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March 14, 2013
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[Free eBook] Hacking Value Delivery: The CIO and the Age of the Customer
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Diameter Policy and Charging Control
With the growing number of PCRFs communicating in home networks and visited domains—and with virtually any cross-network PCRF connectivity—a Diameter router is essential. The F5 Policy & Charging Control solution enables the SDC to normalize visited PCRF Diameter messages, ensuring they follow the home network Diameter signaling format. Learn More

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  • IBM lab aims to help other companies' chiefs
    IBM says its new Customer Experience Lab and a consulting effort are intended to help other companies' leaders better understand technologies and their employees and customers. "The goal here is to bring the headlights that IBM research has to shine and show them further down the road ... so that IBM can help them chart the path forward," IBM's Clay Williams says. ReadWrite (3/14) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Business chiefs, White House discuss cybersecurity
    Top executives, President Barack Obama and White House security advisers met Wednesday to discuss cybersecurity, potential strategies and legislative options. "I think we all agreed -- and that included the administration and the president -- that we want as light a government touch on this as possible," said David Cote of Honeywell International. "... The threat is real. ... There is a consistent, persistent threat here that we need to be concerned about as a country." Reuters (3/13), The New York Times (tiered subscription model)/Bits blog (3/13) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Report: Cyberattacks demand greater attention
    Cyberthreats are a greater danger to the U.S. than terrorist activities are, and preventing them is getting more challenging every day, an intelligence report says. "In some cases, the world is applying digital technologies faster than our ability to understand the security implications and mitigate potential risks," James Clapper, director of National Intelligence, told lawmakers in the report. ZDNet (3/13) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • CompTIA and Field Nation expand collaboration
    CompTIA and Field Nation, a provider of independent service technicians to the computer service industry, announced they are working together to promote employment opportunities for CompTIA-certified IT professionals. Read more. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • CompTIA Research Roundup: 2013 Trends, Mobility and Channel Conflict
    Gain insights into the latest industry trends. Join us for a 60-minute dive into the most recent research and market intelligence from CompTIA. This webinar is designed to provide key takeaways and guidance in areas of technology, business models and market verticals. Register here. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Stay up to date on how government and IT connect with Policy Watch
    With more than 2,000 members representing all facets of the industry and as the leading global provider of vendor-neutral IT certifications, CompTIA is well positioned to serve as a strong advocate in government. Subscribe to CompTIA's Policy Watch newsletter to receive the latest research reports, industry-related news and coverage of other IT matters each month. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • CompTIA IT SmartStat: March 14, 2013
    50% of companies say increased job satisfaction due to a more flexible work environment has been a benefit of adopting mobility solutions. CompTIA IT SmartStat. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
 
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