BlackLine offers free finance and accounting services to help business get through COVID-19
BlackLine has made a number of its services complimentary as it looks at ways it can help accounting teams operate during the COVID-10 pandemic.
Govt widens 'essential products' to include tech goods
Acronis mobilises the home office in the remote working age
Lenovo announces new edge and Azure cloud-tiering solutions
Sign on Glass is a green initiative that reduces costs and increases productivity
Kubernetes 101: Tips and tricks to maximise container investment
Old, outdated phone systems? Give a touch of TLC with real business benefits
Survey reveals challenges facing Kiwis working at home
35% of survey respondents say that they feel less productive, and 35-44 year olds expect working with kids at home may prove a challenge.
How our publisher harnessed machine learning to overhaul Techday websites
Our publisher, Sean Mitchell, went to CoderSchool in Ho Chi Minh City to learn how to implement machine learning into Techday.
Why AIOps should be at the top of tech ‘to do’ lists
The rise of AIOps has come about thanks to many older, legacy tools no longer being able to cope with the huge volume, speed and diversity of data being created in modern IT environments.
New solution shines light on Dark Web credential trading
The Kaseya-owned Spanning Cloud Apps has released software that monitors the Dark Web for compromised Office 365 credentials.
Local Govt NZ: 12-months rates freeze misguided during COVID-19 pandemic
The request from the Taxpayers’ Union to implement a 12-month rates freeze is misguided and has the potential to put the brakes on economic recovery.
Forcepoint unveils impressive channel recruits across APAC and ANZ
Cybersecurity firm Forcepoint has named four new key appointments to its leadership team as it looks to strengthen its channel, strategy and sales lineup across the Asia Pacific and Australian New Zealand regions.
IDC: decline, not growth, for APAC IT spending
The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the IT economy hard and IDC says that pessimistic scenarios are now playing out – and may get worse.
NetFoundry offers free cloud networking to businesses in need
NetFoundry has announced its commitment to maintaining critical services and offering complimentary services to businesses in need as many countries are in lockdown due to COVID-19.
Vodafone opens Essential Connectivity Hubs during COVID-19 lockdown
Vodafone New Zealand has opened 45 stores this week to support New Zealanders with essential services during the COVID-19 lockdown period.
Axios Systems bolsters University of Canterbury's IT service management
“The Axios Systems team had clearly addressed the requirements set out in our RFP Documentation. Not only did they answer the question of assyst’s capability, but also commented on how we could expand the use of the same functionality in the future phases of our implementation."
8x8 partners with EIMS to build remote working solutions
As the world mobilises workforces to work from home, new solutions have risen to accomodate such a rapid and unprecedented shift.
Vodafone warns customers as online scams increase due to COVID-19
Vodafone New Zealand is urging its customers to be more vigilant on digital channels.
Slack hires new head of APAC as remote working business booms
Slack has reported that in the past seven weeks, more than 7,000 new companies have signed up to Slack as remote working becomes the new norm.
Google offers Hangouts features for free in midst of COVID-19
As businesses make the move to work entirely remotely as countries go into lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic, Google is offering free upgrades on their G Suite for business, providing certain enterprise features for free for the next few months.
Cyclone named essential NZ supplier for online learning devices
The Ministry of Education has selected Cyclone as one of a handful of essential business suppliers for devices and technologies used in distance and online learning.
OnePlace Solutions offers free Microsoft 365 add-on to support remote workers during COVID-19
The offer comes after Microsoft announced that subscribers to Microsoft Office 365 will be able to access a free trial of the Microsoft Teams software.
OSS Group signs on as Dataiku's first NZ partner
“We are excited about the possibilities that machine learning and AI will enable for our clients and to add the capabilities of Dataiku to our data, machine learning and AI business,” says OSS Group's MD Ian Soffe.
Check your home network: Demand will congest internet during Covid-19 lockdown
New Zealand Telecommunications Forum says demand for data will increase as New Zealanders use their home networks to access internet to continue working, learning and to entertain themselves once the entire country goes into self-isolation.
BlackBerry offers comms solutions free for 60 days
BlackBerry Desktop, SecuSUITE for Government, AtHoc and Protect are all available for enterprises in need of secure communications.
