Juniper grabs Mist for wireless AI, cloud service delivery technology

IT World

Juniper has entered into an agreement to buy advanced wireless-gear-maker Mist Systems for $405 million. For Juniper the Mist buy could be significant as it currently depends on agreements with partners such as Aerohive and Aruba to deliver wireless, according to Gartner. Why 802.11ax is the next big thing in wireless. Wi-Fi 6 with OFDMA opens a world of new wireless possibilities.

Meet our newest Wireless mPOS Reader

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So WePay has added a new wireless mobile point of sale (mPOS) device to our solution so you can better serve your users in this omnichannel world. Not only is the device wireless, but it’s also smaller, lighter, and more cost effective than our plug-in option.

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Managed 4G/5G service connects to Amazon, Microsoft clouds

IT World

Federated Wireless is launching a turnkey 4G/5G service through a partnership with Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure that runs over Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS), which the Federal Communications Commission opened up to public use in January.

Juniper’s Mist adds WiFi 6, AI-based cloud services to enterprise edge

IT World

Mist, now a Juniper Networks company, has rolled out an artificial-intelligence, cloud-based appliance and a WiFi 6 access point that together aim at helping users deploy smart, high-density wireless networks. Why 802.11ax is the next big thing in wireless.

The tech IT professionals love: 5G, cloud management, Graph API

IT World

Despite wireless providers’ claims, 5G is not ubiquitous, and it won't be anytime soon. Looking at the enterprise technology landscape, three areas have industry experts and watchers excited: 5G, cloud management and Graph API. Much of this technology is just getting started.

LaunchPad Lift Spring Program Kicks Off

TechStars

SkyPaws (Texas A&M) – Manufacturer of a wireless, real-time pet health vitals monitoring device post-surgical procedure. What elements are necessary for successful college-based entrepreneurship education?

A Sneak Peek at 11 IT Pros’ Desk Setups

BetterCloud

Basic Logitech wireless mouse (not pictured: the Logitech MX Master, which I use now). Anker Wireless Charger with USB-C. Qi Wireless Charger for iPhone X. Logitech MX Master wireless mouse. Wireless charging dock.

Leading Student Entrepreneurial Teams Begin LaunchPad Lift Program

TechStars

Aviate Audio (University of Buffalo) – Aviate produces Airpatch, a wireless effects dock and controller that can interface with any guitar pedal or signal chain.

Nyansa introduces private cloud option for its network analytics platform

Network World

Its Voyance product continuously collects data, analyzes it and correlates every end user transaction across the wired and wireless networks and provides insights and actionable recommendations that can be taken to improve application performance. Having a full understanding of end user experience has been theorized in IT circles for decades but has remained as elusive as the Holy Grail or the Fountain of Youth. Some people claim to have seen it, but no one really knows for sure.

Nyansa introduces private cloud option for its network analytics platform

Network World

Its Voyance product continuously collects data, analyzes it and correlates every end user transaction across the wired and wireless networks and provides insights and actionable recommendations that can be taken to improve application performance. Having a full understanding of end user experience has been theorized in IT circles for decades but has remained as elusive as the Holy Grail or the Fountain of Youth. Some people claim to have seen it, but no one really knows for sure.

Does Swag Work as a Sales Tool? (Here’s What the Data Says)

Sales Hacker

a Qi wireless charger. They knew, for instance, that people are more likely to keep a wireless charger than a mousepad. . It’s a healthy question and one that has strong opinions on both sides… . Does swag work?

Who are Asia’s SaaS VCs?

SaaStock

Its interest areas include IT, wireless, internet, and pharmaceutical, among others. According to Mike Laven, CEO of Currencycloud, the one thing necessary for any company to succeed in China – or in any of the Asian countries – is to get local investment.

The Heyday of SaaS - quick observations from Dreamforce

Tom Tunguz

Skullcandy wireless headphone giveaways. We are in the heyday of SaaS. The conference spanned 20+ buildings, served 60,000+ attendees and was sponsored by more than 300 vendors. Free food everywhere. DJs in every corner. Four square play areas on fake grass outside. It is one huge party. Benioff delivered a tremendous keynote. I wish I could speak in public with his confidence, control and passion.

Troy Henikoff on how #GiveFirst grew the Chicago startup ecosystem

TechStars

We use wireless modems hanging out the window to provide internet to 30 founders. Over the years, a #GiveFirst network will reward its members time and time again.

The Coming Death of the Cold Sales Call (2 Reasons Cold Outreach Is Changing Forever)

Sales Hacker

Soon, it will include a wide range of new actions undertaken over extremely fast 5G mobile transmission, like wireless cable TV service. Audio cassettes. CRT TVs. Typewriters are all extinct.

