New Microsoft partner and cloud infrastructure programmes, to be announced at the Worldwide Partner Conference in New Orleans this week, will be rolled out in New Zealand.
Stories by Hamish Barwick
Orcon’s CEO Scott Bartlett has come out fighting on the unbundled sub-loop decision.
Last week, the Commerce Commission set a monthly rental charge that Telecom’s competitors must pay for access to the sub-loop unbundled copper local loop service. The charge will be $11.99 per line in urban areas and $22.14 per line in non-urban areas.
The local ICT industry remains plagued by self-serving industry groups, image problems and a bias toward employing men, Microsoft New Zealand managing director Kevin Ackhurst told a recent roundtable hosted by the software vendor at the University of Auckland Business School.
There was a sense of relief and deja-vu in the air last night at Telecom’s XT launch at the Auckland Town Hall.
Prime Minister John Key says government IT is “light years away” from where it could be compared to the private sector.
It was a battle of wits and technical facts between lawyers of the old guard incumbent Telecom and mobile giant Vodafone at the High Court in Auckland yesterday.
An Australian e-script project, eRx Script Exchange, which Auckland company Simpl began in September last year, has been rolled out in the states of Victoria and New South Wales.
The IT industry has spoken: the Government Electronic Tenders (GETS) website needs an overhaul.
Oracle' s New Zealand revenue surged 16% in 2008, up from $78.1 million in its 2007 financial year to $90.9 million a year later.
There are already signs the networking market could be headed for strife, with Nortel likely to file for bankruptcy, but New Zealand wireless network builder RoamAD is yet to see a slowdown in international network investment.
The “law of accelerating returns” means being a CIO today will not be a cushy job.
Two regional councils that have signed up for a shared council information system are seeking funding to get the project up and running.
More than 70 percent of New Zealand respondents would use fingerprint scanning if it meant better personal security, according to the latest Unisys Security Index.
After becoming the first local IT business to achieve carbon neutrality through Landcare Research’s carboNZero programme, Ricoh is encouraging others to follow suit.
Managing director Mike Pollok says that while the world is going through some tough economic times, businesses all need to become more environmentally responsible or there will be serious consequences in the future.
New entrant mobile operator Black + White is confident its wholesale agreement with Vodafone won’t suffer the same fate as TelstraClea's agency agreement.
In July last year, Vodafone assumed direct control of all 30,000 mobile customers who had bought services through TelstraClear under the agency agreement that expired on June 30, 2007.