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