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UK / United Kingdom stories

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Keepit opens London HQ to bolster SaaS data protection in UK
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ransomware
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renewable energy
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Keepit fortifies commitment to the UK, opening London-based headquarters and expanding local team, with industry veteran Jerry Mumford at the helm.
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'Danish retail invasion' reshapes UK market with Hybrid Retail tech
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deloitte
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community
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uk
Danish brands, capitalising on a mix of authenticity, community and Hybrid Retail technology, are pioneering a 'retail revolution' in the UK, reshaping the shopping landscape.
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FranConnect bolsters position with RizePoint acquisition
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compliance
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integration
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m&a
FranConnect enhances its position as a market leader by acquiring RizePoint, an international QMS provider, marking its third take-over in four years in its ongoing expansion strategy.
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Wincanton bags exclusive rights to Zeus's freight tech in UK, Ireland
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cloud services
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freightways
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strategy
In a strategic shift, UK supply chain partner, Wincanton, acquires the exclusive rights to use Zeus' digital freight management solutions, strengthening a tech-driven approach.
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Gallagher Security wins top OSPA award for second year running
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testing
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nac
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london
Warwick-based Gallagher Security has won the Outstanding Security Equipment Manufacturer Award for the second year at the 2024 OSPAs, recognised for its innovative approach to global security solutions.
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Digital Realty partners with UK's Digital Futures Programme
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cloud services
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public cloud
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aws
Digital Realty allies with UK's Digital Futures Programme to groom young digital talent, aiding program expansion into Thames Valley schools.
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UK's ambitious Digital Skills Bootcamps lure young tech talent
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it training
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web development
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cybersecurity
The UK Secretary of State for Science and Technology launches free Digital Skills Bootcamps, aiming to create a tech-savvy generation.
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Infinigate & Riverbed launch DX Insights service in the UK
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digital transformation
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network infrastructure
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cybersecurity
Infinigate has launched DX Insights providing comprehensive digital experience management and optimisation for UK businesses.
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UK sees 10% rise in female university computing applications
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edutech
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ai
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generation z
UK sees a 10% hike in university computing applications from women, signalling the third consecutive year of growth.
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Elasticito announces strategic partnership with e2e-assure
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soc
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partner programmes
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advanced persistent threat protection
E2e-assure partners with cyber security automation provider, Elasticito, aspiring to broaden Threat Detection and Response services to its growing Microsoft client portfolio in the UK.
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IPI becomes first UK Avaya partner with cloud specialisation accreditation
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bi
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big data
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cloud services
IPI, a London-based tech firm, becomes the first UK partner to receive Avaya's cloud specialisation accreditation, places the tech firm in a unique position to assist businesses transitioning to Avaya's cloud-based platform.
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Airtime Rewards appoints Annika Fuchs to spearhead international expansion
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retail
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loyalty programmes
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european
Airtime Rewards appoints Annika Fuchs, ex-Readly executive, as Head of International Expansion, aiming to replicate its UK success globally.
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Alibaba platforms boosts UK exports to China by 54% since 2019
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alibaba
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exports
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germany
Alibaba Group's platforms have seen a 54% surge in UK exports to China since 2019, pointing to a robust demand for UK brands and the growing role of digital platforms in global business.
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VIRTUS Data Centres to build AI-ready campus in Buckinghamshire
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digital transformation
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colocation
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data centre operators
VIRTUS Data Centres reveals plans for an AI-ready, sustainable data centre campus - equipped to deliver high-capacity data infrastructure.
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AI & cloud technology synergy boosts business performance, study suggests
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big data
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data protection
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bi
Integrating AI and cloud technology can supercharge business operations and IT agility, with 70% of companies already capitalising on such services.
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Telecoms industry's benefits most generous, says Vestd study
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seo
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martech
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retail
Telecom sector leads in job benefits, according to a study by Vestd, amid reports that 70% of UK workers are considering changing jobs in 2024.
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UK's digital skill gap tackled by Institute of Coding's courses
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development
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digital careers
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cost
Despite misconceptions, UK’s digital skills confidence crisis; addressing cost and time barriers with free, flexible courses to boost tech capabilities.
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AI adoption in telecoms sector surges, says Cavell report
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us
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research
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european
Research shows AI adoption surging in the telecoms sector, with 58% of UK, US, and European telecom buyers intending to incorporate AI into their products.
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UK households respond to energy crisis with conservation strategies
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power / energy
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strategy
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conservation
With energy bills on the rise across the UK, Sergey Ogorodnov, CEO of Voltaware, suggests four key strategies, including energy-efficient lighting and insulation, to maintain costs amidst the ongoing energy crisis.
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Derek Fisk named as mpro5's new Head of Channel
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smartphones
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iot
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workflow automation
Tech firm mpro5 appoints industry veteran Derek Fisk as Head of Channel, aiming to boost its ecosystem expansion efforts and enhance process management operations.
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CrowdStrike teams up with Ignition Technology for UK distribution
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saas
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partner programmes
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breach prevention
CrowdStrike partners with UK-based Ignition Technology to boost the reach of its AI-powered cybersecurity platform.
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Essex-based Provide Community utilises RealWear smart glasses
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digital transformation
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smart glasses
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telemedicine
Essex-based company Provide Community successfully adopts RealWear's Navigator 500 smart glasses, enhancing service provision and learning experiences for its podiatry team.
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Over 40% of UK to shop for Valentine's Day gifts, finds Airtime Rewards
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martech
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cx
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email security
This Valentine's Day approaches, 42% of UK consumers will buy gifts, 38% will celebrate, and 52% will send cards, indicating potential opportunities for retailers amidst scepticism of the occasion, reveals Airtime Rewards survey.
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Salus Ventures reaches $40m target with QIC investment boost
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ai
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cybersecurity
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venture capital
Salus Ventures, an Australian seed-stage venture capital fund, has surpassed its $40m target, powered by a robust investment from Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC).