Instruments has appointed Peter Dayton as Chief Financial Officer
(CFO). Dayton joins Virtual Instruments with more than two decades
of experience in prominent finance, business development and marketing
roles with several high-profile technology companies across multiple
TmaxSoft says that Moses Mathuram will join the company as
Vice President of Global Channels and Partnerships. In this newly formed
role, Moses will
have responsibility for enhancing and developing TmaxSoft’s global
networks and alliances in addition to owning the overall channel
strategy, plan, and route-to-market.
City of Copenhagen’s IT service provider, Koncern IT, has selected
leading data centre and cloud service provider Proact to provide
monitoring and alerts for more than 100 critical components in its
complex IT infrastructure, outside working hours.
Clydesdale and Yorkshire
Bank Group (CYBG) has selected ServiceNow as a strategic platform to
support a major digital transformation initiative. Implementation support
is provided by ServiceNow Gold Services partner TeamUltra. CYBG, ServiceNow and TeamUltra
have successfully completed a three month pilot program and phase one of an enterprise rollout is scheduled to go live in 2018.
SolarWinds MSP says that its SolarWinds® N-central® Mobile app is now available
on iOS® and Android® devices, allowing users to manage their dashboards, review alerts, and launch scripts at any time from their smartphone
BMC has introduced new capabilities for the BMC Data Management and MainView
solutions for IBM® IMS™, offering customers enhanced continuous
availability, scalability, security, lower CPU consumption,
and improved management of unpredictable workloads.
Tim Richards, the new Hoptroff CEO, talks through the opportunities to grow the business as it continues to provide timestamping and synchronised time technology solutions for its core financial market, alongside significant growth in a whole series of automation applications – driverless cars, 5G-enabled and smart cities to name but a few – where accurate time is crucial.
Stéphane Estevez, EMEA Director of Product Marketing, Observability & IT Markets at Splunk, discusses the findings of the company’s ‘State of Observability 2022’ report. He outlines the three different stages of the observability journey, the main reasons why organisations adopt observability solutions and the main benefits of doing so. He ends up with some key observability recommendations.
Retrospect has been very busy in recent weeks, launching Retrospect Cloud Storage, Retrospect Backup 19 and Retrospect Virtual 2022. JG Heithcock, General Manager at Retrospect, talks us through these new storage solutions and the pain points they will help to address.
Richard Stevenson, CEO of Red Box, discusses the results of the company’s recent ‘Being Human’ report, which provides some valuable insights into the Conversational AI market – how its use is already helping to improve customer and employee experiences, as well as contributing to fraud prevention. Richard also discusses the roadblocks that need to be overcome before the technology becomes pervasive.
Dr Nando de Freitas, a lead researcher at Google’s DeepMind, recently grabbed tech headlines with his claim that humanity is closer than ever to creating artificial general intelligence. Although hotly contested by many in the sector, this type of technology would have a profound impact on the business community, its operations and how it approaches customer interactions. Instead of training algorithms on existing data sets, super AI might be able to listen, read emotion and extract information in a way that mimics human understanding.