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Websense Triton Mobile Security Targets Apple iOS Devices

Websense Triton Mobile Security Targets Apple iOS Devices

Security specialist Websense is joining a growing number of tech companies providing mobile device management (MDM) services with the release of the Trition mobile security platform a cloud-based security service for Apple iOS devices on wireless mobile networks. The cloud-based security service, with an on-demand virtual private network (VPN) tunnel, analyzes inbound and outbound data […]

Nvidia Quadro Mobile GPUs Feature Kepler Architecture

Nvidia Quadro Mobile GPUs Feature Kepler Architecture

Processor manufacturer Nvidia unveiled a line of Quadro Mobile graphical processing units (GPUs) for high-performance notebooks and aimed at engineers, industrial designers, animators, and film and video editors who required a high degree of mobility. PC makers like Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ), Dell (NASDAQ: DELL), Lenovo and Fujitsu are lining up to embrace the GPUs. Will […]

Avaya Aura Conferencing 7.0 Targets BYOD Businesses

Avaya Aura Conferencing 7.0 Targets BYOD Businesses

Business communications and collaboration software specialist Avaya announced the launch of Aura Conferencing 7.0, the latest version of the company’s multi-modal conferencing solution. Designed for businesses with highly mobile workforces and those implementing bring your own device (BYOD) programs, the software enables session-based, unified voice and Web collaboration on the go using desktop Macs or […]

WatchGuard: Secure VPNs for Apple iPad, iPhone, Android Devices

WatchGuard: Secure VPNs for Apple iPad, iPhone, Android Devices

Business security solutions specialist WatchGuard Technologies announced the launch of its XTM 5 Series network security appliances, aimed at shaking up the unified threat management (UTM) market with performance improvements and a starting price of $1,765. There’s also a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) security hook here, involving VPNs for Apple iOS and Google Android […]

ViewSonic Displays Shine with Eco-Friendly Features

ViewSonic Displays Shine with Eco-Friendly Features

Display manufacturer ViewSonic is proving you don’t have to bust your budget to get high-quality and eco-friendly desktop displays, debuting the affordable and mercury-free VA12 Series. Including in the series are the VA1912m-LED and VA2212m-LED, which start at $125 and $149, respectively, but forgo more advanced features such as touchscreen capabilities. Aimed at SMBs and […]

Lenovo, EMC Partner on Servers, Networked Storage

Lenovo, EMC Partner on Servers, Networked Storage

The world’s second largest PC company, Lenovo, and cloud computing and storage giant EMC Corp. (NYSE: EMC) announced a worldwide strategic partnership to expand EMC’s reach in China and other high-growth markets as well as bolster Lenovo’s standing as a provider of servers and networked storage solutions. The mutually beneficial partnership was created to combine […]

HP Boosts Application Performance with 3PAR SSD Technology

HP Boosts Application Performance with 3PAR SSD Technology

Tech giant Hewlett-Packard (HP) (NYS: HPQ) announced an all-solid state drive (SSD) configuration for its 3PAR P10000 storage appliance — technology designed to help businesses with large cloud and virtualized environments boost their application performance. The all-SSD configuration for HP 3PAR P10000 offers a single tier of solid state storage capable of supporting up to […]

Oracles Expands Virtualization Platform with Xsigo Acquisition

Oracles Expands Virtualization Platform with Xsigo Acquisition

Enterprise software giant Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) is bolstering its portfolio of virtualization solutions with the acquisition of Xsigo Systems, a provider of network virtualization technology, for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition will see Xsigo’s networking software technology folded into Oracle’s systems portfolio, giving the company a more complete set of virtualization solutions for cloud computing […]

BeyondTrust Adds to Managed Security Offerings

BeyondTrust Adds to Managed Security Offerings

Security solutions provider BeyondTrust launched Retina CS 3.5, the latest version of its vulnerability and compliance management platform, which now extends support to managed service providers (MSPs), and also rolled out PowerBroker Mobile, a mobile device management (MDM) platform that integrates context-aware management with vulnerability and patch information. PowerBroker Mobile, which supports Google Android, Apple […]

