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Global wearables market fuelled by smaller companies and new tech
The appetite for wearable devices remained strong in the first quarter of 2021 (1Q21) even as volumes retreated from record fourth quarter levels, IDC finds.
Qlik and Databricks expand strategic partnership
Qlik has expanded its strategic partnership with Databricks with support for the launch of Delta Sharing, in order to expand joint customer ability.
Security Operations Centre / SOC
A/NZ security teams overwhelmed by threats, face risk of burnout
According to the study, two thirds (66%) of respondents say their home lives are being emotionally impacted by their work managing IT threat alerts.
Customer service vital to long term success for Australian telcos
Customer loyalty is at stake as telcos fail to deliver adequate service, prompting organisations to adapt or fail to gain a competitive advantage.
SeComPass brings Unisys Stealth security solutions to NZ
SeComPass has joined the Unisys Security Global Channel Partner program with the intention to offer the Unisys Stealth suite of security solutions in New Zealand.
Global PC market thrives despite semiconductor shortages
Expert analysts find that despite ongoing concerns around semiconductor shortages the PC market continues to be one of the many consumer technology markets that is thriving.
APAC organisations turn to zero trust frameworks in wake of COVID-19
"Organisations urgently need to adopt a zero trust strategy in order to continually verify each asset and transaction before permitting any access to the network."
Apptio launches Cloudability Shift to aid A/NZ cloud migration
As a cloud financial management solution, Cloudability Shift enables companies to analyse, plan and track migrations to public cloud.
Open Systems snaps up new CEO from VMware Carbon Black
Haydon is tasked with building out Open Systems' cybersecurity platform and increasing the company's share of the managed security market.
LogRhythm expands Aussie distribution with Chillisoft
LogRhythm and Chillisoft will now enable more resellers in Australia to offer cybersecurity solutions which can detect, respond and neutralise cyber threats by aligning technologies, teams and processes.
Dialpad expands Australian channel leadership team
The new team leads will support Dialpad’s national channel program and assist with partner enablement and growth.
Trackunit continues expansion into APJ region with Sydney office
The new Australian office is part of a wider strategic expansion into APJ designed to better serve current and new customers throughout the region, the company states.
Cradlepoint hires new APAC vice president and partner manager
Cradlepoint has appointed John Boladian to a new role for the company’s Asia Pacific region as vice president APAC Partner Sales, and Tricia Png as ASEAN partner manager.
Puppet and Arrow Electronics enter distribution agreement for A/NZ
The announcement comes on the back of Puppet’s plan to bring on additional channel partners across A/NZ and the rest of the APJ region, in addition to bolstering its channel team in the coming months.
Digital Transformation / DX
SAS expands support for AWS and Google Cloud
SAS has expanded support for additional cloud providers, as the demand for public cloud deployments of big data and analytics software grows.
Artificial Intelligence / AI
Small and wide data to power analytics and AI, Gartner finds
By 2025, 70% of organisations will shift focus from big to small and wide data, which will provide more context for analytics and make artificial intelligence less data hungry.
Vertica and Tata Consultancy Services enter strategic partnership
The partnership combines Vertica’s unified analytics platform with TCS’ Machine First approach and artificial intelligence (AI)-driven accelerators and services.
Ericom Software launches zero trust security platform for midsize enterprises
“We worked closely with MSEs to ensure that ZTEdge delivers strong protections for all users, regardless of location, across a full range of functions."
PayPal deepens partnership with Google Cloud to support growth
Under this expanded relationship, Google Cloud will provide both infrastructure and analytics capabilities to support PayPal’s growth, helping the company process transactional data at huge scale.
Red Hat launches new features to unite developers and IT ops
“With OpenShift GitOps and OpenShift Pipelines, we are working to remove the false wall between developers and IT operations, enabling the teams to work together earlier in the application development process."
Sophos and Ingram Micro set sights on cybersecurity market in A/NZ
Sophos and Ingram Micro have extended their partnership, which will see the distributor working to recruit new managed services partners to the Sophos MSP Connect Flex program.
Amazon Web Services / AWS
Informatica launches service for cloud data integration on AWS
The Informatica Cloud Data Integration free service on AWS helps customers get started using the Informatica Intelligent Data Management Cloud.
SnapLogic launches updates to integration platform in a bid to boost productivity
These new additions have the aim of improving user productivity through extending platform performance and reliability, and adding API management and anomaly detection capabilities.
Digital Transformation / DX
Logicalis welcomes new chief technology officer for global operations
Logicalis has appointed Toby Alcock from his role as chief technology officer, Logicalis Australia, to the position of chief technology officer for Logicalis Group.