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KrowdFit® Announces its New BringIt® Social Fitness Challenge Platform to Help Brands Engage Customers With Unique Health and Fitness Challenges

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

BEND, Ore., Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- KrowdFit, the only cash-back wellness incentive program in the U.S. and Canada, today announced its new self-improvement fitness challenge platform, BringIt, which gives brands' loyalty marketing teams the ability to engage their customers in customizable health and fitness challenges.

Key Points: 
  • BEND, Ore., Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- KrowdFit, the only cash-back wellness incentive program in the U.S. and Canada, today announced its new self-improvement fitness challenge platform, BringIt, which gives brands' loyalty marketing teams the ability to engage their customers in customizable health and fitness challenges.
  • KrowdFit's BringIt platform supports "skill-based" self-improvement fitness challenges designed for brands interested in promoting and advocating the importance of living a healthy, active lifestyle in a unique and engaging way to their social media followers.
  • BringIt participants must install the KrowdFit App for free and then use wearable technology such as Fitbit, Garmin, Apple Watch, Misfit, partner's fitness App, Smartphone, etc.
  • With the BringIt platform, companies can socially engage their customers in an exciting new way to increase brand awareness, increase customer loyalty, introduce new products/services, and reinforce company values.

Cysurance Partners with CrowdStrike to Help MSPs Bring Next Generation Antivirus and Ransomware Protection to Customers

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

Through this alliance, all Cysurance MSP Sponsors will now have access to the latest in CrowdStrike cloud-native endpoint security solutions to meet the unique needs of their customers.

Key Points: 
  • Through this alliance, all Cysurance MSP Sponsors will now have access to the latest in CrowdStrike cloud-native endpoint security solutions to meet the unique needs of their customers.
  • CrowdStrike's next-generation antivirus product Falcon Prevent protects against all types of attacks, from commodity malware to more sophisticated attacks like ransomware, with one solution - even when offline.
  • Sponsors MSPs who offer Cysurance's tech-enabled insurance and reimbursement products to clients will also receive favored pricing on the company's RansomProtect product when they deploy a CrowdStrike Falcon solution.
  • While designed for MSPs, Cysurance and CrowdStrike will also make this offering available directly to end users through their websites.

Sales of Data Center Switches Returned to Y/Y Growth in 3Q 2020, According to Dell'Oro Group

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

"Meanwhile, in line with our expectations, sales in China were up strong double-digits for the second consecutive quarter.

Key Points: 
  • "Meanwhile, in line with our expectations, sales in China were up strong double-digits for the second consecutive quarter.
  • This growth in China was blostered by strong demand from Cloud SPs, namely Alibaba, Tencent, Bytedance, and Kuaishou.
  • Additional highlights from the 3Q 2020 Ethernet Switch Data Center Report:
    Vendors with revenue share gain in the year-to-date period are H3C, Ruijie, and white box switch vendors.
  • The Dell'Oro Group Ethernet Switch Data Center Quarterly Report offers a detailed view of the market, including Ethernet switches for server access, server aggregation, and data center core.

Rakuten Acquires Leading Autofill Platform Fillr

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

Terms of the acquisition, led by Rakuten Americas on behalf of Rakuten Inc., were not disclosed.

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  • Terms of the acquisition, led by Rakuten Americas on behalf of Rakuten Inc., were not disclosed.
  • The Fillr autofill platform grows shopper conversion rates by simplifying registration and checkout processes.
  • Fillr autofill was integrated into the Rakuten iOS mobile app in 2018 and its Android mobile app earlier this year.
  • Rakuten and the Rakuten logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Rakuten in the United States and/or other countries.

Twitter Employees and Zoom Users Top Dashlane's List Of 2020's "Worst Password Offenders"

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

The Worst Password Offenders list serves as an annual reminder for how easy it is to make an internet faux pas, even when we think we're protected.

Key Points: 
  • The Worst Password Offenders list serves as an annual reminder for how easy it is to make an internet faux pas, even when we think we're protected.
  • "Using a password manager like Dashlane to keep your information securewhether you're an individual or a businesswill help alleviate the pain of any future breaches or password disasters."
  • Dashlane's "Worst Password Offenders" of 2020, beginning with the worst:
    Twitter Employees : In July, a small number of Twitter employees fell victim to one of the oldest tricks in the book: phishing.
  • For businesses, admins can also easily onboard, offboard, and manage their employees with the assurance that company data is safe.

Net Health Launches Interoperability Program for Wound Care Medical Device and Application Developers

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 12:53pm

Tissue Analytics' 2D and 3D automatic wound imaging algorithms can be natively embedded in any connected medical device or software program, including Android or iOS user interfaces.

Key Points: 
  • Tissue Analytics' 2D and 3D automatic wound imaging algorithms can be natively embedded in any connected medical device or software program, including Android or iOS user interfaces.
  • Additionally, industry vendors can benefit from the company's downstream connections with leading wound care EHR systems, including Net Health Wound Care (formerly WoundExpert), the most widely used specialty EHR in the nation, as well as Cerner, Epic and other widely used systems.
  • The depth and breadth of access provide connections into wound care programs in the nation's top hospitals, health systems and clinics.
  • "Creating a structured program for API partners will be a massive step forward in creating a connected, interoperable wound care ecosystem."

SD-WAN Market Continued to Expand at Solid Double-Digit Rates, According to Dell'Oro Group

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 12:50pm

Competition for SD-WAN market share remains fierce, and the rankings for 3Q 2020 showed VMware, Cisco, Fortinet, Versa, and Silver Peak holding the top five spots.

Key Points: 
  • Competition for SD-WAN market share remains fierce, and the rankings for 3Q 2020 showed VMware, Cisco, Fortinet, Versa, and Silver Peak holding the top five spots.
  • Additional highlights from the 3Q 2020 Router & Carrier Ethernet Switch (CES) Report:
    The Service Provider Router and CES Switch market grew for the second straight quarter in 3Q 2020.
  • Dell'Oro Group is a market research firm that specializes in strategic competitive analysis in the telecommunications, networks, and data center IT markets.
  • For more information, contact Dell'Oro Group at +1.650.622.9400 or visit www.delloro.com .

BorsodChem Goes Green: Promoting Sustainability in the Plastic and Chemical Industry with an Eco-friendly Data Center

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 12:43pm

Indeed, BorsodChem has embedded sustainability across its Information and Communications Technology (ICT) infrastructure, especially its data center.

Key Points: 
  • Indeed, BorsodChem has embedded sustainability across its Information and Communications Technology (ICT) infrastructure, especially its data center.
  • It also has the largest share of the global modular data center market, making Huawei a natural choice for BorsodChem.
  • "To build up the European data center for the company's group global strategy and support its growing business, BorsodChem began constructing a new data center.
  • With its new, future-facing data center, BorsodChem will cement its position as a leading European plastic raw material and chemical manufacturer.

SuperCom Secures a New Juvenile Electronic Offender Monitoring Contract in Alabama

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 12:31pm

The contracting agency is a Government Juvenile Agency in Alabama.The contract will be billed as usual by a daily use rate and is expected to generate steady-state recurring revenues.

Key Points: 
  • The contracting agency is a Government Juvenile Agency in Alabama.The contract will be billed as usual by a daily use rate and is expected to generate steady-state recurring revenues.
  • "We feel that our PureTrack GPS solution is a great fit also for the Juvenile sub-market.
  • Just as with adults, juvenile programs are positioned to benefit from the security, advanced features and form factor of our smartphone platform," commented Ordan Trabelsi, President of Americas for SuperCom.
  • "Every contract win is a confirmation to the significant investment we have made to build the most dynamic offender monitoring platform in the market.

Celigo Launches Celigo University: a Learning Management System for Data Integration

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 12:05pm

SAN MATEO, Calif., Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Celigo , the leading Integration Platform-as-a-Service( iPaaS ) provider for both business and technical users, today introduced Celigo University , a learning management system that offers free online tools, resources, training and certification for building integrations across multiple applications.

Key Points: 
  • SAN MATEO, Calif., Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Celigo , the leading Integration Platform-as-a-Service( iPaaS ) provider for both business and technical users, today introduced Celigo University , a learning management system that offers free online tools, resources, training and certification for building integrations across multiple applications.
  • "In this fast-moving business environment, companies need to efficiently automate and scale while cross-functionally sharing data," said Jan Arendtsz, Founder and CEO of Celigo.
  • "Regardless of one's job title or role in the process, integrations should be easy and simple for everyone involved.
  • With the launch of Celigo University, users will become more knowledgeable and empowered to create, customize and deploy the right solutions for their organizations."