As a leading Distributor of IT solutions in more than 30 countries, Avnet Technology Solutions improves how technology products and services are defined and delivered to businesses worldwide.
In today’s marketplace, end customers expect solution providers to understand their business and the unique requirements of their industry. Solution providers possessing both solution-centric and customer-specific knowledge, have a significant competitive advantage, and have the ability to maximise profit from high-growth markets and increase solution sale opportunities.
From our place at the centre of the channel, Avnet Technology Solutions enables our channel partners to grow faster with less investment by helping them with their customers unique business requirements and industry-specific needs.
Our value to your business spans the entire go-to-market cycle – helping you to enter new markets quickly, and with less investment. We can help you accelerate your time to market, expand your capabilities, and gain a sustainable competitive advantage.
BigAir owns and operates Australia's largest metropolitan fixed wireless broadband network. The Australian business market comprises nearly one million businesses, and BigAir's network provides near blanket coverage across its nine largest cities Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Newcastle, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and Darwin, with further rollout planned in several new markets. BigAir provides broadband and data services primarily through its channel partners who include ISPs, Carriers, and IT service companies who have relationships with business customers in order to deliver BigAir's high speed, cost effective fixed wireless broadband solutions.
BigAir Community Broadband is also the leading provider of outsourced managed Internet services in the tertiary student accommodation market within Australia, with network infrastructure at more than 50 sites across Australia. BigAir is able to provide a complete end to end solution for student accommodation providers including both wireless and wired infrastructure delivering high speed broadband along with its advanced billing systems and operational support systems.
BigAir's competitive infrastructure advantage includes its state-of-the-art business-grade fixed wireless network which allows it to install business-grade symmetric broadband services at speeds up to 1000Mbps and distances up to 30km from its base stations. Most of BigAir's competitors rely on access to Telstra's copper network which can take weeks to install a service and often does not deliver fast symmetric speeds.
At Cisco, customers are an integral part of our DNA and our focus is on working with our partners to transform their businesses for optimised productivity, increased innovation and sustainable growth. Cisco’s strategy is to best meet our customers’ future requirements in the face of critical industry inflection points. With the prominence of cloud, the demand for more effective collaboration and the proliferation of video, the network continues to evolve from providing connectivity to becoming the platform that will change the way we work, live, play and learn.
Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS) transforms how businesses and IT work and people collaborate in the cloud era. With market-leading cloud, collaboration, networking and virtualization technologies, Citrix powers mobile work styles and cloud services, making complex enterprise IT simpler and more accessible for 260,000 organizations. Citrix products touch 75 percent of Internet users each day and it partners with more than 10,000 companies in 100 countries. Annual revenue in 2011 was $2.21 billion.
Dell's PartnerDirect program delivers unique advantages and enhances partner profitability and growth. Dell provides world-class partner service and support through dedicated channel account teams, certifications, smart registration, custom configuration and factory integration, automated tag transfer and customisable ProSupport offerings.
Dell remains committed to working with partners focused on Dell's enterprise solutions across cloud, storage, servers, networking, virtualisation and the data centre. Dell has the strongest IT solutions portfolio in its history and is well positioned to continue delivering value to its partners and customers.
Dell's Global Commercial Channel business now represents a third of Dell's overall commercial revenue, a testament to how wholeheartedly Dell has embraced the channel and how the channel is responding.
Distribution Central Pty Limited
Distribution Central provides specialised, technical-service oriented distribution and channel support for contemporary IT products, including our custom-built Software-as-a-Service solutions that create real efficiencies and business benefits for our customers.
Distribution Central is an industry first, in that it is dedicated to servicing the vendor whilst our independent, specialised business units manage the reseller channel. This unique approach enables Distribution Central and its vendor partners to capitalise on all IT distribution opportunities in the Australian and New Zealand market without diluting the high level of specialisation required to service complex technology markets.
DPSA is a specialist distributor delivering data centre solutions by leading vendors including APC by Schneider Electric. DPSA operates Australia-wide, with offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth.
DPSA’s highly qualified team works with reseller partners to deliver data centre architecture including power protection systems, racking, cooling, power and cable management, security and environmental management, and site monitoring products and services.
DPSA provides data centre assessment, design and project management services and ensures timely delivery to any location in Australia. DPSA’s data centre specialists work with resellers, consultants, architects, builders and trade contractors to ensure smooth implementation of data centre infrastructure solutions.
