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Yubico on Nasdaq

Hardware authentication security keys leader, Yubico (www.yubico.com) announces that it is now publicly traded under the ticker symbol YUBICO on Nasdaq First North Growth Market in Stockholm.

Esker partners with Boost Payment Solutions
In a move to revolutionize virtual card processing, Esker (www.esker.com) is partnering with Boost Payment Solutions to transform virtual card processing for accounts receivable (AR) departments – eliminating tedious manual efforts and streamlining payment reconciliation.
Adaptive DDoS defence from NETSCOUT

Firms are to get greater protection from Adaptive DDoS attacks after NETSCOUT SYSTEMS Inc (www.netscout.com) launches Adaptive DDoS Protection for its Arbor® Threat Mitigation System (TMS) to dramatically improve detection of distributed attacks that dynamically change vectors and target numerous destination IP addresses at once.

New launches for Infinidat

Enterprise storage solutions leader Infinidat (www.infinidat.com) announces two new major enhancements to enrich and expand the company’s all-flash capabilities and capacity for enterprise storage.

New cybersecrity committee at Esker
A new cybersecurity committee to provide a bridge between Esker’s (www.esker.com) Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Esker’s Supervisory Board will be headed by Steve Vandenberg, a Global Black Belt with Microsoft’s Security Solutions Area, and Nicole Pelletier-Perez, a long-time IT professional. 
ChatGPT enhances b2b CX
Customer service functions are set to get a boost as global cloud platform and leader in AI-driven process automation solutions provider Esker (www.esker.com) now incorporates ChatGPT into Esker Synergy AI technology.
Infinidat leader in Gartner report

Gartner names Infinidat (www.infinidat.com) a Leader in its 2023 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Primary Storage report, marking the sixth consecutive year that Gartner has recognized Infinidat in enterprise storage

 
US patent for Esker ML
Global cloud platform and leader in AI driven process automation solutions provider Esker (www.esker.com) announces the issuance of U.S. Patent No. 11631265 by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for Esker’s machine learning technology.
ChatGPT enhances b2b CX
Customer service functions are set to get a boost as global cloud platform and leader in AI-driven process automation solutions provider Esker (www.esker.com) now incorporates ChatGPT into Esker Synergy AI technology.
Coleman joins Arriello VP team

Integrated Regulatory Affairs, Pharmacovigilance and Auditing & QA solutions and services leader, Arriello (www.arriello.com) appoints biotech expert Kate Coleman as Vice President of Quality and Compliance.

Precisely comments on gen AI
According to a recent Gartner survey, 63% of marketing leaders are planning to invest in generative AI in the next 24 months.
ABF gigafactory selects Honeywell

The American Battery Factory (ABF) is selecting Honeywell’s (www.honeywell.com) Manufacturing Excellence Platform (MXP), Experion® Batch, Li-ion Tamer®, and Integrated Remote Operations (IOC/ROC) solutions in its new gigafactory located in Tucson, Ariz as part ABF’s optimization of its manufacturing process and workflow.

 
Three C's top list for C-suite

Research form specialist recruitment firm, Roberth Half (www.roberthalf.co.uk) reveals emerging crises, economic challenges and unpredictability in business is driving changes in leadership requirements with c-suite leaders increasing now being required to demonstrate the ‘Three Cs’; crisis management, creativity and communication.

Esker speaks at Gartner event
Global cloud and AI-driven process automation solutions for Finance, Procurement and Customer Service functions leader Esker (www.esker.com) announces it will be hosting an engaging speaking session at Gartner CFO & Finance Executive Conference taking place 18-19 September 2023 in London.
 
Esker Conference returns
This year marks the long-awaited return of the in-person Esker (www.esker.com) All Access Conference, following the 2021 virtual event.
Honeywell partners Arbin Instruments

Lithium-ion battery manufacturers and gigafactories are set to get a boost as Honeywell (www.honeywell.com) teams up with Arbin Instruments to revolutionize large scale lithium-ion battery manufacturing.

