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Vocus enters business security solutions segment
Posted on 8-Dec-2016 19:52Tags News, Security

The importance of protecting business information as cyber-attacks continue to escalate has seen leading telco Vocus Communications launch new products to help businesses protect against cyber threats and limit any downtime with a cloud based data backup service. Comments (Comments)

Air New Zealand signs contract with Inmarsat for in-flight WiFi
Posted on 8-Dec-2016 11:43Tags News, Wi-Fi

Inmarsat has signed a contract with Air New Zealand to provide Global Xpress (GX) connectivity across the airline's long-haul and short-haul fleets. Comments (Comments)

True Key by Intel Security adopts Windows Hello
Posted on 7-Dec-2016 20:36Tags News, Security

Integration allows True Key extension to leverage the power of Windows Hello's secure authentication factors to provide a more secure long in and authentication experience with new browser support for Microsoft Edge. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft and Netsafe issue fresh warning about scammers
Posted on 5-Dec-2016 19:21Tags News, Security

Microsoft New Zealand and Netsafe are today renewing their call for New Zealand internet users to be aware of a fresh wave of scammers who are targeting this country with warnings about fake viruses on their computers. Comments (Comments)

Dimension Data publishes IT predictions for 2017
Posted on 5-Dec-2016 18:32Tags News, Web media

Dimension Data, a global ICT solutions and services provider, today published its top IT predictions for 2017, and the focus on digital is set to remain the key trend in the industry for the next 12 months. Comments (Comments)

Torpedo7 and 1-Day founders behind acquisition of Travelbug and BookIt online businesses
Posted on 5-Dec-2016 18:27Tags News, Web media

Travel Booking Services 2016 LP has purchased Trade Me's accommodation website, Travelbug, and online booking engine, BookIt. Comments (Comments)

Accenture teams with Code.org once again
Posted on 5-Dec-2016 18:22Tags News, Web media

Accenture employees pledge more than 10,000 hours to participate in Hour of Code tutorials, teach computer programming to students, promote access to computer science education. Comments (Comments)

Synology introduces Xeon-based, 12-bay DiskStation DS3617xs NAS
Posted on 5-Dec-2016 18:22Tags News, Computing

Equipped with a quad-core Intel Xeon-D 2.2 GHz CPU that bursts up to 2.7 GHz, DS3617xs delivers stunning performance at over 2,358 MB/s sequential throughput reading and 406,760 IOPS reading under a RAID 5 configuration with 10GbE Link Aggregation enabled. Comments (Comments)

Staff and visitors to Auckland City Hospital have access to easy coffee-on-the-go
Posted on 5-Dec-2016 18:18Tags News, SaaS

Foodco New Zealand have announced a new self-service checkout kiosk at Auckland City Hospital at Jamaica Blue. Comments (Comments)

HP New Zealand Partner Awards 2016 winners announced
Posted on 2-Dec-2016 17:20Tags News, Web media

Ingram Micro had an outstanding night, picking up the highly contested Distributor of the Year Award for the team’s dedication to creating engagement not only with HP, but also throughout the wider Reseller community. Comments (Comments)

31c0n draws top international cyber security experts to conference
Posted on 2-Dec-2016 17:12Tags News, Security

Peter Gutmann, Computer Scientist at the University of Auckland, will deliver the keynote while other speakers confirmed to date for the inaugural 31c0n event include Bryan K. Fite (UK), Rodrigo Branco (Brazil) and Craig Smith (USA). Comments (Comments)

American Airlines selects IBM as its cloud provider
Posted on 1-Dec-2016 00:23Tags News, SaaS

IBM announced today a strategic partnership with American Airlines, the world's largest airline, naming IBM as its cloud provider for greater enterprise flexibility, scalability and reliability. Comments (Comments)

SUSE acquires OpenStack IaaS and Cloud Foundry PaaS assets from HPE
Posted on 1-Dec-2016 00:05Tags News, SaaS

The agreement includes HPE naming SUSE as its preferred open source partner for Linux, OpenStack and Cloud Foundry solutions. Comments (Comments)

Hewlett Packard Enterprise demonstrates memory-driven computing architecture
Posted on 30-Nov-2016 00:59Tags News, Computing

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has successfully demonstrated Memory-Driven Computing, a concept that puts memory, not processing, at the center of the computing platform to realize performance and efficiency gains not possible today. Comments (Comments)

Xero completes data migration onto Amazon Web Services
Posted on 29-Nov-2016 10:46Tags News, SaaS

The company has moved over 59 billion records, more than 1.4 petabytes of data to AWS. Comments (Comments)

Artificial Intelligence deal biggest yet for University of Auckland/UniServices
Posted on 23-Nov-2016 09:22Tags News, Computing

Intelligent computers that look, think and react like humans are the latest technology being developed at the University of Auckland to become a commercial venture. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft and Volpara improve breast imaging analytics
Posted on 23-Nov-2016 09:06Tags News, Computing

Volpara Health Technologies Limited and Microsoft Corp. have announced a new collaboration around breast imaging analytics that will help breast imaging centers analyse clinical, quality and business data to optimise productivity, quality assurance and patient care. Comments (Comments)

Oracle buys Dyn
Posted on 22-Nov-2016 15:58Tags News, Computing

Oracle has signed an agreement to acquire Dyn, a cloud-based Internet Performance and DNS provider that monitors, controls, and optimizes Internet applications and cloud services to deliver faster access, reduced page load times, and higher end-user satisfaction. Comments (Comments)

Netsafe now in charge of investigating complaints about harm caused through digital communications
Posted on 21-Nov-2016 16:05Tags News, Security

Justice Minister Amy Adams has wished Netsafe well as it begins its role as the Approved Agency under the Harmful Digital Communications Act. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft NZ announces partnership with AV/VR Garage
Posted on 21-Nov-2016 10:02Tags News, Web media

The AR/VR Garage - established by Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) as part of the region's wider innovation network - has been set up to accelerate and showcase the development of New Zealand's AR/VR capability with a view to creating globally significant outcomes across key sectors. Comments (Comments)

D-Link to partner with Microsoft to bring Super Wi-Fi to developing regions
Posted on 21-Nov-2016 09:56Tags News, Wi-Fi

The Super Wi-Fi campaign aims to exploit unused bandwidth in the lower-frequency white spaces between television channel frequencies, where signal travels further than at higher frequencies. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft steps further into open community by joining Linux Foundation
Posted on 18-Nov-2016 15:34Tags News, Computing

On Wednesday, during its annual Connect(); developer event, Microsoft Corp. unveiled a series of products and partnerships that strengthen the company's Azure cloud platform for building intelligent, cross-platform apps and services. Comments (Comments)

First self-drive vehicle demonstration on NZ roads begins
Posted on 17-Nov-2016 11:39Tags News, Consumer Electronics

The New Zealand Traffic Institute (Trafinz), Volvo, New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) and the Ministry of Transport have come together to show how a self-driving vehicle will handle New Zealand's road conditions, safely and efficiently. Comments (Comments)

IBM launches experimental platform for embedding Watson into any device
Posted on 10-Nov-2016 20:24Tags News, Computing

The new platform allows developers to embed Watson functions into various end-user device form factors, offering a next generation architecture for building cognitive-enabled experiences. Comments (Comments)

Cyber Security Skills Taskforce established
Posted on 8-Nov-2016 10:30Tags News, Security

Communications Minister Amy Adams has today announced the establishment of a Cyber Security Skills Taskforce to address the shortage of cyber professionals in New Zealand. Comments (Comments)


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