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Komondor, the Hungarian Supercomputer

Oct 24, 2022

With a performance of five petaflops, Komondor, the newest and most powerful supercomputer in Hungary, debuts in the world's TOP 500 supercomputers. The system, which is operated by the Governmental Information-Technology Development Agency (KIFÜ), will soon be available to users after testing. High Performance Computing (HPC) infrastructure, a supercomputer with enormous computing power, is now […]

New Backbone Network between Budapest and Vienna

Oct 18, 2022

Invitech and A1 Telekom Austria have built a faster, more secure and higher capacity redundant fiber connection between the Austrian and Hungarian capitals. According to the companies, the new backbone network on this route will provide the shortest and most secure connection between Western and Eastern Central Europe. By connecting Invitech's and A1 Telekom Austria's […]

Hungarian Firms to Cut Back on IT Improvements

Oct 7, 2022

66% of Hungarian firms plan to cut back on IT upgrades due to the significant rise in energy prices, according to a joint survey by Association of Information Technology, Telecommunications and Electronics Enterprises (IVSZ) and the Macronome Institute. The association says that this result is also worrying because in order to maintain and increase the […]

Hungarian businesses underestimate the dangers of phishing

Apr 22, 2022

Phishers are increasingly targeting micro, small and medium-sized enterprises while the vast majority of these businesses are still unaware of how vulnerable their own IT solutions are and how much damage an incident can cause. According to a recent survey, the greater part of small businesses do not pay enough attention to protection against phishing, […]

HTEC Group Launches Extensive Operations in Hungary

Mar 29, 2022

An office inauguration ceremony in Szeged, SE Hungary marked the official launch of the American HTEC Group’s extensive operations in Hungary which concerns the establishment of IT software developing centers in four different locations of the country. The company plans to create in total 610 high-tech software engineering jobs for local top talent. Based in […]

Cybercrime is growing dynamically in Hungary

Jan 14, 2022

Hungarian businesses and individuals are not spared by the global rise in cybercrime. In a worrying development, artificial intelligence has now appeared in the arsenal of cyber criminals. Experts warn that vigilance and a highly professional IT system are indispensable if companies are to have a standing chance in this battle. The rise in cyber […]

Digital Well-Being: Hungary Drops in World Ranking

Sep 20, 2021

According to the Digital Quality of Life (DQL) Index 2021, Hungary ranks 32nd in the world. Compared to last year, Hungary has dropped seven places. Hungary ranks 4th in Eastern Europe and comes behind Slovakia, Czech Republic and Poland. This year, the study covers 90% of the global population and indexes 110 countries by looking […]

State Gambling Company Expands SAP-Based HR System

Jul 26, 2021

Five modules of SAP SuccessFactors, a cloud-based system developed specifically for labor management, were implemented in 2019 by the Hungarian state gambling services provider Szerencsejáték Plc. The new HR system will be updated in 2021 to reflect the new HR system of the National Lottery. Szerencsejáték Plc. started 30 years ago with just a few […]

Hungary's First Industrial 5G Private Network Goes Live

Jun 10, 2021

After a six-month test period at Foxconn's Komárom factory, initiation of the latest generation of mobile network-based solutions will continue. PC testing is already running on a private 5G network. The use of 5G will open up new horizons for industry by means of hardware and software optimised for 5G in the near future, enabling […]

Invitech Support for Non-Profit Organizations

May 13, 2021

This year, non-profit organisations have again been given the opportunity to receive financial and professional support to implement their innovative ideas. The ICT service provider Invitech has launched its eleventh InnoMax Award, which continues to focus on sustainability, health, education and inclusion, but for the first time also includes support for digital education equipment. The […]

Cloud-based IMS System at Ericsson in Budapest

May 1, 2021

Ericsson Hungary that supplies telecommunications and IT systems and is also engaged in research and development, will develop the next generation of the cloud-based IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) in the framework of an almost EUR 8.4 million R&D project. The project will be the cornerstone of cutting-edge telecommunications systems, according to the Hungarian Investment Promostion […]

Vodafone Cooperates with Budapest University

Mar 16, 2021

Vodafone Hungary has announced it will assist the National Laboratory of Security Technologies of the National Public Service University (NKE) as a consortium partner. The unit conducts research and development in areas such as technology-based security issues affecting institutions, municipalities and border management, as well as cybersecurity and 5G. The operation of the laboratory will […]

New Perspectives: Aviation and Beyond

Mar 1, 2021

Leader in aviation informatics, Lufthansa Systems opens new chapter in strategic partnership and looks beyond hard-hit traditional markets to thrive. Airlines had to quickly adapt to new demand behavior and change their steering processes along with their IT solutions, following the adverse effects of the pandemic. There was a sudden need of urgent repatriation flights […]

A Telemedicine App Selected as App of the Year

Jan 23, 2021

In 2020, the Application of the Year award in the competition announced by the Hungarian Marketing Association was won by DokiApp. With the help of the telemedicine application, one can consult a doctor or psychologist at any time of the day, after just a few minutes of waiting. Developers could enter the competition with applications […]

Increasing Internet Use by the Elderly in Hungary

Sep 5, 2020

Half of Internet users no longer primarily receive information traditional media, but only from the World Wide Web, according to a recent survey by the National Media and Infocommunications Authority (NMHH). According to the results just published, almost 70% of seniors use the Internet as much as they watch TV, a market research analyst at […]

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