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Trend Micro & AWS partner for largest cybersecurity roadshow in 2024
6 days ago
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Trend Micro announced its 2024 Risk to Resilience World Tour, touted as the world's largest cybersecurity roadshow, backed by Amazon Web Services. The tour will leverage AI-enabled solutions for businesses in seven major Australasian cities.
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Touchable Earth wins at Kids Judge Bett 2024 event
Last week
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Touchable Earth, an Auckland-based company, earns top honours from Kids Judge Bett at world's largest EdTech event, Bett UK, for promoting global citizenship and geography in a unique app format.
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4Cabling expands in New Zealand with larger Auckland warehouse
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Leading cabling solutions provider, 4Cabling, bolsters its commitment to New Zealand with a move to a larger warehouse in Mangere Bridge, Auckland.
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MEGA selects SugarCRM to optimise sales & enhance user conversions
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New Zealand's cloud storage firm MEGA partners with SugarCRM to boost its sales automation, aiming to optimise user conversions from free to paid services.
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Nathan Marston joins FIRN as Business Development Manager
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Nathan Marston, an expert in strategic solutions, joins Auckland-based cloud data analytics firm, FIRN, as Business Development Manager; poised to accelerate firm's growth trajectory.
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Dyson unveils first interactive pop-up in New Zealand
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Dyson launches its first ever interactive pop-up, the Dyson Demo, in New Zealand, offering hands-on experiences of its advanced technology products at Auckland's Westfield Albany.
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Ingram Micro Showcase 2024 set to shape Kiwi tech future
Last month
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Ingram Micro Showcase 2024 gears up to connect over 2,000 tech partners, end users and industry leaders across three NZ cities.
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Evergreen Services Group acquires Lancom in noteworthy expansion
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Evergreen Services Group acquires Lancom Technology, marking its first expansion into Australia and New Zealand in the managed IT and software services sector.
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Microsoft Surface repairs now available nationwide in NZ
Thu, 7th Dec 2023
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Broken screens and other minor defects can now be rectified nationwide by repair technicians based in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, and Dunedin.
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Mastercard partners with King Kapisi to honour decade-long Kiwi businesses
Wed, 6th Dec 2023
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payment gateways
Mastercard partners with Kiwi music star King Kapisi to reward New Zealand's small businesses operating for over a decade.
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NZ Compare Awards celebrates New Zealand service sectors
Mon, 4th Dec 2023
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broadband
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NZ Compare Awards 2023 honours service sector leaders, spotlighting exceptional broadband, mobile and energy offerings.
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Spark to launch satellite-connected cell tower project
Thu, 30th Nov 2023
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Spark and Lynk have begun a NZ project for a network of satellite-connected cell towers, aiming to maintain connectivity during crises.
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RedShield bolsters ties with AWS to offer advanced cybersecurity services
Tue, 28th Nov 2023
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RedShield strengthens association with Amazon Web Services (AWS), enhancing cybersecurity solutions and DDoS protection for greater threat management.
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Free coding education coming to Kiwis thanks to Grok Academy
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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Grok Academy and software firm WiseTech Global collaborate, offering New Zealanders free access to extensive coding and web design education from January 2024.
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Kiwi firms risk IP loss through unchecked AI use – report
Tue, 7th Nov 2023
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Kiwi companies could lose their intellectual property through unchecked artificial intelligence use, warns Convergence.
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Layer3 unveils Secure Anywhere cloud security for NZ small businesses
Sun, 5th Nov 2023
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Layer3 unveils Secure Anywhere, a cloud-based security solution, allowing secure global connectivity for small and medium-sized businesses.
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Distie Soft Solutions rebrands to Bluechip Infotech NZ
Thu, 26th Oct 2023
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cloud services
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network management
From November, New Zealand computer products distributor Soft Solutions will rebrand as Bluechip Infotech New Zealand.
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4Cabling's Kiwi success with innovative business model
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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4Cabling's online solutions for cabling and IT management needs are gaining popularity among Kiwi enterprises, says NZ Sales Manager Tym Matagi.
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The Icehouse Welcomes New Heavy-Hitting Board Members
Thu, 11th May 2023
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auckland
New Zealand business growth organization, The Icehouse, welcomes Two new board members, Lindsay Zwart and Steven Joyce.
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Akamai promotes James Richmond to lead ANZ expansion
Wed, 3rd May 2023
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cloud services
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Akamai Technologies appoints a new Regional Director for Australia and New Zealand to lead Akamai’s growth and expansion in the ANZ region.
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First Table hires Casey Eden as global sales manager
Fri, 28th Apr 2023
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First Table, a hospitality tech company, has hired Casey Eden as Global Sales Manager to help with the company's expansion into new markets.
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Silverstripe appoints Tobias Oschwald as CEO
Fri, 31st Mar 2023
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Silverstripe, a leading tech company in New Zealand, has named Tobias Oschwald as its new CEO, aiming to continue on its growth path.
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Paulette Cotter appointed Chief People & Sustainability Officer at Kordia Group
Mon, 27th Mar 2023
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Kordia appoints Paulette Cotter as Chief People and Sustainability Officer to lead its people, culture and sustainability strategy.
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Space-tech innovator Zenno appoints Erica Lloyd as Chief Revenue Officer
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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Erica Lloyd joins Zenno Astronautics as CRO to drive commercialization of patented superconducting magnet tech in the global space industry.