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Press Releases from Revolver PR (46 total)

SDG becomes primary EMEA distributor for License Dashboard

EMEA Specialist Technology Distributor SDG, has been named primary EMEA distributor for Software Asset Management solutions vendor License Dashboard. The announcement will enable SDG to introduce an enhanced range of asset management services across its portfolio. Working closely with its partners, SDG now plans to give resellers the opportunity to offer end users a comprehensive range of products and on demand services. “Put simply, Software Asset Management initiatives allow organisations to streamline

BongoMagic software aims to breathe life into online recruitment

Developers of relationship and referral marketing software BongoMagic, have warned that the majority of online recruitment providers are failing to harness the power of social media networks and changing consumer behaviour online, missing high quality candidates, particularly passive candidates and limiting the reach of recruitment campaigns as a result. “Traditional online recruitment has become a static commodity unable to respond quickly to new and productive online trends. They compete for the

Pioneering Relationship Marketing Software Provider Larosco appoints Digital PR …

Larosco, the company behind BongoMagic and provider of innovative relationship marketing technologies for businesses, has appointed Digital PR agency Revolver to provide a comprehensive range of PR, communication and media outreach services to raise awareness of its advanced software system and service offering. Specialising in technological innovation, Larosco has developed BongoMagic, a unique relationship and referral marketing tool which helps businesses maximise the value of existing networks and contact databases, enabling

SCC predicts video conferencing upsurge in face of travel disruption

Leading integrator SCC has predicted that businesses across the country are set to urgently upgrade their video conferencing infrastructure as the UK prepares itself for a year of travel chaos. With the public sector workers' strike on Wednesday November 30th tipped to cause delays of up to 12-hours at Heathrow, Britain's business community is bracing itself for the start of months of travel difficulties. Operating in an environment where a prolonged

Larosco takes BongoMagic and social relationship and referral marketing to the n …

Relationship marketing software expert Larosco ramps up its growth strategy having announced the successful closure of its first round of funding. Par Equity, the venture capital firm which focuses on providing financial and intellectual capital to innovative small and medium sized companies with high growth potential, has invested in Larosco - creators of the revolutionary relationship and referral marketing system BongoMagic - as part of a match funding deal with Scottish

Industrial and Academic Engineering Experts ISLI to Attend 34th Intelligent Sens …

The Edinburgh-based Institute for System Level Integration (iSLI) and DoRIES are set to attend the 34th annual Intelligent Sensing Programme (ISP), an event being held for the first time in Glasgow on the 15 November 2011. Institute Director Mark Begbie will lead teams from iSLI and DoRIES (Development of Research and Innovation in Electronic Systems), a project designed to support Scottish SMEs seeking to develop marketable products, services or processes using

SCC predicts major virtualisation challenge as corporate demand soars

SCC has warned that UK companies face a major challenge keeping up with application services demand as businesses across the country prepare to deploy increasing numbers of virtual machines over the next year. Unveiling a strategic agreement with next generation virtualisation experts Xsigo, Europe's largest independent technology solutions provider believes that a range of compelling factors will cause demand for virtualisation services to spike sharply in 2012. The company says that

Advanced Text to Speech Technology Company CereProc Working With Digital PR Comp …

Leading speech synthesis company CereProc has engaged Revolver, Scotland’s award-winning digitally-enabled PR agency, to provide a comprehensive range of PR, communication and media outreach services. Developers of the world's most innovative speech synthesis system - the advanced voice engine CereVoice - CereProc creates text-to-speech solutions for any type of application with a core product that is available on any platform, from mobile and embedded devices to desktops and servers. Committed to

World-ranked wheelchair athlete named Vitalise Woman of Achievement at glitterin …

Lucy Shuker named Vitalise Woman of Achievement 2011 at a gala award ceremony in support of national disability charity Vitalise. Lucy, 31, from Hampshire, is Britain’s number one ranked women’s wheelchair tennis player and 10th ranked in the world. She received the illustrious Vitalise Woman of Achievement award in recognition of her inspirational achievements in the world of disabled sport, having overcome being paralysed from the chest down following a motorbike

