VITA moving data center servers as part of transition to cloud, new business model | Govt-and-politics

VITA got high marks from the state agencies for enabling them and their employees to operate remotely after the governor declared the public health emergency on March 12, according to a new report by the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission, which had been sharply critical of the IT agency a year earlier.

JLARC said last week that VITA had completed the transition to the new multi-vendor system after numerous delays and had provided “critical assistance” to state agencies to operate during the pandemic by expanding remote access by employees to agency computer networks, distributing an additional 2,700 laptop computers and boosting the staffing of its service desk.

“All the chips were down and you need your partners to execute, and we executed very well,” Ozovek said in an interview on Friday.

In a survey of state agencies, JLARC said more than 75 were satisfied with VITA’s help during the

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Natasha Cloud named one of the most influential women in sports by Sports Illustrated

Natasha Cloud named one of the most influential women in sports originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington

Without taking a single step on a WNBA court this season, Washington Mystics’ Natasha Cloud had as much of an impact on public discourse surrounding women’s basketball as any player in the league. 

By sitting out the entire season to focus on social justice efforts, Cloud sacrificed her entire Mystics salary in 2020. In doing so she could have potentially jeopardized her status in a league that is one of the most competitive, in terms of making a roster, in North American sports. 

On Tuesday, Sports Illustrated named her to their new list called The Unrelenting. It is intended to celebrate “the women in sports who are powerful, persistent and purposeful in their pursuits—for athletic greatness, gender equality, social justice and more.” It lists the most powerful, most influential and most outstanding women

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Swiggy’s cloud kitchen model is set to transform dining

When food delivery startup Swiggy started cloud kitchens three years ago, it was a sideshow in its food delivery business. The concept caught on as restaurant brands that had a following in one area could expand easily into new localities or even other cities. Investment in real estate was reduced because these kitchens could be smaller and didn’t need premium locations, apart from doing away with seating and the staff for serving.

Various models arose. Some introduced cloud kitchens in addition to restaurants for expansion, like Chennai’s Buhari becoming available in Coimbatore. Others like Rebel Foods created fully virtual brands that only came from dark kitchens. This became a new real estate and services play as restaurants only had to provide cooking staff while everything else, including cleaning and maintenance, could be outsourced.

Cloud kitchens caught a new impetus after the covid pandemic struck this year. Now even high-end restaurants

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Zadig&Voltaire Switches to the Cloud with Infor CloudSuite Fashion for its Transformation

RUEIL-MALMAISON, France, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Infor today announced that Zadig&Voltaire, a French ready-to-wear brand with operations in more than 30 countries around the world, has decided to deploy Infor CloudSuite Fashion, a cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution for the management of end-to-end fashion processes. This project demonstrates the brand’s desire to equip itself with a new advanced management system capable of rapidly improving its operational efficiency and generating productivity gains, while adopting best market practices. The objective is to move quickly and, to achieve this, to opt for a standard solution that does not require any specific customizations.

Upgrading the IT system and streamlining business processes are the two main challenges of the Infor CloudSuite Fashion deployment project. “Our objective: to put in place the right tools to support and accompany the company’s growth, both in terms of manufacturing and distribution,” said Fabien Delivré, Zadig&Voltaire’s new

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Model N’s (MODN) Revenue Cloud Solutions Deployed by AVX

Model N MODN recently announced that AVX Corporation (or AVX) is now fully powered by its revenue management cloud offerings after the latter completed the deployment of the Model N software across its international operations.

AVX deployed the cloud offerings across both its U.S. direct business division and distribution division in February and April 2020, respectively. Model N’s cloud offerings will help AVX in both deal and channel management.

The revenue management software solutions will enable AVX to keep a better control over inventory and facilitate better pricing processes.

Model N, Inc. Price and Consensus

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It will also generate insights in real-time about ODMs, OEMs, distributors as well as end customers to offer more visibility for the sales and distribution channel and offer exact POS (Point of Sale) measurement across the distribution operations. The solutions will be helpful in validating and

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AVX Corporation Deploys Model N High Tech Revenue Cloud Worldwide

SAN MATEO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 28, 2020–

Model N, Inc. (NYSE: MODN), the leader in cloud-based revenue management solutions, announced that AVX – a leading international manufacturer and supplier of a vast portfolio of advanced electronic components – has completed a rollout of the Model N solution to their international teams, the last phase in a global deployment roadmap.

Now, with AVX’s rollout of Model N’s revenue management software to EMEA and Asia, 100% of AVX’s business is utilizing Model N’s cloud solutions. This deployment represents the final phase in AVX’s three-part go-live release of the Model N High Tech Revenue Cloud. AVX’s U.S. direct business unit went live with Model N in February 2020, followed by their distribution business going live in April 2020.

“Our Model N implementation was a true reflection of Model N’s commitment to making AVX successful,” commented Eric Pratt, AVX Executive Vice President, Global Marketing.

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