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ABB research reveals potential for broad IIoT adoption despite security fears
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cybersecurity
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renewable energy
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investment
ABB report outlines benefits and obstacles of wider IIoT adoption, highlighting cybersecurity concerns amidst growth potential.
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Mobile Tornado expands UK presence through partnership with The Barcode Warehouse
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customer service
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retail
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productivity
UK tech firm Mobile Tornado partners with The Barcode Warehouse, expanding its push-to-talk services in the national market.
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OpenADR Alliance unveils OpenADR 3.0 at ENLIT Europe event
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renewable energy
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solar power
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customers
OpenADR Alliance announces OpenADR 3.0 standard for managing growing range of distributed energy resources at ENLIT Europe.
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Waikato Regional Council achieves digital modernisation with Infor
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planning
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innovation programme
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infor
Waikato Regional Council propels into digital age with transition to cloud-based Infor CloudSuite Public Sector.
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Logi-Tech & ARIA Cybersecurity unite to defend Australian infrastructure
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siem
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soc
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optus
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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Australian tech start-up & RMIT join forces to enhance national cyber security
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computing
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cyber attacks
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innovation
In a bid to strengthen Australia's infrastructural cyber security, tech start-up Tide Foundation and RMIT University collaborate.
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London fintech TRIVER secures £20m to transform SME finance access
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ai
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credit risk
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swoop
London-based fintech, TRIVER, secures £20m in funding to revolutionise SME access to finance through Open Banking and AI.
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Syniti's record Q3 performance driven by Data First strategy & SAP collaboration
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digital transformation
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cfo
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ceo
Syniti's Q3 2023 results soar on back of its Data First approach and strengthened ties with software powerhouse, SAP.
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Stone & Chalk launches Venture Connect, reinventing startup-corporate matchmaking
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sydney
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utilities
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stone & chalk
Stone and Chalk unveils Venture Connect, an innovative platform to bolster startup-corporate partnerships in Australia.
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Cerillion signs EURO €12.4 million contract with Tier-1 European telecom provider
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utilities
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charging
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london
Cerillion has nabbed a EURO €12.4 million contract with a Tier-1 European telecom provider to offer its SaaS solutions.
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Business unease over third party data sharing shown in new Generative AI report
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chatbots
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compliance
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ai
Businesses show concern about third-party data sharing needed to facilitate Generative AI models, says Cloudera report.
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Cevo unveils new digital strategy 'Cevo Nexus' for cloud adoption services
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managed services
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devops
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migration
AWS Advanced Consulting Partner Cevo is launching 'Cevo Nexus', a digital strategy to streamline cloud adoption services.
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Projected surge in 5G NR and LTE small cell RAN equipment spending
Mon, 23rd Oct 2023
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mobile operators
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utilities
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predictions
5G NR and LTE-based small cell RAN equipment spending to reach nearly USD $3 billion by 2026, says SNS Telecom & IT.
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Peacock to upgrade ERTO's systems for major Irish tunnels
Tue, 10th Oct 2023
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upgrade
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safety
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support
Peacock Engineering partners with Egis Road and Tunnel Operations to upgrade asset management systems for Dublin and Jack-Lynch Tunnels.
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Oracle tops Digital Customer Engagement rankings, says Guidehouse Insights
Thu, 21st Sep 2023
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cloud services
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utilities
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investment
Oracle Energy and Water has been named the top provider in digital customer engagement and experience analytics by Guidehouse Insights.
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Oracle unveils Fusion Data Intelligence Platform for enhanced business insights
Wed, 20th Sep 2023
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data analytics
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cx
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oracle
Oracle's new Fusion Data Intelligence Platform promises superior business insights and faster action for Fusion Cloud Applications users.
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Atturra appoints Ash Colmer to Lead Advisory Expansion in Perth
Tue, 5th Sep 2023
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innovation
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utilities
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mining
Ash Colmer appointed as General Manager for Atturra Advisory and Consulting in WA, expanding their services in Western Australia.
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Smart utilities and cities will need initiatives to drive projects
Tue, 16th May 2023
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smart cities
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it infrastructure
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green it
One of the biggest challenges today is how the infrastructure industry can create a new energy future to become more efficient, affordable, and sustainable.
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Energy security the 'most exciting' development in new survey
Wed, 22nd Mar 2023
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power / energy
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it infrastructure
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cisco
Respondents were asked about changes in the utility industry, including the most exciting smart/IoT technology developments in the next 12 months.
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Gentrack and Merkle bring Salesforce solutions to utilities
Wed, 30th Nov 2022
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crm
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digital transformation
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cx
Gentrack is a Salesforce consulting partner, and both Merkle and Gentrack have invested in integrating and implementing Salesforce's energy and utility cloud.
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Claroty research unveils new attack that targets PLCs
Tue, 16th Aug 2022
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cybersecurity
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it industry
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attack
Claroty has released research detailing a new type of cyber-attack, one that weaponises programmable logic controllers (PLCs).
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Vodafone New Zealand completes Australasian telco first
Mon, 21st Feb 2022
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dr
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fibre
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telecommunications
Vodafone has expanded its partnership with FiberSense to Wellington, and is the first company in NZ to utilise existing underground fibre cables.
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Infosys and Microsoft advance Ausgrid's cloud transformation journey
Tue, 14th Sep 2021
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microsoft
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partnerships
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cloud adoption
Infosys and Microsoft join forces with Ausgrid to accelerate the company's cloud transformation and establish it as a leading digital utility in Australia.
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A cloud-powered transformation of the utilities industry
Wed, 25th Aug 2021
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data centre maintenance / management
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power / energy
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energy initiatives
The adoption of cloud technologies will significantly impact how the utilities industry approaches asset management, field workforce management and more.