Industry insider news for Australia's technology resellers
Fujitsu takes conservation prize for immersion cooling system
The prize was awarded for the Fujitsu Server PRIMERGY Immersion Cooling System that can reduce power consumption by up to 40%.
Why 37% of enterprises believe in artificial intelligence
The number of enterprises implementing artificial intelligence grew 270% in the past four years and tripled in the past year, according to Gartner.
Digital payments taking over Oz - threat or opportunity?
A report by Roy Morgan shows that over 70% of Australians are using at least one digital payment a year, with Gen X and Millennials leading the charge.
5G will propel RAN market to $160b in near future
5G growth is expected to advance at a faster pace than LTE, particularly within the APAC region.
LG takes home over 140 awards at CES
Including Engadget Best of CES Award in TV category for fifth consecutive year for the LG Signature OLED TV R.
Expert comment: Google fined US$57mil for GDPR breaches
The committee examining the breaches found two types of breaches of the GDPR.
McAfee customer choice for Cloud Access Security
“This is the second time that McAfee has been named... and we believe this demonstrates our ability to stay ahead of the pack.”
The message behind the Apple/Samsung iTunes partnership
Futuresource has released its perspective on what Samsung Smart TV’s new iTunes Movies and TV Show app means for Apple as a company.
Cybercrime could cost companies US$5.2tril over next five years – survey
New research from Accenture found that only 30% of organisations are very confident in internet security.
How healthcare can prepare for My Health Record roll-out - Proofpoint
Australia’s healthcare sector is the continent’s biggest cybercrime target, according to a July report from the Australian Information Commissioner.
Achieving cyber resilience in the telco industry - Accenture
Whether hackers are motivated by greed, or a curiosity to assess a telco’s weaknesses; the interconnected nature of the industry places it in a position of increased threat
Survey shows Aussie CEOs fear cyber attacks more than most
A recent Accenture survey of CEOs shows we worry more about the potential US$5 trillion in lost revenue due to attacks than our global counterparts.
LogicMonitor launches container monitoring solutions
Kubernetes monitoring and LM Service Insight provide performance analytics and data retention for microservices and containerised applications.
Commvault fully integrates backup with Cisco Hyperflex
Its IntelliSnap technology has been validated to work with Cisco HyperFlex hyper-converged systems without the need for third-party tools.
Avaya expands AI offerings with new partnerships
The additions to the ecosystem will enable Avaya to add prioritisation and natural language processing to its UC solutions.
Sophos hires ex-McAfee SVP Gavin Struther
After 16 years as the APAC senior vice president and president for McAfee, Struthers is now heading the APJ arm of Sophos.
LG makes TVs smarter with new AI processors
Latest TVs from LG use deep learning to enhance the video and audio output and introduces integration with Alexa.
Lenovo invests in ePaper company in bid to revive tablets
As the tablet market declines, Lenovo is making an investment in CLEARlink in order to create a low-power, colour, outdoor-ready display.
McAfee Gartner Customers’ Choice for Secure Web Gateway
“We take great pride in being recognised by our customers on Gartner Peer Insights, and their willingness to recommend McAfee Web Gateway technology”
Audioengine’s Wireless A5+ are just bloody good speakers
I judge these speakers on the aspects that Audioengine boasts about - quality, streaming, simplicity and versatility
IoT’s rapid rise fuelling an explosion of data
IDC expects global annual spending on IoT to exceed US$1 trillion by 2022, driving huge demand for data centres.
Over 100 million smart home devices shipped in 2018
The smart home market is booming as consumers are looking for more ways to interact with their surroundings.
Survey shows that IoT is RoI across Asia Pacific
A recent Frost & Sullivan survey across Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore shows that IoT deployment improves business metrics by around 12%.
The six golden keys to successful identity assurance
When someone tries to access your internal systems, how can you be sure a user is who they claim to be?
Hillstone CTO's 2019 security predictions
Hillstone Networks CTO Tim Liu shares what key developments could be expected in the areas of security compliance, cloud, security, AI and IoT.
Haymarket HQ to help Aussie businesses get China-ready
With the help of Alibaba Cloud and other partners, Haymarket HQ will provide guidance for Aussies who want to break into the Chinese market.