 
Semperis partners NTT DATA

As the massive demand for Active Directory (AD) protection continues, pioneering identity-driven cyber resilience leader, Semperis (www.semperis.com) expands its strategic partnership with NTT DATA.

 
Data theft a big concern for IT heads

Ransomware fears are taking a backseat to data theft and keeping IT leaders awake at night.

Ardent Partners ranks Esker as leader
Ardent Partners’ 2023 ePayables Technology Advisor research report names Esker (www.esker.com) as a Market Leader.

Firms lack leader succession plans

Over 80% of businesses overall, and 51% of European firms admit they do not have a succession plan in place for leadership teams despite recognizing the need for such a strategy to ensure business continuity

NETSCOUT introduces RAN analytics

Mobile operators get a boost as performance management, cybersecurity, and DDoS protection solutions leader NETSCOUT SYSTEMS (www.netscout.com) introduces RAN Analytics for Carrier Aggregation.

Xalient makes Global Top 100

The first ever Global Top 100 Inspiring Workplaces is ranking secure network and digital identity transformation specialist, Xalient (www.xalient.com) alongside companies such as Anheuser-Busch, Concentrix, Experian, Federal Reserve Bank of NY, Gartner, and Rackspace Technology, for creating the most inspiring workplace.

WSO2 for startups

Digital transformation leader, WSO2 (www.wso2.com) launches ‘WSO2 for Startups’ a global startup accelerator programme that will give startup candidates free access to WSO2 cloud services for 12 months.

 
Advantio joins Integrity360 

As part of its Pan European expansion plan Integrity360 (www.integrity360.com) acquires leading European PCI QSA (Payment Card Industry Qualified Security Assessor) and cyber security services company Advantio.

 
Diversity in the boardroom

Businesses need to first take a ‘look in the mirror’ and implement real change before attempting to improve diversity on the board through external hires, according to the latest Boardroom Navigator 2023 report from Robert Half (www.roberthalf.co.uk).

Integrity360 invests in new SOC

Leading pan-European cyber security specialists Integrity360 (www.integrity360.com) announces that its €8 million investment in its new Security Operations Centre (SOC) facility in Dublin will create approximately 200 new jobs over the next three years.

 
Purple Knight now protects Okta

Pioneering identity-driver cyber resilience experts, Semperis (www.semperis.com) announces the introduction of Okta security exposure scanning in its community-driven security assessment tool, Purple Knight (www.purple-knight.com).

Sutara talks AI at Big Data LDN

Keynote speakers continue to line up for Big Data London (https://bigdataldn.com), with Robin Sutara, CIO at Databricks set to address the AI revolution and how Gen AI is creating a ‘Game of Thrones’ by disrupting hierarchies.

Logpoint appoints Haldbo as CFO

Experienced financial executive Michael Haldbo joins Logpoint (www.logpoint.com) as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

Virtus in megacampus project

Innovation into green data centres is set to get a boost as leading data centre provider, VIRTUS Data Centres (www.virtusdatacentres.com) unveils a €3 billion, 300MW Wustermark megacampus project in Brandenburg, Germany.

Precisely to map power dataset
Data integrity leader Precisely (www.precisely.com) joins the Overture Maps Foundation (https://overturemaps.org) to provide location intelligence expertise and facilitate geospatial innovation.
 
Detroit Pistons select Infinidat
Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association (NBA) has selected Infinidat’s (www.infinidat.com) InfiniBox® solution as its #1 pick for enterprise storage and platform of choice.
GigaOm award win for Infinidat
IT analyst firm GigaOm names Infinidat (www.infinidat.com) as the industry Leader and Fast Mover in block and file-based ransomware protection for primary storage.
Masciulli leads Semperis AD launch
Cyber resilience pioneer, Semperis (www.semperis.com) launches a security-centric Active Directory (AD) migration and consolidation solutions (www.semperis.com/active-directory-migration-consolidation) to accelerate AD modernization and reduce customers’ attack surfaces.
 
