Microsoft Price and Flexibility Changes

In March 2022 Microsoft are introducing two changes to the way Microsoft 365 subscriptions are purchased that will impact all Microsoft 365 users.  You can read the full details of the change here The changes are: 1 - Price Increase of around 15% for selected products Most New Zealand business use the Business plans as they are priced for organizations with less than 300 staff, the changes are listed below in USD Business Basic  (Web only) + $1 USD per user per month Business  Standard (Web + [...]

By |2022-01-12T13:40:28+13:00January 11th, 2022|Categories: News, Office 365|0 Comments

Microsoft Partner Awards 2017

Team Orange were thrilled to be recognised as Learning Partner of the year by Microsoft at the recent Partner Awards. Our Cloud Trainer service was recognised to be an innovative and effective way to deliver training for Office 365. It is great recognition of the work our team are doing to help clients learn and adopt cloud based software across New Zealand. Team Orange receiving their award

By |2021-01-29T12:15:51+13:00April 18th, 2017|Categories: Cloud Trainer, News|0 Comments

SharePoint Steps It Up

Last week Microsoft released a range of updates and information on the future of SharePoint at a live event with fanfare and hype normally reserved for a iPhone launch. Team Orange have been reviewing the blogs, videos and information released to date and we are excited, business users should be also. The modern SharePoint features are great. Mobility While SharePoint looked ok on a mobile device, it lacked an app.  Support for SharePoint documents on the OneDrive App is available now.  A SharePoint App that supports pages, news and [...]

By |2021-01-29T12:15:53+13:00May 9th, 2016|Categories: Cloud Trainer, News, Office 365|0 Comments

Workflow Max Partner Success Summit

WorkflowMax Partner Success Summit Ripped Orange have joined with the leading and experienced cloud integrators in New Zealand to present the WorkflowMax Partner Success Summit. Weekly from April 6th, this one hour session webcast will be a great way to take your knowledge of WorkflowMax to the next level!   For more information and to sign up visit the Workflow Max Blog:

By |2021-01-29T12:15:53+13:00April 6th, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

Microsoft Partner Awards

Ripped Orange were selected as a finalist in the Microsoft New Zealand Partner awards for our innovative Private Classes. The awards recognise Microsoft partners who show excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technologies. This year, Microsoft recognised partners in 22 categories that celebrate core partner competencies. Brent Kendrick, Director of Small and Midmarket Solutions and Partner Group at Microsoft, says all winners are companies demonstrating genuine transformational success. “In this year’s winners list it was great to see a mix of consistently performing [...]

By |2016-04-06T16:57:34+12:00March 7th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

Ripped Orange Courses in Queenstown

We are thrilled to announce that Ripped Orange have formed a partnership with Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) in Queenstown for the delivery of Ripped Orange Courses. SIT have offered their successful Computer Snacks Course to Queenstown Business for many years.  Ripped Orange have partnered to provide courseware, exercises and lesson plans for the courses that are delivered by SIT. This means organisations with staff based in the Southern Lakes Area are able to offer the same courses that staff may have attended elsewhere in New Zealand, without [...]

By |2021-01-29T12:15:53+13:00February 3rd, 2015|Categories: News|0 Comments

Training on a Super Yacht

At Ripped Orange we helped organisations across New Zealand get the most from their software systems. While doing this we have trained in some great locations, including: Gold Mines Coal Mines Lime Mines Gyms Abattoirs Prisons Dairy Factories Last week we moved from land based training to on the water training.  We were lucky enough to provide some personalised one on one coaching on board the MV Alucia, when she visited Auckland. She is equipped with two submarines and a helicopter everything you need for a serious but [...]

By |2021-01-29T12:15:53+13:00February 3rd, 2015|Categories: News|0 Comments

Juice Tip – Setting up a domain name

This blog is designed to provide your with the information to register your own domain name and the steps your will need to make to register it. What is a domain name? A domain name is a unique global web address that people enter to visit your website or send an email.  E.g. is the web address and .  Is the email address. In this case rippedorange is the name and is the domain prefix.  There has been a large number of domain prefixes added [...]

By |2021-01-29T12:15:54+13:00February 3rd, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

Apples and Oranges

At Ripped Orange we think Oranges and Apples go together nicely.  Many others do also, in fact it's one of the most popular fruit drinks. Our focus is helping organisations with their digital literacy needs, may they be complex ERP systems, analysing a spreadsheet or navigating the world of social media. To help our clients Ripped Orange has joined the Apple Consultants Network, with a focus on iOS. Not surprisingly we have also been receiving a lot of requests for iPhone and iPad training, as more people are [...]

By |2021-01-29T12:15:54+13:00February 3rd, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

Clouds are rolling in on the farm

As Published in Rural News Last month Xero released its plans for the farming sector at their annual Xero conference. Xero are the software darling of the NZX, with a share price that has been growing faster than the price of irrigated land in Mid Canterbury. To date, Xero has not provided much for farmers, instead focusing on small to medium businesses, of which 250,000 use their software globally. Xero has also spawned a large number of add in partners that provide very useful services for business in [...]

By |2021-01-29T12:15:54+13:00February 3rd, 2015|Categories: News|0 Comments
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