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Businesses may be ready for cloud - but the lack of transparency is limiting how useful it is to them

Businesses may be ready for cloud - but the lack of transparency is limiting how useful it is to them

By Dante Orsini, SVP iland.

Despite common perceptions, cutting costs isn't the primary reason businesses are choosing cloud these days. The other major advantages are the agility and scalability cloud brings, enabling organisations to quickly respond to business demand.

MiX Telematics launches MyMiX platform to engage drivers

MiX Telematics launches MyMiX platform to engage drivers

MiX Telematics, the provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, is strengthening its MiX Fleet Manager and MiX SafeDrive solutions with the addition of MyMiX, a driver engagement platform that is said to further enable its customers to run safer and more efficient fleet operations.

Handheld's Nautiz X8 ultra-rugged field computer gets new customisable add-ons

Handheld's Nautiz X8 ultra-rugged field computer gets new customisable add-ons

Handheld Group, the manufacturer of rugged mobile computers, has announced new expansion pack features for its Nautiz X8 rugged PDA.

Ideal Shopping Direct automates its sales tax to enter the US market

Ideal Shopping Direct automates its sales tax to enter the US market

Arts and Crafts is huge business in the United States with approximately 129 million people participating in the hobby in 2014.

ECi acquires JumpTrack Proof of Delivery

ECi acquires JumpTrack Proof of Delivery

ECi Software Solutions has acquired the JumpTrack Proof Of Delivery (POD) solution from Jump Technologies, Inc. JumpTrack is a POD solution that helps drive savings through improved fleet efficiency and the replacement of paper-based proof-of-delivery systems with electronic signature.

JDA creates a more profitable omni-channel supply chain

JDA creates a more profitable omni-channel supply chain

JDA Software Group, Inc. has announced new integrated fulfilment capabilities that combine the power of JDA Intelligent Fulfilment and Labour Productivity solutions with Order Management solutions from IBM Commerce.

Global e-channel expanded by 147% in Q2 2015 according to Icecat

Global e-channel expanded by 147% in Q2 2015 according to Icecat

The Ecommerce channel expanded 147% globally in Q2 2015, according to Icecat based on 1.8 Billion data-sheets downloads. DELL thrives now that HP splits. Advanced digital cameras, 3D, beauty & health and DIY peak. The e-channels in Asia and Eastern Europe surge.

Getac helps Royal Signals RFC train for success with new kit

Getac helps Royal Signals RFC train for success with new kit

Getac, the global designer and manufacturer of rugged mobile devices, is providing vital sponsorship for some of the toughest individuals in the world – members of the British Army's Signallers rugby team.

Online fulfilment solutions specialist aims to lead the market

Online fulfilment solutions specialist aims to lead the market

The fast-growing e-commerce order fulfilment specialist, DK Fulfilment Ltd, has announced plans to become the leading company in the highly competitive UK e-retail fulfilment sector.

BlueStar receives top retail solutions distributor award for third year running

BlueStar receives top retail solutions distributor award for third year running

BlueStar, the global distributor of ADC, mobility, Point-of-Sale, RFID, digital signage, and security technology solutions, recently attended the Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA) RetailNOW conference in Orlando, FL.

Tesco highlights issue many businesses continue to face

Tesco highlights issue many businesses continue to face

In the wake of the recent Tesco half-year profit overstating scandal, businesses and their professional advisors are being urged to look far more closely at how they handle rebates.


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