Channel EYE Delivering the lowdown Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:06:19 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Edge protector Brookcourt inspires the London Stock Exchange Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:06:18 +0000  

edge 620_1Brookcourt Solutions has been named in London Stock Exchange Group’s “1000 Companies to Inspire Britain” Report.

The edge protective technology solutions outfit  was recognised in the fourth edition of London Stock Exchange Group’s 1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain report.

The report names fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) across the UK

To make the cut, companies needed to show consistent revenue growth over a minimum of three years, significantly outperforming their industry peers

Brookcourt CEO Phil Higgins said: “Brookcourt are pleased to have won such a prestigious and innovative award. more»

Ellison bets on IaaS and PaaS business Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:03:48 +0000 Larry EllisonOracle founder Larry Ellison has told the world that he expects Oracle’s IaaS and PaaS business to “accelerate into hyper-growth” over the coming year.

Strong SaaS sales dramatically improved the company’s fiscal in the fourth quarter and full-year 2017 results.

SaaS sales grew 76 percent to $1 billion in the fourth quarter pushing Oracle’s overall cloud revenues up 66 percent $1.4 billion. more»

Vendors can’t keep up with IT changes Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:01:34 +0000 race-atalanta-hippomenesHuawei’s UK channel director Michael Rae claimed that most of the established vendors are struggling to keep up with changes in IT.

Speaking at Huawei’s 2017 partner conference, Rae said that as cloud and Internet of Things (IoT) adoption accelerates, most outfits are struggling to cope. more»

Passive optical LAN fibre could be a money spinner Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:59:54 +0000 Fruit-and-fibreThe Association for Passive Optical LAN (APOLAN) said that it is time that more resellers and vendors put their customers on a high fibre diet.

The outfit has just compiled a report which shows that network users’ demand for connectivity is growing like topsie and this creates a need to re-evaluate the network backbone technology options that can support today and tomorrow’s needs. more»

Intoware and AMRC take on the knowledge gaps Thu, 22 Jun 2017 09:08:26 +0000 ul_books_shelfm290a951078_1100_germangapIntoware and the AMRC are working together to solve knowledge gaps which are causing problems in many vertical markets.

The pair is working on initiatives using software and hardware including wearable devices and machine intelligence to address this issue.

Engineers average age is around 50 years and represents a significant percentage of the workforce. more»

NetComm and Telefonia sign worldwide IoT supply deal Thu, 22 Jun 2017 09:07:23 +0000 shoe phonenetNetComm and Telefónica signed a global  IoT Device Supply Agreement which should help  NetComm’ presence in Europe.

The deal offers new 3G/4G M2M/IoT capabilities for smart city, mobility, retail and energy across multiple geographies as Telefónica extends its IoT reach to over 2,500 enterprises worldwide. more»

Queen’s Speech features new UK data protection law and digital charter Thu, 22 Jun 2017 09:06:49 +0000 Parliament 2017Her Majesty the Queen, crowned in her best blue hat, mentioned a few things for the tech industry in her speech including promises of a new UK data protection law and digital charter.

Brexit dominated the speech and observers noted the fact that a few of the key Tory’s manifesto pledges such as a return to fox torture and expanding grammar schools had been removed. more»

Periscope teams up with dscout Thu, 22 Jun 2017 09:05:54 +0000 IMG_5062Periscope By McKinsey has announced an alliance with research platform dscout, to develop a rapid and flexible delivery of qualitative research for both B2B and B2C businesses.

Dscout’s is known for its research capabilities into customers’ thoughts and behaviours in the form of video, images and text as they happen. more»

AMD returns to servers Thu, 22 Jun 2017 09:05:03 +0000 AMD-Technician-Poses-With-Chip-WaferAMD was given a good kicking in the server front and left Intel as the king of the chicken coup. However, that is starting to change with AMD providing new competitive products which will give its partners something serious to offer customers. more»

Microsoft insists Surface laptop can be repaired Wed, 21 Jun 2017 10:07:19 +0000 Microsoft campusSoftware king of the world Microsoft is in hot water after an iFixit report said that its Surface Pro was impossible to fix.

A tear-down of the product showed that since most of it was glued down it would be impossible to even change the battery without scrapping the entire computer. more»