Veeam reports double-digit Q1 growthWe are now focussed on an aggressive strategy to help businesses transition to cloud with Backup and Cloud Data Management solutions.
The world loves smart speakers - and China leads the way
People across the world love their smart speakers – and we have AI assistants like Amazon Alexa to thank for the revolution.
Tech Data to distribute Nutanix backup solution in A/NZ
Tech Data will distribute HYCU Data Protection for Nutanix backup and recovery software to their network of partners across Australia and New Zealand.
Veeam releases v3 of its MS Office backup solution
One of Veeam’s most popular solutions, Backup for Office 365, has been upgraded again with greater speed, security and analytics.
What to expect from the Surface Hub 2S
Microsoft has released details about the next iteration of the Surface Hub featuring mobility, reduced weight and a 85in version in the works.
Gartner: A/NZ IT spending growth will surpass worldwide
2019 IT spending is expected to grow 2.2% in New Zealand, and 3% in Australia, far exceeding the 1.1% global average.
Failing to act on feedback holding back Aussie companies
More than half of Australians said organisations acknowledged feedback but failed to act on it, having an adverse effect on loyalty, Qualtrics says.
Informatica launches new AI-driven innovations
Informatica announced new features and AI-driven innovations across five key segments.
Hands-on review: The ruggedly tough CAT S61 smartphone
The driveway beckoned me, so I dropped the phone several times. Back in the study, close examination has failed to reveal a single scratch.
McAfee announces Google Cloud Platform support
McAfee MVISION Cloud now integrates with GCP Cloud SCC to help security professionals gain visibility and control over their cloud resources.
Nutanix introduces new cloud-native solutions for enterprises
Nutanix announced the general availability of its certified Kubernetes solution.
How digital transformation will impact the document industry
A Y Soft executive explains how document and print services providers can ensure they stay ahead during the age of digital transformation.
Forrester names Mimecast a Leader in information archiving
The company has also been named a Top Player in the Radicati Information Archiving - Market Quadrant, 2019.
NetStrategy achieves Extreme Networks Black Diamond status
They are the first partner in APAC to reach this level giving them access to greater support from Extreme.
VMware to help drive the digitisation of the Australian Government
Cenitex is adopting VMware's cloud technology to improve the resilience, reliability and security of its core infrastructure.
8 ways to make distribution margins work for you
Epicor has released eight pieces of advice that can help to ensure distributors are keeping their margins dynamic and increasing.
IDC: 2019 security spending to grow 20% in APeJ
“The Asia/Pacific region recognises that its no longer “under-the-radar” as far as breaches, hacks, and legislation is concerned.”
Canalys: Google, Alibaba Cloud fastest growing providers
The Cloud Wars continue as Alibaba and Google stake claims in a market that will see spending hit US$143 billion next year, driven by the channel.
Identity assurance - a refreshed approach to authentication
Today’s organisations should refresh their approach to authentication from a one-time event to continuous monitoring of users and what they are accessing. In broad terms, this is called identity assurance.Download
Logitech’s new headset for open environments
The wireless headset features active noise cancellation (ANC) and is one of the first to include Qi wireless charging.
Adobe: CX a priority for business but tech adoption lags
Nearly half of global companies categorise their CX maturity as “not very advanced” (46%), with just 9% of APAC companies being “very advanced.”
Talend Cloud Remote Engines now available on AWS Marketplace
“Talend’s support for hybrid use cases is one of the most comprehensive in the industry and we are pleased to offer this flexibility to customers on AWS Marketplace."
AWS programme to boost EdTech innovation
AWS EdStart provides promotional credits, customised training, marketing opportunities, mentorship, and technical support to EdTech startups.
Xero launches a payroll only solution for Australia’s smallest employers
“The government’s introduction of real-time digital payroll reporting for all Australian businesses is a step towards levelling the playing field."
Should you rely on Elasticsearch to simplify your logging system?
Elasticsearch allows you to store any number of arbitrary name-value pairs coming from structured logging.Download
Citrix takes network solutions into Google Cloud
Citrix is taking its SD-WAN solution and Citrix ADC onto Google Cloud Platform to get applications onto the cloud.
Trend Micro announces security products for Google Cloud Platform, Kubernetes and Gmail
“It is critical for enterprises to remember that they share in the responsibility of what they put in the cloud.”
Insider insight: How to get more from your Splunk platform
Having the right tools is only half the battle, not until you can leverage them most effectively can you see the gains that properly managed data can provide.Download
New app uses AI to detect early-stage Parkinson’s
The system uses a user uploaded AI to track movement and compare it with known Parkinson’s symptoms, and a report is created almost instantly.
WatchGuard takes to the cloud with new platform
The platform delivers multi-tier and -tenant capabilities, scaling automatically to allow MSPs to create and manage unlimited customer accounts.
