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Brendan Maree joins ProHance to spur growth in Australia & New Zealand
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digital transformation
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avaya
ProHance hires experienced IT leader Brendan Maree as Vice President and Country Manager for Australia and New Zealand, marking a major stride in regional expansion.
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BeyondTrust strengthens Asia Pacific expansion with key appointments
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cx
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martech
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advanced persistent threat protection
BeyondTrust strengthens its expansion in the Asia Pacific with key appointments; Sami Toivonen as ANZ Regional Sales Director, and Charlie Wood as Asia Regional Sales Director.
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Infinigate launches financial services programme to support European partners
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pc hardware
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cybersecurity
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it industry
Infinigate launches 'Infinigate Financial Services', providing partners across Europe with funding solutions to tackle CAPEX concerns and enhance growth in an unpredictable market landscape.
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Claroty appoints Derek Phillips as new Chief Revenue Officer
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cloud services
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advanced persistent threat protection
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physical security
Cyber-physical systems protector, Claroty, welcomes Derek Phillips as new Chief Revenue Officer following 2023's impressive $100m+ recurring revenue. Phillips' extensive tech, security and sales background positions him to steer future growth.
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Exclusive: Fiona Sweeney on bridging tech's gender gap
Fri, 26th Jan 2024
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dei
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it industry
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women in technology
Fiona Sweeney discusses strategies to close the gender gap in tech, highlighting education and industry collaboration.
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GenAI set to conduct 30% of marketing tasks by 2027, IDC predicts
Mon, 8th Jan 2024
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bi
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big data
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data analytics
IDC FutureScape predicts Generative AI will undertake 30% of traditional marketing tasks by 2027, as APeJ propels towards a more data-driven marketing approach.
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Shadow IT threatens corporate cybersecurity, new study reveals
Fri, 5th Jan 2024
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advanced persistent threat protection
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casb
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it infrastructure
The rise in remote working has increased shadow IT usage among employees, leading to 11% of all cyber incidents, according to Kaspersky.
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Uptime Institute boosts global expansion with new Chief Business Officer
Fri, 22nd Dec 2023
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power / energy
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schneider electric
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it industry
Uptime Institute has named Mustapha Louni as its new Chief Business Officer, strengthening its commitment to global expansion.
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UK IT leaders report dire skills gap in AI, reveals Telehouse study
Thu, 30th Nov 2023
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cloud services
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ai
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productivity
Telehouse study reveals a significant artificial intelligence skills gap among UK IT leaders, with 33% reporting insufficiency.
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US tech firm Trusted Tech Team expands into London's heart
Fri, 27th Oct 2023
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microsoft
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it professionals
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it industry
US-based Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider, Trusted Tech Team, expands into the UK with the opening of a new office in London.
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The IT industry is stalling on SBOMs when it should be working on best practice
Tue, 24th Oct 2023
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open source
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security vulnerabilities
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it industry
SBOMs will be key to dealing with the next big vulnerability and incredibly useful in the fight to minimise the effects of smaller weaknesses.
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Huawei Cloud plans to build global open-source ecosystem
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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smartphones
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digital transformation
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technology gifts
Huawei Cloud accelerates its efforts in open-source ecosystem, highlighting shift from free software to open-source paradigm.
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UK Women in Tech Awards 2023 shine on outstanding contributors
Sat, 14th Oct 2023
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careers
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hall of fame
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it industry
The Women in Tech Awards 2023 celebrated women professionals making significant contributions to the industry.
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Financial services face skills gap crisis in recruitment
Thu, 12th Oct 2023
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data science
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ml
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recruitment
Financial services sector grapples with widening skills gap as recruiters face daunting environment, reveals survey. #finance #recruitment.
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NZ tech firms RUSH and Downer to develop road safety AI
Wed, 11th Oct 2023
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it industry
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engineering
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nz
New Zealand technology company RUSH and Downer Transport & Infrastructure have secured funding to develop AI technology to increase road safety.
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Hornetsecurity says 60% of businesses concerned about ransomware
Wed, 11th Oct 2023
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ransomware
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business
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it industry
Almost 60% of businesses are seriously concerned about ransomware attacks, says Hornetsecurity survey, highlighting evolving threat landscape.
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Data Theorem named Industry Leader in SSCS by KuppingerCole
Wed, 11th Oct 2023
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cloud services
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cios
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it industry
Data Theorem has been named an Industry Leader in Software Supply Chain Security (SSCS) by KuppingerCole, a leading analyst firm.
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Cloud technology's potential impact on New Zealand economy
Tue, 10th Oct 2023
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cloud services
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edutech
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bi
AWS research shows that small to medium-sized Kiwi enterprises adopting cloud technology could generate NZ$1.5bn in productivity gains by 2030.
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Aston University joins Turing University Network to advance AI and Data Science
Wed, 4th Oct 2023
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edutech
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ml
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data science
Aston University joins prestigious Turing University Network, showcasing commitment to advancing data science and AI.
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New Relic releases 2023 Observability Forecast Report
Wed, 13th Sep 2023
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it industry
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report
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nz
The industry’s most extensive observability-focused study has revealed outages cost AUD $11 million annually as tool sprawl persists.
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MEQ partners with Siemens to improve red meat industry
Tue, 12th Sep 2023
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siemens
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supply chain & logistics
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it industry
Australian ag-tech firm MEQ and Siemens have partnered to drive operational and sustainability gains across the red meat supply chain.
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UK AI economy projected to reach £2.4 trillion by 2027: AiiA
Fri, 8th Sep 2023
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paas
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iaas
The mapping released by AI Industry Analytics profiled 8,900 companies, 70 public corporations, 300 AI Hubs, 4,100 investors, and 280 government projects.
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Number of female workers in UK tech sector down by thousands
Fri, 18th Aug 2023
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women in technology
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it industry
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cios
Number of women in the UK tech sector declines in Q2 2023, raising concerns over the impact of economic caution on female workers.
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GapMap: Australia's fast-food sector shows strong growth
Wed, 16th Aug 2023
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retail
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report
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it industry
GapMaps' recent report reveals Australia's fast-food sector remains buoyant, adding 174 new stores in the last financial year.