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Cybersecurity
‘Windows shops’ target admin rights to de-risk their environments
Last month
New data shows up to 75% of critical vulnerabilities could be mitigated through a rights and privileges crackdown
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Cloud
Dynabook A/NZ announces new Portégé X40L-K hyperlight laptop
April 2022
Dynabook A/NZ has unveiled the all-new Portégé X40L-K, a hyperlight 14.0" modern laptop utilising cutting-edge, high-performance computing power.
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Windows
Microsoft announces cloud OS Windows 365 - Full windows 11 experience online
July 2021
Microsoft moves Windows 10 and 11 to the cloud with newly announced Windows 365. 
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Windows
Microsoft showcases what's new in Windows 11
June 2021
The design, according to Microsoft, has been simplified to be ‘modern, fresh, clean, and beautiful’, but a new design aesthetic isn't the only thing that has changed.
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Microsoft
Windows 11 build and screenshots leaked
June 2021
Screenshots of the upcoming OS were posted on Chinese social media site Baidu.
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Microsoft
Google & Parallels to bring Windows apps to Chrome Enterprise
June 2020
Google Chrome Enterprise users will soon be able to use fully-featured Windows applications such as Microsoft Office on their Chromebooks – a change expected to take effect later this year.
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IDC
IDC: NZ's PC market surprise growth will not last
March 2019
Despite the growth witnessed at the end of 2018, IDC predicts that New Zealand’s traditional PC market in 2019 will decline by -4.4% YoY.
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Cloud
Microsoft unleashes broad range of security features & partnerships at RSA Conference
April 2018
Secure microcontrollers, 365 commercial cloud, advanced threat protection tools; and stronger partnerships are all top-of-mind for Microsoft.
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Malware
Attackers unleash Lokibot malware on unpatched Windows systems
February 2018
Cyber attackers are continuing to exploit a Microsoft vulnerability that already has patches available.
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Desktop-as-a-service
Ingram Micro Cloud teams up with Samsung to bring Microsoft Windows Desktop-as-a-Service
October 2017
The solution automates the setup of Amazon WorkSpaces and Microsoft Windows Desktop as a Service for Samsung prosumers.
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Cloud
Veeam ups subscription, cloud focus with new hybrid cloud platform
August 2016
Veeam is rolling out a hybrid cloud platform and making the move to a more subscription focused model with its latest availability offering.
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Cloud
Veeam embraces subscription, cloud with new hybrid cloud platform
August 2016
Veeam says it is dramatically expanding its market penetration - and that for ANZ resellers - with its new Availability Platform for the Hybrid Cloud.
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Cloud
Microsoft reveals third Windows Phone 8 update
October 2013
Microsoft reveals Windows Phone 8 Update 3 will begin rolling out in the next several weeks, set to be the largest update to the platform yet.
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Cloud
Windows 8 bug lets eval users get permanently free legit license
November 2012
Whilst this RT eval release is now officially ended by Microsoft, it is still possible to download.
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Microsoft
Review: Microsoft Windows 8
November 2012
"Windows 8 is a game of two halves. The new Start Screen (Metro) experience is the area where Microsoft looks like they are heading, but with any company the size of Microsoft, there is tension amongst the ranks, and this is no more telling than in the strategy behind Windows 8."
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Windows
Cashback for Kiwibiz from Microsoft
May 2011
Microsoft New Zealand has offered a cashback deal to business customers.
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Microsoft
Windows Phone 7 hits RTM - "We are ready"
September 2010
WP7 to be the "most thoroughly tested" mobile platform Microsoft has ever released.
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Microsoft
Vista Early Adoption for Microsoft Partners
October 2006
“I believe Vista will be a catalyst for businesses to take a look at their existing practices."