The full list of 2021 Microsoft NZ Partner Awards winners
Microsoft’s New Zealand Partner Awards have recognised the ‘extraordinary depth of creativity and capability’ in the company’s partner network this year.
Empired launches new app to reduce human error and improve security
The Empired User Secure Score works alongside Microsoft Teams, to give organisations a bird’s eye view of the level of security compliance from their team.
Accenture and Microsoft Asia support 33 businesses in APAC with Project Amplify
The investment focuses specifically on social impact and sustainability, by helping APAC businesses scale emerging solutions and business models.
Bayer and Microsoft partner to build new cloud-based digital tools
Bayer has partnered with Microsoft to build new cloud-based digital tools and data science solutions for agriculture and adjacent industries.
Microsoft Singapore unveils enhancement strategy within the financial sector
Microsoft Singapore has unveiled its plans to enhance its position in the financial services industry, releasing its takeaways from Fintech festival 2021 and announcing a raft of partnerships and strategies.
Barhead and Microsoft partner for graduate program to meet growing demand
Specialist consulting firm Barhead has teamed up with Microsoft to meet the growing demand for consultants versed in Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Power Platform
Fusion5 achieves first for trans-Tasman Microsoft low code application development
Fusion5 has announced it's the first Microsoft partner based in A/NZ to earn the Microsoft Low Code Application Development Advanced Specialisation.
Barracuda MSP business growth signals hope for smarter cybersecurity solutions
Data protection company Barracuda has recorded rapid growth in its managed service provider (MSP) business, with the acquisition of SKOUT cybersecurity playing a pivotal role in providing new opportunities.
Fortinet announces next-gen firewall and secure SD-WAN integration for Microsoft Azure
Fortinet delivers what it says is the industry's first next-generation firewall and secure SD-WAN integration with Microsoft Azure Virtual WAN.
Concentric AI joins Microsoft Intelligent Security Association
"Concentric's advanced deep-learning technology solves the ongoing challenges of cloud data security and access governance."
Microsoft AD recognised as Leader in Gartner MQ for IAM
Microsoft Identity Program Management corporate vice president Alex Simons says the achievement would not have been possible without its ‘passionate’ customers.
New Microsoft Defender vulnerability should concern every enterprise - expert
A vulnerability found in Microsoft Defender released under Patch Tuesday is the most concerning.
Meta deepens integration between Facebook Workplace and Microsoft Teams
There will be two new integrations that will help businesses who use both Workplace and Microsoft Teams to communicate more easily with their employees.
Avanade named a leader in Microsoft business applications services evaluation
Research firm Forrester has named Avanade a leader in The Forrester Wave: Microsoft Business Applications Services for Q4 2021.
ExtraHop launches decryption support for Microsoft to halt advanced attacks
ExtraHop has expanded decryption support for Microsoft authentication and application protocols, providing high fidelity detection of malicious activity.
ASB chooses Microsoft Azure as preferred cloud provider
ASB will now be using Microsoft Azure as its preferred cloud provider, a significant milestone in Microsoft's decades-long relationship with ASB.
Tech infrastructure diversity holds key to better security
The spate of high profile ransomware incidents this year has halted operations across business and critical infrastructures alike.
Microsoft NZ Partner Awards 2021: The finalists are announced
The Microsoft New Zealand Partner Awards are coming up again — and Microsoft has kick-started the fanfare today with an official announcement of the finalists.
Microsoft's entry into metaverse tainted by Facebook's Meta rebrand
Microsoft's announcement juxtaposes the genuine potential of Mesh for Microsoft Teams with widespread criticism of Facebook's rebranding as Meta.
Microsoft, Veritas partnership to transform cloud native data management for enterprise on Azure
Next-Gen solutions set to deliver enterprise cloud scalability, cyber resilience and compliance
Microsoft Cloud at Ignite 2021: Metaverse, AI and hyperconnectivity in a hybrid world
Microsoft unveils updates for Microsoft Cloud at this week's Microsoft Ignite 2021 event, focusing on the Metaverse, artificial intelligence and hyperconnectivity.
New Relic launches first-of-its-kind developer experience, joins forces with Microsoft
New Relic has acquired CodeStream, a developer collaboration platform, and integrated it with New Relic One.
Microsoft, Mandiant uncover Russian threat actor targeting cloud services
It is attacking resellers and other technology service providers that customise, deploy and manage cloud services and other technologies on behalf of their customers.
BitTitan launches migration discovery solution for Microsoft 365
"It's vital that organisations relying on Microsoft 365 have a complete understanding of their data and where it resides."