Hands-on review: OPPO Reno 4 and Reno 4 Pro 5G
If you use a phone for professional-looking photos and great video content, both these models deserve your attention.
Q&A: StorageCraft director on how backup and recovery has changed in 2020
emt Distribution brings Netsparker security solutions to A/NZ and APAC market
Canalys: Chromebooks on top of 2020 PC market
VR technology could be worth $8b by 2030 - IDTechEx
Advanced Threat Protection from Fortinet: Prevent, detect and mitigate
Ping Identity releases new offering to help Australian businesses with CDR
Nintex named workflow Leader by Aragon Research
The company was recognised in the Aragon Research Globe for Workflow and Content Automation (WCA).
Hootsuite launches integration with Dynamics 365
The new alliance will bring a suite of social capabilities to Microsoft customers from Hootsuite’s 150+ app ecosystem.
Interview: Why Acronis is building 111 micro data centres almost everywhere
We spoke to Acronis co-founder and technology president Stas Protassov to discuss these announcements.
8x8 named as Challenger in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Contact Centre as a Service
According to 8x8 chief executive officer Vik Verma, the recognition also validates the company’s single-platform approach to contact centre innovation.
Check Point a Leader in Firewall Magic Quadrant for 21st Time
It is the 21st time in the company’s history that Check Point has been named a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls.
Pure Storage to offer validation for integrated partner solutions
Pure Validated Designs from Commvault and Vertica deliver blueprints for data protection and analytics on Pure architecture with more to come.
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is Autodesk?
In this video, Techday speaks to Autodesk regional director for A/NZ Andy Cunningham, who discusses the company's digital event, Autodesk University, as well as the company's vision, its focus on sustainable projects, and its presence in the A/NZ region.
Lenovo launches two new ThinkSystem computing solutions
The company has launched its Lenovo ThinkSystem SD650-N V2 and ThinkSystem SR670 V2 solutions, which uses Lenovo's Neptune liquid cooling technology and NVIDIA GPUs.
The cybersecurity risks that come with re-onshoring Australian manufacturing
As technology such as IoT, robotic process automation (RPA) and artificial intelligence (AI) reshapes the manufacturing landscape, organisations are simultaneously put at an increased risk of a cyberattack.
Samsung unveils new SSD, optimised for 4K and 8K contents
Designed for consumers and professions using 4K and 8K contents, as well as graphic-heavy games, Samsung says its new SSD is optimised for handling data-intensive applications.
Apple launches App Store Small Business Programme
Developers can qualify for the programme and a reduced 15% commission if they earned up to US$1 million in proceeds during the previous calendar year.
Hands-on review: BenQ PD3220U monitor
This outstanding display is one to look out for if you’re a Mac user searching for a good-looking, well-performing monitor for your setup.
RMIT researchers create ‘light-powered’ AI chip
The nanoscale advance combines the core software needed to drive artificial intelligence with image-capturing hardware in a single electronic device.
Hybrid cloud is the ideal IT infrastructure model, says majority of IT execs
76% of surveyed IT decision-makers reported thinking more strategically about IT because of the pandemic, and nearly half (46%) have increased investments in hybrid cloud as a direct result of COVID-19.
Join Nintex on 3 December for Workflow Wonders: TLC for Kids
TLC for Kids is a charity that puts smiles back on childrens’ faces during times of illness. Learn how the charity leverages Nintex to free up resources so it can focus on what really matters. Nintex will donate A$5 for each registration to TLC for Kids! Find out more.
The top features to look out for in a product pricing solution
Many software solutions promise to provide accurate market analysis, which helps in price management of your product. But some solutions are more helpful than others.
Bluechip Infotech to distribute WatchGuard’s Firewall-aaS
It comes with a zero commitment option where the firewall appliance can be returned at any time.
NetMotion and Netpoleon partner to deliver security platform
Netpoleon will sell, supply and support the NetMotion platform across all states and territories across Australia, and in New Zealand.
NVIDIA launches next-gen AI 'data center in a box'
NVIDIA states that the workgroup server is more than four times faster than the previous generation of DGX station.
