Simon Sharwood

Recent articles by Simon Sharwood

AvePoint hires first Australian channel chief

AvePoint hires first Australian channel chief

Former Veeam alliances manager comes aboard.
Simon Sharwood Oct 18 2018, 3:46PM Software
Virtual graphics cards create critical VMware risk

Virtual graphics cards create critical VMware risk

Guest-host escape on vSphere and desktop hypervisors.
Simon Sharwood Oct 17 2018, 10:35AM Data centre
Cisco says WebEx is totally fixed now (except for two problems)

Cisco says WebEx is totally fixed now (except for two problems)

Outage and subsequent wobbles lasted 20 days.
Simon Sharwood Oct 17 2018, 10:12AM Cloud
ConnectWise brings IT Nation event to Australia

ConnectWise brings IT Nation event to Australia

And Microsoft announces new Ignite love-in.
Simon Sharwood Oct 17 2018, 9:06AM Sales & Marketing
Empired helps cargo company fill data lake

Empired helps cargo company fill data lake

“Data insiders” program makes analytics self-service.
Simon Sharwood Oct 17 2018, 6:51AM Cloud
Optus expands services and options for ‘Go’ solutions-as-a-service

Optus expands services and options for ‘Go’ solutions-as-a-service

Adding contact centres, storage and security.
Simon Sharwood Oct 16 2018, 10:11AM Services
Urbis files plans for Brisbane data centre

Urbis files plans for Brisbane data centre

Correction: AirTrunk not involved in four-hall 10 MW affair.
Simon Sharwood Oct 16 2018, 6:44AM Cloud
IBM brings elastic licensing to mainframes

IBM brings elastic licensing to mainframes

zSeries gets a little bit cloudier.
Simon Sharwood Oct 15 2018, 6:44AM Software
CRN survives autonomous bus ride

CRN survives autonomous bus ride

[Comment] Survives the boredom, that is.
Simon Sharwood Oct 12 2018, 11:13AM Strategy
Unitrends brings MSP program to Australia

Unitrends brings MSP program to Australia

Data protection appliances gain multi-tenant smarts for the channel.
Simon Sharwood Oct 11 2018, 11:19AM Servers & Storage
Oracle considers tilt at State and local government market

Oracle considers tilt at State and local government market

SaaS-y land management application debuts, customisation for Oz considered.
Simon Sharwood Oct 10 2018, 7:20AM Cloud
Big Dell investor to vote down re-float plan

Big Dell investor to vote down re-float plan

Demands higher price for VMware tracking stock.
Simon Sharwood Oct 8 2018, 4:45PM Finance
Hey Alexa, asks BlackBerry: Want to learn security?

Hey Alexa, asks BlackBerry: Want to learn security?

In talks with Amazon to add authentication smarts to speakers.
Simon Sharwood Oct 8 2018, 6:00AM Security
Optus wins BlackBerry Workspaces deployment

Optus wins BlackBerry Workspaces deployment

Melanoma Institute Australia securing shared patient records.
Simon Sharwood Oct 5 2018, 1:27PM Security
WebEx outage explained: Cisco automatically deleted its own VMs

WebEx outage explained: Cisco automatically deleted its own VMs

Cisco promises this won’t happen again, but the incident was not unique.
Simon Sharwood Oct 5 2018, 12:53AM Cloud
Cisco’s WebEx Teams still wobbling, a week after wipeout

Cisco’s WebEx Teams still wobbling, a week after wipeout

Bright Sparks still trying to fix it all, but the flame is sputtering.
Simon Sharwood Oct 3 2018, 11:50AM Cloud
Splunk channel to sprout OEM and SI program

Splunk channel to sprout OEM and SI program

The rest of you get a mobile app and new products to play with.
Simon Sharwood Oct 3 2018, 6:48AM Software
Huawei scoops Geoff Wright, former Dell EMC channel chief

Huawei scoops Geoff Wright, former Dell EMC channel chief

With 5G gone, enterprise is the new opportunity.
Simon Sharwood Oct 2 2018, 12:01PM Strategy
Royal Commission scorns banks' compliance tools

Royal Commission scorns banks' compliance tools

Banks had little visibility of compliance.
Simon Sharwood Sep 28 2018, 4:41PM Finance
Cisco Webex wipes out: goes down for more than a day

Cisco Webex wipes out: goes down for more than a day

CEO declares outage 'unacceptable' as room systems and apps crash, hard.
Simon Sharwood Sep 26 2018, 6:05PM Cloud

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