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DatacentreSpeak launches new Digital Transformation services
DatacentreSpeak , a leader in business development consulting for the digital infrastructure sector , has announced the launch of a new service offering to aid medium-sized companies to identify and prioritise digitalisation opportunities and develop an effective strategy for programme delivery .
DatacentreSpeak combines in-depth knowledge of the data centre sector with global reach to stimulate business growth . The new Digital Transformation ( DX ) service offering is focused on optimising the operational agility of digital infrastructure , from multi-tenanted facilities and globally connected hybrid infrastructure to wholly owned and operated , private data centres .
DatacentreSpeak offers to support companies to align their digital infrastructure with the evolving requirements of the business as well as its customer needs .
Michael Adams , CEO of DatacentreSpeak , said the company provided a Digital Transformation roadmap with as-needed support from professional consultants , to give the client greater agency and control over the cost and deployment of DX projects .
Checkpoint ’ s Quantum Spark protects SMBs from advanced cyberthreats
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd has announced the availability of its complete Quantum Spark series of security gateways for small and medium size businesses ( SMBs ).
The range of six gateways sets new standards of protection against the most advanced cyberattacks for SMBs , offering ease of deployment and management , and delivering optimum security without needing specialist skills .
The full line of gateways allows support to businesses ranging from one employee all the way to 500 .
“ Small businesses are experiencing the same types of advanced , stealthy cyberthreats as large enterprises , but SMBs often don ’ t have the resources
The Quantum Spark series of security gateways
or security knowledge to fully protect themselves against today ’ s advanced cyberthreats ,” said Itai Greenberg , VP of Product Management at Check Point Software Technologies .
“ The new Quantum Spark gateways give small and medium-size businesses the most advanced protection for their networks and employees ’ devices , so they benefit from enterprise-grade automated security , together with easy intuitive management .”
UAE-based North Ladder to scale tech platform following funding boost
North Ladder ( previously called BuyBack Bazaar ), a UAE-based trading platform for pre-owned luxury assets and electronics , has announced a US $ 5 million Series A funding round led by regional venture capital firm BECO Capital . The new investment will help the company scale up its technology platform , enhance customer experience and pursue further geographic expansion .
The homegrown start-up also revealed it will begin operating under the new brand name North Ladder , effective immediately , representing the company ’ s strategy of charting new markets and supporting individuals across the globe in their endeavour to elevate their financial situation . The disruptive and innovative technology platform provides access to verified buyers of second-hand goods and instant cash . North Ladder currently enables users to sell electronics such as phones , laptops , tablets and smart watches , as well as luxury assets including watches and cars , with a unique option of buying it back within a few months .
From left : Bilal Karimbath , CTO ; Pishu Ganglani , Co-founder and COO ; Sandeep Shetty Co-founder and CEO ; Ricky Husaini , Co-founder and CIO
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