Sponsors

Category Sponsors

  • Dell Technologies enables organisations to modernise, automate and transform their data centre using industry-leading converged infrastructure, servers, storage and data protection technologies. This provides a trusted foundation for businesses to transform IT, through the creation of a hybrid cloud, and transform their business through the creation of cloud-native applications and big data solutions. Dell Technologies services customers across 180 countries – including 98 percent of the Fortune 500 – with the industry’s most comprehensive and innovative portfolio from edge to core to cloud.
  • Cloud 1st, channel 1st company rhipe, is recognised as the leading expert in subscription software licensing in Asia Pacific with a focus on supporting the service provider industry. rhipe, (ASX:RHP) distributes and aggregates subscription licensing models for Service Providers from many of the world’s leading software vendors including Trend Micro.
  • Telstra is Australia’s leading telecommunications and information services company, offering a full range of communications services and competing in all telecommunications markets. In Australia we provide 16.4 million mobile services, 7.4 million fixed voice services and 3 million retail fixed broadband services

Gold Sponsors

  • The 8x8 Communications Cloud provides everything a company needs to drive exceptional business results. Enhance productivity and customer experiences everywhere in the world with the industry’s only cloud platform that seamlessly combines unified communications, and team collaboration, contact center, and analytics in a single, open and real-time platform that is truly enterprise grade -with no requirement for on site hardware. Our Virtual Contact Centre suite provides full omni channel functionality as well as Post Call Survey, Quality Management and Workforce Management. Our analytics and reporting packages provide our customers with live, real time information on all aspects of the contact centre giving you the power to provide your customers with an exceptional level of customer service.
  • APC by Schneider Electric, the leading global brand for integrated IT physical infrastructure and software, provides reliable power, and availability solutions for IT and communications technologies. With the largest community of partners tailoring solutions for home and business networks, APC products enable individuals and businesses to anticipate the unexpected, protecting critical information and data. It’s certainty in connected world. APC is a brand of Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and industrial automation. With revenues of ~€27 billion in FY2015, Schneider Electric helps customers in over 100 countries to manage their energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient, and sustainable.
  • Arrow ECS ANZ provide specialised, technical-service orientated distribution and support for technologies that drive innovation. We provide partners and end users with solutions that solve modern business challenges through our leading technology solutions; technical pre and post-sales support, our flexible finance options, market development and other channel services. We don’t simply distribute technology, we translate it into tangible business benefits. That’s how we offer our partners the ultimate channel experience.
  • Comsol is an importer, manufacturer and distributor of connectivity solutions for the IT, AV and Datacomm industries. Founded in 1991, Comsol has gained the enviable reputation amongst our resellers as being the experts in what we do and doing it with unparalleled service. We like to think of it as being easy to do business with. Our knowledgeable staff, extensive product range, deep levels of inventory and our commitment to quality is what sets us apart from the competition. We pride ourselves on giving you the right product, at the right price, first time, every time. That’s what we call being easy to do business with.
  • Dicker Data (ASX: DDR) is Australia’s largest locally owned and operated IT distribution company. Representing all global tier-one brands and several thousand resellers across the country, Dicker Data prides itself on proactive reseller engagement and a best practice solution focus that enables our partners to better service their customers. Dicker Data’s mission is to enable, educate and inspire IT resellers to achieve their full potential through the delivery of unparalleled service, technology and logistics.
  • Exclusive Group is the Value-Added services company accelerating the growth of the disruptive and innovative technologies around the world. Its people are committed to the high-growth imperatives of ambitious IT vendors and fuelled by a strong culture of ambition, entrepreneurialism and sustainable growth. With a channel-focused track record of high achievement and rapid success, Exclusive Group brings all the essential elements of a proven winning strategy for market entry and growth. Value Added Distribution that helps Reseller Partners differentiate and create new market opportunities is at the heart of the Exclusive Group proposition through its Cyber Security brand, Exclusive Networks and Data Centre transformation division, BigTec. This is complemented by extensive and innovative global services capabilities for project deployment and support (ITEC), and an arsenal of integrated commercial leasing offerings delivered by Exclusive Capital. Exclusive Networks continually challenges traditional VAD models, redefining value and creating differentiation. We call this ‘Disruptive Distribution’.
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise is an industry leading technology company that enables customers to go further, faster. With the industry's most comprehensive portfolio, spanning the cloud to the data center to workplace applications, our technology and services help customers around the world make IT more efficient, more productive and more secure.
  • Ingram Micro Australia is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ingram Micro Inc, and Australia’s largest distributor of technology products. As a vital link in the technology value chain, Ingram Micro delivers expertise in technology solutions, mobility, cloud, and supply chain solutions, enabling its business partners to operate efficiently and successfully in the markets they serve. Representing over 130 vendors to a network of more than 8,500 active Australian resellers, Ingram Micro helps business realise the promise of technology. Headquartered in Sydney, Ingram Micro Australia has offices in Brisbane, Sydney, and Melbourne, and an Advanced Logistics Centre in Sydney. For more information see http://au.ingrammicro.com
  • NEXTGEN is a pioneering IT facilitator bringing together established and emerging technologies to provide data centre and cloud-based solutions for our Channel Partners that push the boundaries of what’s possible – the next generation of IT service delivery. Our unique combination of specialist knowledge, innovative technology platforms and services enables our partners and vendors to stay relevant and remain ahead in this fast changing IT environment.
  • More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos’s complete security solutions as the best protection against complex threats and data loss. Simple to deploy, manage, and use, Sophos’s award-winning encryption, endpoint security, web, email, mobile and network security solutions are backed by SophosLabs - a global network of threat intelligence centers. Sophos is headquartered in Boston, US and Oxford, UK. More information is available at www.sophos.com.
  • Veeam® is the leader in Backup solutions that deliver Cloud Data Management™. Veeam provides a single platform for modernizing backup, accelerating hybrid cloud, and securing data. With 375,000+ customers worldwide, including 82% of the Fortune 500 and 67% of the Global 2,000, Veeam customer-satisfaction scores are the highest in the industry at 3.5x the average. Veeam’s 100-percent channel ecosystem includes global partners, as well as HPE, NetApp, Cisco and Lenovo as exclusive resellers. Veeam has offices in more than 30 countries. To learn more, visit https://www.veeam.com​ or follow Veeam on Twitter @veeam.​
  • Vocus is one of Australia and New Zealand’s largest fibre network and services providers, connecting wholesale, enterprise and government customers through our extensive fibre network, and to the world via our diverse, high-capacity links to major global gateways. Our network is backed by the support of local account management teams, local provisioning and 24/7 Australian-based network operations centres. We achieve success through our national scale, smarter solutions, fast turnaround times and excellent service. Offering truly integrated and industry leading end-to-end connectivity solutions across data networks, internet, cloud, data centres and unified comms. The Vocus Channel is designed to foster a profitable, long term and mutually beneficial relationship between Vocus and its partners.