Industry insider news for Australia's technology resellers
Hands-on review: The iPhone Xs
The iPhone Xs is a win that brought numerous new and exciting features to the market.
Five digital trends that will dominate the enterprise landscape in 2019
Evolving technology and data trends are paving the way to significant IT and network architecture changes in 2019.
5G expected to hit A/NZ by 2020, according to MIT
According to a report by MIT Technology Review Insights, APAC is well on the way to being a digital landscape with 5G just around the corner.
Exclusive: Fileless malware driving uptake of behavioural analytics
Fileless malware often finds its way into organisations via web browsers (or in combination with other vectors such as infected USB drives).
Trust us, we’re Nvidia: GeForce RTX 20-series GPU preview
When I caught up with Brian Burke, Nvidia’s gaming tech PR guy, at PAX AUS in Melbourne, I didn’t hold back. I asked him why should Kiwis part with such a huge amount of money for something that, right now, doesn’t do a lot.
Dropbox strengthens security with raft of new partnerships
Integrations will keep customer content protected and secure with tools for controlling identity access, governing data, and managing devices.
Global Synnex AU and Marketo distribution partnership forged
Through this partnership, Synnex resellers are enabled to deploy the Marketo Engagement Platform within their businesses and to their customers.
When good tech goes bad - the challenge of complexity
Beautiful system tapestries have created confusing labyrinths that people have to navigate just to get their job done, wasting time and energy.
Aussie innovation lagging despite transformation buzz
24% of Australian IT professionals say that innovation is neither encouraged or rewarded at their company, according to an AppDynamics report.
Companies swamped by critical vulnerabilities – Tenable
Research has found enterprises identify 870 unique vulnerabilities on internal systems every day, on average, with over 100 of them being critical.
Gartner’s top 10 IoT tech trends
“CIOs who master innovative IoT trends have the opportunity to lead digital innovation in their business.”
Industry's first Wi-Fi 6 access point for SMBs coming in 2019
EnGenius Technologies will soon launch the industry’s first Wi-Fi 6 2x2 access point, bringing next-generation WI-Fi into the hands of SMBs.
Dell Boomi expands its enterprise iPaaS portfolio
"Dell Boomi's ability to connect data, processes and people has an extremely positive impact on the experience Sky provides."
Three access management trends making waves in APAC
Consumer identity proofing, authentication, and authorisation will top the $37 billion value mark by 2023.
Gallery: McAfee’s 2018 partner award winners are...
DXC, Ingram Micro, Dimension Data and Datacom all took home awards. We have some photo highlights from the evening.
Apple's new Mac mini & MacBook Air greener than ever
Apple’s unstoppable juggernaut of product updates are set to roll out into stores next week – this time it’s the Mac mini and the MacBook Air that received the full makeover treatment.
IDC predicts 55% of APAC organisations will be digitally determined by 2020
By 2020, at least 55% of organisations will be digitally determined, transforming markets and reimagining the future.
IBM to spend $34b to acquire Red Hat
IBM and Red Hat will remain committed to the continued freedom of open source.
Why A/NZ executives struggle to meet changing customer demands
"The next digital era has arrived and it’s reshaping the way we live, work and conduct business."
Big 5 cloud providers tighten stranglehold on market
While the market is seeing strong growth, it's coming at the expense of small-to-medium sized cloud operators.
Four ways automation improves business efficiency
MSPs are well-placed to take advantage of the productivity boost that results from automating aspects of their business.
TIBCO chooses NEXTGEN as A/NZ distributor
The appointment marks a significant step forward in TIBCO’s expansion across Australia and New Zealand.
Tensions between China and US causing cloud war
Ongoing trade tensions between China and the US are having a significant impact on the cloud service providers market.
GlobalData: Comms services about to become a utility
According to GlobalData, the recent Optus deals with Origin and Sumo mean that communications services are on their way to becoming a utility.
NBN releases new offering for enterprise
The new wholesale product aims to deliver symmetrical speeds and enhanced service levels.
Taysols partners with Snowflake for data warehousing
The partnership will let Taysols customers achieve faster time-to-results by removing the complexity and burden of provisioning data warehouses.
Dell Index reveals we are not the leaders we think we are
Dell’s Digital transformation index shows that while 45% of A/NZ business heads believe they’ll disrupt rather than be disrupted, only 7% are Leaders.
Review: Is the Zendure SuperCord the fix for cable frustrations?
You may have seen the Zendure SuperCord on social media being used to drag a car around - does it live up to the marketing?
