New Zealand stories
New Zealand – let’s get your IT supply chain secured!
Attacks via the IT supply chain are steadily increasing over recent years. Annual cyber reports in 2020 stated up to 40% of breaches originate from weak IT supply chains.
To disclose or not to disclose?: The significance of data breach disclosure in Aotearoa
A data breach can be any company's worst nightmare. Not only can it cause catastrophic damage to systems and workflows, but it can also often be extraordinarily damaging and costly.
Dell Technologies appoints Leanne Buer as New Zealand country manager
Dell Technologies has appointed Leanne Buer as its new country manager for New Zealand, effective Monday 29 November.
The GDPR and NZ: Why this relationship is so important to the future of data privacy in Aotearoa
In 2018, a new unprecedented data privacy law took the EU and, by association, the rest of the world by storm.
New Zealand IT spending on the rise, set to reach $14.7 billion by 2022
Spending on information technology products and services in New Zealand is projected to total NZ$14.7 billion in 2022, an increase of 6.7% from 2021, according to the latest forecast from Gartner.
The impact of business transformation on Spark NZ’s financial year
"Spark’s success in growth areas continued to offset the decline in legacy areas of the business."
How Kiwi SMBs can connect and trade, quickly
Trade exchange platform Bartercard has recently launched its app, designed to help Bartercard members utilise the network more efficiently.
EVworld highlights: It’s back and bigger than ever
The growth of the EV community in NZ is made evident by the scale of the event this year.
Fitzroy Engineering selects Kordia for SD-WAN rollout
“With reduced total cost through centralised management, the appeal of SD-WAN is apparent."
Timezone New Zealand set to launch new arcade game called Halo: Fireteam Raven
Kiwi gaming fans will be happy to know a new Halo arcade video game will be launching in New Zealand later this month!
Sky TV set to launch new pop up channel called GINX Esports TV
Competitive video gaming has grown over the years and it's becoming more mainstream. This is why a new channel is being launched to reflect this.
How disaster recovery is evolving in NZ
"Businesses are waking up to the fact that their workplace recovery plans may not be fit for purpose."
Exclusive: The opportunities and challenges for Kiwi tech companies
"Many Kiwi companies start in NZ but innovate for the global market, this comes with a big set of challenges."
Freeview launches new On Demand experience
The new Freeview On Demand supposedly provides a more seamless experience.
Exclusive interview: Andrew Blakey on TVNZ’s new streaming platform
I had the opportunity to sit down with TVNZ development manager Andrew Blakey to discuss the launch of HEIHEI, a new streaming service for Kiwi kids.
Spark NZ announces two new additions to leadership team
Each leadership team member will supposedly bring specific knowledge, insights and perspectives to the top table.
New Zealand qualifying announced for Tekken 7 tournament
Let's Play Live (LPL) has teamed up with Bandai Namco and the New Zealand Esports Federation to bring the NZ qualifying rounds for Tekken 7.
Intelligent transport technology vital in Auckland Transport’s 10-year plan
"We're already seeing many improvements in real-time travel information which enable commuters and businesses to make informed transport choices.”
Kiwis dump VDSL in favour of new broadband prospects
Around 34% of Kiwis are now on fibre and 16% on wireless broadband.
Veeam provides Hastings District Council with new data management platform
The Council serves nearly 75,000 citizens and has 550 employees across 17 sites.
Why fibre unbundling is good news for Kiwi broadband users
"Unbundling has worked for New Zealand before, and we see the potential for it to lead to more choice and more competition on fibre too."
Riot Games is bringing the League of Legends eSports tournament to Sydney this July
eSports fans have something to celebrate about because a huge international tournament is coming to Sydney, Australia this July.
Cisco and Spark collaborate to develop a 5G innovation hub
Spark announced that Cisco is the first of several collaborators it will be working with to prepare and test the parameters for a 5G network.
NZ Govt is boosting support for game development
“Great things are already happening in the tech sector, I’d like to see how the Government can support taking our expertise to the world.”