Menu
BEarena gains considerable kudos from partner Nutanix

BEarena gains considerable kudos from partner Nutanix

Named partner of the year ANZ and Nutanix valuable player

BEarena Director Darren Ashley

BEarena Director Darren Ashley

Sydney-based reseller BEarena has won two awards at the Nutanix Asia-Pacific partner conference in Phuket, Thailand.

BEarena took off the partner of the year award for Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ) while the company’s director, Darren Ashley, was named Nutanix valuable player for the region.

Ashley said the awards were an “incredible” validation for the decision made two years ago to “bet the house” on Nutanix.

“We believed that with their technology and partnership we could challenge the status quo. Our relationship with Nutanix continues to grow, as does our collective customer base. It is a pleasure to work with such a motivated company.”

BEarena clients constitute around 20 per cent of Nutanix total client base in the region. The reseller is also the only certified Nutanix Elite partner in A/NZ.

Nutanix A/NZ managing director, Wayne Neich, saID there are many factors that have contributed to BEarena’s success in the region.

“They have a very clear vision of where IT infrastructure is going. They feel that Nutanix has the right architecture to get there. There is an extreme belief that what Nutanix is doing is the most appropriate for the marketplace.”

“There are many people in the organisation that really believe what most companies need to deliver from an IT perspective is different. It’s not just about having a wizz bang box, it’s about having a strategy for the customer and being able to deliver one that provides key aspects like on premise and to be able to take advantage of the Cloud.

“Their vision is almost completely inline with ours. They don’t go and talk to customers about Nutanix boxes and I think that’s where most partners make the mistake. You want to go with a partner that has a very compelling and valuable strategy for where they can take your customer,” he said.


Follow Us

Join the newsletter!

Or

Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more.

Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. View our privacy policy before signing up.

Error: Please check your email address.

Tags partner programWayne NeichBEarenaNutanixDarren Ashley

Featured

Slideshows

The making of an MSSP: a blueprint for growth in NZ

The making of an MSSP: a blueprint for growth in NZ

Partners are actively building out security practices and services to match, yet remain challenged by a lack of guidance in the market. This exclusive Reseller News Roundtable - in association with Sophos - assessed the making of an MSSP, outlining the blueprint for growth and how partners can differentiate in New Zealand.

The making of an MSSP: a blueprint for growth in NZ
Reseller News Platinum Club celebrates leading partners in 2018

Reseller News Platinum Club celebrates leading partners in 2018

The leading players of the New Zealand channel came together to celebrate a year of achievement at the inaugural Reseller News Platinum Club lunch in Auckland. Following the Reseller News Innovation Awards, Platinum Club provides a platform to showcase the top performing partners and start-ups of the past 12 months, with more than ​​50 organisations in the spotlight.​​​

Reseller News Platinum Club celebrates leading partners in 2018
Meet the top performing HP partners in NZ

Meet the top performing HP partners in NZ

HP has honoured its leading partners in New Zealand during 2018, following 12 months of growth through the local channel. Unveiled during the fourth running of the ceremony in Auckland, the awards recognise and celebrate excellence, growth, consistency and engagement of standout Kiwi partners.

Meet the top performing HP partners in NZ
Show Comments