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  • 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?
  • IN PICTURES: Panasonic kicks off UC Channel Partner Roadshow (+ 11 photos)

    IN PICTURES: Panasonic kicks off UC Channel Partner Roadshow (+ 11 photos)

    Business telephone systems vendor, Panasonic, and its Unified Communications (UC) distributor CommsPlus Distribution have been travelling across Australia to meet with more than 160 UC channel partners throughout the month of June. In a series of roadshow events, the latest UC IP-PBX and SIP products are being launched to the channel, in combination with a go-to-market strategy that looks to provide partners with a range of training programs to support their sales activity.

    IN PICTURES: Panasonic kicks off UC Channel Partner Roadshow (+ 11 photos)
  • IN PICTURES: ARN's WIICTA Alumnae Q2 2016 (+ 29 photos)

    IN PICTURES: ARN's WIICTA Alumnae Q2 2016 (+ 29 photos)

    The WIICTA Alumnae 2016 breakfast for Q2, 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 Holly Morgan.

    IN PICTURES: ARN's WIICTA Alumnae Q2 2016 (+ 29 photos)
  • IN PICTURES: HPE and partners hop on the Orient Express (+ 12 photos)

    IN PICTURES: HPE and partners hop on the Orient Express (+ 12 photos)

    Last month Hewlett Packard Enterprise partners boarded the Venice-Simplon-Orient for a luxury travel experience across Europe. Channel partners including Data#3, Lynx, AC3 and more, were treated to an action-packed seven-day adventure through Venice, Prague and London, with pasta making sessions, beer hall banquets, Segway tours and a ride on the London Eye.

    IN PICTURES: HPE and partners hop on the Orient Express (+ 12 photos)
  • IN PICTURES: Kaspersky Lab’s 8th annual Asia-Pacific partner conference in Vietnam (+20 photos)

    IN PICTURES: Kaspersky Lab’s 8th annual Asia-Pacific partner conference in Vietnam (+20 photos)

    ​Kaspersky Lab recently hosted its 8th annual Asia-Pacific partner conference in Vietnam. The Asia-Pacific Kaspersky Lab family came together for this partner conference to honour and recognise the work of its partners across the Asia-Pacific region. Here are some pictures from the event. ​

    IN PICTURES: Kaspersky Lab’s 8th annual Asia-Pacific partner conference in Vietnam (+20 photos)
  • IN PICTURES: QNAP Global Partner Day at Computex 2016 (+ 24 photos)

    IN PICTURES: QNAP Global Partner Day at Computex 2016 (+ 24 photos)

    QNAP Systems welcomed more than 50 global partners to the 2016 QNAP Global Partners Day, held in Taipei, to celebrates the successes of 2015. Attendees enjoyed dinner and a party aboard a cruise ship.

    IN PICTURES: QNAP Global Partner Day at Computex 2016 (+ 24 photos)
  • IN PICTURES: Kaspersky attends charity event with rugby league legends (+28 photos)

    IN PICTURES: Kaspersky attends charity event with rugby league legends (+28 photos)

    ​Kaspersky spent the weekend with Australia’s much loved rugby league legends for the Legends of League Charity Dinner, a major fundraising event for Ronald McDonald House in Orange. Guest spent the evening with Brett Kenny, previously from the Parramatta Eels; Canterbury Bulldogs’ Peter Tunks and Manly Sea Eagles greats, Graham Eadie and Geoff Toovey. The house is a home away from home for seriously ill children who are receiving medical treatment and their families. A fun filled Saturday night filled with music, the night also included a three-course meal and exclusive items by the legends up for auction.

    IN PICTURES: Kaspersky attends charity event with rugby league legends (+28 photos)
  • IN PICTURES: ARN Shaking up storage roundtable - How can partners play a winning hand?

    IN PICTURES: ARN Shaking up storage roundtable - How can partners play a winning hand?

    ​Whether it be the rise of upcoming industry players, increased vendor consolidation or new technology advancements, the traditional storage market is shaking to its foundations. Such a shakeup demands a new partner power play however, as IT decision makers look to the channel to map out effective storage strategies in this ever-changing technological world. This exclusive ARN roundtable discussed the importance of business continuity, the key market disrupters and crucially, how the channel can shift the role of storage across enterprise. Photos by Hafizah Osman.

