Almost 12 months on from the coronavirus pandemic’s explosion, many world-leading vendors have dramatically re-vamped their partner programs to embrace automation, flexibility and self-service.
Partner success in the months ahead will centre around helping customers reduce costs while strengthening internal security capabilities, as the channel attempts to kick-start recovery efforts across New Zealand.
Leading vendors outline key marketing challenges while documenting examples of best practice and revamped engagement strategies in 2020.
In the case of Covid-19 - a once in a generation crisis - it’s accurate to report that the channel ecosystem is under water.
Mike Morgan, vice president and managing director of Asia Pacific at Insight, explains the story behind swapping tradition for innovation.
Dell Technologies has unveiled a new portfolio of infrastructure solutions designed to simplify hybrid cloud deployments, delivered through an ecosystem of VMware providers and hyper-scalers.
Managed service providers are well positioned to pursue a sale process in a market dominated by buyers, but remain hampered by unrealistic valuation expectations.
The channel is made up of four types of managed service provider, with each standing to dictate the terms on which a business owner can negotiate an exit strategy.
US-based investment firm Bridgewest Group has acquired Provoke Solutions, as part of plans to provide “substantial growth capital” for the tech specialists.
Microsoft is making good on a promise to up-skill a channel lacking in marketing capabilities and competency, through a deepened commitment to partners.
Smart channel professionals are looking at data across the partner journey to differentiate from the competition and accelerate market growth.
The cycle of complexity in the market is back as infrastructure vendor portfolio transformations make digitalisation achievable.
As the ink dries on the largest acquisition made by HCL Technologies, the service provider must now move to monetise a legacy IBM portfolio.
I just returned from my final technology vendor conference of 2018 and have been thinking about how the size of the conference changes the experience.
Deloitte is expanding digital capabilities at pace across New Zealand, driven by the unveiling of a specialist Kiwi division and an Auckland-based acquisition.
The low ratings and scathing comments of CIOs in New Zealand should ring alarm bells for vendors and channel partners.
Microsoft has rolled out an educational campaign designed to up-skill partners as artificial intelligence adoption increases across New Zealand.
There are terms in technology that are frequently mis-used and as a result became misunderstood.
Acquiring net new customers has always been a top priority for the channel, yet partners remain painfully unable to execute on such strategies.
New Zealand will not automatically follow Australia and ban Chinese firm Huawei from participating in upcoming roll outs of 5G mobile services.
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