TechTarget News - Week of May 28, 2023

Australia’s Disability Trust picks Boomi integration platform

The non-profit organisation is using Boomi’s integration platform to integrate a mix of legacy and new systems to deliver real-time data updates and improve payroll processing, among other goals

Qlik CEO: We will remain agnostic

Mike Capone assures customers that Qlik will remain agnostic following its acquisition of Talend and that its data analytics and integration tools will continue to work with rival platforms

Oxbotica scales mission under new brand

Leading autonomous vehicles logistics firm changes name to reflect global vision and go-to-market strategy in North America for its suite of self-driving software and services.

How Pendula is driving customer communications

The Australian startup’s conversational messaging platform lets businesses draw on internal and external data to cross-sell and upsell their offerings while improving customer retention

Downstream breaches of Capita customers spreading

As many as 90 organisations that used Capita services have now reported data breaches arising from various security incidents at the outsourcer

Tech jobs to go as part of JPMorgan layoffs

According to reports, US banking giant to cut hundreds of jobs, including role reductions in technology and operations

Softcat trading update signals growth is on track

Channel player’s brief insights into how its third quarter has fared will provide further reassurance for those channel watchers looking for signs of economic resilience

Jamf extending channel reach

Apple device management specialist is looking to work with managed service providers and security players to get in front of more customers

UK, US and Australia jointly trial AI-enabled drone swarm

British, American and Australian military organisations have trialled the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in drones in a collaboration designed to drive their adoption of AI-powered military tools

Nvidia CEO sees ChatGPT as iPhone moment for AI

It took the iPhone to kickstart a revolution in mobile phone usage, and Jensen Huang believes datacentres will radically change to support AI workloads

Shanghai ranked world’s top smart city for 2023

Research shows savings from smart city deployments reaching $249bn globally, with Asia and North America dominating list of top switched-on urban environments

Singapore government teams up with Google Cloud on AI

The Singapore government and Google Cloud will make AI capabilities, including developer tools and AI models, available to public sector agencies through a locally hosted AI platform

Panasas to add S3 support to edge storage and cloud moves

Scale-out NAS maker – which specialises in large capacity for AI/ML and HPC – has come out of its on-prem shell and now plans further moves towards cloud-friendly object storage

Generative AI boosts HPE Q2 earnings

The hype around generative AI appears to be working – at least for HPE, according to the company’s second-quarter earnings

DE-CIX switches on Internet Exchange in Finland

Comms tech provider celebrates 10 years of partnership with Internet Exchange operator and home to leading carrier and datacentre neutral interconnection ecosystem

How India’s DICV is tapping smart manufacturing

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles has deployed augmented and virtual reality, advanced sensors, data analytics and other technologies to improve manufacturing processes and customer fleet management

CIO interview: Adam Warne, CIO, River Island

The privately owned fashion retailer places a premium on its high street presence, but sees digital innovation as key to improving customer service in stores

Met Police director of intelligence defends facial recognition

The Met Police’s director of intelligence has appeared before MPs to make the case for its continuing use of facial-recognition technology, following announcements from the force and the Home Office that they intend to press on with its adoption

Automation Anywhere infuses RPA platform with generative AI

The RPA vendor unveiled new features for its AI Success platform aimed at expanding the number of automation applications while providing users with a choice of cloud providers.

Dataiku integrates with OpenAI, targets responsible AI

The vendor's new data science platform includes integration with OpenAI's GPT-4 and multiple features to provide business users with control in the model creation process.

NBN unveils uncapped data plan for remote Australia

Following a successful trial to examine delivery of an improved satellite service, including the capability to achieve faster burst speeds of up to 100Mbps, an uncapped usage plan has been launched to address data needs of rural Australia

Zero-day vulnerability in MoveIt Transfer under attack

Rapid7 observed exploitation of a SQL injection vulnerability in Progress Software's managed file transfer product, which was disclosed this week but has not been patched.

Google interconnects with rival cloud providers

Video platform provider Pexip said Google's Cross-Cloud Interconnect reduced the cost of connecting Google Cloud with Microsoft Azure by eliminating other products.

Zyxel vulnerability under 'widespread exploitation'

Researchers warn that threat actors are widely exploiting an unauthenticated command injection vulnerability to target multiple Zyxel network devices.

A look at 'risk of extinction from AI' statement

The statement equates the potential risk of human eradication from AI to that of nuclear war. However, some argue society should instead mitigate the existing risk of AI bias.

MSP Day: Benefits from shifting towards security

Managed service providers have looked to grow revenues over the past year and have identified security as a key area and expanded their ability to operate in that area

LTO tape shipments continued to grow in 2022

Driven by data growth and the uptick in ransomware, tape continues to excel as a storage medium despite newer kids on the block. Experts don't see that trend ending anytime soon.

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