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Gartner survey reveals challenges in zero-trust strategy implementation
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cybersecurity
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analyst report
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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GitLab unveils Duo Chat for simplified AI-powered DevSecOps workflows
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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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SAS expands managed services portfolio to Amazon Web Services
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cloud services
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managed services
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public cloud
SAS broadens its SAS-hosted managed services to include AWS, offering customers vast deployment, management options, and installation support.
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SAS to launch new AI tools & advisory service for better governance
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sas
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accenture
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transparency
SAS aims to boost AI confidence and transparency with the unveiling of model cards and an AI Governance Advisory service, designed to mitigate AI risk and utilisation issues.
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SAS Innovate unveils accessible AI models for industry-specific use
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ai
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analyst report
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idc
SAS has unveiled a new approach for organisations to tackle business challenges head-on with packaged AI models.
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Cisco launches Hypershield for AI-driven security upgrade
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firewall
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network security
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breach prevention
Cisco responds to pressing cyber threats by launching Cisco Hypershield, a first-of-its-kind, AI-native security solution, set to redefine and fortify data centres and clouds.
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AI translation services save global businesses millions, study shows
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outsourcing
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ai
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study
An independent Forrester Consulting study reveals AI translation service, DeepL, can boost efficiency and save millions for global organisations, highlighting the strategic importance of translation in business growth.
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Commvault acquires Appranix to enhance global cyber resilience
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cloud services
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data protection
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dr
Commvault bolsters global cyber resilience with the acquisition of Appranix, aiming to help enterprises swiftly recover operational capacities post-outages or cyberattacks.
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Cellular IoT module market set to rebound in 2024 after 2023 dip
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iot
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edge computing
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analyst report
Despite a 16% drop in cellular IoT module and chipset shipments in 2023, the market is expected to recover by 2024, driven by rising uptake of AI-enabled cellular IoT modules, finds a new report.
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Satago & mmob partnership to revolutionise embedded finance solutions
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fintech
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analyst report
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juniper research
Fintech firm Satago links with API adaptor mmob to expedite and simplify embedded finance, extending flexible invoice financing to SMEs via digital platforms.
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Confluent lauded in IDC MarketScape reports for data streaming prowess
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cloud services
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leadership
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analyst report
Data streaming operator Confluent garners leadership status in two IDC MarketScape reports, underscoring the increasing role of real-time data streaming technology in businesses' strategic and operational objectives.
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Booming AI deepfake detector market set to hit USD $5.7 million by 2034
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microsoft
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cybersecurity
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intel
Rising concerns over 'deepfakes' pave the way for the booming AI Deepfake Detector Tool Market, which is set to reach over USD $5.7 million by 2034, propelled by advancements in AI and cloud solutions.
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Why human-centric designed workspaces are key to driving business success
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ai
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wfh
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productivity
Companies needing to retain talent and boost productivity are redesigning office spaces to cater to a hybrid workforce, as per PWC research, indicating this trend is here to stay.
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Infinigate launches digital platform to aid business digitalisation
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bi
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big data
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it training
Swiss-based Infinigate Group launches Infinigate Digital Connect, a digital platform providing tools to support business digitalisation, amidst the rise of IT subscription models.
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Dreame Technology wins pivotal recognition for innovative robot vacuum
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smart robot
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r&d
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frost & sullivan
Dreame Technology has been acknowledged for inventing the world's first robot vacuum with a Robotic Flex Arm, enhancing edge cleaning efficiency.
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Kaspersky's VPN outshines peers in AV-TEST's independent evaluation
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cloud services
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vpn
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video
Kaspersky's VPN service lauded by AV-TEST for superior performance, highlighting a significant 355% boost in upload speeds for international connections and robust streaming features.
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Ignion introduces AI-powered Oxion platform at Embedded World 2024
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public cloud
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ml
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cloud services
Ignion debuts AI-powered Oxion platform at the embedded world 2024 conference, revolutionising antenna integration design process with real-time AI and machine learning technologies.
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Radware to provide advanced DDoS protection for Asian tax authority
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firewall
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
Cybersecurity firm Radware clinches a contract to deliver advanced DDoS protection to an unmentioned Asian tax authority, in an aim to uphold national economic interests and fortify tech infrastructure.
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Growing demand for AI expertise despite US tech job decline
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5g
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wireless networks
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ai
Contrary to a 2% decline in US tech job vacancies, burgeoning demand for skills in AI, particularly generative AI, underscores a notable shift in the industry, IoT Analytics reports.
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Travel eSIM users to surge 440% by 2028, says Juniper Research
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telco
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juniper research
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travel
Juniper Research predicts a tremendous 440% increase in global travel eSIM users from 40m in 2024 to over 215m by 2028, as high international roaming costs drive demand.
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Qualtrics unveils AI-powered suites for improved experience management
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ai
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analyst report
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idc
Qualtrics enhances its user experience with the unveiling of three novel AI-driven suites, empowering organisations to boost customer experience, streamline their strategic research and align their investments efficiently.
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CoordinateHQ integrates generative AI to enhance efficiency & automation
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ai
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analyst report
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idc
CoordinateHQ has boosted its collaboration portal with generative AI, offering improved automation for workflows, accelerating project launches, and enhancing administrative efficiency for its users.
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Solace named Event Broker Leader by IDC MarketScape
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cloud services
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solace
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analyst report
IDC MarketScape has recognised Canada-based enterprise Solace as a leader in event broker software, praising its smart topic management.
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Global POS terminal transactions to surge to $21.1tn by 2028
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storage
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pos
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iot
Juniper Research predicts the value of global POS terminal transactions will reach USD $17 trillion by 2022, but it warns that legacy systems need to be replaced following recent outages.