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Government losing devices says Apricorn
According to the annual findings from Freedom of Information (FoI) requests submitted by Apricorn (www.apricorn.com) to 14 government departments into the security of devices held by public sector
SER transforms National History Museum
London’s Natural History Museum appoints SER (www.sergroup.com) as its vendor of choice to create a next-generation collections management system.
Summa Equity invests in Logpoint
A new European cybersecurity powerhouse is created as Summa Equity (www.summaequity.com) acquires a majority stake in cybersecurity leader Logpoint (www.logpoint.com).
Rephine and ValGenesis partner
A strategic alliance between Rephine (www.rephine.com) and ValGenesis (www.valgenesis.com) will give pharmaceutical companies digital end-to-end compliance solutions to enhance quality assurance across their entire global supply chains.
Osirium supports Azure AD
Leading UK-based vendor of privileged access security (PAS) solutions, Osirium Technologies Plc (www.osirium.com) boosts Azure's privileged endpoint management with the launch of Osirium PEM v3.
DCIG ranks Infinibox as top storage
Industry analyst firm, DCIG, names the Infinidat’s InfiniBox™ SSA II and InfiniBox® as one of the world’s top five high-end storage arrays for the second year.
Infinidat names Sullivan as CRO
Leading enterprise storage solutions provider, Infinidat (www.infinidat.com) announces the promotion of Steve Sullivan to Chief Revenue Officer (CRO).
McInnes drives growth at SER
Leading vendor of intelligent content automation solutions, SER (www.sergroup.com) announces the appointment of Will McInnes as Chief Marketing Officer
Cybersecurity critical to future
Innovation and collaboration top the agenda for Infosecurity Europe 2023 (www.infosecurityeurope.com) with its theme ‘Smarter, Safer, Stronger’.
McGregor becomes Osirium CEO
Leading UK-based vendor of Privileged Access Management (PAM) solutions, Osirium Technologies (www.osirium.com) promotes sales director Stuart McGregor to the position of CEO.
Conga comments on sustainability
By 2026 70% of all technology sourcing, procurement and vendor management (SPVM) leaders will need to have environmental-sustainability-aligned performance objectives for their functions.
DDos attacks mirror global tensions
As distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) attack volumes are increasing as a direct result of global tension according to research by NETSCOUT (www.netscout.com) with the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine seeing 66% of businesses change their cybersecurity strategies.
Precisely buys Transerve
Data integrity leader, Precisely (https://precisely.com) is strengthening its location intelligence offering after acquiring location intelligence expert, Transerve (www.transerve.com).
Infinidat wins TechTarget Gold
Leading innovative enterprise storage solutions provider Infinidat (www.infinidat.com) wins Gold at TechTarget’s annual Product of the Year awards for redefining enterprise primary storage, backup and cyber storage resilience.
GigaOm names Infinidat leader
IT analyst firm GigaOm names Infinidat (www.infinidat.com) as a Leader and an Outperformer in primary storage for large enterprises in its ‘GigaOm Radar: Primary Storage for Large Enterprises’ report.
Infinidat supercharges the Channel
Award winning enterprise storage solutions provider, Infinidat (www.infinidat.com) is supercharging the Channel with a series of new initiatives, extensions and updates to its global channel partner programme.
SER drives app development
Leading provider of intelligent content automation solutions, SER (www.sergroup.com) announces a new release of Doxis Business Studio.
Precisely joins G-Cloud 13 network
The UK Government approves vendor status for global leader in data integrity, Precisely (www.precisely.com) on its Crown Commercial Service’s G-Cloud 13 Framework.
Employee burnout rises security threats
A twitter poll by Integrity360 (www.integrity360.com) and Vectra (www.vectra.ai) finds 35% of cyber security professionals' greatest fear when it comes to rising cyber threats is employee burnout.
Integrity360 Security Roadshow
The success of last year’s Integrity360 (www.integrity360.com) Security Roadshow is set to continue as security challenges post pandemic continue to impact on the business world.
