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Political, Economic Uncertainty to Blame for Lower IT Budgets: Report

Thu, 2016-09-29 14:42
A majority (64 percent) of those surveyed for the 2017 State of IT report expect that over the next year company revenues will increase, however IT headcount will stay the same.

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SADA Systems Brings on New Talent to Tackle BI, Machine Learning Projects

Thu, 2016-09-29 12:43
Cloud consulting provider SADA Systems has named Tom Marek Practice Director for its Enterprise Solutions Team.

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Data-Protection Startup Druva Raises $51 Million in Funding

Thu, 2016-09-29 09:44
The latest financing round brings Druva’s total capital raised to $118 million, the company said in a statement Wednesday.

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Will Internet of Things Ignite Power by the Hour?

Wed, 2016-09-28 16:11
Tom Kaneshige | Five 2nd Window The Internet of Things has moved beyond technology talk and toward business outcomes, even industry-wide disruption like consumption-based pricing. But theres real risk in "power by the hour" models, warns McKinsey's Mark Patel.

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Companies Plan to Increase Salesforce Spending: Report

Wed, 2016-09-28 14:03
But to get the most of their investments, they must embrace actionable insights, Bluewolf says Bluewolf has released its fifth annual The State of Salesforce report this week.

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Repeatedly Migrating Cloud Workloads Now Commonplace for Businesses

Wed, 2016-09-28 12:51
The findings point to a potential opportunity for managed services providers (MSPs) that offer cloud migration.

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Microsoft Ignite: Your Email Will Be More Secure, And It Won't Affect Your Productivity

Wed, 2016-09-28 12:00
Lisa Schmeiser | Supersite for Windows Security features were emphasized in Microsoft's keynotes, and among the product announcements at this year's Ignite were two new features added to the Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection.

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Satya Nadella Outlines 4 Core Pillars of Microsoft's AI Strategy

Wed, 2016-09-28 09:48
At Microsoft Ignite on Monday, Satya Nadella made clearer than ever that Artificial Intelligence will be one of the key paths forward for the company.

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6 Takeaways from Penton Technology's Channel Directions Live 2016

Tue, 2016-09-27 16:05
The editors of The VAR Guy, MSPmentor and Talkin' Cloud have compiled their biggest takeaways from the second annual channel event Last week, the Penton Channel editors had the privilege of attending Channel Directions Live, Penton Technology’s second annual event for channel partners.

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Business Transformation and Digitization Dominate Channel Directions Live 2016

Tue, 2016-09-27 13:26
CDL 2016 wraps in Scottsdale with SWK Technologies taking home Penton's Vanguard Award What’s the current state of partnering? Channel partners and vendors alike got an up close perspective at the recent Channel Directions Live 2016 event hosted by Penton in Scottsdale, Ariz., Sept. 12-14.

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Salesforce Rolls Out Commerce Cloud After Demandware Purchase

Tue, 2016-09-27 11:45
Salesforce.com Inc. introduced a product that helps consumer companies track customers and improve online shopping.

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Enterprise Cloud Security Startup Skyhigh Raises $40M

Tue, 2016-09-27 11:27
Skyhigh Networks, an enterprise cloud security startup that claims to have 40 percent of the Fortune 500 list as its customers, has raised $40 million in a Series D funding round.

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Microsoft Ignite: Microsoft Chasing What's Next After Mobile First, Cloud First

Tue, 2016-09-27 09:46
One of the things that struck me watching today's Ignite keynote announcement was what wasn't said, at least not immediately: That Microsoft is a mobile-first, cloud-first company.

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The Doyle Report: AppDirect Helps to Define New Cloud Channel with Its Commerce Platform

Tue, 2016-09-27 09:28
AppDirect co-founder and co-CEO Daniel Saks offers insights on his company, the channel and the cloud market as a whole in an interview with Penton Technology channel group's senior content director T.C. Doyle.

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Behind the Scenes of Dropbox’s Early Days

Fri, 2016-09-23 14:28
An interview on The Macro blog with Dropbox's first employee tells an interesting story about the early days of Dropbox.

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Google Cloud Joins Amazon, IBM in Serving Blockchain Clients

Fri, 2016-09-23 09:45
Google’s cloud services will be used to test blockchain technologies for banks, an area where IBM, Microsoft and Amazon have been courting clients for the past year.

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Cloud Outages | Scrutinize Cloud Agreements

Fri, 2016-09-23 09:29
Our sister site MSPmentor takes a look at SLA agreements in the cloud Third-party technology services providers and their customers should be aware that cloud providers typically compensate only for subscription fees, in the event of downtime -- not lost business, data or damage to reputation.

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7 Fast Facts for CSPs Offering Healthcare Cloud

Thu, 2016-09-22 15:35
A new report by SADA Systems finds that healthcare firms are embracing the cloud in a huge way. Here's 7 findings from its survey you need to know.

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Oracle Adds PHP, MySQL Support to Cloud Platform

Thu, 2016-09-22 13:28
Oracle has added support for PHP and MySQL to its cloud platform, among a number of developer tools announced by the company.

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Microsoft Offers Azure Services from Microsoft Cloud Germany

Thu, 2016-09-22 10:19
Richard Hay | Windows IT Pro The two new data centers in Germany are located in Magdeburg and Frankfurt and will be managed/controlled by a data trustee T-Systems International.

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