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It is almost a truism today that business leaders outside IT are increasingly taking control of information technology, and spending the IT budget. SaaS is allowing the CMO to adopt Marketing Automation software, and allowing the EVP of Sales to adopt
Document Solutions Experts Have Demonstrated Success at Incorporating Enterprise Capture into Business SolutionsTheale, UK (10 April, 2014) - ABBYY UK Ltd., a leading provider of document recognition, data capture, and linguistic technologies, today announced Allan Webb, based in Glouc...
Chelmsford, MA, April 09, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Contract Logix, LLC, one of today's leading contract management software providers, released a new white paper titled “How to Successfully Implement a Contract Management Solution”. This white paper explores the key elements ...
Nick Lippis, who writes the eponymously named Lippis Report, had a fascinating report on the differences between enterprise and service provider environments with respect to network virtualization. He observes, through a survey of the ONUG (Open Networking User Group) membership, t...
Mobile phones, PCs, Tablets rely on Bluetooth for wireless connectivity, set the stage for in-home automation hubsSan Jose, California - April 8, 2014 - From Bluetooth World 2014, the flagship connectivity conference from the Bluetooth SIG, IHS released details of its latest forecasts ...
In any space, there is a very small vocal minority. Most people lack the time, interest, or even confidence to say what they think in public. So we are left with a vocal few who drive the conversation. In networking, the vocal minority consists mainly of the vanguards for change. For t...
Last week, Anton Chuvakin from Gartner wrote a blog about what he is calling an Intelligence Management Platform. He includes some thoughts by Facebook on how they are building their own platform.  He alludes to non-public sources and I’m sure ThreatConnect™ is one, so rather than keep...
The combination of cloud computing and big data is a match made in heaven. Big data requires a flexible compute environment, which can scale quickly and automatically to support massive amounts of data. Infrastructure clouds provide exactly that. But whenever cloud computing is discuss...
Earlier this week, Microsoft Azure Automation was made available on the Microsoft Azure cloud platform as a public preview.  This new feature allows you to automate the creation, monitoring, deployment and management of cloud resources in your Microsoft Azure subscription using a ...
You've all heard the news, right? Load balancers are dead. But that doesn't mean load balancing is dead and, in fact, it's a pretty critical piece of today's emerging technologies. That's because when you look out at what's going on and what's growing like weeds in a Midwest corn fiel...
Wamberal, New South Wales, Australia, April 04, 2014 --(PR.com)-- About Tom Howard Tom Howard is Director and Chief Architect at Windy Road Technology Pty Ltd, a software development company which provides design, test and deployment of automation goals and consulting services. Mr. H...
Latest Release of TEOCO's Service Assurance Suite Processes Ten Times More Alarms in Real Time and Leverages Hadoop for Detailed Subscribers' DataFairfax, Va, 3 APRIL 2014 - TEOCO, the leading provider of assurance and analytics solutions to Communications Service Providers (CSPs) worl...
New FlexNet Producer Suite release simplifies subscription, cloud- and usage-based licensing while eliminating the risk of revenue leakage from non-compliant use in virtualised environmentsMaidenhead, UK - April 2, 2014 - Flexera Software, the leading provider of Application Usage Mana...
F5 believes applications are transforming business. Whether expressed through new business models, a need to deliver applications to market faster or to support the impact of new application architectures on IT, applications must also be the focus of data center infrastructures. Cisco ...
What role does the concept of a “network fabric” play in the march towards commoditization of networking?  Well, let’s discuss! The Whole Shebang There can be no doubt that an organization’s relationship to networking is to the aggregate thing they call “t...
Kenshoo Search earns top honours in international competition as Kenshoo hosts digital marketing innovation forum London (April 2, 2014) - Kenshoo (www.kenshoo.com), the global leader in predictive media optimisation technology, has been recognised for the Best PPC Management Software...
Monetising the software that powers Internet-connected devices will be key to maintain competitive advantage Maidenhead, UK - April 1st, 2014 Analyst firm Gartner has released a report entitled Emerging Technology Analysis: Software Licensing & Entitlement Management Is the Key to...
Extended support for HostBill/WHMCS and Flexiant's plugin technology drives innovation to arm service providers to competeWHD.global, Germany and London, UK - 1 April 2014 - Flexiant today announced significant adoption of Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator by service providers globally. With...
Overview A common extension requested for vCloud Automation Center is the ability to pre-create computer account objects in Active Directory in a specific Organizational Unit, and also to decommission the accounts in different ways along with the virtual machine. Without a custom workf...
Java ME 8 is the route that you should follow to get into this hot field that takes you into the center of Internet of things. The platform has everything you need to get you there and beyond. Java ME SDK offers a purpose-built toolbox for embedded development. Both simulation and emul...
