Information Technology

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.

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:

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.

Becrypt achieves UK Government G-Cloud 11 Certification

Becrypt’s MDM+, Security Operations Centre and Managed Desktop Services added to the framework

London, UK – 5th July 2019 – Becrypt, a trusted provider of cybersecurity software products and services, today announced that it is certified under the G-Cloud 11 framework to deliver cloud software and support services.

This is the sixth consecutive year that Becrypt solutions have been listed within the framework. This includes cloud software for application security and ICT, and cloud support for maintaining and securing cloud services.

OKI Europe Launches SENDYS Explorer Software Suite

The all-in-one software platform will help users of OKI’s Office Printers to work in more productive, efficient and secure ways

Egham, 3rd July 2019 – OKI Europe Ltd today announced the launch of SENDYS Explorer multi-fleet software. Exclusive to OKI, the complete software solution enables users in any industry and organisation size to do more with their OKI printers and MFPs. From businesses to retail and healthcare organisations and beyond, users can digitise and manage documents, control print jobs remotely, improve security and reduce wastage.

UKCloud awarded an expanded presence on G-Cloud 11 with new and improved multi-cloud services

UKCloud expands its G-Cloud 11 portfolio with a multitude of new solutions and services, including offerings from its partner community.

London - 2nd July 2019 - UKCloud, the multi-cloud experts dedicated to making transformation happen across UK public sector, has today announced that it has been successful in expanding its G-Cloud portfolio with pioneering new services and solutions that address the resource challenges that are inhibiting accelerated adoption of cloud. 

What Your Tech Business Should Know About Cloud Computing Before Investing

As a technology-based business, you know you need to be on the cutting edge with the technology you use as well as what you provide to your customers. Cloud computing gives you the ability to take your work remote, make it easily accessible and even integrate it with business intelligence (BI) so you can cultivate data which allows you to improve and grow over time.

Digital communication tools leave many workers feeling squeezed out by tech-savvy colleagues

London, UK, Friday 28 June, 2019 – The use of technology to support communication and collaborative working in an increasingly digital and flexible world is something many of us recognize. However, a global study released today by Avast Business (LSE:AVST) indicates this technology is potentially causing a divide in the workplace, with 40% of UK respondents concerned that less tech literate employees will be ‘shut out’ unless they embrace the latest chat, collaboration and digital project management tools.

Study: 85% of Large Enterprises Struggle to Protect Critical Network Assets from Cyberattacks and Outages

San Jose, Calif. – June 25, 2019 – Endace, a specialist in high-speed network recording, traffic playback and analytics hosting, today announced the results of its latest research study, Challenges of Managing and Securing the Network 2019, conducted by independent, US-based research company, Virtual Intelligence Briefing (VIB).

The study surveyed senior executives and technical staff at more than 250 large enterprises globally to understand the challenges that these organizations face in protecting their networks from cyberattack and performance issues.

Confirmit Receives Customer Experience Innovation Award

Confirmit’s B2B Account Health solution recognised for best-in-class innovation

LONDON, UK, NEW YORK, NY, and OSLO, Norway, 25 June, 2019 — Confirmit announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named Confirmit B2B Account Health solution as a Customer Experience Innovation Award winner.

Confirmit B2B Account Health solution empowers teams to understand the accounts’ status and manage revenue risk collaboratively with an easy, streamlined user interface. With Account Health, companies receive richer insights to proactively identify and address the customer issues that have the biggest impact on the business goals, driving organisation-wide engagement in the CX programme.