find themselves at a strategic fork in road.
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OPM Breach Analysis: Many Failures Highlight the Cost of Risk Ignorance

Fri, 06/19/2015 - 00:00
The devastating data breach at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management may have been prevented with any number of contemporary security controls, but OPM’s biggest failure was not applying information security in equal measure to its risk.
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WSO2 API Manager Provides Key Design, Publishing, Management for Mobile/IoT App Development

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 00:00
WSO2 is finding success in its API Manager product, targeting mobile and IoT developers with an enterprise-class platform that drives business towards its integration, analytics, and security solutions.
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Juniper Networks - SRX Series Services Gateway

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 00:00
Juniper continued to deliver better integration in its SRX line of NGFWs, as it brought development of security, switches and routers under one unit, though overall market share shrunk in 2014 despite an 11% increase in SRX revenues in H1 2014.
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“Hello, Cortana. This Is Big Data Calling.”

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 00:00
Smart, mobile avatars already combine language processing, contextual awareness, predictive analytics, and machine learning to work on our behalf. But, what if they could also access corporate big data repositories?
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Silver Peak’s Unity EdgeConnect - SD-WAN with a Twist

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 00:00
Silver Peak’s Unity EdgeConnect combines overlay SD-WAN technology with WAN optimization, error correction techniques, and network monitoring to ensure fast, reliable WAN over the Internet, but Silver Peak needs to raise brand awareness.
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Easy Usually Starts Out Being Hard

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 00:00
Since 2012, the OpenStack group has been working to pull together a framework to support a standardized model for the cloud and done extremely well in getting vendors behind them, but the promise of a truly simplified cloud has yet to be realized.
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Sophos to Acquire Reflexion Networks, Gain Badly Needed Cloud-Based E-mail Security Offering

Fri, 06/12/2015 - 00:00
In acquiring Reflexion Networks, Sophos satisfies channel partners by adding cloud-based e-mail security services to its Sophos Cloud offering, but it will be playing catch-up in an already crowded market of established competitors.
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Kony Mobility Platform

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 00:00
Kony’s most recent technology expansions within the Kony Mobility Platform stem from partner enhancements, with a focus on DevOps capabilities such as app performance and analytics/management in support of continuous integration.
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Progress Software - Application Platforms

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 00:00
Following its acquisition buying spree, Progress is making strides to integrate and enhance technologies that shore up its mobile and cloud strategy.
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Cisco Evolves NAC Technology to Foster Third-Party Security Integration, ACI Adoption

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 00:00
Cisco is bolstering its NAC technology with new partnerships and hosted identity-based policy enforcement, meanwhile setting the stage to position its proprietary SDN technology as the leader in fabric segmentation and control.
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Cisco’s New Branch Office Security Offerings Extend Security to Darkest Reaches of Remote Networks

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 00:00
Cisco’s new branch office network security services leverage its existing gear to make security an easier sell for partners. Competing branch networking vendors should reevaluate their security services portfolios accordingly.
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MicroStrategy Catches Up with Market Focus on Speed and Accessibility

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 00:00
MicroStrategy's updated data discovery suite adds a new HTML5 user experience, native HDFS access and an in-memory database, strengthening the product's unique ability to combine analytics, mobility and security.
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SAP HANA Cloud Platform

Mon, 06/08/2015 - 00:00
The SAP HANA Cloud Platform PaaS serves as an extension service to SAP’s business suite, while offering enhanced mobile and IoT platform services.
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