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IN THE NEWS: CXO Magazine Editorial – Planning for the Year Ahead

Data Protection Day seeks to raise awareness and promote best practices around keeping data safe and secure. In this article, eleven experts in the technology industry give advice on how to best protect your data and maintain trust from your customers.

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IN THE NEWS: Protect what’s yours – How to Safeguard your Data this Data Protection Day

Data Protection Day seeks to raise awareness and promote best practices around keeping data safe and secure. In this article, eleven experts in the technology industry give advice on how to best protect your data and maintain trust from your customers.

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IN THE NEWS: The technologies set to boost the finance sector in 2022

As we look towards a new year, there is much to feel positive about – especially when it comes to the technology that businesses can use to boost their productivity and profitability. Finance Digest spoke to eight industry experts to discuss what they predict will be the biggest trends of 2022.

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IN THE NEWS: PCR’s Top Predictions for 2022

Aqilla contributed to the “Top 20 Predictions for 2022” article – covering everything from reinforcing hybrid/remote infrastructures to handling cybersecurity challenges – in the latest issue of PCR Magazine.

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IN THE NEWS: How Data and Intelligent Software Can Shape a Greener Economy

COVID-19 and those infamous lockdown press conferences (next slide please) have brought home the importance of data in understanding and responding to an unprecedented global threat. It also illustrated the vital role that data plays in measuring how government policy and changes in public behaviour helped turn the tide of the pandemic. Aqilla feature in TechUK.

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IN THE NEWS: Issue 32 of Global Banking & Finance Review Magazine

This issue is filled with exclusive insights from financial leaders across the globe and features Aqilla in a survey that focuses on how the last 18 months have shaped adoption and use of accounting and financial software.

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IN THE NEWS: Take Stock of Your Cybersecurity This Computer Security Day

It’s no secret that cyber threats are increasing, with the National Cyber Security Centre having tackled a record number of cyber incidents in the UK over the last year. eWeek UK spoke to seven security experts to get their advice on how organisations can stay safe and secure.

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IN THE NEWS: Opportunity knocks: How can retailers take advantage this Black Friday?

Black Friday is one of the biggest shopping days on the calendar. This year is looking like no exception, with shoppers expected to splurge £3.38m per minute, and weekend sales set to hit a record £9.148bn. Ecommerce Age spoke to seven industry experts, including our CEO Hugh Scantlebury, about how retailers can bolster their offerings, and take full advantage of all the opportunities that Black Friday presents.

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IN THE NEWS: Black Friday/Cyber Monday: How technology can offer retailers a helping hand

Intelligent CXO spoke to 10 industry experts to gain their knowledge and advice on what businesses should be doing to bolster their offerings and avoid looming online threats this Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

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IN THE NEWS: Education, Integration, Cloud Adoption and COVID – How the Last 18 Months Have Shaped Adoption and Use of Accounting and Financial Software

This article, in Global Banking & Finance Review, features results from a survey that gathered the thoughts and opinions of finance leaders across public, private, and not-for-profit sectors.

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IN THE NEWS: #BeCyberSmart This Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Eighteen years ago, Cybersecurity Awareness Month was first launched by the Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance. Hugh Scantlebury, our Founder and CEO features in this article.

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IN THE NEWS: WMH Day 2021 – better mental wellbeing despite inequality

World Mental Health Day is an important day to mark, as we celebrate how far we have come and consider what more we can be doing to improve mental health around the world. Our Founder and CEO features in this article.

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IN THE NEWS: TMV features Aqilla and Payen

TechMarketView features one of our latest customers, Payen, in UKHotViews.

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IN THE NEWS: IT Pro Day 2021: Adapting to an evolving landscape

Our Founder and Director, Hugh Scantlebury was asked to share his thoughts for IT Pro Day 2021.

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UPDATE: Aqilla shortlisted for the 2021 Accounting Solutions Providers

CFO Tech Outlook evaluation panel has shortlisted Aqilla to be featured among the “Top 5 Accounting Solutions Providers in UK 2021” in their European annual edition of Accounting.

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IN THE NEWS: The charity, which accepts online donations, is already seeing the benefit.

Delighted to see one of our valued customers feature in The Times on Sunday’s feature focusing on finance teams and the challenges a modern organization faces.

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IN THE NEWS: Global Banking & Finance Review – Digitally transformed finance teams are paving the way for business agility

Simon Bull, Sales Operations & Business Development Manager at Aqilla, writing in Global Banking and Finance Review, has given his thoughts on how the finance departments that are pushing through with their projects, whilst carefully manoeuvring regulatory requirements, are now beginning to reap the benefits. 

