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ProLion warns of increased ransomware attacks over the busy festive season

Forecasts by eMarketer predict that this year ecommerce revenues over the holiday period will increase by 11.3%. In order to successfully navigate expected extraordinary levels of online activity, it’s vital that all businesses are protected over the festive busy season. This is according to ProLion, a ransomware solution. The annual …

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Nearly half of Brits don’t trust tech giants to keep their data safe

A new independent survey of 2,000 Britons has revealed a lack of trust in Big Tech companies and grave concerns about the excessive power they hold over their personal lives. Nearly half of Britons (45%) don’t trust Big Tech companies to safeguard their personal data, research from NexGen Cloud has revealed. …

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 OnBuy’s £160 Million Black Friday and Cyber Monday sale savings

 OnBuy.com has announced some £160 million worth of savings in its Black Friday and Cyber Monday sale. OnBuy will host its website-wide price drop, which is says will have reductions on all products, covering more than 36 million live products. The company says it wants to ensure the very best …

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ServiceNow acquires DotWalk

ServiceNow has acquired DotWalk, which automates upgrades and testing of ServiceNow applications. The two companies will combine forces to map business processes and workflows on the Now Platform to identify the tests needed for application changes. DotWalk’s artificial intelligence (AI)-powered regression testing deciphers the optimal number of tests and steps to …

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ESET teams up with CMS

CMS Distribution has signed a distribution agreement with ESET.  “ESET has chosen CMS Distribution as a key UK distributor to further build its ecosystem of resellers and customers in all segments, in order to satisfy the growing demands of the UK market. This agreement will allow CMS Distribution to recruit …

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IDnow reveals first UK channel partner

  Sphonic has become IDnow’s  first UK channel partner. “Given the importance placed on orchestration technology in the overall area of compliance, and the regulatory requirements that continue to drive the agenda when it comes to identity and fraud, it was vital we partnered with an identity verification provider that …

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Businesses under rising ransomware attack threats ahead of Black Friday

According to the recent findings by the Atlas VPN team, retail and commerce businesses are under rising ransomware attack threats ahead of Black Friday sales. Furthermore, malware and social engineering attacks are at the top of methods used to threaten businesses. In Q1 2020, the ransomware attack percentage among malware attacks on retail …

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Black Friday presents huge opportunities for retail but at what cost?

With Black Friday nearly upon us, which presents a huge opportunity for retailers to boost sales and attract new customers, here is what the channel has to say: “Black Friday can be a chaotic time for retail. It’s one of the busiest times of the year, and the sheer number …

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Neomounts by Newstar signs up with SYNAXON UK

SYNAXON UK has signed a new supplier partnership with Neomounts by Newstar. Mike Barron, Managing Director of SYNAXON UK, said: “Neomounts is a really great addition to our line-up of vendors. Its products give resellers and retailers the opportunity to add more value to every sale. With more users now …

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Kyndryl and VMware collaborate on app modernisation and cloud initiatives 

Kyndryl and VMware are collaborating on app modernisation and multicloud services by combining VMware solutions and Kyndryl’s design, build and managed services. “We’re excited to embark on this journey with VMware and intend to leverage a rich and productive history of joint solution architectures, common designs, and deep relationships to …

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