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New GM of technology appointed at ANZ National

Craig Bunyan has been appointed as the new general manager of technology at ANZ National, according to the banking group.
Bunyan is no stranger to ANZ National, having worked as the programme director for its Payments Enablement Programme (PEP) for the last 18 months.

Written by CIO Staff08 May 12 22:00

Maxnet launches sub-brand ISP: Fyx

After a weekend of speculation over what the Fyx service could be, owner Maxnet has revealed details and pricing for its fledgling ISP.

Written by CIO Staff07 May 12 22:00

Push for greater partnerships between IT and legal execs

Chief legal officers (CLOs) understand the importance of CIOs in business, but do not have enough in-depth interactions with IT departments in making key business decisions, according to a survey by Gartner.

Written by CIO Staff06 May 12 22:00

Sir Ralph Norris awarded CIO Lifetime Contribution Award

Sir Ralph Norris was presented with the inaugural CIO Lifetime Contribution Award for his significant contribution to the information technology sector at a private ceremony in Auckland last night.
Nominated by a select committee of industry peers, the award acknowledges his influence in paving the way for the recognition of strategic importance of the CIO role; delivering growth and innovation through the proper use of technology in today’s competitive marketplace.

Written by CIO Staff02 May 12 22:00

Vodafone steps into mobile device management

Vodafone New Zealand has announced its Vodafone Secure Device Manager product, which will put the telco's foot in the potentially lucrative mobile device management (MDM) business.
Vodafone Secure Device Manager manages a company’s mobile devices from an online dashboard, and allows it enforce security policies such as passwords, and operating system upgrades on devices.

Written by CIO Staff20 March 12 23:00

Enable brings fibre to shakey city

A joint venture between Enable, Crown Fibre, and Christchurch City Holdings, aims to transform business in the heart of Canterbury through ultra-fast broadband.
Enable says dark fibre and point-to-point Ethernet services are available for businesses through third-party ISPs and other technology providers.

Written by CIO Staff08 Feb. 12 22:00

TelstraClear's half-year revenue drops by 4 percent, but telco posts $1m profit

TelstraClear has released its financial results for the six months ending on 31 December 2011, which show a reduction in revenue and an increase in capital expenditure.
TelstraClear says it had a total income of $339 million (compared with $353 million in the same period 2010), against operating expenses of $270 million (compared with $291 million in 2010).

Written by CIO Staff07 Feb. 12 22:00

Updated: Megaupload defendants in court today

Kim Dotcom, founder of the file sharing site Megaupload, is appearing at North Shore District Court this morning for a bail hearing along with three other men involved in the case.
Dotcom, along with chief marketing officer Finn Batato, Mathias Ortmann, chief technical officer, Ortmann and Bram van der Kolk, programmer, were arrested on Friday by New Zealand Police who executed provisional arrest warrants requested by the United States Department of Justice.

Written by CIO Staff21 Jan. 12 22:00

Leo Morta appointed trans-Tasman CIO of NZICA, ICAA

Leo Morta has been appointed the first ever trans-Tasman CIO of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants (NZICA) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA).
Morta was previously the CIO at the Institute of Environmental Science and Research (ESR), where he worked for the past four years.

Written by CIO Staff13 Dec. 11 22:00

Telecom begins hunt for CEO

Telecom has announced that it has started the recruitment process for a new CEO.
Current CEO Paul Reynolds said in August 2011 that he intended to step down once Telecom was established as an independent company post demerger.

Written by CIO Staff11 Dec. 11 22:00

Duqu-like viruses to continue in 2012, says Symantec

Senior intelligence analyst for Symantec, Paul Wood, says advanced persistent threats like the Duqu worm will continue to be a problem for companies and organisations in 2012.
Duqu is a sophisticated remote access trojan designed to collect and transmit sensitive information from the machines it infects.

Written by CIO Staff04 Dec. 11 22:00

Te Wananga o Aotearoa(MIS100 2010)

Senior IS executive: Warren Williams, information technology manager
Reports to: Executive director, operational support

Written by CIO Staff26 May 10 22:00

Ministry of Justice(MIS100 2010)

Senior IS executive: Gerard Aberdeen, general manager ICT services
Reports to: Deputy secretary, strategy and corporate

Written by CIO Staff26 May 10 22:00