Dell's New Zealand and Australian businesses have joined the Storage Networking Industry Association ANZ, while trans-Tasman enterprise marketing manager Justin Boyd has been appointed to its Board of Directors.
Craig Scroggie, Chairman of SNIA ANZ and Symantec's Pacific region vice president and managing director, says the addition of Dell bring "a key industry leader" to its strategic programmes.
"We look forward to working with the Dell team in extending our educational programs. These programs are facilitated by volunteer subject matter experts in their respective fields acting as industry evangelists," says Scroggie.
Boyd says Dell support SNIA's goal of developing and promoting standards, technology and education across ANZ.
In his role as a Board member, Boyd will focus on increasing awareness of SNIA ANZ among Dell customers and channel partners.
Boyd joined Dell in Australia 10 years ago and has been in the IT industry for 23 years. He recently has introduced the Dell EqualLogic iSCSI portfolio to the ANZ market.