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ASUS selects hoolah as first ever BNPL retail partner
ASUS says there is wide appeal for BNPL services amongst millennials and Generation Z.
Dialpad selects Kordia as NZ telco partner
Kordia will not only be a Dialpad reseller but will also become the New Zealand SIP/calling provider for every local Dialpad implementation.
DX & SaaS could offer $224b 'digital dividend' for Australian economy - report
Australia has a $224 billion opportunity on its doorstep, but that opportunity means that the country would need to fast-track its investments in SaaS, says TechnologyOne.
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Catch Group onboards Blue Yonder solutions for new fulfillment centre
According to Catch Group, catch.com.au’s current warehouse management system can no longer meet the company’s business requirements.
Fortinet unleashes latest next-gen firewall for hybrid data centres
Fortinet’s CMO and EVP of products, John Maddison, says the product combines high performance, integrated networking, and security for hybrid data centres.
Vodafone rolls out 5G services to Whanganui
"Having access to the latest technology is great for consumers and even better for businesses.”
Westcon NZ posts $17.6m revenue drop with little effect on profit
Despite the drop in revenue, the company’s profits only dipped by $117,000 between 2020 and 2021.
SAS plans to launch IPO by 2024 following 45 years of profitability
According to SAS, it has now achieved the three key criteria required for IPO readiness: financial strength, brand equity, and market leadership.
Signal Sciences agent enters beta availability on Fastly edge cloud platform
The Signal Sciences agent leverages signal technology to write and push out rules in real time. This, Fastly says, can help to track requests and block attacks.
Alphabet publishes Q2 2021 financial results showing Google in fine form
CEO Sundar Pinchai says, "Our long-term investments in AI and Google Cloud are helping us drive significant improvements in everyone’s digital experience."
NEXTDC offers low latency access to Google Cloud Region in Melbourne
NEXTDC will leverage the Melbourne Cloud Zone to offer zero latency data exchanges from its M2 data centre in Melbourne to Google Cloud.
Kingston launches FURY DDR4 range built for gamers and overclockers
Renegade, Beast, and Impact, are all designed for gamers who want fast systems, or those who want to indulge in a little overclocking.
BigCommerce makes first acquisition since going public
BigCommerce intends to leverage Feedonomics to expand the number of global marketplace and advertising channels for merchants.
APAC firms could slash carbon emissions by 78% by moving to cloud - AWS report
A new report from AWS and 451 Research suggests cloud infrastructure offers major benefits in terms of reducing energy usage, and the resulting reduction in carbon emissions.
NZ Post takes 50% stake in logistics firm Supply Chain Solutions
NZ Post will also shut down its Contract Logistics third-party logistics business by the end of June next year.
Axis Communications' Melbourne HQ wins interior corporate design award
The building, located in Melbourne’s Central Business District, picked up the Silver Award for interior corporate design, as presented by DRIVENxDesign.
Google intensifies NZ ops with cloud interconnect location, new hires & Auckland office
The company has launched a Google Cloud Dedicated Interconnect location in Auckland, and a new AUNZ Google Cloud region in Melbourne, Australia.
dotdigital achieves ISO 27701 certification
Omnichannel marketing solution provider dotdigital has announced that it has been awarded ISO 27701 certification.
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Entrust launches Verified Mark Certificates to support BIMI email authentication standard
“By encouraging the deployment of DMARC and promoting its adoption, BIMI benefits the whole email ecosystem to promote strong sender authentication.”
Ambit deploys AI chatbot for global travel firm Online Republic
The AI-based chatbot, called ’Wheelie’, is designed to support Online Republic’s Airport Rentals and Motorhome Republic brands with 24/7 customer support and AI capabilities.
Hawaiki Submarine Cable sold to maritime infrastructure provider BW Digital
“BW has an excellent track record of growth in maritime and technology-related assets," says Hawaiki's Rémi Galasso.
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Chayora's Tianjin data center campus achieves OCP Ready status
“Our commitment to the Open Compute Foundation is key to our forward-thinking strategy of bringing global standards of design and operation to China.”
Getac launches virtual showroom to showcase rugged mobile devices for manufacturing sector
Getac business development manager Frand Baldrighi says the virtual showroom enables visitors to explore Getac devices ‘from any angle’.
MBIE announces launch of new digital identity numbers for NZ businesses
MBIE says Organisation Parts enable New Zealand organisations to digitise their businesses and compete in the changing digital economy.