MSPs have crucial role in SD-WAN services, but do customers know it?
Fortinet releases 5G optimised solutions for networking and security
Kordia acquires Auckland-based managed IT firm Base2
Aruba updates edge security platform with SD-WAN capabilities
SD-WAN grows in popularity during time of COVID-19
Juniper Networks releases lineup of AI-driven solutions
Verizon and Cisco expand partnership and add new SD-WAN offerings
Dynatrace builds 500+ integrations into Software Intelligence Hub
"We are providing customers with easy access to a huge array of technologies that are automatically discovered, and we are constantly adding new ones.”
Thales broadens access management capabilities for modern workplace
Thales has expanded its access management capabilities to offer a modern, unified authentication platform across all applications or services in any IT environment.
Xero draws massive profits in pandemic
A solid rebound from the pandemic has delivered a strong lift in profits for accounting software firm Xero.
Dynatrace greatly expands infrastructure monitoring capabilities
The announcement means DevOps teams will be better placed to search and analyse logs from any source, all in a centralised location, without log-targeting or manual intervention.
Dynatrace introduces Session Replay, revamping mobile UX
The enhancements open the door for digmance feature adoptions ital teams to further optimise the user experience, performance feature adoptions and conversions of their mobile apps.
New research on how COVID-19 is boosting digital transformation
There has been a major overhaul of IT strategies to meet challenges emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new research.
Employment confidence on the rise as economy sees recovery post COVID
There are strong signs of recovery for hiring for new positions across Australia and New Zealand this year, a new report has found.
Managing storage across multiple clouds
Containerised software can run reliably from one computing environment to another, making containers the ideal choice for a multi-cloud environment.
Report reveals which industries are most vulnerable to new ransomware attacks
Zscaler has announced its new Ransomware Report highlighting the most prolific ransomware actors, their attack tactics, and the industries being targeted.
Fortinet: Reduce risk with consistent security
Cornelius Mare, Fortinet A/NZ Director, Security Solutions, explains how consistent security can reduce risk whilst streamlining NOC/SOC operations and minimising costs.
Interview: Harnessing business agility post-pandemic
We spoke to Appnovation's Andrew Wong, who explains why businesses should continue prioritising an agile strategy, as opposed to reverting to old ways.
Cohesity rolls out Backup as a Service in A/NZ market
The BaaS platform allows users to back up their data on-premises or in the cloud, while Cohesity maintains and operates the underlying infrastructure.
Jitterbit launches partner & customer marketplace for API integration
"We want our ecosystem to build on top of our platform and create repeatable integrations that benefit end users."
Data quality and skills shortage holding businesses back from data empowerment
Organisations are experiencing significant bottlenecks to smart, data-driven decision making.
Interview: The intersection of technology and infrastructure amidst COVID-19
Techday spoke to Bentley Systems executives Mark Coates and Phil Christensen, who discuss how technology has changed within the infrastructure industry.
SnapLogic launches updates to integration platform in a bid to boost productivity
These new additions have the aim of improving user productivity through extending platform performance and reliability, and adding API management and anomaly detection capabilities.
ExtraHop reveals common insecure protocols used in enterprise IT
The report details the ongoing use of deprecated and insecure protocols, including Server Message Block version one (SMBv1), which was exploited by the WannaCry ransomware variant.
Ransomware attacks surge in 2021, Triple Extortion threat comes to light
Ransomware attacks have seen 102% increase this year compared to the beginning of 2020, and there are no signs of it slowing down.
CISOs seek thought leadership to aid in cybersecurity decisions
Findings reveal that thought leadership plays a fundamental role in a CISO’s procurement choices, with 97% using thought leadership content at different stages of the buying decision process.
Webinar: Managing fraud risk with a culture of compliance
Organisations are vulnerable to fraud and compliance risks that could deal significant damage if they are not properly protected and managed.
The case for prioritising IT privacy in businesses
It was Privacy Awareness Week recently. But one week in May every year isn’t cutting it: privacy needs to be a year-round focus.
Square announces new developer tools - APIs and an SDK
Digital payment company Square has announced three new developer tools.
Skykick announces upgrade to address over 2000 hours of lost time for ITSPs
Information technology service providers are losing thousands of hours every year due to needless cloud administration, according to SkyKick.
