Industry insider news for New Zealand's technology resellers
All the MS Teams news from Ignite
Teams is undergoing a major overhaul with new features, integrations and capabilities. Plus a new Teams certification and improved developer tools.
Microsoft unveils Cortana development kit for enterprises
The Cortana Skills Kit for Enterprise development platform is currently only available by invite only, but that’s not stopping Microsoft from showcasing Cortana’s potential to transform workforces.
Surface Hub sleeker sequel set to ship in 2019
Surface Hub 2S was built for customers who want the original Surface Hub experience in a lighter, thinner, more vibrant design.
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The ultimate guide to selling Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service
The key is being able to steer the discussion towards the business impact the lack of the service may have and work backwards to the offering.
The six golden keys to successful identity assurance
When someone tries to access your internal systems, how can you be sure a user is who they claim to be?
E-book: The quick MSP guide to Security-as-a-Service
You may have a great security offering in you -aaS portfolio, but how do you know if it's the right one? And what could it cost you if it isn't?
Whitepaper: How MSPs can escape technology's all-too-familiar Catch-22
Managed service providers may be hurting themselves by relying on technology platforms that are ‘good enough'.
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.
Ignite 2018 - Making AI real for your business with Azure Data
The driving force behind powerful AI applications is data – and getting the most out of AI requires a modern data estate.
Overview of Microsoft's artificial intelligence strategy
We look into the three key areas of Microsoft's artificial intelligence strategy
Cohesity enhances integration with Microsoft solutions
Including integrations with Microsoft Exchange Online and Azure Data box.
Why Microsoft is in the security business for all the right reasons
Our perception of Microsoft and it's presence in the cyber-security sector needs updating
Barracuda introduces email protection bundle for channel partners
“Email security is now viewed as mission-critical and requires a multi-layered security approach.”
Rackspace becomes Google Cloud’s first A/NZ MSP
As Google Cloud’s popularity has been steadily climbing across the region, Google has named their first A/NZ MSP.
How Microsoft aims to bring AI to the masses
At Microsoft, more than 3,500 full-time security professionals work with AI tools.
Microsoft improves Search function, making it more intuitive and integrated
Getting pages of results with hyperlinks to other information is simply not enough.
New open data initiative from Microsoft, Adobe & SAP
The three tech titans have made a major announcement reflecting their view of data inter-operability in the future.
Microsoft makes security offerings available to nation states and law enforcement
Microsoft aims to empower IT to unlock the security capabilities of the intelligent cloud to tip the scales in the cyber war.
It’s an active buyer’s market for DDoS-as-a-Service - NETSCOUT
DDoS attacks are cheaper than ever for attackers, lucrative for the attack service provider and financially and operationally crippling for the victim.
Spark's new IoT network offers 'huge potential' for Kiwi businesses
Spark’s second Internet of Things (IoT) network has now officially launched in New Zealand’s main centres, with a wider rollout coming in the coming months.
Gartner names Sophos leader in Unified Threat Management
“We develop our cybersecurity products to work together as a system, enabling our defences to be as coordinated as cyber attacks.”
Ditch the focus on digital transformation and foster the digital workplace, says expert
It may be time to put that old term ‘digital transformation’ to rest and replace it with something that better explains what businesses are actually trying to achieve.
In memoriam: Paul Douglas, a man of tremendous intellect and sense of humour
"He is dearly missed by the IBM New Zealand team and we are supporting his family through this difficult time."
Global demand for smart meters to skyrocket, but challenges lie ahead
The global smart meter market is riding a wave of popularity as issues such as energy use, aging infrastructure and rising emissions take their toll on traditional systems.
LMNTRIX continues NZ channel push with 'industry veteran' hire
Next generation cybersecurity firm LMNTRIX has appointed a brand new New Zealand country manager as it gets set to build out the local channel presence.
Lexar's back in business following Longsys acquisition
Lexar is back and heading into full production mode over the next few months, and will once again be shipping globally to major retailers in Asia Pacific, EMEA, and North America.
Exclusive: Aruba APAC CTO talks next steps for the region
“So suddenly, in our region, we have become almost early adopters of these new shifts in technological revolutions.”
Exclusive interview with Rackspace’s new channel boss
Techday spoke to Angela Logan-Bell about her new position, what she’s hoping to achieve, and how she’s planning to do it.
Huawei unveils Kirin 980 system-on-a-chip
Huawei is promising to bring artificial intelligence and cutting-edge raw performance to its latest system-on-a-chip (SoC) offering, the Kirin 980.
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.
NETSCOUT sells off handheld network testing portfolio
NETSCOUT has dropped its entire handheld network test (HNT) tools business and sold it to US investment firm StoneCalibre, which will then spin out HNT as a standalone company.
The Missing Link to resell industrial cybersecurity solutions across A/NZ
Australian IT firm The Missing Link is now the preferred reseller for Nozomi Network’s industrial cybersecurity solutions across Australia and New Zealand.
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.
Zebra Technologies adds Xplore's rugged computing devices to growing portfolio
Zebra Technologies' acquisition of Xplore Technologies brings opportunities for channel partners
Plantronics adds five new products across the BackBeat FIT and BackBeat GO lines
Those of you who need your tunes whether you’re working out or waiting for the next flight will be pricking your ears with interest right now.