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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)

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announces company realignment
Posted on 12-Jul-2013 08:06Tags News, Computing

CEO Steve Ballmer memo to all employees shows the vision of a company that is faster and focused. Will it work? Comments (Comments)

EMC introduces and improves storage products
Posted on 11-Jul-2013 10:44Tags News, Computing

EMC advances its data protection portfolio for enterprise with a broad array of new hardware and software products that enable customers to deploy new Protection Storage Architectures that address data protection challenges. Comments (Comments)

Lenovo overtakes HP in PC sales, says IDC
Posted on 11-Jul-2013 09:59Tags News, Computing

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 75.6 million units in the second quarter of 2013, down -11.4% compared to the same quarter in 2012 but slightly better than expected, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker. Comments (Comments)

Mitre 10 unveils digital strategy
Posted on 3-Jul-2013 17:13Tags News, Computing

Mitre 10, the country's largest home improvement retailer and builders’ merchant, has this week launched a new, user friendly multi-platform digital strategy to complement its in-store emphasis on face-to-face customer service. Comments (Comments)

Oracle announces general availability of Oracle Database 12c
Posted on 2-Jul-2013 09:51Tags News, Computing

Oracle Database 12c is a next-generation database designed to meet the needs of organisations that seek technologies to transform business and improve operational agility. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft to retire TechNet Subscription service
Posted on 2-Jul-2013 08:24Tags News, Computing

Microsoft Corp is retiring TechNet Subscriptions, its subscription program designed to help IT Professionals prepare for critical issues and plan for future deployments by providing them with access to the latest software for evaluation purposes, in addition to beta releases, Professional Support Calls, and other technical information and tools. Comments (Comments)

Big data keynote at Microsoft TechEd New Zealand 2013
Posted on 1-Jul-2013 16:09Tags News, Computing

Enhancing human intelligence with big data, and strengthening human capability through technology, will be on the agenda for more than 2,000 people at Microsoft TechEd New Zealand 2013. Comments (Comments)

Ex Computerworld Editor Sarah Putt joins IITP team
Posted on 1-Jul-2013 08:32Tags News, Computing

new role was focused on strengthening the IT Profession’s communications and voice, both internally and with external stakeholders. Comments (Comments)

Windows Server Hyper-V and Windows Azure platforms to support Oracle software
Posted on 25-Jun-2013 08:03Tags News, Computing

Customers will be able to deploy Oracle software, including Java, Oracle Database and Oracle WebLogic Server, on Windows Server Hyper-V or in Windows Azure and receive full support from Oracle. Comments (Comments)

School partners with anti-malware developer for funding
Posted on 21-Jun-2013 11:29Tags News, Computing

The Motueka Rudolf Steiner School has set up an innovative win-win-win fundraiser with an international software company to fund new resources for the school. Comments (Comments)

IBM supports business success with Unitec scholarships
Posted on 18-Jun-2013 14:47Tags News, Computing

New scholarships provide financial support and business mentoring for Unitec students. Comments (Comments)

Chinese Supercomputer Tianhe-2 world's #1 system
Posted on 18-Jun-2013 09:59Tags News, Computing

Tianhe-2, a supercomputer developed by China’s National University of Defense Technology, is the world’s new No. 1 system with a performance of 33.86 petaflop/s on the Linpack benchmark, according to the 41st edition of the twice-yearlyTOP500 list of the world’s most powerful supercomputers. Comments (Comments)

Fusion-io achieves breakthrough shared storage performance
Posted on 13-Jun-2013 11:34Tags News, Computing

Fusion ION Data Accelerator software achieves 24 GB/s ultra low latency data throughput and over 2 million IOPS in HP Server System. Comments (Comments)

WD introduces ultra slim high capacity thin HDD for laptops
Posted on 12-Jun-2013 16:29Tags News, Computing

New, 7 mm slim 2.5-inch hard drive delivers industry’s highest capacity storage for thin and light mobile devices. Comments (Comments)

Intel introduces SSD Data Center S3500 series to boost cloud computing
Posted on 12-Jun-2013 14:53Tags News, Computing

Intel Solid-State Drive Data Center S3500 Series delivers next-generation performance to meet the growing storage needs of cloud computing. Comments (Comments)

HP introduces new SMB server and cloud services with Google
Posted on 12-Jun-2013 14:46Tags News, Computing

New small server can be used as a first server for SMBs providing simplified setup, management and maintenance with innovative HP Smart Technologies. Comments (Comments)

Unisys wins managed end-user contract with Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship
Posted on 11-Jun-2013 10:30Tags News, Computing

Unisys will continue to provide managed service desk and end-user computing services to DIAC through June 2018. The contract includes an expanded scope to provide infrastructure support for the department's midrange equipment and storage. Comments (Comments)

Dimension Data New Zealand launches desktop-as-a-service offering
Posted on 11-Jun-2013 10:18Tags News, Computing

Dimension Data New Zealand has announced the launch of 3D Workspace, its outsourced desktop-as-a-service offering for cloud and traditional computer users Comments (Comments)

New family of Intel processors combines low power consumption with performance
Posted on 4-Jun-2013 20:43Tags News, Computing

With 50% improvement in battery life, Intel is aiming at more powerful mobile systems including tablet and Ultrabooks. Comments (Comments)

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