Information Technology

Perforce Named 2021 Microsoft US Partner Award Winner

OpenLogic by Perforce recognized for its high volume of sales via the Microsoft Azure Marketplace.

MINNEAPOLIS, SEPTEMBER 14, 2021 – Perforce Software, a provider of solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility, and scale along the development lifecycle, was named Microsoft US Partner Award winner for its leadership and top results co-selling with Microsoft.

The Microsoft US (MSUS) Partner Award recognizes OpenLogic by Perforce, and its multi-product open source offerings for its high volume of sales. This award highlights US-specific partner impact and visibility in the Microsoft partner ecosystem.

USU recognized in 2021 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for IT Service Management Tools

USU is the only German manufacturer among 11 global vendors listed in the report

Moeglingen/Germany, September 14, 2021. USU, a leading provider of IT and customer service management solutions, today announced that it has been recognized in the 2021 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for IT Service Management Tools. Of the 11 vendors evaluated, USU is the only German ITSM tool vendor to be included.

Research finds IT support positively transformed by pandemic as challenges accelerate innovation and agility

14 September 2021. The perception of IT support has dramatically improved thanks to the successful response of service desks to the pandemic, lockdowns and working from home. According to new research from the Service Desk Institute (SDI), sponsored by Sunrise Software, 65% of organizations said that the overall business now has a more positive view of IT support, with just 4% seeing a decline in satisfaction. This rose to 72% in public sector organizations, where only 2% say perceptions had worsened.

Emphasizing the importance of keeping organizations operational, 61% of respondents in the research had supported key workers during the crisis, increasing to 83% in the public sector.

MYCOM OSI Named as Finalist in the 2021 Leading Lights Awards

LONDON, UK – Sep 7th, 2021 – MYCOM OSI, the leading independent provider of Assurance, Automation and Analytics solutions has been named as a finalist in the Outstanding Use Case: Service Provider AI/Automation category of the 2021 Leading Lights, the global communications industry awards program run by Light Reading (www.lightreading.com). Now in its 17th year, the Leading Lights Awards recognize the industry's top companies and their executives for their outstanding achievements in next-generation communications technology, applications, services, strategies and innovation.

IT capabilities becoming value drivers in highly selective IT services mergers and acquisitions landscape

London, UK – 02 September 2021. The latest IT & Business Services M&A market report from Hampleton Partners, the international technology mergers and acquisitions advisor, reveals that the wave of M&A interest in IT Services has abated, although valuations are picking up again.

The IT & Business Services sector saw a dip in the number of M&A transactions in the first half of 2020, with 326 deals recorded compared to 437 deals in the second half of 2020.

In the first half of 2021 the trailing 30-month median EBITDA multiple ticked up to 8.9x, while the trailing 30-month revenue multiple maintained a higher than median level at 1.2x.

ThreatQuotient Wins Frost & Sullivan’s Best Practices Competitive Strategy Leadership Award for XDR

Company recognised as a transparent and reliable vendor that supports security operations aligned with XDR’s vision

London, UK – 26th August 2021 – ThreatQuotient™, a leading security operations platform innovator, today announced that Frost & Sullivan has presented ThreatQuotient with the 2021 Best Practices Competitive Strategy Leadership Award for excelling in Extended Detection and Response (XDR). Frost & Sullivan strictly reserves this recognition for companies at the forefront of innovation and growth in their respective industries and believes that ThreatQuotient will emerge as a transparent and reliable vendor that supports security operations aligned with XDR’s vision.

Kofax Power PDF Earns 2021 Top Rated Award from TrustRadius

Takes Top Spot in PDF Editors Category

London, U.K. – August 26, 2021 – Kofax®, a leading supplier of Intelligent Automation software for digital workflow transformation, today announces TrustRadius has recognised Kofax Power PDF™ with a 2021 Top Rated Award. The product was also previously recognised by TrustRadius with its 2021 Best Feature Set and Best Customer Support Awards.

With a trScore (an algorithm that calculates a product’s scores based on a weighted average of reviews and ratings) of 8.8 out of 10 and 645 verified ratings and reviews, Kofax Power PDF is recognised by the TrustRadius community as the most powerful player in the PDF Editors category, finishing No. 1.

Logicalis recognised as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape on Worldwide Network Consulting Services 2021 Vendor Assessment

London, U.K, 12 August 2021 — Logicalis, an international IT solutions and managed service provider, announced today that it has been named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Network Consulting Services 2021 Vendor Assessment (Doc #US48076121, August 2021).

The IDC MarketScape study assesses the capabilities and strategies of many prominent network consulting firms. This evaluation is based on a comprehensive framework and a set of parameters that assess providers relative to one another and to those factors expected to be most conducive to success in each market, in both the short and long term.

Businesses lose up to $250m every year to unwanted bot attacks

Manchester, UK – 11th August 2021—Netacea, the bot detection and mitigation specialist, today announced results from a new report that reveals the high price that businesses pay because of bot traffic.

According to survey respondents, automated bots operated by malicious actors cost businesses an average of 3.6% of their annual revenue. For the 25% worst affected businesses, this equates to at least a quarter of a billion dollars ($250 million) every year.