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Quantum's board of directors recruits former Cisco CIO
IT firm Quantum has snapped up former Cisco veteran Rebecca Jacoby to serve on the company’s board of directors.
Australia leading APAC in data readiness
Tableau/IDC’s data readiness index reveals leading data ready firms in Asia Pacific outperform laggards by 90%.
Virtual data rooms market showing impressive growth
Driven by growing demand for easy and secure ways for storage of critical data and increasing need for transparent and efficient data sharing options.
IBM: A/NZ C-Suite who trust data will outperform
"Leading organisations that have put trust at the core of the way they use data with their customers are creating massive opportunities for greater success."
Snowflake's offering heralds in a new way of managing and sharing data
The newly announced Private Data Exchange enables organisations to create their own branded, internal or private ecosystem version of a data marketplace.
Splunk's strategic acquisitions respond to changing customer needs
Splunk’s recent acquisitions showcase the company’s expanded focus from IT operations and security to offering a greater amount of features around microservices and cloud services.
Digital Realty's new platform revolves around 'centers of data'
Digital Realty has launched a first-of-its-kind global data center platform and an accompanying roadmap to support the platform.
Make the most of your data or risk your market status, organisations told
Businesses are putting their market status at risk if they fail to make the most of their data.
‘Be data ready’: Breaking buzzwords with Chris Powell of Commvault
At the recent Commvault GO event in Denver, Techday sat down with Chris Powell, Commvault chief marketing officer, to discuss why the company has adopted the slogan ‘be data ready’ and how it’s new offerings reflect this philosophy.
Talend Cloud launches on Microsoft Azure to meet customer demand
“We’ve built Talend Cloud on Microsoft Azure to meet growing demand from companies wanting to process data faster for better insight and customer experiences, using the same budget and skillsets."
Genomics company opens new data centre in mainland China
This strategic move will serve existing and new BlueBee customers who integrate bioinformatic data solutions with their analytical instruments, omics assay technology, or high-throughput laboratory services, according to a statement.
Aussie company launches new workforce optimisation software
Smart WFM, the Australian HR workforce management consultancy, has launched Apitome software suite to help businesses optimise their workforces.
Cloudera launches machine learning as part of new platform
"Cloudera Machine Learning enables rapid onboarding and agile experimentation at scale for data science teams."
Cloudera unveils enterprise data cloud platform
"CDP is a new approach to enterprise data that delivers a full range of analytic capabilities from the Edge to AI."
Rapid data growth becoming major business challenge
StorageCraft research reveals rampant data growth, and inadequate IT infrastructures are a source of global concern and risk.
Startup uses blockchain to democratise music industry
Viberate, a startup based in Slovenia, is utilising data and blockchain to standardise and map the global ecosystem for live music, according to an announcement.
Swedish company teams up with CERN to advance autonomous car tech
Broadly speaking, it is hoped this collaboration with CERN will help Zenuity develop AD cars that can reach decisions and make predictions more quickly, thus avoiding accidents, the company says.
APAC data and analytics market to hit US$90bn by 2022
Against this backdrop, the APAC data and analytics market is set to grow at a compound annual growth rate of (CAGR) of 25.5% during 2017-2022 to reach US$89.6 billion..
NetApp appoints new GM for Asia Pacific as it looks to drive growth
"Sanjay's skills in partnering with APAC teams and understanding the APAC business landscape will be key to driving our continued growth.
Limiting access key to minimising data breaches, says expert
"When a company provides only a minimum amount of access needed for the employees to fulfil their roles, the risk of wide-spread breach greatly diminishes."
Massey Uni & Stats NZ launch first research database
Massey University and Statistics New Zealand opened the Integrated Data Infrastructure (IDI) laboratory, which will provide staff and student use for IDI-approved projects.
Lenovo targets customers dealing with data-intensive workloads
Lenovo ThinkSystem SR635 and SR655 add to the company’s server portfolio and are powered by the next-generation AMD EPYC 7002 Series processors.
The threat of disaster leaves many companies worried
Only one third (35%) of organisations have confidence in their disaster recovery (DR) plans, according to new research from Databarracks.
Big Tech firms in the spotlight over data privacy
“Once deemed consumer champions, Big Tech now appears to be the new dark side of capitalism, arguably presenting a bigger risk to society than bankers were."