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IBM announced a partnership with the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania to deliver a first-of-a-kind executive education program for Chief Marketing Officers (CMOs) and Chief Customer Officers (CCOs). The two-week course, titled “The CMO Advantage: Evolving Beyond the Digital Revolution,” will explore the increasing importance of the CMO in the C-Suite. The intersection of marketing and technology in today’s marketplace presents a unique opportunity for senior business leaders, such as the CMO, to drive innovation, enhance influence and deepen customer engagement…

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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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