Information Technology

SIOS Reveals Technology Predictions for 2020

From ML/AI and DevOps to HA/DR and DBaaS – Here Are the Biggest Trends of the Year

 

SAN MATEO, CA – January 7, 2020SIOS Technology Corp.’s VP of Global Marketing Frank Jablonski reveals his top technology predictions for 2020. The cloud’s inexorable path to IT dominance will continue in 2020 with players from across the IT industry accelerating their cloud-native development efforts. Included are the cloud service providers and their enterprise customers, of course, as well as application and system software vendors, and system integrators.

 

Frank Jablonski outlines the following five major trends that guide his predictions:

 

Warehouse Management System – Role and Functions in Logistics Chain

Warehouse Management System (WMS) is the cornerstone of the logistics system. A WMS constitutes an internal system of the logistics companies, which is highly configurable to control and manage aspects of storage, distribution, others. A robust WMS is what an organization needs for efficient and productive operations, which includes inventory balance, manage materials, pickup process and auditing.

If you are lacking an effective WMS, then it is impossible to achieve an extraordinary functioning logistic system. An effective WMS involves using a customized set of solutions for smooth workflow and not just the data or storage handling procedure.

Why Is Inventory Forecasting Important to Ecommerce Businesses

The holiday season has already begun and your sales are probably pouring in. However, are you really ready in such an amazing spike in sales? 

Imagine this. A customer orders a product just to find out it has gone out-of-stock. Instead of celebrating a successful sales season, you would need to deal with lots of furious customers, answer their questions on social, issue refunds, etc. And, no matter how much time, resources, and energy you invest to make things right, your brand reputation will be damaged. 

So, is there a way to plan your inventory proactively? The answer is inventory forecasting. Simply put, this is the process of predicting your inventory levels to fulfill future customers’ orders.

NNAISENSE Concludes Successful Series B Investment Round

LONDON – 17 December, 2019 – NNAISENSE has successfully concluded its Series B financing round, with a number of high-profile industrial partners having invested in its vision to integrate True AI into intelligent automation. The company, which draws on more than 25 years of expertise in AI, will apply its state-of-the-art machine learning capabilities to deliver bottom-line improvement to the inspection, modelling, and control of complex industrial production processes.

Redgate named as Representative Vendor in Gartner’s latest Market Guide for Data Masking

Cambridge UK, Thursday, 12 December – Driven by the increasing requirement for organizations to protect personal data, data masking (DM) is becoming a widely accepted practice, with the most common use case the desensitization of data in non-production environments. According to Gartner, which released its latest Market Guide for Data Masking on 25 November: “The DM market is mature in areas such as static data masking (SDM) products for relational databases and DevOps use cases, and it continues to evolve, particularly for big data and dynamic data masking (DDM) use cases.

Contexta360 research finds Speech Analytics is not yet reaching full potential in UK Contact Centres

London, UK- 12th December, 2019: Contexta360, a leading speech analytics, AI and conversational computing company, today released the results of research into the deployment and use of speech and chat interaction analytics in UK contact centres and the view of voice calls as a customer support channel. The survey polled 250 UK-based contact centre managers and found that although 92% have some form of speech analytics solution in place, a high proportion (43%) have deployed it in the past 12 months.

OKI’s C844dnw A3 Colour Printer Receives Two Prestigious Retail Industry Awards

Egham, 12th December 2019 – OKI Europe’s award-winning OKI C844dnw may be the smallest A3 colour printer on the market but it’s making a big impact in the retail industry, garnering two prestigious awards — a Golden Innovation FMCG & Retail 2019 Award and the RetailShow’s Trade Innovation 2019 Award. The Golden FMCG & Retail Awards recognise the most innovative solutions and products in the retail sector. Winners are evaluated through an online poll of consumers and a board of jurors.
Equifax Breach Vulnerability Surfaces as Top Network Attack Real Wire Wed, 12/11/2019 - 06:13

11 December 2019 – New research from WatchGuard Technologies shows that amid significant increases in both malware and network attacks, multiple Apache Struts vulnerabilities – including one used in the devastating Equifax data breach – appeared for the first time on WatchGuard’s list of most popular network attacks in Q3 2019. The Internet Security Report for Q3 2019 also highlights a major rise in zero day malware detections and, increasing use of Microsoft Office exploits and legitimate penetration testing tools.