HP awards SCC ServiceOne Expert status

SCC has met the exacting standards required to be awarded ‘Expert’ status within HP’s prestigious ServiceOne programme, one of the UK technology industry's most rigorous accreditation schemes. SCC is one of only eight UK companies to achieve the coveted certification, which means access to an expanded range of HP products that it can deliver service on as an accredited service partner. Confirming its service capabilities to mitigate customers’ risks when designing,

Coventry Cathedral Ringing For Charity

Coventry Cathedral will be ringing to the sounds of singers and musicians at a special concert to raise money for the Royal Marines Charitable Trust Fund on Saturday. The Band of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines and the Exeter Festival Chorus will be joined by Coventry-based The Saint Michael’s Singers to perform Eternal Voices, and Sir Peter Rigby, Deputy Lieutenant of the West Midlands, will be among the audience to hear

Coventry Airport Announcing a Positive Milestone After Resuming Cargo Flights

Cargo services were stopped at Coventry Airport when it temporarily closed in December 2009 but it has been up and running again since the business was bought by Sir Peter Rigby last year. The airport is now open for cargo business once again with flights having started to Maastricht, Lille and Dublin after a six-figure deal was agreed with Atlantic Airlines which is part of the West Atlantic Group. Marc Watkins, business

Outstanding Finalists Announced for 2011 Business Woman of the Year Award

The finalists for the Vitalise Business www.womenoftheyear-uk.com ">Woman of the Year Award 2011 are announced today. Now in its 29th year the Award ceremony, in support of the national disability charity Vitalise, recognizes the contribution women make to the economy, celebrates achievement and creates role models for the future. Year on year, the prestigious title attracts outstanding candidates and the 2011 finalists are no exception. Drawn from the widest range of industry

Huzutech founder urges children's book publishers to create new virtual worlds

Huzutech founder Graeme Harvey is set to tell an audience of children's book publishers that the industry must embrace the rapidly developing social games sector if it is to remain relevant to a new generation of young readers. Addressing a prestigious audience at the Bookseller Children's Conference 2011 today, Harvey will draw on his experiences working with some of the biggest brands in children's entertainment to demonstrate how publishers can extend

Strictly Come Dancing Stars headline entertainment at 2011 Woman of the Year Lun …

Television’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ stars Ryan Hammond and Lindsey Muckle will perform at the 2011 Woman of the Year Luncheon and Awards. This prestigious event takes place on Friday 14th October at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole and the organizers say tickets are selling out fast. The professional Ballroom and Latin dancers have performed together for six years and will entertain guests with a stunning show piece. Considered to be the ‘Oscar

Huzutech brings Horrible Histories® to life in new virtual world

The hugely successful Horrible Histories® books and TV series have been brought to life in a brand new virtual world, created for Scholastic using an entirely new technology created by Huzutech. Accessed through a web browser, the Horrible Histories® virtual world launched officially on September 1st 2011. Huzutech’s new platform brings together virtual worlds, social networks, massively multiplayer games and online communities in an entirely new way. Huzutech enables the creation of

ISLI to demonstrate ground-breaking wireless sensor systems at 2011 Aerospace, A …

Technology transfer institute ISLI is set to demonstrate its ground-breaking work in advanced wireless sensor systems at the 2011 Aerospace, Aviation & Defence KTN Conference. Delegates to the prestigious aviation event will be shown how ISLI's development of new radio networking technology is supporting the emergence of a new generation of solutions to some age-old industry problems. Members of the research team will show how the institute is working with several

Lithuanian business partnerships provide a route out of recession

Businesses in Birmingham, Coventry and Cambridge are set to be told that the key to powering their businesses out of the recession could be in exploiting the strategic benefits of partnerships in emerging economies such as Lithuania. At a seminar to be held in each city on September 27th, 28th and 29th respectively, a team of business and investment experts from Invest Lithuania are set to tell an audience of business

Kirstie Allsopp set to address the 2011 Women of the Year Luncheon and Awards

Kirstie Allsopp best known for co-presenting television’s ‘Location, Location, Location’ has been announced as the keynote speaker at the 2011 Woman of the Year Luncheon and Awards. This prestigious event takes place on Friday 14th October at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole and the organizers say tickets are selling out fast. The television property guru will speak to a 400-strong audience of the region’s most prominent women. Considered to be the ‘Oscar

