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  • Google ramps up hybrid cloud security strategy with Splunk, BMC and Tenable partnerships

    Google ramps up hybrid cloud security strategy with Splunk, BMC and Tenable partnerships

    Not to be left behind as companies like IBM, Cisco and Microsoft all expand their services for enterprises opting for hybrid cloud environments, Google today announced a raft of partnerships to advance its position in the market, too. Google Stackdriver, the company’s platform for managing IT ops between Google’s cloud platform, AWS, and other servers, is now… Read More

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    Zoho Seeks To Disrupt IT Helpdesk Market By Offering ServiceDesk For Free

    Zoho Seeks To Disrupt IT Helpdesk Market By Offering ServiceDesk For Free

    With enterprises looking to achieve cost savings as their top priority in managing their IT systems, the IT help desk market is getting commoditized very fast, leaving little room for any disruptive innovation. ManageEngine, a division of Zoho, is offering its flagship IT help desk software — ServiceDesk — for free starting today, underscoring just how competitive and commoditized… Read More

  • People Don’t Take Smoke Breaks Anymore, They Take Facebook Breaks

    People Don’t Take Smoke Breaks Anymore, They Take Facebook Breaks

    People don’t take smoke breaks anymore — they take Facebook breaks.” Now, there’s a beauty that I heard this afternoon at the IBM Connect event here in Orlando. You can blame it on the digital natives — the young ones who feed their activity streams to network and create their digital personas. For them, it’s not so unusual. It actually makes a lot of… Read More

  • BMC Doubles Down On DevOps, Acquires VaraLogix

    BMC Doubles Down On DevOps, Acquires VaraLogix

    BMC Software, perhaps best known for its Remedy line of IT management products, announced today that it will acquire VaraLogix, makers of tools that help companies automate software deployments. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The move follows BMC’s acquisition of StreamStep and continued efforts to tap into the growing DevOps market. “DevOps” is a nebulous term… Read More

  • DynamicOps Acquisition Helps VMware Differentiate From AWS And Infrastructure Players

    DynamicOps Acquisition Helps VMware Differentiate From AWS And Infrastructure Players

    VMware announced the acquisition today of DynamicOps, a purchase that puts it in position to differentiate itself from the traditional infrastructure providers. It’s not a sexy acquisition, but it’s practical. VMware gets a tighter story for how it plans to add value, in face of deeper competition from the likes of Google, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and OpenStack, the… Read More

  • BMC Software Acquires Aeroprise To Enhance Its Mobile Know-How

    BMC Software this morning announced that it has acquired Aeroprise, which provides a mobility solution for BMC’s Remedy IT Service Management Suite. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. With support for iPhone, iPad, BlackBerry, Android and Windows Mobile devices, Aeorprise’s solution helps enterprises and governments provide rapid access to IT service management… Read More

  • BMC Buys Web Application Performance Management Software Maker Coradiant

    BMC Software this morning announced that it has acquired Coradiant, a privately-held provider of web application performance monitoring solutions. BMC pitches the purchase as a way to enhance its ability to offer businesses a 360-degree view of service performance (‘from end-user experience and behavior to infrastructure’). The company says an ‘aggressive product… Read More

  • BMC Acquires Database Automation Solutions Provider GridApp Systems

    BMC Software has acquired GridApp Systems, which specializes in the automation of cloud database provisioning, patching and administration. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. With the purchase, BMC is expanding its current offering of application, server, network and client configuration management to include database automation. Read More

  • BMC Software Buys Neptuny’s Software Business

    BMC Software has acquired Neptuny’s software business, a European capacity management and IT performance optimization solution provider. The addition of Neptuny’s technology is to enhance BMC’s dynamic Business Service Management (BSM) portfolio and cloud management offerings. Read More

  • Zyrion's Traverse 5.0 Available Today With Network Flow Analysis Capabilities

    Zyrion, a Sunnyvale based provider of Business Service Management (BSM) products, announced today the integration of Network Flow Analysis capabilities into their latest product, Traverse 5.0. Traverse allows its users to drill down into the performance of their IT services in real-time; thus enabling IT and business personnel to not only identify which devices are down or impacted, but also… Read More