Citrix hires new managing director for A/NZ
In his new role, Martin Creighan will be responsible for driving strategy and sales, and improving employee experiences throughout the Trans Tasman market.
Red Hat’s new sandbox environment makes it easier to develop for Kubernetes
Red Hat announces its Developer Sandbox for OpenShift, designed to enable organisations to accelerate the production of Kubernetes-based applications.
CLOUDWRXS launches Intelligent Orchestration Platform
CLOUDWRXS has launched its new Intelligent Orchestration Platform for medium and large enterprises.
Why continuous digital transformation should be top of mind for government agencies
With increasingly secure cloud options available, there is little holding agencies back from embracing cloud.
Organisations turn to zero trust to support remote workforce - Citrix survey
“Employee experience is critical to delivering business innovation and growth, and security must support it.”
Barracuda sees strong momentum across cloud email security solutions
There is increased risk of socially engineered attacks like conversation hijacking, business email compromise, account takeover, and growing demand for protecting customer data in the cloud.
Standardisation versus specialisation: transforming the way business integrates data
Enterprises now have a vast amount of choice in terms of cloud platforms. But should they take a standardised approach to adoption, or a specialised one?
Jamf to acquire Wandera for $400 million
“The combination of Wandera and Jamf will provide our customers a single source platform while delivering Zero Trust Network Access for all mobile workers.”
Demand for on-premise software deployment rising
90% of the 405 surveyed business and technology professionals note that on-premise software sales are rising.
Informatica launches service for cloud data integration on AWS
The Informatica Cloud Data Integration free service on AWS helps customers get started using the Informatica Intelligent Data Management Cloud.
A look at the MS Exchange zero-days and how to protect your business
Every organisationusing Microsoft Exchange must patch their on-premise servers immediately and scan their networks for signs of malicious activity.
Why Laminar Communications is all-a-chatter about messaging app LamChat
“We built our own messaging app to ensure it connects with our server. We used open-source code where possible and the programmers are people who live in Brisbane.”
Spending on cybersecurity and risk management tech to hit $150 billion in 2021
“Looking ahead, we’re seeing early market signals of growing automation and further adoption of machine learning technologies in support of AI security."
Logicalis welcomes new chief technology officer for global operations
Logicalis has appointed Toby Alcock from his role as chief technology officer, Logicalis Australia, to the position of chief technology officer for Logicalis Group.
Confluent announces new cloud platform for Kubernetes
Confluent has announced Confluent for Kubernetes, its new platform purpose-built to bring cloud-native capabilities to data streams in private infrastructures.
Reduce fraud risk and maintain compliance in your business
Employees have more purchasing power than ever, so it's important to control costs with complete visibility. Join the webinar on 15 June to learn the cost of non-compliance to business and how to avoid it.
Fujitsu partners with AWS to accelerate digital transformation of mobility industry
"The rapid evolution of technology in the mobility industry can challenge companies to keep pace."
RMM platform SuperOps.ai takes on legacy MSP software with $3 million funding
“SuperOps.ai’s platform is tailored to cater to various segments of the MSP market and intends to build a truly unified PSA/RMM solution."
'Catastrophic forgetting': What it is, and how to prevent it
AI has been used to combat cyber-threats for years. But there are many related pitfalls — and catastrophic forgetting is a major one.
Dynatrace introduces cloud-based automation to software development
A new Cloud Automation Module leverages the Dynatrace Platform to automate and orchestrate the software development lifecycle.
Public cloud services market saw huge growth in 2020 — IDC
Despite the overall growth in the market, not all managed services grew as much as others — IaaS and PaaS services in particular grew much faster.
A guide to combating Active Directory misconfigurations
With so many attacks abusing misconfigurations in Active Directory, it’s time to fix it, writes Attivo Networks regional director for ANZ Jim Cook.
Australian organisations turn to encryption to protect data - Entrust report
The most common types of encrypted data include intellectual property, employee and HR data, payment-related data, and customer information.
Workday cloud financial management expertise recognised in Gartner MQ
Workday has been positioned as a Leader in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Core Financial Management Suites for Midsize, Large, and Global Enterprises.
Four things organisations must consider when testing AI
Decision-makers and IT leaders must consider the role MLOps will play in their business, writes Micro Focus business consultant Matthew Bertram.