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Creately’s Collaborative Diagramming Software Optimizes Communication Allowing Teams to Plan Processes and Illustrate Concepts in Real Time

Creately’s Diagramming Software Lets Teams Collaborate in Real Time

Collaboration has long been important in the software development space. When dev teams effectively work together, they produce software that results in... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
4/25/2017
How Amazon Web Services Ushered Major League Baseball into the Digital Age with Scalable, Cloud-Based Infrastructure

How Amazon Web Services Brought MLB Into the Digital Age

Major League Baseball Advanced Media is the technology group in charge of keeping a more than 100-year-old sport thriving in the digital era. When MLBAM... read more »
Laura Bernheim
By: Laura Bernheim
4/25/2017
How SurveyMonkey Helps 99% of Fortune 500 Companies Improve Products, Bolster Marketing Efforts, and Increase Customer Satisfaction

Why Fortune 500s Trust SurveyMonkey to Gather Essential Business Data

Customer surveys play a crucial role in a company’s decision-making, helping them reach out to target audiences for information that affects product... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
4/20/2017
GFI OneGuard and GFI OneConnect: How GFI Software's Centralized Security Solutions Help SMBs Protect and Manage Networks

GFI’s Security Solutions Help SMBs Protect and Manage Networks

With more than 1 million new malware threats being released each day, it’s a dangerous world out there for the SysAdmins trying to maintain a secure... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
4/19/2017
SiteLock President Neill Feather Talks Website Security in 2017 — How SiteLock and Your Host Work Together to Protect Your Business

SiteLock President Neill Feather Talks Website Security in 2017

The downtime and data compromises caused by DDoS attacks and security breaches not only create interruptions in day-to-day business — they also have... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
4/19/2017
How Foxit Software's Fast, Affordable, and Secure PDF Solutions Automate Enterprise Communications and Help Developers Add Functionality

How Foxit PDF Tools Help Devs Automate File Management

You might not have heard of Foxit Software, but you’ve almost certainly used the company’s technology. Powering the PDF tools of Google and... read more »
Laura Bernheim
By: Laura Bernheim
4/7/2017
Veeam Shows Continuous Innovation With Availability Orchestrator™ — Automating Disaster Recovery Solutions for Enterprises

Veeam Availability Orchestrator Automates Disaster Recovery

In a digital world, customers expect around-the-clock availability. Veeam helps companies deliver that with a comprehensive suite of backup, disaster... read more »
Laura Bernheim
By: Laura Bernheim
4/6/2017
How Sonic Foundry Helps Enterprises and Higher Ed Institutions Harness the Power of Video and Analytics for Education, Training, and Engagement

Sonic Foundry Helps Organizations Harness the Power of Video

In 1991, Sonic Foundry was born in a small garage in Madison, Wisconsin, and has since evolved into a provider of full lifecycle streaming video services for... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
3/30/2017
Perks to Using Python: Our Favorite Features and Extensions for the Simple, Powerful Language Behind the Internet's Top Technologies

Perks to Python: Our Favorite Features and Extensions

Although Python can trace its roots to irreverence and Monty Python’s Flying Circus, Guido van Rossum’s programming language powers tech... read more »
Laura Bernheim
By: Laura Bernheim
3/30/2017
One Appliance, Total Security: CTO Corey Nachreiner Shares How WatchGuard Technologies™ Detects Threats & Protects Data

WatchGuard Protects Customers From Various Phases of Attack

Bringing enterprise-grade security solutions to both SMBs and enteprises, WatchGuard Technologies™ offers a comprehensive platform of services that... read more »
Laura Bernheim
By: Laura Bernheim
3/29/2017
How Attunity Simplifies Data Integration and Management: Saving Companies Time and Money With Flexible, Automated Solutions

How Attunity Simplifies Data Integration with Flexible Tools

With companies using a growing number of data resources to identify operational efficiencies and lead business decisions, there is less time for manual... read more »
Alexandra Leslie
By: Alexandra Leslie
3/23/2017
Protect Your Website and Applications — Free Vulnerability Scans With the Beyond Security™ Automated Engine and Testing Library

Beyond Security Protects Sites With Free Vulnerability Scans

After establishing its experience and credibility with a central website for sharing the newest security threats, Beyond Security has spent nearly two... read more »
Laura Bernheim
By: Laura Bernheim
3/21/2017
PinnacleCart: How the Turnkey eCommerce Platform Offers Entrepreneurs an Entry Point Into Online Sales & Marketing

PinnacleCart Offers an Effective, Turnkey eCommerce Platform

If you want your business to remain competitive in 2017, having an online storefront is nonnegotiable. PinnacleCart equips non-web developers with little to... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
3/16/2017
Advanced Security and Usability: Smartcrypt™ from PKWARE Protects Retailers’ Sensitive Data Across Platforms and Devices