FMS award win for Infinidat
Enterprise storage solutions provider, Infinidat (www.infinidat.com) receives Best of Show Award at the Flash Memory Summit 2023 for the InfiniBox™ SSA II.
Precisely comments on ChatGPT study
A recent study by The Purdue University into ChatGPT answers to 517 Stack Overflow questions found that the artificial intelligence (AI) model produced incorrect answers to more than half (52%) of the software engineering questions posed. 
WSO2 names first tech fellow 
Digital transformation leader, WSO2 (www.wso2.com) awards Professor Dr Frank Leymann as its first WSO2 Technology Fellow – the highest technical ranking in the company.
Peake headlines Big Data London 
Legendary British astronaut, Major Tim Peake, CMG, and the first British European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut to visit the International Space Station, is set to headline for Big Data London.
 
Strong H1 for Infinidat

Enterprise storage solutions provider, Infinidat (www.infinidat.com) announces the company is continuing its momentum of strong growth and execution with 29% year-over-year growth in bookings for January through June 2023.

 
Apricorn reports drop in encryption

There is an alarming drop in device encryption in UK companies despite over a fifth of security leaders admitting they have “no control” over data.

 
11:11 Systems expands AWS access

To provide customers with more choices, including new global access to 11:11 Services and the ability to standardize data protection across hybrid environments, 11:11 systems (www.1111systems.com) is expanding its relationship with Amazon Web Services.

Protegrity and Exasol extend alliance

Organizations hampered by concerns over managing data security and compliance requirements in their analytics workflows are set to get a boost as data security leader, Protegrity (www.protegrity.com) extends its partnership with Exasol, the no-compromise analytics database.

Netwrix reports on MSP priorities

Seven in ten Managed Service Providers (MSPs) name data and network security as their top IT priorities for 2023 because they are so integral to their clients’ IT operations, according to the latest report by cybersecurity vendor, Netwrix (www.netwrix.com).

AvaTrade comments on earnings season

As the earnings season for Q2 2023 begins, we ask Kate Leaman, Chief Market Analyst, AvaTrade (www.avatrade.com), to share her thoughts on which sectors are emerging as winners and losers during the current earnings season.

 
NETSCOUT launches next-generation OCI

In the face of rising cyber threats, NETSCOUT’s (www.netscout.com) next generation Omnis Cyber Intelligence (OCI) solution provides security teams with real-time packet-level visibility across their digital infrastructure.

WSO2 Choreo on Azure Marketplace

Software development teams can now start delivering new cloud-native applications and digital services faster through streamlined procurement, deployment, and management of Choreo IDevP on the productive and trusted Azure cloud platform.

Richard Connolly joins Infinidat

With his extensive experience in selling enterprise storage, cyber security software, hybrid cloud storage, data centre solutions, and professional services to enterprise customers and service providers, sales expert Richard Connolly joins Infinidat (www.Infinidat.com) as regional director for the UKI and the DACH (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) regions.

PLG acquires RNI

Global provider of regulatory and compliance services for the life sciences industry, ProductLife Group (www.productlifegroup.com) is strengthening its regulatory expertise in borderline products.

CRN names Infinidat as finalist

CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, names Infinidat (www.infinidat.com) as a Finalist for its InfiniBox® solution in the “Storage−Enterprise” category of the 2023 CRN Tech Innovator Awards.

Synapps joins NHS framework
The Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust’s Commercial Procurement Services names enterprise content management specialist SynApps Solutions (www.synapps-solutions.com) as one of six suppliers to the £150 million contract.
New team for SER Turkiye
Europe’s leading vendor of intelligent content automation solutions, SER Group (www.sergroup.com) is continuing its global expansion with a new team in Turkey to meet the region’s increasing demand for digital transformation solutions.
 
