TechTarget News - Week of Oct 01, 2023

Canalys: Vendors will expand channel relationships

The partner-first trend is set to continue as more vendors recognise value of partners and give them the chance to take on a greater share of the business

ICO issues guidance on workplace surveillance

Guidance on employee monitoring covers how employers can conduct their digital surveillance lawfully, transparently and fairly, and warns against businesses intruding on their workers’ private lives

HR vendors agree: Generative AI isn't hype

The generative AI race is on as major HR vendors discuss how they plan to integrate the tech into their applications and make it available to customers in the coming year.

Ransomware disrupts hospitality, healthcare in September

Ransomware disclosures and reports last month were headlined by attacks on MGM Resorts and Caesars Entertainment, which proved costly to the Las Vegas hospitality giants.

Zoom expands workspace offerings with AI-supported Zoom Docs

The videoconferencing vendor unveiled a document creation product that features AI Companion and content organization components to build layouts and workflows and manage data.

Software firms under cyber attack

Research from iomart has indicated firms that sit in the supply chain are seen as a target by criminals

How Pure Storage is supporting AI workloads

Pure Storage’s cloud-compatible and energy-efficient modular flash storage architecture is well-poised to address the data storage demands of artificial intelligence workloads

Cyber experts urge EU to rethink vulnerability disclosure plans

The European Union’s proposed cyber security vulnerability disclosure measures are well-intentioned but ultimately counterproductive, as making unmitigated vulnerabilities public knowledge increases the risk of their exploitation by various actors, experts claim

Project management vendor Asana brings AI to Work Graph

The project management platform vendor brings 'smart' tools to its work efficiency monitoring tool to unearth specific problems and identify concrete ways teams can solve them.

Partner ecosystem changeup prompts alliance rethink

The shifting partner ecosystem landscape could inspire IT service providers to consider new alliances or bolster existing ones amid fast-paced economy and technology trends.

Openwall patches 3 of 6 Exim zero-day flaws

The Openwall Project urged users to upgrade to the latest version of Exim, but there have been timely patching struggles with the message transfer agent software in the past.

Edge AI server market grows

Rapid data growth and the need to process it at the edge is expanding opportunities in the server market, with new entries from Unigen and Lenovo.

Supreme Court rejects IT worker challenge of OPT

The Supreme Court declined to hear a challenge against the Optional Practical Training program, which allows STEM grads to work in the U.S. for up to three years on an F-1 visa.

Lawyers win in race to generative AI without adequate laws

As Congress drags its feet on passing AI regulations, lawyers are filling the vacuum by helping enterprises navigate court rulings and regulations based on outdated laws.

What a Western Digital-Kioxia merger might mean for NAND

Speculation that Kioxia and Western Digital could combine their NAND businesses is making rounds again. Analysts consider what it may mean for the flash memory market.

Versity targets Exabyte volumes in data archiving

Versity builds archiving for Exabyte data volumes on tape and in object storage. It has built its own S3 and transitioned to a GPL licence for supercomputing archives

How the Australian government is approaching AI

The Australian government is experimenting with AI use cases in a safe environment while it figures out ways to harness the technology to benefit citizens and businesses

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