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CTO
20% of CTOs reached the position in less than five years - A fast career path?
STX Next research has found that 20% of CTOs reached their position in fewer than five years, demonstrating a fast, viable career path.
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iSANZ
iSANZ security awards finalists announced and virtual event confirmed
The finalists for the iSANZ security awards have been revealed, and a virtual ceremony has been scheduled for 17 March.
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Sustainability
Paessler announces new CTO to accelerate innovative practice
Paessler has announced the appointment of Joachim Weber as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO).
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Artificial Intelligence
Majority of CTOs have implemented machine learning at their organisation - report
This makes it overwhelmingly the most popular subset of artificial intelligence.
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SD-WAN
Exploring the move from virtual machines to containerisation
Until now, virtual machines (VMs) have been a core technology for optimising infrastructure resources. However, digital transformation is creating enormous data loads, and the requirement for business applications to run faster than ever before is driving a shift towards containerisation.
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Bitglass
Why IT needs smarter cloud security in the age of the hybrid workplace
For IT and security professionals, the job is becoming more complex day by day. With widely dispersed teams fast becoming the norm, new technologies emerging, and an ever-increasing level of threats, it's a demanding job that takes a lot to keep up. 
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Engineering
Preciseley Microtechnology focuses on 5G, AR/VR, and 3D LiDAR with new executive appointments
Micro-optical technology company, Preciseley Microtechnology, announces three new additions to its executive management team.
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Kyndryl
Kyndryl appoints new CTO, creates advisory practice
The moves from the IBM spinoff company comes two months after the organisation's launch in April this year.
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Sustainability
Sustainability issues prevalent in the IT industry
Sustainability issues in IT are proving difficult to solve, despite growing demand for more sustainable IT products.
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Digital Transformation
5 steps to a successful IT transformation
CIOs and CTOs bear a lot of the pressure when it comes to digital transformation. Rackspace’s survival guide will ensure you stay one step ahead.
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Clare Curran
Government widens CTO search despite more than 60 applicants
“Even though I am very keen to establish this role, I’m not prepared to make a decision in haste.”
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CEO
Hitachi Vantara announces key executive promotions
Brian Householder has been promoted to CEO and Scott Kelly has been promoted to COO.
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VMware
VMware's new CTO for APAC & Japan business brings 'rich experience' to role
" Bruce’s appointment will strengthen our ability to help customers innovate."
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CTO
TIBCO's new CTO to drive 'technological excellence' in APAC & Japan
"Becoming digital is still a massive challenge for most organisations who find it difficult to transform that vision into a reality."
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Cybersecurity
Govt CIO calls on Kiwi firms to join security push
"The panel is part of an ongoing programme of work to ensure government agencies are continually lifting privacy and security standards."
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Hitachi Data Systems
New Hitachi Data Systems CTO in at the deep end
"For customers to realise their business vision, it is important for HDS to understand the evolving needs of the ANZ market."
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Gartner
Gartner: CEO and CFO’s should take note of Bitcoin...
For such organisations that understand their information assets need to be valued and managed as assets, using Bitcoin as the valuation method could h
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ICT
ANZ CIOs estimate 48% rise in mainframe application IT debt
CIOs and IT directors polled across New Zealand and Australia estimate it would take an average of $9.78 million to bring their outdated mainframe applications up to date – an increase of almost half (48%) from May 2012 when the figure stood at $6.6 million.
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IT Industry
2012 business bonanza
The year ahead could offer a number of bonanzas for the New Zealand reseller channel, according to EMC.