Fujitsu designs new notebooks for the new style of working
“We had the perfect opportunity to put new working requirements front and centre."
A year of COVID: New Zealand's online behaviour revealed
The six most in demand tech jobs
Covid-19 sees rapid cloud adoption, rise in double-extortion ransomware
Rapid shifts to the cloud may leave organisations at higher risk of cyber threats
Vulnerability disclosures back to expected rates despite COVID disruption
Hands-on review: The 2020 iPad Air
3 days at home, 2 days in the office? What's the ideal working scenario in the new COVID normal?
The days of physically reporting to an office every day of the workweek are not likely to resume once the COVID-19 pandemic is over.
Cybercriminals take bold steps forward as confidence soars - CrowdStrike report
Criminals are especially interested in targeting the supply chain as it enables them to go after multiple targets from a single intrusion point.
Customer data generation spikes during 2020 - Twilio report
In December 2019, Twilio Segment processed close to 500 billion API calls per month. In December 2020, that number reached more than one trillion.
Palo Alto Networks turns attention to supporting remote workforces
"We’re working with more organisations to pivot their security architecture and move towards a cloud-delivered security model that can safely connect any user, to any application, from anywhere.”
Strong fourth quarter for Zoom in wake of COVID crisis
"Our ability to rapidly respond and execute drove strong financial results throughout the year."
DataRobot & Snowflake extend integration partnership
The next integration focuses on the speed and accuracy with which models are developed.
COVID-19 spurs mainstream adoption of e-signatures
73% of APAC respondents believe organisations that do not provide e-signature options are ‘behind the times’.
VPNs and zero trust security don't mix - Zscaler report
93% of organisations surveyed have deployed some kind of VPN, yet 94% know that VPNs are a popular target for cybercriminals.
Lenovo unleashes major expansion of ThinkPad range
Models such as the X13 have received a complete redesign and better hardware.
COVID-19 spurs on public sector IT modernisation
The findings point to a concentrated modernisation effort throughout the sector over the past few months, with 70% of respondents saying COVID-19 has caused IT to be viewed more strategically in their organisations.
Despite the hype, pandemic-driven remote work has not led to wholesale SASE and SDP adoption - study
Only 12% of enterprises worldwide have fully embraced Secure Access Service Edge.
Ingram Micro New Zealand wins Jabra distie agreement following huge success
Effective immediately, the agreement will see Ingram Micro taking responsibility for the distribution and support of the extensive range of Jabra equipment.
Hands-on review: EPOS Expand 80 Bluetooth speakerphone
With their Expand 80, Epos provides a corporate solution to our ever-evolving workplaces.
DE-CIX: 32 exabytes of data flowed through internet's veins in 2020
With as much as 32 exabytes of total traffic traversing networks - that’s the equivalent of a video call that lasts eight million years.
Y Soft adds to identity verification solution portfolio
Y Soft is adding to its portfolio of identity verification solutions with the release of a new secure identity verification for networked printers.
Hands-on review: Jabra Elite 75t earbuds
They retail for around half the price of the AirPods Pro but can compete with them in every way.
Cisco: Remote working top tech strategy for growth
Support for employees working remotely is the top technology strategy to accomplishing operational and growth goals in 2021.
ICS vulnerabilities on the rise as gaps in remote work expand attack surfaces
The number of ICS vulnerabilities disclosed in 2020 increased by more than 30% compared to 2018 and nearly 25% compared to 2019.
Microsoft study reveals improvement in digital civility
"Our societies are relying on and embracing digital technologies more than ever amid COVID-19, and a safer internet will improve experiences and shape the well-being of our communities."
Microsoft launches industry clouds for nonprofit, manufacturing & financial sectors
Microsoft aims to empower people, recognise the power of partnership, and it remains committed to security, compliance, and trust.
COVID-19 fuels e-commerce market in Australia
"A significant rise in consumer preference for online channels during the pandemic coupled with proliferation of online retailers and customised payment solutions will further drive e-commerce growth in Australia.”
Cyber criminals target education sector as remote learning increases
“Unfortunately, until all students are back in the classroom full-time, educational institutions will continue to be a popular target for criminals."
Enterprise still failing to prepare for risk despite events of the last 12 months
More than 70% of enterprises lack the technology to detect unexpected events that may negatively impact their business, according to a new study.
IT siloes dissolving as firms mobilise IT ops & DevOps convergence
IT siloes are disappearing legacy processes are on the way out - much of it due to the impact of COVID-19.
Poly hones in on privacy & clarity through new headset range
According to Poly Australia and New Zealand managing director Andy Hurt, the company wanted to address the need for privacy and security ‘head on’.
'Masters of Change' will define future as digital gap widens in wake of COVID
A wave of companies are racing to reinvent themselves and use technology innovations to shape the new realities they face.
“Cybersecurity risk has never been greater," declares FortiGuard Labs
Adversaries are highly adaptable as they conduct sophisticated attacks, particularly against remote workers, digital supply chains, and core networks.
NICE rolls out agile workforce management for distributed workforces
Agile WEM is a way in which organisations can virtually connect their workforces in one location.
Poly integrates antimicrobial protection into wireless phones
The Poly Rove family of phones are built with an antimicrobial technology developed by Microban.
Cyber-pandemic: The most notable cyber attacks of 2020
2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic saw employees move to remote working, keeping IT professionals on high alert for cyberattacks.
Microsoft Viva: Microsoft unveils new employee experience platform
Microsoft has unveiled Microsoft Viva, an employee experience platform designed to bring tools for employee engagement, learning, wellbeing and knowledge discovery, directly into the flow of people’s work.
Microsoft adds new ways to bring AI to the edge with Azure Percept
"The goal of the Azure Percept platform is to simplify the process of developing, training and deploying edge AI solutions."
Citrix closes $2.25b deal to acquire Wrike, empowers modern work models
Through the acquisition, Citrix plans to continue to develop a comprehensive cloud-based work platform that empowers all employees and teams.
Are CFOs calling the shots?
Accelerated transformation has exponentially evolved the role of chief financial officer.
Why consumer privacy is crucial in a remote work era
Organisations should monitor all file, app, user and web activity with comprehensive activity logs to uncover the whereabouts of consumers’ data.
'Future-ready' companies could unlock $5.4 tn in growth with effective digital strategy
According to new research from Accenture, 'future-ready' companies have achieved nearly twice the efficiency and three times the profitability of peers.
Poly A/NZ on what defines business success in 2021
What are your business goals for the year ahead? What are the key actions that can put your business in a strong position for growth and success?