May 2019

For the Third Time, Zerto Names iland as Cloud Service Partner of the Year

LONDON – 29th May 2019 – As iland closes out another ZertoCON, it leaves with its third Zerto Cloud Service Partner of the Year award firmly in hand.

iland, an industry-leading provider of secure application and data protection cloud services, and Zerto, an industry leader for IT resilience, have worked together for more than six years to help customers protect their data with IT resilience built for the cloud. This is the third time in ZertoCON’s four-year history that iland has received this award.

Becrypt announces new GTM channel strategy

New single-tier strategy for Becrypt’s Disk Protect and Paradox suite of products

London – 29th May 2019 – Becrypt, a trusted provider of endpoint cybersecurity software solutions, announced today its new single-tier channel strategy for its Disk Protect family of products. 

Becrypt currently has a single-tier approach in place to sell its security-focused operating system, Paradox, and this has proved highly successful, therefore it will now mirror this strategy for its more mature full-disk encryption software products. Not only will this bring consistency across its two product sets, but it will make it easier for resellers and partners to sell both product families.

CRN Recognises Low-Code Market Leader OutSystems as Top Mobile Application Development Platform

OutSystems named an app platform innovator for helping businesses deliver mission-critical mobile apps using low-code technology  

London - 28th May 2019 - OutSystems, provider of the number one low-code platform for rapid application development, announced that the company was named to the CRN Mobility 100 and recognised as one of the “15 Coolest Mobile App Development Platforms” of 2019. In addition, OutSystems senior director of channel marketing, Shiri Friedman, was named to “The Most Powerful Women Of The Channel 2019.” These recognitions are a result of increasing customer adoption of the OutSystems platform and massive growth of the channel program.

GDPR one year on: HR has ‘compliance confidence’ but fears fresh Brexit burden

London, May 28th 2019 – Cezanne HR, supplier of global Cloud-native HR software for mid-sized and growing UK and international businesses, today revealed that one year on from GDPR coming into effect, an impressive 95% of UK HR professionals feel confident in their compliance with the EU legislation. However, 76% report that GDPR has imposed a significant burden on the HR department, and the majority (64%) believe data protection will get harder if the UK exits the EU.

Marketing Meets KonMari: Sparking Joy Amidst Information Silos and Tool Tangles

TV show host Marie Kondo is hard not to like. As the planet’s foremost tidying expert, she gracefully applies her KonMari Method to rid lives of clutter and create happier existences from clarity. When it comes to technology, marketing and digital companies could use her. Today, there are thousands of marketing solutions, and at times, any agency, web dev or design shop can feel as if they own them all.

This, in the words of Ms. Kondo, does not “spark joy.”

Openwave Mobility Takes Top Honors With Double Win at Virtualization Awards

Leading Industry Analysts Recognize Openwave Mobility’s Virtualization Leadership with Two Accolades

BERLIN – May 24, 2019 – Underscoring its place as the preeminent provider of solutions that enable mobile operators to manage and monetize encrypted traffic in virtualized networks, Openwave Mobility, an Enea company, won two awards at Network Virtualization & SDN Europe this week. The company’s AI-based RAN Congestion Manager won Most Innovative NFV & SDN Solution. In addition Stratum Cloud Data Manager took the prize for Cutting-Edge Virtualization Proof of Concept (PoC).

TrustArc research highlights privacy attitudes one-year after the GDPR enforcement date

More than one third of adults trust companies and organisations with their personal data more since GDPR came into effect, but only one quarter are confident they can tell if a company or organisation is GDPR Compliant

LONDON - 23 May 2019 - TrustArc, a leading data privacy management company, today announced new findings from an online study conducted by Ipsos MORI, a global research and consulting firm, on behalf of TrustArc. The survey polled individuals aged 16-75 in the UK about a number of issues surrounding the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) one year since it went into effect on 25 May 2018.

Oracle recognises Panasonic with Markie Award for delivering legendary customer experiences

BRACKNELL, UK. 23rd May 2019 – Oracle has awarded Panasonic Mobile Solutions Business Division Europe (MSBDEU) a Markie Award in recognition of the outstanding experience it delivers to customers of its rugged TOUGHBOOK notebook, tablet and handheld devices. The awards showcase Oracle Customer Experience (CX) Cloud customers who have delivered standout customer experiences across marketing, sales, service and commerce. Panasonic took home The Apex Award for Best Overall Customer Experience.

Bavarian Insurance Company Awarded for Innovative use of Service Technology

  • Alexa deployed as a new customer service channel
  • Received Knowledge Award at recent USU World conference

Möglingen, May 22nd, 2019 A Bavarian insurance company, the Versicherungskammer Bayern, is breaking new ground in customer service. Together with Unymira, a business unit of USU, Germany's largest public insurer successfully completed a cutting-edge project using Alexa as a customer service channel. The Versicherungskammer Bayern won the Knowledge Award presented at the USU World 2019 conference in Berlin for the implementation of its innovative customer service concept.

Finastra announces innovative FX vacation spending money app as winner of FusionONE hackathon

Winning team’s app built using open APIs on FusionFabric.cloud, powered by Microsoft Azure

London UK, May 22, 2019 - Finastra has unveiled the winner of the first public hackathon on its open development platform, FusionFabric.cloud. Team ‘HYBER’ scooped the prize for its FX vacation spending money app, after presenting the concept to more than 450 of the world’s Fintech leaders, banks, developers, analysts and a panel of prestigious judges at FusionONE yesterday afternoon. The team’s app was built using open APIs on FusionFabric.cloud, powered by Microsoft Azure.