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App development
Oracle releases APEX platform as a service
The low-code app development platform is now available as a standalone managed cloud service.
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Cloud Services
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.
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Managed Services
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.
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Managed Services
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.
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Managed Services
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.”
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Managed Services
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.
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Managed Services
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.
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Network Infrastructure
blueAPACHE to refresh core network with Cisco
The company selected the ASR 9000 Series high performance aggregation services routers for its network refresh.
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Licensing
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.
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Internet of Things
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.
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Managed Services
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.
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Managed Services
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.
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Ransomware
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. 
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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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Managed Services
Lexmark releases WFH bundle to channel resellers
The work-from-home package for Australian channel partners is designed to support the demand from end-customers for a simplified print solution.
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Managed Services
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is Tecala?
In this video, we speak to Tecala managing director Pieter DeGunst, who discusses the company's primary focuses, the solutions that it leverages, and the infrastructure and resources it has in the A/NZ market.
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Microsoft Teams
How cloud telephony can add so much more to Microsoft Teams
Organisations that aim to set up cloud telephony functionality in Teams will need a helping hand, as the process can often be complex.
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Managed Services
Lancom Technology acquires Auckland-based MSP Connect 2
Lancom Technology announced the acquisition of Connect 2 for an undisclosed amount - its third acquisition in 18 months.
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Managed Services
Four ways MSPs can stay strong and profitable in 2020
While MSPs have done a great job, at accelerating digital transformation, they now face new questions. How do they keep the ball rolling? How do they continue serving their customers and focus on customer acquisition?
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Managed Services
SMBs seeking service providers in face of rising cyber threats
SMBs are struggling with their cybersecurity solutions, with three quarters worried about being the target of a cyberattack in the next six months, and 91% considering using or switching to a new IT service provider if offered a better option.
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Managed Services
Rhipe acquires Kiwi services provider Parallo
The purchase includes Parallo’s products, solutions, assets and IP, such as the Parallo Automation Library. Parallo’s 25 employees will also join Rhipe.
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Cybersecurity
75% of IT execs 'worried' about being targeted in cyber-attack
A new report from ConnectWise has shed light on the widespread concern about cyber-attacks, with 91% of SMB executives considering a move to an MSP if it provided the 'right' solution.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
Rubrik extends AWS partnership with Outposts Ready designation
“Supporting AWS Outposts is a natural fit for Rubrik, as our customers innovate more with AWS. Our SI partners also play an essential role as we work together to help our customers succeed.”
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Managed Services
Two MSPs form symbiotic partnership
Forum Group and Tecala have forged an agreement that will allow for the exchange of services, broadening each business’ portfolio.