Informatica launches new AI-driven innovationsInformatica announced new features and AI-driven innovations across five key segments.
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.
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.
Nutanix introduces new cloud-native solutions for enterprises
Nutanix announced the general availability of its certified Kubernetes solution.
HP back on board with Emirates Team NZ
HP 3D print technology will supposedly help the team innovate at speed.
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.
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.
Wisenet releases education campus management solution
Wisenet ITS Application Suite can be customised and configured to meet modern public education provider demands.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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: 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.
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.
AWS programme to boost EdTech innovation
AWS EdStart provides promotional credits, customised training, marketing opportunities, mentorship, and technical support to EdTech startups.
Spark New Zealand announces Grant McBeath as new customer director
“It’s fantastic to have a high-quality internal candidate in Grant, who can step into the role of customer director."
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."
From 'fake' cloud to Netsuite: The Harcourts story
We take a quick look at the fascinating ERP journey of real estate agent giant Harcourts.
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."
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.
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.
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
Whitepaper: An inside look at the benefits of cloud
"Cloud computing is revolutionising business, enabling organisations to move faster, spend less and deliver greater value."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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
$33 million lost to scams & fraud: Netsafe says NZ isn't doing enough to stop it
" This is an issue that isn’t going away. More needs to be done or we will continue to see large numbers of New Zealanders suffering financial and psychological harm,” says Netsafe CEO Martin Cocker.
Microsoft: The sky's the limit for your data with Cosmos DB
A modern Internet age with globally-distributed applications that must be fault-tolerant and scalable demands a high-concurrency, low-latency database model.
Logitech’s new headset for open environments
The wireless headset features active noise cancellation (ANC) and is one of the first to include Qi wireless charging.
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.
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
Fortinet drives security-based networking with new SD-WAN offerings
At Fortinet Accelerate 2019 in Orlando, the company unveiled its SD-WAN solutions, including what it calls the industry’s first SD-WAN ASIC.
Canalys: Google, Alibaba Cloud fastest growing providers
The Cloud Wars continue as Alibaba and Google stake claims in a market that will see spending hit US$143 billion next year, driven by the channel.
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
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.
HPE & Nutanix join forces to deliver hybrid cloud as a service
The two tech giants have partnered to offer a fully integrated solution that capitalises on the hybrid IT market.
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.
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.
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.
VMware redevelops global partner programme
Partner Connect aims to deliver simplified engagement with VMware based on partners’ business models.
Could ZTE be the leader in 5G technologies?
Frost & Sullivan has praised ZTE for its leadership in 4G, pre5G, and 5G technologies.
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."
New app uses AI to detect early-stage Parkinson’s
The system uses a user uploaded AI to track movement and compare it with known Parkinson’s symptoms, and a report is created almost instantly.
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.
Ex-Connector Systems team in new networking venture
A group of former employees at Ingram Micro and Connector Systems have set up a company called Access Networks, based in Helensville, Auckland.
Flashpoint global channel strategy seeing dividends
The company’s channel-driven revenue has also grown more than 200% since it signed its first partner in 2015.
Gartner: foldable phones could give device market new life
“Unless new models provide significant new utility, efficiency or experiences, users don’t want or need to upgrade.”
Network security providers dominate cybersecurity - Canalys
Cisco, Palo Alto Networks and Fortinet, all with a strong focus on network security products, outperformed the market, recording strong double-digit growth.
No ETL? No worries, with SQL Server 2019's new data virtualisation
Unlike a typical data lake, there is no need to move data from where it lives when using data virtualisation, and this is a huge advantage over traditional ETL.
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
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.”
Former VMob CFO Mark Talbot pleads guilty to insider trading
VMob, which now operates as mobile engagement software firm Plexure after a name change in 2016. Talbot was virtual CFO of the company from 2011 to 2014.
Pure Storage makes hybrid cloud play with new acquisition
The idea of hybrid cloud has immersed the world of IT since its inception, and now Pure Storage is accelerating its vision.
Extreme Networks commits 95% of R&D to AI and automation
It aims to develop its solutions to enable a “secure, self-healing, self-driving network from the enterprise edge to the cloud.”
Trend Micro announces security products for Google Cloud Platform, Kubernetes and Gmail
“It is critical for enterprises to remember that they share in the responsibility of what they put in the cloud.”