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IN THE NEWS: Tech Trends – The future of finance is digital

Aqilla’s Business Development Manager, Simon Bull, has gathered his thoughts for Finance Derivative, looking at the benefits of adopting a more daring approach with the finance function.

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IN THE NEWS: Finextra – How technology can support finance professionals in driving business growth

In recent years, the finance professional’s role has evolved from its traditional silo into a more integrated element of business planning, strategy and operations. Today, many finance professionals are focusing on providing wide-ranging advice to their teams and colleagues, identifying new opportunities and helping deliver the overall organisational vision. 

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IN THE NEWS: Global Banking & Finance Review: How technology can support finance professionals in driving business growth

Aqilla CEO, Hugh Scantlebury, has given his thoughts in the Global Banking and Finance Review about how the future of technology will be utilised to support finance professionals as they strive to drive business growth. 

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IN THE NEWS: Digitalization World – Octopus Energy selects Aqilla

Digitalization World feature an article that discusses why Octopus Energy selected Aqilla to support their increasingly growing business finance and accounting needs.

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In the News: MarTechCube: Aqilla places customer experience at the heart of its latest software update

Aqilla has announced a re-engineered interface for an improved customer experience that also supports responsive design behaviour when used on tablets and other mobile devices.

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Product Release: 2021.01

Full release notes of Version 2021.01, including the new-look User Interface and changes to the Document Summary.

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IN THE NEWS: PCR: Retail analysis – 2020’s COVID crisis transitions into 2021’s recovery phase

Aqilla CEO, Hugh Scantlebury, gives his thoughts and predictions for how the market will react in 2021 as we begin to push forward after a collectively difficult 2020.

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IN THE NEWS: AccountingWeb: What the Brexit deal means for accountancy

There is much confusion over what Brexit means for accountancy. Aqilla CEO Hugh Scantlebury gives his thoughts on the matter in this latest article over at AccountingWeb. 

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IN THE NEWS: IT PRO Portal: How will automation change the human workplace?

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FAST. AFFORDABLE. ENTERPRISE. CLOUD. GET STARTED NOW

We know our technology is great, our customers know it is great, and we want to make it easy for YOU to experience our incredible cloud-native finance and accounting platform.

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IN THE NEWS: Information Age – How to deploy ERP in an agile manner

This Information Age article explores how companies can start to deploy enterprise resource planning (ERP) in an agile manner

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IN THE NEWS: Finance Derivative: The Future of Finance Lies in the Cloud

Chris Tredwell, Enterprise Business Development Manager at Aqilla features in Finance Derivitive

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IN THE NEWS: FinExtra: Aqilla to provide expense automation for customers with Pleo

Aqilla is delighted to announce our partnership with Pleo.

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PRESS RELEASE: Aqilla available on G-Cloud 12

Aqilla is available on G-Cloud 12, the latest release of the popular procurement framework which helps customers in the UK public sector find and buy cloud computing services, has now been released.

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IN THE NEWS: IT Pro Day: Why are IT professionals crucial to businesses?

In recognition of this year’s IT Pro Day, Open Access Government asks nine technology experts why IT professionals are the backbone of all businesses. Our Colin Christianson, Director & Chief Product Architect was invited to comment…

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IN THE NEWS: Our latest feature, SmartAI, is here

Digitalisation World shares the news of how SmartAI has been developed by Aqilla to incorporate the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and automation, in order to learn and understand a variety of business processes within the software.

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IN THE NEWS: Graig Shipping feature in Digital Ship Magazine

Privately-owned shipowner and maritime financial services company Graig Shipping has rolled out the Aqilla accounting solution to help the company make decisions relating to the changing market.

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IN THE NEWS: Cloud agility eases Aqilla through crisis

John Stokdyk – Editor in Chief (interim) – at AccountingWEB discussed the course Aqilla has charted through the Coivd-19 crisis.

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IN THE NEWS: Effective procurement in an evolving Covid-19 world.

Aqilla co-founder and CEO, Hugh Scantlebury, argues governmental organisations need to adapt to a changed world, and procurement needs to be bold, and re-examine the essentials in this article from THINK Digital Partners.

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IN THE NEWS: Finance Derivative features Aqilla “Embracing tech-led change is key to the future of finance and accounting.”

For finance professionals, the wider application of technology to analysis, reporting, processes and governance will have a significant influence on the skills and knowledge required to fulfil the various financial and accountancy roles in the businesses of tomorrow.

