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Sophos
Ingram Micro Australia adds Sophos cybersecurity solutions to portfolio
"The combination of Sophos’ solutions and our aggregated security services and solutions – spanning consulting to delivery – will meet the needs and opportunities in the market.”
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Armis
Sektor signs on as A/NZ distributor for US IoT security firm Armis
According to Sektor Australia’s general manager Cameron Arnold, Armis is a strong addition to the company’s portfolio.
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VMware
Interview: Ingram Micro on why VMworld 2021 is an event not to be missed
"VMware is broadening its portfolio as technology needs have changed. These new areas are perhaps VMware's best kept secret," says Adam Saunders.
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Partner awards
Telstra, Dicker Data, Spark NZ and Ingram Micro NZ win big at Poly A/NZ awards
"We are delighted to honour these exceptional partners, who have weathered a very challenging year yet still delivered service excellence to customers."
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VMware
The premier multicloud event is almost here - are you ready for VMworld 2021?
The premier multi-cloud event is just around the corner. VMworld is back for 2021, and this year it’s online once again.
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Distribution
PAX chooses Sektor to distribute Android payment terminals in A/NZ
The range includes the traditional desktop, mobile and kiosk form factors but also now full Point of Sale terminals with integrated PCI Payment capability.
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CloudBlue
CloudBlue launches revenue management solution in A/NZ
"You asked and we listened. This latest offering is integral to cutting down on the time and money our partners spend on tedious channel revenue management processes."
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Nutanix
Nutanix hones in on A/NZ market with Ingram Micro and Dicker Data
“The new model was a significant step towards enabling channel autonomy and that both distributors will service the Australian and New Zealand markets."
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Cybersecurity
Ingram Micro onboards Sophos to Cybersecurity Solution Unit
Ingram Micro sees strong potential in Sophos products such as Extended Data Detection and Response (XDR).
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Sektor
Sektor adds SOTI enterprise mobility management to its portfolio
“Sektor not only provides the mobile devices, but the technology to manage, track and secure them. It’s another example of our commitment to being a true end-to-end solution provider for our partners.”
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Dicker Data
Dicker Data partners with Ocean Impact Organisation to transform our oceans
The partnership will see Dicker Data sponsor the inaugural ‘Ocean Monitoring Spotlight Award’ in The Ocean Impact Pitchfest 2021 with a $10,000 cash prize that includes major exposure through OIO and their networks.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
Ingram Micro Cloud achieves 200 AWS certifications
"Building the best cloud infrastructure requires deep technical knowledge and experience."
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Distribution
Commvault chooses Ingram Micro as go-to distributor for A/NZ market
“We are thrilled to expand on our strategic partnership with Commvault and tap into the significant and growing BaaS opportunities across Australia and New Zealand."
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Ingram Micro Showcase
Photo Gallery: Ingram Micro Showcase 2021, Auckland
Ingram Micro Showcase has kicked off in Auckland's Ellerslie Events Centre today with tremendous success.
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Ingram Micro
Ingram Micro Showcase packs its bags for a roadtrip across NZ
"We’ve all missed the ‘in person’ interaction, which is why I’m thrilled to announce the presentation of Showcase On The Road 2021 in a town or city near you.”
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Vertiv
Vertiv appoints Ingram Micro as Australian distributor
Vertiv and Ingram Micro work closely together in New Zealand, as well as in the United States, Europe, China, India and Latin America, and the Australian relationship is a natural extension of that partnership.
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Mergers and Acquisitions
SOLD: Dicker Data snaps up Exeed in landmark $68M deal
The deal will propel Dicker Data NZ to become the second largest IT distributor in the country, with estimated revenue of more than $500m for the combined entities.
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Laser
LASER invests in NZ market with new distie and retail partners
"We have a strong focus on growing markets outside of Australia, and New Zealand is the first piece of this important growth puzzle for us."
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Channel partners
Sektor partners with AppDirect to automate reseller operations
“As Sektor continues to grow, this partnership will help our business scale quickly as we look to expand in the greater Asia-Pacific market.”
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Partner Programme
AvePoint launches first-ever global partner programme
The company unveiled the channel programme as part of its multi-million dollar investment in partner enablement.
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Surveillance
New cloud-native video surveillance solution launched across A/NZ
"By identifying all security threats before they become incidents, organisations can take a more proactive security posture."
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Commerce Systems
In COVID times, an optimised warehouse is key
One of the most critical points for distributors to consider is that all warehouse activities have a direct impact on their relationship with customers.
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Microsoft
Dicker Data scores distie rights to Microsoft Surface Hub 2S
“This appointment is also particularly pleasing as we now represent the entire Microsoft Surface range in Australia,” says David Dicker.
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Lenovo
New ThinkBook Yoga 14s from Lenovo makes its debut
Lenovo’s new ThinkBook Yoga 14s has arrived on the market, adding to the sector's fleet of small business laptops with a slew of smart features and modes.