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Cybersecurity
Delinea’s Joseph Carson recognised with OnCon Icon Award
Delinea chief security scientist and advisory CISO Joseph Carson has been recognised as a Top 50 Information Security Professional in the 2022 OnCon Icon Awards.
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COVID-19
Pandemic accelerates adoption but widens digital divide
1 in 10 Australians are digitally excluded, and it's estimated 1 in 5 New Zealanders struggle to engage in the digital world, an industry panel hears.
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Tertiary education
AIIA launches new skills hub to boost Aussie ICT industry
The hub was created as a digital skills platform to connect ICT training needs of industry and employees with VET, tertiary and industry digital courses.
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Women in Technology
SolarWinds welcomes Chrystal Taylor to Head Geeks group
Head Geeks share expertise in all areas of IT such as DevOps, security, networking, database, and more.
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Colocation
Opinion: 3 ways cloud & colocation providers can use renewables
Schneider Electric’s John Powers discusses the renewable revolution that is underway and how providers can jump on board.
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Cybercrime
Hackers increasingly ‘island hopping’ – so what does it mean?
Carbon Black's Rick McElroy discusses this new trend and what it means for the new age of cybercrime.
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Hybrid Cloud
Opinion: 5 steps to hybrid cloud efficiency
Digital Realty's Joseph Badaoui discusses the multi-cloud era and ive best practices to consider when planning hybrid cloud environments.
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Ransomware
Two years on: Have organisations learnt from WannaCry?
This month marks a special anniversary – two years since one of the world’s most destructive pieces of ransomware ever caused chaos.
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Schneider Electric
5 steps to implementing digital data center operations
Schneider's Kevin Lemke discusses how digital data center operations increase efficiency and lower costs - and how to get there.
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Data Centre Cooling
Opinion: The growing importance of sustainability in data centres
Aruba's Alessandro Bruschini discusses why to carry on growing, the data centre industry will have to turn to green methods of energy consumption and production.
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Colocation
Opinion: 4 reasons cloud and colocation providers are going renewable
Schneider Electric's John Powers shares the massive impact renewable energy is having on the data center industry.
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Disaster Recovery
Are hard disk drives damaged by smoke recoverable?
The old saying ‘fail to prepare, prepare to fail’ is certainly an apt proverb in IT circles - ESET shares some advice for recovering smoke-damaged HDDs.
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Data Centre Maintenance / Management
Opinion: Three ‘must-haves’ for building a resilient edge
Schneider’s Steven Carlini shares his thoughts on computing at the edge – as well as some apt advice.
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Facebook
Experts and execs comment on Facebook data leak
“Tech companies are the custodians of user credentials and other personally identifiable information, a valuable resource in today's world.”
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Servers
Opinion: 6 steps for setting up a server room for your business
Schneider Electric's Kavita Manral discusses the modern server room and advice for setting up one for a business.
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Pure Storage
AU Budget 2019: Tech panel discuss its merits and shortcomings
Experts from the IT and tech industries share their disappointments and satisfaction on what the budget could mean for the sector in Australia.
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Public Cloud
Why sovereign public cloud is a gamechanger for the UK public sector
Sungard AS' Chris Huggett talks about the huge responsibility in the public sector, and how sovereign public cloud has the potential to offer huge benefits.
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Hybrid Cloud
The silver lining in Australia’s Government cloud strategy
Cloud has been a huge part of the ‘digital transformation’ conversation within Australian government during recent years.
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Colocation
Opinion: Modular data centers mitigate colocation construction risks
Schneider's Matthew Tavares believes modular data centers are key for colocation providers seeking a competitive advantage with rapid deployment.
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Digital Transformation
Opinion: Balancing DX with diversity and inclusion
As the business landscape continues to quickly evolve, two concepts are becoming increasingly apparent and starting to intertwine.
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Edge Computing
Opinion: Meeting the edge computing challenge
Scale Computing's Alan Conboy discusses the importance of edge computing and the imminent challenges that lie ahead.
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5G
Opinion: How SD-WAN changes the game for 5G networks
5G/SD-WAN mobile edge computing and network slicing will enable and drive innovative NFV services, according to Kelly Ahuja, CEO, Versa Networks
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Digital Transformation
Time to build tech on the automobile, not the horse and cart
Nutanix’s Jeff Smith believes one of the core problems of businesses struggling to digitally ‘transform’ lies in the infrastructure they use, the data centre.
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Cloud
Storage is all the rage, and SmartNICs are the key
Mellanox’s Kevin Deierling shares the results from a new survey that identifies the key role of the network in boosting data centre performance.