Menu
Big names unite to promote mobility

Big names unite to promote mobility

MICROSOFT NZ and Telecom Mobile have teamed up to market the benefits of mobility technology.

Both companies will jointly host customer conferences and events, lead the development of education and productivity tools and bring in a new range of email-capable mobile devices.

Stephen Stanley, Microsoft communication sector manager, sees a multitude of channel opportunities coming out of the partnership.

“Telecom and Microsoft will be taking on the education of business users, which should relieve resellers of that burden. It’s far easier to sell to a customer who knows about the technology,” he says.

Stanley points out that not every customer wanting to switch to a mobile work environment will have the infrastructure in place and will be reliant on those businesses that sell and implement such solutions.

Ken Kenrick, Telecom Mobile general manager, says the idea behind the educational initiative is to demonstrate to businesses the way investment in mobile and email technology can drive productivity.


Follow Us

Join the newsletter!

Error: Please check your email address.

Featured

Slideshows

Sizing up the NZ security spectrum - Where's the channel sweet spot?

Sizing up the NZ security spectrum - Where's the channel sweet spot?

From new extortion schemes, outside threats and rising cyber attacks, the art of securing the enterprise has seldom been so complex or challenging. With distance no longer a viable defence, Kiwi businesses are fighting to stay ahead of the security curve. In total, 28 per cent of local businesses faced a cyber attack last year, with the number in New Zealand set to rise in 2017. Yet amidst the sensationalism, media headlines and ongoing high profile breaches, confusion floods the channel, as partners seek strategic methods to combat rising sophistication from attackers. In sizing up the security spectrum, this Reseller News roundtable - in association with F5 Networks, Kaspersky Lab, Tech Data, Sophos and SonicWall - assessed where the channel sweet spot is within the New Zealand channel. Photos by Maria Stefina.

Sizing up the NZ security spectrum - Where's the channel sweet spot?
Show Comments