NETSCOUT releases ML Arbor Edge 
To protect organizations from being hit by the increasing range of dynamic DDoS attacks, NETSCOUT (www.netscout.com) is combining its global threat intelligence with machine learning to create a ML-based Adaptive DDoS Protection system in the new version of NETSCOUT Arbor Edge Defence.
Skills shortage remains rife
Responding to the latest reports of stubbornly high inflation and a confirmation from the Bank of England that interest rates will increase, specialist recruitment firm, Robert Half (www.roberthalf.co.uk) warns a tight labour market and widening skills shortages are adding to the UK’s inflation woes.
Menlo warns of  risky AI generated ads

One in three UK consumers are unaware of the risk of malvertising when clicking on AI-generated ads online according to research by cloud security leader Menlo Security (www.menlosecurity.com).

Virtus expands into Europe
Award-winning pure-play data centre owner-operator and part of the ST Telemedia Global Data Centres Group, VIRTUS data centres (www.virtusdatacentres.com) announces plans to expand into continental Europe with the construction of its first data centre campus outside of the UK. 
Virtus strikes Gold
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) recognizes leading data centre provider, VIRTUS (www.virtusdatacentres.com) with a Gold award for its internal management of Health & Safety Practices, Policies and Standards.
Sunday Times 100 ranks Xalient

The Sunday Times Hundred 2023 (www.thetimes.co.uk/sunday-times-100-fast-growth) ranks the secure network transformation specialist, Xalient (www.xalient.com) for the second year as a fast growth leader after the firm achieved sales of £37.6 million and growth of 52.9%.

NETSCOUT launches VWB channel

The new Visibility Without Borders (VWB) platform from performance management, cybersecurity and DDoS protection solutions leader, NETSCOUT (www.netscout.com) is set to provide unrivalled deep packet inspection at scale on a single platform.

Semperis expands channel team

Cybersecurity leader Semperis (www.semperis.com) appoints Tobie Kottman as Channel Director for UK & Ireland.

Boardroom Navigator launches

Boardroom executives need to acquire greater skills if they are to manage a business through today's and tomorrow's challenges, according to the launch edition of the Boardroom Navigator 2023 report from Robert Half (www.roberthalf.co.uk).

Infinidat named awards finalist

The annual OnCon Icon Awards for 2023 selects Infinidat (www.infinidat.com) as a finalist in both the ‘Top 100 Executive Team Award’ and ‘Top 100 Marketing Team Award’ categories. 

Skills shortage hits inflation 
Responding to the latest reports of stubbornly high inflation and a confirmation from the Bank of England that interest rates will increase.
Shortages drive job confidence 
The challenging economic climate is creating a tight labour market where ‘cash-strapped’ employees are in the driving seat and we could see another mass exodus of staff, warns leading talent solution specialists, Robert Half (www.roberthalf.co.uk).
Honeywell Ionic launches BESS

The latest scalable end-to-end modular battery energy storage system (BESS) and energy management tool from Honeywell (www.honeywell.com), the Honeywell Ionic is a single, complete solution.

Lack of IT budget challenges firms

The biggest security challenge facing small business is lack of IT budget, says one in two small companies, according to additional findings from a Netwrix (www.netwrix.com) survey conducted in February 2023 amongst security and IT professionals from 106 countries.

BMC launches AMI cloud

Organizations looking to unlock their mission-critical data across hybrid IT infrastructures to increase business intelligence for better decision making, are now able to take advantage of the power of on-premises mainframe computing for large-scale, business-critical transactions while gaining the benefits of the cloud

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Honeywell boosts oil & gas sector

Production efficiency and asset reliability in the oil and gas sector have been given a boost after Honeywell (www.honeywell.com) launches its Upstream Production Performance Suite.

HelixGBT gets AI boost

Global leader in software for the autonomous digital enterprise, BMC (www.bmc.comunveils generative AI enhancements to the BMC Helix Service and Operations Management platform.

FEBE names Xalient for fast growth
FEBE (For Entrepreneurs By Entrepreneurs) (www.febe.com) names secure network transformation specialist, Xalient (www.xalient.com) as the fastest growing founder-led private company in the FEBE Growth 100 listing for the second year.
Cohesity awards 11:11 Systems

Data security and management leader, Cohesity (www.cohesity.com) awards 11:11 Systems (www.1111systems.com) Global Service Provider Partner of the Year for global growth, innovation and expertise in data protection.

