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The Lift Vertical Ergonomic Mouse for Business, a new addition to Logitech’s Ergo Series, has been specially designed for people with small to mediumsized hands. Available in right- and left-handed versions, it features a 57-degree vertical design that takes pressure off the wrist; a contoured shape and soft rubber grip for all-day comfort; and wireless connectivity via Bluetooth Low Energy or Logi Bolt — Logitech’s secure, proprietary protocol based on Bluetooth Low Energy. The £69.99 carbon-neutral mouse is made with varying amounts of post-consumer recycled plastic (54% or 70%) depending on the colour chosen (rose, off-white or graphite). 01732 759725 04 INNOVATIONS What’s New Unwanted legacy N-able, a provider of solutions for IT service providers, is modernising business-class backup and disaster recovery with the launch of a cloud-first data protection-asa-service (DPaaS) solution. Built from the ground up with a cloud-first architecture, Cove Data Protection frees MSPs and their customers from reliance on clunky, inefficient hardware and eliminates the complexity and inefficiencies of legacy data protection. Key features include an appliance-free, direct-to-cloud approach; data protection for servers, workstations and Microsoft 365 data, all managed from a single pane of glass; the ability to back up as often as every 15 minutes, moving up to 60 times less data than local-first backups; a standby virtual server image in the partner’s location of choice for fast and flexible restore options; and fully managed cloud storage, with 30 data centres to keep backups in region. Chris Groot, General Manager, Cove Data Protection at N-able, said: “The unique approach of the Cove offering, true cloud-first data protection as-a-service, delivers a premium service at a lower cost of ownership for our partners, along with full business-class disaster recovery.” Give yourself a lift Live ESG scores 360 Law Group has launched a framework that enables any organisation to measure its ESG (Environmental, Social & Governance) performance. Based on confidential questionnaires completed by employees, suppliers, customers and other stakeholders, the ESG Barometer scores an organisation’s performance and identifies areas of concern, updating both elements as survey responses are completed. Robert Taylor, CEO and General Counsel of 360 Law Group, said: “Sustainability is all too often an ambiguous or subjective term based on self-reporting. We have developed an accessible tool that delivers an effective and objective ESG framework against which organisations can be held accountable.” The first 20 surveys are free; prices for the next 20 start at £100 (ex VAT). Versatile laptop Dynabook has extended its Satellite Pro C40 range of budget-conscious business laptops with a new 14in model featuring AMD Ryzen 5 and 7 series processors with Radeon Graphics. A combination of AMD Ryzen processors, up to 32GB of DDR4 memory in two configurable slots, SSD storage options of up to 512GB and an 11.5-hour battery life helps the Satellite Pro C40D-B deliver outstanding performance at an entry-level price. Throw in its slimline design, low weight of 1.52kg and anti-bacterial coating and it is easy to see why Dynabook is positioning this as a versatile device for use in the office, at home or on the move. satellite-pro/ Flexible friends Visa is offering business card holders access to discounted IT support services from NerdApp, the on-demand IT support platform that connects businesses with local IT technicians. A new partnership between the two companies will give users of Visa Premium and Classic Business Cards in the UK, Ireland, DACH and the Netherlands instant online access to verified IT support technicians and the ability to schedule on-site visits, paid for on an ad-hoc basis, prepaid or on a 12-month subscription. NerdApp CEO Kelvin Wetherill said: “This partnership will enable us to reach even more businesses and help them tailor their IT support to their individual needs and budgets.” Desk booking Evoko has added a desk booking solution to its range of smart workplace products. Accessed via an app or a dedicated hardware device, Kleeo makes the desk booking experience effortless for users, while providing employers with anonymised data on space utilisation. The device itself features a built-in presence sensor and four light colours showing a desk’s status. Kelvin Wetherill Robert Taylor