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Virtualisation
Asking the right questions will win you accounts, says StorageCraft VP
Listen to the hype from any backup vendor, and learn about the ‘best’ backup product, the ‘fastest’, the ‘easiest to use’ or perhaps the best for the ‘modern’ environments.
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Document Management
In-house colour printing's competitive edge
Companies are constantly seeking ways to reduce operational costs and boost efficiency, and many are finding in-house colour printing can help them achieve both.
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Data Centre Operators
Optimising UPS availability
Data centres have evolved to become the foundation for many of today’s businesses, and protecting these mission-critical centres has become crucial.
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Document Management
Document management key to successful business
Document management is becoming an increasingly significant issue for New Zealand businesses, large and small, but what does it actually mean and why is it so important?
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Virtualisation
Next-gen virtualisation?
Most New Zealand businesses use VMware virtualisation technology to support their IT needs.
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Atlas Gentech
Andrew Moss of Atlas Gentech talks distribution and Huawei solutions deal
From law to security to Huawei Enterprise – Andrew Moss has traversed an interesting path to his current position.
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Virtualisation
Avoiding the VM zombies
Many organisations believe virtual machine (VM) sprawl isn't an issue for their infrastructure, but the dynamic nature of virtualisation can create an army of walking dead VM’s.
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Storage
Data sharing for strategic information advantage
Your customers can unlock the full value of their precious data by using an infrastructure that is purpose-built for data sharing. To create optimum conditions for effective collaboration, data sharing must span the entire corporation.
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Virtualisation
Choosing physical appliances for a virtual world
The increased presence of virtualisation in organisations hasn’t lessened the need for physical backup appliances which are still a necessary part of any IT department’s infrastructure
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Virtualisation
Slim pickings as virtualisation gold rush ends
Virtualisation has gone from gold rush to slim pickings in just a year. But as Heather Wright discovers, there are still opportunities to be found.
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From the magazine
Who you should know: Todd Noonan - KeepItSafe
Todd Noonan has had an extensive career in technology. His varied roles have included helping roll out satellite internet across the South Island for Landcorp Farms
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From the magazine
Who you should know: Peter Thomas - KeepItSafe
Peter Thomas, General Manager of KeepItSafe New Zealand has spent his last 15 years building and developing cloud service businesses, starting with an ISP business (Quik Internet) in the late 90’s.
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From the magazine
Who you should know: Kim Schriefer - KeepItSafe
After returning home, Kim has joined the KeepItSafe Auckland-based team as Account Manager.
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Data Centre Operators
Making data centres affordable and accessible
Storing backup servers in a secure location geographically removed from your primary location so that you can continue to operate with minimal downtime and loss of data makes sound commercial sense.
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From the magazine
Just enough documentation
How many times have you seen a requirement document which goes over hundreds of pages with structure so complex that it is difficult to find the embedded requirements to get them signed off?
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Sustainability
Why data centres are the new cool
More and more businesses are favouring suppliers who have adopted a greener, smarter way to operate.
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Sustainability
Creating an energy efficient data centre
Traditional data centres are renowned for being among the most power-hungry ICT assets a business can own.
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Sustainability
Sustainability to drive business growth
Bill Clinton has been arguing since the financial crisis of 2008 that we need to improve capitalism so that it’s more sustainable.
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Sustainability
Embracing the cloud and UFB for sustainability
Being nimble is one of the biggest green benefits of IT. Over the years information technology has evolved so much so that businesses are now able to be more flexible than ever.
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Driving
Driving change: AA's Doug Wilson.
Doug Wilson's passion for technology hasn't dimmed through his 40 years in the sector.
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Disaster Recovery
DR: Choosing the right approach for customers
As we leave behind the perimeters of the nine-to-five working day, continued access to information and applications is a critical driver of business success.
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Virtualisation
Virtualisation for SMB and home
Of all the trends and technologies that the IT industry has produced in the last 20 years, few have had the instant and lasting impact of virtualisation.
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Disaster Recovery
How to sell disaster recovery to every customer
Most business people know about disaster recovery, or think they do. But the scale of disaster can range from a Christchurch earthquake wipe-out, to human error and losing full production for hours, days or weeks.
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Disaster Recovery
It's not all about back up - recovery top priority
It's called disaster recovery, and resellers are being urged to think recovery