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IN THE NEWS: Global Banking & Finance features Aqilla discussing “The Downsides of ‘Cloudwashed’ software”

The cloud goes beyond simply storing and hosting, and is at the forefront of a wave of new technological progress. Developers often work together, sharing information through open-source collaboration, creating new solutions to old problems and improving the experience for customers.

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IN THE NEWS: BusinessCloud considers “What will the post-pandemic business landscape look like?”

Six industry predict their view of the “New Normal” and offer advice for businesses preparing for life after COVID-19.

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IN THE NEWS: Leaving lockdown: What will happen when offices become an option again?

Post-pandemic, organisations are going to have to seriously review their finance software and begin to opt for cloud-based finance platforms. CEOs will turn to the finance department first for support with this, so accounting systems need to be able to support this business need. Every organisation needs finance software, and so having a cloud-based accounting and finance.

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IN THE NEWS: Post-pandemic predictions: Learning from the crisis to be stronger than before

Our very own Sales Operations & Business Development Manager – Simon Bull – was invited to share his views on Post-pandemic predictions.

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IN THE NEWS: Financial Accountant Magazine features Aqilla

Aqilla CEO Hugh Scantlebury has been giving his thoughts to The Institute of Financial Accountants on whether finance can adapt to remote working in the long term (see page 16).

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IN THE NEWS: Embracing tech-led change is key to the future of finance and accounting

For every forward-thinking business, financial and accounting excellence has become central to understanding performance in real time, maximising opportunities and predicting risk. Understanding every nuance of current and future financial health has worked its way into a modern business culture where improvement and innovation are always on the agenda.

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IN THE NEWS: Aqilla announces ‘lifeboat’ service to enable finance teams to work remotely in just five days

Providing firms with fast access to a fully compliant, cloud-based accountancy platform will ensure crucial business continuity for many, particularly those struggling with unavailable on-premises accounting and business solutions, or relying on Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) and remote desktop options.

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FAST START to Finance in the Cloud

With fast start, in just 5 days you will be working with a fully functional cloud accounting and finance system, available to 5 users within your organisation.

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PRESS RELEASE: Aqilla Awarded a Place on NHS London Procurement Partnership Framework

PRESS RELEASE: Aqilla Awarded a Place on NHS London Procurement Partnership Framework

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IN THE NEWS: Changing for the Better – a New Era for Finance and Accounting

Change has become part of modern business culture and an ability to proactively seek out ways to change is generally seen as virtue.

Read this article published in Finance Digest

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IN THE NEWS: Why Disruptive Change is Benefiting Finance and Accounting

When it comes to finance and accounting, what are the key drivers of change?

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Aqilla announces end of support for Microsoft Internet Explorer

In preparation for the end of support dates, we recommend users switch to a more up to date browser as soon as possible. Examples include Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge or MacOS Safari.

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Since 2006 Cloud

A round-up of 2019

This holiday season will not only see the end of the year, but the start of a new decade. For over 15 years Aqilla has been focused on developing world-class accounting and finance software…

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Press Release: A trio of appointments to support impressive growth plans at Cloud accounting software company Aqilla

Aqilla – the Cloud finance and accounting software solution specialist – has seen a number of additions to its core team based in London Waterloo to support considerable growth.

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Aqilla Customer Conference – A Roundup

On Wednesday 16th October, at the Royal Society of Medicine in London. We welcomed valued users from over 50 organisations to our conference: The Finance Professional for Tomorrow.

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Recent Microsoft Windows 10 Updates 

Aqilla were proud to announce the swift resolution created by the Aqilla Development & Support teams this week in response to an issue that arose as a consequence of a recent Microsoft Windows update. 

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TLS (Transport Layer Security) Switchover – August 24th

This year Aqilla, along with other leading cloud-based providers, will be focusing support on the latest TLS (Transport Layer Security) internet protocol – version 1.3.

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Aqilla available on G-Cloud 11

The government’s eleventh iteration of the popular G-Cloud procurement framework has been released, with a staggering 4,200 suppliers now signed up.

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Secure Downloads

With the Aqilla Excel Add-in, the user can analyse live data, update reference data or import transactional data straight from an Excel worksheet into Aqilla.

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News: Aqilla officially recognised by HMRC as being ready and available to support Making Tax Digital

Anyone signing up for Making Tax Digital (MTD) needs to use accounting software that (subject to needs) lets you submit VAT returns to HMRC throughout the year.

