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  • Arrow ECS ANZ delivers specialised, technical-service orientated distribution and support for technologies that drive innovation. We provide partners and end users with solutions that solve modern business challenges through our leading technology solutions; technical pre and post-sales support, our flexible finance options, market development and other channel services. We don’t simply distribute technology, we translate it into tangible business benefits. That’s how we offer our partners the ultimate channel experience.
  • Cisco’s recent launch of ‘The Network. Intuitive.’ has highlighted the future of networking by delivering intent-based networking solutions and services, helping to mitigate more security threats and enabling easier management of the scale of connected devices and services. A changing market landscape is driving organisations of all sizes to digitise their operations, processes, and business functions, with an estimated 50 billion new devices being connected in the next three years. The focus on IT security has never been more prominent, and so businesses have a $19 trillion opportunity—if they can seize this digital revolution securely. All it takes is a holistic approach to cybersecurity, enacting layers of protection from routing and switching to the cloud and beyond. Only Cisco offers a portfolio that integrates security at every step.
  • Cisco Meraki, the industry leader in cloud-managed IT, creates the simplest, most powerful solutions helping everyone from small businesses to global enterprises save time and money. Founded in 2006, Meraki was born out of a desire to simplify an industry that had become increasingly inflexible and complex, leaving many behind. Meraki technology, managed from an intuitive, feature-rich interface, enables organizations to rapidly roll out digital initiatives, delivering real business value. Backed by a wealth of networking data and insights, Meraki helps you get things done, so you can do more. Our current portfolio, extensible with open APIs, includes wireless, switching, security, SD-WAN, intelligent network insights, endpoint management, and security cameras. Today, Meraki has over two million active networks and over 5.7 million devices online around the world.
  • Exclusive Group is the Value-Added services company accelerating the growth of the disruptive and innovative technologies around the world. Its people are committed to the high-growth imperatives of ambitious IT vendors and fuelled by a strong culture of ambition, entrepreneurialism and sustainable growth. With a channel-focused track record of high achievement and rapid success, Exclusive Group brings all the essential elements of a proven winning strategy for market entry and growth. Value Added Distribution that helps Reseller Partners differentiate and create new market opportunities is at the heart of the Exclusive Group proposition through its Cyber Security brand, Exclusive Networks and Data Centre transformation division, BigTec. This is complemented by extensive and innovative global services capabilities for project deployment and support (ITEC), and an arsenal of integrated commercial leasing offerings delivered by Exclusive Capital. Exclusive Networks continually challenges traditional VAD models, redefining value and creating differentiation. We call this ‘Disruptive Distribution’.
  • Exeed, a New Zealand owned IT Distribution company, has been in operation since 2002. Exeed partners with best of breed brands like HP, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Apple, Microsoft and Samsung, to provide New Zealand IT resellers and retailers with the products, services and solutions their customers want and need. Exeed is the exclusive NZ Distributor for WatchGuard, Webroot, PC Locs, Tile, Tucano, HP Designjets, HP Calculators, Kaiser Baas, Silicon Power, Whoosh, MyRepublic and Smaak. Other agencies include Sophos, Aruba, Fuji Xerox, Belkin, LINKSYS, Cygnett, Atdec, Kanex, Wacom, Ruckus, NETGEAR, Allied Telesis, Homido, Trackimo, Encapto and STM. Exeed also provides IT resellers with cloud-based IT solutions, through mycloudstore.co.nz including IaaS and LiveVault enterprise backup. Microsoft’s Office365, InTune, Azure and more, plus SkyKick ControlC, Crossware and SuiteFiles complete our offering of cloud-delivered productivity solutions.
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise is in the Acceleration Business. We help customers use technology to slash the time it takes to turn ideas into value. In turn, they transform industries, markets and lives. Some of our customers run traditional IT environments. Most are transitioning to a secure, cloud-enabled, mobile-friendly infrastructure. Many rely on a combination of both. Wherever they are in that journey, we provide the technology and solutions to help them succeed. We deliver high-quality, high-value products, consulting, and support services in a single package. That’s one of our principal differentiators. We have industry-leading positions in servers, storage, wired and wireless networking, converged systems, software, services and cloud. We have been in the innovation business for more than 75 years. Our vast intellectual property portfolio and global research and development capabilities are part of an innovation roadmap designed to help organisations of all sizes transition from traditional technology platforms to the IT systems of the future.
  • Ingram Micro is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ingram Micro Inc, and New Zealand’s largest distributor of technology products. As a vital link in the technology value chain, Ingram Micro delivers expertise in technology solutions, mobility, cloud, and supply chain solutions, enabling its business partners to operate efficiently and successfully in the markets they serve.
  • Juniper Networks challenges the status quo with innovative products, solutions and services critical to businesses by transforming the economics of networking in the connected world. We are pushing the limits of silicon, systems and software for unified environments and open architectures in our routing, switching and security solutions. We lead the industry in network automation, performance and creation. We create the most scalable, secure and cost-effective networks for unprecedented choice, agility, efficiency and value. We empower customers to unlock new business models and capitalize on new growth opportunities. Ultimately, our goal is to Connect Everything and Empower Everyone. We do so by challenging conventions to define what’s possible, not simply what’s next. Every product, solution and person who works at Juniper is driving business transformation that underpins the connected world.
