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Cheetah Digital
Privacy, data ethics and the ‘seismic shift’ in consumer trust
Aussie consumers have low levels of trust for advertising, but will pay more to purchase from a trusted brand, a new report from Cheetah Digital reveals.
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Micro Focus SaaS offerings praised in new GigaOm Radar report
The LoadRunner family of performance engineering solutions was positioned leader in the GigaOm Radar for Cloud Performance Testing Tools report.
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Customer experience
BillingPlatform introduces new enhancements to revenue management services
Some of the new developments include hosted payment pages, and new and updated connectors to Salesforce, NetSuite, OneSource, Avalara and other enterprise systems.
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ABI Research
NaaS market expected to reach $150B by 2030 - research
"The market is immature and fragmented, but telco market revenue will exceed US$75 billion by 2030 if they act now and transform to align with requirements."
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How Wavelink fosters creativity and careers in the channel
Wavelink is a 100% channel business, with all sales flowing through its authorised reseller partners. It has been a B2B technology distributor for almost 24 years and offers a broad range of software across cybersecurity, mobility, networking, and healthcare.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from Mandiant
Today we are joined by Louis Tague, who is the VP and managing director for A/NZ at Mandiant. We discuss what kinds of trends to company is seeing in the market and what new innovations they have in the pipeline.
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Hisense launches in New Zealand with new product range
Consumer electronics and home entertainment brand Hisense has launched in New Zealand, bringing its range of TVs, refrigeration, and laundry products to Kiwi customers.
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SYSPRO launches cloud ERP solution for AU manufacturers
Following an early adopter program, SYSPRO has launched its Cloud ERP deployment option to Australian manufacturers and distributors.
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PC shipments
PC shipments have slowed, but overall demand remains strong
Shipments of traditional PCs, including desktops, notebooks, and workstations, declined 5.1% in the first quarter of 2022, but exceeded earlier forecasts.
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IDC quarterly report names Fortinet as top company in Australia
IDC has named Fortinet as the number one ranking company for 2021 in Australia in terms of security appliance units shipped, fastest growth speed, and market share.
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Network Security
Versa Networks is 2021 unified SASE market share leader
Versa Networks has announced it has been listed as the unified secure access service edge (SASE) market share leader for 2021, with an 84% market share.
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Big Data Exchange
BDx expands reach in Asia with Singapore global HQ
Big Data Exchange (BDx) has announced the relocation of the company's global headquarters to Singapore, with the aim of creating new career opportunities and increasing data center offerings and energy effectiveness.
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Coles partners with Adobe for better workflow and commerce solutions
Australian shoppers will soon be able to benefit from personalised, connected omnichannel experiences thanks to a new partnership between Coles and Adobe.
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Data management
Cloudera report reveals complexity and velocity of data crucial for determining growth
A new report by Cloudera has revealed that the complexity and velocity of enterprise data is crucial for the growth of Australian organisations as the economy resets for a post-pandemic future.
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Share and EFT platform moomoo launching in Australia
Share and EFT trading platform moomoo is launching in Australia, offering free analyst reports and level 2 US market data along with free brokerage for users in the first 90 days.
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Tripwell launches platform for travel planning and commerce
Australian based travel publisher Tripwell has launched its new digital platform, which looks to utilise social media for the purpose of travel planning and commerce.
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Best looking phone survey reveals surprising market trends
The survey not only found the best looking devices, but revealed some interesting facts about the cellular phone market on a whole.
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Great Resignation
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from Smith Brothers Media
Today we are joined by James Smith who is the CEO of digital agency Smith Brothers Media. James joins us today to discuss the concept of The Great Resignation and the impact it has for businesses like theirs and also their clients and suppliers.
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Vodafone bolsters cybersecurity portfolio with DEFEND
The company recently signed a conditional agreement to acquire a 60% majority share of cybersecurity specialists DEFEND.
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Snapchat and Ticketmaster announce new media innovation
Snapchat and Ticketmaster have announced a partnership that is set to change the ways of event commerce and media.
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Neat announces new channel developments in A/NZ to meet growing demand
Video device company Neat has revealed a new A/NZ channel partnership set to enable further growth and help meet the significant demand for its Zoom enabled solutions.
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App and social media usage numbers soar in Australia
Social media and general app usage has soared in Australia, with new figures revealing 83% of Australians are now on some form of social media.
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Identity and Access Management
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from HID Global
This week, we speak to Bernard Evans, who is the sales director, physical identity access at HID Global.
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Hosted Network
Hosted Network and Sea-Level Operations team up to provide the best solutions for Australian MSPs
Choosing a good cloud service provider can be the make or break choice when determining an MSP's success, and to curb this worry they should look no further than Hosted Network.