Spark has announced the completion of an upgrade to its cable link across Cook Strait saying it will improve resiliency of the link.
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New Zealand’s health minister, Jonathan Coleman, has launched a project that will seek to establish if tracking trends on social media and using ‘unconventional data’ can help predict outbreaks and further improve responses to epidemics.
The Warehouse Group has become one of the first customers for a new offering from cloud business applications software developer Zoho that provides access to its full range of more than 30 business applications for a fixed per-employee price per month.
Fuji Xerox New Zealand (FXNZ) has decided to temporarily suspend new sales and marketing activities to government agencies covered by its three all-of-government (AoG) contracts.
Casino operator Skycity Entertainment Group has contracted Intergen, a subsidiary of Australian Microsoft solutions provider Empired, to provide Microsoft Dynamics 365 to 6,000 users across Australia and New Zealand.
The CEO of New Zealand Government high-tech support agency Callaghan Innovation, Vic Crone says around half of New Zealand jobs will disappear in the next decade and unless these are replaced with high tech jobs, New Zealand’s economy will become “irrelevant”.
When it comes to creating a digital workplace New Zealand enterprises seem to have rather different priorities to their global counterparts.
The Government is to repurpose Crown Fibre Holdings (CFH), the company set up to build the ultra-fast broadband network, and use it to invest up to $660m to fund the building of roads, water and sewerage infrastructure in large scale housing developments in partnership with local councils and private investors.
New Zealand has been ranked 19th in 2017 edition of the International Telecommunication Union’s (ITU) annual Global Cyber Security Index
Kim Dotcom has vowed to appeal this week’s High Court judgement denying him access to his personal communications that the Government has admitted were illegally intercepted by the Government Communications Security Bureau in the run up to his arrest in 2012, at the behest of the US Government, for alleged copyright offences.
Auckland based network monitoring technology provider, Endace, has released EndaceFabric, billed as a centrally managed, network-wide packet capture and recording fabric.
Spark has announced availability of its Spark Jump subsidised wireless broadband service in Waitaki in partnership with digital inclusion charity 20/20 Trust.
Hawaiki Cable has chosen 81year old Northland based electrotechnology company McKay Ltd to build its cable landing station at Mangawhai Heads in Northland, signing a multimillion dollar contract with the company.
The Reserve Bank has decided against using its powers to impose more prescriptive cyber security requirements on the financial institutions it regulates saying it does not believe doing so would significantly improve outcomes.
Spark has announced completion of an upgrade of its core optical transport network (OTN) in the South Island, a loop from Invercargill, via Queenstown to Christchurch, saying the upgrade will provide an additional route in case of a natural disaster or emergency.