Computer Design & Integration LLC (CDI LLC) Receives Breakaway Partner of the Year Award at Cisco Partner Summit Digital 2020

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NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov 17, 2020–

Computer Design & Integration LLC (“CDI” or “the Company”) announced today that it is the recipient of Cisco’s Americas US East Area – Breakaway Partner of the Year award. This award recognizes CDI for its innovation, leadership and best practices as a Cisco business partner. Cisco unveiled the annual award winners at the Cisco Partner Summit Digital 2020, which was held virtually on October 28, 2020.

The Breakaway Partner of the Year award is given to Cisco channel partners who rise to business challenges and to acknowledge their superior business practices, as well as reward best-in-class methodologies.

“We remain steadfast in growing our Cisco business and are pleased to once again be recognized as a top partner,” said Frank Romano, President of Engineering, CDI.

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Computer Design & Integration LLC (CDI LLC) Announces the Launch of CDI Security Solutions

New offering and strategic hires position firm to help clients identify security risk, protect against threats and minimize business disruption

Computer Design & Integration LLC (“CDI” or “the Company”) announced today the launch of CDI Security Solutions, a comprehensive consultancy group that will focus on expanding the Company’s best-in-class digital portfolio.

In a world that is constantly evolving due to new and emerging threats, CDI Security Solutions marries its strength in infrastructure, DevOps, and digital transformation with security. This integrated approach will allow CDI to better align with customer needs and deliver modern, thought-leading solutions that:

  • Embed security disciplines and best practices throughout the development transformation lifecycle

  • Help customers systematically baseline and improve their existing controls by leveraging evidence and data to proactively mitigate deviations before incidents occur

  • Combine security and network operations teams to drive optimal event response remediation efforts

“There’s no longer a separation between IT operations and

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Cisco rolls out updates to its Intersight portfolio, including new AppDynamics integration

Cisco is rolling out updates to its hybrid cloud operations platform, including an integration with AppDynamics, the application performance business it acquired three years ago for $3.7 billion. 

Cisco’s Intersight platform aims to connect private data centers to private clouds. The suite was first rolled out in 2017 and serves as a cloud-based management platform for Cisco’s Unified Computing System (UCS) and HyperFlex Systems. 

The updates include new capabilities in the Intersight Workload Optimizer, which is meant to simplify application resources management. It functions as a single tool that can provide real-time, full-stack visibility and insights, Cisco said. The platform now integrates with AppDynamics for improved visibility across applications and infrastructure. 

Meanwhile, new features in the Intersight Kubernetes Service are designed to help infrastructure teams automate the lifecycle management of Kubernetes and containerized applications across hybrid environments. Cisco also introduced a new way of managing multicloud data center networks —

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Cloud Logistics by E2open and Uber Freight Partner to Bring Seamless Integration of Digital Freight Brokerage Rates and Capacity to Shippers

New partnership will provide more flexibility, control and value in shipping logistics

Cloud Logistics by E2open (Cloud Logistics) and Uber Freight today announced a partnership on a direct Application Programming Interface (API) integration for seamless access to digital freight brokerage rates and capacity when planning or executing shipments within the industry’s easiest-to-use Transportation Management System (TMS). Cloud Logistics and Uber Freight will work together to provide shippers with a new level of ease, flexibility and rate transparency to successfully secure capacity in today’s increasingly uncertain and fast-moving markets.

Cloud Logistics is a leading innovator and provider of a modern, intuitive and easy-to-use TMS. Uber Freight’s integration with the Cloud Logistics TMS via API allows shippers to view instant quotes from carriers in Uber Freight’s extensive network, tender shipments and take advantage of instant access to capacity. As unexpected market fluctuations define our new normal, real-time information on rates and capacity

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Charles Schwab memo: Layoff details amid TD Ameritrade integration

  • Charles Schwab notified employees on Monday that it would cut some 1,000 employees, or 3% of its combined workforce with TD Ameritrade, as it officially starts combining the two firms. 
  • The head of Schwab’s Client Service & Support team, Rahul Magan, told employees in a memo reviewed by Business Insider that its organizational structure would not change for now. 
  • One employee said that since the Schwab-TD Ameritrade deal closed earlier this month and integration has gotten underway, former TD Ameritrade employees have expressed concern over losing their jobs.
  • Schwab executives have said the deal would lead to branch closures and layoffs, but it was difficult to pinpoint which teams and how many employees would be impacted. 
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

A memo circulated Monday on one primary team at Charles Schwab illuminates how at least one leader messaged the first instance of layoffs after the firm’s $26

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Quorum Software to Kick Off Landdox Integration at Qnect On Demand

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 20, 2020–

Today, with hundreds of oil and gas professionals attending virtually, Quorum Software (Quorum) kicked off its first-ever Qnect On Demand conference for users of the company’s Upstream On Demand platform. An integrated suite of cloud-first SaaS applications, Upstream On Demand leverages decades of domain expertise with the speed, power and cost-savings potential of modern SaaS technologies. The conference will focus heavily on how, on the heels on announcing its acquisition of Landdox, Quorum plans to leverage its leading-edge architecture to drive efficiencies and deliver innovation to customers across upstream energy.

As the leading innovator in cloud-first land technology, Landdox will enable Quorum to empower energy companies to reimagine land management for the future. It will become the foundation for the next phase of Land On Demand, the cornerstone application for Quorum’s Upstream On Demand suite. As a result, current Landdox customers, who will have a

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Open Source Software Vs Proprietary Software? Tips For Technology Integration

Is open source the right option for your online training, teaching, or learning efforts? This articles compares the difference between open source and proprietary software. Open source software has become mainstream. Applications such as the Firefox Web browser and Linux operating system are available to aid in all areas of operation, including teaching and learning. Open source software has become a strong contender in online training and e-learning sectors. As technology continues to evolve, more open source offerings will continue to emerge in the area of e-learning, continuously changing the landscape of online teaching and learning both in academia and business fields.

Open source software has grown to include:

  1. Learning management systems (LMS)
  2. Learning content management systems (LCMS)
  3. Course authoring tools
  4. Tools to create media elements such as animations, audio, and video
  5. Browsers and players to present content
  6. Courseware libraries

These resources has some important benefits:

  1. Open source software is
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