[Mako's Adrian Pearce with Chris Lee from Netcare]
Stories by Hamish Barwick and Amanda Sachtleben
EMC is finding new premises to accommodate growing staff numbers, with local additions from acquired company Data Domain and a possible boost in personnel in Wellington from EMC’s Australian business.
PC vendors selling here have cause for optimism, with market analyst firm IDC predicting slight growth in the third quarter of this year and tipping more robust growth towards the end of 2009.
Local integrators and retailers are not ruling out working with Dell now that the formal PartnerDirect scheme has been released, but many say they have not signed up for the scheme.
Sun Microsystems’ local distributor Express Data and partner Eagle Technology say Oracle’s acquisition could give Sun a more positive outlook after doubts about its future.