Outside Line creates simple pleasures campaign for Apples from New Zealand

Creative digital agency Outside Line has launched a social media campaign for Apples from NZ to boost consumer awareness of the product and raise the brand’s profile in the UK market. Created to breathe life into the brand’s mission to promote life’s simple pleasures, the multi award winning agency has produced a campaign which seamlessly marries innovative social media engagement with offline ‘real life’ communication. Designed to deliver increased consumer awareness

Chilli Music launches Facebook payment facility

The direct to consumer mobile entertainment portal Chilli Music has launched a new service enabling consumers to purchase tracks via Facebook. The facility enables Facebook’s 750million regular users to purchase fully-licensed track downloads and complete albums for mobile devices direct through the social media site’s integrated store. Currently in its public beta stage, the service accepts payments for music and a comprehensive range of mobile games using the network’s Pay For

Oliver Stone deems Outside Line top of their game at the vzaar Online Video Fest …

Judged by renowned Hollywood Director Oliver Stone, Outside Line's creative collaboration with innovative global brand Beck’s has seen the agency scoop the prestigious vzaar award for the best video by a creative agency. Recognised for their visionary approach and creative execution of the online video for the Beck’s Vier Music Inspires Art campaign, creative digital agency Outside Line impressed the esteemed judging panel who singled out the project as a shining

Distinctive Developments Ltd unveils its latest social game, Rugby Kicks, ahead …

Distinctive Developments Ltd, the renowned social gaming experts in rugby games for iPhone, iPod and iPad, have released a free to download app, Rugby Kicks, to celebrate the forthcoming Rugby World Cup 2011. Tasking players to score points in one of the sport’s most technically challenging aspects, Rugby Kicks challenges players to successfully complete try conversions and score penalty kicks. Enhancing the player’s experience, Rugby Kicks offers customisation features and an

Outside Line unveils Kids Closer to Nature iPhone app for Arla Foods

Creative digital agency Outside Line has developed a unique iPhone app for Arla Foods’ Kids Closer to Nature campaign, in partnership with the Forestry Commission. Designed to inspire people of all ages to explore nature, the app encourages children and adults to spend time getting closer to nature through a series of games and outdoor challenges. Continuing a relationship that has already seen the agency win several industry awards for its

NN4M receives industry recognition for Debenhams iPhone app at the BT Retail Wee …

Developed by digital retail specialists NN4M, the fully transactional Debenhams iPhone app was named Mobile Solution of the Year at the recent BT Retail Week Technology Awards 2011. At the awards ceremony held in London on June 14, over 600 of the UK’s top retailers and retail technology providers gathered to celebrate the retail successes and best of breed retail technology solutions of the last twelve months. Judged by a panel

Outside Line and Lactofree unveil app for UK’s nine million lactose intoleranc …

Outside Line has unveiled its latest iPhone App for Lactofree, providing the platform’s first ever service to offer essential support and advice to the UK’s more than nine million lactose intolerant citizens. Developed to help sufferers eat out, eat in and do the weekly shop without falling foul of their condition, the Lactofree App provides a wealth of critical information designed to assist people in avoiding many of the pitfalls of

Revolver PR recognised as one of the UK’s Top 50 PR agencies

Full Service public relations agency Revolver PR has been listed in the NMA- backed, Reputation Online Top 100 PR Agencies guide for its success and expertise in the field of Digital PR. Backed by New Media Age (NMA), the Top 100 PR Agencies list recognises the leading specialists in the field of digital PR, recording income generated from the rapidly expanding sector. It lists Revolver at #26 - ahead of many

AUNT BESSIE’S OFFER A SOCIAL MEDIA HELPING HAND

Aunt Bessieʼs, owned by the William Jackson Food Group and one of the UKʼs leading food producers, has appointed Outside Line as its digital agency to bring to life its ʻA helping handʼ messaging through social media. The agency will launch a socially-led campaign with the aim to increase occasions of enjoying the Aunt Bessieʼs range beyond the traditional Sunday roast with new product launches, trials and cross profile promotion also

