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Veeam integrates Cloudian's object storage into its data management platform
HyperStore will now act as a Kasten backup target, providing cloud-native storage with S3 compatibility, as well as ransomware protection.
Technology, not training, protects users from phishing
Businesses should prioritise utilisation of readily available authentication technologies to prevent the ongoing phishing threat.
Gartner reveals top predictions for 2022 and beyond
The bulk of the report focus on the lessons learned by businesses and IT leaders during ongoing COVID-related disruptions.
How digital innovations in rapid antigen testing helps boost business continuity
Businesses are now turning to rapid antigen testing as a primary COVID-19 surveillance tool to encourage employees to return to the workplace.
Snowflake launches Media Data Cloud, a collaboration tool for media and advertising
“The Snowflake Media Data Cloud will fuel the next wave of innovation in the advertising ecosystem.”
Digital Transformation / DX
Preserving cash without sacrificing growth or innovation
More so than ever before, an organisation’s ability to quickly pivot and ramp up or down spending priorities is essential.
85% of Australian tech leaders say digital transformation demand outstrips IT budget growth
Australian IT teams are losing control of digital infrastructure as non-IT business units take the lead in developing most of the applications that they use.
ESET and Chillisoft launch MDR solution in A/NZ
The MDR service offers customers remotely delivered security operation centre capabilities, which can be used to respond to threats.
Ennoconn to digitally transform manufacturing systems with Google Cloud
The first stage of the collaboration will see Ennoconn migrate its sales, marketing and operations systems from on-premises infrastructure to Google Cloud.
IT services revenue to hit $1.1 trillion this year — IDC
Global IT and business services revenue is estimated to grow by 3.4% this year, according to new data from IDC.
Secureworks expands EDR portfolio with two new solutions
The two new tools will give customers access to ‘comprehensive prevention, detection, and response protection across the attack surface’.
How modern technology can help reduce backlogs in the judicial system
There are various tools available that can speed up both courtroom proceedings and the internal workings of the legal profession.
Avast announces three new appointments to leadership team
Daria Loi will serve as head of innovation, Siggi Stefnisson as head of threat labs, and Andrew Gardner as vice president of research and AI.
Tech skills shortage
How to make a difference to Australia's digital skill shortage
Australia's reduction in migration has created a shortage of skills in the economy, and the impact has been particularly severe on the technology industry.
Artificial Intelligence / AI
Cybersecurity practitioners are convinced they need AI — now comes the hard part
Applying advanced analytics technologies effectively to enhance security posture is no simple task, writes LogRhythm VP for sales APAC Simon Howe.
Mergers and Acquisitions
rhipe's acquisition deal with Crayon now legally effective
As part of the deal, Crayon will acquire all of the shares in rhipe upon implementation of the Scheme — expected to be 3 November.
10 Minute IT Jams
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is Kong?
Kong is an open-source API gateway and platform that acts as middleware between compute clients and API-centric applications.
Secure your new hybrid workplace – because it’s here to stay
Identity and access management are poised to take centre stage in the next phase of corporate security revamp, writes Entrust security director for APJ James Cook.
Playing dumb no longer an option against ransomware reporting
Given the massive amounts of data enterprises hold, it may seem like an impossible task to prove what data was accessed and by whom. It isn’t.
How card-linked loyalty programs will take e-commerce to the next level
A card-linked loyalty program can help retailers and service providers take their e-commerce to the next level in several ways.
Microsoft makes Emissions Impact Dashboard tool generally available
The tool gives customers insight into the greenhouse gas emissions associated with using Microsoft cloud services.
Ivanti continues appointment spree with new channels manager for A/NZ
Karen Nicholson will be the company's next channels manager for A/NZ. It comes a week after the company announced its newest CEO and board members.
Privileged Access Management / PAM
Secure cloud migration with privileged access management
PAM can offer insight into risks that may be adjusted depending on the threat landscape, writes ThycoticCentrify chief security scientist Joseph Carson.
Google Cloud to help Siemens Energy shift data centers to cloud
With the new partnership, the energy technology company aims to bring its company-wide SAP systems into a cloud environment.