OPPO confirms Find X2 flagship to be unveiled Q1 2020
By next March, expect to see their next iteration with the X2 launch.
Gartner names Fortinet a Challenger in WAN Edge Infrastructure
Acronis makes strategic acquisition to strengthen security portfolio
EC-Council appoints distie to expand into A/NZ
Hands-on review: The JBL Reflect Flow wireless earbuds are a dark horse
FireEye rolls out threat intelligence platform for industrial systems
Kubernetes Explained! New Video - how it works and business benefits
Kordia launches Google Cloud Partner Interconnect
Kordia’s direct connection to Google Cloud, Partner Interconnect, is now officially available to Kordia customers.
Unisys delivers new cloud security features on AWS
These automated capabilities of CloudForte help clients enhance security and optimise operations for workloads delivered on AWS as well as in hybrid- and multi-cloud environments.
Norton 360, best all-in-one internet safety package
A Norton 360 Premium one-year subscription protects up to five of your devices, including your Mac, PC, iOS, and Android devices.
Jabra updates partner programme
Two partnership levels, improved incentives and greater training resources for solution providers across Australia and New Zealand.
Snowflake furthers AWS integration with AI/ML certification
Increases investments in its relationship with AWS in the areas of ML/AI and customer connectivity.
Using visibility and automation to add value in digital transformation
This whitepaper discusses why, for MME IT leaders, unification is critical to transformation, and that requires a shared platform of integrated capabilities.
IDC names DDN fastest-growing all-flash array vendor
The company has also been recognised as a Leader in the File Storage Map market by Codalgo Research.
Forecast: Ecosystm’s top 6 cybersecurity trends for 2020
Increasing use of cloud platforms and mobile devices, coupled with data sharing and a rise in online commerce, means businesses and their customers have never been more exposed to cyber threats.
Gartner: Apple continues to lose as smartphone market drops
Huawei, Samsung, and OPPO increased market share in the third quarter of 2019, while Apple and Xiaomi share declined.
How digital transformation is changing the retail industry - Fujitsu
Fujitsu described its vision for the future of digitalised retail services and proposes how retail and other industries will be transformed by its digital technologies.
Hands-on review: xFyro ARIA wireless earbuds
These are by no means the most advanced wireless earbuds ever, but there are several reasons why the xFyro ARIA should be considered by the average user - they’re neat, easy to set up and durable.
The Samsung Galaxy Fold is finally coming to NZ
The controversial foldable smartphone is now available for preorder in New Zealand from December 9, with shipping starting on December 18.
Govt opens up short-term access to 5G spectrum
The government has announced plans to auction off early access to the country’s 5G spectrum by auctioning off short-term national rights to an unused part of the 3.5GHz spectrum band.
Silver Peak Leader in Magic Quadrant for WAN Edge
For the second year running, Gartner has named Silver Peak a Leader in the WAN Edge Infrastructure Magic Quadrant.
AWS announces renewable power project in Australia
The Australian project is one of six new renewable energy projects, which are expected to produce a total 711MW of new renewable energy capacity.
Kiwis unsure about 5G amidst health and safety concerns
New Zealanders are aprehensive about the 5G rollout, with health concerns inhibiting people's interest to make the switch.
Get the most out your MSP spending with the right solution stack
MSPs want the solution that provides the expertise that can be leveraged to improve efficiency, increase scalability and growth while demonstrating a positive ROI.
IT channel companies sharpen focus on emerging tech, new partnerships & marketing
“The disruption of the digital age has changed how the industry does business dramatically, which prompts questions around the channel’s role and relevance in the future."
Cisco heralds silicon & optics as core of 'next decade of digital innovation'
Cisco has a plan for the next decade of digital innovation, and it all starts with pushing innovation beyond the boundaries of what’s currently possible.
Rackspace extends managed service capabilities for AWS
Rackspace has extended its professional and managed services for Amazon Web Services (AWS), with the expansion of its Rackspace Service Blocks portfolio.
Qualtrics announces raft of experience management solutions
The capabilities link all four core experiences of business – customer, employee, product, and brand – together across departments, roles, and teams.
Veeam launches AWS-native backup & recovery solution on AWS Marketplace
Veeam Backup for Amazon Web Services (AWS) will be available exclusively through AWS Marketplace as both a free and paid version.
Wellington Airport offers travellers a sneak peek of 5G
The trial will run until December 9. But the trial is far from fully-fledged – only five users can connect to the 5G device and only for five minutes at a time.
VMware claims three major recognitions from Gartner
The company was named as a leader in two Magic Quadrants, and a subsidiary named a Peer Insights Customer Choice.
The dummies guide to sussing out MSSPs
A pure DIY approach might not be tenable for your organisation depending on your maturity and business goals.
Virtual data rooms market showing impressive growth
Driven by growing demand for easy and secure ways for storage of critical data and increasing need for transparent and efficient data sharing options.
Hybrid cloud connectivity with VMware Cloud on AWS
The forum introduced the forthcoming VMware Cloud on AWS service managed by Rackspace to business leaders in Australia.
Gartner: Top 10 trends impacting IT infrastructure & operations in 2020
“This past year, infrastructure trends focused on how technologies like AI or edge computing might support rapidly growing infrastructure and support business needs at the same time."
Consistent security-as-a-service – Fortinet’s vision for MSSP success
Consistent security protects your client’s extended networks, reduces management overheads and provides a platform to embrace digital transformation.
OPPO outlines $10b vision for smart device innovation
Oppo has outlined a $10 billion roadmap to developing an ecosystem of smart devices that will drive 5G, artificial intelligence, big data, and augmented reality technologies.
Sydney Business School brings advanced analytics education to students in NSW
“Our Master of Business Analytics has been designed specifically to prepare students with the required skills to become leaders in this environment."
DataRobot to acquire data fabric provider Paxata
Companies must overcome several key challenges associated with AI in order to reap the benefits and become successful.
Fortinet unveils dynamic cloud security integrations for AWS
“The cloud provides a number of business-critical benefits, and having the right security solutions in place is key in successful cloud operations.”
Cellular Apple Watch Series 5 available from Spark today
For $12.99 a month, the One Number Wearable Plan lets users share their primary plan’s minutes and texts and get unlimited data on the watch through an e-sim.
Dicker Data named Trend Micro distributor of the year
"We value each and every one of our partners for their support in delivering the most innovative and integrated security solutions to our customers whether it's for cloud, network, endpoint, or hybrid environments."
Ultrafast Fibre to trial 10Gbps fibre broadband
New Zealand businesses with a need for cutting-edge performance cloud software and transfer vast amounts of data are expected to be early adopters of the trial.
Forrester names TIBCO a leader in streaming analytics
TIBCO was recognised for its strengths in connectors, data enrichment, development, deployment, and integration.
Fortinet: Optimising opportunities for security resellers
Managed security services offer resellers sustainable revenues, an opportunity to increase engagement with clients, and an even greater opportunity to bring new customers on board.
Boomi named leader in cloud based integration, iPaaS and scalability
Boomi scored the highest marks out of all evaluated vendors, in categories of ‘cloud integration/iPaaS’ and ‘scalability and enterprise fit’.
CCL divests network services division
Mark Jurgeleit, CCL’s current network services general manager, will set up the network services division as a new business called Octave.
Trend Micro leads market share for hybrid cloud security - IDC
Software-defined compute technologies are often used in the context of public or private clouds, but can also be implemented in non-cloud environments.
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