Monday, March 23, 2015

Skype for Business Update, Vonage Grows UcaaS, and Sprint Intros WaaS

Meet the White House's new open source-happy IT director | Samsung will add Microsoft services and let users remove bloatware

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Skype for Business Update, Vonage Grows UcaaS, and Sprint Intros WaaS
Last week, Microsoft provided the technical preview of the Skype for Business client, giving customers an opportunity to trial Skype for Business in preparation for full-scale roll-out planned for next month. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

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10 Things Every Web Application Should Do
The sobering reality today is that endpoint and network security are no longer adequate to ensure data security, particularly when it comes to securing the rising tide of Web applications. Learn more in this Webcast. View now

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Infographic: Re-Define Simplicity with EMC VSPEX BLUE
EMC Redefines Simplicity With VSPEX BLUE Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Appliance. It delivers compute, storage, networking and management in an agile, scalable, trusted and easy to manage hyper-converged infrastructure appliance. Learn More

Meet the White House's new open source-happy IT director
"First Geek" David Recordon comes from Facebook, open standards world Read More

WHITE PAPER: Level 3 Communications

Secure Data Services: Breaking Down the Enterprise IT Silo
This paper explores how NSPs can truly help their customers break down their silo mentality with an alternative approach to bundled services that is aligned to the core business interests of their customers. The benefits of this approach – to both NSP and customer – are also explored. Learn More

Samsung will add Microsoft services and let users remove bloatware
Samsung both giveth and (allows users to) taketh away.The South Korean device maker is, for the first time, giving its customers access to Microsoft services and apps in its newest smartphones and tablets. At the same time, Samsung is allowing customers to strip away apps and bloatware they don't want on the company's newest phones.Recent posts on the XDA Developers Forum indicate that many pre-installed apps on the upcoming Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones can be removed legally and easily. These apps include Gmail, Google + and YouTube; Samsung's own S Voice and S Health software; and Microsoft's OneNote, OneDrive and Skype, as reported by Forbes.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

WHITE PAPER: Worksoft, Inc.

Best Practices to Automate SAP Test and Delivery Processes.
Streamline testing and delivery of ERP projects. This IDC report quantifies the ROI and benefits enterprises have achieved by automating business processes. Learn how users have been able to: - Reduce regression testing time by 48% - Increase automation of business processes by 44% Learn More

Hot IT skills that will get you hired and well-paid
Where are you going to invest your professional development resources in 2015? Security and big data skills top the list of the fastest growing tech skills, according to recent data from Dice. Read More

New products of the week 03.23.2015
Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as Dell and F5 Networks. Read More


7 things we want to see in the Surface Pro 4

Perhaps a "Surface Pro 4" will debut at the same time or soon after Windows 10 launches. Here's what we'd like to see in the Surface Pro 4.


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