Aperi Raises More Than $10M In Funding

Tvtechnology | July 03, 2019

A new round of funding has seen Aperi, a company that focuses on virtualized media production, raise more than $10 million, allowing it to expand its range of broadcast functions as well as increase its global presence.The funding came from multiple venture capitalists from around the world, including Merapar, Ocom, Manuardeo, Innov8on and Malvern Ventures LLC.Aperi microservices are designed to combine true virtualization with its V-Stack media hypervisor-based approach to deliver low-latency media processing for both centralized and decentralized media networks.The recent speed of adoption of its software-driven low-latency media processing platform has exceeded our expectations, and shows that Aperi will play significant leadership role in the future of live production, said Merapar CEO Erwin van Dommelen.

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As the cloud computing market continues to grow, enterprises are exploring different cloud models in search of the right balance of functionality, flexibility and investment protection. As many organizations are discovering, offpremises cloud vs. on-premises data center is not an either/ or proposition. Hybrid cloud lets organizations provision, use, and manage IT resources across their on-site data center and a compatible public cloud. A new Market Pulse survey by IDG Research Services indicates that more than 50 percent of organizations are currently using hybrid cloud or in the process of moving workloads to hybrid cloud, and another 15 percent are in the planning stages.

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As the cloud computing market continues to grow, enterprises are exploring different cloud models in search of the right balance of functionality, flexibility and investment protection. As many organizations are discovering, offpremises cloud vs. on-premises data center is not an either/ or proposition. Hybrid cloud lets organizations provision, use, and manage IT resources across their on-site data center and a compatible public cloud. A new Market Pulse survey by IDG Research Services indicates that more than 50 percent of organizations are currently using hybrid cloud or in the process of moving workloads to hybrid cloud, and another 15 percent are in the planning stages.

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Devolutions’ Remote Desktop Manager Recognized by G2

Devolutions | July 04, 2022

Devolutions, a software company, announced today that its flagship product Remote Desktop Manager (RDM) has been recognized by G2 with the following badges: Leader, High Performer, and Leader Europe. These accomplishments are highlighted in G2's Summer Report, which is based on evaluations supplied by verified people having direct, hands-on experience with a specific product. Products were evaluated for inclusion in the Summer Report based on the following criteria: ease of conducting business, quality of assistance, and probability of recommending the product. G2, the world's largest and most recognized software marketplace, delivers information to over 60 million business professionals each year to help them make wiser software selections based on real peer evaluations. Products that receive G2's Leader, High Performer, and Leader Europe badges have received extremely high evaluations from G2 users as well as significant Satisfaction and Market Presence scores. RDM from Devolutions allows for the consolidation of all remote connections on a single platform that can be safely shared between users and throughout the whole team. This solution enables IT departments to drive organizational security, speed, and productivity while decreasing inefficiencies, expense, and risk. Remote Desktop Manager now has a 4.7-star rating from G2 users, with 84 percent giving it a 5-star rating. Sara Rossio, chief product officer at G2 Commented, “Rankings on G2 reports are based on data provided to us by real software buyers. Potential buyers know they can trust these insights when researching and selecting software because they’re rooted in vetted, verified and authentic reviews.” “Since day one at Devolutions, we have always put customers at the center of everything that we do. We are grateful and energized to see that this commitment is helping millions of IT pros around the world use Remote Desktop Manager, as well as our other solutions, to improve security, productivity, operational simplicity, communications, governance, and compliance,” David Hervieux, CEO of Devolutions

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Evolve IP & Anywhere365 Group Create an Enterprise-Grade Receptionist Solution

Evolve IP | July 11, 2022

Evolve IP a premier international service provider of Work Anywhere™ solutions announced that it has partnered with PeterConnects, part of Anywhere365® Group, to integrate and provide Microsoft Teams-focused communication and contact center solutions for enterprise organizations. This partnership will further mobilize the deployment of Evolve IP's enterprise-grade Anywhere Receptionist solution. The Anywhere Receptionist solution is a state-of-the-art telephone operator console that tightly integrates with Microsoft Teams and provides a range of smart features for improved call handling and efficient call distribution. The Anywhere Receptionist from Evolve IP The Anywhere Receptionist solution is designed to optimize efficiencies, streamline customer interactions, and improve overall operator and caller experience in Microsoft Teams. It achieves all of this from a single, secure, integrated pane of glass. The secure, cloud-hosted application enables attendants, receptionists, and contact center teams to elevate their remote working experience by providing full visibility into the availability and present status of all team members. Evolve IP's Anywhere Receptionist solution delivers the following features and more: Presence information of all users Queue management Intuitive and modern user interface Drag and drop call transfer Customizable widgets Callback reminders Automatic voicemail and email capabilities Contact management and monitoring Secure, browser-based cloud application Deep Integration for Maximum Collaboration and Communication "Anywhere Receptionist is deeply integrated into collaboration and communication platforms like Microsoft Teams, thereby extending its benefits beyond the contact center into every part of an organization. This empowers businesses to take communication to a new level and support their remote workforce," Autumn Salama, Chief Integration Officer of Evolve IP Erik van Arkel, Global Head of Partnerships, Anywhere365 Group, explains, "I'm proud to see how our efforts to always innovate our products and go-to-market are a reason for service providers such as Evolve IP to connect with our family of brands. Our aim is to always maximize the potential of time in any customer dialogue. This relationship will support that aim, together with our continued growth, as we look to meet the growing demand for communications solutions on top of Microsoft Teams. We're looking forward to collaborating with this aspiring partner that has a solid reputation and footprint in their markets."

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Globe Telecom Chooses Netcracker for Operational Excellence

Netcracker Technology | June 09, 2022

Globe Telecom, the Philippines' biggest mobile provider, has selected Netcracker Managed Services to improve its support services and operational efficiency. Globe Telecom serves 80 million mobile, fixed-line, and internet subscribers. Netcracker will implement its operations automation platform and deliver Managed Services to satisfy Globe's business goals. Quicker problem resolution, faster order processing, and cheaper platform expenses benefit the operator. “Netcracker Managed Services allows us to uplift OSS performance metrics, lower support costs and improve customer service. This helps us to be more proactive, realize both Capex and Opex savings and deliver a much more streamlined and improved experience for our customers.” Raul Macatangay, CIO at Globe Telecom Rohit Aggarwal, GM at Netcracker said that “It’s a major validation for us that Globe Telecom has chosen to continue working with Netcracker to bring stability to their operations. We look forward to strengthening our presence within Globe and helping them to remain one of the leading operators in the APAC region.”

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