As business disruption sets in with the COVID-19 pandemic, customer demand for IT services will take a hit, with revenue in the sector set to decline in the second half of 2020, according to analyst firm TBR.
Stories by Julia Talevski
Government policies are set to drive artificial intelligence platform revenues in Asia Pacific to US$29.3 billion in 2024, according to data and analytics company GlobalData.
Backup and cloud data management vendor Veeam has released new partner program discounts and updates and its new Veeam Service Provider Console v.4.
Microsoft is continuing to roll out a host of new tools and partner program updates as partners navigate their way through the tumultuous business climate brought on by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Adobe has appointed former Salesforce Asia Pacific vice president Simon Tate as its new Asia Pacific president.
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.
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.
NOMINATIONS EXTENDED - CLOSE ON AUGUST 10
EDGE 2020 Goes Virtual