As Microsoft builds the country’s first hyperscale datacenter region, it has teamed up with its education providers to offer free Azure certifications to AWS-certified tech professionals wanting to further develop their skills and maximize their use of the cloud.
Businesses are now in a much better position to tackle social, economic and business challenges
Go Wireless NZ Ltd, a value-added distributor of wireless networking and IoT (Internet of Things) solutions in New Zealand and the South Pacific since 2006; today announced a new vendor partnership with US-based Soundvision Technologies, a future-focused manufacturer of cutting-edge smart speakers and multi-zone amplifiers and parent company of TruAudio and VSSL.
How the right Microsoft CSP Partnership pushed Optimus Systems into the Growth Zone
Events of 2020 have proven to be transformative to businesses, how they operate, and how they think about everything from their supply lines to staff health, through to resilience and continuity.
A Microsoft CSP Partnership of profit and possibility
Whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been around since before the dot com rollercoaster, choosing the right distribution partner can be a pivotal factor in your success. This definitive guide outlines the traits that every IT partner needs to look for in their IT Distributor.
How inventory management software company Cin7 is fast capturing the global retail market through a successful partnership with Microsoft.
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.
The focus must be on enterprise security.
Channel partners need to be aware of the competing challenges CIOs face.
To help facilitate channel partners, AWS, in collaboration with Westcon-Comstor, offers a comprehensive channel partner program, the Amazon Partner Network (APN).
The Cloud is nothing new.
Small to medium businesses (SMBs) are massively important to the economy.
This article provides guidance for managed service providers (MSPs) that want to grow their business. It is also useful for any IT service provider looking to move from the break-fix model to managed IT services.
Industries worldwide are focusing on achieving higher levels of productivity, optimising processes, and reducing costs in order to meet rising demands and maximize return on investment (ROI).
Microsoft Learn represents a new hands-on approach to learning that aims to help all stakeholders achieve their goals faster
Integrating a tool such as Micro Focus Fortify will provide your organisation and DevOps team with the security best practices necessary to protect the environment from the ever-expanding range of potential threats.
Today's threat landscape is both complex and fast moving.
The partnership between Dell EMC and Dicker Data in New Zealand is new and has come following a successful relationship between the two companies in Australia that has benefitted both the channel and the end-user of the technology.
It’s more than just the Microsoft Cloud. Become a Cloud Solutions Provider.
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SD-WAN could change the way you do business. How? Let the experts from Cisco and Telegistics give you the lowdown on the best new networking technology available.
The Internet of Things (IoT) can benefit many businesses through unprecedented access to inexpensive, connected devices which collect or send data that can be used to help make decisions about everything from where cows are grazing to the control of complex building management systems for climate, lighting and security controls.
In the current time of transition and innovation, the channel can have new conversations and offer new solutions to customers.
As an Umbrellar Reseller, you’ll benefit from access to our technical expertise, marketing material and content, and sales training – as well as plugging you into our ecosystem of service providers for smart collaboration and synergy.
This past October in Christchurch and Wellington, Umbrellar held their annual Partner Breakfasts and brought together business leaders looking bring digital transformation to life in their organizations. With presentations from thought leaders Information Leadership, Walkerscott, and renowned DevOps Behaviourist, Aurynn Shaw.
There was a time when IT departments focused on disaster recovery and business continuity whenever planning a key corporate function. But that time is becoming a distant dot in the enterprise rear-view mirror.
From Oct 16th to Nov 14th, Exeed Restaurant Month in Auckland brings you five ‘lunch and learns’ with eight networking and security vendors.
In a world where data security is key, it is vitally important that every business has the best protection possible for its incoming and outgoing data and that means using Secure Sockets layer (SSL) encryption, decryption and inspection.
Infrastructure, security and network experts say the rise of virtualisation has most affected the way they design, protect and operate the systems that businesses depend on. Today, both physical and virtualised systems can coexist or be part of a strategy allowing service providers and system integrators to develop solutions that meet customer needs.
