Accenture Federal Services and Criterion Systems Awarded Position on US Department of Agriculture IT Support Services Blanket Purchase Agreement

Accenture Federal Services (AFS), a subsidiary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN), and Criterion Systems Inc. have been awarded a spot on the U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) Information Technology Support Services (DAITSS) contract, which aims to streamline enterprise information technology (IT) support services and centralize procurement functions.

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Elaine Turville, a managing director and Accenture Federal Services USDA client account lead (Photo: Business Wire)

Issued by the U.S. Forest Service and available to all USDA agencies, the blanket purchase agreement (BPA) has an estimated value of $450 million and a five-year performance period.

Working under a contractor teaming arrangement, AFS and Criterion Systems will provide the USDA with a broad range of IT services, including strategic IT management support, hosting/cloud support, website and application support, software and hardware support, administration support, and IT security and compliance services.

“This is a great

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New Amazon Web Services Offering Could Reduce Vehicle Software-Related Recalls

Software-related recalls drive former Tesla engineer Hemant Sikaria crazy. He has good reason. Speaking with recently, he told of a non-Tesla vehicle he once owned, and loved, that was recalled three times in a few months. The rest of his family had the same bad luck and made a dozen trips back to the dealer for software repairs over the course of three months. 

Indeed, Sikaria says in 2018 alone, 15 million vehicles were recalled due to software-related issues. But now Sibros, the company he co-founded, is in a stronger position to try to greatly reduce that number after Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced today it will make Sibros’s Deep Connected Vehicle platform available. What that means is Sibros’s solution can now be discovered in the AWS Partner Solutions Finder.

The Sibros

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Apex Digital technologies Announces SEO Services for Roofing Companies

“Dallas’ Fastest growing local SEO company”

Increasing Online Traffic Triggering Business Growth

Apex Digital technologies, a search engine optimization (SEO) company providing SEO and pay-per-click (PPC) advertising and web design services for companies, announced its expansion into the construction space, providing its services for roofing companies.

The company differentiates itself, as a small company that appreciates the individual connections its employees make with each one of their clients. While larger web design and marketing firms may offer cookie-cutter solutions, Apex Digitech offers a more personal approach – and services to match.

Apex Digitech offers a wide range of services to benefit businesses, from comprehensive web design to full suite marketing and content strategies. Some of the company’s services include the following:

  • Search Engine Optimization: Well-researched and properly applied SEO strategies to boost web presence, enabling a business to be found first in search results on search engines like Google, Bing,
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Shares of F5 Networks jump 5% as focus on cloud software and services continues to fuel growth

The F5 Tower in downtown Seattle. (GeekWire Photo / Kurt Schlosser)

Seattle-based F5 Networks saw shares rise more than 5% in after-hours trading Monday after its fiscal fourth quarter earnings report beat expectations.

The company posted revenue of $615 million, up 4%, and non-GAAP earnings per share of $2.59. Wall Street expected revenue of $606 million and EPS of $2.37.

F5 Networks continues to benefit from its move into software and services, expanding beyond its traditional networking hardware business. Software revenue was up 36% from the year-ago quarter.

“Going forward, we expect continued robust software growth from a more diversified base of subscription and SaaS revenue, a software subscription renewals flywheel that is starting to turn with momentum, and true-forward revenue opportunities on a significant percentage of our long-term software subscription contracts,” François Locoh-Donou, president and CEO of F5, said in a statement.

Earlier this year Locoh-Donou laid out the

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UK’s Leading Legal Services Business Slater and Gordon Transforms Client Services with 8×8

Selects and Rolls Out 8×8’s Integrated Voice, Video, Team Chat and Contact Centre Solution in Just Eight Days to Support ‘Operate from Anywhere’ Strategy

8×8, Inc. (NYSE: EGHT), a leading integrated cloud communications platform provider, today announced that Slater and Gordon, the UK’s leading consumer legal services business, has deployed the 8×8 Open Communications PlatformTM to transform its legal services and create an agile workplace as part of its ‘work anywhere’ strategy.

