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Intel Cuts Some Mobile Chips, Outlines “Virtuous Circle” of Future Strategic Focuses

Mon, 2016-05-02 15:34

Intel Corp. (INTC), which last month released cringe-worthy first-quarter earnings, is discontinuing three products from its SoFIA multifunction chip line. The chips, which possess a combination of cellular modem and processor functions, are primarily used in mobile devices.

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Dell Rebrands Pending EMC Merger as Dell Technologies

Mon, 2016-05-02 14:42

Dell Technologies will be the official name of the monolithic new company formed from last year’s pending merger of Dell and EMC Corp (EMC), Michael Dell announced during his keynote speech at this week’s EMC World.

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Virtustream Debuts Enterprise Storage Cloud at EMC World

Mon, 2016-05-02 13:53

Cloud service provider Virtustream launched the Virtustream Storage Cloud platform on Monday during EMC World in Las Vegas.

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Evolve or Devolve: Service Provider Strategic Insights

Mon, 2016-05-02 12:15
By Jim Lippie

Data from the annual MSPmentor 501 list is starting to roll in and it tells an interesting story about the evolution of the service provider market. For several years, industry thought leaders have been telling service providers to focus more on service revenue and less on hardware revenue.

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Study: Mobile-First Companies Drive Employee Creativity, Loyalty

Mon, 2016-05-02 11:44

Employees who are encouraged to use their mobile devices in the workplace said they feel more productive, creative and satisfied with their employer, according to a new study of more than 1,800 workers globally.

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This Week’s Tech Q1 Fiscal Results Show Diversity, Cloud Key to Success

Fri, 2016-04-29 20:35

It’s week two of tech first quarter earnings results, and while the impact of reduced hardware sales is still making the channel queasy, it’s nowhere near the trainwreck saw coming out of IBM, Intel and Microsoft last week.

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Top 10 IoT Investors

Fri, 2016-04-29 17:20

Click through the slideshow to view the top 10 most active venture capital firms in the Internet of Things space, based on research from CB Insights. 

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Security Central: Yesterday's Mistakes Meet Tomorrow's Threats – April 29, 2016

Fri, 2016-04-29 17:00
By Gretha Loubser

The VAR Guy runs down some of the top security stories for the week ending April 29.

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Four Product Launches That Are Good for the Channel, Week of April 25-29

Fri, 2016-04-29 14:50

The VAR Guy chose four product releases this week that we think have some major implications for channel partners.

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The Four Internet of Things Connectivity Models Explained

Fri, 2016-04-29 12:15
By David Hamilton

At its most basic level, the Internet of Things is all about connecting various devices and sensors to the Internet, but it’s not always obvious how to connect them.

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Smart City Spotlight: Dallas

Fri, 2016-04-29 11:50

There are a few things that come to most people’s minds when they think of Dallas. Cowboys. Oil money. Barbeque. But the city is also a hotbed of innovation, technology and startups. It’s where tech giants like Texas Instruments and AT&T are headquartered.

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IoT Past and Present: The History of IoT, and Where It's Headed Today

Fri, 2016-04-29 11:45
The history of the modern Internet of Things (IoT) dates back to the 1990s, yet IoT has evolved hugely since then, thanks especially to the cloud.

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Smart City Spotlight: Barcelona

Fri, 2016-04-29 11:25
Since 2013, Barcelona has made a smart city push, setting an example for smart cities around the world When it comes to smart cities, Barcelona is often held up as a prime example of how well they can work.

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Smart City Spotlight: Chicago

Fri, 2016-04-29 11:00

Chicago is one of America's foremost examples of how smart cities can positively impact the lives of residents by monitoring traffic patterns, increasing air quality and reducing electricity consumption.

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Heard Around the Web: OpenStack Summit 2016

Fri, 2016-04-29 10:45

The VAR Guy curated the hottest news from OpenStack Summit 2016 in Austin, TX to give you an idea of this year's highlights.

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Special Report: The Internet of Things and You

Fri, 2016-04-29 10:32
Content Source:  The VAR Guy

A Penton Technology Channel Group special package on opportunities selling the Internet of Things

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A Note from T.C. Doyle: The Internet of Things and You

Fri, 2016-04-29 10:17
A Penton Technology Channel Group special package on opportunities selling the Internet of Things To help you better understand the trend, the editors at The VAR Guy, MSPmentor, Talkin’ Cloud and The WHIR pooled our efforts to create this month’s editorial calendar package devoted to the IoT and you.

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Meet the Chiefs: Ajay Arora, Vera

Fri, 2016-04-29 09:15

This week we chatted with Ajay Arora, the CEO and co-founder of Vera, a privately owned cybersecurity startup dedicated to protecting the entire enterprise network. As head honcho at Vera, Arora is also responsible for building the company’s indirect sales channel and in attaining new channel partners.

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A Distributor’s View: Eight IoT Takeaways from SYNNEX

Fri, 2016-04-29 09:00

The Internet of Things (IoT) and smart cities is a big focus for distribution giant SYNNEX this year. The VAR Guy caught up with some of the company’s key executives to see what’s exciting to them about everything IoT.

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