Stories by Jon Silk

  • 2.2GB USB drives hit Australia

    Comsol is poised to start shipping its USB mini-drives today following the delivery of the Australian-owned company’s first shipment from Taiwan.

  • XSI joins Elite ranks with Veritas

    Storage software specialist, Veritas, has promoted XSI Data Solutions to Elite partner status, completing XSI’s strategy to build a fully rounded set of storage services, according to its co-founder and CEO, Max Goldsmith.

  • Distributors celebrate record June numbers

    In a climate of intense competition it’s rare for companies to agree on anything. But many IT distributors are currently singing the same song, claiming June was the best month in their history.

  • Ung looks to innovate

    Optima founder, Cornel Ung, hinted at exciting announcements ahead following the appointment of a new managing director and a commitment to fast-tracking new products to market.

  • NetOptions concentrates on organic growth

    NetOptions appears to be concentrating on organic growth following the collapse of its proposed acquisition of CSC Australia’s $150 million reseller business earlier this year.

  • Acquisitions push BMC towards channel

    Service management software developer, BMC, is embarking on a drive to build a partner network to support the addition of low- and mid-range products to its portfolio.

  • Dicker improves partner website

    Dicker Data will launch the next phase of its recently launched partner website next month to give resellers access to real-time accounting, order placement and tracking.

  • Leader of the iPaq

    HP is dominating the handheld PC space, according to the latest IDC Smart Handheld Device Tracker report.

  • Wong takes charge at Optima

    Australia’s largest computer manufacturer, ASX-listed Optima, has reshuffled its management team in response to a need for “greater depth of corporate leadership”.

  • SBS teases viewers with Xserve system

    The promotions department at SBS Television once had a tough task on its hands. For the team of people in charge of producing the in-house adverts and graphics that air between TV programs, making a 20-second teaser for a forthcoming feature film could be a trying experience.