Halcyon Software, a global leader in multi-platform systems management software, today announced the release of the latest version of MQ Manager with an enhanced graphical user interface that improves the management of IBM WebSphere® MQ Server environments.  A configurable dashboard automates the delivery of key performance and availability metrics that can be accessed by authorised personnel from any internet-enabled location using tablets, laptops, desktops and smartphones.  It will help to ensure that IT resources are operating to peak efficiency, prevent business disruption and reduce the costs of managing IT infrastructures. Read more

Bristol City Council has awarded Videalert a major contract to deploy its innovative Digital Video Platform to monitor key routes and provide accurate journey time information to tackle growing congestion across the city.  The Videalert system went live in March 2014 and is delivering real-time VRM data to Bristol’s central Urban Traffic Management Control system for traffic modelling and journey time information, as well as to Avon and Somerset Police for crime prevention initiatives and investigations.  Read more