Slater and Gordon provides high quality, technology-driven legal services across a wide range of legal areas, such as personal injury, medical negligence, family law, employment law and criminal defence. With customer-centricity and technology at the heart of their operations, Slater and Gordon wanted to bring its vision of ‘work anywhere’ to life, while creating a multi-channel, self-service experience for its clients.

Partnering with leading cloud communications consultancy EveryCloud, Slater and Gordon selected and rolled out 8×8’s integrated

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The Global Instrumentation Services Market is expected to grow by $ 1.31 bn during 2020-2024 progressing at a CAGR of 5% during the forecast period

Global Instrumentation Services Market 2020-2024 The analyst has been monitoring the instrumentation services market and it is poised to grow by $ 1. 31 bn during 2020-2024 progressing at a CAGR of 5% during the forecast period.

New York, Oct. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — announces the release of the report “Global Instrumentation Services Market 2020-2024” –
Our reports on instrumentation services market provides a holistic analysis, market size and forecast, trends, growth drivers, and challenges, as well as vendor analysis covering around 25 vendors.
The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current global market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment. The market is driven by the rising number of internet of things (IIoT) applications, growing installed base of instrumentation and control systems and increasing stringency of environmental regulations. In addition, rising number of internet of things (IIoT) applications is anticipated to boost

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Airbnb hires Jony Ive to design next-gen products and services

Online vacation rental giant Airbnb on Wednesday said it has hired former Apple CDO Jony Ive and his company LoveFrom to assist in the design of future products and services.

Announced in a blog post from Airbnb co-founder and CEO Brian Chesky, Ive will work on next-generation “products and services” as a design consultant. It appears that he will report directly to Chesky, or collaborate on design initiatives with the CEO, throughout what is described as a “multi-year relationship.”

“Jony will also help us continue to develop our internal design team, which he believes to be one of the world’s best,” Chesky writes. “I know he is particularly excited about a relationship that will evolve to become a deep collaboration with our creative team.”

As noted by The Information, Ive and Chesky have known each other for years. Ive helped flesh out Airbnb’s logo in 2014, while Chesky wrote

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Global Waterway Transportation Software and Services Industry

Global Waterway Transportation Software and Services Market to Reach $130. 8 Billion by 2027. Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Waterway Transportation Software and Services estimated at US$77.

New York, Oct. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — announces the release of the report “Global Waterway Transportation Software and Services Industry” –
2 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$130.8 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 7.8% over the analysis period 2020-2027. Warehousing, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record a 8.1% CAGR and reach US$36.9 Billion by the end of the analysis period. After an early analysis of the business implications of the pandemic and its induced economic crisis, growth in the Vessel Tracking segment is readjusted to a revised 8.9% CAGR for the next 7-year period.

The U.S. Market is Estimated at

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Global Home Theater Market Analysis With COVID-19 Recovery Plan and Strategies for the Communication Services Industry

The home theater market research report examines the key questions around the implications of COVID-19 and provide a recovery analysis and outlook for the market in focus. Although the market has witnessed a negative impact due to the COVID-19 situation, research analysts at Technavio expect the home theater market to recover and grow by USD 2.87 billion during the forecast period, accelerating at a CAGR of over 4%.

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Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Home Theater Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)

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Home Theater Market Segmentation Analysis by Product

  • Home theater speakers

  • Sound bars

The home theater speakers led the home theater market share in 2019. However, the home theater market share growth by the home theater

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Global Farm Management Software and Services Market Outlook 2019-2020 & 2027 –

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Farm Management Software and Services – Global Market Outlook (2019-2027)” report has been added to’s offering.

Global Farm Management Software and Services Market accounted for $1,004.2 million in 2019 and is expected to reach $3,984.29 million by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 18.8% during the forecast period.

Increasing implementation of cloud computing in real-time farm data management, rising demand for food and government support to adopt modern agricultural techniques are some of the factors propelling the growth of the market. However, high initial capital investment is hampering the growth of the market.

Farm management software and services is a foreseeable part of farming techniques. It plays a vital role in advanced agriculture techniques and assists farmers in managing financials, and labour management, which, in turn, improves productivity and profitability. Farm management software and services keep farm production high, as well as enforces traceability and

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