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  • Veritas honours top performing trans-Tasman partners

    Veritas honours top performing trans-Tasman partners

    Veritas honoured its top performing partners across the channel in Australia and New Zealand, recognising innovation and excellence on both sides of the Tasman. Revealed under the Vivid lights in Sydney, Intalock claimed the coveted Partner of the Year 2017 (Pacific) award, with Data#3 acknowledged for 12 months of strong growth across the market. Meanwhile, Datacom took home the New Zealand honours, with Global Storage and Insentra winning service provider and consulting awards respectively. Dicker Data was recognised as the standout distributor of the year, while Hitachi Data Systems claimed the alliance partner award. Photos by Bob Seary.

    Veritas honours top performing trans-Tasman partners
  • IN PICTURES: AWS Partner Summit Sydney (+39 Photos)

    IN PICTURES: AWS Partner Summit Sydney (+39 Photos)

    Partners turned out in droves to attend AWS’ annual partner summit in Sydney. Held at the Sofitel Wentworth in the heart of the CBD, the event featured keynote addresses from head of channels and alliances A/NZ, Stefan Jansen; head of worldwide alliances, channel and ecosystem, Terry Wise; as well as partners Datacom and Versent. Attendees were also able to attend special breakout sessions relating to the partner ecosystem. Photos by Tom Jones.

    IN PICTURES: AWS Partner Summit Sydney (+39 Photos)
  • IN PICTURES: HPE annual 2016 Sales Academy (+18 photos)

    IN PICTURES: HPE annual 2016 Sales Academy (+18 photos)

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) recently hosted its annual 2016 Sales Academy for partners – its first as a brand new company – at Uluru. More than 100 HPE partners, including representatives from Data#3, NTT, Dicker Data, Ingram Micro, Datacom, Sektor and Distribution Central, travelled to the national landmark to learn about the company’s latest innovations, and share ideas and training on sales strategies. Here are some pictures from the event.

    IN PICTURES: HPE annual 2016 Sales Academy (+18 photos)
  • IN PICTURES: ARN Roundtable - Buy vs. Build? The changing dynamics of the data centre

    IN PICTURES: ARN Roundtable - Buy vs. Build? The changing dynamics of the data centre

    EMC and VCE opened up the Buy vs. Build debate alongside key distributor partners and resellers at an exclusive ARN Roundtable at Rockpool Bar & Grill in Sydney - discussing the changing dynamics of the data centre, the market opportunities for the channel and from a local perspective, the emerging business use cases.

    IN PICTURES: ARN Roundtable - Buy vs. Build? The changing dynamics of the data centre
  • IN PICTURES: EMC A/NZ partner awards (+44 photos)

    IN PICTURES: EMC A/NZ partner awards (+44 photos)

    EMC named the winners of its 2015 EMC Business Partner Program Awards at an intimate event at Simmer on the Bay in Sydney. Dimension Data Australia nabbed two awards – for the A/NZ partner of the year and A/NZ alliance partner (outstanding achievement award). Ingram Micro Australia took home the A/NZ distributor of the year award. Data#3 was named Solution Provider Partner Australia outstanding achievement award, while Datacom New Zealand was given the Solution Provider Partner New Zealand outstanding achievement award. Telstra won the A/NZ Cloud Service Provider Partner outstanding achievement award. Photos courtesy of EMC.

    IN PICTURES: EMC A/NZ partner awards (+44 photos)
  • IN PICTURES: ARN/HP Roundtable: Software Defined Networking - Getting off on the right foot

    IN PICTURES: ARN/HP Roundtable: Software Defined Networking - Getting off on the right foot

    ARN's latest roundtable, 'Software Defined Networking - Getting off on the right foot' was held in conjunction with HP, at Est. in Sydney. As one of 2014's rapidly emerging technologies, despite its immaturity, SDN has the potential to completely revolutionise every aspect of networking, and thus every aspect of the IT industry. The Roundtable discussed the rapidly emerging SDN market, the hype, the different models and eco-systems on offer, where the market is going to go in 2014 and beyond, and the overall implications for resellers and their partners. ARN's full feature write up of the session will be available in the June 25 issue. Photographs by Ian Sharp.

    IN PICTURES: ARN/HP Roundtable: Software Defined Networking - Getting off on the right foot
  • IN PICTURES: Symantec names top A/NZ partners

    IN PICTURES: Symantec names top A/NZ partners

    Westcon New Zealand and Data#3 took top honours at Symantec's 2014 Pacific Partner Awards in Sydney, winning the Distributor of the Year and Symantec Partner of the Year categories, respectively. The firms were selected judged on overall performance in revenue growth, achievement of Symantec specialisation, joint marketing activities, program adoption, technical expertise and customer service excellence. Other winners included Ethan Group, Insight, Intalock, Insentra, and Datacom NZ.

    IN PICTURES: Symantec names top A/NZ partners
  • IN PICTURES: ARN/Symantec Roundtable: Predictions for 2014 - What’s next in security and storage?

    IN PICTURES: ARN/Symantec Roundtable: Predictions for 2014 - What’s next in security and storage?

    ARN's latest roundtable was held in conjunction with Symantec, at Otto Risorante in Woolloomooloo, Sydney. With the ever-evolving threat landscape and game-changing trends including Cloud, virtualisation and mobility affecting how businesses approach IT, organisations need to be aware of the latest trends in the security and storage markets and adopt appropriate response strategies. Attendees discussed these and many other storage and security predictions for 2014, highlighted the game-changing market trends, and the overall implications for partners. Photographs by Ian Sharp

    IN PICTURES: ARN/Symantec Roundtable: Predictions for 2014 - What’s next in security and storage?
  • Toshiba hosts channel partners for 25th birthday in Sydney

    Toshiba hosts channel partners for 25th birthday in Sydney

    Toshiba recently celebrated 25 years of selling laptop computers with channel partners in Sydney. On July 21, the event coincided with the launch of a suite of new devices with staff and channel partners given a view into Toshiba’s past.

    Toshiba hosts channel partners for 25th birthday in Sydney