Sound masking tech vendor signs with A/NZ distributorJands is now the exclusive distributor of Cambridge Sound Management products in the region.
Hands-on review: iPhone XS Max is a luxury phone
The XS Max’s RRP puts it squarely in the premium market and is definitely one of the priciest you can get.
Chillisoft rounds out portfolio with file integrity vendor
Tripwire is the fourth vendor for Chillisoft in six months, adding critical security controls, vulnerability management and file integrity monitoring.
Hands-on review: Is the Apple Watch 4 worth the price?
Apple’s flagship wearable device, the Apple Watch, is generally touted as the gold standard for what wearables should be able to achieve today.
Commission warns Spark for misleading in-contract customers
The warning follows an investigation into representations Spark made on its website and in emails in August and September 2018.
Optic Security Group celebrates Axis accolade
Auckland-based business security systems provider Fortlock has picked up an award at Axis Communications’ annual Oceania Axis Partner Summit 2019.
Informatics deepens integration with Google Cloud
The data management company has connected its solutions with Google Cloud’s big data analytics solutions.
Forrester names Trend Micro Leader in email security
TrendMicro earned the highest score for technology leadership, deployment options and cloud integration.
Synnex adds PaperCut print management to APAC portfolio
Resellers will be able to bundle PaperCut NG and Chromebooks together through Synnex’s channel ecosystem.
Apple brings 8-core processors to MacBook Pro
The addition of 8th- and 9th-generation Intel Core processors will deliver 40% more performance than a 6-core Pro.
LogRhythm releases cloud-based SIEM solution
LogRhythm Cloud provides the same feature set and user experience as its on-prem experience.
Why the retail industry has misplaced network priorities
“For retail organisations unplanned network outages can impact both revenue and reputation significantly."
One Identity named Leader in PAM and IAM by KuppingerCole
KuppingerCole lead analyst Anmol Singh evaluated the strengths and weaknesses of 20 solution providers in the PAM market for the report.
Huawei and IBM rank top in new cloud market analysis
360Quadrants has released a managed services report that also names Atos and Accenture as leaders in its new managed services report.
Vocus slams ComCom mobile review as “disgraceful”
The Commission says there is no need for measures to improve competition in the NZ mobile market. Vocus says this decision will be “crippling.”
Nuix eyes legal sector as eDiscovery demand skyrockets
eDiscovery must encompass so much more than email and documents. If you haven’t looked at text messages and online chats, digital images, mobile devices, data in the cloud and social media, you’re not getting the whole story.
Whitepaper: Using AI to revolutionise healthcare
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F5 acquisition of NGINX now complete
The companies have released blogs on the topic, explaining how NGINX will now operate as a unit of F5, and the benefits they expect this merger to bring.
Veeam joins the ranks of $1bil-revenue software companies
It’s also marked a milestone of 350,000 customers and outlined how it will begin the next stage of its growth.
Y Soft and Brother partner to enhance print management
YSoft SafeQ integrated print management and document capture solution is now embedded in Brother multifunction devices.
Hands-on review: Playing the long game with the The iPhone XR
The red XR is a rare case of having a phone that’s ‘too pretty to be covered’ - and it’s not hard to see why.
E-book: Develop custom apps quickly and easily with Zoho
Zoho Creator is a low-code platform for building scalable, cloud-based custom apps that can be seamlessly deployed to organisations of all sizes.Download
EXCLUSIVE: Forcepoint global channel chief talks strategy
As a solution sold 100% via the channel, cybersecurity solutions company Forcepoint places a strong emphasis on its partner relationships.
How digitisation delivers speed to Porsche service documents
With its Service Department drowning in paperwork, Giltrap Porsche looked to Fuji Xerox New Zealand and its DocuShare Flex cloud document management solution for digital answers.
Datto expands A/NZ presence with Sydney office
This investment will enable Datto and its partners to continue to grow and address the IT needs of small and medium businesses (SMBs) in the region.
Bitglass appoints new cloud, business development leaders
The cloud security company has appointed vice presidents for worldwide channels and worldwide business development.
Porirua City Council adopts Datacom’s new software solution
Porirua City Council is the first New Zealand council to go live with Datacom’s smart council and community cloud-based solution.
Dell EMC launches interactive AI Experience Zones
The AI Experience Zones are designed to educate visitors about how to start, identify, and implement an AI project.
