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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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Ivanti and Lookout bring zero trust security to hybrid work
Ivanti and Lookout have joined forces to help organisations accelerate cloud adoption and mature their zero trust security posture in the everywhere workplace.
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Artificial Intelligence
Updates from Google Workspace set to ease hybrid working troubles
Google Workspace has announced a variety of new features which will utilise Google AI capabilities to help make hybrid working situations more efficient and effective.
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Jabra investigates what makes an ideal hybrid work model
“The way we work has changed forever and the current state of knowledge work requires access to digital platforms and technologies to be successful."
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Small Business / SMB
IT teams called on to make work flexible and hybrid
The next wave of work is necessary as IT teams must re-evaluate the tools they need to meet flexible work demands while balancing a complex workload.
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IT service teams still struggling two years into pandemic
“The survey clearly reveals that traditional IT needs to transform itself in the post-pandemic world to cater to the new realities in the workplace."
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Accenture report highlights the importance of government cloud strategy
A recent IDC estimate pegged spending on public cloud by governments in APAC (including China and Japan) at US$12.6 billion in 2025, growing by a CAGR of 20.3% between 2020-25.
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Voyager Internet
Voyager Wholesale now offers Microsoft Teams Trunks
With 145 million active daily users worldwide, Microsoft Teams provides businesses with a fully immersive and collaborative experience, even while working remotely.
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Informatica launches new Intelligent Data Management Cloud for retail
Informatica has announced the launch of its new Intelligent Data Management Cloud (IDMC) for retail, with the aim of helping solve problems related to data fragmentation and complexity.
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Remote Working
Wage cuts for hybrid workers? New survey reveals surprising thoughts on remote work
New research from Poly has revealed that one in three Australian organisations believe it's fair to cut wages of remote and hybrid workers, with one in five believing remote working hinders career progression.
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New Forcepoint technology helps hybrid workplaces maintain security
Securing a hybrid workplace can come with all sorts of challenges. Unintegrated technology and lack of knowledge can lead to serious security flaws in a business and ultimately make working processes harder.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from OutSystems
This week, we catch up again with OutSystems regional vice president A/NZ Paul Arthur. Paul joins us to discuss the ongoing trends in the digital transformation space, and how low-code platforms can provide effective solutions for businesses.
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Keppel Data Centre partners with AsiaPac, delivers hybrid and multi-cloud services to DC clients
"By partnering AsiaPac, Keppel Data Centre is able to enhance its suite of services to offer clients turnkey cloud implementation solutions.”
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Hands-on review: EPOS H3 Pro Hybrid gaming headset
EPOS goes from strength to strength, unleashing with its top-of-the-range EPOS H3 Pro Hybrid what could just be the ultimate gaming headset.
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Legacy tech will never be dead – it’s a hybrid cloud world forever
Pretty much every business that runs its own IT infrastructure will have had discussions in recent years about legacy technology. Often these conversations are focused on the negatives of these systems, but for many organisations, these systems are also critical to business operations.
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Extreme Networks
Supply chain infrastructure and network security the focus of new Extreme Networks solution
Extreme Networks Inc. has announced a new technology solution designed to protect critical network infrastructure. 
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Data fragmentation a significant growth barrier according to new research
Results from a recent IDC Global Survey sponsored by Informatica have shown that even though APJ is at the forefront of global data leadership, data fragmentation has distracted from innovation.
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IBM and Samsung announce new semiconductor technology to help meet global demand
IBM and Samsung have announced a new semiconductor design that focuses on efficiency and power while also meeting the global demand for new semiconductor technology.
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2degrees launches new business product to tackle hybrid engagement problems
2degrees has launched its new Group Text business product to help solve many of the challenges that have come from hybrid work and engagement.
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Soul Machines and Microsoft partner to enhance AI solutions
AI humanisation company Soul Machines has signed a five-year agreement with Microsoft, utilising Azure technology and further creating growth opportunities in the service AI field.
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SAP Concur
SAP Concur releases guide to navigating disaster resilience
SAP Concur has released its findings on the impact of Covid-19 on businesses and has created a guide on navigating disaster resilience.
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How moving to a secure distributed cloud can help set businesses up for success
While the cloud has already been widely adopted by Australian companies and is considered mainstream technology, new developments and emerging trends are expected to provide new opportunities for businesses as they increase their investment in the cloud.
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Building a robust digital talent model by upskilling, reskilling and hiring for hybrid jobs
In the wake of declining international students and a shortage of locals taking up tech-related qualifications, Australia is facing an industry talent drought.
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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.