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Network-as-a-Service in 2021 and beyond

  Q&A with Nick Perry. As businesses grapple with increasing network complexity and security threats, Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) is quickly emerging as a cost-effective solution to these common challenges. We caught up with Nick Perry, Lexel’s Network and...

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Software Licensing Updates for October 2021

CSP – New Commerce Experience   The introduction of the CSP New Commerce Experience (NCE) model has been delayed from October 2021 to January 2022.  Customers on the existing CSP model (soon to be known as CSP Legacy) will be able to migrate to NCE when it...

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The benefits of upgrading your wireless network

  Before COVID-19 caused its global storm, working from home was a concept organisations merely flirted with. How the times have changed. As many businesses shifted to a work-from-home (WFH) or hybrid model, staff returning to the office are finding the office...

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Securing your Wi-Fi network with NaaS

    The need for stronger IT security remains a key focus for businesses, especially within the current climate of pursuing a more dynamic digital presence. The growing complexity of security threats means it’s crucial for businesses to ensure they have all...

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Best practice: What and why to outsource versus insource?

Noel Simpson, Chief Executive Officer, Lexel Systems       As a CEO I get to learn from the experience of a broad number of customers and get to see the results of both good and bad IT strategy and practice.   It is surprising for small and medium...

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Cedric Edwards joins Lexel as GM Technology Solutions Group

  After nearly twenty years in senior sales roles with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and a year as General Manager for Code Blue, Cedric Edwards has taken up the reins as General Manager, Technology Solutions Group for Lexel Systems.   Recognised as “one...

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Software Licensing Updates for September 2021

Microsoft price increases – from 1 March 2022   A price increase has been announced for all “Modern Workplace” subscriptions (all O365/M365 and standalone) from their anniversary date following 1 March 2022.  Different products can have different anniversary...

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The current state of resourcing in New Zealand

What’s happening out there indeed? Every day is a different day posing new challenges and opportunities at present.   While there has been a temporary slow down in demand for resources in the current Auckland L4 lockdown, there has not been the ‘hard stop’ we saw...

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Ransomware Protection v2.0 what NZ business needs to know

Hacking has turned into a profession and a formal industry. While many are using their hacking skills for good as ‘ethical hackers’, dark web organisations are now providing wholesale hacking kits for not-so-ethical hackers to run campaigns against companies just like...

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