Information Technology

72% of Consumers Are More Likely to Return to a Brand that Creates a Strong Online Community, Amity Research Finds

London. 15, October 2021: Amity, the leading technology platform that powers in-app social experiences, today reveals the results of research which highlights the importance of brands creating online communities to engage with their customers. Almost three-quarters (72%) of the consumers polled say they would be more likely to return to a brand that creates a strong online community, while almost two-thirds (63%) admit they are more likely to buy from a brand that leverages engaging social features on its app.

Research: IoT set to overtake cloud computing as primary Industry 4.0 technology

14 October, 2021 - New research by Inmarsat, the world leader in global mobile satellite communications, reveals that investment in the Internet of Things (IoT) is set to overtake cloud computing, next generation security, big data analytics and other digital transformation technologies in the near future. Respondents drawn from multiple industries reported plans to invest the greatest proportion of their IT budget on IoT projects over the next three years.

48 percent of UK businesses experience cyber breach during the pandemic

New study by SecureAge reveals key trends in cybersecurity during COVID-19 and lack of preparedness

12 October 2021, SecureAge Technology, a leading global data and endpoint protection company, today announced the release of its 2021 COVID & Cybersecurity Study. Polling 200 employers and 400 employees from around the UK business world during Q3 2021, the study examined key cybersecurity topics and trends.

4 in 5 employees feel gripped by change fatigue as uncertainty prevails

  • Untapped AI identifies post-pandemic ‘business after effects’ as a third of people using its platform declare low mood has increased in the last month
  • In advance of World Mental Health Day, data reveals changes in employee mood and wellbeing, as work-life and social uncertainty persists

London, UK, 11th October 2021: New data from Untapped AI has revealed more than 4 in 5 people have described themselves as feeling in the grip of change fatigue in September, exhausted with workplace and social uncertainty.

As the world marks World Mental Health Day on Sunday 10th October, a significant one third of users feel their low mood has increased in the last month.

Use of database monitoring tools rises to record high, monitoring survey reveals

Over three quarters (79%) of database professionals are now using either a paid-for or in-house monitoring tool, a survey from Redgate Software has shown. This is an increase of 10 percentage points from the same survey last year and, at the same time, the 86% satisfaction rate with paid-for monitoring tools is also an all-time high, up 18 percentage points on the previous year.

The increase is partly down to the ongoing growth and complexity of database estates, with IDC predicting the installed base of storage capacity will increase by 240% between 2021 and 2025, and virtually every business sector seeing a big shift to the cloud.

oneM2M publishes whitepaper on IoT and sustainability to promote responsible design principles

Sophia Antipolis, France, 30 September 2021: oneM2M has today announced the release of its first whitepaper on IoT sustainability. Co-written by diverse industrial stakeholders, it describes the sustainability landscape, surveys potential demand for sustainability solutions and shows how different organizations are pursuing sustainability objectives. It illustrates the potential of IoT systems, while identifying a set of design principles for achieving sustainability goals more consistently across different industries. These principles emphasize the value of designing for interoperability, modularity, re-use, and scalability.

Logicalis UK officially named a 2021 UK’s Best Workplace™ in Tech

London, 30th September 2021: Logicalis UK, today announces it has been named as one of the UK’s Best Workplaces™ in Tech for 2021. This news follows the recent recognition of its ranking of 61 in the 2021 UK’s Best Workplaces™ list in the Medium (50-250) category published by Great Place to Work®.

The 2021 UK’s Best Workplaces™ in Tech list was released this morning by Great Place to Work® UK, recognising Logicalis UK among 98 ranked organisations and coming 40th in the medium category. Great Place to Work® UK administered its research-backed Trust Index© employee survey and analysed the responses of UK-based tech employees to determine their Best Workplaces™ list.