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Excel exhibit product range at worldwide events

Every year Excel exhibits around the world at a range of events and exhibitions, as well as hosting their own roadshow events around the country. 2017 saw the Excel team travel to Gothenburg, Sweden for the ECOC Exhibition, to Paris, France for Data Centre World as well as to London, Birmingham, Glasgow and Leeds in […]


Global LTE roaming traffic growth expected to continue in 2018 for EU

Global LTE traffic more than doubled in 2017 and will increase by the same volume in 2018, according to annual research by BICS, a global wholesale carrier for voice, mobile data and capacity services. This marks a continuation of the trend for year-on-year LTE traffic growth, with BICS identifying a number of drivers for this […]


Palo Alto Networks launches global Cyber Range initiative

Palo Alto Networks, the next-generation security company, has announced the launch of its new global Cyber Range initiative. By providing permanent Cyber Range capabilities for its customers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, the Americas and the Asia-Pacific region, the company is working to build and improve effective skills for cybersecurity challenges today and […]


Dramatic surge in cryptocurrencies predicted for 2018

Article by: Scott Lester, CEO, Flixmedia 1. Cryptocurrency will emerge as a method of purchase The value of Bitcoin – perhaps the most well-known and widely used of cryptocurrencies – experienced a dramatic surge last year, with its value climbing from less than $1,000 to over $6,000. This will likely grow further still over the […]


HIVE Blockchain announces major expansion in Sweden

HIVE Blockchain Technologies Ltd. (the “Company” or “HIVE”), the leading publicly listed blockchain infrastructure company, has announced that it has entered into binding letter agreements dated December 13, 2017 with its strategic partner and major shareholder, Genesis Mining Ltd. (“Genesis”), the largest digital currency mining Hash Power provider, to significantly expand the Company’s digital currency […]


Healthcare company expands its services in Europe

Precision for Medicine, part of Precision Medicine Group, has announced it is expanding its biomarker data management and translational informatics services into Europe. The addition of a Geneva, Switzerland-based team of experts complements Precision’s US offerings to provide clients with truly global translational research services. The Geneva team also gives Precision another European operational base, […]


Biometric advancement predictions for 2018

Article by: Tom Harwood, Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder at Aeriandi “As it stands, it is estimated that between 30 percent to 50 percent of all fraud incidents are initiated with a phone call, meaning telephone agents in contact centres are particularly vulnerable to social engineering and manipulation. Web-based security measures have evolved much faster […]


Sapiens expands its digital division and provides digital solutions

Sapiens International Corporation, a leading global provider of software solutions for the insurance industry, with a growing presence in the financial services sector, has announced that it has expanded its digital division’s capabilities through the acquisition of KnowledgePrice.com (KnowledgePrice), a technology specialist with expertise in digital insurance services and consulting. Based in Riga, Latvia, privately-held […]


British health technology company expanding into ten European countries

Atlas Biomed, the personalised health tech company has announced its successful launch in ten European countries, just six months after its UK launch. The UK-based health technology company, the only company worldwide to offer both DNA and microbiome tests directly to consumers, pushed forward expansion plans after seeing strong sales in the UK. The company […]


Coexistence of C-V2X and ITS-G5 technology offers benefits for Europe

The 5G Automotive Association (5GAA), a cross-industry association of the telecoms and automotive industry, held a policy debate on Tuesday 5 December in Brussels to discuss the concrete actions necessary to implement 5G connected and automated vehicles in Europe. A recurring theme in the debate was the cohesive development and implementation of cellular “vehicle to […]


Keenondots partners with Tele2 to automate Microsoft cloud services

Keenondots has announced that it has been selected by Tele2 Group to automate the European delivery of cloud services to its business customers. The strategy of Tele2 Group in the business market is to become a full service provider for the digital workspace. Therefore Tele2 Group is extending its telecom portfolio with cloud workspace solutions […]


Ericsson: first 5G Life Campus to open in Belgium

Ericsson and Corda Campus are launching the first 5G Life Campus in Hasselt, Belgium. The 5G Life Campus will be located at Corda Campus, a technology park, and will be fully connected to Ericsson’s R&D centre in Aachen, Germany, where 5G development and international pilot projects are executed. By jointly implementing the first Belgian 5G […]


Cyberbit supplied ISE Systems with a Cyberbit Range for training centre

Cyberbit Ltd., a world leading provider of cybersecurity training and simulation platforms, has announced that it supplied ISE Systems, a French data governance and cybersecurity consulting and service provider, with the Cyberbit Range training and simulation platform. ISE Systems recently opened its new Cyber Range Training Center in Paris in order to provide cybersecurity certifications […]


Diebold Nixdorf Software benefits Turkey’s VakifBank

VakifBank, a leading Turkish bank, is expanding the functionality of its self-service channel by introducing new software and cash recycling systems from Diebold Nixdorf, a world leader in enabling connected commerce for millions of consumers each day across the financial and retail industries. The bank is upgrading 400 automated teller machines (ATMs) with multi-vendor software […]


Camden Market first to offer WeChat Pay in the UK with SafeCharge

SafeCharge, a leading payments technology company, in partnership with Camden Market, a part of the Market Tech portfolio, has announced the ground-breaking integration of WeChat Pay, a widely adopted e-Wallet payment solution in China. The iconic Camden Market, London’s fourth biggest tourist destination, is the first in the UK to make WeChat Pay available at […]


New GDPR legislation that could cost you your next job and a 30% pay rise

New data privacy laws could move executive careers into the slow lane around the globe. Senior executives are jeopardising their future career prospects due to a widespread lack of awareness that new European data privacy laws could affect them wherever they are in the world. That’s according to global research which reveals that if professionals […]


TUV Rheinland: Data protection with IoT data privacy certificates

TUV Rheinland’s Global Competence Center for IoT Privacy has announced a new package of services addressing the end-to-end data protection requirements in the rapidly growing Internet of Things (IoT) market. By providing first-of-a-kind protected privacy certificates, it is uniquely positioned with a differentiated set of capabilities. The solution is focused on providing a product and […]


Equinix to expand direct access to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

Equinix, the global interconnection and data centre company and a Gold-level member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), has announced a significant expansion of its dedicated, private access to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) to 16 additional Equinix International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centres in North America and Europe. As a part of the expansion, customers can […]


Equinix to expand into Spain and Portugal through acquisition of Itconic

Equinix, the global interconnection and data centre company, has announced that it has entered into an agreement with The Carlyle Group for the purchase of Itconic, a leading data centre, connectivity and cloud infrastructure solutions provider in Spain and Portugal, and CloudMas, an Itconic subsidiary that is focused on supporting enterprise adoption and use of […]


Saxo Bank uses Interoute’s advanced network to support trading platform

Interoute, owner-operator of one of Europe’s largest networks and a global cloud services platform, has announced that Saxo Bank, a specialist in global online trading and investment, is leveraging Interoute’s high capacity low latency network to connect its award-winning multi-asset trading platform to the bank’s clients, brokers and the global financial markets. Saxo Bank, an […]