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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)

Intel unveils new technologies for efficient cloud datacenters
Posted on 5-Sep-2013 19:18Tags News, Computing

From new SoCs to optical fiber, Intel delivers cloud-optimized innovations across network, storage, microservers and rack designs. Comments (Comments)

Gen-i ramps up delivery of new $60m Auckland data centre
Posted on 2-Sep-2013 11:10Tags News, Computing

The facility will be of modular POD construction with 4 x 100 rack data halls in each POD and a strong focus on sustainability and energy efficiency. Comments (Comments)

HP and SAP Collaborate to Deliver HP As-a-Service Solution for SAP HAN
Posted on 26-Aug-2013 16:37Tags News, Computing

HP today introduced the HP As-a-Service Solution for SAP HANA, a solution that allows organisations to analyse big data and unlock real-time insigh without the burden of a significant upfront capital investment. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to retire within 12 months
Posted on 24-Aug-2013 10:15Tags News, Computing

Microsoft Corp. announced that Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer has decided to retire as CEO within the next 12 months, upon the completion of a process to choose his successor. Comments (Comments)

Wellington City Council in large IT project to consolidate functionality
Posted on 16-Aug-2013 08:35Tags News, Computing

An initial RFI (requests for information) process starts today, with a full RFP/tendering process starting later this year with up to six months for bids and proposals to be fully considered. Comments (Comments)

Gen-i opens new Christchurch data centre
Posted on 13-Aug-2013 14:19Tags News, Computing

New NZ$ 10.5 million facility to meet growing demand for ICT solutions that harness new high speed networks. Comments (Comments)

Unisys and Intel join forces on secure computing platform
Posted on 9-Aug-2013 15:16Tags News, Computing

Aiming at multi-billion-dollar market, Unisys and Intel are combining secure partitioning and processor technologies in an innovative mission-critical platform designed to reduce server sprawl and power the data centre of tomorrow. Comments (Comments)

BNZ improve ATM uptime with new NCR Predictive Services
Posted on 9-Aug-2013 08:33Tags News, Computing

NCR Corporation has designed a "virtual", first line maintenance capability for BNZ in order to maximize ATM uptime and better serve customers. Comments (Comments)

Ministry of Education renews Microsoft Schools Agreement
Posted on 7-Aug-2013 22:42Tags News, Computing

Teachers and students across the country have greater access to modern e-learning tools through the renewed Microsoft Schools Agreement and the know-how to use these tools, thanks to Microsoft’s significant commitment to the education sector. Comments (Comments)

Northland Regional Council upgrades IT infrastructure with HP
Posted on 7-Aug-2013 09:15Tags News, Computing

HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage and HP ProLiant Servers improve performance of business-critical applications by 40 percent. Comments (Comments)

MetService acquires shares in MetOcean
Posted on 6-Aug-2013 09:03Tags News, Computing

The similarities between the two companies will allow MetService to expand its research capability for product development, and enable MetOcean to grow international revenues while keeping its IP in New Zealand. Comments (Comments)

Wroclaw University Library turns to IBM big data solution to preserve European heritage
Posted on 1-Aug-2013 09:40Tags News, Computing

Project aims to preserve and digitize nearly 800,000 pages of distinctive European manuscripts, books, and maps dating back to the Middle Ages, equivalent to up to 300TB of documents. Comments (Comments)

IBM unveils new PowerLinux System for analytics and cloud computing
Posted on 30-Jul-2013 17:36Tags News, Computing

IBM is accelerating its Linux on Power initiative with a new high-performance PowerLinux server as well as new software and middleware applications geared for the growing number of clients embracing big data, analytics and next generation Java applications in an open cloud environment. Comments (Comments)

Wynyard Group lists on New Zealand Stock Exchange
Posted on 19-Jul-2013 08:16Tags News, Computing

Wynyard Group, a company that specialises in intelligence-led software and solutions for protecting companies and countries from threat, crime and corruption, will today list on the main board of the New Zealand stock exchange. Comments (Comments)

Dimension Data's cloud solution performance measured in report
Posted on 18-Jul-2013 22:46Tags News, Computing

Tolly Group cloud IaaS comparison highlights performance as a critical factor in determining the true cost of cloud. Comments (Comments)

Internationally recognised computing experts joins NeSI team
Posted on 17-Jul-2013 17:12Tags News, Computing

NeSI is New Zealand’s national high performance computing (HPC) platform and its director Nick Jones says its nine-person computational science team brings together the largest group of scientific computing specialists ever to support New Zealand research. Comments (Comments)

Belkin licenses New Zealand technology for pointing devices
Posted on 17-Jul-2013 16:10Tags News, Computing

Swiftpoint Limited has signed a global licensing agreement with Belkin international which will see Swiftpoint’s patented GesturePoint hardware and software technology integrated into devices for sale by Belkin to customers worldwide. Comments (Comments)

The power of technology gives kiwi youth a voice
Posted on 16-Jul-2013 18:46Tags News, Computing

More than 60 young New Zealanders from over 20 schools are set to uncover their talents, increase their technology skills and learn from some of New Zealand’s best technology brains, at this week’s High Tech Youth Meet Up. Comments (Comments)

New Zealand-based IT providers recognised globally at Microsoft event
Posted on 12-Jul-2013 11:27Tags News, Computing

Auckland-based Kinetics Group is a global winner after taking out a supreme award for Small Business Partner of the Year at the annual Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference. At the same conference Datacom won the Country Partner of the Year award for New Zealand. Comments (Comments)

EMC to acquire ScaleIO
Posted on 12-Jul-2013 08:45Tags News, Computing

ScaleIO accelerates EMC's strategy to deliver Flash across the entire server and storage infrastructure. Comments (Comments)

Unisys enhances mission-critical capabilities of ClearPath Libra Systems
Posted on 12-Jul-2013 08:42Tags News, Computing

New release of MCP operating environment and high-availability option for mid-range server broaden client options for mobility, security and application availability. Comments (Comments)

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