Stories by Vera Alves

New opportunities for resellers with CS6

Adobe says the release of CS6 is its bigger ever, with new features and enhancements to “every single product in the suite”, according to ANZ managing director Paul Robson.

Allied Telesis eyes NZ for growth

Allied Telesis sees 2012 as the year to invest big in the New Zealand market and the company is wasting no time, having recently made three appointments to cover business across the country.

Websense sets up local presence

Simone Neunz is just the first member of a local team that Websense is planning to set up in New Zealand, according to newly appointed ANZ country manager Gerry Tucker.

Steve Haddock's new adventures, in IT and on the trails

EMC’s new general manager of channel for New Zealand is an IT industry veteran who, prior to joining EMC in early April, he spent 15 years of his life working for Microsoft in three different countries (New Zealand, Singapore and the UK).

Cybercriminals going after SMBs

Malicious attacks continue to rise and cybercriminals are shifting their focus from big money-making corporations to small and medium businesses. These are some of the conclusions to be drawn from Symantec's latest Internet Security Threat Report, that the vendor released earlier this month.

Riverbed changes partner programme

Riverbed Technology has announced a number of changes to its channel programme, the Riverbed Partner Network (RPN), focused mainly on new online training tools and resources geared towards helping partners develop their skills and competencies around Riverbed’s performance platform and products.

Mobility is permanent, says Dale Campbell

Dale Campbell’s role as business manager at Simms International (soon to be rebranded as Expressonline), for the Motion Computing product portfolio allows an insider’s perspective on how much mobile devices are shaping different industries in the country.

SAP to launch unified mobile platform

SAP has entered into agreements with Adobe, Appcelerator and Sencha to provide users with an open mobile apps development framework for developing on the company’s mobile platform.

Scinaptic looking to grow in New Zealand

James Fox, CEO of Australian-based IT company Scinaptic, says there is a “big buzz” around SharePoint users in New Zealand and that users of the platform in the country are a rule more than an exception.

Cisco streamlines partner strategy

A year ago, most headlines carrying Cisco's name talked about a crisis in the company, a decline in profits and a large number of job losses. But the company says it has reinvented itself in the past year and has come out stronger.