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DigiCert reveals widening gap in digital trust management globally
3 days ago
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DigiCert's 2024 State of Digital Trust Survey highlights a growing divide between 'leaders' and 'laggards' in global enterprise digital trust, with effective practices affecting revenue, innovation, and productivity.
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Thailand Data Centre Council appoints first Chairman
3 days ago
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smartphones
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public cloud
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aws
Thailand Data Centre Council appoints inaugural Chairman Thosaphol Pengsom, introducing a strategic plan to transform Thailand into a major data centre hub in Southeast Asia by 2024.
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Manhattan Associates Australia acclaimed as top workplace
6 days ago
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development
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collaboration
Manhattan Associates Australia lauded as a great workplace according to the Great Place to Work Trust Index© Survey, a testament to its quality workplace culture and employee engagement.
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Finastra & SYSTEX partner to boost Taiwan's banking sector
6 days ago
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Finastra has inked a new partnership with Taiwan's SYSTEX to boost digital transformation and growth in Taiwan's banking sector, with SYSTEX to resell Finastra's Kondor and Risk solutions.
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Peter Barry rejoins PubMatic in Sydney as VP, Addressability
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Tech firm PubMatic appoints Peter Barry as VP, Addressability and Commerce Media for APAC, returning him to his home country of Australia to boost commerce media revenue using the company's Convert platform.
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State Street Corporation expands Fund Connect ETF portal globally
Last week
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us
State Street Corporation is set to go global with its Fund Connect ETF portal due to soaring demand, primarily from Europe and the APAC region, increasing automation's efficiency and reducing risk.
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Verint tops in Asia Pacific for workforce solutions, says Frost & Sullivan
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Verint, acclaimed for its AI-powered customer engagement solutions, has been distinguished as the leading provider of workforce management.
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Asia-Pacific IT leaders see AI boosting productivity, but face data hurdles
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Whilst 86% of Asia-Pacific IT leaders believe AI can boost productivity, Salesforce's latest research reveals that 69% of businesses may not fully capitalise on AI due to difficulties with data system harmonisation.
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Delinea hires Norbert Kiss as Senior VP for Asia Pacific
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digital transformation
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cybersecurity
Delinea, a leader in Privileged Access Management solutions, appoints seasoned executive Norbert Kiss as SVP for Asia Pacific, fuelling its strategic expansion in the region.
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Orbus Software's flagship platform skyrockets by 56% in 2023
This month
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apac
Orbus Software's flagship SaaS platform, OrbusInfinity, grew by a staggering 56% in 2023, bolstering profitability and debt refinancing one quarter ahead of schedule.
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Data-driven video: A new frontier for ads in APAC
Last month
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Amidst a creativity crunch in APAC, brands are capitalising on data-driven insights to produce personalised video ads, aiming to stay ahead in a rapidly evolving digital landscape.
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Aquion partners with Trustwave to enhance cybersecurity in ANZ
Last month
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Aquion, a value-added software distributor, has partnered with global cybersecurity firm Trustwave to extend sophisticated security provisions across ANZ.
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ConnectWise appoints Nick Moran as Evangelism Director for APAC
Last month
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partner programmes
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asia pacific
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market
Software company ConnectWise bolsters its commitment to the APAC IT channel ecosystem, announcing the strategic appointment of industry veteran Nick Moran as Evangelism Director.
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Barracuda Networks tackle rising Aussie credential stuffing scams
Last month
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surveillance
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cybersecurity
Barracuda Networks proposes sturdy measures against escalating Australian credential stuffing scams, affecting around 20,000 consumers, with increased bot-assisted logins and poor password hygiene.
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Surge in cyberattacks on public sector spotlighted by KnowBe4 report
Last month
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it training
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phishing
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advanced persistent threat protection
Cyberattacks on the public sector surge in 2023, says KnowBe4 report, revealing a noteworthy 31% increase in APAC region and a global rising trend in ransomware incidents.
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Liam McCarten joins StackAdapt as VP of Sales for APAC
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Former Meta APAC exec, Liam McCarten, to spearhead operations at programmatic ad platform StackAdapt, predicting major growth within the Asia Pacific market.
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Business leaders feeling unprepared for AI transformation, report finds
Last month
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digital transformation
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A study by management consultancy, Kearney, and leadership advisory firm, Ergon Zehnder, indicates that 73% of global business leaders feel ill-prepared for AI disruption.
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GEN8 announces Generative AI training for knowledge workers
Last month
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physical security
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Australian firm GEN8 has announced the Generative AI Navigator (GAIN) programme, a 3-week course designed to equip knowledge workers with the skills and insight required to navigate the emerging field of generative AI.
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IAS expands in APAC with new operations & senior appointments
Last month
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digital media
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japan
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advertising
Integral Ad Science boosts its APAC presence with strategic expansion into Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam, backed by notable leadership appointments.
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AI-driven customer experience heralds future trends
Last month
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contact centre
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data protection
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cx
The integration of AI in Customer Experience could herald a major industry shift, bringing personalisation, cost reduction and large-scale operation.
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Denodo pledges to enhance Thailand's healthcare data management
Last month
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big data
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digital transformation
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bi
Data management leader, Denodo, sets its strategic aim for digital healthcare transformation in Thailand through new partnerships and business growth in digital initiatives.
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Kaspersky forecasts increased cyber threats for APAC
Last month
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smart cities
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iot
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advanced persistent threat protection
Kaspersky's cyber threat forecast for 2024 asserts escalating digitalisation and political tensions in the APAC region.
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HubSpot and TikTok form strategic alliance to boost Australian business growth
Last month
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crm
Tech giants HubSpot and TikTok partner in Australia to simplify lead capture and acquisition for businesses, aiming to turbocharge local growth.
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Global M&A hits low in Q4 2023 amid economic challenges
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asia pacific
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M&A activity in Q4-2023 witnessed a record low due to factors like inflation and geopolitical instability, making deal numbers slide 27% globally.