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Digital Transformation
How to modernise legacy apps without compromising security
At a time when digital transformation has become central to business, even the most important applications come with a ‘use-by’ date.
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Digital Transformation
Cloud 'extremely important' to future growth, report finds
“While most businesses see cloud adoption as a key driver to a more productive New Zealand economy, better understanding and action is needed."
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Cloud Services
Aviatrix launches Advanced Cloud Services to aid IT transformation
Aviatrix has announced the availability of Advanced Cloud Services, a customisable portfolio of service offerings created to help enterprises.
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Datto
Datto releases purpose-built continuity solutions for MSPs
Datto has launched its SIRIS 5 product featuring up to four times the performance and Cloud Continuity for PCs, improved for the hybrid workforce of today.
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Infrastructure
The BIM opportunity for the design of data centers
As the need for cloud computing services continues to increase, data centers are tipped to become one of the fastest-growing sectors of the IT market.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
ExtraHop brings greater security to cloud environments
ExtraHop has extended the power of Reveal(x) 360 to provide frictionless threat visibility for Amazon Web Services (AWS).
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Artificial Intelligence
NVIDIA unveils Omniverse Cloud platform and OVX system
NVIDIA has announced Omniverse Cloud, a cloud services platform, and OVX, a computing system designed to power large-scale digital twins.
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IaaS / Serverless Infrastructure
Alibaba Cloud launches cloud computer for enterprise in Singapore
Alibaba Cloud has launched its cloud computer in Singapore, with the inclusion of both the pocket-sized Wuying cloud computer and Elastic Desktop Service (EDS).
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Partner Programme
Freshworks enhances partner program, hires new channel VP
"Our partner program attracts technology companies, resellers, system integrators and MSP that recognise the market need for native cloud solutions."
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CAST AI
How AI powers cloud automation and optimization
While cloud computing enables rapid innovation, it also threatens an organization's gross margin if cloud resources spiral out of control.
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Secure access service edge / SASE
Rackspace and Cloudflare to bring zero trust to more
The intention of the partnership is to help businesses reach cloud-centric goals and provide a SASE for cloud applications, data, users and devices.
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Microsoft
Westpac enters strategic partnership with Microsoft
The partnership includes increased investment in Microsoft’s cloud computing service, Azure, which will help to modernise Westpac.
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SaaS
Why a cross-cloud strategy can deliver big advantages
The benefits of using a cloud computing platform are now well understood by most businesses; however, many are realising they can take their IT infrastructures even further.
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Oracle
Oracle announces growing success of Oracle Cloud Lift Services
"With Oracle Cloud Lift Services, customers can take advantage of Oracle's experts to guide their migrations and get their critical workloads successfully running on OCI."
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3D Printing
Xerox and Oracle partner to help new ventures launch fast, with a focus on 3D printing, IoT, and AR
Oracle has announced a multi-year deal with Xerox providing cloud-computing infrastructure and Oracle software, focusing on 3D printing, industrial IoT and augmented reality.
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Malware
Threat actors to cause significantly more damage through malware and cloud computing
The rapid rise in cloud computing has seen threat actors increase their toolkit. 
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Customer experience
Auth0 launches Identity Platform on Microsoft Azure
"The Auth0 Identity Platform on Azure can help unlock a secure and compliant cloud deployment experience for organisations seeking support across CIAM use cases."
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Hybrid Cloud
Telstra Purple launches next gen hybrid cloud offering
Available as a self-serve solution, Telstra Hybrid Cloud can also be fully managed by the Telstra Purple team who can take care of updating, patching and around the clock monitoring.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
New VMware Cross-Cloud services available on AWS
VMware has made it easier for AWS customers to purchase and deploy VMware Cross-Cloud services.
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Google Cloud
CrowdStrike extends Falcon Horizon support for Google Cloud
"This extended support from CrowdStrike Falcon Horizon for Google Cloud will give our joint customers the visibility and protection needed to stay ahead of the adversaries.”
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Artificial Intelligence
Juniper Networks launches AI-powered support solution for Junos portfolio
Juniper Networks has released a new support solution driven by artificial intelligence, designed to deliver holistic visibility and insights across its entire Junos portfolio.
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SaaS
Accela extends A/NZ footprint with government and industry wins
Accela has announced the general availability of expanded SaaS offerings, including its Accela Civic Platform, in Australia and New Zealand.
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Google Cloud
Alkira partners with Google Cloud to bring multi-cloud capability to more
“We’re delighted to be part of Google Cloud’s initiative to simplify their customer journey to the cloud. It's a sign of the growing maturity of the cloud industry that multi-cloud capability is now acknowledged as table stakes."
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Internet of Things
IoT investment set to overtake cloud computing, next-generation security and big data analytics
Research reveals investment in the Internet of Things is set to soon overtake cloud computing, next-generation security, and big data analytics.