Sponsors

Category Sponsors

  • 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.
  • 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.

Sponsors

  • 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.
  • As the world’s leading provider of IT solutions delivered by Managed Service Providers (MSPs), Datto believes there is no limit to what small and medium businesses can achieve with the right technology. Datto offers business continuity and disaster recovery, networking, business management, and file backup and sync solutions, and has created a one-of-a-kind ecosystem of partners that provide Datto solutions to half a million businesses across more than 130 countries. Since its founding in 2007, Datto has earned hundreds of awards for its rapid growth, product excellence, superior technical support, and for fostering an outstanding workplace. With global headquarters in Norwalk, Connecticut, Datto has international offices in the United Kingdom, Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, Canada, Australia, China, and Singapore.
  • Dell Technologies enables organisations to modernise, automate and transform their data centre using industry-leading converged infrastructure, servers, storage and data protection technologies. This provides a trusted foundation for businesses to transform IT, through the creation of a hybrid cloud, and transform their business through the creation of cloud-native applications and big data solutions. Dell Technologies services customers across 180 countries – including 98 percent of the Fortune 500 – with the industry’s most comprehensive and innovative portfolio from edge to core to cloud.
  • Dicker Data NZ is the premier ICT distributor in NZ with nearly 2 decades of expertise in software licensing and networking. We have maintained an unparalleled reputation for our knowledge, accuracy and consistency across all vendor brands we represent in New Zealand. With the latest acquisition, we have added devices and volume distribution capabilities into our legacy software and networking business, supported by marketing-led strategy and systems innovation to provide our expertise and knowledge at-scale to our existing and new customers. Dicker Data has always been at the forefront of embracing new technologies, continuously reinventing ourselves to educate our partners, developing new markets by introducing new products and aligning our business objectives to our vendors’ local channel strategy to drive the longevity of customer lifetime value.
  • 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’.
  • Ingram Micro is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ingram Micro Inc, and New Zealand’s largest distributor of technology products. As a vital link in the technology value chain, Ingram Micro delivers expertise in technology solutions, mobility, cloud, and supply chain solutions, enabling its business partners to operate efficiently and successfully in the markets they serve.
  • Kordia is a leading provider of mission-critical technology and solutions. We are the only Telco in New Zealand that's dedicated solely to business and for more than 60 years have built a strong reputation in providing innovative and super-reliable broadcast, telecommunications and specialised networks to local businesses. Since acquiring Aura Information Security in 2015, Kordia has grown to become one of the largest cyber-security businesses in New Zealand, offering a range of security solutions to help protect businesses from a growing number of online threats. Now with our recent acquisition of specialist cloud consultancy Emerging Technology Partners (ETP), Kordia has the expertise to help Kiwi businesses design and execute their digital strategy, effectively and securely.
  • Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Their strategy is to build best-in-class platforms and productivity services for a mobile-first, cloud-first world. Their ambition is to reinvent productivity and business processes, build the intelligent cloud platform and create more personal computing.
  • Pioneering a new distribution model NEXTGEN is a pioneering IT enabler 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. The business is a hub of collaboration within the supply chain that makes it easy for resellers to connect and do business with international vendors on complex and ever-changing product suites.
  • 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) distributes and aggregates subscription licensing models for Service Providers from many of the world’s leading software vendors including Trend Micro.
  • 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.
  • Vocus is one of Australia and New Zealand’s largest fibre network and services providers, connecting wholesale, enterprise and government customers through our extensive fibre network, and to the world via our diverse, high-capacity links to major global gateways. Our network is backed by the support of local account management teams, local provisioning and 24/7 Australian-based network operations centres. We achieve success through our national scale, smarter solutions, fast turnaround times and excellent service. Offering truly integrated and industry leading end-to-end connectivity solutions across data networks, internet, cloud, data centres and unified comms. The Vocus Channel is designed to foster a profitable, long term and mutually beneficial relationship between Vocus and its partners.
  • 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.