Sungard AS named DRaaS leader by ForresterIt was noted for its disaster-recovery-as-a-service solution’s ability to “serve client needs at all stages of their need for business continuity.”
IDC: APeJ blockchain spending to grow over 80%
Blockchain spending is forecast to grow by 83.9% year over year in 2019, and 77.5% by 2022.
Gartner: The five priorities of privacy executives
The priorities highlight the need for strategic approaches to engage with shifting regulatory, technology, customer and third-party risk trends.
Lenovo outlines new range of Legion mobile gaming devices
The newest offerings include the latest Intel processors and NVIDIA GPUs to support modern gaming needs.
IDC: Manufacturing driving digital transformation spending in 2019
IDC forecasts global DX spending to reach US$1.18 trillion in 2019, an increase of 17.9% over 2018.
Intel announces “most powerful mobile processors ever”
Improvements in performance, responsiveness and Wi-Fi connectivity will be rolling out for gamers and creators alike.
Application virtualisation market to reach $5bn by 2024
According to a report by KBV Research, cost-saving and productivity benefits will drive the market over the next 5 years.
Slack's 2019 feature roadmap unveiled
Including shared channels across organisations, workflow automation, greater email and calendar integration, and streamlined search.
Data#3 wins learning and development award two years running
Chief Learning Officer magazine’s LearningElite programme honours the best organisations for learning and development.
emt Distribution adds risk intelligence vendor
Flashpoint has signed emt Distribution to provide channel partners in Oceania and South East Asia a solution for illicit threat actor communities.
Intel releases 8th gen vPro mobile processors
This generation promises longer battery life, better performance, and comes with a built-in hardware security solution, Intel Hardware Shield.
Toshiba launches fast rotary cutter for B-EX6T1 printer
Intended primarily for industrial applications, these popular printers combine state-of-the-art technology with usability, reliability and low TCO.
Why accelerating the uptake of tech in the NZ economy is crucial
“Historically, New Zealand has been more of a tech taker than a tech leader."
Veeam reports double-digit Q1 growth
We are now focussed on an aggressive strategy to help businesses transition to cloud with Backup and Cloud Data Management solutions.
Veeam releases v3 of its MS Office backup solution
One of Veeam’s most popular solutions, Backup for Office 365, has been upgraded again with greater speed, security and analytics.
Talend Cloud Remote Engines now available on AWS Marketplace
“Talend’s support for hybrid use cases is one of the most comprehensive in the industry and we are pleased to offer this flexibility to customers on AWS Marketplace."
Farmers looking for data to help change bad habits
It is no secret that agriculture is a massive cause of environmental issues in NZ. Farmers say they are willing to change, if they get the right data.
How integrating AI into network monitoring drives efficiencies
IT teams all around the world are spending a disproportionate amount diagnosing what are, realistically, straightforward problems.
Google Cloud releases range of retail solutions
The solutions aim to capture the growing trend of cloud in retail, offering solutions for eCommerce, inventory management, and more.
McAfee announces Google Cloud Platform support
McAfee MVISION Cloud now integrates with GCP Cloud SCC to help security professionals gain visibility and control over their cloud resources.
Inland Revenue to shut down services later this week
“There’s never an ideal time to shut down the tax system but we’re confident the changes will make any inconvenience worthwhile.”
Hands-on review: The Fitbit Versa Lite
At first glance, the Versa and the Versa Lite look exactly the same. For someone who is not a Versa user, the two can be easily mistaken.
Nutanix introduces new cloud-native solutions for enterprises
Nutanix announced the general availability of its certified Kubernetes solution.
Air New Zealand and Microsoft announce ground-breaking digital collaboration
“Being able to 3D print certain components on the go would be transformative and drive significant efficiencies and sustainability benefits."
E-Book: Building applications just got simpler
When it comes to end user's expectations for applications, there seems to be no limits. Now, you live up to them without having to be a coding mastermind.Download
Whitepaper: Making AI work for the healthcare sector
This whitepaper explains how and why AI should be focused on people in healthcare, not technology. Philips calls this approach adaptive intelligence.Download
HP takes top spot from Lenovo in PC market
In the worldwide PC market, global shipments were above expectations, reaching 58.5 million during the last quarter.
8 ways to make distribution margins work for you
Epicor has released eight pieces of advice that can help to ensure distributors are keeping their margins dynamic and increasing.
Epson FF-680W: The world's fastest WiFi photo scanner
“There was clearly a need for an ultra-fast and easy scanning solution that enabled people to digitise hard copy photos often stored in albums or boxes.”Download
Hands-on review: The ruggedly tough CAT S61 smartphone
The driveway beckoned me, so I dropped the phone several times. Back in the study, close examination has failed to reveal a single scratch.
The team dedicated to global data literacy
The Data Literacy Project has appointed eight data experts who aim to help organisations and individuals improve data literacy across the globe.
