Tag: cloud transformation
Reimagining ways of working and collaboration – Deptive launches its Modern Workplace practice
A track record of enabling digital transformation and a deep experience of Microsoft’s productivity and collaboration applications will underpin a new Modern Workplace practice at digital workspace specialist, Deptive.
The Cloud – Why are we still not getting it?
Some are still missing the mark when it comes to the Cloud. Damon Kelly, of Enlighten Designs, outlines his vision for the future.
When remote working is in your DNA
Some businesses struggled through the many challenges wrought by Covid-19 – and who can blame them? Here, Megaport Vice President APAC Josh Munro explains how the Australian headquartered tech company found they’d been built for a crisis like this all along – and were ready to service their clients better and faster, as a result.
Eight quickfire ways gamification’s being used with impact
Gamify your operations to instantly convert, or let your audience come to you? The new issues of digital transformation on the business agenda.
Tech support for HR in the Covid-19 crisis
HR leaders are facing challenges, act now to resolve them.
From legacy to cloud – the latest in the world of data
The reasons for going cloud with your data really do stack up.
Could tech shape culture? Global employee confidence trends suggest yes.
An ‘anywhere, anytime, on any device’ approach could be the ideal way to build – and protect - employee confidence. Here are the key insights from global research in the face of COVID-19.
Uptime – the differentiator for digital business
Virtualisation supports and empowers the majority of businesses today – but what if your data isn’t available?
Forecast: Cloudy with a high chance of growth
The past decade has seen encompassing growth in cloud computing - both at consumer and enterprise levels.
AI is becoming faster and more intelligent
Even though businesses take varied paths to AI, top-down, human-led solutions are becoming the new norm.
Business is changing – how can we keep up?
What happens when business change initiatives don't take off as we aim? Experts say it's seldom about technology. More often, it’s because people didn’t change with technology.
Post Covid, more companies will ditch their servers
As we enter a new pandemic lockdown many New Zealand businesses embrace their entrepreneurial spirit to launch new services and turn to those they implemented during past lockdowns.
Why knowledge is top currency in the transformed channel
Distribution has come a long way in the cloud.
The NZ company propelling the robotics industry worldwide
In ten years’ time, the world will look radically different as the use of automated robots picks up, predicts Aucklander David Inggs, CEO and co-founder of Rocos, a cloud operations platform that allows people to control autonomous fleets of robots from anywhere in the world.
What it takes to keep healthcare up and running in a pandemic
Mobile Mentor is a New Zealand-led international enterprise mobility solutions provider, with some critical healthcare service clients.
Tech can help us save the planet and rethink our future. We asked five kiwi innovators what they’re doing.
From space explorations to genetic engineering, personal computing to digital media, there’s no doubt that tech revolutions have very real – sometimes massive – social impacts.
Should you automate your dev cycle? We hear from a digital experience engineer
How can we move faster, save money, take away the pain of timely legacy IT? ClearPoint was helped some leading kiwi companies Fonterra and the Warehouse up the ante on process. Hamish Webber sits down with Rob Cleghorn, ClearPoint's head engineer, to talk about the continuous automation, engingeering, and culture journey that is DevOps. Get insight into what it means, and why it's best to start with the low hanging fruits first.
Where to next for Microsoft? A conversation with Vanessa Sorenson
"Everything and everyone connected" - Vanessa Sorenson on the future of NZ’s tech industry, as she steps up to Managing Director role
Vodafone, Microsoft, Umbrellar: Digital Changemakers Event
Watch the video and get a taste of everything that was shared during the Digital Changemakers event in partnership with Vodafone New Zealand, Microsoft and TEDxAuckland back in December.
Aben Samuel – Bringing innovation
Aben Samuel is a manager at consultancy firm and Microsoft Partner, Fusion5. He speaks with Umbrellar's Head of Cloud, Dave Howden, on all things cloud transformation, including changing customer requirements, security, Microsoft 365, dynamics and the entire cloud stack. How have needs of the cloud changed, from add-on services to foundational business scaffolding? These two experts share their insights.
