The Instillery appoints new business development manager

July 10, 2017

10 July 2017 We’re delighted to announce that Nick Whitmore has joined The Instillery in the role of Business Development Manager for New Zealand enterprise and government clients. Commencing in July 2017, Nick will contribute to the ongoing growth of The Instillery, with a focus on cloud infrastructure, automation, connectivity and security. Founder and CEO, Mike Jenkins, says Nick’s appointment is well-timed for The Instillery Group as they continue on their growth trajectory as one of the fastest growing cloud consulting and service providers across the ANZ region. “Nick will be instrumental in helping us to capitalise on our recent period of growth – his appointment is a critical one … Read More

Mike Jenkins named as one of NZ’s most innovative leaders

March 29, 2017

This week, our founder & CEO Mike Jenkins was named on the 2017 CIO100 list honouring the most innovative ICT leaders and CIOs in New Zealand. The CIO100 list acknowledges New Zealand’s top 100 most effective and strategic CIOs, recognising them for delivering rapid change across their organisations while excelling in business transformation, innovation and leadership. We are really stoked for Mike and are incredibly proud of what he’s achieved as a leader and for The Instillery. To read Mike’s CIO100 profile see here.

Sky’s the limit as The Instillery hires six of the best

February 15, 2017

Reseller News – 08 February 2017 The Instillery has announced the hire of six new recruits – including a new executive hire – as the company continues on it’s trajectory as one of the fastest growing cloud providers in New Zealand. Amidst the hiring spree, Jeremy Nees joins as chief product officer along with Callum Robertson, cloud activations engineer; Eliot Foye, cloud activations engineer; Gene Giacon, cloud specialist; Jack Downs, front-end developer and Joyce Wong, finance manager. Having more than tripled the size of its team to 30 in the past 12 months, The Instillery has focused on expanding its enterprise footprint both locally and abroad. Coupled with internal expansion … Read More

The Instillery does Vegas at AWS re:Invent

November 30, 2016

This week some of The Instillery team are living it up in Vegas while attending the world’s largest public cloud conference. Referred to by some as “Cloud Heaven” the AWS re:Invent conference attracts over 24,000 people from around the world and has over 400 breakout sessions, bootcamps, certification opportunities and training events. The team have been invited by our partners AWS and Cloudability to attend and hear more on global industry trends and the next iteration of cloud computing as businesses transition from traditional data centres to the public cloud. While there, they’ll also be joining forces with other Kiwi tech companies like Xero to do a recon mission to … Read More

The Instillery appoints new chief operating officer

November 12, 2016

12 November 2016 The Instillery, New Zealand’s fastest-growing cloud service provider, today announced that Jamie Wallis has joined The Instillery Group in the newly created role of chief operating officer. In this role Wallis will be responsible for leading The Instillery Group’s operations and delivery to customers as the business looks to expand its footprint globally. The executive leadership appointment is well-timed for the group who have seen vast growth in the past 12 months. “The Instillery has seen phenomenal growth this year and our business is in an exciting place as we look ahead to 2017. In the coming months we’ll be entering new markets and new countries as … Read More

The Instillery Group scoops ‘world first’ Cloudability partnership for NZ & Pacific Islands

November 3, 2016 – 02 November 2016 The Instillery Group has scored a lucrative partnership with data-driven cloud cost management provider Cloudability, in what the company calls a ‘world-first’ partnership. The Instillery will now become the Elite Exclusive Cloudability partner for New Zealand and the Pacific Islands, allowing customers to access a broader range of cloud services in reliability, business agility and reduced cost of delivery. “The Instillery’s partnership with Cloudability will enable organisations who have adopted public cloud strategies to visualise all of their cloud spending in one place,” explains The Instillery CEO Mike Jenkins. “Cost and cloud usage data is aggregated from multiple platforms including both Amazon Web Services and … Read More

​The Instillery inks Kiwi cloud deal with Zscaler

October 19, 2016

Reseller News – 20 October 2016 The Instillery has signed a partnership with Zscaler, in a bid to provide customers with deepened security, data protection, visibility and control in the cloud. In keeping with the New Zealand company’s cloud-first approach, terms of the deal will see The Instillery become a provider of Zscaler across the country. The Instillery CEO, Mike Jenkins, said that as cloud adoption continues to escalate across New Zealand, IT and security teams are having to adapt trust models. “In 2016 it’s no longer sufficient to build secure walls around your infrastructure,” he said. “With so many elements now outsourced to cloud and SaaS providers the security … Read More

