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Busy Santa Looks to Live Chat and Chatbots for Better Customer Service

With Black Friday arriving a month ahead of Christmas, and with retail industry analysts saying that UK consumers are expected to spend £2.5bn online, Santa Claus is looking closely at the trends and planning ahead to ensure that he can meet customer demand during the December festive season. Black Friday is in effect an American import, and it marks the end of the Thanksgiving celebrations in the United States, while acting as a huge retail sales opportunity for retailers. By Graham Jarvis, Bu...

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Delivering more valuable data insights

Hitachi Vantara has introduced Pentaho 8.2, the newest release of the company’s data integration and analytics platform software, providing new, out-of-the-box integration with Hitachi’s industry-leading object storage platform, Hitachi Content Platform (HCP). Pentaho 8.2 better integrates Hitachi Vantara’s portfolio of products and enables users to address key industry use cases with access to unstructured data from HCP. This release also enables customers to manage a hybrid cloud environment i...

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Schneider Electric - How will more traditional industries get to grip with the edge?

Digitalisation World's Philip Alsop interviews Kevin Brown, Senior Vice President of Innovation and Chief Technology Officer for the €3.7 billion IT Division at Schneider Electric, about how the edge data centre market is developing, with particular emphasis on the importance of the local edge – the interface between an enterprise and its customers.

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Automotive-grade NVMe

  • Published on 14 Nov, 2018 in

Micron Technology has introduced the industry's first 1TB automotive and industrial grade PCIe NVMe™ solid state drive (SSD) in BGA and 22x30mm M.2 form factors at Electronica 2018. Based on 64-layer triple-level cell (TLC) 3D NAND technology, the new Micron 2100 series of NVMe SSDs is designed for next-generation autonomous cars and the industrial internet of things (IIoT).

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Plug and play, portable parallel file system

Panasas has introduced ActiveStor® Ultra, the next generation of its high-performance computing (HPC) storage solution, featuring PanFS® 8, the industry’s only plug-and-play, portable, parallel filesystem. ActiveStor Ultra expands Panasas’ leadership position in the HPC market by delivering up to 75 GB/s per rack on industry-standard commodity hardware as well as enterprise-grade reliability and manageability, all at the most competitive price point.

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Top eight things learnt from Kaspersky Next 2018

At the annual Kaspersky Next event (formerly Cyber Security Weekend), speakers from Kaspersky Lab, Oxford University, Cyber Security Capital, Titania, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the Serbian Information Comissioner’s Office came together in Barcelona to discuss what’s next for the industry and for technology. Talks covered topics as far ranging as women in cybersecurity, privacy and the evolution of industrial cyber attacks.

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What’s going on with IoT and smart cities? - Wireless

Phil Alsop, Editor of Digitalisation World talks to Donna Johnson, Vice President of Product and Solution Marketing at Cradlepoint. Wireless has a significant role to play as smart city initiatives start to leverage the potential of IoT. The retail industry is also undergoing fundamental change when it comes to customer interaction.

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Established companies advance digital transformation more than digital natives

Industry change in the Nordics is not primarily fueled by digitally native companies that disrupt the market overnight, but by established industry players transforming their existing businesses. Disruption increasingly comes from companies that already have a strong market position, an existing customer base, a thriving partner ecosystem, and high brand awareness. These are among the key findings of the new study Towards a data-driven future, conducted by IDC on behalf of Tieto.

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Tieto and HERE Technologies team up

The Nordic IT services and software company Tieto and the open location platform company HERE Technologies today announced a strategic partnership. The companies will jointly create and deliver industry specific software and location-based solutions for automotive, logistics and asset and fleet management industries, to meet the increasing market demand.

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Cyberattacks against energy and utilities industry increasing

Vectra research finds most cyberattacks against the energy and utilities industry transpire and thrive inside enterprise IT networks rather than critical infrastructure.

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