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.
How Supercomputing is helping New Zealand businesses thrive
It might sound like a term straight out of science fiction books but the reality is that, in 2021, supercomputing is present in most people’s daily lives - whether they realise it or not.
Pairing robots with AI: The story of robot dog, Spot
It's set to be a New Zealand first – a walking robot for commercial purchase that’s being used to perform real-world jobs. Equipped with advanced sensing capabilities, Spot is designed to help perform the many unsafe and arduous jobs in the workplace. Here’s Jourdan Templeton, of Aware Group, on how they've led AI for Spot here in New Zealand.
Next wave of agri-tech start-ups going digital
The face of the agri-tech sector is set to change with nearly half of start-ups focused on information and communication technologies as they seek to innovate in new areas.
Efficiency, accountability and trust: Connecting a remote workforce over Teams
Covid-19 was a wake-up call for premium meat supplier First Light, but its business was quickly propelled forward using tech that – they discovered – had been with them all along.
Wearables for social distancing – what will it look like, who will use them?
In many countries, staying apart from one another remains critical to counter the current pandemic.
These 75 evidence-based innovations could add to our future of farming toolkit
Why is it that some innovations gain mass appeal and uptake, whereas for others all we hear is a fleeting mention and nothing more?
New Zealand’s annual AgriTech Hackathon went virtual. Here’s what’s coming
Pivoting during a global pandemic doesn’t exactly sound simple, but the annual AgTech Hackathon has managed to do with style, this year going under a new name: AgTech Hackathon Lite.
Using sensors and satellites to take the guesswork out of farming
Azure FarmBeats, originally a Microsoft Garage research project, was announced in Public Preview at last year’s Ignite conference.
Eight homegrown eco-tech solutions revolutionising our world
We may be a small island, tucked away from the rest of the world, but New Zealand’s knack for innovation frequently precedes us.
Leading the farm into the future
Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC), a farmer-owned agri-tech and herd improvement co-operative headquartered in Hamilton, New Zealand, provides farmers with solutions to improve their productivity and prosperity. A key part of their innovation-led growth strategy is to move their products and services to the cloud.
LIC chooses Umbrellar, ETP & Microsoft Azure to future-proof technology platform
With 183 servers, and more than 120 terabytes of data from three different data centres, supporting 20 applications, including essential legacy software described as the crown jewels of the New Zealand dairy industry, Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC) needed state of the art providers to host and manage its IT systems.