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Norton Overhauls Security Suite with All-in-One Solution

7 hours 17 min ago

Symantec (SYMC) is taking measures against cybersecurity threats by streamlining its portfolio of Norton security products. According to the company, the product overhaul is meant to better protect customer assets and eliminate potential customer confusion between solutions.

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Report: SP Routing Market Reaches High

12 hours 17 min ago

Analyst firm Synergy Research Group released new Q2 data on the service provider router market that shows spending on routers and carrier Ethernet hit a record high of $3.5 billion this quarter. Industry giant Cisco Systems (CSCO) remains the king of the hill in the growing SP routing market, despite a quarterly revenue drop to 41 percent, which marks an all-time low for the company.

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Trace3 Names Tyler Beecher New CEO

12 hours 47 min ago

IT solution provider Trace3 has appointed Tyler Beecher as its latest chief executive officer, succeeding company founder Hayes Drumwright, who will take on a new leadership position as executive chairman of Trace3.

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AirPatrol Announces Support for AirWatch EMM Platform

13 hours 17 min ago

Mobile device identification and locationing systems developer AirPatrol updated its ZoneDefense 5 mobile security platform to allow organizations to utilize VMware's (VMW) AirWatch Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) suite. With the addition of AirWatch's EMM to its platform, ZoneDefense administrators can automatically switch AirWatch security policies for smartphones and tablets based on the device's owner and location to ensure more effective business security.

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BlackBerry Opens Technology Solutions Unit to Showcase Assets, Patents

15 hours 17 min ago

Mobile device maker BlackBerry (BBRY) has opened a new business unit to showcase its QNX embedded software, Project Ion Internet of Things (IoT) platform, Certicom cryptography applications, Paratek RF attenna tuning and its substantial patent portfolio.

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Ballmer Quits Microsoft Board for NBA Clippers Ownership

15 hours 17 min ago

Former Microsoft (MSFT) boss Steve Ballmer, who stepped down six months ago in favor of new chief executive Satya Nadella, has resigned his position on the company’s board, citing his new ownership of the NBA Los Angeles Clippers and other commitments that made him too busy to retain his seat.

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Microsoft Late to Backpedal on Patch Tuesday System Crash Problem

15 hours 17 min ago

It’s not the first time Microsoft (MSFT) has issued a “never mind” on one of its Patch Tuesday software updates but it’s kind of a whopper anyway.

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Lenovo, IBM x86 Server Deal Clears U.S. Regulators—Now What?

15 hours 47 min ago

Lenovo’s blockbuster $2.3 billion deal for IBM’s (IBM) x86 business cleared its last hurdle last Friday, gaining the U.S. Committee on Foreign Investment’s (CFIUS) stamp of approval and paving the way for both vendors to move forward with new strategies.

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SoftNAS Updates Cloud for VMware Storage Offering

15 hours 47 min ago

Software storage company SoftNAS announced upgrades to its SoftNAS Cloud for VMware (VMW) storage management offering, enabling companies to manage data storage in both on-premise and virtualized environments.

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Sales: Transactional vs. Value-Add Approaches

Tue, 2014-08-19 14:49

September is nearly upon us and, like it or not, the summer malaise is coming to an end sooner than most people would like. This is a crucial time of year for most businesses and ripe with opportunity. It is a time when business owners and managers need to close out strong and take advantage of any money still on the table but with an eye toward 2015.

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How To Profit from the Internet of Things

Tue, 2014-08-19 14:30

The small-business arena is buzzing with hype around the term “The Internet of Things,” and all the “limitless” possibilities it has in store for all of us.

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SiSense Appoints First Channel Chief

Tue, 2014-08-19 14:00

Big Data analytics company SiSense announced the appointment of Mark Ferretti as vice president of Global Alliances and Channels. As the company's first-ever channel chief, Ferretti will be tasked with developing and expanding SiSense's network of alliances and partners on a global scale.

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DataGravity Launches Data-Driven Storage Solution

Tue, 2014-08-19 13:30

Data storage provider DataGravity unveiled its Discovery Series product family this week, as the company looks to give enterprises a way to gain insight into their enterprise data at the point of entry. With the Discovery Series, DataGravity is putting an emphasis on data driven insights as a way for enterprises to influence better business decisions for its midmarket customers.

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Infonetics: PBX and UC Services a $12 Billion Market by 2018

Tue, 2014-08-19 08:30

Market research firm Infonetics Research released the results of its latest survey on VoIP and UC services this month, which found that the Private Branch Exchange (PBX) and Unified Communications (UC) services market is expected to reach $12 billion by 2018. Infonetics asserted the PBX and UC services market is on track to grow 13 percent in 2014 and continue to expand over the next five years as more enterprises leverage these services for their cloud-first businesses.

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HyTrust, Intel Partner to Add Physical Data Security to Cloud

Tue, 2014-08-19 08:30

By allowing data to be stored and accessed from anywhere, cloud computing makes geography relatively meaningless, and that's usually a good thing. But what if data security policies require the enforcement of physical boundaries? That's the challenge HyTrust and Intel are now hoping to solve through an initiative focused on securing applications and data in the cloud.

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Tesora Launches Certification Program for OpenStack Cloud Database

Tue, 2014-08-19 08:30

As the OpenStack cloud storage ecosystem grows more and more diverse, how can enterprises ensure compatibility between their OpenStack distribution and their database of choice? Tesora hopes that providing a solution to that quandry can help win it customers through a new certification program.

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Nimble Storage Adds to Flash Array Lineup

Tue, 2014-08-19 08:00

Flash storage solutions company Nimble Storage (NMBK) recently announced several upgrades to its CS-Series arrays with the introduction of the CS300 and CS500 families.

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IoT Brings Plenty of Security Concerns, Opportunities

Mon, 2014-08-18 11:32

A recent study by networking giant Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) has revealed that some 70 percent of the most common Internet of Things (IoT) devices are plagued by security vulnerabilities, making those devices prime targets for hackers. With the expected massive growth of IoT devices, enterprise must take notice and implement pre-emptive security technologies to bring a modicum of protection to those devices.

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Google, HP Talking Android in the Enterprise Deal

Mon, 2014-08-18 11:15

Enterprise mobility is heating up and bringing with it big-time channel opportunities. On the heels of Apple’s (AAPL) and IBM’s (IBM) mega corporate-mobility deal less than a month ago, Google (GOOG) and Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) reportedly are talking about collaboratively bringing the search giant’s Google Now voice-search tool to the enterprise.

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You Tweeted What? 3 Tips to Survive Social Media Disaster

Mon, 2014-08-18 10:08

You are working your social media—religiously. Still, mistakes happen. The poorly timed Tweet. The politically sensitive Facebook image. The not-such-a-great-idea hashtag. The clever post that showed the world you don’t follow current news. The unfortunate late Friday afternoon tweet when your social media manager forgot he was not on his personal Twitter account.

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