Vendor news stories
Cybersecurity starts with education
In 2021, 80% of Australian organisations responding to the Sophos State of Ransomware study reported being hit by ransomware.
Inaction no longer an option when it comes to sustainability
Research and advisory organisation ADAPT has revealed a 9% year-on-year increase in IT leaders demanding carbon transparency from their providers since 2021.
SD-WAN pricing falls significantly in line with new consumer trends
A new global study by TeleGeography has revealed that the pricing of SD-WAN has significantly fallen, and competitive cost and focus on monitoring features have driven a change in preferences.
Progress recognised in Gartner Magic Quadrant for DXP solution
Progress, the provider of infrastructure software, has been named as one of 16 vendors in the 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant for DXPs.
Marketplacer journeys into camping and caravan market with new site partnership
Marketplacer has made its mark on the Australian caravan and camping market, with the launch of a new market in the form of Everything Caravan & Camping.
Cohesity named Leader and Outperformer in new GigaOm report
"We’re thrilled to see GigaOm recognise our unique innovation and name Cohesity as one of the top-ranked vendors, ahead of 13 others in the report.”
Canalys reveals top eight APAC channel leaders of 2021
Overall, eight vendors have achieved Champion status in the 2021 Canalys APAC Channel Leadership Matrix: Cisco, ESET, Kaspersky, Lenovo, Nutanix, Trend Micro, Veeam and Veritas.
Accenture and Avanade named Leaders in IDC Microsoft implementation assessment
Because of the tight integration between Accenture and Avanade’s capabilities for Microsoft services, the two companies were evaluated as a single entity.
rhipe adds AvePoint to vendor portfolio for APAC market
"With AvePoint joining the rhipe portfolio, we are further strengthening the offerings we provide, centred around Microsoft’s product stack. We are pleased to welcome AvePoint as a rhipe vendor.”
Dicker Data opens the doors to its new $74m HQ and distribution facility
Located in Sydney’s Kurnell, the facility was built a key focus on environmentally friendly initiatives, employee wellbeing, vendor and reseller benefits, and sustaining the company's consistent growth.
Internet of Things
Internet of Things operating systems market booming, market research finds
Vendors in the Internet of Things operating systems market will benefit from penetrating of IoT in healthcare sector, according to new findings from TMR.
IDC names Konica Minolta a leader in print transformation
Konica Minolta says IDC’s recognition is confirmation of its ‘strong portfolio’, which supports customers in growing their digital maturity.
Vendor negotiation becoming more challenging for IT pros - report
50% of IT decision-makers reported they work with 11 or more different vendors, and nearly half (48%) claim they can spend weeks, or months, renegotiating vendor contracts each year.
Print industry channel looks to vendors for support during COVID-19
"We are seeing positive signs that channel partners are prepared to adapt their strategies and innovate to try to mitigate the effects of the situation, but also that they need help from vendors to do this.”
Internet of Things
Increased digital adoption is silver lining for vendors during pandemic
“During this period, vendors should leverage government framework and policies along with inorganic/organic growth strategies to create a digitised environment and develop digital capabilities."
GlobalData identifies top public companies using big data
These companies have been recognised for providing solutions to enable big data deployments, including advanced analytics, business intelligence (BI) and visualisation, data recovery and management, location intelligence and technology integration.
Milestone grows A/NZ team with a heavy focus on channel
With a host of expansion announcements, it would seem Milestone Systems has its foot squarely on the pedal in Australia and New Zealand.
Cendio ThinLinc anticipates major A/NZ channel growth
The company will be based in NZ, serving the wider A/NZ region with the help of channel partners and distributors.
Ecosystm promises to democratise data availability
Headquartered in Singapore, Ecosystm serves clients worldwide.
Facing a hidden truth: Running data centers is not your core competency
If these challenges sound at all familiar, know you’re not alone – every data center owner/operator has them.
Exclusive Interview: CA Technologies on their new partner program
Kevin Van Gils, CA Technologies local head of partners, discusses how the program has been changed and what the benefits are for partners.
Software provider Ipswitch announces new partnership with distie in India
Under the agreement, RAH Infotech will distribute Ipswitch file transfer and network management software throughout India.
Arbor networks deemed Asia Pacific’s 2017 Anti-DdoS Vendor of the Year
Frost & Sullivan has presented Arbor Networks the 2017 Asia Pacific Anti-Distributed Denial of Service Vendor of the Year award.
Qingteng Cloud Security makes the cut as a top vendor in latest Gartner report
“They address the unique requirements of server workload protection in modern hybrid data center architectures that span on-premises,"