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Gartner 2018

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Core Financial Management Suites

Solution – announced today it has appeared in the Gartner report covering their Magic Quadrant for Cloud Core Financial Management Suites for Midsize, Large and Global Enterprises. The aim of this report is to aid in identifying suitable vendors of cloud solutions.

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Nova Accountica

Newsletter: Nova Accountica March 2018

In this edition of Nova Accountica we cover topics such as: How PIB manage sophisticated inter-company controls; what we’ve has done to prepare for GDPR; automatic bank transactions and of course, fintech news.

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Nova Accountica

Newsletter: Nova Accountica November 2017

In this edition of Nova Accountica we cover topics such as: Bank Account Access by 3rd Parties; the fear surrounding Gdpr; Aqilla’s API and of course, fintech news.

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Nova Accountica

Newsletter: Nova Accountica June 2017

In this edition of Nova Accountica we cover topics such as: A beginners guide to RegTech; what charities can learn from consultants; exciting features in the latest release fo Aqilla and of course, fintech news.

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Nova Accountica

Newsletter: Nova Accountica March 2017

In this edition of Nova Accountica we cover topics such as: the Spring Budget; Aqilla’s new partner Caliber Global Consulting; the growing risk of cyber attacks and of course, fintech news.

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Nova Accountica

Newsletter: Nova Accountica January 2017

In this edition of Nova Accountica we cover topics such as: the Investigory Powers Act; how the Aqilla User Conferance went;how financial services firm Shard Capital moved to the cloud and of course, fintech news.

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Newsletter: Nova Accountica September 2016

In this edition of Nova Accountica we cover topics such as: how LGBCE use Aqilla to improve transparency; what brexit might mean for business; whats in the latest Aqilla update and of course, fintech news.

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Newsletter: Nova Accountica June 2016

Welcome to our brand new newsletter Nova Accountica. In this edition we cover topics such as what charities can learn from Kids Company, making it onto the UK Government Digital Outcomes and Specialists Framework, how a businesses must adapt to the changing market place and fintech news.

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Newsletter: Web 2.0 Accounting June 2011

This edition of WEB 2.0 Accounting looks at the key issues and areas that can be improved upon to alleviate the problem of a slow month end close and provides 5 tips to facilitate a quicker and more efficient month end. Read this newsletter to find out how to transform your finance department.

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Newsletter: Web 2.0 Accounting July 2011

See how the constant evolution of Aqilla is providing functionality that make business’ better including: posting documents from document enquiries, value checking, multi-recipient emails, simplified transactional processing and configurable financial reports. Read this newsletter to find out how to transform your finance department.

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Newsletter: Web 2.0 Accounting September 2010

The latest version of Aqilla provides even more versatile configuration. An integrated approach to CRM. Cloud Computing news digest. Read this newsletter to find out how to transform your finance department.

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Newsletter: Web 2.0 Accounting April 2010

Too many companies are failing to maximise their commercial opportunities because they simply have neither the time nor ability to proactively monitor and assess business performance. Read this newsletter to find out how to transform your finance department.

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Newsletter: Web 2.0 Accounting October 2009

What excuses will people face in moving to web based accounting. Earlier in 2009 a study by Kelton Research on behalf of Avenade of over 500 C-level executives and IT decision makers across 17 countries in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Read this newsletter to find out how to transform your finance department.

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Newsletter: Web 2.0 Accounting September 2009

The majority of finance professionals see the ability to use applications anywhere and collaboration with colleagues as the key drivers for adopting web based services. Read this newsletter to find out how to transform your finance department.

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Newsletter: Web 2.0 Accounting April 2009

As well as using technology, using the right “terminology” is just as important to the modern enterprise. It improves understanding, helps set expectations, speeds up communication and reduces errors. Read this newsletter to find out how to transform your finance department.

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Newsletter: Web 2.0 Accounting November 2008

Back in 2006 SaaS Accounting was in its infancy. Today, with virtually complete national broadband coverage; mobile broadband reducing in price and the increasing popularity of mobile devices such as Netbooks etc. have all had a profound impact on the marketplace. Read this newsletter to find out how to transform your finance department.

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Newsletter: Web 2.0 Accounting May 2008

Customers are smart. Today we see more and more customers looking to buy what they actually need and not what the major vendors want to sell them. Read this newsletter to find out how to transform your finance department.

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Newsletter: Web 2.0 Accounting July 2007

The modern finance department is very different from that which has gone before. It exists to add value and support to businesses; to provide information to aid effective investment and effective corporate governance. Read this newsletter to find out how to transform your finance department.

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