Tech Data to distribute Nutanix backup solution in A/NZ
Tech Data will distribute HYCU Data Protection for Nutanix backup and recovery software to their network of partners across Australia and New Zealand.
Eaton’s A/NZ 2019 partner award winners
Partners across Australia and New Zealand gathered in Sydney with 13 awards going to resellers, service providers and distributors across the region.
From 'fake' cloud to Netsuite: The Harcourts story
We take a quick look at the fascinating ERP journey of real estate agent giant Harcourts.
WatchGuard takes to the cloud with new platform
The platform delivers multi-tier and -tenant capabilities, scaling automatically to allow MSPs to create and manage unlimited customer accounts.
Alexa could be the voice of your car soon
As luxury car brands move away from their own voice assistants to partnering with Google or Amazon, we may find Alexa riding with us all soon.
Hands-on review: Trend Micro’s Home Network Security protects IoT devices easily
These access points may seem trivial, but any device connected to the internet now has the potential to be hacked.
Informatica launches new AI-driven innovations
Informatica announced new features and AI-driven innovations across five key segments.
Hands-on review: Fitbit Inspire HR - A beginner's gateway into fitness trackers
For a beginner in the world of fitness trackers, the Fitbit inspire HR is a great place to start.
Citrix takes network solutions into Google Cloud
Citrix is taking its SD-WAN solution and Citrix ADC onto Google Cloud Platform to get applications onto the cloud.
Gartner: A/NZ IT spending growth will surpass worldwide
2019 IT spending is expected to grow 2.2% in New Zealand, and 3% in Australia, far exceeding the 1.1% global average.
IFS named a Major Player for ERP in IDC MarketScape
The enterprise applications company was given the title for its flexible product, cloud first approach and customer intimacy.
IDC: 2019 security spending to grow 20% in APeJ
“The Asia/Pacific region recognises that its no longer “under-the-radar” as far as breaches, hacks, and legislation is concerned.”
Hands-on review: ASUS Mini PC PB60G
With their versatility, and the option to deploy higher or differently specified models as required, they provide enough uniformity and enough variance to solve a lot of logistical headaches.
Fuji Xerox raises the bar with Iridesse production press
The Iridesse is capable of printing eye-catching images with the xerographic colour printing process by using up to, two special dry inks selected from gold, silver and clear.
What to expect from the Surface Hub 2S
Microsoft has released details about the next iteration of the Surface Hub featuring mobility, reduced weight and a 85in version in the works.
Should you rely on Elasticsearch to simplify your logging system?
Elasticsearch allows you to store any number of arbitrary name-value pairs coming from structured logging.Download
Hands on review: D-Link D-Fend AC2600 Wi-Fi Router
Whilst I was expecting a very mainstream consumer user product, compromising all the nerdy bits for an easy-to-use experience, that’s not the case at all. Yes, the D-Fend router is very easy to use, allowing anybody to set-up a secure network.
HP back on board with Emirates Team NZ
HP 3D print technology will supposedly help the team innovate at speed.
How Chorus aims to create a fair supply chain
“Chorus, Visionstream and UCG needed to step up what we are doing in order to identify and mitigate the risk of breaches in employment law."
Why you should collect Docker infrastructure logs
Syslog-ng is a log management application that enables you to collect logs from multiple platforms in a central space.Download
Insider insight: How to get more from your Splunk platform
Having the right tools is only half the battle, not until you can leverage them most effectively can you see the gains that properly managed data can provide.Download
9 Spokes and Microsoft NZ announce co-sell partnership
The agreement will see 9 Spokes listed on the Microsoft AppSource Marketplace, providing a channel to grow its platform base of small business users.
An 8K TV for $80,000? Samsung has you covered
8K televisions have landed in New Zealand, but they come with eye-watering price tags of up to $80,000.
Adobe: CX a priority for business but tech adoption lags
Nearly half of global companies categorise their CX maturity as “not very advanced” (46%), with just 9% of APAC companies being “very advanced.”
Identity assurance - a refreshed approach to authentication
Today’s organisations should refresh their approach to authentication from a one-time event to continuous monitoring of users and what they are accessing. In broad terms, this is called identity assurance.Download
How digital transformation will impact the document industry
A Y Soft executive explains how document and print services providers can ensure they stay ahead during the age of digital transformation.
Dell EMC’s six server market trends
As the evolution of cloud-based computing continues, it is important to know what’s ahead to stay ahead of the market.
Forrester names Mimecast a Leader in information archiving
The company has also been named a Top Player in the Radicati Information Archiving - Market Quadrant, 2019.
The world loves smart speakers - and China leads the way
People across the world love their smart speakers – and we have AI assistants like Amazon Alexa to thank for the revolution.
Wisenet releases education campus management solution
Wisenet ITS Application Suite can be customised and configured to meet modern public education provider demands.