Tuesday, December 1, 2020
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Sage pledges £1.4 million to North East economy

Headquartered in Newcastle, Sage has a long history of investing in the area. It has now announced a new initiative to help small businesses in its home region, the North East....
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Managers under pressure over employee mental health and productivity concerns

Managers are under increasing pressure to deal with growing mental health and productivity concerns among employees, claims Ricoh, UK. That stark warning comes from a survey of 1,300 office employees and...
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Workday beats revenue forecast again

Workday yet again beat its revenue forecast with its Q3 fiscal 2021 revenues up 17.9% to $1.11 Billion. It also increased its subscription revenue outlook from $3.73-3.74 billion to $3.77-3.78 billion....
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ECI Software changes hands

After a flurry of acquisitions, ECI Software is itself to change ownership. Leonard Green & Partners is to acquire the company from funds advised by Apax Partners and The Carlyle Group....
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Forter fortifies itself with more funding

Forter has raised $125 million in a Series E funding round led by Bessemer Venture Partners Felix Capital and Itai Tsiddon. There was also participation from investors NewView Capital and Commerce...
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Was COVID the alarm clock organisations needed?

Research carried out by DJS Research and sponsored by Unit4 has revealed a striking change in attitudes about transformational readiness and progress. The survey is entitled: Digital Enterprise Strategies for People-Led...
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Unit4 to open R&D centre in India as cloud revenue grows again

Unit4 released results relating to its Q3 2020 which ended on September 30th 2020. It slightly increased cloud subscription revenue in its latest quarter to 16%, compared to the last quarter...
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News from week beginning 9th November

#News from week beginning 9th November included three acquisitions north of one billion. Including @Workfront, @Planview and @Pipedrive
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Cybercriminals target shoppers with brand forgery

Ahead of Black Friday/Cyber Monday, Inky reports that cybercriminals are targeting shoppers with brand forgery attacks. To cybercriminals are stealing the source code from well-known brands to create their lookalike web...
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Zoho teams up with TCS

Zoho has forged a strategic alliance with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) to cover its Customer Relationship Management, IT Service Management and e-Commerce solutions. The agreement will see TCS work with large...


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Cyber researchers uncover end-to-end cyber-biological attack

An end-to-end cyber-biological attack has been uncovered by cyber researchers at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Using malware, a cybercriminal could use change...
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SMB’s cyber reliance damaged by lack of IT expertise

A lack of IT expertise is damaging the cyber resilience of SMB’s. Worryingly, around 25% of small businesses are spending less on cyber resilience....
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SMEs failing security assessments by not protecting home networks

SMEs are at risk of failing security assessments by not protecting the home networks of their employees. That claims from cybersecurity and IT Managed...
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Charles Brett’s Blockchain Catch-up Week 46 (to w/e 27th November)

This is a Charles Brett's start-of-the-week Enterprise Times ‘blockchain catch-up’ for Week 46. Necessarily it is idiosyncratic and selective. It is not intended to be...
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UK police forces using cloud for data storage

47% of UK police forces currently use a hybrid-cloud model to access and store data. The details emerged from a survey of UK police...
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Nectar360 partners with CitrusAd to launch retail media platform to brands

Nectar360, part of the Sainsbury's business, is working with CitrusAd to launch a retail media platform. The solution enables brands and ad agencies to launch targeted sponsored...
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Is Salesforce about to buy Slack?

The Wall Street Journal has reported that Salesforce has made a bid to acquire Slack, the workplace messaging app. Reuters also covered the story citing...
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Market America | SHOP.COM partners with Packsize to solve excess packaging

Market America | SHOP.COM, has formed a partnership with Right-sized Packaging on Demand manufacturer, Packsize International. With the introduction of Packsize machine systems, Market...
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Two-factor authentication flaw in web hosting platform

Digital Defense has disclosed details of a two-factor authentication vulnerability in web hosting platform cPanel & WebHost Manager (WHM). WHM is the management system...
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Doornbos takes on new mission for Aprika

Aprika Business Solutions is hoping to become a new force for Project Management and PSA software with the appointment of Trevor Doornbos as Sales...
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Is ConnectWise building an ITSM or security company?

ConnectWise recently announced the acquisition of Perch Security and Stratozen to strengthen its security portfolio. Enterprise Times spoke to Jeff Bishop, Chief Product Officer...
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Bayer selects Infor to solve asset pain

Bayer, the giant German multinational pharmaceutical and life sciences company has selected Infor EAM. This will be a blow to SAP, whose ERP Bayer...

Blockchain Labs introduces InfraBlockchain – for governments and enterprises

Blockchain Labs is launching InfraBlockchain. It claims implementation flexibility which can provide both a stable public blockchain and a scalable permissioned blockchain. The announcement...
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Lightspin emerges from stealth mode with US$4 million funding

Contextual cloud security company Lightspin has emerged from stealth mode and announced a successful US$4 million funding round. Ibex Investors LLC led the funding...