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Sean Mitchell
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Having started his career at Renaissance. Sean joined Apple in Melbourne for a number of years before working in the media space. This started with Review Publishing and later the tech publisher IDG Communications. In 2006 he was involved in the launch of The Channel magazine. As they say – the rest is history.

Stories by Sean

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Tricentis launches AI assistant Copilot to enhance software testing
Yesterday
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testing
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ai
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idc
Tricentis introduces genAI assistant, Copilot, set to revolutionise software testing through AI scripting, increasing speed and efficiency and promises more user-friendly AI integration.
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High Performance Podcast duo to keynote Infosecurity Europe conference
Yesterday
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ransomware
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cybersecurity
High Performance Podcast's Jake Humphrey and Professor Damian Hughes set to enrich Infosecurity Europe conference with lessons from top performers, addressing behavioural resilience amid cyber threats.
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Singapore fintech Qashier secures Major Payment Institution licence
Yesterday
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monetary authority of singapore
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singapore
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r&d
Singapore fintech startup, Qashier, secures in-principle approval for a Major Payment Institution licence from the Monetary Authority of Singapore, paving the way for diversified payment offerings.
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Consult Red enhances European ISP services with HUMAX collaboration
Yesterday
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wifi
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isp
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collaboration
UK tech firm Consult Red collaborates with HUMAX Networks, enabling ISPs in Europe to deploy new services more swiftly using open-source functionality on the GPON Wi-Fi 6 platform.
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Berlin's OTIC achieves first O-RAN unit certification
Yesterday
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telco
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certification
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viavi solutions
Berlin-based OTIC, at Deutsche Telekom's innovation campus, has accomplished the first European certification of an O-RAN unit, marking a significant milestone for open radio access networks.
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Cradlepoint launches rapid-deploy secure network solution NetCloud SASE
Yesterday
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malware
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cloud services
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physical security
Cradlepoint, an Ericsson division, unveils its revolutionising single vendor Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) solution, NetCloud SASE, promising agile and secure network deployment in six minutes.
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KnowBe4 to acquire Egress for enhanced AI-driven cybersecurity
Yesterday
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cybersecurity
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cyber threats
KnowBe4 plans to acquire Egress, enhancing its AI-driven cybersecurity platform to effectively manage human risk amid increasing email security threats.
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Noblecom boosts network resilience with Paessler PRTG adoption
Yesterday
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network management
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network monitoring
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paessler
Malaysian tech provider, Noblecom Technology, implements Paessler PRTG to strengthen network observability, reducing potential disruptions and improving network resource allocation.
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Auckland ranks fourth in global remote work destinations
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wfh
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nz
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remote working
Auckland, New Zealand, clinches the fourth spot globally for best remote work destinations in Remote's 2024 report, standing out for its quality of life and connectivity.
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Over 50s in Britain lead in embracing renewable energy
3 days ago
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sustainable it
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power / energy
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renewable energy
Nearly half of Britons over 50 are keen to use renewable energy, driven by environmental concerns, exceeding interest among under-25s, Solar Together research reveals.
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Gartner survey reveals challenges in zero-trust strategy implementation
3 days ago
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cybersecurity
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gartner
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zero trust security
Although 63% of global organisations are partially or fully implementing a zero-trust strategy, the approach typically covers half or less of their environment, and only mitigates up to a quarter of enterprise risk, according to a Gartner survey.
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Colman Deegan takes helm as Zayo Europe's new CEO
Last week
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leadership
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vodafone
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connectivity
Veteran telecoms leader, Colman Deegan, with 25 years experience and notable tenure at Vodafone, joins Zayo Group as the new CEO of Zayo Europe from April 16, 2024, to propel business growth amid digital surge.
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Axis unveils next-gen Camera Station VMS & cloud solutions
Last week
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video
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axis communications
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vms
Axis Communications announces advanced camera software with exquisite versatility, offering tailored video surveillance services across diverse scales of operation, bolstering flexibility and reliability.
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Adobe reveals new AI-powered mobile app, Adobe Express
Last week
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martech
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video
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creative technologies
Adobe unveils its AI-powered mobile content creation app, Adobe Express, optimising social content creation with innovative features like Text to Image and Generative Fill.
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i-PRO to support Genetec SaaS with new AI-enabled camera models
Last week
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saas
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surveillance
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ai
i-PRO, globally recognised in security solutions, now supports Genetec Security Centre SaaS, offering AI-enabled cameras with notable metadata features, and launches a free app to upgrade existing devices.
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Illumio unveils AI enhancements for faster Zero Trust Segmentation adoption
Last week
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ml
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ai
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cybersecurity
Illumio Inc. unveiled AI and automation enhancements, including an AI-powered labelling engine, to its platform aimed at streamlining companies' transition to Zero Trust Segmentation.
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GitLab unveils Duo Chat for simplified AI-powered DevSecOps workflows
Last week
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app development
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web development
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compliance
GitLab Inc. unveils its new AI-powered tool, GitLab Duo Chat, enhancing DevSecOps workflows and developer productivity; new AI security measures also introduced to address privacy concerns.
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BT hailed for highest 'Vision' in 2024 Gartner Global WAN report
Last week
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network infrastructure
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sd-wan
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sdn
BT acknowledged by Gartner as a 'Leader' in Global WAN Services for the 20th consecutive year, acclaimed for their influential role in market direction and innovation in network services.
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Ververica celebrates as Apache Paimon becomes top-level project
Last week
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video
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cloud services
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open source
Ververica celebrates as Apache Paimon becomes a top-level project, enhancing streaming data capabilities with real-time lakehouse architecture, benefiting businesses and data products.
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Half of online traffic in 2024 generated by bots, report finds
Last week
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gaming
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application security
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technology gifts
Bad bots accounted for nearly half of all global internet traffic in 2024, hitting their highest ever level since monitoring began in 2013, warns cybersecurity leader Imperva.
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How AI is pushing the financing sector forward
Last week
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fintech
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finance, leasing & rental
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ai
AI revolutionizes finance, shifting from personal trading to automated systems and transforming traditional lending practices.
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Westpac & NextGen revolutionise home loan process with Open Banking
Last week
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cloud services
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cx
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martech
Westpac partners with NextGen to streamline home loan applications across its brands via Open Banking, marking a significant innovation in Australia's banking sector.
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Celigo teams up with TikTok Shop to boost ecommerce efficiency
Last week
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cx
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martech
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cloud services
Celigo partners with TikTok Shop in response to a growing trend of consumers using TikTok for product research, as they aim to help retailers better synchronise and manage valuable data across various applications.
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Appian's Partner Awards 2024: KPMG, Groundswell & Ignyte triumph
Last week
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app development
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partner programmes
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low-code
Appian recognises KPMG, Groundswell, Ignyte, and Perficient at the 2024 Partner Awards for their innovative solutions and exceptional delivery on the Appian Platform.