Veovo launches solution to empower train operators following COVID-19
Veovo has released its Passenger Density Management solution, designed to assist rail and metro operators to measure, understand and manage crowd density, to support social distancing.
ASC launches Microsoft Teams communication recording app
Rise in cyberattacks targeting the cloud as use of collaboration tools increase
Facebook unveils product and business updates as it outlines Future of Work vision
NTT urges NZ firms to extend remote working gains beyond lockdown
Cybercriminals exploiting virus fears to gain access to corporate IT systems
Mastercard and Ethoca look out for A/NZ retailers with support package
Video: How to make remote work, work for the channel
Two Ingram Micro NZ business development managers explain how to make work from home benefit any business and its employees.
Forrester names Adobe a Leader for B2B and B2C suites
Thanks to the acquisition of the Magneto platform, Adobe is the only vendor to have achieved a rating of 3+ out of 5 in all criteria in both Waves.
Hyland helps businesses stay connected during pandemic
Hyland is pitching in to help organisations ride out the COVID-19 pandemic and relieve some of its effects on day-to-day business.
Thai call center achieves business continuity with cloud solution
Tikal Call Center, the provider of the cloud-based service, has allowed for Teleinfo Media PLC to continue uninterrupted and high-quality service as a majority of technicians answer calls from their homes.
Alibaba Cloud brings tech innovations to those impacted by COVID-19
“At Alibaba Cloud, we are committed to providing industries that have felt the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic with advanced technological solutions that will offer much needed support and guidance."
Hands-on review - Dynabook Portege X30L-G
We take the world lightest 13" laptop for a spin and in particular test its battery life claim.
Interview: Thriving in lockdown - how a coding school in Vietnam beat the odds
It's March 10 2020, and CoderSchool in Ho Chi Minh just went entirely online. A success story followed - here's how a lockdown helped a school thrive.
LogRhythm launches Remote Workforce Visibility with promotion
"We want to help teams get ahead of this situation and ensure they have the resources they need to be confident in their security abilities."
Research: Tech execs’ priorities in the ‘new normal’
AppDynamics’ new research reveals 95% of organisations have changed their technology priorities because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
D-Link brings thermal scan/facial recognition camera to A/NZ
The device can scan a large crowd and automatically raise an alert if a person with an elevated temperature is found.
Kiwi businesses scramble to adopt automated tracking technology
New Zealand businesses are scrambling to adopt automated tracking technology as alert level restrictions due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis ease and people move around more freely.
QNAP NAS OS integrates MS Office for Web
QNAP NAS users with proper document access permissions can quickly launch Office for the web in the same browser window.
Govt's COVID-19 tracing app "fundamentally flawed"
Avery says the app the Government is using is limited and "primitive".
Dicker Data signs Australian distie deal with Tosibox
Dicker Data will now distribute Tosibox’s range of VPN solutions in the Australian market.
QNAP releases quad-core NAS SMBs and startups
The TS-431KX NAS includes 10GbE SFP+ connectivity to provide high bandwidth for intensive data transmission.
Seagate opens patents to help fight COVID-19
The company’s data storage innovations are now available as part of the Open COVID Pledge and ongoing efforts to combat COVID-19 around the world.
NZTech: Govt Budget 2020 important for NZ’s tech ecosystem
The ongoing COVID-19 crisis appears to have 'dramatically lifted' the Government's understanding of how critical technology is for New Zealand, says NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller.
Fleet Complete improves offering with JESI tech partnership
Fleet Complete has partnered with JESI with the intention of bringing greater optimisation to its current systems and more sustainability to the remote worker management model.
Sony's gaming and music struggles see sentiment take a nosedive
Sentiment towards Sony has taken a nosedive during the first quarter of 2020, with ongoing struggles in its music and gaming behind the decline.
DX spending set to grow in 2020 despite pandemic woes
New data from IDC predicts digital transformation spending will grow by 10.4% worldwide to an eye-watering US$1.3 trillion.
