Backup and security software distributor AVG (AU/NZ) is considering taking on a country manager for New Zealand.
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A company specialising in managing mobile computers for clients in the medical sector, was able to track down an allegedly stolen laptop using a Managed Service Provider (MSP) agent.
Distributors in New Zealand have not felt the impact of the March 11 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear catastrophes on pricing or availability, despite the large number of ITC components manufactured in Japan.
Web and email security solutions provider M86 Security last month launched a new product designed for the SMB market.
Connector Systems is shifting into a new phase of growth as it looks to hire more staff to support an increase in sales, while placing a greater emphasis on partner training programmes following a nine-month brand expansion.
Data communication distributor SnapperNet celebrates its tenth anniversary this month, after a promising first quarter suggests a return to the company’s pre-recession steady rate of growth.
Systems integrator Computer Concepts (CCL) announced two appointments to lead company growth, building on the its North Island presence, while expanding a services including cloud computing, unified communications and procurement.
Virtualisation solutions provider AppSense and its New Zealand distribution partner MPA, will launch marketing initiatives to increase awareness of the company’s user-driven virtualisation product.
Hamilton-based ICT solutions provider Houston Technology Group (HTG) celebrated its 25th anniversary with a party and a positive outlook for continued growth.
Avnet Technology Solutions is bolstering its New Zealand presence as the company expands its relationship with Oracle throughout the region.
Juniper Networks appointed three new staff members here between October and January, in anticipation of increased activity this year. The company hired Raj Unnikrishnan as commercial account manager, Dave Sharples as systems engineer and Alex Grant as partner account manager. Juniper will draw on its experience to help the new staff amplify the company’s current presence in two markets by fostering channel relationships.
IBM this year added a list of categories to its Business Partner awards specifically to recognise resellers for “revenue attainment, ease of doing business with IBM, year-on-year growth in IBM business, participation in the channel programmes, enablement, co-marketing and innovation," according to Raymond Skoglund, IBM’s New Zealand channel manager. The Reseller Awards focuses on partners that demonstrate all-around excellence in sales and marketing capabilities as well as their commitment to the depth and breadth of the IBM portfolio.
The local division of IT solutions provider EMC is rolling out an addition to its existing partner programme, in support of the introduction of the VNXe unified storage platform.
Ingram Micro has officially assembled its Apple distribution team.
Tauranga-based data search product vendor Pingar has relaunched with a new product and a new distribution model.