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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Salesforce continues to stumble after critical outage
Salesforce suffers critical outage as customer data is exposed to vulnerability, allowing easy tampering by malicious agents. CEO apologizes and works to resolve issue.
New Zealand Govt announces cloud framework agreement with SAP
The New Zealand Government has signed a Cloud Framework Agreement with SAP New Zealand, allowing government agencies to procure cloud solutions and services from SAP under standardised terms. This agreement aims to streamline operations and enhance citizen experiences.
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?
InternetNZ welcomes New Zealand's Digital Inclusion Blueprint to address digital exclusion, focusing on access, skills, trust, and motivation.
Exclusive: The major impacts and implications of IoT
LocatorX, a nanotechnology company, is leveraging a solid-state miniature atomic clock to facilitate self-location capabilities for IoT devices. This technology enables accurate, real-time asset tracking and helps streamline supply chain operations and logistics.
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
President of Czech Republic supports Huawei, believes allegations are baseless. Hopes company will aid digitisation and 5G deployment.
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
Inland Revenue's tax system will be closed for a week as it implements major changes, including automatic tax refunds and real-time operations.
Air New Zealand and Microsoft announce ground-breaking digital collaboration
Air New Zealand partners with Moog, Microsoft and ST Engineering on a groundbreaking project to transform aerospace supply chains using 3D printing and blockchain technology.
How Chorus aims to create a fair supply chain
Chorus and its service companies are taking action to improve working conditions for all workers in the supply chain, following a review that identified breaches of 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
Ingram Micro NZ, 8x8 and Tradewinds discuss the state of cloud communications in ANZ and the channel opportunity it presents.
Slingshot warned for misleading discount claims
Slingshot warned by Commerce Commission for likely breaching Fair Trading Act in online ad campaign.
Kiwi environmental entrepreneurs win global grant
Sustainable Coastlines, a non-profit in New Zealand, has been awarded an AI for Earth grant by Microsoft to help clean up beaches.
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
Adobe, Microsoft, and LinkedIn have partnered to accelerate account-based experiences through new marketing solution integrations.
How Adobe and ServiceNow aim to advance customer experience management
Adobe and ServiceNow partner to create a comprehensive view of customer data & improve customer experiences.
Vector penalised $3.5 million for excessive levels of power outages
Auckland's Vector Limited has been fined $3.575m for excessive power outages, breaching network quality standards.