80% of CIO's believe paid for premium support is a rip off

The great cloud provider rip off 

ElasticHosts have released the results of a survey conducted by Vanson Bourne in which it claims 80% of customers feel the premium support services they pay for are little more than...

Infor accelerates supply chain forecasting

Infor has announced a new application called Demand+. Its purpose is to accelerate Supply Chain Forecasting. With the acquisition of GT Nexus rumbling on it is encouraging to see Infor had plans...
Netsuite partner with Celergo for global payroll capability

NetSuite adds payroll with Celergo

Has NetSuite outmanoeuvred Salesforce? NetSuite has announced a partnership agreement and integrated app with Celergo, the global payroll management company. Is a press release that focussed on the international aspects of...
Bluewolf issues State of Salesforce report

Salesforce experience improving says Bluewolf 

Bluewolf has released its annual State of Salesforce report and the news is generally good for users as the overall Salesforce experience is improving. One of the surprises from the report is...
Access management limiting productivity

Access management limiting productivity

The Dell global security survey shows that common access management processes limit employee productivity. The survey which was undertaken by Dimensional Research involved 460 IT professionals and 301 business users. They were...
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Equinix seeks Bit-isle in Japan

Equinix, Inc has an established business in Japan but it is seeking to become the fourth largest operator there in a deal worth US$280 million as it bids for Tokyo based...
IT Expo Europe poll shows IT Workers vote Yes to EU membership

IT pros say Yes to EU

A recent survey for IP Expo has shown that IT Professionals  want the UK to say Yes to EU when the promised referendum comes around. We are still a year or more...
Microsoft buys Adallom, the Cloud Security firm

Microsoft buys Adallom for $320 million

In a blog by Takeshi Numoto , Corporate Vice President, Cloud and Enterprise Marketing, Microsoft has announced the acquisition of Adallom, the cloud access security company. Microsoft buys Adallom, but who are...
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Interoute to gobble up Easynet

Interoute bought itself an early Christmas present in announcing its acquisition of Easynet for £402 million in a press release that said little but was bullish in nature. Exciting times Easynet has had a chequered...
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Dragonfly creates cybersecurity ecosystem

Dragonfly Technologes Pty Ltd has announced a new strategic partnership with Singapore based NSHC Pte Ltd to strengthen their security services. Based in Sydney, New South Wales Dragonfly also has offices in...

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Norsk Hydro shutdown by ransomware

Norsk Hydro, one of the largest aluminium producers in the world has been hit by a ransomware attack. The attack has forced the company...

Council of Clerks of Commercial Courts (NCC) deploys IBM-developed blockchain

The French National Council of Clerks (NCC) and IBM have developed a blockchain-based commercial court solution devoted to the clerks of commercial courts' commercial...
SAS invests $1 billion into AI

SAS to invest $1 billion in AI

Analytics vendor SAS is to invest US$1 billion in Artificial Intelligence (AI) over the next three years. The money will be spread across three...
2nd Watch selects RiverMeadow for cloud migration

RiverMeadow helps 2nd Watch migrate to the cloud

2nd Watch is to use RiverMeadow to help migrate client data and apps to the cloud. This deal sees 2nd Watch take advantage of...
Tide Protocol

Tide launches blockchain-based data marketplace 

Tide is a non-profit foundation with a blockchain protocol which seeks to address costly GDPR compliance, compensation and data accuracy issues. Its objective is...
Qlik donates 18 more courses to Data Literacy Project

Qlik boosts Data Literacy Project course library

The Data Literacy Project has just expanded its course library after data analytics vendor Qlik made 18 of its courses available. The project was...
BITC highlights problems with cyber security in SMBs

BITC claims small businesses key to preventing data breaches

Business in the Community (BITC) is claiming that small businesses are the key to preventing data breaches in the future. It's relatively easy to...
NAO slams UK Cyber Security Programme

NAO calls UK Government Cyber Security Programme a farce

In 2016, the government announced it was to invest £1.9 billion in a National Cyber Security Strategy. The announcement came with a lot of...
Certik

CertiK to audit smart contracts on LTO Network

CertiK is introducing an LTO Network Live Contract Audit. The relevant, auditable, Live Contracts run on LTO Network, a hybrid blockchain platform for decentralised...
EQT completes acquisition of SUSE

EQT completes aquisition of SUSE from Micro Focus

EQT Partners has completed its acquisition of SUSE from Micro Focus. The deal was first announced in July 2018 with EQT paying US$2.5 billion...
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Change and keep column settings in Explorer 10

You would be amazed how many times I get asked this question. “How do I keep the settings of particular columns in Explorer for...
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Blockchain motivates UN when related to its SDGs

The United Nations (UN) has held an event within the Economic and Social Council Chamber to discuss the opportunities provided by AI and blockchain...
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Wolfram Blockchain Labs to integrate ARK ecosystem

Wolfram Blockchain Labs (Wolfram) has announced, at SXSW, an integration between its DLT hosting architecture and the ARK Ecosystem. The effect of this collaboration...
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Ivanti launches new Cloud platform

Ivanti has launched the Ivanti Cloud. It is a new cloud-based platform that enables companies to combine operational and security data, insights and administration in...