Opinion: Balancing DX with diversity and inclusionAs the business landscape continues to quickly evolve, two concepts are becoming increasingly apparent and starting to intertwine.
VMware announces new features in WMware Cloud, Dell EMC integrations
VMware announced VMware Cloud Foundation 3.7 is expected to be available on Dell EMC VxRail in VMware’s Q1FY20.
Why 'right to repair' legislation could be a new lease on life for broken devices
“These companies are profiting at the expense of our environment and our pocketbooks as we become a throw-away society that discards over 6 million tonnes of electronics every year.”
Attacks targeting Cisco Webex extension explode in popularity - WatchGuard
WatchGuard's Internet Security Report for Q4 2018 also finds growing use of a new sextortion phishing malware customised to individual victims.
SAS partners with NVIDIA on deep learning and computer vision
“By partnering with NVIDIA, we combine our strengths to augment human intelligence and realise the true potential of AI.”
Why businesses must embrace automation to ensure success
“For many younger workers, the traditional view of a steady job at one company, perhaps for life, simply doesn’t reflect reality."
TYAN unveils new inference-optimised GPU platforms with NVIDIA T4 accelerators
“TYAN servers with NVIDIA T4 GPUs are designed to excel at all accelerated workloads, including machine learning, deep learning, and virtual desktops.”
Worldwide spending on security to reach $103.1bil in 2019 - IDC
Managed security services will be the largest technology category in 2019.
Microsoft appoints new commercial and partner business director
Bowden already has almost a decade of Microsoft relationship management experience under her belt, having joined the business in 2010.
How Cognata and NVIDIA enable autonomous vehicle simulation
“Cognata and NVIDIA are creating a robust solution that will efficiently and safely accelerate autonomous vehicles’ market entry."
Kinetica launches a new active analytics platform
"With the platform now powered by NVIDIA DGX-2, customers can build smart analytical applications that combine historical data analytics and ML-powered analytics."
Avi Networks: Using visibility to build trust
Visibility, also referred to as observability, is a core tenet of modern application architectures for basic operation, not just for security.
Zoom’s new Rooms and Meetings features
Zoom has released information about the upcoming releases for its Rooms and Meeting offerings for 2019.
Aussie company set to democratise direct-to-orbit IoT access
Adelaide-based Myriota has released a developer toolkit that has been trialled and tested by a smart waste management platform.
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
Should you rely on Elasticsearch to simplify your logging system?
Elasticsearch allows you to store any number of arbitrary name-value pairs coming from structured logging.Download
Cyber threats: Catch 'em all with unified monitoring
Viruses, Trojans, malfunctions, backdoors, physical hazards… Not so long ago a firewall and a virus scanner were enough to protect a network, but today the scene is much different.Download
Unity and NVIDIA announce real-time ray tracing across industries
For situations that demand maximum photorealism and the highest visual fidelity, ray tracing provides reflections and accurate dynamic computations for global lighting.
How to resolve network issues using PRTG
PRTG can warn you with an immediate notification when something uncommon occurs.Download
Whitepaper: How to detect and respond to threats faster
This white paper uncovers how UEBA reduces your organisational risk and enables you to respond more quickly to attacks.Download
Unencrypted Gearbest database leaves over 1.5mil shoppers’ records exposed
Depending on the countries and information requirements, the data could give hackers access to online government portals, banking apps, and health insurance records.
Dynatrace takes pole position in APM Magic Quadrant
It placed highest on Ability to Execute and furthest on Completeness of Vision in the 2019 Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring (APM).
Know thy customer - what security concerns Kiwis are most worried about
Regardless of what sector your business operates in, customers need to be able to trust the organisations they deal with.Download
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
Whitepaper: Why strong log management gives you invaluable data
Most log messages traditionally come from three types: system logs of servers, network devices, and applications.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
SUSE completes move to independence
“Current IT trends make it clear that open source has become more important in the enterprise than ever before."
Insider insight: How to get more from your Splunk platform
Having the right tools is only half the battle, not until you can leverage them most effectively can you see the gains that properly managed data can provide.Download
Partnership brings AI maths tutor to NZ schools
“AMY can understand why students make a mistake, and then teach them what they need straight away so they don't get stuck."
