emt Distribution adds risk intelligence vendorFlashpoint has signed emt Distribution to provide channel partners in Oceania and South East Asia a solution for illicit threat actor communities.
Intel releases 8th gen vPro mobile processors
This generation promises longer battery life, better performance, and comes with a built-in hardware security solution, Intel Hardware Shield.
Toshiba launches fast rotary cutter for B-EX6T1 printer
Intended primarily for industrial applications, these popular printers combine state-of-the-art technology with usability, reliability and low TCO.
Why accelerating the uptake of tech in the NZ economy is crucial
“Historically, New Zealand has been more of a tech taker than a tech leader."
Veeam reports double-digit Q1 growth
We are now focussed on an aggressive strategy to help businesses transition to cloud with Backup and Cloud Data Management solutions.
The world loves smart speakers - and China leads the way
People across the world love their smart speakers – and we have AI assistants like Amazon Alexa to thank for the revolution.
Hands-on review: The Fitbit Versa Lite
At first glance, the Versa and the Versa Lite look exactly the same. For someone who is not a Versa user, the two can be easily mistaken.
Farmers looking for data to help change bad habits
It is no secret that agriculture is a massive cause of environmental issues in NZ. Farmers say they are willing to change, if they get the right data.
Tech Data to distribute Nutanix backup solution in A/NZ
Tech Data will distribute HYCU Data Protection for Nutanix backup and recovery software to their network of partners across Australia and New Zealand.
Veeam releases v3 of its MS Office backup solution
One of Veeam’s most popular solutions, Backup for Office 365, has been upgraded again with greater speed, security and analytics.
What to expect from the Surface Hub 2S
Microsoft has released details about the next iteration of the Surface Hub featuring mobility, reduced weight and a 85in version in the works.
Gartner: A/NZ IT spending growth will surpass worldwide
2019 IT spending is expected to grow 2.2% in New Zealand, and 3% in Australia, far exceeding the 1.1% global average.
Informatica launches new AI-driven innovations
Informatica announced new features and AI-driven innovations across five key segments.
Hands-on review: The ruggedly tough CAT S61 smartphone
The driveway beckoned me, so I dropped the phone several times. Back in the study, close examination has failed to reveal a single scratch.
9 Spokes and Microsoft NZ announce co-sell partnership
The agreement will see 9 Spokes listed on the Microsoft AppSource Marketplace, providing a channel to grow its platform base of small business users.
Forrester names Mimecast a Leader in information archiving
The company has also been named a Top Player in the Radicati Information Archiving - Market Quadrant, 2019.
The team dedicated to global data literacy
The Data Literacy Project has appointed eight data experts who aim to help organisations and individuals improve data literacy across the globe.
Insider insight: How to get more from your Splunk platform
Having the right tools is only half the battle, not until you can leverage them most effectively can you see the gains that properly managed data can provide.Download
Fortinet drives security-based networking with new SD-WAN offerings
At Fortinet Accelerate 2019 in Orlando, the company unveiled its SD-WAN solutions, including what it calls the industry’s first SD-WAN ASIC.
Air New Zealand and Microsoft announce ground-breaking digital collaboration
“Being able to 3D print certain components on the go would be transformative and drive significant efficiencies and sustainability benefits."
Epson FF-680W: The world's fastest WiFi photo scanner
“There was clearly a need for an ultra-fast and easy scanning solution that enabled people to digitise hard copy photos often stored in albums or boxes.”Download
Nutanix introduces new cloud-native solutions for enterprises
Nutanix announced the general availability of its certified Kubernetes solution.
Dell EMC’s six server market trends
As the evolution of cloud-based computing continues, it is important to know what’s ahead to stay ahead of the market.
Fuji Xerox raises the bar with Iridesse production press
The Iridesse is capable of printing eye-catching images with the xerographic colour printing process by using up to, two special dry inks selected from gold, silver and clear.
HP takes top spot from Lenovo in PC market
In the worldwide PC market, global shipments were above expectations, reaching 58.5 million during the last quarter.
WatchGuard takes to the cloud with new platform
The platform delivers multi-tier and -tenant capabilities, scaling automatically to allow MSPs to create and manage unlimited customer accounts.
Logitech’s new headset for open environments
The wireless headset features active noise cancellation (ANC) and is one of the first to include Qi wireless charging.
Talend Cloud Remote Engines now available on AWS Marketplace
“Talend’s support for hybrid use cases is one of the most comprehensive in the industry and we are pleased to offer this flexibility to customers on AWS Marketplace."
8 ways to make distribution margins work for you
Epicor has released eight pieces of advice that can help to ensure distributors are keeping their margins dynamic and increasing.
Hands-on review: Trend Micro’s Home Network Security protects IoT devices easily
These access points may seem trivial, but any device connected to the internet now has the potential to be hacked.
