IT Management

Data#3 renews Microsoft certifications, advanced specialisations

16 August, 2021

Data#3 has successfully renewed its Microsoft Azure MSP certification and attained the Windows Virtual Desktop Advanced Specialisation.

NortonLifeLock and Avast to merge

11 August, 2021

NortonLifeLock, a consumer cyber safety provider, and Avast, a digital security and privacy company, have announced plans to merge.

Cisco named best place to work

11 August, 2021 | Supplied by: Cisco

Cisco has secured the top spot on Great Place to Work's 2021 Best Workplaces List in the over-1000-employees category for large organisations.

Industry leaders join forces to launch Tech Council

11 August, 2021

Tech leaders including Atlassian, Afterpay, Canva, Microsoft and Google have joined forces to form Tech Council of Australia.

Comms Connect Melbourne rescheduled for March

09 August, 2021

Australia's premier critical communications and public safety exhibition and conference, Comms Connect Melbourne, has been moved to 8–10 March 2022.

Swoop scores $5m NBN deal with Orro

06 August, 2021

Fixed wireless and wholesale network infrastructure provider Swoop has secured a five-year, $5m contract with network provider Orro Group.

M&A activity in TMT sector surged 93% in 1H21

04 August, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The global value of M&A in the technology, media and telecom sector surged to nearly $750bn during 1H21, according to GlobalData.

Square to acquire Afterpay for AU$39bn

03 August, 2021

Square, an NYSE-listed financial services and digital payments company, is set to acquire Australian-listed Afterpay for US$29 billion (AU$39 billion).

Seisma acquires Salesforce partner Smartapps

03 August, 2021

IT professional services group Seisma has acquired Smartapps, a provider of Salesforce application development, consulting and managed services.

Australian business leaders see automation as vital

03 August, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Nearly all Australian business leaders believe that improving automation will be vital to meeting their business goals, research from MuleSoft shows.

New comms tech workshops announced

30 July, 2021

The Comms Connect team have announced new dates between August and October for their popular online technical workshops.

EY strengthens cyber offering with SecureWorx acquisition

30 July, 2021

Ernst & Young, Australia has signed a deal to acquire SecureWorx, a provider of multi-cloud services, managed security operations and security advisory services.

Open data key to vaccine rollout

29 July, 2021 by Paul Leahy, Country Manager A/NZ, Qlik | Supplied by: Qlik

As the Delta variant continues to spread across the country and Sydney's lockdown continues, all eyes are on the Australian government and its handling of the vaccine rollout.

APAC IT, services spending exceeds $3.4bn

28 July, 2021

Asia Pacific's spending on IT and business services surpassed US$3bn for the first time in a quarter, with record spending on cloud-based and traditional managed services.

TCO calls for regulations to support right to repair

21 July, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

TCO Development has urged the Productivity Commission to back up the proposed right to repair by ensuring manufacturers address common barriers to repair.

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