Information Technology

European IT & Software Excellence Awards 2020 announced

  • Pan-European Channel Awards for Application Developers and Independent Software Vendors (ISVs), Solution Providers, VARs, Systems Integrators, Managed Service Providers (MSPs), Service Providers and Distributors
  • Recognising Excellence in IT and Telecoms Channels, Software and Solutions

[London, 3 September 2019] IT Europa announced today that it will stage the European IT & Software Excellence Awards 2020 in London on 19 March 2020. Now in their 12th year, the Awards are given for IT solutions that get to the heart of customer issues, delivering better business, a clearer understanding of data, and more efficient and profitable outcomes.

KYC compliance costing banks €50 million a year as financial sanctions soar

  • Banks could lose out on €150m in the next five years to customer abandonment
  • Cost of non-compliance fines grows to €3.5m a year, adding new financial strain
  • By digitising identity verification, a typical bank could save €10m a year

London, UK., 3 September 2019 – A typical European bank, serving 10 million customers, could save up to €10 million annually and avoid growing fines by the regulator by implementing technology to improve the ‘Know Your Customer’ (KYC) processes, according to new research from Mitek and Consult Hyperion.

Becrypt’s secure operating system, Paradox, listed on Crown Commercial Service’s Spark marketplace

Crown Commercial Service’s newly-launched marketplace drives public sector innovation and cost-savings

London – 2nd September 2019 – Becrypt, a trusted provider of endpoint cybersecurity software solutions, today announced that its security-focused operating system, Paradox, has been listed on Spark, a new Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) provided by the Crown Commercial Service (CCS).

6 Reasons Your Business Needs CRM Software

While every aspect of your business deserves attention, customer relationship management (CRM) is one of the most important. How you form and keep the interactions between you and your customers makes the difference in retaining them. At the same time, you need to build new leads and prevent people from bouncing away to one of your competitors.

In today's global economy, if you aren't on top of your game when it comes to the customer experience, you risk losing out. CRM software is one tool worth investing in because it improves the customer pipeline in several ways.

New Research Reveals Top Trends in How Governments Modernize Legacy Systems

LONDON – 27th August, 2019 – The Centre for Digital Government (CDG), in conjunction with OutSystems, published a report on legacy systems and IT trends based on a survey of state and local government technology professionals. “Keeping Pace with Modernization in the Age of Rapid Obsolescence” provides key recommendations for how state and local governments can move forward with their modernization efforts.

Apstra Delivers Advanced Interoperability with VMware NSX

Enabling Unified Software-First Automation and Policy Across Any Vendor, Any Workload, and Any Cloud

VMworld USA – SAN FRANCISCO – August 26, 2019 – Apstra® Inc. today introduced significant advancements to the Apstra Operating System (AOS®) including tighter design, build, and operational interoperability between the underlying physical network and software-defined overlay networks with a solution that liberates customers from being locked into any specific network hardware vendor.

Mellanox Introduces Revolutionary ConnectX-6 Dx and BlueField-2 Secure Cloud SmartNICs and I/O Processing Unit Solutions

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - VMworld 2019 – August 26, 2019 – Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end smart interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today introduced ConnectX-6 Dx and BlueField-2 – next-generation cloud SmartNICs and I/O Processing Unit (IPU) solutions, delivering unprecedented data center security, performance and efficiency at massive scale, for any workload. Continuing Mellanox’s innovation in high-performance cloud fabrics, ConnectX-6 Dx and BlueField-2 make the impossible possible by introducing cutting-edge hardware acceleration engines and best-in-class software programmability to mission-critical applications.

OutSystems Customers Rollins and City of Oakland Honoured as 2019 CIO 100 Award Winners

Low-code customers recognised for enterprise excellence – driving business value through technology innovation

LONDON – 22nd August, 2019 – OutSystems, provider of the number one low-code application development platform, today announced that customers Rollins Inc. and the City of Oakland have won 2019 CIO 100 awards based on the business value they generated using OutSystems low-code technology. CIO 100 winners received their awards at the CIO 100 Symposium and Award Ceremony hosted by IDG on Aug. 21 in Colorado Springs.

OutSystems Achieves ISO 27017 and 27018 Certifications for Cloud Security Compliance

LONDON – 20th August, 2019 — OutSystems, provider of the number one low-code application development platform, today announced that it is the first leading low-code vendor to achieve two new cloud security certifications – ISO 27017 and ISO 27018.

As organisations develop, run and share a higher percentage of their applications on the cloud, stakeholders across the business are trusting platform providers to ensure their cloud-based environments are secure. These certifications demonstrate the high level of commitment OutSystems has to ensuring the privacy and protection of its customers’ data in the cloud.

Praise for iET Solutions CMDB from analyst firm EMA

Enterprise Management Associates acknowledges rich functionality, ease of administration and good cost-benefit ratio

ASCHHEIM, GERMANY, August 20, 2019 – IT industry analyst firm Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) has described the Configuration Management Database (CMDB) from iET Solutions as “a versatile, adaptable and proven resource for optimizing assets and managing change”, adding that it “may well be one of the most versatile single CMDB investments in the industry”.

The positive comments are part of an independent evaluation of the iET Solutions CMDB published in an EMA impact brief.