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Catherine Knowles
Journalist
Currently working as a freelance writer and content creator, Catherine has a keen interest in all areas of technology and storytelling in our digital age. Having worked with a number of businesses and people across media, education, publishing and communications, Catherine has a definite respect for common sense, great content and turning ideas into reality.

Stories by Catherine

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Upwind fortifies Cloud Security Platform with identity security
2 days ago
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cloud security
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breach prevention
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auditing
Faced with a sharp increase in security breaches, Upwind is stepping up its Cloud Security Platform with a new focus on identity security, providing a comprehensive solution to Cloud Identity Entitlement Management (CIEM) concerns.
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Infinigate launches digital platform to aid business digitalisation
2 days ago
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bi
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big data
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it training
Swiss-based Infinigate Group launches Infinigate Digital Connect, a digital platform providing tools to support business digitalisation, amidst the rise of IT subscription models.
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Access4 unveils Flex solution for Microsoft Teams integration
2 days ago
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contact centre
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voip
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microsoft teams
Access4 has launched its Flex solution for Microsoft Teams, designed to amalgamate advanced and basic user services within one customer tenancy, fostering cost-effectiveness and scalability.
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SolarWinds announces winners of 2024 Transform Partner Awards
2 days ago
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digital transformation
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solarwinds
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awards
SolarWinds has announced the winners of its 2024 Transform Partner Awards, acknowledging partners' contribution to delivering comprehensive IT solutions and driving digital transformation.
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Singapore firms suffer downtime due to fibre network disruption
2 days ago
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iot
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digital transformation
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cradlepoint
Despite 62% of Singaporean firms using cellular connectivity, weekly disruptions in fixed line/fibre networks have caused up to four hours of downtime for 25% of firms over the past year, states a Cradlepoint survey.
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Innovate Finance collaborates to speed up RegTech industry initiatives
2 days ago
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fintech
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digital initiatives
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collaboration
Innovate Finance, City of London Corporation, and Encompass Corporation launch a RegTech Platform to expedite fintech initiatives, provide guidance to RegTech providers, and address sector challenges.
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MPs voice unease over AI's impact on UK creative industry
2 days ago
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physical security
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creative technologies
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ai
UK MPs voice concern over the negative effects of unregulated AI on the creative sector, pushing for government intervention to modernise copyright laws benefitting large tech corporations.
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Tech Mahindra & Microsoft launch unified workbench on Fabric
2 days ago
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cloud services
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bi
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microsoft
Tech Mahindra collaborates with Microsoft to launch a unified workbench on Microsoft Fabric, aiming to bolster the adoption rate of the software and streamline complex data workflows.
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Genetec unveils Security Center SaaS for cloud & hybrid deployments
2 days ago
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bi
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big data
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saas
Genetec unveils its Security Center SaaS solution for cloud-based physical security, merging multiple security features together with an open architecture.
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Clari surpasses $4 trillion in revenue through its platform
2 days ago
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crm
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growth
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market
Clari, the revenue tech firm, celebrates managing over $4tn via its Revenue platform, firmly positioning itself as a significant player in the burgeoning Revenue Platform market.
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CloudBolt & StormForge partner to optimise Kubernetes cost visibility
Last week
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public cloud
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ml
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cloud services
CloudBolt Software and StormForge form a strategic partnership to bridge the gap in cloud cost visibility and boost Kubernetes resource optimisation with machine-learning enhancements.
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Reveille Software & Court Square Group announce strategic partnership
Last week
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ecm
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martech
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strategic it
Reveille Software partners with Court Square Group to optimise user experience and efficiency for the life science industry software, RegDocs365, aiming to reduce downtime and swiftly resolve content-related issues.
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EMURGO & Huawei Cloud forge tech alliance to boost Cardano's reach
Last week
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smartphones
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technology gifts
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cloud infrastructure
EMURGO partners with Huawei Cloud to bolster the Cardano ecosystem, integrating Huawei's cloud infrastructure into Cardano's public blockchain network, with potential benefits for Asia-Pacific and Africa.
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Tech firms acknowledge neurodiversity skills gap, study reveals
Last week
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workforce management
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skills gap
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autism
Despite acknowledging the skills gap, a third of tech firms admit to significant lack of neurodiversity in their workforce, says a study by Wiley Edge.
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BackBox enhances network automation with new NCM integration
Last week
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firewall
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network management
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network security
BackBox introduces Network Configuration Management to its platform, enhancing automation features to boost performance, security and efficiency, in harmony with Gartner's standard requirements.
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Dreame Technology wins pivotal recognition for innovative robot vacuum
Last week
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smart robot
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r&d
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frost & sullivan
Dreame Technology has been acknowledged for inventing the world's first robot vacuum with a Robotic Flex Arm, enhancing edge cleaning efficiency.
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Litera launches Foundation Dragon, a cutting-edge GenAI deal term database
Last week
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cloud services
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ai
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transactions
Litera's generative AI, Foundation Dragon, improves legal deal term processing by giving instant access to past transaction data, enabling law firms to negotiate from a position of strength.
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Nearmap reveals 'revolutionary' sixth-generation AI model using AWS
Last week
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cloud services
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public cloud
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ml
Nearmap's sixth-gen AI model, developed with AWS, has slashed training time by a striking 98% and increased compute power up to forty times, enhancing precision in aerial imagery mapping.
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Cohesity collaborates with Intel to bolster AI-powered data security
Last week
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cloud security
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encryption
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cybersecurity
In a sector-first, Cohesity merges its acclaimed AI-powered data security, Fort Knox, with Intel's confidential computing capabilities to combat data threats in highly-regulated sectors.
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Clari & Deloitte Digital join forces to tackle B2B revenue leaks
Last week
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revenue management
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deloitte digital
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b2b
AI revenues provider, Clari, pairs with Deloitte Digital to rectify revenue leakages and maximise B2B company revenues with automated, insightful procedures.
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Vultr launches sovereign & private clouds amid global data concerns
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private cloud
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ai
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singtel
In response to growing global concerns about data sovereignty, cloud computing giant Vultr has launched Sovereign Cloud and Private Cloud, promising data compliance and control for governments and enterprises worldwide.
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ManageEngine's CloudSpend now available on Google Cloud Platform
Last week
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cloud services
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microsoft
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public cloud
ManageEngine's cloud cost management tool, CloudSpend, is now on Google Cloud Platform, enhancing cost optimisation across key cloud computing platforms and aiding businesses in cloud expenditure tracking.
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IBM research: 42% of companies adopt AI, success hinges on workforce trust
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ml
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research
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ibm
New IBM research shows 42% of businesses have deployed AI, with success hinging on workforce trust and acceptance, according to Bartek Roszak, Head of AI at STX Next.
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VIAVI introduces Post-Quantum Cryptography testing for secure future
Last week
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encryption
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quantum computing
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testing
VIAVI Solutions pioneers post-quantum cryptography testing capability amid concerns over potential quantum computing threats to public-key cryptography security.