Silver Peak solution thwarts VoIP call dropouts
UC solutions must be able to overcome packet loss, latency and jitter that degrade voice and video quality.
ForgeRock launches Sandbox-as-a-Service to facilitate compliance
The cloud-based testing environment for APIs enables banks to accelerate compliance with Open Banking and PSD2 deadlines.
Avaya expands integration with Google Cloud AI
This includes embedding Google’s machine learning within conversation services for the contact centre, enabling integration of AI capabilities.
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
NVIDIA introduces a new breed of high-performance workstations
“Data science is one of the fastest growing fields of computer science and impacts every industry."
Alcatraz AI to replace corporate badges with AI security
The Palo Alto-based startup supposedly leverages facial recognition, 3D sensing, and machine learning to enable secure access control.
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
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
From magstripe to mobile: The evolution of access management
HID Global examines solutions available today, the future of mobile access, and why it’s critical to ensure that each component of the access control ecosystem is as secure as possible.Download
Polycom & Plantronics rebrand to Poly, a new UC powerhouse
The name change comes after last year’s Plantronics acquisition of Polycom, a deal that was worth US $2 billion.
Whitepaper: How many log messages are you losing to bad classification?
Operating systems, applications, and network devices generate text messages of the events that happen to them.Download
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
Digitally transform or fall behind - 3 key points to remember
In this report Unisys details three key areas focus on when implementing a successful digital transformation as with every opportunity comes risk.Download
Can your vulnerability assessments protect your organisation?
33% of enterprises surveyed are at a low maturity, conducting only limited assessments of selected assets.Download
Poly appoints new A/NZ managing director, Andy Hurt
“We’re excited to be bringing together two established pioneers in audio and video technology to be moving forward and one business – Poly."
Myth-busting assumptions about identity governance - SailPoint
The identity governance space has evolved and matured over the past 10 years, changing with the world around it.
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
VoiP new-comer upgraded and ready to take on NZ
UFONE is an Auckland-based VoIP provider that has just completed a massive upgrade of its back-end and is ready to take on the market.
ADLINK and Charles announce multi-access pole-mounted edge AI solution
The new solution is a compact low profile pole or wall mountable unit based on an integration of ADLINK’s latest AI Edge Server MECS-7210 and Charles’ SC102 Micro Edge Enclosure.
How Dotscience aims to deliver end-to-end governance
NGC is supposedly the hub of GPU-optimised software for deep learning.
NVIDIA announces Jetson Nano: A US$99 tiny, yet mighty AI computer
“Jetson Nano makes AI more accessible to everyone, and is supported by the same underlying architecture and software that powers the world's supercomputers.”
Clinicians network to address IT in healthcare
“There have been lots of failed IT projects in health and there’s enough evidence now to demonstrate that clinical leadership is absolutely fundamental to the success of these projects."
Security professionals want to return fire – Venafi
Seventy-two percent of professionals surveyed believe nation-states have the right to ‘hack back’ cybercriminals.
Whitepaper: Microsoft’s tips for designing a socially responsible cloud
Microsoft has put together a resource for anyone wanting to build a trusted, inclusive, and responsible cloud.Download
NZ ISPs issue open letter to social media giants to discuss censorship
Content sharing platforms have a duty of care to proactively monitor for harmful content, act expeditiously to remove content which is flagged to them as illegal.
Efficiency is the name of the game - how to profit from workspace digitisation
A flexible working environment and mobile employees mean that security and facility managers must create new efficiency protocols that keep employees happy.Download
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
Mobile Mentor deal to offer customers more confidence in Android
“We are very proud and excited about our ability to serve our customers who operate large Android fleets across the USA, Australia and New Zealand."
Apple says its new iMacs are "pretty freaking powerful"
The company has chosen the tagline “Pretty. Freaking powerful” as the tagline – and it’s not too hard to see why.
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
NVIDIA’s virtual proving ground for validating autonomous vehicles
The cloud-based platform enables millions of miles to be driven in virtual worlds across a broad range of scenarios.
Opinion: Moving applications between cloud and data centre
OpsRamp's Bhanu Singh discusses the process of moving legacy systems and applications to the cloud, as well as pitfalls to avoid.
Workflows should benefit people, not devices
It is important that, in digital transformation journeys, managers remember technology should complement, rather than overtake, employee talent and skillsets.
