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Data Protection
Businesses failing to protect sensitive data in the cloud
New research has found 40% of organisations have experienced a cloud-based data breach in the past 12 months. 
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Carbon emissions
APAC firms could slash carbon emissions by 78% by moving to cloud - AWS report
A new report from AWS and 451 Research suggests cloud infrastructure offers major benefits in terms of reducing energy usage, and the resulting reduction in carbon emissions.
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Cloud
Data growth compounding storage management issues - Datadobi report
More organisations are holding on to unstructured data, causing headaches for the planning, storage, and management of on-premise and cloud data.
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Edge Computing
Edge computing brings lucrative opps to network operators and telcos
Network operators will play a pivotal role in enabling new revenue streams from edge computing, according to new research from Vertiv and Omdia, formerly Ovum.
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Internet of Things
ExtraHop announces IoT adoption suite
These latest enhancements extend Reveal(x) capabilities to the enterprise IoT device edge, according to the company.
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Data Protection
Veeam launch of new data protection suite 'biggest ever'
"This is the biggest release in the history of Veeam, creating the simplest solution for hybrid-cloud environments.”
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
AWS study claims firms can slash carbon footprint by moving to cloud
Organisations can cut their carbon footprint by 88% just by moving their on-premise data center workloads to platforms such as AWS - or at least that’s according to a new study from 451 Research, which is also sponsored by AWS itself.
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Kaspersky
CISOs: Dedicated investment in security is still lacking
Nine out of 10 CISOs say the board asks them for advice, but half of companies still lump cybersecurity into IT budget.
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Cloud Security
Trend Micro acquires Cloud Conformity to expand capabilities
The acquisition resolves often overlooked security issues caused by cloud infrastructure misconfiguration.
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Cloud
BlackBerry creates R&D lab to stay on security's cutting edge
BlackBerry has created a new cybersecurity research and development (R&D) unit comprised of more than 120 security experts to drive the company’s mission to drive security innovation.
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451 Research
Companies and researchers coordinating on disclosure – 451 Research
90% of respondents confirmed disclosing vulnerabilities “publicly serves a broader purpose of improving how software is developed, used and fixed”.
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Managed Services
Managed services integral to firms' move to cloud, report suggests
New skill sets will be required for architecture applications such as optimised workload migration, integration, and operations. This is where managed and professional services will fill the gaps.
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Collaboration
Mobile-first communications lead to huge productivity gains, study shows
“The slow adoption of most corporate-issued collaboratiokn platforms and the lack of support for secure mobile messaging should be a waeup call to business leaders that they need to view mobile first as their primary employee communication and collaboration channel."
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5G
Vertiv and 451 Research release new report on 5G preparedness
As networks continue to evolve and coverage expands, 5G itself will become a key enabler of emerging edge use cases.
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5G
More than 90% of operators fear energy bills from 5G and edge
A new survey reveals there is optimism surrounding the services 5G will enable and the interplay with edge computing, but concerns remain around energy usage.
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Big Data
Compliance requirements driving better data management - 451 Research
90% of respondents in a 451 Research report say they will significantly increase investment in DataOps technologies this year.
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Privileged Access Management / PAM
CyberArk launches privileged session management for cloud
An external attacker or malicious insider who is able to hijack these types of user credentials could shut down cloud environments.
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GDPR
Research finds majority of businesses failing to comply with GDPR
70% of companies couldn’t fulfil data access and portability requests within the GDPR-specified one-month time limit.
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Data breach
US retail sector security spend focuses on the wrong areas, says report
“These organizations continue, year after year, to spend on the same security solutions that worked for them previously."
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Hybrid Cloud
HPE introduces service to optimise public, private and hybrid cloud consumption
HPE GreenLake Hybrid Cloud delivers cloud-native operations, compliance, and financial control for AWS, Microsoft Azure and Microsoft Azure Stack.
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Digital Transformation
How service providers need to change to stay relevant
451 Research has conducted a survey into the habits of service providers, revealing how they will need to adapt in order to stay on top.
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Multi Cloud
Rackspace capitalizes on global container adoption boom with new Kubernetes solution
The application container software market will grow 40% over the next few years, reaching nearly $3 billion by 2020, according to 451 Research.
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Colocation
2018 will be a big year for Singapore's data center market
"2018 is shaping up to be another big year, with providers including DODID, Global Switch and Iron Mountain slated to bring new data centers online.”
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Cloud
Equinix connects global data centers to create inter-metro connectivity fabric
Any Equinix customer will be able to request connections to any of the more than 1,000 participants on ECX Fabric today.