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Microsoft Expands “Highway To A Hundred Unicorns” Initiative To Support Startups In Asia Pacific

Wednesday, 14 October 2020, 10:09 am | Microsoft New Zealand

New Zealand, 14 October 2020 – Today Microsoft for Startups launches the Highway to a Hundred Unicorns initiative in Asia Pacific to strengthen the region’s startup ecosystem. This follows the initiative’s success in India, where 56 startups were ... More >>

Microsoft Calls On Partner Network To Share Their Successes

Thursday, 10 September 2020, 8:59 am | Microsoft New Zealand

Microsoft is calling on its tech Partners across New Zealand to submit their stories of success as entries open for this year’s Microsoft New Zealand Partner Awards. Microsoft is encouraging each of its innovative technology Partners to shine a light ... More >>

Microsoft Announces First Major Customer For New Zealand Datacenter

Thursday, 30 July 2020, 6:46 am | Microsoft New Zealand

Five-year digital transformation partnership signed with dairy co-operative Fonterra Microsoft New Zealand today announced the signing of a new strategic partnership with Fonterra that will see the dairy co-operative migrate many mission-critical ... More >>

Cybercriminals Are Taking Advantage Of COVID-19 With New Attack Methods

Tuesday, 7 July 2020, 12:14 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

NEW ZEALAND, 7 July 2020 – Microsoft today unveiled Asia Pacific findings from its latest Security Endpoint Threat Report 2019 [1] , which revealed that cybercriminals are making 60,000 COVID-19 related phishing attempts every day. Despite New Zealand ... More >>

Microsoft to establish its first datacenter region in NZ

Wednesday, 6 May 2020, 11:33 am | Microsoft New Zealand

Microsoft Corp. today announced plans to establish its first datacenter region in New Zealand, a major milestone toward delivering enterprise-grade cloud services in the country. The New Zealand datacenter region will be the latest addition to ... More >>

Cloud And Enterprise Specialist Rejoins Microsoft New Zealand

Tuesday, 5 May 2020, 9:31 am | Microsoft New Zealand

Brendan Bain steps into Vanessa Sorenson’s shoes as local Enterprise Director Microsoft New Zealand is welcoming a new senior executive to its team, Asia-Pacific cloud and business specialist Brendan Bain. Bain is to fill the role of Enterprise ... More >>

Microsoft New Zealand GM Promoted To Regional Role As Enterprise Director, Vanessa Sorenson, Takes Over As GM

Wednesday, 12 February 2020, 10:35 am | Microsoft New Zealand

  New Zealand, 9:00am, 12 February 2020 – Microsoft New Zealand General Manager, Barrie Sheers, has been appointed as One Commercial Partner (OCP) Regional Business Leader for Microsoft Asia. Sheers will be succeeded as New Zealand GM by ... More >>

Finalists Announced for Microsoft NZ Partner Awards

Monday, 16 September 2019, 10:03 am | Microsoft New Zealand

The highly contested 12th annual Partner Awards have most versatile mix of Partner entries to date More >>

Te ao Māori Minecraft world set to inspire Kiwi students

Monday, 9 September 2019, 11:33 am | Microsoft New Zealand

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 9 September 2019 – World-building game Minecraft and classroom version, Minecraft: Education Edition , have inspired millions of children the world over. Now young learners will get to explore the traditional world of Māori in block ... More >>

Last chance to enter Microsoft NZ Partner Awards

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 1:10 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

New Zealand, 13 August 2019 – With one more day left until entries close, Microsoft is reminding Partners to submit their stories of success before the cut-off for this year’s Microsoft NZ Partner Awards. More >>

Microsoft Asks 2019 Partner Award Hopefuls to Step Forward

Monday, 8 July 2019, 3:23 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

All Microsoft partners are invited to enter the awards, which celebrate organisations who have empowered customers through the inventive use of Microsoft technology. More >>

Showcase shines a light on Kiwi tech ingenuity

Monday, 24 June 2019, 12:04 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, 24 June 2019 – New Zealand’s political leaders were treated to a showcase of Kiwi tech innovation at Parliament on Wednesday 19 June, after the Minister of Government Digital Services, the Hon Dr Megan Woods, invited ... More >>

Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute in New Zealand

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 9:40 am | Microsoft New Zealand

Auckland, New Zealand, 8 May 2019 – Microsoft today announced that the much-anticipated Azure ExpressRoute site in Auckland will be launching in May 2019. Signalled at Microsoft’s Ignite conference in November 2018, the Azure cloud service allows customers to benefit ... More >>

Cryptocurrency mining malware on the rise

Monday, 6 May 2019, 2:25 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

Security report: New Zealand well below global average for cyberattacks, but cryptocurrency mining malware on the rise More >>

Kiwi environmental entrepreneurs win global grant

Thursday, 28 March 2019, 3:04 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

Keeping our beaches clean just got easier for New Zealand non-profit organisation Sustainable Coastlines, when Microsoft President Brad Smith announced it was the recipient of an AI for Earth grant at a special beachside ceremony today. Smith is ... More >>

Getting workers ready for a modern Government

Monday, 25 March 2019, 10:32 am | Microsoft New Zealand

Digitising the nation is one of the Government’s key goals signalled by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern ahead of this year’s “Wellbeing Budget”, and for good reason. Within two years, more than 3,000 new jobs requiring digital skills will be created, ... More >>

Artificial Intelligence to double the rate of innovation

Wednesday, 13 March 2019, 11:20 am | Microsoft New Zealand

New Zealand, 13 March 2019 – By 2021, Artificial Intelligence (AI) will allow the rate of innovation in New Zealand to double. Employee productivity gains are also expected to increase 1.5 times, according to a new AI study released by Microsoft, ... More >>

How important is technology to your business?

Thursday, 7 March 2019, 3:02 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

How important is technology to your business? The perception vs the reality More >>

Microsoft helps Kiwi students learn to code in te reo Māori

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 7:35 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

Global coding initiative features a new Minecraft tutorial in Māori to boost children’s engagement with IT More >>

Volpara reaches milestone in tech-driven cancer fight

Monday, 12 November 2018, 12:36 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

New Zealand, 12 November 2018 – Some of the greatest advances in the fight against breast cancer are happening not in the lab but in a Kiwi software company. Wellington-based Volpara® Solutions™ is helping save lives around the globe with its revolutionary ... More >>