Why for ultimate data centre security, technology alone is not the answer

The security of data – and in particular people’s personal data – has been a hot topic in recent months. The EU’s rollout of new GDPR regulations; the Cambridge Analytica scandal; or the seemingly weekly revelations of financial institutions or consumer service providers which have had their databases hacked, are all examples most of us … Read more

HPE puts $4 billion aside to invest in the intelligent edge

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has seen the future – and it’s all about the intelligent edge. The company has announced a $4 billion (£3.04bn) investment over four years in technologies and services to deliver personalised user experiences, seamless interactions, and artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to improve customer experiences and adapt in real time. … Read more

10 signs your clients need to deploy Azure

Microsoft Azure is an ever-expanding set of services to help an organisation meet business challenges. Azure is a cloud platform for building, deploying and managing services and applications, allowing you and your clients to meet all your needs through all their services, within one platform. Their on-premise servers are out-of-date Operating on out-of-date servers is … Read more

Europe’s New Data Rules Are Gutting Email Marketing Everywhere

Email is one of the most effective ways for companies to reach potential customers, but new European data rules are dramatically undermining email marketing campaigns — especially in the U.S. According to a pair of new studies, efforts to comply with the European Union’s new GDPR regulations are leading to huge attrition in existing email … Read more

Visa Canada puts finishing touch on Finn AI’s chatbot banking

Visa Canada and Finn AI have teamed up to offer new capabilities in conversational banking chatbots and artificial intelligence (AI), powered by the Visa Developer Platform. The Vancouver-based fintech firm will use Visa Developer Platform APIs to enhance its conversational AI technology to “provide a more personalised experience” for banks to interact with their customers. … Read more