Data storage is continually demanding more capacity, greater bandwidth and, as a partial consequence, is becoming increasingly complex to manage and protect.
Stories by Andrea Malcolm
System provides email and SMS alerts to support staff
Email from New Zealand sailors aboard Navy frigate Te Mana on duty in the Persian Gulf is making its way home via satellite.
Emphasis shifting to electronic dissemination
Redesign and development cost about $90,000
A service originally developed to ease data migration to JD Edwards’ ERP software is to be used to allow car buyers to check the background of prospective purchases.
Picture depends on mix and numbers of licences and licence types
A Microsoft-commissioned case study on a New Zealand-based reseller's website touts the example of a South Island company switching from Linux to MS Small Business Server on the grounds of performance. But according to the reseller which implemented the changeover, it's more a case of finding the right technology fit.
EMC's Symmetrix storage servers have long been the domain of mainframe-heavy organisations such as banks and government departments, but the newest, modular offerings in the range aim to push down into the Unix and Windows markets.
Australian accounting software vendor MYOB is to buy Kiwi concern NZA Gold but, on the basis of past international buy-outs of local products, accounting software consultant Rob Clarke wonders if the deal will ultimately founder.
Massey University is assessing the interest of New Zealand organisations in establishing grid computing in this country.
“The concept of business alignment is becoming very important”
Developers could be liable to for licensing fees
The Open Source Society (NZOSS) will be incorporated by the time of its inaugural annual general meeting on March 15. The main purpose of the Saturday meeting will be to ratify the society’s constitution, says chairman Peter Harrison.