Successful cloud transformation requires collaboration on network strategy
An organisation’s security team must be invited to the table when a transformation project is in the early planning stages, Zscaler says.
Case study: FlexiGroup shifts the dial with Dynamics 365
Why UX is a critical part of technology success for SMBs
New study seeks to uncover pros and cons of the gig economy
QNAP releases HybridMount, a file-based cloud gateway
AWS need not be a minefield: Optimising the cloud journey for real results
Acronis makes strategic acquisition to strengthen security portfolio
Forrester report shows firms feeling pressure to move to hybrid cloud
A survey from Forrester, Ensono and Wipro found that out of 153 IT directors, one in four say that internal pressures are key motivator in exploring new cloud technologies.
Business security performance impacting bottom line - Thycotic
When cybersecurity teams do not meet their targets, it impacts the CEO with longer hours, job insecurity, shareholder pushback, and bonus reductions.
Case Study: Optimation helps Medical Council unlock the power of low-code
“We have seen a 50% reduction in the time taken to deliver functionality in low-code platforms, as opposed to doing it in a traditional way.”
Interview: How Optimation helps organisations step up their innovation game
Many businesses don’t have the in-house expertise needed to sustain or update complex applications that keep up with the evolving expectations and needs of customers.
Veeam launches AWS-native backup & recovery solution on AWS Marketplace
Veeam Backup for Amazon Web Services (AWS) will be available exclusively through AWS Marketplace as both a free and paid version.
Fortune 500 firms weigh in on equipment failure risk
Fortune 500 companies are increasingly concerned about the risks of critical equipment failure and cyber attacks on industrial control systems.
Five predictions for AI and process automation in 2020
Enticed by the potential for the technologies to streamline workflows and improve customer service, organisations will be undertaking RPA deployments in ever-increasing numbers.
Supercharge your Agile skills this summer
Assurity is offering a massive promotion on its Agile courses, taught only by professionals in practice at Assurity.
Whitepaper: How CFOs can supply decision-making insights with AI and analytics
Find out how Finance can drive successful AI-enabled data and analytics strategies to establish CFOs at the heart of the digital enterprise.
APAC DX threatened by lack of business alignment
67% of organisations are piloting, scaling, or deploying transformation programs, but disconnects in IT Culture (52%) and Delivery Speed (50%) stand in the way, Appian finds.
APT groups conducting more targeted intrusions – Accenture
Analysts now see an emergence of malware executed through web browsers focused on targeting online merchants and retailers specifically.
Citrix appoints new APJ field CTO & tech strategist
"He breathes our vision and strategy and he continues to push the company and advocate for our needs from the business."
Interview: Workday explains the five 'digital deadlocks' of DX
Because many organisations have no roadmap to guide them, they are facing a more difficult journey than they should – and it’s down to a multitude of challenges, called ‘digital deadlocks’.
Gartner names Fortinet a Challenger in WAN Edge Infrastructure
Fortinet was also recently named by Gartner as one of the highest three vendors in worldwide market share for enterprise SD-WAN equipment by revenue for Q2 2019.
Veritas announces support for AWS Outposts
Veritas Technologies can now support AWS Outposts, hailing a new era of enterprise workload protection for end user customers, no matter where they are running.
The dummies guide to sussing out MSSPs
A pure DIY approach might not be tenable for your organisation depending on your maturity and business goals.
Kemp survey shows businesses struggling with application issues
The State of Application Experience (AX) report shows that in more established environments, IT professionals are finding it increasingly difficult to add new applications.
Virtana enhances hybrid IT infrastructure management platform
VirtualWisdom 6.3 reflects Virtana’s push into capacity management with global storage array analytics, an expanded range of integrations, and new portable reports and dashboards.
Rackspace extends managed service capabilities for AWS
Rackspace has extended its professional and managed services for Amazon Web Services (AWS), with the expansion of its Rackspace Service Blocks portfolio.
Gartner names SAI Global as IT Vendor Risk Management leader
SAI Global feels the Gartner report confirms a competitive market with demand growing for cloud-first software solutions.