HPE honours 11:11 Systems

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) names managed infrastructure solutions provider, 11:11 Systems (www.1111systems.com) as HPE Partner of the Year Award for showing outstanding customer excellence and innovation.

Email security risk report

Phishing emails continue to be a major threat to organizations with almost 100% of cybersecurity leaders saying that inbound and outbound email security incidents are causing them the greatest stress according to the latest Email Security Risk Report 2023 from cybersecurity experts, Egress (www.egress.com).

Breach containment top at Infosec

Breach containment is tipped to be the key talking point on the show floor at this week’s Infosecurity Europe (www.infosecurityeurope.com/en-gb.html) as headline speakers and exhibitors line up to provide insight and advice to attendees on response, recovery and resilience, and to educate and evoke behavioural changes in tackling security threats.  

Infosec talks retaining cyber talent

Major Andrew McGrane, Interim CISO, Global Operations, Ministry of Defence (MoD) will join a panel of senior cybersecurity and business executives to discuss ‘The Achilles' Heel of the Cybersecurity Industry — Cyber Talent Management and Focusing on the Human Deal’ at this week’s Infosecurity Europe (www.infosecurityeurope.com/en-gb.html).

Poor data hampers business agility

The 2023 Data Integrity Trends and Insights Report from Precisely (www.precisely.com) and the Centre for Business Analytics at Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business (LeBow) reveals top concern for enterprises seeking to drive agility through trusted data.

Employees to blame for data breaches

UK security leaders believe that their organization’s employees are continually exposing sensitive data to the risk of a breach, yet are neglecting to take .he necessary steps to control the risks.

Infinidat wins at Storries XX Awards

This year, Infinidat was named a Winner in the Storage Optimization Company of the Year category and a Runner Up in three categories – Editor’s Choice – Product award, Performance Storage Vendor of the Year, and the Storage Innovators award.

Macquarie Asset Management backs Virtus
Leading data centre provider VIRTUS Data Centres (www.virtusdatacentres.com) is set to see rapid expansion after ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (ST Telemedia) reaches an agreement for Macquarie Asset Management, via Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 7, to acquire a significant minority stake in leading VIRTUS.
 
Productivity soars with SER Doxis

Research by Forrester Consulting reveals that SEW-EURODRIVE achieves 336% return on investment (ROI) and savings totaling more than €17 million over three years by automating document management and processes with SER’s (www.sergroup.com) AI-powered platform, Doxis.

BMC launches ESG report

Global leader in software solutions for the Autonomous Digital Enterprise, BMC (www.bmc.com) launches its annual Corporate Citizenship and ESG Impact Report and highlights the company’s continued commitment to reduce its carbon footprint, support DEI, sustainability and social causes.

Globality adds generative AI to GLO

Market leader in AI-powered autonomous sourcing, Globality (www.globality.com) enhances its next-generation bot, GLO with generative AI functionality to help companies to achieve up to 20% in cost savings and 70% in efficiency gains.

Robert Half says AI no job threat

Following reports that white collar workers are allegedly under threat by AI, we ask Craig Freedberg, Regional Director of Technology, Robert Half (www.roberthalf.co.uk) for his views on whether now is the time to use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to help fill the ever-expanding skills gaps which are threatening the economic stability of the UK.

Precisely data saves lives

Data integrity leader Precisely (www.precisely.com) is helping to save lives by providing San Bernardino County with pro bono access to its Wildfire Risk solution to offer a detailed assessment of wildfire severity and probability in the region.

Pharma D&S joins PLG

Global provider of regulatory and compliance services for the life sciences industry, ProductLife Group (PLG) (www.productlifegroup.com) is expanding its Italian footprint with the merger of Pharma D&S.

