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Artificial Intelligence
Seismic launches unified platform for customer-facing teams
Seismic has unveiled Enablement Cloud, a first-of-its-kind unified platform to give customer-facing teams the right skills, content, tools, and insights to effectively engage customers and drive growth.
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DevOps
New DevOps Bootcamp released by Linux and CD Foundations
The Linux Foundation and the Continuous Delivery Foundation have announced a new DevOps Bootcamp.
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Mergers and Acquisitions
DDLS expands into NZ with $17m acquisition of Auldhouse
Australia's largest ICT training provider has acquired its New Zealand counterpart in a deal with $17 million.
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Training
Startup incubator Te Ōhaka holds event showcasing current projects
Ara training institute staff have been invited to Christchurch’s startup hub Te Ōhaka to mix with some of the centre’s current startup projects.
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Cloud
Microsoft commits to NZ's tech future with free Azure training
NZ's tech capabilities will only succeed if there are skilled people to help operate and manage them.
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SD-WAN
Versa announces first global partner programme
The programme provides formalised sales, pre-sales, and technical training focused on enabling partners to build specialties.
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Edge Computing
Akamai updates partner programme
The new programme, which partners will migrate into over a 6-month transition period, focuses on enablement through training and certification.
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Partner Programme
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.
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Partner Programme
Vertiv revamps partner programme, portal
The portal adds a gamification approach that allows users to progress up status tiers and access greater sales and marketing support.
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Artificial Intelligence
Gradient and Ethical AI to take on biased AI algorithms
The non-profit and the consultancy are partnering to work toward ensuring a better future for Australians in a world driven by artificial intelligence.
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Cloud
Microsoft launches program to help people with disabilities excel in tech
Microsoft wants to help people with disabilities excel in their technology careers, which is why it has launched a first-of-its-kind pilot program to achieve those goals.
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Ingram Micro
Ingram packages training with solutions with new partnership
The partnership with Using Technology Better aims to add further value to Ingram Micro’s offerings to resellers and services providers.
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Robotic Process Automation / RPA
Nintex takes training virtual with subscription model
Community members may enrol in a wide-range of training courses, including live virtual classes and access to all certifications.
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Cybersecurity
More than 60% of security 'blue teams' struggle to stop the 'red'
"It is extremely encouraging that so many companies are regularly performing these tests to identify their weak spots and shore up their defences."
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SaaS
Video: How Ingram enables IBM software partners
A beginner’s guide to becoming an IBM partner and how Ingram Micro can make it happen – delivered by Ingram IBM BDM Madan Mohan.
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Remote Working
How to work from home securely
Here’s what you need to do to make your home working environment and systems secure, and protect yourself and your employer.
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Training
Kaspersky launches security assessment training program
Kaspersky says the program is designed give organisations the tools to ensure the security and of third-party applications that are integrated into their IT infrastructures.
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Skills
DXC Technology invests in staff enablement programme
Almost 10,000 DXC employees can train to become certified across multi-cloud platforms including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google, Microsoft, and VMware.
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Partner Programme
Okta updates partner programme for 2020
Provides new technical training, accreditation, and marketing and strategy support for partners worldwide.
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Training
TwilioQuest! Defeat Legacy Systems and… plant a tree?
Twilio is sponsoring the planting of trees to reforest Australia for each person who completes certain challenges in its JavaScript training game.
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Partner Programme
Zscaler updates partner programme
Aims to improve reseller and service provider partners’ technical knowledge with products and integrations.
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Cybersecurity
emt adds cybersecurity awareness solutions to portfolio
Layer 8 Security offers first fully measurable Security Behaviour Framework and Cyber Escape Room training adventures across A/NZ.
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Cybersecurity
Trend Micro revamps partner programme
Says the new programme will focus on higher profitability and margins, customer-centric approach, talent development, and tighter collaboration.
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Partner Programme
HPE updates partner programme to improve -aaS uptake
These programme updates empower partners to further accelerate engagement and growth of HPE GreenLake.