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Exclusive interview: Tableau on data analytics, AI and GDPR
Wed, 13th Jun 2018
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
We sat down with Tableau chief product officer Francois Ajenstat to talk about how the company enables organisations to be more 'analytics capable'.
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Learnings from the road: How New Zealand is leading the agritech revolution
Fri, 8th Jun 2018
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microsoft
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inventory management systems
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ai
NZ's agri-tech innovations lead amid booming $5T global industry, aiming for a sustainable future.
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Exclusive: VMware on the new equilibrium of digital business
Thu, 7th Jun 2018
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virtualisation
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it automation
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vmware
A new study by Forbes Insight for VMware reveals the impact of business apps on employee and business performance.
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Pure Storage: Building a data-centric architecture for successful AI
Wed, 6th Jun 2018
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storage
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converged infrastructure
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ml
Australia boosts AI funding by $29.9m, heralding a new data-driven era and the need for robust data infrastructure.
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Step up your network security with SD-WAN
Tue, 5th Jun 2018
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network infrastructure
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firewall
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network management
Rise of SD-WAN tech transforms secure, cost-effective working for dispersed workplaces.
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Exclusive interview: Application-centric VS. knowledge-centric architecture
Tue, 5th Jun 2018
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brightstar
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retail
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it architecture
IT architecture is important at the moment because of the tremendous amount of change and the challenges in the market.
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Free run over for energy companies as Government tightens reins
Fri, 25th May 2018
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data centre maintenance / management
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power / energy
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retail
To ensure consumers aren’t paying more for their energy than they need to, the Government has launched an investigation.
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Cloud marketing company Seismic acquires key competitor
Fri, 25th May 2018
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digital marketing
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sales
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seismic
Total headcount for Seismic will increase to more than 450 across eight offices in the United States, Europe, and Australia.
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Stuff takes 100% ownership of Stuff Fibre
Fri, 25th May 2018
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broadband
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stuff
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ufb
Media entity Stuff has acquired the internet service provider Stuff Fibre, allowing it to continue building a great internet service for New Zealanders.
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Equinix: Is GDPR overhyped?
Fri, 25th May 2018
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bi
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big data
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cloud services
GDPR's May 25 debut stirs mix of compliance panic and clarity for data protection.
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12v vs. 48v: Calculating the energy savings of OCP-style PSUs
Fri, 25th May 2018
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data centre maintenance / management
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power / energy
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servers
12V has been the standard output for power supplies, but recently we’re seeing 48V, with claims of much higher overall efficiency.
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Polycom launches new cloud services for enterprises and service providers
Fri, 25th May 2018
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cloud services
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uc
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wfh
Polycom unveils cloud services to streamline enterprise telephony device management.
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Calm before the GDPR storm: An exclusive interview with Commvault
Thu, 24th May 2018
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bi
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big data
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data analytics
Don Foster, Commvault's senior director of solutions marketing, discusses the challenges of data management in the era of GDPR and the Internet of Things.
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Ex-Dimension Data executive secures new sales role at Kordia Solutions
Thu, 24th May 2018
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digital transformation
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dimension data
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kordia
Kordia Solutions New Zealand appoints Glen White as head of sales, bringing 17 years of international ICT experience to the role.
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Chorus reshuffles executive team as company veterans say goodbye
Thu, 24th May 2018
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chorus
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telecommunications
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spark
Chorus reshuffles executive team, sees Nick Woodward leave as Ed Hyde joins as chief customer officer. #Chorus #executiveteam #telecoms.
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Global CX company claims stake in ANZ market with acquisition of local boutique
Wed, 23rd May 2018
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crm
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cx
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martech
InMoment to boost Australasia ops with new bases post BrandXP acquisition.
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7 questions to ask before you sign with colocation provider
Tue, 22nd May 2018
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cloud services
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colocation
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data centre maintenance / management
Choosing colocation? Query their transparency, control measures, and customer support to safeguard operations.
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Using bare metal infrastructure to simplify app-migration out of the data center
Tue, 22nd May 2018
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cloud services
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migration
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rackspace
Rackspace expands Managed Hosting to include Bare Metal as a Service functionality, offering on-demand infrastructure provision in minutes.
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Why water use is a key consideration when cooling your data center
Tue, 22nd May 2018
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colocation
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data centre cooling
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data centre maintenance / management
Data centres now weigh WUE over PUE for greener cooling choices.
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Hardware maintenance the way it should be - fast, reliable, affordable
Mon, 21st May 2018
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pc hardware
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interactive
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downtime
Vendor maintenance prices have skyrocketed, leaving businesses facing downtime and slow response times. But Interactive offers a solution.
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Taitokerau Fibre Networks and Kordia upgrade Northland fibre link
Fri, 18th May 2018
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broadband
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fibre
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kordia
Taitokerau Fibre Networks is 80% owned by three Iwi of Te Taitokerau (Te Rarawa, Ngati Whatua and Whaingaroa).
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Government invests $300m in nation's space sector, sets up first agency
Fri, 18th May 2018
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satellite
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gps
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space
The UK Government is investing $41m into the nation's first space agency, aiming to secure a greater portion of the global space market.
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Cheese rolls & eye-rolls: Twitter reacts to #NZBudget2018
Fri, 18th May 2018
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twitter
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labour party
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labour
Yesterday was Budget Day, and since our Labour-led government released its first budget, Twitter has been afire with responses.
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Rackspace capitalizes on global container adoption boom with new Kubernetes solution
Thu, 17th May 2018
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cloud services
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devops
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iaas
The application container software market will grow 40% over the next few years, reaching nearly $3 billion by 2020, according to 451 Research.