Slideshows

  • IN PICTURES: Mobility meets the channel, but how can partners maximise the opportunity?

    IN PICTURES: Mobility meets the channel, but how can partners maximise the opportunity?

    Mobility continues to gain greater interpretation across enterprise, as data becomes the lifeblood of today’s business and new devices flood the market. But in this digital age, mobility - and all it encompasses - continues to be a complex beast, and as it climbs up the enterprise priority ladder, how can the channel compete? This exclusive ARN roundtable assessed the channel’s most lucrative mobility-orientated opportunity, uncovering the art of creating viable mobile strategies and maximising ongoing enterprise trends. Photos by ARN's Maria Stefina.

    IN PICTURES: Mobility meets the channel, but how can partners maximise the opportunity?
  • IN PICTURES: Synnex shines a light on Cloud as channel roadshow hits Sydney

    IN PICTURES: Synnex shines a light on Cloud as channel roadshow hits Sydney

    The Synnex Alliance 2016 roadshow rolled into Sydney this week, with the distributor outlining how traditional resellers can tap into the predictability of managed services and Cloud, and move away from legacy on-premise technologies.​

    IN PICTURES: Synnex shines a light on Cloud as channel roadshow hits Sydney
  • IN PICTURES: Partners take a half-day trip to the Whitsundays at EDGE 2016

    IN PICTURES: Partners take a half-day trip to the Whitsundays at EDGE 2016

    ​Some partners took a half-day trip to the Whitsundays during EDGE 2016, following a half-day of plenary and breakout sessions. They headed out on a boat and enjoyed some rest time on one of the most beautiful beaches in Australia. Photos by HAFIZAH OSMAN.

    IN PICTURES: Partners take a half-day trip to the Whitsundays at EDGE 2016
  • IN PICTURES: Nimble Storage 2016 A/NZ partner event

    IN PICTURES: Nimble Storage 2016 A/NZ partner event

    More than 100 partners from 50 different companies headed to Peppers Resort in Kingscliff, New South Wales, for Nimble Storage’s annual A/NZ partner conference. The event included two days of sales and technical content, and a celebration awards evening where top performing partners were recognised for their efforts throughout the year.

    IN PICTURES: Nimble Storage 2016 A/NZ partner event
  • IN PICTURES: VeeamON Tour hits Sydney

    IN PICTURES: VeeamON Tour hits Sydney

    Veeam recently hosted its annual VeeamON Tour in Sydney with customers and channel partners gathering together to view technical sneak peeks, insights and business scenarios to IT decision makers.

    IN PICTURES: VeeamON Tour hits Sydney
  • IN PICTURES: Bluechip Roadshow 2016 Sydney (+29 Photos)

    IN PICTURES: Bluechip Roadshow 2016 Sydney (+29 Photos)

    Bluechip Infotech’s 2016 roadshow came to Sydney with 95 partners, 50 vendors and 30 Bluechip staff converging on Star City Casino for presentations, networking and a sneak peek of what is coming in late 2016 from the distributor. Photos courtesy of Bluechip Infotech.

    IN PICTURES: Bluechip Roadshow 2016 Sydney (+29 Photos)
  • IN PICTURES: Channel comes together for EDGE 2016 welcome dinner

    IN PICTURES: Channel comes together for EDGE 2016 welcome dinner

    EDGE 2016 kicked off festivities with a welcome dinner overlooking Catseye Beach in Hamilton Island, following a day of ice breaker sessions and structured networking. Photos by ARN's Maria Stefina.

    IN PICTURES: Channel comes together for EDGE 2016 welcome dinner
  • IN PICTURES: Opening ice breaker sessions set the scene for EDGE 2016

    IN PICTURES: Opening ice breaker sessions set the scene for EDGE 2016

    EDGE 2016 kicked off with an opening ice breaker session, providing a structured environment for channel executives to form and foster new relationships and business opportunities. Photos by ARN's Maria Stefina.

    IN PICTURES: Opening ice breaker sessions set the scene for EDGE 2016
  • IN PICTURES: Skills 2021 Expo at Darwin's Parliament House

    IN PICTURES: Skills 2021 Expo at Darwin's Parliament House

    ​The Northern Territory's Parliament House recently staged a technology and education event. Staples was there to showcase its Microsoft Surface and OneNote for Education as well as Sphero Interactive Training/Coding Robots were also in action. About 400 4GB USB wrist bands were also handed out to more than 400 kids, parents and teachers who attended the event.

