Accenture examines the future of business in the cloud
“Cloud is the foundation for the digital transformation that is driving profound changes in how businesses operate, compete and create value for all their stakeholders.”
ExtraHop acquired by Bain Capital and Crosspoint Capital for US$900M
"ExtraHop brings a unique level of visibility into networks and delivers sophisticated real-time detection, investigation, and response capabilities to organisations around the world."
Leader, Leapfrogger, or Laggard? The 3 types of business & how to get ahead
Investment in technology is undeniably a major factor in any company’s survival.
Budget 2021: Govt backs digital skills training for small & medium businesses
“Greater adoption of digital skills and processes will help businesses and their staff to keep working safely through potential future disruptions or civil defence emergencies.”
Healthcare leaders opt for 'pragmatic' approach to care as DX falls behind
"While crisis response will continue to be a priority for many healthcare leaders in the months ahead, it is important that they look to the future too."
Brisbane’s Octopus Deploy announces US$172.5m investment
Octopus Deploy, the Brisbane-based continuous delivery and deployment automation company, has closed its US$172.5 million investment from Australia Insight Partners.
NZ startups show strong growth despite COVID-19 challenges
New Zealand startup investment has grown and matured despite the challenges of COVID-19, according to a report from PwC and the Angel Association
Enterprises not achieving ROI from digital transformation initiatives
“We’ve found that in large enterprises that succeed at true digital transformation, business and technology teams work collaboratively to define value and drive outcomes."
ThreatQuotient hits $22.5m in new financing, continues growth streak
“Since we first invested in ThreatQuotient in 2017, their team has continued to prove to the market that there is a critical need for cybersecurity solutions aimed at security operations."
Global industrial cybersecurity company expands in A/NZ
Dragos has expanded its market presence in Australia and New Zealand to serve growth with industrial cybersecurity customers.
Snyk powers forward following financing round, expands leadership team
Snyk has closed its Series E financing round, totalling $300 million, and has expanded its leadership team to deliver advanced security to companies around the globe.
How do you make cybersecurity tech buying decisions? Here’s what your peers say
Global research commissioned by Thycotic takes a close look at how IT and security professionals make technology buying decisions, and what influences boards to invest in cybersecurity.
NZ businesses to continue digital investment in wake of COVID-19
"It is incredibly positive to see Kiwi businesses understand the importance of investing in digital transformation for the future."
6clicks raises A$5 million, sets sights on global expansion
The funds were raised from a consortium of Australian business leaders including Luke Sayers, founder and executive chairman at Sayers and the former CEO of PwC.
Sitecore attracts major martech capital investment of US$1.2b
According to Sitecore CEO Steve Tzikakis, the investment marks an ‘unprecedented’ milestone for the martech industry.
ThoughtWorks announces $720 million in investment
The global software consultancy received funds from GIC, Siemens AG, Fidelity Management, Research LLC and Mubadala Investment Company.
Investment in AI and nanotech surges in wake of COVID-19
The acceleration highlights wide recognition that the world cannot afford the human and economic cost of another pandemic.
Govt supports seniors to embrace technology
Investment in digital literacy training for seniors has led to more than 250 people participating so far, helping them stay connected, the Government says.
Firebolt scores funding, advances cloud data warehouse offering
"For companies to flourish today, they need to move fast, and they should not be forced to make data compromises to achieve only a small part of the business value that their data holds."
Cloud adoption: The barriers and benefits in 2020
A new report from Accenture reveals that even after years of investment into cloud initiatives, many organisations are not seeing the results they expected, and full value realisation remains a stubborn challenge.
Equinix accelerates new data centre development with US$144m investment
"The SG5 IBX data centre aims to create more opportunities for enterprises in the region to build a strong digital foundation, enabling them to develop into the digital leaders of tomorrow.”
Organisations struggling to realise full business value from cloud investments
“Our study shows a surprisingly small two-year improvement in returns on corporate cloud initiatives, suggesting that a more thoughtful and holistic approach is needed to fully unlock the value of cloud.”
Ports ripe for major tech update, says IFS
IFS says Australian ports are lagging behind technologically and could risk becoming obsolete.
Data center firm EdgeConneX sold to EQT Infrastructure
EQT Infrastructure will continue to operate EdgeConneX with plans to pursue ‘aggressive’ growth in existing and new markets worldwide.