Technology

Industry 4.0 Shifts from Buzzword to Reality, Says Hampleton Partners’ M&A Report

London, UK – 21 March 2019. The latest M&A market report from international technology mergers and acquisitions advisor, Hampleton Partners, sheds light on how technology giants in Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH) are transforming their businesses by buying, funding or partnering with connected and intelligent manufacturing technologies and data management companies to ensure they are well-positioned for the Fourth Industrial Revolution – Industry 4.0.

Openwave Mobility Video and Data Management Technology Deployed in 8 out of 10 of the Leading Operator Groups Worldwide

Major North American Operators deploy Openwave Mobility technology as forecasts show that 90% of 5G traffic will be video

REDWOOD CITY, California – February 27th 2019 – Openwave Mobility, the market leader in mobile data traffic management solutions, today announced that its technology has been deployed in 8 out of the 10 largest multi-territory mobile operator groups in the world and now has a footprint of over 2 billion subscribers. This comes hot on the heels of a multi-million USD agreement for mobile traffic management with a leading network operator in North America to deploy mobile acceleration technology to boost subscriber Quality of Experience (QoE). 

Mobile GPS Tracking: A Cost-effective Alternative to GPS Tracking Hardware

​A poorly performing fleet is a massive challenge for any business; mainly if it's a part of the logistics and transportation industry because logistics isn't just a business function that they have to manage, it'is their whole and sole business! Being in the transportation industry isn't a child's play, after all. You have to maintain a large fleet of vehicles, which is a reason for a mild headache even at the best of times.

If you don't know the precise location of every vehicle in your fleet, your business will have to depend on a lot of guesswork. That, as all fleet managers would agree, is a situation best avoided!

Mobile Video Index 2019: Operators Experiencing up to 100% Mobile Video Growth Year-on-Year

REDWOOD CITY, California – February 26th 2019 – Research from Openwave Mobility, the market leader in mobile data traffic management solutions, has found that over the past five years, video on mobile networks has grown on average 50-60% year-on-year (YoY), while in many developing markets, the rate is more than twice this. The findings are part of the latest Mobile Video Index (MVI), now in its third edition. Along with live data from over 30 mobile operators globally, the latest edition of the MVI also features insight from the Mobile Video Industry Council, an industry group that includes BT, EE, Deutsche Telekom, Telefonica, MTS, Telus, KPN, Orange and Vodafone.

Android on the march in business but security a concern, says new research

BRACKNELL, UK. 21st FEBRUARY 2019 - The use of Android tablets and handhelds are on the rise in business but security remains a concern, according to the latest research from Panasonic Business. On average, 72% of tablets and handheld devices in businesses (excluding mobile telephones) use the Android operating system. And with 60% of device buyers saying Android was still being integrated into their organisations, the number of devices is expected to rise with the majority seeing growth for the next three years.

The top three benefits of Android over other operating systems were said to be flexibility (59%), security (58%) and affordability (52%). 

Unbabel Appoints Amy Kux as Chief Financial Officer

San Francisco, USA: 20 February 2019: A year after raising $23 million in series B funding, AI-powered, human-refined translation platform Unbabel today announced the appointment of Amy Kux to the role of Chief Financial Officer, based in the company’s San Francisco headquarters.

With a proven track record in management and business leadership applied to high-growth international technology start-ups, Kux joins Unbabel from Udemy, where she was Head of Finance. There she was strategic both in raising series D fundraising and opening the company’s Brazil office. Prior to Udemy, she was Head of Finance for next generation content delivery network Cloudflare.

Study: Social media has the least influence on retail technology purchases

London, 6th February 2019 – Insight driven Tech PR Agency, CCgroup, today released the findings of its primary research study “How to influence retail technology buyers”. The results, collected from over 30 tier one (turnover above £500m) and tier two (turnover between £30-£500m) UK retailers, identified the information most important to decisionmakers when longlisting, shortlisting and purchasing from a potential technology vendor. port found that 42% of respondents would use industry analyst reports during shortlisting phase, making it the most influential content type.

Digital workspace growth is being hampered by a lack of clear strategy, says new research from SoftwareONE

A new research report produced by SoftwareONE, a global leader in software and cloud portfolio management, has revealed that the majority of organizations (58%) do not have a clearly defined strategy in place when it comes to adopting and integrating digital workspace technology. This indicates how, in many organizations, implementing and making use of such technology is still being carried out in something of a haphazard manner, meaning that they will struggle to truly maximize its potential unless they take steps to overhaul their strategic approach.

Shifting sands in the Robotic Process Automation market in 2019

By Chris Huff, CSO, Kofax

December 3rd, 2018 - The Robotic Process Automation (RPA) market will continue to undergo dramatic and rapid maturation in 2019, but RPA companies are finding themselves at a tipping point: They will either grow into their lofty market valuations or we will start to hear the hissing of a deflating bubble and warning signs of a “hype cycle” crash.