Technology news for Asia's CFOs and financial decision-makers
NetSuite on the hunt for new channel partners in NZ
Over the past few years cloud computing in New Zealand has grown enormously, as businesses of all sizes have move beyond initial adoption to using cloud solutions to transform their organisations.
Recent volatility gives way to positivity as IT spending rises...
"At the beginning of 2014, we asserted that businesses would choose to fix the roof while the sun was shining."
Gartner: Beware of the Data Lake Fallacy...
The growing hype surrounding data lakes is causing substantial confusion in the information management space.
What will the new world look like after Big Data changes it?
We like to think that IT is cranking out new technology faster and faster—but it isn’t. It’s twenty years or bust....
Voyager: How Kiwi businesses can "keep on keeping on…"
Be it fire, flood, police emergencies or even ‘flu epidemics – business interruption is a fact.
Former HP / Oracle veteran secures Symantec VP role
"I am looking forward to leading the team, accelerating the company’s growth, and solidifying Symantec’s position as a market leader in Asia Pacific a
Fronde gains two certified NetSuite consultants
"These qualifications are a demonstration of Fronde’s depth of knowledge and our strong relationship with NetSuite."
Gartner: Big Data needs a data-centric security eye
Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) should not treat big data security in isolation, but require policies that encompass all data silos if the
Revera teams up with Eagle Technology to provide SPARC as a service platform
"Here at Eagle, we are experts when it comes to SPARC infrastructure."
NZ ICT market dries up as professionals seek lucrative contracts
A skills shortage is being felt in New Zealand’s booming ICT industry where professionals are reverting to contracting to reap the financial rewards.
Flying Kiwis land and expand in San Francisco
"My role is about getting companies up to speed with doing business in the US. The speed with which companies adapt is a strong indicator of whether o
NZ CRM revenue increase lags global figures
"CRM will be at the heart of digital initiatives in coming years..."
Veeam examines the growth of the data centre...
Charles Clarke, Veeam APAC technical director, takes a look at how the rise of big data, virtualisation and automation are transforming the New Zealan
Microsoft takes down Oracle to retain software top spot
"There is a shift in vendor rankings from 2013 at the top of the worldwide software market."
“This year I plan to be very disruptive..."
So says Wayne Goss, SugarCRM Asia Pacific regional sales director, of his plans for the New Zealand market.
Apple appoints new CFO as seasoned pro retires...
"His guidance, leadership and expertise have been instrumental to Apple’s success, not only as our CFO but also in many areas beyond finance, as he fr
Sales opportunities ‘hiding’ at the edge of the network
In New Zealand there are thousands of small IT spaces such as remote and branch offices, network closets and server rooms that lie outside of the data
Cyber security resellers: More than a reseller
Never more so has there been a need for cyber security resellers to be trusted advisors, says Robbie Upcroft, McAfee Asia Pacific sales manager, SMB and Distribution.
Drury drives Xero's US expansion with Microsoft, HP and Paypal stalwarts
Xero Limited has bolstered its Board and US management team with the appointment of a new Board Chairman, adding a further US based Director, and esta
Avature Launches Mobile App for its Enterprise HCM Platform
Avature, a leading SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) provider of Human Capital Management software, has announced the release of its Mobile App Builder and the immediate availability of its first enterprise app designed to support event management and campus recruiting.
Hackers... Big Data is watching you
Criminals are rapidly evolving their hacking techniques, and are attacking quickly, making timely security and fraud analytics more critical than ever
SMBs: 5 Tips for CRM success
SMBs can be at a great advantage to roll-out new technology (with their less complex and change resistant environments) and can typically ‘get on with
Setting the ANZ IT agenda in 2014
As another calendar year draws to a close, it’s time to review the technologies and trends that will impact our industry over the next 12 months.
Lack of Big Data skills hamper ANZ businesses
ANZ businesses are eager to implement big data projects but in order to succeed they need better skills and communication.
Top 10 NZ Business Predictions for 2014
With 2014 almost upon the ICT industry, Symantec has offered an indicator into what lies ahead for the New Zealand technology sector.
IT spending high as “excited” industry embraces Digital World
This results in every budget being an IT budget; every company being a technology company; every business becoming a digital leader; and every person
Is it a case of Buy Buy BlackBerry…?
After reaching a US$4.7bn deal to take the company private last week, reports now claim Cisco, Google and SAP have entered the running for the embattl
Aussie distie launches NZ office and hires Terry Dunn
Nextgen Distribution opens two new offices in the country, appointing a new New Zealand MD in the process.
EMC reveals strong Big Data adoption trends in Oz
Australian companies believe that Big Data will give rise to improved decision making and will have a significant impact on companies’ competitive dif
5 key questions to improve Big Data governance
Big data, dubbed 'the new oil', can raise significant risk, ranging from disastrous data breaches to privacy and compliance concerns.