Partners, vendors and distributors reconnected during a number of social gatherings during EDGE 2019. The first evening saw the channel congregate for a welcome party at the Hamilton Island yacht club, while the main poolside proved to be the perfect stop for a barbecue on the final night.
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Day 2 of EDGE was opened by in-depth research from TRA's Tim Dillon, which outlined the partner view on the channel's future. The following day saw Forrester's Jay McBain and Odgers Berndtson's Tim Sleep conclude the keynote line-up, while HPE and Cisco rounded off the thought leadership.
The Instillery and Origin have unveiled plans to merge businesses to create a tech provider capable of challenging tier-1 incumbents in New Zealand.
Ingram Micro outlined the key technologies for future channel growth on the second day of Ingram Micro One APAC in Singapore, in front of more than 1300 business leaders.
Attackers can use the vulnerability to gain complete control of the phone. It underscores the risks of using old open-source code in IoT devices.
More than 1300 business leaders from across Asia Pacific came together for the second running of Ingram Micro One APAC in Singapore.
Unified communications provider 8x8 has launched a new regional support centre in Sydney.
ASX-listed Dubber has named former Telstra executive Chris Melican as its first channel sales director for Australia and New Zealand.
A new subsea cable system that will offer a significant connectivity boost to the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea has been installed at landing sites in the two nations’ capitals.
Microsoft has rescinded plans to stop providing partners with internal use rights on products, following global uproar from the channel ecosystem.
IBM has officially gobbled up Red Hat for $34 billion, a technology acquisition considered one of the largest in history.
Video Communications vendor Zoom is to launch a new funding pot to help channel partners generate more customer leads.
8x8 has appointed Michelle Marlan as senior manager for channel and alliances in Australia and New Zealand following the departure of Steve Shaw after only five months.
Cloud delivery and performance vendor Akamai Technologies has appointed Adam Noall as its Australia and New Zealand channel manager.
Nick Verykios has revealed plans to vacate his role as managing director of Arrow ECS ANZ, following more than 15 years running the distributor.
Dell Technologies has honoured leading partners across Asia Pacific and Japan, following a year of growth through the channel.
Dell EMC has rolled out a fresh round of channel changes capable of providing partners with access to the vendor’s entire technology portfolio.
Dell Technologies and Microsoft have unveiled an expanded in-market partnership with VMware acting as an anchor point across cloud and digital technologies.
Dell Technologies is moving ahead with plans to unite multiple solutions and services under one channel roof, bringing together a vast technology portfolio in a cross-sell partner play.
Spending on security related hardware, software, and services will reach US$16 billion in 2019 across Asia Pacific, representing growth of 20 per cent.