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Interxion rolling out the big bucks to keep up with demand
The company has increased its 2018 CAPEX guide range to €425m-€450m to cater for several data centre expansions.
Expert says data centres are investments with almost guaranteed profits
Data centres offer long-term contracts and recurring revenues like conventional property, but they come with the added bonus of rapid growth prospects.
$38m later and KiwiNet is still going strong with new appointments
Since 2011 KiwiNet has been investing into new ideas and innovations in New Zealand with the aim to facilitate commercial success.
Kiwis' scam losses hit $18.6m, eclipsing last year's figures
This year Kiwis have lost a staggering $18.6 million to scams, compared to $10.1 million for over the entirety of last year.
Australian SaaS players draw in US investors
US-based investors are paying close attention to the accelerated growth in the Australian tech sector.
Trade Me rakes in 'record' 6.6% annual growth rate
Trade Me is celebrating another year of what it is calling ‘record revenue and profit’ for FY18, with increases up in all areas of the business.
Western Digital invests in Excelero to drive data center innovation
This investment represents the fourth strategic investment Excelero has received since its inception, bringing the total funds invested to US$35m.
PledgeMe raises $500,000 in just four days - so what are its plans?
“If our goal is to make equity crowdfunding equitable, we need to focus on companies and their founders, and also the wider investor community."
LaunchVic Australia seeks next generation of local & international angels
The Australian state of Victoria is on a serious mission to find its next generation of startup angel and venture capital investors.
Aotearoa Social Enterprise Forum coming to Wellington
The Ākina Foundation is gearing up for this year’s Aotearoa Social Enterprise Forum, which is being held at Wellington Zoo in October.
Investment scams a 'heartbreaking' reality as Australians lose millions
So far in 2018 Australians have lost more than $26 million to investment scams. Already monthly losses have increased 117% since last year.
HPE to invest US$4bil in Intelligent Edge over next four years
HPE will invest in research and development to advance and innovate new products, services and consumption models across a number of technologies.
Startups owned by women attract less funds – but earn more money
A study has revealed the average women-owned startup receives less than half the funding of their male counterparts, despite earning more revenue.
Kiwi investment startup Sharesies celebrates one-year milestone
Online investment platform sees 15,410 customers sign up and $15.7milestone invested in 12 months.
NZ’s early stage tech companies bolstered by rising investments - report
Technology Investment Network (TIN) and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) have launched their third annual investor report.
New report details rising international investment in NZ tech companies
The annual investor guide is jointly published by Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) and the Technology Investment Network (TIN)
Investor says agritech is a cash cow that ‘NZ can do better’
Agriculture as the very bones of NZ has seen an uprising in the number of startups in the agritech space - but this expert says we can do better.
National Scams Awareness Week: Australians lost $340m in 2017
Scammers stole $340 million from Australians in 2017 – ACCC says this is the biggest loss ever recorded on its books.
Government invests $300m in nation's space sector, sets up first agency
“Space technologies are not just about taking people to the moon."
NZ Super Fund invests US$65m in American cloud company
Following the Rubicon investment, around 2% of the NZ Super Fund is invested in expansion capital investments.
NZ Bitcoin savings platform expands to include Ethereum
The New Zealand Bitcoin savings platform that has helped close to 5,000 Kiwis save $7million worth of Bitcoin since 2014.
NZ crypto platform startup aiming to raise $1million
The company will use the money to grow its New Zealand user base before setting its sights on international expansion to markets such as Singapore.
Perth-headquartered telco Vonex to be listed on the ASX
According to Vonex, the ASX confirmed they would admit the company subject to the satisfaction of certain “largely procedural” conditions.
StatusToday’s Ankur Modi on what drove him to build a business
Ankur Modi left a prestigious job at Microsoft to found StatusToday, a cybersecurity company that has pushed Modi into Forbes' 30 under 30 in tech.
Whitepaper: How to explain why IT security needs more budget
Do you want to convince your higher-ups that IT and security need more budget?
A step-by-step guide to starting the security discussion with your executives
Your organisation has “jewels” in your servers and critical endpoints: Data.
Infographic: Why an outdated unified comms solution hurts your business
Seventy-one percent of IT professionals say their organisations use multiple communication or collaboration solutions unnecessarily.
The features that should be front and centre when evaluating SIEMs
According to Frost & Sullivan, SIEM can either be an enabler or a retardant and there's a thin line between the two - here's the key attributes.
Review: Cut through the noise with AI-driven threat analytics
SANS has provided an independent review of a new AI analytics solution designed to rescue businesses 'drowning in data' from SIEM platforms.