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Sean Mitchell
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Having started his career at Renaissance. Sean joined Apple in Melbourne for a number of years before working in the media space. This started with Review Publishing and later the tech publisher IDG Communications. In 2006 he was involved in the launch of The Channel magazine. As they say – the rest is history.

Stories by Sean

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NextGen's digital services speed up home loan approvals in Australia
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NextGen's digital lending technology, specifically its Verification of Identity service, NextGenID, boosts home loan approval efficiency, reducing approval times by 25% on the ApplyOnline platform.
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Taylor Swift's Melbourne gigs trigger massive Telstra data surge
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social media
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Taylor Swift's Eras Tour concert in Melbourne saw a record 35 TB of data used, equivalent to streaming the concert footage for almost two years, as fans flooded social media to share their experiences.
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UST acquires Australian firm Leonardo to boost ANZ market presence
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digital transformation
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Digital transformation firm UST fortifies its presence in the Australian and New Zealand markets by acquiring process transformation company Leonardo.
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Dell Technologies unveils enhanced AI-ready data platform
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storage
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Dell Technologies new PowerScale F210 and F710 set to revolutionise all-flash storage with superior performance and efficiency, boasting up to 90% greater performance per watt, and catering for intensive AI workloads.
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Australians spend more time on social media, TikTok leads the way
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Australians are increasingly focusing on social media, with a noteworthy preference for TikTok, as traditional media consumption declines, according to a new report by Meltwater and We Are Social.
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Xero & Sumday partnership empowers global carbon accounting
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Xero teams up with Sumday to enable accountants to manage carbon accounting for their clients, advancing the journey towards net-zero emissions for small businesses worldwide.
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EcoFlow launches portable DELTA 2 Max power station in Australia
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power / energy
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EcoFlow brings its versatile and eco-friendly portable power station, DELTA 2 Max, to Australia — a lightweight, power-packed solution for home and outdoor use.
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Temu achieves MASA certification for its mobile app security
Yesterday
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encryption
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application security
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google
Boston-based e-commerce firm, Temu, has achieved Mobile Application Security Assessment certification, validating its commitment to user data security, following stringent tests by independent agency DEKRA.
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InternetNZ research highlights Kiwis' concerns about online world
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InternetNZ's upcoming research, unveiling NZ's attitudes to the online world and AI, also highlights increasing concerns about cyberbullying and online harm.
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Why Kiwi channel partners choose Dynamic Supplies for distribution
3 days ago
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printing
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Dynamic Supplies NZ diversifies its IT distribution strategy beyond printing, partnering with brands like Maxhub and EcoXGear, affirming its status as a key distribution partner in the Kiwi channel.
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Manhattan Associates Australia acclaimed as top workplace
3 days ago
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Manhattan Associates Australia lauded as a great workplace according to the Great Place to Work Trust Index© Survey, a testament to its quality workplace culture and employee engagement.
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NEXTGEN partners with Claroty to boost cyber-physical system security in Asia
3 days ago
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digital transformation
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advanced persistent threat protection
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physical security
NEXTGEN Group Asia joins forces with cybersecurity firm Claroty to bolster protection against sophisticated cyber threats to critical infrastructures in Singapore, Indonesia, and the Philippines.
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Vectra pioneers global open MXDR service for hybrid attack defence
Last week
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cloud services
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endpoint protection
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saas
Vectra has launched the industry's first global open MXDR service, aimed at bolstering defence against hybrid attacks and easing the pressure on SOC teams, struggling amid a surge in isolated tool alerts.
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Microsoft, NAB & CITT join forces to boost cybersecurity for Victoria's SMBs
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cybersecurity
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cybercrime
A $1 million cybersecurity training initiative between Microsoft, National Australia Bank, and CITT aims to bolster security understanding for small businesses and equip students with practical industry experience in Victoria.
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Microsoft introduces AI tools to drive business cloud sustainability
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Microsoft has launched a suite of sustainable data and AI solutions in their Cloud for Sustainability, optimising resources and guiding businesses in achieving sustainability goals.
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Vectra AI debuts global MXDR for hybrid attack defense
Last week
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Vectra AI introduces the first worldwide, 24/7 MXDR service to defend against increasingly complex hybrid cyber threats, combining AI-driven threat detection and expert human response to bolster stressed security teams.
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Infoblox introduces SOC Insights AI-driven security operation in ANZ
Last week
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cybersecurity
Infoblox launches AI-powered SOC Insights, an industry-first security operation in Australia and New Zealand, aimed at accelerating threat detection and improving cyber security operations using DNS intelligence.
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Global spend on AI for network orchestration to reach $20bn by 2028
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firewall
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virtualisation
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network management
Network operators worldwide are set to spend $20bn on AI for network orchestration by 2028, marking a leap of 240% from $6bn in 2024, says Juniper Research.
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Ataya named 'Cool Vendor' in 2023 Gartner report for connectivity solutions
Last week
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firewall
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network security
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5g
Santa Clara's Ataya earns 'Cool Vendor' title in 2023 Gartner report, acknowledging the firm's commitment to innovation in overcoming industrial network connectivity challenges.
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Portnox joins Microsoft Security body to bolster global cybersecurity efforts
Last week
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advanced persistent threat protection
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Cloud security solutions provider Portnox solidifies its global cybersecurity commitment by joining the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association, aiming to bolster protection for Microsoft customers.
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Touchable Earth wins at Kids Judge Bett 2024 event
Last week
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edtech
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london
Touchable Earth, an Auckland-based company, earns top honours from Kids Judge Bett at world's largest EdTech event, Bett UK, for promoting global citizenship and geography in a unique app format.
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4Cabling expands in New Zealand with larger Auckland warehouse
Last week
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distribution
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Leading cabling solutions provider, 4Cabling, bolsters its commitment to New Zealand with a move to a larger warehouse in Mangere Bridge, Auckland.
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AspenTech pledges net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2045
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environmentally friendly
Aspen Technology pledges to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions for its Scope 1 and Scope 2 by 2030, and aims for total net-zero by 2045 in a robust sustainability agenda.
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SpendConsole expands AI-powered AP automation to Dubai
Last week
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cyber threats
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fraud
AI-powered accounts payable firm SpendConsole expands into the Middle East, opening a new office in Dubai amidst rising demand for automation solutions.