Shine a spotlight on your success! Submit your nomination for an IBM Beacon Award today

The 2017 Beacon Awards will recognize IBM Business Partners around the world for your innovative use of IBM offerings, your technical excellence and resulting client satisfaction. Is your company delivering essential business value and transforming your clients’ businesses? Tell us how by submitting your nomination by November 18, 2016.

Datastring Founders Establish Cloud Backup Company through Asigra Partnership

Meet the people behind the UK and Ireland’s most exciting, up-and-coming cloud backup provider – Datastring. Jon Thordarson, CEO and Steinthor Kristinsson, CTO are highly experienced IT infrastructure engineers who have protected customer data using Asigra since 2004 at Securstore (later KeepItSafe), an award-winning Asigra Partner.

Cloud use increases attack surface up to 100-fold; companies fail to keep up with flood of threats

Companies’ attackable surface area has increased by a factor of two to 100 times as CIOs have started migrating corporate information from traditional data centers to a cloud infrastructure, boosting server workloads, according to a recent research.

Introducing Sophos Intercept X – a completely new approach to endpoint security

At Sophos, we’re no strangers to next-generation security. You can see it across our entire product line, from our powerful Security Heartbeat technology that leverages Sophos Central to facilitate communication between endpoints and the network, to our advanced behavioral analytics and malicious traffic detection features (and a whole lot more).

Warranties Are Selling With Notebooks at a Consistent Rate Year-Over-Year Despite Growing Chromebook Sales

According to The NPD Group’s VAR Invoice Tracking Service, warranties remain a critical part of the notebook sales purchase. Twenty percent of all notebooks sold with a warranty attached during the 12 months ending April 2016.

The dark side of the cloud: improper sharing and access, most cloud-related security incidents, study shows

With cloud adoption becoming a reality for companies, most admit having experienced cloud security incidents - 59% reported incidents related to unwanted external sharing and 47% reported incidents involving access from unauthorized devices, a survey shows.

IBM enhances all-flash storage offerings for cloud and cognitive business

On August 23, IBM Storage announced truly revolutionary all-flash storage offerings at prices aimed squarely at small and mid-sized firms. The new all-flash IBM Storwize V7000F and IBM Storwize V5030F are just the ticket to provide safe, primary storage for cloud or cognitive applications and workloads.