Commvault appoints ex-Oracle exec as new A/NZ sales leader
David Rajkovic heads to Commvault after three years as a sales leader for Oracle.
Employee experience critical in return to ‘new normal’, study shows
Delivering value faster will be essential in the post-COVID world
Fintech innovation set to play huge role in cloud computing market, study finds
QNAP new rackmount NAS designed for hybrid cloud
Metrics make the e-commerce world go round
No slowing for collab-tech as Kiwis embrace hybrid working
Got crypto? Pay tax – A quick look at IR's new crypto-asset guidance
Inland Revenue's new guidance aims to provide more certainty for New Zealand taxpayers who hold crypto-assets, and to help people ‘get things right from the start’.
Human capital management? It's simple - when you're on the right path
How do you make a choice that’s right for your business? Let us help you narrow down your search with a few important things to consider before selecting an HCM vendor.
How universities can tackle COVID-19 challenges with digital agility
Over the past two years, the higher education sector had endured challenging headwinds, having to cope with an environment where enrolments were down and facing planned faculty consolidations.
CT Global Solutions signs on as SAS Managed Analytics Services partner
“Our new partner likes to say ‘SAS turns data into intelligence and CT Global turns that intelligence into profitability’ – and we look forward to working with them delivering on that promise at the local level.”
Metallic adds data management and GDPR compliance
Now GDPR compliant, additions to the portfolio include eDiscovery features and support for Microsoft Hyper-V and Azure Blob and File storage.
Network functions virtualisation: What is is, how to use it, and why it matters
Network functions virtualisation (NFV) is fast becoming the go-to method of simplifying corporate networks from planning, through deployment and management.
2talk provides SIP services that put your business in charge
2talk is a provider that is committed to providing solutions to small and medium enterprises in Australia and New Zealand.
Chainstack adds further support for blockchain implementation and management
Chainstack has launched new service enhancements, support for its blockchain services platform, and a new marketplace to aid businesses looking to improve their management of decentralised applications.
Acer announces 5G convertible with 24hr battery
The company states that the convertible notebook is designed for professionals who frequently travel.
Huawei APAC FSI Data Storage Summit: Key takeaways
Missed the action? Catch the Summit on-demand & learn more about the latest trends in data storage.
Operational efficiency and cost reduction key to robotic process automation adoption across APAC
"RPA relieves human workers of their repetitive daily tasks by processing workflow much quicker and consequently more efficient."
A sneak peek at HP's new line of laptops, PCs, monitors & printers
HP’s vision for its new range of PCs, printers and services is to make remote working ‘as productive, connected, and secure as possible’ as businesses adopt hybrid workplaces.
Vodafone brings xone IoT platform to Aotearoa
The platform is a localised version of a solution belonging to the Vodafone Group, providing key in-country functionality to technology.
Dynata and Hall & Partners announce integrated data platform
Dynata’s data capabilities and technology will power The Hub, Hall & Partners’ data visualisation and storytelling platform.
Artificial intelligence key to NZ's economic future - report
"During this time, the value of human-machine collaboration has never been clearer."
Google & Lenovo launch first meeting room kits for Google Meet
Google Meet Series One meeting room kits are engineered for hybrid working environments, such as those in the office and in remote locations
Interview: Check Point profiles 5 battles that SOC teams face in 2020
Security operations centres (SOCs) are often the first lines of defence.
Hands-on review: The 2020 iMac is as 'pro' as desktops can get
This year’s iMac is a beast. It ticks all boxes from design to display, internals, camera, mic and speakers. It even has the Apple T2 Security Chip for additional security.
Microsoft commercial cloud revenue up 30%, bigger than Google and IBM combined
For the first time this year, annual commercial cloud revenue exceeded $50 billion.
Accenture invests US$3 billion into cloud migration initiative
Accenture Cloud First is a new multi-service group of 70,000 cloud professionals that brings together Accenture’s industry, technology capabilities and ecosystem partnerships.