Hamilton City Council delivering innovative business outcomes through their telecommunications partnership with Vocus
In 2013 Hamilton City Council chose CallPlus, now Vocus Communications (Vocus), as its all-in-one connectivity partner. The Council wanted three key carrier grade capabilities: a wide area network; voice distribution; and uncapped, uncontested, dedicated internet services.
Offer backups and DR-as-a-Service with a fixed cost, high margin, annuity business
Fortinet’s controller-based WLAN solution, FortiGate, brings together the management of wired and wireless infrastructure and security to a single platform rather than a collection of separate appliances.
Network managers have often used tools to assist them with managing networks and diagnosing issues. But the complexity of today's networks means the tools they relied on just a couple of years ago are no longer up to the job of supporting today's complex, multi-dimensional networks.
The key to detecting malicious activity on your network is to understand what assets you have, how different systems communicate with each other and the outside world, and what normal system activity looks like on your network. Once you understand normal, you can create a baseline so that anything outside the expected conditions can be identified, investigated and acted upon.
Office Home & Business 2016 is your best-in-class business solution for creating and sharing high-quality documents, spreadsheets, and presentations.
While the old proverb about living in interesting times was intended as a curse, periods of change are also a time where new opportunities arise and can be exploited. When it comes to security and privacy, we are living in a rapidly changing world.
Cloud services are not new. Many of the technologies, such as remote access to applications, ready-to-use infrastructure and pre-configured environments have been around for many years. What has changed is the scope of different services and the scale they can offer
Microsoft 365 Business is a highly secure solution that allows SMEs to enable and manage mobile users without the need to manage their own servers and environment.
Microsoft 365 Business has been structured around facilitating modern ways of working, by providing SMEs with the tools they need to work faster and more productively.
Extend your services capabilities, capacity, and coverage with Westcon-Comstor
Delivering an array of partner opportunities with this new solution
Dicker Data’s CloudCast Series – Making Cloud Simpler
Find out the three key takeaways resellers can expect from Ingram Micro Showcase 2017
Partners and customers will be able to derive insights from 17 keynotes and seminars from external speakers, guest presenters, and Ingram Micro vendor partners.
This partnership will give Synnex New Zealand’s existing customer base access to Delta’s highly reliable and efficient power management products and datacentre infrastructure solutions.
The Westcon-Comstor BlueSky platform is a revolutionary approach to performance management of the entire cloud services delivery lifecycle.
Whether in the cloud or on premise, converged infrastructure is relevant for your customers today
Find out why Software Asset Management is not just about license compliance
New Zealand isn’t moving into the cloud; it is already there, leading the way.
As the world becomes better connected and integrated through technology, New Zealand's previous stance on security will be challenged.
Ahead of Westcon-Comstor Imagine 2016, Reseller News previews the vendors on show, uncovering what partners can expect when attending one of the region’s leading technology conference.
The need for businesses to effectively and efficiently manage unplanned outages of any scale is clear in today’s environment of always-on operation and customer service. However, effective DR strategies have traditionally been problematic to implement with challenges and complications.
Westcon-Comstor Imagine 2016, New Zealand’s premier business technology event, comes to Auckland and Wellington in May, showcasing a wide variety of market leading vendors.
Opportunities are rife for the local channel as businesses unleash the potential of network innovation.
“2016 is about building on the success of 2015."
Kiwi resellers set to tame digital dragon as Westcon-Comstor ignites NZ innovation
Networking giant Aerohive Networks has ramped up its investment in the New Zealand channel market, targeting local resellers as it puts wireless boots on Kiwi grounds.
It’s hard to believe that the first half of the year has already passed and many of us are already gearing up for a race to the end of the calendar year.
Dicker Data is taking a fresh approach to Microsoft’s licensing programs in New Zealand, empowering Kiwi resellers through a series of out of the box initiatives at a local level.
Dicker Data is driving cloud sales across the country by ensuring that resellers continue to be at the forefront of the Cloud Service Provider programme.
Westcon Group New Zealand will offer the full Cisco product portfolio under its Comstor brand, starting from July 27, 2015.
Dicker Data makes significant investment to take the lead in driving the Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) programme in New Zealand.
Cloud adoption, in all its private, public and hybrid glory, is on the rise. Here’s how to Kiwi businesses can benefit from storage