The cycle of complexity in the market is back as infrastructure vendor portfolio transformations make digitalisation achievable.
More than 30 technology providers were acquired in Australia during 2018, as part of a buying frenzy amounting to over $300 million.
I just returned from my final technology vendor conference of 2018 and have been thinking about how the size of the conference changes the experience.
This exclusive ARN Roundtable - in association with NBN Co - explored how partners can deliver customer value through a changing technology landscape.
There are terms in technology that are frequently mis-used and as a result became misunderstood.
With fewer than 50 customers and 20 people on staff, the acquisition of Melbourne-based cloud service provider CNI represents a quality over quantity approach for Thomas Duryea Logicalis.
Acquiring net new customers has always been a top priority for the channel, yet partners remain painfully unable to execute on such strategies.
As the early rush to the cloud settles into considered deployments, a hybrid state of adoption is emerging across Australia.
The channel is trapped in a continuous cycle of acknowledging change yet failing to respond, with EDGE Research uncovering misalignment between customer demand and partner action.
We assess the cloud spending patterns of customers through profiling readers of CIO, Computerworld, CSO, InfoWorld, ITworld and Network World publications.
The 800-pound gorilla dominating the distribution market is changing direction, in the pursuit of new partners, vendors and customers.
Dimension Data, NTT Communications, NTT Data, NTT Security and NTTi3 are merging to create a heavyweight technology provider.
Dell EMC is delivering on the promise of increased opportunities through the channel by rolling out a fresh round of partner incentives locally.
During the past two years, Deloitte has acquired nine technology specialists in Australia as part of aggressive go-to-market plans.
Deloitte in Australia, New Zealand, China, Japan and Southeast Asia are coming together to create Deloitte Asia Pacific.
Every channel leader is looking to generate greater commitments but most struggle with building partner enthusiasm and energy behind such sales and growth strategies.
Upon debuting as an end-to-end IT services provider, DXC Technology aimed to deliver on a digital promise.
After years of trying, vendors realise that the long-tail of partners is not a ripe group that with just the right magic touch will turn into gold partners.
Most channel executives are familiar with the dreaded question: What did we get for what we spent in the channel last quarter?
Following a year of sizeable change across the channel, the next 12 months look set for further disruption for partners, vendors and distributors.
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