Huawei Enterprise Business Group (“Huawei Enterprise") is one of Huawei’s three businesses groups (BGs). Leveraging its strong R&D capabilities and comprehensive technical expertise, Huawei Enterprise provides wide-ranging and highly efficient ICT solutions and services. Together with our partners, Huawei Enterprise offers solutions for vertical industry and enterprise customers globally including government and public sector, finance, transportation, electric power, energy, commercial businesses, and ISPs in many fields. These innovative and leading solutions cover network infrastructure, unified communications and collaboration (UC&C), cloud computing & data center, and industry application solutions.
IBM is a values-based enterprise of individuals that stands for progress. IBM is helping its clients to change the way the world literally works – and to make the planet not just smaller and “flatter,” but smarter. IBM is applying its expertise, global scope and creativity to build the backbone of 21st century industries and public institutions.
In the century since its incorporation in New York in 1911, IBM has gone from a business with 1300 employees operating in a single country, to a globally integrated enterprise with a presence in more than 170 countries, an annual revenue of US$100 billion, and an employee population of more than 400,000. IBM has been operating in Australia since 1932 and in 2010, IBM Australia Limited generated revenues of A$4.3 billion. We aim to use our technology and innovation to make a positive difference in all the communities we touch, both as an organisation and as individuals.
Ingram Micro Inc. is the world’s largest technology distributor and a leading technology sales, marketing and logistics company. As a vital link in the technology value chain, Ingram Micro creates sales and profitability opportunities for vendors and resellers through unique marketing programs, logistics services, technical support, financial services and product aggregation and distribution.
Since its beginnings in 1979, Ingram Micro has connected technology solution providers with vendors worldwide, identifying markets and technologies that shape the IT industry. Today, Ingram Micro remains at the forefront of the global technology marketplace, bringing the latest products and services to market and finding new ways to bring value to our customers.
Ingram Micro serves 100 countries and is the only global IT distributor with operations in Asia.
Access to a broad range of products from the industry’s top manufacturers in all technology segments makes Ingram Micro the natural choice for resellers’ IT&T needs.
The distributor has developed services and solutions designed to address the needs of each technology category and market segment, with expert services to support customers serving vertical and specialty markets.
Ingram Micro Australia is based in Sydney and has offices in Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, and Perth. Distribution centres are located in Sydney and Perth, providing timely delivery to resellers around the country.
Microsoft was founded in 1975 with a dream of “a computer on every desk and in every home” that has ultimately changed the way millions of people around the world communicate, work, learn and play.
Today, Microsoft is one of the world’s best-known brands. Our relationship with millions of Australians extends from the home to the school and the office – and our technology is fundamental to people working in business, government and the community.
An estimated 17 million Australians have used our software either at work or home – searching the Web with Internet Explorer and Bing, analysing data with Office Excel, sharing through Hotmail, playing on Xbox, communicating with Windows Phone or using one of our many business and server platform products. Today, with the power of cloud computing, we have a vision to connect people to the things that are most important to them through a seamless experience across the PC, browser and phone.
Our local operation started in 1983 with only 20 people. Since then, Microsoft Australia has grown to more than 900 people working in capital cities across Australia and at ninemsn (the PBL and Microsoft joint venture).
NEC Australia is a leading communications systems integrator delivering ICT, communications and network solutions to enterprises, government, small businesses and carriers.
Operating in Australia for over 40 years, NEC Australia designs, develops, integrates and deploys advanced communications systems in multi-vendor environments. NEC Australia helps customers drive business value from their communications infrastructure and investments, providing services through a large network of consulting, engineering and support staff backed by over 200 dealer and partner organisations across the country.
Our solutions include Unified Communications, Contact Centre Solutions, Mobility Solutions, Broadband Access Systems, Network Services, Systems Integration, Biometrics Solutions, Cloud Services, Managed Services and Digital Signage and Display Solutions.
NETGEAR is a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers. For consumers, the company makes high performance, dependable and easy home networking, storage and digital media products to connect people with the Internet and their content and devices. For businesses, NETGEAR provides networking, storage and security solutions without the cost and complexity of Big IT. The company also supplies top service providers with retail proven, whole home solutions for their customers. NETGEAR products are built on a variety of proven technologies such as wireless, Ethernet and powerline, with a focus on reliability and ease-of-use. NETGEAR products are sold in over 28,000 retail locations around the globe, and through more than 37,000 value-added resellers. The company's headquarters are in San Jose, Calif., with additional offices in 25 countries.