  • As a Cloud 1st, channel 1st company, rhipe is recognised as the leading expert in subscription software licensing in Asia Pacific with a focus on supporting the service provider industry. rhipe, (ASX:RHP) the Cloud Channel Company, distributes and aggregates subscription licensing models for Service Providers from many of the world’s leading software vendors including Microsoft, VMware, Red Hat, Citrix, Veeam, Trend Micro, Sinefa and DocuSign. We currently have offices across APAC – Melbourne, Sydney, Auckland, Singapore, Bangkok, Manila, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, as well as New York. In Australia, rhipe is also a Microsoft Tier 2 Cloud Solutions Provider (CSP), Microsoft Dynamics Master VAR and a Microsoft Cloud Licensing Solution Provider (LSP). rhipe Solutions is our multi-award-winning services team at rhipe, building modern business solutions with a focus on dynamic user experiences and delivering technical, project capability services to the rhipe channel and targeted end-customers. rhipe is a business which is growing rapidly and is continuously evolving and innovating our own IP such as rhipe’s PRIME Portal for eProcurement, PortalGo! – a scalable, branded intranet and our new Support services.
  • Westcon-Comstor is a value-added technology distributor of category-leading solutions in Security, Collaboration, Networking and Data Center. The company is transforming the technology supply chain through its capabilities in Cloud, Services and Global Deployment. Through a unique physical and digital distribution network, Westcon-Comstor extends its partners’ global reach while providing the local expertise needed to successfully navigate worldwide opportunities. The company combines expert technical and market knowledge with industry-leading partner enablement programs. Westcon-Comstor delivers results together through its unique engagement model and deep partner relationships.

Gold

  • APC by Schneider Electric creates solutions that help IT professionals anticipate and protect their most valued assets: information and data. As the industry leader in integrated physical infrastructure and software, APC creates reliable solutions that provide Certainty in a Connected World.
  • Established in 1998, Chillisoft is a specialist cybersecurity solutions distributor. We represent leading cybersecurity products and services with that “X” factor, and back them with great support and processes to create the best possible results for customers and partners. Our preferred sales model is via our 700+ strong reseller channel, and we support resellers and end-user customers.
  • As the world’s leading provider of IT solutions delivered by Managed Service Providers (MSPs), Datto believes there is no limit to what small and medium businesses can achieve with the right technology. Datto offers business continuity and disaster recovery, networking, business management, and file backup and sync solutions, and has created a one-of-a-kind ecosystem of partners that provide Datto solutions to half a million businesses across more than 130 countries. Since its founding in 2007, Datto has earned hundreds of awards for its rapid growth, product excellence, superior technical support, and for fostering an outstanding workplace. With global headquarters in Norwalk, Connecticut, Datto has international offices in the United Kingdom, Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, Canada, Australia, China, and Singapore.
  • Dicker Data NZ is the premier ICT distributor in NZ with nearly 2 decades of expertise in software licensing and networking. We have maintained an unparalleled reputation for our knowledge, accuracy and consistency across all vendor brands we represent in New Zealand. With the latest acquisition, we have added devices and volume distribution capabilities into our legacy software and networking business, supported by marketing-led strategy and systems innovation to provide our expertise and knowledge at-scale to our existing and new customers. Dicker Data has always been at the forefront of embracing new technologies, continuously reinventing ourselves to educate our partners, developing new markets by introducing new products and aligning our business objectives to our vendors’ local channel strategy to drive the longevity of customer lifetime value.
  • Duo is NZ’s largest and fastest growing Cyber Security Distributor, representing some of the best brands in the world. Duo has a team of dedicated and professional people spread across our two office Wellington (HQ) and Auckland. How understanding of the Cyber Security landscape, eco system and opportunities is unmatched. Duo co-founders also co-founded PSDuo the skills and capability resourcing company for partners in the Cyber Security space.
  • Hitachi corporate statement, "Inspire the Next" signifies Hitachi's determination to breathe new life into the next era, and to contribute, as the "Best Solutions Partner", to achieving a comfortable and abundant society. Hitachi derives its business strategy from its vision, making the passion and expertise work together, to succeed in the most challenging circumstances.
  • Today’s workforce struggles to get things done, hampered by silos of information, geographically dispersed teams, and a seemingly endless set of applications that typically are not integrated. From Jeopardy to Pokemon, IBM Watson is bringing cognitive capabilities to outthink the ordinary. Learn how IBM is bringing the power of open cloud platforms, cognitive computing powered by IBM Watson, and advanced collaboration to everyday work.
