Power / Energy
$729.1b opportunity for global eCommerce logistics market says analyst firm
Asia Pacific is the largest and fastest-growing market for eCommerce logistics, according to the report.
Ireland fintech firm Wayflyer eyes up Aussie ecommerce market boom
The company points to research from GlobalData, which pegs Australia’s ecommerce market to be worth US$70 billion (AU$100 billion) by 2025.
Axonius launches first SaaS risk management product
SaaS management tools typically cater to the business side or the security posture management side, but each side is still prone to visibility gaps and information siloes.
DCI Data Centers to build 40MW facility in Auckland
The $600 million facility, AKL02, will be built this year in the suburb of Albany.
Carousell Media Group
Carousell launches recommerce ad buying platform as alternative to 'walled gardens'
Carousell Media Group’s MD says recommerce has experienced unprecedented growth in the last 12 months.
Keppel Data Centres Holding
Beijing investment bank backs Keppel Data Centre investment fund
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) contributed US$100 million to the Keppel Data Centre Fund (KDC Fund II), a fund that closed with a US$1.1 billion raise.
Deloitte calls on Exabeam as vendor for managed XDR
According to Exabeam president Ralph Pisani, the company’s cybersecurity and automation capabilities will assist with threat detection, investigation, and response.
Zoom's Sydney office pilots 'employee-led' approach to the future of work
Just 1% of Zoom's workforce wanted to work full time in an office in 2021. Now the company is piloting new 'workstyles' to improve employee satisfaction.
Artificial Intelligence / AI
NVIDIA updates enterprise AI with VMware vSphere with Tanzu
“This announcement marks another key milestone for VMware and NVIDIA in our sustained efforts to help teams leverage AI across the enterprise.
Schneider Electric becomes Pacific distributor for AVEVA industrial automation products
AVEVA's VP Pacific markets, Damien McDade, says the company wants to help organisations embrace digital transformation.
Autodesk buys Auckland-based media production firm Moxion
“Bringing together industry leading on-set and post-production workflows will help unite data and increase collaboration across the production process," says Moxion CEO.
Endpoints & encrypted connections top malware vectors - WatchGuard report
WatchGuard also reports that more than half of all malware is now delivered via encrypted connections.
Frost & Sullivan names Digital Realty a leader in Singapore data center services
Frost & Sullivan has presented Digital Realty with the 2021 Competitive Strategy Leadership Award for the Singapore data center services industry.
Honeywell receives Rainbow Tick for diversity & inclusion in NZ
The company states, “We foster an inclusive environment in which all employees feel valued, respected and accepted."
'Living security' firm Trellix emerges from ashes of FireEye, McAfee Enterprise
Named after 'trellis', a supporting structure commonly used to support trees and plants, the company's ‘living security’ will learn and adapt.
Vulnerabilities pose danger to SonicWall SMA 100 remote access appliances
SonicWall and Australia’s ACSC are urging all businesses using SonicWall SMA 100 Series appliances to patch the devices as soon as possible.
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”.