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Nutanix named leader in HCI for the fifth time by Gartner
Nutanix has announced it's been named a Leader for the fifth time in the Gartner November 2021 Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure Software.
Gartner: Global smartphone market impacted by supply chain disruption
Global smartphone sales to end-users declined 6.8% in the third quarter of 2021, compared to the same period in 2020, according to new reports from Gartner.
Extreme Networks named leader in Enterprise Wired and Wireless LAN Infrastructure fourth year running
"Our relentless focus on innovation and customer success has enabled us to make it easier than ever for our customers to manage their complex networking deployments."
Bayer and Microsoft partner to build new cloud-based digital tools
Bayer has partnered with Microsoft to build new cloud-based digital tools and data science solutions for agriculture and adjacent industries.
IOTech partners with Google Cloud to provide integrated edge-cloud solutions at scale
Edge software provider IOTech has announced the expansion of its partnership with Google Cloud to offer smart and integrated edge-cloud solutions for enterprise companies.
Artificial Intelligence / AI
CrowdStrike tops list of most valuable public cybersecurity firms on Deloitte Fast 500
CrowdStrike has the highest valuation of any of the cybersecurity companies included in the 2021 Technology Fast 500 winners.
Barhead and Microsoft partner for graduate program to meet growing demand
Specialist consulting firm Barhead has teamed up with Microsoft to meet the growing demand for consultants versed in Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Power Platform
Fusion5 achieves first for trans-Tasman Microsoft low code application development
Fusion5 has announced it's the first Microsoft partner based in A/NZ to earn the Microsoft Low Code Application Development Advanced Specialisation.
Juniper Networks named Leader for enterprise wired and wireless LAN infrastructure
For the second year running, Juniper Networks was named a Leader by Gartner in the 2021 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Wired and Wireless LAN Infrastructure.
Tablets & laptops
Dynabook expands Satellite Pro notebook range in A/NZ region
The Satellite Pro C40-J and Satellite Pro C50-J notebooks are designed for performance and productivity, says Dynabook.
ExtraHop grows A/NZ team with first channel manager for the region
Based in Sydney, Tanya Hovagimian will be responsible for managing all aspects of ExtraHop's channel and managed security service provider business, including sales and solutions strategies and market development.
Databricks launches new Partner Connect portal, extends lakehouse ecosystem
The company states customers can utilise the portal to discover a broad set of validated data, analytics, and AI tools and integrate them with their Databricks lakehouse across multiple cloud providers.
Small Businesses / SMB
Digital hesitancy holding back NZ business - report
Small businesses experience higher revenue and productivity when they readily adopt new technology.
High profile attacks, ransomware gangs and weaponisation part of cybersecurity predictions for 2022
The threat landscape is set to evolve at a worrying pace in the year ahead.
New Grover study reveals cost impact of consumer electronics around the globe.
A new global study by Grover has revealed the expense of in-demand electronics around the world, shining a light on problems with supply chain shortage and currency fluctuations in the midst of the pandemic.
Amazon Web Services / AWS
New VMware Cross-Cloud services available on AWS
VMware has made it easier for AWS customers to purchase and deploy VMware Cross-Cloud services.
Kiwi-owned cloud infrastructure critical to national prosperity, says new Catalyst Cloud CEO
Doug Dixon has been appointed the new chief executive officer for Catalyst Cloud.
Webinar: How rhipe simplified its IT workflows & how you can too
What has your IT workload been like this year? If ‘slow’ and ‘complex’ come to mind, you’re not alone.
WatchGuard Cloud enhances security platform with new endpoint security modules
"WatchGuard continues to deliver on its vision of our Unified Security Platform that enables MSPs to offer a comprehensive set of enterprise-grade security services to protect businesses of all sizes."
It's Fraud Awareness Week: How you can steer clear of scams and fraud
"If you control the amount of information you release, you can reduce the chance of someone stealing your identity.”
RingCentral unveils new Microsoft Teams enhancements and BYOC
Global enterprise cloud communications provider RingCentral has unveiled a new set of phone capabilities to the Microsoft Teams platform.
Fortinet announces next-gen firewall and secure SD-WAN integration for Microsoft Azure
Fortinet delivers what it says is the industry's first next-generation firewall and secure SD-WAN integration with Microsoft Azure Virtual WAN.
High Performance Computing
AMD displays growing adoption in HPC at the Supercomputing Conference 2021
AMD has showcased an expanded presence and growing preference in high-performance computing at this year's Supercomputing Conference 2021.
Hands-on review: JBL Live 660NC Adaptive Noise Cancelling Headset
JBL’s Live660NC headset provide you with peace and quiet in your own space.