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Kissflow achieves Gold Tier in PMI's Citizen Developer Suite
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digital transformation
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project management
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idc
Kissflow has been awarded Gold Tier status by the Project Management Institute's Citizen Developer Suite, highlighting the company's commitment to democratising low-code and no-code technology.
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Object First's Ootbi marks first anniversary with rapid growth
3 days ago
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virtualisation
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storage
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ransomware
Celebrating its first successful year, Object First witnesses a 200% surge in bookings for its ransomware-proof backup storage appliance, Ootbi, expanding into the EMEA and LATAM markets.
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UiPath unveils AI-infused developer features at DevCon 2024
Last week
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cloud services
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compliance
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ai
At UiPath DevCon 2024, global enterprise automation software leader UiPath unveiled new developer features, including the AI-driven Autopilot for Test Suite, aimed to amplify AI within automation for heightened collaboration and innovation.
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Vectra AI debuts global MXDR for hybrid attack defense
Last week
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endpoint protection
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advanced persistent threat protection
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ai security
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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Akamai aims to integrate cloud capabilities into its edge network
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bi
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big data
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data analytics
Akamai Technologies is set to weave cloud computing into its large-scale edge network, advancing its strategy to become the preferred cloud platform for businesses, according to today's announcement.
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Outdated tech & board ignorance costing businesses
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cx
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martech
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ai
Outdated technology and lack of understanding at board level could be causing enterprises to miss out on advantages of modern software.
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Fortinet unveils rugged device for secure 5G capabilities
Last week
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firewall
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network infrastructure
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sd-wan
Fortinet has unveiled a robust, compact appliance that intensifies secure networking and 5G connectivity for operational technology environments.
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Outdated tech & board ignorance stifle business data potential
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cx
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martech
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ai
Outdated technology and a lack of Board-level understanding is causing companies to miss transformational opportunities, according to new global research from IFS and IDC.
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DigitalOcean enhances backup service for growing businesses
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cybersecurity
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smb
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digitalocean
DigitalOcean bolsters its security capabilities with an enhanced backup service, aimed to protect startups and SMBs amidst rising security threats in their shift to cloud technology.
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Oracle debuts Generative AI service across its business applications
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oracle netsuite
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idc
Oracle launches its versatile Generative AI service in Sydney, integrating large language models from Cohive and Meta Llama 2 for diverse business applications.
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Tablet market slumps to decade low in 2023 amid economic woes
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apple
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mobility
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tablets & laptops
Global tablet market shrunk by stark 17.4% in Q4 2023 registering lowest annual volume since 2011 amid economic woes and shifts in consumer spending, reveals IDC.
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Alarming surge in cyber attacks seen in Acronis report
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ransomware
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cios
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acronis
The Acronis Cyberthreats Report H2 2023 reveals a 222% rise in AI-driven email attacks in the year, underlining the need for more effective security solutions.
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Over 50% of businesses hit by security gaps due to under-resourced teams
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ueba
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
Exabeam and IDC's report reveals that 57% of global firms faced serious cyberattacks in the past year due to security team overload and lack of automated threat detection.
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Check Point launches Quantum Spark to boost cybersecurity for SMBs
This month
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firewall
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network infrastructure
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malware
Check Point Software Technologies unveils Quantum Spark 1900 and 2000, new firewall series aimed at fortifying cybersecurity for SMBs, offering AI-driven threat prevention and scalable cloud management.
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Fortinet report reveals cyber threats & defence gaps in Asia Pacific
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firewall
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malware
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ransomware
Ransomware and phishing top cybersecurity concerns in Singapore, says Fortinet study. Increased remote working amplifies insider threats, with insufficient resource allocation also noted as a major hurdle.
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SecurityBridge rated a top source for SAP vulnerability discoveries
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it infrastructure
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security vulnerabilities
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sap
SecurityBridge's Research Lab is lauded by SAP's Security Response Team as a leading source for detecting software issues. This recognises a key role in fortifying international SAP security infrastructure.
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Zscaler unveils industry-first single-vendor Secure Access Service Edge solution
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wfh
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colocation
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cloud security
Zscaler launches industry-first single-vendor Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) solution and Zero Trust Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) aiming to modernise secure connectivity and eliminate ineffective firewalls and VPNs.
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IFS announces winners of 2023 Partner of the Year Awards
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partner programmes
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london
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ifs
IFS announces winners of its annual Partner of the Year Awards, honouring dedication and innovation among businesses globally, at a ceremony in London.
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Generative AI's leap and how 2024 will see a focus on security & ROI
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cx
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blockchain
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martech
Generative AI looks set to dominate 2024 as enterprises increase their core IT spend on its solutions, with a renewal of basic security measures and drive for ROI amid emergent trends such as smart cloud strategies and digital workplace technologies.
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Red Hat unveils Developer Hub to streamline enterprise development
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cloud services
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devops
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app development
Red Hat has launched its Developer Hub, an enterprise-grade Internal Developer Platform aimed at increasing productivity.
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Veeam boosts ProPartner Network for stronger cyber resilience
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cloud services
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virtualisation
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saas
Veeam enhances ProPartner Network to boost cyber resilience and profitability for global partners, recognising their central role in the company's continued growth amid soaring cyber threats.
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ExtraHop secures $100m in growth capital, expands executive team
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ml
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advanced persistent threat protection
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ndr
ExtraHop secures $100m growth capital, bolsters executive team, and is poised for exponential growth in the expanding NDR market.
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Equinix top choice for private AI infrastructure deployment
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private cloud
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digital transformation
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data centre operators
Equinix is becoming the preferred venue for setting up private AI infrastructure due to its cloud adjacency and robust ecosystems.
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Global smart TV shipments expected to drop in 2023, IDC reveals
Fri, 29th Dec 2023
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amazon
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xiaomi
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samsung
Global smart TV shipments are expected to decrease by 5.5% in 2023, with zero growth in 2024, according to the IDC, amid economic challenges and consumer demand shifts. However, the Indian market bucks this trend showing robust growth.