Around 50 Systems and Technology Group jobs at IBM have gone in Australia, with many others to be moved to Lenovo, says an IBM source who asked to remain anonymous.
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New Zealand's government has begun advertising for a chief privacy officer to lead, engage and influence an all-of-government approach to privacy.
In the wake of the release of New Zealand's 2014 Occupation Outlook by education and employment minister Steven Joyce, the CEO of IT services company Fronde, Ian Clarke, has said that there is a dire shortage of highly skilled IT professionals in the country.
Contracts for a cloud-based desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) have been awarded to New Zealand companies Datacom and Gen-i, as well as global suppliers Dimension Data and Fujitsu. These companies will take on management of government agencies’ desktop computer operating system and software applications.
SAP specialist UXC Oxygen expects to have the first projects involving technology from its latest acquisition, White Labelled, underway in New Zealand before Christmas, according to CEO Stuart Dickinson.
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has made its final decisions, after completing consultation with the industry, on changes to radio spectrum usage that will affect radio microphones operating in the 518-806MHz frequency range.
Many businesses are looking to relocate their data centres to the 'safe' zone of New Zealand's upper North Island. But Revera CEO Robin Cockayne says relocating data centre equipment to a safer zone is a waste of time, indeed “futile”.
Auckland Council has signed a contract with Revera under its all-of-government supplier role to deliver the council’s post amalgamation transformation program and core IT infrastructure consolidation.
A US Court of Appeals ruling that Google broke the law when it gathered unsecured Wi-Fi data when collecting images for Streetview has opened the way for a group of users to claim for damages.
The launch this week of RAD Studio XE5 takes Embarcadero into the Android world. It follows XE4, released just four months ago, which provided support for iOS apps.
Livestock Improvement Corporation is undergoing a major transformation to its desktop infrastructure after signing a three-year desktop outsourcing contract with CodeBlue.
The Department of Internal Affairs has announced on the Government Electronic Tenders Site that the release of a request for proposal for Optimise HR has been deferred but it won’t say why.
The government has set a reserve price of $22 million for nine paired lots of the 700MHz spectrum band, which will go to auction on October 29.
It’s taken five years but changes to patent legislation have finally passed into law.
The downturn in the PC market will soon see one of New Zealand’s best-known locally assembled brands, Cyclone, vanish from the market.