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Progress Software targets IBM and Adobe by consolidating key platforms and tools to support customer engagement via new apps driven by LoB users.
Aerohive’s AdvantageMSP opens new opportunities for the company’s VAR and MSP partners to provide a managed Wi-Fi service to their end customers. The program has multiple tiers and an easy on-boarding process.
SAP is keeping a laser focus on expanding HANA Cloud Platform’s role as an extension service to its popular business apps, placing less emphasis on its mobile/IoT platform plans.
Microsoft’s acquisition of LinkedIn fortifies the vendor’s commitment to enterprise social; enhancing products with business insights will drive demand, however, poor forecasts and investor confidence shows LinkedIn requires major investment.
VMware AirWatch may argue its new OEM deal with Tanium and API support for CASBs enables its customers to employ best-of-breed security, but under VMware, AirWatch is prioritizing its digital workspace efforts ahead of native security features.
What amounts to a merger with Blue Coat Systems may not be the ideal move for long-troubled Symantec, but it does immediately make the latter a leader in two key segments – web security and cloud security – and provide management stability.
IBM’s latest release of WebSphere, version 9, solidifies its Bluemix PaaS as a leader among enterprises with new API management features, integration with important apps (e.g., Watson, Cloudant), and portability via cloud containers.
It may seem highly questionable for Fortinet to buy a SIEM vendor and compete head-on with IBM and HPE, but its AccelOps acquisition is ultimately about adding network discovery and security orchestration capabilities for a bargain-basement price.
HPE announced a new ToR switch, line card for the FlexFabric 12900 family, server adapters and cables. The end to end product line assures customers that the products work together but won’t sit well with customers pursuing best of breed options.
IBM continues to invest in cloud, collaboration, and new ways to improve personal productivity; however, the vendor still has some technology gaps in real-time communications such as enterprise voice and video.
While IoT infrastructure investments continue apace, numerous technology providers pushed IoT further up the enterprise buyer value chain this quarter with an emphasis on PaaS capabilities and the productization of data management service bundles.
Lenovo’s Cloud NOS promises cloud-ready networking performance and support for ONIE hardware. Cloud NOS is yet another switch OS for which Lenovo must court developers and integrators. Lenovo finalized the Juniper switches it will resell.
Qlik has agreed to sell its shares to private equity firm Thoma Bravo for approximately $3 billion dollars, following a growing trend toward privatization and perhaps saving Qlik from what would be an unfortunate acquisition from a larger rival.
Following criticism of a key conclusion in the 2016 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, it’s time for data-driven security research to evolve so it’s as much about transparency and collaboration as it is about reaching conclusions.
Despite impressive malware analysis, exploit detection, and software-defined data center offerings, Check Point’s innovation goes largely unrecognized because it refuses to invest in marketing like its younger, faster-growing competitors.
IBM and Cisco have announced a joint effort to unify their respective IoT platform technologies into a single, unified platform that maximizes each vendor’s unique capabilities while simplifying IoT projects among select customer segments.
Despite concerns among customers and prospects about yet more changes at HPE, its decision to offload its Enterprise Services Division and merge it with CSC will allow HPE to cut costs and refocus its strategy on data center products and solutions.
Informatica unveiled a significant change of direction at its annual conference, introducing an end-to-end marketing analytics solution and in so doing perhaps bringing to a close its storied run as the self-proclaimed ‘Switzerland of Data.’
Arista’s Universal Leaf 7280R ToR switch family is positioned as a platform that can address many use cases, such as IP storage and digital media, but a closer look reveals that the 7280R is simply a bigger, faster ToR switch.