Menu
OneNet records “most successful” year as Kiwis embrace cloud

OneNet records “most successful” year as Kiwis embrace cloud

“In New Zealand specifically, until quite recently, one of the major barriers to adoption of cloud services was the cost and quality of connectivity."

New Zealand hosting provider OneNet has recorded the company’s “most successful year to date” during 2014, as Kiwi businesses continue to embrace the cloud.

Speaking exclusively to Reseller News, the Auckland-based company says OneNet, and its partners and clients, are reaping the benefits of cloud adoption.

“2014 has been our most successful year to date,” says Roman Paljk, General Manager, OneNet.

“This has been a combination of substantial growth in business from our ever expanding reseller and business partner channel, several large IaaS and DaaS migrations, as well as organic growth in users and usage from within our existing client base.

“We are extremely reliant on the support of our partners and without them there is no way we could reach out to such a large number of clients so we are incredibly grateful for their support.”

Paljk, now two and a half years into his role as General Manager, says that 2014 “without a doubt, exceeded expectations.”

“The team here, and our partners, have all worked tremendously hard over the past 12 months and we have been rewarded with fantastic results,” he says.

“Our clients too are reaping the benefits of moving to OneNet’s cloud services and as we grow we are able to continue to invest in people and technology that benefits all of our clients.”

With the success of 2014 still fresh in the minds, Paljk says the company’s aim now focuses on continuing to develop and expand its partner base, one that includes partnerships with Systems Integrators and software vendors is a key focus for OneNet.

Overcoming challenges…

Despite recording a bumper year, Paljk acknowledges the challenges that face cloud service providers in New Zealand today, but believes building a successful subscription revenue business is “extremely challenging anywhere in the world.”

“In New Zealand specifically, until quite recently, one of the major barriers to adoption of cloud services was the cost and quality of connectivity,” Paljk explains.

“High quality, cost effective connectivity is absolutely critical for the adoption of cloud services and thankfully this is being addressed with the rollout of fibre nationally.”

Otherwise, Paljk sees “no reason” why New Zealand based cloud providers can’t compete with global players.


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 Cloudonenet

Featured

Slideshows

Reseller News Platinum Club celebrates leading partners in 2019

Reseller News Platinum Club celebrates leading partners in 2019

The leading players of the New Zealand channel came together to celebrate a year of achievement at the annual 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.

Reseller News Platinum Club celebrates leading partners in 2019
Reseller News hosts alumnae breakfast for Women in ICT Awards

Reseller News hosts alumnae breakfast for Women in ICT Awards

Reseller News hosted its second annual alumnae breakfast for the Women in ICT Awards in New Zealand, designed to showcase the leading female leaders in the industry. Held at The Cordis in Auckland, attendees came together to hear inspiring keynotes and panel discussions, alongside high-level networking among peers. Photos by Gino Demeer.

Reseller News hosts alumnae breakfast for Women in ICT Awards
Reseller News Innovation Awards 2019: meet the winners

Reseller News Innovation Awards 2019: meet the winners

Reseller News honoured the standout players of the New Zealand channel in front of more than 480 technology leaders in Auckland on 23 October, recognising the achievements of top partners, emerging entrants and innovative start-ups.

Reseller News Innovation Awards 2019: meet the winners
Show Comments