Simon Sharwood

Recent articles by Simon Sharwood

Multi-day wobble for Telstra's IP telephony

Multi-day wobble for Telstra's IP telephony

Service that promises reliability and agility is instead dropping calls.
Simon Sharwood Aug 16 2018, 2:08PM Telco
Huawei Australia makes 5G a partner issue

Huawei Australia makes 5G a partner issue

If it’s excluded from 5G, its channel suffers.
Simon Sharwood Aug 16 2018, 6:30AM Telco
AWS channel ‘charge an arm and a leg’ says Aussie SaaS provider

AWS channel ‘charge an arm and a leg’ says Aussie SaaS provider

Considered hyperscale upgrade, went with MacTel instead.
Simon Sharwood Aug 15 2018, 6:34AM Cloud
Citrix ANZ boss Les Williamson bails

Citrix ANZ boss Les Williamson bails

Surprise departure comes at time of soft revenue in APJ region.
Simon Sharwood Aug 14 2018, 12:10PM Software
Dropbox scares users by shrinking synching options

Dropbox scares users by shrinking synching options

Users fume about loss of encryption option.
Simon Sharwood Aug 14 2018, 7:15AM Cloud
BlackBerry Australia gets new MD and channel chief

BlackBerry Australia gets new MD and channel chief

David Nicol bails from Citrix, Rebecca Bradburne to lead channel.
Simon Sharwood Aug 13 2018, 2:00PM Security
IBM Australia gauges staff happiness

IBM Australia gauges staff happiness

Workers asked if they and clients will stick around.
Simon Sharwood Aug 13 2018, 7:01AM Training & Development
GitHub appoints Nextgen as first Australian distie

GitHub appoints Nextgen as first Australian distie

To git the word out about how coders collaborate.
Simon Sharwood Aug 10 2018, 12:45PM Software
Microsoft hints Windows 10 will gain software isolation

Microsoft hints Windows 10 will gain software isolation

“InPrivate Desktop” mode could make endpoint security less important.
Simon Sharwood Aug 10 2018, 12:20PM Security
Ingram's Aussie resellers hit Singapore for APAC conference

Ingram's Aussie resellers hit Singapore for APAC conference

[Photos] Who did we see at the distie's ONE APAC conference this week?
Simon Sharwood Aug 10 2018, 7:02AM Photos
Ingram Micro takes on AWS with self-service SaaS for ISVs

Ingram Micro takes on AWS with self-service SaaS for ISVs

Because it’s now a “solution aggregator” rather than an old-school distributor.
Simon Sharwood Aug 9 2018, 12:27PM Distribution
IDC says channel lags customers on digital transformation

IDC says channel lags customers on digital transformation

Are you digitally distraught or determined?
Simon Sharwood Aug 8 2018, 12:15PM Strategy
Microsoft bets on Ingram's ITaaS to slash PC sales cycle

Microsoft bets on Ingram's ITaaS to slash PC sales cycle

Expects to see most PC sales to businesses use a subscription model.
Simon Sharwood Aug 8 2018, 6:50AM Hardware
HP to bring cloud printing to Australia

HP to bring cloud printing to Australia

Printing-as-a-service coming to corporates, cafes.
Simon Sharwood Aug 7 2018, 12:30PM Printing
VMware soft-launching new partner platform

VMware soft-launching new partner platform

Marketing automation platform can even include setting up sales meetings.
Simon Sharwood Aug 7 2018, 6:50AM Software
Capgemini Australia ponders acquisitions

Capgemini Australia ponders acquisitions

Needs more ‘people who don’t wear socks’ for digital push.
Simon Sharwood Aug 6 2018, 7:20AM Strategy
Ingram Micro to channel: forget the CIO, think cloud

Ingram Micro to channel: forget the CIO, think cloud

Buyers’ budgets have moved.
Simon Sharwood Aug 6 2018, 1:20AM Cloud
Australian computer heritage collection faces bulldozers

Australian computer heritage collection faces bulldozers

Warehouse, or even a corner of your shed, needed ASAP to save historical collection.
Simon Sharwood Aug 2 2018, 7:10AM Hardware
NetApp gives AI the FlexPod treatment

NetApp gives AI the FlexPod treatment

Teams with NVIDIA for on-prem brainbox reference architecture.
Simon Sharwood Aug 2 2018, 6:38AM Hardware
Reckon white labels itself for the Institute of Public Accountants

Reckon white labels itself for the Institute of Public Accountants

Expects up to 10,000 upgrades and crossgrades in a year.
Simon Sharwood Aug 2 2018, 6:30AM Software

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