ASUS' own servers compromised in malware attackASUS’ genuine servers have been compromised in attack that has put hundreds of thousands of users at risk of malware infection.
New API improves Datto RMM integration with ConnectWise
When combined with the ConnectWise API, Datto RMM partners can maintain an integrated, scalable, and secure management platform without self-hosting.
Huawei’s new flagship phones jump on the photography train
The new P30 and P30 smartphone handsets are sensor and lens heavy, placing emphasis on the growing trend for smartphone photography.
Carbonite closes $618.5m buyout of security firm Webroot
Webroot former CFO John Post will lead the new Webroot business unit as senior vice president and general manager. He will report to Carbonite president and CEO Mohamad Ali.
Hands-on review: The Samsung Galaxy S10+ and Galaxy Buds
For those of us who demand high quality performance and durability, this model will have you drooling with delight. I'll see you down at the phone shop.
Adobe launches platform to power customer experience management
Adobe Experience Platform stitches together data from across the enterprise, enabling real-time customer profiles leveraging Adobe Sensei.
Adobe, Microsoft and LinkedIn join forces to accelerate account-based experiences
“With these new account-based capabilities, marketing and sales teams will have increased alignment around the people and accounts they are engaging.”
Winners of 2019 Adobe Experience Maker and Marketo Revvie Awards announced
The Adobe Experience Maker Awards recognise Adobe Experience Cloud customers and partners.
How Adobe and ServiceNow aim to advance customer experience management
“Together, ServiceNow and Adobe will help enable seamless digital workflows that power the experiences customers want.”
Adobe opens up marketing opportunities with Roku
Adobe and streaming TV platform Roku are now offering Adobe customers the ability to precisely target consumer audiences moving to over-the-top content (OTT).
Adobe Summit kicks off the future of customer experience in Las Vegas
“Today, at Adobe Summit, we unveiled significant new capabilities in Adobe Experience Cloud, including the introduction of Adobe Commerce Cloud and Marketo Engage, and general availability of Adobe Experience Platform.”
Ruckus releases new switch for 100GbE edge-to-core networks
Enables multi-gigabit networks with pay-as-you-grow model suitable for education, government and enterprise environments.
‘Buy-now-pay-later’ taking consumer markets by storm
A new survey shows that young people are embracing this new method of purchasing, with over 1.5 million users in the last year in Australia alone.
Aerohive achieves ISO/IEC 27001 cloud platform certification
Aerohive is the first cloud-managed networking vendor recognized by a global standard for commitment to information security management systems.
NZ ISPs issue open letter to social media giants to discuss censorship
Content sharing platforms have a duty of care to proactively monitor for harmful content, act expeditiously to remove content which is flagged to them as illegal.
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."Download
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
SIS announces a partnership with Platform 4
“We are looking forward to a strong future in the New Zealand security industry with this global giant as our strategic partner."
Healthcare breaches on the rise - here’s how Philips protects data
As healthcare becomes increasingly digitalised, medical institutions need to ensure the systems they are using are storing patient data in a reliable and secure way.Download
Zoom’s new Rooms and Meetings features
Zoom has released information about the upcoming releases for its Rooms and Meeting offerings for 2019.
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
Avaya expands integration with Google Cloud AI
This includes embedding Google’s machine learning within conversation services for the contact centre, enabling integration of AI capabilities.
Why 'right to repair' legislation could be a new lease on life for broken devices
“These companies are profiting at the expense of our environment and our pocketbooks as we become a throw-away society that discards over 6 million tonnes of electronics every year.”
Better data management: Whose job is it?
An Experian executive’s practical advice on how to structure data-management roles within a modern business environment.
Google certifies Panasonic rugged devices for enterprise
The Toughbook T1 and N1 handhelds meet all requirements for Google’s rugged Android certification.
Microsoft offers Government free digital skills training
Upwards of 60 workshops will be offered, aimed at giving staff a vital grounding in cloud technologies, artificial intelligence and other skills.
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
Bitdefender invests in A/NZ with new offices and regional director
Bitdefender has opened its Partner Advantage Network (PAN) programme with the aim of recruiting and supporting its over 500 local resellers.
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
Vector penalised $3.5 million for excessive levels of power outages
''Given the impact electricity outages have on consumers and businesses it is crucial that lines companies have systems in place to identify and manage the risks present in their networks."