ShoreTel, Inc. (NASDAQ: SHOR) brings unmatched flexibility, choice and value to brilliantly simple business phones systems and unified communications (UC). With its award-winning premise-based IP phone system with integrated unified communications, contact center capabilities, and its proven hosted VoIP services, organizations of all sizes can select the best option for their needs. ShoreTel’s ongoing mission is to eliminate costly complexity and give customers the 24/7 freedom to leverage rich voice, video, data and mobile unified communications capabilities they need. ShoreTel is based in Sunnyvale, California, and has regional offices in Austin, Texas; Rochester and New York, N.Y.; Chicago, Ill.; Maidenhead, United Kingdom; Sydney, Australia; and Singapore.
More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos as the best protection against complex threats and data loss. Sophos is committed to providing complete security solutions that are simple to deploy, manage, and use and that deliver the industry's lowest total cost of ownership. Sophos offers award-winning encryption, endpoint security, web, email, mobile and network security solutions backed by Sophos Labs - a global network of threat intelligence centres. Sophos is headquartered in Boston, US and Oxford, UK.
Synnex Australia P/L, a global IT Supply Chain services company and one of the largest distribution companies in Australia, is a significant division of Synnex Technology International Corporation, the largest IT distribution company in the Asia Pacific region and ranked the third largest worldwide. Today, the worldwide strength of the Synnex group of companies is reflected by our international market share positions.
Synnex endeavours to service all businesses in the IT industry including SME Resellers, System Integrators, Computer Retailers, Original Equipment Manufacturers, Corporate Retailers, National Retailers and VARs. Importantly, Synnex has established strategic partnerships with a large range of leading IT manufacturers. Synnex differentiates itself from its competitors by its expertise in Supply Chain Management (SCM). The strategic implementation of Just in Time Delivery (JIT) offers scheduled deliveries and an efficient RMA service provides rapid warranty replacement. Superior SCM also ensures inventory is available and items are current.
Every day we help millions of Australians connect to the people and things that matter most to them – anywhere, anytime – because we believe the more connected people are the more opportunities they have.
That’s why we build technology and content solutions that are simple and easy to use – including Australia’s largest fully integrated IP network and Australia’s largest and fastest wireless broadband network.
That’s why we strive to serve and know our customers better than anyone else – offering a choice of not just digital connection, but digital content as well.
And that’s why we have an international presence spanning 15 countries, including China. In the 21st century, opportunity belongs to connected governments, connected businesses, connected communities and connected individuals.
As Australia’s leading telecommunications and information services company, Telstra is proud to be helping our customers improve the ways in which they live and work through connection.
Veeam® Software, an Elite VMware Technology Alliance partner and a Microsoft managed partner, develops innovative products for virtual infrastructure management and data protection. Customers can reduce costs, minimize risks and fully realize the promise of virtualization with Veeam. The company was founded in 2006 by the team previously behind Aelita Software, well known for its Windows Server management solutions. In 2008, Veeam acquired nworks, adding solutions that bridge the gap between VMware and enterprise management systems from Microsoft and HP. Veeam is rapidly expanding its presence and its partner network around the world and will continue to offer innovative and practical solutions to help IT professionals better manage their VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V virtual infrastructures.
Learn more at www.veeam.com
VMware, the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, delivers customer-proven solutions that accelerate IT by reducing complexity and enabling more flexible, agile service delivery. Leveraging VMware vSphere™, the most widely deployed foundation for cloud computing, VMware enables enterprises to adopt a cloud model that addresses their unique business challenges. VMware’s approach speeds the transition to cloud computing while preserving existing investments and improving security and control. With more than 250,000 customers and 25,000 partners, VMware solutions help organizations of all sizes to lower costs, increase business agility and ensure freedom of choice.
Westcon Group, Inc. is a value added distributor of category-leading unified communications, network infrastructure, data centre and security solutions with a global network of specialty resellers. Westcon’s teams create unique programs and provide exceptional support to accelerate the business of its global partners. Strong relationships at every level of the Westcon Group organisation enable partners to receive support tailored to their needs. From global logistics and flexible customised financing solutions to pre-sales, technical and engineering assistance, the company works with partners to respond with agility and speed to changing market conditions so they can achieve the fastest time to revenue. Westcon Group’s portfolio of market-leading vendors includes: Aruba, Avaya, CA, Cisco, Check Point, EMC, Emerson, F5, Juniper, McAfee, Palo Alto Networks, Polycom and Radware.
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