Partners, vendors and distributors reconnected during a number of social gatherings during EDGE 2019. The first evening saw the channel congregate for a welcome party at the Hamilton Island yacht club, while the main poolside proved to be the perfect stop for a barbecue on the final night.
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Day 2 of EDGE was opened by in-depth research from TRA's Tim Dillon, which outlined the partner view on the channel's future. The following day saw Forrester's Jay McBain and Odgers Berndtson's Tim Sleep conclude the keynote line-up, while HPE and Cisco rounded off the thought leadership.
After an intensive day of keynotes, breakout sessions and networking, 300 delegates donned their whitest gladrags and unwinded at Edge's customary Dinner Under the Stars at Outrigger Marquee. Photos by: Christine Wong.
EDGE 2019: Thought leaders and influencers share their building blocks for the channel's future growth
More than 300 top-level technology executives spent EDGE 2019 Day One hearing from thought leaders, including trend-spotter Magnus Lindkvist, Tech Research Asia's Tim Dillon and Atlassian's Josh Devenny. In between, partners attended in-depth breakout sessions examining how the technology industry is re-building itself amid changing times. Photos by Christine Wong.
EDGE 2019 Icebreaker Sessions | Day One of Edge 2019 saw a series of one-to-one and ice-breaker meetings take place between vendors and partners from both sides of the Tasman. Consisting of six 12-minute speed dating-style sessions, these meetings presented a prime opportunity for the channel to make new friends and reconnect with old.
Time is running out to make your voice heard about the state of the IT channel across Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ) as part of an in-depth study.
South Africa-headquartered Syspro has named Albert Lau as its strategic alliances and channel manager covering Australasia.
Microsoft announced the acquisition of open source PostgreSQL extension provider Citus Data for an undisclosed sum.
Microsoft is set to licence DXC Technology’s proprietary enterprise credit management module, a Sable37 app for Microsoft Dynamics 365 for finance and operations.
Partners from across Australia and New Zealand came together for Sophos Discover in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney, as the vendor outlined key channel opportunities within the security market.
Transition Systems has become the sole distributor for collaboration display vendor, Avocor, spanning Australia and New Zealand markets.
Acronis has engaged in a strategic partnership with Microsoft to deeply integrate its data protection products with Azure cloud services.
Mimecast has honoured the top performing partners across Australia and New Zealand during the past 12 months, as the security specialists continue to expand through the channel.
SolarWinds has ramped up its security play through acquiring real-time threat monitoring and management software, Trusted Metrics.