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Paul Smith taps Internap’s managed networking services as it brings web IT back in-house

Paul Smith is consolidating its web hosting platform in-house

Popular British fashion retailer Paul Smith, which sells its wares in 66 countries across North America, Europe and the Middle East and Asia, has deployed Internap’s managed routing service in a bid to bolster access speeds to the company’s eCommerce platform. Simon Young, web development manager at Paul Smith told Business Cloud News that ensuring high network performance for its online service is essential as it looks to move more IT systems in-house.

Visual big data, cloud reshaping relationships between e-retailers and brick & mortar shops

Zalando, an online retailer of high street brands piloting the shoe-finding technology said it is well-received among customers

Online clothing retailer Zalando announced Wednesday that the company it trialling a cloud-based visual search technology that connects customers with the pair of shoes they’re looking for, a technology it’s calling FindSimilar. Iain McCready, chief executive officer of Cortexica Visual Systems, the company that developed the technology, said cloud-based visual data analytics is transforming e-retail by giving customers a more curated shopping experience, helping customers find exactly what they want, quickly.