APAC channel ecosystem proving its worth amid new IT realities - VMware
"We are working to help our partners respond and adapt to the pandemic and accelerate their recovery through a focus on the customer and workforce experience."
Entrust launches cloud-based ID issuance solution
InterSystems releases solution for self-service BI
Yotta and Blue IoT partner up, with asset management solutions a key focus
Backups as a last line of defence are under threat
Gartner reveals the top strategic tech trends for 2021
emt Distribution signs A/NZ agreement with UK-based cybersecurity company
Mimecast appoints Jonathan Corini as new VP for global channel sales
Corini will oversee the strategy and execution of the company’s global channel programme, with the appointment aiming to unify and strengthen Mimecast’s commitment to the channel.
Acronis expands global data centre network, including new facilities in NZ
The expansion ensures that the full range of Acronis Cyber Protection Solutions will be available to partners and organisations around the world.
Illumio commits to channel-only vision for APAC
The decision to commit to a full channel-only strategic vision in APAC comes alongside the expansion of its channel program and supporting infrastructure.
IDC survey: Nearly 1/3 of data-ransomed businesses pay up
A Rubrik-commissioned A/NZ survey by IDC finds that despite only 6% saying they would pay ransomware attackers, the reality is quite different.
COVID-19 crushes fingerprint reader market
However, the biometrics market is expected to regain momentum with alternatives already beginning to find their feet.
Dell Technologies expands as-a-Service capabilities
"We are building upon our long history of offering on-demand technology with this initiative."
DDoS attacks a wake up call for complacent businesses - Imperva
When distributed denial of service attacks created mayhem around the world in August, they left many organisations scrambling to protect themselves.
IBM Planning Analytics event: A demonstration of the solution's new capabilities
The free event, happening in both Wellington and Auckland next week, enables users to mix and mingle with each other, talk to the experts, and learn how they can achieve more with their IBM Business Analytics investment.
Cybersecurity market continues meteoric ascent
With the increase in cyberattacks, organisations are continuing to spend more money on security. However, without a focused cybersecurity strategy, they often spend it in the wrong areas.
New HCI solutions powered by AMD EPYC servers
The new solutions from HPE, Dell and Lenovo DCG expand the ecosystem of AMD EPYC based cloud and virtualized solutions.
IDC announces digital transformation award winners for A/NZ
The awards recognise the achievements of organisations that have successfully digitised one or multiple areas of their business through the application of digital and disruptive technologies.
IDC: Google a ‘Leader’ in cloud data analytics
IDC MarketScape notes that Google Cloud is built for cloud native agile and outcome-based digital innovation and product development.
Konica Minolta establishes direct presence in New Zealand
"There is a huge opportunity in New Zealand made possible by a long history of success of the Konica Minolta brand in the region."
IBM expands SAP capabilities for cloud
With new services, partnerships and certifications IBM aims to capitalise on the mass-movement to cloud.
Motorola to launch smart, rugged personal radio
The MXP600 TETRA radio includes intelligent mic and speaker management for noisy environments and a connected app for flexible comms.
Forrester names Pega ‘Leader’ in interaction management
Received top scores in 2/3 high-level categories – current offering and strategy – as well as the highest score possible in 25 of 30 criteria.
Hands-on review: Sennheiser MKE 200 Microphone
The MKE 200 is cleverly designed to amplify the sound coming from in front of the camera while simultaneously decreasing sounds coming from behind it.
Cognizant invests in IIoT with Bright Wolf acquisition
“Companies are increasingly embracing IIoT, and Bright Wolf’s team of senior IIoT architects have delivered the business value others have struggled to achieve. We look forward to this talented team joining Cognizant.”
IDC’s 10 IT trends for 2021 and beyond
65% of global GDP will be digitalised by 2022, driving $6.8 trillion of IT spending from 2020 to 2023.
BigCommerce unveils Partner Awards winners
Now in its third year, the annual awards program recognises top-performing partners among BigCommerces global network.
Demand for stay-at-home entertainment sees smart speaker market soar
Global platform vendors have released new smart speakers and displays, ensuring value and availability.
Hands-on review: GoPro HERO9 Bundle
Despite 2020 being a bit of a tricky year, GoPro fans were really happy when the HERO9 was announced on time.
Gartner: Three trends that will impact the future of the supply chain
“CSCOs are tasked to design a supply chain organisation that fits into this new era."
Attack from DOS: In Zero We Trust
In combination with malware, DDoS attacks on banks have been used to cause distraction so the transfer of stolen funds goes unnoticed.
Verizon launches international private 5G platform
Delivered in partnership with Nokia, the offering will enable businesses to deploy a private industrial grade dedicated 5G network capability within their premises.
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is Tecala?
In this video, we speak to Tecala managing director Pieter DeGunst, who discusses the company's primary focuses, the solutions that it leverages, and the infrastructure and resources it has in the A/NZ market.
Ingram Micro to distribute FootfallCam solutions
The people counting solutions combine hardware and software, with cameras providing visual intelligence that contributes to people management.
NZX, Metservice attacks show Kiwi companies must rethink cyber security
The attacks are a wake-up call for New Zealand businesses to step up their threat protection and contingency planning systems.
Kiwis dont care enough about cybersecurity
New Zealanders are not adjusting their behaviours around cybersecurity fast enough.
Cisco launches new WAN edge platform
Cisco launches new WAN edge platform The Catalyst 8000 Edge platform provides flexible options for secure connectivity and visibility to applications across cloud, data centre and edge.
Microsoft’s Azure Space – Cloud above the clouds
The company has hired a team to build cloud capabilities that meet the unique needs of space.
SOC, SIEM, SOAR and SASE define Fortinet’s Security Fabric
Cornelius Mare, Fortinet A/NZ Director, Security Solutions, deciphers the jargon and explains how an alphabet soup of integrated security services spells comprehensive protection for your network and ensures business continuity.
Hands-on review: Skullcandy Push Ultra wireless earbuds
Sweatproof, waterproof and more importantly secured with moldable ear hooks, these earbuds should be able to take some punishment.
AMD releases Azure Data Explorer PaaS solution
The solution, created in tandem with Microsoft, can improve analytics workload performance by 30-50%, AMD claims.
QNAP launches smart edge PoE switch for Wi-Fi 6
The QGD-1602P includes multiple 2.5GbE MultiGigabit ports, 10GbE fibre ports and up to 90 watts PoE power.
blueAPACHE extends HPE strategic partnership with IaaS platform offering
"HPE technology has underpinned our emPOWER Cloud since launching in 2010, and I am very excited about the capabilities that our renewed partnership will bring moving forward.”
Analysts note SolarWinds’ share of IT ops management market
Ranked 1st by IDC for network management software market share – 2nd, 3rd and 4th by Gartner across ITOM performance analysis categories by revenue.
Sektor to distribute CipherTrace crypto-intelligence solutions in APAC
Sektor will now distribute CipherTrace’s Investigate Suite and the CipherTrace Armada risk-scoring service.
Fusion5 expands professional services portfolio with acquisition of Mindfull
The deal, the terms of which were not disclosed, extends Fusion5’s portfolio of corporate performance management (CPM) solutions, as well as associated customers and resources.
SOC as a Service: Fortinet’s answer to today’s network challenges
Jon McGettigan, Fortinet A/NZ Regional Director, explains how SOC as a Service can back up your current SOC team, fast-track deployments and ensure regulatory compliance.