Future trends for parcel sending and e-commerce
Shipping solutions that offer order management features, greater flexibility, and more visibility can help with cost management and optimising the customer experience.
Qlik recognised once again in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant
Palo Alto Networks adds more incentives to NextWave partner program
Unisys enters Lenovo's partner ecosystem, aiming to support IoT solutions
Vault Cloud and Aruba partner to benefit Aus Government and critical industries
Databricks launches on Google Cloud
D-Link A/NZ launches DXS-3610 stackable managed switches
D-Link launches WiFi camera with AI-based person detection
The intelligent camera can identify human motion, minimising false alarms and ensuring that users get the alerts that matter.
Pure Storage enters partnership with Komprise
the partnership with Komprise will provide Komprise Asynchronous Replication to deliver reliable data replication for Pure FlashArray file customers.
Microsoft launches industry clouds for nonprofit, manufacturing & financial sectors
Microsoft aims to empower people, recognise the power of partnership, and it remains committed to security, compliance, and trust.
Poly integrates antimicrobial protection into wireless phones
The Poly Rove family of phones are built with an antimicrobial technology developed by Microban.
Poly hones in on privacy & clarity through new headset range
According to Poly Australia and New Zealand managing director Andy Hurt, the company wanted to address the need for privacy and security ‘head on’.
Apple and Xiaomi only vendors to see smartphone growth in 2020 — Gartner
Apple’s growth was largely due to the success of the iPhone 12, which helped the company surpass Samsung to regain the status of number one global smartphone vendor for Q4 2020.
SNP and Microsoft extend partnership with long term view
Through the alliance, which extends the existing collaboration between the pair, SNP aims to simplify and accelerate SAP customers journeys to SAP on Azure.
BlackRock and Snowflake enter partnership, look to serve investment management market
BlackRock and Snowflake have entered into a strategic partnership with the shared intention of delivering a next-generation solution for the investment management industry.
Lexmark brings new certification program to A/NZ partners
The global imaging solutions leader says the program is designed to enhance channel partners’ service capabilities, and to support their sales and marketing efforts.
IoT-managed services market to reach $166.71b by 2025
IoT-managed services providers are expected to leverage vertical expertise to expand globally, experiencing significant growth overall.
Y Soft adds to identity verification solution portfolio
Y Soft is adding to its portfolio of identity verification solutions with the release of a new secure identity verification for networked printers.
StorageCraft to merge with data and ransomware protection provider, Arcserve
StorageCraft will be branded 'StorageCraft, an Arcserve Company'.
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is LinearB?
LinearB is a software delivery intelligence company which aims to support dev teams. It solutions are geared towards improving software delivery performance for engineering firms, IT organisations and more.
Gartner reveals latest forecast for government IT spending
Worldwide government IT spending is forecast to total $483 billion in 2021, an increase of 5.1% from 2020, according to the latest forecast by Gartner.
Lenovo unleashes major expansion of ThinkPad range
Models such as the X13 have received a complete redesign and better hardware.
Rapid shifts to the cloud may leave organisations at higher risk of cyber threats
While cloud migration isn’t simple, it can be enabled and improved using the right security tools.
Verizon and Cisco expand partnership and add new SD-WAN offerings
“These new services reflect the significant ongoing joint Cisco and Verizon research and development investments which aim to help customers accelerate change.”
CrowdStrike names 2020 A/NZ Partner Award winners
"Through the uncertainty of 2020, our partners have shown resilience and a sustained commitment to helping customers."
Dicker Data scores One Identity distribution agreement for Australia
Dicker Data has entered into a distribution agreement with One Identity, a Quest Software company specialising in identity-centric security. The agreement was effective as of 1 March 2021.
M-Files brings on new A/NZ channel account manager
In his new role, Kevin Leong will help accelerate the growth of the company’s intelligent information management software solutions in A/NZ.
IBM partners with Portworx by Pure Storage to help enterprises manage hybrid cloud workloads
“With the pace of cloud adoption accelerating, companies are increasingly turning to hybrid cloud to allow them to innovate more efficiently, while maintaining high levels of security and control."
Poly A/NZ on what defines business success in 2021
What are your business goals for the year ahead? What are the key actions that can put your business in a strong position for growth and success?
Microsoft adds new ways to bring AI to the edge with Azure Percept
"The goal of the Azure Percept platform is to simplify the process of developing, training and deploying edge AI solutions."
Snowflake appoints ex-VMware executive as APJ president
Jon Robertson will be responsible for driving the adoption and expansion of Snowflake’s Data Cloud in the local market.
Hands-on review: Jabra PanaCast & Jabra Speak 750
It offers a very cost-effective and versatile solution to your online meeting needs.
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is Logmore?
Logmore is a Finnish company specialising in shipment condition monitoring using an in-house cloud service and QR code tags. With its specialisation in temperature monitoring for food and pharmaceuticals, the company is keeping busy with COVID-19 vaccine shipments.
Hands-on review: AMD Radeon RX 6800
The AMD Radeon RX 6800 is a powerful GPU suitable for anyone looking for a video card to power their gaming rig.
Access4 signs on rhipe as APAC distributor
“rhipe helps extend Access4’s offering with a proven history servicing MSPs in the APAC region," says Access4 MD.
Worldwide revenues for AI skyrocket, set to reach $550B by 2024
By 2024, the market is expected to break the $500 billion mark with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 17.5% and total revenues reaching $554.3 billion.
Citrix closes $2.25b deal to acquire Wrike, empowers modern work models
Through the acquisition, Citrix plans to continue to develop a comprehensive cloud-based work platform that empowers all employees and teams.
Leader wins Acronis distribution agreement, brings cyber protection solutions to Aus
The agreement covers the entire Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud solution portfolio, which includes cybersecurity, backup, disaster recovery, secure file sync and share, as well as notary services.
Hands-on review: Terramaster F2-210 NAS
TerraMaster’s F2-210 two-drive network attached storage offers a solution for all those media files and backups.
IBM hybrid cloud services now available on cloud, on premise or at the edge
"IBM Cloud Satellite brings a secured, unifying layer of cloud services for clients across environments, regardless of where their data resides."
Kaspersky ranked number one in channel partner satisfaction
“Being recognised for the second consecutive year as the number one cybersecurity vendor for channel satisfaction, reflects the investment we have made in the Kaspersky United partner program over the past two years."
Pure Storage upgrades its flagship software
The revamped solution delivers enhanced ransomware protection makes hybrid storage for data centre workloads obsolete with a third-generation FlashArray//C all-QLC platform.
Databricks partners with Google Cloud, enables multicloud for the enterprise
“This is a pivotal milestone that underscores our commitment to enable customer flexibility and choice with a seamless experience across cloud platforms."
CrowdStrike to acquire Humio for $400 million
The move expands CrowdStrike’s Extended Detection and Response (XDR) capabilities through Humio’s data ingestion and analytics expertise, which CrowdStrike says will deliver improved insights and better protection.
Macquarie launches IC5, new sovereign data centre worth $17m
Macquarie Data Centres and Macquarie Government are set to launch a new Government-certified, highly secure data centre facility in Canberra.