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Promapp Launches New Onboarding and Training Software

June 8, 2018 No Comments

Promapp Solutions – a leading provider of cloud-based business process management (BPM) software – is launching an onboarding and training solution. The new solution uses role-based process information that is already contained in Promapp’s BPM software to automate the creation of onboarding plans for each new staff position within an organization.


Small Business Network Setup: Everything You Need to Know

June 8, 2018 No Comments

Running a small business requires wearing different hats. And while it’s easy to assign most of your IT needs to the tech guys, it helps to know a bit about small business computer networking. Here’s what you need to know about your small business network setup. If your business is expanding, you’ll likely need to invest in improving your small business network setup.


June 1, 2018 No Comments

Combining advanced, deep learning facial recognition algorithms with a full set of known offender information from multiple sources (including criminal histories, vehicle and person links, and other criminal records information), Lumen FR enables law enforcement investigators, officers, and analysts to narrow a list of potential suspects for a crime from millions of known offenders to a handful of likely suspects within a few seconds.


Qustodio app reviews 2018!

June 1, 2018 No Comments



VASCO Is Now OneSpan, Intros Trusted Identity Platform; Acquires Dealflo for £41 Mil

May 31, 2018 No Comments

VASCO Data Security has rebranded as OneSpan and introduced the OneSpan Trusted Identity (TID) platform to fight onboarding, mobile and online transaction-related fraud while securing and enhancing the end-user experience. The Company also acquired leading customer onboarding provider Dealflo. The OneSpan TID platform unites the company’s full portfolio of security technologies, which are now used by thousands of customers and more than half of the top 100 banks and FIs.


Little-Known Ways Hackers Pilfer Your Personal Information

May 29, 2018 No Comments

You’ve likely heard of some of the more common ways online hackers can steal your information and commit identity theft, but there are more than a few additional vulnerabilities that might shock you. Remain diligent in your efforts to protect your passwords while you’re online, but make sure you stay up-to-date on the newest ways hackers can worm their way into your life, your personal information and your finances.

How technology has improved productivity in the workplace

May 24, 2018 No Comments

We’ve become so accustomed to technology being a part of every aspect of our lives that it’s sometimes easy to forget just how much has changed over the years. Office technology has had a massive impact on productivity in the workplace for office workers since the 1970’s. While, these days, mobile phones are said to be costing employers a full day of work a week thanks to distractions such as social media, personal email accounts and games, mobile technology has still managed to improve productivity and profitability in other ways.

How Information Systems Can Improve Business Quality

April 26, 2018 No Comments

For you to run a successful business, you need to invest in high-quality information systems that will simplify processing data and statistics, either organizational or financial. Most companies have experienced data problems caused by lack of accuracy and reliability, and as a result, the workflow slows down. The primary goal for all companies is to reduce human errors and increase efficiency.

NeuVector 2.0 Automates Kubernetes Security Incident Detection and Response

April 12, 2018 No Comments

NeuVector, the leader in Kubernetes security delivering the first and only multi-vector container firewall, today announced NeuVector 2.0. The enhanced security solution further protects Kubernetes environments by building on the unique NeuVector run-time security automation, which combines east-west traffic visibility with container process monitoring and vulnerability scanning. NeuVector 2.0 adds important new capabilities that include a Kubernetes incident response system alongside advanced process and file system protections to secure against new attack vectors.


How New Touch Screen Technology Is Stimulating Innovation

April 7, 2018 No Comments

Ever since touch screen technology emerged in in the 1970s, it has been linked to a wide array of breakthroughs in industries as diverse as logistics, computing, entertainment, and the military. As touch screens have become more sophisticated, they have opened up new possibilities for developers to create products that would not have been imaginable without high quality, responsive touchscreens. Just as the smartphone revolution was made possible by the projected capacitive (PCAP) touch screen, new developments in resistive screen technology are now fuelling new applications for kiosks, industrial control panels, and mobile computing devices.


March 23, 2018 No Comments

The Denver Police Department has signed an enterprise-wide upgrade of Lumen – a state-of-the-art data sharing software that combines access to real-time data with advanced analytics – to enhance data-driven law enforcement activities for more effective policing. Developed by Colorado-based Numerica Corporation, Lumen enables the entire Denver Police Department, including more than 1,400 sworn officers and numerous civilian employees, to search, analyze, and share crucial law enforcement data from multiple databases across multiple jurisdictions with a single click.


