Security, storage, and application delivery company, Barracuda Networks, has signed on Synnex as its distributor in A/NZ.
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Lenovo named the winners of its 2016 A/NZ Business Partner Awards at a recent gala dinner held at Sydney’s Star Room in Darling Harbour.
New Zealand Cloud based business software company, 9 Spokes, has closed a $25 million capital raise early following strong support from investors, including investment funds. The company is also set to list on the ASX on June 9.
Independent IT consultancy focusing on the Apple platform, Factorial, has been named A/NZ Partner of the Year by scale-out storage, archive and data protection company, Quantum.
Wireless solutions company, Jabra, has named its top partners across the A/NZ markets, following an awards ceremony it recently held at the company’s annual A/NZ partner conference in Phuket, Thailand.
Westcon-Comstor hosted its first Imagine event for 2016 in Auckland, with over 600 industry professionals attending the conference and exhibition at the Sky City Grand. Kiwis sat through and participated in four conference streams that included Collaboration, Innovation, Cloud and Productivity. Photos by Susan Searle.
Dick Smith, the retailer that ceased trading on May 3 as a result of financial difficulty, has been relaunched in the A/NZ market as an online-only retailer.
US-based Stratus Technologies has appointed Hemisphere Technologies as a master Value Added Distributor (VAD) across the A/NZ region, including the Pacific Island states.
Former EMC A/NZ general manager of channel sales, Chris Trevitt, has joined Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) as its director - indirect, South Pacific Enterprise Group.
IT storage company, EMC, has named the winners of its 2015 EMC Business Partner Program Awards at an intimate event in Sydney. The cream of the A/NZ business partner community gathered to recognise EMC’s highest performing partners of 2015.
The Capgemini group founder, Serge Kampf, has passed. The company’s board of directors issued a statement announcing the death of Kampf, in his home city of Grenoble (France) at the age of 81.
Lenovo has named Margrith Appleby as its new A/NZ channel director role. Appleby replaces Fred Viet, who recently departed the company at the end of February this year to take on a role at Microsoft to head up its Surface commercial channel in A/NZ.
Cyber security company, Intel Security, will be making some significant changes to its partner programs in an attempt to increase customer profitability, according to its Asia-Pacific Alliances and specialist sales head of channels, Jagdish Mahapatra.
Multi-national technology company, Cisco, is reiterating its focus on security. At its global Cisco Partner Summit 2016 in San Diego, the company’s security business group senior vice-president and general manager, David Goeckeler, said at a keynote session that security is a key component of all its technologies.
IoT is at the forefront of Cisco’s mind, according to Cisco IoT verticals business unit vice-president, Tony Shakib. Shakib was speaking at a breakout session at the company’s Cisco Partner Summit 2016, in San Diego.