December 2018

Aqua Container Security Platform Awarded CIS Benchmark Certification

Seattle, WA – 10 Dec. 2018 - KubeCon/CloudNativeCon – Aqua Security announced today that its Aqua Container Security Platform (CSP) has been certified by CIS Benchmarks™ to compare the configuration status of Kubernetes clusters against the consensus-based best practice standards contained in the CIS Kubernetes Benchmark. Organizations that leverage Aqua CSP can now ensure that the configurations of their critical assets align with the CIS Benchmarks consensus-based practice standards.

Cybera Recognised in Gartner’s Critical Capabilities Report

Receives Highest Ranking for Small Footprint Retail WAN Use Case

SLOUGH, BERKSHIRE - 10th December 2018 -- Cybera, an innovative cloud-based networking company that is fundamentally changing the way distributed businesses use technology, today announced that Gartner Inc. has given the company its highest Product Score for its Small Footprint Retail WAN Use Case, scoring a 4.01 out of 5 in the recent Critical Capabilities in WAN Edge Infrastructure report.

NewVoiceMedia announces winners of The CONVO Awards 2018

LONDON, 7 December, 2018 – NewVoiceMedia, a Vonage Company (NYSE:VG) and leading global provider of cloud contact centre and inside sales solutions, has announced the winners of its CONVO Awards for 2018.

The company launched the awards to showcase the great conversations its customers are having and recognise the notable work they do every day. Judged by a panel of industry experts including Yiannis Maos, UK CXPA Ambassador and Helena Boulton, Senior Manager, Strategy and Change at Appirio, winners were revealed at NVM’s annual CloudFest London event.

Top 5 Link Building Mistakes to Avoid

Every business that wants to improve their SEO (search engine optimization) rankings will engage in link building. Link building is one of the most important SEO activities. According to Google, top-quality backlinks and content share the first place as being the most important ranking factors. High-quality backlinks can help businesses improve their website traffic, improve rankings and boost their conversion rate.

Improper document management: 83% of workers are forced to recreate existing documents

New research has revealed the persistent challenges global organizations face managing information assets after 83 per cent of office workers admit to recreating documents which already exist, because they have been unable to find them on their corporate network. This follows a global research study commissioned by M-Files, the intelligent information management company.

What is Organic SEO? Important Things to Boost Organic Traffic

Ranking high in the search engines is tough, especially in a world where everyone is competing for space and visibility. The trend has been drastically changing, and website visitors are today more influenced by paid adverts that lead them to specific sites. It means that organizations are finding it difficult to generate organic traffic as more money goes to influential campaigns. This notwithstanding, it is still possible to make organic traffic and while at it convert some of your web visitors to customers.

Survey Finds 70% of Tax Professionals Stalling on Making Tax Digital For VAT

Thomson Reuters survey finds business progress slow on Making Tax Digital (MTD), despite opportunity to embrace digital tax compliance

London, UK, December 6, 2018 – A recent Thomson Reuters® survey of UK tax professionals’ attitudes and readiness for Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT has revealed companies are still unsure how to prepare for the deadlines. MTD for VAT is the latest step in HMRC’s aim to move towards a digital relationship with customers and become “the most digitally advanced tax administration in the world”.

Searchmetrics Google Shopping Study Reveals “Fake” Competition for Ads

San Mateo, December 05, 2018 - Over a year on from the European Commission’s antitrust ruling which forced Google to open up its shopping service to outside competitors, new Searchmetrics research suggests a third of ads within Google Shopping boxes are coming from providers other than Google. But the majority of these (23% of all ads) seem to be from digital marketing agencies profiting from Google Shopping’s revamped auction model. Only around 9% are from the traditional comparison shopping sites (CSSs) that the EU’s ruling was originally intended to support.

How & Why Call Center Software helps Businesses Grow in the US? Walter Moore Tue, 12/04/2018 - 17:39

If your business strategies and marketing plan are perfect but there is no virtual call center in place, you are missing an important platform. A communication system is one of the most common aspects that businesses pay utmost attention to while planning their marketing and business strategies for the long run. They often neglect the worth of call center software in this process.