PKWARE Secures Sensitive Retailer Data Across Platforms and Devices

When a high-profile data breach occurs, it causes anxiety about digital security for nearly every business. But breaches can especially impact the retail... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
3/15/2017
How Perforce and Seapine Provide a Complete and Seamless User Experience for Application Lifecycle Management and Version Control

Perforce and Seapine Demo Tools for Engineering Efficiency

With the late-2016 acquisition of application lifecycle management specialists Seapine Software, version control experts Perforce can now offer a... read more »
Laura Bernheim
By: Laura Bernheim
3/14/2017
How the Free Music Archive Uses an Open-Source Model to Showcase Artists and Curate More Than 100,000 Shareable Songs

Free Music Archive: Using Open-Source Models to Curate Shareable Songs

Inspired by Creative Commons and the open-source software movement, the Free Music Archive provides a rich library of songs available for streaming or... read more »
Laura Bernheim
By: Laura Bernheim
3/10/2017
From Software-Based Machines to On-Chip Tech: How AMD Reimagined Virtualization to Help Datacenters Lower Costs and Optimize Efficiency

How AMD Reimagined Virtualization to Cut Costs & Optimize Efficiency

Before 2006, when most people thought of virtualization, software came to mind. Software-based virtual machines had become prevalent in the IT industry... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
3/10/2017
How Hover Sponsorships Support Inspiring Startups — Helping Developers and Novice Site Owners Kickstart Projects with Simple Domain Registry

Hover Supports Inspiring Ideas & Provides Simple Domain Registry

Hover team members Michael Keshen and Anton Mamine discuss how the domain registration company is empowering startups through sponsorships and monetary... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
3/9/2017
Salesforce Commerce Cloud: Our Editor’s Choice Award™ for Multi-Channel Sales Unification

Salesforce Commerce Cloud Earns Our Editor’s Choice Award™

When Salesforce acquired Demandware in 2016, it didn’t just fold a new asset into the company. Instead, Demandware became the foundation for the... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
3/8/2017
The Landscape of Infrastructure Threats and Why Nagios XI is Our Choice for Comprehensive Health Monitoring, Risk Mitigation, and Traffic Analysis

Nagios XI: Our Choice for Comprehensive Health Monitoring

Your infrastructure is under constant risk from external and internal threats coming from every direction. Being proactive to mitigate these dangers is... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
3/6/2017
2BrightSparks Founder Michael Leaver on SyncBackPro: How His Team Aims to Build Custom Backup Solutions That Don't Sacrifice System Performance

2BrightSparks Provides Complete Data Protection with SyncBackPro

In 2004, Michael Leaver, along with partners Mike De Sousa and Richard Gascoigne, founded 2BrightSparks with their flagship product SyncBack. The software... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
3/1/2017
TemplateMonster CEO and Co-Founder David Braun Shares How Their Creations Simplify Web Design for a Wide Range of Users and Platforms

TemplateMonster Themes Simplify Web Design for Rookies and Pros

Almost 20 years ago, David Braun found himself in the same predicament many of his customers currently face: running a small web design team that was being... read more »
Laura Bernheim
By: Laura Bernheim
2/27/2017
UserTesting’s Panel of 1M+ Testers Provides On-Demand Feedback from Target Users to Help Businesses Optimize Online Customer Experiences

UserTesting Helps Businesses Optimize Customer Experiences

Businesses operating in the modern technological landscape know how important it is to provide optimal customer experiences throughout their online... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
2/24/2017
How DesignCrowd Allows Freelancers to Find Meaningful Work and Provides Companies with Crowdsourced Creativity

Crowdsourcing Creativity With DesignCrowd's Dev & Design Marketplace

As with so many successful startups, DesignCrowd was started in a garage by a 20-something who saw a problem he thought he could fix. Alec Lynch sought to... read more »
Laura Bernheim
By: Laura Bernheim
2/17/2017
Cisco Helps Retailers Ease Into the Digital Transformation: An In-Store Analytics Fabric Connecting Virtual Beacons, Mobile POS, and Digital Signage

Cisco: An Analytics Fabric Connecting In-Store Technology

When a business wants to improve the customer’s experience, it often finds that the latest technology cannot be supported by its current... read more »
Laura Bernheim
By: Laura Bernheim
2/16/2017
An Ode to WebDAV, CalDAV, and CardDAV: The Origins of a Secure, Dynamic, and Interactive Web

WebDAV: Secure Protocol Gives You Access to Web Servers and Files

Created to explore the concept of distributed authoring on a fledgling World Wide Web in the mid-1990s, WebDAV securely extended HTTP to allow direct and... read more »
Laura Bernheim
By: Laura Bernheim
2/15/2017
How ACM & Prestigious Awards Program Drive Education & Innovation in Computing — Featuring Winning Contributions to IT & Computer Science

