Stories by Randal Jackson

Alliance forms around IaaS for public sector

A multi-vendor community of local IT software and service providers operating under a newly-launched initiative called the Stack Alliance is promoting ICT stack choice and flexibility to public sector buyers of Government Infrastructure as a Service.

Kiwi solution to address information overload

German-born entrepreneur Toby Ruckert came to New Zealand for six weeks as a tourist. He liked the country so much he relocated permanently. Now, he’s about to launch an online product which he thinks will cater for today’s issues of information overload.

Compass hunting for resellers

Compass Business Communications is seeking to recruit resellers as its formalises its partner programme. “We’ve always had an informal reseller programme but now we have appointed a dedicated programme manager,” says company spokesman Dave Georgetti.

New cloud venture seeking resellers

Mark Loveys isn’t one to procrastinate. Last month he announced a management buyout of Enprise and plans to accelerate growth in MYOB Exo and Enprise’s SAP Business One applications development business.

SMX partners with Revera

Cloud-based email security company SMX has signed a licensing and support agreement with datacentre and infrastructure provider Revera.

Small business wins with big data

A recent US CIO article on the burgeoning phenomenon of Big Data, published in Reseller News, made much of the need for modern semantic search engines. There is a New Zealand-developed option, SYL Semantics, which is attracting overwhelming interest from both government and commercial interests, according to chief executive Sean Wilson.