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Monday 28 January, 2013 The Real Uni Guide (RUG) is an intelligent social search engine for both universities and colleges. So intelligent it makes Wikipedia blush. It allows you to input your every want from your perfect university or college, whether that be academic ranking, sporting prowess, male to female ratio, location, UCAS points and more, we’ll find the right campus for you to further your education. Each university and college has their own profile but there’s no boring text-heavy pages to trawl through; we keep things fun with interactive and video content. The profiles will give you a proper picture of each campus; we’ve searched far and wide to get you the information you need to make an informed decision – we sent our RUG team up and down the country to source student-savvy opinions from campus and beyond and now we can give you the real facts. Our in... (more)

Endsleigh Insurance Saves £1.3m With Workforce Optimisation From Azzurri

Thursday 1 August, 2013 Azzurri installs Workforce Optimisation project based on the Avaya Workforce Management (WFM) platform Project lays the foundation for Endsleigh’s multi-channel contact centre ambitions Endsleigh Insurance, the UK-based insurance intermediary specialising in the student, education and graduate markets, has achieved £1.3m in operational savings at its contact centres as a result of a Workforce Optimisation project designed and implemented by Azzurri Communications. The significant savings, which were achieved without any impact on the contact centre’s headc... (more)

The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache™ Cassandra™ v2.0

Wednesday 4 September, 2013 Highly-performant, Open Source Big Data distributed database in use at Adobe, CERN, Comcast, eBay, GoDaddy, HP, IBM, Instagram, Netflix, Plaxo, and Sony, among others, to create modern, data-driven applications Forest Hill, MD –4 September 2013– The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of nearly 150 Open Source projects and initiatives, today announced Apache Cassandra v2.0, the latest version of the highly-scalable, Big Data distributed database. Apache Cassandra powers massive data sets quickly and reli... (more)

The New Citylocal App, Don't Leave Home Without It.

Monday 14 October, 2013 Citylocal UK has launched a new App that helps people find information about their locality, wherever they are, on their mobile device. By doing so, they have created a remarkable single source of local information and a must-have travel companion. With over 400 towns, cities and county locations covered UK wide; the Citylocal App provides users with unprecedented granularity in one application. By doing this, Citylocal takes the meaning of local search to a whole new level. The Android and iPhone versions enable people to easily select their location and ... (more)

The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache™ Hadoop™ 2

Wednesday 16 October, 2013 Foundation of next-generation Open Source Big Data Cloud computing platform runs multiple applications simultaneously to enable users to quickly and efficiently leverage data in multiple ways at supercomputing speed. Forest Hill, MD –16 October 2013– The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of nearly 150 Open Source projects and initiatives, today announced Apache™ Hadoop™ 2, the latest version of the Open Source software framework for reliable, scalable, distributed computing. A foundation of Cloud comp... (more)