Service providers need more than one option for managed SD-WAN
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
HP finds remote work is creating a growing cybersecurity risk
HP has released a security report finding remote work is creating a growing cybersecurity risk.
The three key areas to make businesses battle-ready in 2021
Focusing on these three areas will help businesses position themselves to take full advantage of the opportunities they see without incurring undue risk.
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.
'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.
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."
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.
Data quality and skills shortage holding businesses back from data empowerment
Organisations are experiencing significant bottlenecks to smart, data-driven decision making.
Xero draws massive profits in pandemic
A solid rebound from the pandemic has delivered a strong lift in profits for accounting software firm Xero.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.”
A/NZ software spend reaches $13.9b in 2020 to support business resilience
"The support to businesses that IT provided in the outbreak of pandemic has given companies more confidence in IT investment. The expectation on that return of investment is high.”
Most wanted malware Dridex remains in top position amidst global surge in ransomware attacks
"While we are witnessing a huge increase in ransomware attacks worldwide, it is no surprise that this month's top malware is related to the trend."
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.
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."
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.
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.
Ransomware attackers bolder than ever
"When you dig into this underworld, you have to expect that it has many faces."
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cybersecurity key to business advantage, report finds
"The research showed that CISOs adapted existing strategy, while the pandemic has really opened the eyes and changed the views of CEOs."
Sector training, further investment required in Australian Budget - A/NZ cybersecurity vendors
"Budget funding, awareness and technology solutions are sorely needed today to support Australian business cybersecurity."
Square announces new developer tools - APIs and an SDK
Digital payment company Square has announced three new developer tools.
CLOUDWRXS launches Intelligent Orchestration Platform
CLOUDWRXS has launched its new Intelligent Orchestration Platform for medium and large enterprises.
Business leaders failing to use data for critical business decisions
"In trying to manage data, all companies are creating digital landfills of corporate information. This has to change."
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.
Why the rise of containers has created a vulnerability crisis
A rise in the use of Kubernetes and Docker services — and increased adoption of DevOps methodologies — have all contributed to the rise in popularity of containers. But as with all emerging technologies, there are risks.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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Jabra has a wide range of professional headsets and speakerphones that are compatible with leading UC platforms. Apply for a 14-day trial of Jabra products now.