August 2022

Autotech and Mobility M&A at an all time high as ‘megatrends’ transform car buying and driving - Hampleton Partners’ report

London, UK – 31 August 2022. The latest Autotech & Mobility M&A Market Report from Hampleton Partners, the international M&A and corporate finance advisory firm for technology companies, reveals that with 64 deals recorded in the first half of 2022, deal volume in the sector is currently at an all-time high.

Michel Annink, director, Hampleton Partners, said: “Automotive megatrends are converging to definitively transform the global auto industry and traditional industry players that fail to keep up with these tectonic trend shifts will inevitably be left behind.

The Top Online Security Measures All Small Businesses Should Take

Cybersecurity is important to all businesses that exist online. It allows them to operate without interruption from hackers' financial exploits. 

Even if your company is planning to use email or has a small website in mind, your business needs to integrate cybersecurity into that plan. 

The theft of data and sensitive information is becoming more common in fraud reports. According to Verizon’s Data Breach Investigations Report for Small Business, Ransomware has increased by 13% in a total of 25% breaches.

Fostering a culture of security is crucial in business. It can increase consumer confidence and maintain your business's online safety. 

Brivo Recognized As “Overall Data Management Platform of the Year” By PropTech Breakthrough

BETHESDA, Md., August 26, 2022Brivo, a leading provider in cloud-based access control and smart building technologies, today announced it has been selected as “Overall Data Management Platform of the Year” in the annual PropTech Breakthrough Awards program conducted by PropTech Breakthrough, a leading independent market intelligence organization that evaluates and recognizes standout real estate technology companies, products, and services around the globe.

ESG tech sector M&A momentum on the rise as regulators and investors demand robust reporting, reveals Hampleton Partners

93 M&A deals globally target ESG firms in the first half of 2022

London, UK – 23 August 2022. The Environmental, Social & Governance Technology M&A Market Report from Hampleton Partners, the international M&A and corporate finance advisory firm for technology companies, reveals that the first half of 2022 saw 93 deals globally target an ESG firm, a 173 per cent increase on 1H2019 numbers.

EMQX Official Image Now Available on Docker Hub

MORGAN HILL, CA, August 23, 2022 – EMQ Technologies, a leading software provider of open-source IoT data infrastructure, has made an official image of EMQX available on Docker Hub, “the world’s largest library and community for container images”. EMQX is a cloud-native, MQTT-based, IoT messaging platform designed for high reliability and massive scale.

With Docker Hub, millions of developers around the globe can now build mission-critical IoT applications by downloading and running the EMQX Official Image. Docker users can access it directly with the docker pull emqx command. The EMQX image includes clear documentation and follows Dockerfile best practices.

4 Types of Organizations That Need to Pay Closer Attention to Data Security

Data security is a term used frequently in news reports. This company or that had a data breach. Users should take measures to change passwords and lock down their credit reports and personal data. 

At times, small businesses and organizations assume they may be less at risk for a data breach than mega corporations. Unfortunately, hackers don’t care who they target. They only want a successful win as they face the challenge of circumventing security measures. If you haven’t paid much attention to keeping your users’ data safe, now is the time to ramp up your efforts.

Report by Perforce Software Forecasts that Streaming, the Cloud, and Creative Teams are the Future of Game Development

MINNEAPOLIS, August 18, 2022 – Perforce Software, a leading provider of versioning, collaboration, and planning tools across the software development lifecycle, announced the release of the 2022 Game Development Trends & Forecast report, which outlines trends, challenges, and predictions for the future of game development. Key findings suggest that Cloud Streaming will become the leading platform by 2025, and as teams continue to move toward hybrid/remote work environments, the ability to easily share and reuse assets will be critical to their collaboration efforts.

Forrester Total Economic Impact™ Study Recognizes Orbus Software’s Customers Can Sunset 20% of Their Applications, Driving a Record 394% ROI

Forrester Total Economic Impact™ Study Recognizes Orbus Software’s Customers Can Sunset 20% of Their Applications, Driving a Record 394% ROI

 

The study shows iServer365 enables 95% time saved on strategic decision analysis with an 85% time saving on Executive Reviews

 

Identified benefits include 50% time saved on resiliency planning and analysis, 80% time saved on creating architecture assets, and 70% time saved on onboarding new architects

 

What Your E-Commerce Needs to Know About Proper Packaging

The right packaging shows your customers you care about their needs. Creating an excellent customer experience (CX) involves everything from your website to interactions to opening the product. Good packaging design helps build consumer confidence and shows them they can trust you to understand them. 

E-commerce has a unique challenge with packaging. Not only do you have to consider the outer container for your product but you must think about the materials in the package, such as the box, padding, invoice and instructions.