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Nexus Information Systems, a regional leader in data center solutions and services, today announced that the company has become a member of the Actifio Partner Program.  As an approved Actifio partner, Nexus Information Systems will offer its clients the Actifio Data Management Virtualization (DMV) software suite to lower data protection, disaster recovery and business continuity costs. Actifio solutions help customers protect their physical and VMware virtualized environments including VMware Site Recovery Manager. "Enabling virtualized infrastructures with cost efficient data protection and disaster recovery is a top business requirement for our customers," said Keith Norbie, vice president of sales for Nexus Information Systems. "With the Actifio software suite, we are able to easily eliminate companies' information silos and realize dramatic cost savings while re... (more)

Queplix Extends Data Virtualization Capabilities to Developer Community

Queplix Corp., a provider of data virtualization, has announced its new BladeShare Exchange Program, which enables partners or customers to build custom Application Software Blades for new third-party and custom applications, and make them available to the worldwide Queplix customer community. Queplix's intelligent Application Software Blades perform easy and automatic connections to target applications, reducing the time required to integrate applications by up to 75 percent or more. The BladeShare Exchange Program will enable participants to develop new applications that can ea... (more)

Queplix Data Virtualization Platform Integrates with NoSQL Databases

Queplix Corp., a provider of data virtualization, on Tuesday introduced new Application Software Blades for Hive, HBase and Cassandra. Queplix is the first vendor to deliver a NoSQL data integration environment expanding the opportunity to leverage data from any database technology regardless of its structure - relational, object-oriented, XML, or NoSQL. Intelligent Application Software Blades enable the Queplix Virtual Data Manager platform to securely connect to many different source applications and data. The new software blades for NoSQL databases can identify and extract ke... (more)

VP & Citrix CTO Harry Labana Joins Atlantis Computing Advisory Board

Atlantis Computing, a provider of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) storage and performance optimization solutions, on Thursday announced that Harry Labana, vice president and chief technology officer for Citrix desktop and application virtualization, has joined the Atlantis Computing Advisory Board. "With the Atlantis ILIO software, Atlantis Computing has delivered an elegant solution that makes the virtual desktop experience better than a PC," said Harry Labana, vice president and chief technology officer for Citrix desktop and application virtualization. "Atlantis Computin... (more)

The Truth About Social Media as a B2B Marketing Platform

These are the questions marketing professionals are asking with few clear answers. The truth is that social media is an immature set of marketing channels that can negatively impact a company's demand generation efforts if not managed properly. Marketers need to get clarity on the current role and value of social media as part of their overall marketing mix with guidance and resources to help them navigate uncharted waters. Now available for download, "The Truth about Social Media as a B2B Marketing Platform" is a webinar presented by Jim Novy, founder of IT Marketing World and ... (more)