Matt Vogt of Computex talks VMware vCOPs in his first ever podcast By Greg Schulz Matt Vogt of Computex talks VMware vCOPs on his first ever podcast In this episode from the Computex Rethink your Datacenter for 2017 planning and strategy event I am joined by Matt Vogt...
Ian Kilpatrick, chairman Wick Hill Group, looks at the current state of authentication and examines the solutions on offer from two companies in Gartner's Magic Quadrant. 123456. Amazingly, surveys show that this is the most popular password for authentication. And simple passwords are...
In summary Steria has just concluded a contract with the General Secretariat of the European Union to modernise and secure the communications networks used to share information internally and with Member States. The four-year framework contract, worth €6 million, is renewable for...
In June a large expo and a conference Cloud Computing comes back Javits Center in Manhattan. This year it includes a new track Internet of Things, which promises to be “The Next Big Thing”. In our company we have enough of early adopters of anything related to software deve...
Castleton-on-Hudson, NY, March 27, 2014 --(PR.com)-- On the heels of attaining just over 478,000 audited B2B leads in 2013, HiP today unveiled its new Thought-Leadership-Marketing.net site as well as 20 high-traffic B2B domains for inbound marketers. Said Managing Principal, Bret Smi...
Avaya Automated Campus removes the need for manual service provisioning to speed and simplify the delivery of end-to-end, cloud-based services.New solutions make Avaya the only vendor in the industry to deliver a unified end-to-end, virtualised network from data centre to the end devic...
Intamac Systems Limited announces a new 3 year partnership agreement with Sprue, one of Europe's leading suppliers of home safety products including smoke and carbon monoxide alarms sold under the FireAngel brand.Under the partnership, Sprue will launch an internet connectivity solutio...
One of the most common phrases heard when new technology is introduced is that it's going to "bridge the gap" between X and Y. X and Y are almost always one of three IT groups: development, operations and networking. And while that goal is admirable (and indeed there are techno-cultura...
Delivered by Certified Partners or Flexera Software, new managed services provide organisations new outsourced options to help reduce software spend and ensure continual licence compliance Maidenhead, UK - March 25, 2014 Flexera Software, the leading provider of Application Usage Manag...
I've written about shiny object syndrome (SOS) on this blog a number of times - just do a search and you'll see. Many others have also shone a light on the folly of SOS over the last few years. But it's not changing behavior. B2B Marketers have yet to take it to heart. Fournaise Group ...
I've written about shiny object syndrome (SOS) on this blog a number of times - just do a search and you'll see. Many others have also shone a light on the folly of SOS over the last few years. But it's not changing behavior. B2B Marketers have yet to take it to heart. Fournaise Group ...
Dave Duggal will discuss ACM to Intelligent Business Process Management (iBPM) EnterpriseWeb’s managing partner, Dave Duggal, will be presenting at the bpmNEXT conference in Pacific Grove, California on March 26, 2014. Mr. Duggal’s talk is entitled “Adaptive, Open, Unified – ACM ...
By Noel Wurst, Managing Editor at Skytap This article was originally published on the Skytap Blog Noel: Hello, this is Noel Wurst with Skytap and I am speaking with Theresa Lanowitz today, who is the founder of voke. Theresa is going to be giving a keynote at this year&r...
A survey from the Vanson Bourne market research agency (with CA) late in 2013 indicated that 39% of those surveyed had adopted some form of DevOps and 27% were planning to do so in the near future. Despite this being such a hot topic in the IT sector, and with a high level of take-up, ...
Lyndhurst, NJ, March 20, 2014 --(PR.com)-- RLM Apparel Software Systems Inc., software solutions provider to the fashion industry’s biggest and brightest brands, announces significant new and expanded process visibility and other advancements in the latest release of its flagshi...
I've come to the conclusion that evolution is lopsided. Especially when it comes to B2B marketing vs. sales. It seems to me that either one or the other is evolving, but much of the time it doesn't seem to be both. At least not within the same organization. The best marketers are on a ...
I've come to the conclusion that evolution is lopsided. Especially when it comes to B2B marketing vs. sales. It seems to me that either one or the other is evolving, but much of the time it doesn't seem to be both. At least not within the same organization. The best marketers are on a ...
I note healthy discussion around whether Agile is Dead [ref 1]. And while I may sympathize (sic) with many of the comments, particularly the commercial trivialization of education, the core issue must surely be the difficulty of adopting de facto Agile
By integrating its Partner Portal with its partners' most popular CRM and professional services automation tools, Intermedia slashes the complexity of reselling cloud servicesReading, UK - Tuesday 18 March 2014 - Intermedia EMEA partners can now integrate their Partner Portal with Sale...
My colleague, the always opinionated Peter Rogers, provides us with an "under-the-covers" look at how Android plans to power the Internet of Things.  Pull down your geek hat and hold on!!!***In previous articles I predicted that wearable technology would be powered by light-weight...