Industry insider news for New Zealand's technology resellers
SailPoint improves security and compliance with SaaS update
New in IdentityNow is the Dynamic Discovery Engine, which allows users to easily and quickly create policies, access reviews, dashboards and reporting.
Xiaomi sets NZ market firmly in its sights
Mi smartphones are hitting Kiwi shores as sales grew by 88% last year - in contrast to the global market decline of 3% facing its competitors.
Headphone retail value to see significant growth
Headphone market research shows that the headphone market is continuing to grow, with advanced features quickly becoming a necessity for consumers.
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."
MSP regulations are growing in number and severity – here’s a compliance guide
The growing number of cybersecurity breaches around the world has seen mounting pressure placed on MSPs for compliance.
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'.
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: 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.
Crucial launches P1 NVMe Solid State Drive
The SSD uses a PCIe port to provide a faster and more reliable read/write.
Growing spend on data centre systems could be short-lived
Gartner's data reveals total global IT spending will continue to grow in 2019, with some sectors doing better than others.
Bad day at the office for IBM with latest quarterly results
The latest financial results for IBM have revealed a disappointment for investors as the tech giant missed almost all of its targets.
Huawei Mate 20 series primed for launch
The long-awaited Huawei Mate 20 series has been unveiled.
CyberArk launches privileged session management for cloud
An external attacker or malicious insider who is able to hijack these types of user credentials could shut down cloud environments.
Gartner’s 7 steps for agile marketing
“To shift to agile methods, the modern CMO must have the ability to awaken, harness and develop trust and commitment from their organisation.”
Paessler and Sigfox partner for IoT monitoring solution
PRTG Network Monitor provides real-time visibility of the IT infrastructure associated with Sigfox’s dedicated network.
Gartner’s top tips to keep relevant in the face of change
“Continuous change can be made into an asset if an organisation sharpens its vision in order to see the future coming.”
How to take the pressure off equipment upgrades and stay competitive
A hardware upgrade brings modern device capabilities that can significantly strengthen the security of employee devices.
Study reveals the true value of data literacy
Organisations that rank in the top third of the Data Literacy Index have 3 to 5% higher enterprise value, plus a raft of other benefits.
Hands–on review: Corsair’s Force MP510 NVMe PCIe M.2 SSD is great bang for your buck
The MP510 promises 3,480MB/sec sequential read speeds, and up to 3,000MB/s sequential write speeds.
New Zealand tops list of most-scammed countries - Microsoft
Around a fifth (21%) of New Zealanders who had encountered tech support scams were fooled into continuing with an interaction.
Gartner’s top 10 tech trends for 2019
Gartner has released a list of what it sees as the most important strategic tech trends to be aware of in the quickly upcoming year.
ManageEngine adds user behaviour analytics to ADAudit Plus
With its dynamic alert thresholds, ADAudit Plus reduces the number of false positives and buys ample time for security teams to focus on the real indicators of compromise.
Securonix and Cylance partner to drive end-to-end security offering
The two products will provide security operations centre (SOC) teams with a view of both cloud and endpoint security events.
Hands-on review: Crucial’s BX500 SSD gets the job done
The Crucial BX500 comes in two flavours, 240GB and 480GB, giving users a no-frills boost to their PC at a budget-friendly price.
Why the term ‘VAR’ no longer makes sense
A Gartner expert weighs in on VAR consolidation and muses over whether the term ‘value-added reseller’ still has any relevance.
Exclusive: Cybersecurity in the API economy
Application programming interfaces (APIs) are the cornerstone of both connected devices and the connected experience.
Blupeak scores distie deal with EMPR
This is Blupeaks second distribution deal in under a week as it partners with EMPR to distribute its products across A/NZ.
Zoom expands platform to create a cohesive UC solution
Zoom has announced a raft of new features that will allow companies to use Zoom for all of their communications needs.
Four big channel announcements from Commvault
The Command Centre, an -aaS portfolio, a new partnership, and two new cloud-ready appliances.
No Pixel 3 for Kiwis - Why the snub, Google?
Google’s offerings in the NZ market are limited at best and there is no sign of when its latest phone will be hitting our shores.
Gartner - 70% of AI for digital commerce projects succeed
As AI adoption continues to grow, a recent Gartner survey shows that in digital commerce organisation projects are succeeding at a massive rate.
Pure Storage opens new A/NZ HQ in Melbourne
Storage leader cuts the ribbon on new A/NZ headquarters, affirms its commitment to the region.
Trend Micro’s four pillars of cybersecurity strategy
There are steps that businesses can and should take to protect their data systems – and the privacy of their customers.
Gartner - APAC PC shipments showing growth
“The PC market continued to be driven by steady corporate PC demand, which was driven by Windows 10 PC hardware upgrades.”
Frost & Sullivan: Pulse Secure among best NACs for SMB to large enterprise
The recent Frost and Sullivan 2018 Network Access Control (NAC) Market, Global, Forecast to 2022 report states that network visibility is critical.
NVIDIA’s new GPU-acceleration platform for machine learning
NVIDIA’s new open source RAPIDS offering gives performance boost to end-to-end predictive data analytics.