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Selling the benefits of the software-defined data centre

In looking ahead to the future of the data centre, a software-defined reality is emerging. Triggered by the need to innovate, and a desire to consume IT differently, businesses are increasing adoption across Australia. But while the software-defined data centre remains crucial to the long-term evolution of an agile digital business, today, challenges remain around extracting channel value. This exclusive ARN roundtable, in association with APC by Schneider Electric, Cisco, HPE, Lenovo and Veritas, assessed the benefits of selling a software-defined data centre strategy, uncovering the key market trends and ongoing partner opportunities. Photos by Maria Stefina.

  • Nathan Knight (Lenovo); Julie Barbieri (NTT Communications ICT Solutions); Denis Maguire (Cisco); Phil Jones (Focus Group Technologies); David Hanrahan (Dimension Data); Joe Tasevski (AdventOne); Hafizah Osman (ARN); Andrew Sylvester (APC by Schneider Electric); Dean Riach (Veritas); Sean Murphy (Nexus IT); Patrick Devlin (Hewlett Packard Enterprise) and JP Clemence (Sententia)

  • Joe Tasevski (AdventOne); Nathan Knight (Lenovo) and Denis Maguire (Cisco)

  • Phil Jones (Focus Group Technologies) and Andrew Sylvester (APC by Schneider Electric)

  • David Hanrahan (Dimension Data)

  • Sean Murphy (Nexus IT) and Patrick Devlin (Hewlett Packard Enterprise)

  • Joe Tasevski (AdventOne)

  • Julie Barbieri (NTT Communications ICT Solutions) and David Hanrahan (Dimension Data)

  • Denis Maguire (Cisco); Phil Jones (Focus Group Technologies) and Andrew Sylvester (APC by Schneider Electric)

  • Andrew Sylvester (APC by Schneider Electric), Sean Murphy (Nexus IT) and Nathan Knight (Lenovo)

  • Denis Maguire (Cisco); Phil Jones (Focus Group Technologies) and Andrew Sylvester (APC by Schneider Electric)

  • Eduardo Silva (ARN) and Dean Riach (Veritas)

  • Hafizah Osman (ARN) and Joe Tasevski (AdventOne)

  • Nathan Knight (Lenovo); Denis Maguire (Cisco) and Phil Jones (Focus Group Technologies)

  • Andrew Sylvester (APC by Schneider Electric); Sean Murphy (Nexus IT) and Nathan Knight (Lenovo)

  • Julie Barbieri (NTT Communications ICT Solutions); Cherry Yumul (ARN) and David Hanrahan (Dimension Data)

  • Cherry Yumul (ARN); Patrick Devlin (Hewlett Packard Enterprise) and Hafizah Osman (ARN)

  • Selling the benefits of the software-defined data centre

  • Patrick Devlin (Hewlett Packard Enterprise) and Julie Barbieri (NTT Communications ICT Solutions)

  • Phil Jones (Focus Group Technologies)

  • Sean Murphy (Nexus IT) and Nathan Knight (Lenovo)

  • David Hanrahan (Dimension Data) and Denis Maguire (Cisco)

  • JP Clemence (Sententia) and Dean Riach (Veritas)

  • David Hanrahan (Dimension Data); Denis Maguire (Cisco) and Hafizah Osman (ARN)

  • Andrew Sylvester (APC by Schneider Electric); David Hanrahan (Dimension Data); Denis Maguire (Cisco); Hafizah Osman (ARN) and Patrick Devlin (Hewlett Packard Enterprise)

  • JP Clemence (Sententia) and Dean Riach (Veritas)

  • Patrick Devlin (Hewlett Packard Enterprise) and Julie Barbieri (NTT Communications ICT Solutions)

  • Joe Tasevski (AdventOne) and Andrew Sylvester (APC by Schneider Electric)

  • Dean Riach (Veritas) and Sean Murphy (Nexus IT)

  • Sean Murphy (Nexus IT), Nathan Knight (Lenovo) and Joe Tasevski (AdventOne)

  • Sean Murphy (Nexus IT), Nathan Knight (Lenovo) and Joe Tasevski (AdventOne)

  • Joe Tasevski (AdventOne) and Andrew Sylvester (APC by Schneider Electric)

  • David Hanrahan (Dimension Data) and Denis Maguire (Cisco)

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