Stories by Leon Spencer

Behind BlackBerry’s local leadership makeover

BlackBerry has given its local leadership an overhaul of sorts, with the company bringing its Cylance AI platform and BlackBerry UEM offering together as BlackBerry Spark while handing its team in the region a somewhat expanded remit.

Cyber incidents in NZ surged last year

​The number of cyber security incidents reported to CERT NZ by businesses and individuals in 2019 surged by 38 per cent compared to the previous year’s total, to 4,740.

Here’s how Rhipe is dealing with the Manila lockdown

Rhipe is one of many local tech companies that maintains an office in Philippines capital, Manila, but that doesn’t mean the distributor has had to wind down its operations in the country following its mass COVID-19 quarantine effort.

Rubrik’s David Long jumps to Nextgen

​Rubrik enterprise account executive David Long is making the leap into distribution after being appointed as Nextgen Distribution’s new sales director for New Zealand.

Nextgen taps NEC talent as new local lead

​Nextgen Distribution has named NEC’s head of public safety solutions in New Zealand, Lynne Jeffery, as its new managing director in the local market, replacing long-serving MD Terry Dunn.