Stories by Sarah Putt

Top five telco issues that need sorting

Despite two major upheavals in five years - local loop unbunding and operational separation in 2007, and then Ultra Fast Broadband and structural separation in 2011 -- telecommunications continues to be a topsy turvy industry in New Zealand.

BNZ backs 2degrees 4G rollout

The Bank of New Zealand has provided 2degrees with a $165 million credit facility towards funding a 4G rollout in 2014 with Huawei technology.

NZ's IP traffic to double in five years: Cisco

New Zealand’s IP traffic is expected to double in the next five years to 318 petabytes of data by 2017, according to the latest forecast from Cisco’s Visual Networking Index (VNI).

Editorial: How to grow a start-up in Silicon Valley

A total of US $100 million was spent before NetSuite – the cloud-based financial and ERP solution – was floated on the New York Stock Exchange. The company began in 1998 and is backed by Oracle founder Larry Ellison. NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson says that to get scale, the company had to spend money:

Is your RSP ready for IPv6? (revisited)

The internet’s regional registries are running out of IPv4 addresses, so have New Zealand retail service providers made the shift to the new internet protocol IPv6?

NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson: 'Pure cloud' strategy pays off

NetSuite's third annual conference opened in San Jose today with a keynote speech from CEO Zach Nelson that featured customer stories, new product announcements and some outspoken criticism of the opposition, notably SAP.

Bootcamp approach won't create IT professionals: IITP

Would developer bootcamps - up to three months of intensive training in software programming - work in New Zealand? Yesterday Computerworld featured the views of Xero, Orion Health and Catalyst IT. Today we present the views of Tim Bell from Canterbury University and Paul Matthews from the Institute of IT Professionals.

Editorial: The value of recognition

Awards season is upon us and there are two events coming up that celebrate the tech industry – the Hi Tech Awards with its focus on Kiwi entrepreneurship and the CIO Awards that recognise outstanding work inside the IT departments of large organisations and companies.

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