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PC Hardware
Exclusive: HP NZ on sustaining partner growth and promoting excellence in the channel
Last week
"With channel being part of HP's DNA, it's our solid partner ecosystem that makes us who we are," says Tracey Brewer, Sales Manager Commercial Channel at HP New Zealand.
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Telstra Ventures
Telstra Ventures announces closure of third Fund
Last month
Telstra Ventures has announced it has closed its third Fund in an effort to further drive business growth and success.
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Skills shortage
IT talent gap fuelling tech investment decisions - report
Last month
IT talent acquisition challenges are now heavily influencing technology investment decisions, according to new research.
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Infor
Why investing in technology is the best strategy for retaining services talent
Last month
People want to be good at their jobs. They want to meet their objectives and get a sense of accomplishment from what they’re doing. To do that, they need the right tools.
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Digital Transformation
Four ways to approach post-pandemic business challenges
Last month
With recession and inflation in the mix, pursuing the right opportunities and accessing the right people have both become challenging.
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SaaS
Modernisation highest priority for Aussie MSPs - study
August 2022
The modernisation of legacy computing systems will be the highest priority for Australian MSPs during the coming 12 months, according to new research.
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Cognizant
AU businesses not realising value from tech investments
August 2022
Australian business is being hampered by a lack of alignment between corporate strategy and execution excellence.
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Cryptocurrency
Exclusive: Koinly makes it easy to invest in the crypto market
August 2022
Koinly is a cryptocurrency tax software platform and crypto portfolio tracker used by hundreds of thousands of crypto investors and accountants globally.
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JLL
Investment in APAC cold storage to reach $5 in next decade
August 2022
Investment in Asia Pacific’s cold storage market is expected to grow fivefold in the next decade, according to JLL.
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Ransomware
Big business in cryptocurrencies and cybercrime
August 2022
As of June this year, about a quarter (26%) of Australians considered cryptocurrency as a good investment, and over 36% have at one point considered buying cryptocurrency as an investment.
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ERP
Exclusive: SYSPRO on how ERP plays a role in Australia's manufacturing investment plan
August 2022
While there is a significant drive for change, it's really down to execution, and businesses need to be prepared to find the right strategies for them to make full use of the government support.
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AI
Million dollar funding injection set to drive Servicely's overseas expansion
July 2022
Australian AI platform provider Servicely has announced a $1.2 million funding injection that will look to target a significant overseas expansion. 
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Aqua Security
Aqua Security introduces new $1 Million Cloud Native Protection Warranty
July 2022
Aqua Security has introduced the industry’s only $1 Million Cloud Native Protection Warranty, giving customers more peace of mind when it comes to cloud operations.
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Investment
Three waters IT system project could top $500m, warns National
July 2022
A new project merging local councils' water service IT systems as part of the three waters reforms could blow out beyond the $500 million upper limit officials have quoted, National says.
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Investment
Spark sells 70% of TowerCo for $900 million to Ontario Teachers
July 2022
Spark expects $900 million at completion but that's subject to OIO approval which is anticipated to occur in the first half of FY23.
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Capital
Rubber Monkey gears up for Aussie market with latest capital raise
July 2022
Rubber Monkey is seeking to raise up to NZ$2.5 million of new capital through online investment platform, Snowball Effect.
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Document Management
NZ's FileInvite raises $10M in latest investment round
July 2022
FileInvite has raised $10 million in Series A investment to fast-forward the extinction of email for requesting and collecting documents online.
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IT infrastructure
Global investment in data centers more than doubled in 2021
June 2022
DLA Piper's latest global survey finds the total investment in data center infrastructure worldwide rose from USD $24.4 billion in 2020 to USD $53.8 billion in 2021.
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Identity and Access Management
Ping Identity launches corporate venture capital fund
June 2022
Ping Identity has launched a corporate venture capital fund to foster innovative offerings for the identity security market.
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Digital Transformation
Success and reward: Navigating ERP digital finance transformations
June 2022
The phenomenon of integrating new digital technologies into all areas of business has become more pronounced as businesses adapt to challenges and opportunities arising from the pandemic.
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InternetNZ
Govt must step up to police social media - InternetNZ boss
May 2022
A technology industry leader is urging the government not to shy away from policing social media platforms in New Zealand.
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Cloud
Microsoft NZ announces initiative for local SaaS businesses
May 2022
Microsoft has announced a new initiative, bringing together all of its tools to help local SaaS businesses build, sell and grow their companies at scale.
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AI
Gartner reveals top three tech trends for banks this year
May 2022
Gartner says generative artificial intelligence, autonomic systems and privacy-enhancing computation are gaining traction in banking and investment services.
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Cloud
Vodafone NZ buys remaining stake in retail joint venture
May 2022
Vodafone New Zealand has purchased the remaining 50% stake in the specialist joint venture (JV) with private equity company Millennium Corp.