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DiData announces Cloud connection service

Dimension Data has announced the availability of Cloud private network connection (CPNC) as an add-on service for its enterprise-class public, private and managed hosting cloud offerings.

Written by Sathya Mithra Ashok24 March 14 07:57

Plan B acquires Auckland-based cloud recovery provider

Business continuity provider Plan B has reached an agreement to acquire the business and assets of Auckland-based private cloud backup and recovery provider Disaster Recovery Group (DRG), effective 1 April 2014.

Written by Sathya Mithra Ashok21 March 14 05:00

Airways New Zealand deploys SugarCRM

Airways New Zealand, the state-owned air traffic service provider in the country, has rolled out SugarCRM’s solution.

Written by Sathya Mithra Ashok27 Nov. 13 15:21

NZ tech sector grows by 16.5 per cent: report

New Zealand’s technology export sector grew by 16.5 per cent, driven by a group of TIN100 ICT companies growing on both sides of the Tasman, a general recovery in the US market, and increased investment in R&D and staffing.

Written by Sathya Mithra Ashok24 Oct. 13 07:21

Unisys NZ aims to change revenue mix in the next few years

IT solutions provider Unisys currently has a revenue mix in New Zealand that sees the public sector contributing 60 per cent and the private sector 40 per cent. However, the company wants to swap those figures to 60 per cent private and 40 per cent public in the next few years.

Written by Sathya Mithra Ashok26 Sept. 13 11:54

BNZ to launch PayClip using Mint’s solution

Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) expects to launch PayClip, a mobile payments solution for its small and medium business (SMB) customers next month.

Written by Sathya Mithra Ashok14 Sept. 13 06:11

Christchurch could become a model smart city: Microsoft

“Christchurch has a unique opportunity. The earthquake was devastating and horrific. But it has also left a great opportunity to rebuild," says Darrell D Smith, director of facilities and energy, real estate and facilities at Microsoft.

Written by Sathya Mithra Ashok12 Sept. 13 14:59

Quid to consider development hub in NZ

Quid, an intelligence mapping provider, is looking to grow its talent base, and Kiwis make a great addition to the team, according to Gourley.

Written by Sathya Mithra Ashok11 Sept. 13 07:23

More should be done to implement cyber security strategy in NZ: Netsafe

The New Zealand government should spend more money on cyber security and building awareness around it than it is doing currently. However, such spend should be validated only after an accurate assessment of the costs of security lapses to the New Zealand economy.

Written by Sathya Mithra Ashok10 Sept. 13 09:41

NZ’s ISVs one of top adopters of the Azure platform: Microsoft

New Zealand is one of the top-most adopters of the Windows Azure platform among independent software vendors (ISVs), and if indications are anything to go by, it might soon be one of the top enterprise adopters of the platform as well.

Written by Sathya Mithra Ashok09 Sept. 13 13:18

UPDATE: Radio spectrum auction to start on October 29

The auction conditions include requirements for mobile network operators to upgrade their existing rural cell sites to 4G capability within five years, and for successful bidders to continue expanding cellular coverage.

Written by Sathya Mithra Ashok05 Sept. 13 12:03

Thinking ahead

Stu Williamson photography is a highly specialized and focused photo studio in the UAE. The company which began operations around eight months back prides itself on a photographic background that encompasses Europe for over 20 years. With plans to expand aggressively across the UAE and open multiple stores within three years time, the company's staff shows an unusual understanding of how technology could become a huge aid in achieving their goals and growing bigger.

Written by Sathya Mithra Ashok06 March 07 17:13