NN4M blurs the lines between mobile commerce and printed catalogue shopping with …

Market leader NN4M has developed a multifaceted iPad app for luxury intimates, swimwear and loungewear retailer figleaves.com, offering a unique catalogue shopping experience by incorporating customer personalisation features and social media integration into a fully transactional iPad app with catalogue format. A development which undoubtedly confirms figleaves’ dedication to connecting with customers across a range of mobile channels, NN4M were set the challenge of recreating an effective catalogue shopping experience

Huzutech Working With Gaming Pioneer Dave Jones To Explore Virtual Worlds

Social media software company Huzutech has announced that it is working with videogames pioneer Dave Jones, the man behind the best-selling Lemmings, Grand Theft Auto and Crackdown games, as well as the ambitious online title APB. Jones is working with Huzutech as an advisor, to explore the new opportunities, possibilities and markets being created by the growth in online, social and massively-multiplayer gaming, across all new platforms, devices and technologies. A legend

SCC software business expands as integrator becomes UK's leading reseller of IBM …

SCC has unveiled a record set of results for the group's expanding software business, reporting year-on-year sales growth well in excess of 100% as the technology integrator emerges as the UK's leading reseller of IBM, Symantec and Oracle products. Following a year of rapid development, Europe's largest independent technology solutions provider has grown to become IBM's biggest UK reseller with a market share of more than 50% year to date,

SCC wins Data Centres in Europe Green Grid Award for sustainability 2011

Data Centres in Europe Awards. Awarded the prestigious prize ahead of a list of nominees that included Colt Data Centre Services, Microsoft and TelecityGroup, SCC emerged ahead of a highly competitive field after judges praised an environmental strategy that combines innovate approaches to carbon reduction with an unrivalled long term vision. The panel highlighted the company's whole lifecycle approach to its data centre building - which saw an existing

SCC Introduces Carbon Zero Certification To Data Centre Services

The agreement, which enables SCC to guarantee a carbon zero status of services provided from their £20 million Midlands data facility, serves as another landmark in the company’s continued bid to ensure its service range complies with the most rigorous environmental standards. With over 80% of the nation’s business IT systems running obsolete or unsupported software, companies are finding new ways of procuring IT systems to ensure they stay ahead of

Outside Line wins Website Campaign of the year at International Food and Beverag …

Digital creative agency Outside Line has been recognised at the International Food and Beverage Creative Excellence Awards for the third year running following the outstanding success of its online marketing campaign for Cravendale. The multi award-winning agency scooped the prize for the Best Website Campaign of 2011 following of its popular Make The Tea community site, which judges praised for its blend of innovation, eye-catching design and effective communication. Collecting the

The search is underway to crown the inspirational and entrepreneurial achievemen …

The Vitalise Women of the Year Luncheon and Awards will be held at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole on Friday, October 14. Nominations are now open to recognise businesswomen who have shown exceptional ability and achievement as well as being role models. Suzie Norton, former chief executive of Screen WM, was last year’s winner as she joined an impressive roll call of previous award recipients including Karren Brady, star of The Apprentice and

Engage Invest Exploit Meets Social Virtual & Online - With Huzutech

Virtual worlds creator Huzutech will be present, pitching and proud at the 2011 Engage Invest Exploit event, which takes place on May 19th at Edinburgh University's prestigious School of Informatics. Having beaten off competition from hundreds of young, high growth companies across Scotland, Huzutech will be introducing investors, venture capitalists and business experts from around the world to the company's unique mix of social networking, virtual worlds and multiplayer games technology

Huzutech's Paperworld Takes Social Gaming To New Virtual Worlds

HuzuVirtual is a brand new technology from HuzuTech, which promises to revolutionize the rapidly evolving social gaming market. The technology allows the creation of stand-alone, browser-based, online worlds - which can be played on any device, by multiple players. Huzutech today launched Paperworld (www.huzutech.com/products/huzuvirtual/) a technology demonstrator, which shows how social networks, virtual worlds, online communities and massively multiplayer games are all now intersecting. Paperworld offers an example of

