The CodeBlue CIO Blog: Backup and Recovery – a new way of thinking…
Typically, many New Zealand SMB businesses still rely on tape-based solutions, believing this provides them with all the disaster recovery that they need. But without daily, off-site rotation of tapes to a professional storage facility and regular media replacement, far too often the tape that your business is relying on to recover that critical file, or bring your entire business back to life after a fire, is actually unreadable.When done properly, tape backup is seen by many as a cost effective solution, but it is the human factor that trips so many businesses up. Here at CodeBlue we've leveraged our cloud infrastructure resources to offer our customers a data resiliency service that really does work and doesn't rely on the human factor, writes CodeBlue Auckland Virtual CIO, Chris Thorpe...
Holiday support and office closure hours
As 2013 speeds to a close, bookmark this article for a handy reference to CodeBlue's support and office closure hours over the holiday period...
CodeBlue customers switch to cloud disaster recovery solution
CodeBlue is reporting strong customer uptake for its cloud-based disaster resiliency and recovery solution - CodeBlue DRS Advanced - with 26 customers around the country already up and running with the new service.
CodeBlue raises over $1,300 for children living with cancer
Generous sponsorship from CodeBlue customers and friends helped the CodeBlue running team raise a total of $1,380 for the Child Cancer Foundation in this year's adidas Auckland Marathon.
CodeBlue opens for business in Palmerston North
CodeBlue has expanded into the Manawatu with the opening of a Palmerston North-based Manawatu area office. The highly experienced Stewart Jacob returns home to Palmerston North to lead CodeBlue's Trusted Advisor team.
The CodeBlue CIO Blog: Windows XP - don't panic
Market alarm bells are ringing around Microsoft’s decision to discontinue support for their Windows XP operating system and Microsoft Office 2003 on 8 April 2014. In 2015 end of support will follow for Windows Server 2003. Many of CodeBlue’s customers have been spammed with emails which give the impression that unless an immediate Microsoft Windows XP replacement is implemented; the world will end when Windows XP support is switched off. What nonsense, writes CodeBlue Auckland Virtual CIO Chris Thorpe.
CodeBlue 2013 annual conference 'Great Race' benefits Kidney Foundation
A highlight of the recent CodeBlue annual conference in Auckland was 'The Great Race' - a team building event, organised with the Kidney Foundation. The annual conference is also when CodeBlue recognises the contributions of individual staff and branches. Read on for a full round up and pictures of the 'Great Race' and this year's awards winners.
Breaking News: Value over time for the Ashburton Trust
Over the course of a five-year business partnership, CodeBlue has worked closely with the Ashburton Trust as it completely transformed its business and IT systems from the ground up. The Trust’s partnership with CodeBlue has seen the steady development of a bulletproof IT infrastructure with built-in processes for ensuring the business and the technology are continuously aligned for maximum value.
CodeBlue makes senior business development manager appointment
New Zealand-owned IT services company CodeBlue has expanded its business development team in Auckland, with the appointment of former Solution Dynamics Limited business development manager Damon Yerkovich.
Breaking News: CodeBlue launches specialist Health IT Practice
CodeBlue's new Health IT Practice is helmed by CodeBlue business development manager Daniel McIvor, who already plays a key role in coordinating CodeBlue’s managed IT services to over 50 health sector customers. These range in size from larger organisations such as Douglas Pharmaceuticals to mid-sized organisations including MoleMap, Horizon Radiology and CHT Healthcare Trust...
Breaking News: Under budget and ahead of schedule for greenfield solution at Rapid Labels
When Tiri Group bought fast-growing label manufacturer Rapid Labels from Blue Star in July 2012, Rapid Labels was faced with very tight deadlines to implement a new IT system from the ground up. CodeBlue won the business and succeeded in completing the implementation ahead of schedule and under budget.
CodeBlue appoints new Wellington General Manager
CodeBlue has appointed former Palmerston North City Council Information Manager Brent White to the position of General Manager, Wellington, responsible for leading CodeBlue’s team in the lower North Island.
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