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Secure access service edge / SASE
Cloudflare adds new capabilities to zero trust SASE platform
New features for Cloudflare One include email security protection, data loss prevention tools, cloud access security broker, and private network discovery.
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Orbital Insight
Orbital Insight solution set to drive better data-driven decisions
The company says the new Site Intelligence solution will provide granular visibility, behaviour analytics and deep insights about customers and competitors at any location. 
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Cloud
Vertiv introduces line of redundant power transfer switches
Vertiv has introduced Vertiv Geist Rack Transfer Switch (RTS), a new line of transfer switches that provides redundant power to single-corded devices.
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Data Science
Neo4j announces service delivery alliance with Deloitte
Neo4j has announced a service delivery alliance with Deloitte Consulting Southeast Asia for a range of services to customers within the region.
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SD-WAN
Extreme Networks extends ExtremeCloud portfolio with new offerings
Extreme Networks has extended its ExtremeCloud portfolio to include new SD-WAN and AIOps with digital twin capabilities.
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Artificial Intelligence
Fortinet introduces self-learning AI capabilities
"With the introduction of FortiNDR, we're adding robust network detection and response to the Fortinet Security Fabric."
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Taiwan
Motorola Solutions to upgrade Taiwan’s police network
Motorola Solutions supports the prime contractor, Mercuries Data Systems Ltd, in upgrading the Taiwan National Police Agency to a new, mission-critical communications network.
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Cloud
MEC spending for private cellular networks to reach $5.8b
A new ABI Research report finds the revenue for Multi Access Edge Compute (MEC) deployments for private cellular networks will reach USD$5.8 billion by 2030.
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Silver Peak
The path to an adaptive, modern network
Managing and securing the network looks different than it did just two years ago—especially given that most of these networks are made up of multi-generations of infrastructure stitched together over time.
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Broadband
Telstra enters into new RSP agreement with Opticomm
Telstra has entered into an RSP agreement with Opticomm (A Uniti Group Limited subsidiary) to provide network fibre services to customers.
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CRM
Zendesk announces new conversational CRM solutions
“The last few years have made it obvious that digital is the front door, convenience is paramount and relationships are anchored in conversations."
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Remote Working
How zero trust and SD-WANs can support productive remote working
The way people connect with applications and data has changed, users are remotely accessing resources that could be stored anywhere from a corporate data center to the cloud.
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Cable
New high-performance cable in the works for Asia
A new high-performance submarine cable is being built to enhance connectivity between Hong Kong, China and Southeast Asia.
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Cloud
Telstra expands business offerings in the Philippines
The expansion aims to offer more choice for customers and enhance connectivity into the Philippines, and within the country.
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Hyperscale
SpaceDC partners with Aofei for data center sales in Asia
SpaceDC has partnered with Aofei Data International to sell Aofei's data centers, CDN and SDN in China.
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Smartphone
HMD Global launches G21 smartphone with Vodafone prepaid handset
HMD Global has launched the Nokia G21 G-series smartphone, along with a prepaid handset on the Vodafone network.
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Vodafone
Opensignal report analyses and awards NZ network providers
The recent Opensignal Mobile Network Experience Report has revealed new findings and award recognitions for the NZ telco market.
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Cloud
Chorus enhances West Coast infrastructure for upgraded telecoms
Chorus has announced the completion of a 250km infrastructure project set to provide the West Coast with upgraded and enhanced telecommunications.
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ManageEngine
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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Managed Services
Latest NTT updates aim to keep pace with modern business
The new platform is designed to provide a direct path for network transformation and enables organisations to access the latest cloud-based and AI tools.
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Vodafone
Cell tower sales may pay off for consumers
The possible sale of cellular telecommunications towers by the two biggest network owners could lead to cheaper services for consumers over the longer term.
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Cloud
Telstra expands regional team through Connected Communities
"Put simply, our Connected Communities program means more boots on the ground in regional Australia," says Telstra chief executive Andrew Penn.
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Data Centre 220
Taking a look at NZ's most interconnected data centre
New Zealand's most interconnected data centre is located right in the heart of Queen Street, and you would likely have benefited from its vast array of services either directly or indirectly.
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Internet of Things
Spark takes major shareholding in Adroit to enhance IoT
Spark has announced that it will take a significant shareholding in IoT company Adroit, which will enhance IoT solutions for potential customers of both organisations.