SDG appointed to drive channel growth for Wyse

Specialist Technology Distributor, SDG, has expanded its VDI solutions capabilities by sealing an agreement to add Cloud Client Computing solutions market leader, Wyse, to its EMEA portfolio. SDG distribute Wyse solutions in the UK, France and North Africa, building on its formidable expertise in the virtualisation market. In the UK, SDG’s Specialist IBM and Lenovo distributor, ISI, will spearhead the relationship with Wyse, building a Centre of Excellence to deliver growth

Outside Line appoints Leach to chairman's role following management buyout

Creative digital agency Outside Line has completed a restructuring deal in which its senior management team has acquired investor Ingenious Media Active Capital's shareholding and appointed Steve Leach as Chairman of the board. The agency, which has orchestrated award-winning campaigns for a raft of major brands including Becks, British Gas and Arla Foods, sees former European Entrepreneur of the Year Leach join as non-executive director following a fresh seven-figure investment in

Hockey Nations 2011 skates to its Android debut exclusively on Xperia™ PLAY

Distinctive Developments’ Hockey Nations 2011 proudly continues the mission of bringing the ultimate experience of international hockey to the hands of every hockey fan - first and without compromises. Packed with features developed in close co-operation with fans, Hockey Nations 2011 boasts 6 game modes and an extensive selection of teams to suit the needs of the supporters of both country and local teams. Hockey Nations 2011 on the Xperia PLAY

Line Digital to Create Business Value with Augmented Reality

Award winning agency Line Digital has adopted Inition's Magic Symbol technology to create a raft of new Augmented Reality services for its business clients. Following a period of rapid development Augmented Reality (AR) has become an increasingly familiar feature on the commercial landscape as companies seek to provide users with a new level of interactivity by transposing digital information over a view of real world. Pointing to examples that have seen

Bourne unveils GiveBack website with help from Oprah Winfrey

Creative digital agency Bourne has unveiled the website of ground-breaking US charitable organisation GiveBack. Set to be launched by Oprah Winfrey's Big Give campaign on the star's TV show today, GiveBack is a new charitable giving platform that empowers its members to earn, gather and give money to the causes they care most about. Allowing 100% of user donations to go directly to their chosen charity, GiveBack is designed to encourage

NN4M introduces customisation features and social media integration to Karen Mil …

Leading m-commerce solutions expert NN4M has unveiled an updated version of high street retailer Karen Millen’s successful iPhone app, introducing new personalisation features, video content, greater social media integration and enhanced check out options. Confirming the leading fashion retailer’s commitment to strengthening its m-commerce operation, the new app presents users with a personalised experience, displaying only those items available in their size and allowing them to share Wish lists via email.

Line call upon digital creatives to challenge their creative visions as part of …

Digital agency Line is to present 'Under The Hood', an event designed to provide an opportunity for digital creatives to demonstrate the symbiotic relationship between abstract concepts like data, art and real world commercial design. As part of their sponsorship of the festival, Line will produce a data visualisation event on April 16 2011 at Inspace. Open to the public during the Edinburgh International Science Festival (http://www.sciencefestival.co.uk/whats-on), the event invites individuals

SCC predicts pivotal phase in Windows 7 Migration

SCC has highlighted the fact that the IT industry is entering a make or break period for organisations considering the upgrade to Windows 7. SCC’s view is that the next two years represent a critical stage in the evolution of the corporate desktop. With the security, efficiency and environmental benefits of Windows 7 well established, a range of compelling factors are set to see uptake of the updated operating system peak

Revolver PR held a ‘Bit of a Do’ in aid of Oxfam

Scotland’s leading digital PR agency, Revolver PR, celebrated the forthcoming 100th Annual International Women’s Day by holding a charity evening event to raise money in aid of Oxfam. The celebratory charity event, organised by Revolver PR and sponsored by leading creative digital agency Bourne (http://www.wearebourne.com), was held last night, Thursday March 3, 2011, at the stylish Brunswick Hotel in Glasgow’s Merchant City. Party-goers were treated to visual installations composed by