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  • Nutanix treats channel partners to Christmas cruise

    Nutanix recently took to the seas for a Christmas Cruise around Sydney Harbour with its Australia and New Zealand staff, customers and partners to celebrate a stellar year for the vendor. With the sun out, they were all smiles and mingled over drinks and food.

  • IN PICTURES: Westcon-Comstor Imagine 2016 hits Auckland

    Westcon-Comstor hosted its first Imagine event for 2016 in Auckland, with over 600 industry professionals attending the conference and exhibition at the Sky City Grand. Kiwis sat through and participated in four conference streams that included Collaboration, Innovation, Cloud and Productivity. Photos by Susan Searle.

  • IN PICTURES: Cisco Partner Summit 2016 day 2 keynotes (+13 photos)

    ​Cisco is hosting its annual partner summit in San Diego this year and some of the company's C-level executives took to stage on the second day to talk about its company direction. Cisco CTO, Biri Singh; enterprise products and solutions senior vice-president, Rob Soderbery; security business group senior vice-president and general manager, David Goeckeler; marketing senior vice-president, Soni Jiandani; Cloud solutions senior vice-president and general maager, Yvette Kanouff; and IoT and collaboration technology group senior vice-president and general manager, Rowan Trollope, took to stage. Photos by ARN deputy editor, Hafizah Osman.

  • IN PICTURES: Cisco Partner Summit 2016 day 1 keynotes (+12 photos)

    Cisco is hosting its annual partner summit in San Diego this year and some of the company's C-level executives took to stage on day 1 to talk about its future plans. Cisco CEO, Chuck Robbins; senior vice-president of the global partner organisation, Wendy Bahr; and executive vice-president and CFO, Kelly Kramer, took to stage. Photos by ARN deputy editor, Hafizah Osman.

  • IN PICTURES: Cisco Partner Summit 2016 A/NZ party (+31 photos)

    The A/NZ partners attending Cisco's annual Partner Summit were treated to a sit down dinner this year at San Diego. Partners mingled and shared laughs over food and drinks, and spoke about business and how Cisco's new solutions will aid their organisations. Cisco's Ken Boal and Jason Bowers also thanked the attendees for their partnerships. Pictures by ARN deputy editor, Hafizah Osman.

  • EXCLUSIVE: IN PICTURES - ShoreTel A/NZ's Christmas party (+26 photos)

    ShoreTel recently brought together its A/NZ channel partners at the Kirribilli Club at Sydney’s Lavender Bay for an update on the company’s regional and global strategy. The event featured presentations from ShoreTel’s chief marketing officer, Mark Roberts; Asia-Pacific vice-president and managing director, Frédéric Gillant; and A/NZ managing director, Jamie Romanin. A highlight of the event was ShoreTel’s inaugural A/NZ partner awards, with Flexnet, One Solution, Telstra, Reliance Communications, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and Aerus Technologies all recognised for their achievements in 2015. The formal proceedings were followed up with ShoreTel’s Christmas party, giving partners the opportunity to celebrate a successful year with the vendor.

  • IN PICTURES: HP Enterprise's Discover conference in London (+30 photos)

    HP Enterprise recently hosted its Discover Conference in London, marking the company's first international conference since it made its official debut a few weeks ago. Regional and global representatives used the opportunity to learn about the new company and its technologies over the four days and also heard about some of the latest trends to impact the industry. Here are some pictures from the event.

  • IN PICTURES: The most destructive viruses of all time

    The world of computer viruses has changed drastically over the last 25 or so years. In the early days, internet users were very naïve towards email attachments, contributing to the alarming speed that viruses could spread across the globe. These days, viruses very rarely land in our inboxes due to preconfigured firewalls and strict measures from the likes of Gmail and Outlook. compiled this list in looking at the destructive viruses that wreaked havoc on the Internet

  • In Pictures: Houston, we have a bug - 9 famous software glitches in space

    There’s never a good time to run into software bugs, but some times are worse than others - like during a mission to space. Spacecraft of all shapes and sizes rely heavily on software to complete their objectives. But those missions can be quickly ended by the simplest of human errors when writing code. The omission of an overbar here or overflow error checking code there can mean the difference between success or failure, not to mention the loss of hundreds of millions of dollars, years of work and, on manned missions, human life. Use the arrows above to read about 9 examples that show that, despite the care with which these systems are built, bugs have occurred in spacecraft software since we started to fling rockets into space - and will, no doubt, continue to crop up.

  • In Pictures: User guide to Windows 10

    If you’re going for an immediate upgrade to Windows 10 from your Windows 7 or Windows 8/8.1 computer, this guide will get you up to speed as quickly as possible.