Slideshows

  • ​Inside the new HP Customer Welcome Centre in Sydney…

    ​Inside the new HP Customer Welcome Centre in Sydney…

    HP unveiled its new Customer Welcome Centre (CWC) in Sydney this week, following on more than a year after the vendor opened the doors of its Experience Centre in Melbourne (MEC). The new space offers on-site HP technicians and visiting channel partners the ability to reconfigure equipment and put together tailored solutions based on the needs of individual end clients or target vertical markets. The centre can also be booked by customers and partners for meetings, events, workshops, seminars, and training. Photos by HP.

    ​Inside the new HP Customer Welcome Centre in Sydney…
  • Zscaler Australia toasts the channel at Xmas drinks

    Zscaler Australia toasts the channel at Xmas drinks

    Zscaler recently hosted its partner update and Christmas drinks event in Australia where more than 20 partners attended the event at the QT hotel in the Sydney. The event provided a forum for the company to update its Australian partners on the company's strategy for cloud security in the year ahead. It was also a great opportunity for the company to introduce Sean Kopelke as country manager for A/NZ. The event ended with Christmas drinks and a celebration of momentum gained in 2016.

    Zscaler Australia toasts the channel at Xmas drinks
  • IN PICTURES: ​Nutanix X Tours

    IN PICTURES: ​Nutanix X Tours

    Nutanix recently held two ‘X Tours’, which brought the company’s flagship event .NEXT to Brisbane and Melbourne. Customers and partners got a firsthand look at the new era of IT and exposure to the potential of the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud platform. Both events featured key speakers both from Nutanix and its partners.

    IN PICTURES: ​Nutanix X Tours
  • IN PICTURES: Zebra hosts Channel Partner Roadshow (+ 10 photos)

    IN PICTURES: Zebra hosts Channel Partner Roadshow (+ 10 photos)

    Zebra Technologies’ channel partners have been touring around A/NZ for its annual Channel Partner Roadshow, with events held across Christchurch, Auckland, Perth, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney. Each event featured in-depth discussions surrounding the trends Zebra has seen over the last year across the retail, manufacturing and healthcare industries.

    IN PICTURES: Zebra hosts Channel Partner Roadshow (+ 10 photos)
  • 2016 Women in ICT Awards - Post awards networking

    2016 Women in ICT Awards - Post awards networking

    ARN celebrated the cream of the female channel crop at the 2016 Women in ICT Awards (WIICTA) in Sydney, attracting over 400 tech leaders from across the country. Photos by Maria Stefina.

    2016 Women in ICT Awards - Post awards networking
  • 2016 Women in ICT Awards - Winners and Speakers

    2016 Women in ICT Awards - Winners and Speakers

    ARN celebrated gender diversity and recognised female excellence across seven categories - Achievement, Rising Star, Shining Star, Entrepreneur, Innovation, Technical and Community awards - including a special Lifetime Achievement recognition. Photos by Maria Stefina.

    2016 Women in ICT Awards - Winners and Speakers
  • 2016 Women in ICT Awards - Arrivals and networking

    2016 Women in ICT Awards - Arrivals and networking

    ARN honoured the leading front runners of the Australian channel as the 2016 Women in ICT Awards (WIICTA) created new memories in Sydney. Held at a jam-packed Hilton Hotel, over 400 tech leaders combined to celebrate gender diversity and recognise female excellence across the industry. Photos by Maria Stefina.

    2016 Women in ICT Awards - Arrivals and networking
  • Channel combines as QNAP World Tour hits Aussie shores

    Channel combines as QNAP World Tour hits Aussie shores

    Network storage vendor QNAP brought its world tour to Australian shores with stops in Sydney and Melbourne. More than 200 distributors, resellers and MSPs were invited to the Australian Partner Appreciation dinner and exclusive solution preview night at Park Hyatt Sydney and Grand Hyatt Melbourne. The events featured presentations on the company’s roadmap for 2017 and partner awards. Photos courtesy of QNAP.

    Channel combines as QNAP World Tour hits Aussie shores
  • ​Opening the door to data centre change in Australia

    ​Opening the door to data centre change in Australia

    With a growing appetite for innovation and digital transformation, Australia sits on the cusp of significant disruption in the data centre. But as the channel seeks to keep up, keep innovating and keep growing, where should partners place their bets? This exclusive ARN roundtable challenges tradition and outlines opportunity, assessing where battles will be won and lost as the channel opens the door to data centre change. Photos by Maria Stefina.

    ​Opening the door to data centre change in Australia
  • IN PICTURES: CompTIA Xmas party and A/NZ channel community meeting

    IN PICTURES: CompTIA Xmas party and A/NZ channel community meeting

    CompTIA recently hosted its networking reception and Christmas party in Sydney following an A/NZ channel community meeting. The meeting focused on how to grow business in 2017 and saw people wearing bandanas​ as part of an awareness campaign to encourage women to consider a career in IT​. The networking that followed saw attendees mingling over drinks and finger food.

