Big data and analytics solutions to total $22.6 billion in APAC for 2020
The report further states that 74% of enterprises intend to maintain or increase investments in BDA solutions in 2021.
Oracle releases new version of converged database
Avolution a Leader in Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Tools
What, no crystal balls? Public Trust moves to dynamic forecasting
Blockpass and Chainlink team up to deliver new solution to blockchain ecosystem
Samsung Electronics names new Southeast Asia & Oceania boss
Alibaba Cloud and LGMS tackle hybrid and multi-cloud security
Oracle releases APEX platform as a service
The low-code app development platform is now available as a standalone managed cloud service.
Organisations unprepared for IT needs of the future - IBM
Organisations are not prepared for the future IT needs of the business and nearly all are moving to advance their transition to cloud infrastructure.
Gartner: The character traits CIOs will need to have in 2021
“CEOs are looking for executives who are capable of weathering crises."
Microservices-based applications rely on key-value or NoSQL databases - study
“The change of application architecture into microservices significantly impacts the data layer supporting these services."
Investment in AI and nanotech surges in wake of COVID-19
The acceleration highlights wide recognition that the world cannot afford the human and economic cost of another pandemic.
SaaS banking 'unicorn' Mambu eyes APAC expansion
This latest funding round was backed by TCV, which is a capital investment firm that has backed the likes of Airbnb, Expedia, LinkedIn, Netflix, and Zillow.
Frost & Sullivan: “Massive growth” ahead for 5G enterprise market
To support future applications, enterprises should explore 5G capabilities to serve their wireless connectivity requirements, the company says.
Nureva conferencing system now Teams certified
The system uses a combination of cameras and ’8192 virtual microphones’ which capture sound in all areas of a room.
Infor named Leader in IDC MarketScape for SaaS and cloud-enabled asset-intensive EAM applications
"Customers have been pleased with Infor for applying user feedback to application enhancements."
Women in tech: Broken rung constrains progress
While the glass ceiling is cracking, the progress is constrained by a broken rung.
Mastercard ups the digital payments game with latest launch
Mastercard has launched its Cloud Tap on Phone payment technology, and the first live pilot of its Cloud Point of Sale acceptance technology.
COVID: A/NZ businesses unprepared in business continuity planning
"Creating a flexible, digitally-enabled, and highly-engaged workforce could prove to be the most crucial element for future business continuity planning."
Workplace for Facebook rolls out two new broadcast capabilities
Workplace from Facebook has rolled out a couple of new services designed to help businesses and their employees navigate hybrid working and lockdown periods.
A brief history of cyber-threats — from 2000 to 2020
Many significant cybersecurity events have occurred since the year 2000 — not every one of them ‘firsts’, but all of them correlating with a change in security behaviour or protection.
Microsoft: new Surface Pro 7+ for Business, 85” Hub to start shipping
The newest Surface model includes an LTE option for those who need mobile connectivity.
Former Silver Peak, Symantec exec joins Quantum
Quantum Corp has announced the appointment of Rick Valentine as the company’s new senior vice president & chief customer officer, joining Quantum's executive leadership team.
How the editorial team works at Techday: Our tips for you
Preparing your releases in a particular way will not only make our lives easier, but improve the chances of your lead being picked among the masses.
2021: the year of a boom in fintech payment innovations
As businesses across the globe assess how they will bounce back and upscale their capabilities, there will be opportunities for the acceleration and adoption of fintech innovation in the B2B space.
The six critical factors for a successful data science project
Despite the significant value that data science can deliver, there are still some significant hurdles that need to be overcome, writes Snowflake vice president of sales for APAC, Peter O'Connor.
Lenovo extends carbon offset service to APAC
Companies can choose offsets from selected United Nations-approved eco-friendly projects from around the globe when purchasing selected products.
The current state of ransomware — and its future
Discoveries made by analysts at Sophos have unearthed a new development: ransomware code appears to have been shared across ‘families’, and some of the ransomware groups seemed to work in collaboration more than in competition with one another.
NEC snaps up Avaloq, moves further into digital finance field
According to a statement, the acquisition is designed to bring together their shared vision, technological strengths, and global presence, to accelerate both companies' long-term growth, global expansion and value creation strategy.
The 5 biggest decisions for business leaders in 2021, according to Gartner
Focusing on the role of HR leaders within the organisation, Gartner has highlighted five future of work decisions that must be made in 2021 if businesses want to rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Microsoft to launch dedicated cloud service for retail sector
Microsoft Cloud for Retail is designed specifically to help retailers turn data into insights through various Microsoft services.
Why effective ROI messaging is critical for driving sales and adoption
ROI-focused communications can help with the approval for unbudgeted purchases and give customers the ability to proceed with two competing projects instead of choosing between them, writes Gigamon CFO Dave Arkley.
Lenovo announces smart glasses and OLED for Yoga 7i Pro
The new ThinkReality A3 smart glasses are designed for enterprise or industrial use for various AR use cases.
VMware chief to take the reins at Intel as new CEO
In a tweet, Gelsinger describes his time at VMware as ‘incredible, and life-changing’.
Six digital transformation trends to watch in 2021
During 2021, CIOs will have to work throughout their organisations and apply digital technologies and data to unlock new business opportunities, writes Cohesity head of systems engineering A/NZ Derek Cowan.
F5 to pay US$500m for edge app platform vendor
Aims to leverage the acquisition of Volterra to create an edge 2.0 platform for enterprises and service providers.
Zoom grows hybrid workforce customer base with 1 million phone seats
It reached the milestone shortly before the company's two-year anniversary of the product's general availability.
Pega acquires speech analytics firm Qurious.io
Qurious.io uses artificial intelligence to help customer service employees deal with customers.
AI go-to investment for financial services sector, spend increases to US$4.29bn
The spending on AI by the financial services sector in Asia/Pacific is estimated to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22.1% in the 2019 - 2024 period to reach US$4.29 billion in 2024.
Former VMware COO jumps ship to Nutanix as new CEO; VMware begins litigation
Former VMware COO Rajiv Ramaswami has been caught up in litigation from his former employer, which alleges that he breached contractual obligations after jumping ship to Nutanix as its new CEO.
Gartner highlights six ways to improve customer experience with VoC solutions
Using a VoC strategy focused on CX will enable service organisations to gain insights into customer motivations, impressions and experiences, leading to an improved bottom line, Gartner states.
LogRhythm buys out MistNet to bolster analytics capabilities
LogRhythm says its aim is to bring stronger levels of machine learning-based detection and response.
PROS delivers omnichannel connectivity for Magento commerce retailers
The PROS Connector for Real-Time Pricing for Magento Commerce gives retailers a competitive, real-time pricing advantage.
A/NZ embraces creative leadership for business success - Adobe report
Adobe concludes that plenty of respondents are creative leaders (60%), but only a few achieved the title of ‘visionary’ (13%).
Epazz teams up with Greenheart CBD Hemp to develop smart contracts worldwide
The company will be enhancing their smart contract software to allow other organisations interested in launching their IEO using an easier way to create and modify their smart contracts without needing a programmer.