Blockchain Emerges from Financial Toolbox
Distributed ledger technology, more commonly known as blockchain, has great potential to drive simplicity and efficiency through new financial infrastructure and processes, but it should not be seen as the only technological tool forming the foundation of next generation financial services. This is the main finding of a World Economic Forum report entitled, “Opportunities & obstacles: Blockchain and the future of financial infrastructure” released last week. The report was developed in conjunction with Deloitte.
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 13:15
HyTrust Inc. enhances capabilities for its workload security platform
HyTrust Inc. announced enhanced capabilities for its workload security platform to support organizations with virtualized, public, private or multi-cloud environments for popular cloud technologies including Amazon Web Services, IBM, EMC, Intel, Microsoft and VMware.
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 12:37
Mobile-First and Rapid SaaS Adoption Drive Record EasyVista Earnings
EasyVista Inc. announced that its mobile-first approach-—providing the ITSM gateway to the digital workplace-—drove record growth for the first half of 2016 as evidenced by strong overall sales including record growth in software-as-a-service sales in North America and customer wins. In a separate announcement EasyVista raised $8.4M in funding that will accelerate investment in North American sales and product development in the coming years.
Financial – Record-Breaking Growth Indicates Demand for Mobile-First ITSM
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 12:36
Seamless Secures Breakthrough Order in the Americas
Nasdaq Stockholm-listed Seamless has received its first order in the Americas. A telecommunications operator has placed an order to purchase the ERS360 transaction platform, which handles the electronic top-up of prepaid accounts for mobile phones. In the first phase, the order value will correspond to MSEK 5.
Via its SDS business area, Seamless is a global leader in systems that handle the refill of prepaid accounts. To date, the company has primarily sold these types of solutions to telecommunications operators in Africa and Asia.
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 12:26
Enterprise Content and Process Silos Slowing Ambitious Digital Transformation Goals
A new commissioned global survey of IT professionals, conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Alfresco Software, has uncovered a sharp divide between the expressed need of enterprises to undergo digital transformation and their ability to accelerate that transformation. While a majority of respondents (68 percent) said they plan to undertake an organizational transformation to become more “digital-ready,” only a small fraction have fully digitized their content-centric business processes.
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 12:16
Chase and Phillips 66 signed a multiyear agreement for Phillips 66
Chase and Phillips 66 have signed a multiyear agreement for Phillips 66 to accept Chase Pay at its Phillips 66®, Conoco® and 76® branded locations across the United States, the companies announced.
Phillips 66 joins a host of merchants in signing up to accept Chase Pay, which gives Chase customers an easy, secure and rewarding way to pay for purchases. The fuel retailer is also a key member of the Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX), a strategic Chase Pay relationship.
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 12:12
EasyVista's Mobile-First Approach Boosted for the First Half of 2016
EasyVista Inc., a leading provider of service management for IT organizations, today announced that its mobile-first approach-—providing the ITSM gateway to the digital workplace-—drove record growth for the first half of 2016 as evidenced by strong overall sales including record growth in software-as-a-service sales in North America and customer wins.
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 12:08
Datapipe Acquired Leading UK Managed Cloud Services Provider and Advanced AWS Consulting Partner Adapt
Datapipe, a leader in managed cloud services for the enterprise, today announced the acquisition of leading UK managed cloud services provider and Advanced AWS Consulting Partner, Adapt. The acquisition will expand Datapipe’s European presence and enhance capabilities for clients worldwide.
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 12:00
Simplicity as the ultimate sophistication in mobile payments
Idea of simplicity has firmly engrained in the busy and active lifestyle of modern people. In the bustling life of big cities users look for the payment solutions that work with the simple push of a button. Transaction happening within minutes is no longer the user preference but more a requirement. In the move towards simplified digital future Wirecard launched boon. - the first fully digitized mobile payment solution - with Apple Pay based on an automatic app-to-wallet integration, with Android cloud based-payment technology (HCE) - both via a prepaid MasterCard.
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 11:12
Xceed Group prepares RFIB for IT Service Growth
London-based Xceed Group, a leading independent IT management consultancy, has helped RFIB Group Limited to select an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) model to support significant future growth plans.
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 11:11