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Fortinet
Fortinet's Security Fabric hits new record for integrations
The Fortinet Security Fabric has surpassed 500 technology integrations with more than 300 Fabric-Ready Technology Alliance Partners.
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Network Security
ESET updates products and launches 'Inspect Cloud' solution
ESET has refreshed its line of business products and announced the arrival of ESET Inspect Cloud, designed to help businesses with security measures.
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Microsoft
Red Hat and Microsoft collaborate with an automation solution
Red Hat has announced that the Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform is now on Microsoft Azure. 
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Edge Computing
IOTech partners with Google Cloud to provide integrated edge-cloud solutions at scale
Edge software provider IOTech has announced the expansion of its partnership with Google Cloud to offer smart and integrated edge-cloud solutions for enterprise companies.
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Informatica
Informatica launches Cloud Data Marketplace to deliver data democratisation to more
The new marketplace is designed to intuitively increase data sharing, improve productivity and enable organisations to make more informed decisions, the company states.
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Hybrid
ForgeRock launches new features to help enterprises make the move to the cloud
ForgeRock is looking to help enterprises overcome the barriers caused by passwords when moving to the cloud with Pass-Through Authentication and Just-in-Time Migration.
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Gartner
New Zealand IT spending on the rise, set to reach $14.7 billion by 2022
Spending on information technology products and services in New Zealand is projected to total NZ$14.7 billion in 2022, an increase of 6.7% from 2021, according to the latest forecast from Gartner.
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Ransomware
ManageEngine brings endpoint protection capabilities to enterprise customers
ManageEngine has added data loss prevention for endpoints, anti-ransomware and endpoint compliance capabilities to its unified endpoint management solution, Desktop Central.
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Apple
Jamf unveils a range of new features at its 12th annual conference
Jamf has kicked off its 12th annual Jamf Nation User Conference with more than 11,000 Apple administrators in attendance worldwide.
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Digital Transformation
Lack of digitisation costs millions per year for Australian businesses
The findings of the study revealed that the extra cost of additional human involvement equates to more than AU$2.7 million per year, for a medium-sized business with 100 employees.
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Cybersecurity
Paradox - Enterprise leaders want more IT freedom and more security at the same time
Hysolate's study reveals enterprise IT and security leaders want more IT freedom and more IT security at the same time.
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Trends
Businesses to recover to pre-COVID levels this year, report finds
The study also found that 22% of enterprises expect their levels of business in 2021 to exceed pre-pandemic levels, with global enterprise services revenues forecast to grow by 8.8% in 2021, after slowing down to 6.2% growth in 2020.
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SAP
Rimini Street signs marketplace agreement with New Zealand Govt
“This new agreement will provide more choice for New Zealand government agencies by enabling a more streamlined procurement process for critical enterprise software services, while also helping them optimise their IT spend.”
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Mergers and Acquisitions
COSOL deepens EAM presence through AddOns buyout
The companies state that they have both pursued a similar strategy of digital transformation and exploiting proprietary IP in the EAM services sector.
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Digital Transformation
Alibaba Cloud reinforces commitment to Hong Kong
“We have made it our mission to help businesses in Hong Kong capitalise on digital transformation and capture growth opportunities in the region.”
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Converged Infrastructure
How Huawei aims to optimise enterprise ICT and converged data
"With more than ten years of digital transformation experience, Huawei has confirmed that digitalisation can be achieved only when the digital world and the physical world are fully integrated."
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Network Infrastructure
Is the on-premises data centre really going to ‘die’?
Gartner certainly thinks so, as it expects the sheer majority of enterprises to have binned their on-premises facility by 2025.
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Oracle
Why the evolution of enterprise cloud is imminent
Oracle announced enhancements to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, as well as an updated global data centre region roadmap.
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Cisco
Research: Enterprise IT infrastructure spend still on the rise
Cisco is also still the dominant enterprise vendor, leading the market in four of the six segments.
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Deloitte
Deloitte acquires local consultancy to expand enterprise offerings
JKVine will bring platform test management, test execution platform monitoring and optimisation capability to the Deloitte portfolio.
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Hyperscale
AirTrunk opens its new Sydney data centre
AirTrunk says this new facility is the first step in its wider growth strategy across the Asia-Pacific region.
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SaaS
Overcoming the challenge of effective SaaS integration
Erich Gerber, TIBCO Software general manager of APJ talks about how to successfully integrate SaaS solutions into your organisation.
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Printers
Y Soft & Konica Minolta: Remove print servers & save money
“An organisation with 50 servers and 1,000 print devices that reduces its print servers to just 12 can save more than $200,00 a year on server costs."
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Artificial Intelligence
New report reveals massive benefits of enterprise automation
Adding machines to everyday work drives revenue growth, creates new job opportunities and connects employees back to the work they want to do.