Infor a Leader in Magic Quadrant for warehouse management
Joins five other vendors in the Leader quadrant, and 13 other vendors all up in Garnter’s Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems.
Forrester's guide to staying savvy in the world of COVID-19
Remote working, charting business outlook and CX are covered in this piece filled with advice for operating in the world of the pandemic.
HPE NZ posts net profit in FY19 results, improving on prior year's loss
HPE New Zealand has revealed its financial results for the financial year ending 31 October, seeing a net profit when compared to FY18's net loss.
Revealed: The top digital data trends for crime scene investigation
75% of law enforcement and investigators say gathering digital evidence at the scene of a crime is critical for investigations, according to research from Cellebrite.
Google's 12 remote working tips for better productivity
We've compiled Google's top tips for remote working in 2020.
You're virtually invited: How the smartest organisations manage Office 365 and Microsoft Teams
If you’re starting your digital transformation journey or want to find out more about how you can boost your Office 365 productivity, this is your chance to take advantage of expert advice - free.
New investor partnership to unlock $6bn for NZ business
"We see this as a prime opportunity to fill the gap for established companies who need a broader range of funding options, especially when looking to expand their burgeoning businesses."
Google Cloud says it's ready for the coming strain on infrastructure
The cloud giant says that they are working with governments and network operators around the world to minimise stress on the system.
Techday introduces RemoteWorkerTech Asia site
This is a new site dedicated to covering the latest technology, expert opinions and trends around remote working.
Interview: Equinox co-CEOs on adopting cloud and delivering business value
In the midst of global pandemic and remote working, delivering business value and adopting DevOps and cloud is an even greater challenge. David Reiss and Deane Sloan of Equinox explain how to navigate adoption and security during COVID-19.
Five questions organisations should ask when evaluating an asset management solution
Asset management solutions are imperative for business security, and choosing the right solution that is tailored to business requirements, will determine its success.
Tencent Cloud launches Voov Meeting videoconferencing tool
Tencent Cloud is deepening its presence in the unified communications business, after launching a cloud-based conferencing tool as the world shifts towards remote offices.
Hands-on review: ASUS ZenScreen Go MB16AP
We get hands-on with Asus's new screen for mobile professionals. It's a fascinating device.
Will COVID-19 break New Zealand's cash habit?
Despite the majority of local businesses that remain open during the current COVID-19 lockdown introducing card-only transactions, the majority of New Zealanders still carry cash
Interview: RSA explains security in the epoch of IT disruption
We discussed cybersecurity in terms of how it fits into business continuity, as well as the threat landscape, and what RSA is currently doing to assist businesses that need protection.
Acronis: Lack of backup process within organisations causing data losses
Traditional strategies and solutions to data protection are no longer able to keep up with the modern IT needs of individuals and organisations.
COVID-19 employment engagement surveys released
Free templates for emergency response employment engagement surveys have been created to help support organisations throughout the COVID-19 outbreak.
COVID-19 pressure on business escalates
More than two thirds of organisations fear the COVID-19 pandemic will have a negative impact on their business.
Deep learning seeing widespread adoption in APAC region
As a sub-category of machine learning, deep learning is fast becoming part of mainstream AI deployments – new software to join the likes of Siri, Alexa and Cortana is currently being developed and will likely be introduced in the next few years, says GlobalData.
ThousandEyes launches outage map as internet usage explodes during COVID-19 outbreak
"Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve been inundated with requests from businesses, industry analysts and other various parties wanting to get a better understanding of global internet health during these trying times."
COVID-19: How to keep your workforce remotely and securely connected
Worried about moving staff rapidly onto a remote solution? What about security? Scalable remote access solutions can help.
SailPoint Peer Insights Choice for identity management
SailPoint is the only vendor to receive the ‘Customers’ Choice’ distinction in the Identity Governance and Administration segment.
Commvault adds AWS B&R among new capabilities
Also enhances Oracle and SQL database migration capabilities and adds integration with ServiceNow SaaS platform.
COVID-19: Adobe unveils index to track changes in consumer behaviour
In an effort to track and analyse the ways in which the pandemic is changing retail behaviour, Adobe has revealed its Digital Economy Index, which analyses trillions of online transactions across 100 million product SKUs in 18 product categories.