University of Waikato installs NVIDIA supercomputer to advance AI research
A supercomputer dubbed ‘The Ferrari of computing’ has been installed at the University of Waikato.
Ricoh launches new cloud-based print management solution
Spark, CCL awarded APAC growth partner of the year awards for Fortinet
Lenovo launches next-gen ThinkSystem servers
Why better API monitoring is critical for achieving quality customer service
Ingram Micro partners with MyDevices, advances IoT opportunities for NZ resellers
Weak 2020 buoys strong first quarter growth for PC shipments
Case study: How Pattern helped SimTutor secure online education
SimTutor provides a software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution designed for online healthcare education and e-learning content creators.
Zscaler expands CIEM solutions with Trustdome acquisition
Zscaler, the cloud security company, has officially entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Trustdome, a Cloud Infrastructure Entitlement Management (CIEM) company.
Rackspace Technology drives the future of cloud services with new category
“Rackspace Elastic Engineering combines our unmatched operational expertise with flexible, modern, cloud native engineering services.”
LogRhythm selects Chillisoft for first global Authorised Training Centre
Chillisoft will provide training in LogRhythm administration fundamentals, AI engine fundamentals and analyst fundamentals.
ServiceNow and Qualtrics partner to deliver next-gen customer experiences
"Our partnership with ServiceNow is the best of both worlds for our customers, who’ll be able to use data and insights to drive real-time action and deliver incredible experiences for the new way of work.”
NETGEAR announces availability of next-gen WiFi 6 offerings for SMBs
According to NETGEAR, the Insight Managed WiFi 6 AX1800 Access Points, and the WAX610 line of devices deliver up to 70% faster speed to devices than its WiFi 5 predecessor.
Konica Minolta listed among Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations
For the fourth time in three years, Konica Minolta has been listed among the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the world.
Thycotic and Centrify complete merger, target PAM market
The combined company has now begun integrations and will operate under the temporary name ThycoticCentrify.
Empowering the hybrid workforce with the right technologies
Headsets need to be able to block loud background sounds that can often get in the way of working or videoconferences. Nobody wants to hear a lawnmower.
NVIDIA opens up AI to the enterprise with DGX SuperPOD supercomputer
“AI is the most powerful technology the world has ever known,” declares NVIDIA DGX systems VP.
Virtual shopping, augmented reality could soon replace tactile shopping - study
"For e-retailers, it's clear that price and convenience alone isn't enough to keep people exclusively shopping online post-COVID."
Samsung debuts new QLED technology in 2021 TV range launch
At the centre of Samsung’s announcement is the unveiling of its new display technology for its flagship televisions: Neo QLED.
Claroty and Yokogawa Engineering Asia extend partnership for SEA and A/NZ
Claroty and Yokogawa Engineering Asia have partnered to better serve organisations in Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand.
Brantas brings tech to the hospitality sector in post-COVID New Zealand
"We see an opportunity to enhance the existing hospitality experience by adopting and merging some of the world’s latest hospitality technologies.”
Kiwi IT firm Theta brings contactless sign-ins to reception desks worldwide
The last year has brought about mass change like we’ve never seen before
Qlik expands partnership with AWS to accelerate cloud analytics with SAP data
"Customers are eager to bring SAP data into AWS and leverage AWS as a platform of innovation to increase the power of data-driven decision making across their organisations."
Hands-on Review: WD_Black SN850 NVMe SSD Game Drive
Western Digital sets out to speed up data storage with its WD_Black SN850 NVMe SSD Game Drive. Does it live up to its claims?
Commerce Commission outlines competition issues regarding HP NZ's recent submission
In its statement, the Commerce Commission outlined key competition issues that the watchdog considers vital to the decision of whether to grant HP NZ’s proposed resale price maintenance arrangements.
AvePoint brings Salesforce Cloud Backup to channel partners
The product adds to the AvePoint suite of trusted Cloud Backup for Microsoft 365 and Dynamics 365 to provide managed service providers with backup and restore capabilities across multiple, popular SaaS providers.