Cyber alert: tackling the unseen risk that could sink your business in 2020
A successful cyber attack can have many implications for your business, including a price tag you may be unwilling or unable to pay.
Cloud-based entertainment to get major boost from 5G
By 2024, US$1.9 billion will be contributed to the cloud gaming market through 5G generated revenues alone, and $67.5 billion will be added to the cloud video sector in the same way.
Fujitsu unveils 14 new models of enterprise notebooks, tablets and workstations optimised for remote working
By expanding its lineup of superior mobile products, the Fujitsu Group says it will continue to support such initiatives as remote work, as part of the customers' workstyle transformation.
40% of APAC consumers have dealt with personal data breaches
The Kaspersky report released today also found out that more than 20% of respondents in APAC are willing to sacrifice their privacy to gain a product or a service for free.
Telstra launches 5G mobile broadband device
Australia’s first mobile broadband device that is mmWave ready, to work with the next iteration of 5G due to rollout at scale in 2021.
Swann releases two new smart security cameras
The solutions include tracking, night vision, and other features, supported by a connected application.
NICE working to certify compliance solution for Microsoft Teams
NICE is working to certify the NICE Trading Recording System (NTR) under Microsoft’s Certified for Microsoft Teams certification program for compliance recording solutions.
VMware launches 2nd gen VMware Cloud on Dell EMC
“VMware Cloud on Dell EMC further enables IT teams to transform the operation, management and protection of their on-premises infrastructure to a cloud model.”
Hitachi Vantara expands digital manufacturing portfolio
Includes new manufacturing practice and expanded portfolio of digital manufacturing solutions, services and consulting services.
CRM, website building, project management - all in 1 free solution
Bitrix24 hosts an amalgamation of tools – from CRM to project management, website building, contact centres, collaboration, and more – designed to help businesses through their digital transformation journeys.
Harris Technology profit driven by sales of protective hygiene products
The company is forecasting a profit before income tax for the year ended 30 June 2020 of approximately $700,000 based on an anticipated sales revenue of approximately $13 million.
Phishing has never been more lucrative. Here's how to avoid it
Risk of a serious phishing breach has reached an all-time high as workforces stay at home. Find out how to mitigate the risk to your business.
CompTIA: Tech firms expecting return to normalcy in three months following COVID-19 crisis
Almost two-thirds of CompTIA member company executives surveyed believe that business may start to get back on track by August.
Microsoft warns of huge email phishing scam
The phishing campaign installs NetSupport Manager remote admin tool to take over and execute commands.
Apple's classroom productivity apps receive major update
The Classwork and Classroom apps have received major updates, with new features and designs implemented as remote learning persists amid COVID-19.
Global device shipments to plummet by 13.6% in 2020
New research from Gartner indicates that mobile phones, tablets and PCs will see reduced shipments globally this year, due mostly to economic turmoil as a result of COVID-19.
NinjaRMM spruces up platform for remote work environments
NinjaRMM, a company that is in the process of expanding its presence in Asia Pacific, will roll out new features on its platform this week.
Content learning hub hits its stride during COVID-19, raises US$40m
The company states funding will be used to increase market expansion in North America as well as expand its content provider partner network in direct response to the increased demand for the platform.
Protect yourself from the perfect storm of cyber threats
COVID-19 has created an opportunity like no other for cyber attackers. With anxieties high and workforces at home, risk profiles are rising everywhere. Here's how one business can help protect yours.
PagerDuty announces new automation, remote working updates
Three of PagerDuty's solutions have received new automation and remote collaboration integrations, introduced to guide organisations through their digital transformations.
Months on, many organisations still don't have secure remote access - report
The report analyses the extent to which businesses were prepared for the sudden shift into remote working due to COVID-19 restrictions, and analyses how organisations have adjusted to support remote workers amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chinks in the armour: Why the post COVID-19 cloud is easy game for cybercriminals
Now’s the time for CIOs to pause and make sure their digital transformation projects are fit for today, and the future.