Simon Sharwood

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Telstra rushes to replace 200m of damaged cable in Sydney

Telstra rushes to replace 200m of damaged cable in Sydney

Work continued all weekend to staunch substantial Sydney slice.
Simon Sharwood Apr 5 2019, 5:09PM Networking
Melbourne rejects giant Apple Store

Melbourne rejects giant Apple Store

Heritage Victoria finds store would have ‘unacceptable impact’.
Simon Sharwood Apr 5 2019, 2:55PM Sales & Marketing
CRN news in review - April 1-5, 2019

CRN news in review - April 1-5, 2019

Here are our biggest stories, in easy-to-skim picture form!
Simon Sharwood Apr 5 2019, 12:33PM Photos
Labor promises 'more reliable NBN'

Labor promises 'more reliable NBN'

Also pitches small business assistance, TAFE skills funding boost
Simon Sharwood Apr 5 2019, 9:55AM Servers & Storage
Aussie partners score at Microsoft AI challenge

Aussie partners score at Microsoft AI challenge

Inclusive travel portal getoutable.com stands to win big.
Simon Sharwood Apr 5 2019, 6:15AM Software
Karl Sice joins Alacatel-Lucent as sales leader

Karl Sice joins Alacatel-Lucent as sales leader

New sales supremo Karl Sice thinks voice and data buyers want a challenger.
Simon Sharwood Apr 4 2019, 10:51AM Networking
Telstra sprints to fix massive Sydney cable cut

Telstra sprints to fix massive Sydney cable cut

Business services down as third party sliced something in area.
Simon Sharwood Apr 3 2019, 8:37PM Networking
VMware announces global and AU channel changes

VMware announces global and AU channel changes

And tweaks its Australian arrangements too.
Simon Sharwood Apr 3 2019, 4:31AM Services
Budget tries to get small business spending

Budget tries to get small business spending

Channel could benefit from wider asset write-off program.
Simon Sharwood Apr 2 2019, 8:50PM Finance
Nutanix global channel chief focuses on enablement

Nutanix global channel chief focuses on enablement

To bed in cloud products and IBM Power Systems play.
Simon Sharwood Apr 2 2019, 6:25AM Servers & Storage
Online sales shift sees Woolworths close 30 Big W stores

Online sales shift sees Woolworths close 30 Big W stores

Already planning Christmas surge, some of it digital.
Simon Sharwood Apr 1 2019, 12:34PM Distribution
VMware warns of service-provider-only security bug

VMware warns of service-provider-only security bug

vCloud Director can be hijacked, which is very scary!
Simon Sharwood Mar 30 2019, 8:17AM Cloud
Apple is the anti-Facebook

Apple is the anti-Facebook

Comment: Your world can be pricey and private, or free with endless apologies.
Simon Sharwood Mar 29 2019, 11:59AM Strategy
AWS drops cloud storage to $2/TB/month

AWS drops cloud storage to $2/TB/month

For those who are sick of tape, and in no rush to see data
Simon Sharwood Mar 29 2019, 10:03AM Cloud
Cisco warns security patch didn’t work

Cisco warns security patch didn’t work

January fix for VPN routers was ‘incomplete’. Actual fix coming soon.
Simon Sharwood Mar 29 2019, 5:31AM Networking
Veeam releases free server backup tool

Veeam releases free server backup tool

Full management of three servers or 10 PCs for nothing but good vibes.
Simon Sharwood Mar 28 2019, 5:22PM Servers & Storage
Kogan tops consumer complaints list

Kogan tops consumer complaints list

Sub-brand Dick Smith hits the charts too.
Simon Sharwood Mar 27 2019, 8:30PM Sales & Marketing
Google and VMware get closer in the cloud

Google and VMware get closer in the cloud

Public display of affection isn't as close as VMware gets with AWS.
Simon Sharwood Mar 27 2019, 11:49AM Cloud
ConnectWise warns MSPs - you're under attack!

ConnectWise warns MSPs - you're under attack!

Launches new security service and boosts protection for its portal.
Simon Sharwood Mar 26 2019, 11:45AM Security
Channel parties with ConnectWise on the GC

Channel parties with ConnectWise on the GC

CRN hit Surfers Paradaise for the first night of the first IT Nation Australia.
Simon Sharwood Mar 25 2019, 9:02PM Photos

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