Tlantic, a global developer of retail software solutions, is launching the Tlantic Mobile Retail Suite™ at Retail’s BIG Show.   This suite of innovative software solutions provides retailers with a cost effective way to deliver the best service to customers in both the physical and virtual store.  It enables retailers to significantly increase efficiency and productivity by empowering staff to delivering a higher level of service to customers using tablets, smartphones and handheld computer devices.  Read more

Halcyon Software, a global leader in multi-platform systems management software, has unveiled plans to expand its operations in German speaking markets across the EMEA region.  This will include the recruitment of additional reseller partners, particularly those specialising in cloud-based systems, who will be responsible for supplying Halcyon’s range of monitoring, automation, reporting and security solutions to managed service providers, corporate data centres and users of IBM Power Systems.  This initiative will enable IBM customers and partners to have better access to Halcyon’s world-class solutions, helping them to achieve higher levels of system availability,   compliance with global regulatory requirements and greater IT efficiencies in data centres.  Read more

Planet Hippo Internet, one of the UK’s fastest growing providers of website hosting and domain registration services, is on the expansion trail and actively seeking to acquire additional hosted services businesses to further extend its reach across the UK.  This strategic announcement follows the recent acquisition of Essex-based i4 Visual Media’s database of hosted service customers.  Read more

Topland Group, one of the largest privately owned international investment groups, has installed LandMark, the leading property management software solution from Hexagon Software.  It will enhance the property management expertise of the Group which, through its London-based in-house management company Berkley Estates London Limited, has over 10 million sq ft under direct management and is expanding its internal asset management capability to improve its ability to service large multi-let buildings and portfolios.  Read more

Ovation Systems, the leading global developer of high performance video surveillance solutions has announced the immediate availability of FourSight-DVI, a new HD video quad display monitoring system.  Designed for fixed and portable installations, it enables up to four PAL or NTSC cameras to be viewed on a single high resolution LCD display with outstanding clarity.  Available at around 50% of the cost of traditional multiview systems, FourSight-DVI provides a cost effective and easy to deploy solution for organisations operating in a broad range of market sectors including security, audio visual and oil exploration.  Read more

Welsh Premier league champions, The New Saints FC (TNS FC), have become the world’s first professional football club to register their Image Rights on the unique Guernsey register.  This unique initiative is being driven by the Mike Harris, TNS FC’s visionary Chairman, and will enable the club to protect its “corporate brand” and the huge investment made in developing players at every level.  In addition, through the subsequent registration of its playing staff, the club can protect the privacy of its players, including more than 200 youngsters in the Academy aged from 7-18 years as well as the first team squad, against unauthorised commercial exploitation.  Read more

Videalert, the UK’s leading supplier of traffic enforcement and management solutions, has announced a new technology partnership with Wavestore, a leading global provider of digital video recording and video management software.  This partnership will enhance the level of interoperability achieved between Videalert’s Intelligent Digital Video Platform and Wavestore’s video management software, and provide local and authorities and police forces with a powerful tool to collaborate and share video surveillance infrastructure, whilst achieving a faster return on investment.  Read more

As English football prepares to vote on the acceptability of artificial 3G pitches for Leagues One and Two, it is worth remembering that it was actually back in 2007 when Welsh Premier League champions The New Saints FC installed a 3G pitch at their Park Hall stadium in Oswestry under the leadership of Chairman Mike Harris.  The New Saints FC became the UK’s first team in the UK play a Champions League tie on a 3G pitch.  Read more

Halcyon Software today announced the immediate availability of Network Server Suite’s new component, the Linux on Power agent that runs on IBM Power Systems.  This new agent will ensure that companies have tighter control of key business processes and ‘mission-critical’ applications running on Linux through continuous monitoring and automatic management.  Halcyon’s new monitoring technology meets the requirements of organisations deploying Linux on IBM Power Systems to give greater scalability, reducing ’server sprawl‘ and infrastructure costs, particularly for large data centres and managed service providers (MSPs) with cloud-based offerings.  Read more

Planet Hippo Internet, one of the UK’s fastest growing providers of website hosting and domain registration services, has just been voted as the most popular UK web hosting company for the nineteenth month.  Voting was carried out by Planet Hippo users, both individual and corporate, and collated by Web Hosting Directory, an online service that rates companies across the UK, USA, Canada and Australia. Read more