Stories by Stuart Corner

Dublin-based Clanwilliam takes control of HealthLink

Dublin based healthcare technology company, the Clanwilliam Group, has taken a majority shareholding in HealthLink, the New –Zealand founded company that provides communications linking the IT systems of more than 15,500 medical organisations across Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific Islands and Canada.

Orion Health scores five year software deal in Singapore

NZX-listed health software company, Orion Health (NZX: OHE) has scored a five year deal for deployment in Singapore of a healthcare enterprise service bus underpinned by its interoperability product, the Rhapsody Integration Engine.

2degrees 2G 2go

2degrees has announced it will shut down its 2G mobile network in March 2018.

Sky gets into IPTV with help from Cisco

Sky is planning to introduce multiscreen IPTV experiences using a cloud-based SaaS delivery model based on the Cisco Infinite Video Platform that will enable its subscribers to watch Sky TV programmes on their phones, tablets and Internet connected set-top boxes/receivers.

Online is the most complained about sales channel

Online sites were the sales channel most complained about by New Zealanders in the past year, accounting for 42 percent of the total, with the bulk of complained about sites (85 percent) being NZ based, according to figures released by the Commerce Commission.

Kordia takes RedShield security service to Australia

Kordia, which has exclusive New Zealand and Australian distribution rights to security technology developed by Wellington based RedShield, has hired staff in Australia to market RedShield security services and is looking for channel partners.

Manuka Health goes Dynamics 365 for ERP

Manuka Health, a manufacturer of natural healthcare products, is replacing its legacy ERP system with Microsoft Dynamics 365 to enable its 140 employees to have anytime, anywhere access to information and real-time decision support.

Palmerston North Council deploys Nutanix

Palmerston North City Council has initiated a hybrid cloud strategy using hyperconverged IT infrastructure from Nutanix that, according to Nutanix, will reduce its outage risk and improve the digital services it provides to its 90,000 citizens.

Study says agrifood industry ill-prepared for digital disruption

A study by researchers from the Massey Business School, funded through Microsoft’s Academic Programs initiative, suggests that the $170m expansion to the UFB footprint, announced this week by communications minister Simon Bridges, could prove a mixed blessing for the agricultural sector — with the improved connectivity benefiting overseas players more attuned to the opportunities created by digital disruption.