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Independent report finds every £1 spent with UKCloud generates £1.43 of social value

UKCloud is first tech firm in the UK to achieve Social Value Quality Mark Level 2 extending its leadership in social quality excellence, delivering positive measurable impact for the UK with new independent report and partner charter.

London – 28th June 2021 - UKCloud, the multi-cloud experts dedicated to making transformation happen across the UK public sector, has today announced it is the first UK tech firm to achieve SVQM Level 2 – a mark that recognises the highest known standards in values-led business. UKCloud has released the independent report, ‘Measuring what matters’, which has been independently published by Social Value Business.

How IoT Can Vastly Improve Warehouse Management

Almost no one would argue against the idea that Amazon has been the face of innovation in the supply chain and warehouse management field. From the ecommerce giant’s use of an automated robot army, like Kiva smart shelves and order-packing machines, to its intelligent and voice-enabled picking system, efficiency is the name of the game. Unfortunately, it gives the impression that many competitors, especially small-time operations, cannot hope to compete in the space.

Capital Banking Solutions a Solid and Regional Player in Forrester’s Global Banking Platform Deals Survey 2021

Paris - June 24, 2021 Capital Banking Solutions, the global provider of integrated banking software in Europe, Africa, Central Asia, Middle East and America has been named for the 4th year in a row a Base and Regional Player for new deals and a Solid Player in Forrester’s Global Banking Platform Vendor Pyramid 2020 with 25 combined deals.

SANDSIV Wins Frost & Sullivan Award for Leadership in European VoC Industry

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, 24.06.2021 – SANDSIV, EMEA’s leading customer experience management solution provider, has won the 2021 Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Product Leadership Award in the European Voice of the Customer industry. The award follows recognition of SANDSIV’s flagship sandsiv+ platform by both Gartner and Forrester Research as a VoC market leader, marking SANDSIV’s arrival as a global leader in the CX/VoC space.

SANDSIV’s market leadership extends beyond Europe. From its headquarters in Switzerland, SANDSIV delivers CX solutions to clients in 16 countries, including multinational telecommunications firms A1 Group and MTN Group.

New WatchGuard research reveals traditional anti-malware solutions miss nearly 75% of threats

24 June 2021 – WatchGuard® Technologies’ latest Internet Security Report shows that 74% of threats detected last quarter were zero day malware, capable of circumventing conventional signature-based antivirus solutions at the time of the malware release. The report also found that network attacks surged, with a 21% increase compared to the previous quarter and the highest volume since early 2018. With WatchGuard appliances detecting more than 4 million network attacks, corporate servers and assets on site are still high-value targets for attackers despite the shift to remote and hybrid work.

Cambridge Broadband Networks Group: "Utilize the growing availability of spectrum via high performance solutions to win the 5G race"

Boston, USA, June 17, 2021 – If US operators are to reap the rewards of 5G, they must adopt solutions that enable the deployment of networks using under-utilized frequency spectrum bands, Paul Wright, VP of Sales and Customer Operations at Cambridge Broadband Networks Group (CBNG), said today.

Over the next five years, it is expected 5G networks will cover one-third of the world’s population with the 5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) market predicted to grow to over $46,366 million globally by 2026. Wright explained that as part of this growth, North America holds several exciting opportunities for operators, representing 51 percent of the overall 5G market.

Worldwide spectrum experts drive spectrum sharing success at DSA Global Summit 2021

Washington D.C., USA, 10 June 2021 – Sessions over the first two days of the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance’s (DSA’s) Global Summit have highlighted the spectrum sharing lessons being learnt between countries worldwide and the current demand for unlicensed access. Today, on its final day, the Global Summit will explore national spectrum plans and the economic benefits of spectrum.

Mobile trade-in programs return $668 million to U.S. consumers in Q1 2021

2nd June 2021 – Assurant, a leading global provider of lifestyle and housing solutions that support, protect and connect major consumer purchases, today announced findings from its analysis of the mobile device trade-in and upgrade market for Q1 2021. Its Q1 Mobile Trade-in and Upgrade Industry Trends reveals the mobile trade-in industry returned more than $668 million to U.S. consumers during the first quarter of 2021—a 25% increase from $535 million in the same quarter last year. Assurant’s data reflects the significant impact that mobile trade-in programs are having in supporting lucrative 5G smartphone upgrades.

Consumers demand assurances from online trade-ins as 57 percent expect to upgrade to 5G mobile devices in next two years

AUSTIN and LONDON – May 26, 2021—New research launched today by Blancco Technology Group (LON: BLTG), the industry standard in data erasure and mobile device diagnostics, reveals consumer attitudes toward online device trade-ins. It also outlines the revenue opportunity for operators, retailers and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Blancco’s study, Online Device Trade-Ins: Building Trust in an Invisible Process, found that 57 percent of global consumers expect to upgrade to a 5G device in the next 24 months. Of these, almost half (49 percent) intend to trade in their old device as part of the process.