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City of San Francisco Reduces VM Backup Costs by 3X with NAKIVO


NAKIVO Backup & Replication has improved VMware VM data protection and helped reduce VM backup costs by 3X at San Francisco Public Defender’s Office. NAKIVO Inc., one of the fastest-growing virtualization and cloud backup software companies for VMware environments, today announced that San Francisco Public Defender’s Office has selected NAKIVO Backup & Replication to protect their VMware environment. For over ... Read More »

The Art of Cold Calling – Free eBook

The Art of Cold Calling

  Step up your cold calling efforts with this eBook by Kraig Kleeman, noted sales expert, and Ken Krogue, President of You’ll discover: The 7 rules of cold calling 4 examples of cold calling best & worst practices How to increase contact rates by 57.8% using PowerDialer™ When and how you should contact your leads Read More »

Helping Every Girl Find #HerVoice


By Ursula Ringham, Published on June 18, 2015 I’ve never been one to remain silent in a room. My ideas have always been heard. I attribute this ability to share my voice to my parents, teachers, and mentors, and to my education, as they all played a pivotal role in creating the professional woman I am today. I found my ... Read More »

The No B-S Approach To Customer Service


By Doug Coull, Published on June 18, 2015   As the owner of an HR software innovation company, I have experienced customer interactions of varying qualities over the past few decades. Some good, some less so, some surprising, but all interesting and all a learning experience. When I consider my customers, current and past, I think about the stakeholders behind ... Read More »

4 Trends That Will Pave The Future Of Marketing

Paving The Way

By Tracy Vides, Published on June 3, 2015 The times they are a changin’. As always, Mr. Dylan was pretty prescient about things. Just a few months ago, we were collectively going gaga circa 1965: American rock singer and songwriter Bob Dylan playing the piano and the harmonica simultaneously with the use of a harmonica holder. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty ... Read More »

Most enterprises helpless against insider threats: survey

Security vendor SpectorSoft has announced the results of a survey of 355 IT professionals regarding their experiences with the prevention and detection of insider threats within their organizations.  The survey revealed an overwhelming majority of organizations are unable to detect or deter insider threats, leaving them vulnerable to fraud, data breaches and IP theft.  Sixty one per cent of respondents ... Read More »

VMware acquires real-time application delivery provider CloudVolumes

VMware has announced the acquisition of CloudVolumes, a provider of real-time application delivery technology that enables enterprises to easily deliver native applications to virtualized environments on-demand. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. “Customers are looking to modernize their existing Windows application delivery architecture to be more like mobile IT,” said Sumit Dhawan, senior vice president and general manager, ... Read More »

Ingram Micro Empowers increases resources, support and tools for U.S. federa; government buying season

  Ingram Micro has announced it has empowered its channel partners in the U.S. to better address the IT business needs of the federal government to prepare for the market’s fiscal year-end buying season. As part of its enhanced channel partner support initiative, Ingram Micro has increased the dedicated resources, support services and enablement tools readily available to channel partners ... Read More »

Tech Data to manage fulfillment services for Xerox authorized agents in U.S.

  Tech Data has announced that its Integrated Supply Chain Services (ISCS) division will manage the fulfillment services for Xerox’s authorized agents selling A3 multifunction printers and smaller A4 products. “This agreement further strengthens our strategic alliance with Xerox and positions Tech Data’s ISCS business unit to provide even more value-added logistics services in the future,” said Shaun Sinden, vice ... Read More »