Research firm IDC has ranked Fortinet as the overall leader of the unified threat management (UTM) market for 2006. The US-based company has a 14.4 percent share of the worldwide market over other vendors that include Check Point, Cisco and Sonicwall.
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The local IT market will experience a small slowdown in growth due to higher hardware costs, according to research firm IDC.
Once again local technology companies have raised thousands of dollars for the fight against prostate cancer during Movember.
Dan Boyd may not look familiar, though listeners of certain Wellington radio stations might remember his voice. The 28-year-old Belkin account manager spent eight years working as a radio announcer on ZM and More FM, as well as announcing at first division rugby games in Dunedin.
Australian data security company In Systems is hoping to boost its local reseller numbers by working with large system integrators. Based in Melbourne, the company sells and supports Mu Security technology from the US.
Wellington-based IT products and services company Indigo Software has landed a deal to resell iEnterprises CRM products in Australasia.
WAN application delivery specialist Blue Coat Systems will be running education services on managing its products for local partners early next year.
Natural disasters may not seem to have a connection with IT, but for Information Power they are another problem to be solved.
Combining work with a hobby means Fujifilm independent consumer electronics channel manager Helen Marx is never bored.
The emergence of MP3 spam in October shows how creative spammers have become, according to security and storage vendor Symantec.
Complacency by PC users means hackers are having it easy says Fortinet Australia New Zealand regional systems engineer Nelson DaSilva.
Trend Micro will need to support resellers if it is to grow its local presence, says Australia and New Zealand enterprise sales director Michael May.
US-based audit and control solution company Tripwire has signed Planwell Technology as a master distributor to help boost its local presence.
MPA is eying channel opportunities after being made a distributor of Mobotix IP video surveillance systems.
Business software developer and integrator Enprise is expanding its local presence with a Hamilton office. CEO and co-founder Mark Loveys says the expansion follows strong sales of ERP applications, MYOB, Exonet and SAP Business One to Waikato businesses.
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