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About Catherine

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Catherine Knowles
Journalist
Currently working as a freelance writer and content creator, Catherine has a keen interest in all areas of technology and storytelling in our digital age. Having worked with a number of businesses and people across media, education, publishing and communications, Catherine has a definite respect for common sense, great content and turning ideas into reality.

Stories by Catherine

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Hydroleap partners with IXT to revolutionise water management in data centres
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Hydroleap partners with IX Technology to revamp water management in data centres, reducing environmental impact and enhancing sustainability. .
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UK and South Korea warn of cyber threats from North Korea's supply chains
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network visibility
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UK and South Korea's security agencies warn of advanced state-linked cyber threats infiltrating via North Korean supply chains.
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SonicWall expands services with acquisition of Solutions Granted
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managed services
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cybersecurity
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servers
SonicWall boosts cybersecurity portfolio through acquisition of Solutions Granted, broadening threat defence solutions for MSPs.
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Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise celebrates top-performing partners at Connex 2023 event
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Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise (ALE) honours top partners in Hong Kong and Taiwan at its Connex 2023 event.
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Carlyle set to make majority investment in GBTEC Software AG
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digital transformation
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ai
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technology trends
Carlyle, a global investment firm, is set to make a majority investment in GBTEC Software AG to bolster its BPM and GRC capabilities.
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Storyblok survey reveals consumers' festive buying behaviour and trust issues
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Storyblok survey shares festive buying behaviours, revealing brand websites hold most trust, while AI and influencers fall out of favour.
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Monstarlab report unveils practices of digital transformation leaders vs laggers
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digital transformation
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us
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productivity
Monstarlab's report details practices differentiating digital transformation leaders from laggers, tailored to enhance business growth. .
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CompTIA forms ASEAN Community Executive Council to boost tech industry growth
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CompTIA forms ASEAN Community Executive Council, aiming to foster growth within the region's tech industry for the benefit of businesses and the region as a whole.
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Zyxel unveils WiFi 6 indoor access point for small to medium businesses
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network management
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Zyxel Networks introduces a business-grade WiFi 6 indoor access point, NWA50AX, aimed at boosting network capabilities for SMBs.
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Compliance is top concern in data management for 79% of ITDMs, reveals Cloudera study
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data analytics
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compliance
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Cloudera's research divulges compliance as the top worry of 79% of ITDMs handling data management, attributed to the use of point solutions.
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IDC predicts surge in AI investments and global adoption by 2024
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sales
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IDC anticipates a considerable rise in AI investments and global adoption, potentially exceeding $500 billion by 2027.
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India's traditional PC market sees 14% YoY boost in 3Q23
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lenovo
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asus
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government of india
India's traditional PC market witnessed a 14% YoY increase in 3Q23, with HP Inc. holding the largest market share.
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Indonesian smartphone market rebounds with 8.8% YoY growth in Q3 2023
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apple
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idc
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samsung
Indonesia's smartphone market sees growth after 8 quarters of decline, with high-priced smartphones leading the way, according to IDC data.
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Asia Pacific retail banks show growing interest in Generative AI
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cx
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data management
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voice
Asia Pacific retail banks are showing increased interest in Generative AI, with 41% planning to invest, indicates an IDC report.
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APAC digital businesses to boost tech spending by 20% despite economy
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compliance
Despite economic challenges, Digital Native Businesses in the Asia/Pacific region plan to increase tech spending by 20% in the next year.
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Gartner survey reveals lower director quality in company boards
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ceo
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public sector
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gartner
Quality lacking in company boards says Gartner survey, prompting call for directors to refocus on recruitment strategies.
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Gallagher Security earns Stratus Technologies APAC Partner Award
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critical infrastructure
Gallagher Security scoops the Stratus Technologies APAC Solution Application Partner Award, underscoring its robust site management solutions.
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Gartner predicts key trends in M&A landscape through 2024
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gartner
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inflation
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mergers and acquisitions
Gartner outlines key trends in the M&A landscape, driving focus on tech opportunities, AI adoption and regulatory complexities.
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Renesas unveils high-precision RX23E-B for industrial sensor systems
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dc
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automotive industry
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mcu
Renesas expands its 32-bit microcontroller series with the RX23E-B, geared towards high-end industrial sensor systems.
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Nuvias UC hailed as Technology Services Distributor of the Year 2023
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uc
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innovation
Nuvias UC garners Technology Services Distributor of the Year 2023, lauded for strategies in unified communications.
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CALLUM introduces SKYE: A high-performance multi-terrain electric vehicle
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development
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evs
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visibility
CALLUM has launched the SKYE, a unique high-performance electric vehicle designed for thrilling on- and off-road adventures.
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Akaysha Energy to build Australia's largest battery storage system
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japan
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nsw government
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government
Akaysha Energy secures government contract for Australia's largest battery storage system, paving the way for private investment in renewable energy storage.
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Hyve and Remarkable partner to reduce cloud downtime on Black Friday
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virtualisation
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scale
Brighton-based Hyve Managed Hosting has partnered with Remarkable Commerce to mitigate cloud downtime during Black Friday sales.
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London start-up Reboxed secures £1.6m for sustainable tech retail growth
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london
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e-waste
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ceo
Sustainable tech start-up Reboxed has bagged £1.6m to boost its eco-friendly marketplace, aspiring to rehome 100 million devices by 2030.