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Extreme Networks continues to integrate Enterasys’ products and is getting high profile wins raising awareness in the market. The company faces stiff competition from more diverse competitors that can offer broader solutions.
Jive’s Summer release offers significant improvements as the vendor continues to integrate, innovate, and partner in the marketplace; however, some organizations may favor a simple, unified, and cohesive solution from a single vendor.
VMware is partnering with high flying developer-oriented vendors, including Kinvey MBaaS and Docker containerization, and coupling them with its vCloud platform to help spur its success in the highly competitive cloud marketplace.
A mobile phone company in the UK has introduced a new concept in customer care. The idea is to allow customers to jump higher in the calling queue by paying an incremental fee. This may work in some industries but will fail in the contact center.
Trend Micro added support for VMware’s NSX network virtualization at VMworld 2014, along with rival McAfee. Others are not likely far behind, however, and Trend is increasingly relying on AWS to help grow its lead in securing virtual servers.
McAfee continues to integrate its IPS line with other parts of its portfolio to speed advanced malware detection and remediation as it builds out the number of signature-less detection engines that either come or interact with the IPS sensors.
Sourcefire’s FirePOWER has seen solid traction as part of Cisco’s security portfolio, thanks to Cisco’s much broader reach. But Cisco still has to rationalize overlapping IPSs.
Jive Software maintains its leadership position by refocusing on external communities and developing a new strategic partnership with Cisco, adding real-time communications to its popular platform.
IBM emphasized integration in the 5.2 release of its network protection firmware for its IPS line that was released in May 2014, enabling bi-directional intelligence sharing and control between IBM’s QRadar SIEM and the FireEye WebMPS appliance.
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