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Distribution Central is a leader in digital distribution and a leading provider of specialised, technical-service orientated distribution and channel support for contemporary IT products. Distribution Central goes beyond traditional channel distribution to bring together leading vendor technology and reseller requirements in a way that makes sense to our partners and their end customers.
We understand that end users don’t just want equipment and a competent installation service. They want help solving complex business issues. That is why our focus is on translating complex technology into tangible business benefits.
Our team stretches across Australia and New Zealand and our executive management team has more than 25 years’ experience in the IT industry.
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Since 1987, ESET® has been developing record award-winning security software that now helps over 100 million users to Enjoy Safer Technology. Its broad security product portfolio covers all popular platforms and provides businesses and consumers around the world with the perfect balance of performance and proactive protection.
We have launched our completely re-engineered and re-designed range of IT security products for worldwide business. Find out how our new range of business solutions covering endpoint protection, mobile, file, mail and gateway security - plus an all-new central management console can DO MORE for your business!
Growing sales is challenging, especially when you need to purchase products immediately. So if you’re looking for higher purchase power with extended payment terms, GE Capital’s Channel Finance product may help your business.
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MAXfocus™, formally GFI MAX, is the most widely-adopted Managed Service Provider (MSP) platform in the world. With over 12,000 monthly subscription customers in more than 100 countries, we have hundreds of new MSPs choosing MAXfocus as their delivery partner each and every month.
We have a passion to help IT professionals win through technology. We do this by putting in their hands a set of powerful, intuitive and integrated tools. This allows them to get control over an increasingly fragmented technology landscape, empowering them to deliver business advantage for their customers and organisations.
Our integrated IT Service Management platform is cloud-based, full-featured and easy to implement via a simple unified dashboard. It integrates best-of-breed technologies into a single coherent environment that reduces the maintenance burden faced by IT professionals, allowing them to focus on the things that will differentiate their businesses in the competitive, connected business world in which they operate.
Autotask Corporation helps IT organisations worldwide work smarter with a complete, cloud-based IT business management platform that enables efficiency, accountability and access to the metrics that drive intelligent business decisions. With built-in best practices and workflow automation, Autotask speeds time to revenue while continually improving service delivery. Autotask is available in seven languages and used in over 90 countries. Headquartered in New York, Autotask has offices in Beijing, Chicago, Dallas, London, Los Angeles, Munich and Sydney.
Visit autotask.com for more information.
Kaseya is the leading provider of cloud-based IT management and security software. Kaseya solutions allow Managed Service Providers (MSPs) and IT organizations to efficiently manage and secure IT in order to drive IT service and business success. Offered as both an industry-leading cloud solution and on-premise software, Kaseya solutions empower MSPs and mid-sized enterprises to command all of IT centrally, manage remote and distributed environments with ease, and automate across IT management functions. Kaseya solutions are in use by more than 10,000 customers worldwide in a wide variety of industries, including retail, manufacturing, healthcare, education, government, media, technology, finance, and more. Kaseya, headquartered in Dublin, Ireland is privately held with a presence in over 20 countries.
To learn more, please visit www.kaseya.com
Huawei is a leading information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider serving 45 of the world’s top 50 telecom operators. In Australia, Huawei creates around 600 jobs and works with all major Australian operators. We provide enterprise ICT solutions and mobile devices across the globe and half of the Australian population already use some sort of Huawei product for their telecommunications needs. Huawei’s products and solutions have been deployed in over 170 countries and support the communications needs of one third of the world’s population.
For more information, please visit: www.huawei.com.au, follow us on Twitter @HuaweiOZ or visit us on YouTube at www.YouTube.com/HuaweiOZ.
Drive business growth with SOTI Enterprise Mobility Management. SOTI is the world's most trusted provider of EMM solutions, with over 14,000 enterprise customers and millions of devices managed worldwide. SOTI extends secure mobility management beyond basic EMM to provide a total solution for comprehensive management and security of mobile devices deployed in an organisation.
The SOTI Altitude Partner Program provides our global network of resellers an opportunity to differentiate their offering with a world leading EMM solution. Our partners can take advantage of the significant enterprise growth in consumer mobility to grow and maintain a profitable solutions business.
SOTI is committed to offering best-in-class pre-sales, post-sales, and training programs to empower Altitude partners to grow their business.
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.
Veeam® recognizes the new challenges companies across the globe face in enabling the Always-On Business™, a business that must operate 24/7/365. To address this, Veeam has pioneered a new market of Availability for the Modern Data Center™ by helping organizations meet recovery time and point objectives (RTPO™) of less than 15 minutes for all applications and data, through a fundamentally new kind of solution that delivers high-speed recovery, data loss avoidance, verified protection, leveraged data and complete visibility. Veeam Availability Suite™, which includes Veeam Backup & Replication™, leverages virtualization, storage, and cloud technologies that enable the modern data center to help organizations save time, mitigate risks, and dramatically reduce capital and operational costs.
