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Brocade announced the appointment of Allen Olivo as vice president of Global Brand and Communications. In this role Olivo is responsible for the development of brand strategies that will further evolve Brocade's leadership position in the networking marketplace as the New IP becomes the new normal for networks. He will be based in the company's San Jose headquarters and report to Christine Heckart, chief marketing officer…

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EMC Corporation will host customers, partners, and employees in offices around the world today (10/7) as part of the second annual CX Day, a global event recognizing the customer experience established by the Customer Experience Professionals Association, a non-profit group, and celebrated by thousands of companies worldwide. EMC’s Total Customer Experience (TCE) Day will include recognition events featuring guest speakers, executive panels, and customer presentations, providing an opportunity for EMC employees and executives to thank customers for their trust and commitment in EMC…

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Building on client demand to integrate real-time analytics with consumer transactions, IBM announced new capabilities for its System z mainframe. The integration of analytics with transactional data can provide businesses with real-time, actionable insights on commercial transactions as they occur to take advantage of new opportunities to increase sales and help minimize loss through fraud prevention…

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In a keynote speech at IBM Enterprise, Jamie Thomas, General Manager, Storage and Software Defined Systems at IBM, unveiled a bold strategy for the company’s storage business. Building upon the Software Defined Storage portfolio announced last May, IBM is focusing its storage business on a new model for enterprise data storage that is optimized for interoperability across hardware and software solutions. This new model will provide greater flexibility around how customers can receive, consume and explore different options for data storage, which will ultimately allow customers to better harness their data for greater business insights…

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On September 24, 2014 a serious software vulnerability called Shellshock was reported . The United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team has issued an alert, and along with other security organizations worldwide is recommending users and system administrators of Unix-based operating systems such as Linux and Mac OS X apply security fixes as soon as possible. The warning states that the Shellshock bug could be exploited to compromise millions of servers and other devices worldwide…

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Houston-based BMC Software, Inc., a leading provider of information technology management systems and software, has filed a patent infringement lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas against Santa Clara, California-based ServiceNow, Inc.

According to the lawsuit filed Sept. 23, 2014, ServiceNow has built much of its business around the infringement of BMC’s patented technologies. In the filing, BMC claims its patents are being violated by products that comprise core elements of ServiceNow’s IT management offerings, including:

- Incident Management and Problem Management;…

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EMC Corporation announced that it has been recognized as a leader among S&P 500 companies by the environmental non-profit group, CDP, for the depth and quality of the climate change data disclosed to investors and the global marketplace.  For the sixth time, EMC has been included in the Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) for its leadership in the quality of climate change disclosures…

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