CIOs in A/NZ are slowly making digital business progress
“A/NZ CIOs have the chance to step up to become more influential business leaders, but most are not seizing that opportunity to drive change.”
IDC: Semiconductor market declines after three years of growth
However, it says that semiconductor revenues will recover in 2020 and log a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.0% from 2018-2023.
Veeam Availability Orchestrator update aims to democratise DR
The ability to automatically test, document and reliably recover entire sites, as well as individual workloads from backups in a completely orchestrated way lowers the total cost of ownership (TCO) of DR.
D-Link hooks up with Alexa and Assistant with new smart camera
The new camera is designed for outdoor use within a wireless smart home network.
What the future of fibre looks like in NZ
The Commerce Commission has released its emerging views paper on the rules, requirements and processes which will underpin the new regulatory regime for New Zealand’s fibre networks.
IXUP goes "post-quantum" with security tech upgrade
The secure analytics company has also partnered with Deloitte as a reseller, and launched a SaaS offering on Microsoft Azure.
Veeam enables secondary storage solutions with technology partner program
Veeam has worked with its strategic technology alliance partners to provide flexible deployment options for customers that have continually led to tighter levels of integration.
Ping Identity offerings accelerates cloud MFA and SSO adoption
90% of respondents trust MFA as an effective security control to protect identity data in public clouds, yet only 60% of organisations have formally adopted it.
Epson FF-680W: Powerful document reader meets high-speed photo scanning
The FF-680W scanner is the world's fastest personal photo scanner, scanning photos as fast as one photo per second at 300 dpi at up to 36 photos per batch.Download
Google puts Huawei on the Android naughty list
Google has apparently suspended Huawei’s licence to use the full Android platform, according to media reports.
Trustpower selects Hawaiki as key connectivity partner
This deal is the latest in a series of commercial wins for Hawaiki.
Secureworks Magic Quadrant Leader for Security Services
This is the 11th time Secureworks has been positioned as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Security Services, Worldwide.
Trend Micro introduces cloud and container workload security offering
Container security capabilities added to Trend Micro Deep Security have elevated protection across the DevOps lifecycle and runtime stack.
$50b modular data centre market driven by edge computing
Findings from a new research report have been released by Global Market Insights that show a burgeoning market.
Ingram launches CRM backup on cloud marketplace
AvePoint Cloud Backup for Dynamics 365 is a multi-tenant solution, designed with specific features to enable channel partners and MSPs.
New Zealand Govt announces cloud framework agreement with SAP
“Data-driven solutions are the most powerful way to solve some of society’s most pressing problems."
Veeam: Biggest trials for MSPs selling backup & how to overcome them
In a perfect world all businesses would happily invest enough to protect their data, but it’s not, which is why Probax released a guide.Download
DimData: Fear finally setting in amongst vulnerable orgs
New data ranking the ‘cybermaturity’ of organisations reveals the most commonly targeted sectors are also the most prepared to deal with the ever-evolving threat landscape.
Infoblox appoints channels head for A/NZ
Kenneth Cartwright’s appointment extends Infoblox’s position in secure cloud-managed network services throughout the region.
AI driving 'unprecedented' M&A growth
Breakthroughs in artificial intelligence are causing ‘unprecedented’ growth for mergers and acquisitions, as companies grapple for their share of an AI market that will be worth $190 billion by 2025.
InPhySec forges partnership to tackle NZ cybersecurity market
The Kiwi managed security services provider is partnering with CrowdStrike to bring its endpoint protection solution to its customers.
Four NZ projects shortlisted in IDC's APAC Smart Cities Awards
The annual awards highlight and acknowledge outstanding smart city initiatives in the Asia Pacific region and this year attracted over 180 entries.
Adobe & Amazon: Making merchants' stores a lot more powerful
Magento Commerce branded stores for Amazon sellers features native integration with Amazon merchant tools including Amazon Pay and Fulfillment by Amazon. These provide the convenience of secure payments and speedy shipping services for buyers.
Cloud innovation driving NZ IT services market, says IDC
Managed services makes up the largest portion of total IT services revenue. However, the project-oriented market achieved the highest YoY growth.
Virtustream launches new services for cloud applications
The new suite of professional and managed services expands Virtustream’s enterprise application and services solutions.
Windows 10 Professional lets you have it all
Security, intuitive search, tips, and distraction-free focus time - Windows 10 Professional has matured to provide everything you could dream of in an OS for your business.More Info