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The rise and rise of AI – and the sustainability crisis it’s creating
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e-waste
Despite AI's benefits, its growing adoption in Australia is escalating the e-waste crisis and environmental threat, highlighting urgent need for a circular economy strategy.
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CAST unveils AI Advisor for in-depth software portfolio insights
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ai
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cloud migration
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sustainability
CAST introduces AI Advisor to its software portfolio management tool, CAST Highlight, enhancing user interaction and delivering in-depth, actionable insights quickly for complex application portfolio management.
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Varda announces partnership with TrueFootprint for EUDR
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digital transformation
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compliance
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european
Varda's partnership with TrueFootprint could help millions of smallholder farmers meet the EU Deforestation Regulation (EUDR).
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Aiven tackles carbon emissions in tech ahead of World Earth Day
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thoughtworks
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earth day
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australian government
Aiven commits to sustainable operations in the tech sector, highlighting the urgent need for carbon emissions reduction in light of equivalent pollution levels to the aviation industry.
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BT hailed for highest 'Vision' in 2024 Gartner Global WAN report
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network infrastructure
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BT acknowledged by Gartner as a 'Leader' in Global WAN Services for the 20th consecutive year, acclaimed for their influential role in market direction and innovation in network services.
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Finastra integrates AI-based ESG scoring into Trade Innovation software
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saas
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trade
Finastra integrates AI-based ESG scoring into its Trade Innovation working capital solution, leveraging CoriolisESG technology to enhance the sustainability of trade and supply chain finance.
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Civo introduces Cloud GPU powered by Nvidia for high-demand workloads
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ml
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servers
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open source
Civo has launched its Cloud GPU powered by Nvidia technology, enhancing services for high demand workloads, highlighting both industry innovation and commitment to sustainability.
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Australian freight sector's crucial role in achieving net-zero emissions
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hydrogen
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climate change
Freight transport innovators like KoolPak and FreightExchange spearhead sustainable efforts amid concerns of governmental policies undermining decarbonisation goals.
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Fils partners with Aion to integrate ESG values in Middle Eastern finance
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digital banking
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financial institutions
Fintech operator Fils joins forces with digital banking provider Aion to fuse ESG principles into Middle East finance, leveraging Green APIs to track and reduce emissions.
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CommScope launches AI-driven RUCKUS suite for hospitality sector
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network infrastructure
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iot
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commscope
CommScope unveils AI-driven RUCKUS Networks solutions for the hospitality sector, promising operational efficiency boosts, increased sustainability and enhanced brand loyalty.
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Cogo & Personetics introduce AI-powered sustainable banking
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cx
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digital banking
Cogo partners with AI-firm Personetics, pioneering climate-conscious banking by aiding customers in understanding and managing their carbon footprints based on their spending habits.
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Eaton partners with RDA to develop AI-led data centre solutions
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digital economy
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Eaton partners with Red Dot Analytics to develop AI-led initiatives boosting data centre construction and operations, aligning with its broader strategy for future-proof, sustainable data centres.
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Sapro-Tech forms strategic partnership with top NZ fashion firms
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NZ firm Sapro-Tech forms strategic alliances with leading fashion brands SABEN, taylor, Velvet Heartbeat, and YY NATION, promoting sustainable materials derived from fungi.
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Singapore firms suffer downtime due to fibre network disruption
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iot
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digital transformation
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cradlepoint
Despite 62% of Singaporean firms using cellular connectivity, weekly disruptions in fixed line/fibre networks have caused up to four hours of downtime for 25% of firms over the past year, states a Cradlepoint survey.
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Invercargill to get first Tier 4 Data Centre with T4 Group move
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power / energy
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renewable energy
T4 Group announces the construction of New Zealand's first Tier 4 Data Centre, a flagship of sustainability and innovation, in Invercargill, Southland.
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Datacom opens new tech integration centre in South Australia
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firewall
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network security
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breach prevention
Datacom, Australasia's largest tech firm, is set to deepen its presence in South Australia, opening a bespoke integration centre that will boost service for regional customers and substantially increase national processing capacity.
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NZTech unveils tech strategy for emissions reduction
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iot
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cartech
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NZTech unveils a report outlining the crucial role technology may have in cutting emissions and promoting environmental sustainability.
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Fortinet unveils 2023 Sustainability Report highlighting steady progress
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firewall
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it training
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breach prevention
Fortinet's 2023 Sustainability Report unveils the firm's strides in combating cyber risks, diversifying talent and ecologically responsible operations.
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The importance of redundant cooling and dual power supply
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data centre cooling
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data centre operators
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cloud services
Among the critical components ensuring this resilience, redundant water-cooling systems and dual power supplies stand out as indispensable elements.
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Rugged tech enhancement highlighted by Getac study
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mobility
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byod
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digital transformation
Getac Technology's IDC InfoBrief study shows that rugged technology simplifies operations and boosts competitiveness in industries such as utilities and logistics.
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Deloitte & RMIT Online join forces for climate reporting course
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compliance
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climate change
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deloitte
Mandatory climate reporting in July instigates a vital shift, with Deloitte and RMIT Online joining forces to offer a course for finance professionals.
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Evergreen acquires Digital Origin in UK managed IT services expansion
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cloud services
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endpoint protection
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edr
In a bid to expand UK presence, IT group Evergreen acquires Milton Keynes-based Digital Origin, marking its second UK market expansion effort after last year's purchase of The Final Step.
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atNorth earns 4 industry accolades in a week for sustainable data centres
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ai
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digital infrastructure
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sustainability
Nordic tech provider atNorth is recognised by four award entities in a week, lauding its commitment to providing sustainable data centre services.
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A green data dream: T4 Group redefines data centre excellence
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cloud services
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colocation
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nz
T4 Group leads the green revolution in data centres, setting new industry standards with an unwavering commitment to security and sustainability.