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Australian / Australia stories

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Launtel secures deal to boost Australia's NBN resilience
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Launtel secures a $5m Superloop contract for internet service enhancements, marking a significant expansion stride and a boost for Australia's NBN customers.
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Netpoleon ANZ & Devo partner for elevated cybersecurity in ANZ
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Netpoleon ANZ teams up with Devo Technology to bring the Devo Security Data Platform to Australia and New Zealand, offering a new dimension in SOC scalability and ingenuity.
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Cyber threats surge in APAC region, reveals Group-IB report
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Group-IB reveals a 39% surge in ransomware attacks across APAC, with the region named as a prime target for advanced cyber threats.
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Westcon-Comstor expands cybersecurity partnership with Broadcom in APAC
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Westcon-Comstor extends its exclusive Broadcom cybersecurity partnership to Southeast Asia, Australia, and New Zealand, advancing growth and recurring revenues for APAC channel partners.
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Omnichannel customer journey gains momentum in Australia, study reveals
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Ecommerce Delivery Benchmark Report 2024 reveals nearly half of Australia's online non-food sales interacted with physical touchpoints, highlighting the growing need for integrated omnichannel strategies.
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WatchGuard appoints Zayed Alji as new Partner Manager in Victoria & Tasmania
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WatchGuard Technologies has appointed industry veteran Zayed Alji as Partner Relationship Manager for Victoria and Tasmania, strengthening the cybersecurity titan's commitment to improving customer experience via its partner network.
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Australia’s first Indigenous sovereign cloud launched
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Australia sees the launch of its first Indigenous Sovereign Cloud, a product of collaboration between DQA, Indigenous IT leader Dickerson Digital, and Microsoft.
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REINSW revolutionises training with Brightspace learning system
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The Real Estate Institute of New South Wales (REINSW) hails positive improvements in training programmes since adopting D2L's Brightspace learning management system in 2023.
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iboss partners with Orca Tech to boost cybersecurity in ANZ
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Cybersecurity firm iboss partners with Orca Tech to expand its Secure Access Service Edge platform across Australia and New Zealand.
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Australia adopts pioneering standard for AI management
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Standards Australia adopts AI management system standard AS ISO/IEC 42001:2023, marking a global first in addressing operational and ethical AI challenges.
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Customer-centric cybersecurity incident response vital for businesses
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Striking a balance between data protection compliance and customer trust is pivotal, making a customer-centric cybersecurity incident response crucial, says a statement from Logicalis Australia.
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MYOB extends partnership with Stripe to tackle cash flow issues
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MYOB expands partnership with global financial platform Stripe to streamline invoice payment and ease cash flow difficulties for Australian and New Zealand businesses.
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Telstra to debut pioneering 5G slicing product this year
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Telstra plans to launch a 5G slicing product, dialling up customised network solutions with a unique proof-of-value mobility analytics engine.
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Eco-friendly technologies crucial to mitigate transportation emissions
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Australia grapples with a 22% increase in transportation emissions since 2005, spurring the Government to pledge over $100bn per annum to sustainable solutions.
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Gallagher Security wins top OSPA award for second year running
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Warwick-based Gallagher Security has won the Outstanding Security Equipment Manufacturer Award for the second year at the 2024 OSPAs, recognised for its innovative approach to global security solutions.
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Must read report by Sitecore & Deloitte unveils power of collaboration
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Sitecore and Deloitte Access Economics' report reveals that enhanced inter-departmental collaboration could unlock significant revenue growth and innovation despite recognised challenges.
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Genetec unveils cutting-edge Experience Centre in Sydney's Tech Central
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Genetec Inc. has launched a pioneering Experience Centre and Office, SYXC, in Sydney's Tech Central district, aiming to strengthen its ANZ operations and showcase avant-garde technological solutions.
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Superloop to provide network infrastructure for Investa properties
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Telecoms company Superloop partners with Investa to exclusively provide network infrastructure for over 1,100 future build-to-rent properties across two sites in Victoria, Australia.
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SafeWatch App bridges gap in Australia's escalating mental health crisis
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With suicide rates surpassing road deaths in Australia, the SafeWatch Companion App provides accessible mental health support for Australians facing long wait times and rising therapy costs.
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Jet Technologies announces new distribution centre in Brisbane
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Sydney's Jet Technologies has opened a distribution centre in Brisbane, marking its expansion in Australia and New Zealand, driven by increasing demand for their print, packaging and industrial solutions.
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Equinix launches Australia's largest data centre solar system
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Global digital infrastructure firm Equinix has unveiled an extensive 1MW rooftop solar system, one of Australia's largest data centre solar deployments, in Melbourne.
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EcoFlow unveils DELTA 2 Max portable power station
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EcoFlow launches DELTA 2 Max, a high-capacity portable power station in Australia, featuring fast-charging capability and the ability to power a broad range of appliances and devices.
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Gigamon appoints Simon Oliver as ANZ Head of Channel
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Gigamon appoints Simon Oliver as Head of Channel for Australia, bolstering its channel-first strategy across the ANZ region amid surging demand for improved hybrid cloud infrastructure security.
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LG modernises Sydney Dance Company with innovative tech upgrades
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LG Business Solutions partners with Sydney Dance Company to transform historic Walsh Bay Wharf Studios, integrating state-of-the-art display and sound technology to enhance visitor engagement.