2016 Reseller News ICT Industry Awards: The Instillery Wins

October 17, 2016

Reseller News – 13 October 2016 Reseller News honoured the industry’s finest on a landmark evening for the New Zealand channel, as the expanded 2016 Reseller News ICT Industry Awards hit new heights in Auckland. With new categories, finalists, judges and venue, close to 400 of the country’s leading figures joined together for an evening of recognition and achievement. Encapsulating a year of great change for the Kiwi market, the highlights of the past 12 months were once again played out on the grandest stage, acknowledging the success of both emerging and established players within the industry. Hosted by Paul Ego, the second awarding of the channel’s finest set the stage for three Reseller … Read More

​Reseller News Women in ICT Awards Rising Star: Emma Krouglova

June 20, 2016

Reseller News – 20 June 2016 The leading female front runners of the New Zealand ICT industry joined together in celebration as Reseller News kicked off its inaugural Women in ICT Awards (WIICTA) in Auckland. Held at a jam-packed event at the Sofitel Hotel, over 100 tech leaders combined to celebrate gender diversity and recognise female excellence in the New Zealand channel. Reflective of IDG’s continued dedication to the local market, the awards recognise the very best in the channel, celebrating the achievements of a talented crop of standout female figures who have become influential figures in New Zealand’s ICT industry. As outlined during an inspiring keynote by Westcon-Comstor Executive … Read More

NZ Emerging ICT Leader 2016: Mike Jenkins

June 9, 2016

CIO Summit NZ: 08 June 2016 The 10th annual NZ CIO Awards Gala Dinner was held at The Langham in Auckland last evening. The awards, in conjunction with the 2016 NZ CIO Summit, celebrate and recognise individuals and teams who have shown leadership, innovation and foresight in their contribution to ICT and business. We are delighted to announce that our CEO and Founder of The Instillery, Mike Jenkins, was named the NZ Emerging ICT Leader for 2016. This year a record number of applications were received demonstrating the vast amount of talent and innovation existing in the New Zealand market. Of the six award categories, The Instillery was named as … Read More

2016 Women in ICT Awards…And the finalists are…

May 23, 2016

New Zealand Reseller News – 23 May 2016 Finalists for the inaugural Reseller News Women in ICT Awards (WIICTA) have been selected, in the five hotly-contested categories of Rising Star, Entrepreneur, Community, Innovation and Technical. Celebrating gender diversity and recognising female excellence in the New Zealand channel, the awards recognise the very best in the channel, celebrating the achievements of a talented crop of female front runners who have become influential figures in New Zealand’s ICT industry. Throughout the industry, WIICTA aims to celebrate the innovation excellence and entrepreneurial spirit of Kiwi women in ICT and in reflection of IDG’s continued dedication to the local market, WIITCA will be held … Read More

Finalists Named for CIO Awards

May 6, 2016

IDC New Zealand Ltd – 6 May 2016 IDC and Conferenz today announced this year’s finalists in the CIO Awards which recognise individuals and teams who have shown leadership, innovation and foresight in their contribution to ICT and business. Winners will be announced at the CIO Awards Gala Dinner on 8 June at the Langham Hotel, Auckland where 750 senior IT professionals will gather to celebrate. The Awards are supported by ClearPoint, Integration Works, Spark, TechnologyOne, The University of Auckland Business School, Unisys and EMC. The 2016 finalists, in five categories, are: ‘CIO of the Year’, for demonstrating innovation and success in the past 12 months that reinforces the transformational … Read More

World embraces cloud technology with help of The Instillery

December 4, 2015

Stuff Business – 04 December 2015 Trend-setting Kiwi fashion house World is staying true to form as it embraces innovative technology with the help of a forward-thinking cloud service provider. The solutions-focused minds at The Instillery have helped the 26-year-old fashion label replace its old IT systems with cloud-based technology allowing World to provide its customers with a better shopping experience. This included in-store wi-fi providing data to help sales staff personalise customer experiences. The Instillery founder and chief executive Mike Jenkins wants to help more Kiwi businesses tap into the value of the cloud. World’s retail empire grew significantly this year with a new Ponsonby flagship store opening in … Read More

Getting personal: World delves into big customer data

November 23, 2015 – 23 November 2015 The concept of big data is scary to many, particularly when it’s personalised. But New Zealand fashion house World says it’s collating data such as customers’ music tastes and dwell times for all the right reasons, as it hopes to improve their shopping experiences. Earlier this year Antony Ede, partner and head of analytics at consumer demand agency TRA, said in NZRetail magazine the collection of data about customer behaviour and identity is important to retailers because how people have acted in the past is the best indicator of what they will do in the future. But do consumers want retailers sifting through their personal … Read More