    IN PICTURES: Skills 2021 Expo at Darwin's Parliament House
  • IN PICTURES: Riverbed Technology software-defined roadshow (+16 PHOTOS)

    IN PICTURES: Riverbed Technology software-defined roadshow (+16 PHOTOS)

    Riverbed Technology recently hosted its software-defined roadshow in Sydney. The event was the final leg of a six-city series staged around the globe. 180 Riverbed partners and customers turned up to experience the future of networking, with Riverbed showcasing its SD-WAN SteelConnect solution for modernising complex legacy WANs. The speaker line-up featured Riverbed leaders from the global team and IDC vice-president of network infrastructure, Rohit Mehra,​ who presented on SD-WAN drivers and adoption.​

    IN PICTURES: Riverbed Technology software-defined roadshow (+16 PHOTOS)
  • IN PICTURES: Google Atmosphere Live (+43 Photos)

    IN PICTURES: Google Atmosphere Live (+43 Photos)

    Google’s Atmosphere Live was a forum for industry to discuss, educate and engage current and potential customers on the latest developments in Google’s workplace technology. The event was held at the Showtime Event Centre in South Melbourne and featured former Chief Evangelist of Apple, Google Enterprise Security Strategist, James Snow; Canva chief evangelist, Guy Kawasaki; and Google country manager for enterprise in Australia and New Zealand, Renee Gamble. (Photos courtesy of Google)

    IN PICTURES: Google Atmosphere Live (+43 Photos)
  • IN PICTURES: ARN's Hall of Fame inductees Lunch 2016

    IN PICTURES: ARN's Hall of Fame inductees Lunch 2016

    With the 2016 ARN ICT Industry Awards looming, ARN hosted its Hall of Fame inductees to a lunch in Sydney, to tap into the collective brain trust and discuss emerging channels such as the rise of the ISV and partner-to-partner collaborators. They spoke about the relevance of the linear channel model, the rise of new players in the industry, and dealing with Gen Y in the workforce. Pictures by ARN's Maria Stefina.

    IN PICTURES: ARN's Hall of Fame inductees Lunch 2016
  • IN PICTURES: Why distributors are the pulse checkers of the channel

    IN PICTURES: Why distributors are the pulse checkers of the channel

    As the channel changes and industry voices deepen, the need for clarity and insight heightens. Amidst the cliched assumptions however, distribution is once again showing its strength, as a force to be listened to, rather than questioned. This exclusive ARN roundtable examined the pivotal role of distribution in understanding the health of the channel, educating from the epicentre as the market transforms at a rapid rate. Photos by ARN's Maria Stefina.

    IN PICTURES: Why distributors are the pulse checkers of the channel
  • 2016 ARN ICT Industry Awards - Meet the finalists...

    2016 ARN ICT Industry Awards - Meet the finalists...

    ARN is proud to announce the finalists for the 2016 ARN ICT Industry Awards, celebrating the success of vendors, distributors and partners during the previous 12 months, while also acknowledging outstanding individuals and their achievements. With the celebration dinner set for September 15 in Sydney, here's a full rundown of the finalists...

    2016 ARN ICT Industry Awards - Meet the finalists...
  • IN PICTURES: Kaspersky Partner Event Sydney (+23 photos)

    IN PICTURES: Kaspersky Partner Event Sydney (+23 photos)

    The Australia Zoo in Darling Harbour played host to Kaspersky’s annual partner event in Sydney. The night was hosted by Kaspersky’s new A/NZ general manager, Peter Brady, who spoke about the vendor’s continuing commitment to local partners. Representatives from the company’s two distributors, Exclusive Networks and Hemisphere Technologies, were in attendance and the night wrapped up with a party at Madame Tussauds. (Photos by Kaspersky Lab and Chris Player)

    IN PICTURES: Kaspersky Partner Event Sydney (+23 photos)
  • IN PICTURES: How can partners transform the tech conversation through financing?

    IN PICTURES: How can partners transform the tech conversation through financing?

    As new technologies flood the market, and competition increases in parallel, the need for innovation heightens. In utilising financing, partners are transforming businesses through greater flexibility and purchasing options, acquiring leading edge solutions to drive larger deals with higher rates of success. This exclusive ARN Breakfast, in association with IBM Global Financing, examined the role of financing in driving technological transformation, assessing how partners can overcome in-house cash shortages to create new streams of revenue.​

    IN PICTURES: How can partners transform the tech conversation through financing?