The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is set to create the perfect storm for the internet of things (IoT) market during 2021, which is estimated to surpass US$14.3 billion by the end of the year.
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Data centre operator Equinix has appointed Sophie Ben Sadia as vice president of channel sales for the Asia Pacific region, coming over from Schnieder Electric after more than four years.
Corel, the software vendor parent behind Parallels and WinZip, has revamped its global partner program, bringing in a tiered structure to support channel players.
Capgemini is set to acquire systems integrator Empired to further its reach in A/NZ, a move that could see the French multinational boost its local annual revenue to more than half a billion dollars.
Perth-based systems integrator Empired has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Capgemini for a total of roughly A$233 million in cash.
N-able, the company formally known as SolarWinds MSP, has appointed Matthew Drake to the role of senior sales director for the Asia Pacific region.
Enterprises in Asia Pacific, excluding Japan, are anticipated to continue latching onto public cloud services over the next four years, with the market expected to reach US$124 billion by 2025.
Lenovo edged out HP for first place in the global traditional PC market during the second quarter, with less than 2 per cent difference between the vendors in terms of market share.
Allowed users to read server files containing usernames, passwords and the location of key databases.
Microsoft has acknowledged its top performing Australian and New Zealand partners for 2021, both at home and on the global stage, during its Global Inspire Partner Awards.
Cyber security vendor Sophos has acquired Capsule8 to overhaul its protection of Linux systems through its own offerings.
Global cloud IaaS is set to become an extremely lucrative market, with annual recurring revenues forecasting to skyrocket up to US$14 billion by 2025.
Third party support provider Rimini Street has promoted vice president of sales for Australia and New Zealand Daniel Benad to the role of group vice president and general manager for Oceania.
Value-added distributor Wavelink has established new partner programs for Australia and New Zealand for its recently split business units.
Spending on certain products in the global cloud infrastructure market increased by 12.5 per cent, year-on-year, during the first quarter of 2021, with the market shifting towards shared cloud infrastructure all but guaranteed.
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