Infotonics to distribute Raxco in Perfect deal
Australian software distributor Infotronics has signed a distribution agreement with software developer, Raxco. Infotronics distributes software for system administrators, thin client technologies and niche desktop utilities whilst Raxco is a provider of system administration software and resource management solutions for medium- to large-sized organisations. Central to sealing the deal was Raxco’s Perfect Disk 6.0 defragmentation software aimed at system administrators. The software is designed to defragment large and complex environments and integrate with Active Directory for enterprise management and scheduling. It is also certified for Windows Server 2003 and Windows 2000. It is Windows XP optimised. The agreement stands to benefits Infotronics position in the specialist distributor market and Raxco’s presence in Australia, Japan and Taiwan. Raxco maintains a global sales force and support presence in 17 countries including Australia.
Unisys appoints new MD
Mike Ettling has been appointed Unisys’ new managing director, Australia and New Zealand with the brief of providing senior leadership and direction across operations within the two countries. He will be based in Sydney. Unisys is seeking to evolve to a services-based company with IT services now contributing 90 per cent of revenues in Asia-Pacific. Before Ettling’s appointment, Andrew Barkla, vice-president Asia-Pacific, who joined Unisys January 2003, also managed the A/NZ operations. Ettling’s previous UK experience in IT services and outsourcing will help drive the evolution and success of Unisys as a services company across its five main vertical market sectors — financial services, public sector, transportation, telecommunications and media, and commercial.