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Vector's PRISMED project receives inaugural Commerce Commission innovation grant
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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network management
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power / energy
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nz
Vector's PRISMED project awarded inaugural Commerce Commission innovation grant, aimed at utilising smart meter data.
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Businesses challenged by supply chain cybersecurity threats
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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cybersecurity
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relationships
97% of UK firms face ongoing supply chain cyber threats, enduring negative impacts in the past year, reveals BlueVoyant.
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Threat landscape in NZ's energy sector in the spotlight
Mon, 28th Aug 2023
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power / energy
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cybersecurity
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vector
Claroty and Vector Technology Solutions have hosted roundtable discussions on cybersecurity in New Zealand's critical infrastructure sector.
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DataStax announces availability of vector search on Astra DB
Thu, 20th Jul 2023
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cloud services
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public cloud
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aws
The company announces the general availability of Astra DB with vector search capabilities on all major clouds and on-premises.
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Claroty and Vector Technology Solutions enter partnership
Thu, 13th Oct 2022
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partner programmes
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cybersecurity
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vector
Vector Technology Solutions (VTS) partners with Claroty to offer cybersecurity products and services in New Zealand and ANZ region.
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Can the Internet of Things (IoT) make your business smarter?
Thu, 12th Nov 2020
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iot
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vector
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spark
Spark believes that IoT is all about empowering businesses to use data for better decision-making, and better efficiency.
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AWS and Vector continue development of New Energy Platform
Tue, 20th Oct 2020
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cloud services
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hyperscale
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public cloud
Vector partners with Amazon Web Services to develop the New Energy Platform, an analytics solution for the energy industry. #IoT #energy.
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ComCom releases draft guidance for unbundled fibre
Tue, 10th Mar 2020
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vector
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commerce commission
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chorus
NZ CommCom propounds fibre access rules to spark rivalry & innovation.
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Kiwi Smart City projects win big in IDC Awards
Wed, 10th Jul 2019
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cloud services
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smart cities
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surveillance
New Zealand initiatives won three categories in the IDC Smart City APAC Awards – Civic Engagement, Education, and Sustainable Infrastructure.
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Vector penalised $3.5 million for excessive levels of power outages
Mon, 25th Mar 2019
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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.
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NZ urgently needs to get the Privacy Bill right for everyone's sake, says InternetNZ
Tue, 4th Sep 2018
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
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privacy
New Zealand needs to update its privacy laws to protect citizens from increasing data breaches, says InternetNZ. #PrivacyBill #DataProtection.
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Vector the AI-powered home robot to land in NZ from October
Mon, 13th Aug 2018
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robotics
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Introducing Vector: Anki's new in-home assistant that brings personality and utility to the world of consumer robotics.
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Vector to take Stuff to High Court; media agency refuses to hand over confidential breach data
Fri, 4th May 2018
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
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vector
Vector may take legal action against Stuff over refusal to secure, return or destroy customer data leaked in a data breach.
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Vector's Outage app hit by data breach last month - personal info stolen
Fri, 4th May 2018
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cloud services
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
The breach happened on April 26, 2018. On April 27 the company posted a FAQ section that detailed an API vulnerability in its Outage app.
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AI takes control of Auckland’s power grid, that’s not scary at all
Mon, 18th Dec 2017
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cartech
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data centre maintenance / management
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power / energy
The mDERMS programme uses the latest technology to better monitor, analyse, and control Auckland’s energy network...
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Internet of Energy: Vector uses AI to democratise energy for Aucklanders
Tue, 31st Oct 2017
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data centre maintenance / management
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ml
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power / energy
Vector partners with mPrest to develop an AI system to manage Auckland's electricity network and meet the city's evolving energy needs.
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Vector plans on turning EVs into mobile power sources
Thu, 12th Oct 2017
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cartech
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vector
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nz
Vector aims to turn electric vehicles into mobile power sources as it seeks to drive innovation in the EV sector.
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Vector's new EV charging app wants to ease 'range anxiety' for Kiwi drivers
Mon, 31st Oct 2016
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cartech
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apps
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vector
Vector is making efforts to put 'range anxiety' to rest for electric vehicle (EV) drivers across the country, with the launch of its EV charging app.
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Kiwi companies aren't prepared for DDoS attacks
Thu, 19th May 2016
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ddos
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business
Most Kiwi firms are exposed to crippling DDoS attacks, with over 70% targeted last year and half suffering data theft, reports reveal.
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Vector Comms brings Amazon Web Services to Kiwi businesses
Mon, 23rd Nov 2015
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cloud services
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hyperscale
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public cloud
In order to make private connectivity easier for Kiwi businesses, Vector Communications is giving New Zealand companies the chance to trial AWS.
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Vector to enable more schools to connect to Govt's managed network
Tue, 15th Sep 2015
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vector
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n4l
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managed network
The Government has entered into a new agreement with Vector to enable more schools to access the N4L Managed Network, it was announced today.
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MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise as Fonterra Fund rebounds from low
Fri, 27th Mar 2015
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physical security
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telecommunications
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nz
NZ stocks rally, led by Fonterra Fund's bounce from record trough; Hallenstein shines with 40% profit surge.
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Vector chair Stiassny calls for regulatory change to incentivise electricity innovation
Thu, 5th Mar 2015
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data centre maintenance / management
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power / energy
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vector
Michael Stiassny, chairman of Auckland lines company Vector, says current regulation doesn't incentivise the electricity sector to foster new technolo.
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Vector 1H profit falls 17% on regulatory impost, mark-to-market losses, borrowing costs
Fri, 20th Feb 2015
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commerce commission
Vector's 1H profit dips 17% amid regulation, market volatility, and rising debt costs, despite a 4.4% sales increase.