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From Idea To Reality: Bringing Business Simplification To Life

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By Michael Rander, Published on June 4, 2015   You’re eager to engage every employee with a modern, compelling, and intuitive experience. Global processes cannot be simplified and standardized fast enough to help drive efficiency, compliance, and data quality. And you no longer have a tolerance for complex multi-approver workflows or irrelevant information. However, business simplification starts with your ... Read More »

4 Trends That Will Pave The Future Of Marketing

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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 »

Dell KACE K1000 targets K-12 with new Chromebook support

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<a href=’’ target=’_blank’><img src=’′ border=’0′ alt=” /></a> By Mark Cox Dell has announced version 6.3 of its Dell KACE K1000 Systems Management Appliance, which advances its ‘Anypoint’ Systems Management initiative by expanding support to Chromebook, the first vendor to do so. The release also introduces server monitoring, and enhanced the K1000’s agentless capacity. “There’s a lot in this release,” said Bill Odell, ... Read More »

PFU Systems comes to Canada through Foreseeson IT Distribution

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PFU’s iNetSec Smart Finder By Mark Cox Security vendor PFU Systems, a Fujitsu company, is making its entrée into the Canadian market through a distribution relationship with Vancouver-based Foreseeson IT Distribution. The focus will be on bringing PFU’s iNetSec Smart Finder, which combines endpoint visibility and network access with an intrusion prevention system, to the Canadian channel. While not well ... Read More »

Cisco’s Security Manifesto for the real world

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By Mark Cox Cisco has released its 2015 Annual Security Report, and the findings are not good, unless you are a hacker. Some of the report’s themes are familiar. Attackers are getting better and better at what they do, and some tactics which have fallen into disuse are making a return. Ultimately however, Cisco believes that security teams themselves need ... Read More »

Quantum expands cloud portfolio with three new offerings

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By Mark Cox San Jose-based storage vendor Quantum has announced a major expansion of its cloud offerings, announcing three new solutions. Q-Cloud Archive and Q-Cloud Vault use the public cloud as an off-site tier within the Quantum StorNext 5 workflow environment. The Q-Cloud Protect for AWS offering lets customers using Quantum’s DXi deduplication appliances replicate data to the Amazon Web ... Read More »

Software-defined storage vendor Nexenta looks to SYNNEX for first distribution deal


Don Lopes, Nexenta’s Director of Channel and Inside Sales By Mark Cox Santa Clara CA-based software-defined storage vendor Nexenta has signed its first distribution deal, with SYNNEX. The deal is an exclusive one and covers both the United States and Canada. Nexenta, which sells entirely through the channel, had previously dealt directly with its partners, and this is its first ... Read More »

Cisco Canada showing strong momentum in security

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Ahmed Etman, General Manager of Cyber Security at Cisco Canada By Mark Cox Last year, on the heels of its acquisition of security specialist Sourcefire, Cisco reorganized its security assets into a Global Security Sales Organization. The results have been spectacular, said Ahmed Etman, General Manager of Cyber Security at Cisco Canada. “It consolidates everyone in to one security business ... Read More »

HP debuts made-for-business mobile lineup


The HP Elite x1 By Robert Dutt NEW YORK CITY – HP kicked off its 2015 campaign with the introduction of a new tablet-centric mobility lineup that it described as among the first mobile devices that seek to solve the dual and often conflicting challenges of meeting mobile needs while still appealing to IT’s demands. The new lineup includes eight ... Read More »