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GitLab unveils Duo Chat for simplified AI-powered DevSecOps workflows
Yesterday
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app development
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web development
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compliance
GitLab Inc. unveils its new AI-powered tool, GitLab Duo Chat, enhancing DevSecOps workflows and developer productivity; new AI security measures also introduced to address privacy concerns.
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SAS expands managed services portfolio to Amazon Web Services
Yesterday
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cloud services
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managed services
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public cloud
SAS broadens its SAS-hosted managed services to include AWS, offering customers vast deployment, management options, and installation support.
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SAS to launch new AI tools & advisory service for better governance
Yesterday
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sas
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accenture
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transparency
SAS aims to boost AI confidence and transparency with the unveiling of model cards and an AI Governance Advisory service, designed to mitigate AI risk and utilisation issues.
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SAS Innovate unveils accessible AI models for industry-specific use
Yesterday
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ai
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analyst report
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idc
SAS has unveiled a new approach for organisations to tackle business challenges head-on with packaged AI models.
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Cisco launches Hypershield for AI-driven security upgrade
2 days ago
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firewall
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network security
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breach prevention
Cisco responds to pressing cyber threats by launching Cisco Hypershield, a first-of-its-kind, AI-native security solution, set to redefine and fortify data centres and clouds.
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Commvault acquires Appranix to enhance global cyber resilience
3 days ago
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cloud services
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data protection
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dr
Commvault bolsters global cyber resilience with the acquisition of Appranix, aiming to help enterprises swiftly recover operational capacities post-outages or cyberattacks.
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Qualtrics unveils AI-powered suites for improved experience management
Last week
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ai
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analyst report
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idc
Qualtrics enhances its user experience with the unveiling of three novel AI-driven suites, empowering organisations to boost customer experience, streamline their strategic research and align their investments efficiently.
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CoordinateHQ integrates generative AI to enhance efficiency & automation
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ai
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analyst report
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idc
CoordinateHQ has boosted its collaboration portal with generative AI, offering improved automation for workflows, accelerating project launches, and enhancing administrative efficiency for its users.
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VIPRE Security named 'Major Player' in modern endpoint security by IDC
This month
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endpoint protection
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edr
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analyst report
VIPRE Security earns 'Major Player' status in IDC's global assessment of endpoint security for small businesses, applauded for enhancing security while reducing human dependency.
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Unit4 unveils Smart Automation Services for business efficiency boost
Last month
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ai
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analyst report
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idc
Unit4 has launched Smart Automation Services, a series of AI-driven services designed to boost business efficiency and evolve user experience by integrating with their ERP suite, ERPx.
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Appdome's real-time defense against mobile app social engineering attacks
Last month
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apple
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smartphones
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application security
Appdome presents real-time defense system against social engineering attacks targeting mobile apps, enhancing user security and brand reputation.
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New Zealand PC market slumps by 10.7% in 2023, says IDC report
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pc hardware
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nz
New Zealand's traditional PC market saw a steep 10.7% decline in 2023 with only 669,000 units shipped, says IDC report.
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Australian traditional PC market shrinks by nearly 10% in 2023
Last month
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pc hardware
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christmas
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pc market
A steep 9.8% contraction hit Australia's traditional PC market in 2023, amid inflation-related woes, impacting notably desktops and notebooks, IDC report reveals.
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Asia/Pacific PC market reports dramatic decline in 2023
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pc hardware
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pc market
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japan
PC shipments in the Asia/Pacific region, inclusive of Japan and China, plummeted 16.1% in 2023 amidst muted demand and tepid economic recovery.
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New Zealand's smartphone market enjoys robust 10% YoY growth in 4Q23
Last month
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smartphones
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technology gifts
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nz
New Zealand's smartphone market sees a strong 10% YoY and 14% QoQ rise in 4Q23 despite consumer spending uncertainties, says IDC report.
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Australia's smartphone market dips 6%, Apple & Google dominate
Last month
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smartphones
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apple
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technology gifts
Amid a 6% YoY dip in Australia's smartphone market, Apple and Google's new releases drive a QoQ rise of 14.2%, while the average selling price experiences a 7.1% surge.
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Semarchy launches Data Intelligence solution as UKI team doubles
Last month
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bi
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big data
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byod
Semarchy unveils a pioneering Data Intelligence solution, set to boost data impact and governance in businesses, amid a 50% rise in annual recurring revenue and a doubling of its UKI team.
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OutSystems unveils AI Agent Builder to simplify generative AI integration
Last month
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app development
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digital transformation
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low-code
OutSystems has unveiled AI Agent Builder, a new solution aiding IT experts to integrate generative AI applications into their digital transformation plans, while ensuring adherence to standardisation and security protocols.
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Fivetran reaches landmark with over 500 data connectors offered
Last month
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bi
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big data
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ai
Fivetran breaks record with 500 data connectors, offering the largest number in the field to aid enterprises in centralising data for AI, predictive analytics and operational use.
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Ransomware peaks as top threat in ANZ as study highlights AI need
Last month
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firewall
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ransomware
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wfh
Ransomware emerges as the top cyber threat in Australia and New Zealand, with 62% of organisations seeing a rise in incidents in 2023.
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Amperity unveils AI capabilities Explore & Assist to enhance customer data
Last month
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cx
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martech
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ml
Amperity has launches new generative AI capabilities – Explore and Assist – to join Stitch and Predict in comprehensive suit, AmpAi.
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NetApp rolls out new capabilities to boost users' Gen AI projects
Last month
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data protection
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ai
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flexpod
NetApp upgrades its intelligent data infrastructure, in collaboration with NVIDIA, to enhance generative AI capabilities for businesses, providing robust and secure access to data in complex hybrid, multi-cloud arenas.
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Civo study highlights surge in cloud costs for major users
Fri, 1st Mar 2024
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cloud services
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hyperscale
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microsoft
Research reveals escalating costs with the Big Three hyperscalers, AWS, Azure and Google Cloud, forcing tech pros to reassess cloud services.
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New Relic releases Live Archives for enhanced log retention
Thu, 29th Feb 2024
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compliance
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ai
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new relic
New Relic launches live archives product offering immediate access to historical logs, reducing data rehydration needs.