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Outsourcing
Kyndryl recognised as Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2022
Kyndryl has been recognised as a Leader in the Gartner May 2022 'Magic Quadrant for Managed Mobility Services, Global' report.
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Mobility
Tyson Beckford partners with Element Case on new AppleWatch band
Celebrity Tyson Beckford has collaborated with STM Brands' Element Case brand to create a rugged new accessory.
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Mobility
Hands-on review: STM laptop bags
The advent of hybrid working has meant we need laptop bags. We got our hands on two of the most popular laptop bags from STM.
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Mobility
Mobile fraud on the rise as online transactions increase
"In a global digital economy, borders are no longer boundaries for cyber criminals. It is more apparent than ever that fraud goes beyond single industries."
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Financial institutions
Traditional banks invest in apps to keep up with the competition
Financial institutions across the APAC region are working to become more ingrained in the financial decisions of their customers, primarily through the development of digital financial wellness and money management apps.
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Health technology
Prompt Documents and Lancom Technology launch next gen healthcare solution
“The updated version of Prompt has been built in the cloud. We have scalable access in real time to the app and can make upgrades when required, such as when experiencing a surge in demand."
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Cloud
8x8 rolls out enhancements to XCaaS offering
"We continue to innovate across 8x8 XCaaS, allowing organisations and their employees to maximise productivity and responsiveness as they collaborate from anywhere, on any device in the app of their choice.”
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Macquarie Telecom
Macquarie Telecom supports disability services provider Rocky Bay
Macquarie has enabled Rocky Bay to improve mobile communication between staff, transition therapy appointments online to compensate for increased demand, and launch a number of assistive technologies in WA.
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SaaS
Qlik launches Mobile for SaaS updates, drives continuous intelligence
"With Qlik Sense Mobile for SaaS and our additional planned features, Qlik continues to enhance the only modern end-to-end platform that gives enterprises the analytic data pipelines required for real-time data delivery."
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Remote Working
Network access control market boosted by remote work trend
The global NAC market is estimated to reach $2.21 billion by 2024, finds Frost & Sullivan.
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Mobility
Rapid adoption of mobile devices for utilities companies, study shows
The need for real-time data access is becoming more critical for energy and utilities field workers, leading to the rapid adoption of rugged mobile devices and tablets over the next five years.
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BYOD / Bring Your Own Device
Should we really trust those ‘trusted’ devices?
A false sense of security surrounds so-called trusted mobile devices and we need to rethink the ‘trusted’ device security model.
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Cloud
Mobility spending highest across APAC, says GlobalData
Mobility services are poised to emerge as a dominant and strategic element for enterprises in the Asia-Pacific region.
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BYOD / Bring Your Own Device
The BYOD juggling act: balancing security, privacy and mobility
Left unmanaged, personal devices and unmanaged cloud applications can lead to data loss, but if managed too strictly, the IT team risks a backlash from unhappy employees, Bitglass says.
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Endpoint Protection
Why zero trust is the best security strategy for mobile computing - Zscaler
Zero trust network access is helping organisations address the protection problem posed by mobile computing and cloud-based applications.
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Healthcare
Mobile technology key to improving patient-provider relationships – Soprano
Hospitals investing in mobile technologies are experiencing better patient engagement, improved productivity and administrative efficiencies.
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Apple
Hands-on review: The middle-of-the-road 2019 iPad Air
Apple's 2019 iPad Air falls squarely in the middle of the workhorse iPad Pro and the entry-level iPad in terms of price point and specification.
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Phishing
Protecting remote staff from phishing attacks – WatchGuard
Close to 50% of Australian employees worked remotely for at least half the time, according to a 2018 survey by IWG.
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Storage
Mobility and digitalization fuelling Next Generation data storage
Global Next Generation Data Storage Market size is expected to reach $106.3 billion by 2024, according to a new report by KBV Research. 
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Mobility
Agile working: Not just a buzzword in today’s workforce
The technology that created the mobile workforce, also holds the solution to communicating effectively to mobile employees.
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Digital Transformation
Common missteps on the path to enterprise mobility
Many organisations don’t think broadly enough when it comes to mobilising staff and workflows, focusing instead on only the most obvious users and needs.
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Mobility
Jabra launches wireless earbuds for mobile workforce
“With workers no longer tied to their desk, mobility is becoming an increasingly important priority, with workers demanding high quality audio connectivity, UC integration and full flexibility."
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Microsoft
Interview: Mobile Mentor CEO shares mobility strategies
“We recognise that mobile speed is ultrafast!  We’re not really focused on the competition, but we look to do two things really well."
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5G
Why the mobility industry is moving towards 5G
Reliable and timely radio performance is a crucial requirement for all those with a stake in transport safety.