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AT&T Adds Amdocs, Juniper to NFV Supplier Program

3 hours 42 min ago

Communications giant AT&T (T) has named Juniper Networks (JNPR) and Amdocs (DOX) as the newest vendors for its proposed User-Defined Network Cloud program.

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Synack Receives $7.5 Million to Develop Cybersecurity Methods

6 hours 12 min ago

Fledgling cybersecurity firm Synack has received an additional $7.5 million in funding from investors to further develop its stealth enterprise-grade technology and security software. Synack’s latest round of funding brings the total amount of capital raised to $9 million since being founded less than a year ago.

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VMware Hits the Road for Horizon 6 Demos

7 hours 3 min ago

If you’re interested in learning more about the newly announced Horizon 6, VMware (VMW) will be holding a series of free, in-person seminars throughout the United States and Canada to show off its latest product. These TechTalk Live sessions will be hitting 35 major cities throughout North America beginning later this month, and will feature demonstrations from VMware experts on the company’s latest desktop and application virtualization technology.

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Channel Partner Program Roundup: OneSource Networks, Jahia

7 hours 58 min ago

Howdy, and welcome to the Channel Partner Program Roundup, our weekly exercise in channel partner news. This week we’ve got news from OneSource Networks and Jahia, so grab your lasso and let’s start this roundup.

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Want to Improve Your Email Lead-Gen? Avoid These Mistakes

8 hours 36 min ago

As recently as 10 years ago, sales prospecting was largely done over the phone or in person. You’d pick up the phone, call a list of prospects, leave a few voice mails and hope to convince a few decision-makers to give you more than 10 seconds to talk.

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Apple Q2 Wows on Sales, Earnings, iPhone but iPad Lags

10 hours 12 min ago

Apple (AAPL) wowed the market for its Q2 2014 by posting a Wall Street-beating $45.6 billion in sales for its highest ever non-holiday quarter and net income of $10.2 billion, or $11.62 per diluted share for its strongest EPS growth rate in a year and a half.

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Google Agreed to Share Samsung’s Defense in Apple Patent Trial

10 hours 12 min ago

Long before Apple (AAPL) and Samsung returned March 31 to U.S. District Court in San Jose, California, for another titanic legal battle, Google (GOOG) agreed to handle a segment of the Korean manufacturer’s defense against the iPhone maker’s patent infringement allegations and to underwrite a portion of its legal costs.

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Flash Memory Pure Storage Lands $225 Million in Venture Round

10 hours 42 min ago

Enterprise flash array provider Pure Storage has landed $225 million in venture funding, raising the company’s pre-money valuation to some $3 billion, nearly triple where it was valued in a previous investment round less than a year ago.

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Dataguise Announces Big Data Protection Partner Program

11 hours 12 min ago

Big Data security provider Dataguise has announced the creation of the Big Data Protection Partner Program (BDP3) aimed at channel partners with customers working on Big Data projects. The new program was built around Dataguise’ data privacy protection and risk assessment analytics solutions, which enable the company to protect important end user information from prying eyes.

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LifeSize Offers Zero Percent Financing for Videoconferencing Wares

11 hours 12 min ago

LifeSize Flexible Leasing (LFL) is offering zero percent financing for its LifeSize videoconferencing equipment with SmartLease through partner company TAMCO (Telecommunications Asset Management Company). The two companies said the offer would help first-time videoconferencing buyers acquire the right equipment and save on their purchases.

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Is Apple Courting Square to Enter Mobile Payments Business?

Wed, 2014-04-23 14:30

Apple (AAPL) reportedly may tee up a mobile payments business to leverage its huge storehouse of customer information and already is interviewing executive candidates to head product and business development.

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Dimension Data Acquires IT Service Provider Nexus

Wed, 2014-04-23 12:30

Information and communications technology solutions provider Dimension Data announced the complete acquisition of advanced IT solutions provider Nexus, effectively absorbing all of Nexus’ 657 employees into the organization. The deal expands Dimension’s U.S. operations by a whopping 40 percent while significantly increasing its presence in the west, southwest and southeast regions of the country.

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Avnet Expands Cloud Service Portfolio with SoftLayer

Wed, 2014-04-23 10:26

Avnet Technology Solutions has expanded its longstanding distribution relationship with IBM to include services from cloud infrastructure provider SoftLayer. Avnet (AVT) says the new distribution agreement for North American channel partners will allow it to help resellers develop their cloud portfolios with a new range of IBM middleware and software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions.

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Reaffirming Symantec’s Commitment to the Channel

Wed, 2014-04-23 09:40

Over the past two years, our company has become very partner-focused, understanding the need for a strong channel strategy and partner ecosystem. We’ve focused on delivering higher-value solutions that solve customer business problems better than anyone else, and we’ve made changes so it’s easier for our partners to do business with us. Overall, we’ve helped advance our channel agenda tremendously and influenced the recent changes to our partner incentive program and strategy.

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Linux Foundation Event to Highlight Docker, 3D Printing, MOOCs

Wed, 2014-04-23 08:30

Docker container virtualization, massive open online courses, 3D printing and running open source software in your car are among the featured topics at the upcoming LinuxCon and CloudOpen North America event. Each of those subjects appears on the list of keynotes for the conference, which the Linux Foundation just announced.

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DataCore Study: Storage Environments Getting Trickier to Manage

Wed, 2014-04-23 08:00

Flash-based storage may be all the rage in the technology world, but it seems a majority of IT professionals haven’t gotten the memo.

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App Networking Vendor A10 Kicks Off New Partner Program

Wed, 2014-04-23 07:30

Application networking provider A10 Networks has kicked off a new North American partner program the vendor said aims to motivate and reward channel partners selling its application service gateway products.

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Samsung Exec: New Galaxy S5 Smartphone Will Outsell S4

Wed, 2014-04-23 07:00

A top Samsung product executive said the Korean device manufacturer expects its newly debuted Galaxy S5 smartphone to exceed sales totals compiled by its S4 predecessor, which racked up some 10 million units sold in its first month on the market and doubled that in the initial 60-day sales period.

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Juniper's Matt Hurley Steps in as VP of Worldwide Partner Marketing Group

Wed, 2014-04-23 07:00

Juniper has combined its global partner organization with its field marketing team to better serve its channel partners and amplify demand within the channel. Juniper Worldwide VP of Field Marketing Matt Hurley will take on the role of vice president for the newly formed Worldwide Partner Marketing group.

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Microsoft Debuts Cloud SureStep for SMB Partners

Wed, 2014-04-23 07:00

Microsoft (MSFT) is rolling out a new cloud migration program for its SMB partners with Cloud SureStep, an educational platform to help users make the transition to cloud services. The program will teach SMB partners to harness the power of cloud computing while minimizing downtime and maximizing business efficiency.

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