Simon Sharwood

Recent articles by Simon Sharwood

Coronavirus to spark remote access, VDI buys: analyst

Coronavirus to spark remote access, VDI buys: analyst

Analyst urges businesses to prepare for pandemics – the ‘new normal’.
Simon Sharwood Feb 14 2020, 11:51AM Strategy
MSY acquisition creeps forward after ‘no dig’ declarations

MSY acquisition creeps forward after ‘no dig’ declarations

Mining company suitor swears it hasn't touched a shovel in ages.
Simon Sharwood Feb 13 2020, 4:37PM Finance
Optus Business drags down Singtel’s enterprise results

Optus Business drags down Singtel’s enterprise results

Consumer performance wasn’t great either.
Simon Sharwood Feb 13 2020, 11:53AM Finance
Cisco Live cancelled due to Coronavirus

Cisco Live cancelled due to Coronavirus

"Our number one priority is safety".
Simon Sharwood Feb 13 2020, 8:23AM Networking
Woolworths uses groceries to discount smartphones

Woolworths uses groceries to discount smartphones

The Fresh Phone People, especially for Samsung.
Simon Sharwood Feb 12 2020, 12:09PM Hardware
Google offers free Windows Server migrations

Google offers free Windows Server migrations

Shift Windows Server 2008 workloads, get free Windows 2012 upgrade.
Simon Sharwood Feb 12 2020, 9:40AM Cloud
AWS expands its managed services again

AWS expands its managed services again

Adds eight more products to its services portfolio.
Simon Sharwood Feb 11 2020, 12:05PM Cloud
Cloudflare seeks more local security partners

Cloudflare seeks more local security partners

VPNs are ugly warts, says CTO, company wants to freeze them out with clouds.
Simon Sharwood Feb 10 2020, 5:31PM Cloud
JB Hi-Fi talks up ‘Commercial’ business, not 'Solutions'

JB Hi-Fi talks up ‘Commercial’ business, not 'Solutions'

Strong numbers and a hint of a Good Guys/Telstra tie-up.
Simon Sharwood Feb 10 2020, 12:00PM Finance
Google Cloud outage browns out two services

Google Cloud outage browns out two services

Cloud Functions and Cloud Composer are both struggling.
Simon Sharwood Feb 10 2020, 9:55AM Cloud
‘Trifurcated channel’ is here – will it make you a winner?

‘Trifurcated channel’ is here – will it make you a winner?

App development vendor Progress is already putting this new idea to work.
Simon Sharwood Feb 9 2020, 4:40AM Strategy
Ingram MD Felix Wong to depart

Ingram MD Felix Wong to depart

Takes a break to 'start a new chapter in his career'.
Simon Sharwood Feb 7 2020, 1:10PM Strategy
Huawei channel chief Geoff Wright to depart

Huawei channel chief Geoff Wright to depart

Exclusion from 5G reduces likelihood of enterprise product sales to telcos.
Simon Sharwood Feb 7 2020, 11:26AM Strategy
New National Blockchain Roadmap picks three winners

New National Blockchain Roadmap picks three winners

Gives strong signal to the channel of where to invest and sell.
Simon Sharwood Feb 7 2020, 10:04AM Services
Red Hat Australia bulks channel team

Red Hat Australia bulks channel team

As partners get the Kubernetes bug and multi-cloud mesmerises.
Simon Sharwood Feb 7 2020, 8:55AM Services
Riverbed names John Milionis as AU channel director

Riverbed names John Milionis as AU channel director

Incumbent Charles De Jesus takes a step up.
Simon Sharwood Feb 7 2020, 8:53AM Networking
Apple waives developer program fees for some Australians

Apple waives developer program fees for some Australians

For nonprofits, educators and government.
Simon Sharwood Feb 6 2020, 12:01PM Services
M2K’s owners launch channel enablement business

M2K’s owners launch channel enablement business

Plan to leverage experience on Telstra wins.
Simon Sharwood Feb 6 2020, 8:54AM Services
Trimantium founder Phil Kingston leaves board

Trimantium founder Phil Kingston leaves board

Orderly transition to new management. Now for the growth?
Simon Sharwood Feb 5 2020, 10:02AM Finance
VMware makes major licensing change that hikes some prices

VMware makes major licensing change that hikes some prices

Tweaks per-CPU pricing to charge double for many-core CPUs.
Simon Sharwood Feb 4 2020, 11:30AM Finance

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