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Fujitsu and Furukawa Electric agree to information systems partnership

Fujitsu and Furukawa Electric agree to information systems partnership

Fujitsu Limited and Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. has announced that Fujitsu has agreed to acquire 51% of the outstanding shares of FITEC Corporation, the Furukawa Electric Group company, in an information systems partnership. Furukawa Electric and Fujitsu plan to begin joint operation of FITEC in October of this year.

Rinsing your customers' IT budgets: Squeezing every last bit out of their existing IT infrastructures

Rinsing your customers' IT budgets: Squeezing every last bit out of their existing IT infrastructures

By Paul Reynolds, Northern Europe Manager, Crucial.

With worldwide IT spending forecasts failing to meet projections, your customers' IT budgets will continue to be strained, as they struggle to keep up with the explosive demands of an increasingly virtualised world.

EPOS software owners expand through channel partnerships

EPOS software owners expand through channel partnerships

The owners of One Application, the company now behind the EPOS-Excel software, have broadened its existing retail and hospitality user-base through new channel partnerships.

UK wasting £37 billion a year on failed agile IT projects

UK wasting £37 billion a year on failed agile IT projects

British business is set to waste an estimated £37 billion on failed Agile IT projects over the course of the next 12 months, according to a new report from independent IT consultancy 6point6.

Brother strengthens SMB print portfolio with latest colour laser launch

Brother strengthens SMB print portfolio with latest colour laser launch

Brother UK is boosting its SMB print offering with its latest colour laser launch. The new L8000 and L9000 ranges will help channel partners capitalise on a buoyant colour laser market, which has grown 28 per cent year-on-year.

Study illustrates vulnerability in digital email verifications

Study illustrates vulnerability in digital email verifications

SheerID, the eligibility verification software provider, has released data from a recent survey of over 375 college alumni in the US focusing on the use and potential abuse of .edu email addresses as a surrogate for verifying student status.

Manchester Business School forms Digital Skills Agreement with Infor

Manchester Business School forms Digital Skills Agreement with Infor

Infor, provider of business applications specialised by industry and built for the cloud, has announced an agreement with The University of Manchester, Alliance Manchester Business School (Manchester Business School).

Pinkberry partners with Paytronix and drives new product trials with measurable lift and attribution

Pinkberry partners with Paytronix and drives new product trials with measurable lift and attribution

Pinkberry launched in California in 2005 as the original brand that reinvented frozen yogurt.

Potential major takedown of an IoT manufacturer’s services or devices

Potential major takedown of an IoT manufacturer’s services or devices

By Laurence Pitt, Security Strategy Director, Juniper Networks.

In a recent blog I discussed the risks associated with IoT. If we look at information technology progress in the last 25 years, it seems that malware or data-theft quickly follows major technology milestones. Let's look at some examples:

Honeywell LIVE Launch Event: Inform. Protect. Connect.

Honeywell LIVE Launch Event: Inform. Protect. Connect.

Realise efficiency gains. Protect your workforce. Reduce operating costs.

Organisations today are under ever-increasing pressure to perform faster and smarter, keep up with the pace of technology, ensure compliance with government regulations, and protect the safety of their workers.

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