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IoT Watch Q2 2016 – Platforms & Technologies: Bundles and Business Outcomes Emerge to Further Productize IoT Solutions

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 00:00
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.
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Lenovo Teases Cloud NOS, Multi-Gig Ethernet; Finalizes Details of Juniper Resale Deal

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 00:00
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.
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Qlik Acquired by Private Equity Firm Thoma Bravo

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 00:00
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.
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Verizon DBIR Controversy Highlights Need for Data-Driven Research Transparency

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 00:00
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.
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Check Point Experience 2016 Recap: Why Check Point’s Perception Doesn’t Reflect Its Innovation

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 00:00
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.
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Cisco and IBM Partner to Drive IoT Opportunities at the Network’s Edge

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 00:00
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.
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HPE Plans to Benefit from the Loss of its Enterprise Services Unit

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 00:00
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.
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Meet the New Informatica, Same as the Old Informatica (Thankfully)

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 00:00
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.’
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