NZTech: More emphasis on digital skills needed in NZ schools
“Not just the tech sector, but all sectors of the economy will suffer, if schools don’t successfully introduce digital skills.”
APAC DX threatened by lack of business alignment
New Caledonia to connect to Hawaiki cable by 2021
Interview: Cloudera on why analytics is key in the fight against financial crime
Cloudera: Training, uptake and security main challenges for the cloud
Gartner names SAI Global as IT Vendor Risk Management leader
Hays: Jobseekers must 'self-disrupt' their career in 2020
PageUp acquires Clinch, expands recruitment software offerings
The acquisition of Clinch expands PageUp’s recruitment software offering to include proactive sourcing and other recruitment tools including: content management, automated recruitment marketing and enhanced candidate relationship management.
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.
CISOs: Dedicated investment in security is still lacking
Nine out of 10 CISOs say the board asks them for advice, but half of companies still lump cybersecurity into IT budget.
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.
Nutanix receives accolade from Gartner for hyperconverged infrastructure
Nutanix has been named a leader in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure.
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: 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’.
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.
Using visibility and automation to add value in digital transformation
This whitepaper discusses why, for MME IT leaders, unification is critical to transformation, and that requires a shared platform of integrated capabilities.
Five key features organisations need in an accounts payable solution
Accounts payable automation streamlines the invoice processing workflows in an organisation, Upstream Solutions 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.
Kordia launches Google Cloud Partner Interconnect
Kordia’s direct connection to Google Cloud, Partner Interconnect, is now officially available to Kordia customers.
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."
Gartner names InterSystems leader in operational database management systems
Its first specialised edition, InterSystems IRIS for Health, empowers healthcare organisations to rapidly develop the healthcare applications that manage medical data.
Snowflake's offering heralds in a new way of managing and sharing data
The newly announced Private Data Exchange enables organisations to create their own branded, internal or private ecosystem version of a data marketplace.
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.
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.
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.
Gartner names Appian customers’ choice for enterprise low-code application platforms
To qualify for Customers’ Choice distinction, vendors must achieve an overall rating (out of 5 stars) equal to or higher than the mean rating for that market.
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.
Manage and support business applications at scale
Whether you need consultation to help identify and address challenges, or customised solutions for specific tech needs and/or ongoing support, Optimation can help.
Without automation, you're a sitting duck to cybercriminals. Here's why
Seven cybersecurity experts share their insights, strategies, and best practices surrounding security automation and analytics.
Cyberattacks becoming increasingly targeted in nature, research finds
The number of unique cyber incidents have increase for third quarter of 2019, according to a new report on the cybersecurity threatscape.
Young Kiwis prepared for the future of the workforce - MYOB study
New Zealand’s next generation of the workforce is prepared for the gig economy and ready for whatever disruption comes its way, according to a new report from MYOB.
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.
Can quantum computing optimise an investment portfolio?
Traders currently use algorithms to understand and, to a degree, predict the value movement in these markets.
New Zealand Rugby uses AWS-powered analytics to boost performance
Amazon Partner Network Partner Intela AI and data science company DOT Loves Data partnered to develop the Play in the Grey interactive platform on AWS.
Whitepaper: Everything you need to know to build a strong cyber defence
There’s no denying the cybersecurity challenges: lack of skills, compliance and the changing threat landscape are just the tip of the iceberg.
Unlocking the potential of unified cybersecurity
To effectively combat these cybercriminals, enterprise security teams must simplify and automate their network and security architecture.
AWS announces renewable power project in Australia
The Australian project is one of six new renewable energy projects, which are expected to produce a total 711MW of new renewable energy capacity.
AWS need not be a minefield: Optimising the cloud journey for real results
Find high-performance outcomes through your use of AWS, and save time and money whilst doing so.
It’s all about partnership: Secrets of success in supporting and improving legacy applications
With the rise of SaaS, the funding to continue to maintain an in-house IT team has been reducing, leaving IT management with the constant pressure to provide more with less.
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.
The ultimate test: Can these firewalls stand up to malware attacks?
With a multitude of solutions on the market, ESG decided to use malware attacks to evaluate market solutions like Juniper Networks’ automated threat detection and remediation.
Stepping up security to counter advanced persistent threats
Effective security now requires organisations to assume penetration and continually scan their environments for malicious activity.
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.
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.
The Samsung Galaxy Fold is finally coming to NZ
The controversial foldable smartphone is now available for preorder in New Zealand from December 9, with shipping starting on December 18.
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.
Juniper Networks brings cloud-managed SD-LAN and new CPE devices to enterprises
New enhancements bring cloud agility and scale to more parts of the enterprise network, while lowering the cost of deploying and operating SD-Branch environments.
On-demand, full-spectrum security services reduce risk for DX networks – Fortinet
Hybrid networks are the new normal, but securing them in a unified manner can be problematic.
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.