Simon Sharwood

Recent articles by Simon Sharwood

NetComm wireless plans sale to US company Casa Systems

NetComm wireless plans sale to US company Casa Systems

$161 million all-cash offer is 50 percent premium.
Simon Sharwood Feb 22 2019, 9:37AM Networking
Tech Data launches Oz web shop

Tech Data launches Oz web shop

Simplifying the buying process for partners.
Simon Sharwood Feb 22 2019, 6:01AM Distribution
Apple makes 2FA mandatory for app store developer bosses

Apple makes 2FA mandatory for app store developer bosses

Better late than never, and you’ve got a week to make this happen.
Simon Sharwood Feb 21 2019, 11:10AM Security
Google makes hybrid cloud play with on-prem K8s Engine

Google makes hybrid cloud play with on-prem K8s Engine

Hardware, schmardware says advertising giant.
Simon Sharwood Feb 21 2019, 4:01AM Cloud
Acer Australia's new channel program unveiled

Acer Australia's new channel program unveiled

PC vendor plans to recruit 100 resellers to take on Dell, HPE and Lenovo in commercial sales.
Simon Sharwood Feb 21 2019, 12:01AM Hardware
Telstra, rhipe and partners talk channel challenges

Telstra, rhipe and partners talk channel challenges

Telco and distie join OBT, Tquila ANZ and Channel Dynamics on CRN Fast50 panel.
Simon Sharwood Feb 20 2019, 6:00AM Distribution
Seagate plans double-actuator disk drives

Seagate plans double-actuator disk drives

Imagine a needle on each side of a record.
Simon Sharwood Feb 19 2019, 10:51AM Servers & Storage
rhipe posts 30 percent revenue jump

rhipe posts 30 percent revenue jump

Bets on APAC expansion and CSP program pay off.
Simon Sharwood Feb 18 2019, 10:01AM Finance
Seagate quietly bins open storage project

Seagate quietly bins open storage project

‘Kinetic’ lacked energy despite Brisbane channel tests.
Simon Sharwood Feb 15 2019, 11:30AM Servers & Storage
Australian channel player finds big Linux bug

Australian channel player finds big Linux bug

The Missing Link’s Shenanigans Labs spot ‘dirty sock’ Ubuntu exploit.
Simon Sharwood Feb 15 2019, 7:10AM Security
Windows 7's demise gives hope to PC sales this year

Windows 7's demise gives hope to PC sales this year

Will 2019 be a good year on the desktop?
Simon Sharwood Feb 14 2019, 6:00AM Hardware
Hands-on: Huawei Matebook X Pro

Hands-on: Huawei Matebook X Pro

A hidden webcam and a monster screen make Huawei’s first lappie a contender.
Simon Sharwood Feb 14 2019, 6:00AM Hardware
Hands-on: iPad vs Surface Go (vs a normal laptop)

Hands-on: iPad vs Surface Go (vs a normal laptop)

While great for on-the-go use, can Microsoft and Apple’s tablets replace a notebook?
Simon Sharwood Feb 14 2019, 6:00AM Hardware
Lenovo launches 'TruScale' servers-as-a-service program

Lenovo launches 'TruScale' servers-as-a-service program

Channel still gets paid, but can choose from up-front or recurring payments.
Simon Sharwood Feb 13 2019, 12:06PM Sales & Marketing
Government ties channel in compliance red tape

Government ties channel in compliance red tape

Single-touch payroll passes parliament as ATO reveals contractor crackdown.
Simon Sharwood Feb 13 2019, 12:00PM Finance
Fitbit gives its channel the runaround

Fitbit gives its channel the runaround

New device only sold through corporate and health fund plans.
Simon Sharwood Feb 12 2019, 12:00PM Hardware
Microsoft expands Azure reserved instance discounts

Microsoft expands Azure reserved instance discounts

Approaching-legacy bits of Azure get "the longer you stay, the less you pay" treatment.
Simon Sharwood Feb 12 2019, 7:00AM Cloud
Channel plays at Bluechip's 2019 launch lunch

Channel plays at Bluechip's 2019 launch lunch

[Photos] Who stepped out for lunch at Quay in Sydney?
Simon Sharwood Feb 11 2019, 7:30AM Photos
Carbonite to acquire Webroot in US$618m deal

Carbonite to acquire Webroot in US$618m deal

Announces integrated backup-plus-security plan, which hasn't ended well in the past.
Simon Sharwood Feb 8 2019, 10:48AM Security
Pure Storage ANZ boss departs, regional boss to take over

Pure Storage ANZ boss departs, regional boss to take over

Michael Sakalas leaves, Michael Alp steps in and will cover ANZ plus Asia.
Simon Sharwood Feb 8 2019, 10:05AM Sales & Marketing

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