Microsoft has launched a campaign that aims to counter what it describes as the “confusion and lingering misunderstandings” about its latest operating system – Windows Vista.
Stories by Louis van Wyk
The popularity of Nintendo Wiis and Apple iPods is being harnessed to promote Westcon and Emerson Network Power’s recently established partnership.
Mark Charlesworth could be regarded as a crown prince in one New Zealand’s technology royal families.
An SPI NZ shareholder is rumoured to have bought some of the failed distributor’s stock and is bidding to take on one of its main agencies.
Money makes the world go round and so does technology.
Unlike many of its predecessors, one of New Zealand’s latest technology exports does not hail from the capital or the Big Smoke.
In what it calls a “pure, bottom-line investment”, NetApp is spending around $2 million on expanding its partner enablement team across Australia and New Zealand.
The demise of Nintendo distributor, SPI NZ, has seen an associated company having to assure the channel that it is still in good shape.
Despite gloomy forecasts, two of the country’s largest distributors believe the technology industry will weather the storm of an economic slowdown.
Arriving a few minutes late at Pro Motion Racing in Newmarket, Auckland, I missed the crucial instruction briefing.
Kinetics Group has scored a first by becoming the only New Zealand company to win a finalist position in Microsoft’s worldwide Partner of the Year awards.
Acknowledging that its patchy presence in the past has led to some uncertainty regarding 3Com’s commitment to the New Zealand market, the networking vendor plans to reignite its operation here.
Auldhouse has been appointed as Symantec’s first local training provider. The exclusive agreement is the first of its kind for the software vendor in Australasia and covers Symantec’s entire range of products.
For Phill Patton working in technology does not revolve around flashing red and green lights or flashy gadgets. By his own admission Patton is not a “gadget freak” – he prefers to focus on the business benefits that can be delivered through technology.
The demise of a distributor is never good news – not even for its rivals. They are often left with the task of mopping up, having to deal with customers and resellers caught short over outstanding orders and loss of support.
Businesses are now in a much better position to tackle social, economic and business challenges