  • Lenovo is a US$45 billion Fortune Global 500 company and a global technology leader in driving Intelligent Transformation through smart devices and infrastructure that create the best user experience. Lenovo manufactures one of the world’s widest portfolio of connected products, including smartphones (Motorola), tablets, PCs (ThinkPad, Yoga, Lenovo Legion) and workstations as well as AR/VR devices and smart home/office solutions. Lenovo’s data center solutions (ThinkSystem, ThinkAgile) are creating the capacity and computing power for the connections that are changing business and society.
  • Mimecast is a cybersecurity provider that helps thousands of organizations worldwide make email safer, restore trust and bolster cyber resilience. Mimecast’s expanded cloud suite enables organizations to implement a comprehensive cyber resilience strategy. From email and web security, archive and data protection, to awareness training, uptime assurance and more, Mimecast helps organizations stand strong in the face of cyberattacks, human error and technical failure.
  • We develop and deliver the industry's only end-to-end portfolio of network equipment, software, services and licensing that is available globally. Our customers include service providers whose combined networks support 6.1 billion subscriptions, as well as enterprises in the private and public sector that use our network portfolio to increase productivity and enrich lives. We also serve consumers with technology and devices. Through our research teams, including the world-renowned Nokia Bell Labs, we are leading the world to adopt end-to-end 5G networks that are faster, more secure and capable of revolutionizing lives, economies and societies. Nokia adheres to the highest ethical business standards as we create technology with social purpose, quality and integrity.
  • Sophos makes IT security simple with next-generation solutions that protect networks, servers, and devices, wherever they are. Today, more than 100 million users in 150 countries and a global network of channel partners trust Sophos to deliver simple solutions to complex security challenges. Focused on innovation and backed by a global network of SophosLabs threat intelligence centers and industry-leading support, Sophos delivers solutions that are simple to deploy, maintain, and manage, enabling organizations to focus on performance and growth. Sophos — Security made simple.Our friendly and approachable sense of self allows us to relate to our customers on a very real and honest level. Even though our products represent serious technology that solves serious business issues, we strive to empower our partners and customers with innovative, powerful, and simple-to-use security products. We work hard to develop authentic partnerships and have fun celebrating the unique challenges faced by the IT hero.
  • Telegistics is a New Zealand owned enterprise with its roots in aftermarket services and reverse logistics in the ICT space. Established in August 2005 we have been the market leader in the after sales service experience for mobile customers and the brands they use including, Samsung, Apple, Nokia, Motorola, Sony, Huawei and ZTE . In 2017 Telegistics was appointed as a full distributor of all of CISCO products and solutions as well as their recent announcement with Nokia as an authorized Nokia distributor. Leveraging off their historical capability in the reverse space we now provide technical support, distribution and solution design to support the channel across Data Center, Collaboration, Wireless & Mobility, Security and Networking. Our business vision is to revolutionise service experience for our customers across the supply chain. In 2015 our success in mobile after sales service along with the reputation we have for service experience has seen us leverage our Supply Chain Management and Customer Services expertise to expand providing 3PL, Warehousing and Distribution services across a broad range of ICT products. With our customer centric approach and our business agility, Telegistics has seen exponential growth in these areas and will continue expanding capability to meet market demand for a revitalising distribution and services partner across the ICT sector in New Zealand. The level of service we provide is unrivaled here in Aotearoa and our success to date has provided us with the strategic momentum required to grow our business and invest in our core infrastructure. We are focused on continuously growing our capability and customer service offering in order to provide our business partners with a significant point of difference.
  • Trend Micro, a global leader in cybersecurity, is passionate about making the world safe for exchanging digital information today and in the future. Artfully applying our XGen™ security strategy, our innovative solutions for consumers, businesses, and governments deliver connected security for data centres, cloud workloads, networks, and endpoints. Optimised for leading environments, including Amazon Web Services, Microsoft®, and VMware®, our layered solutions enable organisations to automate the protection of valuable information from today’s threats. Our connected threat defence enables seamless sharing of threat intelligence and provides centralised visibility and investigation to make organisations their most resilient. Trend Micro customers include 9 of the top 10 Fortune® Global 500 companies across automotive, banking, healthcare, telecommunications, and petroleum industries. With over 6,500 employees in 50 countries and the world’s most advanced global threat research and intelligence, Trend Micro enables organisations to secure their connected world.
  • VMware software powers the world’s complex digital infrastructure. The company’s cloud, networking and security, and digital workspace offerings provide a dynamic and efficient digital foundation to over 500,000 customers globally, aided by an ecosystem of 75,000 partners. Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, VMware is committed to being a force for good, from its breakthrough innovations to its global impact.
  • Vocus is one of Australia and New Zealand’s largest fibre network and services providers, connecting wholesale, enterprise and government customers through our extensive fibre network, and to the world via our diverse, high-capacity links to major global gateways. Our network is backed by the support of local account management teams, local provisioning and 24/7 Australian-based network operations centres. We achieve success through our national scale, smarter solutions, fast turnaround times and excellent service. Offering truly integrated and industry leading end-to-end connectivity solutions across data networks, internet, cloud, data centres and unified comms. The Vocus Channel is designed to foster a profitable, long term and mutually beneficial relationship between Vocus and its partners.