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E-waste becoming a massive issue for businesses, so what can be done?
E-waste is a global concern, and is quickly becoming a crisis of its own, the researchers state. In fact, more than 53 million metric tons of e-waste was produced in 2019.
Data mastery the difference between success and failure, report finds
"A mindset change is needed - leaders must accept and embrace an agile culture of experimentation if they are to achieve data activation.”
Cisco report: Remote working is here to stay, making cybersecurity a top priority
"With this new way of working here to stay and organisations looking to increase their investment in cybersecurity, there’s a unique opportunity to transform the way we approach security as an industry to better meet the needs of our customers and end-users.”
Forrester names Pega ‘Leader’ in interaction management
Received top scores in 2/3 high-level categories – current offering and strategy – as well as the highest score possible in 25 of 30 criteria.
Microsoft: Kiwis find innovation easier post-pandemic
According to newly published survey results, 85% found innovation to be hard before COVID-19, while now just 40% express the same sentiment.
Cloud use widespread but lacks depth, Contino report reveals
While just 1% of enterprises have no cloud use at all, just 13% have fully-realised, business-wide cloud adoption programmes.
Nitro report: remote workers need better document handling
“Before the halo dims, we need to proactively address the workflow and productivity challenges workers continue to face when working remotely.”
Report reveals relationship between boardroom and cybersecurity investments
“While boards are definitely listening and stepping up with increased budget for cybersecurity, they tend to view any investment as a cost rather than adding business value."
Technology 'critical' for the future of Australia's agriculture industry
Technology will significantly help in boosting Australia's agricultural industry, according to a new report released by the Australian Council of Learned Academies (ACOLA).
Extreme Networks named fastest growing vendor, ranked second in revenue
In the report, Omdia found that of the top five vendors in the cloud-managed networking market, Extreme has experienced the largest increase in market share since the release of the 2019 industry report from IHS Markit.
Data breaches costing companies millions - could incident response help?
On average, data breaches cost companies $3.86 million per breach, with compromised employee accounts the most expensive root cause.
Fortinet holds position as fastest-growing SD-WAN vendor
According to a new Omida report, the company has seen a 247% revenue growth year-on-year. Plus, Fortinet announces Fortigate 80F.
Software providers seeing light at end of pandemic tunnel
ABSIA’s report uncovers expectations of growth and innovation and technological change as the Australian economy emerges from the pandemic.
Versa named top pure-play SD-WAN vendor
DellOro Group ranked Versa as the number three overall SD-WAN vendor, based on 2019 worldwide revenue.
5G smartphone shipments to increase 700% in 2020
The research paper released by Omdia explores the worldwide impact derived from the introduction of 5G
MuleSoft report encourages API-led approach for success in digital age
“With an API-led approach, CIOs can change the clock speed of their business and emerge as the steward of a composable enterprise to democratise access to existing assets and new capabilities.”
Check Point report highlights latest cyber-threats worldwide
28% of all organisations worldwide were impacted by malicious multi-purpose botnets, while the rise of 20% of incident response cases were targeted ransomware attack.
Retailers look to hybrid cloud as they search for flexibility - report
Nutanix’s report found that retailers are leading the pack in maximising the flexibility of IT infrastructure to keep pace.
Opportunities and warnings revealed in Workday survey
New technologies such as cloud platforms, AI and machine learning are disrupting the finance function among Australian and New Zealand companies.
Ransomware vs cities in 2019: 174 and counting
At least 174 municipal institutions, with more than 3,000 subset organisations, have been targeted by ransomware during the last year.
Equifax breach vulnerability surfaces as top network attack in Q3 2019
WatchGuard’s latest Internet Security Report also reveals significant increases in malware and network attacks, as zero day malware accounts for 50% of all detections.
ESET releases Australian Cyberawareness Index 2019 results
The survey covered the current state of technology adoption and what users are doing online as well as what they’re doing to protect themselves.
Kemp survey shows businesses struggling with application issues
The State of Application Experience (AX) report shows that in more established environments, IT professionals are finding it increasingly difficult to add new applications.
How digital transformation is changing the retail industry - Fujitsu
Fujitsu described its vision for the future of digitalised retail services and proposes how retail and other industries will be transformed by its digital technologies.