Secure Switches Prevent Data Leakage

– Luis Artiz, Director of Product Management at Belkin International, was interviewed for a Homeland Security Alert produced by research firm Frost & Sullivan. Below is an excerpt from the article, which addresses data leakage and the need for secure KVM switches.
Protection systems for critical IT infrastructure rely on hardware as (Keyboard/Mouse) Switch, Advanced 8 and 16-port Secure DVI-I KVM (Keyboard/Video/Mouse) Switches, and Display Port KVM Switch recently introduced by Belkin Business, a division of Belkin International based in Playa Vista, California. Belkin designed these products to safely isolate networks and connected systems for government agencies as well as financial institutions.
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Tech & Learning Reviews Belkin Stage App

Author: Peter Griffiths, Tech & Learning

Belkin’s Stage App combines the convenience of a document camera with the power of an interactive whiteboard. It enables educators to sketch and annotate over live video. It also displays objects using the iPad camera with the ability to sketch, write, label, or laser point to objects in real time.

Quality and Effectiveness: The Belkin’s Stage App allows students to be more engaged with the instruction because they can use iPads to demonstrate their work. They liked that they could write on the tablet and see it projected on the screen. The app is very easy to use and set up.

Ease of Use: There was very little need for support in using program. The app was very easy to use.

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American Megatrends Partners with Envoy Data to Extend Presence in Data Storage Marketplace

Leading Distributor Joins AMI StorTrends PROFIT Channel Program to Provide High-Performance Storage Solutions to Resellers Across North America

GILBERT, Ariz., and NORCROSS, Ga. – April 17, 2014 – American Megatrends Inc. (AMI) today announced a strategic partnership with Envoy Data Corporation, a distributor of leading IT solutions, to offer the full suite of StorTrends hybrid, full flash and spinning disk storage products and services to resellers throughout North America.

As a specialist in the technology distribution marketplace, Envoy Data leverages its industry experience to create unique partnerships with industry-leading IT products like StorTrends. As a StorTrends PROFIT Channel Partner, it can now offer its North American resellers flexible, high performance storage solutions, engineering, design, marketing, and sales support for customers across multiple industries.

Asigra and GigaOM Present on Rethinking Backup and Recovery

Experts to Discuss Business Continuity in the Datacenter and Beyond

TORONTO – Asigra Inc., a leading cloud backup, recovery and restore software provider since 1986 today announced it will participate in a webinar hosted by GigaOM Research titled, “Rethinking Backup and Recovery: Business Continuity in the Datacenter and Beyond.” The webinar will take place on Tuesday, April 15th at 1 pm EDT and bring innovators and industry experts together to discuss the challenges of legacy backup point products and how cloud-based data recovery enables end-to-end recovery assurance.

TreeHouse Interactive to Present Free Webinar on Maximizing Partner Programs for Increased Channel Revenue

ViaWest Vice President of Channel Sales Sean McCaffery to Share How Best Practices and Partner Relationship Management (PRM) Technology Helps Partners Sell More Effectively

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – April 15, 2014 – TreeHouse Interactive (, the technology leader in SaaS-based partner relationship management (PRM) and marketing automation platform (MAP) solutions, is pleased to present its next webinar in the series, The Channel Marketer’s Toolbox. Maximize Your Partner Program for Increased Channel Revenue with Partner Relationship Management will feature Sean McCaffery, vice president of channel sales for ViaWest on April 24 at 10 a.m. PST/1 p.m. EST.

TreeHouse Interactive Introduces White Paper by Research Firm CSO Insights on Optimizing Channel Partner Sales Effectiveness

Free White Paper and Recorded Companion Webinar Outline Best Practices for Helping Partners Maximize Sales Performance

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – April 9, 2014 – TreeHouse Interactive, the technology leader in SaaS-based partner relationship management (PRM) and marketing automation platform (MAP) solutions, today introduced a white paper entitled Optimizing Channel Partner Sales Effectiveness, produced by research firm CSO Insights. The paper, available for download from the TreeHouse web site, highlights sales challenges channel partners face, offers best practices for maximizing their sales performance, and provides case study examples of how organizations are using PRM technology to help their partners achieve business success. A recently recorded companion webinar featuring the paper’s author, Jim Dickie, managing partner at CSO Insights, is also available for download by TreeHouse Interactive. The webinar was the first in a series themed “The Channel Marketer’s Toolbox.”

American Megatrends Releases StorTrends iDATA IT Infrastructure Assessment Tool Identifies Performance, Capacity and Throughput Needs to Proactively Make Informed Storage Decisions

Free Analysis Application Provides an Accurate View into IT Environments’ Pain Points to Eliminate Bottlenecks and Avoid Overprovisioning of Costly Storage Resources

NORCROSS, Ga. – April 8, 2014 – American Megatrends Inc. (AMI) today announced the release of the StorTrends iDATA (Intelligent Data Analysis Tracking Application), a free software tool designed to provide an accurate assessment of IT infrastructure performance, capacity and throughput requirements. By measuring all of the necessary components of an IT infrastructure, the StorTrends iDATA tool can assess pain points in an environment before they become disruptive and provide the details needed to make informed storage decisions.

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