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.
Last week the two vendors announced a deep integration, allowing customers to run virtualised workloads on Google Cloud Platform.
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.
More than 1300 business leaders from across Asia Pacific came together for the second running of Ingram Micro One APAC in Singapore.
EDGE 2019 Icebreaker Sessions | Day One of Edge 2019 saw a series of one-to-one and ice-breaker meetings take place between vendors and partners from both sides of the Tasman. Consisting of six 12-minute speed dating-style sessions, these meetings presented a prime opportunity for the channel to make new friends and reconnect with old.
Google is enlisting VMware and CloudSimple to serve up vSphere, NSX and vSAN software on Google Cloud to transition enterprise workloads.
Microsoft has rescinded plans to stop providing partners with internal use rights on products, following global uproar from the channel ecosystem.
HPE subsidiary Aruba is to revamp its Australia and New Zeland leadership with the appointment of Patrick Devlin as director of South Pacific.
IBM has officially gobbled up Red Hat for $34 billion, a technology acquisition considered one of the largest in history.
VMware has punched up its data centre network virtualisation capabilities by unveiling plans to buy Avi Networks for an undisclosed amount.
Nick Verykios has revealed plans to vacate his role as managing director of Arrow ECS ANZ, following more than 15 years running the distributor.
Michael Dell has questioned the multi-cloud strategy of industry rival Hewlett Packard Enterprise, claiming the vendor is off the pace as market competition heats up.
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.
Nutanix global channel chief Rodney Foreman has left the vendor after spending 15 months in the role.
Spending on security related hardware, software, and services will reach US$16 billion in 2019 across Asia Pacific, representing growth of 20 per cent.
Spark has been fined $675,000 for making false or misleading representations in its customer invoicing, and when making a $100 credit offer to new customers.
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