Simon Sharwood

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Microsoft flags major certification changes

Microsoft flags major certification changes

Aims to stop duplicating material across exams and certifications.
Simon Sharwood Jan 29 2020, 9:00AM Training & Development
Channel fears sluggish economy - CRN poll

Channel fears sluggish economy - CRN poll

And when will you find time to work ON the business, not just in it?
Simon Sharwood Jan 28 2020, 12:30PM Strategy
JCurve rides NetSuite rocket, signals partner push

JCurve rides NetSuite rocket, signals partner push

But Asia operations disappoint.
Simon Sharwood Jan 28 2020, 9:04AM Cloud
Smartsheets seeks local partners

Smartsheets seeks local partners

Former Tableau chief signs to lead APAC push into finance, government.
Simon Sharwood Jan 28 2020, 9:00AM Software
G Suite hit the Snooze button this morning

G Suite hit the Snooze button this morning

15 minute outage just as Australia gets back to work.
Simon Sharwood Jan 28 2020, 8:54AM Cloud
Andrew Tridgell and Genevieve Bell win Australia Day honors

Andrew Tridgell and Genevieve Bell win Australia Day honors

Along with internet pioneer Geoff Huston, UXC's Peter Fritz, and more.
Simon Sharwood Jan 27 2020, 8:32AM Training & Development
Double 'delight' awaits VMware upgraders

Double 'delight' awaits VMware upgraders

If you’d kept up with patches, this wouldn’t be a problem.
Simon Sharwood Jan 24 2020, 11:44AM Security
AWS reveals rollback required to restore Sydney outage

AWS reveals rollback required to restore Sydney outage

And one channel player used it to drum up business.
Simon Sharwood Jan 24 2020, 8:27AM Cloud
Citrix changing some channel incentives

Citrix changing some channel incentives

Chasing active users and sorting out Microsoft overlaps.
Simon Sharwood Jan 23 2020, 5:46PM Cloud
Tradewinds teams with Network Solutions Group

Tradewinds teams with Network Solutions Group

For voice and data across business and clouds.
Simon Sharwood Jan 23 2020, 11:27AM Networking
UPDATE: Citrix delivers more security fixes, urges instant deployment

UPDATE: Citrix delivers more security fixes, urges instant deployment

Previously offered only mitigation for dangerous ADC and SD-WAN flaws.
Simon Sharwood Jan 23 2020, 11:08AM Security
Tech Data signs video collaboration vendor Lifesize

Tech Data signs video collaboration vendor Lifesize

The choice is simple: integrated cloud and hardware, or DIY.
Simon Sharwood Jan 22 2020, 8:21AM Cloud
Check Point to guarantee margin for clients on hit-list

Check Point to guarantee margin for clients on hit-list

Partner program refresh coming next week, inc. help with services and more.
Simon Sharwood Jan 21 2020, 5:54PM Sales & Marketing
AWS slashes DR prices by 80 percent

AWS slashes DR prices by 80 percent

Damn. Your chances of selling two sets of hardware shrink every day.
Simon Sharwood Jan 21 2020, 12:09PM Cloud
Veeam ‘streamlines’ channel by replacing Tech Data with Dicker Data

Veeam ‘streamlines’ channel by replacing Tech Data with Dicker Data

Tech Data on the outer.
Simon Sharwood Jan 21 2020, 10:03AM Distribution
Netskope scoops Symantec's Geoff Prentis

Netskope scoops Symantec's Geoff Prentis

Takes on regional role to push growth and vision.
Simon Sharwood Jan 21 2020, 8:07AM Sales & Marketing
Ingram brings wireless power player Chargifi to Australia

Ingram brings wireless power player Chargifi to Australia

Former Ruckus Wireless leader Carl Jefferys to the fore.
Simon Sharwood Jan 21 2020, 6:01AM Cloud
Google partner Servian builds AI tool for Fox Sports

Google partner Servian builds AI tool for Fox Sports

‘Monty’ predicts when wickets will fall at the cricket.
Simon Sharwood Jan 20 2020, 12:20PM Cloud
Why you should never tell a client a project will be hard

Why you should never tell a client a project will be hard

Salesforce partner shares seven consultancy tips.
Simon Sharwood Jan 20 2020, 10:33AM Strategy
Cisco to replace 87 models of WiFI access point

Cisco to replace 87 models of WiFI access point

Kit won’t connect to networks due to factory misconfiguration. Seven Australian products have the problem, 207 returns so far.
Simon Sharwood Jan 20 2020, 8:31AM Hardware

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