US news stories
Cloud adoption: How do Australia & New Zealand stack up?
"While the cloud is now global, cultural differences will always be reflected in even small ways."
Australian SaaS players draw in US investors
US-based investors are paying close attention to the accelerated growth in the Australian tech sector.
Facebook and About Us launch #BoostYourTown in Kaitaia
"We all understand how important it is for businesses and community groups to have an effective online presence these days."
Kaspersky CEO rubbishes ‘false’ allegations of hacking from US media
It was only weeks ago when the US Government had been hacked again and blamed Kaspersky Labs - the cybersecurity company's CEO says they're false.
Google News site revamp makes it easier deep-dive into topics you actually care about
Google News has gone through the makeover treatment not only to make it better-looking, but to help readers get different perspectives on news issues.
MPA signs sole distie deal with cyber-forensics vendor Guidance
An new distribution deal between MPA and US-based Guidance Software will make it easier for local companies to expose cyber-crims the companies say.
Avaya unveils reorganisation plans
Avaya has revealed its plans for ‘reorganisation’ as the company in the aftermath of its January filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
Kiwi Landing Pad
Sales and Marketing Jam set to inspire Wellington, Christchurch, Auckland
The Sales and Marketing Jam is an event hosted by the Kiwi Landing Pad to allow professionals based in the US to share their experience firsthand.
Staples ANZ business sold to US private equity firm Platinum Equity
Staples has sold its Australian and NZ businesses to private equity firm Platinum Equity, with a rebrand and 'substantial' investment promised.
Empired profit soars as company eyes opportunity from competitors' M&A activity
Empired has logged a $1.1 million profit for H1 FY17 with the company bullish about market opportunities in the wake of local M&A activity.
Hyperscale data centre numbers soar to 300 as growth continues 'unabated'
The number hyperscale data centers globally has surged past the 300 mark following a flurry of end of year data center openings.
Avaya boss talks rumours, buy-outs, bankruptcy and the future of Avaya
Avaya International boss Nidal Abou-Ltaif tells customers and partners the vendor is bullish and confident as it continues to forge a new path.
UltraServe launches US office on back of SAP Hybris demand
Demand for its SmartStack-powered SAP Hybris deployment and hosting has seen Australia’s UltraServe open a Chicago office.
Instagram to roll out online shopping platform
On a platform known for its power of mobile discovery, we’re excited to announce an easier experience to shop the products you love on Instagram.
Samsung NZ joins global halt on Galaxy Note7 sales & production
Samsung New Zealand is now halting all sales and production of the Galaxy Note7 as part of the company's global recall of the device.
Facebook launches Marketplace in New Zealand
More than 450 million people visit buy and sell groups each month - from families in a local neighbourhood to collectors around the world.
SimpliVity goes all-flash with new hyperconverged portfolio
SimpliVity is promising 10:1 rack consolidation for a whole of data center capability through its new hyperconverged portfolio.
SimpliVity goes all flash; opens up new doors for local resellers
SimpliVity serves up all-flash hyperconverged system, one-click DR in move which opens up new market share opportunities for local resellers.
Microsoft on the value of building and nurturing strategic partnerships
"Building and nurturing strategic partnerships should be part of every Microsoft partner’s business plan.”
VMob reveal name change for growth in U.S. market
"The U.S. market is ahead of New Zealand and our brand must position us at the forefront of where the lead markets play."
Microsoft names new channel chief
Long-time Microsoft veteran Gavriella Schuster has taken over the role vacated by Phil Sorgen.
Virsae secures $3 million capital for global expansion
Kiwi cloud provider Virsae is eyeing further global expansion after securing $3 million in equity funding.
Dell NZ gears up for big 2016 as channel business takes off
After a year of 'laying the foundations' for greater channel business in New Zealand, Dell is looking forward to a bumper 2016.
UXC enters binding $428m sale to CSC
UXC will become a wholly owned subsidiary of US tech giant CSC after entering a binding deal today.