FriendlyData Announces Fetch – a Natural Language Search Interface for Enterprise Data

March 23, 2018 No Comments

FriendlyData, an early stage enterprise data company that is working to fundamentally change the way people interact with data, today announced that it has launched a Natural Language Search Interface for enterprise data called Fetch. Fetch enables non-technical team members to access data quickly and easily, using their own language, without the need for expensive developers or database professionals.



March 14, 2018 No Comments

Kradle Software has launched its flagship software – a fully customizable, self-managed solution for small and medium-sized businesses in any industry that allows them to manage their own operations while freeing them from consultants and rigid systems. Small and medium-sized businesses, which comprise more than 90 percent of all business in the U.S., are typically hampered by the cost of software traditionally designed for large companies, and the time required to learn and implement new systems, according to Kradle CEO Michael Haddon.


EOS Founder Max Polyakov Launches New Cloud-Based Platform, EOS Engine

March 13, 2018 No Comments

Founder of Earth Observing System (EOS), Max Polyakov, has announced the launch of a new cloud-based platform, EOS Engine, which transforms the data of Earth observation obtained from drones, airplanes, satellites, etc. into useful information for companies, science institutions and non-government organizations. Over three years 160 specialists of Menlo Park-based startup along with 500 partners have designed the platform, which can have an impact on global problems.


Gartner IT Operations Strategies & Solutions Summit 2018

March 5, 2018 No Comments

This year’s Gartner IT Operations Strategies & Solutions Summit 2018, May 15 – 17, in Orlando FL delivers tactical and strategic content designed to help attendees with their critical topics including DevOps, Cloud, ITSM, Cost Optimization, AI, Automation and more.

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January 24, 2018 No Comments

Numerica delivers state-of-the-art defense and law enforcement solutions to both government and industry customers. For its law enforcement customers, Numerica provides mission-critical insights to law enforcement, intelligence, and security professionals through the development of intuitive law enforcement database software, crime analysis software, and analytics.


Emagia Announces Artificial Intelligence Digital Assistant for Enterprise Finance Operations

January 23, 2018 No Comments

Emagia Corporation, a leading provider of digital and data-driven finance solutions, today announced Gia, a comprehensive and secure artificial intelligence (AI) platform for global finance executives, shared services teams , and finance operations teams. With cognitive and human-like smart conversational capabilities, along with continuously evolving job skills to perform specific tasks related to finance operations, Gia delivers next-generation digital transformation to scale operations in global finance departments and shared services centers.


New SAS® Data Preparation gets big data ready for analysis

January 19, 2018 No Comments

With 2.5 quintillion bytes of data being created every day, organizations need better ways to prepare it for analysis. Analytics leader SAS is now offering SAS® Data Preparation to provide analytics professionals and business users an interactive, real-time self-service application that will ease the burden of readying data for analysis.


Finance Leaders Leverage Cloud Technologies To Stay Ahead of the Curve

January 17, 2018 No Comments

New research from SAP and Oxford Economics proves that strong leadership from the finance function pays off. Organizations exhibiting the six traits of Finance Leadership are more likely to enjoy growing market share and less likely to worry about rising costs.

Skinny IT Acquires Installation & Service Technologies, Inc. to Enhance On-Site Deployments

January 4, 2018 No Comments

(FRISCO, Texas) Skinny IT, a Frisco-based information technology (IT) service provider, today announced the acquisition of Installation & Service Technologies, Inc. (IST), a single-source solution provider for on-site service and repairs, to enhance the company’s ability to deliver on-site deployments for clients nationwide. Previously, Skinny IT deployed its own on-site workers for high-volume orders. The acquisition of IST enhances Skinny IT’s ability to reach clients with tailored, on-site services, including surveys, project management, staging and kitting, installations, service contracts and depot repair.


