March 2021

Redgate Reveals Financial Services Continue to Lead in the Race to Digital Transformation, Despite Global Pandemic

While 2020 was one of the most challenging years for every business, those in Financial Services and Insurance have fared better than most. This is the conclusion of a deeper sector analysis of the data behind Redgate’s 2021 State of Database DevOps Report, which looked at the challenges and opportunities that more than 3,000 developers, database specialists and IT professionals experience when adopting DevOps for application and database development.

SPACs impacting Autotech exit market says Hampleton Partners’ new report

  • Two of the three largest transactions in Autotech during 2H2020 were led by special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs)
  • 50 Autotech deals signed in 2H2020 – the highest number in three years
  • Car sales in Europe recovering quicker than expected after massive impact of Covid crisis

London, UK – 16 March 2021. The latest Autotech M&A market report from Hampleton Partners, the international technology mergers and acquisitions advisor, reveals how two of the three largest Autotech transactions during the second half of 2020 were led by “special purpose acquisition companies” (SPACs).

OKI’s MC883 Intelligent MFP Awarded OEN Office Oscar

Customisable multifunction printer recognised for innovation and adding value to the most demanding workplaces across different industry sectors

Egham, 16 March 2021 – OKI Europe’s MC883 A3 colour smart MFP has received an Office Oscar from OEN Magazine in recognition of its innovative features and the value it can add to organisations across a range of different sectors. The OEN Office Oscars are awarded to companies with new products, services or initiatives that are raising the bar in terms of standards, excellence, quality and value.

Integration with Existing Technology is Biggest Barrier to Digitalization for Telco Operators

London, March 16 2021 - Seven in 10 telco operators say that integration with legacy technology is the number one barrier to digital transformation, with concerns of privacy and data not far behind. That’s according to a new report from the Technology Innovation Council commissioned by mobile technology specialists, Upstream.

USU Announces Industry’s First Solution to Analyze SAP® Digital Access Excluding Subsequent Documents

Software Asset Management (SAM) solution sharpens SAP Digital Access estimations to help cost-effective licensing decisions

Möglingen/Aachen, Germany – March 15, 2021 – USU Group, a leading provider of IT solutions and services, today announced powerful enhanced features for estimating SAP Digital Access in their flagship solution, USU Software Asset Management. It is the SAM industry’s first solution to fully analyze the potential pricing of the Digital Access licensing model and help SAP customers avoid unnecessary costs or liabilities.

65% of retailers cite conversion optimization as the #1 ecommerce challenge

Mollie reveals the state of payments across retail in Europe

Amsterdam and London, 11 March 2021 – Mollie, one of the fastest-growing payment service providers in Europe, has published research unveiling the state of payments in retail today as well as the challenges and opportunities in the retail market following a turbulent year.

The findings, based on responses from 2,500 European retailers, can be viewed in full in this report: and also highlight the difficulties retailers face in e-commerce environments.

Endace Wins Nine Cybersecurity Awards

Endace and the EndaceProbe Analytics Platform recognized with nine awards including Most Innovative Security Hardware, Hot Security Company of the Year, Hot Security Technology of the Year, and CyberSecurity Blogger of the Year

London, UK - March 10th, 2021 – Leading packet capture and recording company, Endace, today announced that it has been honored with nine cyber security awards from two well-regarded awards programs: The Globee® 17th Annual 2021 Cyber Security Global Excellence Awards® and the 2021 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards.

5 Ways a Professional Certification can Benefit Your Business

There are many factors that will influence the success of your business in the short, mid, and long term. Among the most important elements of your growth strategy, however, you will find that investing in your employees is one of the best ways to drive your organization forward on numerous fronts. Whether you’re opening a SaaS business or growing one, or if you’re running a B2C company in a competitive niche, there is no denying that the right employees can take you to new heights of success.