The inaugural Reseller News Distributor Roundtable in New Zealand, held at Auckland’s Clooney restaurant, saw key channel players discuss how cloud computing is affecting distribution. The attendees, featuring both distributors and resellers, discussed the key challenges facing the channel as it moves to the cloud and specifically, how distributors are adopting to the changing ICT landscape. This roundtable was sponsored by Distribution Central, Rhipe and Westcon. Photographs by Jason Creaghan.
The cloud offers infinite capacity? "We all know that isn’t true, and at some point, there is a limit to that capacity, even if it is very high."
Vendor distances itself from reports that it is being pressured into exploring the sale of its storage storage unit Veritas, for as much as $8 billion.
In New Zealand, spending on technology products and services is forecast to grow to NZ$11.4 billion in 2015, an increase of 2.2 percent from last year.
"These numbers are worrying because the ramifications of losing data can be far more devastating and wide-reaching than simply losing a device."
"Growth in the worldwide PBBA market remained strong in the fourth quarter, hitting the billion dollar mark for the first time in a given quarter."
Wave of new partners challenge the status quo with leading cloud and mobility solutions.
65 finalists prepare to battle it out in 19 awards, across seven segments for one prize - the 2015 Microsoft New Zealand Partner Award.
The channel market represents over 40 per cent of Dell’s global revenue, making the tech giant one of the top vendors with a channel business at this magnitude.
“We are seeing strong growth across private, public and hybrid cloud deployments and across all geographic regions."
The acquisition of Aruba Networks in HP's networking business, if managed properly, could be a key strategic move for the struggling tech giant.
After a year of high profile hacks and security breaches overseas, it’s fast becoming fast apparent that Australia’s security market is woefully unprepared for the threats that lie in wait. What do we need to do to get up to speed?
"The storage market had a strong finish to 2014."
Rick Kramer, VP channel sales, North America, Symantec believes the biggest game changers to impact the channel market in 2015 will be…
Rob Purdy, Director of Cloud and Enterprise Tools, Datacom Australia explains why Aussies and Kiwis have an advantage in the cloud...
Kevin Bloch, Chief Technology Officer, Cisco Australia and New Zealand delivers his top 10 ICT trends in 2015.
While last year, IT security was all about the ‘breach” with one attack after another, when it comes to the New Zealand market, 2015 will be a case of more of the same.
Andy Miller, Country Manager for New Zealand at Brocade, outlines his predictions below on what technology trends we should watch for in 2015...
More than three in four IT decision makers in New Zealand claim that the complexity of storing and managing data is impacting their ability to innovate.
"Vendors are aggressively flash optimising their offerings to provide improved performance, longer endurance, higher reliability, and a lower effective cost per gigabyte."
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