Information Technology

73% of tech talent would consider joining startups in 2021, survey reveals

Northampton, UK, 16th February 2021: 73% of tech talent would consider working for a startup in 2021, with male tech talent more likely to work for a startup (63%) than female (49%). That’s according to a recent survey by Talent Works, which asked UK employees in a variety of tech roles what they look for in a job and where they look for new opportunities.

When asked why they would choose a startup over a larger organization, respondents noted the opportunities for growth and development, the ability to work on the latest tech developments, and having more involvement in the company.

How Uber for Trucking is Booming Across the Globe

It appears that many businesses are now implementing the on-demand business platform to almost everything they could lay their eyes upon – taxi bookings, doctor appointments, picture tickets, home chores, food deliveries – the list is limitless.

The newest toting to the on-demand market is the truck dispatch software companies. They can simply create a mobile application to get accessibility to drivers and trucks who assist you in changing their stuff. These services are also obtainable for companies who can upturn the effectiveness of their supply chain process and drop-down logistics prices.

PHP Landscape Survey Finds Almost 50% Using EOL PHP Versions

MINNEAPOLIS, FEBRUARY 9, 2021 – Perforce Software, a provider of solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility, and scale along the development lifecycle, today announced the findings of their 2021 PHP Landscape Survey.

The survey, conducted by Zend by Perforce, measured the key trends and technologies at play in PHP development. Among the key findings of the report, 46% of respondents reported using end of life PHP versions.

“End of life versions no longer receive feature improvements or important security updates,” said Zend Product Manager Matthew Weier O’Phinney. “The longer applications stay on EOL PHP, the more these applications become exposed to security vulnerabilities.”

Victoria Grey of Bamboo Systems is Recognized as a 2021 CRN® Channel Chief

SAN JOSE, CA - February 8, 2021 - Bamboo Systems, a provider of revolutionary Arm-based servers architected to meet the needs of today’s software design and data center demands, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Victoria Grey to its 2021 list of Channel Chiefs. The prestigious CRN® Channel Chiefs list, released annually, recognizes leading IT channel vendor executives who continually demonstrate outstanding leadership, influence, innovation, and growth.

Disaster Recovery remains an afterthought despite increasing frequency of failures and outages

London, UK – 27th January 2021 - iland, an industry-leading provider of secure application and data protection cloud services built on proven VMware technology, today released the findings of its research into organizations’ disaster recovery readiness. It found that less than two-thirds of organizations surveyed have a documented company-wide disaster recovery plan in place whilst only a comparatively small number of respondents rely on the cloud for their replication, suggesting that the move to the cloud – and DRaaS – has been slow among larger businesses.

SoftLanding boosts process automation for modern IBM i software developments in new TURNOVER® Lifecycle Manager release

PETERBOROUGH, NH, January 21, 2021 – SoftLanding Systems, the IBM i software division of UNICOM® Global, has introduced source stream file management into its IBM i application lifecycle management solution, TURNOVER® Lifecycle Manager (formerly known as TURNOVER® for iSeries). The new software release also adds an improved web user interface to support remote workers and for making application changes on the move.

The new capabilities help future-proof IBM i development and offer improved levels of flexibility, as Jim Fisher, SoftLanding Operations Manager, explained:

Prioritizing High Value Business Workflows Accelerates Digital Transformation Real Wire Tue, 01/19/2021 - 07:24

London, UK – January 19, 2021 – Kofax®, a leading supplier of Intelligent Automation software for digital workflow transformation, today announces Part 3 of its Intelligent Automation Benchmark Study, a Forrester Consulting thought-leadership paper commissioned by the company. As the global pandemic pushes organizations to accelerate digital transformation initiatives, business leaders increasingly must decide which automation projects to fund.

Aspera recognized as a 2020 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Software Asset Management Tools

Boston, MA, January 14, 2021 – Aspera, a leading provider of solutions and services for Software Asset Management (SAM), and part of the USU Group, is thrilled to be named a Customers’ Choice in the December 2020 Gartner Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’: Software Asset Management (SAM) Tools.

Quoting IT: Internet 3.0 is Political

"It turns out that when it comes to Information Technology, very little is settled; after decades of developing the Internet and realizing its economic potential, the entire world is waking up to the reality that the Internet is not simply a new medium, but a new maker of reality."

- Ben Thompson, Internet 3.0 and the Beginning of (Tech) HistoryStratechery, January 12, 2021.