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Reseller News and NewLease brought key service providers of the New Zealand market together to discuss the current state and future adoption of private Cloud in the country.
Reseller News and NewLease brought together key service providers in the NZ market at a lunch roundtable yesterday to discuss the latest trends and challenges in private cloud provision in the country.
Invitees to the Reseller News - NewLease roundtable arrive and mingle at the roundtable venue.
Sathya Mithra Ashok, Editor of Reseller News starts the discussion on private clouds and adoption levels in New Zealand
Warren Nolan, GM for sales in Asia Pacific region for NewLease talked about improving licensing from vendors to enable better cloud-provision by partners.
Lee Miller, operations manager at Voyager expanded on the gradual growth in demand for cloud services that the company has been seeing over the last couple of years.
Don Williams, regional sales director, APAC for Veeam spoke about the challenges involved in moving clients from a perpetual licence model to a subscription based model.
Doug Tutus, NewLease CEO, focused on the need for partners to work with organisations in order to grow general awareness levels on private clouds in the country.
Liam Barton, Telecom NZ's platform design manager, contributed thoughts on private cloud adoption among organisations in the country.
Joe Nacagilevu, acting GM-cloud services for Datacom NZ spoke on the business benefits of cloud for organisations.
Narendra Singh, senior systems engineer at ZeroOne/Compass Managed Services highlighted the need to change prevailing mindsets in the country on cloud security.
Frazer Scott, director, marketing and operations at Microsoft New Zealand brought in a vendor perspective to the roundtable
Geoff Olliff, MD at ViFX urged large vendors to step up the game and make more applications cloud-friendly to enable faster migration for end-users.
Sathya Mithra Ashok, Editor of Reseller News, moderated the roundtable on private clouds
Divina Parades, Editor of the CIO title, contributed on the prevalent perspectives among end-users in the country
Keryn Algie, NZ country manager for NewLease joined the roundtable discussion.
Heather Gordon, SMB sales and marketing lead at Microsoft New Zealand joined the roundtable.
The Reseller News-NewLease roundtable highlighted the opportunities and challenges inherent in private cloud adoption and provision in New Zealand.
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