IBM has just announced the launch of its Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) service in New Zealand. The service will be available to New Zealand businesses from 1 January. PKI is a fast growing requirement worldwide to ensure that business transactions are secure and a large number of organisations in New Zealand have a PKI requirement.
Stories by Reseller New Zealand staff
Cloud computing, mobile technologies and social networking take a top spot in IDC’s predictions for what will shape the IT industry in 2011. The experts predict these three factors will contribute to the creation of a new mainstream platform for the IT industry.
Gen-i has appointed Jo-Ann Jacobson for the newly established role of Health Business Development Manager, based in Wellington.
New Zealand-based Kompression Communications has partnered with Deutsche Telekom International Carrier Sales & Solutions (ICSS) to bring its Unified Communications (UC) service platform to the Asia Pacific region. MyCommsuite is a white-label UC solution that allows carriers to provide UC products to their SME customer base, while maintaining customer ownership.
Cyclone Computers’ appointment as an Apple Authorised Education Reseller (AAER) is seen by the company’s managing director, Richard Morgan, as an opportunity to drive significant increase in delivery of educational content through digital media. The appointment means that Cyclone Computers can now sell Apple’s range of MacBook Pros, iMacs, iPods and iPads to educational bodies within New Zealand.
First-time winners took the spotlight at this year’s Microsoft partner awards, with the number of prizes on offer growing to 20 across four subcategories. Microsoft introduced new awards this year including Business Impact Solution of the Year, Partners’ Choice CIO of the Year and MSN Advertising Partner of the Year.
SAP provider Oxygen Business Solutions has appointed Damian Swaffield as New Zealand general manager for consulting, and Datta Supomo as its local business development manager. Swaffield is the former Skycity CIO and has also been CIO and chief technology officer at TVNZ. Swaffield says “this is an amazing opportunity to lead a talented and successful professional services team that is the leading specialist SAP integration and consulting company in Australia and New Zealand”.