HP invests in services with new A/NZ execs
With IT services spend growing in Australia and New Zealand, HPE is appointing execs for software and technology services in the South Pacific.
OPPO aims to have 5G device launched by end of year
The Chinese smartphone manufacturer is working with Keysight Technologies to accelerate the development of their 5G smartphone.
IDC creates framework for AI implementation
"Individuals and enterprises need to improve their AI literacy by understanding the level at which AI-enabled automation can result in benefits."
Oracle Java Card update boosts security for IoT devices
"Java Card 3.1 is very significant to the Internet of Things, bringing interoperability, security and flexibility to a fast-growing market currently lacking high-security and flexible edge security solutions."
Jabra launches wireless earbuds for mobile workforce
“With workers no longer tied to their desk, mobility is becoming an increasingly important priority, with workers demanding high quality audio connectivity, UC integration and full flexibility."
Security platform provider Deep Instinct expands local presence
The company has made two A/NZ specific leadership hires and formed several partnerships with organisations in the region.
BMC Software's DevOps and EX predictions for 2019
Two BMC software executives share their predictions for their areas of expertise - DevOps and employee experience.
Whitepaper: Taking an integrated approach to combatting ransomware
Rather than having multiple different solutions, businesses need to ensure their endpoint management, malware and backup solutions are providing full coverage.
Whitepaper: An inside look at the benefits of cloud
"Cloud computing is revolutionising business, enabling organisations to move faster, spend less and deliver greater value."
New research shows data centre acquisition upsurge
Despite the rise in number of deals, the total value for the year actually fell below the 2017 peak.
How IIoT is creating opportunities for RFID companies
The growing demands for automation and digitisation are creating considerable growth opportunities for RFID vendors.
Can it be trusted? Huawei’s founder speaks out
Ren Zhengfei spoke candidly in a recent media roundtable about security, 5G, his daughter’s detainment, the USA, and the West’s perception of Huawei.
OutSystems three APAC Partners of the Year
Of the seven companies named in the OutSystems recent partner awards, three have a strong APAC presence.
Hands-on review: Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Ti FE
The lack of games taking advantage of the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti makes reviewing the card rather challenging
IDC: Aussie spending on IT Services to hit $23.5B by 2023
the project-oriented market which is predicted to achieve the highest CAGR through to 2023; though no market is expected to decline
Experts comment on record 772mil-user data breach
Dubbed “Collection #1”, the data set contains emails and passwords with over a billion unique combinations of email addresses and passwords.
Half of companies unable to detect IoT device breaches
A Gemalto study also shows that the of blockchain technology to help secure IoT data, services and devices has doubled in a year.
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.
Huawei founder publically denies spying allegations
“After all the evidence is made public, we will rely on the justice system.”
IDC: Relevance is combining strategy, creativity and IT services
IDC reveals the Top 10 Asia/Pacific predictions to impact IT and business services sourcing in 2019 and beyond.
Infor snaps up SaaS contract with Drakes Supermarkets
Infor will be supplying Drakes with end-to-end systems to replace its legacy retail software and support its new wholesale venture.
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.
Hands-on review: Crucial 1GB P1 NVMe PCIe 2280 M.2 solid-state drive
Not all solid-state drives are built equal, and not all M.2 solid state drives are built equal, either.
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.
New blockchain solution aims to keep our food ethical
OpenSC enables anyone to scan product QR codes which automatically takes them to information about where a specific product’s journey.
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?
How SMBs can use data to drive business outcomes
With the right technology, companies can capture consumer, sales, and expense data, and use it to evaluate and construct future plans.
Whitepaper: How Philips drives security and privacy in healthcare
Personal data within healthcare records is most valuable, as it can be used, for example, for various malicious purposes.
Datto names new CEO as founder steps back
Austin McChord continues as a board member as the former president and COO takes over as CEO.
Will 2019 be the year of network evolution?
An A10 Networks exec talks 5G, software-defined networks, and the continuing evolution needed for a modern cloud environment.
Stepping up to sell security services in A/NZ
WatchGuard Technologies A/NZ regional director gives his top tips on how to make a move into the increasingly lucrative cybersecurity services market.
Four trends that will define automation in 2019
As automation continues to define transformation in the coming year one executive looks at the key drivers, such the move to low code, behind its implementation.