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Dell announces High Performance Computing improvements and new platforms
Posted on 18-Nov-2015 21:45Tags News, Computing

Dell has unveiled advancements to its high performance computing (HPC) portfolio, including new systems designed to simplify mainstream adoption of HPC and data analytics in research, manufacturing and genomics. Comments (Comments)

HP introduces new premium consumer PCs
Posted on 18-Nov-2015 21:34Tags News, Computing

Three new designs have been unveiled by HP New Zealand for their premium consumer PC range, with a number of new breakthrough features including sleek industrial designs, bright high-resolution displays, a curved screen desktop and audio by Bang & Olufsen. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft and team up to bring Minecraft to Hour of Code
Posted on 17-Nov-2015 18:59Tags News, Computing

The new tutorial introduces players to basic coding within the fun and popular Minecraft
environment. Created by Minecraft game designers together with, the tutorial features Steve and Alex from Minecraft and Minecraft-inspired challenges that will be familiar to its more than 100 million players around the world. Comments (Comments)

EMC announces new Data Lake advancements
Posted on 11-Nov-2015 10:31Tags News, Computing

EMC Corporation has announced the next generation of its EMC Isilon Scale-out NAS Data Lake, which includes new products, features and capabilities that allow enterprises to scale easily to edge locations as well as to public clouds. Comments (Comments)

Shared ICT services given go-ahead in Wellington
Posted on 31-Oct-2015 11:19Tags News, Computing

The chief executives of Wellington City Council, Porirua City Council, Upper Hutt City Council and Wellington Water have approved a final implementation business case to share information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure services. Comments (Comments)

Jade Software completes installations of Master Terminal in record time
Posted on 27-Oct-2015 19:29Tags News, Computing

Company says it has successfully implemented three of seven all-new terminal operating systems for Abu Dhabi Ports. Comments (Comments)

ITx 2016 will bring together 12 tech-related conferences under one roof
Posted on 23-Oct-2015 15:07Tags News, Computing

The 12 partner organisations and conferences include IITP, NZTech, NZRise, itSMFnz, CITRENZ, Health Informatics NZ, Test Professionals Network, Agile Day, InternetNZ, Project Management Institute, TUANZ and the NZ Open Source Society. Comments (Comments)

Software Defined Networking at Victoria University of Wellington
Posted on 21-Oct-2015 19:58Tags News, Computing

VUW offering multiple scholarships to students wanting to begin a full-time, research-focused Master's degree Comments (Comments)

Sold out event in Auckland shows NZ hunger for APIs
Posted on 21-Oct-2015 19:39Tags News, Computing

The inaugural APIdays New Zealand, held on Monday 19 October at the Viaduct Events Centre, was a sold out event, showing a strong local appetite to discuss the power of APIs in business and enterprise. Amongst attendees and speakers alike, APIs were seen as the core enabler that allows enterprises and SMEs to transform into digital businesses. Comments (Comments)

IBM expands data discovery and Q&A power of Watson Analytics
Posted on 15-Oct-2015 16:27Tags News, Computing

IBM also announced widespread adoption, with half a million professionals registering for this data exploration and visualization service since its introduction less than a year ago. Comments (Comments)

New graduate school will set the standard for advanced ICT education in Wellington
Posted on 15-Oct-2015 11:43Tags News, Computing

The new Wellington ICT Graduate School is expected to deliver a wealth of benefits to the capital city and fuel growth across the region and New Zealand. Comments (Comments)

Dell buying EMC to create giant tech company
Posted on 13-Oct-2015 10:09Tags News, Computing

Dell Inc. and EMC Corporation have signed a definitive agreement under which Dell, together with its owners, Michael S. Dell, founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Dell, MSD Partners and Silver Lake will acquire EMC Corporation. Comments (Comments)

Intergraph acquired intellectual property rights to New Zealand Police OnDuty mobile application
Posted on 12-Oct-2015 21:30Tags News, Computing

Under this first-of-its-kind agreement for New Zealand Police, Intergraph Security, Government & Infrastructure (SG&I) will further develop and take to market the OnDuty suite to public safety agencies beyond New Zealand. Comments (Comments)

Dell introduces new XPS range of laptops
Posted on 9-Oct-2015 11:52Tags News, Computing

Dell has announced its new portfolio of XPS devices, featuring the innovative XPS 12 2-in-1, ultra-mobile XPS 13 notebook and XPS 15 powerhouse laptop. This updated lineup incorporates high performance 6th generation Intel Core processors and sleeker hardware, all built for an enhanced Windows 10 experience. Comments (Comments)

Tech company Westbourne IT opens its first international office in New Zealand
Posted on 9-Oct-2015 11:47Tags News, Computing

Irish IT solutions provider Westbourne IT Global Services has announced the international expansion of its operations with the official opening of its first overseas office in Auckland, New Zealand by Minister for Economic Development the Hon. Steven Joyce. Comments (Comments)

New Dell Precision mobile workstations bring more power, performance with thinner, lighter form factor
Posted on 2-Oct-2015 19:59Tags News, Computing

New portfolio makes huge leaps in performance with configuration options including the new 6th Generation Intel Core processors, first Intel Xeon processors for mobile workstations and future Intel Xeon processors E3-1200 product families. Comments (Comments)

IBM working to make carbon nanotubes the future of computing
Posted on 2-Oct-2015 09:54Tags News, Computing

IBM Research has announced a major engineering breakthrough that could accelerate carbon nanotubes replacing silicon transistors to power future computing technologies. Comments (Comments)

Dell introduces new campus and data centre networking solutions
Posted on 25-Sep-2015 10:16Tags News, Computing

Dell has announced expansions to its networking portfolio to address growing complexities in campus networking and skyrocketing bandwidth demands in the data center. Comments (Comments)

Jade Software Completes Cloud CRM Transformation Project at Pacific Islands Trade & Invest
Posted on 23-Sep-2015 15:00Tags News, Computing

Updating customer and contact information now faster and easier for staff. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft releases Office 2016
Posted on 23-Sep-2015 07:03Tags News, Computing

Microsoft Corp. began the worldwide release of Office 2016. At the same time the company announced new and enhanced Office 365 services built for team productivity. Comments (Comments)

Intel NUC NUC5i5RYH review
Posted on 21-Sep-2015 16:01Tags Reviews, Computing, by M Freitas

The Intel NUC platform has been around for a while and it's a favourite of mine when someone asks for a good HTPC platform (thinking as a consumer) or an all around desktop platform for business needs. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft expands global YouthSpark initiative to focus on computer science
Posted on 17-Sep-2015 19:57Tags News, Computing

Microsoft Corp. has announced a new commitment of $75 million in community investments over the next three years to increase access to computer science education for all youth, and especially for those from under-represented backgrounds. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft partners with The Icehouse to offer SMB technology scholarships
Posted on 10-Sep-2015 20:17Tags News, Computing

40+ technology scholarships available to existing Microsoft SME customers. Comments (Comments)

New Zealand company TruScreen gets approval to sell cervical screening device in Mexico
Posted on 9-Sep-2015 11:45Tags News, Computing

Under this certification the company's proprietary TruScreen cervical cancer screening device may be sold to government hospitals and public entities and be marketed and promoted to the general public in Mexico. Comments (Comments)

New Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 features to help turn data into intelligent action
Posted on 9-Sep-2015 09:21Tags News, Computing

new enhancements are designed to increase productivity for organizations by providing a simple and seamless experience across their Dynamics CRM application and their productivity applications like email, Excel, OneDrive for Business for easier task management, an enhanced mobile experience for the worker on the go, and enriched data and analytics. Comments (Comments)

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