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VeUP recruits Damian Skendrovic as General Manager for EMEA
2 days ago
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VeUP bolsters senior leadership by appointing industry veteran Damian Skendrovic as General Manager for the EMEA region, signifying their commitment to growth and expansion.
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Myriota expands in EMEA region, appoints ex-AccelerComm's Robert Barnes as VP
6 days ago
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iot
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apac
Australian IoT firm Myriota plans to extend its footprint into the EMEA region, with former AccelerComm's Robert Barnes leading the expansion as VP EMEA.
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Technical debt hindering digital transition in EMEA, says Red Hat survey
6 days ago
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hybrid cloud
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cloud services
Red Hat's Global Tech Trends survey reveals technical debt as the main barrier to digital transformation in EMEA, further exacerbated by notable talent gaps and cloud tech concerns.
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Mobile app installs grow by 4% in 2023 despite downturn
6 days ago
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bi
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big data
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gaming
App installs worldwide witnessed a 4% increase in 2023, revitalising sectors like fintech, gaming, and e-commerce, despite a downward trend last year, according to a report by Adjust and AppLovin.
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EMEA CMOs doubling responsibility for sales enablement
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cx
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martech
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customer journey
Chief Marketing Officers in EMEA are increasingly taking on sales enablement roles, with figures doubling in just a year.
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Infinigate named Riverbed Global Distributor of the Year 2024
Last week
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cybersecurity
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telemetry
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switzerland
Infinigate has been named the Riverbed Global Distributor of the Year 2024, recognising its successful partnership and performance.
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VeUP appoints Cheryl Powell as new Head of HR amid ambitious growth
Last week
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martech
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cx
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london
VeUP appoints Cheryl Powell as its new Head of HR to bolster the tech consultancy's leadership team amidst its creative growth, investing and rising industry acclaim.
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Object First's Ootbi marks first anniversary with rapid growth
Last week
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virtualisation
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storage
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ransomware
Celebrating its first successful year, Object First witnesses a 200% surge in bookings for its ransomware-proof backup storage appliance, Ootbi, expanding into the EMEA and LATAM markets.
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Aleph expands its Amazon Ads services to 20 countries
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advertising
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amazon
Aleph boosts businesses across 20 European and MENA countries, extending Amazon Ads services to propel local enterprises into international markets.
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Yondr Group & Marubeni Corporation forge data centre alliance in Japan
Last month
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colocation
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japan
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collaboration
Yondr Group, a dominant player in hyperscale data centres, builds strategic expansion plans with major Japanese conglomerate Marubeni Corporation, intending to establish a centre in West Tokyo.
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Australian fintech investment plummets by 76% amid global downturn
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Australia's fintech deal value sunk by 76% to US$587m in 2023, a six-year low, amid a worldwide investment downturn, reports KPMG's Pulse of Fintech.
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Infinigate launches financial services programme to support European partners
Last month
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pc hardware
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cybersecurity
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it industry
Infinigate launches 'Infinigate Financial Services', providing partners across Europe with funding solutions to tackle CAPEX concerns and enhance growth in an unpredictable market landscape.
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ControlUp bolsters global expansion with key new appointments
Last month
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virtualisation
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citrix
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japan
ControlUp accelerates global expansion with eminent appointments, aiming to bolster its Digital Employee Experience management footprint across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific.
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ServiceNow & Keensight Capital back global IT firm Plat4mation
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data protection
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cloud services
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digital transformation
ServiceNow and Keensight Capital have invested in IT consultancy firm Plat4mation, marking ServiceNow's first European strategic investment to boost customer value delivery and foster growth through partners.
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CrowdStrike & AWS launch cybersecurity accelerator for EMEA startups
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cloud services
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public cloud
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cloud security
CrowdStrike and Amazon Web Services partner to launch a cybersecurity start-up accelerator, selecting 22 EMEA-based companies to receive mentorship, technical expertise, and possible partnership opportunities.
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SolarWinds announces upcoming EMEA Partner Summit 2024 in Lisbon
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partner programmes
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social networking
SolarWinds prepares for EMEA Partner Summit 2024 in Lisbon, aiming at networking, learning and celebrating successes with regional partners from February 19 to 23.
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Sovos appoints new VPs of sales for EMEA & LATAM regions
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siem
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splunk
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oracle
Sovos bolsters key positions by appointing Elcim Sirek and Marcelo Souza as vice presidents of sales for the EMEA and LATAM regions.
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Generative AI use surges 400% in businesses, says report
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cryptocurrency
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blockchain
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Workato's third annual Automation Index reveals a 400% increase in the use of generative AI for business operations.
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Cyber crime damage costs firms up to $5m annually, says Barracuda
Wed, 31st Jan 2024
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ransomware
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phishing
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email security
Annual business cybercrime recovery costs can reach up to $5m, with firms fearing a rise in GenAI-powered attacks, according to a Barracuda Networks report.
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IT & security teams converge to boost cyber resilience, study finds
Wed, 31st Jan 2024
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data protection
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nac
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A Commvault study reveals increased collaboration between IT and security teams in businesses, signalling trend towards enhanced cyber-resilience.
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Synergy Logistics appoints Chris White as new Head of Sales for EMEA
Fri, 26th Jan 2024
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inventory management systems
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partner programmes
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pitney bowes
In a bid to fuel growth and expansion, warehouse tech pioneer Synergy Logistics appoints Chris White, a seasoned operations executive, as the new Head of Sales for EMEA region.
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Delinea appoints Matt Bruun as VP for Northern Europe
Wed, 24th Jan 2024
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casb
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pam
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cybersecurity
Veteran sales leader Matt Bruun has been named Vice President (VP) for Northern Europe at privileged access management provider Delinea, set to enhance the company's regional presence.
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CyberArk names Eduarda Camacho as new Chief Operating Officer
Thu, 18th Jan 2024
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saas
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cx
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martech
Australian identity security firm, CyberArk, appoints industry veteran Eduarda Camacho as its new COO, bringing 25+ years of leadership in SaaS and enterprise software.
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Record-breaking Q4 for Syniti signifies strong start to 2024
Thu, 18th Jan 2024
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digital transformation
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retail
Syniti's Data First strategy propelled a record-breaking fourth quarter in 2023, marking a robust start to 2024.