Tuesday, January 26, 2021
MariaDB announces new ColumnStore analytics solution

MariaDB continues assault on competitors

Open Source database vendor MariaDB has announced its latest update a big data analytics engine called MariaDB ColumnStore. The company claims that this is a significant milestone for the MariaDB open...
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IFS hunts for customers in East Africa

Computech Limited, Kenya has joined the IFS channel partner network to drive IFS expansion in the Region. Computech already has offices in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Zambia as well as...
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The local Vodafone gamble

Vodafone has announced a new program entitled “VODAFONE UK GOES LOCAL FOR BUSINESS”. It will see the creation of twelve regional hubs across the uk and the stationing of dedicated teams...
IFS wins Spanish firm Connectis into channel Souce Freeimages.com/Victor Iglesias

Has IFS struck big deal in Spain

IFS has announced Connectis as a new partner in Spain that few outside of the Iberian peninsular and Latin America will have heard of. Connectis are part of the Getronics group,...
Bad bots love the cloud

Bad bots love the cloud

Distil Networks has released its 2016 Bad Bot Landscape Report and it makes for somewhat depressing reading. Subtitled The Rise of Advanced Persistent Bots the report makes the point that bots...
Linux Foundation release free course on open source compliance

Are you legally open source compliant?

The Linux Foundation has released a new course for developers looking at licensing compliance. The course is called Open Source Compliance Basics for Developers (LFC191), is free and is self-paced. Importantly...
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Singapore shows NFC way

Singtel has announced that customers are now able to pay for MRT (Mass Rapid Transit), LRT (Light Rail Transit) and bus rides with with Singtel’s Transit NFC SIM. This is a...
NTT DATA acquires Dell Services for $3bn

NTT DATA snaps up Dell Services unit

As Dell closes in on EMC it is beginning to sell off assets that are either unwanted or no longer core to the business. While many had banked on Quest to...
Interoute faster than AWS, Azure and Rackspace

Interoute cloud platform faster than the rest

In the world of cloud platforms connection speed and low latency are the key metrics that everyone likes to talk about. This week connectivity provider Interoute has published a report from Cloud...
Oshiete!goo launches goo Shou!

Oshiete! goo to support travellers in Japan

NTT Resonant has announced a service aimed initially at Chinese tourists in Japan that will interest business users who struggle with issues over culture and language. The service is part of...


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IBM i marketplace continues to expand

HelpSystems has published its seventh annual IBM i Marketplace Survey. It shows that use of the IBM i platform has surged during the pandemic. What makes...
Gamarue malware found on laptops for schools (Image Credit: AHMED HINDAWI on Unsplash)

Gamarue malware found on laptops for schools

Malware connecting to servers hosted in Russia has been found on laptops provided to schools. The malware was found when laptops provided by the...
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Forter publishes new report on retail revenue loss

Forter has published a new report identifying a major problem that could be costing retailers millions every year. The report, ‘Are new shoppers falling...
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Acquia launches digital commerce solution

Acquia has partnered with commercetools and Lucidworks to launch Acquia Digital Commerce. The solution supports marketers to integrate data, content, commerce, and digital merchandising...
SonicWall admits to attack on SMA software (Image Credit: XPS on Unsplash)

SonicWall admits to attack on SMA software

Firewall and network security vendor SonicWall has issued a set of security advisories since Friday. It has warned: "SonicWall identified a coordinated attack on...
Reputations (c) Reputation

Less is more as Reputation.com becomes Reputation

Reputation.com, the leader in reputation experience management, has rebranded to Reputation. It has simplified its logo at the same time whilst retaining a nod...
Blockchain Catch-up

Charles Brett’s Blockchain Catch-up for Week 3

This is a Charles Brett's start-of-the-week Enterprise Times ‘blockchain catch-up’ for Week 3. Necessarily it is idiosyncratic and selective. It is not intended to be...
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Namogoo launches intent-based promotions solution

Namogoo, a provider of digital journey continuity platform, has launched an Intent-Based Promotions solution. The solution helps retailers of all sizes with automated incentives...
Ohme moves to make EV charging as cheap as possible (Image Credit: Ohme)

Ohme moves to make EV charging as cheap as possible

Ohme has launched the Ohme App, a free smart charging app for electric vehicles (EV). The app contains many of the features currently only...
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Aprika adds some magic to Resource Management

Aprika has unveiled the latest update to Mission Control, its PSA solution built on the Salesforce platform. Version 1.56 includes an updated Resource Management...
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EUR272.5m in GDPR fines imposed by European regulators

EUR272.5 million of fines have been imposed for a wide range of infringements of EU’s data protection (GDPR) laws. This is the equivalent of...
Can your CIO keep up with digital transformation? (Image Credit: Sebastian Herrmann on Unsplash)

Can your CIO keep up with digital transformation?

The latest Global CIO report (registration required) from Dynatrace has highlighted the challenges of digital transformation. It discovered that as the speed of digital...
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Citrix buys Wrike – a brilliant strategic move or mad gamble?

Citrix has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Wrike for $2.25 billion in cash. This is 16x the $140 million unaudited SaaS ARR...

BiiLabs introduces blockchain-based payments for supporting digital currencies

BiiLabs is a Taiwan-based startup. Using blockchain technologies it has developed BlaPay. This is a solution for merchants wishing to lower transaction fees, aggregate...