Firms not prepared for DR, says Apricorn

Research finds 75% of organizations are unnecessarily putting customer data at risk due to inconsistent protection practices and negligent backup policies.

Gartner names Esker as leader

Gartner names Esker (www.esker.co.uk), a global cloud platform and leader in AI-driven process automation solutions for Finance, Procurement and Customer Service functions, as a Leader in the 2023 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Integrated Invoice-to-Cash Applications (I2C).

Government evades FOI requests

Leading manufacturer of software-free, 256-bit AES XTS hardware-encrypted USB drives, Apricorn (www.apricorn.com) reveals many government departments are evading their responsibilities to fulfil Freedom of Information (FoI) requests.

Precisely enhances portfolio

Latest enhancements in Precisely (www.precisely.com) solutions are set to provide unparalleled support for customers and address the number one priority facing data leaders in 2023 as they continue their journey to data integrity.

Survey finds GDPR unsuccessful

As the fifth anniversary of EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) arrives, data published iResearch Services (www.iresearchservices.com) uncovers that the regulation has been unsuccessful in preventing data breaches with nearly 60% of firms revealing that they have experience a GDPR-related data breach in the past five years.

Survey reveals lack of thought leadership

Thought leadership has a critical role driving a business’s overall strategy and developing revenue, according to 85% of firms surveyed by iResearch Services (www.iresearchservices.com).

Thought leadership drives business strategy 

Thought leadership has a critical role driving a business’s overall strategy and developing revenue, according to 85% of firms surveyed by iResearch Services (www.iresearchservices.com).

Yubico reveals C-Suite cyber attitude

Nearly 70% of C-suite believe they urgently need to up upgrade to modern phishing-resistant and multi-factor authentication (MFA) despite their worries about using MFA, if they are to protect their data and critical infrastructure according to the latest survey from Yubico (www.yubico.com).

Gartner recognizes WSO2 for API

Gartner names digital transformation technology leader, WSO2 (www.wso2.com) as a Customers’ Choice in the 2023 Gartner Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’: Full Life Cycle Application Programming Interface (API) Management.

Veeam honours 11:11 systems

Veeam names 11:11 Systems as Veeam Cloud and Service Provider of the year in North America in recognition of the partner who shows the most progress, growth, and dedication toward Veeam business and selling Veeam cloud-based solutions.  Additionally, 11:11 Systems was honoured with a Veeam Innovation Award for 11:11 Cyber Incident Recovery.

Cost of living and job confidence

As the Cost-of-Living crisis and rising inflation continues to impact the UK.

Workplace award for Robert Half

Great Place to Work®, the global authority on workplace culture, ranks talent solutions leader, Robert Half (www.roberthalf.co.uk) as one of the UK’s Best Workplaces™ (2023).

 
SMEs face hiring pressures

Reports that London-based SMEs are increasingly relying on temporary workers, is placing added pressure on employers as they batter to create better hiring and retention strategies, warns Robert Half (https://www.roberthalf.co.uk).

 
Startups face biggest talent shortage

New research from Robert Half (www.roberthalf.co.uk) reveals that the although the number of unfilled job vacancies in the tech sector fell by more than a fifth in the latter months of 2022, there remains over 55,000 unfilled roles.

Network security investment booms

Research by A10 Networks (www.a10networks.com) reveals that UK communication service providers (CSPs) expect to see robust growth in traffic volumes continuing in the next two-three years with 67% of those surveyed saying they expect traffic to rise by 50%, with one quarter (25%) believing it will soar by 75% or more.

Netwrix reports on enterprise cyber attacks

The enterprise sector is suffering more ransomware and other malware attacks compared to smaller organizations according to Netwrix’s (www.netwrix.com) 2023 Hybrid Security Trends Report - Additional Findings for the Enterprise Sector.

Recession like no other for jobs

Job seeker confidence remains high despite the recession threat, according to the latest Jobs Confidence Index (JCI) from recruitment specialists, Robert Half (www.roberthalf.co.uk).

