20 www. t e c h n o l o g y r e c o r d . c om MAR K E TWATCH ICONICS to demo new automation software Global automation software provider ICONICS is set to showcase its new 10.96 suite of software solutions at its worldwide customer summit event, Transform 360, which will be held at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut between 31 March and 3 April 2020. Read more about the suite on page 83. iFD enables enhanced warehouse productivity Data management firm Veeam is adding new features to its Availability Suite v10. Launching in January 2020, it will provide complete data management and protection for hybrid environments, delivering data protection capabilities that increase availability, portability and extensibility. It also offers modernised file data protection for network-attached storage, enhanced ransomware protection and expanded instant recovery options. Veeam launches Availability Suite v10 for next-generation back-up DID YOU KNOW? Microsoft projects that global internet of things spending will surpass US$1 trillion in 2020 iFD Engineering Joint Venture has helped Bulgarian automotive spare parts distributor Auto Plus set up a new warehouse, which will use iFD’s Microsoft Dynamics NAV-based Advanced Warehouse Management solution. With the integration of the tool, Auto Plus has been able to use sophisticated logistic algorithms to control the supply chain, and warehouse and delivery processes. The solution is also available as a mobile app with barcode scanner. Employees can use handheld devices to carry out procedures which has improved overall accuracy and productivity.