Technology

UKCloud increases momentum with latest awards to the Digital Outcomes and Specialists 4 and YPO Technology Hardware and Software Services frameworks

UKCloud has been approved to provide its multi-cloud platform and expert services via both the Digital Outcomes and Specialists 4 (DOS4) framework and four lots of the YPO Technology Hardware and Software Services framework.

InfinityQS’ Global Partner Program continues to expand at a rapid rate

More than 40 strategic partners have joined InfinityQS’ partner program in the last 18 months

InfinityQS, the global authority on data-driven manufacturing quality, has formally entered into strategic partnerships with over 40 leading industry service providers since the beginning of 2018. This success has been driven by the company’s steadfast commitment to bring new levels of innovation to manufacturing quality through its cloud-based Enterprise Quality Intelligence Solution, Enact.

Egress launches industry’s first Insider Breach Calculator for email, to help business quantify risk

Online tool calculates the likelihood of suffering an email-based insider data breach as employees share information

London, UK – 7th October 2019: Egress, the leading provider of people-centric data security solutions, announced today the launch of its new online Insider Breach Calculator aimed at helping businesses better determine the probability of suffering an email-based insider data breach.

The unique tool is based on an algorithm that considers the number of employee mailboxes within an organisation, its market sector, and the perceived level of stress and tiredness that employees experience, to calculate the figure.

Moorwand wins duo of industry awards

Dedicated BIN sponsor, issuer and acquirer wins Mastercard ‘Market Shaker’ and Emerging Payments Association awards

London 4th October 2019 – Moorwand, a dedicated BIN sponsor that turns compliance into a competitive advantage, has won Mastercard ‘Market Shaker’ and Emerging Payments Association awards. The company has also been nominated for the Fintech Power 50.

New Capabilities from Low-Code Leader OutSystems Bring Unprecedented Speed, Simplicity and Agility to Dynamic Case Management

LONDON - 3rd October – OutSystems, provider of the number one low-code application development platform, today announced that it has added new capabilities to its leading low-code development platform, empowering process owners to automate manual processes and incorporate AI-driven decisioning and form completion, all from a simple-to-use, web-based interface.

Redgate extends SQL Compare to provide Linux Command Line Interface and support for SQL Server 2019

Cambridge UK, Wednesday 2 October 2019 – Redgate today announced the launch of SQL Compare v14, the latest version of its industry standard tool for quickly and accurately comparing and deploying SQL Server databases. The major new release of the tool includes a beta Command Line Interface on Linux for the first time, enabling teams to benefit from SQL Compare, whether they choose to work in Windows, Linux, or a combination of the two. This removes complexity and increases user choice, and is part of Redgate’s ongoing commitment to widen access to its tools and enable developers to work effectively across multiple environments.

651 Enterprise Software Deals And Sky-High Multiples Signal Acquirers’ Sprint For Digital Transformation, Says Hampleton Partners

Hampleton Partners’ report reveals $71 billion in half-year disclosed transaction value in Enterprise Software sector

London, 2 October 2019 - In its latest analysis of global Mergers & Acquisitions activity in Enterprise Software, Hampleton Partners reports the highest deal count ever recorded, with 651 transactions inked over the first half of 2019. Multiples were also sky-high; the trailing 30-month median EV/EBITDA multiple peaked at 17.5x, inching its way up from last year’s levels. Revenue multiples also grew, reaching a record 3.8x in 1H 2019.

Hampleton Partners’ report noted two major M&A trends:

Nexthink data shows first ever quantifiable measurement of employees’ experiences with IT

Operational data from 1.6m anonymised and aggregated endpoints reveals employees’ digital experiences in the workplace

“Businesses risk deploying innovation that is doomed to failure if they don’t focus on the experience. The pace of innovation is incredible but the experience for employees does not match this and needs fixing in fundamental areas.” Ari Helgason, Principal at Index Ventures

·         For the first time, the enterprise has access to real, operationalised digital employee experience data to enable them to benchmark internally and against peers

Business executives aren’t aligned on the state of business operations, and that’s a problem

Chris Huff, Chief Strategy Officer at Kofax

30th September, 2019, London, UK: Digital transformation technologies like Intelligent Automation continue to advance in capability and strength, but many organisations have yet to realise the full extent of their value to optimise operations. Workflows such as invoice handling and contract management are still largely manual and executives are understandably eager to embrace these technologies to empower their organisations to work like tomorrow.

ThoughtRiver Unveils AI-powered Microsoft Word Remediation Tool for Lawyers

·         Users can access ThoughtRiver’s technology within Word documents to analyse and edit contracts at the same time.

·         Ease of use top priority for lawyers, millions of work hours to be saved.

·         ThoughtRiver to demo new plug-in at Legal Geek Conference.