Simon Sharwood

Recent articles by Simon Sharwood

rhipe upgrades FY19 profit guidance

rhipe upgrades FY19 profit guidance

Sixty percent profit growth on the agenda this year and next.
Simon Sharwood Jun 21 2019, 6:49AM Distribution
Software AG uses Australia as channel lab

Software AG uses Australia as channel lab

Especially for OEM deals.
Simon Sharwood Jun 21 2019, 6:48AM Software
Equinix restricts access to Sydney data centres

Equinix restricts access to Sydney data centres

SY1 and SY2 are next to apartment building that has dangerous cracks.
Simon Sharwood Jun 21 2019, 6:00AM Data centre
Last piece of Windows Server 2019 finally lands

Last piece of Windows Server 2019 finally lands

Hyper-V Server 2019 debuts, almost six months late.
Simon Sharwood Jun 20 2019, 11:18AM Servers & Storage
Acronis flips partners to become MSPs

Acronis flips partners to become MSPs

Admits not all of them will make the leap from licensing to subs.
Simon Sharwood Jun 20 2019, 6:43AM Cloud
HCL winds back offshoring, because agile demands it

HCL winds back offshoring, because agile demands it

Replaces Accenture as Cricket Australia’s new digital partner
Simon Sharwood Jun 19 2019, 4:09PM Digital
NetApp to become MSP as it launches opex options for HCI

NetApp to become MSP as it launches opex options for HCI

And has a tilt at Kubernetes to chase growth markets.
Simon Sharwood Jun 18 2019, 10:01PM Servers & Storage
rhipe CEO's advice on growing channel businesses

rhipe CEO's advice on growing channel businesses

He’s grown and sold a few, so pay attention.
Simon Sharwood Jun 18 2019, 6:43AM Sales & Marketing
CRN Pipeline 2019: Customer experience key to future success

CRN Pipeline 2019: Customer experience key to future success

CRN Pipeline has come and gone for 2019. Here are some of the highlights.
Simon Sharwood Jun 17 2019, 6:00AM Services
Skype call recording company CallCabinet comes to Australia

Skype call recording company CallCabinet comes to Australia

Will target carriers and compliance-conscious concerns.
Simon Sharwood Jun 17 2019, 6:00AM Distribution
VMware sneaks out mobile vSphere management app

VMware sneaks out mobile vSphere management app

But MSPs can’t quite reclaim their weekends yet.
Simon Sharwood Jun 13 2019, 11:12AM Mobility
Aussie Salesforce partners welcome Tableau buy

Aussie Salesforce partners welcome Tableau buy

Tquila ANZ and FullCRM rate it a game-changer.
Simon Sharwood Jun 13 2019, 5:19AM Finance
rhipe’s public cloud margins rise above private clouds

rhipe’s public cloud margins rise above private clouds

O365 business rockets to 65 percent growth this financial year.
Simon Sharwood Jun 12 2019, 5:21PM Finance
CRN tests real-world 5G – it’s very fast, not very interesting

CRN tests real-world 5G – it’s very fast, not very interesting

And it left us feeling just a bit flat.
Simon Sharwood Jun 12 2019, 10:15AM Telco
LogicMonitor hunts for Australian partners

LogicMonitor hunts for Australian partners

SaaS-y performance monitoring platform landed in Jan, already at 20 people.
Simon Sharwood Jun 11 2019, 5:43PM Data centre
CRN poll: Buyers happy to ignore 5G phones for a year

CRN poll: Buyers happy to ignore 5G phones for a year

CRN reader poll finds very little urgency to buy.
Simon Sharwood Jun 11 2019, 1:44PM Telco
NetComm postpones sale to Casa Systems

NetComm postpones sale to Casa Systems

Halts trading briefly as it offers extra detail to convince shareholders.
Simon Sharwood Jun 11 2019, 9:57AM Telco
Microsoft changes CSP program to reward services sales

Microsoft changes CSP program to reward services sales

Changes coming in October 2019 and will make US$ pricing the default.
Simon Sharwood Jun 7 2019, 9:55AM Sales & Marketing
Australian partners win global Microsoft awards

Australian partners win global Microsoft awards

Modis named Partner of the Year, Illuminance scores Social Impact prize, five others make finals.
Simon Sharwood Jun 7 2019, 3:32AM Sales & Marketing
VMware adds CloudHealth to cloud partner program

VMware adds CloudHealth to cloud partner program

That was quick… and now come the new features.
Simon Sharwood Jun 6 2019, 5:13PM Cloud

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