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VMware moved the security integration target for partners once again, this time asking them to work with the new Service Composer in its contender for network virtualization world domination. Will they follow en masse?
The recent arrest of a cyber criminal gang who used in-person social engineering to steal from a bank highlights the underserved process and people part of the security equation, but better threat intelligence sharing is helping to stop such thefts.
The customer’s desire to be mobile, and the developer’s evolving vision of what technology will allow us to do, will dramatically change the contact center of the future. Traditional centers with dedicated agents sitting together will end.
Oracle unveiled Oracle Communications WebRTC Session Controller for carriers and enterprises, addressing the scalability, reliability, security and interoperability issues associated with the emerging and market-disrupting WebRTC standard.
Avaya’s new Software-Defined Data Center framework and continued focus on standards based networking make them a strong competitor. Avaya still needs to increase visibility and name recognition in networking with IT professionals.
Interactive Intelligence’s Interactive Content Management product is a powerful extension of the company’s customer care product line that will provide a growth opportunity. However, selling it may also add much complexity for the channel.
Cisco continues to refine its products and messaging while getting involved with high profile open source projects and refocusing on application networking.
Oracle has given its mobile strategy a shot in the arm this week, offering its mobile app platform as a cloud service, which builds on earlier work to integrate key mobile components into its Fusion Middleware platform.
SIEM vendor LogRhythm made a late entry into the network forensics race with an internally developed alternative that solves the problems holding back wider adoption of first generation products. Now can it get prospects to take another look?
Oracle has clearly demonstrated the might of its engineering resources with numerous data and analytics product and service introductions, building a portfolio that is highly capable, strongly synergistic and broadly accessible.
The potential to improve collaboration and communication is not only addressed by the latest and greatest technology. Companies also need to address other barriers to effective collaboration - culture, coordination, cooperation and connection.
Cisco’s momentum continues with notable wins in all sectors and markets, as well as new product introductions including a high-performance chassis, automated management features, and a renewed focus on SDN and application networking.
Alcatel-Lucent’s corporate brethren may be restructuring, but Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise’s data center offering is still reaping wins, with ‘Application Fluent Networking’ catching on as a message in many other parts of the market.
MBaaS’s newest entrant, StrongLoop, is joining the ranks of FeedHenry, Parse and others, taking its product to market through strategic PaaS partnerships.
IBM has rolled out a series of enhancements across SmartCloud Engage, demonstrating its commitment to the cloud by both filling gaps and exploring opportunities such as external collaboration, mobility, messaging, and file sharing.
Juniper’s QFabric has seen little uptake in the market, but the new EX9200, new integration with cloud systems as well as automation orchestration tools, and the Junos Space Network Director should keep Juniper as a company to watch in the minds of competitors.
Juniper’s WLAN portfolio continues to improve and is addressing key business and technology concerns enterprises face. However, with much of Juniper’s focus on data center and SDN, WLAN has been a bit quiet in the last six months.
Motorola’s WLAN portfolio remains competitive in the verticals it has focused on and enterprise visibility outside these verticals remains weak. Enhancements to Motorola’s APs keep the line fresh.
Aruba is a well-established WLAN vendor with an aggressive product and feature mix offering 802.11ac access points, improved connection management with ClientMatch and tight integration with Microsoft Lync.
Cisco continues to enhance its WLAN offerings with distributed controllers in the Catalyst 3850, a cloud-based offering with Cisco Meraki, and making advanced location services available to customers.