IT security technology company UpGuard has named Nextgen as its exclusive distributor in New Zealand. The move follows the company appointing ACA Pacific as its exclusive distributor in Australia and South East Asia earlier this month.
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Wellington based web application security specialist RedShield Security has signed Connect IT Solutions as its US agent.
The New Zealand Technology Association (NZTech) has launched a national research project to better understand the potential benefits and risks of the Internet of Things (IoT) for the New Zealand economy, saying it will soon become critical to helping New Zealand raise its productivity and prosperity.
The Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ) has been ranked number one in the world for its online capabilities by the World Trademark Review, following its move to 100 percent online operation.
A virtual and mixed reality centre, Projectr, has been set up in the recently refurbished NEC House on Taranaki St, Wellington with support from the building’s owner, The Wellington Company and the Wellington City Council.
Northpower Fibre’s world-first trial of Next-Generation Passive Optical Network 2 (NG-PON2) technology in a live network, announced in February, has received recognition from the global Broadband Forum as it establishes a new council focused on NG-PON2.
Toshiba has introduced into the New Zealand and Australian markets its tablet/laptop combo the Portégé X20, based on the 7th generation Intel Core vPro processor.
Spark has taken the opportunity of communications minister Simon Bridges’ announcement that the target of 90 percent of New Zealanders having access to 4G (LTE) cellular to talk up the next iteration of cellular technology, which it has described as 4.5G — a term that can be applied to LTE-Advanced or the newer technology of LTE-Advanced Pro.
New Zealand’s Earthquake Commission, which undertakes research into natural disasters and provides insurance against natural disasters for residential properties, has selected Hyland’s OnBase cloud-based content management system to support its claims management system, Guidewire ClaimCenter.
Microsoft New Zealand has announced the finalists for its 2017 Microsoft Partner Awards saying the laud the work of the Kiwi IT companies that are leading the efforts to bring digital transformation to New Zealand.
SiteHost Hosting and cloud services provider, SiteTech Group — the company behind the SiteHost brand — has acquired WebSlice Limited, a New Zealand hosting provider with products in the cloud servers, dedicated servers and shared hosting markets.
A survey of almost 6000 New Zealand children in primary and high schools has found most have minimal supervision of their screen time at home and few time limits imposed.
Hamilton based startup MyApiary, which develops IT solutions for the beekeeping industry, has scored investment from Gallagher, Hamilton based web design and hosting company NetValue and other investors. (Its website also lists Soda, a “founder focused incubator” as a partner).
The Commerce Commission has released the final decision in its review of the non-price features of Chorus’ Unbundled Bitstream Access (UBA) service, imposing tighter congestion reporting requirements than those envisaged in its draft decision.
Xero has introduced what it says is the first personalised machine learning capability for a small business cloud accounting system. Its main role is to automatically allocate the correct account code to invoices.