We offer consulting services with a personal touch and a level of cost conciousness that only a smaller company can provide, plus we're 100% New Zealand owned and operated.

About Us

Our specialty areas include web development using all versions of Microsoft's ASP.NET, C# and SQL Server, as well as all aspects of working with IBM Lotus Notes/Domino (development, architecture, and systems administration and new installations).

Hawkins Consulting Services Limited provides experienced and certified technology consultants with experience across a wide range of products and systems. We are positioned to help your company achieve all it can through its use of technology. Located in Auckland New Zealand, we welcome enquiries from all around the globe.

Other technologies we use daily include HTML/CSS, ASP.NET MVC, Mindscape LightSpeed, JavaScript (especially jQuery), AJAX, Google Maps, Google Analytics, Silverlight, and much more.

We're flexible, adaptive, and are happy to be involved in the full lifecycle of your project or simply help out in specific areas as and when required.

Would you like to know more? Please get in touch if you wish to discuss any aspect of our services, or would like to talk about your next project.

News and Events

IBM's new XWork Server

Posted by Ross Hawkins on October 4th, 2011

The IBM XWork Server is a new pricing option that adds licensing flexibility to the Domino Server familiy. If you've looked to deploy XPages or Domino technology into your environment for a small number of specific applications but have been unable to justify the cost, then the XWork server could be the offering for you.

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Potential security vulnerabilities in Lotus Notes & Domino

Posted by Ross Hawkins on Feb 22nd, 2011

TippingPoint Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) contacted IBM Lotus to report eight potential buffer overflow vulnerabilities in Lotus Notes and Domino; for four of which IBM Lotus has fixes, one of which IBM Lotus continues to investigate a fix, and three of which IBM Lotus cannot reproduce and is pursuing additional information.

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Notes/Domino 8.5.2 now available

Posted by Ross Hawkins on August 25th, 2010

Release 8.5.2 of Notes/Domino has hit all the usual IBM download channels. There's some interesting stuff in this release, including the much talked about XPages extensibility API which promises to dramatically increase the number of quality third party controls available for use with the XPages platform, as well as many bug fixes and some performance improvements.

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Some useful Notes/Domino 8.5 upgrade resources

Posted by Ross Hawkins on December 16th, 2009

Anyone looking to do an 8.5 upgrade will find Upgrade Cookbook:  Upgrading to Lotus Notes and Domino 8.5.1 and Lotus Notes and Domino version 8.5 Deployment Guide well worth a read.

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