Sponsors

Sponsors

  • Arrow ECS ANZ provide 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 designs and sells a broad range of technologies that have been powering the Internet since 1984. Across networking, security, collaboration, and the cloud, our evolving intent-based technologies are constantly learning and adapting to provide customers with a highly secure, intelligent platform for their digital business.
  • Datto is an innovative provider of comprehensive backup, recovery and business continuity solutions used by thousands of managed service providers worldwide. Datto’s 200+ PB private cloud and family of software and hardware devices provide Total Data Protection everywhere business data lives. Whether your data is on-premises in a physical or virtual server, or in the cloud via SaaS applications, only Datto offers end-to-end recoverability and single vendor accountability, offered 100% exclusively through the channel. Founded in 2007 by Austin McChord, Datto is privately held and profitable, with a data center and local offices in Sydney.
  • 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 pure play Cyber Security VAD Distributor At Duo, we all come to work every day because we want to solve the biggest problems in Cyber Security. Everyone is still struggling to solve this increasingly major issue. Partners have a catalogue of Vendors to pick from.. End Users are over whelmed with offerings and don’t always know what their vulnerabilities are and who is targeting them. Our mission at Duo is to help Partners navigate this emerging Industry, enable their teams and ensure their customers become more secure. Brands that trust Duo to represent them in NZ are Check Point, McAfee, Arbor, ProofPoint, AlienVault, Ivanti, NoPassword and others. Duo represents some of these brands in Australia as well. The Duo family of companies expanded in 2016 to include PSDUO a Cyber Security Professional Services company to help Partners with Resourcing and Capabilities. The Duo founders also play a leadership role in NZ. Kendra Ross sits on CERT NZ Board, the Govt Cyber Security Skills Taskforce and founded NZ’s largest Cyber Security Network 1stTuesday. Jackie Hatchwell sits on the working group for Cyber Security Skills & Immigration.
  • Exclusive Networks is the SuperVAD that de-risks accelerated market entry and growth for innovative cybersecurity, networking and infrastructure technology vendors. Combining specialist value-adding technical and marketing support inside each local territory, with the volume and reach of a multinational distributor, reseller partners rely upon Exclusive Networks to boost business opportunities in cybersecurity and help achieve new revenues from the changing enterprise technology landscape. Operating across EMEA and into Asia Pacific, led by experienced entrepreneurs who understand local market needs, Exclusive Networks continually challenges traditional VAD models, redefining value and creating differentiation. We call this ‘Disruptive Distribution’.
  • We can’t deny todays workforce is continuing to evolve in the way in which they do business. Ensuring that they are armed with state of the art technology is fundamental to us here at HP. In the past 12 months the ‘New HP’ has emerged as a nimbler, forward thinking IT company, which continues to engineer products to suite the professional and personal needs of their consumers. Our vision here at HP is to create technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere – every person, every organization, and every community. It is this vision which governs us in all that we do and above all continue to invent and to reinvent.
  • Ingram Micro helps businesses fully realize the promise of technology™—helping them maximize the value of the technology that they make, sell or use. With its vast global infrastructure and focus on cloud, mobility, supply chain and technology solutions, Ingram Micro enables business partners to operate more efficiently and successfully in the markets they serve. No other company delivers as broad and deep a spectrum of technology and supply chain services to businesses around the world. Founded in 1979, Ingram Micro’s role as a leader and innovator in technology and supply chain services has fueled its rise to the 69th ranked corporation in the FORTUNE 500®. Ingram Micro amplifies the value of its position at the intersection of thousands of vendor, reseller and retailer partners by customizing and delivering highly targeted applications for industry verticals, business to business customers and commercial needs. From provisioning solutions for system integrators working at the heart of the network to offerings through the full lifecycle of mobile devices, SMB to global enterprise software and computing, point of sale to cloud services, professional AV to physical security—Ingram Micro is trusted by customers to have the expertise and resources to help them define and push the boundaries of what’s possible.
  • rhipe is the Cloud Channel Company. We provide licensing, business development and knowledge services that support services providers, system integrators and software vendors accelerate the adoption of the cloud by end customers. Founded in 2003 as NewLease the business has grown to become the leading cloud software licensing expert in the Asia-Pacific region. From the outset we have specialised in supporting the service provider community in their adoption of the Cloud. This was focused on subscription software licensing models from international vendors. As the cloud has gained traction across the industry we have extended our offerings to include additional subscription licensing programs as well as more traditional programs that have become more “Cloud friendly” e.g. Microsoft Dynamics and other Microsoft volume license programs (LSP/LAR). A unique player in the field of software distribution, we are focused on enabling and accelerating adoption of the Cloud. This creates a powerful combination of company culture and core competencies, without conflicts from existing revenue models or direct to end customer service offerings.
  • VMware’s cloud infrastructure and business mobility solutions break the bonds that tie IT systems and end-user environments to physical hardware, providing both IT and the business greater efficiency, agility and control. VMware is the recognised leader in virtualization and automation of compute, networking and storage resources from the desktop to the data center and to the cloud. Choosing a common platform to manage all your applications, from data center to device, greatly simplifies IT so you can focus less on infrastructure and more on innovation. Our vast ecosystem of over 55,000 partners, including our esteemed Federation partners and solution providers and our broad support for the hardware and applications you already own make VMware solutions easy to adopt. With former CIOs, CTOs and industry consultants in our ranks, we're experts at uncovering hidden barriers, finding opportunities and formulating pragmatic IT transformation strategies to help you define your software-defined journey.
  • Westcon-Comstor is the world’s leading specialty distributor of advanced network technology solutions. Through our business units around the world, we are a significant sales channel for Cisco, Avaya, Check Point and close to 100 other industry-leading manufacturers. Founded in 1985, our Company has particular expertise in the convergence of voice, data and video applications and technologies, including VoIP, network security and wireless and mobility-based connectivity. At Westcon-Comstor our success is built on providing exceptional service to our resellers and the vendors we partner with. Our holistic approach to distribution means we look beyond inventory. We focus on the people we employ, vendors we partner with, resellers we support and best-practice processes to support all three. Our difference is the passion we have for technology, our product expertise and can-do attitude towards customers.