4G and 5 get NETSCOUT boost

To answer mobile network operators’ (MNO) need for scalable, real-time visibility, detection, and mitigation of threats which can impact the performance and availability of 4G/5G mobile consumer services and network infrastructure, NETSCOUT (www.netscout.com) is merging mobile and DDos technologies with the launch of Arbor® Sightline Mobile and MobileStream.

New launches for Infinidat

Automated enterprise and hybrid cloud storage resilience is given a boost with the latest launch of Infinidat’s InfuzeOS™ Cloud Edition, and the new expanded resilience capabilities of InfiniSafe® Cyber Detection to help organizations to better resist cyberattacks.

Donohue to drive NHS at Synapps

Enterprise content management specialist SynApps Solutions (www.synapps-solutions.com) appoints Gary Donohue as its dedicated NHS Account Director to grow the company’s already substantial footprint within the NHS.

 
Yubico comments on cyber attacks
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.
Xalient listed at best place to work​
Secure network transformation specialist Xalient (www.xalient.com) is voted among the top ten best employers in the ‘medium-sized’ category of The Sunday Times Best Places to Work Awards. 
Thought leadership tackles fake news
According to the latest report from iResearch Services (www.iresearchservices.com), nearly 95% of business leaders believe that misinformation poses a danger to their businesses and thought leadership will have a critical role to play in helping their organization fight against misinformation.
FinancialForce becomes Certinia
Service businesses are set to get a boost as FinancialForce evolves beyond its ERP roots to become Certinia (www.certinia.com) and creates a ‘single source of certainty’ for service leaders.
Precisely announces EngageOne RapidCX
Global data integrity leader Precisely (www.precisely.com) announces the launch of EngageOne RapidCX to revolutionize customer communications management (CCM) for highly regulated industries.
Infosec looks at cybercriminal mindset
Ex-Olympian, author and journalist, Matthew Syed will be putting the cybercriminal mindset under the spotlight at this year’s Infosecurity Europe (www.infosecurityeurope.com) as he takes to the stage as keynote speaker on day two of the event.
Precisely Data Integrity builds trust
Data integrity leader Precisely (www.precisely.com) is upgrading its Data Integrity Suite to allow customers to quickly build data pipelines, integrate data into new cloud platforms using hundreds of connectors, and easily access enhanced data observability, geo addressing, and data enrichment capabilities regardless of whether data lives on-premises or in the cloud.
IEEE comments on DC sustainability
Aoife Foley, IEEE (www.ieee.org) Senior Member and Profession in the School of Mechanical Aerospace Engineering at Queen’s University Belfast believes that poor storage practices or ‘dark data’ will be a massive drain on resources.
 
Precisely Virtual Trust 23 goes live
Data integrity leader Precisely (www.precisely.com) is providing an exclusive first look at the latest research on data integrity trends.
 
Gartners Voice of the Customer names Infinidat
Gartner names enterprise storage solutions provider, Infinidat (www.infinidat.com) as a leader for the fourth year in a row based on the reviews and ratings of end-users across the globe in its latest ‘Voice of the Customer’ report.
NHS trusts select Synapps
Dorset’s three NHS provider trusts and Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust (DHC)) selects enterprise content management (ECM) specialist SynApps Solutions (www.synapps-solutions.com) to deploy a proactive image sharing system based on a transient use of its Vendor Neutral Archive (VNA).
Infinidat helps tech tackle cancer
Enterprise storage solutions leader, Infinidat (www.infinidat.com) is joining with other major IT and storage vendors as part of the tech community’s massive fundraising effort to advance cancer research.
 
Infinidat sets record for Q1 2023
Enterprise storage solutions leader, Infinidat (www.infinidat.com) announces record revenue in Q1 2023 with a 59% year-over-growth in bookings.
Globality research wakes up CFOs
CFOs of Global 2000 companies are in for a wake-up call after enterprise AI company, Globality’s (www.globality.com) benchmark study, ‘2023 Research Insights for CFO’ found 82% of procurement leaders revealing that their indirect spend is not well managed during the sourcing process leaving substantial cost savings on the table.
 