VMware is a leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility. Built on VMware's industry-leading virtualization technology, our solutions deliver a brave new model of IT that is fluid, instant and more secure. Customers can innovate faster by rapidly developing, automatically delivering and more safely consuming any application. With 2014 revenues of $6 billion, VMware has more than 500,000 customers and 75,000 partners.
The company is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout the world and can be found online at www.vmware.com
Amazon Web Services
In 2006, Amazon Web Services (AWS) began offering IT infrastructure services to businesses in the form of web services -- now commonly known as cloud computing. One of the key benefits of cloud computing is the opportunity to replace up-front capital infrastructure expenses with low variable costs that scale with your business. With the Cloud, businesses no longer need to plan for and procure servers and other IT infrastructure weeks or months in advance. Instead, they can instantly spin up hundreds or thousands of servers in minutes and deliver results faster.
As a global leader in security and storage IT solutions, Barracuda is committed to helping you meet customer needs by delivering a powerful, easy-to-use and affordable product portfolio designed to simplify the lives of IT professionals. The Barracuda Reseller Program has been rated by CRN as 5-Star, and encompasses a number of rich program offerings, benefits and services to help our partners enhance their businesses. We're always looking to grow with channel partners committed to providing customers with world-class products, service and support.
For more information? Check out Partnering for Success with Barracuda
Trusted worldwide and always with a “Customer First” approach, Brother continuously meets the needs of consumers through a comprehensive range of quality solutions. Committed to the advancement of printing technologies, Brother also offer business solutions designed to fit perfectly in the SOHO, SMB, SME and corporate environments. With a skilled team specialising in assisting partner growth, Brother’s business categories such as portable printers, commercial scanners and high volume corporate printers can help resellers achieve in any business vertical. With a nationally deployed sales team and locally based product support team, Brother is always ‘at your side’.
CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) creates software that fuels transformation for companies and enables them to seize the opportunities of the application economy. Software is at the heart of every business, in every industry. From planning to development to management and security, CA is working with companies worldwide to change the way we live, transact and communicate.
CA helps our customers drive enterprise-wide productivity, offer differentiated user experiences and open new growth opportunities. And, we are able to deliver this value across multiple environments—mobile, private and public cloud, distributed and mainframe. Our goal is to be recognised by our customers as their critical partner in the new application economy.
Explore the CA solutions that can help power your future at www.ca.com
F-Secure is a European pioneer in cybersecurity and data protection. Founded in Helsinki, Finland in 1988 and listed on NASDAQ OMX, our innovation goes beyond traditional anti-virus products. By delivering protection, privacy and cloud software, no matter the device, our solutions enable businesses to get the most from the digital, mobile world without limits. Working in close co-operation with industry partners and international security authorities, F-Secure Labs remain at the forefront of security research and technology development.
For F-Secure, privacy is a cultural value that underlies our creation of the best protection solutions for our partners to take to market.
Ingram Micro Australia is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ingram Micro Inc, and Australia’s largest distributor of technology products.
As a vital link in the technology value chain, Ingram Micro delivers expertise in technology solutions, mobility, cloud, and supply chain solutions, enabling its business partners to operate efficiently and successfully in the markets they serve. Representing over 130 vendors to a network of more than 8,500 active Australian resellers, Ingram Micro helps business realise the promise of technology. Headquartered in Sydney, Ingram Micro Australia has offices in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth, and Advanced Logistics Centre in Sydney.
For more information see au.ingrammicro.com
Telstra is Australia’s leading telecommunications and information services company, offering a full range of communications services and competing in all telecommunications markets. In Australia, Telstra provide 16.7 million mobile services, 7.3 million fixed voice services and 3.1 million retail fixed broadband services. Telstra also has an international presence spanning 20 countries, including China. They believe the more connected people are, the more opportunities they have. Telstra build technology and content solutions that are simple and easy to use, including Australia’s largest and fastest national mobile network. They offer a choice of not just digital connection, but digital content as well.
Webroot provides smarter cybersecurity that harnesses collective threat intelligence to protect the Internet of Everything. We partner with Resellers and MSPs to deliver highly effective security solutions that protect against malware and other cyber-attacks using a cloud-based threat intelligence network. Webroot protects over 30 million devices and is trusted by market leading technology companies, including Cisco, F5 Networks, HP, Microsoft, Palo Alto Networks, and RSA.
Webroot is easy to deploy, simple to remotely manage, and competitively priced. Webroot’s solutions uniquely address Reseller/MSP challenges while augmenting existing services, generating new revenue and maintaining margins.
For more information, visit www.webroot.com/partners
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