Information Technology

Five Ways Digital Transformation can Impact IT Businesses

As technology continues to transform every industry in the world, business leaders find themselves at a crossroads. Should the company continue to operate as it always has and try to maintain a small but steady upward trajectory, or should it invest in digital transformation in order to scale up, improve revenue in the long term, boost their marketing efforts, and avoid risks in the wake of the technological revolution? While all of the signs may point to the latter, business leaders can often refrain from making such a grand leap in order to avoid overinvesting. 

Report: 86% of IT Decision Makers Believe Shortage of Talent Will Slow Down 2020 Cloud Projects

​​​​New data released today found that 94 percent of IT decision makers face barriers to cloud success, with a majority citing a shortage of talent as a top challenge. The survey report from Wakefield Research and Logicworks, a leading cloud migration and managed services provider, highlights why cloud projects tend to slow down, and confirms that non-technical challenges are the most significant roadblock in cloud transformation efforts.

Star Micronics demonstrates its latest Tablet and Cloud POS Printing Solutions at EuroShop 2020

High Wycombe, UK, 13 February 2020 - At EuroShop 2020 (16 - 20 February, Messe Düsseldorf, Germany), Star Micronics will be demonstrating the future of POS connectivity together with pioneering solutions from leading POS software and payment companies bitbakers (Flour.io), iZettle, Kasse Speedy, Repertus, Sitoo as well as fiscal specialist Fiskaly on Stand 6/E41.

iland’s Koorosh Khashayar named on CRN’s 2020 Channel Chiefs list

Capping a banner year for the channel, iland VP of Global Channels receives honor

London, UK- 13th February, 2020 - iland, an industry-leading provider of secure application and data protection cloud services built on proven VMware technology, today announced CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Koorosh Khashayar, iland vice president of global channels, on its list of 2020 Channel Chiefs.

OKI Europe Launches Intelligent MFP with Exceptional Print Performance

Easy-to-use, customisable MC883 A3 colour multifunction printer, combines flexible document management with fast print speeds and superb 1200 x 1200 dpi print resolution

Egham, 12 February 2020 – OKI Europe has launched the new MC883, a versatile, easy-to-use A3 colour, smart multifunction printer (MFP) featuring outstanding colour print and copy performance, customisable colour touch-screen operation and smart software solutions that enable flexible, efficient and secure document capture, collaboration and management.

Confirmit Named A Leader in Customer Feedback Management by Independent Research Firm

Achieves highest possible score in 15 criteria; selected as a leader amongst the 10 most significant providers in the customer feedback management space

London, UK, NY, Oslo, Norway and New York, 12 February, 2020 – Confirmit, the leading global solutions provider for Customer Experience (CX), Employee Experience (EX) and Market Research (MR) was named a Leader by independent research firm Forrester in a new report: The Forrester Wave™ Customer Feedback Management Platforms, Q1 2020.

Secure I.T. Environments Achieves Latest ISO 45001 Standard for Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems

One of the first in the data centre industry – giving customers absolute confidence

12 February 2020 – Secure I.T. Environments Ltd, one of the UK’s leading design and build companies for modular and containerised data centres, and data centre refurbishment, has today announced that it has achieved the latest ISO 45001:2018 standard for Occupational health and safety (OH&S) management systems. This new standard replaces ISO 18001, which becomes obsolete in November 2020, and affirms that Secure I.T. Environments provides a safe and healthy workplace by preventing work-related injury and ill health, as well as by proactively improving its OH&S performance.

StarLeaf to showcase latest innovations at ISE 2020 including new Huddle room system

New product launches continue to deliver on the StarLeaf commitment to reliable and intuitively simple enterprise meetings, no matter how they’re held.

StarLeaf, the global provider of meeting room solutions and video conferencing services for enterprises, is to officially showcase new products StarLeaf Huddle, StarLeaf MultiJoin and StarLeaf for Teams at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2020, with demos available on the StarLeaf stand.

Fintech Battle Between Incumbents and Newcomers Yields Mammoth M&A Deals and Mega-Fundraises, Says Hampleton Partners’ Report

·         Record-breaking $130bn in disclosed M&A transaction value in 2019

London, UK – 11 February 2020. The latest Fintech M&A market report from Hampleton Partners, the international technology mergers and acquisitions advisor, reveals that 2019 shifted towards blockbuster M&A transactions, historically high deal count levels and impressive valuations.

Finalists announced in European IT and Software Excellence Awards 2020

·         More than 200 leading solution providers, application developers/ISVs and suppliers from 27 countries are amongst the finalists

[London 10 February 2020] The finalists for the European IT & Software Excellence Awards 2020 (www.iteawards.com) - the leading pan-European awards for channels, ISVs, developers, Solution Providers, Systems Integrators and their vendor and distribution partners – were announced today by IT Europa.