Amido research shows 88% of retail tech decision makers (TDMs) see the potential of the likes of AI, AR and VR as ways to increase their competitive advantage, but many are struggling trying to meet the convenience demands of consumers.
Robots have not taken over the world yet, but there will definitely be a lot more of them by the end of the decade. GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, forecasts that the robotics industry will pass the $500bn mark in 2030, after a decade of growing at double-digit rates. That is an impressive figure for an industry that generated global revenue of just $45.3bn in 2020.
Conwy Council has successfully migrated 11 million data records in just four months, by supporting its team with a digital workforce of 40 virtual robots. As a result, the team has achieved a time saving equivalent to 2,000 working days.
IT and Business collaboration proves key to overcoming security and integration challenges; Almost 9 out of 10 organizations agree that IT and business alignment has improved in the last 12 months driving faster innovation, together.
New strategic alliance will bring the Automation 360 platform to Google Cloud, and generate industry solutions that combine Google Cloud AI and ML technology with Automation Anywhere’s award-winning, cloud-native RPA capabilities.
Automation and infrastructure service provider, Ultima Business Solutions Limited, owned by Apse Capital Limited, has acquired Just After Midnight, a global cloud services provider to digital business. Just After Midnight will form a new cloud and application services division within Ultima and will continue to scale its industry-leading full-stack 24/7 support for brands and their digital agencies.
Richard Hoptroff, Founder and CTO (Chief Time Officer) of Hoptroff, discusses the importance of developing the accurate time solutions on which more and more digital applications rely. The company’s pedigree in the financial sector means it is well placed to meet this demand across many industry sectors, including IoT, aerospace, defence, media, autonomous vehicles and smart cities.
Rob Elder, Vice President Data Centers, Bulk Infrastructure AS, discusses the current energy price spike and the impact it is already having on the global data centre industry - with a particular focus on how location is becoming an increasingly important factor for end users.
Mike McAdam, Data Centre Director EMEA, and Simon Prichard, Product Strategy Manager, both at Mitsubishi Electric Europe, explain how real-time data visualisation and smart insights can help to optimise data centre power and cooling infrastructure, before discussing the wider sustainability challenges and opportunities facing the industry into the future. They also share the company’s plans to leverage its critical infrastructure expertise to expand its presence within the data centre sector.
Conference Chair Ian Luckett outlines the content of the second virtual SDC Channel Summit event, taking place 10-11 May. A mixture of keynote presentations, roundtables and panel discussions promise to produce plenty of valuable insights for Channel companies dealing with the challenges and opportunities of digital transformation.