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Dicker Data
Dicker Data brought on as Acronis partner for A/NZ
The news about the partnership comes in as cyber criminals continue to exploit gaps in traditional solutions and strategies in NZ and across the APAC region.
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Cybersecurity
Datacom research explores reality of zero trust in A/NZ
Zero trust is fast emerging as global best practice in cybersecurity and local leaders are on board, with 83% considering it essential to security.
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Red Hat
Red Hat announces 2022 awards winners for A/NZ region
Red Hat recently acknowledged Australia and New Zealand partners with its annual awards, highlighting partners across various categories.
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Partner awards
Vertiv recognises outstanding 2021 A/NZ channel partners
Vertiv has recognised the exceptional contributions that its Australia and New Zealand channel partners made to its IT and mechanical and electrical (M&E) businesses in 2021.
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Ransomware
Cyber threats impacting Australian and New Zealand businesses
Businesses across Australia and New Zealand continue to be targeted by cybercriminals as technology advances, and attacks have become increasingly sophisticated. 
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New Relic
How to tackle the great brain drain in the tech industry
Attracting and retaining tech talent in Australia and New Zealand is becoming increasingly challenging, with the 2022 Hays Salary Guide showing a startling 91% of employers facing a skills shortage.
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Microsoft
TO THE NEW unveils A/NZ Managed Services for Microsoft Azure
TO THE NEW has released Managed Services for Microsoft Azure to meet the growing demand in the A/NZ market and globally.
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Manhattan Associates
New late-stage order cancellation to improve customer service
Manhattan Associates launches new service allowing orders to be cancelled up to the point of manifested/loaded status, preventing unwanted shipments and costly returns.
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DDoS
F5 launches DDoS scrubbing centres in Sydney and Melbourne
F5 says the two new scrubbing centres in Australia have been launched in response to growing demand across A/NZ.
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MongoDB
Tech innovation crucial to growth, but barriers remain
Businesses in the A/NZ region believe tech innovation is crucial to drive future growth, but 76% say they’re being held back by complex data architecture.
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Security
A/NZ organisations cite fewer cyber attacks but longer downtime
More than half of security leaders say they have seen an increase in attempted cyber attacks. In addition, many have been directly impacted by data breaches.
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Cloud
TeamViewer launches A/NZ Regional office in Adelaide
TeamViewer is launching its new Australia and New Zealand office in Adelaide, coinciding with the company's 10th anniversary in the country.
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Digital Transformation
SAP Australia and New Zealand announces key leadership appointments
Software company SAP A/NZ has shared news of changes to its leadership team.
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Axiomatics
emt and Axiomatics forge distribution partnership for Asia and A/NZ regions
"We are delighted to be building a robust channel for Axiomatics in Asia, Australia and New Zealand, and offering all the value added services required to help our partners meet the growing demand for solutions."
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Channel vendors
A/NZ IT channel ‘cautiously optimistic', according to new study
The channel’s optimism is bolstered to some degree by forecasts for global IT spending of more than $5 trillion this year, according to CompTIA.
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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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Rimini Street
Rimini Street announces new Oceania GM to help drive growth
“As Rimini Street marches towards its stated target of achieving $1 billion in annual revenue by 2026, our regional and theatre GM’s are key to helping us achieve our operational goals."
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Partnerships
ServiceRocket and Digital.ai sign strategic partnership for A/NZ region
The partnership combines the two companies' product and services offerings into a local practice designed to help enterprises successfully scale and optimise software delivery.
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Managed Services
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.
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Channel partners
Snowflake brings on new A/NZ partner manager to drive channel success
“Appointing Nick as partner manager further reinforces our focus on regional channel organisational growth to enhance our position as a leader."
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Partner Programme
Lexmark brings new certification program to A/NZ partners
The global imaging solutions leader says the program is designed to enhance channel partners’ service capabilities, and to support their sales and marketing efforts.
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Channel partners
M-Files brings on new A/NZ channel account manager
In his new role, Kevin Leong will help accelerate the growth of the company’s intelligent information management software solutions in A/NZ.
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Digital Transformation
As digital transformation grows in A/NZ companies, misconceptions about their role in cloud security abound
While an 81% majority of A/NZ organisations are accelerating their digital transformation, a giant 99% of surveyed respondents say they believe their cloud security provider provides enough protection, according to a Trend Micro study. 
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Business growth
Talend appoints new A/NZ vice president with partner sales background
Talend has appointed a new regional vice president for Australia and New Zealand with the intention of driving the next phase of growth in the area.