Canalys' 2014 Channels Forum took place in Shanghai's Shangri-La hotel. The two-day conference commenced November 5, with big-name vendors Cisco, EMC and HP talking strategy in the contemporary industry. Workshops and roundtables followed, offering channel partners insight, education, and training. The event continues November 6 with a full day of vendor roundtables and presentations.
Unified Communications: News
The number and types of meetings Kiwi workers are being asked to attend has significantly increased, while also delivering little in the way of value.
Westcon Imagine 2014 arrived in New Zealand on October 21 after two successful events in Australia in August. The distributor was prepared with fresh and localised content specific to the New Zealand market, with managing director, Dave Rosenberg, leading the charge in presenting the 'Best Practice Series' theme. He was helped by Westcon's series of vendors, which participated in break-out and panel sessions, discussing the industry and current trends. Here's a snapshot from the Auckland event.
“New Zealand is a fantastic market for Polycom as Kiwis are renowned as being early adopters when it comes to technology."
Anyone thinking about signing a deal with ShoreTel for unified communications gear might want to take a closer look now that Mitel has made public its hopes to buy the company.
Addressing a jam-packed Kiwi audience, of resellers and end-users, Dave Rosenberg kicked off Westcon Group Imagine 2014 NZ this morning with one overriding message.
“Australia and New Zealand are key markets which present us with great opportunities for pushing ahead with work-style innovation."
Each week, ITworld's Phil Johnson pokes fun at the tech world's top news and newsmakers. Part 2 spans May 23 to October 17.
The Internet of Things, and everything that's part of its universe, including smart machines, pervasive analytics and 3D printing, are on Gartner's annual list of strategic technologies for the year ahead.
Forbes’ annual list of the 400 Wealthiest Americans is out and techies make a strong showing yet again.
Ruckus Wireless has announced the appointment of Dan Rabinovitsj as chief operations officer.
The communications market typically moves in seven year cycles, but Plantronics found the 2007 cycle has extended due to the Global Financial Crisis.
Telstra’s Whispir Conversation Platform is set to go global from the end of month, with the communications company aiming replicate its service delivery to Australian enterprise and government customers on an international scale.
Nutanix is set to showcase a new hyper-converged platform and a new software capability enabling hybrid cloud architectures that leverage public cloud services.
Avaya has been moving through an executive shuffle, which has seen the emergence of a new partner program.
Bob Agnes has been appointed by Mitel as executive vice president and general manager of Asia Pacific operations.
Westcon Group's new managing director for A/NZ, Dave Rosenberg, has been charged with kicking the distributor's Australian operation into high gear.
Brocade has announced Gary Denman as its new senior director, and will place his focus on accelerating growth in the software networking market.
ShoreTel launched an update to the firm’s Mobility application, ShoreTel Mobility 8.
The 2014 Netherlands-Argentina FIFA World Cup semi-final was streamed by more people than the championship match between Germany and Argentina.
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