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Customer Relationship Management
Digitally evolve the smart way – federated content
This week
Digital transformation became the ‘buzz word’ for many companies. Time to re-evaluate those old legacy systems, move to new and better ways of doing things
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Malware
Kaspersky uncovers details about active cyber-espionage campaign
This month
Nearly 10 years since experts unmasked an active cyber-espionage campaign, the state-sponsored group continues to show prolific updating of tactics.
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Artificial Intelligence
Incode Omni to be sold in Indonesia by TOTM Technologies
This month
Incode and TOTM Technologies have formed a strategic partnership to meet accelerated demand for Omnichannel identity experiences in Indonesia.
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Malware
Kaspersky uncovers banking malware on the prowl in APAC
This month
Global cybersecurity company Kaspersky warns of more mobile banking attacks against Android and iOS devices in APAC.
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Cybersecurity
Exclusive Networks finalises APAC partnership with Claroty
This month
The partnership will see Exclusive Networks provide Claroty’s cybersecurity solutions across the industrial, healthcare, and commercial environments.
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Vendors
Pax8 adds new vendors to cloud commerce marketplace
Last month
Pax8 has announced BitTitan, Call2Teams, Liongard, Nerdio and Printix are now available for its managed service provider partners in the APAC region.
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Google Cloud Platform
Google Cloud to open first cloud region in NZ - among others
Last month
Google Cloud has announced plans to bring three new cloud regions, one each in New Zealand, Malaysia and Thailand.
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APAC
Automation to take over 63 million jobs in APAC by 2040 - report
Last month
Forrester forecasts that working populations in the five largest economies in APAC are more at risk of physical robot automation than in Europe and North America.
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10 Minute IT Jams
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from Incode Technologies
Last month
Jonathan Andresen joins us today to discuss the identification and authentication solutions offered by Incode.
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Digital Transformation
What is NoOps and is it the future? Equinix explains
July 2022
Automation is now a vital consideration for organisations to create a successful modern workplace. Where does NoOps come in?
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Awards
Kacific wins big at the Asia Pacific Stevie Awards
July 2022
Kacific has scooped up gold and silver awards at the 9th annual Asia Pacific Stevie Awards for its innovative technologies and services to ease the Covid-19 situation in under-connected communities. 
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Adobe
APAC consumers worried about how brands use personal data - Adobe
July 2022
Adobe's latest study of more than 5000 APAC consumers and 900 senior business leaders reveals a strong correlation between brand trust and consumer behaviour.
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Sustainable IT
Pact Group uses SnapLogic’s no-code platform to automate packaging
July 2022
Sustainable packaging company Pact Group is using SnapLogic's no-code platform for self-service integration and automation.
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Ebay
FedEx and eBay team up to boost APAC eCommerce options
July 2022
FedEx Express' new alliance with eBay enables eBay sellers in APAC to sign up for a FedEx account and access the full spectrum of FedEx e-commerce delivery service options at competitive rates.
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Data center
Tokyo, Sydney and Seoul lead data center growth in APAC
July 2022
Knight Frank’s latest report in partnership with DC Byte, which looks at centers in APAC, has found the region had an increase of 488 MW of new capacity in Q1, driven mainly by Tokyo, Sydney and Seoul.
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Havas Media Group
Havas solution meets critical time as brands shift to online sales
July 2022
Havas Media Group says its Havas Market solution provides businesses with a strategic full-service eCommerce offering at a time when sales are increasingly moving online.
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Energy
Sustainability huge factor for APAC data centre managers
July 2022
A new report reveals that 85% of data centre managers in APAC believe that sustainability will significantly impact operations and decision making.
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IT infrastructure
Global investment in data centers more than doubled in 2021
June 2022
DLA Piper's latest global survey finds the total investment in data center infrastructure worldwide rose from USD $24.4 billion in 2020 to USD $53.8 billion in 2021.
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Cloud
NetApp announces winners of APAC Partner Excellence Awards
June 2022
These awards recognise partners that have demonstrated success in delivering new cloud experiences, unlocking greater business value for their customers.
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APAC
Aqua Security launches cloud native security SaaS in APAC
June 2022
Aqua Security has announced the general availability of cloud native security SaaS in Singapore, serving the broader APAC region.
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APAC
Digital resilience big concern for 95% of APAC businesses
June 2022
A10 Networks finds of the 250 APAC businesses surveyed, 95% of them are very concerned about all aspects of enterprise digital resilience.
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Distributed Denial of Service
F5 launches DDoS scrubbing centres in Sydney and Melbourne
June 2022
F5 says the two new scrubbing centres in Australia have been launched in response to growing demand across A/NZ.
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Alipay
Unlimint and Alipay+ to improve payments for one billion customers
June 2022
Unlimint says this partnership will enable the company to better reach the more than one billion users of digital payment tools brought by Alipay+.
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BPC
APAC to be the fastest-growing cashless region - report
June 2022
BPC and Kapronasia's new report finds cashless transactions in APAC will rise by 109% from 2020 to 2025, while global cashless payments will triple by 2030.