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NetApp appoints Matt Watts as Chief Technology Officer, EMEA, and promotes Johannes Wagmueller to Lead Solutions Engineering in the Geo

NetApp appoints Matt Watts as Chief Technology Officer, EMEA, and promotes Johannes Wagmueller to Lead Solutions Engineering in the Geo

NetApp, the data authority for hybrid cloud, has appointed Matt Watts to the newly created role of Chief Technology Officer (CTO), EMEA, and promoted Johannes Wagmueller to lead solutions engineering, EMEA. Watts and Wagmueller report to Alexander Wallner, Senior Vice President & General Manager for NetApp in EMEA, and join his executive leadership council.

Uncertainty continues to impact supply chain risk, finds Dun & Bradstreet and Cranfield University

Uncertainty continues to impact supply chain risk, finds Dun & Bradstreet and Cranfield University

The ongoing uncertainty around Brexit is encouraging many manufacturers and retailers to consider other supplier locations in low cost, higher risk countries to avoid possible trade barriers. The latest analysis in the Global Supply Chain Risk Report, produced quarterly by Cranfield University and Dun & Bradstreet, found marked increases in Supplier Criticality (up 2%) and Global Sourcing Risk (up 4.8%) in Q3 2019.

Epson reaffirms its commitment to COP25

Epson reaffirms its commitment to COP25

Global technology firm, Epson, has reaffirmed its commitment to decarbonisation (reducing greenhouse gas emissions) in advance of the 25th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP25) to be held in Madrid, Spain from 2 to 13 December 2019.

Huge numbers of consumers would wait longer for goods if delivered ‘more sustainably’ - survey

Huge numbers of consumers would wait longer for goods if delivered ‘more sustainably’ - survey

A convenience trends survey commissioned by leading International branding and customer experience agency I-AM has revealed that almost three-quarters of consumers (74%) would be happy to wait longer for goods if the delivery method was more sustainable.

LivePerson debuts SocialConnect and EmailConnect to help brands manage all digital customer interactions in one place

LivePerson debuts SocialConnect and EmailConnect to help brands manage all digital customer interactions in one place

LivePerson, Inc. has launched SocialConnect and EmailConnect, bringing social media and email into the LiveEngage platform. This debut gives brands the ability to easily manage customer conversations regardless of the channels where they occur – all in one place.

Barcoding, Inc. shares new research and resources for businesses migrating to Android mobile computing in 2020

Barcoding, Inc. shares new research and resources for businesses migrating to Android mobile computing in 2020

Barcoding, Inc. has released initial findings from its comprehensive research project that addresses Windows Mobile going end of life in 2020. Rugged device manufacturers have selected Android as the new operating system, requiring a tailored technological shift for all enterprises leveraging Windows Mobile devices for their automated data collection processes.

How to Keep Sensitive Documents Safe

How to Keep Sensitive Documents Safe

.... by James Daniels, freelance writer.

Every business has sensitive documents and data that they need to keep safe. This could be customer information, staff data, strategy plans, financial documents, or anything else which needs to be kept safe and away from outside sources. It is important that every business owner consider ways in which they can keep any sensitive documents safe particularly in a time where cybercrime is on the rise and a huge problem affecting businesses of all sizes and in all industries.

Chainway Releases High-performance Handheld Computer C66 and C61

Chainway Releases High-performance Handheld Computer C66 and C61

Chainway has announced the launch of the newly upgraded 5.5-inch large screen handheld computer C66 and the handheld computer C61 with keypad. Both devices deliver excellent system performance, and can be flexibly equipped with a range of optional data collection functions to fulfill applications in various industries such as retail, logistics and so forth.

New report from One Identity spotlights significant gaps in third-party user access management oractices globally

New report from One Identity spotlights significant gaps in third-party user access management oractices globally

One Identity has released new global research revealing that many organisations across the globe fall short of effectively managing access for third-party users, exposing them to significant vulnerabilities, breaches and other security risks.

Co-op receives Corporate Ambassador Award

Co-op receives Corporate Ambassador Award

Co-op has received the Corporate Brand Ambassador Award at the 2019 Shining Stars Ball for its enthusiastic and consistent support of Girls Out Loud, a social enterprise which has raised the aspirations of over 7,000 teenage girls and helped them to build confidence, self-belief and resilience.

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