ICT solutions

Croatia’s National Strategy the first on Agenda at (ISC)² Secure Croatia

Croatia’s National Strategy the first on Agenda at (ISC)² Secure Croatia

25 Nov 2016 comment

The Croatian government plans to address Cyber and information security professionals at Secure Croatia, December 15 2016, covering its country’s plans to manage cyber risks. Vinko Kuculo, Senior Advisor at The Office of the National Security Council in Croatia and Croatia’s representative on several European Union and NATO committees will deliver the opening keynote titled: Croation Strategy Towards Cybersecurity.

IN2data scientists will represent Croatia in the first European Big Data Hackathon

IN2data scientists will represent Croatia in the first European Big Data Hackathon

23 Nov 2016 comment

The first European Big Data Hackathon will be held from 13th to 15th March 2017 in Brussels, where Croatia will be represented by three scientists from IN2data Ltd – Assistant Professor Robert Kopal PhD, Leo Mršić PhD and Igor Kaluđer MSc. They have been chosen by jury among many teams that answered the public call of the Croatian Bureau of Statistics. Hackathon will be part of the conference “New Techniques and Technologies for Statistics (NTTS)”.

How to REALLY Get to Know Your Customers (and Increase Sales)

How to REALLY Get to Know Your Customers (and Increase Sales)

23 Nov 2016 comment

Customers want quick and cozy digital experience, and they want it now. They want to log in to their online accounts and see consumption reports of services they use, expect to see desired applications on their mobile phones as soon as they open the box, or online bank loan approval within a few minutes. These days, customers really want more, but there is no magic formula for meeting their needs. Importance of personalized offers is rising, so you really need to know your customers. Not to know them good, you need to know them exceptionally good.

Ericsson Nikola Tesla Delivers the Republic of Croatia State Border Control System

Ericsson Nikola Tesla Delivers the Republic of Croatia State Border Control System

22 Nov 2016 comment

Ericsson Nikola Tesla, independently and as the leader of a consortium comprising Ericsson Nikola Tesla, Tehnomobil Securitas and Dat-Con, has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Croatia to deliver a state border control system. The contracted project amounts to nearly MHRK 48 (VAT excluded). The implementation is to start immediately and the realization is scheduled to end in January 2017.

IDC Recognizes Cloud-Based Network Monitoring Startups as IDC Innovators

IDC Recognizes Cloud-Based Network Monitoring Startups as IDC Innovators

16 Nov 2016 comment

International Data Corporation (IDC) released a 2016 IDC Innovators report recognizing vendors within the enterprise network management market focused on cloud-based network monitoring solutions. Each of the startups featured as IDC Innovators have secured multi-million dollar investments by venture capitalists, lending credibility to their unique business models and product offerings.

Altus Sold GOCloud and Continued With Double-digit Growth

Altus Sold GOCloud and Continued With Double-digit Growth

15 Nov 2016 comment

One of the strongest local data centers Altus IT, only a year after the acquisition GOCloud which deals among other with hosting services, decided to sell it to Avalon which core business is hosting, confirmed Altus CEO IT Goran Đoreski exclusively for ICTbusiness.biz. According to him the reason for the sale is that the brand was positioned on the market a little bit different than the direction that he and others had set Altus IT.

Zipato Named as CES 2017 Innovation Awards Honoree

Zipato Named as CES 2017 Innovation Awards Honoree

15 Nov 2016 comment

Zipato announced that it has been named a CES 2017 Innovation Awards Honoree for the new version of its smart home control panel - ZipaTile. Products entered in this prestigious program are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, independent engineers and members of the trade media to honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting edge consumer electronics products across 28 product categories.

mStart Becomes Oracle PartnerNetwork Gold Level Partner

mStart Becomes Oracle PartnerNetwork Gold Level Partner

15 Nov 2016 comment

mStart, Agrokor’s IT company, announced that it has achieved Gold Partner status in Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN). By attaining Gold Level membership, Oracle has recognized mStart for its commitment to establish Oracle related knowledge in delivering projects and solutions based on Oracle Retail suite of products and for uniquely addressing the challenges of joint retail customers on the European market.

