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Customers and partners attended the Huawei ICT Road show this week, hosted at the Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne – a beautiful world heritage building first completed in 1880. The event showcased Huawei solutions along with technology and industry updates, panel discussions with customers, a technology exhibition and container data centre demonstrations. Guests were also treated to networking drinks in the magnificent surroundings accompanied by a string quartet.
Violin Memory continues its recovery following a stock plummet on the back of its 2013 initial public offering (IPO). Stocks remain shaky but the flash storage vendor is in a much better place than it was in December last year, and even as recently as May.
Under APAC director Tim Murphy, Network security management and risk assessment company, Tufin, is rapidly expanding its Australian operations.
Acronis has acquired Cloud backup company, BackupAgent, as part of its promise to enable managed services providers (MSPs), hosting companies, and telecommunications operators in taking complete data protection services to market.
Apple has triggered greater competition in the distribution of the iPad with the appointment of Synnex as its third supplier of the tablet in Australia.
Nimble Storage's Asia-Pacific (APAC) partner event was held at the Chateau Elan Resort in the Hunter Valley, with 120 from 90 partner organisations in attendance. The three-day event merged shop-talk with recreation, with an awards ceremony rounding out the event. Photos: Shinara Armitage Photography
WESTCON IMAGINE 2014: Resilience that saved QF32 will help IT companies survive, says Richard de Crespigny
More than just technology, experienced and knowledgeable leadership is mandatory for the survival of IT companies due to the uncertainties and potential risks of technology, according to Richard de Crespigny.
Westcon Group underpinned its Imagine 2014 conference with a ‘best practice, next practice’ theme, in which it promised to focus on the former to allow resellers to invest in the latter.
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When HP first announced it was retrenching more than 25,000 staff worldwide and the depth of its financial problems, Nermin Bajric spoke exclusively to the HP PPS South Pacific vice-president, Robert Mesaros. Now, six months later, he and Mesaros met again to discuss what has happened at HP since.
A selection of Westcon Group’s vendor partners sat alongside the distributions Asia-Pacific services and Cloud solutions director, Darryl Grauman, to negotiate the state of resellers in the current Cloud climate, and where small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) fit in its adoption.
In transitioning to the Cloud partners need to focus on strategy and place their bets: decide what role they want to play, either selling services, selling a third party XaaS offering, rebadging an offering, or building and running their own XaaS offering.
- Adobe releases previously delayed security updates for Reader and Acrobat
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- Majority of Scottish science academics will vote 'no' in referendum
- Yelp settles US FTC charges of violating child privacy
- Apple turns on iCloud two-step verification after nude selfie scandal
- Federal Goverment prepares new laws to tackle cyberbullying on social media
- Myriad IT puts charitable fund in the Cloud
- Mobile Manufacturers Forum backs Telstra’s initiatives for disabled Australians
- Telco complaints hit six-year low
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