“Enhanced testing is critical in an era of exponential disruption in the channel,” urges AddOn Networks, following recent NEBS certification

Tustin, California, US November 26 2019 – Third-party compatible optical transceivers offer network operators an alternative to proprietary Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) connectivity – but with an overwhelming number of third-party suppliers worldwide, operators need to recognize the importance of compatible transceiver test methods, advised Patrick Beard, Chief Technology Officer at AddOn Networks. Testing is the first step to ensuring quality across programming and hardware. The compatibles industry uses several common test methods for quality control but now operators need to look for the differentiating factors in testing to ensure…

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ADLV Broadens Remit To Offer Fleets: Licence, Insurance, Training, International and Grey Fleet Data Online

The ADLV (Association for Driving Licence Verification & Vehicles) has significantly broadened its remit to build on its success to date from automating driver licence checking and supplying Tacho information. In future, ADLV will seek to enable its members to access a wide range of online datasets, including: – Driver Insurance Information – Driver Training Accreditation – Driver information for EU countries & – Grey Fleet Data The ADLV believes that the combined data offering will help fleet managers to maintain even greater control and compliance. More importantly it will…

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ADLV Members Meet GDPR Compliance Rules Deadline

With the support of the DVLA, the ADLV (Association for Driving Licence Verification) now sees the ‘light at the end of the GDPR transition tunnel’. Recent GDPR based changes announced by the DVLA, meant that over 2 million drivers were required to grant new driving licence data check permissions to their fleet operator by the 25th August. After this date no scheduled rechecks can take place using the former methods putting many drivers at risk of infringing company rules and policies until they comply. With member companies collaborating closely as…

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Call recording and GDPR: a UK legal perspective

London, 26th June 2018 – While there is a growing need to record mobile calls, non-compliance of General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’) could lead to substantial fines. Resilient plc is pleased to announce a new eBook to help guide organisations around the challenge. Organisations are increasingly looking to record staff telephone calls, whether in response to specific regulatory requirements, for dispute resolution or quality assurance. The GDPR will apply because recording calls will generally result with ‘personal data’ and, potentially, so-called ‘special categories’ of personal data being obtained. For example,…

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GDPR and the DVLA changes – a look at what fleets need to do to ensure full compliance

The past week has been a landmark in the changes to how employee licence checks are carried out in the fleet industry. With GDPR fast approaching the DVLA have now announced that the driving licence consent form (formerly known as the D796) has to be changed to fall in line with the new data protection legislation. As of 25/05/2018 the DVLA consent form for checking licences will be changed and this has given rise to a lot of questions and speculation around the changes. As licence checks form an integral…

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GDPR Compliance Rules Require Over 2 Million Fleet Drivers To Revalidate Driving Licence Data Consent

GDPR based changes announced by the DVLA, this month, mean that over 2 million drivers will be required to grant new driving licence data permission to their fleet operator. Only by complying with the new rules, which come into effect 25th August 2018, will fleet drivers be properly checked. The new GDPR regulation will apply to all private and public sector organisations processing Personal Data and receiving driver information from the DVLA. Employers and fleet managers, who are legally obliged to check a drivers’ entitlement to drive, will be under…

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Tech City UK chooses Semafone to join 2018 Future Fifty

Data security and compliance specialist recognised as fast-growing UK business Guildford, UK – 7 March 2018: Semafone, the leading provider of data security and compliance solutions for contact centres, has been selected to join Tech City UK’s Future Fifty cohort for 2018. As one of the UK’s most established programmes for late-stage digital businesses, the Future Fifty recognises companies that have achieved fast growth during the last two years; delivering more than £5 million in yearly revenue and demonstrating at least 30% increase in year-on-year revenue. Semafone will join other…

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Aerohive® Helps Retailers Optimize and Protect Networks and Operations with New Wi-Fi Alliance Vantage Certification and PCI 3.2 Compliance

MILPITAS, Calif. – March 1, 2018 – Aerohive Networks™ (NYSE: HIVE), a Cloud Networking leader, today announced a series of network-compliance and optimization enhancements for retailers, including high-density and reliable network-access features with the Wi-Fi Alliance’s new Vantage program, and PCI 3.2 reporting in HiveManager® for improved compliance when handling sensitive customer data. Aerohive’s new performance and security updates help retailers deliver consistent, reliable, and compliant connectivity in most any location. To support the growing number of connected mobile and IoT devices in retail environments, and as the dependence on…

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Interoute strengthens cloud offering for retail and commerce companies with PCI-DSS 3.2 compliance

Interoute Virtual Data Centre accredited as PCI-DSS compliant for level 1 service providers, boosting security for customers processing online card payments London, 23 Jan, 2018 – Interoute, the global cloud and network provider, has announced that following an official audit of the Interoute Virtual Data Centre (VDC) service, it is now fully compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) 3.2 as a level 1 service provider. Interoute VDC is global Infrastructure-as-a-Service platform with 17 locations across Europe, the USA and Asia, which features an integrated low-latency private…

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ERA confirms compliance for Hit Rail’s Path Request Web App for train operations across Europe

Brussels, 15 November 2017 – Hit Rail’s H20 Path Request tool, one of its new services designed to enable railways to meet the European Technical Specifications for Interoperability (TSI), has been verified by the European Union Agency for Railways (ERA) as fully compliant. This opens the way for rail organisations to streamline their processes for handling path requests across Europe without needing to invest the resources to develop their own TSI tools. Created as a Web App, hosted in Hit Rail’s HEROS cloud platform, the Hit Rail H20 Path Request…

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