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10 Minute IT Jams
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from Atturra
Today we are joined by Atturra CEO Stephen Kowal, who shares with us some insight into the current IT services landscape and also some recent Atturra developments and partnerships.
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Mergers and Acquisitions
NCS acquires Australia's The Dialog Group for $325M
"This acquisition is a significant step in the regionalisation of NCS and leverages the combined strengths of NCS and Dialog."
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Green Light
Q&A: Meet Green Light Worldwide's NZ resource manager Regie Saylo
Green Light Worldwide's momentum in New Zealand is heating up as the company bolsters its local presence and prepares for a fresh wave of growth in the IT market.
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Green Light
Green Light Worldwide welcomes new NZ senior resource manager Regie Saylo
Saylo will manage the company’s local recruitment and retention activities for its WaaS services.
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Green Light
Q&A: Green Light Worldwide's Vinny Narain chats about the company's plans for NZ
Their partner-only model sets them apart from anyone else in the local market. Being part of the team
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Green Light
Green Light ramps up expansion with appointment of Vinny Narain as business development manager
Vinny Narain will focus on driving outcomes for business development in New Zealand, supporting the company’s local expansion.
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Gartner
$4.5 trillion to be spent on IT next year — Gartner
“What changed in 2020 and 2021 was not really the technology itself, but people’s willingness and eagerness to adopt it and use it in different ways.”
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IDC
IT services revenue to hit $1.1 trillion this year — IDC
Global IT and business services revenue is estimated to grow by 3.4% this year, according to new data from IDC.
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Cloud
Optimation Group sells Mentum Systems to Australian IT firm FTS Group
“It has been very satisfying to grow Mentum to this point and it’s a logical time for the business to move to new ownership to continue that journey."
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Cloud computing
Rackspace Technology appoints Angeline Maronese as managing director of A/NZ
Rackspace Technology has announced the executive appointment of Angeline Maronese as managing director of Australia and New Zealand, effective immediately. 
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10 Minute IT Jams
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is Somerville?
In this IT Jam, Techday speaks to Somerville managing director and CEO Craig Somerville to learn more about the company and its offerings.
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IT services
Transitioning from ITIL v3 certification to ITIL 4
A handy guide for professionals explaining how existing certifications translates to the new syllabus.
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Microsoft
Parallo named Azure Specialist for ISV for A/NZ and APAC
The NZ-based IT services provider has been selected as one of 35 global partners to be named as a part of the new initiative.
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IT services
Green Light opens doors to new Auckland office
Sydney-based IT service provider Green Light has announced the opening of an office in Auckland in response to a growing need for on-demand, on-shore capability in New Zealand.
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Remote Working
IT services industry to have a 'dismal' 2020
New research from GlobalData suggests the impact of COVID-19 and the great shift to remote working does not bode well for the industry.
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Cybersecurity
3 risk mitigation tips to protect your remote working team
How your employees can continue working productively while staying safe regardless of where they work from.
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IT services
Australia's IT & software sector job market on the rise
The IT and software services sector is going through a recruitment boom, even though COVID-19 is causing a sharp decline in year-on-year hiring growth across all Australian industries.
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IT services
Axios Systems bolsters University of Canterbury's IT service management
“The Axios Systems team had clearly addressed the requirements set out in our RFP Documentation. Not only did they answer the question of assyst’s capability, but also commented on how we could expand the use of the same functionality in the future phases of our implementation."
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IT services
China becomes 'world's largest' market for IT products & services
China’s IT products and services market has overtaken the Americas as the largest in the world, although there’s little doubt the COVID-19 pandemic will change the markets significantly in the years ahead.
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Healthcare
Interview: CCL & Canterbury DHB build IT backbone for healthcare
CCL CEO Andrew Allan and Canterbury DHB/West Coast DHB chief digital officer Stella Ward talk about their decision to create a stronger IT system as a result of improving healthcare for everyone in the region.
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Artificial Intelligence
GlobalData: Wipro shows no sign of slowing after banner year
With 2019 seeing a series of good fortune and success for the IT services company, GlobalData’s insights say sentiments are looking up.
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Cybersecurity
Micro Focus centralises policy controls for IT security admins
According to Micro Focus, the exponential growth of sensitive files represents the biggest challenge that information security professionals face. 
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Gartner
Gartner: A/NZ still outstripping the globe on IT spending growth
However, both Australia and New Zealand are expected to mirror the global decline on device spending.
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IT services
rhipe launches Solutions Services unit for partners
It will enable partners to offer holistic IT services by leveraging a diverse range of consulting and implementation services delivered by rhipe.