Cognizant named Leader in Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for public cloud infrastructure and managed services
"We believe this validates the priority we have placed on accelerating and executing on our cloud strategy."
How digital transformation will lead to the rebirth of the fax
Frost & Sullivan: The four biggest opportunities in blockchain
How organisations can capture lost revenue by eliminating missed calls
Backbase and Mambu partner to continue to evolve banking industry
Pega strives to rid AI-based CX systems of discrimination
TCO puts sustainability data back in the hands of IT purchasers
Modern data integration: A must-have for the data-driven enterprise
By collecting and interpreting multiple datasets, modern data integration eliminates information silos, democratising data access and providing a consistent view to users.
VMware & partners mobilise enterprise business continuity in times of disruption
VMware says it has taken a ‘Connect, Accelerate, Scale, and Protect’ approach to protecting businesses and supporting enterprises with their business continuity plans.
ASC launches Microsoft Teams communication recording app
ASC’s Recording Insights app integrates into Teams and enables online videos and chats to be recorded and archived, while meeting market requirements and ensuring complete compatibility with Microsoft’s service.
Global technology industry deals total $34.4bn in April 2020
The Asia Pacific region led activity in terms of value with deals worth $26.56bn.
DX spending set to grow in 2020 despite pandemic woes
New data from IDC predicts digital transformation spending will grow by 10.4% worldwide to an eye-watering US$1.3 trillion.
Dell and Google Cloud deepen integration to bolster hybrid cloud storage
Dell and Google Cloud have announced the launch of their new hybrid cloud storage system, with the capability of moving as much as 50 petabytes of high-performance workloads.
Fujitsu enhances RunMyProcess business process automation
Major features in new ProcessModeler include design automation and simplification as well as more structured and more intuitive settings controls.
NinjaRMM spruces up platform for remote work environments
NinjaRMM, a company that is in the process of expanding its presence in Asia Pacific, will roll out new features on its platform this week.
Supermicro announces integrated A100 GPU-powered systems
Includes full support for the New NVIDIA A100 GPUs, third-generation NVIDIA NVLink, and NVIDIA NVSwitch.
Chinks in the armour: Why the post COVID-19 cloud is easy game for cybercriminals
Now’s the time for CIOs to pause and make sure their digital transformation projects are fit for today, and the future.
Alibaba records growth for 2020, but it's not all smooth sailing
The company's Cloud business saw huge gains, but the declining business activity in the early months of 2020 was not kind to the retail giant.
Microsoft acquires RPA specialist firm Softomotive
Softomotive’s popular automation software, WinAutomation, will supplement Power Automate to provide more capabilities for RPA desktop authoring.
PagerDuty announces new automation, remote working updates
Three of PagerDuty's solutions have received new automation and remote collaboration integrations, introduced to guide organisations through their digital transformations.
Finance teams take steps to basic automation - Trintech report
“The large number of respondents who indicated that they’re developing automation for their compliance process suggests that organizations are starting to move up the automation maturity curve."
New East Asia and Pacific vice president named for Avaya
Sami Ammous has been named as the new vice president for Avaya's East Asia and Pacific business, including Australia and New Zealand.
Qualtrics enhances CX insights capabilities
CoreXM updates allow businesses to listen and act on the needs of their customers and employees and identify key business drivers.
Zendesk bolsters senior APAC leadership team
Zendesk’s Asia Pacific team will now be in the hands of new leadership ad regional chief operating officer Wendy Johnstone and APAC senior vice president of sales Gari Johnson join the team.
Okta forms inclusion council to reflect employee diversity
“The goal of the Inclusion Council is to ensure that the conversation and ownership of inclusion and belonging are even more deeply integrated within Okta’s business approach."
Qualtrics promotes ANZ exec to lead APJ business
"Drawing upon more than 30 years experience, she will provide expert advice and leadership to help businesses in APJ deliver superior customer and employee experiences in today's fast changing environments."
Intel creates 10th Gen vPro processors for 'next generation of business computing'
“Built for business, the Intel vPro platform is a comprehensive PC foundation for performance, hardware-enhanced security, manageability and stability,” says Intel.
NICE working to certify compliance solution for Microsoft Teams
NICE is working to certify the NICE Trading Recording System (NTR) under Microsoft’s Certified for Microsoft Teams certification program for compliance recording solutions.
Auth0 recruits Spreadsheet CFO to board of directors
“The opportunity to serve on Auth0’s Board represents a highlight in my career and one that I am very excited to dive into," says Ceran.
UiPath extends hyperautomation capabilities
The platform includes employee crowdsourcing tools that can help businesses figure out what to automate.
Hybrid cloud the most popular deployment path - study
Hybrid cloud offers the ability to diversity spend and IT skills, to choose features based on a service provider’s strengths, and to build resiliency.
QNAP NAS OS integrates MS Office for Web
QNAP NAS users with proper document access permissions can quickly launch Office for the web in the same browser window.
Thai call center achieves business continuity with cloud solution
Tikal Call Center, the provider of the cloud-based service, has allowed for Teleinfo Media PLC to continue uninterrupted and high-quality service as a majority of technicians answer calls from their homes.
Aussie edge data centre provider receives $20m in funding
Leading Edge Data Centres has received a $20 million cash injection from Washington H. Soul Pattinson which will be used to fund growth of its regional data centre network in Australia.
BigCommerce recognised as Strong Performer by Forrester Research
"We believe that our placement as a Strong Performer in both Forrester Wave reports validate the market shifting toward our open SaaS, best-of-breed approach to ecommerce."
Adobe releases extensive update for Creative Cloud apps
Premiere Pro, After Effects, Character Animation and Premiere Rush are all available for user update today, offering performance enhancements, new creative tools, workflow refinements, and more.
Cisco buys ThousandEyes, strengthening network portfolio
Cisco is eyeing up network intelligence company ThousandEyes for its latest acquisition, building on Cisco’s cloud-based network and application performance portfolio.
Research: Tech execs’ priorities in the ‘new normal’
AppDynamics’ new research reveals 95% of organisations have changed their technology priorities because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
NICE inContact integrates Teams, Dynamics into contact centre suite
Microsoft Teams is now integrated with NICE inContact CXone, which will allow contact centre agents to collaborate with others in order to close a case faster.
Fujitsu unveils 14 new models of enterprise notebooks, tablets and workstations optimised for remote working
By expanding its lineup of superior mobile products, the Fujitsu Group says it will continue to support such initiatives as remote work, as part of the customers' workstyle transformation.
Forrester names Adobe a Leader for B2B and B2C suites
Thanks to the acquisition of the Magneto platform, Adobe is the only vendor to have achieved a rating of 3+ out of 5 in all criteria in both Waves.
Hands-on review: Samsung Galaxy Z Flip
It's at the head of the pack in the flip phone renaissance. But is it worth that hefty NZ$2,400 price tag?
Interview: Thriving in lockdown - how a coding school in Vietnam beat the odds
It's March 10 2020, and CoderSchool in Ho Chi Minh just went entirely online. A success story followed - here's how a lockdown helped a school thrive.
Digital heists: Attacks on financial institutions rise 238% in 3 months
The pandemic has created a perfect storm for financial cybercrime, with attackers taking advantage of every opportunity they get to target financial institutions.
CompTIA: Tech firms expecting return to normalcy in three months following COVID-19 crisis
Almost two-thirds of CompTIA member company executives surveyed believe that business may start to get back on track by August.