Fear of data hacks leads to drop in use of unlicenced software

18 July 2018

Twenty one per cent of software installed on computers in the UK in 2017 was not properly licenced, according to the 2018 Global Software Survey from BSA: The Software Alliance.

This represents a one-percentage point decrease compared to the organisation’s previous study that was released in 2016.

The study reveals that the commercial value of unlicenced software installed in the UK was £1.05bn.

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Paessler introduces Uptime Alliance

14 June 2018

Paessler's Christian Twardawa says customers will benefit from "unprecedented peace of mind".

CEO Christian Twardawa says Paessler is offering customers "unprecedented peace of mind".

Paessler has unveiled the Uptime Alliance, a new technology programme designed to help the company’s partners include network monitoring functionality in their offerings. 

The Uptime Alliance builds on the capabilities of Paessler’s PRTG Network Monitor.

Christian Twardawa, the company’s CEO, says: “We’re joining forces with our partners to ensure 100 per cent uptime. By offering our partners seamless integration with PRTG and creating purpose-built sensors for their solutions, we provide our shared customers with unprecedented peace of mind.”

With more than 200 pre-configured sensors, it’s claimed PRTG monitors everything from overall network infrastructure health to more granular details. 

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D‑Link cloud solution for centralised connectivity management

14 June 2018

The DBA-1510P access point is among a  dedicated range of products to support Nuclias.

The DBA-1510P access point is among a  dedicated range of products to support Nuclias.

D-Link is expecting to launch a new subscription-based, cloud-based network management solution in the coming weeks.

It claims Nuclias enables managed service providers and business owners to remotely configure and monitor their network infrastructures anywhere and at any time.

D-Link says its all-new app and online portal offer a range of flexible features that are accessible at the touch of a button.

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Paessler claims first with health sector network monitoring system

15 May 2018

Paessler has launched what it claims is the industry’s first comprehensive network monitoring system for the healthcare industry.

The company says its PRTG Network Monitor is the first such solution to feature sensors designed for the Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) and Health Level Seven International (HL7) standards used in the sector.

According to the firm, PRTG makes it possible to continuously monitor the performance of networks, applications and all connected hardware, in the cloud or in hybrid environments. 

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