Are you all set to ride the new wave of technology disruption?Why IT professionals are not immune to digital disruption.
Salesforce continues to stumble after critical outage
“To all of our Salesforce customers, please be aware that we are experiencing a major issue with our service and apologise for the impact it is having on you."
You only get one chance to make a first impression
Regardless of where you come from one thing is for certain, businesses only get one chance to make a first impression.
Atos develops edge server with security in mind
The BullSequana Edge server is able to securely manage and process IoT data close to the source of data generation so that it is treated immediately.
Vocus slams ComCom mobile review as “disgraceful”
The Commission says there is no need for measures to improve competition in the NZ mobile market. Vocus says this decision will be “crippling.”
Virtustream launches new services for cloud applications
The new suite of professional and managed services expands Virtustream’s enterprise application and services solutions.
Secureworks Magic Quadrant Leader for Security Services
This is the 11th time Secureworks has been positioned as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Security Services, Worldwide.
Sony and Microsoft to explore strategic partnership
“Our partnership brings the power of Azure and Azure AI to Sony."
Google puts Huawei on the Android naughty list
Google has apparently suspended Huawei’s licence to use the full Android platform, according to media reports.
Fujitsu and Veeam partner to offer simplified backup and recovery
This new partnership promises the increased availability of data and faster recovery from disasters and unplanned system downtime.
New Zealand Govt announces cloud framework agreement with SAP
“Data-driven solutions are the most powerful way to solve some of society’s most pressing problems."
HPE to acquire supercomputing leader Cray
“Cray is a global technology leader in supercomputing and shares our deep commitment to innovation."
How digitisation delivers speed to Porsche service documents
With its Service Department drowning in paperwork, Giltrap Porsche looked to Fuji Xerox New Zealand and its DocuShare Flex cloud document management solution for digital answers.
Using data science to improve threat prevention
With a large amount of good quality data and strong algorithms, companies can develop highly effective protective measures.
Whitepaper: The Mobile Risk Matrix - how exposed are you?
The proliferation of cloud services has increased the attack surface to include applications, devices, networks, and external web and content delivery methods.Download
Yes, data is the new oil - but only analytics can refine the insights
Data has frequently been referred to as the ‘oil’ of the 21st century - much like oil, it’s a raw material that can be transformed into insights and value. Following that analogy, the oil refineries of data today are business intelligence and analytics platforms.
Chorus partners with Nlyte, expands edge data centre offerings
Chorus announced today that it is going ahead with expanding its Chorus EdgeCentre Colocation product to three sites across New Zealand.
Windows 10 Professional lets you have it all
Security, intuitive search, tips, and distraction-free focus time - Windows 10 Professional has matured to provide everything you could dream of in an OS for your business.More Info
Whitepaper: What will losing your data cost you?
Do you know how much your data is worth, more importantly, what it will cost if it is lost?Download
How organisations should prepare for cloud migration
How ready are Australian organisations for cloud migration?Download
Preventing business email compromise starts on the inside
90% of global organisations have seen phishing attack volumes increase and 40% have seen the volume of impersonation attacks increase.Download
The 3 essential elements to consider with SaaS security
Speed, ease of use, and low capital expenses are just some of the factors driving the continued growth in SaaS security adoption.Download
InPhySec forges partnership to tackle NZ cybersecurity market
The Kiwi managed security services provider is partnering with CrowdStrike to bring its endpoint protection solution to its customers.
Porirua City Council adopts Datacom’s new software solution
Porirua City Council is the first New Zealand council to go live with Datacom’s smart council and community cloud-based solution.
AI Chipmaker Hailo releases new deep learning processor
"We are excited to help customers drive their intelligent devices to new limits."
Identity assurance - a refreshed approach to authentication
Today’s organisations should refresh their approach to authentication from a one-time event to continuous monitoring of users and what they are accessing. In broad terms, this is called identity assurance.Download
How customer service directly impacts company revenue
The impact of bad customer experiences goes far beyond short-term sales.
Navigating the complicated world of DNS security
Over the years, DNS, both the protocol and the servers, have become the target of a variety of attacks, including the Lion worm.Download
DNS attackers love legacy systems - but how much damage can they inflict?
DNS infrastructure is vulnerable in terms of its security, availability, and integrity. An attacker just has to exploit the Domain Name System (DNS) on legacy systems and they get free reign.Download
Y Soft and Brother partner to enhance print management
YSoft SafeQ integrated print management and document capture solution is now embedded in Brother multifunction devices.
Whitepaper: Making cybersecurity risk measurement more efficient with AI
Enterprises are looking for ways to grant autonomy and freedom of use to their employees while maintaining both visibility of their inherent level of risk and a high level of protection against nefarious activity.Download
General staff don’t get tech jargon - expert says time to ditch it
There's a serious gap between IT pros and general staff, and this expert says it's on the people in IT to bridge it.
Can your vulnerability assessments protect your organisation?
33% of enterprises surveyed are at a low maturity, conducting only limited assessments of selected assets.Download
F5 acquisition of NGINX now complete
The companies have released blogs on the topic, explaining how NGINX will now operate as a unit of F5, and the benefits they expect this merger to bring.
Trustpower selects Hawaiki as key connectivity partner
This deal is the latest in a series of commercial wins for Hawaiki.
Why businesses are failing at cybersecurity
Email is the number-one vector used to initiate attacks like malware delivery, impersonations and phishing attacks.Download
Case Study: Infoblox protects the network that hosts City University’s curriculum
After recovering from a ransomware attack, City University began to work with Infoblox to bring its network security to the next level.Download
Flying high: How airline Scoot enhances the customer experience
Singapore Airlines’ low-cost arm Scoot has selected Dell Boomi’s platform help it better understand its customers – and its own business.
AI's lack of intuition is where humans excel best
Could you trust machines to make business decisions with the right amount of judgement and contextual understand that humans can? Not yet.
Chch crypto exchange Cryptopia facing liquidation
It seems that Christchurch-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia has been unable to recover after malicious cyber attackers stole around $20 million worth of cryptocurrency.
Whitepaper: Modern information management is a necessity, not a choice
Organisations are facing major challenges that makes information management more challenging than ever before.Download
10 best practices for building effective dashboards
When you've created an effective dashboard, you will wonder how you ever lived without it. Here are 10 ways to build the perfect dashboard.Read More
Your company is collecting more data – but how do you make it work for you?
Terabytes are old news – data is growing at the rate of petabytes, zettabytes, and beyond.Click Here
IXUP goes "post-quantum" with security tech upgrade
The secure analytics company has also partnered with Deloitte as a reseller, and launched a SaaS offering on Microsoft Azure.
Epson FF-680W: The world's fastest WiFi photo scanner
“There was clearly a need for an ultra-fast and easy scanning solution that enabled people to digitise hard copy photos often stored in albums or boxes.”Download
MSSPs for dummies - all you need to know about multicloud security
One of the largest inhibitors to cloud adoption is concern around the security of leveraging a service provider in a multi-cloud world. A lot is at stake and yes, you should be cautious.Download
How to embed flexibility and agility in big data architecture
Big data analytics strategies need flexibility and agility to meet changing business demands.Read More
Insider threats & breach reports: Why security needs more investment
Insider threats (those that come from within your organisation) are a serious concern - here's why.Download
Involve the players, enjoy the game: Cyber resilience the right way
The most common threats are email-borne, so it makes sense to tackle that one.Download
Symantec, Ixia combine efforts to secure hybrid networks
Ixia’s CloudLens and Symantec Security Analytics now feature complete integration, which allows Symantec customers to gain real-time visibility into their hybrid cloud environments.
How to resolve network issues using PRTG
PRTG can warn you with an immediate notification when something uncommon occurs.Download
NZ businesses are leaving themselves vulnerable to cyber threats
Barely six per cent of business and companies in New Zealand have adequate cyber protection.
Could Huawei be paving the way to digitisation for carriers?
By leveraging cloud computing and big data technologies, HCS provides over 50 cloud services.
Diversification strategy pays off for Parallo
Parallo has been formally recognised after receiving four new major competencies from its core partners, VMware and Microsoft.
Trust without visibility is blind – Avi Networks
Enterprises are wanting to gain the trust of their customers, but are often found blindly defending themselves.
QNAP introduces new drive adapters for PC and NAS
When used with a QNAP NAS, drives installed using QDA Series drive adapters can be easily monitored using the QTS Storage Manager app.
The Data Literacy Project and Qlik launch new certification for data literacy
“The potential for data-informed decision making across all roles and business functions is massive."
How HR leaders can capitalise on their moment in the spotlight
“Segmenting employees empowers leaders with various channels to effectively engage with the entire workforce."
Security and mobility in a mobile-first world
Explore security, productivity, mobility, and what solutions are available to you. Here's how to move your organisation towards the mobile-first world, securely.Download
Digital transformation is driving a new war for executive talent
Organisations are realising that digital transformation is largely a talent issue.
SOLD: Infratil & partner snap up Vodafone NZ
Brookfield Asset Management and Infratil will hand over NZ$3.4 billion to acquire Vodafone New Zealand.
How Zinier aims to bring automation to the field service industry
“ISAC's AI and automation capabilities will help us manage infrastructure and work more proactively."
Study: Is it possible to detect breaches as they happen
Breaches often happen when businesses least expect them, causing slow reaction times and possibly catastrophic loss.Download
SIEM can improve security or make it worse – here’s how to get it right
According to Frost & Sullivan, SIEM can either be an enabler or a retardant and there's a thin line between the two - here's the key attributes.Download
Whitepaper: Making AI work for the healthcare sector
This whitepaper explains how and why AI should be focused on people in healthcare, not technology. Philips calls this approach adaptive intelligence.Download
Lenovo unveils ‘world’s first foldable PC’
We’ve seen the foldable phones and the somewhat mixed reactions to them, but now Lenovo has thrown its hand in the ring with a PC.
Schneider shares advice for solving edge computing challenges
Schneider Electric has shared the findings of a new whitepaper that delves into the issues of deploying IT at the edge.
Why third-party solutions are key to realising the benefits of Office 365
Research shows ongoing security concerns about email security in Office 365.Download
Integrating data into decision-making from the ground up
In order to implement a change that can be sustained, organisations need to find a way to embed it into their culture.
The emotional side of cybersecurity
To train or not to train: This is the emotional side of cybersecurityDownload
Five ways Windows 10 Professional lets you have it all
It’s the definition of a modern desktop that gives you the most productive and secure computing experience.
Whitepaper: Evaluating VMware Cloud on AWS
VMware Cloud on AWS allows access to the range of AWS services as an extension of an existing VMware solution.Download
Whitepaper: Gartner’s top picks for enterprise archiving services
The Magic Quadrant on Enterprise Information Archiving evaluates vendors on compliance, preservation, and discovery use cases.Download
Interview: Understanding the difference between analytics and AI
"Artificial intelligence is defined as a computer making choices a human would normally make, however, that could mean a lot of things."
Aerohive enables you to manage your network with Alexa
A voice-driven interface to access the network can significantly increase efficiency for IT networking professionals.Click Here
How Chorus aims to reshape service company maintenance contracts
“These contracts are the first step in moving Chorus beyond the major UFB network build."
CIOs in A/NZ are slowly making digital business progress
“A/NZ CIOs have the chance to step up to become more influential business leaders, but most are not seizing that opportunity to drive change.”
Schneider Electric wins optimisation product of the year
IT infrastructure giant Schneider Electric is celebrating success this week after the 2019 Networking Computing Awards.
How Central Innovation prototyped the game-changing Nura earphones
The premise of their product was a set of headphones – the Nuraphone – able to measure hearing sensitivities across the frequency spectrum and personalise the output for each individual.Download
Adobe & Software AG transform customer experience management
Adobe and Software AG have announced a partnership that will help businesses transform their customer experience management.
Four NZ projects shortlisted in IDC's APAC Smart Cities Awards
The annual awards highlight and acknowledge outstanding smart city initiatives in the Asia Pacific region and this year attracted over 180 entries.
Mind Lab at MOTAT hosting event to promote young women in tech
Gender diversity in the tech industry is a hot topic around the world, but it’s one that New Zealand is looking to tackle head on.
Whitepaper: How to manage mobile risk in a perimeter-less work environment
Enabling mobility and the ability to access data seamlessly is a great development for enterprise productivity, but it causes a serious challenge to security teams.Download
How to train staff on security 101
Trained employees are less likely to conduct damaging activities like clicking that dodgy link in an email, or overshare on social media.Download
How UBanks, Seek and Carsales.com are harnessing the potential of AI
In this report, we take a look at three use cases – from employment marketplace, SEEK, from classifieds business Carsales.com and from online bank UBank – to explore how they’ve integrated AI, and what ROI they’ve seen since developing these capabilities.Click Here
DimData: Fear finally setting in amongst vulnerable orgs
New data ranking the ‘cybermaturity’ of organisations reveals the most commonly targeted sectors are also the most prepared to deal with the ever-evolving threat landscape.
Whitepaper: Why time matters in a disaster
"Natural disasters, cyber-attacks, human error or disrupted site access may impact your ability to conduct business."Download
Fujitsu aims to bring advanced mobility services to global automakers
"Our collaboration with Autonomic exemplifies how co-creation can help us achieve our vision to create a human-centric intelligent society."
How to avoid becoming a cryptojacking victim - Bitglass
Large-scale cryptojacking is a lucrative business due to the popularity and value of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum.
Whitepaper: Filling your cloud technical skills gap
The study surveys more than 950 IT decision makers and 950 IT pros from across the globe to better understand the barriers to increasing cloud usage.Download