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Juha Saarinen

Juha Saarinen has been covering the technology sector since the mid-1990s for publications around the world. He has been writing for iTnews since 2010 and also contributes to the New Zealand Herald, the Guardian and Wired's Threat Level section. He is based in Auckland, New Zealand. Google

Recent articles by Juha Saarinen

Spark made to refund 113,000 customers for unusable wire maintenance service

Spark made to refund 113,000 customers for unusable wire maintenance service

Collected $15.7 million over a six year period.
Juha Saarinen Aug 9 2022, 9:45PM Service Providers
Acronis adds Dicker Data NZ as distie

Acronis adds Dicker Data NZ as distie

To provide cloud-based cyber security solutions.
Juha Saarinen Aug 9 2022, 8:20AM Business
Vodafone veteran Russell Stanners joins new 2degrees board

Vodafone veteran Russell Stanners joins new 2degrees board

Liz Coutts new chair, with Kathy Meads appointed as director.
Juha Saarinen Aug 9 2022, 7:41AM Service Providers
Deloitte takes out ANZ Red Hat partner of the year award

Deloitte takes out ANZ Red Hat partner of the year award

Ingram Micro NZ also honoured.
Juha Saarinen Aug 4 2022, 1:36PM Service Providers
Sam Halse joins First AML as chief operating officer

Sam Halse joins First AML as chief operating officer

To help AML software developer go global.
Juha Saarinen Aug 4 2022, 11:18AM Business
2degrees launches eSIMs for Apple, Samsung and Oppo devices

2degrees launches eSIMs for Apple, Samsung and Oppo devices

Available for business customers initially.
Juha Saarinen Aug 4 2022, 10:11AM Service Providers
Seagate releases new enterprise NVMe SSDs

Seagate releases new enterprise NVMe SSDs

Nytro 5550 and 5350 aimed at data centres.
Juha Saarinen Aug 3 2022, 10:10AM Tech
Dicker Data, N4L and Nextro honoured in Ruckus ANZ Awards

Dicker Data, N4L and Nextro honoured in Ruckus ANZ Awards

Strong Kiwi showing in channel awards.
Juha Saarinen Aug 3 2022, 9:51AM Business
Microsoft picks up Auckland Transport for NZ Azure region

Microsoft picks up Auckland Transport for NZ Azure region

Local govt anchor tenant wants smarter resource use.
Juha Saarinen Aug 1 2022, 4:45PM Service Providers
Pax8 buys Umbrellar

Pax8 buys Umbrellar

[Update] No staff movements as this time.
Juha Saarinen Aug 1 2022, 2:47PM Service Providers
BNZ launches Android tap-to-pay PoS app

BNZ launches Android tap-to-pay PoS app

Aims at small businesses.
Juha Saarinen Aug 1 2022, 8:53AM Tech
CyberCX to launch security academy in New Zealand

CyberCX to launch security academy in New Zealand

Following activation of training programme in Australia.
Juha Saarinen , Staff Writers Jul 29 2022, 12:13PM Tech
Tranxactor saves on infrastructure costs with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

Tranxactor saves on infrastructure costs with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

Hospitality loyalty provider switched from AWS.
Juha Saarinen Jul 29 2022, 10:30AM Service Providers
UNICEF veteran lands InternetNZ top job

UNICEF veteran lands InternetNZ top job

Vivien Maidaborn to start in new role mid October.
Juha Saarinen Jul 28 2022, 4:13PM Service Providers
EY opens cybersecurity centres in Auckland and Wellington

EY opens cybersecurity centres in Auckland and Wellington

Christchurch under consideration, with more staff hires coming.
Juha Saarinen Jul 27 2022, 9:22AM Service Providers
Dicker Data records 36 per cent revenue jump for the first half of 2022

Dicker Data records 36 per cent revenue jump for the first half of 2022

Exeed buy contributed substantially.
Juha Saarinen Jul 25 2022, 6:58PM Business
Auckland's Quantifi Photonics picks up $24 million funding

Auckland's Quantifi Photonics picks up $24 million funding

To develop test instruments for 800G connectivity.
Juha Saarinen Jul 22 2022, 10:57AM Tech
Spark and Nokia trial rural 5G mmWave with PGG Wrightson

Spark and Nokia trial rural 5G mmWave with PGG Wrightson

Achieved peak speed of 2.4 Gbps at 3 km range.
Juha Saarinen Jul 21 2022, 2:01AM Service Providers
Ben Goodman lands APAC general manager gig at Okta

Ben Goodman lands APAC general manager gig at Okta

Tech industry veteran will join identity provider's board.
Juha Saarinen Jul 20 2022, 10:56AM Service Providers
DIA renews all of government AWS public cloud deal

DIA renews all of government AWS public cloud deal

Services can now be bought via resellers and distributors.
Juha Saarinen Jul 18 2022, 2:40PM Service Providers