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Sustainability
Schneider Electric ups the ante on sustainability strategy
"We've made some progress but to avoid a major energy challenge, all data centres - including distributed edge data centres - must be more sustainable."
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Data analytics
Qlik releases new capabilities, underpinned by Snowflake integration
“We're seeing continued customer success and growth in demand to leverage Qlik and Snowflake together to advance cloud data analytics strategies."
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Sustainability
Aligned Data Centers increases sustainability-linked loan
Aligned Data Centers has increased its sustainability-linked loan from $375 million to $1.75 billion to speed up the next phase of its strategic growth.
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Cloud
Vodafone NZ buys remaining stake in retail joint venture
Vodafone New Zealand has purchased the remaining 50% stake in the specialist joint venture (JV) with private equity company Millennium Corp.
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Digital Transformation
Why enterprise records management should be part of any digital transformation strategy
Modern organisations create and rely upon an enormous volume of content, and digital records make up a significant proportion of that content.
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Cybersecurity
ThoughtLab reveals 10 best practices for cybersecurity in 2022
The benchmarking study reveals best practices that can reduce the probability of a material breach and the time it takes to find and respond to those that happen.
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Data
Aussie data & analytic execs not confident in data strategy
Less than half of Australian data and analytics leaders are confident in their data strategy as siloes and lack of culture prevent innovation.
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Microsoft
Spark launches Microsoft Dynamics 365 upgrade across enterprise
Spark and Microsoft NZ have recently collaborated to launch Microsoft Dynamics 365 across the entire Spark business enterprise.
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Data
Businesses unable to properly succeed in data economy
Only 6%  of businesses use, access, and share data and data services in a way that grants them all the business benefits provided by a robust data strategy.
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Storage
Robotics automation: Current thoughts, expected trends, and meeting consumer demands
As companies seek to not only survive, but thrive in these disruptive times, many are looking to automated systems for their labour-strapped warehouses and distribution centres.
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Digital Transformation
Kyndryl extends SAP partnership to aid digital transformation
Kyndryl has announced an expanded strategic partnership with SAP, focused on developing new solutions to help customers solve complex challenges.
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Malware
Top eight DDoS attacks that organisations must avoid
Malware perils lurk in all directions, with DDoS attacks high on the danger list. In fact, early this year, Microsoft disclosed the largest DDoS attack ever recorded at 3.47Tbps.
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Business Intelligence / BI
Four ways to monetise your data, according to a data expert
In this article, Rohan Persaud, Director of Channels and Alliances and leading expert from Sisense, reveals how organisations can transform data into revenue.
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Infrastructure
What’s really holding Australian organisations back from data innovation?
Data holds incredible power for Australian organisations to level up operations and hit their stride, regardless of their business goals or the unique challenges they're facing.
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Testing
FIDO Alliance champions security and authentication experts
FIDO Alliance has announced that testing is now available for individuals seeking to become FIDO Certified Professionals.
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Gaming
Game review: Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands (PC)
Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands is a spin-off that joins Borderlands, Borderlands 2, Borderlands 3, and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel.
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Cloud
Radware introduces new API-based security solution
Radware has introduced a new API-based security architecture solution to help reduce latency and improve security.
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Business Intelligence / BI
Does your data stack up? What it takes to build a great modern data stack
Fivetran and Sisense explore what it takes to build a great data stack to improve efficiency and retain competitive advantage.
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Gaming
Game review: Serious Sam: Siberian Mayhem (PC)
The ever-expanding Serious Sam first-person shooter franchise gets another entry with Serious Sam: Siberian Mayhem.
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Migration
Mounting challenges threaten the promise of cloud in A/NZ
Cloud and data centre leaders must address misalignment exacerbating cloud costs and changes in strategic direction, according to a new study from ADAPT.
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SaaS
Ransomware as a service explained: What is RaaS
Ransomware as a service is a major threat to all cybersecurity data and systems. Similar to software as a service, RaaS provides easy subscription-based access to ransomware to those with little-to-no programming expertise.
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Data analytics
How leveraging AI-driven analytics can increase customer satisfaction in the contact centre
Failing to provide competitive, high-quality customer service at every touchpoint can lead to low levels of customer satisfaction, which can have detrimental impacts on a business.
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Gaming
Game review: Mini Motorways (PC)
Dinosaur Polo Club’s follow-up to Mini Metro, Mini Motorways has added Wellington, NZ to the list of cities players can cover with roads.
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Cheetah Digital
Unlocking your data: Why customer loyalty is more than ‘a points system’
A powerful customer engagement strategy involves more than a loyalty offering. It needs a 'customer-obsessed' mindset that puts the customer experience at the heart and centre.