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Infrastructure
SolarWinds IT Trends Report highlights increased cloud complexity for businesses
SolarWinds' new IT Trends report has signalled a significant shift in the way businesses are dealing with hybrid cloud and infrastructure.
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PIJF
The path to bolstering supply chain security in New Zealand
A significant amount of today's business and leisure activity relies on IT supply chains. From complex international freight trades to local small business distribution channels, any supply chain that involves IT infrastructure serves as a crucial tool in our daily lives. 
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Application Performance Monitoring / APM
Why SolarWinds Partners will have big wins in 2022
We summarise the key recent changes that the monitoring software vendor has made to accelerate its channel business.
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Cloud
SolarWinds expands the reach of database products through Microsoft Azure Marketplace
Microsoft Azure Marketplace users can now use committed Azure spend to streamline the purchase of SolarWinds database performance monitoring products.
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SolarWinds
Interview: SolarWinds explores databases & DataOps in the cloud-first era
Thomas LaRock talks us through DBA, DataOps, and how SolarWinds is helping organisations navigate challenges and opportunities in their journeys.
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Microsoft
Microsoft, Mandiant uncover Russian threat actor targeting cloud services
It is attacking resellers and other technology service providers that customise, deploy and manage cloud services and other technologies on behalf of their customers. 
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SolarWinds
Enterprise IT risk: Mitigating the growing threat to remote networks
The rapid shift to remote work and the decentralisation of network control and visibility away from the enterprise core comes with risks capable of making any IT pro nervous.
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IT professionals
Role of IT continues to evolve, SolarWinds report captures tech pro sentiments
As tech pros look to the future, 62% of respondents say they're motivated to succeed in their roles and nearly all (81%) agree there will be multiple opportunities to develop and enhance their careers in the next year.
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Risk
Opportunities for business and IT collaboration in managing enterprise risk - SolarWinds
Nearly every industry was confronted with the acceleration of high-level cybersecurity breaches, highlighting the potential risk of incomplete security policies and procedures.
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Cyber attacks
Security professionals unprepared for escalating software supply chain attacks
IT security professionals and developers aren’t completely confident in their ability to defend against another SolarWinds/Codecov-style supply chain attack.
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Ransomware
How Microsoft security infrastructure can sink a business
Organisations that are heavily or entirely reliant on Microsoft infrastructure, services and applications can take several steps to shore up their security.
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Ransomware
Prevention and preparedness revisited: Cyber-defence after Kaseya ransomware attack
The Kaseya calamity can one day be remembered as a tipping point that led eventually to a better security posture, writes Vectra AI CEO Hitesh Sheth.
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Cyber attacks
SolarWinds cyber attack sees significant financial impact on annual revenue
“Organisations are clearly struggling to keep up with the volume and impact of cyber attacks coming from well-funded and well-organised nation states."
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Cybersecurity
Ignorance is bliss — for hackers
Failure to employ best-of-breed security practices may result in a very uncomfortable talk with CEOs and boards of directors.
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SolarWinds
Mike Prieto appointed as SolarWinds' regional director for A/NZ
Prieto will manage the entire region, where he will oversee Solarwinds’ strategy and direction for growth there.
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Cloud
SolarWinds adds three executives to its C-suite team
The company says the new appointments will bolster the company’s customer experience, security and product innovations.
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Awards
SolarWinds celebrates channel partners in APJ Channel Awards
The awards recognise SolarWinds’ partners and distributors for their achievements in delivering services and expertise to customers.
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Microsoft
Major firms disclose breaches in the wake of SolarWinds attack
Microsoft, Shell, GoDaddy, MobiKwik — these are just some of the high-profile company's on the receiving end of sophisticated attacks, writes Bitglass senior director of marketing Jonathan Andresen.
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Cybersecurity
“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.
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Cybersecurity
ExtraHop reveals methods used by attackers in SUNBURST breach
The network detection and response company says between late March and early October 2020, detections of probable malicious activity increased by approximately 150%, including detections of lateral movement, privilege escalation and command and control beaconing.
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Cybersecurity
One Identity reaches out to SolarWinds customers following breach
According to the company, this free assessment seeks to help organisations navigate through times of uncertainty as attacks continue to grow in sophistication and complexity across the broad range of identity-centric risks.
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Cloud
Cybersecurity spending to increase following SolarWinds hacking
Hackers breached software provider SolarWinds, directly infecting the company’s Orion software as well as several local, state and federal agencies.
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Cloud
SolarWinds to acquire SentryOne
The addition of the SentryOne products will amplify the support SolarWinds can offer for Microsoft and Microsoft Azure environments.
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Gartner
Analysts note SolarWinds’ share of IT ops management market
Ranked 1st by IDC for network management software market share – 2nd, 3rd and 4th by Gartner across ITOM performance analysis categories by revenue.