Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Sapporo debuts on the Nutanix/AWS to create hybrid cloud environment

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Nutanix, a hybrid multicloud computing firm, and its partner iret, announced that the City of Sapporo has deployed Nutanix Cloud Clusters (NC2) on AWS and selected Nutanix Flow Network Security to create the first hybrid cloud environment used by a local gov't in Japan. 

Spot by NetApp launches continuous security solution for cloud frameworks

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NetApp®, a cloud-led, data-centric software firm, announced the availability of Spot Security. Built for the cloud, Spot Security delivers a solution for continuous assessment and analysis of cloud security posture. Spot Security enables DevOps and SecOps teams to collaborate to identify misconfigurations, reduce their potential attack surface, and ensure compliance.

Nectr casts affordable soIar bundle products to beat rising energy prices

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ACT households are now a step closer to affordable energy independence, thanks to award-winning energy retailer Nectr launching Solar and Solar + Battery energy bundles. Currently, the ACT Government provides generous solar and battery rebates – as well as financial incentives – to cut the cost of installing solar power systems and home energy storage.

Sustainable ANZ retailer icebreaker soars digital growth with MuleSoft

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Salesforce announced that icebreaker, an ethical and sustainable natural performance apparel firm, selected MuleSoft to modernise icebreaker’s regional digital integrations and vastly increase the speed it can onboard new retail partners in Australia and New Zealand (ANZ).

Vape manufacturer SMOORE opens first PMTA testing laboratory in China

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SMOORE, a vape manufacturer, announced that is has opened China’s first non-clinical full-scale testing laboratory for Premarket Tobacco Product Applications (PMTA). A PMTA is an application that must be reviewed and approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) before a new nicotine product can be legally marketed in the US. It must also provide scientific data that demonstrates a product is appropriate for the protection of public health.

FOMO Pay to use Ripple’s ODL for crypto-enabled treasury management

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Ripple, the enterprise blockchain and crypto solutions firm, announced a partnership with Singapore-based major payments institution FOMO Pay, which will utilize Ripple’s crypto-enabled enterprise tech to improve its cross-border treasury flows. On-Demand Liquidity (ODL) leverages XRP, the digital asset built for payments to bridge two fiat currencies, low cost settlement without the need to hold pre-funded capital in a destination market.

Mastercard gains TDIF accreditation to further its digital identity service

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Mastercard has secured accreditation under the Australian Gov't’s Trusted Digital Identity Framework (TDIF) as an identity provider for identity proofing level 1+, identity exchange and credential provider. In doing so, Mastercard has become the first private sector company or entity to be accredited for more than two roles since the framework’s inception.

Melbourne IT expert pens guide to understanding Artificial Intelligence

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is being implemented in almost every area of our lives. Prof Prabash Galagedara has launched a guide called, Embrace – The Pursuit of Happiness through AI. After over 20 years’ experience in data, analytics, finance and technology, Prabash discusses the role artificial intelligence (AI) plays in eight different areas of our lives, covering wealth, cybersecurity, job-seeking, facial recognition, health, deepfake, beauty and the future of cars.

Aussie health tech firm launches 3D body scanning technology for iPhones

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Aussie health tech firm, mPort, is revolutionising the way we navigate our health and fitness journeys with the introduction of ‘Bodymapp’; the Ausssie-first accurate 3D body scanning feature available for iPhone users. This enables iPhone users to accurately capture their body measurements from the comfort of their own homes, using the smartphone’s depth sensors.

Cognizant partners with Organon to bolster their supply chain process

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Cognizant has signed a multi-year agreement with Organon, a global women’s health firm, to help improve the company’s delivery of healthcare products and crucial medicinal supply chain management. Through the agreement, Cognizant will help scale Organon’s healthcare business by delivering full-stack industrial technology support for the company’s nemerous global pharmaceutical manufacturing sites in the UK, Netherlands, Belgium and Indonesia.