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Apple
Top 25 global tech companies hit $11.1 trillion in market cap in Q3 2020
$1.3 trillion was added to the top 25 global technology companies’ cumulative market capitalisation in Q3 2020 alone.
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Cisco
Cisco's APJC executive team has a new leader
"I am delighted to be given the opportunity to lead our business in this dynamic region and am looking forward to building on our success," says Dave West, new president for APJC.
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Application Performance Monitoring / APM
Cisco and LEDC collaborate to bring data centres to regional Australia
The effort will seek to improve upon the regions’ lack of digital infrastructure and poor connectivity, the two companies say.
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Network Infrastructure
blueAPACHE to refresh core network with Cisco
The company selected the ASR 9000 Series high performance aggregation services routers for its network refresh.
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Collaboration
Australia recognised as leading nation for digital readiness, but is it enough?
"The report highlights the need for accelerating new investment with a focus on improving Australia's global competitiveness and bridging the divide between states to build further societal resilience."
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Microsoft
Citrix adds zero trust to workplace security programme
Companies can evaluate their current security strategies and leverage existing investments to design and implement a Zero Trust framework.
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Remote Working
Cisco report: Remote working is here to stay, making cybersecurity a top priority
"With this new way of working here to stay and organisations looking to increase their investment in cybersecurity, there’s a unique opportunity to transform the way we approach security as an industry to better meet the needs of our customers and end-users.”
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SD-WAN
Cisco launches new WAN edge platform
Cisco launches new WAN edge platform The Catalyst 8000 Edge platform provides flexible options for secure connectivity and visibility to applications across cloud, data centre and edge.
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Digital Transformation
Kiwi SMBs forge on with digital evolution despite disruption
SMBs in Singapore, Japan, and New Zealand lead the rankings as the most digitally mature. 
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5G
Telecom equipment market returns to growth in 2Q20
According to research by Dell’Oro shows that the global market is finding its feet again with vendor ranking remaining stable.
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Video conference
Cisco's Webex will soon drown out distracting background noise
Cisco will acquire US company BabbleLabs with the aim of improving its video meeting software Webex.
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Data Protection
Cohesity announces major expansion of data management solution
The updated solution now includes new I/O Boost technology that the company says will lower the total cost of ownership (TCO) and deliver faster performance for backing up, accessing, and deriving insights from data in all-flash environments.
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SD-WAN
Megaport gears up to release Virtual Edge platform
Megaport has announced the new release of Megaport Virtual Edge (MVE), a platform designed to enable SD-WAN capabilities through strategic collaboration.
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Cloud
Cisco crowned one of the best places to work in Australia
“This is such a proud moment for our Cisco Australia & New Zealand team to be recognised at the #1 Best Place to Work in Australia."
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Cisco
Schneider Electric and Cisco embark on tech partnership to advance smart buildings
Together the two companies have developed, tested and validated designs that help connect building management systems to an Internet Protocol (IP) network with a secure, scalable and resilient architecture.
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Cisco
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams – Who is ThousandEyes?
ThousandEyes is a network intelligence company headquartered in the United States, and operates worldwide. Cisco recently announced plans to acquire ThousandEyes.
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Cisco
Bitglass deepens integration with MFA vendor Duo Security
Bitglass has announced a deepened integration with Duo Security, now part of Cisco, as it looks to strengthen security for the modern workforce.
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Cybersecurity
Remote working trend bolsters cybersecurity investment - but downturn predicted
A new report from Canalys indicates investment in cybersecurity has increased 9.7% - but worsening economic conditions could turn the statistic around.
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Cybersecurity
Cisco, ESET, Fortinet crowned by Canalys, while Symantec, IBM & McAfee underperform
Several big names have been revealed as underperforming compared with the market average with low partner sentiment. 
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Cloud
SD-WAN market growth slows in 1Q20
Supply chain disruptions accounted for the majority of the market decline in 1Q 2020, according to Dell’Oro.
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Cloud
Cisco buys ThousandEyes, strengthening network portfolio
Cisco is eyeing up network intelligence company ThousandEyes for its latest acquisition, building on Cisco’s cloud-based network and application performance portfolio.
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Remote Working
Intel creates 10th Gen vPro processors for 'next generation of business computing'
“Built for business, the Intel vPro platform is a comprehensive PC foundation for performance, hardware-enhanced security, manageability and stability,” says Intel.
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Firewall
Cisco ASA firewall users urged to patch systems now
Since early January 2020, the number of internet-accessible Cisco ASA devices considered vulnerable has jumped from 170,000 to 220,000.
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SD-WAN
Cisco and Google Cloud partner on end-to-end SD-WAN solution
The two networking giants have come together on a solution that provides an end-to-end network that adapts to application needs from branch to edge.