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Sean Mitchell
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Having started his career at Renaissance. Sean joined Apple in Melbourne for a number of years before working in the media space. This started with Review Publishing and later the tech publisher IDG Communications. In 2006 he was involved in the launch of The Channel magazine. As they say – the rest is history.

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Samsung unveils rugged Galaxy XCover7 & Tab Active5
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cloud services
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mobility
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encryption
Samsung Electronics unveils Galaxy XCover7 and Galaxy Tab Active5, rugged devices providing enhanced 5G connectivity and robust security for demanding frontline work.
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Craven Dunnill partners with Aston University for digital revamp
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digital transformation
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supply chain & logistics
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digitisation
UK's ceramic tile company, Craven Dunnill, collaborates with Aston University to digitise its warehouse operations and streamline business processes as part of a growth strategy.
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Cado Security teams up with Wiz to bolster cloud security solutions
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cloud security
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cybersecurity
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forensics
London-based Cado Security and cloud security provider Wiz announce a strategic partnership to enhance cloud risk reduction and forensic investigation efficiency for mutual customers.
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BlackLine launches AI tool to revolutionise financial risk analysis
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compliance
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ai
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blackline
Digital finance firm, BlackLine, unveils its AI-driven Journals Risk Analyser, an innovation set to revolutionise audits, risk management, and compliance in the finance sector.
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Productivity in SMEs struggles due to staff's tech skill deficit
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microsoft
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sharp
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skills gap
Four in ten UK SMEs see a productivity dip due to poor staff tech skills, particularly in using Microsoft 365, according to a new study by Sharp.
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SquareX reveals gaping hole in major email providers' security measures
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advanced persistent threat protection
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email security
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cybersecurity
SquareX's cybersecurity study reveals major email providers' distressing failure to effectively identify and counter malicious document threats, potentially putting millions of global users at risk.
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Vawlt launches revolutionary upgrade to data storage solution
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data protection
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storage
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cybersecurity
Vawlt's 3.0 Supercloud Solution revolutionises data storage with enhanced cybersecurity, multi-cloud efficiency, and measures for data protection.
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Milestone Systems' net revenue peaks at $245m on 25th anniversary
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video
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ai
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hospitality
Danish video technology firm Milestone Systems marks its 25th anniversary with record revenues of 1.69 billion DKK in 2023, highlighting significant expansion into the healthcare and hospitality sectors.
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Atturra attains Cisco Gold Provider status in Australia
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managed services
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cx
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martech
Australia's IT solutions provider, Atturra, has achieved Cisco's prestigious Gold Provider status, reflecting its high proficiency in Cisco-powered managed services and reinforcing its competitive global standing.
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Software Combined Group acquires NZ firm Activate in first regional move
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cloud services
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voip
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contact centre
Sydney-based Software Combined Group acquires Auckland's Activate, a specialist in self-service automation, marking its first expansion into the New Zealand market.
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Global IT leaders see GenAI as transformative, says Elastic study
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cloud services
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advanced persistent threat protection
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ai
99% of global IT decision-makers view genAI as transformative, with near unanimous plans to escalate investment in 2024, despite adoption hurdles, according to Elastic study.
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Crimson Education brings Ivy League programme to Kiwis
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ai
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entrepreneurship
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leadership
EdTech leader Crimson Education partners with the University of Pennsylvania to provide an innovative, globe-spanning, hybrid entrepreneurship programme, enhancing both online and traditional classroom-based learning methods.
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Henry Ajder to keynote Infosecurity Europe on AI & cybersecurity
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martech
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ai
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european commission
Henry Ajder, a world-renowned advisor on generative AI, is set to headline Infosecurity Europe in London as keynote speaker, discussing AI's impact on cybersecurity.
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Fortinet releases advanced FortiOS 7.6 with GenAI & data protection
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firewall
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data protection
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managed services
Fortinet unveils next-level cybersecurity solutions with its latest FortiOS operating system, merging networking and security with new AI and data protection to offer enhanced user experiences.
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CommBank Yello partners with More to enhance customer benefits
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broadband
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telco
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nbn
CommBank partners with More to introduce mobile and nbn offers, promising substantial savings for loyal customers through its unique customer recognition program, CommBank Yello.
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Singapore marketers predict shift towards social media retail in 2024
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martech
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cdp
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ai
HubSpot's study reveals 9 out of 10 Singaporean social media marketers predict a rise in direct-to-consumer sales on social media platforms in 2024, highlighting the shift towards social media as a primary retail channel.
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FUJIFILM unveils Revoria XMF PressReady to boost digital print workflow
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printing
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productivity
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fujifilm
FUJIFILM Business Innovation Asia Pacific unveils Revoria XMF PressReady, a groundbreaking digital print workflow automation solution set to boost productivity and meet rising demand for swift, customised print runs.
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Brisbane Catholic Education deploys Check Point's Quantum firewall
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firewall
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soc
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breach prevention
Brisbane Catholic Education fully deploys Check Point Quantum Network Security gateway, reinforcing their cyber resilience to protect against data breaches and support a vast hybrid IT infrastructure.
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Report urges transparency in Australian telco regulation enforcement
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compliance
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acma
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transparency
The Centre for Media Transition's latest report, commissioned by ACCAN, urges the ACMA to increase transparency around telecommunications regulation enforcement, recommending a public register of penalties.
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Virgin Media O2 & Hubbub unveil 400,000 device tech lending scheme
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sustainable it
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smartphones
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technology gifts
Virgin Media O2 and Hubbub introduce a landmark 400,000 device lending scheme, the Tech Lending Community project, to tackle British digital inequality and electronic waste, benefitting underprivileged individuals and assisting charities including Refuge and Centrepoint.
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GitHub boosts security & power with new Actions enhancements
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microsoft
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firewall
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network security
GitHub advances its AI-driven platform with key security and power enhancements for GitHub Actions, including Azure private networking and GPU-hosted runners for machine learning.
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Marie Helm: Leading Dynamic Supplies with purpose and passion
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dynamic supplies
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leadership
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productivity
The General Manager at Dynamic Supplies NZ is transforming corporate culture, prioritising personal growth and a drive for team success over traditional measures.
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World Cloud Security Day a good reminder for Kiwi business
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encryption
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digital transformation
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martech
For World Cloud Security Day, New Zealand experts delve into the evolving landscape of cloud computing and data privacy in the country, highlighting the crucial role of cloud adoption amidst the digital transformation surge.
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Parkerville charity embraces digital transformation with RingCentral platform
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crm
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voip
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microsoft
Parkerville Children and Youth Care transitions to RingCentral's unified communications-as-a-service platform, marking a significant phase in their digital transformation aimed at replacing all IT infrastructure hardware by 2024.