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IBM Takes Security to a New Level with New Cloud-Focused Practice

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 06:00
With demand for advanced cloud security soaring, IBM is launching a new practice to protect workloads in on-demand environments. Though aimed primarily at SoftLayer clients, the solution set can also protect data on third-party platforms.
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Brocade Enhances Its Campus and Data Center Switching Portfolio

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 06:00
Brocade is enhancing its switch line with the ICX 7740 and offering distributed stacking of devices over optical on the ICX 7750 platform, support for OpenFlow 1.3, and increased integration with Microsoft Lync and Aruba management software.
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Symantec Mobility: Suite

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 06:00
Symantec repackaged and rebranded its Enterprise Mobility Management suite again, bringing a greater level of integration across a series of acquired technologies and more deployment flexibility. Growth momentum continues to accelerate.
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Aruba Networks’ Mobile Engagement Raises Location Services to New Levels

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 06:00
Aruba sets the pace in location services with Mobile Engagement, which offers branding, location services, and indoor maps in an integrated offering. Beacons, coming in Q1 2015, offer advanced beacon management and customer engagement apps.
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Midokura Makes MidoNet Open Source in an Attempt to Generate Interest

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 06:00
Midokura released its MidoNet SDN as an open source project under the Apache 2.0 license. Midokura has 18 partners supporting the project, but the depth of that support is unknown. MidoNet will compete with other open source projects for developers.
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Unify Contact Center Solution

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 06:00
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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Unify Introduces Circuit, a Combination of Collaboration and Communications in a Single Team Working Tool (Full Version)

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 05:00
Unify has introduced Circuit, a team working tool that integrates social collaborative features with real-time communications; however, rudimentary functionality and pricing may make it difficult for the vendor to convey initial business value.
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Are Cloud Contact Center Offerings in Need of a Strategy Booster Shot?

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 05:00
Cloud-based contact center providers have been picking the low-hanging fruit. As the list of potential prospects shrinks, vendors will have to do more in the form of financial incentives and business case analysis to unlock new market potential.
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Meru Consolidates Management with Meru Center; Also Announces App Store for 2015

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 05:00
Meru Center consolidates the company’s management software into a single platform, enabling better installation, back-up and single sign-on. The Meru App Store, launching in Q1 2015, will deliver apps to Meru customers in an easily useable fashion.
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Unify Introduces Circuit, a Combination of Collaboration and Communications in a Single Team Working Tool (Short Version)

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 05:00
Unify has introduced Circuit, a team working tool that integrates social collaborative features with real-time communications; however, rudimentary functionality and pricing may make it difficult for the vendor to convey initial business value.
Categories: ICT

Avaya - Collaboration and Communications

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 05:00
Through development and acquisition, Avaya has enhanced its cloud-based services, video and midmarket contact center offerings, as well as secured forward-looking technologies that will better position its solutions for future growth.
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Verivo Akula 2.5 Addresses Key Deployment Issues Around Security, Governance

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 05:00
Verivo has updated its MBaaS Akula platform released last year, through new client and server-side improvements which ease mobile app development, while the vendor hones its market strategy to go after IT departments concerned about security.
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IBM Insight: IBM Invests Further in Watson Analytics, but Doesn’t Forget Core BI Products

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 05:00
IBM has kept its foot on the gas in evolving IBM Watson Group into a solution-complete data and analytics platform that leverages the vendor’s cognitive, predictive, and natural language capabilities, all with an emphasis on the cloud
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NEC PFTAP Network Packet Broker: A Solid Start but Lacks Important Features

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 05:00
NEC’s PFTAP is an OpenFlow-based network packet broker which moves traffic for analysis off the data network and puts it onto a separate network where it can be load balanced across multiple sensors. However, PFTAP is missing some key features.
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KEMP LoadMaster

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 05:00
KEMP is aggressively partnering with leading cloud and virtualization vendors, which expands its customer reach further than some competitors. KEMP still needs to address deficiencies in high availability and capacity.
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AirWatch Enterprise Mobility Management Platform

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 05:00
Airwatch continued to expand out in multiple directions under VMware’s ownership, bolstering not only its core EMM platform but adding new mobile apps, integration with MADP vendors and important new channel partners.
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