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Jacques-Pierre (JP) Dumas
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With a background in media, JP is the definition of a tech nerd. After a stint as a journo, he's moved on to marketing but in his spare time, he still loves deep-diving into the best of tech, games, and films. You can chat to JP about anything from the latest console releases to supercomputer teraFLOPs and he'll be sure to have an opinion.

Stories by Jacques-Pierre (JP) - Page 2

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Salesforce continues to stumble after critical outage
Mon, 20th May 2019
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bi
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big data
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crm
Salesforce hit by major outage as bug exposes customer data, apologies issued.
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New Zealand Govt announces cloud framework agreement with SAP
Mon, 20th May 2019
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
NZ govt inks transformative cloud deal with SAP, promising streamlined services across all agencies.
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Why cloud computing requires us to rethink resiliency at the edge
Tue, 14th May 2019
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hybrid cloud
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data centre maintenance / management
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edge data centre
IoT growth fuels hybrid data centres, blending cloud and on-premise setups for varied critical applications.
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Interview: How CTOs should approach analytics
Fri, 10th May 2019
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
SAS Global Forum: SAS CTO Schabenberger discusses analytics, aiding businesses in data-driven transformation.
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How Azure ExpressRoute will impact Kiwi businesses
Wed, 8th May 2019
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cloud services
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bi
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microsoft
NZ's Azure ExpressRoute site set for May. Faster, secure cloud access promised with local Auckland hub.
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Supermicro introduces new cloud solutions based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
Wed, 8th May 2019
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open source
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linux
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red hat
Supermicro launches open private cloud on Red Hat Linux, with optimised servers enhancing data center ops.
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Can NZ say goodbye to digital divides?
Mon, 6th May 2019
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dei
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digital initiatives
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digital inclusion
InternetNZ welcomes New Zealand's Digital Inclusion Blueprint to address digital exclusion, focusing on access, skills, trust, and motivation.
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Exclusive: The major impacts and implications of IoT
Thu, 2nd May 2019
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big data
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data analytics
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bi
LocatorX CTO talks IoT's transformative role in enhancing logistics & tackling counterfeit goods.
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Eight ways to empower children to use the internet safely
Tue, 30th Apr 2019
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smart home
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technology gifts
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trend micro
Digital savvy kids spend 33hrs/week online, but lack cyber safety awareness, prompting vital parental guidance.
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Is 5G worth the risk? Czech president says yes
Tue, 30th Apr 2019
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5g
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wireless networks
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cybersecurity
President of Czech Republic supports Huawei, believes allegations are baseless. Hopes company will aid digitisation and 5G deployment.
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Hands-on review: Stick Up Cam Battery
Fri, 26th Apr 2019
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gaming
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reviews
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smart home
This is a battery-powered indoor/outdoor HD camera with two-way talk, night vision, and versatile mounting options.
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Why AI and behaviour analytics should be essential to enterprises
Tue, 16th Apr 2019
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bi
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big data
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firewall
Cyber threats continue to increase in number and severity, prompting cybersecurity experts to seek new ways to stop malicious actors.
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Inland Revenue to shut down services later this week
Tue, 16th Apr 2019
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contact centre
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ml
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ai
Inland Revenue's tax system will be closed for a week as it implements major changes, including automatic tax refunds and real-time operations.
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Air New Zealand and Microsoft announce ground-breaking digital collaboration
Mon, 15th Apr 2019
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microsoft
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printing
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3d printing
Air New Zealand leads with a 3D-printed part installed in hours, revolutionizing aerospace supply.
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How Chorus aims to create a fair supply chain
Fri, 12th Apr 2019
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licensing
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inventory management systems
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chorus
Chorus acts to ensure fair work conditions following labour law breach review.
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Wi-Fi signal strength vs Wi-Fi speed: How to get the most out of your network
Wed, 10th Apr 2019
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network infrastructure
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network management
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sdn
Ruckus revolutionises Wi-Fi with smart algorithms, boosting signal strength and reliability.
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Why Australian employees are unafraid of automation
Thu, 4th Apr 2019
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
Robotic automation gains ground in Australia, with 88% workers facing task automation.
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Exclusive: How the channel can take advantage of cloud communications
Mon, 1st Apr 2019
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contact centre
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uc
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ingram micro
Ingram Micro NZ, 8x8 and Tradewinds discuss the state of cloud communications in ANZ and the channel opportunity it presents.
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Slingshot warned for misleading discount claims
Thu, 28th Mar 2019
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commerce commission
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slingshot
Slingshot warned for likely misleading discount offers in ads, says Commerce Commission.
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Kiwi environmental entrepreneurs win global grant
Thu, 28th Mar 2019
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microsoft
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ai
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partners
Sustainable Coastlines, a non-profit in New Zealand, has been awarded an AI for Earth grant by Microsoft to help clean up beaches.
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How Adobe, Microsoft and SAP aim to transform CX
Thu, 28th Mar 2019
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bi
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big data
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microsoft
The three partners outlined a common approach and set of resources for customers in an initial announcement last September.
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Adobe, Microsoft and LinkedIn join forces to accelerate account-based experiences
Wed, 27th Mar 2019
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microsoft
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martech
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creative technologies
Adobe, Microsoft, and LinkedIn have partnered to accelerate account-based experiences through new marketing solution integrations.
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How Adobe and ServiceNow aim to advance customer experience management
Wed, 27th Mar 2019
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crm
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cx
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martech
Adobe and ServiceNow partner to create a comprehensive view of customer data & improve customer experiences.
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Vector penalised $3.5 million for excessive levels of power outages
Mon, 25th Mar 2019
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vector
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commerce commission
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auckland
Auckland's Vector Limited has been fined $3.575m for excessive power outages, breaching network quality standards.