Interview: Cloudera on why analytics is key in the fight against financial crime
Cloudera’s co-managing director of financial services, Dr Richard Harmon, shares his thoughts about financial crime and how analytics can shape the next generation of financial crime prevention.
Hybrid cloud connectivity with VMware Cloud on AWS
The forum introduced the forthcoming VMware Cloud on AWS service managed by Rackspace to business leaders in Australia.
StorageCraft report suggests firms need a 'ransomware reality check'
68% of respondents have a ransomware recovery plan, yet almost a quarter (23%) don’t test those plans, and 46% test them once a year or less.
Zendesk fuses AI into customer services with Amazon Connect integration
The new services are designed to improve contact centre agent efficiency, while reducing the time that end users spend interacting with customer service.
Vodafone NZ publishes annual sustainability report
Vodafone legal, regulatory and sustainability director Juliet Jones says she’s pleased with the company’s progress but as always, there’s still work to do.
Flexible workspaces provide major boost to NZ's local economies
Businesses that decentralise their workplaces could reap the benefits of lower overheads, happier workers, and reduced commute times – but they could also help to stimulate regional economies.
Silver Peak & AWS extend collaboration on SD-WAN deployment
Joint AWS and Silver Peak customers can set up a global view of their private networks by importing AWS objects and defining on-premise resources within a centralised gateway manager.
New Caledonia to connect to Hawaiki cable by 2021
"New Caledonia will be able to enjoy the multiple benefits of Hawaiki’s international connectivity and boost the development of its digital economy, both locally and in the Pacific region.”
Five key features organisations need in an accounts payable solution
Accounts payable automation streamlines the invoice processing workflows in an organisation, Upstream Solutions says.
IBM: A/NZ C-Suite who trust data will outperform
"Leading organisations that have put trust at the core of the way they use data with their customers are creating massive opportunities for greater success."
The BYOD juggling act: balancing security, privacy and mobility
Left unmanaged, personal devices and unmanaged cloud applications can lead to data loss, but if managed too strictly, the IT team risks a backlash from unhappy employees, Bitglass says.
Druva extends data protection capabilities for AWS workloads
Capabilities include backup and data management, and long-term archiving for Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) snapshots.
Ultrafast Fibre to trial 10Gbps fibre broadband
New Zealand businesses with a need for cutting-edge performance cloud software and transfer vast amounts of data are expected to be early adopters of the trial.
QNAP to support Archiware backup solutions
NAS solutions provider QNAP and data management software firm Archiware have jointly announced that QNAP’s NAS operating system QTS 4.4.1 now supports Archiware and Pure software.
People, AI or chatbots: A/NZ consumers don’t differentiate with customer service
Australian and New Zealanders are happy to embrace a full range of self-serve and human customer service options, placing the highest premium on speed, knowledge, and accuracy of outcomes.
Why finance must be at the core of effective business planning processes
Experience shows that better outcomes can be achieved by organisations who adopt a strategy of integrated business planning, according to Board International.
Kordia launches Google Cloud Partner Interconnect
Kordia’s direct connection to Google Cloud, Partner Interconnect, is now officially available to Kordia customers.
How digital transformation is changing the retail industry - Fujitsu
Fujitsu described its vision for the future of digitalised retail services and proposes how retail and other industries will be transformed by its digital technologies.
SUSE launches services to facilitate IT transformation journey
With this services portfolio, SUSE is providing services that give customers technical and product expertise.
How to make digital transformation a success - SnapLogic
From boosting customer engagement, to launching breakthrough products, to increasing revenue and growth, digital transformation can radically improve a business and its place in the market.
Architecting the future with app modernisation
Organisations procure, build, customise and deploy a collection of tools and solutions that address specific issues, but collectively introduce complexities and inefficiencies.
Why businesses must build their cloud expertise
Nearly three-quarters of IT decision-makers (71%) believe their organisations have lost revenue due to a lack of cloud expertise.