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SAS
New SAS service overcomes subscription fatigue for media companies
SAS has launched SAS 360 Match which helps media companies move towards a AVOD model to generate revenue as subscribers cancel.
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Cloud
Xero unveils small business comprehensive subscription plan
Xero has announced a new comprehensive subscription plan to meet the growing needs of small businesses to be rolled out across A/NZ in the coming months.
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Gaming
Hands-on review: Norton360 for Gamers
On the surface, Norton360 for gamers promises some pretty impressive features that I will admit got me excited. From gaming, power boosts to dark web threat protection it all sounds pretty darn impressive.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
Salesforce and AWS partner for video-streaming commerce offering
Salesforce and Amazon Web Services (AWS) have collaborated to create a new customisable direct-to-consumer (D2C) offering for next-generation video streaming.
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BYOD / Bring Your Own Device
Consumerisation tips corporate Australia to click subscribe
Millions of consumers commit to regular, ongoing payments in return for continuous access to goods and services.
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Cloud
AVEVA makes Operations Control available via subscription model
From IIoT architectures and cloud-driven remote edge management to multi-site supervisory control, AVEVA Operations Control software will be available via a flexible user-centric model.
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Cloud
Avaya brings Device as a Service offering to more businesses around the world
Avaya’s Device as a Service offering complements the Avaya Subscription program, which is designed to equip customers with the devices required to maximise the potential of this software, and enabling customers to purchase them in the same flexible, predictable manner.
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Managed Services
D-Link A/NZ extends free Nuclias Cloud Managed Network Solution subscription
"MSPs, like many other businesses, have been doing it tough recently, so whilst we see some signs of economic recovery, we'd like to continue to support our partners with this additional three months fee-free."
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Enterprise content management (ECM)
Micro Focus launches SaaS version of Content Manager
The subscription-based content management solution includes all the functionality of its CapEx option.
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SaaS
Avaya launches UC and CC subscription program
Avaya IX Subscription gives customers the flexibility to scale consumption of Avaya’s contact center and unified communications solutions based on their needs.
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Cloud
Fitbit launches Versa 2 with Amazon Alexa, announces new subscription service
Versa 2 delivers a new swimproof design, includes sleep features like Sleep Score and smart wake, and is packed with more advanced health, fitness and smart features.
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SaaS
Relationship Unlimited strengthens SaaS offerings with partnership
The partnership with Chargebee will allow Relationship Unlimited to strengthen its offering to clients in the subscription economy.
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Cloud
Zuora takes over Leeyo, asserts subscription economy is the future
According to McKinsey & Company, digital services are expected to account for about three-quarters of global growth over the coming decade.
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Digital Transformation
Talend: Subscription business models driving continuous innovation
As business models rotate toward subscription services, if technical developments don't keep pace, a crucial piece of the puzzle will be missing.
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Lightbox
Netflix and Lightbox battle it out for Kiwi affection
More than a million Kiwis are now subscribed to Netflix, while Lightbox has been revealed as the faster growing Subscription Video On Demand provider.
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SaaS
Australian and New Zealand businesses to capitalise on 'burgeoning subscription economy'
"We’re beginning to see strong growth from SaaS companies plus emerging subscriptions-based business within health, education and financial services."
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Cybersecurity
Network security is a 24/7 exercise - How can you best protect your clients?
​​Network security is a non-stop exercise. After all, hackers & cyber-criminals wreak their havoc from all corners of the globe in all 24 time zones.
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Licensing
MUST READ: Exclusive Kiwi cloud channel report
“Other options are becoming a must to winning business; some old vendor and end-user alliances could easily be broken in the next 12-18 months.”
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Dicker Data
Defining the best software subscription distributor in NZ
​The New Zealand market is much more accommodating to the Cloud than the rest of the world. So what key attributes make the best software distributor?
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SaaS
Subscription economy driving significant shift for Aussie businesses
“The survey results highlight the increasing pressure coming to bear on Australian businesses as a direct result of changing consumer demands.
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Customer
Zuora steps in to help businesses succeed in subscription economy
“We are seeing a once-in-a-century shift happening where digital transformation is giving rise to a new set of subscription-based business models."
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Cloud
OpenText responds to demand for cloud services with two initiatives
OpenText has announced the general availability of the OpenText Core, and its Enterprise Information Management portfolio is now available as a subscription model.
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SaaS
Zuora appoints first ever ANZ marketing manager, eyes up NZ's hot market
"Coupled with New Zealand's culture of innovation, New Zealand is a hot market for us and we will continue to invest in the quarters ahead."