Tech news for NZ's largest enterprises
You’re invited – Artificial Intelligence in the Enterprise summit 2018
Designed for the C-suite, CTOs, directors, and business professionals, this summit gives you the chance to explore AI. It can help you network, spot potential areas of concern, and how your business can make the most of AI.
Cyber threat spotlight: Kiwis report more, lose less in Q2
CERT NZ’s April-June 2018 Quarterly Report suggests that cyber threats – and the amount of people who are reporting them – are once again on the rise, and fewer people are losing money.
Gartner: Why 28% of key enterprise IT spending will shift to cloud by 2022
Growth in enterprise IT spending on cloud-based offerings will be faster than growth in traditional, non-cloud IT offerings.
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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.
Review: Cut 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.
The quick guide to understanding cybercriminals' motivations
Check out this incredibly helpful and interesting guide to exactly what cybercriminals are after, and how you can keep yourself safe.
Whitepaper: How businesses can buff up their cyber defences
By 2020, 60% of digital businesses will suffer major service failures due to the inability of IT security teams to manage digital risk.
Whitepaper: How small MSPs successfully branch out to the mid-market
Larger budgets mean bigger contracts, however, that isn't necessarily the key to success.
Microsoft picks Veritec to operate modernisation factory for AU fed govts
As part of the multi-year contract, Veritec will deploy a production line, featuring fixed price and repetitive processes for validation and design of Azure infrastructure.
How Juniper aims to overcome the challenges of edge networks
The insatiable demand for connectivity and a need to continually invent new revenue sources have driven service providers to decentralise their network architecture.
The good and bad of Office 365 security
Let’s start with the positives. Office 365 adoption, and going cloud in general, is good for security.
Using technology to inspire customers
"It starts with understanding what drives your existing customers."
Equinix: Interconnection between businesses to grow 10x the internet
There are a number of reasons for the meteoric growth of private connectivity between businesses, all of which Equinix has highlighted in its latest study.
Businesses failing to grasp customer experience know-how
More than one third of customers are not impressed with their customer experience, while 83% say they’ve had at least one issue when interacting with a company.
CrowdStrike and Secureworks partner to integrate UEBA and endpoint protection platform
When the joint offering becomes generally available, both Secureworks and CrowdStrike customers will have access from additional countermeasures driven by the integration.
Exclusive: How Polaris and Veolia approach DC sustainability
"We use our national and global engineering resources to ensure we are adopting world best practice."
Domain Name Commission wins lawsuit against US intelligence firm DomainTools
"The ruling temporarily puts to an end DomainTools’ bulk harvesting of .nz domain holders’ personal information and selling that data for a profit."
Hands-on review: QNAP's nine-bay NAS drive for high performance and increased capacity
The TVS-951X puts many exciting features in the hands of small businesses for a price point that’s hard to beat.
Chatham Islands get new IoT network
When world-leading IoT networks come to mind, you might not necessarily think of the Chatham Islands as having one of them.
How voice biometric solutions reduce friction and cut fraud
"By deploying voice biometric solutions, organisations are able to authenticate customer transactions instantly."
Intelligent data management in the era of virtualisation
"It is imperative for organisations to understand that increased agility of data means that they now have the responsibility to better manage and protect it."
You’re invited: Breaking down the Windows Server 2019 updates
The webinar will be held a week after Microsoft Ignite, so it will cover the complete feature set included in the full release.
New online tool helps organisations evaluate security maturity
The report also assigns a current security maturity tier and compares the organisation’s results to peer benchmarks.
SAP aims to use AI to redefine the employee experience
SAP announced two key additions to the SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite that aims to redefine how people engage and interact with the technology they use at work.
How AI is reshaping financial services
AI is rapidly changing the way financial services institutions attract and retain their customers.
Seven strategies for doing business in a post-digital world
You’ve done the digital transformation project. Now what? Many organisations are shifting their mode of operation.
BlackBerry to roll out EoT platform by end of 2018
BlackBerry has unveiled a new Enterprise of Things (EoT) platform that enables OEMs to produce ‘things’ with high levels of security and safety.
Are we in danger of losing the softer side of customer service?
"While virtual technologies and messaging platforms are capable of helping customers with pre-approved or pre-programmed solutions to specific problems, they are still incapable of solving more complex issues."
Exclusive: AI is the key to intelligent digital workforces
"RPA is considered to be one of the most transformative technologies in decades."
Overcoming the barriers to IoT adoption
"Energy operators and utilities that want to make the most of IoT have to learn to think big."
NZTech chief: Don't wait for the government, let's find NZ's CTO ourselves
Why do we need a government-appointed chief technology anyway? Those sentiments have been echoing around New Zealand’s tech community after the scandal and failed recruitment of marketing techrepreneur Derek Handley.
Exclusive: Kacific makes a bid for the APAC satellite broadband market
"As the region progresses to 5G, traditional telecommunications networks will need to be innovative in how they meet the immense demand for bandwidth."
Interview: CA Technologies explores the state of digital trust in APJ
A recent survey by CA Technologies found that 40% of APJ executives have sold customer data, although many cybersecurity pros aren’t actually aware that this happened. How is this possible?
Can AI and IoT work together to make the right choices?
CA Technologies is working on IoT and AI research to prevent creeping bias and improve the portability of the benefits of deep learning.
Protecting New Zealand in the new cybercrime threatscape
New Zealand’s businesses are digitally transforming, supported by good internet infrastructure, and immersed in a culture of innovation.
Lenovo and NetApp form global strategic partnership
They plan to produce a range of new storage products that combine NetApp’s all-flash data management solutions with Lenovo infrastructure.