TechTarget News - Week of Nov 06, 2022

How Globe is driving data analytics with Snowflake

The largest telco in the Philippines has moved its on-premise data warehouse to Snowflake to address scalability challenges and improve customer experience

Department for Education escapes £10m fine over data misuse

Department entrusted data on 28 million children to a company called Trustopia, which turned out to be anything but trustworthy, but has escaped a £10m fine under new rules

UK climate tech startup investment doubles in 2022

Climate technology investment has nearly doubled in the UK over the past year and is growing globally, but questions remain over how to scale capacity and whether the necessary change will occur in time to prevent climate catastrophe

Motorola plots Emergency Services Network exit

On the back of a stinging report, Motorola begins exit strategy from UK Emergency Services Network, which is revealed to have acted as a $147m fixed asset impairment

Launch of Business Analytics Enterprise unifies IBM BI tools

The tech giant joined previously disparate capabilities in a single platform and unveiled a new hub where customers can view models and dashboards from various vendors.

Nozomi Networks CEO talks OT security and 'budget muscle'

Nozomi Networks CEO Edgard Capdevielle sat down with TechTarget Editorial to discuss the evolution of OT security and the challenge of 'budget muscle' many organizations face.

Cloud economy cools, but IT services deals continue

Cautious customer spending is slowing the growth of the broader cloud market. But IT service providers continue to pursue M&A for scale and skillsets.

Commvault Metallic adds archive to cloud service

Commvault added a standalone cloud file and object archive service to its Metallic SaaS to help tackle unstructured data growth and the associated costs.

How organisations can right-size their data footprint

More data is not always better, says Gartner, which is calling for organisations to focus on metadata and synthetic data to reduce their data liability and address privacy challenges

Renault confirms Google as preferred cloud partner

French motor manufacturer is extending the reach of its long-standing technology collaboration with Google by naming the firm as its preferred cloud partner

Samsung claims 5G mmWave FWA milestone in Australia

Company set up to run Australian national broadband infrastructure hits milestones in 5G mobile during trials, achieving what is said to be an industry-leading speed of 1.75Gbps at a distance of 10km

Microsoft resolves 6 zero-days on November Patch Tuesday

Two Exchange Server zero-days discovered in September get security updates this month along with four Windows vulnerabilities that had been actively exploited.

Why Sophos is bullish on managed security services

Sophos has grown its managed detection and response business to more than $100m over the last three years as more organisations grapple with the increasingly complex cyber security landscape

Qualcomm, Renault go up a gear in electric vehicle partnership

Leading car manufacturer and mobile technologies firm announce plan to enter a strategic long-term cooperation, encompassing co-development of high-performance computing platforms based on Snapdragon Digital Chassis Solutions for next generation of software-defined vehicles

Microsoft serves smorgasbord of six zero-days

November’s Patch Tuesday fixes significantly fewer vulnerabilities of late, but includes six actively-exploited zero-days, three of them of critical severity

Exclusive Networks delivers strong Q3

Distributor shows growth and increased cloud sales activity as it marks a year since its IPO

GitHub security updates and Copilot expansion make waves

New features unveiled at GitHub Universe include private channels for security issues and Copilot for business, which may fall under a cloud of ongoing litigation.

Neo4j 5 accelerates graph database queries

The cypher query language got a big boost in the Neo4j 5 database update, letting users execute more complex queries faster than with earlier releases.

Zoom video, UCaaS offerings draw closer to Teams, Webex

Zoom introduced a slew of features for its UCaaS platform at Zoomtopia, including mail and calendar services and an informal virtual meeting place called Spots.

Samsung begins producing 1 terabit TLC NAND

Samsung has begun mass production on its latest generation of V-NAND, bringing 1 terabit per chip to raise density and increase speed.

Optus earmarks A$140m to cover cost of data breach

Optus sets aside A$140m as an exceptional expense for a customer remediation programme following a massive data breach that affected 10 million customers

Largest 5,000 enterprises to increase WAN spend by 44% by 2026

Research predicts that revenue from port charges, software-defined wide area network and broadband will grow, while legacy networking’s contribution to overall market revenue set to decrease by 55% by 2026

OneWeb spreads satellite connectivity wings into Asia and Africa

UK government-backed satellite broadband provider announces distribution partnership with satellite service company in Oman and the Middle East, and appoints connectivity services provider for government and enterprise customers across Africa

5G industry innovates towards next-generation wireless networks

New whitepaper from industry trade organisation for leading telecommunications service providers and manufacturers explores foundations of 6G wireless communications in 2030 and beyond

Low-code API management tool fights complexity, with caveats

A new low-code API management tool could bring benefits such as increased speed, fewer coding errors and wider accessibility. But it must prove itself in the market.

Scrutinising AI requires holistic, end-to-end system audits

Understanding the full impacts of artificial intelligence requires organisations to conduct end-to-end social and technical audits of their systems, but the process comes with a number of challenges

Logi Analytics focused, stable as part of Insightsoftware

The formerly independent embedded BI specialist is benefiting from its new parent company's aggressive acquisition strategy as well as its emphasis on product development.

Speedb data engine brings key value store to open source

The startup looks to provide a competitive alternative to RocksDB by building out its data technology and community of developers with a move to an open source methodology.

TrustCor under fire over certificate authority concerns

TrustCor Systems, a certificate authority registered in Panama, is in hot water after a Washington Post report raised questions about its apparent connections to a spyware vendor.

Salesforce releases Genie for Healthcare, Patient 360 additions

Electronic medical records remain the systems of record in the Salesforce universe. Adding a CRM approach on top of that enables a better patient experience, the company believes.

DOJ charges accused Lockbit ransomware actor

The U.S. Department of Justice filed criminal charges against a Canadian man with dual Russian citizenship who is accused of being part of the LockBit ransomware crew.

Qualcomm claims 5G standalone mmWave milestone in China

Noting 5G standalone mmWave is poised to unlock new capabilities for enterprises, mobile chip giant reveals high-level mmWave performance in anticipation of commercial deployment in China

Lenovo bolsters services play with PCCW Solutions

Lenovo’s acquisition of PCCW Solutions brings sought-after capabilities in hybrid cloud and application modernisation as it expands its services footprint in Asia

MoD recruits Immersive Labs to bolster cyber resilience

UK’s Ministry of Defence will run cyber drills and address its security talent gap with Immersive Labs’ CyberPro, Cyber Crisis Simulator and Application Security products

Volume of self-reported breaches to ICO jumps 30%

The number of self-reported breaches to the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office soared by nearly 30% in the 12 months to 30 June 2022

Change at the top of Insight EMEA

Emma de Sousa calls time on her long association with the channel player, and a replacement has been named

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