In Digital Transformation The Winner Takes It All

In Digital Transformation The Winner Takes It All

14 Nov 2016 comment

The private sector is very aware of digital tranfromation, and in this area we expect even more aggressive investments in digital transformation, especially because of lack of skilled labour, elimination of the organizational inefficiencies and very clear focus on finding the ways to achieve competitiveness, said Oracle Croatia CEO Marin Tadić in the interview for ICTbusiness.biz

SAP’s Major Update to Hana Database Includes Free Version

SAP’s Major Update to Hana Database Includes Free Version

9 Nov 2016 comment

Business software maker SAP introduced the most significant update to its database software in five years, including new tools for analyzing streams of data created by smart sensors and a lightweight free version for developers to test, according to Bloomberg. Hana 2, the second major release of SAP’s main database software since its wide release in 2011, includes tools for analyzing and predicting machine and geographic data and becomes available to customers Nov. 30.

IBM Named A Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Distributed File Systems and Object Storage

IBM Named A Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Distributed File Systems and Object Storage

9 Nov 2016 comment

IBM has been recognized as a Leader for Distributed File Systems and Object Storage in Gartner’s 2016 Magic Quadrant for Distributed File Systems and Object Storage.

Hack it! the First Hrvatski Telekom Hackhaton Starts Today

Hack it! the First Hrvatski Telekom Hackhaton Starts Today

4 Nov 2016 comment

Today Hack it!, kicks off. It is the first hackhaton organised by Hrvatski Telekom and hub:raum, incubator of Deutsche Telekom, where more than 10 teams are to compete in developing the best solution for the communication of the future in only 24 hours and in winning the main prize of HRK 20,000.

Microsoft Introduces Windows 10 Update

Microsoft Introduces Windows 10 Update

27 Oct 2016 comment

Microsoft plans to release an update to Windows 10 software in the spring that will add creative features especially conducive for virtual and augmented reality, according to Bloomberg. The update will be free to current Windows 10 users and will include tools to invent and share 3-D objects, said Microsoft Windows chief Terry Myerson at an event in New York to showcase new hardware for the holiday season as well as Windows 10 updates.

Chain Releases Blockchain Code for All to Use

Chain Releases Blockchain Code for All to Use

25 Oct 2016 comment

After a year of promises that the technology would revolutionize Wall Street, anyone can now download an entire blockchain specifically built for financial services, according to Bloomberg. Chain, the San Francisco-based startup that’s working with Visa and has made a presentation on the benefits of blockchain to Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, just released to the public the 30,000 lines of open-source code that make up its Core Developer Series.

IT industry is currently facing lots of challenges

IT industry is currently facing lots of challenges

24 Oct 2016 comment

On international level, we are noticing that the first trend in health IT is creating national platforms for e-health solutions, said Branka Lasić in exclusive interview for ICTbusiness.biz. The main goal is to integrate software solutions from all health organizations with national health platforms. The second trend is connecting those health organizations with each other for exchange of medical data to help doctors and patients.

Inchoo Developed Croatian Language Pack for Magento 2

Inchoo Developed Croatian Language Pack for Magento 2

21 Oct 2016 comment

Croatian ICT company Inchoo, well known for its e-commerce solutions based on Magento platform, has provided a Language Pack for Magento 2 in Croatian language. They believe that customers are more comfortable using their native language when visiting web shops.

Mandić: Adding value from available data shows the largest market potential

Mandić: Adding value from available data shows the largest market potential

19 Oct 2016 comment

Digital transformation in companies and in public sector, new customer expectations with the necessity for their service and product providers to have a good understanding of their needs and behaviors, are the key drivers for the IT industry, said Ante Mandić, IN2 CEO, in an interview for ICTbusiness.biz.

U.K. Startup Is Using A.I. to Speed Up Financial Compliance

U.K. Startup Is Using A.I. to Speed Up Financial Compliance

16 Oct 2016 comment

A U.K. startup that uses artificial intelligence to help banks and other financial firms with anti-money laundering compliance received $8.3 million to fund its expansion in Europe and North America, according to Bloomberg.

Amazon Teams With VMware for Hybrid Cloud to Rival Microsoft

Amazon Teams With VMware for Hybrid Cloud to Rival Microsoft

15 Oct 2016 comment

Amazon.com is teaming up with VMware to let customers combine VMware’s software for corporate networks with Amazon’s internet-based cloud-computing services, a bid by Amazon to better compete with rival Microsoft in hybrid cloud solutions, according to Bloomberg.

