About Jacques-Pierre (JP)
Jacques-Pierre (JP) Dumas
With a background in media, JP is the definition of a tech nerd. After a stint as a journo, he's moved on to marketing but in his spare time, he still loves deep-diving into the best of tech, games, and films. You can chat to JP about anything from the latest console releases to supercomputer teraFLOPs and he'll be sure to have an opinion.
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New Zealand Govt announces cloud framework agreement with SAP
"Data-driven solutions are the most powerful way to solve some of society’s most pressing problems."
Why cloud computing requires us to rethink resiliency at the edge
For many enterprises, there is often a need to keep some business-critical applications on-premise.
Interview: How CTOs should approach analytics
IT Brief had the opportunity to catch up with SAS CTO and COO Oliver Schabenberger to discuss the state of analytics and how SAS aims to help businesses along their journey.
How Azure ExpressRoute will impact Kiwi businesses
Local ExpressRoute services will initially be provided by Megaport, Vocus, Spark, Kordia and Devoli.
Supermicro introduces new cloud solutions based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
These new solutions built with enterprise Kubernetes provide the ability to deploy and manage containers in an on-premises, private and hybrid cloud environment.
Can NZ say goodbye to digital divides?
"Barriers to digital inclusion are multi-faceted and are felt unevenly across New Zealand."
Exclusive: The major impacts and implications of IoT
"Our nanotechnology will help businesses streamline supply chain operations and logistics through its accurate, real-time asset tracking capabilities."
Eight ways to empower children to use the internet safely
Kids are great at consuming content online – but they’re not aware of risks like viruses, cyberbullying, unwanted contact by strangers, data privacy and inappropriate content.
Is 5G worth the risk? Czech president says yes
"The current allegations against Huawei are groundless," says Huawei.
Hands-on review: Stick Up Cam Battery
This is a battery-powered indoor/outdoor HD camera with two-way talk, night vision, and versatile mounting options.
Why AI and behaviour analytics should be essential to enterprises
Cyber threats continue to increase in number and severity, prompting cybersecurity experts to seek new ways to stop malicious actors.
Inland Revenue to shut down services later this week
“There’s never an ideal time to shut down the tax system but we’re confident the changes will make any inconvenience worthwhile.”
Air New Zealand and Microsoft announce ground-breaking digital collaboration
“Being able to 3D print certain components on the go would be transformative and drive significant efficiencies and sustainability benefits."
How Chorus aims to create a fair supply chain
“Chorus, Visionstream and UCG needed to step up what we are doing in order to identify and mitigate the risk of breaches in employment law."
Wi-Fi signal strength vs Wi-Fi speed: How to get the most out of your network
At Ruckus, they believe in the importance of stable client connections in an unstable RF environment.
Why Australian employees are unafraid of automation
Australian workers are comfortable with reskilling in order to work alongside the digital workforce.
Exclusive: How the channel can take advantage of cloud communications
"As the partner community increasingly moves towards an 'as a service' revenue model, cloud is the logical arena for VARS, MSPs and consultants."
Slingshot warned for misleading discount claims
“It is vital that businesses clearly and accurately represent the key terms of offers made when marketing their products."
Kiwi environmental entrepreneurs win global grant
“Organisations like Sustainable Coastlines are the reason we launched the AI for Earth programme."
How Adobe, Microsoft and SAP aim to transform CX
The three partners outlined a common approach and set of resources for customers in an initial announcement last September.
Adobe, Microsoft and LinkedIn join forces to accelerate account-based experiences
“With these new account-based capabilities, marketing and sales teams will have increased alignment around the people and accounts they are engaging.”
How Adobe and ServiceNow aim to advance customer experience management
“Together, ServiceNow and Adobe will help enable seamless digital workflows that power the experiences customers want.”
Vector penalised $3.5 million for excessive levels of power outages
''Given the impact electricity outages have on consumers and businesses it is crucial that lines companies have systems in place to identify and manage the risks present in their networks."
SAS partners with NVIDIA on deep learning and computer vision
“By partnering with NVIDIA, we combine our strengths to augment human intelligence and realise the true potential of AI.”