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IT threat evolution Q1 2017. Statistics

According to KSN data, Kaspersky Lab solutions detected and repelled 479,528,279 malicious attacks from online resources located in 190 countries all over the world.

File antivirus detected a total of 174,989,956 unique malicious and potentially unwanted objects.

CRMNEXT©#8217;s CRM Banking Edition Tops the IBS Sales League Table 2017

During the period, the company won 50 % of all CRM systems deals done globallyMUMBAI – May 19, 2017: CRMNEXT, the largest provider of CRM in financial services globally has been declared as a clear winner of the IBS Sales League Table for CRM Systems.

As per IBS Intelligence Sales League table, CRMNEXT was the #1 selling banking CRM solution in 2017.

CRMNEXTrsquo;s concentrated focus on the Asia Pacific, South East Asia, Middle East, Africa... Source: RealWire

WannaCry Ransomware Attack Hits Victims With Microsoft SMB Exploit

A massive attack is spreading globally by way of a vulnerability in Microsoft's Server Message Block that was patched in March.

QA: Microsoft Cosmos DB creator lays out vision for planet-scale database

Microsoft has fired a shot heard around the globe, so to speak, in data management with the debut of Azure Cosmos DB at the recent Microsoft Build 2017 developer conference in Seattle.

The cloud database is positioned for elasticity and globally available data, supported on the Azure cloud.

The project was founded in 2010 by Microsoftrsquo;s Dharma Shukla, who holds the title of distinguished engineer at the company.InfoWorld Editor at Large Paul Krill spoke with Shukla during the conference to get his perspectives on the technology.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

False Positives: Why Vendors Should Lower Their Rates and How We...

In pursuit of a high cyberthreat detection rate, the some developers of cybersecurity solutions neglect the subject matter of false positives, and unfairly so. Regretfully, only then does the idea dawn on these developers that high-quality protection from cyberthreats involves not only prevention but also a low false-positive rate.

Cogeco Peer 1 & DTP partner to provide Hybrid IT services...

Announcement follows Cogeco Peer 1’s partnership with Jisc and connection to Janet NetworkLondon. 9 May, 2017: Cogeco Peer 1, a globally recognised specialist provider of colocation, network connectivity, managed hosting, cloud and managed services, today announced its partnership with DTP Group (DTP), a leading provider of information technology solutions and services whose client list includes Imperial College, British Library, University of Liverpool and University of Manchester.

The partnership follows the recent announcement that Cogeco Peer... Source: RealWire

CentralNic appoints a Group Corporate Development Director

CentralNic hires experienced M&A professional Sarah RyanLondon, 9th May 2017: CentralNic is pleased to announce that its senior management team has been further strengthened by the addition of Sarah Ryan.
Sarah, a highly-experienced Mergers and Acquisitions professional, joins CentralNic as Group Corporate Development Director.Sarah was formerly Director of International M&A for LexisNexis and Thomson Financial.
In these roles, she led transaction due diligence and structured complex deal terms globally.

These included deals in the Middle... Source: RealWire

IOVOX Named Winner of Red Herring Top 100 Europe Award

SAN FRANCISCO, LONDON, May 2 2017 – IOVOX, a global call analytics company, announced today that it has won the 2017 Red Herring Top 100 Europe award, presented at the ceremony last night in Amsterdam.
IOVOX’s inclusion on this prestigious list identifies it among the year’s most promising private technology ventures in Europe, as it accelerates its mission to make call data useful and actionable, globally.During the months leading up to the announcement, Red Herring... Source: RealWire

Paysafe enhances productivity and customer experience with NewVoiceMedia

LONDON, 27 April, 2017 – NewVoiceMedia, a leading provider of cloud contact centre and inside sales technology that enables businesses to have more successful conversations, today announced that the global payments company Paysafe increased its customer support centre productivity by 20 percent over the last year using NewVoiceMedia’s ContactWorld for Service platform.

The technology has delivered dramatic improvements to both customer and agent satisfaction.

Focused on connecting businesses and consumers globally with borderless, frictionless and... Source: RealWire

40% of UK eCommerce sites ‘crash’ during seasonal peaks

Struggling retailers losing millions during busiest online shopping periodsLondon. 27, April 2017: Cogeco Peer 1, a globally recognised specialist provider of colocation, network connectivity, managed hosting, cloud and managed services, today announced the findings of an independently commissioned study, which found that 40% of UK retailers’ websites experience downtime during seasonal peaks.The independent study of over 100 UK eCommerce decision makers also found that 48% did not feel completely ready for seasonal peaks in website... Source: RealWire

Corlytics data sheds light on global Libor wrongdoings

Corlytics, the world leader in regulatory risk intelligence, has dug into the Libor enforcement actions globally to better understand the allegations against the Bank of England pressuring banks to submit lower Libor readings during the financial crisi...

Data centers decline as users turn to rented servers

Data centers are declining worldwide both in numbers and square footage, according to IDC -- a remarkable change for an industry that has seen booming growth for many years.Users are consolidating data centers and increasingly renting server power.

These two trends are having a major impact on data center space.[ The cloud storage security gap — and how to close it. | 5 ways Microsoft has improved SharePoint security. ]The number of data centers worldwide peaked at 8.55 million in 2015, according to IDC.

That figure began declining last year, and is expected to drop to an expected 8.4 million this year.

By 2021, the research firm expects there to be 7.2 million data centers globally, more than 15 percent fewer than in 2015.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here