ThreatQuotient publishes Cyber Report
Barriers to cybersecurity automation adoption are continuing according to the latest State of Cybersecurity Automation Adoption in 2022 report from ThreatQuotient (www.threatq.com).
Netcompany wins Emerging Tech Award
International IT services company, Netcompany (www.netcompany.com) together with the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) wins the ‘Emerging Technology of the Year’ Award in the Technology Excellence Category at the 2022 UK IT Industry Awards.
Netcompany develops MyWestminster
Digital transformation company, Netcompany (www.netcompany.com) announces the successful development and delivery of the MyWestminster digital card as part of Westminster City Council’s latest Smart City for All initiative.
Crest accreditation for Integrity360
UK and Ireland’s largest independent cyber security services specialist, Integrity360 (www.integrity360.com) announces it has been accredited by the internationally-recognized professional accreditation and certification body CREST.
Integrity360 partners with XM Cyber
To automate the mitigation of hybrid cyber risk, Integrity360 (www.integrity360.com) is integrating XM Cyber’s attack path management platform into its end-to-end service offerings, to enable Integrity customers in the UK and Ireland to benefit from continuous and automated mitigation of hybrid cyber risk.
Integrity360 supports Varonis
UK and Ireland’s largest independent cyber security services specialist, Integrity360 (www.integrity360.com) partners with data security leader Varonis (www.varonis.com) to announce the launch of the Managed Varonis Data Security Service.
Taulia updates payments planner
Working capital management solutions provider, Taulia (www.taulia.com) announces significant updates to its Payables Scenario Planner.
Nuix now on CCS G-Cloud
Forensic technologies solutions from Nuix (www.nuix.com) are now available on the UK Government’s innovative cloud procurement platform, after the Crown Commercial Service (CSS) names Nuix a certified supplier on its G-Cloud 13 framework.
WSO2 leads in G2 KuppingerCole reports
Kuppingercole Analysts’ 2022 CIAM Platforms Leadership Compass latest report names WSO2 (www.wso2.com) as overall leader and product leader in the consumer identity and access management (CIAM) market for the second year running.
WSO2 leads in G2 Grid reports
The world’s largest and most trusted software marketplace, G2 (www.g2.com) names WSO2 (www.wso2.com) in two G2 Summer 2022 Grid Reports.
Version 6 of WSO2 Identity Server launches
As organizations expand their online presence, they are exploring new ways to reach more customers through innovative partnerships.
Taulia adds ESG to its SCF program
With the drive for sustainability in supply chains continuing, working capital management solutions provider Taulia (www.taulia.com) and German adhesives and consumer goods giant Henkel have successfully integrated Taulia’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) component into its Supply Chain Finance program.
WSO2 CEO wins IEEE TCSVC Award
The IEEE TCSVC Research Innovation Award recognizes Dr. Sanjiva Weerawarana, WSO2 (www.wso2.com) Founder and CEO for outstanding technical innovations in the field of services computing that have had a lasting impact.
WSO2 survey sees shift in CX
According to the latest ‘Reprogramming the Enterprise: Keeping Pace with the Wave of Innovation’ report from digital transformation specialists WSO2 (www.wso2.com), 85% of IT decision-makers agree that there is an urgent shift toward focusing on consumers’ digital experiences.
SER achieves ISO27001
Underlining SER’s commitment to highest international security standards, SER (www.sergroup.com) announces that it has achieved the globally recognized standard, ISO 27001.
Taulia and EcoVadis partner
A new partnership between fintech Taulia (www.taulia.com) and one of the world’s most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, EcoVadis (www.ecovadis.com) will allow businesses in any industry globally to identify the most responsible and sustainable suppliers
Weinblatt joins Taulia
Fintech working capital management solutions provider Taulia (www.taulia.com) appoints Danielle Weinblatt as Chief Product Officer
Asia Pacific deals rise for Taulia
Fintech working capital management solutions specialist, Taulia (www.taulia.com) sees Asia Pacific enterprise deals rise by 250%.
