Slideshows

  • Meet the top performing Aussie Microsoft partners

    Meet the top performing Aussie Microsoft partners

    Microsoft unveiled the winners of its latest local awards on 14 November during its annual Microsoft Summit event in Sydney, naming Advance Computing, GIS People, Insync, Avanade, Cloud Collective and Single Cell among the Microsoft Australia Partner Awards winners for 2017.

    Meet the top performing Aussie Microsoft partners
  • Channel cheers home Melbourne Cup winner at annual ARN / Dicker Data celebration

    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.

    Channel cheers home Melbourne Cup winner at annual ARN / Dicker Data celebration
  • Cloud has levelled the customer playing field, and that's a problem for partners

    Cloud has levelled the customer playing field, and that's a problem for partners

    This exclusive ARN Roundtable, in association with Arrow ECS ANZ, F5 Networks, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Oracle, detailed how partners can deliver the next wave of innovation within the cloud, standing out from a crowded marketplace to capitalise on the need for customer differentiation.

    Cloud has levelled the customer playing field, and that's a problem for partners
  • Data#3 grants wishes for sick children through charity golf day

    Data#3 grants wishes for sick children through charity golf day

    ​Data#3 recently hosted a Golf Day in Brisbane, to generate much needed funds for Starlight Children’s Foundation, with the $30,000 raised to help grant over four Starlight Wishes to sick children.

    Data#3 grants wishes for sick children through charity golf day
  • Inaugural ARN Platinum Club celebrates top channel partners of 2017

    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.

    Inaugural ARN Platinum Club celebrates top channel partners of 2017
  • ​Datto rewards top growth partners with VIP Monster Jam treatment​

    ​Datto rewards top growth partners with VIP Monster Jam treatment​

    Datto recognised the achievements of leading growth partners across Australia, with VIP lounge access at ANZ Stadium Sydney for Monster Jam. Awarding success across each tier - Business, Professional, Enterprise and Blue - the vendor acknowledged providers in that channel with the highest monthly recurring revenue, alongside top networking and Siris device sales.

    ​Datto rewards top growth partners with VIP Monster Jam treatment​
  • Examining the changing job scene in the Aussie channel

    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.​​​

    Examining the changing job scene in the Aussie channel
  • ARN ICT Industry Awards 2017 - Meet the winners...

    ARN ICT Industry Awards 2017 - Meet the winners...

    ARN honoured the industry’s finest on a standout evening for the Australian channel, recognising the achievements of established and emerging partners under the Big Top in Sydney.

    ARN ICT Industry Awards 2017 - Meet the winners...
  • Selling the benefits of the software-defined data centre

    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. 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.

    Selling the benefits of the software-defined data centre
  • Channel toasts 2017 success as Champagne Reception kicks off ARN ICT Industry Awards

    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.

    Channel toasts 2017 success as Champagne Reception kicks off ARN ICT Industry Awards
  • Oreta opens doors to new Sydney office

    Oreta opens doors to new Sydney office

    A host of industry figures came together to celebrate the opening of a new Sydney office for Oreta, as the technology provider continues to expand across the country.

    Oreta opens doors to new Sydney office
  • Brisbane channel turns out in force as Dicker Data outlines future digital opportunities

    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.

    Brisbane channel turns out in force as Dicker Data outlines future digital opportunities
  • EDGE 2017 - Icebreaker Sessions round 2

    EDGE 2017 - Icebreaker Sessions round 2

    EDGE guests experience the value of networking at the second round of Icebreaker sessions.. Photos by Maria Stefina

    EDGE 2017 - Icebreaker Sessions round 2
  • EDGE 2017 Dinner Under the Stars

    EDGE 2017 Dinner Under the Stars

    EDGE's Day 2 keynote and breakout sessions were followed by the Dinner Under the Stars. Over 300 people were present to enjoy a seafood feast and lots of excitement at Hamilton Island's Bougainvillea Marquee. Photos by Maria Stefina.

    EDGE 2017 Dinner Under the Stars
  • Malwarebytes - Delivering managed security services for SMEs

    Malwarebytes - Delivering managed security services for SMEs

    Despite security topping the boardroom agenda of businesses across Australia, small and medium-sized enterprises remain challenged to protect valuable assets. Such a security stand-off is creating a market for local providers to offer support, expertise and services to help mitigate customer risks. With managed and security services now aligned in the mid-market, adoption is increasing year-on-year, creating new revenue streams throughout the local channel. This exclusive ARN Forum, in association with Malwarebytes​, outlined the value of delivering managed security services to SMEs, alongside the key challenges for the channel to overcome, and the opportunities for future growth.​

    Malwarebytes - Delivering managed security services for SMEs
  • EDGE 2017 outlines The Future Channel across A/NZ

    EDGE 2017 outlines The Future Channel across A/NZ

    Centred around ‘The Future Channel’, EDGE 2017 played host to over 300 high-level ICT industry executives from both sides of the Tasman, through an action packed four day conference offering in-depth keynotes, engaging sessions and compelling business streams. Professor Mohan Sawhney (Kellogg School of Management) delivered the opening keynote, alongside EDGE Research by Mark Iles (Tech Research Asia) and various partner panels and breakout sessions, assessing the Future Customer; Future Technologies; Future Vendor and Future Customer. Photos by Maria Stefina.

    EDGE 2017 outlines The Future Channel across A/NZ