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IDC forecasts the foundational cloud service market to grow revenue at 28.8% CAGR
IDC estimates annual recurring revenue from foundational cloud services will increase from under $100 billion in 2020 to over $300 billion in 2025.
Gartner Magic Quadrant
Zoho's ManageEngine positioned in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant
ManageEngine has announced it's been positioned in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Endpoint Management Tools.
Alibaba Cloud and Salesforce plan to launch new commerce product
Alibaba Cloud and Salesforce are working toward an agreement to launch Salesforce Social Commerce, a headless commerce product designed and built in China.
ServiceNow's new platform helps businesses facing hybrid work challenges
ServiceNow has announced its Now Platform Rome release, delivering hundreds of innovations to help organisations adapt to the hybrid work era.
There's an increased demand for open-source talent, but 92% of employers struggle to find enough
The ninth annual Open Source Jobs Report examines trends in open-source hiring, retention, and training.
Bentley Systems' NZ-based software vendor Seequent acquires Minalytix
Bentley Systems has announced its New Zealand based Seequent business unit has acquired Canadian software company Minalytix, developer of MX Deposit.
New low-code tools from Salesforce automate time-consuming, manual processes
Salesforce rolls out three new Einstein Automate products to help customers use low-code tools to automate time-consuming, manual processes.
CoderSchool closes US$2.6 million pre-Series A funding
CoderSchool has announced closing a US$2.6 million pre-Series A round led by Monks Hill Ventures.
Artificial Intelligence / AI
AI-driven solution automates and simplifies campus network rollouts
Juniper Networks has announced new AI enterprise features enabling customers to scale and simplify the rollout of campus wired and wireless networks.
Snowflake first to successfully complete new global sensitive data assessment
Snowflake has announced the successful completion of an assessment conducted by KPMG on the 14 Key Cloud Controls for protecting sensitive data.
Financial services organisations spend over $2.62 million on ransomware recovery
Mid-sized financial services organisations in Asia Pacific and Japan spent more than US$2.62 million on average recovering from ransomware attacks.
Business Intelligence / BI
The majority of ANZ businesses believe observability is essential, only a handful use it
While 92% of ANZ respondents believe observability is essential and strategic to their business, only 25% have fully developed observability practices.
IDC forecasts cloud spending to reach $1.3 trillion by 2025
International Data Corporation has forecast global "whole cloud" spending to reach $1.3 trillion by 2025.
Networked bot attacks increase as human-initiated attack levels fall
A new report reveals that bot attack volumes grew 41% year over year, with human-initiated attacks falling 29% in the first half of 2021.
Intuit confirms the $12 billion acquisition of Mailchimp
Intuit, the global technology platform behind TurboTax, QuickBooks, Mint, and Credit Karma, has announced it's agreed to acquire Mailchimp.
Apple unveils the new iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max
Apple has today introduced the iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max, redesigned inside and out.
Business Intelligence / BI
How enterprises are benefiting from streaming data - survey
New research focuses on how enterprises benefit from the increasing amount of streaming data.
Cloudera appoints SaaS industry veteran as VP and managing director for ANZ
Cloudera has announced the appointment of Robert Yue as the new vice president and managing director for Australia and New Zealand.
New Microsoft Teams integrations drive deeper enterprise collaboration
Fuze has announced expanded Microsoft Teams integrations enabling more seamless and efficient workflows between Fuze and Teams users.
Six60 backed Sidehustle app launches - the social marketplace app for entrepreneurs
Sidehustle Ecommerce launches Sidehustle, a social marketplace app where brands and individuals can buy, sell and rent items, and find and list jobs.
IT service management / ITSM
Zoho's ManageEngine named a Niche Player in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant
ManageEngine has announced it's been named a Niche Player in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for IT Service Management Tools.
GSBN blockchain platform goes live, built in collaboration with Oracle, Microsoft and Alibaba Cloud
Global Shipping Business Network's blockchain platform has officially gone live to accelerate digital transformation in the global trade sector
Fortinet to train one million people globally - helping close the cybersecurity skills gap
Fortinet has pledged to train one million people to help close the cybersecurity skills gap following the recent White House summit.
US$8 billion market for IoT security services on 4G and 5G networks by 2026
By 2026, IoT cellular connections will number more than 3 billion, with 4G LTE and LPWA networks bearing the brunt of these new connections.