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Avocado Consulting expands partnership with CyberArk
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Avocado, a consulting firm, has announced an enhanced partnership with CyberArk to bolster identity security in Aussie and Kiwi firms amidst swift digital transformation.
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Invercargill to get first Tier 4 Data Centre with T4 Group move
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T4 Group announces the construction of New Zealand's first Tier 4 Data Centre, a flagship of sustainability and innovation, in Invercargill, Southland.
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Genesis Energy embraces AI utilisation in Microsoft's Early Access Program
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power / energy
Genesis Energy, New Zealand's leading energy company, has partnered with Microsoft to utilise its AI tools towards combating data privacy and ROI challenges, empowering all employees to drive technological change.
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Sharesies expands Australasian footprint with Orchestra acquisition
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Sharesies expands its Aus-NZ footprint with the acquisition of equity management platform Orchestra, marking a significant stride in B2B growth and equity management services.
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NZTech unveils tech strategy for emissions reduction
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iot
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NZTech unveils a report outlining the crucial role technology may have in cutting emissions and promoting environmental sustainability.
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Kais Education reaches finals of EdTech Awards with learning robot
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ai
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coding
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robotics
EdTech startup Kais Education is making waves with its AI-based learning robot, Kaibot, and online platform, both in the final stages of the EdTech Awards.
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Spark invests $15m in Waikato's digital infrastructure in NZ
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cloud services
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Spark plans to invest over $15m into improving digital infrastructure in New Zealand's Waikato region, in conjunction with the University of Waikato.
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Exclusive: How Devoli is shaking up the Telco industry
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New Zealand-based telco, Devoli, is revolutionising the industry with its software-based automation business, creating unique offerings while fuelling plans for Asia-Pacific expansion.
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Emerge disrupts New Zealand banking with SME platform
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martech
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commerce systems
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payment gateways
Emerge, a disruptive platform aimed at revolutionising New Zealand's business banking landscape, has launched.
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A green data dream: T4 Group redefines data centre excellence
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cloud services
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nz
T4 Group leads the green revolution in data centres, setting new industry standards with an unwavering commitment to security and sustainability.
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Dunedin City Council enhances contract management with Portt
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contract management
Dunedin City Council partners with Portt to revamp Contract Lifecycle Management system, improving strategic decision-making and optimising public spend.
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Wiise enters strategic partnership with Solutions+ NZ
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erp
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Cloud ERP platform Wiise partners with newcomer Solutions+ NZ, forging a strategic alliance expected to create around 40 tech jobs in Australia and New Zealand.
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UNSW wins at Schneider Electric Sustainability Awards 2024
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power / energy
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The University of New South Wales wins the Schneider Electric Sustainability Impact award, recognising its leadership in decarbonising operations globally.
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New Zealand's digital advertising revenue soars in 2023
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IAB New Zealand's latest report reveals an impressive 4.3% YoY growth in total digital advertising revenue for 2023, totting a figure of $2.112bn, with Q4 seeing a 7.3% quarter-on-quarter boost.
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Software Combined Group acquires NZ firm Activate in first regional move
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cloud services
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voip
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contact centre
Sydney-based Software Combined Group acquires Auckland's Activate, a specialist in self-service automation, marking its first expansion into the New Zealand market.
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One NZ celebrates first year with launch of digital One Wallet
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smartphones
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blockchain
To mark its first anniversary, One NZ has launched the One Wallet, a state-of-the-art digital wallet pre-loaded with a combined value of $37 million.
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CyberCure appoints Kiwi veteran Steve McCabe as Chief Strategy Officer
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wellington
New Zealand's CyberCure appoints cybersecurity veteran, Steve McCabe, as Chief Strategy Officer, reinforcing its growth plans with his 27 years of industry experience.
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JBL launches next-gen PartyBox series in New Zealand
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digital music
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bluetooth
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nz
JBL launches its cutting-edge PartyBox series in New Zealand. The series features enhanced Bluetooth, extended playtime, and superior sound quality, set to enliven every party.
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World Cloud Security Day a good reminder for Kiwi business
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encryption
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digital transformation
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martech
For World Cloud Security Day, New Zealand experts delve into the evolving landscape of cloud computing and data privacy in the country, highlighting the crucial role of cloud adoption amidst the digital transformation surge.
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Exclusive: How Sportradar is fighting back against match fixing
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sports
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nz
Sportradar is battling match-fixing worldwide, utilising advanced AI in corruption detection and fostering partnerships with over 30 sporting bodies.
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Ingram Micro partners with Meta to boost VR technology reach
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edutech
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gaming
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it training
Ingram Micro has joined forces with Meta to provide its resellers with advanced VR solutions, set to transform industries through immersive learning and work experiences.
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Neat appoints Jason MacBride as its Oceania Regional Director
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Neat appoints Jason MacBride as their new Regional Director for Australia and New Zealand, placing him at the helm of the company's growth strategy across the Oceania region.
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New tech on display at Dynamic Supplies Auckland showroom
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printing
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nz
Dynamic Supplies NZ unveils innovative tech solutions at its expanded Auckland showroom, diversifying from traditional printing into unified communications and outdoor tech.
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Databricks sees impressive 70% growth in Australia & New Zealand
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atlassian
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nz
Databricks announces a 70% YoY growth in Australia and New Zealand, fuelled by increased local business adoption of its data and AI capabilities.