    IN PICTURES: ARN Shaking up storage roundtable - How can partners play a winning hand?
  • IN PICTURES: Intel’s Drone 100 performance lights up Vivid Sydney (+37 photos)

    IN PICTURES: Intel’s Drone 100 performance lights up Vivid Sydney (+37 photos)

    As part of Vivid Sydney, Intel’s Drone 100 performance, featuring 100 illuminated drones, made its public debut on June 8 with performances conducted each night until Sunday June 12. The exhibition was developed by Intel and Ars Electronica and the Sydney Youth Orchestra performed in front of the Sydney Opera House as part of the event. Pictures courtesy of Intel.

    IN PICTURES: Intel’s Drone 100 performance lights up Vivid Sydney (+37 photos)
  • IN PICTURES: LivePerson inaugurates new office in Melbourne (+22 photos)

    IN PICTURES: LivePerson inaugurates new office in Melbourne (+22 photos)

    Online and mobile messaging company, ​LivePerson, has opened a new office opening in South of Melbourne. The new workspace will support the demands of the technology provider across the Asia-Pacific region. LivePerson has adopted a new and innovative Agile design, saying goodbye to rows of desks and adding in writeable walls, community cubbies, exercise equipment and flexible desk options. The move reflects LivePerson’s investment and commitment to the region and dedication to helping its local customers prepare for the future of communications. The Melbourne office will spearhead the company’s activities across the Asia-Pacific region with support from the Japan office.

    IN PICTURES: LivePerson inaugurates new office in Melbourne (+22 photos)
  • IN PICTURES: 2016 Vivid Sydney crowd favourites (+19 photos)

    IN PICTURES: 2016 Vivid Sydney crowd favourites (+19 photos)

    For 23 nights, from May 27 until June 18, Vivid Sydney transforms Sydney into a dazzling playground of fun and free sights for all ages. Visitors can explore the world's largest festival of lights, music and ideas and see the dazzling fusion of art and technology across the city and surrounds, with more than 90 light installations and projections from artists representing Australia and across the world. Here are some of the crowd favourites.

    IN PICTURES: 2016 Vivid Sydney crowd favourites (+19 photos)
  • IN PICTURES: Thomas Duryea and Logicalis collaboration launch event Sydney (+28 photos)

    IN PICTURES: Thomas Duryea and Logicalis collaboration launch event Sydney (+28 photos)

    It was standing room only at the Sydney stop of the Thomas Duryea and Logicalis collaboration launch event at the Ivy. Designed to introduce customers and partners to the new entity, the day included presentations from Dell, a customer story from Brookfield, a CEO Q&A panel and special guest speaker Peter Fitzsimons. Photos by Oliver Descoeudres and Chris Player.

    IN PICTURES: Thomas Duryea and Logicalis collaboration launch event Sydney (+28 photos)
  • IN PICTURES: Staples and partners prepare businesses for millennials (+15 photos)

    IN PICTURES: Staples and partners prepare businesses for millennials (+15 photos)

    Staples recently hosted its CEO Connect "Preparing your business for the Millennials" breakfast event, where 73 CEOs from the NSW chapter of the CEO Institute leant about how their companies should be prepared for a new generation in their workforce. Staples vice-president of sales, Tim Sleep, together with Lenovo Asia-Pacific CMO, Nick Reynolds; Microsoft’s Brett Fraser; and Generation E’s Biagio LaRosa delivered a compelling message to these leaders around preparing their business for millennials. Discussion themes included Cloud, activity based working and social media, which were comprehensively covered by the speakers.

    IN PICTURES: Staples and partners prepare businesses for millennials (+15 photos)
  • IN PICTURES: HDS Charity Drive for Variety for Children’s (+38 Photos)

    IN PICTURES: HDS Charity Drive for Variety for Children’s (+38 Photos)

    Eleven teams from Hitachi Data Systems took part in a “Bikes for Tykes” team building session and completed a series of tasks and challenges in order to earn components to build a bike. The 11 bikes built were presented to children and their teachers on the day via Variety - The Children’s Charity.

    IN PICTURES: HDS Charity Drive for Variety for Children’s (+38 Photos)
  • Vivid Sydney Opera House and Circular Quay

    Vivid Sydney Opera House and Circular Quay

    ​As usual the light display on the Sydney Opera House took our breath away, but the Customs House show stole the show. Again.

    Vivid Sydney Opera House and Circular Quay