Aruba launches new data management solution
Aruba has launched its new Database as a Service solution, for managing data in the cloud.
EPOS crafts quality audio solutions for all working environments
With many key business stakeholders unable to attend in-person meetings as easily as they once did, webinars meetings, and online presentations became a mainstay of virtual business.
Hands-on review: OPPO Find X3 Pro
The Find X3 Pro has a juicy set of specs. After a week of playing with some of the features, they have hooked me.. again!
Increased demand for digital infrastructure sees Teltrac expand to southern NZ
Teltrac will open in the southern region of the country with presence across three cities, Dunedin, Invercargill and Queenstown.
Reveal Group named as Leader in Forrester Wave RPA report
The report credits Reveal Group’s positioning as a ‘boutique’ RPA firm.
Vodafone New Zealand first Kiwi business to receive specialised AWS accreditation
Vodafone New Zealand has been accepted into the Amazon Connect Service Delivery Program, making it the first business in Aotearoa to be awarded this status.
NVIDIA names data centre CPU after computer scientist Grace Hopper
NVIDIA Grace is designed to support artificial intelligence-based supercomputers, natural language processing, and recommender systems.
IBM launches dedicated cloud services for financial services sector
The platform brings a focus on data security delivered with IBM’s confidential computing and encryption capabilities.
Renesas innovates wireless charging market with Qualcomm collaboration
Renesas Electronics Corporation is collaborating with Qualcomm Technologies to speed up the mainstream adoption of wireless charging for smartphones.
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is Seismic?
Seismic is a sales and marketing enablement SaaS platform that helps business leaders optimize the customer experience through content management, automation, analytics and guided selling.
Microsoft spends $19.7b to acquire AI software firm Nuance
The acquisition enables Microsoft to capitalise on Nuance’s ‘decades’ of experience in both enterprise artificial intelligence (AI) and healthcare.
iland and Cohesity form alliance, target data protection market
"Together with Cohesity, we will deliver elegant and cutting-edge solutions that will take our joint customers’ digital transformation projects to the next level."
Fujitsu, Trend Micro team up to secure private 5G
"We believe that this security solution represents a key technology for applying private 5G to mission-critical areas."
Microsoft appoints Dicker Data as NZ distributor of Surface products
Our relationship with Microsoft in Australia and New Zealand continues to grow from strength to strength because our local knowledge and partner network makes it easy for vendors to connect with the right partners.”
Peeling back the layers of the edge
Red Hat’s broad portfolio provides the connectivity, integration, and infrastructure as the basis for the platform, application, and developer services.
Software-based facial recognition in payments industry to dominate by 2025
There will be more than 1.4 billion users of facial recognition software used for payments alone in 2025, up from 671 million in 2020.
Fortinet: Hyperscaling networks? Hyperscale your security!
Jon McGettigan, Fortinet A/NZ Regional Director, explains why a broad, integrated and automated security fabric is the most effective strategy to protect users, apps and data in a hyperscaling environment.
NEC and Cisco expand strategic partnership to help advance global deployments of 5G IP transport networks
"We believe 5G is fuelling the internet for the future, and accelerating our customers’ digital transformations."
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is TNS?
We spoke to TNS Payments Market business' global managing director John Tait.
BeyondTrust revamps channel partner programme
The enhanced partner programme is spearheaded by new vice president of global partner programmes, Jeff Mattan,
Interview: SAS outlines the seven AI-based trends you'll see in 2021
Artificial intelligence has, let's face it, been the subject of much hype, of experimentation, and in some cases, pipe dreams.
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is Dynabook?
Dynabook is the new branding for what many may know as Toshiba. The change in branding happened in 2018, and the company remains one of the world’s largest PC manufacturers.
Aruba updates edge security platform with SD-WAN capabilities
Aruba’s latest iteration of its Edge Services Platform (ESP) has been quick to make use of HPE’s acquisition of Silver Peak in September last year.