Tech news for NZ's largest enterprises
Why operational technology environments need to be secured
By understanding the cybersecurity risks in OT, decision-makers are better placed to make smart buying decisions.
Silver Peak named Leader in WAN Edge Infrastructure Magic Quad
Gartner’s WAN Edge Infrastructure Magic Quadrant names Silver Peak among the leaders in a growing market.
How ERP can be used to boost business efficiency
"When an ERP solution runs major functions of a business resilience should be built into the technology."
Whitepaper: Why it’s critical to detect cyber attacks as they happen
"Many organisations are struggling to keep pace with the speed in which hackers are attacking their systems."
The features that should be front and centre when evaluating SIEMs
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.
Cutting through the noise with AI-driven threat analytics
SANS has provided an independent review of a new AI analytics solution designed to rescue businesses 'drowning in data' from SIEM platforms.
What does sustainable compliance look like?
Getting an organisation compliant is one thing, keeping it that way is another.
The six golden keys to successful identity assurance
When someone tries to access your internal systems, how can you be sure a user is who they claim to be?
SD-WAN deployments up, but networking and security challenges persist
The report, commissioned by Barracuda Networks, includes data from more than 900 respondents in the Americas, EMEA, and APAC.
Why CPOs are critical in an agile business
"It is the responsibility of the CPO to have a clear view of stakeholder needs, map out a strategy and fine tune it accordingly."
Intent-based networking will "revolutionise the data centre"
“Given the excitement that Intent-Based Networking solutions provide and the traction they are getting I am very optimistic."
Oracle’s Ellison calls out Amazon with next-gen cloud
Larry Ellison claims the rest of the cloud market is based on decade old technology with poor security, comparing Oracle's new offering with Amazon.
Supermicro to test for spy chips, Apple & AWS call for retraction
Big feathers have been ruffled following the bombshell Chinese spy allegations, and now Supermicro has announced it will be conducting a review to prove its innocence.
APAC banks aim to use open source to enhance agility
“Open source is increasingly seen as a gateway to quick innovation."
How to successfully approach digital transformation
"The answer lies in data: not just using it, but building a culture that lives and breathes it."
Adobe announces equal pay for employees across the globe
Adobe announced global pay parity between women and men, delivering on a commitment the company made earlier this year.
Redefining the customer experience with AI-powered chatbots
"Chatbots promise to improve customer experience by addressing well-known issues for both customers and the organisations serving them."
Kiwi company takes top honours at CX awards
The only New Zealand company to be entered into the category took home the award for CX Partner (Technology or Advisory).
Exclusive: Lenovo’s Shayne Harris on the future data centre
Harris says data centres that fail to keep up with the pulse of change will not be able to survive in the future.
Digital customer experience is nothing without a human touch
"Businesses cannot neglect the fact that on the other side of each transaction is a human being. And for some interactions, the most effective way to help a human being is with another."
Dell secures certification for SAP HANA production environments
Dell EMC VxRail, powered by VMware vSphere and vSAN, supports mission-critical HCI environments.
Search to purchase will cause voice AI tech to bloom
This year it is estimated that over 100 million smart speakers will be installed - but it isn’t going to stop there.
McAfee announces new endpoint protection and cloud security products
For organisations to adopt the cloud with peace of mind, they not only need visibility, but consistent data and threat protection policies across their data and applications.
Haiwaiki cable accelerates NZ/US collaboration
The REANNZ Hawaiki cable capacity has successfully transferred 37 million files across the Pacific Ocean, revealing massive potential.
CSG partners with Alibaba Cloud across A/NZ
Alibaba furthers its reach into the A/NZ market with this partnership for managed IT and cloud services from CSG.
Exclusive: Okta’s new GM shares its APAC strategy
“We believe that partnering with systems integrators, independent software vendors and consulting companies is a key factor of success for Okta.”
Blockchain could be everywhere by 2025, research shows
Worldwide analysis of leading organisations implementing blockchain demonstrates the technology’s potential to transform supply chains across the globe.
Deloitte New Zealand announces partnership with Dell Boomi
The addition of Dell Boomi bolsters Deloitte’s platform engineering capabilities.
Frost and Sullivan recognises ForeScout’s achievements in NAC
ForeScout Technologies has announced it is the recipient of the Frost and Sullivan Growth Excellence Leadership Award in the network access control (NAC) market.
More OT devices added to Tenable's industrial security offering
Most operational technology systems run in heterogeneous environments, with devices from numerous industrial vendors, often relying on unique, proprietary protocols.
Gartner CIO survey: enterprises are entering third IT era
“CIOs should use their financial resources to make 2019 a transformative year for their businesses.”
Lenovo forms partnership to offer edge solution for retailers
Lenovo and Scale Computing have released the new prodcuct with the goal to replace 'expensive' on-premise infrastructure.
simPRO field sales solution lets businesses quote on the go
With simPRO’s Quote and Sales module, technicians will gain the ability to conduct previously office-exclusive tasks on the job site.
Gartner’s seven unexpected digital disruptions
CIOs always need to be on the lookout for the next wave of technology. Gartner has outlined seven tech trends that we should keep an eye on.
Huge market for flexible working tech in NZ
Kiwi ICT companies will be a major beneficiary of an upcoming economic boom from growth in flexible working.
This is the Octoverse: GitHub contributors by the numbers
Between 2017 and 2018 there has been a 44% jump in the number of organisations using GitHub across public and private repositories.