Australia news stories
Survey finds 94% of Australian IT leaders looking at NaaS
Aruba’s latest survey reveals a rising interest in NaaS among Australian technology leaders as they re-evaluate their current infrastructure and network setup.
New ride service inDriver arrives in Melbourne - pick your own fares
inDriver has launched in Melbourne, Australia and says it's set to disrupt the ride-hailing industry by allowing passengers and drivers to set and pick their own fares.
Why hybrid working is here to stay and how to ace it
Citrix's new report reveals hybrid workers are more productive and engaged at work than their office and completely remote counterparts.
SAS and Greater Bank launches new AML and fraud service
Greater Bank and SAS have joined forces to deliver a new fraud detection and anti-money laundering solution that bolsters the protection of its 270,000 plus customers.
Two-thirds of small businesses don’t fully understand tax returns
New research from Xero has found that 66% of small business leaders in Australia don't understand all parts of a business tax return.
Fortinet responds to Govt legislation with appointment in Aus
Murphy's role will focus on assisting building cyber resilience for operational technology (OT) and helping orgs to achieve strong outcomes for OT security.
Workplace tech critical for 74% of frontline employees - report
Humanforce's report reveals 74% of frontline employees in Australia believe tech plays a critical role in customer service but only 28% feel their current tech is advanced.
Wavelink and Imprivata to give better access to health data
Wavelink says its new distribution agreement with Imprivata will give Australian clinicians faster and more secure access to patient information.
75% of AU businesses wrestling with increased attack surface
Fastly has released research that shows 75% of AU businesses are now living with a vastly increased attack surface caused by reliance on web applications.
Welding Industries Australia’s new eCommerce store with Sana Commerce
Welding solutions manufacturer Welding Industries Australia chooses Sana Commerce to launch a new integrated eCommerce website and customer portal.
Top data and tech challenges for APAC banks - report
InterSystems’ new report finds that 87% of A/NZ banks experience frustrations and concerns in using their data to drive decision-making.
Gartner reveals top three tech trends for banks this year
Gartner says generative artificial intelligence, autonomic systems and privacy-enhancing computation are gaining traction in banking and investment services.
Australian space tech startup secures SpaceX support
Space Machines Company has secured the support of SpaceX as a launch partner in carrying SMC's Optimus Orbital Transfer Vehicle to space next year.
APAC organisations fail to disclose ransomware breaches
85% of organisations in APAC were breached by ransomware at least once in the past five years, but only 28% publicly disclosed the incident.
Similarweb acquires SEO and rank tracking company Rank Ranger
Digital intelligence company Similarweb, which specialises in analysing web traffic, has acquired Rank Ranger, a market leader in SEO and rank tracking.
More than 40% of banks worried about cloud security - report
Publicis Sapient's new report finds security and the lack of cloud skills and internal understanding of business benefits are big obstacles for banks moving to the cloud.
Australia’s remote workers face connectivity and security issues
SOTI's new report finds better video conferencing technology and improved security measures are top concerns for remote workers in Australia.
Lightspeed launches all-in-one marketing platform in A/NZ
ECommerce provider, Lightspeed has launched a new all-in-one marketing solution, Lightspeed Marketing & Loyalty in Australia and New Zealand.
Data and analytics could be key to higher selling prices in APAC
Sisense's latest report has found that almost half of data professionals in APAC think customised data and analytics can create better selling prices for their products.
Telstra, Google and Accenture launch 5G AR experience for AFL
Telstra, Google and Accenture are developing a new 5G powered augmented reality (AR) experience at Melbourne's Marvel Stadium for the footy season.
New digital traffic light system to tackle construction defects
Smarter Defects Management launches its PaaS digital system and says it will revolutionise managing defects in the construction industry.
Adyen expands partnership with Afterpay as BNPL payments increase
Adyen has expanded its partnership with AfterPay allowing more of Adyen’s merchants in more countries worldwide to use the BNPL provider.
Telstra and Silver Trak Digital delivers 5G to the cinemas
Telstra and Silver Trak Digital say they've launched Australia's fastest and most secure delivery of content over 5G for cinemas.
Preventing downtime costs and damage with Distributed Infrastructure Management
Distributed Infrastructure Management (DIM) can often be a lifeline for many enterprises that work with highly critical ICT infrastructure and power sources.