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Kore.ai appoints Paul Rilstone as VP for Australia & New Zealand
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Kore.ai appoints industry veteran Paul Rilstone as Vice President for Australia and New Zealand, aiming to boost its presence and accelerate growth in the region.
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Adrian Ng named Tecala's new Head of Professional Services
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project management
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Tecala Group, Australia's renowned technology service provider, appoints industry veteran Adrian Ng as Head of Professional Services, reinforcing its commitment to customer-focused service excellence.
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Object First partners with Pedab for superior Veeam data protection
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virtualisation
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cloud services
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data protection
Object First and Pedab come together to bolster data protection for Veeam users against cyber threats with a revolutionary out-of-the-box immutability backup storage system.
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V2 Digital bolsters team with high-profile appointments from Microsoft, Servian
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V2 Digital bolsters its leadership with two key appointments, former Microsoft Chief Architect Shane Baldacchino as Director of Cloud, and ex-Servian Director Steve Tzortzidis helming Data and AI.
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IWD 2024: Why I’m a passionate advocate for inclusion in the IT sector
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Laura Thomson, Senior Vice President of Engineering at Fastly, shares her experiences breaking down barriers to promote diversity and inclusion in the sector.
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IWD 2024: Breaking barriers with resilience and gratitude
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IWD 2024 illuminates the power of resilience and gratitude in overcoming life's challenges, as demonstrated by a woman who rose from adversity to establish her own successful business.
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IWD 2024: Cybersecurity is stronger with diversity
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IWD 2024: Encouraging diversity in cybersecurity is crucial to tackle growing threats, skill shortage issues and to promote better business outcomes, say experts.
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IWD 2024: Fintech female leaders share insights on investing in women
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For International Women's Day 2024, female leaders in fintech and AI discuss their experiences in the industry and stressed the importance of investing in women to foster change.
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IWD 2024: Cybersecurity leaders urge for gender diversity across the sector
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Ahead of International Women's Day, industry figures highlight the importance of gender parity and diversity in cybersecurity, promoting accessible career pathways and mentorship schemes.
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IWD 2024: The STEM forest: Cultivating a diverse workforce for sustainable growth
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Despite progress, Indian tech and finance sectors still lack female representation in leadership roles, sparking discussions on STEM education's role in fostering a diverse and sustainable workforce.
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IWD 2024: Including the newcomers - Why I’m laser-focused on paying it forward
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workplace
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In celebration of International Women's Day 2024, I reflect on the transformative power of advocacy in my IT career and my commitment to paying it forward to the newcomers.
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IWD 2024: Championing women in cybersecurity every step of the way
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cloud services
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cybersecurity
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Amid a push for diversity in cybersecurity, experts highlight four key strategies to support women, potentially unlocking an additional $400 billion annually for the IT sector.
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IWD 2024: Navigating the tech landscape to fulfil customer needs
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customer service
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Bianca Ipscwitz narrates her experiences navigating the dynamic and exciting tech industry to meet diverse customer needs.
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IWD 2024: Why organisations need to make inclusion a long-term goal
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The case for long-term inclusion strategies is championed amid persistent gender imbalance in Australia's tech sector, stressing the importance of sustainable efforts in fostering diversity.
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IWD 2024: Women need to speak up to ensure AI benefits everyone
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Greater diversity and women's input necessary in AI development to curtail risks of skewed real-world outcomes and ensure benefits for all, experts stress.
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IWD 2024: Breaking barriers: Paving the way for women in tech
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Despite international efforts, the male-dominated tech industry urges more active measures to attract and retain female talent, as a mere 27% of the New Zealand tech industry is female.
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Gen AI seen as competitive advantage despite hurdles
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Despite recognition of its potential, less than 30% of businesses feel prepared for the adoption of generative AI, according to a new report.
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Brendan Maree joins ProHance to spur growth in Australia & New Zealand
Tue, 20th Feb 2024
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ProHance hires experienced IT leader Brendan Maree as Vice President and Country Manager for Australia and New Zealand, marking a major stride in regional expansion.
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BeyondTrust strengthens Asia Pacific expansion with key appointments
Thu, 15th Feb 2024
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advanced persistent threat protection
BeyondTrust strengthens its expansion in the Asia Pacific with key appointments; Sami Toivonen as ANZ Regional Sales Director, and Charlie Wood as Asia Regional Sales Director.
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Infinigate launches financial services programme to support European partners
Tue, 13th Feb 2024
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it industry
Infinigate launches 'Infinigate Financial Services', providing partners across Europe with funding solutions to tackle CAPEX concerns and enhance growth in an unpredictable market landscape.
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Claroty appoints Derek Phillips as new Chief Revenue Officer
Fri, 2nd Feb 2024
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cloud services
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advanced persistent threat protection
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physical security
Cyber-physical systems protector, Claroty, welcomes Derek Phillips as new Chief Revenue Officer following 2023's impressive $100m+ recurring revenue. Phillips' extensive tech, security and sales background positions him to steer future growth.
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Exclusive: Fiona Sweeney on bridging tech's gender gap
Fri, 26th Jan 2024
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women in technology
Fiona Sweeney discusses strategies to close the gender gap in tech, highlighting education and industry collaboration.
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GenAI set to conduct 30% of marketing tasks by 2027, IDC predicts
Mon, 8th Jan 2024
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big data
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data analytics
IDC FutureScape predicts Generative AI will undertake 30% of traditional marketing tasks by 2027, as APeJ propels towards a more data-driven marketing approach.
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Shadow IT threatens corporate cybersecurity, new study reveals
Fri, 5th Jan 2024
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advanced persistent threat protection
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it infrastructure
The rise in remote working has increased shadow IT usage among employees, leading to 11% of all cyber incidents, according to Kaspersky.