Stories by Randal Jackson and Rob O'Neill

Tech Ed: Powerco rips and replaces Oracle, server fleet

Eighteen months ago New Zealand’s second-largest power company, Powerco, went though an almost complete ICT infrastructure upgrade. It has seen Oracle almost totally eliminated from the business in favour of Microsoft’s SQL Server, virtualisation introduced, old kit replaced with HP blade servers and the consolidation of 47 Citrix servers down almost to half that number.

Lorenzo launched in shadow of UK NHS debate

ISoft has introduced its next-generation e-health solution to the New Zealand market, claiming that it is the answer to the problems of integration and interoperability.

StayinFront plaintiffs win court date

Customer relationship management vendor StayinFront has failed in an application to the Employment Court in Auckland to have amended personal grievance claims by two former employees struck out.

Budget to target health sector ICT delivery

The 2008 Budget, to be released on May 22, is expected to deliver new investment for health sector ICT, and also new levels of centralised control over District Health Board ICT.