Platform9 and Intersect partner to bring unified cloud to A/NZ
“For Intersect, Platform9 represents the single most strategic solution to a set of challenges we see expanding across the board."
Turtle Beach buys ROCCAT, bringing more 'victories to gamers'
Germany-based Roccat already has a significant presence in Europe and Asia, which means Turtle Beach will likely take advantage of that growth. Expect to see more Turtle Beach products on the shelves.
NVIDIA introduces a new breed of high-performance workstations
“Data science is one of the fastest growing fields of computer science and impacts every industry."
IDC: NZ's PC market surprise growth will not last
Despite the growth witnessed at the end of 2018, IDC predicts that New Zealand’s traditional PC market in 2019 will decline by -4.4% YoY.
Microsoft appoints new commercial and partner business director
Bowden already has almost a decade of Microsoft relationship management experience under her belt, having joined the business in 2010.
Dynatrace takes pole position in APM Magic Quadrant
It placed highest on Ability to Execute and furthest on Completeness of Vision in the 2019 Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring (APM).
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
Poly appoints new A/NZ managing director, Andy Hurt
“We’re excited to be bringing together two established pioneers in audio and video technology to be moving forward and one business – Poly."
IDC: Innovative wearable use cases drive double-digit growth
Wristbands are set to lose their dominance as hearables and industrial applications keep the wearables market moving forward.
Gartner: AI to reduce project management workload
80% of the work performed project management teams will be taken over by AI by 2030, starting this year.
Aussie company set to democratise direct-to-orbit IoT access
Adelaide-based Myriota has released a developer toolkit that has been trialled and tested by a smart waste management platform.
Worldwide spending on security to reach $103.1bil in 2019 - IDC
Managed security services will be the largest technology category in 2019.
HPE launches 'right mix' hybrid cloud assessment tool
HPE has launched an ‘industry-first assessment software’ to help businesses work out the right mix of hybrid cloud for their needs.
VMware allures APJ channel veteran to take the reins
Balasingam will take on the role of vice president for VMware’s partner business in Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ).
Digital spending to hit US$1.2 trillion by 2022
A recent study by Zinnov shows that IoT spend reached US$201 billion in 2018 while outsourcing service providers generated $40 billion in revenue.
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
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
VoiP new-comer upgraded and ready to take on NZ
UFONE is an Auckland-based VoIP provider that has just completed a massive upgrade of its back-end and is ready to take on the market.
Polycom & Plantronics rebrand to Poly, a new UC powerhouse
The name change comes after last year’s Plantronics acquisition of Polycom, a deal that was worth US $2 billion.
HCL and Xerox expand strategic partnership
Under the terms of the agreement, HCL will manage portions of Xerox’s shared services, including global administrative and support functions.
OutSystems and Boncode team up for better code analysis
The Boncode and OutSystems alliance aims to help organisations to build fast and feel comfortable that the work they're delivering is at peak quality levels.
Elegance meets functionality in Toshiba’s X-range
Desktop performance now comes in a slim, light, durable package.Learn More
Online attackers abusing Kiwis' generosity in wake of Chch tragedy
It doesn’t take some people long to abuse people’s kindness and generosity in a time of mourning.
Microsoft Teams’ eight new and upcoming features
After taking Best in Show at Enterprise Connect, Microsoft Teams will be seeing eight new capabilities over 2019.
Gartner: NZ server grows at same rate as shipments decline
In New Zealand, server revenue grew by almost 50% in the 4Q18 compared to the same quarter of 2017, while shipments declined 43.3%.
Forrester names Crowdstrike leader in incident response
The report provides an in-depth evaluation of the top 15 IR service providers across 11 criteria.
VMware announces new features in VMware Cloud, Dell EMC integrations
VMware announced VMware Cloud Foundation 3.7 is expected to be available on Dell EMC VxRail in VMware’s Q1FY20.
Five things MSPs need to keep in mind in 2019
A Datto APAC channel exec outlines the most important factors for MSP to being paying attention to in the coming year.
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
Apple says its new iMacs are "pretty freaking powerful"
The company has chosen the tagline “Pretty. Freaking powerful” as the tagline – and it’s not too hard to see why.