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TIBCO

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 05:00
TIBCO continues to mine data analytics synergies between its Spotfire and middleware business units, strengthening its data discovery, visualization and analysis tools. Yet, ongoing corporate and financial complexities could disrupt its momentum.
Categories: ICT

Cisco - Enterprise Networking & Data Center

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 05:00
Cisco’s APIC controller launch and new products in the data center and campus LAN show promise but a public fight with VMware and a difficult data center network transition for customers will keep pressure on the company.
Categories: ICT

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 05:00
RSA snapped up technology assets and engineers from the failed SaaS IAM provider Symplified on the heels of EMC’s sweeping channel partner program revamp, aimed at deepening partner commitment to the RSA and VMware portfolios.
Categories: ICT

Notes from the Mobility World: EMM and MADP Coopetition Is Alive and Growing

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 05:00
The lines continue to blur between enterprise mobility management and mobile applications, producing some unusual and eyebrow-raising matchups between different and sometimes competing vendors. Coopetition rules!
Categories: ICT

Aastra – Collaboration and Communications

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 05:00
Aastra, now a Mitel company, has the potential to build upon its established SME footprint and leverage a combined channel partner base, once a complex, overlapping portfolio is rationalized.
Categories: ICT

Just How Important is the Cloud to Unified Communications?

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 05:00
The cloud is here to stay, but how do IT buyers responsible for enterprise chat, voice, and video, look to the skies in delivering such real-time communications modalities? Our new primary research results look to shed some light on the matter.
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Aspect Software Broadens Delivery Options with New Hosted and Managed Services

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 05:00
Aspect Software’s announcement of a hosted and managed service contact center and workforce optimization solution adds a new credible contender to compete with a small list of industry leaders that currently includes Avaya, Cisco and Genesys.
Categories: ICT

IBM Connections 5.0

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 05:00
IBM updates its premised-based Connections 5.0, in line with its SmartCloud counterpart, by adding external collaborative support and desktop file sync. However, IBM’s shift in strategic focus towards a cloud-first model may not appeal to all.
Categories: ICT

IBM SoftLayer Embeds Intel’s TXT Security Technology in Its Bare Metal Server Solution

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 05:00
IBM strengthened the argument for its enterprise cloud with the inclusion of new Intel-developed location security controls into its SoftLayer bare metal service. The addition gives IBM a point of differentiation and a strong compliance posture.
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SuperMobility Week 2014: Dell Bundles Multiple Services into a Single Virtual Smartphone to Pave BYOD Path

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 05:00
Dell packaged voice services with leading online storage and email with its enhanced Mobile WorkSpace container for smartphones as a single SKU, lifting the burden of back-end and business integration for customers. But is it the right combination?
Categories: ICT

Motorola Wireless Solution

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 05:00
Motorola’s WLAN portfolio remains competitive in its core verticals, but enterprise visibility remains weak. WiNG Express, targeted at SMBs, may create inroads with companies with no IT staff and small budgets.
Categories: ICT

Cisco Unified Communications Manager

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 05:00
Cisco’s UC Manager largely defined the IP PBX market. However, as the market shifts towards communication and collaboration, an interdependent portfolio, coupled with compatibility requirements, introduces complexity to an end-to-end solution.
Categories: ICT

Juniper Networks QFabric and EX Data Center Switching

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 05:00
Juniper’s MetaFabric architecture and its Contrail controller are driving the company’s networking strategy, but they’d be better off ditching QFabric for a more traditional approach that doesn’t suffer from limitations in performance and scale.
Categories: ICT

Genesys Removes Financial Barriers to Cloud Transition with One-Year Free Deal

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 05:00
Genesys’ one-year free offer of a cloud contact center service will enhance and speed up the decision-making process for cloud transitions by removing a financial roadblock. This will result in placing its cloud solution on more short lists.
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Unify - Collaboration and Communications

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 05:00
Unify’s rebranding ushers in new ways of working for 2014, unifying networks, devices, and applications into one open platform, coupled with an innovative collaboration service slated to launch later in the year.
Categories: ICT

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