Protegrity borderless data solution
Cross border data flows in global enterprises are to get a boost following the launch of Protegrity Borderless Data Solution, a new secure and compliant solution from global data security and privacy leader, Protegrity (www.protegrity.com).
Infinidat reaches CRN Storage 100
CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, names Infinidat (www.infinidat.com) to its annual Storage 100 list in the Software-Defined Storage category.
Infinidat partners Veeam
A strategic relationship between Infinidat www.infinidat.com) and Veeam will see the integration of Infinidat’s InfiniBox® and InfiniGuard® solutions with Veeam’s Kasten K10 Kubernetes data backup platform and Veeam Data Platform.
WSO2 partners TD Synnex
A strategic new partnership between digital transformation leader WSO2 (www.wso2.com) and global distributor and solutions aggregator for the IT ecosystem TD SYNNEX, will bring WSO2’s industry-leading software for API management, integration, and customer identity and access management (CIAM) to TD SYNNEX’s expansive global IT ecosystem.
 
WSO2 promotes Abeysinghe to CTO
Digital transformation leader WSO2 (www.wso2.com) announces the promotion of its chief technology evangelist Asanka Abeysinghe to the role of Chief Technology Officer (CTO).
Michael Johnson to open Infosec
Champion sprinter and Olympic gold medallist, Michael Johnson, will deliver the opening keynote at this year’s Infosecurity Europe event www.infosecurityeurope.com/en-gb.html) running from 20-22 June 2023 at ExCeL London.
Klutz appointed CFO at SER
Leading vendor of intelligent content automation solutions, SER Group (www.sergroup.com) appoints Johannes Klutz as Chief Financial Officer.
NEO4j extends in Google Cloud
World leading graph data and analytics company Neo4j (www.neo4j.com) is extending its strategic partnership with Google Cloud with the introduction of a new native integration with Google Cloud’s BigQuery cloud data warehouse. 
WSO2 earns 5 star CRN rating

Awarded top rating for boosting partners’ long-term growth, digital transformation leader, WSO2 (www.wso2.com) earns a 5-star rating from CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, in its 2023 Partner Program Guide.

CRN awards Infinidat 5 stars

Going above and beyond its commitment to nurturing strong, profitable, and successful channel partnerships sees the Infinidat Channel Partner Program (www.infinidat.com/en/infinidat-partner-program) gaining a 5-star rating for the second year running.

Cyber budgets misspent

A recent Twitter poll by cyber security services specialist Integrity360 (www.integrity360.com) reveals that over 30% of businesses believe that 30% of their budget is being allocated to tools and solutions that are not being used to their full potential.  

Menlo boosts channel programme

New investment designed to further support partners in Menlo Security’s (www.menlosecurity.com) Boost! Channel Programme (www.menlosecurity.com/partners) will incentivize partners and drive international expansion and growth through the channel.

Forrester awards SER 5 out of 5 rating

Forrester Research names SER Group (www.sergroup.com) as a “Strong Performer” achieving a score of ‘5 out of 5’ in The Forrester Wave™: Content Platforms, Q1 2023 report.

Conga gives Offploy efficiency

UK-based ex-offender employment experts Offploy selects Conga (www.conga.com) and its Conga Composer, Conga Grid and Conga Sign solutions to build a critically-needed software system that supports the company’s mission of supporting the rehabilitation of people with criminal records.

Infinidat evolving for the future

Five-time Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ leader and winner of 22 storage industry awards in 2022, Infinidat is known as “The Standard in Enterprise Storage” for delivering an outstanding portfolio of best-in-class storage solutions for enterprises and service providers.

 
IDC finds a strong ROI for Infinibox

According to independent research by IDC, ‘The Business Value of Infinidat Storage’, the payback for an organization’s purchase of an Infinidat InfiniBox hybrid storage solution is 11 months, showing a rapid ROI for an enterprise-class, cyber resilient storage platform.

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

employees.

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.

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