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Networking Came to a Fork in the Road

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 00:00
Dell’s ‘open networking’ strategy is fairly unique in the industry, but it’s a strategy that competitors can replicate. More difficult for competitors is the software integration across numerous products that makes its initiative notable.
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Cloud Foundry Summit: IBM Goes After New Developer Pool via Microsoft Partnership

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 00:00
IBM continues to build on its PaaS momentum, officially launching a Microsoft .NET buildpack. IBM and founding members now face the task of establishing a certification program to ensure portability between various PaaS offerings.
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Dell Continues to Execute on Open Networking with S4048-ON

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 00:00
Dell Networking’s S4840-ON is a versatile ToR switch supporting multiple OSs and is well suited for servers requiring 10GbE connectivity. Dell’s commitment to ‘open networking’ is unique to data center networking and is advantageous.
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Dell Fills the 1GB Open Networking Gap with S3048-ON

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 00:00
Dell Networking’s S3048-ON is a versatile ToR switch supporting multiple OSs and is well suited for servers requiring 1GbE connectivity. As data center servers move to 10 GbE, the S3048 can be moved to other roles in the network.
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Preparing for Life Beyond Patch Tuesday with Windows Update for Business

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 00:00
With Windows Update for Business, Microsoft intends to provide software updates for Windows 10 enterprise, end-user devices in a more fluid, flexible manner - but only new devices need apply.
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SAP Sapphire 2015: SAP to Strengthen HCP PaaS Stance via New Mobile, IoT, and Business Services

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 00:00
SAP continues to articulate its ability to provide a PaaS which serves as an extension service to its popular business suite of apps, while offering enhanced mobile and IoT platform services and eventually business services including e-commerce.
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Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Tropo to Steal a March Over Flagging Rival Developer Programs

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 00:00
Cisco’s intent to acquire Tropo boosts its Intercloud and Fusion strategy by providing developers with the potential to create differentiated services. However it doesn’t preclude Cisco’s competitors exploiting similar vendors in a counter-move.
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Unify Contact Center Solution

Thu, 05/07/2015 - 00:00
Unify OpenScape Contact Center Suite, comprised of Agile, Enterprise, Campaign Director, and OpenScape Cloud solutions, provides a choice of strong applications including mobility, social media, collaboration, and disaster recovery.
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Big Switch Adds Necessary Features to Big Tap 4.5

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 00:00
Big Switch Networks enhances Big Tap 4.5 with in-line operation allowing for service chaining of network traffic to sensors, export of traffic data via SFlow, and additional support on Dell’s Networking.
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VCE Continues to Diversify Its Product Portfolio to Match Shifting Customer Demands

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 00:00
VCE is expanding its product mix further to include the new VCE VxRack System. This modular solution is targeted to go head-to-head with hyper-converged vendors like Nutanix, Scale Computing, and SimpliVity which offer claims of extreme scalability.
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Google Rolls Out Large-Scale NoSQL Database Service

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 00:00
Tackling high-end, advanced analytics use cases, Google has introduced Cloud Bigtable, an HBase-based database capable of handling petabyte-scale Monte Carlo simulations, risk analysis, and time series storage.
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Qlik Doubles Down on the Cloud, Introducing Partner-friendly Services

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 00:00
Qlik took huge step forward with Qlik Cloud, introducing a free edition of Qlik Sense for sharing and collaboration, a third-party data marketplace and public chart sharing service, but the vendor remains tentative in directly embracing the cloud.
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Check Point - Next Generation Firewalls

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 00:00
Check Point continued to build out its revamped security appliance line with the new 41000, which provides large data centers and telcos with a more compact chassis form factor, and a new line of management appliances.
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Fortinet - FortiGate Security Appliances

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 00:00
Fortinet raised the bar again for firewall performance with the new FortiGate 5144C, which boasts firewall throughput of over 1 Tbps and support for both 40 Gbps and 100 Gbps interfaces. Yet, does anybody feel the need for that kind of speed?
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Juniper Networks - SRX Family

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 00:00
Juniper continued to deliver better integration in its SRX firewalls as it brought development of security, switches and routers under one unit, and SRX revenues in the first half of 2014 increased by 11% year over year, but shrunk sequentially.
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Salesforce Force.com

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 00:00
Salesforce is counting on its reputation as the industry’s pioneer as an easy-to-use and reliable cloud provider to catapult its re-architected PaaS, including instant mobile apps, to the forefront.
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Microsoft Fills Out Its Database Portfolio with New Azure Cloud Offerings

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 00:00
At its annual Build conference, Microsoft announced two new database products: Azure Data Lake, a massively scalable unstructured repository, and Azure SQL Data Warehouse. Both feature pay-as-you-go business models.
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HP’s 5400R zl2 v3 Modules and Network Visualizer SDN Application Address Evolving Campus LAN Demands

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 00:00
HP is positioning the 5400R zl2 v3 modules and Network Visualizer SDN application as a solution enabling the mobile enterprise with features supporting IoT and the growing number of various devices connecting to the network.
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RingCentral Adds Cloud-Based Contact Center Service via inContact Partnership

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 00:00
RingCentral has expanded its relationship with inContact to launch RingCentral Contact Center, positioning the provider to meet growing demand for contact center services, and to win business from customers migrating from on-premises services.
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