Countdown To Failure: 6 Seconds Or Bust!
Mar05

Countdown To Failure: 6 Seconds Or Bust!

Businesses that fail to deliver a positive application experience risk losing as much as 27% of their customer base, according to a new study from CA Technologies. Another key finding: brand loyalty has a 6-second shelf life. That’s all you’ve got to get it right or you’ll risk doing irreparable damage to your business. The bottom line, said CA’s Andi Mann, VP Office of the CEO, is that the customer experience...

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InterConnect 2015 and the “New” IBM

What does IBM’s recent InterConnect 2015 conference have to do with this? A couple of things. First, it combined/replaced three of IBM’s solution-focused annual customer/partner conferences: Pulse (Tivoli), Impact (Websphere) and Innovate (Rational). Second, it positioned IBM Cloud (which is led by SVP Robert LeBlanc) as an umbrella under which many of those solutions now reside. That said, InterConnect was not what you’d call a tidy...

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Dell Ships Blue Thunder SDS 2.0
Mar03

Dell Ships Blue Thunder SDS 2.0

Like FalconStor Software (FreeStor), IBM (Spectrum), EMC (ViPR), and virtually every other IT hardware or software vendor that can recognize an opportunity, Dell is busy pushing its software-defined storage agenda (Blue Thunder). It may only account for a small fraction of the enterprise storage market, but while that market is growing at 5.1%, SDS is exploding at a CAGR of 35.20% over the period 2015-2019. Last month Big Blue pledged...

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Challenges with SSL/TLS Traffic Decryption…

As I’ve mentioned in several recent blogs, enterprise organizations are encrypting more and more of their network traffic. A majority (87%) of organizations surveyed as part of a recent ESG research project say they encrypt at least 25% of their overall network traffic today. To read the complete article, CLICK HERE Share this:MoreEmailPrintShare on...

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Aruba Just The $2.7B Tip Of HP’s Acquisition Iceberg?

HP has announced it will shell out $2.7 billion to acquire Aruba Networks, which trails only Cisco in selling wireless networking equipment, but is far ahead of HP. Acquiring Aruba will change that, says IDC analyst Crawford Del Prete. “This definitely moves them to be competing more with Cisco than any other (Wi-Fi) networking supplier today.” Aruba had revenues of $729 million in fiscal 2014, and has reported compound annual revenue...

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