Vodafone New Zealand and its growing ICT practice has achieved Microsoft Gold Security competency, reflecting the
company’s deep technical experience in designing, engineering and implementing security programs for customers.
This prestigious accreditation highlights Vodafone’s ongoing investment in keeping Kiwi businesses secure online, in an
environment where cyberattacks are rapidly increasing in sophistication and threatening even the savviest targets.
Vodafone’s NZ Head of ICT, Glenn Johnstone, says “Doing business online is tough enough without the rising worry of
cyberattack. Vodafone partners with leading experts in this space to offer products that keep our customers safe, and we
continually invest in developing and certifying our own expert staff to provide trusted guidance and simple to use
solutions in the market. I’m delighted Vodafone has been awarded Gold Security Competency from Microsoft for these
Vodafone is also helping customers protect themselves by showing them how to invest in their people, processes and
technologies in a real-world cyberattack experience. A new initiative by Vodafone, Cyberwar Games, delivers a real-world
attack experience in a safe and secure environment so they can help their customers map their future priorities and
establish a modern cyber security roadmap.
With recent deliveries of security services to leading Government agencies, coupled with the recently achieved Gold
Competency in Security, Vodafone is in prime position to deliver similar security services to other New Zealand
organisations looking to leverage more of or continue to deepen their investment in Microsoft 365 E5 capabilities.
A key strength of Vodafone’s approach addresses the complexity of large technology transformations and solutions such as Vodafone Managed Devices
, which provides an end-to-end cloud-based device and application management solution. Using the Microsoft 365 platform
and Microsoft Endpoint Manager (MEM), Vodafone deploy best-practice security and device configurations that help to
ensure your device fleet stays secure and up-to-date while keeping everyone productive.
Microsoft NZ Managing Director Vanessa Sorenson says: “Our recent Microsoft Digital Defence Report
highlighted a huge increase in both the number of cyber attacks and the sophistication of cybercriminals over the past
year, at a time when more New Zealanders than ever are using digital platforms to work, connect and access services on a
daily basis. That’s why it’s vital local partners like Vodafone invest in capabilities and solutions to keep customers safe. We’re thrilled that Vodafone is making it even easier for customers to protect their data and operations, which will
give Kiwis the confidence to innovate and do more with technology so our whole society can benefit”.
For more information on Vodafone Managed Devices, see https://www.vodafone.co.nz/business/unified-communications/vodafone-managed-devices/
. Vodafone Managed Devices will give you confidence that your team can work to their best from wherever they are, and
support you in protecting your IP with enterprise-grade security.