ZyXEL Debuts PoE Surveillance Cameras for SMBs

ZyXEL Debuts PoE Surveillance Cameras for SMBs

Security specialist ZyXEL launched a line of security cameras aimed at SMB and small office/home office users. The cameras include a variety of features and installation options, including Power-over-Ethernet (PoE), vandalproof housing, motorized zoom and focus and pan-tilt-zoom capability. The IPC1905 is a PoE bullet camera with both day and night vision and a protective […]

StorServer Adds VM Backup to Unlimited Capacity Licenses

StorServer Adds VM Backup to Unlimited Capacity Licenses

Midmarket data backup solutions provider StorServer announced the addition of the company’s Virtual Machine Backup (VMB) licensing to its list of unlimited Capacity licenses, a suite of 11 software titles that offer a set of data protection capabilities for small businesses. Capacity licensing is a bundle of IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) and StorServer software […]

Dell Precision Notebooks Boast Mobile Performance

Dell Precision Notebooks Boast Mobile Performance

Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) is turning up the heat in the competitive high-performance notebook market with a line of Precision mobile workstations aimed at engineering and design professionals on the go. The M4700, Dell’s 15-inch notebook, and the 17-inch M6700 offer Intel Core i5, i7 and Extreme Edition processors with Turbo Boost Technology, Nvidia Quadro K-series […]

Spiceworks 6 Adds IT Knowledge Base for SMBs

Spiceworks 6 Adds IT Knowledge Base for SMBs

Spiceworks is reaching out to organizations with limited tech budgets with the latest release of its social network and IT management software, Spiceworks 6, aimed at SMBs. The latest update includes automated cloud services discovery, an optional remote device agent and a new social IT knowledge base — the platform’s flagship new feature. The knowledge […]

Lenovo, Wave Systems Partner on Hardware-Based Security

Lenovo, Wave Systems Partner on Hardware-Based Security

Computer maker Lenovo and data protection and security expert Wave Systems (NASDAQ; WAVX) signed a worldwide distribution agreement under which Lenovo will offer Wave’s security solutions on a resale basis and through its channel partners. The agreement is designed to simplify the buying process for Lenovo customers who use Wave solutions to activate and manage […]

AlienVault Unlocks Unified Security Management 4.0

AlienVault Unlocks Unified Security Management 4.0

Of the terrestrial worries modern businesses have to face, threat intelligence and prevention are among the most important, and Silicon Valley-based security specialist AlienVault is addressing that concern with the launch of its Unified Security Management 4.0 (USM) platform, which combines 30 security tools in one management console. The USM platform is based on five […]

Pentaho, Datameer Join Dell’s Project Sputnik

Pentaho, Datameer Join Dell’s Project Sputnik

Tech giant Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) is sending more than just a beeping stainless steel ball into orbit with Project Sputnik, the company’s six-month exploratory pilot program to create an Ubuntu Linux-based developer notebook computer. Dell announced Pentaho, an open source business intelligence (BI) and analytics specialist, has joined the Emerging Solutions Ecosystem with its Business Analytics […]

SAP Analytics Solutions Offer Insight into Big Data

SAP Analytics Solutions Offer Insight into Big Data

Enterprise application software specialist SAP (NYSE: SAP) announced business intelligence (BI) solutions, including Feature Pack 3 for the 4.0 release of the company’s BusinessObjects BI solutions (including SAP BusinessObjects BI, Edge edition software) and the 1.0.1 release of Visual Intelligence software. Feature Pack 3 for the 4.0 release gives workers access to reports and metrics […]

ShoreTel 13 Expands Support for Open Standards

ShoreTel 13 Expands Support for Open Standards

Unified communications (UC) specialist ShoreTel (NASDAQ: SHOR) announced the debut of its latest software release, ShoreTel 13, which includes enhanced capabilities for video communications and instant messaging (IM). The software upgrade is included at no charge to all existing customers with a maintenance agreement. Through ShoreTel Communicator, the call manager application within ShoreTel 13, users […]

FireMon Security Manager Deemed ‘McAfee Compatible’

FireMon Security Manager Deemed ‘McAfee Compatible’

Security management and risk analysis solutions specialist FireMon announced its flagship security policy and posture management solution, Security Manager, has been designated “McAfee Compatible” for its integration with McAfee Firewall Enterprise V8. The recently updated Security Manager V6.0 integrates comprehensive risk analysis with configuration management, enforcement and auditing of network security devices such as firewalls, […]

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