Thank you to our sponsors for helping make NetHui 2011 possible!

Gold Sponsor

“Google’s innovative search technologies connect millions of people around the world with information every day. Google’s advertising program provides businesses of all sizes with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. Google Australia and New Zealand is headquartered in Sydney where some of Google’s most exciting innovations like Google Maps and Google Apps are developed. www.google.com.au and www.google.co.nz

Silver Sponsor

“FX Networks supplies high performance internet services and private networking services to businesses, government agencies and the ISP industry. FX Networks owns and operates a fibre optic backbone network throughout the North Island and also to Christchurch and Blenheim, with other PoPs in cities and towns around New Zealand (including Gisborne, Queenstown, Dunedin). The network capacity is 40Gbps, expanding to 100-300Gbps within two years. FX Networks Ltd is based in Wellington, with an office in Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga, Napier, and Christchurch. The company is privately owned and funded, with 30% equity held by New Zealanders. We are independent from the telcos.”

Silver Sponsor

“Founded in March 1999, Trade Me is the place where Kiwis buy and sell, and with 2.7 million registered members and more than 1.7 million items listed every week that is a lot of buying and selling. As well as its core marketplace for new and second-hand goods, Trade Me operates websites in the verticals of jobs, property and motors. It also has several other websites including Find Someone, Travelbug, Holiday Houses and new kid on the block Treat Me. Earlier this year, Trade Me switched on free public wifi along the Wellington waterfront and created a free Christchurch earthquake assistance website.”

Silver Sponsor


Digital Citizenship Stream Sponsor

“TelstraClear is a voice and data company, providing innovative market leading products, services and customer focus to the business, government, wholesale and residential sectors.
At the heart of TelstraClear’s strategy is our focus on our customers. We understand that people have a choice so we have to offer what people want. We are constantly listening to our customers. While New Zealand has a passion for innovation and early adoption, people don’t change for the fun of it. There has to be a reason. We are in the business of providing that reason through superior products and services.”

Education Stream Sponsor

“Catalyst is a unique company with a unique culture. What sets us apart is that we don’t just use open source; we get open source.We understand that working together, collaboratively and collegially, we can achieve far more for our clients than would otherwise be the case. That means you’ll be working with people throughout Catalyst who take responsibility and organise themselves to help you. It also means we’ll be working with other open source contributors here in New Zealand and overseas to get the most out of the software we provide.”

Innovation and Emerging Issues Sponsor

“Alcatel-Lucent is a world leader in fixed, mobile and converged broadband networking, IP technologies, applications and services. It has more than 77,000 employees in more than 130 countries, including 23,000 technologist, scientists and engineers. Our scientists and engineers make seminal scientific discoveries, launch technological revolutions that reshape the way people live, work and play, and continue to build the most advanced and reliable communications networks in the world.”
“Big ideas arrive out of the blue. Alcatel-Lucent has new thinking on, and is a globally acknowledged thought leaders in areas including Application and Content Value Chain, Customer Experience Transformation, Internet of Things, Cloud, Wireless All Around.
Alcatel-Lucent has a significant local operation in New Zealand with more than 700 permanent local staff working across country on fixed line, wireless and enterprise markets. Alcatel-Lucent has a deep knowledge of the Kiwi telecommunications market and has the largest on-the-ground team with unparalleled understanding of local network infrastructure and emerging trends in the delivery of value to end-users.”

Bronze Sponsor


Bronze Sponsor

Established in 1997, Web Drive is a 100% New Zealand-owned and operated Internet Services company based on Auckland’s North Shore, employing 30 people.

Web Drive’s primary services include Website Hosting, Server Hosting, and Domain Name Management. With leased space in a state-of-the-art Auckland data centre we manage over 80,000 Domain names for our 17,000 business customers.

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