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Toshiba announces 16 TB MG08 Series hard disk drives
Posted on 10-Jan-2019 09:42 News, Computing

With 33% more capacity than today’s widely adopted 12TB drives, and 14% more capacity than prior 14TB models, MG08 16TB drives are compatible with the widest range of applications and operating systems, and adapted to mixed random and sequential read and write workloads in both cloud and traditional datacenter environments.

Lexar introduces a family of M.2 SSDs to its portfolio
Posted on 10-Jan-2019 09:36 News, Computing

New series features a traditional SATA III (6Gb/s) SSD (NM200), plus more advanced solutions with NVMe performance (NM500, NM520, NM600) for entry-level to PC enthusiasts.

Toshiba Memory unveils 1TB PCIe Gen3 x4L SSDs
Posted on 10-Jan-2019 09:31 News, Computing

This new series of single package SSDs, featuring PCIe Gen3 x4lanes, offers sequential read performance up to 2,250 MB/s, and with improved flash management delivers random read performance up to 380,000 IOPS.

Accenture acquires PrimeQ
Posted on 11-Dec-2018 09:15 News, Computing

Acquisition makes Accenture the largest Oracle Cloud Systems Integrator in New Zealand and Australia.

Foodstuffs North Island announces new Chief Digital Officer
Posted on 6-Dec-2018 17:00 News, Computing

Simon Kennedy will be joining the Foodstuffs North Island team as Chief Digital Officer (CDO) in 2019.

Catalyst Cloud releases CNCF Certified Public Kubernetes Platform
Posted on 30-Oct-2018 18:46 News, Computing

Catalyst Cloud has released New Zealand’s first Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) certified Kubernetes service.

New Zealand Ministry of Education and Google to provide Chrome Education licences
Posted on 23-Oct-2018 15:23 News, Computing

The New Zealand Ministry of Education has entered into an agreement with Google to provide all state and state integrated schools in New Zealand with Chrome Education licences from 1 November 2018 to 30 June 2021.

Crucial launches P1 NVMe Solid State Drive
Posted on 17-Oct-2018 23:04 News, Computing

P1 NVMe SSD enables fast game loads and quick access to apps, files, and content.

HP New Zealand launches Device as a Service
Posted on 3-Oct-2018 10:43 News, Computing

Customers have a single source for hardware, support, and IT services, in a one-price-per-device monthly payment.

HPE ProLiant ML110 review
Posted on 27-Sep-2018 13:11 Reviews, Computing

While there is a business case for cloud-based services, there are also cases where a local server is either a requirement or the best solution - including being part of a hybrid cloud design. Your organisation might be looking for a solution that's supported by existing channels, something that doesn't need a hands-on approach. Or it may be that connectivity is at a premium and cloud-based services won't work well for some locations. The Intel Xeon Scalable processor-powered HPE ProLiant ML110 Gen10, paired with ClearOS is a solution for these cases.

Huawei launches Kirin 980 7nm SoC
Posted on 19-Sep-2018 11:18 News, Computing

The next-generation AI experience is around the corner, with the company planning to launch the first Kirin 980-powered Mate Series device, which is scheduled to arrive in October.

Crucial expands SSD portfolio with BX500 Solid State Drive
Posted on 8-Sep-2018 16:52 News, Computing

Next-generation SSD enables faster boot ups, programme loads and longer battery life.

HP delivers innovation for the modern office with new HP Elite Series
Posted on 5-Sep-2018 09:17 News, Computing

Latest HP Elite lineup includes world's smallest business convertible and the world's first business class 34-inch curved All-in-One with discrete graphics.

Cove Insurance launches towards making insurance simple
Posted on 30-Aug-2018 10:16 News, Computing

Insurance startup Cove has announced the company has left private beta, and will begin offering car insurance and phone insurance policies to New Zealanders.

Crucial launch DDR4 2933 MT/s Registered DIMMs
Posted on 30-Aug-2018 10:12 News, Computing

Higher module speeds assist in reaching optimal system performance and efficiency in the data centre.

New 8th Gen Intel Core processors bring faster WiFi to mobile computers
Posted on 30-Aug-2018 10:02 News, Computing

The U-series (formerly code-named Whiskey Lake) and Y-series (formerly code-named Amber Lake) are optimised for connectivity in thin, light laptops and 2 in 1s for the first time, while also providing ultimate mobile performance and long battery life.

NZ students now eligible for NASA Internships
Posted on 27-Aug-2018 20:13 News, Computing

New Zealand tertiary students will be offered the chance to participate in NASA's International Internships Programme, under an agreement between the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment and NASA.

Intel introduces new NUC kits and NUC mini PCs
Posted on 16-Aug-2018 11:03 News, Computing

Intel NUCs are mini PCs that offer high-performance capabilities in a space-saving design and are perfectly suited for home theater, home office, entry-level gaming or as a replacement for desktops when space is a concern.

Kiwi team reaches semi-finals at the Microsoft Imagine Cup
Posted on 26-Jul-2018 15:38 News, Computing

A record-breaking three teams competed for New Zealand at the 16th annual Microsoft Imagine Cup.

Microsoft ices heated developers
Posted on 6-Jul-2018 20:16 Articles, Computing, by Pat Pilcher

Microsoft may be in for a case of post-purchase dissonance after paying US$7.5 billion (NZ$10.8 billion) for GitHub to then stand accused by its community of being complicit in Trump's Mexican border travesty.

Intergen recognised as 2018 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for New Zealand
Posted on 12-Jun-2018 08:00 News, Computing

It has been a big week for Intergen who are celebrating both the Country Partner of the Year Award as well as being a finalist in three categories of the local New Zealand Partner Awards.

How back office transformation drives IRD efficiency
Posted on 12-Apr-2018 21:15 Articles, Computing, by Donovan Jackson

With the Inland Revenue Department undergoing a massive systems upgrade, transformation of the back office is among the central raisons d'etre.

Intel reimagines data centre storage with new 3D NAND SSDs
Posted on 16-Feb-2018 15:21 News, Computing

Intel has announced the Intel SSD DC P4510 Series for data centre applications, using 64-layer TLC Intel 3D NAND that enables end users to do more per server, support broader workloads and deliver space-efficient capacity.

Government to continue search for first Chief Technology Officer
Posted on 12-Feb-2018 20:30 News, Computing

Broadcasting, Communications, Digital Media and Government Digital Services Minister Clare Curran says she was heartened to receive more than 60 applications for this critical position but after careful consideration has decided not to make an appointment at this stage.

New Zealand's IT industry in 2018 and beyond
Posted on 22-Jan-2018 12:50 Articles, Computing, by iStart

International Data Corporation (IDC) has made some predictions for the New Zealand IT industry for 2018 and beyond.


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