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How IoT can be a game changer for the hospitality sector
Wed, 10th Apr 2019
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network infrastructure
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network management
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cloud services
IoT and home automation are driving up consumer expectation, and catering to this will be the key to success for the hospitality sector.
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HAND ON REVIEW: channeling the creative mind with HP’s ZBook x2
Fri, 13th Jul 2018
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gaming
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mobility
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martech
Built from the ground up to suit the needs of creative professionals, the HP ZBook x2 is not you're average 2-in-1.
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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Aera talk about their new brand and the ANZ market
Thu, 12th Jul 2018
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big data
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data analytics
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bi
Aera thrives post rebrand; ex-Anaplan CEO fuels $50m AI-led supply chain revolution.
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SolarWinds acquires Trusted Metrics, adds threat monitoring offering for MSSPs
Wed, 11th Jul 2018
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advanced persistent threat protection
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solarwinds
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cios
The acquisition will allow SolarWinds to offer a new security software product, dubbed SolarWinds Threat Monitor.
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$10 million project launched to foster kiwi 3D printing startups
Wed, 11th Jul 2018
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3d printing
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auckland university
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nz government
Multi-award winning professor Olaf Diegel will start with Auckland University’s Faculty of Engineering in early 2019.
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Schneider Electric picks up new APAC channel leader for its IT division
Wed, 11th Jul 2018
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data centre maintenance / management
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power / energy
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apc by schneider electric
Schneider Electric taps Joseph Vijay to helm Pacific IT channels.
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Microsoft unveils its thin, sleek and cheap Surface Go tablet
Tue, 10th Jul 2018
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microsoft
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mobility
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tablets & laptops
Microsoft has designed its new two-in-one device with a basis of balancing versatility, performance, form and function.
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IT remains NZ’s highest earning industry as Auckland and Wellington battle for best wages
Tue, 10th Jul 2018
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wellington
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auckland
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wages
Wellington wages close in on Auckland, with IT reigning as NZ's top-earning sector.
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Alibaba snags Siemens as partner for IoT transformation in China
Tue, 10th Jul 2018
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cloud services
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iot
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partner programmes
Siemens & Alibaba Cloud partner on IoT solutions to power China’s Industrie 4.0 drive.
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The Commerce Commission looks to retain its ability to regulate mobile roaming
Tue, 10th Jul 2018
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5g
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wireless networks
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commerce commission
The regulation would enable a new operator to quickly expand its coverage beyond its own initial physical network.
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Superloop is now a direct customer of the Southern Cross cable system
Mon, 9th Jul 2018
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undersea cables
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southern cross cable
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superloop
The agreement will provide Superloop with high capacity connectivity between its locations in Australia, New Zealand and the United States.
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Spark facing court proceedings after Commerce Commission alleges it misled customers
Mon, 9th Jul 2018
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commerce commission
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telecommunications
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cios
Spark faces 11 charges over misleading conduct.
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NBN warns users about scammers posing as staff to swipe financial details
Fri, 6th Jul 2018
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broadband
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email security
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cybersecurity
It says scammers are increasingly taking the opportunity to impersonate NBN employees to take advantage of consumers.
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RSA says blockchain presents a new wave of cyber-risk for global organisations
Fri, 6th Jul 2018
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siem
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blockchain
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advanced persistent threat protection
The $3.1 billion global investment in blockchain solutions in 2018 presents a potential cause for alarm, according to RSA.
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Tech Data partners with Parallels to bring cross-platform solutions to ANZ partners
Fri, 6th Jul 2018
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apple
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contact centre
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cx
Tech Data says the new agreement will allow ANZ channel partners to drive enhanced customer experience for customers.
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Australian local government body develops IoT-enabled smart restrooms
Fri, 6th Jul 2018
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iot
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council
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australian government
The restrooms are one part of the councils latest set of IoT initiatives, with the second involving water metering of multi-story buildings.
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Interactive makes two executive appointments with new CIO and CFO
Thu, 5th Jul 2018
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multi-cloud
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it services
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cios
Interactive says the appointments reflect the steady growth and expansion of the company, which is now in its 30th year.
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VExpress inks Aussie distie deal with Konference for audio conferencing solutions
Thu, 5th Jul 2018
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uc
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distribution
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vexpress
The deal will see VExpress distribute Konference supplied Konftel audio products to its partners throughout Australia.
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Carbon Black adds 9 new partners to its ‘Integration Network’
Thu, 5th Jul 2018
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partner programmes
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cybersecurity
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carbon black
CbIN represents organisations that have used Carbon Black’s open APIs to build integrations designed to benefit the entire security community.
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Nexion picks up Perth-based DC after merger with Site2
Wed, 4th Jul 2018
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colocation
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iaas
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nac
NEXION Networks merges with Site2 DC, acquires key Perth data center.
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Dynatrace taps Avocado Consulting as first Aussie ‘premier partner’
Tue, 3rd Jul 2018
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app development
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partner programmes
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devops
Dynatrace, as a Software Intelligence provider, has formed part of Avocado’s service portfolio for over 4 years.
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Red Hat looks to arm APAC SI’s with new OpenShift ‘builder’ program
Mon, 2nd Jul 2018
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virtualisation
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devops
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app development
Red Hat launches OpenShift program for APAC integrators, boosting cloud-native development.
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Microsoft partner Dilignet rebrands to Xello in push towards business solutions
Mon, 2nd Jul 2018
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cloud services
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bi
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microsoft
The company says the rebrand elevates its focus on innovative business solutions centred around cloud, data and IoT technologies.
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Qualcomm and Gizwits partner on ‘world-first’ IoT development platform
Fri, 29th Jun 2018
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iot
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qualcomm
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gizwits
The two companies are set to develop the world’s first commercial 2G cellular modules with field upgrades to LTE IoT.