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Telstra to debut pioneering 5G slicing product this year
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telecommunications
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productivity
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ericsson
Telstra plans to launch a 5G slicing product, dialling up customised network solutions with a unique proof-of-value mobility analytics engine.
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Nemetschek Group's ALLPLAN, FRILO, & SCIA brands merge in AEC sector overhaul
Last week
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branding
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digitalisation
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productivity
Nemetschek Group reveals merger of its AEC brands, ALLPLAN, FRILO, and SCIA, to heighten data-driven design-to-build workflows under the ALLPLAN umbrella and boost productivity in the construction sector.
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'Illuminate 2.0' sparks tech conversations at annual Mysuru event
Last week
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cartech
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power / energy
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industry experts
L&T Technology Services and The National Institute of Engineering (NIE) Mysuru held the enlightening second annual Illuminate 2.0 event, with industry leaders discussing technological advancements and sharing invaluable insights.
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Three businesses building on multi-cloud benefits
Last week
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construction
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retail
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nutanix
Leaders in financial services, retail, and construction are harnessing multi-cloud computing for innovation, cost reductions and improved data performance.
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Consult Red names David Webster as new CFO in growth strategy
This month
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connectivity
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construction
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cfo
Tech firm Consult Red targets aggressive growth with the appointment of finance veteran David Webster as CFO, enhancing their consultancy and engineering services portfolio.
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St Michaels development in Manchester to receive 10Gbps business internet
Last month
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telecommunications
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construction
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fibre
The £400m St Michaels development in Manchester will provide top-tier office space and luxury apartments with up to 10Gbps internet within 24 hours of installation, courtesy of Telcom's Preconnect service.
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DPO signs power purchase agreement for green Texas data centres
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sustainable it
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power / energy
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ai
Green data centre operator, Digital Power Optimization, Inc., secures renewable energy supply through a PPA with a multinational provider, planning to directly harness wind power from Texas farms for its facilities.
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Skills for Life initiative sparks renewed interest in vocational paths
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edutech
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it training
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radio
The nationwide initiative, Skills for Life, promotes technical qualifications, skills training and business growth via a dynamic mass-media campaign.
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Yunex Traffic to provide management system for Sydney's Western Harbour Tunnel
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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construction
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safety
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cios
Yunex Traffic partners with Transport for NSW to deploy a sophisticated traffic control system for Sydney's Western Harbour Tunnel.
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ISG secures contract to build secondary 30MW data centre in Slough
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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colocation
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retail
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construction
ISG will construct a second datacentre with a 30MW capacity in Slough, marking a new phase for UK's largest data centre hub. .
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CyrusOne begins construction of fifth Frankfurt data centre in Hanau
Fri, 1st Dec 2023
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construction
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cyrusone
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digitalisation
CyrusOne builds fifth data centre in Frankfurt, marking expansion in Europe's data capital and rejuvenating Hanau's industrial site.
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Arcanum AI forms strategic collaboration with Amazon Web Services
Thu, 30th Nov 2023
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cloud services
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payroll systems
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public cloud
Arcanum AI has partnered with Amazon Web Services in a multi-year agreement to enhance workplace productivity using AI.
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Over half of UK HR professionals considering AI adoption, reveals report
Wed, 29th Nov 2023
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cloud services
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payroll systems
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hcm
Over 50% of UK HR professionals are already using artificial intelligence (AI) or seriously considering its adoption, says report.
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Logi-Tech & ARIA Cybersecurity unite to defend Australian infrastructure
Mon, 27th Nov 2023
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siem
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soc
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breach prevention
ARIA Cybersecurity and Logi-Tech introduce AZT PROTECT, a novel service aimed at defending Australia's crucial infrastructure from cyber threats.
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Compuware expands production with new Malaysian facility
Tue, 21st Nov 2023
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it training
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servers
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investment
Compuware Technology Inc. expands production capabilities with a new high-tech facility in Malaysia, set to create over 4,000 jobs.
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UK Govt announces £200m digital skills training package
Mon, 13th Nov 2023
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ai
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productivity
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jobs
The UK Government unveils a £200m digital skills package aimed at enhancing local economies and fostering the rise of 'digital nomads'.
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Japan emerges as market leader in data centre construction costs
Mon, 13th Nov 2023
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colocation
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ml
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ai
Japan tops the list for data centre construction costs, while Singapore leads in land expense in the Asia Pacific region. .
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McGrathNicol teams up with SentinelOne to boost cyber attack readiness
Tue, 7th Nov 2023
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advanced persistent threat protection
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physical security
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cybersecurity
McGrathNicol Advisory has partnered with SentinelOne to enhance cybersecurity capabilities, using the Singularity Data Lake for threat intelligence.
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STT GDC & Basis Bay to develop green data centres in Malaysia
Tue, 7th Nov 2023
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cloud services
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data centre operators
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malaysia
STT GDC and Basis Bay partner to construct eco-friendly data centres in Malaysia to meet surging digital demand.
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SafetyCulture unveils updated platform aiming to serve 100 million users by 2032
Wed, 1st Nov 2023
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fleet management
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it training
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procurement
SafetyCulture introduces an updated operations platform with ambitious plans to serve 100 million users by 2032.
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British firm IKAR Holdings appoints AI system to its board of directors
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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edutech
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power / energy
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ai
In a pioneering move, British firm IKAR Holdings has appointed an AI system, IKONIC, to its board of directors.
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Digital technology set to empower Australian subcontractors
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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digital transformation
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workflow automation
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construction
The construction and engineering sectors are increasingly beginning to recognise the value of digital transformation and data-driven construction.
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AVEVA and WorkPacks to boost the construction Industry
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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saas
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digital transformation
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partner programmes
AVEVA has announced a strategic partnership with WorkPacks to boost construction industry productivity, cost-efficiency and sustainability.
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Chaos enhances Enscape for Mac to boost 3D visuals in architecture
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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it in manufacturing
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engineering
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construction
Chaos bolsters Enscape for Mac, enhancing real-time 3D visualisation tools for architects with links to Archicad and Vectorworks software.