    IN PICTURES: CompTIA Xmas party and A/NZ channel community meeting
  • ARN Roundtable - Building the bandwidth for future channel success

    ARN Roundtable - Building the bandwidth for future channel success

    ​As Australia grapples with digital boardroom agendas, alongside new technologies flooding the market, the time for reseller reassessment has arrived. In offering full solution suites to customers - including data, bandwidth and the network - the channel must create value through broadening the cloud conversation, while transitioning to a new services-based approach. This exclusive ARN roundtable, in association with Dicker Data and Telstra, examined how partners can build capabilities on top of new technologies, outlining how to create new IP while generating success in channel services. Photos by Maria Stefina.

    ARN Roundtable - Building the bandwidth for future channel success
  • ​Channel cheers home Melbourne Cup winner at Dicker Data celebration - Part 3

    ​Channel cheers home Melbourne Cup winner at Dicker Data celebration - Part 3

    Dicker Data hosted its annual Melbourne Cup celebration in partnership with ARN, bringing the channel together for the race that stops the nation. Over 300 vendor and reseller partners roared home winner, Almandin, at the swanky Zeta Bar in Sydney. Photos by Maria Stefina.

    ​Channel cheers home Melbourne Cup winner at Dicker Data celebration - Part 3
  • Sophos sets the security scene with The Man from Sophos 2 partner conference

    Sophos sets the security scene with The Man from Sophos 2 partner conference

    The second of running of Sophos' Man From Sophos partner conference saw more than 300 attendees across Sydney and Melbourne. In each city, a strong keynote was followed by two breakout sessions designed specifically for sales and technical staff, finishing up with partner networking.

    Sophos sets the security scene with The Man from Sophos 2 partner conference
  • Channel cheers home Melbourne Cup winner at Dicker Data celebration - Part 2

    Channel cheers home Melbourne Cup winner at Dicker Data celebration - Part 2

    Dicker Data hosted its annual Melbourne Cup celebration in partnership with ARN, bringing the channel together for the race that stops the nation. Over 300 vendor and reseller partners roared home winner, Almandin, at the swanky Zeta Bar in Sydney. Photos by Maria Stefina.

    Channel cheers home Melbourne Cup winner at Dicker Data celebration - Part 2
  • ​Channel cheers home Melbourne Cup winner at Dicker Data celebration

    ​Channel cheers home Melbourne Cup winner at Dicker Data celebration

    Dicker Data hosted its annual Melbourne Cup celebration in partnership with ARN, bringing the channel together for the race that stops the nation. Over 300 vendor and reseller partners roared home winner, Almandin, at the swanky Zeta Bar in Sydney. Photos by Maria Stefina.

    ​Channel cheers home Melbourne Cup winner at Dicker Data celebration
  • IN PICTURES: OKI hosts its ‘Think Big’ Partner Day (+ 30 photos)

    IN PICTURES: OKI hosts its ‘Think Big’ Partner Day (+ 30 photos)

    OKI recently invited 80 channel partners to 'Think Big' at Sheraton on the Park, where channel partners received an update on the company's current business and direction, latest solutions, as well as an introduction to its new colour SFP and MPF range. Channel partners were also given a preview of the ColorPainter large format range. The day ended with a dinner at Nick's Bar & Grill, with keen golfers taking to the greens the next morning at Macquarie Links golf course.

    IN PICTURES: OKI hosts its ‘Think Big’ Partner Day (+ 30 photos)
  • Throwback Thursday: Best of 2015 ARN Women ICT Awards

    Throwback Thursday: Best of 2015 ARN Women ICT Awards

    ​The ARN Women ICT Awards (WIICTA) will be presented at a luncheon in Sydney on a November 25. Here's a flashback to WIICTA 2015 to bring back some fond memories. For all the latest on WIICTA, visit www.arnnet.com.au/wiicta. Nominations are closing soon so make sure to nominate yourself or a colleague.​

    Throwback Thursday: Best of 2015 ARN Women ICT Awards
  • Way back Wednesday: Best of 2014 ARN Women ICT Awards

    Way back Wednesday: Best of 2014 ARN Women ICT Awards

    The ARN Women ICT Awards (WIICTA) will be presented at a luncheon in Sydney on a November 25. Here's a flashback to WIICTA 2014 to bring back some fond memories. For all the latest on WIICTA, visit www.arnnet.com.au/wiicta. Nominations are closing soon so make sure to nominate yourself or a colleague.

    Way back Wednesday: Best of 2014 ARN Women ICT Awards
  • Take me back Tuesday: Best of 2013 ARN Women ICT Awards

    Take me back Tuesday: Best of 2013 ARN Women ICT Awards

    ​The ​ARN Women ICT Awards (WIICTA) will be presented at a luncheon in Sydney on a November 25. Here's a flashback to WIICTA 2013 to bring back some fond memories. For all the latest on WIICTA, visit www.arnnet.com.au/wiicta. Nominations are closing soon so make sure to nominate yourself or a colleague.​

    Take me back Tuesday: Best of 2013 ARN Women ICT Awards