Infinidat predicts 2023 storage trends
With the challenge of blending storage and cybersecurity continuing in 2023 we ask Eric Herzog, Chief Marketing Officer, Infinidat (www.infinidat.com) what we can expect to see in enterprise storage
CSPs pick Infinidat as top choice
Cloud Service Providers (CSPs), and Managed Service Providers (MSPs) and Managed Hosting Services (MHS) are choosing Infinidat (www.infinidat.com) as the storage solutions provider of choice.
Apricorn predicts IT threats for 2023
With threats to intellectual property (IP) and driver data increasing, and with the expectation of greater risk from the turmoil surrounding cryptocurrency, we ask Jon Fielding, Managing Director EMEA, Apricorn (www.apricorn.com) for his views on what we can expect to see in 2023.
Precisely and AWS migrate data
Global data integrity leader, Precisely (www.precisely.com) announces it is working with Amazon Web Services (AWS) on its AWS Mainframe Modernization service.
Precisely now Amazon RDS ready
Global data integrity leader, Precisely (www.precisely.com) achieves Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) Ready Product designation to help companies achieve their technology goals by using the agility, breadth of services, and pace of innovation provided by AWS.
Omnis defends AWS security lake
Amazon Security Lake is given extra cyber protection after being fully integrated with NETSCOUT’s (www.netscout.com) Omnis Cyber Intelligence (OCI) solution.
Infinidat wins 3 SDC awards
SDC magazine awards enterprise storage solutions leader Infinidat (www.infinidat.com) with three awards: Winner - Data Security/Compliance Innovation of the Year for InfiniSafe®; Runner up - Storage Company of the Year; and Runner up - Storage Hardware Innovation of the Year for the InfiniBox™ SSA II.
Arriello appoints Embley as CRO
Leading provider of integrated Regulatory Affairs, Pharmacovigilance and Auditing & QA solutions and services Arriello (www.arriello.com) appoints respected regulatory expert Pete Embley as its first Chief Regulatory Officer.
Exterro trends for 2023
As the IT challenges facing businesses continues, we ask legal GRC software solutions provider Exterro’s (www.exterro.com) senior engineer, Mark Hasted, Director – Sales, Nick Rich, Regional Vice President of Sales for Europe, Miles Clee, and International Training Instructors Jon Cook and Adam Firman for their views on what trends we can expect to see in 2023.
Infinidat wins CRN 2022 Tech Award
The 2022 CRN Tech Innovation Awards (www.crn.com/rankings-and-lists/ti2022.htm) announces enterprise storage solutions leader, Infinidat (www.infindat.com) as the top choice winner for its InfiniSafe® solution in the Data Protection Software category.
SER named content leader
The report gives a detailed analysis of CSP global market dynamics, major trends, vendor landscape, and competitive positioning.
Taulia and SC sign MoU
Working capital solutions provider, Taulia (www.taulia.com) signs memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Standard Chartered to strengthen financial supply chains.
WSO2 gets Series E funding
Digital transformation leader WSO2 (www.wso2.com) announces that the company has completed its Series E funding round with the addition of RedStart Labs (India).
Virtusa partners WSO2
Leading digital transformation technology provider, WSO2 (www.wso2.com) announces that Virtusa is now a WSO2 Global Systems Integrator (GSI).
Fintechs partner banking, says report
According to the Economist Impact’s ‘Threat Assessment 2022: Digital Competition in Global Finance’ report commissioned by digital transformation leader WSO2 (www.wso2.com) of the 300 C-suite banking industry executives surveyed overs half (54%) say their financial institutions have faced greater competition over the past three years from digital alternatives.
New release of WSO2 API Manager
With enterprises facing greater pressure to effectively utilize APIs into their digitally-driven processes, WSO2 (www.wso2.com) releases the latest version of its open-source API management tool.
WSO2 jumpstarts cloud journeys
To help enterprises jumpstart their cloud migration journey, WSO2 (www.wso2.com) is launching the WSO2 Lift-and-Shift Cloud Migration Program.
Award win for NETSCOUT
After research into the global wireless network monitoring and service assurance industry, Frost & Sullivan (www.frost.com) awards NETSCOUT (www.netscout.com) with its 2022 Global Company of the Year Award for its wireless network monitoring and service assurance.
