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How retail digitalization is driving date centre expansion

A new report from Vertiv has revealed how digital transformation has impacted the data centre requirements of major international retailers The rapid evolution of digitalization has left consumers expecting an enhanced and flawless service when interacting across retail channels, prompting retailers to rush to leverage IoT, cloud, and big data to get ahead of competitors… Read More

Lenovo partner with Scale to provide edge solution for retail

Tech giant Lenovo and edge solutions provider Scale Computing have partnered to create a new edge infrastructure solution for retailers, distributed enterprises, and SMBs. Edge computing is poised to explode this year and take the data processing strain off core infrastructure. Processing at the edge reduces the need for compute to travel from geographically dispersed… Read More

Oracle announces retail cloud success

Oracle Retail has announced the successful implementation of their cloud services across six new global brands, including Gap, Inc., Moleskine, and Samsonite Europe. Oracle Retail is a cloud-based service for retailers that uses data-driven applications for merchandising, omnichannel marketing, supply chain management, planning and forecasting, and inventory management. Oracle provides software solutions as well as… Read More

How cloud-based ecommerce is delivering real business value

Ian Bristow, founder and head of online at Internet Fusion, discusses the UK-based retailer’s recent adoption of a new cloud platform The switch to online means retailers need to ensure their web and mobile sites are always available. As little as a 100-millisecond delay in load time can impact on conversion rates by up to… Read More

CeX suffers data breach affecting up to two million customers

Second-hand electronics retailer CeX has been subject to an online security breach, with the attack affecting up to as many as two million customers. The company says they are taking the matter ‘extremely seriously’, and has issued guidelines and advice for customers whose personal data may have been accessed. The guidance states that CeX is contacting… Read More