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McAfee Enterprise and FireEye launch with Amazon Inspector

 McAfee Enterprise and FireEye have released new cloud security capabilities on Amazon Web Services (AWS) as well as integration with Amazon Inspector. FireEye Helix behaviour analysis and machine-learning Extended Detection & Response (XDR) capabilities combined with Amazon Inspector, a vulnerability management service, offers AWS customers greater visibility and protection of …

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Half of SAP enterprise workloads in EMEA will be migrated to the cloud over the next two years  

Half of SAP enterprise workloads will be migrated to the cloud over the next two years, according to a study of EMEA enterprises commissioned by Lemongrass. Better performance, increased stability, and substantial cost reduction are cited as the main benefits for doing so. The study, conducted by Norstat polled senior SAP users in EMEA enterprises that are yet to migrate to the cloud, as well as those that have already …

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G2 Esports expands consumer products to China

Following two years of continued growth, G2 Esports has expanded its sales territory for consumer products to China. The esports fan base in China is projected to reach more than 400 million, according to the state-run People’s Daily. The latest figures also show the esports sector in China is already …

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Tech Data adds WALLIX identity and access management solutions to portfolio

 Tech Data is now offering WALLIX, products including its identity and access management solutions. This latest distribution agreement gives partners access to the vendor’s advanced privileged access management (PAM) and endpoint privileged management (EPM) solutions. Alison Nixon, director, security, UK and Ireland at Tech Data, said: “WALLIX is a valuable …

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Brother MD supports new business champion awards programe

The inaugural Business Champion Awards has just launched, recognising the very best in British business, taking place with a glittering awards ceremony hosted by presenter Huw Edwards in London on 23 March 2022. Phil Jones, MD of Greater Manchester-based IT giant Brother UK is onboard along with a notable panel …

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IT departments struggle to keep up with a rapidly changing hybrid workforce

Almost half (45%) of UK employees were left frustrated with laptops and hardware not functioning properly while working from home during the Covid-19 pandemic, with more than a third (35%) of workers experiencing difficulties while transitioning from work to home to hybrid due to technological problems, according to new research …

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Cryptominers and ransomware on the rise in Q3 2021

Cryptocurrency is having a moment: the price of bitcoin reached another record high on November 10th, a culmination of an upswing that began after a significant drop in value in early summer. In fact, the value of cryptocurrency has steadily increased in the second half of the year—and perhaps  cybercriminals’ interest in …

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VIP UK partners with CORSAIR

VIP UK has signed a distribution deal with CORSAIR on its components, peripherals, memory, systems and its Elgato range. Initially VIP UK will service a few retail customers whilst launching fully to the channel in Q1 ’22. “We are thrilled to onboard CORSAIR as a Partner for VIP UKs Distribution …

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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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