Fortinet reports total revenue of $615.5 million
Strong demand for secure SD-WAN and work-from-home capabilities helped power 18% second quarter revenue growth.
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Fortinet's Secure SD-WAN - empowering remote workforces
Remote workforces can be a security hazard - but they don't have to be
Cloudera appoints new VP for strategic partnerships
Fortinet: Security as agile as your network
Ultimate security: The best authentication just got better
Your VPN deserves more than a username and password
Are the people logging into your networks who they say they are?
NZ’s BayCom named NEC UC Partner of the Year yet again!
It is the third consecutive year the communications company has taken out the award.
The dream of open banking: It's disruptive, and it's anyone's game
Empower your business users with agility and self-service data access—everything you need to unlock the secret sauce for unique banking business models.
Fortinet holds position as fastest-growing SD-WAN vendor
According to a new Omida report, the company has seen a 247% revenue growth year-on-year. Plus, Fortinet announces Fortigate 80F.
NEXTDC brings new data centre to Western Australia's Perth
“It’s an exciting time for Perth, as we gear up to take a quantum leap forward in the attraction of Western Australia as a region to invest and do business. We are excited to pull back the curtain to P2, and provide a platform for local businesses to take their unique value to the world.”
Vertiv launches new range of UPS equipment for edge & branch offices
The Liebert GXT RT+ range is available from 1 to 3kVA, offering power outage protection that is less expensive than other Liebert GXT models.
8x8 expands partner program to A/NZ
The 8x8 Open Channel Program brings all the company’s channel efforts under one enhanced partner program.
iseek extends data centre investment in Queensland
iseek, the Australian owned cloud, data centre and connectivity provider, has announced the next stage of its Queensland regional investment strategy.
Network managed services market could take short term dip
The evolution of network equipment may see managed services stalling short term before the rise of automation gives it a boost, says Dell'Oro.
LG VELVET smartphone lands in Australia
The company says the device ushers in a new era of user-centric design, innovative multi-media features and a 5G compatible user experience.
Dicker Data extends AV offerings with Barco distie agreement
“By gaining access to new market opportunities through Dicker Data’s vendor portfolio, to meet reseller partner’s evolving needs, we’ll be able to strengthen our channel network.”
CrowdStrike announces two executive hires, with aim to expand in A/NZ
The endpoint protection company says both executives will be responsible for boosting customer experience (CX) while delivering success mutually with CrowdStrike’s partner team as part of their new roles.
WatchGuard releases two new enterprise-grade APs
The AP225W for multi-dwelling unit deployment and the AP327X for harsh outdoor environments.
AWS launches fully-managed fraud detection service
Businesses lose billions of dollars to online fraud every year, however businesses respond by investing in cumbersome fraud management solutions that often rely on hand-coded rules and are difficult to keep up to date.
3 data challenges of modernising government agencies
The COVID-19 pandemic hit while Australia’s public sector was in the midst of amalgamation.
NTT creates A/NZ business as part of Asia Pacific expansion, announces new leaders
"Creating this extended region means that NTT Ltd. will be a stronger partner for its 1,400+ clients across Asia Pacific, making it easier for partners to work with the organisation."
COVID-19 hits smartphone market hard, with all but Apple sales down
As a whole, in Q2 2020 the global smartphone market dropped 14%. The market fell to 285 million units, a second consecutive quarter of freefall, as lockdown orders caused by the COVID-19 pandemic persisted through April and May.
Samsung unveils 5 new devices, including Galaxy Note20
Samsung has today announced a suite of new products to its consumer device lineup, adding to their roster two new phones, a tablet, a smartwatch and earbuds.
Barhead invited to Microsoft 20/21 Inner Circle
This recognition of an invitation to the Inner Circle for Microsoft business applications is based on sales achievements and customer success.
Is your head in the sand? Only 60% of firms believe an email could trigger a cyber attack
Where would the world be without the humble email? It's an important tool - and a weapon.
Email threats remain prominent months into pandemic
With the surge in remote working, new cybersecurity risks have thrived, and productivity challenges abound. Having a top-notch solution can save many a security headache.
Veeam reports biggest second quarter in company history
"During Q2’20, Veeam continued to accelerate its business and growth trajectory with our broad ecosystem of partners, and we have maintained a customer-first ethos."
Remote workforces drive new risk management strategies
remote and onsite workers have access to multiple collaboration tools, leading to fresh risk management strategies in the post COVID world.
Hands-on review: JBL Bar 5.1 Surround
To quote John Wick, if you were to ask me if I’d want one of these as part of my home entertainment, my answer would have to be, “Yeah.”
Cloud spending surges in Q2 2020 - Canalys
Global spending on cloud infrastructure services reached $34.6 billion in Q220
B2B buyers more likely to buy from vendors with digital purchasing channels - report
Procurement and purchasing leaders have steadily been shifting purchasing from traditional reliance on sales reps to self-serve ordering through digital channels, and COVID-19 has dramatically accelerated this shift..
NetApp updates partner programme, promises more to come
The programme will be simplified and expanded, aiming to deliver a consistency, partner profitability, and a predictable business environment.
Deep dive: The MSP security landscape in 2020
This year’s findings indicate significant positive shifts in the perceived value of MSPs.
Workforce demographics and culture is changing. Management must too
The way we work is changing, and so is the make-up of the workforce. To get the best results, businesses need to take on dynamic workforce management.
Major changes to Australian internet legislation needed says report
We look at the a recent indepenedent report into the controversial legislation that Australian Security agencies use to intercept digital communications
Take security awareness training to the next level
Decision makers say leaders are normalising security, but employees say they're wrong.
Visibility key to resilient supply chain amid COVID-19
Ideally, any party should at any time be able to answer the question: ‘Where is my stuff, and when will it arrive?’
Fluid organisations require flexible security
Choice, appropriate risk analysis, and ease of use for everyone top benefits of strong authentication.
Chillisoft nabs LogRhythm Distie of the Year for A/NZ
The specialist cybersecurity distributor has made great strides in LogRhythm sales and support since signing with them a year and a half ago.
Y Soft expands Microsoft Universal Print integration
YSoft SAFEQ Cloud portfolio, which includes SAFEQ CloudPro and Breeze, is now fully integrated with Microsoft’s Universal Print.
PNY launches HP memory products in Australia and NZ for the first time
"These HP products are part of PNYs major and continued commitment to launching high-quality memory products into Australia and New Zealand."
The positively disruptive potential of Open Banking
There are five Open Banking building blocks that can empower your business users with agility and self-service data access. Here's how to use them.
Worldwide tablet PC market surges by 26% in Q2 2020 - Canalys
Global shipments of tablets reached 37.5 million units in Q2 2020, a 26% year-on-year increase, according to new figures from Canalys.
Hitachi Vantara appoints new A/NZ channel leader
For the past three and a half years, Erin Mikan focused on cloud services as Macquarie Telecom Group strategic partner and alliance manager.
5G network infrastructure market to reach $8.1 billion - Gartner
“Investment in mobile infrastructure continues to gain momentum, as a growing number of CSPs are prioritising 5G projects by reusing current assets."
Ping Identity makes changes to partner program to better serve businesses of today
“Expanding and deepening our collective efforts with our global strategic alliance and channel partners allows us to continue to innovate and bring comprehensive IAM solutions to the enterprise.”
Blue Prism calls out IBM as exceptional partner
Blue Prism has announced that IBM has received its second Certified Gold Service Provider status as the company expands on go-to-market capabilities for intelligent automation solutions.