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RealWire is an award-winning online press release distribution service with over 10 years of expertise and is first choice for many of the UK’s top digital PR and internet marketing professionals. RealWire has been the UK’s leading innovator in press release distribution introducing a Social Media News Release option in 2007 and its patent pending targeting system, PRFilter, in 2010.

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Six-year growth streak for enterprise software M&A slows but peak valuations remain, says Hampleton Partners’ report

·         Private equity buyers completed one-third of all enterprise software transactions in 2019, up from 25 percent in 2018

·         Artificial intelligence, SaaS, and cloud companies attracted strategic buyers, including Apple, Adobe, Salesforce, Google and Microsoft

London, UK – 4 February 2020. The latest Enterprise Software M&A market report from Hampleton Partners, the international technology mergers and acquisitions advisor, reveals that transaction volumes decreased slightly to 620 deals inked in the second half of 2019, but revenue and EBITDA multiples remained astoundingly high at 4.0x and 17.3x respectively.

Miro Parizek, founder, Hampleton Partners, said:

Episerver recognized as a leader for first time in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Digital Experience Platforms

London, U.K., Feb. 3rd, 2020 – Episerver™, the customer-centric digital experience company, is recognized as a leader in the just-published Gartner Magic Quadrant for Digital Experience Platforms™. This recognition marks Episerver’s first-time placement in the leaders quadrant of this independent analyst report. The news comes on the heels of three major Q4 2019 announcements with the acquisition of personalization and analytics company Idio™, the hiring of CEO Alex Atzberger and the acquisition of B2B commerce company Insite™ – all capped by the best sales quarter on company record. 

Netacea Identified as a Bot Management Leader by Independent Research Firm

Manchester-based cybersecurity startup protects websites, mobile apps and APIs with revolutionary server-side approach to bot management

Manchester, 3rd February, 2020 – Netacea, a provider of bot management solutions, has been ranked a leader in the Forrester New Wave™: Bot Management, Q1 2020 report.

Forrester, a top research organisation that provides advice on existing and emerging technology, has identified Netacea as a leader in its 2020 evaluation of the emerging bot management market.

First week of February worst for staff sickness

London, UK: 3rd February 2020: Tuesday is the most frequent day taken by staff as unplanned absence, according to statistics provided by e-days, the leader in global absence intelligence.

The company has revealed that the first week of February is the worst peak for unexpected staff absence, after surveying absence data from more than 1,000 companies from 2019.

Tech Trailblazers Awards shortlist announced

Public voting opens to select the top tech enterprise startups

London, UK - 30th January 2020 – Now in its eighth year, the Tech Trailblazers Awards, the first independent and dedicated awards program for enterprise information technology startups, has revealed its shortlist of the most innovative entrants and concepts in enterprise technology. The shortlists, selected by the Tech Trailblazers’ panel of leading IT industry experts, are now open to public vote to add to the opinions of the judging panel and help determine the winners in all categories.

HYLA Mobile: Mobile trade-in programs returned $2.378 billion to US consumers in 2019

30 January 2020 – HYLA Mobile, the world’s leading provider of software technology and services for mobile device returns management and reuse solutions, today announced results from its analysis of the mobile device trade-in market for 2019. The report reveals that $2.378 billion was returned to US consumers last year via mobile device trade-in programs—an increase of 4.7% from 2018.

HYLA combines live market figures and its own analytics solution to identify the latest trends for the pre-owned mobile device market in North America. HYLA provides its analysis of the latest market trends both on a quarterly and annual basis. Key findings from HYLA’s 2019 trade-in trends report reveals that:

UKCloud’s State of Cloud Adoption survey reveals reasons why public sector organisations are turning to multi-cloud

Almost 90% of surveyed public sector organisation agree that they would move all their IT to the cloud if the perfect solution existed, according to latest survey by UKCloud

London – 30th January 2020 – UKCloud, the multi-cloud experts dedicated to making transformation happen across UK public sector, has today announced the results of a survey of more than 300 senior IT professionals and business leaders that reveals the key challenges and issues that are affecting cloud adoption.

Irish Business Leaders - Create the Right Culture or be Left Behind, Warns Microsoft

A new report commissioned by Microsoft reveals insights into the future of work in organisations in Ireland:

·         76% with strong innovative digital cultures expect double digit growth in next five years.

·         76% of business leaders see having an innovative culture as key to retaining talent. Despite this, only one third of business leaders see getting culture right as their number one priority.

·         79% of employees intend to remain in their jobs where there is an innovative culture.

·         Innovative cultures empower 66% of employees to share ideas, with 60% finding it easier to collaborate.

“2020 is set to be the year of RCS,” says mGage

London UK, 29 January 2020 – The interaction between organizations and consumers is set to become revolutionized with all-new Rich Communications Services (RCS), the latest development in the evolution of mobile messaging. The next generation of SMS is set to surge in 2020 – with predictions that it will create a market worth more than US $74 billion by next year, according to GSMA.

93% of mobile transactions blocked as fraudulent in 2019 says new report on mobile ad fraud by Upstream

98,000 malicious Android apps and 43 million infected devices in 20 countries

32% of most malicious apps still available on Google Play

London, January 29th, 2020 - 93 percent of total mobile transactions in 20 countries were blocked as fraudulent in 2019 according to a report on the state of malware and mobile ad fraud released today by mobile technology company, Upstream. The “Invisible Digital Threat” data is based on deployments of Upstream’s Secure-D full-stack anti-fraud platform that detects and blocks fraudulent mobile transactions mostly originated from ad fraud malware. The platform at the end of 2019 covered 31 mobile operators in 20 countries.