Menu
Rackspace ramps up channel focus

Rackspace ramps up channel focus

Hires new channel manager Brendon McHugh

Cloud service provider, Rackspace is ramping up its channel focus hiring Brendon McHugh as its new channel manager.

McHugh transferred from the company’s UK team to take on the newly created role in Australia. He has been with Rackspace since 2010 and previously worked for Little Man Consultancy.

Rackspace is also updating its partner program and has added enterprise level fanatical support for Gold and Platinum partners as well as co-op marketing for partners within its Silver tier and up.

The program consists of member, silver, gold and platinum levels. In Australia, Rackspace has three Gold partners including White Labelled, NetStarter and Visual Jazz Isobar.

“We’re looking to partner with the right people and ones that share the same values as us,” McHugh said. “Our partners are so important to us in this market and as our channel grows, our team will grow with it.”

Sakshi Taneja has also joined the Rackspace team as its enterprise sales executive. Taneja previously worked as the commercial sales executive at Macquarie Telecom.

In August, Rackspace opened a new datacentre in Sydney.

Follow Us

Join the ARN newsletter!

Error: Please check your email address.

Tags channel programappointmentsrackspace

Upcoming

Slideshows

IN PICTURES: VMworld 2015 Asia-Pacific and Japan party (+ 32 photos)

IN PICTURES: VMworld 2015 Asia-Pacific and Japan party (+ 32 photos)

VMware recently held an Asia-Pacific and Japan party for its partners in San Francisco following two days of keynotes and sessions. Whilst mingling and enjoying drinks and finger food, the partners were joined by VMware management who also took the opportunity to let their hair down to have some fun.

IN PICTURES: VMworld 2015 Asia-Pacific and Japan party (+ 32 photos)
IN PICTURES: VMworld 2015 sponsor and partner showcase (+41 photos)

IN PICTURES: VMworld 2015 sponsor and partner showcase (+41 photos)

VMware's sponsors and partners used the opportunity at VMworld 2015 to showcase some of their technologies. At an exhibition hall, these vendors educated those that popped by their stands on these solutions and addressed some of the issues surrounding mobility, datacentres, and the Cloud. SOme of the big names there included f5, Palo Alto Networks, HP, Intel, Samsung, and Symantec.

IN PICTURES: VMworld 2015 sponsor and partner showcase (+41 photos)
IN PICTURES: VMware's VMworld 2015 day 1 (+13 photos)

IN PICTURES: VMware's VMworld 2015 day 1 (+13 photos)

VMware has kicked off VMworld 2015 in San Francisco and the first day saw keynotes from its president and CEO, Carl Eschenbach; executive vice-president and general manager, Bill Fathers; and executive vice-president and general manager of SDDC, Raghu Raghuram; amongst others. VMware also made Cloud-related announcements and demonstrated its latest technology.

IN PICTURES: VMware's VMworld 2015 day 1 (+13 photos)

iasset.com is a channel management ecosystem that automates all major aspects of the entire sales, marketing and service process, including data tracking, integrated learning, knowledge management and product lifecycle management.

Show Comments