Tech job moves - Forcepoint, Malwarebytes, SolarWinds & VMware
We round up all job appointments from May 13-20, 2022, in one place to keep you updated with the latest from across the tech industries.
Telstra enters into new RSP agreement with Opticomm
Telstra has entered into an RSP agreement with Opticomm (A Uniti Group Limited subsidiary) to provide network fibre services to customers.
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Research unveils precarious customer loyalty for retailers
New research has found customers are reassessing established brand loyalties as their priorities and behaviours shift.
Kacific recognised at Asian Telecommunications Awards 2022
Kacific has received two significant awards at the Asian Telecommunications Awards 2022 for its commitment to underserved communities.
Internet of Things helps NZ glass manufacturer disrupt the industry
The Internet of Things is helping New Zealand glass manufacturer AGP disrupt the industry with four-day supply delivery.
Zayo makes waves with world's longest 800G optical wave
Avaya expands Microsoft partnership to deliver OneCloud on Azure
Telstra and Silver Trak Digital delivers 5G to the cinemas
Telstra and Silver Trak Digital say they've launched Australia's fastest and most secure delivery of content over 5G for cinemas.
70% better 5G power consumption with hardware optimisation
ABI Research has found that hardware optimisation promises up to 70% improvement in 5G power consumption as networks reach scale in many developed nations.
Apple announces newest iPhone SE
Apple has today announced the newest iPhone SE in its arsenal, mixing some of the best new iPhone technology with an iconic design.
South Australia state satellite makes significant progress
South Australia’s first state satellite has successfully completed the Critical Design Review (CDR), moving it closer to providing tangible data solutions.
Konftel secures climate-neutral certification for third year
Konftel has strengthened its climate-neutral ethos after securing official certification for the third year in a row.
BW Digital completes acquisition of Hawaiki Submarine Cable
BW Digital has completed its full acquisition of Hawaiki Submarine Cable, with all applicable regulatory filings and approvals now received.
Power / Energy
SmartCIC report reveals top five 5G carriers in the world
The Global Cellular Performance Survey also found that 5G networks are delivering high download speeds but lagging in upload speeds.
Voyager begins countrywide 100 gigabit network upgrade
Voyager Internet says with recent fibre speed upgrades and ever-increasing data usage the 100G upgrade is needed to provide fast, reliable broadband.
43% of businesses aren't protecting their IoT infrastructure
While two thirds of organisations globally use IoT solutions, two-in-five don't protect them completely, according to a recent Kaspersky report.
Tech job moves
Tech job moves - Cisco, Hitachi Vantara, Tricentis & Zscaler
We round up all job appointments from April 28 - May 5, 2022, in one place to keep you updated with the latest from across the tech industries.
Kacific’s Christian Patouraux named CEO of the Year
Telecom Review has named Kacific’s Christian Patouraux as CEO of the Year for Wholesale & Capacity, also acknowledging the company’s overall achievements.
Internet of Things
Paessler announces Top Partner Excellence Awards 2021
Paessler has announced the recipients of its Top Partner Excellence Awards 2021, recognising the contributions of VAR in the Asia Pacific region.
Energy storage demand momentum continues, says BYD
BYD has announced an expansion of its production capacities and will deliver 250,000 units of its energy storage system, BYD Battery-Box Premium.
Digital insight through UCaaS to improve customer experience
One of the most quoted adages in business is "if you can't measure it, you can't manage it" this has been a long-held problem in telephony and customer service.
Market intelligence study for the AI in IoT market
Machine learning and deep learning technology are set to flourish at a 5.7% CAGR in the global AI in IoT market.
Telstra, Google and Accenture launch 5G AR experience for AFL
Telstra, Google and Accenture are developing a new 5G powered augmented reality (AR) experience at Melbourne's Marvel Stadium for the footy season.
The path to an adaptive, modern network
Managing and securing the network looks different than it did just two years ago—especially given that most of these networks are made up of multi-generations of infrastructure stitched together over time.
Amazon Web Services / AWS
MongoDB announces significant expansion of AWS partnership
MongoDB has revealed a major expansion of a multi-year strategic collaboration agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to simplify cloud adoption for customers.
Nokia and Optus reaches new 5G levels using Samsung
Nokia and Optus have achieved the world’s first 3CC Carrier Aggregation 5G SA data call using a commercial Samsung headset in Australia.
Internet of Things
Spark takes major shareholding in Adroit to enhance IoT
Spark has announced that it will take a significant shareholding in IoT company Adroit, which will enhance IoT solutions for potential customers of both organisations.
Foldable screens and wireless headsets among the top predicted consumer trends
New research has revealed that devices with foldable screens will reach nearly 10% of all smartphone sales by 2030.
MATRIXX and CompaxDigital partner to drive 5G innovation
MATRIXX Software has entered into a partnership with CompaxDigital, a provider of cloud-native business support solutions.
Amazon Web Services / AWS
Databricks strengthens AWS partnership with new Lakehouse offering
Customers will experience faster onboarding and unified account administration to make building a Databricks Lakehouse on AWS easier.
D-Link launches new G415 Smart Router as part of EAGLE PRO AI range
D-Link A/NZ has announced the launch of its new G415 AX1500 4G Smart Router as part of the new EAGLE PRO AI Series.
APAC spending on telecom services grew by $11 billion - IDC
The IDC says spending on telecommunications and pay-TV services in APAC jumped from $494 billion to $505 billion last year, following global trends.
HMD Global launches G21 smartphone with Vodafone prepaid handset
HMD Global has launched the Nokia G21 G-series smartphone, along with a prepaid handset on the Vodafone network.
NeoPhotonics tech demonstration proves enhanced data center capabilities
NeoPhotonics has announced new technology components set to enhance data center and telecom networks by providing better operational support.
Kacific launches service to combat enterprise power outages
Kacific Broadband Satellites Group has launched Enterprise Backup, a new service intended to protect organisations against frequent power outages.
Zendesk announces new conversational CRM solutions
“The last few years have made it obvious that digital is the front door, convenience is paramount and relationships are anchored in conversations."
Telstra’s new subsea cable to connect APAC and the US
Telstra says the first direct subsea cable to connect Australia with the US will offer low latency and a massive 72Tbps of capacity.
Only 22% of Australians trust AI implementation - study
The Accenture Technology Vision 2022 report found that 22% of Australian consumers and 35% globally trust how organisations are implementing AI.
Red Hat expands capabilities to provide streamlined application development in cloud
"Application development is undergoing significant change and developers need tools to support this transformation."
Techday launches TelcoNews sites to meet growing demand
Techday has launched three new TelcoNews sites to cater to our enterprise telecommunication technology audiences across Asia, Australia, and New Zealand.
India’s largest IX operator surpasses 500 connected networks
India's largest carrier and data centre neutral Internet Exchange (IX) operator has exceeded 500 connected networks across the country, making it the fastest-growing interconnection platform.
HackerOne launches Attack Resistance Management solution
HackerOne has launched Attack Resistance Management - a new category of security solution that targets the root causes of the attack resistance gap.
SmartCIC, BICS partner to expand wireless service options
SmarCIC has partnered with BICS to increase choice for organisations using fixed wireless services, expanding existing carrier relationships for its CELLSMART division.