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Acronis deploys local cyber data centres and enhances Acronis cyber infrastructure

Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, has announced plans to expand its global network of cloud data centres, including new state-of-the-art facilities in Canada, New Zealand and Bhutan. Announced at the Acronis Global Cyber Summit 2020, the expansion ensures that the full range of Acronis Cyber Protection Solutions will be available to partners and […]


Editor’s Question: How can data centre leaders combat the skills shortage as further outages disrupt the industry?

Uptime Institute has announced the key findings of its 10th annual Global Data Center Survey, the largest and most comprehensive in the data centre industry. The results show a growing sector adapting to rapid change on multiple levels. In almost every area under discussion — outages, resiliency, staffing, workload placement or innovation — there is […]


Research reveals half of younger staffers fear being replaced by technology

Despite 88% of cybersecurity professionals believing automation will make their jobs easier, younger staffers are more concerned that the technology will replace their roles than their veteran counterparts, according to new research by Exabeam, the Smarter SIEM company. The finding is part of the 2020 Cybersecurity Professionals Salary, Skills and Stress Survey, an annual survey […]


Infosec teams must act and think differently to combat adversaries

Australia’s government and institutions are being targeted by ongoing sophisticated state-based cyber hacks. Rick McElroy, Cyber Security Strategist at VMware Carbon Black discusses intrinsic security and testing and why it is now more important than ever before with the shift to remote working in the era of COVID.  I have been following, with interest, the attacks on the […]


Colt provides network solutions for multi-cloud storage service by Mitsubishi Research Institute DCS

Colt Technology Services has announced that Mitsubishi Research Institute DCS Co. Ltd (MRI DCS) is using its Dedicated Cloud Access (DCA) and Ethernet solutions for its new service ‘Dibertas’. Dibertas is a multi-cloud storage service which aggregates data from various environments, enabling its customers to access and utilise data across multiple cloud services and on-premises […]


Building a human firewall to address insider threats

Creating a strong cybersecurity culture is paramount to the smooth running of a company’s operations, particularly as attacks become more advanced. Renee Tarun, Deputy CISO/Vice President Information Security, Fortinet, discusses the steps for how CISOs can establish a baseline for good cyberhygiene and ensure their employees take cybersecurity seriously. During the first half of 2020, […]


Macquarie Data Centres tops out hyperscale-ready facility in Sydney

A new Sydney data centre from Macquarie Data Centres is designed to meet both the needs of global companies while also positioned to support Australian business. Macquarie Data Centres has announced the topping out of its hyperscale-ready data center in Sydney’s technology precinct at Macquarie Park. The topping out of Intellicenter 3 East (IC3E) signifies […]


Research captures impact of efficiency and sustainability on cloud and service provider market

Schneider Electric, a leader in the Digital Transformation of energy management and automation, has announced findings from a study by 451 Research, part of S&P Global Market Intelligence, that captures the impact efficiency and sustainability have on the cloud and service provider business. The recently released report includes insights from a survey of over 800 […]


Get To Know: Pieter DeGunst, Managing Director of Tecala

On the lighter side of things, we ask Pieter DeGunst, Managing Director of Tecala about what makes him tick. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? Over the past decade, Tecala has been through a massive transformative journey. Back in 2010, we recognized customer need was shifting and this whole movement now known […]


Get To Know: Will Barrera, Leader – Regional Sales Asia Pacific and Japan, ThousandEyes

On the lighter side of things, we ask Will Barrera, Leader – Regional Sales Asia Pacific and Japan, ThousandEyes about what makes him tick. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? My ICT career spans more than 20 years but my most memorable achievement is a recent one. When I joined ThousandEyes in […]


Zscaler completes Australian Information Security Registered Assessors Program Assessment

Zscaler, a leader in cloud security, has announced that it is the first cloud security and zero trust vendor to successfully complete an Information Security Registered Assessors Program (IRAP) Assessment.  Zscaler’s IRAP Assessment signifies that the cloud platform, Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange, and Zscaler solutions have been independently validated as being significantly compliant in support of […]


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Minor Hotels, an international hotel group based in Bangkok, has saved time, money and reduced the risk of human error after deploying Tealium iQ Tag Management which has become a key part of the company’s core infrastructure. Read the latest issue here.


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