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  • Dynamo6 adds Google Cloud talent, Deloitte gains AWS expertise

    Google Cloud and Amazon Web Services have both strengthened their market position in New Zealand, with cloud services and bespoke software specialist Dynamo6 appointed a Google Cloud partner, and with Deloitte expanding its AWS and cloud infrastructure offerings by absorbing a team from AWS specialist, API Talent.

  • FPGA maker Xilinx aims range of programmable chips at data centers

    Xilinx, which for decades has vied with rival Altera (now part of Intel) for technical leadership in FPGAs, is unveiling what it calls a new product category – the Adaptive Compute Acceleration Platform (ACAP) – that, it says, goes far beyond the capabilities of current FPGAs.

  • MPLS explained

    The thing about MPLS is that it’s a technique, not a service — so it can deliver anything from IP VPNs to metro Ethernet. It's expensive, so with the advent of SD-WAN enterprises are trying to figure how to optimize its use vs. less expensive connections like the internet.

  • Hyperconverged infrastructure gets its own Gartner magic quadrant

    Hyperconvergence is winning over enterprises that are drawn to its potential to ease management, streamline the deployment of new workloads, and optimize costs. As much as 20% of business-critical apps will transition to hyperconverged infrastructure by 2020, predicts Gartner, which recently gave the technology its own magic quadrant.

  • First NZ developed autonomous vehicle goes on trial

    Ohmio Automation, a subsidiary of Auckland based intelligent transport systems company HMI Technologies, is to commence testing on private roads at Christchurch Airport of the Ohmio Lift, what it says is the first locally designed and built autonomous vehicle

  • Progress NativeChat lets you build your own chatbot

    Progress, a NASDAQ listed company that offers application development tools, is bringing to New Zealand the first fruits of its Progress Labs incubator: NativeChat, billed as an artificial intelligence-driven platform for creating and deploying chatbots.