KPMG withdraws SME cloud accounting service from UK

05 March 2019

KPMG HQ, London

KPMG has announced it will withdraw its digital small business accounting (SBA) service for small businesses from the UK.

The move comes as the auditor's UK arm attempts to consolidate on its highest growth in a decade, dropping aspects of its business which grow at a slower pace. Although the offering will no longer be available in the UK, it will remain accessible to clients outside of Britain.

A KPMG spokesperson said discussions with staff were on-going and the firm is supporting them and keeping them informed of their options as it winds down SBA.

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Paessler and Sigfox partner to accelerate IoT adoption

19 November 2018

Sigfox has teamed up with network monitoring specialist Paessler to help customers more effectively monitor and manage their critical IT infrastructure and assets in the IoT.

As part of the partnership, Paessler has delivered its PRTG Network Monitor. Available in both hosted and on premise versions, Paessler’s says PRTG enables IT administrators as well as IoT teams and integrators to see exactly what is happening in real-time across their infrastructure, including networks, systems, hardware, applications and devices.

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Enterprises creating “back door” for hackers

11 October 2018

Kollective CEO Dan Vetras says businesses are wasting their money on enhancing security systems if they aren’t keeping their systems up to date.

Kollective CEO Dan Vetras says businesses are wasting their money on enhancing security systems if they aren’t keeping their systems up to date.

More than a quarter of corporate IT departments must wait at least a month before they can install vital security updates. That’s according to a new study from enterprise content delivery company Kollective which examines the software testing and distribution bottlenecks throughout large organisations in the UK and US.

As part of its State of Software Delivery report published in August, Kollective commissioned an independent survey of 130 UK and 130 US IT decision makers earlier this year. The research reveals how network security in UK businesses is failing to meet industry expectations.

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Vodafone to build global SD-WAN platform with Juniper’s help

25 September 2018

Juniper Networks CEO Rami Rahim says the prospect of digital transformation for many enterprises is "enticing and daunting in equal measure".

Juniper Networks CEO Rami Rahim says the prospect of digital transformation for many enterprises is "enticing and daunting in equal measure".

Vodafone has selected Juniper Networks as one of its SD-WAN vendors for its enterprise-focused Ready Network SDN portfolio.

The mobile operator says its portfolio will comprise flexible, cloud-based services that are designed to help enterprises to compete effectively using agile, open and fast infrastructure with zero-touch deployment.

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