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Aire Networks boosts single-fibre infrastructure with Infinera's ICE-X solution
4 days ago
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Aire Networks plans to boost its single-fibre network infrastructure across Spain and Portugal through Infinera's ICE-X solution. The upgrade aims to meet surging customer bandwidth needs.
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Ipsotek unveils Natural Language Search in AI video analytics engine
4 days ago
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bi
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big data
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cloud services
Ipsotek advances operational security with an AI-powered upgrade to their VISuite platform, introducing Natural Language Search capabilities for object identification within videos.
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Cat Starkey named as new CTO of cybersecurity firm Expel
Last week
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cloud services
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cybersecurity
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Expel's new CTO, Cat Starkey, former VP of engineering, is set to foster growth and innovation, utilising her extensive SaaS expertise to steer the firm's technical strategy.
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Qlik selects Solace's PubSub+ for real-time data solutions
Last week
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cloud services
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saas
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public cloud
Leading real-time data analytics provider, Qlik, opts for Solace's PubSub+ Platform to enhance delivery speed and scalability, ensuring low-latency experience across environments.
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Lifecycle Software earns TM Forums Open API Certification
Last month
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project management
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iaas
UK-based Lifecycle Software gains TM Forums Open API Certification for its Product Catalog and Ordering Management, boosting telecom service agility, reliability, and scalability.
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Logicalis Australia acquires Microsoft's MXDR partner status
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cybersecurity
Logicalis Australia, a leading provider of digital managed services, has acquired Microsoft's esteemed managed extended detection and response partner status, reinforcing its robust security capabilities.
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Encompass appoints Neil Acworth as new Chief Information Security Officer
Last month
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cloud services
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compliance
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encompass
Neil Acworth steps into the role of Chief Information Security Officer at Encompass Corporation, bolstering the firm's commitment to delivering robust, data-centred financial security measures.
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Why Start-up CEOs no longer require a full-blown data team
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bi
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big data
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saas
Start-up CEOs are shifting from hiring single-person data teams to using boutique consultancies and Modern Data Stack solutions, reducing costs and complexity.
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Calastone names Nick Parsons as new Chief Technology Officer
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digital transformation
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asia pacific
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cto
Calastone welcomes Nick Parsons as its new Chief Technology Officer, a role in which he will direct global technology operations and development for the world's largest funds network.
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Javeed Nizami ascends to CTO at global data firm Syniti
Last month
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digital transformation
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patents
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cto
Enterprise data management leader, Syniti, has promoted Dr. Javeed Nizami to the roles of CTO and Head of Engineering, tasking him with furthering the company's Data First strategy.
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Fastly pairs with Monoova to enhance transaction security
Last month
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cloud services
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public cloud
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cto
Australia's top payments automation provider, Monoova, selects global edge cloud leader, Fastly, to enhance transaction security and support its growing customer base.
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Nikos Katinakis takes helm as Zayo's Chief Technology Officer
Last month
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network infrastructure
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wireless networks
Former Telstra executive, Nikos Katinakis, brings three decades of network leadership to his new role as Chief Technology Officer of Zayo Group, set to enhance their fibre network infrastructure with AI and automation.
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Red Rooster's AI-powered shirt orders food in response to tummy rumbles
Last month
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ai
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customer satisfaction
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cto
In partnership with whiteGREY, fast food chain Red Rooster steps ahead with crave_ware, an AI-powered wearable that detects hunger cues and auto-orders from the menu.
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SnapLogic named a Visionary in 2024 Gartner Magic Quadrant for iPaaS
Wed, 28th Feb 2024
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cloud services
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ai
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snaplogic
SnapLogic, a generative integration pioneer, is named a Visionary in Gartner's 2024 Magic Quadrant for iPaaS, highlighting their premier product vision amongst visionary vendors.
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DataStax rolls out RAGStack, an all-new Gen AI data solution
Mon, 26th Feb 2024
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cto
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integration
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privacy
DataStax's RAGStack, a Gen AI data solution powered by LlamaIndex, is now available, offering Astra DB developers efficient parsing of complex PDF documents, previously a challenge in RAG implementation.
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Hutly tech firm appoints industry veteran John Natsioulas as CTO
Tue, 20th Feb 2024
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cloud services
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compliance
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real estate
In a bid to revolutionise property and payment transactions, Australian tech firm Hutly welcomes seasoned industry leader John Natsioulas as its new Chief Technology Officer.
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UiPath unveils AI-infused developer features at DevCon 2024
Fri, 16th Feb 2024
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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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Distology reshuffles leadership for 2024 growth strategy
Wed, 14th Feb 2024
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partner programmes
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job moves
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cto
Distology, a premier cybersecurity solutions provider, elevates Sarah Geary to CMO and Lance Williams to CTO ahead of their bold plans for 2024, beefing up leadership in prep for major portfolio expansion.
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Outdated tech & board ignorance costing businesses
Tue, 13th Feb 2024
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cx
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martech
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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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JAVLN boosts leadership with key CFO & CTO appointments
Fri, 9th Feb 2024
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compliance
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productivity
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cto
JAVLN, a leader in insurance technology, welcomes Rosalie Lau as the CFO and Peter Waring as the CTO to its executive team, fortifying its influence in the Australian market.
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Sean Muirhead named Chief Product Officer at Logpoint
Wed, 7th Feb 2024
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network security
Cybersecurity veteran, Sean Muirhead, joins London-based powerbrand, Logpoint, as CPO, bringing his broad industry and product development expertise to strengthen Logpoint's product strategy and market initiatives.
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BackBox introduces Zero Trust Network Operations for improved security
Thu, 1st Feb 2024
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firewall
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network security
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breach prevention
BackBox steps up network security efforts by launching Zero Trust Network Operations (ZTNO), a best practice framework aimed at integrating cybersecurity into network operations. This comes ahead of the 2024 mandate for federal agencies to implement Zero Trust Architecture.
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BackBox unveils Zero Trust Network Operations for advanced security
Wed, 31st Jan 2024
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firewall
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network security
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pam
BackBox unveils its revolutionary Zero Trust Network Operations framework, aimed at streamlining cybersecurity automation.
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'Cybernomics 101' report warns of GenAI empowered cyber attacks
Thu, 25th Jan 2024
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cybercriminals
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ponemon institute
Barracuda Networks's Cybernomics 101 report warns that cybercriminals could leverage Generative AI to boost attacks' volume and effectiveness, revealing AI-enabled cybercrime concerns among 48% of Australian survey respondents.