July 2019

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.

New research: Legacy applications threaten digital transformation initiatives for IBM i shops

PETERBOROUGH, NH – July 09, 2019 – 67 per cent of survey participants admit to keeping legacy IT applications running simply because the historical data they hold is still useful according to new research. However 60 per cent believe retaining these systems can hold back digital transformation initiatives because they are difficult to integrate with more modern systems.

40 IBM i users completed the survey from SoftLanding® Systems, a division of UNICOM® Global, at the recent International i-Power 2019 IBM i conference in the UK.

Things to Know Before Opening a SaaS Business

As we live in an ever more digitalized world there are only a few business ideas that have the potential to gain as much traction as Software as a Service business. After all the demands for these types of businesses shows no signs of slowing down in the next couple of years and, if you know what you are doing, you can make very good money from it. With that being said, opening and running a SaaS business can be a bit different and more challenging than running other traditional businesses So, to help you out, today we are going to take a look at a few things you should know before opening a SaaS business.