Simon Sharwood

Recent articles by Simon Sharwood

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
Huawei Australia signs Exeed as enterprise distie

Huawei Australia signs Exeed as enterprise distie

Builds on NZ success, hires distribution manager.
Simon Sharwood Feb 4 2020, 8:49AM Distribution
Spirit Telecom in talks for ‘multiple’ new acquisitions

Spirit Telecom in talks for ‘multiple’ new acquisitions

And targets retailers in trial JV with mall monster Vicinity Centres.
Simon Sharwood Feb 3 2020, 12:15PM Services
Tablets sales trickle for all but Apple, Amazon

Tablets sales trickle for all but Apple, Amazon

Shipments shrinks, detachables don't excite.
Simon Sharwood Feb 3 2020, 5:41AM Hardware
Ericom acquires MSP M2K technology Solutions

Ericom acquires MSP M2K technology Solutions

To improve mobility mojo and grow managed services portfolio.
Simon Sharwood Jan 31 2020, 5:05PM Finance
Insentra signs to re-activate IGEL in Australia

Insentra signs to re-activate IGEL in Australia

To tap Microsoft-driven demand for virtual desktops.
Simon Sharwood Jan 31 2020, 11:25AM Cloud
DXC turns to Australia’s Bigtincan for sales improvements

DXC turns to Australia’s Bigtincan for sales improvements

Signs for $6.2 million of SaaS-y sales enablement.
Simon Sharwood Jan 31 2020, 11:25AM Sales & Marketing
DTA makes life easier AND harder for channel

DTA makes life easier AND harder for channel

New rules make contract extensions longer, after you prove value.
Simon Sharwood Jan 31 2020, 8:53AM Sales & Marketing
Cloud is starting to smell a lot like legacy tech

Cloud is starting to smell a lot like legacy tech

AWS has been politely asked to extend support for its first Linux.
Simon Sharwood Jan 30 2020, 9:11AM Cloud
Microsoft flags major certification changes

Microsoft flags major certification changes

Aims to stop duplicating material across exams and certifications.
Simon Sharwood Jan 29 2020, 9:00AM Training & Development

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