Google Cloud & Nokia to develop 5G & network solutions for CSPs
"Cloud-native network functions and automation will enable new agility and use-cases in the 5G era.”
Lenovo extends carbon offset service to APAC
Zoom grows hybrid workforce customer base with 1 million phone seats
Alibaba Cloud and LGMS tackle hybrid and multi-cloud security
Commvault capitalises on APJ growth opportunity with latest appointment
AWS announces global expansion of AWS CCI Solutions
A quick look at the latest ASUS ZenBook notebook range
Akamai updates partner programme
The new programme, which partners will migrate into over a 6-month transition period, focuses on enablement through training and certification.
Stratasys acquires Origin, gears up for new market opportunities
“The completion of this acquisition marks an important milestone for Stratasys, positioning us to generate meaningful incremental revenue from a wide range of new market opportunities for mass production."
F5 to pay US$500m for edge app platform vendor
Aims to leverage the acquisition of Volterra to create an edge 2.0 platform for enterprises and service providers.
NBN and LEDC partner up to improve infrastructure in 'underserved' areas of Australia
LEDC will first see measures implemented across 14 LEDC locations in New South Wales, with later roll-outs in Victoria and Queensland.
Frost & Sullivan: “Massive growth” ahead for 5G enterprise market
To support future applications, enterprises should explore 5G capabilities to serve their wireless connectivity requirements, the company says.
IDC: Used smartphone market poised for growth
Worldwide market for used smartphones to reach 351.6 million units with a market value of $65 billion in 2024.
Nureva conferencing system now Teams certified
The system uses a combination of cameras and ’8192 virtual microphones’ which capture sound in all areas of a room.
IDC: Public cloud IT infrastructure revenue growth remained strong in third quarter of 2020
Meanwhile, investments in traditional, non-cloud, IT infrastructure declined -8.3% year over year in 3Q20.
Google completes $2.1 billion acquisition of Fitbit
It comes after the European Commission announced its approval of the acquisition late last month, with the condition that the search engine giant would not use Fitbit health data to target ads to users in the European Union.
McAfee names ThreatQ innovation partner of the year
ThreatQuotient has been named McAfee Global Security Innovation Alliance Partner of the Year for the second consecutive year.
Lenovo unveils new laptops, tablets and Amazon Alexa Show Mode
Lenovo has unveiled a suite of new NEC consumer products coming to market, as part of its CES 2021 news.
Palo Alto announces new cloud location in Australia
The move will allow regional organisations in Australia to utilise several of Palo Alto’s high-performance solutions, as well as enabling these organisations to store their logs within Australian borders, the company says.
Renesas collaborates with Microsoft to accelerate connected vehicle development
The collaboration with Microsoft will enable Renesas to advance the development of connected vehicles, stimulate the creation of Mobility as a Service businesses, and contribute to the establishment of on-demand businesses.
Microsoft: new Surface Pro 7+ for Business, 85” Hub to start shipping
The newest Surface model includes an LTE option for those who need mobile connectivity.
DCI Data Centers to build $400m facility in Sydney
DCI Data Centers has secured development approval for a new AU$400 million data centre in Sydney’s Eastern Creek.
Lenovo announces smart glasses and OLED for Yoga 7i Pro
The new ThinkReality A3 smart glasses are designed for enterprise or industrial use for various AR use cases.
Hornetsecurity acquires Altaro, the latest in acquisition spree
The move is a culmination of a medley of acquisitions made by Hornetsecurity recently, following the January 2019 acquisition of Spamina, a Spanish cloud email security company, as well as EveryCloud, its British market partner, in early 2020.
Oracle releases APEX platform as a service
The low-code app development platform is now available as a standalone managed cloud service.
Red Hat to acquire Kubernetes-native security provider StackRox
Red Hat will further expand its security offering, adding StackRox's complementary capabilities to strengthen integrated security across its open hybrid cloud portfolio.
Avaya brings AWS AI, machine learning intelligence to OneCloud CCaaS
Avaya has joined the AWS Partner Network as an AWS Select Technology Partner.
Hitachi Vantara makes play at midsized market with latest offerings
Hitachi Vantara has announced the expansion of its E Series line of high performance NVMe all-flash arrays, additions to the HNAS family of NAS solutions, and introduced the Hitachi Virtual Storage as a Service aimed at midsized enterprises.
Former VMware COO jumps ship to Nutanix as new CEO; VMware begins litigation
Former VMware COO Rajiv Ramaswami has been caught up in litigation from his former employer, which alleges that he breached contractual obligations after jumping ship to Nutanix as its new CEO.
IDTechEx: AR/VR/MR market to reach US$30 billion by 2030
This market will impact many different industries and future innovations will continue its growth in the wearables market.
The current state of ransomware — and its future
Discoveries made by analysts at Sophos have unearthed a new development: ransomware code appears to have been shared across ‘families’, and some of the ransomware groups seemed to work in collaboration more than in competition with one another.
Swann home security kit recognised for innovation
The new 4K NVR Enforcer Kit was named a 2021 CES Innovation Award Honouree.
Cisco's APJC executive team has a new leader
"I am delighted to be given the opportunity to lead our business in this dynamic region and am looking forward to building on our success," says Dave West, new president for APJC.
Microsoft to launch dedicated cloud service for retail sector
Microsoft Cloud for Retail is designed specifically to help retailers turn data into insights through various Microsoft services.
Talend appoints new A/NZ vice president with partner sales background
Talend has appointed a new regional vice president for Australia and New Zealand with the intention of driving the next phase of growth in the area.
Hands-on review: SanDisk Extreme Pro portable SSD
SanDisk’s Extreme Pro portable SSD promises a fast and light way of carrying about huge amounts of data.
Sony announces new Bravia range with cutting-edge processor
Powered by the Cognitive Processor XR, the BRAVIA TV’s use a new processing method designed to replicate the ways humans see and hear.
PC market hits all time high, driven by pandemic-related buying
“Robust consumer PC demand again drove sales, particularly in regions where governments maintain stay-at-home orders as the COVID-19 pandemic persists."
Sisense and Profectus partner up to meet compliance for new payment regulation
In the wake of the Payment Times Reporting Scheme coming into effect this year, the two companies have developed an approach to save businesses time and money.
Avolution a Leader in Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Tools
This is the fourth year in a row that the company has been placed as a Leader in this Magic Quadrant.
Samsung Electronics names new Southeast Asia & Oceania boss
“I am pleased to return to Southeast Asia and Oceania, and lead one of the vibrant leading hubs for Samsung Electronics globally."
Telstra's 5G footprint now covers 50% of Australians, the company says
“Our customers have told us coverage is the most important thing when it comes to 5G so Telstra’s 5G roll out reaching more than half of the Australian population is a huge milestone.”
nbn sets world record for long-range 5G transmission
Achieved a stable 5G mmWave transmission of close to 1Gbps at 7.3km, double the distance recorded three months ago, and a new record globally.
Cognizant significantly expands Australian presence with Servian acquisition
Cognizant is working to enhance the company’s digital portfolio and market presence in Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ), with the announcement of a new acquisition.
Samsung debuts the Neo QLED, an update to its flagship TV line
With the new Neo QLED TV, luminance scale has been increased to 12-bit with 4096 steps, making dark areas darker and bright areas brighter, according to Samsung.