Stories by Maria Stefina

  • EDGE 2017 Dinner Under the Stars

    EDGE's Day 2 keynote and breakout sessions were followed by the Dinner Under the Stars. Over 300 people were present to enjoy a seafood feast and lots of excitement at Hamilton Island's Bougainvillea Marquee. Photos by Maria Stefina.

  • EDGE 2017 outlines The Future Channel across A/NZ

    Centred around ‘The Future Channel’, EDGE 2017 played host to over 300 high-level ICT industry executives from both sides of the Tasman, through an action packed four day conference offering in-depth keynotes, engaging sessions and compelling business streams. Professor Mohan Sawhney (Kellogg School of Management) delivered the opening keynote, alongside EDGE Research by Mark Iles (Tech Research Asia) and various partner panels and breakout sessions, assessing the Future Customer; Future Technologies; Future Vendor and Future Customer. Photos by Maria Stefina.

  • Channel takes to the course with AC3 as IT for a Cause Annual Golf Day raises $40,000

    The channel pulled together as an industry to support those in need during the IT for a Cause Annual Golf Day in association with AC3. Held at St. Michael's Golf Club, and won by Team Arrow, the event raised $40,000, with all proceeds split between Ronald McDonald House and Saves Our Sons, who work tirelessly to help children in need. Gold sponsors on the day included Hewlett Packard Enterprise TS and HP, alongside sponsors, Arrow; Pure Storage; Synnex; Dicker Data; Tribeca Living; Fortinet; rhipe; Dell EMC; Eaton; Nimble Storage; Datto and Hemisphere Technologies.​ Photos by Maria Stefina.

  • Sizing up the security spectrum - Where's the channel sweet spot?

    From new extortion schemes, outside threats and rising cyber attacks, the art of securing the enterprise has seldom been so complex or challenging. Yet amidst the sensationalism, media headlines and ongoing high profile breaches, confusion floods the channel, as partners seek strategic methods to combat rising sophistication from attackers. So when sizing up the security spectrum, where’s the channel sweet spot in Australia? This roundtable was sponsored by Cylance, F5, FireEye, Kaspersky, RSA and Sophos. Photos by Maria Stefina.