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Blue Print Imaging Ltd acquires Halifax Vogel Group’s New Zealand operation

Comments Off | 08-6-2011

Blue Print Imaging Ltd (BPI), one of New Zealand’s leading providers of digital equipment and media solutions, announced the acquisition of Halifax Vogel Group’s (HGV) New Zealand operation.
Like Blue Print Imaging, HGV in New Zealand specializes in the supply of digital media with high quality from suppliers including 3A Composites with brand names such as [...]

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Riverbed Acquires Wellington based Aptimize to Expand Web Application Optimization Capabilities

Comments Off | 07-21-2011

Riverbed Technology, the IT performance company, Tuesday announced that it has acquired Aptimize Limited, a privately-owned company that is a market leader in web content optimization.
The Aptimize organization, based in Wellington, New Zealand, will become the new Web Content Optimization product group, led by the former CEO of Aptimize, Ed Robinson.
Riverbed® also announced today the [...]

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Seagate Technology seeks clearance to acquire the hard disk drive business of Samsung Electronics

Comments Off | 07-16-2011

The New Zealand Commerce Commission has received an application from Seagate Technology Plc seeking clearance to acquire certain assets of the hard disk drive business of Samsung Electronics Co. Limited. The application relates to a global merger.
Seagate Technology Plc is a global manufacturer and supplier of computer storage devices such as hard disk drives that [...]

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Express Online acquires Simms International across both Australia and New Zealand

Comments Off | 07-6-2011

Express Online announced that it has acquired Simms International across both Australia and New Zealand. This acquisition will bring together the high growth sales engine developed by Simms with the efficient systems, distribution services and financial strength of Express Online.
The businesses will be integrated under the leadership of Danny Moore who has been CEO of [...]

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HCL Technologies Ltd and Finzsoft Solutions Limited extend partnership

Comments Off | 06-28-2011

HCL Technologies Ltd. (HCL), a leading global IT services provider, announced Monday the extension of the global partnership with New Zealand finance and banking specialist and one of Australasia’s leading proprietary Banking and Finance software solution companies Finzsoft Solutions Limited to deliver new high value technology solutions to the region’s banking and finance sector.
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Infosys and Gen-i in strategic partnership targeting the Australasian expanse

Comments Off | 06-9-2011

Infosys and Gen-i Wednesday announced a strategic partnership that will create a new choice for Australasian enterprises seeking local expertise and commitment, as well as global best practices and capabilities in IT services including IT consulting, business transformation and cloud-based offerings.
The partnership creates a new market proposition for local businesses by helping them to transform [...]

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Telecom Corp. emerges big winner in Government’s $1.35 billion urban ultra-fast broadband initiative

Comments Off | 05-25-2011

Scoop Monday reported New Zealand’s Telecom Corp. has finally emerged the big winner in the government’s $1.35 billion urban ultra-fast broadband initiative, winning the key Auckland and Wellington markets, while Christchurch went to local provider Enable Networks.
The decision by the government’s negotiating vehicle Crown Fibre Holdings Ltd. puts Telecom on track for a shareholder vote [...]

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Telecom and Vodafone win New Zealand government’s Rural Broadband Initiative Contract

Comments Off | 04-23-2011

The New Zealand government Thursday sealed a $285 million contract with Vodafone and Telecom for its Rural Broadband Initiative. With that, rural New Zealander’s who buy a new wireless broadband service from Vodafone will need to live with a 10-gigabyte daytime internet traffic cap if they want to get the service at the lowest price, [...]

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Crown Fibre Holdings picks Telecom, Enabled Networks and Flute Joint Venture as prioritized bidders in broadband initiative

Comments Off | 12-14-2010

The New Zealand Herald Monday reported that Crown Fibre Holdings has chosen Telecom, Enabled Networks and Flute Joint Venture as prioritized bidders for the remaining $1.15 billion rollout of the New Zealand government’s ultra-fast broadband initiative.
Telecom is the frontrunner for 25 regions, including the all-important Auckland market after earlier missing out on the first round [...]

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Christchurch based electronics design firm Aiotec purchases Bluewater

Comments Off | 12-3-2010

Christchurch based electronics firm Aiotec reported it had acquired Bluewater. Bluewater is a specialist firm in printed circuit boards with pre-loaded computer applications. The investment will bring in an additional staff to Aiotec, increasing its employees to 22 individuals. Aiotec provides electronic engineering services to Australasian export manufacturers.
The acquisition is expected to allow Aiotec to [...]

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