Digital enviro tech could save companies money but adoption is slow
According to a report from Frost & Sullivan and Envirosuite, environmental management tools can bring growth, innovation and bottom-line savings.
Forrester names Thycotic a Leader in privileged access management
VMware makes enterprise blockchain platform available
RMIT researchers create ‘light-powered’ AI chip
D-Link launches new router and cloud IoT management solution
8x8 named as Challenger in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Contact Centre as a Service
New Linius solution enables search and assembly of video meeting clips
The top features to look out for in a product pricing solution
Many software solutions promise to provide accurate market analysis, which helps in price management of your product. But some solutions are more helpful than others.
GCloud VMware Engine available in Sydney cloud region
Businesses in the A/NZ region can deploy Google Cloud VMware Engine closer to their operations and unlock new growth opportunities.
Nutanix hires two new channel leads for ASEAN region
It comes as Nutanix experiences particularly strong growth in the region, including 125% year-on-year growth for Nutanix in Singapore, and 44% year-on-year growth in Indonesia in financial year 2020.
Micro Focus pledges deeper channel commitment in APJ
“Through the strengthened relationship we have with our network of resellers and distributors in Asia Pacific and Japan, we want to instil in them a renewed sense of confidence."
Zoom named Leader in two Magic Quadrants — one for fifth consecutive time
"We believe video is the new voice, and we are gratified that Gartner has recognised the convenience and accessibility of our UCaaS offering."
nOps joins Ingram Cloud to enhance AWS capabilities
The alliance expands Ingram Micro’s offering of tools for reseller partners and MSPs designed to help build an AWS infrastructure.
IDTechEx: the role of emerging tech in fighting COVID-19
2020 will go down in history for the year of the global pandemic, but also for the rise of innovative digital technologies.
Hybrid cloud is the ideal IT infrastructure model, says majority of IT execs
76% of surveyed IT decision-makers reported thinking more strategically about IT because of the pandemic, and nearly half (46%) have increased investments in hybrid cloud as a direct result of COVID-19.
Ransomware the most common cyber threat to SMBs - report
The survey found that 60% of managed service providers report that their SMB clients have been hit as of Q3 2020.
Vodafone NZ to roll out Amazon Connect in contact centres
The moves makes Vodafone New Zealand the first telecommunications provider in New Zealand to implement the solution.
Fortinet named Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Firewalls
It is 11th time the company has been recognised in the annual report.
Gartner: COVID-19 propels public cloud adoption
Worldwide end-user spending on public cloud services is forecast to grow 18.4% in 2021 to total $304.9 billion.
Webinar: TLC for Kids on their usage of Nintex Drawloop DocGen
The charity is using the software to free up resources and enable its team to focus on its mission — which, simply put, is to put smiles back on sick kids’ faces. It does this through its TLC Ambulance, Rapid TLC, and distraction box programs, and its services are used over a million times each year across Australia.
Frost & Sullivan: Firewalls to drive network security market
Enterprises’ heightened threats from criminal entities and state-sponsored actors are strongly encouraging them to adopt network security solutions.
The devices that are changing the streaming game in time for Christmas
Here are some of the best products in the streaming business, used by veterans and beginners alike.
Ivanti and Avast Business extend partnership, launch joint solution for SMBs
"By integrating an industry-leading Ivanti patch management technology into the Avast Business security platforms, we have been working to help ensure SMBs can simplify their critical patch management process to prevent risk and exposure."
Catalyst Cloud launches first NZ Managed Database Service
"Our Managed Database Service also gives Kiwi businesses the opportunity to keep all their data safely in New Zealand, and not just their backups."
Pure Storage to offer validation for integrated partner solutions
Pure Validated Designs from Commvault and Vertica deliver blueprints for data protection and analytics on Pure architecture with more to come.
Advanced Threat Protection from Fortinet: Prevent, detect and mitigate
Cornelius Mare, Fortinet A/NZ Director, Security Solutions, explains why zero-day threats represent an unacceptable risk to your enterprise and how to protect your network by adopting Advanced Threat Protection security services.
