AI and digital tech to transform CSIRO’s digital landscape

Microsoft set to boost Australia’s national science agency with more tech. Artificial intelligence (AI) and other digital technologies will be harnessed to tackle global challenges including illegal fishing and plastic waste, and to boost farming as part of a partnership between Australia’s national science agency — CSIRO, and Microsoft. The…

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TIBCO Software’s new products supports Azure Cognitive Services

Detect anomalies within reams of data and alert case managers . Data company, TIBCO Software has released TIBCO Spotfire and TIBCO Data Science, which now supports Microsoft Azure Cognitive Services. TIBCO’s products extend these services to analyse multivariate anomalies and add root cause analysis, using input from the Key Phrase…

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Azure migration digitises pesticides and veterinary authority in Australia

Digital transformation key to record keeping and remote working The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) has work with integrator DXC to complete its migration to Azure cloud. This advances its digitisation of analogue records. Besides managing the cloud transition and deploying cloud-based applications including Microsoft 365 and Dynamics 365, DXC will…

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McAfee finds surge in criminals attacking cloud services and tools

Cybercrims not wasting time in taking advantage of the surge in cloud adoption. As the world works through the current COVID-19 pandemic, cybercriminals are turning up the pressure for organisations to secure their data, as workers are forced to work outside of the normal office environment. According to McAfee’s latest…

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Microsoft Azure adds Software AG webMethods.io

Microsoft Azure cloud environment adds webMethods.io. Microsoft and Software AG have partnered to add, webMethods.io Integration Platform-as-a-Service (iPaaS) on Microsoft Azure. This will allow enterprises to connect applications, services, and data in the Microsoft Azure cloud environment. Applications can quickly and easily be integrated into the cloud environment using webMethods.io…

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Closing cybersecurity skills gap key to fighting online criminals in APAC

COVID-19 amplifies ongoing and new security concerns in the region. Existing trends in cybercrime and the need for businesses to adopt emerging technologies to drive transformation have been fast-tracked by the COVID-19 pandemic, making it vital to fill skills shortages with industry-partnered digital education delivery. Two of the largest emerging…

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Cloud-based genome analysis could help speed up development of a COVID-19 vaccine

Researchers in Taiwan using a platform that processes genome sequencing data faster. A cloud-based genome analysis computing platform could help speed up the global efforts to develop a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine. ATGENOMIX SeqsLab, the Bio-IT platform runs on Microsoft Azure and can process genomic workloads many times faster…

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Austin Health deploys AI to monitor COVID-19 symptoms

Medical centre rolls out COVID-19 monitoring system Victoria-based Austin Health has deployed a series of pioneering AI-infused solutions that are helping to improve COVID-19 patient care. This will “empower the community, and reducing the administrative burden facing its hospitals”. Austin Health’s community self-assessment platform – developed over the space of just seven days –attracted 25,000 people on day one of its release, with over 2000 completing the assessment.…

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Microsoft to establish its first datacentre region in New Zealand

Accelerate growth of digital transformation Microsoft plans to establish its first datacentre region in New Zealand and will be the latest addition to its existing datacentre portfolio in 60 other regions, with Microsoft Azure being available in over 140 countries. The vendor plans to also continue its investments in new solutions that support both New Zealand and Microsoft’s sustainability goals and add support for educational skilling programs. Vanessa Sorenson, general manager, Microsoft…

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