Slideshows

  • IN PICTURES: QNAP increases channel engagement in Australia (+42 photos)

    IN PICTURES: QNAP increases channel engagement in Australia (+42 photos)

    QNAP has been increasing its channel efforts in Australia. The company recently hosted certification training and partner programs across Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane where more than 100 resellers, MSP, and SIs participated. The company also hosted its QNAP Connect Expo Melbourne showcasing latest Cloud solution and Speech. Here are some of the pictures from the events.

    IN PICTURES: QNAP increases channel engagement in Australia (+42 photos)
  • NEXTDC launches NEXTworking for its partners in Melbourne and Sydney (+15 photos)

    NEXTDC launches NEXTworking for its partners in Melbourne and Sydney (+15 photos)

    NEXTDC launched the first in a series of inaugural networking events for its strong partner community in Melbourne and Sydney to explore new business relationships via a speed-dating model. Key presenters represented a strong cross-section of the channel community including Cloud Plus founder and chief executive, Jules Rumsey, Somerville general manager cloud services, Chris Borg, Infinidat country manager A/NZ, James Byrne; Microsoft principal solution architect, Chris Zhong, AXONVX systems project director, David Hooton and NEXTDC general manager channel sales, Steve Martin.

    NEXTDC launches NEXTworking for its partners in Melbourne and Sydney (+15 photos)
  • IN PICTURES: AWS solutions pavilion ( +39 photos)

    IN PICTURES: AWS solutions pavilion ( +39 photos)

    ​Amazon Web Services recently hosted its AWS Summit 2016 in Sydney where partners and customers heard about the company's plans and solutions. Some of its partners took to the solutions exhibition to showcase some of their latest technologies. Here are some pictures from the solutions pavilion.

    IN PICTURES: AWS solutions pavilion ( +39 photos)
  • 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: NetApp partner all flash FAS drive day (+26 photos)

    IN PICTURES: NetApp partner all flash FAS drive day (+26 photos)

    NetApp held its Partner All Flash FAS Drive Day at Peats Ridge where winning partners from the vendor’s AFF incentive program were treated to a drive day behind the wheel of some exotic luxury cars. Photos courtesy of NetApp.

    IN PICTURES: NetApp partner all flash FAS drive day (+26 photos)
  • IN PICTURES: HDS Internet of Things that matter breakfast (+7 photos)

    IN PICTURES: HDS Internet of Things that matter breakfast (+7 photos)

    Hitachi Data Systems held a breakfast in Melbourne as part of Connect Expo where Hitachi social innovation business CTO, Sara Gardner, presented on how to change business outcomes through data and capitalise on what the company calls the Internet of Things that Matter. Photos courtesy of HDS.

    IN PICTURES: HDS Internet of Things that matter breakfast (+7 photos)
  • IN PICTURES: Channel delves deep into disruption as rhipe Cloud Summit 2016 hits Wellington

    IN PICTURES: Channel delves deep into disruption as rhipe Cloud Summit 2016 hits Wellington

    ​Disruption is the new normal, but will partners be the disrupted or the disruptor in the Cloud economy? Local industry and technology experts from leading software vendors descended on Wellington to extract value from a channel Cloud world, at the rhipe Cloud Summit 2016.​

    IN PICTURES: Channel delves deep into disruption as rhipe Cloud Summit 2016 hits Wellington
  • 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: Connect Expo Melbourne 2016 Part 2 (+21 photos)

    IN PICTURES: Connect Expo Melbourne 2016 Part 2 (+21 photos)

    The Melbourne Exhibition Centre played host to the Connect Expo 2016 where vendors and integrations from around the country gathered to show of the best in connected technology from IoT sensors to drones and robotics. Photos by Chris Player who travelled to the event as a guest of Intel.

    IN PICTURES: Connect Expo Melbourne 2016 Part 2 (+21 photos)
  • IN PICTURES: Connect Expo 2016 Melbourne Part 1 (+23 Photos)

    IN PICTURES: Connect Expo 2016 Melbourne Part 1 (+23 Photos)

    The Melbourne Exhibition Centre played host to the Connect Expo 2016 where vendors and integrators from around the country gathered to show of the best in connected technology from IoT sensors to drones and robotics. Photos by Chris Player who traveled to the event as a guest of Intel.

