Virtual Instruments appoints Peter Dayton as Chief Financial Officer

Virtual 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 market segments.

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NEWS
76% of CIOs say it could become impossible to manage digital performance, as IT complexity soars

Growing adoption of cloud native architecture and multi-cloud services contributes to $2.5 million annual spend per organization on fixing digital performance problems.

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Infoblox appoints Brad Bell as Chief Information Officer

Infoblox has appointed Brad Bell as chief information officer (CIO) of Infoblox. Bell will report to Infoblox president and chief executive officer Jesper Andersen.

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TmaxSoft names Moses Mathuram VP of Global Channels

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.

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Preventing network outages and grey failures

Apstra has introduced AOS® 2.1 with Intent-Based Analytics™ (IBA) with broad industry support.

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Cisco accelerates multicloud journey

Adds support for containers and Microsoft Hyper-V, integrates multicloud services.

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RMM just got better?

VSA 9.5 by Kaseya reinforces its position as the leading RMM solution through key quality enhancements focused on optimising the technician user experience.

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Proact to provide bespoke monitoring service to enhance availability at City of Copenhagen’s IT entity

The 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.

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Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank Group embark on digital workplace strategy

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.

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Multi-Cloud and emerging application services fuel Digital Transformation

Fourth Annual State of Application Delivery report shows growing influence of multi-cloud architectures, as well as demand for automation and application-centric security approaches.

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SolarWinds acquires Loggly

Company expands SaaS-based portfolio to offer a complete solution for observability and analytics across traces, logs, metrics, and the digital experience.

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Remote IT service management

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 or tablet.

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New capabilities for IMS

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.

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Liquidware introduces Stratusphere UX 6.0

Release offers major architectural enhancements to support scale  and performance, newly supported client and application visibility.

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SolarWinds integrates with VMware

SolarWinds IP Address Manager makes it easy to fully automate the provisioning of virtual resources with native VMware vRealize Orchestrator integration.

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Videos

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.

Expert Opinions

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.
By Dan Middleton, Veeam Regional VP for UK & Ireland
By Dr Sina Joneidy, senior lecturer in digital enterprise at Teesside University International Business School.
Ben Bloomfield, Head of Strategy at CIN, argues mobile gaming is one of the use cases he can see driving the edge toward critical mass in the coming years.