Information Technology

New Study: Mobile Phones Are Driving 56% of Festive Online Fashion Sales

Consumers are growing more comfortable buying fashion items on their phones reveals new Black Friday and Cyber Monday data from AI-powered retail personalisation platform, Nosto. And for fashion retailers, Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2018 were 36% bigger than last year.

Nosto’s analysis of millions of visits to fashion sites globally suggests mobile accounted for 71% of traffic and 56% of sales revenue (up from 64% of traffic and 50% of sales revenue in 2017) on the two holiday shopping days. Conversion rates are also up on mobile phones from 1.98% last year to 2.28% in 2018.

Apstra Unveils Root Cause Identification for Intent-Based Networking

Menlo Park, CA – November 28, 2018 – Apstra® Inc., the Intent-Based Data Center Automation company, today introduced significant advancements to the Apstra Operating System (AOS) including the industry’s first solution to deliver Root Cause Identification for Intent-Based Networking, support for live in-network blueprint implementation updates, integration with VMware vSphere and vCenter, and the expansion of the Apstra open and vendor-agnostic overlay to include enterprise-class SONiC support and Junos OS support.

Logicalis Scoops 14 Awards at Cisco Partner Summit 2018

Logicalis has won 14 awards, across multiple territories and categories at the Cisco Partner Summit 2018 in Las Vegas

London, 28th November 2018 - Logicalis Group, an international IT solutions and managed services provider, today announced that it has scooped 14 awards, across multiple territories and categories at the Cisco Partner Summit 2018 in Las Vegas.

BIXOLON Launches SPP-L3000 Mobile Label Printer to the European Market

Heavy Duty Mobile Label Printing Solution for the Logistics and Retail Industries

BIXOLON Europe GmbH, a subsidiary of BIXOLON Co. Ltd, a leading global Mobile, Label and POS printer manufacturer today announced the launch of the new SPP-L3000 80mm (3”) premium level Auto-ID printer supporting high quality connectivity and labelling. Ideal for a range of applications including supply chain labelling, retail tags, delivery invoicing and more due to its rugged & lightweight design with an easy-to-open peeler and LCD display.

Only 20% of IBM mainframe customers are embracing multi-factor authentication to protect data and applications

While 64 per cent of mainframers are aware that multi-factor authentication (MFA) is now available to control access to mainframe applications, only 20 per cent acknowledge their organization is already using it or plans to do so, according to a new survey. Concerns about disrupting applications, lack of mainframe and security skills and resistance from end users are some of the issues holding back adoption. 

The findings come from a new poll of 81 mainframe users conducted by Macro 4, a division of UNICOM® Global, at the annual GSE UK Conference in November 2018.

Elegant MicroWeb - Custom Software Development and Software Product Development Requires Expertise

When your business needs custom software development, it may be tempting to turn the project over to in-house IT but you may want to reconsider this option before making your decision.

The first consideration is this: Most IT departments are overwhelmed with workload and embroiled in the day-to-day support of hardware, software and network issues, producing reports and dealing with management and user projects.

Aspect Enterprise Solutions Wins Energy Risk Asia “CTRM Software House of The Year” Award

SINGAPORE — November 23, 2018: ION, the largest global provider of trading, analytics and risk management solutions for commodities and treasury management, announced its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) in the cloud CTRM solution, Aspect, has accepted the top CTRM software award last night at the prestigious annual Energy Risk Asia Awards dinner in Singapore.

ADLV Expects Marked Growth For Online Checks By Local Authority Fleets - As DVLA Ends DLC Option

The ADLV (Association For Driving Licence Verification) is expecting a marked increase in Local Authority fleet demand for its online licence services, once the DVLA’s DLC (Driver Licence Check) service ends in December. Currently, the DLC is used to verify the licences of local authority fleet drivers and also to check the licences of local Private Hire Vehicle (PVH) taxi drivers. By using the ADLV online service, which is based on longer 3 year ‘permissions’, Local Authority users can easily automate more frequent checks than they were previously able to.

DataCore Named a Leader in Software-Defined Storage and Hyperconverged Infrastructure by WhatMatrix

In-Depth Technical Product Evaluation Places DataCore as a Top SDS/HCI Provider

READING, UK, November 20, 2018 – DataCore Software has been named a leader in the 2018 WhatMatrix SDS & HCI Landscape Report. The report is the result of a rigorous, independent evaluation that used 115 check-points to judge 12 software-defined storage (SDS) and hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) platforms.