Darren Greenwood

Darren Greenwood has been in journalism, not all of it IT, since the days of typewriters and long before the web spun its way around the world. Coming from Yorkshire, he can be blunt, and though having resided in New Zealand, as well as Australia, for quite some time, he insists he is not one of the 'sheeple!'

Latest Posts

$1.5b enough for NZ broadband

Telcos, power companies and the like tried to pull a fast one when they claimed the New Zealand Government might need to up its NZ$1.5 billion budget for the Ultra Fast Broadband roll-out.

February 14, 2010 by Darren Greenwood

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Telecom NZ savings damage prospects

If Telecom NZ wants to have any of the NZ$1.5 billion the government intends to spend on its new broadband network, it had better think long and hard before offshoring 1500 jobs.

February 8, 2010 by Darren Greenwood

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Waiting for the open source impact

Waiting for open source to give Microsoft a much-needed kick up the jacksie has seemed like waiting for Godot. We wait, we wait and we are still waiting.

January 28, 2010 by Darren Greenwood

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Happy days are here again?

The crystal balls are out with the local and global consensus seemingly predicting recovery in the IT market, including budget spends, but times will remain hard.

January 20, 2010 by Darren Greenwood

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