GCloud VMware Engine available in Sydney cloud region
Businesses in the A/NZ region can deploy Google Cloud VMware Engine closer to their operations and unlock new growth opportunities.
Hands-on review: Lenovo Smart Display 7 and Lenovo Smart Clock
Fashionistas will rejoice at the clever use of the cloth-covered units which mean they blend into any environment with ease.
Frost & Sullivan: Firewalls to drive network security market
Enterprises’ heightened threats from criminal entities and state-sponsored actors are strongly encouraging them to adopt network security solutions.
Ivanti and Avast Business extend partnership, launch joint solution for SMBs
"By integrating an industry-leading Ivanti patch management technology into the Avast Business security platforms, we have been working to help ensure SMBs can simplify their critical patch management process to prevent risk and exposure."
Ransomware the most common cyber threat to SMBs - report
The survey found that 60% of managed service providers report that their SMB clients have been hit as of Q3 2020.
Acronis accelerates growth plans with CyberLynx acquisition
"Acquiring these capabilities will advance Acronis' mission to deliver world-class cyber protection to organisations around the world."
Zoom named Leader in two Magic Quadrants — one for fifth consecutive time
"We believe video is the new voice, and we are gratified that Gartner has recognised the convenience and accessibility of our UCaaS offering."
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is Snowflake?
We speak to Snowflake's Asia Pacific vice president of sales, Peter O'Connor.
Hands-on review: Nextbase 522GW Dash Cam
It has all the makings of a very good brand – the hardware and camera quality are great, but the firmware and software are what kind of let this down.
nOps joins Ingram Cloud to enhance AWS capabilities
The alliance expands Ingram Micro’s offering of tools for reseller partners and MSPs designed to help build an AWS infrastructure.
Fujitsu appoints Anna Soriano as channel sales and distribution manager for Oceania
Fujitsu says the new role is ‘strategically important’ as the company builds on its position in the channel, with Soriano expected to work closely with other businesses that are crucial to the company’s channel model.
The retailer safety guide for the world of online shopping
Are you an online retailer? This guide details the threats that you need to be aware of to keep safe in the biggest ever year of online shopping.
Digital transformation and cloud security top of mind for enterprise
In the era of the coronavirus pandemic, digital transformation and cloud security are the chart-topping topics enterprises want to know more about.
Webinar: TLC for Kids on their usage of Nintex Drawloop DocGen
The charity is using the software to free up resources and enable its team to focus on its mission — which, simply put, is to put smiles back on sick kids’ faces. It does this through its TLC Ambulance, Rapid TLC, and distraction box programs, and its services are used over a million times each year across Australia.
D-Link A/NZ launches two new gigabit wi-fi routers
The two new routers are outfitted with a host of hardware and software functions for varying users.
VMware makes enterprise blockchain platform available
The solution provides an extensible and scalable enterprise-grade platform to unlock data silos and free up data to flow securely, privately and instantaneously.
Renesas & Altran develop social distancing wearable
Renesas and Altran have come up with a wearable solution that helps people maintain social distancing - all in the form factor of a wristwatch.
Rising threat of data breaches among enterprises drives growth in network security revenue
"Key factors leading to the growth of network security market revenue in the Asia Pacific region includes instances of ransomware attacks, targeted attacks and phishing."
Businesses struggling to achieve cloud migration in wake of COVID-19
Cloud adoption has increased due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but businesses are struggling to meet their cost and performance needs due to migration challenges, new research finds.
Arrow to distribute AppViewX across A/NZ
“We look forward to working with AppViewX, as their automation and orchestration platform is a great addition to our overall solution mix.”
Forrester names Thycotic a Leader in privileged access management
Thycotic received the highest possible score in 11 of the 24 criteria in the study, including SaaS/cloud, innovation roadmap, and integrations, deployment, supporting products and services, commercial model, and PIM installed base.
IDTechEx: the role of emerging tech in fighting COVID-19
2020 will go down in history for the year of the global pandemic, but also for the rise of innovative digital technologies.
City council in Queensland goes digital with Rubrik
“By using our data effectively, the possibilities are endless — we can improve internal efficiency, deliver strategic benefits, or drive greater economic, community, and environmental value."