The New Year brings the usual new round of humdrum technology predictions, glaringly general, unashamedly safe and perpetually predictable. But while the industry no longer sees value in “cloud is now the norm” type projections, value can be found in following developments of the year previous, analysing behaviours and patterns to formulate a plan for the 12 months ahead. Consequently, here’s the top tech storylines to follow in Australia during 2017.
New technology is set to see enterprises tap into the benefits offered by automation, but what does it mean for individual workers?
ARN’s partners inside the industry lift the lid on the real world of the channel.
Australian e-commerce specialist, UltraServe, has promoted Vishnu Roy to fill the new role of vice president, operations.
In light of striking business and technological shifts, the channel is churning at a rapid rate - partners must learn from the past to prepare for the future.
Cyber security company, Trend Micro, is betting big on IoT and network security, with the channel set to play a major part in its push into the mid-market and enterprise.
ARN examines partners on the upward move - these are companies to watch.
Australia and New Zealand exempt from global distie deal as vendor bets big on Arrow in local market.
As another tumultuous year comes to an end in the industry, now is a good time to look ahead to 2017.
If 2016 has taught us anything, it tells us not to be complacent. The unimaginable can overnight become our reality.
CIO Editor-in-Chief, Byron Connolly, provides a month-by-month look back at who and what made news in 2016 from a buyer perspective.
Vendor deep dives into new tiering models as combined partner program release nears.
Whether it be technology troubles, government conflicts or declining sales, 2016 has been a year to forget for some of the industry's biggest players. ARN examines the vendors who will forever look back on 2016 as an annus horribilis.
The volume-centric strategies that were once used to drive PC original equipment manufacturer (OEM) partners' sales are now out of sync.
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.
Optus Business has won a five-year managed services contract to boost the Townsville City Council’s communication and business capabilities.
Channel leader returns to native New Zealand to run local operations amidst Asia Pacific management shake-up.
Replacement comes from within as industry veteran bows out of tech giant after 21 years.
Centred around ‘The Future Channel’, EDGE 2017 will play host to over 250 high-level ICT industry executives from both sides of the Tasman.
Microsoft released two Windows 10 updates in quick succession, leading many to believe their DHCP connection problems were caused by the earlier update.
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