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Entrust acquires financial technology company Antelop Solutions
Entrust, a company specialising in trusted identity, payments and data protection, has announced a definitive agreement to acquire Antelop Solutions.
VMware finds 27% of developers aren't involved at all in security policy decisions
VMware has announced findings from a study on the relationship between IT, security, and development teams as organisations adopt a Zero Trust security model.
Microsoft launches Code; Without Barriers
Microsoft, along with 13 companies across nine Asia Pacific countries, has launched Code; Without Barriers.
Amazon Web Services / AWS
AWS platform Stax hires new executives and plans to expand into New Zealand and South East Asia
Stax hires three new executives and announces plans for international expansion, with sights set on expanding into New Zealand and South East Asia.
WhatsUp monitoring software receives security updates and support for Microsoft, Cisco, and OpenID
Progress has announced the latest release of Progress WhatsUp Gold, its award-winning network monitoring software.
HP releases new Windows 11 devices
HP has introduced its latest Windows 11 devices, displays and accessories, sporting some impressive specs.
Oracle Fusion Marketing uses AI to bypass the lead and conversion process
Oracle has announced Oracle Fusion Marketing, helping marketers execute highly qualified campaigns.
Why todays employees feel more pressure and are more likely to switch jobs
Research reveals employees are working longer, feeling more pressure, and are more likely to switch jobs.
IDC forecasts the foundational cloud service market to grow revenue at 28.8% CAGR
IDC estimates annual recurring revenue from foundational cloud services will increase from under $100 billion in 2020 to over $300 billion in 2025.
Gartner Magic Quadrant
Zoho's ManageEngine positioned in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant
ManageEngine has announced it's been positioned in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Endpoint Management Tools.
Alibaba Cloud and Salesforce plan to launch new commerce product
Alibaba Cloud and Salesforce are working toward an agreement to launch Salesforce Social Commerce, a headless commerce product designed and built in China.
ServiceNow's new platform helps businesses facing hybrid work challenges
ServiceNow has announced its Now Platform Rome release, delivering hundreds of innovations to help organisations adapt to the hybrid work era.
There's an increased demand for open-source talent, but 92% of employers struggle to find enough
The ninth annual Open Source Jobs Report examines trends in open-source hiring, retention, and training.
Bentley Systems' NZ-based software vendor Seequent acquires Minalytix
Bentley Systems has announced its New Zealand based Seequent business unit has acquired Canadian software company Minalytix, developer of MX Deposit.
New low-code tools from Salesforce automate time-consuming, manual processes
Salesforce rolls out three new Einstein Automate products to help customers use low-code tools to automate time-consuming, manual processes.
CoderSchool closes US$2.6 million pre-Series A funding
CoderSchool has announced closing a US$2.6 million pre-Series A round led by Monks Hill Ventures.
Artificial Intelligence / AI
AI-driven solution automates and simplifies campus network rollouts
Juniper Networks has announced new AI enterprise features enabling customers to scale and simplify the rollout of campus wired and wireless networks.
Snowflake first to successfully complete new global sensitive data assessment
Snowflake has announced the successful completion of an assessment conducted by KPMG on the 14 Key Cloud Controls for protecting sensitive data.
Financial services organisations spend over $2.62 million on ransomware recovery
Mid-sized financial services organisations in Asia Pacific and Japan spent more than US$2.62 million on average recovering from ransomware attacks.
Business Intelligence / BI
The majority of ANZ businesses believe observability is essential, only a handful use it
While 92% of ANZ respondents believe observability is essential and strategic to their business, only 25% have fully developed observability practices.
IDC forecasts cloud spending to reach $1.3 trillion by 2025
International Data Corporation has forecast global "whole cloud" spending to reach $1.3 trillion by 2025.
Networked bot attacks increase as human-initiated attack levels fall
A new report reveals that bot attack volumes grew 41% year over year, with human-initiated attacks falling 29% in the first half of 2021.
Intuit confirms the $12 billion acquisition of Mailchimp
Intuit, the global technology platform behind TurboTax, QuickBooks, Mint, and Credit Karma, has announced it's agreed to acquire Mailchimp.
Apple unveils the new iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max
Apple has today introduced the iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max, redesigned inside and out.