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Nick Forrester
Senior News Editor
Born and raised in Auckland, Nick moved to Wellington after high school to complete his undergraduate degree, before moving back to Auckland to complete his postgraduate degree in journalism from AUT. Nick is a passionate writer, and is keen on politics, gaming and writing reviews that no one asked for. An undercover nerd, you can find him on any given night at a pub quiz, board game night or hanging out with his dog.

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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Mimecast exec on the threat of ransomware
Tue, 28th Sep 2021
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malware
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ransomware
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cybersecurity
In this interview, Garrett discusses the question of whether or not to pay ransoms, and explains why it's the biggest cybersecurity threat of our time.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is Darktrace?
Fri, 24th Sep 2021
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ai security
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ai
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cybersecurity
TechDay's 10 Minute IT Jams: Darktrace's MD for APAC, Sanjay Aurora, discusses the company's latest innovations and cyber-defence strategies.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - StarWind engineer on the optimal disaster recovery approach
Thu, 23rd Sep 2021
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malware
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virtualisation
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cloud services
In today's interview, StarWind solutions engineer Orest Lesyuk discusses disaster recovery, ransomware, and how StarWind's solutions stand out.
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AWS invests NZ$7.5 billion in Aotearoa with new data centre region in Auckland
Thu, 23rd Sep 2021
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cloud services
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colocation
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hyperscale
The company estimates that, over the next 15 years, the new infrastructure region will add over $10 billion to New Zealand’s GDP.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is Tanium?
Wed, 22nd Sep 2021
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cybersecurity
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tanium
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cybersafety
Tanium is a cybersecurity and systems management company that helps organisations manage and protect their mission-critical networks.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Bitglass director on the evolution of remote working risks
Wed, 22nd Sep 2021
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vpn
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malware
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casb
In this interview, we talk to Bitglass senior director of marketing Jonathan Andresen, who is back for his fourth IT Jam.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - A breakdown of Twilio Flex
Thu, 16th Sep 2021
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crm
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contact centre
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martech
In this interview, we speak to Twilio Flex director of product marketing Tim Richter, who will discuss one of the company's critical APIs, Twilio Flex.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is Hazelcast?
Wed, 15th Sep 2021
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techday
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hazelcast
Hazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that enables organisations to leverage memory resources for data at rest and in motion.
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Digital Māori dictionary partners with Dynamo6 to overhaul app
Wed, 15th Sep 2021
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te reo māori
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retail
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apps
Te Murumāra Foundation and Dynamo6 partner to enhance the Te Aka Māori Dictionary app in time for Māori language week.
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Mobile Mentor: From smartphone mentoring to Microsoft Partner of the Year
Thu, 9th Sep 2021
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microsoft
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digital transformation
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edr
Mobile Mentor managing director Randall Cameron says the company’s success has been to move with the technology as it changes.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is Exabeam?
Wed, 8th Sep 2021
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cybersecurity
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cybersafety
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exabeam
Exabeam is cybersecurity and analytics solution provider, specialising in threat detection, investigation, and response (TDIR).
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No more security tradeoffs for SMBs or the branch office
Tue, 7th Sep 2021
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malware
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firewall
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network management
Palo Alto Networks introduces PA-400 Series Next-Generation Firewalls, offering best-in-class security and performance for remote work.
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DDLS expands into NZ with $17m acquisition of Auldhouse
Mon, 6th Sep 2021
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it training
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auldhouse
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m&a
Australia's largest ICT training provider has acquired its New Zealand counterpart in a deal with $17 million.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - The rundown on Poly's headsets
Mon, 6th Sep 2021
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wfh
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headsets
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communication
Poly's account manager for New Zealand, Laura Peddie, discusses the impact of remote working on the headset sector in an exclusive interview with TechDay.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Cohesity's data management as-a-service in action
Wed, 1st Sep 2021
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data management
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cohesity
In this interview, two execs from Cohesity discuss the company's data management as a service (DMaaS) solutions.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is Arcserve?
Fri, 27th Aug 2021
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partner programmes
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arcserve
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m&a
Arcserve exec Leo Lynch discusses the company's recent merger, its end-to-end solution offerings and its work with channel partners in the APAC region.
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Improving CX and ROI with WSO2 Identity Server
Wed, 25th Aug 2021
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crm
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cx
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martech
A recent Forrester analysis has found that WSO2's Identity Server solution can accelerate time-to-market, ROI and productivity.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An interactive demo of Twilio's Messaging API
Fri, 20th Aug 2021
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twilio
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cloud communications
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api
Twilio developer evangelist Phil Nash showcases an interactive demo on the solution, and discusses customer success stories with this and other Twilio APIs.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is StarWind?
Fri, 20th Aug 2021
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storage
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cloud storage
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software-defined storage
StarWind is a software vendor specialising in software-defined storage, hyperconvergence and storage virtualisation solutions.
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ExtraHop reveals expansion on response and forensics capabilities
Wed, 18th Aug 2021
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cloud services
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hyperscale
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public cloud
he new features include one-click incident response reporting, NDR investigation capabilities, and a packet capture product available on AWS Marketplace.
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Genesys G-Summit South Asia 2021: Taking CX to the next level
Mon, 16th Aug 2021
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contact centre
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crm
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cx
Genesys G-Summit South Asia 2021 is a two-day virtual event focused on delivering personalised and empathetic customer experiences. Register now!.
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Samsung reveals new lineup of next-gen foldable smartphones
Fri, 13th Aug 2021
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smartphones
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technology gifts
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samsung
Samsung has unveiled its new lineup of next-generation foldable smartphones — the Galaxy Z Fold3 5G and Galaxy Z Flip3 5G.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is Twilio?
Wed, 11th Aug 2021
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twilio
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cloud communications
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api management
In today's interview we have Twilio vice president for APJ Lee Hawksley, who discusses the company's products and solutions.
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Code outside the box: Why customisable solutions are better
Fri, 6th Aug 2021
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contact centre
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communications services provider
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business communications
Twilio allows for innovators, both big and small, from across every industry to reinvent how companies engage with their customers.