PLG named as VCoE privileged partner
Co-operator of the Venture Centre of Excellence, EIT Health and the European Investment Fund (EIF), has named ProductLife Group (www.productlifegroup.com) the exclusive Privileged Partner for Regulatory and Compliance to help expedite the navigation of regulatory barriers.
Companies struggle to manage APIs
Recent research from WSO2 (www.wso2.com) reveals that despite API underpinning the success of digital transformations, 74% of respondents do not have a fully rolled-out API strategy.
Users praise Doxis platform from SER
According to the independent benchmark study “Professional User Rating: Digital Solutions 2023” by techconsusslt, the SER Group’s (www.sergroup.com) Doxis Contract Management has been awarded ‘Champion’ status once again.
WSO2 enhances CIAM with IDaaS
With the need for enterprises to create a holistic view of each customer that extends across their business systems in order to drive rich, secure and personalized digital experiences, WSO2 (www.wso2.com) delivers on the promise of this next-level customer identity and access management (CIAM) with its latest release of the Asgardeo identity as a service.
CMS Distribution partners with Infinidat
Specialists in taking emerging technologies to market, CMS Distribution (www.cmsdistribution.com) is partnering with Infinidat (www.infinidat.com) to offer Infinidat’s award winning software-defined storage architectured enterprise solutions to CMS partners and customers throughout the UK and Ireland.
Early payment rises, says Taulia
Nearly 40% of businesses say they are using early payment to manage their working capital according to the latest survey from Taulia (www.taulia.com).
SAP to acquire Taulia
To give companies better access to liquidity and improve their cash flows, SAP is acquiring a majority stake in Taulia (www.taulia.com), the fintech working capital management solutions provider.
New features for Choreo platform
To help enterprises deliver new digital experiences in hours or days, WSO2 (www.wso2.com) has added a number of new features to its Choreo digital platform as a service (digital PaaS).
Yubico comments on cyberattacks
With the news that the construction group Interserve was fined £4.4 million by the government regarding a cyber-attack two years ago show, we ask Niall McConachie, Regional Director (UK & Ireland), Yubico (www.yubico.com) for his views on what organizations can do to mitigate the risks posed by cyber threats.
Infinidat named leader for 5th year
Gartner names Infinidat (www.infinidat.com) a leader for the fifth consecutive year in the 2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Primary Storage (https://info.infinidat.com/Gartner_MQ2022_LP-Registration.html).
Smart data inventory solution
Legal software experts, Exterro Inc (www.exterro.com) launches its new Smart Data Inventory solution, Exterro Smart Data Inventory,
Biopharma launches science huddle
Biopharma Excellence (www.biopharma-excellence.com), a fusion of three scientific powerhouses, PharmaLex, ERA Consulting and Biopharma Excellence, under the PharmaLex brand is launching a ground-breaking Science Huddle with a series of quarterly thought leadership panel discussions.
Infinidat raises cyber resilience bar
A series of significant enhancements on its InfiniBox® and InfiniGuard® platforms sees Infinidat (www.infinidat.com) reinforce its leadership position for primary storage, modern data protection, and cyber resilience.
Neustar comments on cyber spend
According to Gartner’s latest forecast* spending on information security and risk management products and services is forecast to grow 11.3% to reach more than $188.3 billion in 2023.
Netscout comments on DDoS surge
According to NETSCOUT’s latest Threat Intelligence Report (www.netscout.com/threatreport) threat actors have ramped up their nefarious activities in 1H2022.
IEEE comments on cybersecurity test fund
Businesses rely on enterprise IoT devices to increase productivity and enable hybrid working. These smart devices collect sensitive data, which can be accessed by other users, making them an attractive target for cyber criminals to exploit.
Conga comments on AI software growth
As Forrester research reveals that global artificial intelligence (AI) software adoption is set to grow 50% faster than the overall software market in the next two years, with AI’s share of software spend is expected to increase from 4.3% in 2021 to 6% by 2025, we ask Ash Finnegan, digital transformation officer, Conga (www.conga.com) for her views on the state of AI in the UK and its projected growth rate.
