Victoria University of Wellington (VUW) won first place and was awarded the a prize of $3000 in the National Instruments (NI) Autonomous Robotics Competition.
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IT solutions provider Unisys currently has a revenue mix in New Zealand that sees the public sector contributing 60 per cent and the private sector 40 per cent. However, the company wants to swap those figures to 60 per cent private and 40 per cent public in the next few years.
Fujitsu New Zealand has grown its profits by more than 30 per cent growth year-on-year, and experienced a 33 per cent increase in staff numbers since April 2012.
Zeacom, a provider of contact centre and business automation solutions, will launch version 7 of its Zeacom Communications Center (ZCC) solution next month.
US submarine cable vendor TE SubCom will design and lay a fibre optic cable system as part of Hawaiki Cable’s planned 14,000 km trans-Pacific cable linking Australia, New Zealand and Hawaii to the US west coast, which is planned for completion in 2015.
Robert Brower, VP, global customer support and services at Commvault states that the company’s prototype program will look to address the existing training gap for existing and potential customers in the region.
Counties Power, a lines company serving more than 37,000 customers in New Zealand’s North Island, is set to deploy a smart metering-as-a-service solution, delivered by Silver Spring Networks and Metrix.
According to the company, the upgrade will facilitate better low-latency capacity between Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch
New Zealand headquartered IT firm Datacom Group has reported net profits before tax of $50.9 million for the year ending 31 March 2013, a rise of 26 per cent over last year’s $40.4 million. Net profit after tax touched $36 million.
Lincoln University will look to expand bring-your-own-device (BYOD) options, and work to expand capabilities to the staff in 2014.
Microsoft kicked off TechEd 2013 in New Zealand with keynotes by local and international company representatives.
Government agencies in New Zealand now have access to a common web platform (CWP) to share and reuse website features.
Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) expects to launch PayClip, a mobile payments solution for its small and medium business (SMB) customers next month.
“Christchurch has a unique opportunity. The earthquake was devastating and horrific. But it has also left a great opportunity to rebuild," says Darrell D Smith, director of facilities and energy, real estate and facilities at Microsoft.
New Zealand ISP Orcon has confirmed its intention to acquire 40GBps of interntional bandwidth capacity on the New Zealand/Australia-US segments of Hawaiki Cable’s submarine cable system.