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Outdated tech & board ignorance stifle business data potential
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cx
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martech
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ai
Outdated technology and a lack of Board-level understanding is causing companies to miss transformational opportunities, according to new global research from IFS and IDC.
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DigitalOcean enhances backup service for growing businesses
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cybersecurity
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smb
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digitalocean
DigitalOcean bolsters its security capabilities with an enhanced backup service, aimed to protect startups and SMBs amidst rising security threats in their shift to cloud technology.
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Oracle debuts Generative AI service across its business applications
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ai
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oracle netsuite
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idc
Oracle launches its versatile Generative AI service in Sydney, integrating large language models from Cohive and Meta Llama 2 for diverse business applications.
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Tablet market slumps to decade low in 2023 amid economic woes
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apple
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mobility
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tablets & laptops
Global tablet market shrunk by stark 17.4% in Q4 2023 registering lowest annual volume since 2011 amid economic woes and shifts in consumer spending, reveals IDC.
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Over half of all products to be IoT-connected by 2026, says report
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cloud services
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microsoft
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bi
As predicted by 2024's IoT Commercialisation Report, over 50% of products are to be IoT-connected by 2026, offering improved customer service and operational efficiencies for forward-thinking OEMs.
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Verint tops in Asia Pacific for workforce solutions, says Frost & Sullivan
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verint
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asia pacific
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frost & sullivan
Verint, acclaimed for its AI-powered customer engagement solutions, has been distinguished as the leading provider of workforce management.
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Alarming surge in cyber attacks seen in Acronis report
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ransomware
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cios
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acronis
The Acronis Cyberthreats Report H2 2023 reveals a 222% rise in AI-driven email attacks in the year, underlining the need for more effective security solutions.
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Australians set to embrace cloud; Verizon launches management platform
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forrester research
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connectivity
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verizon
Verizon Business launches a cloud management platform in response to over 50% of Australian organisations aiming to adopt cloud services within the next year, according to a recent report.
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BeyondTrust reports substantial growth & ongoing innovation in 2023
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cloud services
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public cloud
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pam
BeyondTrust reports notable growth in 2023, with over 80% recurring revenue and approximately 40% subscription ARR growth, bolstered by industry-leading customer satisfaction and retention rates.
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Check Point Infinity platform excels in Miercom's security benchmark tests
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ransomware
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malware
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ml
Check Point Infinity Platform outshines rivals in Miercom's NGFW Security Benchmark 2024 report, registering an exceptional 99.8% block rate for Zero+1 day Malware.
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Check Point Software launches cybersecurity Partner Program
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partner programmes
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email security
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cybersecurity
Check Point Software has launched a novel Partner Program to bolster cybersecurity capabilities and foster growth in light of escalating global cyber threats.
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Lean and green: five steps to improve your business and carbon health
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storage
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power / energy
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forrester research
Businesses must directly tackle carbon emissions for financial savings and reputation; enterprises are urged to follow five steps towards digital sobriety and cleaner carbon health.
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Fielding 6G challenges: the key role of RIS technology
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ai
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telecommunications
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juniper research
Global network operators must tackle tech challenges to unleash 6G cellular network's full potential by 2029, according to Juniper Research, highlighting the crucial role of Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces tech.
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Over 50% of businesses hit by security gaps due to under-resourced teams
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ueba
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
Exabeam and IDC's report reveals that 57% of global firms faced serious cyberattacks in the past year due to security team overload and lack of automated threat detection.
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Check Point launches Quantum Spark to boost cybersecurity for SMBs
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firewall
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network infrastructure
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malware
Check Point Software Technologies unveils Quantum Spark 1900 and 2000, new firewall series aimed at fortifying cybersecurity for SMBs, offering AI-driven threat prevention and scalable cloud management.
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Fortinet report reveals cyber threats & defence gaps in Asia Pacific
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firewall
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malware
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ransomware
Ransomware and phishing top cybersecurity concerns in Singapore, says Fortinet study. Increased remote working amplifies insider threats, with insufficient resource allocation also noted as a major hurdle.
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Biometric-enabled POS transactions set to surge, says Juniper Research
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surveillance
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investment
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juniper research
Juniper Research predicts a 138% jump in transactions via biometric-enabled Point of Sale (POS) terminals, climbing from 19.5 billion in 2023 to 46 billion by 2028.
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CrowdStrike named Leader in Forrester Wave Cloud Workload Security Q1 2024
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cloud services
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cloud security
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ai security
CrowdStrike takes pole position as Leader in Forrester Wave: Cloud Workload Security Q1 2024, showcasing unmatched cloud workload security prowess and paving the way for advanced AI-native cybersecurity solutions.
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Finance leaders anticipate more scrutiny, focus on automation for 2024
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fintech
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digital transformation
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compliance
A Forrester and Basware study reveals 80% of CFOs anticipate increased regulatory scrutiny in 2024, with talent retention, cost optimisation and automation also key concerns.
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Westcon-Comstor signs key deal with Amazon Web Services
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cloud services
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public cloud
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aws
Westcon-Comstor has announced it has strengthened its commitment to Amazon Web Services Marketplace through a new agreement.
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IFS reports six years of stellar double-digit growth
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cloud services
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erp
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ifs
Software giant IFS reports a six-year streak of exceptional double-digit growth with cloud and software revenue surging in 2023.
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Fujitsu partners with Origin for EV trial in Australia
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cartech
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cios
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forrester research
Fujitsu launches EV trial with Australian energy firm Origin, a key move in realising its goal for a 100% zero emissions vehicle operational fleet by 2030.
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Fleet revises open-source platform for unified device management
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microsoft
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apple
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byod
Fleet revises its open-source device management platform, set to simplify IT support, consolidating Linux, Apple and Windows devices, and reducing reliance on proprietary platforms such as Jamf, Intune, MobileIron and Workspace ONE.
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BillingPlatform nabs $90m growth equity investment from FTV Capital
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martech
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commerce systems
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cloudera
BillingPlatform secures a massive $90m growth equity investment from FTV Capital, boosting its ongoing expansion in a growing $10bn market.