Big data and analytics solutions to total $22.6 billion in APAC for 2020
The report further states that 74% of enterprises intend to maintain or increase investments in BDA solutions in 2021.
Can an organisation’s data achieve its full potential?
Six digital transformation trends to watch in 2021
A/NZ embraces creative leadership for business success - Adobe report
DCI Data Centers to build $400m facility in Sydney
Brisbane fintech launches with ambitious goals
The current state of ransomware — and its future
Mastercard ups the digital payments game with latest launch
Mastercard has launched its Cloud Tap on Phone payment technology, and the first live pilot of its Cloud Point of Sale acceptance technology.
Avolution a Leader in Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Tools
This is the fourth year in a row that the company has been placed as a Leader in this Magic Quadrant.
COVID: A/NZ businesses unprepared in business continuity planning
"Creating a flexible, digitally-enabled, and highly-engaged workforce could prove to be the most crucial element for future business continuity planning."
Former VMware COO jumps ship to Nutanix as new CEO; VMware begins litigation
Former VMware COO Rajiv Ramaswami has been caught up in litigation from his former employer, which alleges that he breached contractual obligations after jumping ship to Nutanix as its new CEO.
Microservices-based applications rely on key-value or NoSQL databases - study
“The change of application architecture into microservices significantly impacts the data layer supporting these services."
Palo Alto announces new cloud location in Australia
The move will allow regional organisations in Australia to utilise several of Palo Alto’s high-performance solutions, as well as enabling these organisations to store their logs within Australian borders, the company says.
Cognizant significantly expands Australian presence with Servian acquisition
Cognizant is working to enhance the company’s digital portfolio and market presence in Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ), with the announcement of a new acquisition.
A brief history of cyber-threats — from 2000 to 2020
Many significant cybersecurity events have occurred since the year 2000 — not every one of them ‘firsts’, but all of them correlating with a change in security behaviour or protection.
Oracle releases APEX platform as a service
The low-code app development platform is now available as a standalone managed cloud service.
The six critical factors for a successful data science project
Despite the significant value that data science can deliver, there are still some significant hurdles that need to be overcome, writes Snowflake vice president of sales for APAC, Peter O'Connor.
SaaS banking 'unicorn' Mambu eyes APAC expansion
This latest funding round was backed by TCV, which is a capital investment firm that has backed the likes of Airbnb, Expedia, LinkedIn, Netflix, and Zillow.
Alibaba Cloud and LGMS tackle hybrid and multi-cloud security
Alibaba Cloud and LGMS, a cybersecurity consulting company, are teaming up to tackle the challenge of security around digital transformation and hybrid cloud.
Why effective ROI messaging is critical for driving sales and adoption
ROI-focused communications can help with the approval for unbudgeted purchases and give customers the ability to proceed with two competing projects instead of choosing between them, writes Gigamon CFO Dave Arkley.
What, no crystal balls? Public Trust moves to dynamic forecasting
Financial planning can be challenging in the best of times, but planning in a crisis takes it to another level.
Blockpass and Chainlink team up to deliver new solution to blockchain ecosystem
The possibilities created by this are expansive and will entail multiple services for proving age, geography, and investor classification, amongst others, Blockpass states.
COVID-19: The gateway to innovation for Australia?
Australian organisations are embracing a culture of innovation and looking to accelerate opportunities due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new Microsoft-IDC study.
Zoom grows hybrid workforce customer base with 1 million phone seats
It reached the milestone shortly before the company's two-year anniversary of the product's general availability.
Gartner: The character traits CIOs will need to have in 2021
“CEOs are looking for executives who are capable of weathering crises."
Pega acquires speech analytics firm Qurious.io
Qurious.io uses artificial intelligence to help customer service employees deal with customers.
Lenovo announces smart glasses and OLED for Yoga 7i Pro
The new ThinkReality A3 smart glasses are designed for enterprise or industrial use for various AR use cases.
Three keys to keep remote workforce operational: VPNs, SaaS apps, and internet health
In many ways, the COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in what is effectively the largest work-from-home experiment ever conducted in human history. For many organisations, this has brought forward plans they had for digital transformation.
nbn sets world record for long-range 5G transmission
Achieved a stable 5G mmWave transmission of close to 1Gbps at 7.3km, double the distance recorded three months ago, and a new record globally.
Nureva conferencing system now Teams certified
The system uses a combination of cameras and ’8192 virtual microphones’ which capture sound in all areas of a room.
Frost & Sullivan: “Massive growth” ahead for 5G enterprise market
To support future applications, enterprises should explore 5G capabilities to serve their wireless connectivity requirements, the company says.
Investment in AI and nanotech surges in wake of COVID-19
The acceleration highlights wide recognition that the world cannot afford the human and economic cost of another pandemic.
Microsoft: new Surface Pro 7+ for Business, 85” Hub to start shipping
The newest Surface model includes an LTE option for those who need mobile connectivity.
Microsoft to launch dedicated cloud service for retail sector
Microsoft Cloud for Retail is designed specifically to help retailers turn data into insights through various Microsoft services.
Samsung Electronics names new Southeast Asia & Oceania boss
“I am pleased to return to Southeast Asia and Oceania, and lead one of the vibrant leading hubs for Samsung Electronics globally."
Workplace for Facebook rolls out two new broadcast capabilities
Workplace from Facebook has rolled out a couple of new services designed to help businesses and their employees navigate hybrid working and lockdown periods.
Informatica launches 'world first' customer experience SaaS solution
Informatica has released a Customer 360 SaaS solution, designed to help enterprises rethink and reimagine how they deliver Customer Experience (CX) in a post-pandemic, digital-first, cloud world.
Report: Why businesses should take care to seek a 'true' cloud offering
The move towards cloud communications is inevitable for most organisations. But choosing a solution with DNA rooted in the benefits of a true cloud offering can go a long way in preventing future headaches.
Organisations unprepared for IT needs of the future - IBM
Organisations are not prepared for the future IT needs of the business and nearly all are moving to advance their transition to cloud infrastructure.
The 5 biggest decisions for business leaders in 2021, according to Gartner
Focusing on the role of HR leaders within the organisation, Gartner has highlighted five future of work decisions that must be made in 2021 if businesses want to rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Increased expenditure in cloud and more IT support for remote working driving larger budgets
Research reveals more than three in five IT directors believe their employers' IT budget will increase for 2021.
NBN and LEDC partner up to improve infrastructure in 'underserved' areas of Australia
LEDC will first see measures implemented across 14 LEDC locations in New South Wales, with later roll-outs in Victoria and Queensland.
LogRhythm buys out MistNet to bolster analytics capabilities
LogRhythm says its aim is to bring stronger levels of machine learning-based detection and response.
Telstra's 5G footprint now covers 50% of Australians, the company says
“Our customers have told us coverage is the most important thing when it comes to 5G so Telstra’s 5G roll out reaching more than half of the Australian population is a huge milestone.”
Oracle releases new version of converged database
Lenovo extends carbon offset service to APAC
Companies can choose offsets from selected United Nations-approved eco-friendly projects from around the globe when purchasing selected products.
F5 to pay US$500m for edge app platform vendor
Aims to leverage the acquisition of Volterra to create an edge 2.0 platform for enterprises and service providers.