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Claranet wins Best Cloud Support Provider at the Computing Cloud Excellence Awards 2018

Claranet, the leading European MSP has been named Best Cloud Support Provider at Computing’s Cloud Excellence Awards, which took place at the prestigious Waldorf Hilton in London last night. The event honours the wide variety of people, projects and organisations operating in the cloud industry, with 20 different categories recognising a diverse range of success stories and examples of market-leading innovation. The result saw Claranet come out on top against several major cloud players, underlining the expertise and hugely successful ...

Lenovo Appoints New Channel and SMB Director to Support Business Growth and Drive Progress into New Markets

Today, Lenovo announced that Jane Ashworth will join Lenovo on October 1st as Director of Channel and SMB. With over 20 years’ experience, Ashworth has held senior positions at a variety of major blue-chip organisations including HP, Sony and more recently, running the education technology organisation, SMART Technology. Preben Fjeld, General Manager, Lenovo UK and Ireland said, “Our channel partners are fundamental to our continued growth plans and Jane’s strong background in channel sales, channel development and product management will ...

NGD Systems Awarded Phase IIB Small Business Innovation Research by the National Science Foundation

NGD Systems, Inc., the leader in computational storage, today announced the award of a Phase IIB Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant to the company by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The grant enables NGD Systems to continue the work originally funded in the 2016 Phase I SBIR grant on developing applications for Computational Storage through In-Situ Processing for growing petabyte-scale analytics workloads. The award represents continued commitment and further confidence in the deployment of computational storage and in the ability ...

Apex Oil Company Taps M-Files to Integrate Service and Information Management

M-Files Corporation, the intelligent information management company, today announced that Apex Oil Company, a provider of wholesale distribution, storage and transportation of petroleum products across the U.S., has chosen the M-Files intelligent information management platform. Apex Oil integrated M-Files with its enterprise service management solution Cherwell to streamline user experience and create improved document management company-wide. The integration between M-Files and Cherwell uses a connector created by Prevolution, an M-Files partner with extensive experience in enterprise service management that ...

Drone operator UAVAid to launch first UAS flight from Cornwall Airport Newquay

Aerospace Cornwall announced today it has partnered with Drone operator UAVAid to launch the first UAS flight from Cornwall Airport Newquay at a capability event in May 2019. UAVAid will showcase its humanitarian Hansard drone platform at the event, the first UAS flight from Cornwall Airport Newquay.  This UK developed drone is designed to fundamentally improve the way aid agencies can respond to large scale disasters and boost healthcare and economic development in the developing world.  Each drone is capable of ...

UK accounting continues ‘slight’ shift towards digital

Accounting departments in UK businesses have continued to shift towards digital practices, but more than four in 10 (41%) continue to rely on paper-based processes, according to new independent research. The 'Changing trends in the purchasing processes of UK businesses' report, commissioned by automated accounts payable and electronic document management software provider, Invu, revealed a slight reduction in the number of businesses relying on paper-based accounting in the last few years. The 41% in this latest report is a slight fall from the 45% ...

New cyber academy for ex-military scoops Ministry of Defence Silver Award

Crucial Academy in Brighton, which helps armed forces veterans make the transition to civilian careers in cyber security, has received a prestigious employer recognition award from the Ministry of Defence.  Founded by four former Royal Marines, Crucial Academy offers free accredited courses, qualifications and careers in cyber security to those that have served in the armed forces. The company was presented with the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme Silver Award by Right Honourable Earl Howe, Mr Nigel Atkinson and Rear Admiral ...

Infosys Launches Wingspan, a Transformational Learning Solution for Enterprises

Infosys (NYSE: INFY), a global leader in consulting, technology and next-generation services, today announced the launch of Infosys Wingspan, its next-gen learning solution to help organizations accelerate their talent transformation journey. Based on open source technologies, the cloud-first and mobile-first solution is designed to provide a seamless interactive learning experience accessible anytime, anywhere and on any device. Infosys Wingspan provides best-in-class curated content from multiple sources that learners can access to enrich their knowledge. Users are provided a personal and ...

DigiCert, Gemalto and ISARA Partner to Ensure a Secure Future for the Internet of Things (IoT) as the Quantum Computing Age Dawns

DigiCert Inc., the world’s leading provider of scalable PKI solutions for identity and encryption, Gemalto, a global leader in digital security, and ISARA Corp., the leading provider of quantum-safe security solutions, today announced a partnership to develop advanced quantum-safe digital certificates and secure key management for connected devices commonly referred to as the Internet of Things (IoT). “DigiCert, Gemalto and ISARA are collaborating today to solve tomorrow’s problem of defending connected devices and their networks against the new ...

Basware Introduces SmartSearch within Electronic Procurement Solution

Basware (Nasdaq: BAS1V), the global leader in networked source-to-pay solutions, e-invoicing and innovative financing services, introduced enhancements to the catalog search functionality within its electronic procurement solution that enables users to find the right products quickly and easily. SmartSearch™ is powered by industry leading cloud-based search technology which accelerates response times and makes the solution more scalable. Usability has been a focal point when it comes to indirect procurement for years and cost savings have been the typical driver ...

New report shines spotlight on growing popularity of mobile shopping

Today Deloitte announced the findings of their annual UK mobile consumer survey, which provides insight into the mobile behaviour of more than 4,000 smartphone users. According to the latest figures, smartphone penetration has seen growth across all age groups, with the 55-75 category seeing the most growth increasing from 40 per cent in 2013 to 77 per cent in 2018. Smartphones in the hands of shoppers are rapidly becoming a major influence on UK retail sales with 84 percent of millennials claiming to use their phones ...

SME makes drastic savings after going paperless

A national commercial landscaping company has dramatically increased its efficiency and improved its environmental credentials after embracing digital transformation.  Since adopting the WorkMobile mobile data capture app, Grace Landscapes has saved many hours’ worth of filing and data inputting time each month and greatly reduced its paper waste. Grace Landscapes, which has a head office in Yorkshire, is one of the forerunners in the commercial landscaping sector. Established in 1978, it has grown from one to more than 120 members of staff ...

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