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SaaS
Forrester Research names BigCommerce a Strong Performer
BigCommerce has announced it has been named a Strong Performer by Forrester Research in both the Forrester Wave: B2C Commerce Solutions, Q2 2022 and the Forrester Wave: B2B Commerce Solutions, Q2 2022 reports.
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Sustainability
Johnson Controls creates platform for sustainable future
Johnson Controls has announced an industry-first hyperscale data center platform intended to assist cloud providers in meeting ambitious sustainability goals.
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Forrester's forecast for the APAC tech market indicates a 6.2% growth in 2022
Forrester expects vaccination rates, and the reopening of economies will produce more sustained tech market growth, on par with or higher than before COVID-19.
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Edge Computing
2022 will not be the year for IoT communications - report
There's a long way to go in achieving smarter, integrated communications that elevate meaningful brand experience for customers.
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Edge Computing
Forrester has released a series of predictions for 2022
Forrester has published a series of reports that predict what tech executives need to look out for in 2022. 
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Microsoft
Avanade named a leader in Microsoft business applications services evaluation
Research firm Forrester has named Avanade a leader in The Forrester Wave: Microsoft Business Applications Services for Q4 2021.
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Microsoft
Microsoft's entry into metaverse tainted by Facebook's Meta rebrand
Microsoft's announcement juxtaposes the genuine potential of Mesh for Microsoft Teams with widespread criticism of Facebook's rebranding as Meta.
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Supply chain
Supply chain disruptions continue to escalate - Forrester
"More companies are revealing that these shortages are prompted by disruptions in their Tier 1 or downstream supply chains. And its not likely to get better anytime soon due to systemic risk."
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Sustainability
Cloud, sustainability, digital adoption - APAC tech predictions for 2022
"The world is in a major crisis of trust, driven by concerns over public health, cybersecurity, data privacy, and sustainability."
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Online retail
New sales tactics drive online retail in APAC market - Forrester
Asia Pacific’s online retail market will be worth $2.8 trillion by 2025, up from $1.7 trillion in 2020.
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TIBCO tops Forrester Wave report for augmented BI platforms
TIBCO was awarded the highest possible scores in machine learning for citizen data scientists and machine learning functionality for data scientists, and other areas.
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Cloud
Appgate named leader in zero trust network access by Forrester Research
In the report The Forrester New Wave: Zero Trust Network Access, Q3 2021, the analysts write: "[Appgate] is the best fit for companies that need high security and a self-hosted option."
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Cloud
SAS announced leader in enterprise fraud management
Analytics and AI company SAS has been announced as the leader in The Forrester Wave: Enterprise Fraud Management, Q3 2021. 
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Artificial Intelligence
AI company Sisense announced leader in augmented business intelligence
Sisense has announced it has been named the leader in the Forrester Wave Augmented Business Intelligence Platforms, Q3 2021 evaluation.
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Boomi
Internal promotion sees Nathan Gower promoted to Boomi A/NZ MD
"Nathan’s appointment is the logical next step to driving business alignment and leading the local arm into the next phase of growth."
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Optimizely welcomes Donna Wilczek to board of directors
Wilczek, who joins as the company’s first independent director, is currently senior vice president of product strategy and innovation at Coupa Software.
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Ransomware
Money to be made: Ransomware attacks on the rise
Attacks are continuing to accelerate because they are extremely lucrative for attackers.
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Seismic hires former Hootsuite lead Heather Cook as APAC VP
“I have always been passionate about helping companies transform their businesses with emerging technologies."
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Remote Working
70% of companies will shift to a hybrid work model post-pandemic - Forrester
Forrester has released a new report predicting that 70% of US and European companies will shift to a hybrid work model post-pandemic.
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Business Continuity
Webinar: Why Everbridge's Critical Event Management platform stands out
A Forrester study found that Everbridge’s CEM platform enabled reductions in property damage, decreases in IT downtime and bolstered employee productivity.
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Forrester names Google Cloud a Leader in Unstructured Data Security Platforms
Forrester also rated Google Cloud the highest in the current offering category among the providers evaluated.
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Cloud Security
Trend Micro given the highest score in threat prevention report
Independent research firm Forrester has given Trend Micro the highest possible score in threat prevention.
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Corporate scandals, misinformation disestablish public trust
Brand loyalty is up for grabs as a slew of corporate and governmental scandals and an influx of misinformation have destabilised public trust in many traditional institutions.
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Forrester finds Alibaba Cloud a leader in FaaS
“We believe Function Compute’s recognition as a leader in Forrester’s evaluation underscores our ongoing commitment to growing our FaaS offering and empowering our clients."