Despite the many buyouts in the security software sector between 2006 and 2010, the market share held by the five biggest vendors over that period actually fell.
Stories by David Watson
The Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand has upheld Amazon.com’s “one click” patent, ruling last month that a Notice of Opposition originally filed in 2003 failed to establish that the controversial patent was obvious and had already been published.
TeamTalk has posted a $4.8 million profit for the year to June, a 24.5 percent increase on last year’s figure.
Managing the consumerisation of IT is something Microsoft began doing for its own employees long before the term “consumerisation” was coined and applied to IT, Redmond-based Microsoft enterprise technology architect Patrick Hevesi said at his Tech.Ed 2011 presentation, “How to secure and manage the consumerisation of II”, in Auckland today.
A resurgence in project work has been one of the defining characteristics in IT employment over the past 12 months and employment trends reflect that, especially in Christchurch, says Hays Asia-Pacific regional director Peter Noblet.
Gen-i has won a five-year, $26 million contract to provide ICT services to the New Zealand Racing Board, extending a relationship with Gen-i that already exists.
Demand for permanent IT staff was strong during the second quarter of the year, from April to June, and continues to be high into the third quarter, says Tom Derbyshire, manager of recruitment firm Robert Walters' IT division in Auckland.
The cloud-focused, retail point-of-sale software firm Vend, which is based in Auckland, has landed approximately $1 million in funding, CEO and founder Vaughan Rowsell has confirmed.
Legal and taxation publication provider CCH has acquired Mt Maunganui-based accounting software specialist Business Fitness NZ, in what is one of several pieces of merger and acquisition activity in the financial software market this week.
The cancellation of a deal between controversial property developer David Henderson and the Christchurch City Council has enabled the creation of a temporary IT hub in central Christchurch.
IT has been displaced in recruitment firm Hudson’s latest quarterly employment expectations survey as the most buoyant sector when it comes to hiring intentions, by construction/property/engineering.
Healthpoint, a provider of emergency planning tools for GP practices, has signed up 130 GP practices across Northland and Auckland.
The Copyright Tribunal is on the hunt for three extra members, following the passing of the Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Amendment Act 2011 earlier this year.
The transition from one IT vendor to another is a complicated process that needs to be carefully managed.
NZ Police is advertising for a CIO, having appointed former ICT manager Murray Mitchell as acting CIO until the newly-created position is filled.