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Google Translate now understands Te Reo Maori
Posted on 12-Dec-2013 15:08Tags News, Computing

After months of hard work, a team of Maori-speaking volunteers helped translate thousands of words and phrases so Maori language speakers and students could search and explore webpages online. Comments (Comments)

Westpac launches crowdsourcing challenge in UK
Posted on 4-Dec-2013 19:02Tags News, Computing

The Westpac Global App Challenge – UK is offering developers and designers based in the United Kingdom (UK) the opportunity of a trip to New Zealand as part of a NZD$100,000 "Kiwis love Geeks" crowdsourcing competition for mobile and web banking apps. Comments (Comments)

University of Waikato PhD student initiative to join Hour of Code campaign
Posted on 4-Dec-2013 18:48Tags News, Computing

A University of Waikato PhD student will take part in a global computer coding exercise backed by some of the biggest technology names in the world. Comments (Comments)

Wellington Dev Academy to meet local demand for skilled software developers
Posted on 3-Dec-2013 09:18Tags News, Computing

An innovative solution by way of an up-skilling boot camp to meet the growing demand for smart ICT workers in the Wellington region has been launched. Comments (Comments)

New Zealand medical monitoring start-up company Vigil boosted by Telecom investment
Posted on 26-Nov-2013 00:01Tags News, Computing

Vigil will target opportunities to improve health outcomes and reduce health-care costs through digital technologies. Comments (Comments)

EMC announces general availability of XtremIO All-Flash Array
Posted on 15-Nov-2013 09:25Tags News, Computing

EMC XtremIO is an all-flash array to provide consistent and predictable extreme performance to any application workload over any period of time, regardless of whether the array is idle or busy, empty or full. Comments (Comments)

Dimension Data announces four new global data centres
Posted on 13-Nov-2013 14:08Tags News, Computing

Ongoing demand drives addition of cloud locations in the US, UK, Australia and South America. Comments (Comments)

Revera to double Wellington data centre capacity
Posted on 7-Nov-2013 09:44Tags News, Computing

$15m investment will double the footprint of Revera's Trentham data centre to support the long term growth of Revera and Gen-i. Comments (Comments)

HP Microserver Gen8 review
Posted on 6-Nov-2013 20:30Tags Reviews, Computing, by M Freitas

We have recently received one of the new HP MicroServe Gen8 boxes here for review. Clearly aiming at the SME market, this is the kind of hardware that can - and will - help business leverage technology with low cost investment in ongoing administration resources. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft says 377,000 PCs still running Windows XP in New Zealand
Posted on 6-Nov-2013 09:51Tags News, Computing

New Zealand businesses and consumers with PCs still running old Windows XP software have less than six months to upgrade their operating system, before the likelihood of their PC getting a virus or some other outside attack significantly increases. Comments (Comments)

HP to Extend HP NonStop to x86 Server Platform
Posted on 5-Nov-2013 10:57Tags News, Computing

Company also announces new HP Integrity NonStop blade servers delivering 50 percent greater performance. Comments (Comments)

New Zealand government agencies to adopt Desktop as a service approach to IT
Posted on 1-Nov-2013 14:44Tags News, Computing

Contracts for Desktop as a Service (DaaS) have been awarded to New Zealand company Datacom and global suppliers Dimension Data and Fujitsu. Comments (Comments)

Inland Revenue signs new mainframe contract with Unisys New Zealand
Posted on 30-Oct-2013 14:42Tags News, Computing

Inland Revenue has announced that it has signed a contract with Unisys New Zealand for the provision of mainframe services Comments (Comments)

Learning Set to Accelerate in Two Auckland Schools
Posted on 29-Oct-2013 14:12Tags News, Computing

Two of New Zealand’s most advanced e-teaching schools recognised by Microsoft. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft provides extra access to technology for more than one million Kiwi students
Posted on 16-Oct-2013 14:05Tags News, Computing

Beginning 1 December 2013, every state and integrated school, and tertiary provider in New Zealand that licenses Office for staff and faculty will get Office 365 ProPlus for students at no additional cost. Comments (Comments)

Fastway Couriers leverages Gen-i services to deliver continued global success
Posted on 15-Oct-2013 20:23Tags News, Computing

Company targeting online retail sector for continuing upward growth trajectory. Comments (Comments)

Employment study reveals information behind excess workload, work/play balance
Posted on 6-Oct-2013 12:50Tags News, Computing

Excess workload has been identified as the biggest barrier to better performance in The Great New Zealand Employment Survey 2013, and one of the key reasons people are working harder is better technology such as smartphones. Comments (Comments)

Telogis Secures $93 million in financing to enhance location-based products and services
Posted on 3-Oct-2013 18:29Tags News, Computing

Telogis provides a software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based platform for companies that require dynamic routing, real-time work order management, commercial navigation, telematics and mobile integration services for their workforces in the field. Comments (Comments)

Gen-i chooses Silverstripe to deliver new website
Posted on 2-Oct-2013 10:34Tags News, Computing

Company says new site showcases "the best in Kiwi design smarts". Comments (Comments)

Gen-i divests Auldhouse through management buyout
Posted on 1-Oct-2013 13:48Tags News, Computing

Auldhouse, now NZ’s largest privately owned commercial training business, will continue to support Telecom and Gen-i as a preferred supplier. Comments (Comments)

BNZ utilises software to uncover financial feelings
Posted on 25-Sep-2013 20:34Tags News, Computing

In a world-first, BNZ has utilised advanced facial recognition software to help New Zealanders recognise how they feel about their money. The online experience, named EmotionScan, has been developed by BNZ in partnership with psychologist, Dr Stuart Carr and Swiss emotion recognition software company, nViso. Comments (Comments)

Westpac NZ invests in digital and mobile transformation
Posted on 25-Sep-2013 20:31Tags News, Computing

Westpac has released the first stage of its re-engineered online banking platform as it reveals a $15 million, 18 month programme aimed at delivering customers the best digital and mobile banking experience in New Zealand. Comments (Comments)

Gen-i unveils details for new Takanini data centre
Posted on 22-Sep-2013 13:53Tags News, Computing

Construction of a new NZ$60 million data centre is underway, with completion scheduled for second half of 2014. Comments (Comments)

Mako Networks continues growth with new U.S. office
Posted on 11-Sep-2013 17:03Tags News, Computing

After operating from the Kiwi Landing Pad in San Francisco for the past 18 months, Mako Networks continues to accelerate its international growth with the opening of a new office in the city. Comments (Comments)

HP and VMware to deliver a federated network solution
Posted on 9-Sep-2013 18:42Tags News, Computing

Federated software-defined networking and network virtualisation solutions will provide common infrastructure and operations model across physical and virtual networks. Comments (Comments)

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