February 2019

Wikipedia and YouTube Dominate Search Results Globally, a New Study Finds Real Wire Thu, 02/28/2019 - 08:23

San Mateo, February 28, 2019 - Wikipedia retains its crown as the most visible website in Google search results globally based on its performance in organic search in ten countries, including the United States, UK, Germany and France. Second comes YouTube, which also saw the biggest absolute improvement in search performance over the whole of 2018 in all the countries analyzed.

Ecommerce and digital marketing companies battle for the digital consumer in ‘an Amazon world’

London, UK – 28 February 2019. The latest E-Commerce and Digital Marketing M&A Market Reports from international technology mergers and acquisitions adviser, Hampleton Partners, reveal that 2018 recorded a $20 billion increase in disclosed e-commerce M&A value compared to 2017, boosted by mega-deals such as Walmart’s ambitious $16 billion purchase of Flipkart and Adobe’s acquisition of Marketo for $4.75 billion.

BIXOLON collaborates with Miura to launch SPP-A200 2-inch mobile printer for the M020

BIXOLON Co., Ltd, a leading global mobile, label and POS printer manufacturer, has launched the SPP-A200 – a thermal mobile printer which brings flexible terminal printing to the Miura M020 Pin Entry Device, one of the world’s leading payment solution devices.

The M020 allows merchants of all sizes to take payments on the move, from in-store queue busting to alfresco dining and field work applications. With the launch of the new SPP-A200, the M020 can now seamlessly provide receipt printing functionality anywhere the merchant requires.

UKCloud wins a coveted position on the new Big Data and Analytics framework

UKCloud are one of a handful of SMEs to have been awarded a coveted position on Lot1d of the Data and Application Solutions (DAS) framework to provide software and professional services to deliver data-driven business outcomes.

London – 28th February 2019 – UKCloud, the multi-cloud experts dedicated to making transformation happen across UK public sector, has today announced that they have been successful in winning a position on the Data and Application Solutions (DAS) government framework which has a maximum value of £2,850m and went live last week.

Confirmit Wins Gold Stevie® Award for Business Intelligence Solutions

Recognised for empowering better business decisions that drive better business outcomes

 

LONDON, UK, NEW YORK, NY and OSLO, Norway, 28 February 2019 — Confirmit has won the Gold Stevie® Award in the Business Intelligence Solution category in the 13th annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.

The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service are the world’s top honours for customer service, contact centre, business development, and sales professionals. The Stevie Awards organisation stages seven of the world’s leading business awards programmes, including the prestigious American Business Awards® and International Business Awards®.

RightScale 2019 State of the Cloud report from Flexera identifies cloud adoption trends

Cloud users are not doing all they can to optimise cloud spend 

Maidenhead, UK – February 27, 2019 – Flexera, the company that helps companies realise technology’s power to accelerate their business, today announces the findings of the RightScale 2019 State of the Cloud Report. In its eighth year, the RightScale 2019 State of the Cloud Report from Flexera is the leading survey of corporate cloud users, including 786 technology professionals at large and small enterprises across a multitude of industries, such as tech services, software, financial services, telecom, education, government and healthcare. 

NCSC renews Commercial Product Assurance for Becrypt’s Disk Protect encryption solution

Disk Protect is the only software-based full disk encryption solution to gain CPA Assurance

London – 27th February 2019 – Becrypt, a trusted provider of endpoint cybersecurity software solutions announced today that its Disk Protect full-disk encryption product has been certified under the National Cyber Security Centre’s (NCSC) Commercial Product Assurance (CPA) scheme.

Why Making Your Business Eco-Friendly Is Not Just Good for the Environment But Also Your Wallet Lexie Lu Wed, 02/27/2019 - 06:22

Environmentally or eco-friendly practices are vital to success in today’s business world, and not just because consumers demand it. Yes, people love to know they’re doing business with a green, morally acceptable organization, but it’s also about sustainability and efficiency.

Adopting an eco-friendly culture will provide many benefits, bigger and better than positive PR. Here are six of the most pertinent rewards a business will receive from going green.

Openwave Mobility Video and Data Management Technology Deployed in 8 out of 10 of the Leading Operator Groups Worldwide

Major North American Operators deploy Openwave Mobility technology as forecasts show that 90% of 5G traffic will be video

REDWOOD CITY, California – February 27th 2019 – Openwave Mobility, the market leader in mobile data traffic management solutions, today announced that its technology has been deployed in 8 out of the 10 largest multi-territory mobile operator groups in the world and now has a footprint of over 2 billion subscribers. This comes hot on the heels of a multi-million USD agreement for mobile traffic management with a leading network operator in North America to deploy mobile acceleration technology to boost subscriber Quality of Experience (QoE). 

Mobile GPS Tracking: A Cost-effective Alternative to GPS Tracking Hardware

​A poorly performing fleet is a massive challenge for any business; mainly if it's a part of the logistics and transportation industry because logistics isn't just a business function that they have to manage, it'is their whole and sole business! Being in the transportation industry isn't a child's play, after all. You have to maintain a large fleet of vehicles, which is a reason for a mild headache even at the best of times.

If you don't know the precise location of every vehicle in your fleet, your business will have to depend on a lot of guesswork. That, as all fleet managers would agree, is a situation best avoided!