Dell EMC advances hybrid cloud for VMware environments
Through collaboration and joint engineering, Dell EMC and VMware are enabling organisations to derive more value from IT investments.
Nitro partners with Dropbox for greater integration
Nitro integration with Dropbox Extensions will expand PDF productivity capabilities for users directly within Dropbox.
Analysts say AWS dominance forced IBM’s Red Hat acquisition
The largest software acquisition in history "shows how even the biggest beasts in tech are having to adapt to the Cloud computing world."
Security experts comment on latest OIAC report
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner has been notified of 245 data breaches affecting personal information between July and September 2018.
Dell Boomi launches innovation driven partner programme
Expands innovation potential on Boomi platform and allows strategic partners to create and build integrated technology solutions for joint customers.
Dimension Data predicts that industry-wide disruption is coming in 2019
"We’ll see the most innovative companies showing off truly impactful examples of digital transformation in 2019."
Gartner names Bitglass a leader in cloud security
Bitglass was evaluated based on its ability to execute and its completeness of vision.
Research shows G Suite can’t be counted out yet
Google continues to introduce developments in the G Suite technology services driving greater adoption among enterprises.
Top 10 challenges facing MSPs – and how to overcome them
In a perfect world all businesses would happily invest enough to protect their data, but it’s not, which is why Probax released a guide.
Whitepaper: Layering security protection for ransomware defense
As cybersecurity threats continue to evolve in complexity, so too does the pressure to have a thorough, well-thought-out, and automated system.
Increase visibility and productivity with fleet tracking software
Know what’s going on in the field so you can dispatch more efficiently, improve customer service and reduce time spent calling drivers for updates.
Hands-on review: The Huawei nova 3i
Huawei’s nova 3i is an ‘iris purple’ smartphone that shimmers and shines like some rebellious trendsetter – especially when it sits next to my own jet black smartphone.
Whitepaper: An inside look at the benefits of cloud
"Cloud computing is revolutionising business, enabling organisations to move faster, spend less and deliver greater value."
How taxis are advancing the IoT industry
The transportation industry shows how a technology like IoT can be applied, built on, and provide new opportunities with the data it collects.
Secure Logic calls on Federal Govt to introduce IoT regulation
“The vast majority of people are not aware of the significant risks posed by unsecured IoT devices.”
Positive results for Microsoft, but Azure growth slows
Microsoft has released its latest financial results, and albeit one disappointment it’s good news for shareholders.
Aus businesses see themselves as prime targets for cyber attacks
The survey of 307 Australian IT and security executives demonstrates the considerable uncertainty faced by businesses in trying to combat cybersecurity threats.
Are you selling benefits or advantages?
Channel expert Moheb Moses explains how this terminology can help a salesperson to focus on meeting client’s needs rather than pushing a product.
The six golden keys to successful identity assurance
When someone tries to access your internal systems, how can you be sure a user is who they claim to be?
Silver Peak streamlines partner programme
New channel programmes, incentives and expanded enablement tools and resources provide partners with a clear path to success in the SD-WAN market.
Cambium enters multibillion-dollar Ethernet switching market
"Enterprise IT managers, MSPs and ISPs need affordable enterprise-grade solutions that satisfy end users."
The five-step guide to securing data in the cloud - IDC
This is especially important with the implementation of privacy regulations such as GDPR.
DXC Tech’s new practice for advancing social programmes
Areas of focus include neurodiversity, veterans, disability, indigenous employment and climate change.
The smartphone wars continue as shipments decline
This quarter saw a global 6% YoY decline in smartphone shipments, largely due to a 13% decline for market leader Samsung, but Xiaomi’s rise continues.
E-Book: Building applications just got simpler
When it comes to end user's expectations for applications, there seems to be no limits. Now, you live up to them without having to be a coding mastermind.
IDC: 5G growth opens opportunity for infrastructure providers
IDC forecasts 5G network infrastructure revenue to reach $26 billion in 2022 as network build-outs progress and 5G-enabled solutions gain traction.
Intel who? AWS opts with AMD chips for cost-savings
AMD shares surged about four percent after the announcement that Amazon Web Services (AWS) would be employing its services.
David Dicker shows he’s quicker! Wins Ferrari race series
The Ferrari Corse Clienti APAC race series takes place each year with a total of 14 races in Australia, New Zealand, China, Japan and Singapore.
Nadella confident future data centres will be underwater
In June this year Microsoft stretched the boundaries of data centres by dumping one in the sea and Nadella says there will be many more.