Zoho releases collaboration platform to meet 'changing nature of work'
"The nature of work has undeniably changed, and Workplace has grown to meet that change," comments Zoho chief strategy officer Vijay Sundaram.
The CFO’s guide to why CX deserves more attention
Customer experience an important way to keep customers coming back for more, but chances are the board is asking what the financial impact of any CX investment will be. Uncover the most common questions from APAC CFOs, and how to answer them.
Cloud infrastructure sprawl a major issue for digital business
MoneySupermarket Group shares how performance monitoring helped him reduce cloud costs by 50%, among other business benefits.
Commerce Commission unveils proposed approach to fibre regulation
"The purpose of this paper is to set out our early thinking on how we approach the major aspects the new regulations will cover."
How process automation can help in a COVID-19 world
Where cumbersome manual steps have done the job in the past, many are finding they don’t easily translate to a world of remote working. As a result, organisations are increasingly coming to the conclusion that significant changes need to be made.
Microsoft NZ expands senior leadership team
Microsoft New Zealand has announced the expansion of its senior leadership team, with the appointment of Nigel Parker to the newly created role of customer success unit lead.
5 ways to use data science to predict security issues - Forcepoint
Data science enables people to respond to problems in a better way, and to also understand those problems in a way that would not have been possible 50 years ago.
4 ways cloud ERP helps organisations build resilience and agility
Cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) has become a sure-fire way to build business resilience through its timely and accurate insights into operations, and ability to adapt to the needs of the business.
74% of APAC IT leaders say security culture is essential to business success
You can join these leaders in designing security awareness and training with your employees in mind.
Businesses ditch legacy systems for cloud-based communications
There are five good reasons why embracing cloud-based communications and collaboration is a business priority
A/NZ firms turn to analytics & BI for support during COVID
Workforce issues and new ways of working, adapting to shifts in the economy and the market, driving revenue and managing cashflow are top-of-mind for businesses.
Microsoft launches program to help people with disabilities excel in tech
Microsoft wants to help people with disabilities excel in their technology careers, which is why it has launched a first-of-its-kind pilot program to achieve those goals.
Nintex takes training virtual with subscription model
Community members may enrol in a wide-range of training courses, including live virtual classes and access to all certifications.
Catalyst Cloud brings open source-based web hosting to NZ
The platform, which utilises Catalyst Cloud’s hosting infrastructure and amazee.io’s open source hosting platform called Lagoon, based on Kubernetes.
SecOps opens new Cyber Defence Operations Centre in Auckland
Privacy Commissioner John Edwards officially opened the centre this week, recognising SecOps’ efforts to provide managed security services to New Zealand businesses.
AVR Lab named exclusive distributor for AR glasses OEM
The company has been appointed as the exclusive distributor of Vuzix smart glasses products to the Australian and New Zealand markets.
DevOps teams struggling to achieve enterprise scale - tips for enablement
Christian Oestreich, a senior software engineering leader with experience at multiple Fortune 500 companies, shares how a metrics-driven mindset can dramatically improve software quality and enable DevOps at enterprise scale.
Micro Focus launches new multi-cloud services solution
Micro Focus has introduced Hybrid Cloud Management X, designed to simplify the delivery of multi-cloud services. The offering is a cloud-native, multi-tenant management platform that can run in the public cloud or on-premises.
Revealed: The best time-saving tips when doing payroll
Learn how to get all your data onto one system, empower your employees with self-service and cut down on cumbersome paper.
Microsoft's $100 million+ data centre approved for Auckland
Microsoft has been granted consent from the New Zealand Overseas Investment Office to advance its plans to open a datacenter region in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Innovation a necessity in a crisis - Microsoft report
Almost all (98%) organisations with the most mature culture of innovation leaders agree that innovation is a necessity to stay resilient during a crisis.
Nutanix enters partnership with Microsoft Azure
“With this partnership, Microsoft and Nutanix show our commitment to delivering a true, unified hybrid and multicloud environment."