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  • Oz firm gains IRD sign-off to store NZ data outside border

    TechnologyOne has been granted permission by the Inland Revenue Department to store data for its New Zealand customers in Australia on the TechnologyOne Cloud as a third party provider. The IRD’s approval exempts TechnologyOne customers from data sovereignty rules requiring financial records to be stored in New Zealand.

  • In pictures: Microsoft honours the NZ channel at partner awards

    Microsoft NZ honoured its channel community at the 2013 Partner Awards that took place last evening in Auckland's Langham Hotel. A total of 22 awards were given out across four main categories including Cloud, Competency, Individual and Segment. Partners with strong Cloud solutions and projects dominated the event, including SoftSource, which picked up three awards, and Gen-i and IT Engine, which collected two awards each.Speaking at the event, Paul Muckleston, MD of Microsoft NZ, promised two Azure data centres in Australia soon for partners to tap into and provide computing power to their customers.

  • Enprise acquires Datagate

    Enprise Group has acquired Datagate Innovation Limited, a cloud software development company specialising in online reporting and billing portals for telcos, utility companies and hosted service providers.

  • DiData announces Cloud connection service

    Dimension Data has announced the availability of Cloud private network connection (CPNC) as an add-on service for its enterprise-class public, private and managed hosting cloud offerings.

  • MYOB plans product launches in 2014

    At its roadshow in Auckland today, business software provider MYOB announced products that it will be launching into the market in 2014. This is in keeping with the re-branding of the suite as MYOB BankLink, MYOB Essentials and MYOB AccountRight, come April this year.

  • NZ yet to fully benefit from ICT-enabled productivity: Commission

    Businesses rushed to trim costs and staff numbers following the 2008 worldwide economic downturn. It is instructive, therefore, to look at some of the numbers revealed from one of the surveys in the Productivity Commission’s second interim report, now out for consultation.

  • KIWI STORY: Suite up to the Cloud

    For Suite, a Kiwi company with big ambitions, receiving Microsoft’s Start-Up Partner of the Year Award in 2012 was ‘a nice little pat on the back.’