Poll Archive

10 Jul 2016
How will the tech sector fare under the new Liberal coalition federal government?
Better
  25%
Same as before
  32%
Worse
  43%
Total votes: 183
14 Jun 2016
What do you think of Microsoft acquiring LinkedIn for US$26.2 billion?
Good idea, good price
  17%
Good idea but they overpaid
  48%
Bad idea
  35%
Total votes: 223
09 May 2016
Which emerging tech is the best bet for the channel?
3D printing
  19%
Internet of Things
  61%
Virtual reality
  11%
Wearables
  9%
Total votes: 167
02 May 2016
Meeting which tech founder would leave you most starstruck?
Jeff Bezos
  11%
Mark Zuckerberg
  6%
Larry Ellison
  3%
Bill Gates
  63%
Larry Page / Sergey Brin
  11%
Michael Dell
  6%
Total votes: 238
12 Apr 2016
What's the most important factor when partnering with a new vendor?
Account managers in Australia
  39%
Strong brand
  13%
Innovative technology
  27%
Price/margins
  21%
Total votes: 199
24 Mar 2016
Which group is most focused on the cloud?
IT buyers
  15%
Channel partners
  22%
Vendors
  63%
Total votes: 155
03 Mar 2016
Which mega-merger has the best chance of success?
CSC buying UXC
  20%
Vocus, M2 and Amcom
  35%
TPG buying iiNet
  45%
Total votes: 240
25 Feb 2016
Do you support Apple's fight against unlocking San Bernadino shoooter's iPhone?
Yes, Apple should resist US court ruling to unlock iPhone
  57%
No, Apple should do as it's told
  43%
Total votes: 280
17 Feb 2016
What’s the most important attribute in a channel manager?
Approachability
  12%
Fairness/consistency
  43%
Transparency
  22%
Business acumen
  20%
Technical knowledge
  3%
Total votes: 183
18 Feb 2016
Is US$6 billion a fair price for Ingram Micro?
Yes
  29%
No, too low
  36%
No, too high
  36%
Total votes: 140
11 Feb 2016
Which regulator is the most effective?
ACCC (Australian Competition & Consumer Commission)
  42%
ASIC (Australian Securities & Investments Commission)
  20%
TIO (Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman)
  28%
ACMA (Australian Communications & Media Authority)
  10%
Total votes: 69
27 Jan 2016
Does the ATO need to close tax loopholes?
Yes
  85%
No
  15%
Total votes: 343
02 Nov 2015
Who has best odds in public cloud (other than AWS, Azure, Google)?
IBM SoftLayer
  42%
Oracle Cloud
  19%
VMware/EMC Virtustream
  39%
Total votes: 231
26 Oct 2015
Which restructure is the best strategy?
HP splitting into HP Inc and Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
  30%
Dell acquiring EMC
  46%
Symantec and Veritas separating
  24%
Total votes: 228
19 Oct 2015
Will the Dell-EMC merger be a success?
Yes
  50%
No
  50%
Total votes: 325

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