July 2019

WatchGuard Blocks 100% of Evasions and Earns Recommended Rating from NSS Labs’ Next Generation Firewall Test for Third Straight Year

Company believes continued focus on the evasion resiliency of its IPS engine and other security controls serves as major differentiator as just two vendors achieve the zero-evasion benchmark

18 July 2019 – For the third consecutive year, WatchGuard® Technologies’ firewall product has achieved a ‘Recommended Rating’ with the release of the 2019 NSS Labs Next Generation Firewall Group Test. WatchGuard’s Firebox M670 earned high security effectiveness and low total cost of ownership and is identified as one of the only two products to observe zero evasions. The Firebox M670 successfully blocked all 406 of the evasion attempts and it also blocked 96.69% of 1,784 attacks that were tested by NSS Labs. 

ADLV Builds DVLA Business Case For Online Fleet Access To CPC Training & Attendance Data

The ADLV (the Association for Driving Licence Verification & Vehicles) is polling fleet operators on the potential demand for access to online CPC training course attendance data for drivers. The data is currently collected and managed by the DVSA (the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency).

The ADLV believes that the DVSA can and should add CPC course and attendance data to driver data files held by the DVLA. In their view, a significant number of fleet operators would support the addition of the data either to a driver’s existing record or available in a simple bulk online format. With this in mind, the DVLA has asked the ADLV to put together a business case to confirm fleet industry demand for the additional dataset.

The Future of App Development Is Multiexperience - OutSystems Named a Leader in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Multiexperience Development Platforms

Application development platforms are a strategic choice for the enterprise, delivering end-to-end digital journeys from design thinking to supporting new touchpoints.

London – 15th July 2019 – OutSystems, provider of the number one low-code application development platform, was named a Leader in the new 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Multiexperience Development Platforms (MXDP)*, positioned highest overall for ability to execute.

Why Smart Building Technology Is Here to Stay

For as long as anyone can remember, buildings have always been rigid, unintelligent things. Most are nothing more than a frame or structure used to provide shelter, a place of work or general space. However, as is evident from the advancement of modern technology, that’s soon to change with the next generation of structural areas.

Intelligent, more-aware buildings are being developed to offer unprecedented levels of energy and resource efficiency, organizational management, general optimization, and improved occupant health and productivity.

Controllis launches Smart48 Hybrid Power Unit for mobile and off-grid site power back-up

Integrated solution slashes fuel use, adds renewable energy and increases site reliability

Leading hybrid power systems specialist Controllis has launched the Smart48-Hybrid Power Unit (HPU) which allows mobile and telecoms operators to increase their network reliability and significantly reduce their fuel costs and carbon footprint.

Databarracks releases the Data Health Check 2019

New research from Databarracks reveals almost a third of UK organisations have been hit by ransomware in past year

Databarracks today announces the release of the 2019 Data Health Check, its annual report into IT resilience, cyber security and cloud computing. The survey, which has been running since 2008, questions over 400 IT decision makers in the UK.

Peter Groucutt, managing director of Databarracks, commented: “It’s been another positive year. Organisations are generally improving their Data Protection, continuity and cyber preparedness.

BIXOLON Launches SPP-L410 Mobile Label Printer to the European Market

Compact, Rugged Mobile Label Printing Solution

BIXOLON Europe GmbH, a subsidiary of BIXOLON Co. Ltd, a leading global Mobile, Label and POS printer manufacturer today announced the launch of the SPP-L410 4-inch (112mm) Mobile Label Printer to the European Market. Featuring a compact and durable design at a competitive price point, the SPP-L410 is ideal for label printing applications within the Retail, Warehousing, Manufacturing and Logistics markets.

WBA Releases Wi-Fi 6 Guidelines to Assist Operators, Enterprises, Cities with Deployments

Scenarios Addresses Planning, Design, Meeting SLAs As Trials Of Next-Gen Wi-Fi Continue Ramping Up

London – July 10, 2019: In preparation for the impending release of next-generation Wi-Fi technology later this year, the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) today released a new white paper that provides deployment guidelines for a number of possible scenarios utilizing Wi-Fi 6 technology. With today’s white paper release, operators, enterprises and cities now have the tools needed to embrace and deploy Wi-Fi 6 when it’s released later this year.

Globally, dependence upon Wi-Fi continues to grow exponentially, driven by a number of factors:

OKI Europe’s C800 Series Wins Print IT Reseller’s Editor’s Choice Award

The smallest A3 digital colour printer on the market comes out on top in the publication’s awards

Egham, 10 July 2019 – OKI Europe’s C800 Series of ultra-compact A3 colour printers has received the Editor’s Choice Award from Print IT Reseller. The C800 Series provides true value for businesses that typically outsource print jobs, by enabling them to produce professional results quickly and affordably in-house.