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Startup Timely receives investment from Punakaiki Fund
Posted on 21-Jun-2014 19:24Tags News, SaaS

Investors back online booking business Timely with $1.3 million. Comments (Comments)

Telecom acquires Business Cloud specialist Appserv
Posted on 18-Jun-2014 09:24Tags News, SaaS

Telecom announced today it has signed a conditional agreement to purchase all of the shares in leading business Cloud services specialist Appserv Limited. The agreement is subject to conditions which are expected to be completed by early July 2014. Comments (Comments)

New software service simplifies ICT for New Zealand government agencies
Posted on 16-Jun-2014 10:52Tags News, SaaS

A new all-of-government office productivity software service will help agencies streamline their support systems as they focus on transforming their customer services, says Government Chief Information Officer, Colin MacDonald. Comments (Comments)

MYOB extends SME cloud accounting solutions with AccountRight Premier
Posted on 3-Jun-2014 13:18Tags News, SaaS

Company offers a powerful and flexible online accounting solution for mid-sized, established businesses with complex accounting needs including inventory. Comments (Comments)

Dimension Data plans to offer New Zealand businesses both global and local public cloud solutions
Posted on 21-May-2014 09:45Tags News, SaaS

Dimension Data says it will be the first public cloud service provider in New Zealand to offer its clients both global and local cloud solutions, today announcing the addition of an Auckland-based Managed Cloud Platform (MCP), set to launch in the 4th quarter this year. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft and SAP announce new cloud, data and mobile experiences
Posted on 20-May-2014 10:16Tags News, SaaS

Microsoft Corp. and SAP AG have expanded their global partnership to deliver new solutions that are intended to help improve employee productivity, enhance workforce mobility and drive increased business value for customers and partners. Comments (Comments)

Code42 recruits VP as Chief Financial Officer
Posted on 20-May-2014 09:51Tags News, SaaS

Jason Bristow, vice president and treasurer, to lead global financial operations. Comments (Comments)

Amazon Web Services brings Amazon WorkSpaces to Sydney
Posted on 16-May-2014 15:47Tags News, SaaS

Easy-to-deploy, fully managed desktop computing service in the cloud delivers ease of provisioning, a simple management interface, high-performance, and device flexibility to customers. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft acquires New Zealand startup GreenButton
Posted on 2-May-2014 07:12Tags News, SaaS

GreenButton's advanced technology solutions are used to running compute intensive applications in the cloud. Some of its largest customers include US-based companies Pixar, NASA and Boeing. Comments (Comments)

Xero in alliance with H&R Block
Posted on 30-Apr-2014 15:55Tags News, SaaS

H&R Block to exclusively promote Xero as preferred small business online accounting solution. Comments (Comments)

Coca-Cola Amatil unifies business with IBM Cloud hub in Sydney
Posted on 10-Apr-2014 10:06Tags News, SaaS

IBM has signed a five-year multimillion dollar cloud agreement with Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA). The cloud project will streamline CCA's operations and processes across the South Pacific region and is expected to drive significant operational costs out of the business. Comments (Comments)

Data247 launches local online backup service
Posted on 9-Apr-2014 20:10Tags News, SaaS

A group of Wellington entrepreneurs have joined forces to build New Zealand's first personal cloud. Comments (Comments)

Enprise Group acquires cloud software developer Datagate Innovation Limited
Posted on 8-Apr-2014 20:41Tags News, SaaS

Enprise Group has acquired Datagate Innovation Limited - a cloud software development company specialising in online reporting and billing portals for telcos, utility companies and hosted service providers. Comments (Comments)

Wellington Tech Startup Loomio Wins International Management Innovation Award
Posted on 3-Apr-2014 14:26Tags News, SaaS

Loomio, the online decision-making tool built by a Wellington-based startup, was yesterday named a winner of the MIX Prize Digital Freedom Challenge, an international management innovation award run by Polly LaBarre, co-founder of Fast Company magazine. Comments (Comments)

Pivotal changes the economics of Big Data forever with new
Posted on 3-Apr-2014 14:20Tags News, SaaS

Big Data "Mega Bundle" gives customers easy and flexible access to Pivotal's Hadoop data platform, MPP relational database and in-memory transaction database with a single subscription price. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft expands cloud services for mobile scenarios
Posted on 28-Mar-2014 10:00Tags News, SaaS

Microsoft Corp. on Thursday announced several new and updated applications and services including Microsoft Office for iPad and free Office Mobile apps for iPhone and Android phones. Comments (Comments)

Gen-i supports ICBC's New Zealand launch
Posted on 27-Mar-2014 14:06Tags News, SaaS

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) leverages local expertise to open in NZ. Comments (Comments)

Wellington-based startup seeks funds via crowd action
Posted on 12-Mar-2014 10:56Tags News, SaaS

Crowdfunding campaign raises over $10,000 in first 12 hours for Loomio, a new simple online tool for collaborative decision-making. Comments (Comments)

Wellington to host second WordCamp in May 2014
Posted on 10-Mar-2014 19:14Tags News, SaaS

This year the event will have special keynote guests Gary Pendergast from Automattic and Dan Milward, a plug-in developer. Comments (Comments)

Xero to launch "Farming in the Cloud" service mid-year
Posted on 21-Feb-2014 07:53Tags News, SaaS

Online accounting software company Xero has announced that its new "Farming in the Cloud" solution, which brings real-time, single ledger reporting to the farm for the first time, will be ready to go to market mid-year 2014. Comments (Comments)

NZ company launches unique cloud storage app
Posted on 17-Feb-2014 20:07Tags News, SaaS

Layer3 has developed Filecloud, an application that does everything other cloud storage solutions do, but adds on some additional bells and whistles. Comments (Comments)

Xero appoints US CEO, Board Chairman and Director as it continues growing
Posted on 12-Feb-2014 20:17Tags News, SaaS

Company further invests in US growth with new executive talent from General Motors, HP, PayPal and Intuit. Comments (Comments)

MYOB announces product changes
Posted on 11-Feb-2014 19:28Tags News, SaaS

MYOB has announced plans that will solidify its position in a rapidly evolving market and make life even easier for its clients and partners. These include a new product line-up, product extensions and changes to its product naming. Comments (Comments)

Windows 8.1 app gives AccountRight Live clients an on-the-go look into their books
Posted on 4-Feb-2014 13:44Tags News, SaaS

Developed by accounting software provider MYOB in partnership with Microsoft, the app's touch-friendly design enables fast read-only access to key financial information on Windows 8.1 devices. Comments (Comments)

Cloud computing performance boost for Kordia customers
Posted on 4-Feb-2014 13:32Tags News, SaaS

Kordia New Zealand today announced the availability of the AWS Direct Connect service, addressing growing demand for cloud computing facilities and hosted business applications for their New Zealand customers. Comments (Comments)

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