Mandatory data breach reporting has been on the agenda in New Zealand for some time. While they may have some ground to make up on the rugby field, it is one area where our trans-Tasman cousins have stolen a march on New Zealand. Source: Mandatory data breach reporting in Australia | ITP Techblog New Zealand […]
At heart, Dell and EMC are hardware companies. They face a serious problem: customers have lost interest in hardware. On October 12 Dell said it will pay US$67 billion for EMC. It’s the biggest technology deal ever and the latest in a never-ending wave of mergers. Dell may pay too much for EMC’s business. The […]
Latency isn’t the only reason to build New Zealand datacentres. But it’s a good one considering how long it can take to ping overseas cloud services.
New Zealand tech companies don’t come much bigger than Datacom. The company is also old by industry standards. It started in the 1960s. For years Datacom deliberately stayed out of the public eye. It prefers to keep its own counsel and communicate directly with customers. Despite that, there’s nothing staid or complacent about Datacom. My interview […]
A new 60 rack facility opened in Albany, north of Auckland, earlier brings Vocus Communications New Zealand data capacity to a total of 260 racks with space for a further 110. Previously the company operated the 200 rack data centre it picked up as part of the June 2012 Maxnet acquisition. The Albany site is […]