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NEC – Collaboration and Communications

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 05:00
NEC is currently focusing its efforts on two major platforms and its own public cloud service. A shift towards combining communications and IT portfolios under ‘Smart Enterprise’ demonstrates a more marketing-led approach.
Categories: ICT

HP TippingPoint - Next Generation Intrusion Prevention System

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 05:00
HP added a new Threat DV module for its NGIPS that combines IP reputation with over 1,000 malware filters used in IDS mode to monitor for malware variants. HP is also challenging Cisco’s Sourcefire dominance in federal government IPS sales.
Categories: ICT

Qlik Sense .96 and QlikView 11

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 05:00
With Qlik Sense Desktop steadily gaining in functionality, Qlik is now in possession of a much more formidable user experience that both takes advantage of and reinvigorates the company’s well-established QlikView analytics engine.
Categories: ICT

SAP Lumira 1.18

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 05:00
SAP is busy re-architecting its lightweight data discovery tool, Lumira, to operate less as a simple data discovery tool and more as a unifying analytical tool for its entire software portfolio, but this effort imposes short-term complexities.
Categories: ICT

SAS Visual Analytics 6.4

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 05:00
SAS plies its engineering might with Visual Analytics, evolving to meet market transitions with features targeting self-service analytics, cloud-savvy and multi-channel deployment, as well as the overall democratization of data.
Categories: ICT

Tableau 8.2

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 05:00
Tableau has strengthened its core value proposition of delivering not just data insights, but the effective communication of those insights with new storytelling tools and a broader mobile play. Yet, pressure from larger rivals remains a challenge.
Categories: ICT

Avaya and HP Team Up for Global Cloud Collaboration Solutions

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 05:00
HP and Avaya are teaming up to extend Avaya’s UCC and contact center services via HP’s cloud infrastructure. The move benefits both companies, but there are risks and challenges that will need to be addressed.
Categories: ICT

IBM - WebSphere

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 05:00
IBM has continued its forward momentum as a leader in the SOA space by updating IBM WebSphere software through platform services that simplify enterprise application development via self-service middleware and cloud elasticity.
Categories: ICT

VMware Doesn’t Make Many Mistakes, but It Is with Respect to Physical Networking

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 05:00
VMworld 2014 reaffirmed VMware’s commitment to all things software and relegated physical networking to an unimportant role. That is a big gaffe for a company that does not make many mistakes. If I’m wrong, VMware needs to change its messaging.
Categories: ICT

Rapid Application Development Methodology is Gaining Attention Among Cloud Leaders

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 05:00
An emerging group of platform services start-ups emphasizing the Rapid Application Development methodology are catching the eye of cloud leaders looking for ways to differentiate and address enterprise developer/deployment pain-points.
Categories: ICT

Aspect Unified IP 7.3 – More Scalable, Cloud Optimized and Mobile Outreach Compliant

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 05:00
Aspect Software’s latest customer care release - Unified IP 7.3 or Mako Shark – will enhance scalability, improve TCO via server reductions and extend the company’s already strong outbound regulatory compliance capabilities for mobile users.
Categories: ICT

Extreme Networks BlackDiamond, Summit, A/B/C/K/S/7100 Series

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 05:00
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.
Categories: ICT

Jive Continues to Integrate, Innovate, and Partner in Its Latest Summer Release

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 05:00
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.
Categories: ICT