Premier and Minister of Finance David Burt held a press conference this afternoon [Oct 26] where he announced the ‘Bermuda First’ advisory group, which has an aim to “develop a long term economic and social plan for Bermuda.”
The Premier said the group will be chaired by former HSBC Bermuda CEO Phil Butterfield, and members will include Sir John Swan, John Wight, Gil Tucker, Dr. Duranda Green, Chris Furbert, Darren Johnston, Patrick Tannock, Gita Blakeney Saltus, Michael Collins, Andy Burrows, Wendy McLeod, Scott Pearman, and Michael Branco.
Hamilton, Bermuda – Fireminds, an innovative technology solutions company focused on global software development and managed cloud services, has announced that it has received a major equity investment from ATN International, Inc. to expand its operations. The transaction closed on September 8th, 2017 and positions Fireminds to enhance and increase its product offerings and undertake international expansion. Founder and CEO, Michael Branco remains as CEO for the long term and as a significant shareholder.
Fireminds is at the forefront of enabling businesses in Bermuda to transform how they do business by harnessing the power of the cloud. Fireminds is unique, relative to other cloud services providers because of its legacy as a custom software development company, enabling it to customize solutions that suit the specific needs of each individual customer. ATN has a successful track record of investing and growing telecommunications companies globally and in Bermuda through its investment in One Communications.
Bermuda ticketing company Premier Tickets Limited has evolved into a new company, known as Premier now delivering a full suite of digital solutions to the Bermuda marketplace and internationally.
Premier continues to be part of the Fireminds Group of Companies, leveraging all of Fireminds enterprise technology skills in software development and cloud solutions.
E-mail issues left Jennifer Fahnbulleh wanting to tear her hair out last summer.
Deaf, she couldn’t call the company hotline, and her e-mails went ignored.
“I think employees see the e-mails and think what is this, and just ignore them,” said Mrs Fahnbulleh.
Fed up, she called the Regulatory Authority Bermuda, the organisation that oversees the telecommunications sector in Bermuda.
Bermuda was targeted by a computer ransomware virus creating havoc around the world, an IT expert said yesterday.
Ronnie Viera, chief operating officer at online payment company First Atlantic Commerce, said: “We can see that Bermuda was targeted.
The Bermuda Scout Association has launched a new website offering a wealth of information on the scouting community in Bermuda.
The website, www.scouts.bm, designed by local IT firm Fireminds Ltd., includes a breakdown of the scouting age groups and troop locations, a calendar of all scouting camps and events, and an application form to register for scouts. There is also information on how to volunteer with the Scout Association of Bermuda.
Bermuda will reap legacy benefits as a result of major telecommunication infrastructure and service upgrades needed for the America’s Cup.
It is estimated the island will use as much international data capacity during the month-long event as it normally would in an entire year.
Faced with an anticipated ramping up in demand of such magnitude, the island’s telecommunication companies, providers and contractors have stepped up to the challenge.
Technology company, Fireminds Ltd., have expanded its vendor relationships to better address the needs of its growing customer base. In the last six months Fireminds has established multiple partnerships with leading vendors. The technical team has been trained on the products and services and have successfully delivered multiple solutions with its partners. New vendor partnerships include Igility, NetApp, ARCOS and Microgen.