Justin Warren

Justin Warren is a 20 year veteran of the IT industry.
He has consulted to many of the biggest brands in Australia, including ANZ, Australia Post, IBM, Telstra, and Suncorp.
Warren specialises in bridging the gap between business and IT, helping executives to use IT to improve revenues, rather than focus solely on costs.
His marketing and strategy expertise helps organisations to look beyond the next quarter to develop a sustainable competitive advantage.
Warren holds an MBA from Melbourne Business School and is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Recent articles by Justin Warren

Inside the great SSD drought of 2017

Inside the great SSD drought of 2017

How the global SSD shortage impacted the Australian channel.
Justin Warren Nov 8 2017, 6:00AM Hardware
Top Aussie MSPs reveal their ITSM flavours of choice

Top Aussie MSPs reveal their ITSM flavours of choice

Autotask, ServiceNow, Connectwise or Solarwinds? Six MSPs weigh in.
Justin Warren Oct 18 2017, 6:00AM Services
Crafting data centres: the critical infrastructure behind the cloud

Crafting data centres: the critical infrastructure behind the cloud

It takes more than screwing in a rack and connecting a UPS.
Justin Warren Sep 30 2017, 6:00AM Data centre
What happened to software-defined networking?

What happened to software-defined networking?

While the hype around SDN has abated, the practice itself is ramping up.
Justin Warren Sep 22 2017, 6:00AM Data centre
Hosting firms and public cloud, is it a deal with the devil?

Hosting firms and public cloud, is it a deal with the devil?

Inside the "can't beat 'em, join 'em" strategies of Melbourne IT, Rackspace and Bulletproof.
Justin Warren Aug 29 2017, 12:00PM Cloud
What security looks like in a cloud-native world

What security looks like in a cloud-native world

Defending cloud-native apps requires a new way of thinking.
Justin Warren Jul 31 2017, 6:00AM Cloud
Check-in networking has arrived, does it fit the model?

Check-in networking has arrived, does it fit the model?

Consumption-based networking lets users check their usage in and out to get the best value.
Justin Warren Jun 19 2017, 6:13AM Networking
Distributor cloud portals under the microscope

Distributor cloud portals under the microscope

How Ingram, Dicker, Synnex and others set themselves apart.
Justin Warren May 10 2017, 6:00AM Distribution
How to survive (and thrive) despite sinking server sales

How to survive (and thrive) despite sinking server sales

Server sales may be squeezed but software has to run somewhere.
Justin Warren May 10 2017, 6:00AM Servers & Storage
How not to build your own data centre

How not to build your own data centre

Why build it yourself when you can repackage a white-label service?
Justin Warren Mar 13 2017, 9:00AM Data centre
Inside tomorrow's smarter data centre

Inside tomorrow's smarter data centre

The latest tricks to squeeze efficiency out of data centres.
Justin Warren Dec 2 2016, 9:00AM Data centre
Invisible infrastructure: the rise of serverless computing

Invisible infrastructure: the rise of serverless computing

New technology brings unparalleled flexibility, but not without risks.
Justin Warren Nov 30 2016, 9:00AM Hardware
Disrupting distribution in the Australian channel

Disrupting distribution in the Australian channel

What do resellers really want from modern distributor partners?
Justin Warren Nov 21 2016, 9:00AM Distribution
Meet the networking integrator of the future

Meet the networking integrator of the future

In a software-defined world, can router and switch resellers keep up?
Justin Warren Oct 31 2016, 9:00AM Networking
Australian flash resellers discuss their solid state secrets

Australian flash resellers discuss their solid state secrets

With so many all-flash and hybrid options, how to choose?
Justin Warren Sep 30 2016, 9:00AM Servers & Storage
Backup and DR secrets of Australian resellers

Backup and DR secrets of Australian resellers

We speak to partners of Acronis, Datto, StorageCraft, Veeam, Zerto and Quantum.
Justin Warren Aug 21 2016, 8:00AM Servers & Storage
Australia's managed service providers wrangle cloud vendors

Australia's managed service providers wrangle cloud vendors

Forget managing tin, this is the brave new world for the MSP model.
Justin Warren May 29 2016, 5:00PM Cloud
How to choose the right Australian data centre

How to choose the right Australian data centre

Comparing the leading co-location providers in Australia.
Justin Warren Apr 27 2016, 5:23AM Data centre
How to finance cloud when customers hold all the cards

How to finance cloud when customers hold all the cards

Calculating the risk and return of a switch to subscriptions.
Justin Warren Mar 15 2016, 12:30PM Finance
Reaping the benefits of converged infrastructure

Reaping the benefits of converged infrastructure

"Plug and play" or overly expensive? CRN investigates integrated tech.
Justin Warren Feb 28 2016, 4:12PM Data centre

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