IPC grows community with SIX Swiss
Leading global provider of secure, compliant communications and networking solutions for the global financial markets, IPC Systems Inc (www.ipc.com)s is growing its community after becoming an approved Application Service Provider (ASP) for SIX Swiss Exchange, with Connexus® Extranet.
Hennings appointed CCO at SER
Seasoned customer experience and professional services leader in the software sector, Martin Hennings is now the new Chief Customer Officer (CCO) and a member of the executive leadership team at SERgroup (www.sergroup.com).
ThreatQ TDR Orchestrator grows
Bringing ease of use to IT security automation is the latest version of ThreatQ TDR Orchestrator from security operations platform innovator, ThreatQuotient (www.threatq.com) includes enhanced automation, analysis, and reporting capabilities that accelerate threat detection and response across disparate systems.
Partner technical committee for Netwrix
Cybersecurity vendor, Netwrix (www.netwrix.com) establishes a new Partner Technical Committee for its channel partners and their technical resources to evaluate new versions of Netwrix products prior to their release.
New global survey from Yubico
Nearly 60% of employees rely on username and password as the primary method to authenticate their accounts according to Yubico’s (www.yubico.com) State of Global Enterprise Authentication Survey 2022.
Honeywell drives ESG via digital
Industrial space users can make significant fuel savings and meet tightening global emissions targets following the launch of Honeywell’s (www.honeywell.com) ECOMAX® LE burner.
Procurement gets boost with Smart Cube
To help procurement professionals navigate global supply chain disruptions, The Smart Cube (www.smartcube.com) is extending its partnership with Craft (www.enterprise.craft.co) to launch a new joint Category Monitor offering.
Conga comments on IT problems in courts
With reports that a new cloud-based system upgrade for the nation’s criminal courts is regularly losing and changing case files, causing chaos across the UK legal system and for staff running ongoing cases, we ask Ash Finnegan, digital transformation officer, Conga (www.conga.com) for her views on the challenges facing officials when implementing digital change, and why this update may have gone wrong.
NETSCOUT 1H2022 Threat Report
Findings from NETSCOUT’s (www.netscout.com) latest DDos Threat Intelligence report for the first half of 2022 (www.netscout.com/threatreport) reveals how TCP-based, DNS water-torture, and carpet-bombing attacks dominate the DDoS threat landscape
IEEE comments on NHS smart watches
As part of the technological revolution in treatment, more than 100,000 patients with Parkinson’s disease will be prescribed smartwatches and apps on the NHS
Neustar comments on Gartner MSE survey
According to the latest forecast by Gartner (www.gartner.com), security and risk management, application and integration strategies, and infrastructure and operations are the top three technology priorities for midsize enterprises (MSEs) in 2022. With MSE technology leaders heading into the 2023 budgeting season, we ask Michael Smith, CTO, Neustar Security Services (https://neustarsecurityservices.com) for his views.
Neustar expands EMEA partners
Cloud-oriented security services leader, Neustar Security Services (https://neustarsecurityservices.com) is enhancing security and improving resilience for clients by expanding its partner ecosystem across key technology hubs in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region with the addition of new partners.
Kirstie van Oerle joins Netcompany
Bringing a wealth of experience managing complex large scale digital transformation initiatives at Capita, Halma, Siemens, CGI and Arqiva, Kirstie van Oerle is joining Netcompany as a Partner driving advanced technology initiatives in the UK private sector.
TypingDNA partners WSO2
Typing biometrics authentication specialists, TypingDNA (www.typingdna.com) is partnering with WSO2 (www.wso2.com) to further enhance WSO2’s latest customer identity and access management (CIAM) offerings to give an additional layer of comprehensive and robust protection against sophisticated cyber threats.
