‘End of support’ should not mean ‘end of business’, says Kooomo

With Magento 1 ending support in June 2020, online retailers will need to urgently prioritise their platform migrations In June, Magento 1 will no longer receive security patches or updates, making associated ecommerce sites vulnerable to a variety of threats. Online retailers who have not already started the process will need to urgently consider which platform their business should migrate to. Kooomo, the leading enterprise cloud commerce platform, explains what businesses need to know to avoid the possibility of a system failure, cyber-attack or loss of revenue. There are approximately…

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BridgeHead Software appoints new Senior Director of Sales EMEA

Darrell Bailey joins to drive growth across the NHS, private healthcare, occupational health and elite sports markets ASHTEAD, UK – 16 January 2020 – Today, BridgeHead Software, a leader in healthcare data management, announces the appointment of Darrell Bailey as Senior Director of Sales, EMEA. Darrell will be responsible for managing sales activity across the NHS, private healthcare, occupational health and elite sports sectors. He will also be identifying new market opportunities that will contribute to the overall business growth strategy, helping BridgeHead to achieve further success across Europe, the…

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SCF Small Cell Awards 2020 Open for Entries

Small Cell Forum has announced that its 12th annual awards are now open for entries. Honoring commercial achievement and technical innovation across ten categories, the awards are open to both SCF members and non-members from all parts of the small cell ecosystem London, UK Thursday 16th January 2020 Now in its twelfth year, the prestigious annual awards for the small cell industry are open for entries. With awards covering ten categories, plus the highly coveted ‘judges’ choice’ award, there is an opportunity to celebrate excellence and innovation in every aspect…

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Prysmian Group to develop the largest project for broadband TLC cable in Mexico

The project, awarded by CFE, will bring high-speed connection to 52 cities in the country Milan, 15 January 2020 – Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a new contract worth about $38 million by the Government-owned Company Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) for the project “Proyecto de Conectividad Fibra Óptica Red Eléctrica Inteligente REI” in Mexico. This is the largest project ever launched by the Government in Mexico in terms of cable supply, and it will connect remote regions in the…

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Openet partners with MDS Global to deliver BSS solution to Malaysian MVNO, redONE

New solution will support redONE’s regional growth Dublin, 15 January 2020: Openet, a leader in the supply of Digital and 5G BSS, today announced that it is working with MDS Global, a BSS-as-a-service provider, to deliver a Policy and Charging Control solution (PCC) to redONE, a Malaysian Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO). The partnership will see Openet and MDS Global help redONE expand its regional footprint to Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines. Openet will support MDS Global as it rolls out its VNOnDemand BSS-as-a-service solution for redONE. Openet will…

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Star Micronics launches SteadyLAN™ to provide unique cabled LAN connection for iPad POS systems

High Wycombe, UK, 14 January 2020 International POS printer manufacturer Star Micronics announces the launch of SteadyLAN™, a unique POS connectivity solution that provides the stability of a cabled LAN connection for iPad POS systems via the standard Apple Lightning cable to ensure continuous network access. Star’s unique SteadyLAN solution offers reliable connectivity with iOS devices and is ideal for locations where WiFi connectivity is not possible or unreliable. It provides direct cabled control of the printer and attached peripherals as well as Ethernet provision to the iPad from the…

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Controllis introduces a family of high capacity rectifiers with seamless solar integration and prioritisation capability

Telecoms operators can easily upgrade their power networks and incorporate solar energy for greater reliability and greener power Thetford 14th January 2020. Controllis, a leading global supplier of low carbon and carbon neutral hybrid power solutions has added the Smart48 DC power system to its portfolio. An efficient and highly scalable power platform, the Smart48 DC power system will help telecoms, mobile and tower companies provide more reliable, efficient and green power for their networks. Operators looking to reduce their carbon footprint now have the option of combining mains rectification…

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Natural Power advises on Finnish wind deal

Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power, has acted as technical advisor to the Finnish renewable energy developer, Taaleri Energia, in a deal that sees funds managed by Taaleri Group divest part of their wind farm investment portfolio by selling their shares in the Nyby and Myllykangas wind farms to a consortium of Korean institutional investors. Hannah Staab, Principal Advisor at Natural Power, said: “The transaction concludes a busy year for Natural Power in the Nordic market, during which we provided due diligence services on more than 2.6…

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Emtelle launches New Fibre Termination Facility to meet global demand for FTTH

The facility was officially opened by Jamie Hepburn, the Minister for Business Fair Work & Skills Hawick, Scotland, 13 January, 2020 – Emtelle, the leading global manufacturer of pre-connectorised, blown fibre cable and ducted network solutions, today launched its brand-new Fibre Termination Facility in response to the rising demand for pre-connectorised fibre solutions globally – enabling operators to deploy Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) faster and more efficiently. The opening of the Fibre Termination Facility, which is located at Emtelle’s Centre of Excellence in Hawick, Scotland, comes as homes and businesses demand to…

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Peak Achieves AWS Retail Competency Status

MANCHESTER – 13 January 2020 – Peak, a pioneer of the AI System, announced today at the US National Retail Federation conference that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Retail Competency status. This accreditation supports Peak’s expansion to the US market, establishing itself as an AWS Retail and Machine Learning Competency Partner on a global scale. Peak’s first-of-its-kind AI System is future-proofing retail businesses by providing both the technology and capability to be successful with AI. It aligns with business strategy to drive growth, enhance profitability and build sustainable…

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