Distributors across the region are activating their business continuity plans, declaring they’re open for business, keeping supplies up to meet demand and reassuring partners of minimal disruption.
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Former Nutanix lead in Australia and New Zealand Jamie Humphrey has been appointed as the new country and general manager for data control vendor Rubrik in A/NZ.
Platinum Equity, the private equity firm that owns both Winc and OfficeMax New Zealand, has been "aggressively revamping" its operations model across both markets.
Ingram Micro plans to vigorously contest the decision handed down by the French Competition Authority that came with a €63 million fine as part of an anti-competitive behaviour case involving Apple.
Disaster recovery vendor Zerto is continuing to invest more resources into the A/NZ region following partner and revenue growth in the past 12 months.
Enterprise software vendor BMC Software will acquire fellow competitor Compuware, marking its largest acquisition to date.
Tech distributor Hills has experienced solid profit growth of more than 200 per cent from $242,000 to $2.6 million for the first half of the financial year 2020, ending December 31.
After almost four years as the A/NZ managing director, Peter Chidiac has left Avaya.
Network and application performance vendor, Riverbed has appointed Frank Ong as its regional vice president of A/NZ along with Richard Steranka as APJ leader.
Dell Technologies will be selling its cyber security unit, RSA for U.S.$2.08 billion to a consortium headed by Symphony Technology Group, Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board and AlpInvest Partners.
Accenture has boosted its SAP resources in Australia and New Zealand through the acquisition of up SAP consultancy business Icon Integration
Demand for public cloud software and infrastructure in relation to Microsoft Azure and Office 365 has led rhipe towards 33 per cent sales growth to $152.7 million in the first half of FY20, ending December 31.
Koch Equity Development has made a move to acquire the remaining equity stake in Infor that was held by Golden Gate Capital.
US-based software delivery platform start-up Harness.io is making its mark in the Asia Pacific market, hiring Simon Horrocks to lead the charge.
Storage vendor SoftIron has stepped into the APAC region with the appointment of Paul Harris as its new regional director of sales.