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Pure Storage pledges 'flexibility, agility, transparency, and simplicity’ to partners
"Services and recurring revenue streams will define the winners and losers of the IT channel this year," says APJ area vice president Andrew Fisher.
Digital Transformation / DX
VMware hones focus on APAC following two key appointments
VMware’s ‘multi-cloud vision’ will be more tightly focused on the Asia Pacific region this year, following the appointment of two senior executives for the company’s regional activities.
OSF Digital snaps up Sydney-based Salesforce partner Datarati
OSF Digital’s purchase of Datarati marks the sixth in a rapid acquisition spree spanning just nine months.
Retailers must step up omnichannel customer experience - Forrester report
Customers seek to engage with a unified brand or organisation across all touchpoints, regardless of whether they are offline or online.
Logitech develops Chromebook-certified stylus pen for educators
According to Logitech, the stylus has been created for children and teachers alike.
Philippines neobank Tonik steps up banking game with Google Cloud
According to Tonik founder and CEO Greg Krasnov, the company needed to drive its value proposition not just through cost, but also consumer trust.
Out with the new, in with the old: AU consumers want longer-lasting products
The research shows that 70% of Australians have a positive affiliation with ‘extending life’ - in other words, extending the life of products and ‘things’ in the best possible way.
Edge Centres buys DC Matrix to bolster Queensland data centre operations
“DC Matrix’s mission statement, ethos, leadership experience, and assets are a "perfect fit for Edge Centres’ key values and priorities”.
Ping Identity onboards Sydney-based Ascention as latest AU MSP
The appointment as VAR and MSP will enable Ascention to resell Ping Identity's services and solutions as part of its own data management solution.
PwC helps businesses innovate for the digital future
Innovation can be challenging - the right people need to be in the right roles, and they must all be working towards a common goal.
Omdia lowers revenue forecast for server shipments amid supply chain struggles
Despite struggles, there has been a rise in the number of server shipments with ARM CPUs, Omdia reports.
LogMeIn spins out LastPass as standalone company
LogMeIn says it plans to invest further in LastPass, particularly across the go-to-market functions, engineering, and the overall customer experience.
Sitecore ramps up 'ambitious' growth plans in APJ with new hire
Asia-Pacific and Japan president Joey Lim will lead Sitecore's APAC operations and strengthen the company's regional presence.
University of Waikato says it's 'game on' for esports
In what might just be a New Zealand first, budding esports stars can now study this booming industry as part of their university degrees.
Business Intelligence / BI
Sisense fuses data analytics with tools including Python and SQL
Business intelligence firm Sisense sees a future in analytics and code-first functionality.
Google Cloud taps former Microsoft exec as Singapore & Malaysia lead
Sherie Ng will lead revenue growth and the go-to market strategy for both the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Google Workspace.
Neo4j builds out ASEAN presence of graph data tech with four new partners
The partnerships aim to extend coverage in the region and meet the demand for graph data platforms required for enterprise innovation and transformation.
Globalization Partners launches global recruitment platform
The platform will leverage the company’s recruitment partner network in an effort to provide organisations with a global talent pool.
Scams leave nasty bite & Australians $33m out of pocket in November
Investment scams increased a mild 8% on the previous month but the amount of money lost almost doubled.
Climate change 2021: Corporates leaned into sustainability and took it beyond politics
Sustainable business practices are no longer just a nice thing to aim for. For tomorrow’s companies, they’ll be the cost of admission.
Digital trade in APAC to enter 'golden age' over next three years - Deloitte report
Digital trade across Asia Pacific will be more digitalised and more sustainable as more small and micro businesses play a major role in driving cross-border trade.
Artificial Intelligence / AI
Entries open for 2022 Australasian Women in AI Awards
“These awards are held to recognise and celebrate the incredible work of women in AI across our region."
Moochies Connect Phone Watch to help parents keep track of their kids
“The idea isn’t constant tracking of your child, but rather providing a layer of assurance for those times when a child might test the limits of their freedom."
Delivering operational advantages in hyperscale data centers with high power generators
Hperscale data centers operators in Southeast Asia deploying 4MW gensets can secure multiple operational benefits, while delivering reliable backup power on demand.