Opening speaker for Big Data LDN
Registration for the UK’s leading data and analytics event, Big Data London is now underway,
Netcompany shakes up IT recruitment
Building on its commitment towards making a difference and contributing to a fairer society, the international IT services business Netcompany (www.netcompany.com) will be recruiting as many as 30 new Leeds-based technology delivery staff at the Leeds Digital Careers Festival on 15 September 2022.
11:11 Systems buys Sungard AS
Managed infrastructure solutions provider, 11:11 Systems (www.1111systems.com) announces it has entered into an Asset Purchase Agreement to acquire Sungard Availability Services’ (“Sungard AS”) Cloud Managed Services business. The transaction is expected to close this autumn.
Infinidat wins hyperscaler award
Enterprise storage solutions provider, Infinidat (www.infinidat.com) announces that its InfiniBox™ SSA II received a Best of Show Award at the Flash Memory Summit 2022, being recognized as “Most Innovative Hyperscaler Implementation.
Infinidat expands Guarantees program
Leading enterprise storage solutions provider, Infinidat (www.infinidat.com) announces the expansion of its guaranteed Service Level Agreement (SLA) program, making it the industry’s first cyber storage guarantee for recovery on primary storage.
11:11 Systems powers cloud for Dr Martens
Managed infrastructure solutions provider 11:11 Systems (www.1111systems.com) announces a new case study with iconic British brand Dr. Martens.
DCIG names infinidat a top STaaS
Storage industry analyst firm DCIG names Infinidat (www.infinidat.com) as one of the world’s Top 5 storage-as-a-service (STaaS) solution providers following independent research into the storage-as-a-service market.
Data encryption uptake rises
The number of UK organizations implementing data encryption as a core part of their cybersecurity strategy is on the rise almost half (47%) of organizations saying they now require the encryption of all data whether it’s at rest or in transit, according to the latest survey by Apricorn (www.apricorn.com).
WSO2 commits to global partnerships
Digital transformation leader WSO2 (www.wso2.com) extends its commitment to global partnerships with appointment of Moses Mathuram, its new Vice President of GSI Alliances and Strategic Partnerships.
Integrity360 launches new digital risk service
UK and Ireland’s largest independent cyber security services specialist, Integrity360 (www.integrity360.com) announces that it is targeting significant business growth following the launch of its new managed Digital Risk Protection Service.
FinancialForce grow ERP and PSA markets
Customer-centric business applications leader, FinancialForce (https://www.financialforce.com) announces accelerated momentum over the past 12 months for its ERP and PSA platforms.
Honeywell safety watch
To help drive safety and security and boost workforce efficiency, Honeywell (https://process.honeywell.com) is launching the new Honeywell Safety Watch.
Precisely study on digital behaviours
Customer experience leaders, Precisely (www.precisely.com) and Corinium Global Intelligence have teamed up to release the results of a new survey to reveal that the explosion of online customer interactions during the pandemic are expected to continue growing at a rapid pace, post-pandemic.
Conga comments on Gartner FSI research
We ask Ash Finnegan, digital transformation officer, Conga (www.conga.com) for her views on Gartner’s prediction that 20% of all test data for consumer-facing use cases will be synthetically generated in applications such as debt management, personal finance assistants and automated lending.
Conga comments on Gartner AI research
We ask Ash Finnegan, digital transformation officer at Conga (www.conga.com) for her views on how finance leaders can adapt their approach to revenue operations transformation by assessing their current digital maturity.
Precisely comments on health data strategy
As the Department of Health and Social Care announces its a new data strategy – ‘Data Saves Lives: Reshaping Health and Social Care with Data’, we ask Mads Toubro, senior vice president, EMEA, Precisely (www.precisely.com) for his views on how the Department of Health and Social Care must prioritize data integrity to deliver on the goals set out in its new strategy.
IPC launches Connexus Broadcast
Leading provider of secure, compliant communications and multi-cloud connectivity solutions for global financial markets, IPC (www.ipc.com) is partnering with Newsquawk.
IEEE comments on growth of WFH
As the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reveals the number of employees working from home has more than doubled since 2019, we ask Kevin Curran, IEEE (www.ieee.org) senior member and professor of cybersecurity at Ulster University whether this is a worrying trend for businesses and will more businesses be more critically exposed to cyberthreats.
