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SME / Small and Medium Enterprise stories

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Dedoco unveils AI platform Ping to protect consumers from scams
Last month
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cybersecurity insurance
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ai
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business
Singapore-based Dedoco's AI platform, Ping, aims to protect consumers from online scams, enhancing trust and security in business communications.
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ConnectWise's MDR solution to be integrated with Microsoft
Fri, 15th Sep 2023
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microsoft
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cybersecurity
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connectwise
ConnectWise integrates with Microsoft's security solutions, offering strengthened cybersecurity management for companies worldwide.
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Huawei Cloud sets off SMB business development revolution
Wed, 19th Apr 2023
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integrated products
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huawei cloud
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business management platform
Huawei Cloud's new Digital Workspace package is designed to help SMBs keep up with digital transformation amid economic uncertainty.
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How to get cyber insurance – what mid-sized organisations need to know
Thu, 2nd Mar 2023
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cybersecurity insurance
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cybersecurity
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mfa
As cyber threats continue to proliferate, mid-sized organisations are seeking cyber insurance coverage. But insurers are raising premiums.
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Three top tips to prepare MSPs for the future
Fri, 24th Feb 2023
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managed services
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it automation
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it offerings
SMBs are projected to spend £66 billion on managed IT services, but MSPs need to take action to capitalize on this growth, says Gregg Lalle of ConnectWise.
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Exclusive: BizCover makes it easy to get business insurance
Wed, 8th Feb 2023
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insurance
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transactions
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money
BizCover disrupts the insurance sector with its online platform that streamlines the process of getting business insurance for SMEs.
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Forget 2030, we need the contact centre of the future now
Mon, 23rd Jan 2023
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contact centre
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it infrastructure
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covid-19
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are more in need of next-generation contact centres now than ever before.
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NZ big business is thriving while SMBs struggle to keep up
Fri, 16th Sep 2022
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2degrees
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sme
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business costs
A 2degrees report reveals big business is thriving as SMBs struggle to keep up, while increasing costs are the leading issue for all businesses.
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Denodo launches subscription options for mid-sized orgs
Tue, 13th Sep 2022
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multi-cloud
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subscriptions
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cloud marketplace
Denodo has announced two new subscriptions of its Denodo Platform that are designed to help mid-market businesses.
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Apathetic Kiwis a mouthwatering prospect for cybercriminals
Wed, 7th Sep 2022
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cybersecurity
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security vulnerabilities
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cyber attacks
The most significant and most exploited cybersecurity vulnerability of any New Zealand organisation is its people.
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Aussie businesses charging ahead with global expansion
Thu, 1st Sep 2022
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airwallex
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expansion
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economy
Despite economic challenges, 69% of Australian SMEs plan to be operating outside Australia by 2027, according to a new report.
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Lenovo launches CO2 Offset Service for SMBs across ANZ
Thu, 18th Aug 2022
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lenovo
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environment
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sme
Lenovo has announced the rollout of a new, first-of-its-kind CO2 Offset Service for SMBs across Australia and New Zealand.
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Virgin Money works with 9Spokes to create custom offering
Tue, 16th Aug 2022
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saas
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devops
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finance, leasing & rental
Virgin Money has partnered with 9Spokes to develop a custom business dashboard, M-Track, to provide stronger insights for SME customers.
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Data protection: How SMEs can secure online consumers’ trust
Mon, 15th Aug 2022
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privacy
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trust
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consumers
Consumers believe how a company treats their data reflects how they treat their customers, according to a new survey.
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CloudMile offers free cloud migration to Southeast Asia SMEs
Fri, 17th Jun 2022
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cloud services
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cloud migration
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sme
Cloud and AI service provider CloudMile is offering small- and medium-sized enterprises in Singapore, Malaysia and the Philippines free migration to the cloud.
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Airwallex, Xero extend partnership with easier invoice payments
Fri, 10th Jun 2022
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accounting systems
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commerce systems
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payment gateways
Airwallex has partnered with Xero to release a new payment link integration for Australian businesses, making invoice reception easier and faster.
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41% of Aussie businesses have endured a ransomware attack
Thu, 9th Jun 2022
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malware
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ransomware
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wfh
41% of small businesses have experienced a ransomware attack, according to a study by Software Advice. 27% of those targeted have paid the ransom.
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Can SMEs run a hybrid work model securely in Aotearoa?
Tue, 31st May 2022
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wfh
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phishing
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malware
While the hybrid work model may have offered protection from COVID-19, have small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) remained as safe from outside threats?.
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MYOB Kiwi business survey shocks with low confidence
Wed, 13th Apr 2022
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accounting systems
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smb
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myob
The 2022 MYOB Business Monitor survey has found more than two thirds of SMEs are expecting the economy to decline in the next 12 months.
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The rise of cybercrime - Over $300 million lost to scams last year
Tue, 5th Apr 2022
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malware
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ransomware
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wfh
As remote work pushes more Australians online, the increase in cybercrime hits record-high rates, sparking significant concerns.
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SMEs investing in digitisation, despite cost challenges
Wed, 23rd Mar 2022
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accounting systems
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digital transformation
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seo
Since gaining incredible momentum over the past couple of years, digital transformation of business operations by local SMEs hasn't slowed down.
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Half of ANZ SMEs unable to secure adequate funding - report
Thu, 10th Mar 2022
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financing
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funding
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mambu
Half of small and medium-sized enterprises in Australia and New Zealand struggle to secure funding, according to a report from Mambu.
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Mambu report shows 68% of SMEs struggle to secure funding
Thu, 10th Mar 2022
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research
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report
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business
Mambu has released a new report indicating that more than two-thirds of SMEs in Southeast Asia have struggled to secure funding in the last five years.
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Smarter.ai has announced its £1 million pre-seed raise
Wed, 9th Feb 2022
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data science
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iaas
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ml
The world’s first AI marketplace to help SMEs compete with Big Tech announces its pre-seed raise led by Fuel Ventures and Hambro Perks.