Alexa could be the voice of your car soon
As luxury car brands move away from their own voice assistants to partnering with Google or Amazon, we may find Alexa riding with us all soon.
Identity assurance - a refreshed approach to authentication
Today’s organisations should refresh their approach to authentication from a one-time event to continuous monitoring of users and what they are accessing. In broad terms, this is called identity assurance.Download
Inland Revenue to shut down services later this week
“There’s never an ideal time to shut down the tax system but we’re confident the changes will make any inconvenience worthwhile.”
Should you rely on Elasticsearch to simplify your logging system?
Elasticsearch allows you to store any number of arbitrary name-value pairs coming from structured logging.Download
Could ZTE be the leader in 5G technologies?
Frost & Sullivan has praised ZTE for its leadership in 4G, pre5G, and 5G technologies.
How Chorus aims to create a fair supply chain
“Chorus, Visionstream and UCG needed to step up what we are doing in order to identify and mitigate the risk of breaches in employment law."
Trend Micro announces security products for Google Cloud Platform, Kubernetes and Gmail
“It is critical for enterprises to remember that they share in the responsibility of what they put in the cloud.”
How integrating AI into network monitoring drives efficiencies
IT teams all around the world are spending a disproportionate amount diagnosing what are, realistically, straightforward problems.
IFS named a Major Player for ERP in IDC MarketScape
The enterprise applications company was given the title for its flexible product, cloud first approach and customer intimacy.
HPE & Nutanix join forces to deliver hybrid cloud as a service
The two tech giants have partnered to offer a fully integrated solution that capitalises on the hybrid IT market.
Citrix takes network solutions into Google Cloud
Citrix is taking its SD-WAN solution and Citrix ADC onto Google Cloud Platform to get applications onto the cloud.
How digital transformation will impact the document industry
A Y Soft executive explains how document and print services providers can ensure they stay ahead during the age of digital transformation.
McAfee announces Google Cloud Platform support
McAfee MVISION Cloud now integrates with GCP Cloud SCC to help security professionals gain visibility and control over their cloud resources.
IDC: 2019 security spending to grow 20% in APeJ
“The Asia/Pacific region recognises that its no longer “under-the-radar” as far as breaches, hacks, and legislation is concerned.”
Google Cloud releases range of retail solutions
The solutions aim to capture the growing trend of cloud in retail, offering solutions for eCommerce, inventory management, and more.
Veeam: Biggest trials for MSPs selling backup & how to overcome them
In a perfect world all businesses would happily invest enough to protect their data, but it’s not, which is why Probax released a guide.Download
Adobe: CX a priority for business but tech adoption lags
Nearly half of global companies categorise their CX maturity as “not very advanced” (46%), with just 9% of APAC companies being “very advanced.”
Eaton’s A/NZ 2019 partner award winners
Partners across Australia and New Zealand gathered in Sydney with 13 awards going to resellers, service providers and distributors across the region.
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.Download
Canalys: Google, Alibaba Cloud fastest growing providers
The Cloud Wars continue as Alibaba and Google stake claims in a market that will see spending hit US$143 billion next year, driven by the channel.
HP back on board with Emirates Team NZ
HP 3D print technology will supposedly help the team innovate at speed.
Hands on review: D-Link D-Fend AC2600 Wi-Fi Router
Whilst I was expecting a very mainstream consumer user product, compromising all the nerdy bits for an easy-to-use experience, that’s not the case at all. Yes, the D-Fend router is very easy to use, allowing anybody to set-up a secure network.
An 8K TV for $80,000? Samsung has you covered
8K televisions have landed in New Zealand, but they come with eye-watering price tags of up to $80,000.
Spark New Zealand announces Grant McBeath as new customer director
“It’s fantastic to have a high-quality internal candidate in Grant, who can step into the role of customer director."
Whitepaper: Making AI work for the healthcare sector
This whitepaper explains how and why AI should be focused on people in healthcare, not technology. Philips calls this approach adaptive intelligence.Download
Ex-Connector Systems team in new networking venture
A group of former employees at Ingram Micro and Connector Systems have set up a company called Access Networks, based in Helensville, Auckland.
Why you should collect Docker infrastructure logs
Syslog-ng is a log management application that enables you to collect logs from multiple platforms in a central space.Download
From 'fake' cloud to Netsuite: The Harcourts story
We take a quick look at the fascinating ERP journey of real estate agent giant Harcourts.
Hands-on review: ASUS Mini PC PB60G
With their versatility, and the option to deploy higher or differently specified models as required, they provide enough uniformity and enough variance to solve a lot of logistical headaches.
Wisenet releases education campus management solution
Wisenet ITS Application Suite can be customised and configured to meet modern public education provider demands.
Former VMob CFO Mark Talbot pleads guilty to insider trading
VMob, which now operates as mobile engagement software firm Plexure after a name change in 2016. Talbot was virtual CFO of the company from 2011 to 2014.