New AI solution from NETSCOUT
Cybersecurity, service assurance, and business analytics solutions providers, NETSCOUT SYSTEMS (www.netscout.com) develops an innovative AI-based solution that uses unique global visibility and an automated AI analytics engine to automatically and instantaneously block DDoS attacks whilst reducing operational overheads and business risk.
Smart Cube upgrades Amplifi PRO
Strategic research and analytics solutions provider, The Smart Cube (www.thesmartcube.com) releases a new version of Amplifi PRO (www.thesmartcube.com/amplifi-pro) its on-demand digital procurement intelligence platform.
Neustar launches Dubai data centre
To support data sovereignty and low latency application security for enterprise clients throughout the Middle East, Neustar Security Services (www.neustarsecurityservices.com) is launching a new regional DDoS mitigation and application security data centre in Dubai this October.
Forum Auditorias and TDV merge with Rephine
GMP auditors specializing in pharmaceutical supply chain quality assurance, Rephine (www.rephine.com) is merging with Forum Auditorias (https://forumauditorias.org) and its technology and manufacturing supply chain compliance consultancy TDV (www.tdvct.com/en), to create a clear market leader in global GMP audit services.
Infinidat expands Channel portal
Leading enterprise storage solutions provider, Infinidat (www.infinidat.com) is rolling out a new global version of its partner portal to expand channel sales with storage-as-a-service (STaaS) in ArrowSphere.
PLG acquires Pharma IT
Following its acquisition of Pharma IT, ProductLife Group (PLG) (https://productlifegroup.com), a global leader in regulatory and compliance services for the life sciences industry is strengthening its foothold in Northern Europe and offering new services in the context of life sciences digitalization.
New milestone for Generis
Mid-sized companies and smaller biotechs are joining big names including Merck and Pfizer in moving to Generis’ CARA Life Sciences (www.caralifesciences.generiscorp.com) to manage critical data, content & processes via the single, cloud-based, SaaS platform & information lake.
IEEE comments on cybersecurity risk
As the Health Secretary Sajid Javid unveils the government’s new digital strategy, which will ensure all researchers and healthcare providers can access patient data ‘safely and efficiently’, as it looks to ‘close the digital divide’ between the NHS and social care, with the minister pledging to ‘improve the public’s trust in data’ making it far easier for people to opt out if they wish.
IT fails data recovery despite backup strategy
The annual survey by leading manufacturer of software-free, 256-bit AES XTS hardware-encrypted USB drives, Apricorn (www.apricorn.com) reveals that 99% of surveyed IT decision makers have a backup strategies in place, but just over a quarter (26%) admit that they are unable to fully restore all data/documents when recovering from a backup.
SER gets SOC 2 Type 2 for Doxis Cloud Services
SER, a leading global vendor of intelligent content automation solutions SER Group (www.sergroup.com) achieves Service Organization Control (SOC 2) Type 2 certification for its Doxis Cloud Services.
Christina Mertens to drive VIRTUS’ expansion across EMEA
VIRTUS Data Centres (VIRTUS) (www.virtusdatacentres.com) names Christina Mertens as VP of Business Development, EMEA.
BIT Group and ElioT tackle cyberskills gap
An innovative cyber security course designed by BIT Group (www.bluescreenit.co.uk/) and East London Institute of Technology (ELIoT) (www.institutesoftechnology.org.uk/east-london-institute-of-technology) in collaboration with the CyberHub Trust (https://cyberhub.org.uk/) aims to tackle national cyber skills gap.
SMEs forced into crosswinds
With the UK in the grip of a cost of living crisis, we asked Gary David Smith, Co-founder and Director, Prism UK (www.prism.uk.com) for his view on how the cost of living crisis is fast becoming a cost of doing business crisis for SMEs.
Rephine partners with Ofidit
GMP auditors, Rephine (www.rephine.com) and specialists in pharma supply-chain quality assurance, announces a new strategic partnership with Ofidit, which provides specialized GMP third-party auditing of active pharma ingredient (API) manufacturers worldwide.
