Indian software company, Focus Softnet, has entered the New Zealand market, via a franchisee that will promote the company’s range of enterprise and vertical-specific software to customers in New Zealand
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The Government has opened applications for the role of chief technology officer, with responsibility to prepare and oversee a national digital architecture for the next five to ten years.
Auckland’s Manukau Institute of Technology has built a wide area network linking its nine campuses around the city using equipment from Extreme Networks.
The Digital Skills Forum — an industry/government working group formed to address digital skills shortages — has released an analysis of the digital skills landscape in New Zealand says it shows a significant and growing digital skills shortage, primarily resulting from a rapid increase in demand for tech skills.
The eDay Trust — a community initiative to raise awareness of ewaste hazards and the benefits of recycling computers —has called on the new Government to make a national ewaste recycling scheme a priority.
The Government has announced plans to set up a group to advise it on how to build the digital economy and reduce digital divides, with the aim of making ICT the second largest contributor to the economy by 2025.
In the wake of the US Government unwinding net neutrality rules, InternetNZ has warned that vigilance is needed in New Zealand to ensure links between large ISPs and online media companies do not compromise the open Internet in New Zealand.
Auckland based Coherent Solutions — which claims to make the world’s highest performing test and measurement instruments for optical communications — has raised $3 million in an A-Series investment round led by the Punakaiki Fund and supported by K1W1, NZVIF and Auckland University’s Inventors Fund.
ISP Wireless Nation has launched an asset tracking service based on a small device with GPS receiver that communicates over Thinxtra’s Sigfox network, being rolled out around New Zealand.
NZX-listed telco, TeamTalk has selected Christchurch-based Tait Communications over Motorola and Chinese company Hytera to supply and build a new nationwide digital mobile radio network that will be integrated with TeamTalk’s other networks and services. The company claims to already have the largest Tait network in the world.
Spark has given more details of its plans to roll out a low powered wide area radio network for IoT, based on the LoRaWAN technology.
New Zealand web and cloud hosting provider Umbrellar, has launched Umbrellar CloudConnect
Spark says it now has 100,000 customers on its fixed wireless broadband service, launched in April 2016 and delivered using its cellular network.
Deloitte Asia Pacific has released the 2017 edition of its Technology Fast 500 Index, with a poorer showing by New Zealand companies than any time in the last four years
The Warehouse Group — which operates The Warehouse, Warehouse Stationery, Noel Leeming and Torpedo7 brands — is moving its customer facing IT systems to IBM New Zealand’s cloud services, saying the move will improve customer experience.
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