Industry insider news for New Zealand's technology resellers
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.”
Security Technology Alliance
Nokia Siemens Networks
NZ IoT Alliance
Domain Name Commission
Internet of Things
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'.
Six key steps to growing your MSP business
In order to remain competitive, MSPs are being forced to become not just good in their operations, but great - here's some expert advice.
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.
Hands-on review: QNAP's nine-bay NAS drive for high performance and increased capacity
The TVS-951X puts many exciting features in the hands of small businesses for a price point that’s hard to beat.
Chatham Islands get new IoT network
When world-leading IoT networks come to mind, you might not necessarily think of the Chatham Islands as having one of them.
Time for channel professionals to get serious about their career credentials
Few universities teach indirect or channel marketing, which is posing challenges for employers that want to expand channel services.
BlackBerry to roll out EoT platform by end of 2018
BlackBerry has unveiled a new Enterprise of Things (EoT) platform that enables OEMs to produce ‘things’ with high levels of security and safety.
NZTech chief: Don't wait for the government, let's find NZ's CTO ourselves
Why do we need a government-appointed chief technology anyway? Those sentiments have been echoing around New Zealand’s tech community after the scandal and failed recruitment of marketing techrepreneur Derek Handley.
Y Soft lifts sales volumes through SaaS and multi-product strategies
Enterprise office solutions provider Y Soft has grown its sales volume over the 2017-2018 fiscal year by 45%, equating to US$45 million (AU$62.9 million).
Exclusive: Kacific makes a bid for the APAC satellite broadband market
"As the region progresses to 5G, traditional telecommunications networks will need to be innovative in how they meet the immense demand for bandwidth."
Interview: CA Technologies explores the state of digital trust in APJ
A recent survey by CA Technologies found that 40% of APJ executives have sold customer data, although many cybersecurity pros aren’t actually aware that this happened. How is this possible?
Can AI and IoT work together to make the right choices?
CA Technologies is working on IoT and AI research to prevent creeping bias and improve the portability of the benefits of deep learning.
Lenovo and NetApp form global strategic partnership
They plan to produce a range of new storage products that combine NetApp’s all-flash data management solutions with Lenovo infrastructure.
Transform responsibly - CompTIA’s top 10 tech trends
From IoT to AI, these innovations have the greatest potential to make near-term impacts on business, but CompTIA warns to approach them with care.
SnapperNet partner shows value of Ubiquiti networking services
End-user Online Distribution is saving money and has gained a managed, proactive approach to IT with the Ubiquiti Networks upgrade.
WatchGuard launches multi-factor authentication solution aimed at SMBs
WatchGuard’s AuthPoint solution is a cloud service that can be deployed and managed from any location without the need for expensive hardware components.