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  • IBM rolls out channel roadmap to Aussie partners

    IBM rolls out channel roadmap to Aussie partners

    IBM has outlined key channel priorities and areas of growth across Australia in 2019, in response to new buyers, technologies and market competitors, as revealed during Business Partner Summit in Melbourne and Sydney.

    IBM rolls out channel roadmap to Aussie partners
  • Why 2016 was a year to forget for these 10 vendors

    Why 2016 was a year to forget for these 10 vendors

    Whether it be technology troubles, government conflicts or declining sales, 2016 has been a year to forget for some of the industry's biggest players. ARN examines the vendors who will forever look back on 2016 as an annus horribilis.

    Why 2016 was a year to forget for these 10 vendors
  • Top 50 defining moments of the Australian channel in 2016

    Top 50 defining moments of the Australian channel in 2016

    ARN looks back on a tumultuous 12 months for the Australian channel, assessing the fallout from a year of sizeable industry change. Whether it be local or global mergers and acquisitions, public splits or job changes, the channel that started the year differs somewhat to the one set to finish it - ARN assesses the key moments that made 2016.

    Top 50 defining moments of the Australian channel in 2016
  • Creating Cloud Clarity - The Next Steps to Partner Progression

    Creating Cloud Clarity - The Next Steps to Partner Progression

    ​While market literature is crammed with rapid adoption facts and figures, the next step in cloud computing still requires definition. As large end-user organisations take to the skies in a big way, the tipping point is upon the industry, with cloud adoption now past the perception of something that “only startups do.” This exclusive ARN roundtable, in association with Avnet, IBM and Veritas Technologies​, outlined the next steps to partner progression in a cloud context, assessing the end-user appetite for transformation, and the key trends impacting the market. Photos by ARN's Maria Stefina.

    Creating Cloud Clarity - The Next Steps to Partner Progression
  • IN PICTURES: IBM Solutions Connect helps channel move into the cognitive era

    IN PICTURES: IBM Solutions Connect helps channel move into the cognitive era

    ​Held in Sydney and Melbourne last week, IBM’s Solutions Connect event aimed to equip business partners, IT managers and practitioners with knowledge of the latest developments in digital, cloud, mobile, infrastructure and data platforms solutions that underpin the business’ desire to move into the cognitive era. At the event, senior leaders from IBM gave interesting insights into the future world of cognitive, illustrating how it can transform entire industries. Keynote speakers included IBM Watson​ director APAC, Jason Leonard, IBM Research Australia​ vice president and lab director​ and CTO A/NZ, ​Joanna Batstone.

    IN PICTURES: IBM Solutions Connect helps channel move into the cognitive era
  • 2016 ARN ICT Industry Awards - Meet the finalists...

    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...

    2016 ARN ICT Industry Awards - Meet the finalists...
  • IN PICTURES: How can partners transform the tech conversation through financing?

    IN PICTURES: How can partners transform the tech conversation through financing?

    As new technologies flood the market, and competition increases in parallel, the need for innovation heightens. In utilising financing, partners are transforming businesses through greater flexibility and purchasing options, acquiring leading edge solutions to drive larger deals with higher rates of success. This exclusive ARN Breakfast, in association with IBM Global Financing, examined the role of financing in driving technological transformation, assessing how partners can overcome in-house cash shortages to create new streams of revenue.​

    IN PICTURES: How can partners transform the tech conversation through financing?
  • IN PICTURES: Synnex launches Cloud Automation platform in Sydney (+33 photos)

    IN PICTURES: Synnex launches Cloud Automation platform in Sydney (+33 photos)

    Synnex officially launched its new Cloud Automation platform in Sydney on March 9. After two years in development, partners were keen to see what one of the country’s most successful distributors came up with. Synnex management took them through the offering that gives the channel the ability to provision hardware, software and Cloud in the one simple management tool. Photos by Chris Player.

    IN PICTURES: Synnex launches Cloud Automation platform in Sydney (+33 photos)
  • IN PICTURES: IBM A/NZ Business Partner Symposium 2015 (+16 images)

    IN PICTURES: IBM A/NZ Business Partner Symposium 2015 (+16 images)

    ​The newly revamped IBM A/NZ, including new channel boss, Rhody Burton, unveiled its One Channel programme as part of its 2015 Business Partner Symposium at Sydney's Luna Park. Photos By Allan Swann

    IN PICTURES: IBM A/NZ Business Partner Symposium 2015 (+16 images)
  • IN PICTURES: EDGE 2015 - Day Two breakout sessions  (+17 photos)

    IN PICTURES: EDGE 2015 - Day Two breakout sessions (+17 photos)

    Day two of business at EDGE 2015 saw three breakout sessions. with vendors Acronis, NEXTDC and IBM taking the stage. Acronis held a roundtable around the theme of Lead from the front: It’s time to have the Who? What? Why? enterprise mobility conversation. NEXTDC held a Steve Martin-led presentation, The leadership role of the channel in moving customers to the Cloud – and understanding realities, while IBM's panel discussion considered Analytics – The channel’s new sweet spot. Photos by Hafizah Osman.

    IN PICTURES: EDGE 2015 - Day Two breakout sessions (+17 photos)