Simon Sharwood

Recent articles by Simon Sharwood

MYOB ponders selling software at the petrol pump

MYOB ponders selling software at the petrol pump

Channel meets tradies at the point-of-sale.
Simon Sharwood Feb 5 2019, 7:39AM Cloud
HPE Australia channel chief reveals 2019 priorities

HPE Australia channel chief reveals 2019 priorities

GM for channels and alliances Marina Fronek speaks to CRN.
Simon Sharwood Feb 4 2019, 6:51AM Servers & Storage
John Brumby bails from Huawei Australia board

John Brumby bails from Huawei Australia board

Takes gig as chancellor of La Trobe University, defends company as he leaves.
Simon Sharwood Feb 1 2019, 12:18PM Networking
NSW asks devs for an app to blow up the pokies

NSW asks devs for an app to blow up the pokies

Dangles $2.5m in grants for those willing to take a gamble on harm reduction ideas.
Simon Sharwood Jan 31 2019, 7:00AM Software
VMware cloud storage scales super-high with mysterious new AWS instance type

VMware cloud storage scales super-high with mysterious new AWS instance type

It’s like network storage all over again, with added cloud.
Simon Sharwood Jan 30 2019, 11:02AM Servers & Storage
Cisco to boost software rebates

Cisco to boost software rebates

Exec says ‘As you sell software you will be rewarded better'.
Simon Sharwood Jan 29 2019, 7:31PM Networking
Cost-optimiser Densify lands down under, seeks partners

Cost-optimiser Densify lands down under, seeks partners

Already has heavyweight users thanks to pre-cloud products.
Simon Sharwood Jan 25 2019, 6:49AM Sales & Marketing
Nutanix accuses VMware of bullying partner

Nutanix accuses VMware of bullying partner

CEO blog paints VMware as unjust colonial power, but reality is rather different.
Simon Sharwood Jan 23 2019, 10:56AM Software
Dell EMC appoints new ANZ channel chief

Dell EMC appoints new ANZ channel chief

Shant Soghomonian beats external applicants to score permanent gig.
Simon Sharwood Jan 23 2019, 6:35AM Servers & Storage
Tesserent wins Geoff Lord investment, plans acquisitions

Tesserent wins Geoff Lord investment, plans acquisitions

UXC founder to advise security-centric MSP on accelerated growth plans.
Simon Sharwood Jan 22 2019, 6:52AM Security
Dell EMC APAC CTO bails

Dell EMC APAC CTO bails

Matthew Oostveen plans to board another ‘rocketship’.
Simon Sharwood Jan 21 2019, 11:56AM Data centre
‘Ripper beauty’ quarter sees Atlassian crack $1bn annual revenue

‘Ripper beauty’ quarter sees Atlassian crack $1bn annual revenue

Thanks to some ‘pull forward’, but there’s plenty of growth to come.
Simon Sharwood Jan 18 2019, 3:09PM Finance
Google extends Android enterprise partner program

Google extends Android enterprise partner program

Names nine mobility management vendors for mass ‘droid deployments.
Simon Sharwood Jan 18 2019, 10:43AM Mobility
Intel to auction new CPU to channel

Intel to auction new CPU to channel

Super-fast desktop chip will be in short supply, so Intel’s letting integrators set the price .
Simon Sharwood Jan 18 2019, 7:00AM Hardware
Acronis slips into the hyperconverged infrastructure market

Acronis slips into the hyperconverged infrastructure market

Storage product gains compute and cloud capabilities.
Simon Sharwood Jan 16 2019, 10:06AM Servers & Storage
Partners that can’t do strategy risk irrelevance

Partners that can’t do strategy risk irrelevance

Top companies want one-stop shops that do DevOps, IoT and more.
Simon Sharwood Jan 16 2019, 6:50AM Sales & Marketing
Cisco to launch new IoT partner program this month

Cisco to launch new IoT partner program this month

Promises industrial router and switch refresh.
Simon Sharwood Jan 15 2019, 12:21PM Networking
NBN’s open networking push is a warning to the channel

NBN’s open networking push is a warning to the channel

When Australia’s most prominent user moves, others will follow.
Simon Sharwood Jan 15 2019, 12:17PM Networking
Is Amazon a distie's friend or foe?

Is Amazon a distie's friend or foe?

A dance with the devil.
Simon Sharwood Dec 31 2018, 10:30AM Distribution
Aussie MSP breached by China hack, gov responds with education program

Aussie MSP breached by China hack, gov responds with education program

Australian Cyber Security Centre to deliver intelligence and help with new MSP Partner Program.
Simon Sharwood Dec 24 2018, 5:44AM Security

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