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  • Winsoft will localise, distribute Serif software

    Winsoft International, arguably best know for localising Adobe software into Arabic, Hebrew and other languages, has announced that they will be working together with UK-based Serif to bring Serif’s software titles to the Middle East and other markets.

  • SugarCRM offers CRM to OEMs, and readies native iPhone app

    SugarCRM has repackaged its open-source, browser-based customer relationship management platform to make it easier for other vendors to put their own brand on products and services built with SugarCRM, the company announced Thursday. But it is also working on a native iPhone app that will put the brand under the noses of many more users.

  • Distributor Directions: A frank approach to distribution

    Founder and managing director of The IPL Group, Stead Denton, is one of Australia’s veteran channel personalities. Five months after selling its Oki distribution business to the vendor, his 27 year-old company is now working on building out its unified communications business and market presence. Denton caught up with NADIA CAMERON to discuss dealer trends and his acquisition aspirations.

  • NBN providers handbook released

    The Communications Alliance has released a draft handbook outlining guidelines and practices for potential stakeholders around the National Broadband Network (NBN).

  • IN PICTURES: Blast from the Past 6 - Ingram Micro 2009 Sydney expotech

    As we grow closer to the 2012 ARN IT Industry Awards and our 21st birthday celebration, we thought it was time to look at some of the events and moments in history that have taken place during that time. For the next few weeks we'll be looking at some of the events from 2008 and 2009. In this slideshow we revisit Ingram Micro's 2009 expotech in Sydney. About 1000 resellers descended on Sydney's Convention Centre to check out the latest products at Ingram Micro's expotech tradeshow. The event was supported by the distributor's key vendor partners and included prize giveaways, a technology accessories fashion show, and presentations from the likes of CA, Citrix and Symantec. There are plenty of faces here - is yours one of them? And remember, Nominate Now for the 2012 ARN IT Industry Awards. Nominations close on July 13.

  • Alloys gets the royal treatment

    Alloys celebrated the launch of its new distribution centre in Melbourne with a royal red carpet reception for over 250 resellers and vendor partners.

  • ARN Salary Calculator: What are you worth?

    Sales professionals can earn twice as much working for vendors or integrators than they do within distribution, according to early results compiled through the ARN Salary Calculator.