Mike Golding to lead VIRTUS design team
The UK’s leading data centre company, VIRTUS Data Centres (https://virtusdatacentres.com) appoints Mike Golding as Senior Vice President of Design and Build.
Infinidat launches Infinibox SSA II
Leading provider of enterprise storage solutions, Infinidat (www.infinidat.com) launches InfiniBox™ SSA II, its next generation solid state array portfolio of storage and cyber resilient solutions.
New customer win for WSO2
Digital transformation leader, WSO2 (www.wso2.com) will deliver its world-class API management and enterprise integrations to Central England Co-operative (CEC) in a significant new win for the company.
Ballerina boosts API productivity
The Swan Lake version 2201.0.0 release of Ballerina open-source language is helping developers rapidly build, integrate, and deploy services and APIs in the cloud.
SACEM develops API using WSO2
The Society of Authors, Composers, and Publishers of Music (SACEM) is now using WSO2’s (www.wso2.com) API Manager to distribute music from over 180,000 creators.
WSO2 expands Securitas Direct partnership
Digital transformation leader, WSO2 (www.wso2.com) has expanded its partnership with Securitas Direct to enable Securitas Direct SA to adopt an API-first strategy.
FICO World 2022
Leading applied analytics company FICO (www.fico.com) brought together leading banks, financial services firms, and other industry decision makers at FICO World 2022 (https://events.fico.com/ficoworld)
Logpoint releases Logpoint for SAP Enterprise
Bridging the gap between SAP security and cybersecurity comes Logpoint for SAP Enterprise (www.logpoint.com/en/product/logpoint-for-sap).
Exterro expands privacy suite
Continuing its tradition of innovation in data privacy Exterro (www.exterro.com) enhances its Exterro Privacy suite with two new products Exterro Data Discovery and Exterro Consent.
Wi-SUN IoT Report
IoT goals have shifted in the last five years but investment remains critical to success despite projects delays and reduced budgets due to the pandemic.
Major General opens Infosec
Major General Tom Copinger-Symes CBE, Director of Strategy and Military Digitization with UK Strategic Command, has been announced as the main opening keynote speaker at Infosecurity Europe.
Users failing to back-up data, finds poll
According to a Twitter poll by Apricorn (www.apricorn.com) almost 60% of respondents fail to recall if, and when, they backed up important documents.
Forensic training from Exterro
The increasing importance of digital evidence in criminal cases coupled with mounting data volumes has driven demand for forensic tools.
New release of WSO2 Choreo
Taking digital apps to a whole new level is WSO2’s (www.wso2.com) latest release of its Choreo digital Platform as a Service (digital PaaS).
Walker Morris advises on Caring Tech
Walker Morris has advised Swedish headquartered Sorb Industri AB on its acquisition of Caring Technology Limited, the holding company of Specialist Alarm Services Limited (SAS).
Women get top roles at iResearch
In celebration of International Women’s Day, leading international thought leadership specialist iResearch Services (www.iresearchservices.com) appoints women to top roles in its Marketing, Editorial and HR teams at its London office to help fulfil new business wins.
Gartner awards SER high scores
In Gartner’s 2021 Critical Capabilities for Content Services Platforms report, SER Group (www.sergroup.com/en/) has been awarded the highest product scores in ‘Content and Process Automation’ (3.67 out of 5) and in ‘Business Role Hub Document Management’ (3.62 out of 5).
Eagle Genomics expansion grows
Bioinformatics software pioneer for the life sciences arena Eagle Genomics (www.eaglegenomics.com) expands its global team with the appointment of bioinformatics veteran Dr. Nandu Gattu as VP Services, Dr. Christian Roghi as Director of Microbiome Solutions, and Louise Groves as Director of Business Operations.
Radiology goes cloud with SynApps
Enterprise content management specialist, SynApps Solutions (www.synapps-solutions.com) and Aptvision (www.aptvision.com) have delivered the first phase of a major integrated digital radiology information system to transform the Radiology department of Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust.