Gartner reveals the top strategic tech trends for 2021
“CIOs are striving to adapt to changing conditions to compose the future business - this requires the organisational plasticity to form and reform dynamically. Gartner’s top strategic technology trends for 2021 enable that plasticity.”
Cloud telephony 101: The business case to replace on-prem phone systems
Attack from DOS: In Zero We Trust
How a major gas firm keeps onshore and offshore staff connected with LoopUp
Why embedded analytics is critical for APAC businesses
GitHub's code vulnerability scanning tool now generally available
Security and operations collaboration key to success post COVID-19
Why IT and HR must work together to help businesses weather the storm
Employers are striving to balance team productivity, security and employee engagement. If remote work is the new norm, it’s impossible to ignore the challenging nature of the situation, writes Gigamon manager for A/NZ George Tsoukas.
Avoid the 'dump and run' approach: Succeed with data using DataOps
When implemented effectively and appropriately, DataOps has the potential to radically transform the way an organisation works with data, bringing along a range of operational benefits.
AMD releases Azure Data Explorer PaaS solution
The solution, created in tandem with Microsoft, can improve analytics workload performance by 30-50%, AMD claims.
Hands-on review: Jabra Evolve2 65 Headset for business UC
It was so comfortable that I took to wearing them even when not listening to anything.
Legacy systems left in the dust as enterprises turn to the three Cs of modern work
With fundamental changes in the nature of the modern workplace, cloud is the obvious choice for providing a flexible work environment.
Boomi and Snowflake join forces to bring enterprises greater data insights
The pair have combined the cloud native Boomi AtomSphere platform and Snowflake’s cloud data platform to enable customers to leverage all their enterprise data and accelerate business outcomes.
Oracle empowers cloud database users with latest release
Oracle has released the new generation of Oracle Exadata Cloud Service, now based on the Exadata X8M platform. The new offering is available this month on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.
Nokia to migrate all on-prem IT infrastructure to Google Cloud
Nokia’s infrastructure and applications will operate in the public cloud or in a software-as-a-service model from now, and the company expects the extensive migration to take between 18 and 24 months to complete.
NZX, Metservice attacks show Kiwi companies must rethink cyber security
The attacks are a wake-up call for New Zealand businesses to step up their threat protection and contingency planning systems.
Employee wellbeing key part of future workplace strategies, study finds
“How businesses combat the challenges posed by COVID-19 and re-shape their workplace strategy, will lay the foundation for an entire generation's future of working."
InEight revamps document management for construction industry
InEight provides field-tested project management software for construction owners, contractors, engineers and architects.
How to defeat software sprawl with efficient document management tech
Software sprawl can happen when licenses for certain software are overlapped, often throughout departments within the same enterprise - meaning these companies can end up spending more money than they need to.
iText provides open source PDF tech for developers & business users
iText provides versatile open source PDF technology for developers and business users – from PDF libraries to low-code products.
Cloudera, Stats NZ on the radical change creating a 'data storm'
“For companies to be able to survive and thrive in this new world order, they need to be able to do more with their data, and make better sense of it."
Proofpoint rolls out new Microsoft Teams integration with focus on compliance
“The integration with Proofpoint ensures that regulated firms are able to address compliance and empower employees in this new paradigm of work.”
Infor & Transdev Australia bolster cloud-based asset management
Transdev Australasia operates public transport systems across Australia and New Zealand, including Sydney’s light rail system in Australia, and Auckland Transport's rail systems in New Zealand.
Palo Alto Networks launches new SD-WAN solutions and enhancements
Palo Alto Networks has introduced two new SD-WAN appliances and enhancements to its next-generation SD-WAN solution, expanding the company’s CloudGenix SD-WAN solutions reach.
BlackBerry, Microsoft enter partnership for Teams integration
"Integrating BlackBerry AtHoc will ensure that any organisation managing critical events using Teams is able to contact, alert, and account for everyone within the organisation directly."
New HCI solutions powered by AMD EPYC servers
The new solutions from HPE, Dell and Lenovo DCG expand the ecosystem of AMD EPYC based cloud and virtualized solutions.
Gartner: Three trends that will impact the future of the supply chain
“CSCOs are tasked to design a supply chain organisation that fits into this new era."
