Friday, December 2, 2022

Laserfiche recognized for its ease of use and process automation features

Laserfiche, an SaaS provider of intelligent content management and business process automation, has been named a Leader in the Nucleus Research Technology Value Matrix for Content Services and Collaboration for its ease of use and process automation features. Out of the 15 vendors evaluated, Laserfiche ranked highest for both functionality and usability.

SolarWinds awarded for product and industry excellence in first half of 2022

SolarWinds, a provider of simple, powerful, and secure IT management software, announced it has received recognition from customers, IT professionals, and industry leaders for its suite of IT operations management products and corporate achievements in the first half of 2022.

Fast-growing fintech Scalapay funds new UOW engineering scholarship

Local entrepreneurs call it Siligong Valley – and they are definitely onto something. With its high-speed communications, world-class university and close proximity to Sydney, Wollongong is the ideal location for businesses looking for access to highly-skilled staff. 

Cloud company Aircall reaches $100m ARR, hits centaur status

Aircall, the connected business phone, announced it has passed $100m in Annual Recurring Revenue (ARR), reaching the centaur status that only about 150 private firms in the cloud industry, have achieved. This comes 6 years after its first million dollar ARR reached in March 2016. Since its last funding round in June 2021, which catapulted the firm to $1bn valuation, Aircall has recorded 70% YoY growth in revenue and a 107% YoY increase of large clients.

BlueJeans by Verizon wins MetriStar Top Provider Award for meeting apps

Verizon Business announced that BlueJeans by Verizon, which provides secure video collaboration and large interactive events for hybrid ways of work, has been positioned by innovative research firm Metrigy as a Top Provider for meeting apps. The MetriStar Top Provider Award delineation exemplifies BlueJeans’ commitment to providing a frictionless and immersive, any place, any device meeting experience for clients that drives engagement.

SoftIron named storage innovators of the year at Storage Awards 2022

SoftIron, the performance-optimised data centre solutions (and on the verge of opening the first base-level computer manufacturing facility in Australia) announced that it has been selected by Storage Magazine to receive an award in its 19th annual Storage Awards 2022.

Velodyne Lidar marketing head Sally Frykman named woman of the year

Velodyne Lidar, Inc. announced its CMO Sally Frykman won the 2022 Woman of the Year award from Sensors Converge and Fierce Electronics. The Best of Sensors Awards recognize the most innovative products, technologies, teams and people in the sensors industry.

Quantum computing takes a leap with Archer Materials getting key patent

Archer Materials has been granted a key Australian patent for its 12CQ quantum computing tech. The patenting approval signals a step forward for the Adelaide-based firm in the race towards the world-first technology being used in every day products, such as smart phones. The firm, which has an office in Adelaide’s Lot Fourteen innovation district, announced this month it now has commercial rights to its 12CQ chip invention. Archer Materials CEO Dr Mohammad Choucair said that once fully developed, it’s hoped the ultra-powerful 12CQ chip will be able to operate at room-temperature and integrated into everyday electronic devices.

Australia’s marketing trailblazer Talia Datt makes Forbes 30 Under 30 list

Melbourne woman, Talia Datt, has been named in Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Asia 2022 list, recognised for the way in which she has transformed the digital footprint of various brands. Named as part of a group of trailblazers across APAC who are at the forefront of driving innovation, 26-year-old Talia is redefining how businesses utilise social media, particularly as TikTok becomes one of the most powerful social apps for brands and marketers.

Story brand expert Zahrina changes narrative and gains award recognition

The founder of Zahrina Photography & Video ranks among the top North Shore business operators, with Zahrina winning accolades for her ability to use commanding imagery to help entrepreneurs, authors and businesses attract and connect with a wider audience.