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Customer experience
Gartner recognises Okta for abilities in Access Management
Okta has announced it has been recognised as a Customers' Choice for the fourth time in a row in the Gartner Peer Insights "Voice of the Customer" report.
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Secure access service edge / SASE
Versa Networks recognised as SASE leader in Govie Awards
Versa Networks has announced its SASE offering has been recognised in The Govies Government Security Awards competition by Security Today magazine.
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Smith Brothers Media
Smith Brothers Media wins big at Horizon Interactive Awards
Smith Brothers Media (SBM) has been awarded seven golds and one Best in Category award for video, advertising and website design delivered in 2021 at the international Horizon Interactive Awards.
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Kacific
Kacific’s Christian Patouraux named CEO of the Year
Telecom Review has named Kacific’s Christian Patouraux as CEO of the Year for Wholesale & Capacity, also acknowledging the company’s overall achievements.
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Data Center
Tier III Ready Datacenter solutions shortlisted for major awards
"These designs will accelerate data center clients' own Tier III certification, reduce the cost, and fast-track their time to market."
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Design
MAXHUB UC-M40 camera receives a Red Dot Design Award
The leading UCC conferencing and collaboration brand is celebrating a product design recognition for its innovative camera technology, which helps enterprises around the world collaborate effectively. 
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WatchGuard Technologies
WatchGuard Technologies names top performing A/NZ channel partners
Sydney-headquartered Greenlight ITC won Partner of the Year Award while Christchurch-based Manux Solutions won New Zealand Partner of the Year. 
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Video
Channel Ten named as Milestone Systems Partner of the Year
New Zealand based value-added distributor Channel Ten has been awarded the title of Milestone Systems Partner of the Year for the South Pacific region 2021.
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IDC
IDC quarterly report names Fortinet as top company in Australia
IDC has named Fortinet as the number one ranking company for 2021 in Australia in terms of security appliance units shipped, fastest growth speed, and market share.
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Talent
Talent wins the Gallup Exceptional Workplace Award
Talent has been named a recipient of Gallup's global Top 40 Exceptional Workplace Awards for the fourth year in a row.
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Point of Sale / POS
Kiwi fintech CEO awarded honours by Women Icons Network in Asia
A Kiwi fintech founder is making waves in Asia, representing New Zealand female excellence in the technology sector through a global enterprise.
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Accounting
BlackLine awarded Controllers Council Seal of Approval
BlackLine has been awarded the Controllers Council Seal of Approval for Financial Operations Management, particularly for its accounting automation platform.
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Cybersecurity
Fortinet names Wavelink 2021 APAC Distributor of the Year
Wavelink announced today that it was named Fortinet's 2021 APAC Distributor of the Year, recognising the dedication Wavelink has put into the partnership.
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Cybersecurity
2021 iSANZ Awards winners announced at online ceremony
The 2021 iSANZ Awards were held this evening at a live online ceremony and included awards in six categories and a special Hall of Fame Award.
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Cybersecurity
ThreatQuotient celebrates multiple industry award wins
ThreatQuotient has won multiple awards across a range of categories ahead of releasing the latest version of its ThreatQ Platform.
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Kacific
Kacific recognised at Asian Telecommunications Awards 2022
Kacific has received two significant awards at the Asian Telecommunications Awards 2022 for its commitment to underserved communities.
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Internet of Things
Paessler announces Top Partner Excellence Awards 2021
Paessler has announced the recipients of its Top Partner Excellence Awards 2021, recognising the contributions of VAR in the Asia Pacific region.
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Mighty Ape
Canstar awards Mighty Ape for Most Satisfied Customers
Canstar has announced that the results of its survey for Most Satisfied Customers in the Online Retailers category reveal Mighty Ape as the winner.
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Cybersecurity
Norton 360 wins at AV-TEST Institute Awards, takes home 4 trophies
NortonLifeLock has announced that its device protection solutions have won a total of four AV-TEST Institute awards. 
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Varonis
Varonis names Intalock APAC Partner of the Year 2021
Intalock’s understanding of data security coupled with Varonis' data security and analytics technology presents a formidable combination. 
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iSANZ
iSANZ security awards finalists announced and virtual event confirmed
The finalists for the iSANZ security awards have been revealed, and a virtual ceremony has been scheduled for 17 March.
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Broadband Compare
Best New Zealand broadband providers of 2021 revealed
The best New Zealand broadband and energy providers of 2021 have been revealed at this week's NZ Compare Awards.
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Open source
2021 Open Source Awards celebrate best NZ has to offer
"The joy of open source is the joy of sharing, learning from others and building capability that can be used anywhere by anyone."
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Employee Experience
Global IT company named best employer in Australia and 16 other countries
A global internet technology company has taken the top spot as the best employer in Australia and 16 other countries.