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Citrix, iPass Team to Bring Unlimited Global Wi-Fi to Mobile Workers

1 hour 55 min ago

Citrix Systems (CTXS) has partnered with cloud-hosted mobile connectivity solution provider iPass (IPAS) to provide mobile workers with millions of new Wi-Fi hotspots for its CubeFree social tool.

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Lenovo Enters the SAN Fray with Homegrown Models

Wed, 2015-05-27 22:00

I’ll say it once, and I’ll say it again: Storage ain’t sexy. But data’s got to be stored somewhere, and these days even SMBs need enterprise-level storage.

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Notes from the Field: Lenovo Tech World

Wed, 2015-05-27 18:00

The day is ending in New York but the new day is starting for me in Beijing. I’m here for Lenovo Tech World, the company’s inaugural showcase of new and upcoming technologies attended by folks from around the globe. I can honestly say I’m not the only one walking around looking somewhat like a hungover zombie.

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Tech Jobs on the Rise, and They’re Paying Well

Wed, 2015-05-27 09:30

The latest report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows continued disappointment in the job market. Although non-farm employees added 223,000 jobs in April compared to what the BLS originally believed was 126,000 in March, the number was below what expected. Adding insult to injury, the BLS also corrected its March figures to just 85,000 jobs added.

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Putting Trust in Cloud Security, Google Migrates Corporate Apps to Internet

Wed, 2015-05-27 07:00

In a classic case of eating its own dog food, Google (GOOG) has moved its corporate apps to the Internet in a show of faith for cloud security, which it said represents a new paradigm for the enterprise.

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Report: Salesforce Spurned Microsoft’s $55 Billion Takeover Bid

Tue, 2015-05-26 21:12
Microsoft reportedly offered $55 billion for rival Salesforce but its founder and chief executive Marc Benioff spurned the bid in seeking $70 billion for the CRM cloud services provider. Content Classification:  Curated

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Fedora 22 Linux Adds Cloud, Containerization and Server Features to Red Hat World

Tue, 2015-05-26 19:00

The latest version of Fedora, the Linux distribution that helps shape the features that make it into Red Hat's (RHT) open source platforms, is out this week, sporting updates in the realms of containerization, server databases, file storage and the GNOME desktop.

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EMC Grabs Virtustream in $1.2 Billion Deal

Tue, 2015-05-26 18:00

EMC Corporation (EMC) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire cloud software and infrastructure-as-a-service provider Virtustream for $1.2 billion in cash, according to announcement.

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EMC, VMware Join OPNFV Project

Tue, 2015-05-26 18:00

EMC and VMware (VMW) are the latest companies to join the Open Platform for Network Functions Virtualization (OPNFV) Project, a global initiative to advance the evolution of network functions virtualization.

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Verizon Eyes Government Agencies with Public Sector Program

Tue, 2015-05-26 17:30

Verizon Enterprise Solutions (VZ) announced it is expanding the Verizon Partner Program into the public sector, which will allow channel partners to offer Verizon’s full suite of products and services in federal, state, local and education markets.

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Microsoft Cortana on iPhones, Android with New Windows 10 Phone Companion App

Tue, 2015-05-26 16:22
Microsoft will deliver its Cortana personal assistant to Android-based smartphones in June and to Apple’s iOS iPhones later this year. Content Classification:  Curated

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Apple Moves Designer Whiz Jony Ive Into C-Suite

Tue, 2015-05-26 13:57
Apple promoted Jony Ive, its longtime design senior vice president, to Chief Design Officer, a newly-created position that delivers the iconic executive to the vendor’s C-suite. Content Classification:  Curated

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3 Ways to Get your Hardware Sales Team in the Solution State of Mind

Tue, 2015-05-26 13:30
Organizations are beginning to understand that they’re going to miss the boat if they don’t adapt and convert their teams to where the channel and IT is moving--toward the software-defined data center.

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Three Ways Resellers Can Cash in on the Cloud Boom

Tue, 2015-05-26 10:18
The cloud computing boom is picking up speed and shows zero signs of slowing down anytime soon. The total cloud computing market will more than double by 2018, to $127 billion, according to Framingham, Mass.-based IT research firm IDC. That’s a huge opportunity for technology resellers with the resources and know-how to capitalize on the trend.

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Lenovo Tech World: Hello, Beijing

Tue, 2015-05-26 08:30

Lenovo has shown time and again it is now the one to beat in the PC space. And its acquisition last year of IBM’s x86 server business put the vendor in the unique situation of doing the same in the server space. So it’s only natural Lenovo would want to show off its technology to the world at large.

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Applying IT Automation to Compliance

Tue, 2015-05-26 07:00

As compelling as any emerging set of technology might be, it usually takes new use cases to really expand the market. Case in point is IT automation: While the rise of virtualization and the emergence of integrated DevOps processes has increased awareness of the need for IT automation, broad adoption of IT automation platforms has proven to be more of evolutionary process rather than revolutionary event.

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Bracket Offers Enterprise Security ‘Fabric’ for Public Cloud

Tue, 2015-05-26 06:30

Two of the biggest benefits of the public cloud—the distributed nature of its assets and the absence of need for a company to invest in back-end infrastructure—are also two things that make it extremely vulnerable to hackers, as well as tricky to secure.

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Riverbed’s Meulema: ‘Market Coming in Our Direction’

Tue, 2015-05-26 06:00

Riverbed Technology has been through a few changes in the last six months or so, not the least of which going private and selling off a number of its product lines. So it only makes sense the company has updated its channel partner program to reflect those changes and, hopefully, help its partners go deeper and wider with their customers.

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Google I/O: Guarantees on Android M Updates to Nexus Device Owners

Mon, 2015-05-25 15:59
Google is widely expected to show off its next generation Android M (or Android 6.0) operating system at this week’s I/O developers conference. Content Classification:  Curated

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HP: Split Will Cost Billions, Q2 Revenue, Earnings Fall

Mon, 2015-05-25 15:47
HP added another $400 million to $450 million in “dis-synergy” costs to its corporate split of PC/printers and enterprise businesses as the vendor's Q2 sales and earnings results declined from last year. Content Classification:  Curated

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