IBM’s blockchain for business – beyond cryptocurrencies

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IBM’s lab in Böblingen, Germany hosted the company’s Blockchain Summit this week. It was a chance to show off what’s possible with the freshly-minted v1.0 of Hyperledger Fabric blockchain framework, along with customer stories from some of IBM’s earliest Hyperledger adopters. The IBM blockchain pitch is ‘blockchain for business’ – and it starts with a […]

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How Auka built its mobile payments platform on Google Cloud

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

Norwegian payment provider and e-money institution Auka (formerly mCash) has partnered with financial institutions, retailers, wireless carriers and consumers to develop a highly scalable mobile payment service built on Google Cloud Platform. Case study key facts Organisation Auka Industry Financial Services Current goals Develop a secure, distributed, scalable payments infrastructure that can handle large volumes […]

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Leading financial services firm supports new workstyles, improves information governance with Egnyte

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

A leading global financial services firm has deployed technology from Egnyte both on-premise and in the cloud in order to provide seamless access to information to employees (office-based and mobile) and external partners worldwide. It’s enabled it to adapt to and support new mobile and collaborative workstyles, and consolidate information governance arrangements in a new […]

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How Vimond grew a global broadcast media platform with AWS

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

Vimond Media Services has re-engineered its distribution platform to run in the AWS cloud, to reduce distribution costs for its customers and provide them with more agile workflow – so they can exploit the broadcast industry’s move to IP-format media. Case study key facts Organisation Vimond Media Services Industry Broadcast media Current goals Reduce costs […]

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Salesforce Einstein, Thunder and Lightning – just hooks to grab your attention?

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Salesforce’s World Tour rolled into London last week. The company focused heavily on how its Intelligent Customer Success Platform enables developers to pull together IoT (Thunder IoT Cloud) and AI (Einstein) capabilities to power sales and marketing apps (built on the Lightning Platform). When Salesforce talks ‘IoT’, it’s really talking about real-time event processing. It’s […]

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GSD&M ‘learns how to fish’ with Nuxeo Platform

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

Full-service advertising agency GSD&M has migrated its heavy digital assets from Documentum to Nuxeo Platform. Along the way, the company’s IT team has acquired the skills to develop further applications on the platform itself, and has its sights set on deploying Nuxeo in other areas of the business beyond Digital Asset Management. Case study key […]

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Where Next for Google Cloud Platform?

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Until now, Google’s cloud business strategy has tended to eschew mainstream enterprise appeal, seemingly opting instead to wait for organisations to decide they needed to ‘be more like Google’. However, last week’s Google Cloud Next conference in San Francisco marked a major step in the company’s evolving message of increasing enterprise-friendliness (and indicated a willingness and intention to go […]

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Alfresco’s platform aims to bring flow to digital logjams

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Alfresco’s changed a lot since CEO Doug Dennerline took the helm in 2013. The company’s evolved from being a pure open source vendor, to one still with an ‘open core’ but with a much more pro-enterprise outlook. Now a new chapter has opened with the launch of the Alfresco Digital Business Platform. Alfresco has already worked […]

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