Websense is joining the BYOD bandwagon with the release of a new solution that combines web and data security with mobile device management (MDM).
Stories by Vera Alves
Synnex has been in New Zealand for seven years and country manager Richard Harri says the “fantastic results” the company has just posted are a sign of even better things to come.
Every organisation is at some sort of stage of deploying a BYOD solution, says Sanjay Mehta, Trend Micro's Australian-based ANZ managing director.
Interactive Intelligence is looking at how mobile devices are impacting customer service and says companies need to ensure customer service is not an afterthought with mobile applications.
Will Jurie is one of Intergen’s youngest infrastructure consultants. He joined the company about three years ago and has since been involved in a number of different projects. The most recent one - being contracted to work with Microsoft in the US running the vendor’s demos at all the big events - came as a complete surprise.
Mobile Iron has been in New Zealand less than a year and has since acquired about 20 customers here. The short term plan is to double that number, says Stephen Gillies, sales engineer for ANZ at Mobile Iron.
After nearly ten years working in a number of account management and business development roles, Ken Lord has just taken up the job of leading Juniper Networks’ operations in New Zealand, as he takes over from Ian Quinn as the company’s new country manager. Quinn has since been promoted to an APAC role, as director of Converged Supercore.
IBM’s Rookie of the Year in 2009 is not so rookie anymore. ViFX is gearing up to celebrate its fifth birthday and, since winning the award, the company has grown from 10-12 staff to the current 33. Derek Leitch, director and co-founder, says that the plan is to continue to expand and reach 40 staff members by the end of the year.
Veeam has appointed its first New Zealand-based employee and says is focusing more heavily in the local market. Paul Caldwell is the vendor’s new channel manager for New Zealand, based in Auckland and the company says his appointment is evidence of its investment in the local market.
Liz Coulter is used to having big shoes to fill - men sized ones, usually. The director of IT Services at the University of Auckland started her IT career in Australia before moving to England, then back to Australia and finally to New Zealand where she settled last year. And yes, the main motivator for the move across the ditch was a man. Her father was one of the first programmers in Australia who brought Ethernet down under and created AusCERT. Her IT career was almost decided at birth.
Infrastructure and IT architecture solution vendor F5 Networks has strengthened its relationship with Westcon in the vendor’s first global distribution partnership.
Wynyard Group has announced that it has signed an agreement with New Zealand Police to commercialise its developed digital forensics technology - EVE (Environment for Virtualised Evidence).
Open standards based VOiP provider Vadacom has taken its PABX phone system to the cloud.
Following the collapse of Datasouth, former employee Kylie Richardson decided it was time to make it into the big world of IT on her own. She has since become a freelance Sharepoint consultant, assisting businesses with Sharepoint adoption and integration.
Results from a recently released survey by Symantec of companies in the ANZ region show that local organisations are storing massive amounts of data but not using the information to its full potential.