Microsost: New Zealand's daylight saving time (DST) will implications for IT managers

No, it's not Y2K all over again, but the looming change to New Zealand's daylight saving time (DST) will have profound implications for IT managers, Microsoft warns. At a special session at the Tech Ed conference in Auckland last week, Microsoft technical account manager Bradley Borrows said at least 40 Microsoft applications would be directly […]

No, it’s not Y2K all over again, but the looming change to New Zealand’s daylight saving time (DST) will have profound implications for IT managers, Microsoft warns.

At a special session at the Tech Ed conference in Auckland last week, Microsoft technical account manager Bradley Borrows said at least 40 Microsoft applications would be directly affected by changes to DST, which will start one week earlier (at 2am on September 30) and end two weeks later (at 3am on April 6, 2008) than in previous years.

Borrows stressed that the problem was not confined to Microsoft software, and he urged IT managers to “engage with third-party suppliers now