IT Industry stories
Brendan Maree joins ProHance to spur growth in Australia & New Zealand
ProHance hires experienced IT leader Brendan Maree as Vice President and Country Manager for Australia and New Zealand, marking a major stride in regional expansion.
BeyondTrust strengthens Asia Pacific expansion with key appointments
BeyondTrust strengthens its expansion in the Asia Pacific with key appointments; Sami Toivonen as ANZ Regional Sales Director, and Charlie Wood as Asia Regional Sales Director.
Infinigate launches financial services programme to support European partners
Infinigate launches 'Infinigate Financial Services', providing partners across Europe with funding solutions to tackle CAPEX concerns and enhance growth in an unpredictable market landscape.
Claroty appoints Derek Phillips as new Chief Revenue Officer
Cyber-physical systems protector, Claroty, welcomes Derek Phillips as new Chief Revenue Officer following 2023's impressive $100m+ recurring revenue. Phillips' extensive tech, security and sales background positions him to steer future growth.
Exclusive: Fiona Sweeney on bridging tech's gender gap
Fiona Sweeney discusses strategies to close the gender gap in tech, highlighting education and industry collaboration.
GenAI set to conduct 30% of marketing tasks by 2027, IDC predicts
IDC FutureScape predicts Generative AI will undertake 30% of traditional marketing tasks by 2027, as APeJ propels towards a more data-driven marketing approach.
Shadow IT threatens corporate cybersecurity, new study reveals
The rise in remote working has increased shadow IT usage among employees, leading to 11% of all cyber incidents, according to Kaspersky.
Uptime Institute boosts global expansion with new Chief Business Officer
Uptime Institute has named Mustapha Louni as its new Chief Business Officer, strengthening its commitment to global expansion.
UK IT leaders report dire skills gap in AI, reveals Telehouse study
Telehouse study reveals a significant artificial intelligence skills gap among UK IT leaders, with 33% reporting insufficiency.
US tech firm Trusted Tech Team expands into London's heart
US-based Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider, Trusted Tech Team, expands into the UK with the opening of a new office in London.
The IT industry is stalling on SBOMs when it should be working on best practice
SBOMs will be key to dealing with the next big vulnerability and incredibly useful in the fight to minimise the effects of smaller weaknesses.
Huawei Cloud plans to build global open-source ecosystem
Huawei Cloud accelerates its efforts in open-source ecosystem, highlighting shift from free software to open-source paradigm.
UK Women in Tech Awards 2023 shine on outstanding contributors
The Women in Tech Awards 2023 celebrated women professionals making significant contributions to the industry.
Financial services face skills gap crisis in recruitment
Financial services sector grapples with widening skills gap as recruiters face daunting environment, reveals survey. #finance #recruitment.
NZ tech firms RUSH and Downer to develop road safety AI
New Zealand technology company RUSH and Downer Transport & Infrastructure have secured funding to develop AI technology to increase road safety.
Hornetsecurity says 60% of businesses concerned about ransomware
Almost 60% of businesses are seriously concerned about ransomware attacks, says Hornetsecurity survey, highlighting evolving threat landscape.
Data Theorem named Industry Leader in SSCS by KuppingerCole
Data Theorem has been named an Industry Leader in Software Supply Chain Security (SSCS) by KuppingerCole, a leading analyst firm.
Cloud technology's potential impact on New Zealand economy
AWS research shows that small to medium-sized Kiwi enterprises adopting cloud technology could generate NZ$1.5bn in productivity gains by 2030.
Aston University joins Turing University Network to advance AI and Data Science
Aston University joins prestigious Turing University Network, showcasing commitment to advancing data science and AI.
New Relic releases 2023 Observability Forecast Report
The industry’s most extensive observability-focused study has revealed outages cost AUD $11 million annually as tool sprawl persists.
MEQ partners with Siemens to improve red meat industry
Australian ag-tech firm MEQ and Siemens have partnered to drive operational and sustainability gains across the red meat supply chain.
UK AI economy projected to reach £2.4 trillion by 2027: AiiA
The mapping released by AI Industry Analytics profiled 8,900 companies, 70 public corporations, 300 AI Hubs, 4,100 investors, and 280 government projects.
Number of female workers in UK tech sector down by thousands
Number of women in the UK tech sector declines in Q2 2023, raising concerns over the impact of economic caution on female workers.
GapMap: Australia's fast-food sector shows strong growth
GapMaps' recent report reveals Australia's fast-food sector remains buoyant, adding 174 new stores in the last financial year.