Simon Sharwood

Recent articles by Simon Sharwood

Ingram Micro and Meridian IT forge a profitable partnership

Ingram Micro and Meridian IT forge a profitable partnership

Meridian IT had spent years happily working direct with vendors. Ingram Micro changed its perceptions of how distribution adds value.
Simon Sharwood Oct 16 2019, 8:13PM Sales & Marketing
Target fragged by ACCC over PlayStation warranties

Target fragged by ACCC over PlayStation warranties

Breached Australian Consumer Law.
Simon Sharwood Oct 16 2019, 6:40AM Sales & Marketing
Channel not thrilled by finance from disties, vendors

Channel not thrilled by finance from disties, vendors

Not yet considered a must-have offering.
Simon Sharwood Oct 15 2019, 7:00AM Security
NETGEAR in talks with Ingram, Synnex for AV channel boost

NETGEAR in talks with Ingram, Synnex for AV channel boost

Ethernet and IP confuse the AV channel, so vendor opens a helping lab.
Simon Sharwood Oct 15 2019, 7:00AM Networking
Object Consulting creditors chasing $24 million

Object Consulting creditors chasing $24 million

Liquidator paints grim picture of long slog to find funds.
Simon Sharwood Oct 15 2019, 6:47AM Finance
Oracle, VMware kiss and make up

Oracle, VMware kiss and make up

Big Red will finally support its software when virtualised.
Simon Sharwood Oct 14 2019, 12:13PM Cloud
Oakton CEO Craig Lennard resurfaces at Empired

Oakton CEO Craig Lennard resurfaces at Empired

As East Coast supremo.
Simon Sharwood Oct 14 2019, 9:00AM Services
Westcon signs security vendor Menlo

Westcon signs security vendor Menlo

Cloud-hosted isolation solution tackles web-and-mail-borne threats.
Simon Sharwood Oct 10 2019, 7:09PM Cloud
AWS prefers US partners to Aussies on new services-finder

AWS prefers US partners to Aussies on new services-finder

New online expert market only refers to US service providers for foreseeable future.
Simon Sharwood Oct 10 2019, 6:05PM Cloud
Aussie Broadband creates direct sales portal

Aussie Broadband creates direct sales portal

Promises business NBN with a few clicks.
Simon Sharwood Oct 10 2019, 12:02PM Telco
ASUS plans new enterprise partner push

ASUS plans new enterprise partner push

Wants to push deeper into business, ride the Chrome rainbow.
Simon Sharwood Oct 9 2019, 7:28PM Hardware
VMware says channel can feast on Carbon Black

VMware says channel can feast on Carbon Black

Acquisition formally closes and creates new VMware security BU.
Simon Sharwood Oct 9 2019, 1:55PM Security
Retail resellers have new $20 note to spot

Retail resellers have new $20 note to spot

Still orange, should work in ATMs and cash-counting equipment.
Simon Sharwood Oct 9 2019, 11:02AM Finance
Telstra announces 3G death date - June 2024

Telstra announces 3G death date - June 2024

Prepare to replace a whole lot of kit at point of sale and beyond.
Simon Sharwood Oct 9 2019, 11:00AM Telco
Telcos decry lack of consultation on new snoop powers

Telcos decry lack of consultation on new snoop powers

Talks with US on access to locally-held data come as a surprise.
Simon Sharwood Oct 8 2019, 6:10PM Strategy
rhipe launches services division

rhipe launches services division

Will offer support for apps, targeting 'new persona' resellers.
Simon Sharwood Oct 8 2019, 7:00AM Cloud
Export grants schemes to be revisited

Export grants schemes to be revisited

Helped the likes of Nuix but haven’t changed much in 40 years.
Simon Sharwood Oct 4 2019, 11:28AM Sales & Marketing
Veeam introduces new Universal licence

Veeam introduces new Universal licence

And a new entry-level Starter Backup product building on Community Edition.
Simon Sharwood Oct 3 2019, 11:35AM Servers & Storage
Dell AU cross-pollinates smaller partners

Dell AU cross-pollinates smaller partners

Distie drive pushes full portfolio to old Dell and EMC channels.
Simon Sharwood Oct 2 2019, 12:05PM Distribution
Myer tries on Levi's connected clothes

Myer tries on Levi's connected clothes

Google-powered demin jacket drives smartphones.
Simon Sharwood Oct 2 2019, 11:33AM Hardware

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