MapR Chief Application Architect Ted Dunning Identifies 7 Big Data Predictions for 2018

December 19, 2017 No Comments

Innovations in analytics and big data management will make it possible for businesses not only to handle growth in data but also make better sense of it than they do today. IDC predicts that the percentage of useful data will grow from 22 percent in 2013 to 37 percent in 2020, even as the volume of data available grows expontentially.


Atmosera Approved to Deploy in Microsoft Azure Government

December 14, 2017 No Comments

Atmosera, a premier Tier-I Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP), today announced the availability of Microsoft Azure Government to customers who qualify for this secure, government-only cloud. Azure Government became available in June 2017 through the Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program and requires partners to qualify to deploy customers within its multiple data center regions. Atmosera’s success with government customers and their increasing demand to deploy in Azure made it an important mandate.


G2 Crowd Appoints Ryan Bonnici as Chief Marketing Officer

December 12, 2017 No Comments

G2 Crowd, the world’s leading business solutions review website, today announced the appointment of Ryan Bonnici as chief marketing officer. Bringing more than a decade of experience developing cutting-edge sales and marketing programs for some of the world’s leading enterprise technology companies, Bonnici will serve a key role as a member of G2 Crowd’s executive team, focused on strengthening the company’s positioning in the B2B reviews marketplace.


HyperGrid’s CEO Presents 2018 IT Predictions

December 12, 2017 No Comments

HyperGrid, the Enterprise Cloud-as-a-Service leader, today offered its 2018 IT predictions. As the cloud continues to be a priority for businesses, there is also a great deal of discussion about what will come next. Now, as the end of 2017 approaches, HyperGrid CEO Nariman Teymourian shares his key predictions about tech trends for the new year.


Booters on Demand: When Too Much of a Good Thing is Actually Horrible

December 11, 2017 No Comments

As Nancy Sinatra explained, boots are made for walking. Booters, on the other hand, are made for stomping websites right off the Internet. Isn’t it strange that you’re able to purchase both footwear and cyberattacks from your smartphone today? Since booters are essentially Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack services for hire, it’s a good idea to recap just what a DDoS attack is.

Neustar Launches Next Generation DDoS Defense Network: SiteProtect NG™

December 8, 2017 No Comments

It is the latest wave of the company’s purpose-built DDoS mitigation solution designed to meet the security requirements of all brands, on-premise and in the cloud, to deal with the next generation of cyber threats. This powerful upgrade adds Neustar’s state of the art WAF (web application firewall) solution to the award-winning Neustar SiteProtect solution to extend network protection to the application layer. A new real-time user interface provides consolidated in-depth trend analysis and gives brands unprecedented access to attack forensics that are not currently available through traditional defense services.


Pega Jumpstarts DevOps Adoption with Launch of Pega Deployment Manager

December 5, 2017 No Comments

Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGA), the software company empowering customer engagement at the world’s leading enterprises, today announced the availability of Pega® Deployment Manager, a no-code, model-driven capability that enables businesses to accelerate the deployment of new applications and software updates. Now organizations can jumpstart their stalled DevOps initiatives to reduce time to market and lower operating costs while continuously disrupting their industries.


Atmosera Launches Azure Website Migration Assessment Program

December 5, 2017 No Comments

Atmosera, a premier Tier-I Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP), today announced its Azure Migration Assessment Program for organizations focused on transitioning website infrastructure to Microsoft Azure. The new program includes the only free assessment of its kind to evaluate website workloads and performance data to develop an optimal cloud architecture.


Multiplayer Broadcasting Could Change the Face of Entertainment as we Know It

December 4, 2017 No Comments

Since 2016, the BBC’s R&D user experience team have invested time and money into developing a new kind of audience experience. Significant advancements in real-time rendering have led to the creation of video games that have the audio and visual quality to rival the big screen. Meanwhile, broadcasting has also shifted away from tradition towards a more object-based, IP distribution, resulting in more engaging and interactive user experiences.

The Promise of Industry 4.0: Why Companies Should Prepare for the Future of Smart Production

December 1, 2017 No Comments

Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has the potential to revolutionize manufacturing, commerce, and even healthcare. Think smarter, more efficient factories. Supply chains and distribution networks revolutionized by real-time location data. Imagine more fault-tolerant systems for producing products, food, and power. This is the promise of Industry 4.0, and the transformation is already underway.


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