Data recovery and information management provider Kroll Ontrack is looking for more partners in New Zealand and is also looking at pushing its services portfolio into the country.
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Smartpresence founders Corey McCarthy and John Kandiliotis say they saw a gap in the market that led them to launch a new Kiwi distributor, focused on video solutions.
Kendra Ross co-founded distribution company Duo with Jackie Hatchwell 16 years ago. If an IT company founded by two women wasn’t already enough of a rarity in the industry, the distributor has the added particularity of remaining a female-only business, now with five staff and after 16 years in business.
Jade Software has launched an international security company this month to provide specialist technology to police forces and agencies around the world. According to Jade the new venture, the Wynyard Group, is the result of over two years of investment in designing specialist technology solutions which are now being marketed worldwide.
Security vendor WatchGuard is launching a security suite for virtualised environments, the vendor’s first moved into the virtualisation market.
HP has confirmed that it will merge its PC and printing divisions into a single business unit but a local spokesperson says it is too early to “speculate on local details” and on what this means for the New Zealand market.
Naysayers be gone, the printing business is alive and well, says Richard Bailey, HP’s vice president of Imaging and Print for the South Pacific region.
Wireless vendor Ruckus recently held its first ever official partner event in New Zealand and says it is now committed to heavily investing in this market.
Videoconferencing resellers should be targeting the SMB market as VC solutions become more and more affordable and the Ultra Fast Broadband (UFB) rollout gets underway, says Vaughan Nankivell, ANZ business manager for the Huawei Enterprise division of Simms, soon to be rebranded as Expressonline.
Polycom says it is moving away from a point product to focus on solutions as part of an effort to adjust to mobility and cloud trends.
Mobile malware is a growing menace in New Zealand according to the results of Juniper's latest Mobile Threats Report, which the company released last month.
Westcon and Datacom were the New Zealand winners of the EMC partner awards announced at EMC's annual Biz Connect event in Sydney on March 14.
Phil Goodin has a busy year ahead now that he has been promoted to general manager of New Zealand-owned technology lease provider Equico, after sixteen months with the company as heads of sales and marketing.
Asnet is looking for “as many resellers as possible” for its newly launched videoNet, an HD cloud-based video conference service that the company describes as video-as-a-service.
Renaissance has made four staff redundant from its sales team on the distribution side of the business, as it reviews the company structure and looks at two offers from potential buyers.