Displaying items by tag: UK

Tuesday, 11 January 2022 03:02

Whispir appoints Wissner as marketing chief

Communications workflow platform provider and SaaS company Whispir has appointed 20-year B2B technology industry veteran Annie Wissner as chief marketing officer.

Published in People Moves
Tuesday, 07 December 2021 11:31

CGI to acquire tech consultancy Unico

Global IT and business consulting services firms CGI has announced that its subsidiary, CGI Technology and Solutions Australia Pty Limited, have signed an agreement to acquire Unico, a technology consultancy and systems integrator based in Melbourne.

Published in Deals

Integrated energy company bp and digital transformation of energy management and automation provider Schneider Electric have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) designed to help decarbonise high-emission customers in Australia, the European Union, UK. and, US.

Published in Energy

New Zealand’s card payments market is expected to rebound strongly in 2021 registering 10.3% growth, supported by the economic revival, rising consumer spending, and growing preference for contactless payments, according to a new forecast by analyst firm GlobalData.

Published in Market

London's Daily Mail does not normally receive praise for the journalism it produces, but it has recently been lauded by an unlikely source: the Conti ransomware gang.

Published in Security
Wednesday, 27 October 2021 06:20

UK voice over IP providers again hit by DDoS attacks

A number of UK and international IP-based communications services have been affected by a distributed denial of service attack, according to the industry body, Comms Council UK.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The Brave browser will no longer provide Google as its default search engine, instead replacing it with Brave Search, its own homegrown search offering, the company behind the browser says.

Published in Apps

Ninety-five percent of 80 million ransomware samples detected by VirusTotal, a Google-owned database where samples can be uploaded to see which anti-virus engines can detect them, were Windows-based executables or dynamic link libraries [DLLs], a study shows.

Published in Security

One hates to be the bearer of bad news to News Corp's Jennifer Dudley-Nicholson, but her bombastic report on 10 October, which claimed Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies is pulling out of Australia, is wrong. Dead wrong.

Published in Open Sauce

COMPANY NEWS by NEC/Telefonica: Telecommunications service provider Telefonica and NEC Corporation have entered an agreement to conduct Open Radio Access Network (Open RAN) pre-commercial trials in Telefonica's four core global markets of Spain, Germany, the UK and Brazil.

ANALYSIS The British Government has given a clear indication that it will launch an advertising blitz to fight Facebook's move to roll out encrypted messaging to all its apps.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Thursday, 02 September 2021 18:17

Phill Claxton returns to Lancom Technology as CTO

Software and technology provider servicing the Australia and New Zealand markets Lancom Technology has announced Philll Claxton has returned to the company as its new Chief Technology Officer.

Published in People Moves

Telstra Health has inked a binding agreement to acquire GP clinical and practice management software company MedicalDirector for $350 million, in a deal Telstra says reflects continued growth, and strengthening of its existing presence in the UK.

Published in Deals

British telco BT and Microsoft have announced a new strategic partnership designed to accelerate innovation across enterprise voice, cyber security and industry-focused services in sectors from digital manufacturing to health, "setting businesses" in the UK and around the world back to growth.

Published in Strategy

Agrees to Acquire Mercatus, Inc. to Offer Fully Integrated Platform For Growing Private Market Segments Including Infrastructure, Private Equity, Real Estate, Private Debt and Fund of Funds

COMPANY NEWS: State Street Corporation has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Mercatus, Inc., a premier front-and-middle-office solutions and data management provider for private market managers.

Published in Deals

Nokia announced the expansion of its relationship with Xantaro encompassing next generation fibre access to connect more than two million UK homes with broadband speeds up to 10 Gigabit per second.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

AI-powered enterprise voice and chat platform Stackchat is officially partnering with Tourism Australia (TA) to launch the tourist organisation’s “revolutionary” platform on its UK website to provide every visitor with a personalised experience tailored to drive leads for Aussie businesses.

Published in Market

Customers in the UK and Australia can deploy the MOVEit Transfer in Microsoft Azure either as-a-Service or in an Azure instance. The software is for customers who need data security compliance, lower latency, or for those who want to maintain data physically within their countries.

Published in Cloud

The UK Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has setup Future RAN, an open competition that will allocate £30M of R&D funding to projects that support the UK Government's 5G supply chain diversification strategy.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Global satellite communications provider Inmarsat has appointed Fredrik Gustavsson as the company’s chief strategy officer (CSO).

Published in People Moves

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