Microsoft A/NZ and Chorus New Zealand are the only two tech companies that have made it on the Aon Hewitt Best Employers 2015 list this year. In total, 15 companies across all sectors in A/NZ were accredited for the title.
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Distribution Central recently hosted a launch event for its DC CloudSelect Marketplace at Studio in Sydney Tower. Besides literally getting as close to the Cloud as possible in one of the highest buildings in Sydney, its channel partners were also given a short presentation around Cloud trends and a demo of the DC solution, followed by drinks and canapes. A demo pod was also set up for guests that were interested to have an onsite demonstration.
Enterprise virtualisation and storage company, Nutanix, has announced the winners of its Australia and New Zealand partner awards.
Network vendor, A10 Networks, has appointed Song Tang Yih to the role of Asia-Pacific vice-president. The new role was created for the company to increase its focus on its Asia-Pacific operations.
Drivers such as data growth, software-defined data centre technologies, and the Internet of Things (IoT) continue to fuel Cloud adoption.
Cloud isn’t a “new thing” anymore but it still has the potential to create opportunities for the channel, says rhipe market research vice-president, Stephen Parker. He was speaking at a keynote session, at the company’s Cloud Channel Summit in Sydney.
Cloud is the one of the ways forward in the channel, but only 50 per cent of companies were on board with the technology in 2013, Telsyte managing director, Foad Fadaghi, said. He was speaking at the keynote session of the recent rhipe Cloud Channel Summit, which was held in Sydney.
Datacentre providers are actively looking to expand their services range, following indications that the market is set for consolidation, according to analyst firm, IDC.
Datacentre energy vendor, Enlogic, has signed on RackPower as its first distributor in New Zealand.
IT and communications managed services provider, Gen-i, has opened a new $10.5 million, tier 3 datacentre in Christchurch.
Telco service provider, Vodafone New Zealand, has made a number of amendments to its SuperNet advertising after one of its competitors in the region, Telecom, commenced high court proceedings in respect of certain aspects of the campaign.
ASX-listed retailer, JB Hi-Fi (ASX:JBH), has announced a net profit after tax (NPAT) of $116.4 million for its end-of-year financial results, which ended June 30.
Datacentre infrastructure solutions vendor, Nutanix, has entered into a distribution agreement with WhiteGold Solutions for the A/NZ region.
IT and communications managed services provider, Gen-i, has inked a partnership with software license optimisation vendor, Flexera Software.
Computer accessories and high-end peripherals distributor, Anyware Corporation, recently celebrated 10 years of operations in New Zealand. To mark the occasion, the company hosted a birthday party at its Penrose office in Auckland, where its staff, resellers and partners mingled over food and drinks. Two lucky visitors made their way home with new iPads, courtesy of a door prize, and the winner of a month-long competition claimed the major prize - more than $3000 worth of product. Anyware manager director, Garrison Huang, also shared his vision on future cooperation between Anyware and its business partners and the company’s strategy for the next few years.
The storied Toshiba laptop brand relaunched globally as Dynabook last year. Kickstarting 2020, the channel-centric vendor has been offering partners a $50 incentive per notebook sold.