Murray Polson – Meaningful health
Evidence-based HealthTech is the approach of the future, but are New Zealand companies keeping up? Listen to Dave and Murray Polson (Managing Director at Erudite Group) chat about's behind a passionate health technologist and what's next for health digitisation and modernisation. Erudite’s HealthTech approach is heavily rooted in epidemiology: the study of how health exists within specific communities.
Using the cloud to boost telecommunications
One of New Zealand’s leading telcos and Microsoft’s Partner of the Year are joining forces to help New Zealand businesses in their digital transformation.
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.
Lauren Sailsbury – Accelerating the creation of solutions
Digital change advisor and investor, Lauren Salisbury, talks to Umbrellar's Julie Cooper, about the right way up, industry patterns, the love of IoT, community and more. A digital change deep dive not to be missed.
Umbrellar becomes a Microsoft Gold Partner
Umbrellar is proud to have achieved the status of a Microsoft Gold Partner for Cloud Platform.
Azure Global Bootcamp
On April 27th, we supported 120 Microsoft users at the NZ #AzureGlobalBootcamp as both a sponsor and technical presenter.
NZHIT – Enabling a healthier New Zealand
Scott Arrol, CEO of NZHIT talks to Dave Howden about health, digital, and the imperative to cut costs and improve the quality of patient care.
A chat with Walkerscott – Finding meaningful data
Join Blair Scott and Paul Knox as they talk to Dave Howden about the changes Walkerscott have seen since their inception: IOT and the collection of future looking data, getting your organizational data in order, and the buzz around bees.
Azure Reserved VM Instances (RIs) – Are they right for you?
Reserve virtual machines in advance and save up to 80 percent. How?
Walkerscott – making clever happen
Walkerscott are an IT company that assists and lead them in better utilising and leveraging their investment in Microsoft, among other things.
A look back at 2018: A year of brilliant growth and adoption
As 2018 draws to a close, our team came together to celebrate our year of success. Here are some snippets of feedback from our key Team Leaders, as they reviewed Umbrellar's challenges and progress to date, and reflected on what's to come for 2019.
Showcasing BI in health
Earlier this year, we were very proud to partner with Aceso and exhibit at both Future Now in Auckland and HINZ in Wellington.
Umbrellar and Microsoft: Bringing brilliance to Kiwi businesses
Umbrellar's leadership team share the story behind our transformation, and how in collaboration with Microsoft how we first brought hyperscale cloud to New Zealand
The opportunity of the Cloud
For those immersed in the dynamic and ever-evolving world of business IT, there is often precious little time to stop and consider just how fast and comprehensively the business world has changed over the last decade because of the cloud, and what that might mean for the next decade.
What is cloud computing?
Cloud Computing has been an ever-present buzzword for about the last decade, and the growth of hyper-scale cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Service (AWS) and Microsoft Azure have revolutionised Public Cloud standards. In fact, a new IBM study of more than 3,000 global CIOs shows that 60 percent of organisations see embracing cloud computing as a major component of growing their businesses as well as achieving and maintaining competitive advantage.
Getting started with Umbrellar: Dashboard
Umbrellar's Azure Technical Specialist, Jan, takes us through getting started with the Umbrellar Cloud Portal Dashboard.
Getting started with Umbrellar: Provision your first Azure resource
Umbrellar's Azure Technical Specialist, Jan, takes us through getting started with the Umbrellar Cloud and provisioning your first Azure resource.
Getting started with Umbrellar: Sign up
Umbrellar's Azure Technical Specialist, Jan, takes us through getting started with the Umbrellar Cloud Sign Up Page.
Getting started with Umbrellar: Cloud landing page
Umbrellar's Azure Technical Specialist, Jan, takes us through getting started with the Umbrellar Cloud Landing Page.