ACM's Awards Program & Resources Help Advance Computing Professions

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) has existed since the dawn of computing with the overarching mission of promoting advances in computer science.... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
2/14/2017
Chitika’s Advertising Platform Cidewalk Helps Business Owners Monetize Websites & Retailers Market Brands to Local Audiences

Chitika Helps Businesses Monetize Websites & Advertisers Market Brands

It’s no secret the online advertising space is competitive and filled with companies, large and small, trying to get their messages heard. The big... read more »
Laura Bernheim
By: Laura Bernheim
2/14/2017
Blackbaud Meets Nonprofits at the Intersection of Technology and Philanthropy — Connecting Them with Software to Serve the Greater Good

Blackbaud Connects Nonprofits with Software to Serve the Greater Good

Thankfully, there is no shortage of nonprofit and charitable organizations around the world working toward a myriad of causes to advance the public good.... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
2/13/2017
How CompTIA Serves the IT Channel and Hosting Communities — Advocacy, Networking, Education, and Certifications for 65K Members

How CompTIA Promotes the Advancement of the IT Channel Community

A key ingredient to professional success is networking, and in no other place does this seem more evident than the IT industry. CompTIA, an industry-leading,... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
2/9/2017
Intel Announces Its Responsive Retail Platform™ and $100M Investment Aimed at Revolutionizing the In-Store Experience

Intel's Responsive Retail Platform™ to Revolutionize the In-Store Experience

As the world’s leading chipmaker, Intel is in prime position to deliver on CEO Brian Krzanich’s $100 million pledge to transform the in-store... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
2/8/2017
How The Linux Foundation Goes Beyond the Operating System to Create the Largest Shared Resource of Open-Source Technology

The Linux Foundation: Open-Source Projects Go Beyond Operating System

The Linux Foundation, a nonprofit organization supporting the legendary 25-year-old operating system, accelerates open-source development and commercial... read more »
Laura Bernheim
By: Laura Bernheim
2/1/2017
Your Ticket to Los Angeles: HostingCon Joins Forces With Data Center World in 2017 for Networking, Learning, and a Massive Exhibit Hall

Your Ticket to LA: 2017 HostingCon Joins Forces With Data Center World

Our annual migration to HostingCon Global is upon us. This year, we’re heading to Los Angeles to meet with industry leaders and the teams behind... read more »
Alexandra Leslie
By: Alexandra Leslie
1/31/2017
WinZip 21: Why Millions of Users Choose the File Compression Software With Enhanced Security, Sharing, and Management Functionality

WinZip: Best for File Compression, Security, Sharing, & Management

The standard in file management, compression, and sharing for more than 25 years, WinZip continues to innovate and adapt to new technologies with the 2016... read more »
Laura Bernheim
By: Laura Bernheim
1/30/2017
DIY or Done-Just-For-You Sites by Web.com — A No-Code, Low-Cost Means to Establishing a Personal or Professional Online Presence

Custom-Designed or DIY Personal & Professional Sites with Web.com

Web.com offers small, medium, and solopreneur businesses an incredibly easy, coding-free way to get online, market their services, and grow their customer... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
1/30/2017
Veeam’s Availability Platform for the Hybrid Cloud Provides Continuity, Workload Mobility, and Visibility for the <em>Always-On Enterprise</em>™

Veeam Provides High Availability Solutions for the SMB & Enterprise

Transitions in technology and the ways companies conduct business in the modern world have created an environment where high availability is expected.... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
1/27/2017
NVIDIA Is Virtualizing GPUs — Why This Changes the Game for High-Performance Applications, Virtual Desktops, &#038; Accelerated Security

NVIDIA Virtualizes GPUs: Game Changer for High-Performing, Modern Apps

A pioneer in accelerated graphics processing, NVIDIA products exist on the leading edge of modern computing needs. Known for inventing the GPU popular in... read more »
Laura Bernheim
By: Laura Bernheim
1/25/2017
Piwik 3.0 — A Year of Development Leads to the Largest Release Ever for the Popular Open-Source Web Analytics Platform

Piwik 3.0 — Biggest Update to Open-Source Analytics Tool

An open-source alternative to analytics products from Google, Adobe, and IBM, Piwik gives users total control over their website data. Users can install the... read more »
Laura Bernheim
By: Laura Bernheim
1/24/2017
Grow Your Cloud Business With Odin — How Streamlining Provisioning, Billing, and Support Maximizes Profits

Odin Streamlines Cloud Services Automation to Maximize Profit

With 300 developers working to perfect their automation codebase, Odin provides software to power the cloud ecosystems of companies large and small.... read more »
Laura Bernheim
By: Laura Bernheim
1/24/2017
How Sophos Simplifies Security and Works to Protect Your Network From Ransomware and Other Exploits

Sophos: Security Made Simple Protects Users From Threats

As security tools for virus, malware, and endpoint protection have become increasingly complex and specialized, British security company Sophos have... read more »
Laura Bernheim
By: Laura Bernheim
1/17/2017
Sean Garrity