Dell and Oracle teamed up in Auckland last week to demonstrate what they are calling unbreakable Linux.
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The New Zealand Commerce Commission has a deadline of Thursday to approve or reject Hewlett-Packard New Zealand's application to acquire Compaq New Zealand.
The bandwidth-poor have told telcos they want better access to the internet. But according to Ernie Newman, head of the Telecommunications Users Association of New Zealand (TUANZ), the carriers weren't listening.
If your mental picture of the typical virus writer is of a fat white male aged 15 to 25 with bad skin, it's not far from the truth, according to someone who's made a study of the subject over the past decade.
"From the ones I've met, that's about spot on," says David Perry. Among those he's made the acquaintance of is Robert Morris, whose worm virus brought the Internet to its knees in 1988. Perry believes Morris, who he says today has a job in information security, "was completely without evil intent".
Auckland software company Right Hemisphere Ltd. has proof that Intel Corp.'s Itanium processor is real.
Wellington, New Zealand-based security specialist Sytec Resources Ltd. will shortly begin selling an outsourced antivirus service.
"Interesting" is ASB Bank IT boss Garry Fissenden's word for the rate at which ASP (application service provider) Esolutions intends charging for providing Microsoft's Office on a monthly rental basis.
As Telecom New Zealand builds up to the launch of its digital subscriber line (DSL) high-speed Internet access service, it is being investigated by the Commerce Commission following a complaint of anticompetitive behaviour by a DSL rival.
Telecom New Zealand is on the verge of signing a contract worth up to $NZ40 million ($33.7 million) for network equipment which will radically change the way it connects to business customers.