VENDOR PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT: CommsChoice (ASX: CCG) announced today that it is seeing an increasing demand for its Microsoft Teams Direct Routing service, driven by the adoption of the Office 365 platform along with the NBN rollout and ISDN network decommissioning in Australia.

IT, security and process training provider DDLS has opened its first training campus in the Philippines to support the local workforce, marking its expansion into the Asia Pacific region and providing professionals in the Philippines with an opportunity to take up a career in a “booming” ICT industry.

Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei has brushed aside “constant external pressures” and says that despite the pressure it is still forging ahead in the global 5G market, with latest data showing its 5G products are “winning the majority of 5G contracts with operators around the world”.

VENDOR CONTRIBUTION: As part of Claroty’s continued mission and focus to support and secure critical infrastructure, researcher Tal Keren has discovered a vulnerability (CVE-2019-19279) in the Siemens Digsi 4 protocol.

GUEST OPINION: As CTO of a monitoring company that has become successful in the classic IT sector, I face many challenges. Some recurring questions: How can we at Paessler transfer over 20 years of experience in network monitoring to future technological developments, especially the Internet of Things? Which overall goals, milestones and methods should I introduce from a management perspective? And what specific opportunities do I see for Paessler?

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced funding for two hydrogen prjoects as it continues to ramp up the allocaton of funds for the development of renewables.

ASX VENDOR ANNOUNCEMENT: A global shift in capital allocations is underway. Trillions of dollars are flowing into sustainable or green investments, as the, ‘environmental, social and governance’ (ESG) sector shakes off its image as simply a feel-good investment class.

Global machine identity protection provider Venafi says that between US$51 billion to US$72 billion in losses to the worldwide economy could be eliminated through the proper management and protection of machine identities.

The Australian Stock Exchange has partnered with S&P Dow Jones Indices to launch the S&P/ASX All Technology Index which will list companies in the technology sector. The new index will go live on Monday, 24 February.

Penrith City Council in NSW has deployed Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customer Service as part of a cloud-first digital transformation to streamline and lift the quality of the delivery of services - including waste management - to a rising population.

A Windows ransomware attack on a gas pipeline in the US, briefly detailed by the US Cyber Security and Infrastructure Agency recently, is probably the same as that reported by the US Coast Guard in 2019, the security firm Dragos claims.

Hawaiki Submarine Cable has inked an agreement with and Research and Education Advanced Network New Zealand (REANNZ) to provide New Zealand’s peak research network with a crucial boost in international cable capacity and resiliency.

Apple may be about to open up what many refer to as its walled garden and allow the installation of third-party browsers and mail clients on its mobile devices, a report claims.

The Vocus Group has signed a deal with rare earths firm Northern Minerals to supply the company's broadband needs in partnership with the NBN Co, the company building Australia's broadband network. The solution uses the NBN Co's business satellite service.

A vulnerability in the Siemens Digsi 4 protocol, which allowed a denial-of-service attack against the company's SIPROTEC 4 protection relays, was discovered recently by the Israeli security outfit Claroty and fixed in co-ordination with Siemens.

Network and application performance vendor Riverbed has appointed 25-year IT industry veteran Frank Ong as regional vice-president for for the Australia-New Zealand regional market.

Sydney-based contract and supplier technology platform Portt has completed a capital raising to secure $4 million to be used to help fuel the launch of the next version of its platform,

Chinese tech giant Lenovo Group has announced group revenue in the third quarter reached a record high of US$14.1 billion, marking the tenth consecutive year-on-year quarter of growth.

VENDOR CONTRIBUTION. By 2025, 500,000 tonnes of refined nickel will be used annually in lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles (EVs).

This equates to a five-fold increase from the amount of nickel used in EVs in 2018.

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