Avaya Aura Conferencing 7.0 Targets BYOD Businessesview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Business communications and collaboration software specialist Avaya announced the launch of Aura Conferencing 7.0, the latest version of the company’s multi-modal conferencing solution. Designed for businesses with highly mobile workforces and those implementing bring your own device (BYOD) programs, the software enables session-based, unified voice and Web collaboration on the go using desktop Ma (IT news)

CompTIA Breakaway 2012: Big Data, M2M & Rumors in the Hallsview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – CompTIA Breakaway 2012 has attracted several hundred VARs and MSPs this week in Las Vegas. So what’s the chatter here in the halls? Beyond cloud computing, CompTIA is now focused on Big Data and Machine to Machine opportunities for partners, said CEO Todd Thibodeaux. Also, he called on the U.S. (IT news)

StorServer Adds VM Backup to Unlimited Capacity Licensesview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Midmarket data backup solutions provider StorServer announced the addition of the company’s Virtual Machine Backup (VMB) licensing to its list of unlimited Capacity licenses, a suite of 11 software titles that offer a set of data protection capabilities for small businesses. Capacity licensing is a bundle of IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) and StorServer software products and services that offers (IT news)

Samsung says Apple would not have sold a single iPhone without the benefit of their patented technologyview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Next week Samsung and Apple go at it in the courts again. I know, what else is new? Anyways, the Wall Street Journal posted some excerpts from Samsung’s trial brief. Of course Samsung’s argument is that they didn’t copy Apple’s iPhone one bit and that they were working on the next generation of mobile phones in the Summer of 2006, months before the iPhone was announced. (IT news)

[ubuntu] Inertia now working on external touchpad (on Desktop)view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Inertia started working for me after today's updates. It's very noticeable when trying two-finger slide up and down on chromium using an external Logitech wireless touchpad on a desktop. It's good news. (Hardware)

AlienVault Unlocks Unified Security Management 4.0view story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Of the terrestrial worries modern businesses have to face, threat intelligence and prevention are among the most important, and Silicon Valley-based security specialist AlienVault is addressing that concern with the launch of its Unified Security Management 4.0 (USM) platform, which combines 30 security tools in one management console. The USM platform is based on five key security capabilities th (IT news)

IBM Revenues, Profits Reveal 2012 Technology Spending Trendsview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – IBM‘s Q2 2012 financial results were a mixed bag, revealing that corporate technology spending and long-term technology budgets face macroeconomic pressure. (IT news)

IBM vs. Oracle: Big Blue Hiring 1,500 Software Sales Prosview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Move over, Oracle and HP Autonomy. IBM Software is betting big on business analytics and cloud software. Indeed, IBM (NYSE: IBM) will hire roughly 1,500 sales representatives from now through the end of 2012, according to CFO Mark Loughridge. (IT news)

HostingCon: Microsoft Office 15 Meets Cloud Services, VDI?view story

http://www.thevarguy.com – As the Microsoft Office 15 launch apparently approaches in San Francisco, hosting providers and cloud services providers (CSPs) are gathering for Boston HostingCon 2012. At the cloud hosting event, many attendees will discuss Office as a cloud service or as a VDI (virtual desktop infrastructure) service. (IT news)

Google’s “My Tracks” gets first update in a year, now revamped with Holo UIview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Remember Google’s open sourced app called “My Tracks?” If you do not, we don’t blame you as the app hasn’t received an update in over a year! (IT news)