Information Technology

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.

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.

GDPR one year on: UK businesses struggling with requests for personal information

Crawley, UK, May 22, 2019 – A year after the GDPR came into effect, a new study suggests many UK businesses are struggling to process requests from customers who are exercising their right to access the personal information stored about them. Of 37 businesses evaluated, primarily large financial services organizations, utilities and telcos, around a third (12) were found to be non-compliant, with five overshooting the time limit of one month that is specified by the regulation.  

Launch of virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO) product with a global financial services institution

Crossword Cybersecurity plc (AIM: CCS, “Crossword”, the “Company” or the “Group”), the cyber security technology commercialisation company, is pleased to announce that its Consulting division has launched a new product, virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO) in partnership with Reliance acsn Ltd (“Reliance”), the IT security experts. 

One of the key cybersecurity challenges organisations are currently facing, is understanding and implementing the most appropriate levels of cyber maturity for their company, and therefore allocating their cyber security budget efficiently. In response to these challenges, Crossword launched vCISO.

Medidata recognised as a 2019 UK Great Place to Work®

Company scores high for having a culture of diversity & belonging and work-life balance

London, 16th May 2019 – Medidata has been named one of the UK’s Best Workplaces™, published by Great Place to Work®. This recognition highlights the company’s unique, inclusive culture among the many reasons employees take pride in being part of the “Medidatian” community.

Established in 1999, Medidata was recognised by its employees as a company that promotes a healthy workplace culture based on trust, pride and camaraderie. Upon joining Medidata, 95% of employees agree that they are made to feel welcome, and 92% feel they are able to take time off work when they think it's necessary.

Microsoft’s Security Intelligence Research Reveals Decline in Ransomware and Malware attacks in 2018 In Ireland, but Phishing and Weaponised Cryptocurrency Mining Remain as Prevalent Threats

  • Report reveals a 60% drop in Ransomware attacks globally with Ireland, Japan, the UK and US seeing the lowest rates
  • Malware attacks also declined globally during 2018 with Ireland showing the lowest rate of attacks 
  • Report reveals hackers are adopting more covert tactics to exploit user data and computing power
    • Hackers are now focused on Cryptocurrency mining, using off-the-shelf solutions installed on victims’ computers to work in the background – virtually undetected
    • Phishing remains the preferred attack method due to poor employee security habits
    • Poor Irish employee password practices, training and security policies are increasing

10ZiG Recognized as One of the 10 Most Promising Citrix Solution Providers - 2019

CIOReview Editorial Board and an esteemed panel of judges reviewed and selected 10ZiG Technology® as One of the 10 Most Promising Citrix Solution Providers of 2019.

LEICESTER, UK – Ongoing innovations and the increasing immensity of the Citrix Systems product suite and its partner network make it quite challenging to find service providers who can excel with related consultation, implementation, configuring, fine-tuning, and support. On a mission to find the best Citrix Solution providers, a panel of key CIOs, CEOs, CTOs, analysts, along with the CIOReview editorial board, put numerous companies to the test, selecting only the top ten best, including 10ZiG Technology. 

Confirmit Announces 2019 ACE Award Winners

New York, NY – 14 May 2019 – Confirmit, the leading global solutions provider for Customer Experience, Voice of the Employee, and Market Research today announced the winners of the 2019 Confirmit ACE (Achievement in Customer Excellence) Awards. Established in 2005, the annual award program recognizes Confirmit clients who demonstrate proven excellence and innovation in their Customer Experience programs. This year’s programs focused specifically on how companies are using customer experience to develop insights that enable smarter decisions and better business outcomes.

NoBlue receives the NetSuite 5-Star Partner Award

IT solutions business recognised by NetSuite for its commitment to helping customers unlock the value of cloud ERP

Nottingham, 9 May 2019 – NoBlue, a specialist in developing and implementing tailored cloud-based IT solutions for businesses, has received the Oracle NetSuite 5-Star Partner Award for the third consecutive year. The award acknowledges members of the NetSuite Solution Provider Program that continue to deepen their commitment to NetSuite customers through strategic expertise that enables organisations to achieve the benefits of cloud computing. NoBlue was recognised for its expertise, creativity and client service in helping NetSuite customers.