Stories by Randal Jackson

SMX opens cloud-based email service to govt agencies

Cloud platform and email security company SMX has announced the first multi-tenant, cloud-based SEEMail (Secure Electronic Environment Mail) service supporting secure email exchange between government departments. SEEMail is the email encryption standard for New Zealand government organisations.

A reseller gets out front with Google cloud services

Just one month after taking a 50 percent ownership position in Barbador, a Google enterprise partner and the first partner in Australasia for Google’s new cloud services, Optimation is about to enter into a proof of concept with an un-named major customer.

Hitachi drums up storage partners

Hitachi Data Systems has launched a campaign to recruit partners in New Zealand, specifically those resellers with Microsoft or SAP focus, the company tells Reseller News.

Making waves in the rural south

When Brad O’Brien was 16, he spent much of his spare time in the computer laboratory at his intermediate school in Ashburton. Then he began helping his father out in the school holidays with business computers.

SMX grows with cloud in a box

New Zealand sales are booming for SMX, the locally developed cloud email security company, but for CEO and co-founder Jesse Ball the big target is Japan.

Pure play adds up for Certus

A pure play IBM strategy is paying dividends for solutions and services company Certus, which is the first company in Australia and New Zealand to achieve a “best-of’the-best” ranking from the international professional services industry research firm SPI Research.