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HPE GreenLake & Nutanix launch managed multi-database ops & management solution
HPE builds on its successful collaboration with Nutanix to offer a fully managed database operations service.
Sophos and Ingram Micro set sights on cybersecurity market in A/NZ
Sophos and Ingram Micro have extended their partnership, which will see the distributor working to recruit new managed services partners to the Sophos MSP Connect Flex program.
Kordia acquires Auckland-based managed IT firm Base2
Kordia Group CEO Shaun Rendell says it's a natural progression of the company’s services as IT and telecommunications converge.
10 things you didn't know about Kiwi ICT company Advantage
Advantage is one of New Zealand’s most established IT providers with offices in Auckland and Palmerston North.
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.
Spark appoints Oracle veteran Heather Graham as CEO of its cloud business
Graham will begin her role at the end of March, after a stint in managed isolation following a relocation from Austin, Texas.
WA university extends strategic partnership with Data#3
Data#3 has been chosen by Edith Cowan University (ECU) to renew and maintain the organisation’s secure network managed services.
Ensign and Cybereason expand security offerings with partnership
Partnership enables mutual customers throughout APAC to access managed detection and response capabilities.
ESET brings endpoint security platform to Australia
ESET Protect is designed to automate ESET security solutions across on-premise and cloud environments for businesses of all sizes.
Kaseya announces unified RMM solution
The new unified remote monitoring and management solution is a major component of Kaseya VSA.
Oracle releases APEX platform as a service
The low-code app development platform is now available as a standalone managed cloud service.
Umbrellar head of cloud promoted to CEO
Dave Howden has been leading the company’s cloud strategy for the last 3+ years and is now taking the reins for the company’s next steps.
rhipe named APAC distributor for Nerdio
Partners can benefit from Azure tech and ops enablement, guidance on packaging offerings and management of complete Azure environments.
Work harder, or work smarter? Why the IT channel needs a modern sales approach
The way the IT channel sells IT services is changing, and it’s time to take action through modern sales.
M-Files a Visionary in Content Services Magic Quadrant
“Gartner's recognition reaffirms our strong federation strategy and modern approach that eliminates information silos and unifies data.”
Vectra sets A/NZ channel in sights with new leadership hire
The new international sales VP will be charged with strengthening its MSP programme and growing its channel partner network in the region.
Telstra Purple acquires services provider Epicon
Epicon was an Australian-owned company with more than 100 technical specialists and operations in ACT, VIC, NSW and QLD.
blueAPACHE to refresh core network with Cisco
The company selected the ASR 9000 Series high performance aggregation services routers for its network refresh.
rhipe adds Octopus licensing solutions to distie portfolio
The addition of Octopus Cloud provides rhipe partners with licensing solutions and management processes to support cloud transformation initiatives.
D-Link launches new router and cloud IoT management solution
The DWM-315 is a 4G LTE Cat 6 Dual SIM M2M VPN Router with EWAN and GPS and the D-ECS edge cloud management solution expands the D-Link IoT range.
Pure expands as-a-service offerings with focus on transparency
It aims to provide the economic benefits of cloud, along with those of Evergreen architecture including non-disruptive expansions and maintenance.
Intuit Technologies extends Extreme Networks partnership to better serve Australian market
Intuit Technologies has extended its partnership with Extreme Networks, becoming the first Extreme Elevate managed service provider (MSP) in Australia to deliver network-as-a-service offerings.
Ransomware the most common cyber threat to SMBs - report
The survey found that 60% of managed service providers report that their SMB clients have been hit as of Q3 2020.
HPE updates partner programme for -aaS, SMB enablement
The changes to the partner programme include improved RPA for quotes, as-a-service support, and incentives for SMB sales growth.