Sholto Macpherson

Sholto Macpherson has worked in radio and print journalism for more than 10 years. He began his print career as sub-editor for CRN Australia in 2000 before becoming a freelance journalist for a range of publications in IT, politics and business, sustainability and the arts. Before taking the role of editor of CRN, Sholto spent three years as associate editor of The Diplomat magazine, an Australian title on international politics. He is now a contributing editor to the publication.

Recent articles by Sholto Macpherson

AWS Snowmobile will literally roll out to the data centre

AWS Snowmobile will literally roll out to the data centre

[Comment] Taking on rivals with some surprisingly old-school tech.
Sholto Macpherson Feb 15 2017, 5:45PM Comment
How a Melbourne cloud startup vendor found itself in India

How a Melbourne cloud startup vendor found itself in India

Kumolus' dance card of global clients include Tech Mahindra, Persistent Systems and Symantec.
Sholto Macpherson Feb 15 2017, 5:35PM Cloud
How Australian startup Hava keeps tabs on AWS, Azure sprawl

How Australian startup Hava keeps tabs on AWS, Azure sprawl

No more hide and seek in the cloud.
Sholto Macpherson Dec 30 2016, 1:38PM Cloud
App ecosystems are already old hat

App ecosystems are already old hat

Plugins are the future.
Sholto Macpherson Dec 9 2016, 1:51PM Comment
Despite the cloud, there's still money left in server ERP

Despite the cloud, there's still money left in server ERP

[Comment] GreenTree buy was about more than new customers.
Sholto Macpherson Nov 25 2016, 6:41AM Comment
From Express Data to Zrilo: Inside Danny Moore's app startup

From Express Data to Zrilo: Inside Danny Moore's app startup

Former CEO built a portal that's equal parts retailer, reseller, integrator and distributor.
Sholto Macpherson Nov 16 2016, 9:00AM Cloud
Cloud DC: From Queensland's Sippy Downs to the world

Cloud DC: From Queensland's Sippy Downs to the world

Sunshine Coast startup expects huge growth through a Citrix partnership.
Sholto Macpherson Sep 14 2016, 9:00AM Cloud
After two major ERP deals, what next for NetSuite and Greentree partners?

After two major ERP deals, what next for NetSuite and Greentree partners?

[Comment] Pair of acquisitions will have far-reaching consequences.
Sholto Macpherson Sep 14 2016, 9:00AM Comment
Sweet opportunity for cloud-savvy integrators

Sweet opportunity for cloud-savvy integrators

[Comment] Unearthing untapped opportunities in small business ERP.
Sholto Macpherson Jul 31 2016, 8:00PM Cloud
Profile: Surefire Systems

Profile: Surefire Systems

Meet a local POS software retailer.
Sholto Macpherson Jul 22 2016, 1:56PM Cloud
Resellers, get yourself a Bitcoin account and get to know blockchains

Resellers, get yourself a Bitcoin account and get to know blockchains

[Comment] You'd have to be a bit of a blockhead to miss out.
Sholto Macpherson Jun 30 2016, 11:00PM Cloud
Profile: Strut Digital

Profile: Strut Digital

Walking the walk in a tight industry.
Sholto Macpherson Jun 20 2016, 11:30AM Cloud
Australia's slow but sure shift to digital signatures

Australia's slow but sure shift to digital signatures

Can you turn e-signatures into an opportunity?
Sholto Macpherson May 30 2016, 11:13AM Digital
Why Inecom became an early MYOB adopter

Why Inecom became an early MYOB adopter

Taking the plunge with new vendors.
Sholto Macpherson May 12 2016, 3:07PM Cloud
Rise of the bots and the automation of business

Rise of the bots and the automation of business

[Comment] Big changes are coming to an office near you. Are you ready?
Sholto Macpherson Mar 31 2016, 4:24PM Comment
Giving clients a reality check on digital rollouts

Giving clients a reality check on digital rollouts

The benefits, and challenges, of focusing on franchises.
Sholto Macpherson Mar 31 2016, 2:54PM Services
People or portals: what do resellers want from disties?

People or portals: what do resellers want from disties?

The impact of e-commerce and cloud marketplaces on channel relationships.
Sholto Macpherson Feb 28 2016, 4:10PM Sales & Marketing
Writing the obituary for the software upgrade cycle

Writing the obituary for the software upgrade cycle

[Comment] It could be soon relegated to history.
Sholto Macpherson Feb 28 2016, 3:53PM Comment
Gain worth the pain for former Adobe licence dealer

Gain worth the pain for former Adobe licence dealer

How BizTech carved out a niche in the digital channel selling to marketers.
Sholto Macpherson Feb 28 2016, 3:51PM Software
How a Mac reseller was reborn as a cloud provider for SMBs

How a Mac reseller was reborn as a cloud provider for SMBs

SMB Consultants has found a successful niche.
Sholto Macpherson Dec 17 2015, 5:50AM Cloud

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