Stories by ARN staff writers

  • ARN Exchange: Channel discusses security spending priorities

    Customers spending priorities, drawing up a security strategy for customers and partners, detailing how partners can increase profit through security and outlining key areas of market growth ahead were some of the topics discussed at the ARN Exchange event in Sydney. Partners got together to talk about the spending priorities of customers within the security market today and the skills required from partners to deliver those services. The event was in association with Cloud Plus, Juniper Networks, Mimecast, and Webroot. Photos by Christine Wong.

  • Channel discusses customer spending priorities within security at ARN Exchange in Melbourne

    What are the spending priorities of customers within the security market today and what are the skills required from partners to deliver those services? An overview of the security market in Australia was debated in the ARN Exchange event in Melbourne with discussions covering the customers spending priorities, drawing up a security strategy for customers and partners, detailing how partners can increase profit through security and outlining key areas of market growth ahead. The event was in association with Juniper Networks, Webroot, Cloud Plus and Mimecast. Photos by Raymond Korn.

  • IN PICTURES: EMC A/NZ partner awards (+44 photos)

    EMC named the winners of its 2015 EMC Business Partner Program Awards at an intimate event at Simmer on the Bay in Sydney. Dimension Data Australia nabbed two awards – for the A/NZ partner of the year and A/NZ alliance partner (outstanding achievement award). Ingram Micro Australia took home the A/NZ distributor of the year award. Data#3 was named Solution Provider Partner Australia outstanding achievement award, while Datacom New Zealand was given the Solution Provider Partner New Zealand outstanding achievement award. Telstra won the A/NZ Cloud Service Provider Partner outstanding achievement award. Photos courtesy of EMC.

  • Compaq commits to OpenVMS

    Compaq has committed to enterprise computing with the announcement of its OpenVMS Galaxy software architecture which includes support for Microsoft's COM model. The vendor has announced almost 20 new and enhanced products and services to provide a greater level of integration between OpenVMS and Windows NT. OpenVMS is a 64-bit computing environment to support business-critical data centre requirements on NT.

  • Harvey Norman recruiting for Tasmanian push

    Computer retailers in Tasmania should be extra pleasant to their staff in coming weeks as Harvey Norman's computer franchisees go on the recruitment trail for 30 technical, cashier and sales positions for the seven new superstores in the Apple Isle opening this month.

  • Typequick wins major award

    An Australian software developer with a successful retail keyboard training product, Typequick, has won the Leading Market Share Award at the National Business Bulletin Business Star Awards which were presented earlier this month.

  • Manaccom brings quality assurance package to retail

    With demand for the implementation of quality assurance systems rising, Bris-bane distributor Manaccom has introduced a new software package designed to remove a lot of the time, hassle and expense involved. As a lot of enterprises now do most of their IT buying through retail outlets, this is sure to generate some interest.

  • Extensis Corporation appoints Dataflow

    Extensis Corporation, a software developer and publisher specialising in productivity software for creative professionals, has appointed Dataflow Computer services as its Australian distributor.