Combis is Donating Applications Built in NeoStartup

Combis is Donating Applications Built in NeoStartup

14 Oct 2016 comment

Combis has donated the ER Scheduler solution to the Institute of Emergency Medicine of Vukovar-Srijem County, and the Olive Manager solution to the agricultural cooperative Marina.

Inchoo from Croatian Silicon Valley

Inchoo from Croatian Silicon Valley

12 Oct 2016 comment

People first, focus and knowledge sharing, these are the things that make Inchoo, the company from Osijek, stand out from the competition, as Tomislav Bilić, manager and founder of the company love to boast. He says that so far they have had 255 clients from 44 countries. This number includes all clients they have had any kind of engagement with.

Yandex Expands to Hungary With Transport Tracking App

Yandex Expands to Hungary With Transport Tracking App

11 Oct 2016 comment

Yandex , Russia’s largest search engine, is expanding to Hungary with an app that promises to help users navigate Budapest’s public transport system, according to Bloomberg.

Intel announced the availability of Intel Building Management Platform

Intel announced the availability of Intel Building Management Platform

10 Oct 2016 comment

Intel announced the availability of Intel Building Management Platform (Intel BMP) to help small- and medium-size buildings become smart and connected. Intel BMP has built-in security and manageability essentials to manage data from a broad set of building systems and sensors, and to filter and transfer data to the cloud (or on-premises servers).

Shipments of cellular M2M terminals will reach 5.7 million units in 2020

Shipments of cellular M2M terminals will reach 5.7 million units in 2020

6 Oct 2016 comment

Approximately 2.7 million cellular M2M terminals were shipped globally during 2015 according to a new research report from the M2M/IoT analyst firm Berg Insight. Growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 16.1 percent, this number is expected to reach 5.7 million in 2020.

Combis Snatches Three EuroCloud Awards

Combis Snatches Three EuroCloud Awards

6 Oct 2016 comment

EuroCloud declares winners of EuroCloud Award 2016 competition in the Bucharest's final. The competition of the best European provider of cloud services in five categories completed with a great success of the nominated Croatian solutions.

Solteq launches dedicated Magento Practice to boost its international growth and offering

Solteq launches dedicated Magento Practice to boost its international growth and offering

6 Oct 2016 comment

Solteq, company from Norway with expertise of multichannel and digital commerce, will launch a dedicated Magento Practice, for developing and implementing ecommerce solutions using the platform. As stated by the company, the launch of Magento Practice is a logical continuum in Solteq’s new strategy focusing on customer, international growth and offering that covers the entire chain of digital commerce. The Practice to be launched will mainly serve Nordic mid-market commerce customers.

Juniper Networks Extends Software-Defined Secure Networks With Advanced Automated Enforcement and Threat Prevention

Juniper Networks Extends Software-Defined Secure Networks With Advanced Automated Enforcement and Threat Prevention

5 Oct 2016 comment

Today's threats are evolving at an accelerated rate, challenging organizations to operate safely across their networks. These conditions are calling for fast and intelligent security that's built around real-time threat prevention, automated enforcement and adaptive protection.

Intel Security Launched its 2017 Consumer Security Lineup

Intel Security Launched its 2017 Consumer Security Lineup

5 Oct 2016 comment

Intel Security launched its 2017 consumer security lineup featuring security innovations to better protect the devices people use every day against the latest threats. The centerpiece of the new portfolio is a next-generation anti-malware engine that offers more efficient and effective detection by offloading analysis to the cloud.

Industry Leaders Establish Partnership on AI Best Practices

Industry Leaders Establish Partnership on AI Best Practices

3 Oct 2016 comment

Amazon, DeepMind/Google, Facebook, IBM and Microsoft announced that they will create a non-profit organization that will work to advance public understanding of artificial intelligence technologies (AI) and formulate best practices on the challenges and opportunities within the field. Academics, non-profits, and specialists in policy and ethics will be invited to join the Board of the organization, named the Partnership on Artificial Intelligence to Benefit People and Society (Partnership on AI).

$200 Million Investments For Two Chinese Bike-Sharing Startups

$200 Million Investments For Two Chinese Bike-Sharing Startups

2 Oct 2016 comment

China’s two largest bike-sharing services both landed major investments within days of each other, one of them at an unprecedented $500 million valuation, according to Bloomberg.