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Cloudflare launches instant serverless database for dev teams
"Today we’re announcing our first serverless database which we expect will quickly become one of the largest databases in the world."
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Atturra partners with Focus HQ to support Aus organisations
Atturra has executed a partnership agreement with Focus HQ, to resell and support the company's Australian developed SaaS-based portfolio management platform.
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Absolute Software expands Secure Access product offering
Absolute Software is enhancing its Secure Access product portfolio, enabling minimised risk exposure and optimised user experiences in the hybrid working environment.
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Cisco reveals new tech, intends to prevent network issues
Cisco has revealed new technology intended to mitigate costly disruptions by aiding IT teams in learning, predicting and planning.
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Forrester Research names BigCommerce a Strong Performer
BigCommerce has announced it has been named a Strong Performer by Forrester Research in both the Forrester Wave: B2C Commerce Solutions, Q2 2022 and the Forrester Wave: B2B Commerce Solutions, Q2 2022 reports.
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Databricks grew from 600 to 3000 employees, reduced IT overhead
Productiv SaaS Intelligence platform helps companies automate manual processes for license deprovisioning and license tier downgrades. 
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Commvault to merge APJ and EMEA businesses, led by Fanizzi
The new International region will comprise of more 150 national markets and will continue to deliver support to all Commvault customers.
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Immuta establishes itself in A/NZ with new customers and hires
"We’re proud to establish a presence here to offer our SaaS solutions and unique expertise to help businesses access and share cloud data.”
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Thorn Financial merges with Limelight to create new fintech
Thorn Financial Services has announced a merger with Limelight Software, a vehicle dealership management software provider, to form Limelight Group.  
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AvePoint updates Cloud Records with improved lifecycle management
AvePoint has released enhancements to its SaaS platform to improve information lifecycle management and ensure data resilience and compliance.
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Micro Focus launches SaaS support for HCMX solution
HCMX is now available for customers to consume as SaaS with a migration path for existing Micro Focus cloud management customers.
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Ransomware as a service explained: What is RaaS
Ransomware as a service is a major threat to all cybersecurity data and systems. Similar to software as a service, RaaS provides easy subscription-based access to ransomware to those with little-to-no programming expertise.
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Atturra and VaultSpeed partner for advanced automation solutions
Atturra has partnered with VaultSpeed to sell and support the company's SaaS-based data warehouse automation solutions in Australia.
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Zebra Technologies launches Reflexis solutions in A/NZ
According to the company, this launch is a key milestone in Zebra’s vision to have every asset and worker on the edge visible, connected and fully optimised.
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Axonius closes $200 million Series E at $2.6 billion valuation
Axonius, a cybersecurity and SaaS management company, has announced it closed $200 million in Series E funding.
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Microsoft
Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v6 adds more control over critical data
Veeam Software has announced the latest version of its fastest-growing Software as a Service (SaaS) product, Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v6. 
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Google to acquire Mandiant in new deal worth $US5.4 billion
Google and Mandiant announced today that they have entered a deal for Google to acquire the dynamic cyber defence and response company.
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Growfin targets US$125 trillion global payments market
Growfin has launched its platform to transform how finance functions in B2B companies track and collect payments from their customers.
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Aircall announces strategic investment from HubSpot Ventures
Aircall has announced a strategic investment from HubSpot Ventures, extending the partnership between SaaS businesses in the cloud communications industry.
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How safe is an organisation’s data from security breaches?
The urgency of data security and privacy can't be overstated. In 2021, the global average cost of a data breach was US$4.24 million, representing a 9.8% increase over 2020.
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FedEx Express teams up with SaaS eCommerce platform
FedEx reports that BigCommerce merchants in Australia and New Zealand are signing up for the FedEx-BigCommerce alliance program.
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Employment Hero completes funding following KeyPay acquisition
"With KeyPay joining the Employment Hero family, will set a new bar for what people expect from employment. It’s incredibly exciting."
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Cloudflare acquires Vectrix for CASB functionality
Cloudflare has acquired Vectrix to help businesses gain visibility and control of their applications.
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BigCommerce acquires B2B Ninja - more efficiency for vendors
Retail SaaS provider BigCommerce announced it has acquired Quote Ninja, a software company that facilitates the use of B2B eCommerce technology for vendors.