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Ingram Micro expands partnership with Newland across EMEA

Ingram Micro and Newland EMEA have announced that after a successful partnership in the UK and Ireland for the past 2 years, both companies have agreed to expand their relationship across the whole of Europe, Middle-East and Africa.

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Scurri chooses Hurricane as cross-border data partner

Delivery management platform Scurri has selected Hurricane Commerce as its global data partner. The fast-growing business is initially adopting Hurricane’s data enhancement Zephyr technology to ensure the seamless movement of cross-border parcels.

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Printronix expands product portfolio to provide best-in-class, most comprehensive impact printing solutions for industrial applications.

Printronix, a global manufacturer of Line Matrix technology, has announced an expansion of its industrial printer portfolio, through an exclusive distribution agreement for Serial Dot-Matrix printers with Fujitsu Isotec Limited.

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Why end-users are demanding sustainability from channel partners

By Karlton Gray, Channel Director, Schneider Electric, UK & Ireland.

Sustainability has become a key pillar within the IT channel, and evermore crucial to customer decision-making.

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HID Global acquires Vizinex RFID to expand portfolio of high-performance passive RFID tags

HID Global has acquired Vizinex RFID. The acquisition increases HID Global’s presence and relevance in key vertical markets including healthcare/medical, manufacturing, oil & gas, data centres, etc. and adds a key technology to HID Global’s RFID tag portfolio.

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Brother launches new scanning range to help resellers boost customers' efficiency

Business technology solutions provider Brother has launched a new range of A4 desktop document scanners for resellers that are helping customers drive efficiencies and cut the costs of maintenance.

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Ingram Micro Cloud and Pluralsight team up to build cloud maturity

Pluralsight, the technology workforce development company, has teamed with Ingram Micro Cloud, a global leader in cloud technology and supply chain services, to build upon cloud competence and maturity internally across their technology teams and externally supporting partners’ capabilities to offer market-leading transformation solutions.

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Marrying heritage and tech: Avery Dennison partners with Transnomadica and Ron Herman to enable a more transparent, circular fashion industry

Avery Dennison, has entered into a collaboration with Transnomadica, a project by Maurizio Donadi rooted in an archive of vintage objects and apparel, alongside Ron Herman, the influential Los Angeles-based retail innovator known for introducing the shop-in-shop concept.

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APM research highlights missing project management aspect at top end of organisations

A large proportion of business owners (65 per cent) and senior managers (82 per cent) have increased their use of project-based methods on everyday tasks, such as introducing measures to identify and manage risk.

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Amulet Hotkey launches Agile Work Environment to accelerate the next generation of secure remote access for traders

Amulet Hotkey has launched its Agile Work Environment for trading businesses. This set of solutions leverages advanced technologies to enable financial traders to accelerate the virtualisation and digital transformation of the trading floor, better manage increasing workloads and complexity, and support distributed working and workplace flexibility in the post-pandemic era.

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New data reveals how retailers can meet consumer expectations for the metaverse, sustainability, and more

Productsup, the product-to-consumer (P2C) software company, has released The commerce shortfall report, which highlights how companies can meet global consumer demand for product information, hurting sales across all channels. The report reveals knowing more information about products is one of the top factors that would entice consumers (35%) to shop with a different brand or retailer.

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Printronix appoint Arthur Verweij as Global Director, Brand & Customer Development

Printronix, a leading manufacturer of industrial grade printing solutions, has announced that they are adding Arthur Verweij as their Global Director, Brand & Customer Development.

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Kao Data launches the Kao Academy

Kao Data, the specialist developer and operator of high-performance data centres for enterprise, cloud, HPC and AI, has launched the Kao Academy – claimed to be an industry-first science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) resource, designed to engage primary and early secondary school-aged children with the purpose and role of a data centre.

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HackerOne increases customers’ cyber resilience by launching Attack Resistance Management

HackerOne, the provider of ethical hacking solutions, has launched Attack Resistance Management (ARM) - a new category of security solution that targets the root causes of the attack resistance gap.

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Retail reunited - Retail Technology Show welcomes thousands of visitors as retail comes home to London Olympia

Retail Technology Show, the flagship event that brings together Europe’s most forward-thinking retailers and leading tech innovators, welcomed thousands of senior retail professionals to the show, held over two-days at London’s Olympia on 26 and 27 April.

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Node4 delivers hosted cloud environment and comprehensive IT support for places Leisure

Places Leisure is the leisure management arm of the Places for People Group. Places Leisure works primarily with local authorities to run and manage over 100 leisure centres across the UK — providing gyms, classes, swimming facilities, and a virtual studio.

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How IoT connectivity is reaching new heights

By Nick Sacke, Head of IoT Solutions, Comms365.

IoT solutions utilising SIM-based cellular technology for connectivity are not new – but the speed with which IoT is expanding, embracing ever more exciting and dynamic use cases is both compelling and creating market confusion in equal measure.

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Cohesity delivers FortKnox – Combating ransomware with a SaaS data isolation and recovery solution

Cohesity, provider of next-gen data management, has announced the general availability of Cohesity FortKnox – a software as a service (SaaS) data isolation and recovery solution, adding to the company’s Data Management as a Service portfolio of offerings that run on Amazon Web Services (AWS).

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HCL Technologies to acquire Quest Informatics

HCL Technologies (HCL), the global technology company, will acquire, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, a Bengaluru-based Quest Informatics Private Limited (Quest) – an aftermarket, Industry 4.0 and IoT company, in an all-cash deal.

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UK online retail giants still minnows in green deliveries

As the world marks six months from the COP26 conference in which the renewed UN Fashion Charter was signed by some of UK’s largest brands, new findings show that major UK retailers are failing when it comes to offering basic sustainable options for customers in the delivery process.

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Rackspace Technology joins NVIDIA DGX-Ready Managed Services Program

Rackspace Technology, the end-to-end, multi-cloud technology solutions company, has joined NVIDIA’s DGX-Ready Managed Services program. The program certifies leading technology partners who are eligible to support enterprises that leverage NVIDIA DGX systems. As part of the relationship with NVIDIA, Rackspace Technology has also joined the NVIDIA Partner Network (NPN).

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Locked Out: UK workers are wasting over 200 million hours each year on password admin

To coincide with World Password Day, a new study has estimated that the UK’s collective workforce wastes 224 million hours entering, re-entering and changing their password each year, with the average employee spending seven hours per year completing the long-drawn-out process of typing a secret jumble of letters into their devices.

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71% of finance organisations are using web scraping to gather external data, says Oxylabs research

Almost three-quarters (71%) of financial services organisations are now using web scraping to gather external data to guide their decision-making. This is one of the key findings from the new Oxylabs white paper, Alternative Data Unlocks Key Decisions in the UK & US Finance Industries, which demonstrates how web scraping is shaping the sector.

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1 in 8 UK employees reuse personal passwords at work – putting businesses at risk

Almost three quarters of UK employees are not changing their work log-in and email passwords enough – putting businesses at risk of cyber attacks, new research by CSS Assure has revealed.

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New data sees supermarket savings top staff benefits, as cost of living bites

UK workers are using company benefits and perks schemes for discounts and cash savings on day-to-day spending at supermarkets, to help cope with the soaring cost of living.

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