Lenovo & VMware know the secret of hyperconvergence - do you?
In this whitepaper, IDC analyses the benefits of hyperconverged solutions, and how they align with solutions from firms such as Lenovo and VMware.Download
Gartner: NZ server grows at same rate as shipments decline
In New Zealand, server revenue grew by almost 50% in the 4Q18 compared to the same quarter of 2017, while shipments declined 43.3%.
Healthcare breaches on the rise - here’s how Philips protects data
As healthcare becomes increasingly digitalised, medical institutions need to ensure the systems they are using are storing patient data in a reliable and secure way.Download
SAS announces US$1 billion investment in AI
"At SAS, we remain dedicated to our customers and their success, and this investment is another example of that commitment."
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
Are you building (or breaking) digital trust?
Business leaders can wait and be forced to respond to market change, or they can embrace digital and lead market change themselves.Download
NVIDIA announces enterprise servers optimised for data science
“The rapid adoption of T4 on the world’s most popular business servers signals the start of a new era in enterprise computing."
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
Whitepaper: How to improve your cybersecurity sales pitch
Boards and executives who normally approve funding for IT security projects do not speak tech - they speak the language of ROI, NPV, etc.Download
NetApp and allegro.ai showcase an integrated solution for deep learning
Unlike traditional software, in deep learning, the data rather than the code is of the utmost importance.
Why you should collect Docker infrastructure logs
Syslog-ng is a log management application that enables you to collect logs from multiple platforms in a central space.Download
Whitepaper: The key to maximising office space efficiency
Most offices worldwide are approximately 50% under-utilised on any given day, causing issues for facility management in understanding the number of people in a facility.Download
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
Product review: LogRhythm CloudAI a revolutionary tool
SANS has provided an independent review of a new AI analytics solution designed to rescue businesses 'drowning in data' from SIEM platforms.Download
Online attackers abusing Kiwis' generosity in wake of Chch tragedy
It doesn’t take some people long to abuse people’s kindness and generosity in a time of mourning.
HCL and Xerox expand strategic partnership
Under the terms of the agreement, HCL will manage portions of Xerox’s shared services, including global administrative and support functions.
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
Whitepaper: An inside look at the benefits of cloud
"Cloud computing is revolutionising business, enabling organisations to move faster, spend less and deliver greater value."Download
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
Slack doubles down on enterprise key management
EKM adds an extra layer of protection so customers can share conversations, files, and data while still meeting their own risk mitigation requirements.
Inspur announces AI edge computing server with NVIDIA GPUs
“The dynamic nature and rapid expansion of AI workloads require an adaptive and optimised set of hardware, software and services for developers to utilise as they build their own solutions."
How cybercriminals are targeting Kiwi businesses
Kiwis are fundamentally at risk with the top three biggest cyber threats being ID theft, credit card fraud and viruses/hacking.Download
IntegrationWorks continues expansion with new Brisbane office
The company’s new office space at the Riverside Centre overlooks the Brisbane River and Storey Bridge.
The ever-shifting role of physical access control
Physical security teams can retain control over their budgets and investment decisions, as well as the ability to prioritize the safety and security of the organisation.Download
Time to build tech on the automobile, not the horse and cart
Nutanix’s Jeff Smith believes one of the core problems of businesses struggling to digitally ‘transform’ lies in the infrastructure they use, the data centre.
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
HPE launches 'right mix' hybrid cloud assessment tool
HPE has launched an ‘industry-first assessment software’ to help businesses work out the right mix of hybrid cloud for their needs.
How Dell EMC and NVIDIA aim to simplify the AI data centre
Businesses are realising they need AI at scale, and so enterprise IT teams are increasingly inserting themselves into their company’s AI agenda.
DXC subsidiary takes SAP energy industry partner award
Winners of the awards were selected from SAP’s A/NZpartner ecosystem and announced at the recent SAP A/NZ Partner Kick-Off Meeting held in Sydney.
Whitepaper: Microsoft's tips for implementing a secure hardware solution
Making big IT decisions that affect your department and organisation as a whole brings up many concerns.Download
Why credential theft can be devastating
The term “credential” usually conjures up an image of an employee identification card, however, it's so much more.Download