Dell has unveiled the second annual Global Technology Adoption Index (GTAI 2015), revealing organisations actively using Cloud, mobility, Big Data or security technologies are experiencing up to 53 per cent higher revenue growth rates than those that have not invested in these technologies
Stories by Mike Gee
Vocus Communications (ASX:VOC) and M2 Group (ASX:MTU) have entered into a Merger Implementation Agreement (MIA), under which the two companies will merge, by way of an M2 scheme of arrangement (Scheme), to create a full-service vertically integrated telco valued at more than $3 billion
Converged data protection provider, Druva, has become the latest disruptive technology vendor to select Exclusive Networks A/NZ as its go-to distribution partner for the A/NZ marketplace.
As a result of increased adoption of Cloud computing, driven by the consumer segments increased consumption of videos, social networks, mobile data and gaming, and the corporate sectors' use of data intensive applications, the Australian outsourced datacentre market continues to grow strongly.
Dicker Data has formally announced its CloudPortal, a single destination to manage subscriptions, renewals and other commitments.
Golfers got into the swing on the final afternoon of EDGE 2015 when they competed for the prestigious (well, it is now) EDGE Cup. Two golf courses were reserved for the event- the newly refurbished Port Douglas Resort and the Palmer Sea Reef Golf Course. Sponsors and co-hosts formed teams of 4 for a shotgun start over both courses. It has to be said though, it is the first time we've seen a crocodile on-course - now that's what we call a natural hazard. ARN Editor, Allan Swann, took his camera gear and a buggy and recorded the action.
Here are pictorial highlights of the morning session, day two, at EDGE 2015 featuring the keynote by former Myer CEO, Bernie Brookes, and a plenary session from VMware - presented by director of channels and general business A/NZ, John Donovan, and senior product marketing manager, Aaron Steppat - on Opportunity in a liquid world: Outcomes and profitability to the channel. Photos by Alison George.
All great conferences mix business and pleasure in equal amounts. And EDGE 2015 did so in style with a stunning celebration dinner under the stars. The evening began with cocktails on the pontoon followed by a short walk to the huge table by the lagoon for a sumptuous tropical feast. And to cap it all off, fireworks. A splendid night was had by all. Photos by Alison George.
Here are pictorial highlights of the morning session, day one at EDGE 2015 featuring the keynote by former Chief of the Army, Lieutenant General David Morrison, and plenary sessions from SAP - presented by SAP VP and GM Global Partner Operations, A/NZ, Greg Miller - and Huawei, presented by John Lord AM, chairman, Huawei Technologies Australia, and Huawei Enterprise director of channel sales, Leo Lynch. Photos by Alison George
Microsoft has announced one of its biggest customer wins – an agreement with General Electric to deliver Microsoft’s Cloud productivity suite, Office 365, to GE’s more than 300,000 employees across over 170 countries.
Welcome to EDGE 2015 Media Hub. On this page you will find links to all the stories, slideshows and videos from EDGE 2015.
This slideshow will update with photos on the run as EDGE 2015 runs from July 20-23 in Port Douglas. Photos are taken on a variety of mobile phones!. Photos by Susan Searle, James Henderson, Allan Swann and Jennifer O'Brien
ARN and Reseller News, along with EDGE's platinum sponsors (SAP, Huawei and VMware), welcomed delegates to Port Douglas and EDGE 2015 with a cocktail party and casual dinner on the terrace next to the beach. What better way to start the conference. Good food and good networking under the Queensland tropical skies.
Microsoft has reached an agreement to acquire FieldOne Systems, a provider of field service management solutions that allow organisations to better manage and deliver service to their customers in the field.
The move means that Fortinet’s Next Generation security solutions will now be distributed in both Australia and New Zealand by Ingram Micro and Exclusive Networks.
The Cloud is nothing new.