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Blue Coat Systems Launches Ecosystem for Sharing Endpoint Security Info

3 hours 10 min ago

As security threats become more sophisticated and prevalent, companies are seeing the value in sharing information about threats instead of keeping it to themselves to help better protect the enterprise from unwanted intrusion.

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Survey: IoT, Big Data, Mobility Drove Record Q2 M&As

3 hours 24 min ago

Corporations looking to tap into the growth of the Internet of Things (ioT), expand smart mobility solutions and add high-performance cloud data centers fueled record M&A value and growth during the second quarter.

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IDC Forecasts Dip in Mobile Management Software Sales

3 hours 54 min ago

Mobile management software sales will continue to grow over the next four years, but at a slower pace than previously anticipated, according to the latest forecast from IDC.

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Microsoft Windows 10 Mobile Apps for Tablets First of Three Office Deliverables This Year

Sun, 2015-08-02 20:38
Overshadowed in Microsoft’s release of the Windows 10 operating system on July 29 was the official availability of Office Mobile apps on the upgraded platform for tablets.

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Nvidia Recalls 88,000 Shield Tablets Over Battery Hazard

Sun, 2015-08-02 16:27
Nvidia has recalled 88,000 of its gamer-centric Shield tablets sold in the last 12 months owing to battery overheating problems.

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Report: Apple TV Set for September Debut

Fri, 2015-07-31 21:38
Apple will unwrap its set top TV box in September at the same time as it showcases the next iPhone upgrade but users will have to wait for the new subscription service.

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Microsoft: 14 Million Glitch-Free Windows 10 Downloads in First 24 Hours

Fri, 2015-07-31 16:32
Microsoft said customer downloads of some 14 million copies of the Windows 10 operating system upgrade in the first 24 hours of availability have proceeded without a hitch both with CDNs and ISPs.

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Navigating the Hybrid Highway

Fri, 2015-07-31 15:45
For those many commuters in the Bay Area, it’s a well-known fact that Highway 101 is the last place you want to be stuck during rush hour traffic mid-week. And, yet, this is exactly where I was (at a dead stop) along the road to Silicon Valley when I turned on the navigation app Waze. I did this to find a few alternatives that got me (and some fellow Wazers) where I needed to go a lot faster.

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Get Ready For Any with Partner Exchange @ VMworld 2015

Fri, 2015-07-31 15:20
Help us kick off VMworld 2015 with the first-ever Partner Exchange @ VMworld. On Sunday, Aug. 30, we invite you to take the first step toward your VMworld 2015 journey and get Ready for Any.

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7 Biggest Stories of the Week, July 27-31

Fri, 2015-07-31 15:00

Happy, happy Friday! It's time for another 48 hours or so of total relaxation. But before we pour our refreshments and sink into our hammocks, here are The VAR Guy's seven biggest stories for the week ending July 31.

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Reports: Google Sampling Glass Enterprise in Industry

Fri, 2015-07-31 14:15
Google reportedly is sampling an industry version of Glass to users in healthcare, manufacturing and energy at least a year ahead of when a new consumer edition could hit the market.

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AT&T, ClearPath, Nokia Join OpenDaylight Project

Fri, 2015-07-31 11:30

The open source movement continues to grow by the day as more members of the IT community begin to realize the benefits that open source solutions can provide on an individual and organizational basis.

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Beginner’s Guide to ONVIF

Fri, 2015-07-31 08:28
ONVIF was founded in 2008 by Axis, Sony and Bosch to create a global standard for the interface of IP-based physical security products. The organization was developed to provide increased flexibility and more choices so installers and end users could select interchangeable products from a variety of vendors. In its early stages, ONVIF’s members were from the manufacturing industry. However, in recent years, membership has been opened to consultants and systems designers, systems integrators, end users and media.

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Mobile Data Usage Continues to Soar

Fri, 2015-07-31 08:00

Businesses and consumers continue to push more mobile data usage and communication providers need to take notice and reevaluate their data cap plans or risk being left behind.

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U2 Finds What It's Looking For in EMC Storage

Fri, 2015-07-31 07:30

Channel partners are always on the lookout for a new use case for applying technology that not only makes money, but actually might be fun to implement. With that in mind, solution providers should pay a little extra attention to what EMC (EMC) is up to with the rock band U2.

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Heard Around the Web: HostingCon 2015

Fri, 2015-07-31 07:00

This week, IT industry professionals flocked to San Diego to attend HostingCon 2015, where channel partners, ISVs, MSPs and more had the opportunity to network with their peers and learn from some of the best speakers and cloud gurus in the world.

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5 Stories We Didn't Get to Cover, Week Ending July 31

Fri, 2015-07-31 07:00

As usual, this week was jam-packed with news, so much so that several stories had to be left on the cutting room floor. Here are five stories we wish we had time to write for the week ending July 31.

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Meet the Chiefs: Partha Panda, Trend Micro

Fri, 2015-07-31 07:00

In this week's Meet the Chiefs we got to chat with Partha Panda, vice president of Strategy and Business Development at cybersecurity vendor Trend Micro.

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Why a 20% Closing Ratio is Never Acceptable

Fri, 2015-07-31 07:00

In many VAR organizations, it’s considered a good month if sales reps close 20 percent of the opportunities in their pipeline. Close 30 percent and you might see the entire company patting themselves on the back for a job well done.

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Citrix Mulls Wide Overhaul, Chief Executive Retires, Board Shakeup Amid Activist Pressure

Thu, 2015-07-30 13:13
Citrix said it will reshuffle its board, position its GoTo and ByteMobile products for sale, and move aside longtime chief executive Mark Templeton.

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