ABI Research: Telco cloud revenue set to rise 27% over 5 years
The growth will be driven by cloud infrastructure-related investments, such as virtual networks, orchestration, and cloud-native functions.
D-Link A/NZ launches two new gigabit wi-fi routers
The two new routers are outfitted with a host of hardware and software functions for varying users.
Trend Micro integrates with AWS Network Firewall
As a Launch Partner, Trend Micro has integrated managed threat intelligence feeds from its cloud security solution to enable superior protection in line with this new AWS managed firewall service.
Apple launches App Store Small Business Programme
Developers can qualify for the programme and a reduced 15% commission if they earned up to US$1 million in proceeds during the previous calendar year.
Nintex named workflow Leader by Aragon Research
The company was recognised in the Aragon Research Globe for Workflow and Content Automation (WCA).
DDoS campaigns, BEC scams & Emotet: CERT NZ reports top security threats
It has been yet another tumultuous quarter for New Zealanders and their wallets, with almost $6.4 million in reported financial losses due to cybersecurity incidents.
Hands-on review: OPPO Reno 4 and Reno 4 Pro 5G
If you use a phone for professional-looking photos and great video content, both these models deserve your attention.
IT consulting services revenue to hit US$100bn mark by 2024
"Despite the negative impact of the COVID-19 outbreak, APAC might be quicker to bounce back compared to other regions owing to agile delivery and support capabilities to the global enterprises.”
Pure expands as-a-service offerings with focus on transparency
It aims to provide the economic benefits of cloud, along with those of Evergreen architecture including non-disruptive expansions and maintenance.
Tenable unveils changes to partner programme
"The updates to our Tenable Assure programme underpin our ongoing commitment to and trust in our partners."
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is Snowflake?
We speak to Snowflake's Asia Pacific vice president of sales, Peter O'Connor.
Businesses struggling to achieve cloud migration in wake of COVID-19
Cloud adoption has increased due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but businesses are struggling to meet their cost and performance needs due to migration challenges, new research finds.
APAC retailers lagging in omnichannel capabilities
“It’s great to see APAC brands making significant progress in improving customer experience, however, currently they aren’t setting the bar high enough for a customer-centric strategy."
Interview: Why Acronis is building 111 micro data centres almost everywhere
We spoke to Acronis co-founder and technology president Stas Protassov to discuss these announcements.
IBM NZ appoints practice lead for new Cloud Advisory Practice
Donald Long brings more than 30 years of IT experience in New Zealand and South Africa, in cloud consulting and architecture and client service roles.
IDC: Smartphone market ready to rebound thanks to 5G
Smartphone shipments will return to growth in the holiday quarter and beyond driven by strong push behind 5G, according to IDC.
Q&A: StorageCraft director on how backup and recovery has changed in 2020
Techday spoke to StorageCraft international product marketing senior director Florian Malecki, who discusses the importance of backup and recovery, the products and solutions that StorageCraft offers in this field, and the revenue opportunities partners can capitalise on.
Hands-on review: Bose Sport Earbuds
Despite not being noise-cancelling, the Sport Earbuds come with an abundance of features that make them a great option for anyone in the market for some premium, durable earbuds.
NZ tech sector continues upward trajectory as export revenue grows
Export revenue for New Zealand tech companies is on the rise, as an increasingly diverse international market heightens its demand.
Theta appointed as NZ reseller of Talend solutions
The partnership brings together Theta's solutions and Talend's data integration and integrity platform, Talend Data Fabric.
The retailer safety guide for the world of online shopping
Are you an online retailer? This guide details the threats that you need to be aware of to keep safe in the biggest ever year of online shopping.
Ingram Micro's Auckland HQ ramps up recruitment drive
MD Jason Langley notes that while it’s hard to predict where the market is heading, there’s always an appetite for remote working products.
IDC names ESET a Major Player second year running
“ESET is strong in the areas of threat research, especially around Android malware identification and behavior detection.”