What Has Been Going on in the World of IT?

IT Insights in August

IT Insights in August: What Has Been Going on in the World of IT

What’s been happening in the tech and vendor world in August? We compiled the latest vendor news and trending topics of the past month. It takes just a few minutes to stay up to date in the world of IT.

Vendor News

Adobe named a leader in the 2021 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Digital Commerce.

Citrix among leading companies for inclusion.

IBM announces new innovations and insights using AI and cloud technology for 2021.

IBM unveils On-Chip Accelerated Artificial Intelligence Processor.

McAfee unveils integration with Microsoft Dynamics 365 for greater security and compliance in the cloud.

Microsoft announces price changes for M365.

Microsoft and EY announce expansion of collaboration to drive a $15B growth opportunity and technology innovation across industries.

Oracle: New Support Rewards Program helps customers reduce their annual support spend for database and middleware to $0.

SAP ranked no. 1 in Gartner Market Share Analysis Report and recognized as a leader in transportation and Warehouse Management Systems.

SAP acquires SwoopTalent intellectual property to boost Talent Data Intelligence.

SAP named a leader in 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools.

VMware named a leader in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Endpoint Management.

SoftwareONE News

SoftwareONE appoints Rodolfo J. Savitzky as new Group Chief Financial Officer, succeeding Hans Grüter who will retire at the end of 2021.

SoftwareONE delivers solid results with accelerated investments in growth in H1 2021.

We released a new on-demand webinar and invite you to learn how to demystify the digital world for nonprofits.

Where are you on your Azure journey? SoftwareONE gives you a helping hand to get your Azure migration started or to further leverage your Azure usage through an ongoing optimization service.

Nothing is built to last forever – and this is especially true for enterprise-grade computer hardware and software. Discover the risks involved with using End of Life (EOL) software, and how SoftwareONE can help.

Our renewed BackupSimple service helps you to prepare your storage & backup solutions for today’s digital world. You can keep your data safe and recoverable in the face of ransomware and other data loss threats.

New eBook available: We know that channel partner programs often fail to take the time to understand the partner objectives which can result in a poor partner experience and lack of trust. Find out how to evaluate existing channel partnerships and consider what Real Partner Value (RPV) means to your business.

Do you feel like you’re having a hard time keeping up with the ever-evolving world of Microsoft licensing? Learn how you can overcome the most common Microsoft challenges and get the most out of your current Microsoft technology.

Tech News

Acronis: Save the date – The Acronis #CyberFit Summit World Tour is kicking off end of October 2021.

IDC survey finds connectivity and network transformation are among top priorities to improve business and operational efficiency.

Gartner: New research provides guidance on the recovery of data and services in the aftermath of a ransomware attack.

Gartner published Hype Cycle for Cloud Security, 2021

Trend Micro: New research sets guidelines to ensure cybersecurity in vehicles.

VMware: Save the date for VMworld 2021, the Premier Multi-cloud Online Event October from 5 – 7, 2021.

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