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  • CCL supports clients at every step in the management and modernisation of their business technology. From government departments, local governments and DHBs to energy providers, insurers, and special projects, CCL’s end-to-end IT management, cloud platforms, and technology services are tested and proven by some of New Zealand’s most demanding organisations. CCL is also part of the Spark group of companies, New Zealand’s largest digital services provider, helping New Zealand business win big in a digital world.
  • Cisco’s recent launch of ‘The Network. Intuitive.’ has highlighted the future of networking by delivering intent-based networking solutions and services, helping to mitigate more security threats and enabling easier management of the scale of connected devices and services. A changing market landscape is driving organisations of all sizes to digitise their operations, processes, and business functions, with an estimated 50 billion new devices being connected in the next three years. The focus on IT security has never been more prominent, and so businesses have a $19 trillion opportunity—if they can seize this digital revolution securely. All it takes is a holistic approach to cybersecurity, enacting layers of protection from routing and switching to the cloud and beyond. Only Cisco offers a portfolio that integrates security at every step.
  • Palo Alto Networks is leading a new era in cybersecurity by protecting thousands of enterprise, government, and service provider networks from cyber threats. Because of our deep expertise, commitment to innovation and game-changing security platform, thousands of customers have chosen us and we are the fastest growing security company in the market. Our security platform natively brings together all key network security functions, including advanced threat protection, firewall, IDS/IPS, and URL filtering. Because these functions are natively-built into the platform and share important information across the respective disciplines, we ensure better security than legacy firewalls, UTMs, or point threat detection products. With our platform, organizations can safely enable the use of all applications, maintain complete visibility and control, confidently pursue new technology initiatives like cloud and mobility, and protect the organization from cyber attacks - known and unknown.
  • Servian design, deliver and manage innovative Data & Analytics, Digital, Customer Engagement, and Cloud solutions that help our customers sustain competitive advantage. Data is our heritage and has always been at the core of everything we do at Servian. Servian has a proven track record with cloud migrations, native development, DevOps and Data & Analytics platforms across all major providers. Delivering strong customer outcomes is a priority, and we achieve this by using our deep industry expertise, and use accelerators and reference models which lowers the risk of transition, and maximises capability outcomes on our client’s infrastructure.
  • Vodafone Global Enterprise provides managed communications services to many of the world's leading global companies. It supports communications wherever its customers are present: Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and the United States. Please visit: www.enterprise.vodafone.com.

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  • Arrow ECS ANZ provide specialised, technical-service orientated distribution and support for technologies that drive innovation. We provide partners and end users with solutions that solve modern business challenges through our leading technology solutions; technical pre and post-sales support, our flexible finance options, market development and other channel services. We don’t simply distribute technology, we translate it into tangible business benefits. That’s how we offer our partners the ultimate channel experience.
  • Dell Technologies operates in more than 180 countries and is a leading global end-to-end technology provider with a comprehensive portfolio of IT hardware, software and services solutions. We help organizations modernize their IT infrastructure, manage and operate in a multi-cloud world, address workforce transformation, and provide critical security solutions to protect against increasing and evolving security threats. With a commitment to driving new paths of innovation in the data era, Dell Technologies offers secure, integrated solutions that extend from the edge-to-the-core to the cloud.
  • Known as the New Zealand ICT industry's most trusted advisors, Dicker Data’s mission is to inspire, educate and enable New Zealand ICT reseller partners to achieve their full potential through the delivery of unparalleled technology, value-added services and logistics. Over the past 40 years, Dicker Data has been helping reseller partners of all shapes and sizes to design, configure and implement solutions for their customers and to successfully transition their business’ through technological change.
  • Duo, a division of Sektor is NZ's leading Cyber Security Distributor. We provide Resellers a 100% channel focus with the best service in the market backed by expert knowledge and world-leading Cyber Security solutions. We assist Resellers to grow their business with our business development model and our network, driving net new business. Duo delivers a focused business development model for Vendors, we will create, develop and drive business for the products we represent within the Top 100 Government & Corporate sites in NZ alongside the best partners in the market.
  • Exclusive Group is the Value-Added services company accelerating the growth of the disruptive and innovative technologies around the world. Its people are committed to the high-growth imperatives of ambitious IT vendors and fuelled by a strong culture of ambition, entrepreneurialism and sustainable growth. With a channel-focused track record of high achievement and rapid success, Exclusive Group brings all the essential elements of a proven winning strategy for market entry and growth. Value Added Distribution that helps Reseller Partners differentiate and create new market opportunities is at the heart of the Exclusive Group proposition through its Cyber Security brand, Exclusive Networks and Data Centre transformation division, BigTec. This is complemented by extensive and innovative global services capabilities for project deployment and support (ITEC), and an arsenal of integrated commercial leasing offerings delivered by Exclusive Capital. Exclusive Networks continually challenges traditional VAD models, redefining value and creating differentiation. We call this ‘Disruptive Distribution’.
  • Exeed, a New Zealand owned IT Distribution company, has been in operation since 2002. Exeed partners with best of breed brands like HP, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Apple, Microsoft and Samsung, to provide New Zealand IT resellers and retailers with the products, services and solutions their customers want and need. Exeed is the exclusive NZ Distributor for WatchGuard, Webroot, PC Locs, Tile, Tucano, HP Designjets, HP Calculators, Kaiser Baas, Silicon Power, Whoosh, MyRepublic and Smaak. Other agencies include Sophos, Aruba, Fuji Xerox, Belkin, LINKSYS, Cygnett, Atdec, Kanex, Wacom, Ruckus, NETGEAR, Allied Telesis, Homido, Trackimo, Encapto and STM. Exeed also provides IT resellers with cloud-based IT solutions, through mycloudstore.co.nz including IaaS and LiveVault enterprise backup. Microsoft’s Office365, InTune, Azure and more, plus SkyKick ControlC, Crossware and SuiteFiles complete our offering of cloud-delivered productivity solutions.
  • HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. The world’s largest technology company, HP brings together a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure to solve customer problems.
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise is an industry leading technology company that enables customers to go further, faster. With the industry's most comprehensive portfolio, spanning the cloud to the data center to workplace applications, our technology and services help customers around the world make IT more efficient, more productive and more secure.
  • IBM is a leading cognitive solutions and cloud platform company headquartered in Armonk, NY that leverages the power of innovation, data and expertise to improve business and society. Established in 1911, it is the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 employees serving clients in 170 countries. With 27 consecutive years of patent leadership, IBM Research is the world’s largest corporate research organization with more than 3,000 researchers in 12 labs located across six continents. With Watson, the AI platform for business, IBM is building industry-based solutions to real-world problems guided by its “Principles for Transparency and Trust in the Cognitive Era.
  • Ingram Micro helps businesses fully realize the promise of technology™—helping them maximize the value of the technology that they make, sell or use. With its vast global infrastructure and focus on cloud, mobility, technology lifecycle, supply chain and technology solutions, Ingram Micro enables business partners to operate more efficiently and successfully in the markets they serve. No other company delivers as broad and deep a spectrum of technology and supply chain services to businesses around the world.
  • Mimecast makes business email and data safer for more than 13,000 customers and millions of employees worldwide. Founded in 2003, the Company’s cloud-based security, archiving and continuity services protect email, and deliver comprehensive email risk management in a single, fully-integrated subscription service. Mimecast reduces email risk and the complexity and cost of managing the array of point solutions traditionally used to protect email and its data. For customers that have migrated to cloud services like Microsoft Office 365, Mimecast mitigates single vendor exposure by strengthening security coverage, combating downtime and improving archiving. Mimecast Email Security protects against malware, spam, advanced phishing and other emerging attacks, while preventing data leaks. Mimecast Mailbox Continuity enables employees to continue using email during planned and unplanned outages. Mimecast Information Archiving unifies email, file and Instant Messaging data to support e-discovery and give employees fast access to their personal archive via PC, Mac and mobile apps. For more information, visit http://www.mimecast.com/
  • NEXTGEN is a pioneering IT facilitator bringing together established and emerging technologies to provide data centre and cloud-based solutions for our Channel Partners that push the boundaries of what’s possible – the next generation of IT service delivery. Our unique combination of specialist knowledge, innovative technology platforms and services enables our partners and vendors to stay relevant and remain ahead in this fast changing IT environment.
  • As a Cloud 1st, channel 1st company, rhipe is recognised as the leading expert in subscription software licensing in Asia Pacific with a focus on supporting the service provider industry. rhipe, (ASX:RHP) the Cloud Channel Company, distributes and aggregates subscription licensing models for Service Providers from many of the world’s leading software vendors including Microsoft, VMware, Red Hat, Citrix, Veeam, Trend Micro, Sinefa and DocuSign. We currently have offices across APAC – Melbourne, Sydney, Auckland, Singapore, Bangkok, Manila, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, as well as New York. In Australia, rhipe is also a Microsoft Tier 2 Cloud Solutions Provider (CSP), Microsoft Dynamics Master VAR and a Microsoft Cloud Licensing Solution Provider (LSP). rhipe Solutions is our multi-award-winning services team at rhipe, building modern business solutions with a focus on dynamic user experiences and delivering technical, project capability services to the rhipe channel and targeted end-customers. rhipe is a business which is growing rapidly and is continuously evolving and innovating our own IP such as rhipe’s PRIME Portal for eProcurement, PortalGo! – a scalable, branded intranet and our new Support services. For more information, visit http://www.rhipe.com/
  • Telegistics Repair Limited is a Spark New Zealand owned company. Established in August 2005 we have been the market leader in the after sales service experience for mobile customers and the brands they use including, Samsung, Apple, Nokia, Motorola, Sony, Huawei and ZTE.
  • VMware’s cloud infrastructure and business mobility solutions break the bonds that tie IT systems and end-user environments to physical hardware, providing both IT and the business greater efficiency, agility and control. VMware is the recognised leader in virtualization and automation of compute, networking and storage resources from the desktop to the data center and to the cloud. Choosing a common platform to manage all your applications, from data center to device, greatly simplifies IT so you can focus less on infrastructure and more on innovation. Our vast ecosystem of over 55,000 partners, including our esteemed Federation partners and solution providers and our broad support for the hardware and applications you already own make VMware solutions easy to adopt. With former CIOs, CTOs and industry consultants in our ranks, we're experts at uncovering hidden barriers, finding opportunities and formulating pragmatic IT transformation strategies to help you define your software-defined journey.
  • Westcon-Comstor is the world’s leading specialty distributor of advanced network technology solutions. Through our business units around the world, we are a significant sales channel for Cisco, Avaya, Check Point and close to 100 other industry-leading manufacturers. Founded in 1985, our Company has particular expertise in the convergence of voice, data and video applications and technologies, including VoIP, network security and wireless and mobility-based connectivity. At Westcon-Comstor our success is built on providing exceptional service to our resellers and the vendors we partner with. Our holistic approach to distribution means we look beyond inventory. We focus on the people we employ, vendors we partner with, resellers we support and best-practice processes to support all three. Our difference is the passion we have for technology, our product expertise and can-do attitude towards customers.