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A first take on enterprise IT technology news and events.

unified communications

Unify Bulks Up OpenScape UC Platform for Midsize Companies

October 07, 2016 4:35 AM
The collaboration vendor rolls out OpenScape Enterprise Express v9, which includes greater scalability and easier installation capabilities.
tech business

SD-WAN Vendor Viptela Launches Global Partner Program

October 06, 2016 11:20 AM
The vForce effort is designed to help managed service providers deliver SD-WAN to enterprises and grow Viptela's reach in the competitive market.
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AT&T's Virtual Network Functions Services Becomes FlexWare

October 04, 2016 8:05 AM
The new branding from the carrier comes with more device options and a new network security function from Palo Alto Networks.
Nutanix IPO

Nutanix Raises $238 Million in High-Profile IPO

September 30, 2016 8:50 AM
The hyperconverged infrastructure software vendor saw the price for its stock exceed expectations, selling for $16 per share.
BlackBerry, smartphones, Apple iPhone, mobile phones, enterprise smartphones, John Chen

BlackBerry: Resistance to Change Killed Its Smartphone Business

September 28, 2016 3:15 PM
When the company announced the end of its own smartphone production on Sept. 28, "surprised" was not a word that came to mind.
collaboration

LogMeIn Gets US Approval to Buy Citrix's GoTo Business

September 26, 2016 7:45 AM
Federal regulators eliminate a hurdle for LogMeIn by deciding to cut short the waiting period that is part of the country's antitrust laws.
video conferencing

Prysm Lets Users Invite Third Parties to Collaboration Sessions

September 23, 2016 11:10 AM
The company is adding a Guest Mode feature to its Visual Workplace platform that will enable users to invite outside participants into the meeting.
SD-WAN

Versa Networks Unveils SD-WAN Appliance Ecosystem

September 20, 2016 3:20 PM
The company is partnering with Advantech, Lanner and Silicom to offer hardware systems that run Versa's SD-WAN and SD-security software.
IoT

Intel, GE Partner to Make Trains Mobile Data Centers

September 19, 2016 8:30 AM
The companies team up on GE Transportation's GoLinc platform, bringing greater data analytics and application management capabilities to locomotives.
Mastercard, chip cards, credit card fraud, credit card payments, Walgreens, Target, A.C. Moore, Christmas, holiday shopping season

Chip-Card Processing Delays Could Be Grinch That Steals Christmas

September 16, 2016 1:35 PM
At the 1-year anniversary of U.S. chip credit cards, fraud is down, but if the speed of transactions isn't increased soon, trouble looms.

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