Government representatives, ICT organisations, cloud providers and users met in late January to push ahead with efforts to establish local cloud computing standards.
Stories by Amanda Sachtleben
Dell is on a drive to simplify and personalise its product range, as products announced at the recent Consumer Electronics Show in the US make their way downunder.
Cisco’s local business recorded growth "in the high single digits" in the company’s latest financial year that ended last July, according to country manager Geoff Lawrie.
Laser country manager Debbie Maher has opted to return to Ingram Micro after spending about six months with the vendor.
Intergen is on the hunt for an Auckland-based, Northern region manager with incumbent Shaun Donaghey set to leave the company.
Epson New Zealand has ceased to be a separate entity from its Australian owner Epson Australia Pty.
Cambridge-based mobility and ruggedised fieldforce technology specialist Global Communications seeks to expand its base of software developer partners.
Document and communications integrator Connect NZ is on a drive to build the company’s distribution business, after rebranding its associate company Communications Exchange as Idvio.
Enterprise IT has snared an outsourced support agreement with Air New Zealand, its biggest ever support agreement.
Boshoff has been travelling around Auckland and Wellington, getting to know local customers and channel partners. Although he needs to do this to find new opportunities for HP here, he has already highlighted some areas of potential.
Communications integrator NSC Group is regrouping after a difficult entry into the local market.
Kaspersky Lab has chosen to use only two distributors in New Zealand – SMS eTechnologies and its newly-appointed local partner Express Data, but will no longer use Microbe as a distributor here.
Distributor Chillisoft has responded to reseller demand by offering specialist services that the channel can on-sell to customers.
IBM says partners entering its local partner awards, which are open for entries until the end of the year, should also consider entering its international Beacon awards, to be held in the US next February.
Renaissance says it will move back into volume brands where they complement the company’s strategy of enabling creative professionals.
The storied Toshiba laptop brand relaunched globally as Dynabook last year. Kickstarting 2020, the channel-centric vendor has been offering partners a $50 incentive per notebook sold.