Digital enviro tech could save companies money but adoption is slow
According to a report from Frost & Sullivan and Envirosuite, environmental management tools can bring growth, innovation and bottom-line savings.
Nutanix hires two new channel leads for ASEAN region
Gartner: COVID-19 propels public cloud adoption
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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.
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.
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.
Cybermerc launches AU cyber threat intelligence platform, AUSHIELD
So far Australian National University, Fortinet, Anomali, Elastic, Vault Cloud, and startups SecureStack and Countersight have joined the project.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
IDC: Smartphone market ready to rebound thanks to 5G
Smartphone shipments will return to growth in the holiday quarter and beyond driven by strong push behind 5G, according to IDC.
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."
Valtatech set to be Digital Workforce's primary channel partner for APAC
“Our partnership with Digital Workforce will ensure APAC businesses have access to and can leverage the right processes, skills and technology to transform their finance and procurement functions."
Fortinet named Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Firewalls
It is 11th time the company has been recognised in the annual report.
Q&A: StorageCraft director on how backup and recovery has changed in 2020
Techday spoke to StorageCraft international product marketing senior director Florian Malecki, who discusses the importance of backup and recovery, the products and solutions that StorageCraft offers in this field, and the revenue opportunities partners can capitalise on.
Intuit Technologies extends Extreme Networks partnership to better serve Australian market
Intuit Technologies has extended its partnership with Extreme Networks, becoming the first Extreme Elevate managed service provider (MSP) in Australia to deliver network-as-a-service offerings.
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.
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.
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.
Trend Micro integrates with AWS Network Firewall
As a Launch Partner, Trend Micro has integrated managed threat intelligence feeds from its cloud security solution to enable superior protection in line with this new AWS managed firewall service.
Nintex named workflow Leader by Aragon Research
The company was recognised in the Aragon Research Globe for Workflow and Content Automation (WCA).
Hands-on review: Bose Sport Earbuds
Despite not being noise-cancelling, the Sport Earbuds come with an abundance of features that make them a great option for anyone in the market for some premium, durable earbuds.
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.
IDC names ESET a Major Player second year running
“ESET is strong in the areas of threat research, especially around Android malware identification and behavior detection.”
D-Link launches new router and cloud IoT management solution
The DWM-315 is a 4G LTE Cat 6 Dual SIM M2M VPN Router with EWAN and GPS and the D-ECS edge cloud management solution expands the D-Link IoT range.
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.
APAC retailers lagging in omnichannel capabilities
“It’s great to see APAC brands making significant progress in improving customer experience, however, currently they aren’t setting the bar high enough for a customer-centric strategy."
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.
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."
Pure expands as-a-service offerings with focus on transparency
It aims to provide the economic benefits of cloud, along with those of Evergreen architecture including non-disruptive expansions and maintenance.
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is Snowflake?
We speak to Snowflake's Asia Pacific vice president of sales, Peter O'Connor.
IT consulting services revenue to hit US$100bn mark by 2024
"Despite the negative impact of the COVID-19 outbreak, APAC might be quicker to bounce back compared to other regions owing to agile delivery and support capabilities to the global enterprises.”
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.
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.
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.
Tenable unveils changes to partner programme
"The updates to our Tenable Assure programme underpin our ongoing commitment to and trust in our partners."
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.
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.
New Linius solution enables search and assembly of video meeting clips
The new product, “WHIZZARD”, will soon be available to Zoom, Webex and Microsoft Teams users.
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."
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."