NEWS

New Features and Resiliency in 2018

First Direct has benefited from some significant changes to its infrastructure in 2017 making the prospects for this year very exciting. After introducing all new cloud based technology and features for our customers and drivers, we are now completely resilient in the event of a disaster and are able to offer new and improved services […]

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POST CYBER ATTACK | THE NEW & IMPROVED FIRST DIRECT TAXIS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 12.10.2017 First Direct Taxis in Christchurch, as of October 9th, are pleased to announce that our fleet of taxis are now operating using the SmartMove taxi dispatch system. All our taxis have been fitted with this new cloud based technology and […]

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FIRST DIRECT’S TAXI SERVICES IMPACTED BY MALICIOUS CYBER ATTACK FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 27/09/2017 A malicious ransomware attack has affected the entirety of our taxi dispatching services for First Direct taxis in Christchurch and Taxis Palmerston North, including our backup servers and database. Currently it is believed the ransomware breached our systems via a remote desktop […]

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