We should be living in the future already

Tom Tunguz

But we aren’t living in this world yet because it requires the synchronized deployment of three of the most advanced technologies developed in the past 20 years: wireless communication, smart phones and machine learning. We should be living in the future already. I should be controlling my home lights from my phone. My coffee machine should reorder coffee from Amazon automatically and my washing machine should schedule its own maintenance.

Penetration pricing: definition, examples & expert insight | ProfitWell

ProfitWell

Companies like Cricket Wireless and T-Mobile are also throwing their hats into the ring to try and upset the balance of power between the two largest providers.

LaunchPad Lift Spotlight: Aviate Audio

TechStars

Airpatch was born—a small, wireless device that lets guitar players control their pedals and musical effects with the touch of a finger, expanding the functionality of the electric guitar. .

Price bundling: Can bundle pricing boost sales? | ProfitWell

ProfitWell

You likely didn’t just get a hamburger or a new mobile device—you got fries and a drink or a case and a wireless charger. Think back to the last time you had fast food or purchased a new phone.

How to learn from churn – designing good user offboarding

Inside Intercom

Maybe you’ve had a similar experience trying to exit your contract with your cable television or wireless carrier provider. We’ve all signed up for a product only to realize a few months later that it didn’t quite fit our needs.

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As Software Platforms Grow, So Do the Oligopolies

Software Platform Consulting

Wireless Telecom The top 4 networks have 95% share. I love the word “oligoply” It’s a fancy word for a market structure in which a few companies have the large majority of market share.

You're being nonchalant about security

ProfitWell

You may (or may not) have heard of silent discos , during which a bunch of people get together to dance to music from wireless headphones, as opposed to playing it over speakers. Today, we have our eyes across the pond to SaaStock Dublin. We’re also looking at data breaches: Have they become commonplace? Are we nonchalant about sufficient security? We wrap with a new member of the subscription class, and Zuora’s Tien Tzuo weighing in. Your top subscription news.

My Thoughts on CES: The Six Trends on the Show Floor

Tom Tunguz

Instead of focusing on the tech, home security companies and wireless speaker companies and sensor companies and healh companies pitch value instead of technology. Yesterday, I walked the sprawling floor of the Consumer Electronics Show. These are the six key themes/trends I noted. The Coming of Era of Drones - I saw barrel-rolling quad-copters and parkouring wheeled robots dancing in synchrony to hiphop music. It was awe-inspiring and terrifying at the same time.

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Let’s Do Launch: Five Critical Moves for Your Next Launch

OPEXEngine

During last year’s Hispanic Heritage Month, Shareability worked with a wireless carrier on a campaign celebrating Hispanic cultures. By excelling at these moves, marketers ensure that their message breaks through the noise. At a Glance. Getting a product, service or brand launch right matters more than ever for long-term success, which has become more difficult because of the proliferation of launches.

PR for Startups : Interview with PR Expert Julija Jegorova

Teamgate

wireless charging provider CHARGit created a report on battery anxiety and how the company can help were featured on BBC radio ). Julija (JJ) Jegorova is the Founder of London-based PR agency – Black Unicorn PR.

The Omnipresence of Omni-Channel Communication: Adapt or Die

The Marketing & Growth Hacking Publication

The introduction of wireless technology combined with the massive adoption of mobile devices has revolutionized how we communicate. By Elizabeth Shydlovich, Inbound marketing director, Intetics Inc.

What is product line pricing: definition, examples, and 4 strategies

ProfitWell

Real-world examples might include a games console packaged with free games or a free phone handset with a wireless contract (as we saw above in Apple’s product line pricing strategy). Here’s a question that stumps too many young SaaS companies: what’s your pricing strategy?

eLearning Video Production: How to Create Effective Courses in 7 Steps

Chart Mogul

It is sturdy and also comes with a wireless remote for recording. . Producing quality videos is key for success in online education. Here’s everything you need to know about eLearning video production. Elearning really is big business.

Best Business Phone Systems: 35+ Tools to Keep You Smilin’ and Dialin’

Sales Hacker

You’ve likely already heard of Verizon Wireless. As you likely know by now, there’s no one-size-fits-all when it comes to any type of technology. VoIP providers are no exception.

The 10 worst data breaches of all time

wepay

Hackers were able to get into the retail giant’s systems through poorly protected wireless networks in two stores in Miami. One of the things we talk a lot about on this blog is payments fraud — what it is, how it works, and how we protect our platform partners from it. But did you ever wonder how all those credit cards get stolen in the first place? It used to be that credit fraud was a manual process, labor-intensive and somewhat personal.