Donovan Jackson's stories - Page 3
Three considerations for security strategies
With stricter regulations governing data inevitably coming into force, the impact to any organisation of a serious data breach has never been greater.
BYOD / Bring Your Own Device
BYOD: What you get for what you pay
Love it or hate it, bring-your-own-device (BYOD) was affecting security and network performance long before it became the industry’s newest buzzword.
Holy cow! EVA hits the edge of space
Tauranga IT company's mascot makes a unique trip into the mesosphere.
Tauranga ISP’s cow* to jump over the moon**
Tauranga ISP wins global competition to send artefact to the edge of space, dispatches toy bovine.
Malware in game hacks might deliver Pyrrhic victories
AVG reckons 90% of hacks and cracks are infested with malware.
Acronis to integrate with MobileIron, stop mobile data going walkabout
Better mobile data protection promised with Acronis and MobileIron deal.
Little chips deliver big advantages in HP Moonshot
HP has introduced a new server based on Intel Atom processors - the first of several to be expected in its Moonshot line.
Telecom launches Digital Ventures
Telecom has announced the formation of a new Digital Ventures team.
Is the future of mobile computing wearable?
The innovations coming out from the world’s leading mobile companies seem to indicate that the next big thing might be wearable consumer devices. But it also might not be...
Now your iPhone picks your pocket
Got an iPhone? Running iOS 6.0? iOS bug prefers cellular data over WiFi, costing you money.
Tablets & laptops
Mobile tech tax: It’s OK, you can keep enjoying your tablets
Your gadgets float free from the prying eyes of the IRD, for now.
We’ll stick with two-tier distribution - Barracuda Networks
Barracuda Networks ANZ Sales Manager Greg Douglas says his company has every confidence in the model. And says New Zealand is like a province of Australia.
Ovum: Good luck finding those Galaxy S4 features
Smartphones, dumb users - will your Samsung Galaxy S4 outwit you?
The week’s winner: Nigel and the Microsoft Surface RT
Nigel sells surface, pledges money to kids charity, world peace ensues.
Unisys ‘tailoring services to NZ market’
Enterprise tech company Unisys reckons it has the means to reach smaller businesses by bringing ‘x as a service’ to market on the back of its enterprise Intel-based mainframe technology.
Autonomy, Big Data and a fight HP can’t win
Did HP take too generous a serving of the Big Data Kool-Aid too soon?
~$80-mil Orcon deal? No comment, says key man
The rumour mill fires up, delivers big numbers as Kordia's sale of Orcon looks a dead-cert - though the man apparently at the centre of everything won't speak.
Lies, damned lies and an MPAA-funded ‘study’ finds Dotcom shutdown boosted film studio revenue
Dotcom shutdown was good for business, crows morally suspect MPAA through a proxy.
UPDATED: Nigel’s Surface RT SOLD: Fetches great price, donated to kids charity
There's a second-hand Surface up for grabs - from Microsoft NZ exec.
First Benedict XVI Tweets, now Vatican records go digital FOR FREE
One big tithe: Information management company EMC is digitising the Roman Catholic Church HQ.
Microsoft blinks, lets you transfer Office 2013 licenses
Microsoft has relented on the unreasonable terms of Office 2013 licensing, allowing transfer of a license from one PC to another.
Data Centre Operators
Free cloud stuff from Rackspace
Got a data centre? Want to make it all nice and cloudy like the good folk at Rackspace do? Your wish is its command, as you can download free open source Private Cloud Software and start messin’ with the mechanics of your machinery.
EMC looking more flashy by the day
Flash continues to dominate the hardware announcements of storage vendors, with EMC today announcing a range of products under its Xtrem family.
Mega IPO: Soon, you could own a piece of the Dotcom magic
Personal legal wrangles aside for now, Kim Dotcom's Mega looks set to list within 18 months.