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Customers
Mercury charged by ComCom following complaints of misleading customers
July 2022
Mercury NZ has been charged for misleading customers following a complaint to the Commission Commission.
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Sustainable IT
Crucial infrastructure relies on good power management, Eaton shares the ultimate solution
July 2022
So many crucial strands of infrastructure rely on effective power management to run successfully.
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Energy
Sustainability huge factor for APAC data centre managers
July 2022
A new report reveals that 85% of data centre managers in APAC believe that sustainability will significantly impact operations and decision making.
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Sustainable IT
Vertiv releases updates on ESG initiatives, sets sights on future
June 2022
Vertiv has released its inaugural environmental, social and governance (ESG) report, the company’s first public report of its ESG activities.
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Broadband
Mercury launches broadband and fibre packages for NZ customers
June 2022
Mercury has officially launched Mercury Broadband, giving its electricity and gas customers the ability to add fibre to their existing Mercury account.
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Cyber attacks
Devastating cyber attacks expected to hit energy sector
May 2022
Energy executives anticipate life, property, and environment-compromising cyber attacks on the sector within the next two years.
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Power / Energy
Keysight Technologies introduces new next-gen DPT solution
May 2022
Keysight Technologies has announced its new next-generation Double-Pulse Tester (DPT) with the PD1550A Advanced Dynamic Power Device Analyser.
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Storage
Energy storage demand momentum continues, says BYD
May 2022
BYD has announced an expansion of its production capacities and will deliver 250,000 units of its energy storage system, BYD Battery-Box Premium.
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Sustainable IT
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - SoftIron CMO on Data Center Sustainability
May 2022
In a special Power/Energy feature week presentation, we are joined by SoftIron CMO Andrew Moloney.
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Cybersecurity
Is voluntary cybersecurity enough for NZ's critical infrastructure?
May 2022
Critical infrastructure - that term by itself sounds impressive, maybe even distressing. But what makes critical infrastructure so significant?
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Data center
Businesses re-evaluating IT suppliers due to increased energy prices
May 2022
"For data centres, providers will have to think laterally about how to offer competitively priced services to help underpin the demand for data storage."
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Amazon Web Services
AWS launches carbon footprint tool to combat climate change
March 2022
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has launched the AWS customer carbon footprint tool to help businesses calculate their carbon emissions and predict future changes.
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Sustainable IT
Australian energy suppliers actively using digital transformation to reach Net Zero goals
February 2022
The Next Stop: Net Zero survey, initiated by Publicis Sapient, features a survey of top digital heads at energy suppliers examining whether companies are empowering their senior leaders to make the changes needed to meet targets.
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Digital Transformation
Enhancing operational efficiency to drive preventative maintenance
December 2020
In part three of a three-part series, Nozomi Networks cybersecurity strategist Vincent Liu unveils how to capture the benefits of asset visibility to enhance operational efficiency and take measured steps towards preventive maintenance.
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Amazon Web Services
AWS and Vector continue development of New Energy Platform
October 2020
The initial focus of the NEP is to collect and analyse data from more than 1.6 million IoT-connected Vector advanced meters that gather information on energy consumption and network performance across A/NZ.
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Sustainable IT
Google commits to 24/7 carbon-free energy by 2030
September 2020
Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pinchai says the world must act now if it has any hope avoiding the worst climate change effects.
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Microsoft
Microsoft’s ‘moonshot’ goals to be carbon negative by 2030
January 2020
The company also aims to remove all carbon it has directly or indirectly emitted into the environment by 2050.
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5G
Vodafone NZ invests in boosting energy efficiency
November 2019
Vodafone says it expects to reduce its electricity usage in Aotearoa by at least 10% over the next three years through implementing a range of new technologies.
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Cybersecurity
IT & OT convergence brings new cyber risks to industrial sector
July 2019
IT and operational technology (OT) are on a journey to convergence, but that convergence must be managed with caution in order to manage cybersecurity risks that go with it. 
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Energy
Genesis launches virtual power plant platform
June 2019
“We are really excited to be working with Karit who share our ambition to create better outcomes for customers through technology and innovation."
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Power / Energy
NEC introduces new warranty to optimise value for energy storage customers
June 2019
Customers need to understand how a system's energy storage capacity degrades or fades so that they can predict the life and performance of the system.
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Cloud
Blockchain companies revolutionise electric power
January 2019
Blockchain may be the ‘missing link’ that could transform the electric power industry and leave traditional business models in the dust.
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Energy
Schneider Electric picks up new APAC channel leader for its IT division
July 2018
Schneider Electric says Vijay has a strong track record for developing businesses into profitable ventures.
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Internet of Things
Huawei's eLTE-DSA solution to help oil & gas industry to embrace energy IoT
June 2018
Huawei says the wireless eLTE solution will help the oil and gas industry build an energy-based Internet of Things.