Crypto currency aiding ransomware growth

Ransomware may have faded from the headlines this year, but it remains a big problem for businesses across Australia and New Zealand – with cryptocurrencies bolstering the malware’s popularity. That’s the message from WatchGuard Technologies ANZ regional director Mark Sinclair, who told Telecom Times that despite less publicity, ransomware continues to hit Australian and New... Continue Reading →

Equinix completes Metronode purchase

Equinix has completed the acquisition of Metronode, a primary data centre provider operating facilities throughout Australia. "This acquisition expands our national footprint and will enable us to help our customers interconnect at the digital edge throughout Australia," said Equinix Australia MD Jeremy Deutsch. "We are thrilled to already see very strong demand from our existing customers... Continue Reading →

TDL picks up ‘Excellence’ gong in Telstra partner awards

IT solutions and managed services provider Thomas Duryea Logicalis has been recognised in the Telstra Partner Melbourne Roadshow by winning both the Domain Award for Cloud in Victoria (FY18 H1) and the Telstra Emerging Partner Award in Victoria (FY18 H1). The Domain Award for Cloud in Victoria was awarded to TDL for its strong performance... Continue Reading →

Twilio targets enterprise with new programmable wireless offering

San Francisco based cloud communications specialist Twilio has flagged the general availability of its Programmable Wireless offering, aimed at providing Internet of Things connectivity that scales to the enterprise, and serves developers all over the world. Twilio's Programmable Wireless, a mobile comms platform that uses simple APIs to drive a broad range of internet-connected services,... Continue Reading →

Act now on AI before it’s too late: Avanade

Emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality are increasingly becoming part of the digital transformation conversation within businesses, however there is still a lack of ability to see that these technologies can be used to give a competitive advantage. Speaking to Telecom Times, Lourens Swanepoel, Australia’s digital lead of cloud solutions provider... Continue Reading →

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