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Conscious Cloud: Microsoft’s Aotearoa datacentre pledge

Microsoft's datacentre region will be powered by 100% carbon free energy from Day One. Russell Craig, Microsoft New Zealand's National Technology Officer, shares what this investment in our technological and environmental future will look like.

Russell Craig, Microsoft New Zealand National Technology Officer

Lacuna + Co the missing piece for your next event

Looking for "the missing piece" to make your next event something special? We talk to our favourite event consultants Lacuna + Co, who do the mahi behind the scenes for Digital Changemaker events and helped make Umbrellar's latest partner event an outstanding night out for everyone involved.

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Who is Pax8?

Pax8 recently announced the acquisition of Umbrellar, the New Zealand award-winning, services-led Microsoft Cloud Solutions Provider. So what does this mean for the Aotearoa New Zealand cloud ecosystem in general - and Umbrellar and their customers in particular? We go through the background and unpack why this is a win-win for everyone.

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Umbrellar joins the Pax8 whānau

Pax8, the leading cloud commerce marketplace, today announced it has acquired Umbrellar, the services-led Microsoft cloud solutions provider currently offering cloud managed services, migration, advisory services, and cloud procurement for over 1,000 New Zealand businesses.

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Microsoft inspires to do more with less

Satya Nadella's opening address for Microsoft Inspire centered on the theme "Do more with less". Microsoft's largest partner event of the year is a huge two days of information - so we've collected the highlights just for you.

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ANZ Partners win big at Microsoft’s Partner of the Year Awards

Rachel Bondi, Chief Partner Officer, Partner Solutions Group, Microsoft Australia & New Zealand, shares the exciting news of Microsoft's Australian and New Zealand partners celebrating their most successful wins ever at this year's Partner of the Year awards, competing against more than 3900 Microsoft partners from over 126 countries.

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Latest features part of Binokula update

Binokula, created by Stellar Consulting Group, offers Power BI users important functionality that allows you to securely share Power BI reports beyond your firewalls. We highlight recent updates to the platform that make your data and analytics life even easier.

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New Zealand’s cloud adoption curve

Want to understand the trends that are shaping New Zealand's cloud transformation? CCL commissioned independent research firm Perceptive to conduct a direct primary research survey of 425 leading technology decision-makers across New Zealand.

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The journey to net zero

New Zealand is one of a handful of countries taking the ambitious step of legislating their commitment to net zero by 2050. Microsoft have partnered with Goldsmiths, University of London, to develop "Accelerating the journey to net zero: A blueprint for New Zealand Aotearoa" - a report designed to help you on your journey to net zero.

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A Stellar relationship with Talend finalised

Stellar Consulting recently finalised their partnership agreement with Talend, global leader in data integration and integrity. The relationship combines Talend solutions with Stellar's expertise to enable New Zealand organisations to implement data governance strategies that balance security and access.

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CodeHQ harnesses the power of ‘product-mode’

When it comes to digital transformation, we're all familiar with the project-style engagement of a team selected from a specialised pool of talent. The team works for a specified time, building or enhancing software and achieving great things. Then, after all the celebrations of a job well done are over, what happens? They move on to the next job (or client). CodeHQ asks "what if there is another way?"

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Riding the Digital Wave with CodeHQ

CodeHQ gives us the low-down on overcoming the uniquely New Zealand challenges of creating great software, such as smaller talent pool, an incredibly tight market, complex employment regulations and legacy systems. Find out how their smart solutions are helping CodeHQ build software destined to change the world.

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6 transformations to disrupt your legacy IT operations

Mobile Mentor rounds out their Zero Trust series with a summary of "Six pillars of Modern Endpoint Management" and a link to download the full whitepaper. It highlights why we can't continue with legacy IT operations and how disrupting the status quo will have your IT team thanking you.

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Windows 11: a new era for the PC

The last two years have profoundly changed how we live our lives, with the PC playing a more meaningful role than ever. New behaviours that were born out of necessity have evolved into habits as people and organisations reevaluate priorities through a new lens.

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