Channel cheers home Melbourne Cup winner at annual ARN / Dicker Data celebration
Dicker Data hosted its annual Melbourne Cup celebration in partnership with ARN, bringing the channel together for the race that stops the nation. Over 300 partners and vendors roared home winner, Rekindling, at the swanky Zeta Bar in Sydney. Photos by Christine Wong.
Inaugural ARN Platinum Club celebrates top channel partners of 2017
The cream of the Australian channel came together to celebrate a year of achievement at the inaugural ARN Platinum Club lunch in Sydney. Backed up by a celebration Best of 2017 special print edition, Platinum Club provides a platform to showcase the top performing partners and start-ups of the past 12 months, with more than 70 organisations in the spotlight.
Examining the changing job scene in the Aussie channel
The changing job scene in Australia has showed no sign of slowing down following a hectic start to 2017, with a host of appointments, departures and reshuffles across vendor, distributor and reseller businesses. As a result, here’s a refreshed run down of who is working where in the channel.
Channel toasts 2017 success as Champagne Reception kicks off ARN ICT Industry Awards
The channel toasted the top performing players within the Australian market during 2017, as the 11th running of the ARN ICT Industry Awards kicked off with a Champagne Reception at the Hyatt Regency in Sydney - sponsored by Westcon-Comstor and Juniper Networks.
Brisbane channel turns out in force as Dicker Data outlines future digital opportunities
Dicker Data welcomed over 700 partners to TechX 2017 in Brisbane, with leading vendors - Cisco, HP, Microsoft, Dell EMC, Lenovo and Hewlett Packard Enterprise - outlining the future opportunities around digital transformation and the Internet of Things. Photos by Maria Stefina.
Dicker Data delves deep into digital transformation as TechX 2017 unlocks IoT opportunities
Dicker Data welcomed over 1,000 partners to TechX 2017 in Sydney, with leading vendors - Cisco, HP, Microsoft, Dell EMC, Lenovo and Hewlett Packard Enterprise - outlining the future opportunities around digital transformation and the Internet of Things. Photos by Maria Stefina.
Synnex Alliance 2017 swings by Sydney for digital transformation debate
Sydney partners delved into the topic of digital transformation at Synnex Alliance 2017, uncovering the key channel strategies required to deliver on the potential of emerging technologies in Australia. An evening of keynote speakers, panel discussions and technology exhibitions assessed the opportunities and challenges of digital at Sydney Olympic Park. Photos by Maria Stefina.
Opening ice breaker sessions set the scene for EDGE 2017
EDGE 2017 kicked off with an opening ice breaker session, providing a structured environment for channel executives to form and foster new relationships and business opportunities. Photos by Maria Stefina.
ARN returns to Melbourne for second running of After Hours
Partners, vendors and distributors came together for the second running of After Hours in Melbourne, designed to further unite the Australian channel through a series of invite-only social events in Victoria. Photos by Raymond Korn.
Perth partners turn out in force for Synnex Alliance 2017 kick-off
Partners from Western Australia turned out in force for the opening event of Synnex Alliance 2017 in Perth, with a host of vendors showcasing new solutions and products to help the channel deliver on the promise of digital transformation.
Insights and mentoring take centre stage at ARN Emerging Leaders Forum
Following on from its inaugural launch in 2016, the 2017 ARN Emerging Leaders Forum identified, educated and showcased the upcoming talent of the Australian ICT industry. Hosted as a half day event in Sydney, attendees heard from industry champions as keynote speakers, listened to panellists outline future opportunities and leadership paths and joined mentoring sessions from members of the ICT Industry Hall of Fame. The forum also included four awards across vendor, distributor, partner and start-up. Photos by Maria Stefina.
Examining the changing job scene in the Aussie channel
Following a hectic start to 2017, the changing job scene in Australia has showed no sign of slowing down, with a host of appointments, departures and reshuffles across vendor, distributor and reseller businesses. As a result, here’s a refreshed run down of who is working where in the channel.
Channel comes together as ARN launches inaugural After Hours in Melbourne
Partners, vendors and distributors came together for ARN's inaugural launch of After Hours in Melbourne, designed to further unite the Australian channel through a series of invite-only social events in Victoria. Photos by Raymond Korn.
2016 ARN ICT Industry Awards - Meet the finalists...
ARN is proud to announce the finalists for the 2016 ARN ICT Industry Awards, celebrating the success of vendors, distributors and partners during the previous 12 months, while also acknowledging outstanding individuals and their achievements. With the celebration dinner set for September 15 in Sydney, here's a full rundown of the finalists...
IN PICTURES: Microsoft Australian Partner Conference 2014 (30 pics)
Microsoft held its annual partner conference at the Gold Coast Convention Centre. It saw the company's Australian leaders welcome keynotes from Microsoft's international Executive Vice President of its Devices & Services business unit, Steven Elop, among local leaders such as MD Pip Marlow. Photos by Allan Swann.
IN PICTURES: 2014 ARN ICT Industry Awards - Candid shots from the dinner, Pt 1 (31 photos)
As everybody was piped in for dinner at the 2014 ARN IT Industry Awards, ARN's photographer, Ian Sharp, captured the scene and then continued to move amongst the crowd snapping highlights and conversations during the night. Are you pictured?
The 2013 NRL Grand Final between the Manly Sea Eagles and the Sydney Roosters was a tight, tough, thrilling tussle. ARN Editorial Director, Mike Gee, was lucky enough to be the guest of Manly sponsor, Kapsersky. A camera nut, he took along a Canon 7D fitted with a 15-85mm lens and shot off hundreds of photos. This slideshow is a selection of those shots. Unfortunately, the result wasn't what Kaspersky, the Sea Eagles or our man were looking for but the Roosters were the better team on the night ... just.