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A 'How To' Guide on Monetizing the Internet of Things
While there is much discussion as to what actually constitutes the Internet of Things (IoT), there can be little doubt that we have entered the on-ram…

By: Peter Bernstein | 4/11/2016

Barracuda Announces Two New Backup Appliances, Pricing Updates
Barracuda recently announced that it has launched two new recovery hardware units, updated its virtual backup software, and changed the pricing option…

By: Casey Houser | 4/8/2016

Jive Communications VP Talks Growth, M&A Strategy, and E-Rate
One of the early players in hosted voice, Jive Communications Inc. celebrates a decade in business this August. The company has experienced an average…

By: Paula Bernier | 4/7/2016

Transformation into a Software Company is Challenging, But Crucial
The well-documented facts are that market-leading hardware manufacturers who have transformed into software businesses are out-performing their compet…

By: Peter Bernstein | 4/6/2016

Mitel Announces Cloud Service Provider of the Year Winners
Every year, Mitel, a provider of mobile communications services for enterprises, names the top cloud service providers in its field by awarding its pa…

By: Casey Houser | 4/5/2016

Software Monetization Solutions and Pricing Flexibility-Perfect Together
For creators of software, licensing and entitlement management of their intellectual property (IP), aka "Software Monetization", along with its protec…

By: Peter Bernstein | 3/31/2016

Arbor Networks Creates New Flexible Licenses
Arbor Networks, a developer of network analysis software that helps enterprise clients detect attacks and threats, recently announced three Flexible L…

By: Casey Houser | 3/31/2016

TMC Grants Avalara With Product of the Year Award
One may say that Avalara works primarily in the tax compliance industry. Another may also say that it operates more for telecoms. And another may say …

By: Casey Houser | 3/24/2016

Google Reportedly Wins Apple Business for iCloud Services Hosting
Apple has reportedly tapped Google to provide it with hosting for its iCloud services in what CRN and Fast Company say is a $400-600 engagement. This …

By: Paula Bernier | 3/17/2016

Insights on Making and Keeping Customers Happy
The reason this is a win/win is that Gemalto solutions allow software providers to protect their intellectual property, better package and price their…

By: Peter Bernstein | 3/17/2016

Toshiba VIPedge Application Service Named a 2015 Cloud Computing Product of the Year
Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division has been selected by TMC to win a 2015 Cloud Computing Product of the Ye…

By: Rory Lidstone | 3/17/2016

Viavi Leverages Licensing for Transformation from Hardware to Software
The company's roots date back to the 1980s with their emergence as a major supplier of optical fiber and a myriad of other hardware-based solutions. A…

By: Peter Bernstein | 3/14/2016

Agile Monetization Strategies and Technologies Can Future-proof Your Business
The answer to the question posed above is that in The Age of Acceleration, companies that embrace change "rethink" and leverage new Software monetizat…

By: Peter Bernstein | 3/10/2016

Cloud Means Freedom
As an industry, are we making clear and compelling arguments for moving your organization to the cloud? Are we speaking the language of business to bu…

By: Accenture Cloud Insights | 3/8/2016

How AWS Partnerships Are Helping Businesses Succeed
On the surface, Amazon Web Services (AWS) is just another cloud services provider in a crowded market. Of course, the service happens to be provided b…

By: Drew Hendricks | 3/2/2016

Planning Your Cloud Strategy
The word "cloud" in the technology context first popped up in the April 1994 Wired article on General Magic. Then the term was almost completely forgo…

By: Special Guest | 3/2/2016

Striata's New SDR Enforces Privacy in Cloud-Based Systems
Striata - a company dedicated to Customer Communications Management software and document security technologies - launched an innovative Secure Docume…

By: Jessica N. Abraham-Hogan | 2/29/2016

Too Legit to Quit: Why Skullcandy is Teaming Up with Icertis
No, we're not talking about MC Hammer this time. We're talking contract management. Cloud-based contract management provider, Icertis, announced a rec…

By: Jessica N. Abraham-Hogan | 2/23/2016

Security and Accountability Drive Concerns for Maximizing Cloud Investment
Recently, 46 percent of IT executives said they were dealing with an average of four or more applications. The survey, sponsored by thinkJar and condu…

By: Sandra Thomson | 2/22/2016

Cisco's View on Software Monetization Transformation- It's Not Just About Licensing Anymore
Software licensing in the days when software was delivered via physical media, On-Premise, was rather simple compared to today. Fulfillment, as those …

By: Peter Bernstein | 2/22/2016