Brett Hibbert has been working for Loyalty NZ, which runs the FlyBuys loyalty scheme, for five years, and as its head of IT and operations for the past 12 months. Before he moved into his present role, Hibbert's experience was in mainstream business, with an emphasis on merchandising. His knowledge and involvement in ICT evolved as he worked across Loyalty NZ.
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Virtualization is great and all, but sometimes a customer just wants their own server. For many companies, however, off-the-shelf servers are too big, too powerful and too hot-making the typical data-center fare too costly.
The list of companies comprising the Strategic 100 — whether they are in the New Zealand 25, Global 50 or Rising Stars 25 — is an indication, even a barometer, of how competitive the ICT landscape is.
It also demonstrates how the key players have to be prepared to constantly reposition themselves, change course or be ready to acquire a rival firm — if they want to stay in the game and hold or increase their share of the market.