    IN PICTURES: Connect Expo 2016 Melbourne Part 1 (+23 Photos)
  • IN PICTURES: Salesforce World Tour 2016 in Melbourne (+30 photos)

    IN PICTURES: Salesforce World Tour 2016 in Melbourne (+30 photos)

    Cloud computing company, ​Salesforce, recently hosted its World Tour in Melbourne to share its vision on the ‘Age of the Customer’ and the opportunities this presents for Australian organisations. The event also showcased innovation and the building of the knowledge economy.​ Here are some photos from the event.

    IN PICTURES: Salesforce World Tour 2016 in Melbourne (+30 photos)
  • IN PICTURES: ARN Roundtable - Securing the journey to the Cloud

    IN PICTURES: ARN Roundtable - Securing the journey to the Cloud

    The channel gathered to explore security issues surrounding Cloud migration, highlighting the challenges and opportunities for partners, while discussing the next big technology advancements during an ARN Roundtable at Establishment​ restaurant in Sydney - in association with Blue Coat, Ingram Micro, QNAP, StorageCraft and Veeam.

    IN PICTURES: ARN Roundtable - Securing the journey to the Cloud
  • IN PICTURES: ShoreTel's new Melbourne office opening (+25 photos)

    IN PICTURES: ShoreTel's new Melbourne office opening (+25 photos)

    ​ShoreTel has opened up a new office in Melbourne. The company's global CEO, Don Joos, opened the company's new office on April 7, 2016, in an event attended by local ShoreTel staff and partners.​ ShoreTel said the opening of the new office reflects its growth within the unified communications space. Here are some pictures from the opening.

    IN PICTURES: ShoreTel's new Melbourne office opening (+25 photos)
  • IN PICTURES: ARN's Market trends of IoT roundtable (+36 photos)

    IN PICTURES: ARN's Market trends of IoT roundtable (+36 photos)

    ​The Internet of Things (IoT) is growing in promise and in use cases. So Is 2016 the year it finally becomes mainstream? ARN's Market trends of IoT roundtable examined what has led to the growth of IoT, if it's just a buzzword in the industry and growing use cases of IoT. Eyeing the vertical market possibilities, the roundtable also discussed how IoT will facilitate and accelerate economic growth, build educated and digitally-engaged communities and workforce, improve government services, transport and critical infrastructure.​ Photos my Maria Stefina.

    IN PICTURES: ARN's Market trends of IoT roundtable (+36 photos)
  • IN PICTURES: ARN Roundtable - Evolution of the datacentre roundtable (+30 photos)

    IN PICTURES: ARN Roundtable - Evolution of the datacentre roundtable (+30 photos)

    With disruptive technologies like virtualisation, Cloud solutions, mobile applications, IoT, software- defined infrastructure and converged infrastructures all changing the face of the datacentre, there is mounting pressure from IT to ensure technologies are integrated and managed properly. IT professionals need to be aware of the latest trends affecting the datacentre market. There are always new workloads, users and data, and the demand for IT resources is constantly increasing. IT experts need to understand utilisation trends and perform careful capacity planning. As such, this roundtable addresses these and other notable trends, as well as highlight the ongoing partner opportunities. Photos by Maria Stefina.

    IN PICTURES: ARN Roundtable - Evolution of the datacentre roundtable (+30 photos)
  • Hemisphere Technologies Cyber Security Breakfast Series (+ 20 photos)

    Hemisphere Technologies Cyber Security Breakfast Series (+ 20 photos)

    Hemisphere Technologies hosted a breakfast in Sydney and Melbourne to offer insights into the current threat landscape and security trends impacting the managed services market. There was a strong focus on the pressure between capabilities and pricing for managed service providers and as part of the discussion, Hemisphere spoke about opportunities for differentiation to drive business growth and go to market strategies to provide added value to customers within new MSP business models.

    Hemisphere Technologies Cyber Security Breakfast Series (+ 20 photos)
  • IN PICTURES: Inaugural WIICTA Alumni 2016 Part 2 (+46 photos)

    IN PICTURES: Inaugural WIICTA Alumni 2016 Part 2 (+46 photos)

    The inaugural WIICTA Alumni 2016 breakfast, held at the Establishment in Sydney, brought together WIICTA award winners and finalists to facilitate a mentoring-style program to support women working in the technology sector. Photos by Maria Stefina

    IN PICTURES: Inaugural WIICTA Alumni 2016 Part 2 (+46 photos)