Consumer electronics giant Philips has formed an unlikely alliance with Swarovski, a maker of luxury crystal products, to promote its new range of USB flash drives and digital music players.
Stories by Jan Birkeland
Jane Ling came to New Zealand more than 20 years ago as a toddler. Living in Auckland she attended Epsom Girls Grammar, then worked through a law degree at university.
Business advisory firm WHK Gosling Chapman (WHK GC) says the company will run a second High Impact programme for the ICT sector in New Zealand, commencing in October 2007.
The entry deadline is drawing closer for the second annual IBM Business Partner Awards, presented in association with Reseller News.
New Zealand slightly lags behind Australia in attitudes towards ecologically responsible business and IT practices, according to a survey by Sun Microsystems.
Consumer storage provider Western Digital (WD) has released the newest member of its Passport portable-drives family – a 250GB version. The quarter-terabyte drive comes in a handy size, with an enclosure containing a 2.5 inch hard disk drive.
After reporting on the IT industry in New Zealand, in particular the channel, for a year and a half, I’m moving on (but not too far). Come the next issue of Reseller News, I will have shifted about five metres within the Fairfax Business Media office to a publication with a different focus, namely PC World.
Symantec’s new sales account representative, Garrick Smart, has one thing on his mind – success. He came to New Zealand at the start of 2002 with a degree in systems engineering, after spending his childhood in Zimbabwe followed by 11 years in South Africa.
Trend Micro has added new features to its channel programme to further support and attract new resellers and partners.
To help shore up sales through resellers in the ultra-competitive printer market, Oki distributor Comworth Systems now allows customers a trial of the vendor’s products before purchase.
Storagecraft hopes the New Zealand market will match the growth it has had in Australia, after signing Albany-based distributor Datastor.
Juniper Networks has appealed to Cisco routing professionals to become certified in the company’s operating system, Junos, at no cost.
Virtualisation specialist Vmware is looking to provide a greener IT landscape with its products.
Albany-based distributor Snappernet has picked up the Snapgear range from Secure Computing.
Texas-based Dell has made waves of late, with talk of the direct-sell specialist adopting a channel model. Many local channel-centric businesses are predicting that Dell will move towards an indirect sales model.
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