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Startup Journey: The Kiwi business making it simpler to benefit from containerisation technologies

Paul Spain talks with Neil Cresswell –  co-founder and CEO at tech startup Portainer who have just raised US$6m in a Series A funding round. Learn from Neil’s journey and that of his rapidly growing New Zealand/Global startup Portainer which makes working with containerisation technologies such as Kubernetes and Docker simpler to benefit from.

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The Kiwi engineer assisting NASA with deep space communications

Hear from George Li, a Kiwi Engineer who is helping conquer communications in deep space through his work and research with NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and University of Michigan. George talks with Paul Spain about cube sats (satellites), the fascinating challenges and solutions to deep space communications and the journey into the space sector.

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James Cook University ensures 100% data availability for students, faculty and staff

James Cook University has been battling the issue of data explosion. Students require access to their data anywhere and anytime, so the university needed to be able to provide both local and remote students with the latest in digital connectivity technology in order to facilitate their learning and prepare them for an increasingly globalised and digitised workforce.

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Napa Valley blends the art of winemaking with Veeam data protection

Palmaz Vineyards is a family-owned and operated winery in Napa Valley, California. The Palmaz family believes technology complements the traditions of viticulture and winemaking — a conviction upheld with every bottle of world-class wine. The family combines the ancient art of winemaking with data-driven decision-making. Their challenge was protecting data.

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Exclusive: Seeby Woodhouse on the cyber attack on Voyager

We exclusively discuss a cyber attack on internet provider Voyager with Founder and Chief Executive Seeby Woodhouse. Also featured - working from home vs office based working, the importance of solid home Wi-Fi and a hands on review of the latest mesh Wi-Fi being distributed by Vodafone and Vocus and a number of perspectives on cyber security - including the recent data leak at Ubiquiti.

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The NZ Brain Gain with Mark Rees (CTO, Xero)

Mark Rees (Chief Technology Officer, Xero) joins Paul Spain to discuss his journey at Xero from a multi-year technology pivot, to the role of artificial intelligence plus learnings and upsides of COVID-19 - including a flip on the brain drain New Zealand has grown used to.

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Startups Special Panel

In this episode we delve into the world of startups - learning what makes Kiwi startups so special, along with tips from the field about raising venture capital and how our approach to collaboration should change.

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