Why cybersecurity remains a top business priority
One in two Australian businesses estimated that they will receive fines for being in breach of new legislation.
Alexa could be the voice of your car soon
As luxury car brands move away from their own voice assistants to partnering with Google or Amazon, we may find Alexa riding with us all soon.
Veeam: Biggest trials for MSPs selling backup & how to overcome them
In a perfect world all businesses would happily invest enough to protect their data, but it’s not, which is why Probax released a guide.Download
HP takes top spot from Lenovo in PC market
In the worldwide PC market, global shipments were above expectations, reaching 58.5 million during the last quarter.
9 Spokes and Microsoft NZ announce co-sell partnership
The agreement will see 9 Spokes listed on the Microsoft AppSource Marketplace, providing a channel to grow its platform base of small business users.
AI helping businesses stay ahead of threats - LogRhythm
AI is being used to anticipate new threats and mediate and minimise the damage caused by breaches.
IFS named a Major Player for ERP in IDC MarketScape
The enterprise applications company was given the title for its flexible product, cloud first approach and customer intimacy.
Wisenet releases education campus management solution
Wisenet ITS Application Suite can be customised and configured to meet modern public education provider demands.
Fortinet drives security-based networking with new SD-WAN offerings
At Fortinet Accelerate 2019 in Orlando, the company unveiled its SD-WAN solutions, including what it calls the industry’s first SD-WAN ASIC.
Why you should collect Docker infrastructure logs
Syslog-ng is a log management application that enables you to collect logs from multiple platforms in a central space.Download
Telstra’s 2019 cybersecurity report
Cybersecurity remains a top business priority as the estimated number of undetected security breaches grows.
Network security providers dominate cybersecurity - Canalys
Cisco, Palo Alto Networks and Fortinet, all with a strong focus on network security products, outperformed the market, recording strong double-digit growth.
Hands on review: D-Link D-Fend AC2600 Wi-Fi Router
Whilst I was expecting a very mainstream consumer user product, compromising all the nerdy bits for an easy-to-use experience, that’s not the case at all. Yes, the D-Fend router is very easy to use, allowing anybody to set-up a secure network.
WatchGuard announces A/NZ partners awards
Four Australian companies were named partner award winners at the WatchGuard conference in Vietnam.
Cisco leads Australian network infrastructure market - IDC
Despite a drop in router and wireless LAN, ethernet switches are quickly gaining popularity, according to the latest statistics from IDC.
Google Cloud releases range of retail solutions
The solutions aim to capture the growing trend of cloud in retail, offering solutions for eCommerce, inventory management, and more.
The team dedicated to global data literacy
The Data Literacy Project has appointed eight data experts who aim to help organisations and individuals improve data literacy across the globe.
How integrating AI into network monitoring drives efficiencies
IT teams all around the world are spending a disproportionate amount diagnosing what are, realistically, straightforward problems.
Dell EMC’s six server market trends
As the evolution of cloud-based computing continues, it is important to know what’s ahead to stay ahead of the market.
Whitepaper: Making AI work for the healthcare sector
This whitepaper explains how and why AI should be focused on people in healthcare, not technology. Philips calls this approach adaptive intelligence.Download
TIBCO celebrates partners & customers at TIBCO NOW Singapore
TIBCO NOW wrapped up in Singapore last week with recognition and appreciation of TIBCO’s outstanding partners and customers.
HPE & Nutanix join forces to deliver hybrid cloud as a service
The two tech giants have partnered to offer a fully integrated solution that capitalises on the hybrid IT market.
E-Book: Building applications just got simpler
When it comes to end user's expectations for applications, there seems to be no limits. Now, you live up to them without having to be a coding mastermind.Download
Whitepaper: Business continuity in the age of compliance
Installing a continuity solution in a highly regulated industry can be tricky in this age of regulation. What are the questions you should be asking?Download
Could ZTE be the leader in 5G technologies?
Frost & Sullivan has praised ZTE for its leadership in 4G, pre5G, and 5G technologies.
From 'fake' cloud to Netsuite: The Harcourts story
We take a quick look at the fascinating ERP journey of real estate agent giant Harcourts.
$199m centre to boost Australia's space technologies
The Cooperative Research Centre for Smart Satellite Technologies and Analytics (SmartSat CRC) will be the cornerstone of space technologies.
Eaton’s A/NZ 2019 partner award winners
Partners across Australia and New Zealand gathered in Sydney with 13 awards going to resellers, service providers and distributors across the region.
Air New Zealand and Microsoft announce ground-breaking digital collaboration
“Being able to 3D print certain components on the go would be transformative and drive significant efficiencies and sustainability benefits."