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74% of Aussie organisations fell victim to an email attack in last year
Barracuda Networks has published its 2023 Email Security Trends report that shows how email-based security attacks affect organisations both in AU and globally.
Cloud cost-cutting is in vogue, but pitfalls abound
Something interesting is happening in cloud finance management, and the way to think about this is: there’s more than one way to skin the cloud costs problem.
Future-proofing your Data Security: Let the 'Why' Guide You
Global data breach costs hit a record high in 2022, averaging $4.35m per attack. Protect your business with a managed data centre provider, says Gartner.
CAST AI’s global platform decentralises the cloud industry
CAST AI slashes cloud compute costs by up to 75% within minutes. The platform enables real-time autoscaling, rightsizing, and spot instance automation.
How MSPs can add value with Teams Phone
Managed Service Providers can build profitable services around the Microsoft Teams ecosystem with Lightwire as their telco partner. Find out how.
Three waters IT system project could top $500m, warns National
National warns that the cost of merging local councils' water service IT systems for three waters reforms may exceed $500m.
Cost of fraud up 10 to 16% in APAC from pre-pandemic levels
LexisNexis Risk Solutions released the latest APAC edition of the True Cost of Fraud Study, which surveyed 387 risk and fraud executives.
Four factors to consider when choosing the right job accounting solution
Cloud-based ERP software is helping job-based businesses control project costs and gain accuracy of data and improved insights.
Five signs your business is ready to move to the cloud
Many organisations are thinking about moving to the cloud. But what are the signs you are ready, and what are the reasons to move?.
Majority of APAC CFOs concerned about rising wages
Global CFOs are worried about rising wages to stay competitive, but remain bullish on growth, according to a survey by Globalization Partners.
New Uptime analysis highlights worsening downtime costs and consequences
Downtime costs are increasing as data infrastructure struggles to curb failures, according to new data from Uptime Institute.
SMEs investing in digitisation, despite cost challenges
Since gaining incredible momentum over the past couple of years, digital transformation of business operations by local SMEs hasn't slowed down.
High demand from electronics makers sparks computer chip shortage
A global shortage of computer chips is likely to persist for another 18 months, according to an Australasian manufacturing business.
Experian report finds data quality linked heavily to business success
The Global Data Management Report by Experian found that 75% of businesses that improved data quality in 2021 also exceeded their business objectives.
APAC organisations forking out millions due to ransomware
80% of organisations in APAC were affected by ransomware attacks in 2021, with over half paying the ransom, according to a report by Claroty.
Three years to afford an iPhone? New global data reveals how long it could take you
The affordability of the latest iPhone model has been put to the test in a new global study, and New Zealanders may have to start saving their pennies.
IoT technology set to help provide safer community housing
Tether's IoT tech is helping Auckland housing provider CORT deliver healthier homes to its tenants by monitoring building health factors.
New Citrix study says employees prefer remote work to office work
Employees are moving towards a hybrid work model, with nearly 80% preferring it, as offices struggle to entice them back after lockdowns.
Poor customer experience could cost Aus businesses up to $69bn every year
Nearly nine in ten Aussies say they were dissatisfied with their experiences as customers in 2021, according to the Qualtrics 2022 Global Consumer Trends.
Apptio launches Cloudability Shift to aid ANZ cloud migration
As a cloud financial management solution, Cloudability Shift enables companies to analyse, plan and track migrations to public cloud.
The three key areas to make businesses battle-ready in 2021
Focusing on these three areas will help businesses position themselves to take full advantage of the opportunities they see without incurring undue risk.
Businesses can save on the hefty cost of a security breach if they're honest
SMBs and enterprises that disclose breaches proactively tend to experience 40% less financial damage, according to new research from Kaspersky.
Gartner: The 10 rules CIOs must follow for rapid IT cost reduction
COVID-19 forces CIOs to find immediate IT cost savings, says Gartner. IT spending expected to contract globally. #COVID19 #ITcostsavings.
'Cash is king' and changing plans: new study looks at IT costing trends
The survey data details significant cuts to IT budgets and shifting business priorities in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent economic fallout.