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Opinion: 5G needs IT and telco to converge in distributed cloud data centers
Steven Carlini says the worlds of IT and telco have been on a collision course and 5G NR may be the “coup de gras” of telco independence.
Living in today’s new cyber regulatory reality
in recent years, the cyber regulatory market has evolved into a well-defined, addressable market with metrics showing its impact in relation to other associated sectors
Keeping your smart home safe in the world of IoT
The malware Mirai attacked tens of thousands of IP cameras and Wi-Fi routers. Bad user habits, such as some users never changing the default passwords, also pave the way for attackers to gain easy access.
Opinion: Edge computing is the answer to limited, centralised cloud
Jaheer Abbas says many organisations are bumping up against the limitations of the cloud’s centralised nature, but the solution is on our doorsteps.
Solving the storage dilemma with open source storage
Business IT is facing storage growth that’s exceeding even the highest estimates, and there’s no sign of it slowing down anytime soon.
The good and bad of Office 365 security
Let’s start with the positives. Office 365 adoption, and going cloud in general, is good for security.
Using technology to inspire customers
"It starts with understanding what drives your existing customers."
Hands-on review: QNAP's nine-bay NAS drive for high performance and increased capacity
The TVS-951X puts many exciting features in the hands of small businesses for a price point that’s hard to beat.
How voice biometric solutions reduce friction and cut fraud
"By deploying voice biometric solutions, organisations are able to authenticate customer transactions instantly."
Pseudo-ransomware Xbash targeting Linux and Windows discovered
Xbash is data-destructive; destroying Linux-based databases as part of its ransomware capabilities.
Intelligent data management in the era of virtualisation
"It is imperative for organisations to understand that increased agility of data means that they now have the responsibility to better manage and protect it."
Opinion: Market collaboration is imperative in the hyperscale data center era
Schneider Electric's Frank Nash discusses the history of the data center and what needs to happen for the next step.
Time for channel professionals to get serious about their career credentials
Few universities teach indirect or channel marketing, which is posing challenges for employers that want to expand channel services.
Seven strategies for doing business in a post-digital world
You’ve done the digital transformation project. Now what? Many organisations are shifting their mode of operation.
Are we in danger of losing the softer side of customer service?
"While virtual technologies and messaging platforms are capable of helping customers with pre-approved or pre-programmed solutions to specific problems, they are still incapable of solving more complex issues."
Overcoming the barriers to IoT adoption
"Energy operators and utilities that want to make the most of IoT have to learn to think big."
Protecting New Zealand in the new cybercrime threatscape
New Zealand’s businesses are digitally transforming, supported by good internet infrastructure, and immersed in a culture of innovation.
Aus companies must build security expertise to develop cyber resilience
Are Australian organisations making the right investments in their operations when it comes to security?
A three-step guide to achieving IT resilience
Ensuring that the IT infrastructure is resilient is critical for business success and completion of transformation and modernisation projects.
Five monetisation methods to drive profit and growth
"The emerging web of IoT is set to shift company operations and create new prospects for growth."
New research reveals which employees are being targeted for why
Individual contributors and lower level management account for nearly two thirds (60%) of highly targeted attacks within an organisation.
Why you should be bold with your cloud strategy
"With a comparatively slower adoption of the cloud, Australian enterprises must approach cloud migration with the agility of a start-up to truly embrace innovation."
Whitepaper: How to explain why IT security needs more budget
Do you want to convince your higher-ups that IT and security need more budget?
Whitepaper: Why it’s critical to detect cyber attacks as they happen
"Many organisations are struggling to keep pace with the speed in which hackers are attacking their systems."
Whitepaper: How to make sure your security architecture keeps up with surging network speeds
The annual cost of cybercrime is expected to exceed US$6t by 2021 with a large contributor being the sheer amount of data that requires processing.
The six golden keys to successful identity assurance
When someone tries to access your internal systems, how can you be sure a user is who they claim to be?