Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

  • Arrow ECS ANZ provide specialised, technical-service orientated distribution and support for technologies that drive innovation. We provide partners and end users with solutions that solve modern business challenges through our leading technology solutions; technical pre and post-sales support, our flexible finance options, market development and other channel services. We don’t simply distribute technology, we translate it into tangible business benefits. That’s how we offer our partners the ultimate channel experience.
  • Dell Technologies enables organisations to modernise, automate and transform their data centre using industry-leading converged infrastructure, servers, storage and data protection technologies. This provides a trusted foundation for businesses to transform IT, through the creation of a hybrid cloud, and transform their business through the creation of cloud-native applications and big data solutions. Dell Technologies services customers across 180 countries – including 98 percent of the Fortune 500 – with the industry’s most comprehensive and innovative portfolio from edge to core to cloud.
  • Dicker Data (ASX: DDR) is Australia’s largest locally owned and operated IT distribution company. Representing all global tier-one brands and several thousand resellers across the country, Dicker Data prides itself on proactive reseller engagement and a best practice solution focus that enables our partners to better service their customers. Dicker Data’s mission is to enable, educate and inspire IT resellers to achieve their full potential through the delivery of unparalleled service, technology and logistics.
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise is an industry leading technology company that enables customers to go further, faster. With the industry's most comprehensive portfolio, spanning the cloud to the data center to workplace applications, our technology and services help customers around the world make IT more efficient, more productive and more secure.
  • Telstra is Australia’s leading telecommunications and information services company, offering a full range of communications services and competing in all telecommunications markets. In Australia we provide 16.4 million mobile services, 7.4 million fixed voice services and 3 million retail fixed broadband services

Signature Sponsor

  • Cisco’s recent launch of ‘The Network. Intuitive.’ has highlighted the future of networking by delivering intent-based networking solutions and services, helping to mitigate more security threats and enabling easier management of the scale of connected devices and services. A changing market landscape is driving organisations of all sizes to digitise their operations, processes, and business functions, with an estimated 50 billion new devices being connected in the next three years. The focus on IT security has never been more prominent, and so businesses have a $19 trillion opportunity—if they can seize this digital revolution securely. All it takes is a holistic approach to cybersecurity, enacting layers of protection from routing and switching to the cloud and beyond. Only Cisco offers a portfolio that integrates security at every step.

Gold Sponsors

  • APC by Schneider Electric, the leading global brand for integrated IT physical infrastructure and software, provides reliable power, and availability solutions for IT and communications technologies. With the largest community of partners tailoring solutions for home and business networks, APC products enable individuals and businesses to anticipate the unexpected, protecting critical information and data. It’s certainty in connected world. APC is a brand of Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and industrial automation. With revenues of ~€27 billion in FY2015, Schneider Electric helps customers in over 100 countries to manage their energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient, and sustainable.
  • "Exclusive Group is the Value-Added services company accelerating the growth of the disruptive and innovative technologies around the world. Its people are committed to the high-growth imperatives of ambitious IT vendors and fuelled by a strong culture of ambition, entrepreneurialism and sustainable growth. With a channel-focused track record of high achievement and rapid success, Exclusive Group brings all the essential elements of a proven winning strategy for market entry and growth. Value Added Distribution that helps Reseller Partners differentiate and create new market opportunities is at the heart of the Exclusive Group proposition through its Cyber Security brand, Exclusive Networks and Data Centre transformation division, BigTec. This is complemented by extensive and innovative global services capabilities for project deployment and support (ITEC), and an arsenal of integrated commercial leasing offerings delivered by Exclusive Capital. Exclusive Networks continually challenges traditional VAD models, redefining value and creating differentiation. We call this ‘Disruptive Distribution’."
  • Ingram Micro Australia is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ingram Micro Inc, and Australia’s largest distributor of technology products. As a vital link in the technology value chain, Ingram Micro delivers expertise in technology solutions, mobility, cloud, and supply chain solutions, enabling its business partners to operate efficiently and successfully in the markets they serve. Representing over 130 vendors to a network of more than 8,500 active Australian resellers, Ingram Micro helps business realise the promise of technology. Headquartered in Sydney, Ingram Micro Australia has offices in Brisbane, Sydney, and Melbourne, and an Advanced Logistics Centre in Sydney. For more information see http://au.ingrammicro.com
  • Kaspersky Lab is a global cybersecurity company founded in 1997. Kaspersky Lab’s deep threat intelligence and security expertise is constantly transforming into security solutions and services to protect businesses, critical infrastructure, governments and consumers around the globe. The company’s comprehensive security portfolio includes leading endpoint protection and a number of specialized security solutions and services to fight sophisticated and evolving digital threats. Over 400 million users are protected by Kaspersky Lab technologies and we help 270,000 corporate clients protect what matters most to them. Learn more at www.kaspersky.com.au For SMB & Corporate sales contact: anz_sales@kaspersky.com Download a free trial: http://www.kaspersky.com/au/trials Find a partner: http://www.kaspersky.com/au/partners
  • Pioneering a new distribution model NEXTGEN is a pioneering IT enabler bringing together established and emerging technologies to provide data centre and cloud-based solutions for our Channel Partners that push the boundaries of what’s possible - the next generation of IT service delivery. The business is a hub of collaboration within the supply chain that makes it easy for resellers to connect and do business with international vendors on complex and ever-changing product suites.
  • Sophos is a leader in next-generation endpoint and network security, and as the pioneer of synchronized security develops its innovative portfolio of endpoint, network, encryption, web, email and mobile security solutions to work better together. More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos solutions as the best protection against sophisticated threats and data loss. Sophos products are exclusively available through a global channel of more than 26,000 registered partners.
  • Veeam® is the leader in Backup solutions that deliver Cloud Data Management™. Veeam provides a single platform for modernizing backup, accelerating hybrid cloud, and securing data. With 375,000+ customers worldwide, including 82% of the Fortune 500 and 67% of the Global 2,000, Veeam customer-satisfaction scores are the highest in the industry at 3.5x the average. Veeam’s 100-percent channel ecosystem includes global partners, as well as HPE, NetApp, Cisco and Lenovo as exclusive resellers. Veeam has offices in more than 30 countries. To learn more, visit https://www.veeam.com​ or follow Veeam on Twitter @veeam.​
  • VMware’s cloud infrastructure and business mobility solutions break the bonds that tie IT systems and end-user environments to physical hardware, providing both IT and the business greater efficiency, agility and control. VMware is the recognised leader in virtualization and automation of compute, networking and storage resources from the desktop to the data center and to the cloud. Choosing a common platform to manage all your applications, from data center to device, greatly simplifies IT so you can focus less on infrastructure and more on innovation. Our vast ecosystem of over 55,000 partners, including our esteemed Federation partners and solution providers and our broad support for the hardware and applications you already own make VMware solutions easy to adopt. With former CIOs, CTOs and industry consultants in our ranks, we're experts at uncovering hidden barriers, finding opportunities and formulating pragmatic IT transformation strategies to help you define your software-defined journey.
  • Vocus is one of Australia and New Zealand’s largest fibre network and services providers, connecting wholesale, enterprise and government customers through our extensive fibre network, and to the world via our diverse, high-capacity links to major global gateways. Our network is backed by the support of local account management teams, local provisioning and 24/7 Australian-based network operations centres. We achieve success through our national scale, smarter solutions, fast turnaround times and excellent service. Offering truly integrated and industry leading end-to-end connectivity solutions across data networks, internet, cloud, data centres and unified comms. The Vocus Channel is designed to foster a profitable, long term and mutually beneficial relationship between Vocus and its partners.