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Uptime Institute survey reveals strong industry growth as operators prepare for sustainability demands

Findings from Uptime Institute’s recent survey highlight the growing, industry-wide need to achieve meaningful efficiency gains, evolve sustainability reporting practices, prevent costly outages and much more. Uptime Institute has announced the release of its 12th Annual Global Data Center Survey. The findings show an industry that is growing, dynamic and increasingly resilient, but still working […]

The IT talent gap is fuelling tech investment decisions

New data from Salesforce’s MuleSoft reveals that all IT leaders in Australia say the ‘Great Resignation has created skills gaps in their department. IT talent acquisition challenges are now heavily influencing technology investment decisions, according to new research released from Salesforce’s MuleSoft. The 2022 IT Leaders Pulse Report has revealed that two-thirds (64%) of senior IT leaders […]

92% of APAC CFOs allow employees to work from anywhere

Globalization Partners (G-P) – a leading global employment platform that makes it fast, simple and compliant for companies to hire anyone, anywhere – has announced CFO research that reveals more than seven out of 10 CFOs around the world (72%) are concerned about wages rising to stay competitive. Other top challenges for worldwide CFOs include supply […]

Trellix report finds business services top target of ransomware attacks

A report by one of the industry’s leading tech giants, Trellix, explores the cybersecurity trends and attack methods from the first quarter of 2022. The report details the evolution of Russian cybercrime, email security and threats to critical infrastructure.   Trellix, the cybersecurity company delivering the future of extended detection and response (XDR), has released […]

While definitions of sovereign cloud vary, 43% of organisations are currently focusing on data localisation

Capgemini Research Institute surveyed executives from 1,000 organisations at director level or above between May and June of 2021. This consisted of executives from 10 countries, including France, Germany, Italy, the US, the UK, India and Australia. Here we explore the findings of the report which explore concerns surrounding the public cloud and why organisations […]

Data centres are prioritising sustainability but lack visibility of energy consumption

A new report from JLL has revealed that 85% of data centre managers in the Asia Pacific believe that sustainability will significantly impact their operations and decision-making, confirming that the growth of the sector will increasingly be influenced by Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) considerations. Demand for data centres has skyrocketed due to the widespread […]

Navigating data sovereignty in a cloud-first, remote working era

Data dependent organizations cannot outsource responsibility for the confidentiality, integrity and availability of their critical data to a third-party cloud provider. So, Brian Grant, ANZ Director, Thales Cloud Security, asks once companies have made the jump into cloud, how do they land safely? In the wake of the global pandemic, companies across every sector moved […]

Research reveals 76% of Australian CISOs are worried too many application vulnerabilities leak into production

Dynatrace has announced the findings of an independent global survey of 1,300 Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs), including 100 in Australia, in large-size organisations.  The research reveals that the speed and complexity created by using multicloud environments, multiple coding languages and open-source software libraries are making vulnerability management more difficult. Just over three-quarters of Australian CISOs (76%) say that […]

Global organisations concerned digital attack surface is spiralling out of control

Trend Micro, a leader in cloud security, has announced the findings of a new global study indicating that organisations are struggling to define and secure an expanding cyberattack surface, hampering risk management efforts. The study revealed that three-quarters (73%) of global organisations are worried about their growing attack surface. Over a third (37%) said it […]

Technology is the key to small business growth 

Singaporean small businesses that leverage technology are more likely to experience business growth, according to global professional accounting body, CPA Australia.  Around one-third (36.4%) of Singapore’s small businesses grew in 2021, a slight increase from 35.5% in 2020. This result was affected by COVID-19, increasing costs and challenging economic landscape.  Among businesses that grew, 58% found their […]

Australian CISOs more at risk of cyberattacks compared to global counterparts

Proofpoint,  a leading cybersecurity and compliance company, has released its annual Voice of the CISO report, which explores key challenges facing Chief Information Security Officers in Australia and around the globe. While CISOs around the world spent 2021 coming to terms with new ways of working, Australian CISOs fell behind global counterparts when it came to […]

70% of Australian companies report increased customer turnover 

A new study finds Australian customers are leaving at extraordinary rates and most Australian companies are ill-prepared to counter this trend in the rebound from the pandemic. While 70% of Australian sales and marketing leaders agree that it is more cost-effective to keep existing customers than closing a new sale, the same percentage report increased […]

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