On October 28, go from CX starter to champion with Zendesk
There could not be a better way to get at the heart of this topic than hearing from the experts whose mission it is to make sure customer service is the best of the best.
Huawei's open source innovation inspired by 'Of All, By All, For All’
Huawei has acknowledged the importance of open source and the role it plays in accelerating innovation within the software industry.
The importance of data resilience in the current cybersecurity climate
Protecting an organisation's data is one of the most crucial functions of any CISO. Strategies should be in place where data is stored securely and cost-effectively.
The 5G network emulation solution that accelerates device workflow
Here's how to streamline your workflow across test domains including protocol, radio frequency (RF)/radio resource management, and functional and performance testing.
Fusion5 expands professional services portfolio with acquisition of Mindfull
The deal, the terms of which were not disclosed, extends Fusion5’s portfolio of corporate performance management (CPM) solutions, as well as associated customers and resources.
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams – Who is blueAPACHE?
blueAPACHE is an IT service provider with a global reach. We speak to managing director Chris Marshall.
GitHub spruces up mobile platform as devs leave their desks behind
GitHub says these developments reflect the fact that more developers are turning to mobile apps to get their coding done.
Boomi: two new solutions and partnership with Aible
AtomSphere Go and Project LightSpeed accelerate delivery of integrated experiences and the partnership provides no-code AI-driven insights.
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is Tecala?
In this video, we speak to Tecala managing director Pieter DeGunst, who discusses the company's primary focuses, the solutions that it leverages, and the infrastructure and resources it has in the A/NZ market.
Apple reveals four new iPhones with 5G capability
The new iPhone 12 lineup features phones varying in size and capability, but all are 5G capable and all ship with Apple's new A14 Bionic chip.
SOC as a Service: Fortinet’s answer to today’s network challenges
Jon McGettigan, Fortinet A/NZ Regional Director, explains how SOC as a Service can back up your current SOC team, fast-track deployments and ensure regulatory compliance.
Enterprise leaders discuss what makes a networking infrastructure
NFV is fast becoming the go-to method of simplifying corporate networks from planning, through deployment and management.
Adobe unveils new AI-powered customer experience capabilities
"Marketers are now forced to navigate uncharted waters, evolving strategies to build customer loyalty, virtually."
Telco industry urges New Zealanders to recycle unwanted mobile phones
There may be hundreds of thousands of discarded mobile phones sitting around in people’s homes.
Procore looks to improve safety of A/NZ construction sites with latest offering
“2020 has underscored the importance of ensuring the health of construction workers and having the necessary digital tools to manage changing onsite quality and safety regulations."
Dell Technologies: Digital transformation accelerating due to COVID
Organisations are shifting their digital transformation programmes into high gear and are on the path to accomplish in a few months what would normally have taken them years.
It’s almost time for StorageCraft’s NZ October Technical Bootcamps
Whether you’re in Hamilton, Auckland, Christchurch of Wellington, StorageCraft’s technical bootcamps will take you through technical updates and deep dives into ShadowProtect, ShadowXafe, and OneXafe. These are not to be missed!
Vodafone: Why disruption is an advantage in business transformation
“It amazes me how resilient and creative New Zealand small businesses are in the face of adversity,” says Vodafone business transformation manager Paul Bertenshaw.
Save the date: 28 October is the day your CX will be supercharged
Learn from the experts at Zendesk and ESG to find out how you can supercharge your customer experience approach in this exclusive online event! Register now.
How 'data gravity' centres can spell trouble for enterprises
In the not-too-distant past, data was created in a much more centralised place, and users and systems had far less access to it. Now, with digital data from social, analytics, mobile, cloud, IoT and more being created with both simultaneity and omnipresence, so much information is being collected that it’s forming a ‘centre of gravity’.
The growing need for a dual focus with enterprise connectivity
As New Zealand’s largest internet infrastructure owner and operator, Chorus has developed connectivity solutions on our fibre network over the last few years to support emerging enterprise network needs.
Hyland bolsters RPA and intelligent data capabilities
At this year's CommunityLIVE conference, Hyland announced the addition robotic process automation (RPA) and new intelligent data tools to its suite.