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Steve King

Steve King has accomplished a lot during his more than three decades in the computer industry.

The tech veteran founded three software and services startups, raised $32 million in venture capital, and, most recently, spearheaded the launch of the MADROC integrated security platform as chief security and operating officer for Netswitch in South San Francisco.

Partnering with IBM SoftLayer for Game-Changing Cloud Services

On July 8, 2013, IBM announced the completion of its acquisition of SoftLayer Technologies Inc., a privately held cloud computing infrastructure company based in Dallas, Texas, and the rest is history. In just one year, SoftLayer has grown into a galvanizing force behind IBM's transformation into a cloud computing leader.

A Fantastic Fiscal Year from our Partners

The theme at this year’s Cisco Partner Summit 2014 was Amazing Together. We chose that theme because we understand just how important partners are to all our success here at Cisco. We really are amazing together and the proof of what we can accomplish, and where we can go together, is certainly there when you look back at this past fiscal year.

CompTIA’s Managed Print Trustmark Helped MPS Supplies Network Create a Complete Chain of Competence

When Supplies Network opened in 1991, the business functioned solely as a wholesale distributor of computer and imaging supplies. As competition heightened and its customers demanded a more comprehensive menu of services, the company evolved into a managed print services (MPS) provider, with the CompTIA Managed Print Trustmark playing a role in its success.

How Orchestra Software Targets "Microniche" Markets To Manage Cloud Transition

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Avery Brewing's bottling line

Making the transition from a revenue model based on one-time IT projects to one that relies on recurring revenue from Software-as-a-Service applications can be tricky. Shift the business too fast before the recurring revenue stream has had a chance to grow and a solution provider could find itself with an inadequate cash flow.

Why Project Managers Matter

Did you know that 71 percent of big IT transformation projects are probably doomed to fail?

That's the sobering finding of new research conducted by consulting company McKinsey and the University of Oxford. What's more, you can expect at least one-third of projects to come in at least 50 percent over budget.