May 2018

Is SMS Marketing via Text Messages on The Rise for Businesses?

Many business owners state that SMS marketing is now becoming popular over email marketing when it comes to promoting goods and services. It is indeed an effective channel that has potential benefits, and this is why both small and large businesses across the world are opting for SMS marketing for their marketing and promotional needs.

Is SMS marketing on the rise- significant benefits of SMS mobile marketing campaigns

The following are the key advantages as to why SMS marketing campaigns are popular for businesses across the world-

Managed Service Providers (MSPs) extend services to meet evolving customer demand

[Amsterdam, 30 May 2018] Managed services providers must extend portfolios to provide more services, while narrowing their vertical market focus to add further value. This was the main message from the successful European Managed Services and Hosting Summit 2018 held in Amsterdam on May 29.

15 Years of WordPress

Appropriately, for the wildly popular CMS, it all started with a blog post. Way back in January 2003, Matt Mullenweg, the co-creator of WordPress, wrote a short blog on his website, lamenting the lack of updates from his preferred blogging software, b2/cafelog.

Despite becoming increasingly popular since its release in 2001, b2/cafelog’s developer stopped maintaining the software in 2002, seemingly disappearing completely from all community forums.

Google’s SEO Tools: The Best Way to Understand the Search Engine

Google has always been experimenting with its search algorithms; however, amid all the secrecy, it has always taken the user experience as its top priority. Each algorithm change has taken the SEO professionals a bit further in achieving better search ranking. It all depends on your ability to discover the ways that Google employs while evaluating a website.

Silwood Technology reveals how to find personal data for GDPR compliance in JD Edwards and SAP systems Real Wire Thu, 05/24/2018 - 10:54

Metadata discovery software vendor Silwood Technology Ltd has produced two guides revealing how to find personal data using its GDPR Starter Packs for SAP and JD Edwards.

The GDPR Starter Packs are available for major application packages – SAP, Oracle E-Business Suite, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012, JD Edwards and Siebel – enabling users to quickly and simply identify the precise location of Personal Data.

Industry still struggling to defend against breaches but getting better at dealing with them according to IISP Survey

23 May 2018: The latest survey from the not-for-profit industry body, the Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP), shows that over the last three years, those feeling that organizations are getting worse at defending against major cyber security breaches has leapt from 9% to 18%. In contrast, the number of businesses that feel better prepared to respond to and deal with incidents rose from 47% to 66% over the same period.

Research: Retail banks lose over half of European applicants during on-boarding

Trondheim, Norway, 23rd May 2018 - New research released today reveals that retail banks now lose 52% of potential customers at the on-boarding stage, an increase of 35% in the last two years.

The Battle to On-Board II report was commissioned by Signicat, the world’s leading trusted digital identity provider. The report looks at digital identity and its effect on retail bank on-boarding in the UK, Germany, the Netherlands, and Sweden, and follows up on similar research carried out two years ago.

Endace Announces Next Gen Packet Capture Cards for Enterprise Networks

AUCKLAND, New Zealand - May 22, 2018 - Endace, a world leader in high-speed network recording, network history playback and analytics hosting, today announced the release of two new next generation 4-port packet capture cards for 10/100/1000Base-T environments.

The new quad port DAG 9.5G4 and 9.5G4F models are successors to Endace's hugely popular DAG 7.5G4 model and take advantage of new technologies to deliver new features at less than half the cost of the previous generation DAG 7.5G4.