Overview: IT managed services contract for Perth Mint, which provides gold, silver and platinum services with revenues of $9 billion in 2016.
Key technologies: IBM, Citrix, Mitel, Vocus, Lenovo, VMware, Barracuda, Veeam
Customer said: “The Silverfern team collaborated with the internal Perth Mint IT teams to design an infrastructure roadmap initially aimed at stabilising the infrastructure environment and subsequently building on capability in a planned in a structure program of works focused on raising the Mint’s IT infrastructure to match the world-class reputation of the wider organisation.” - Marc Mason, Group Manager, IT, Perth Mint
Read more: Silverfern IT strikes gold with $9 billion client Perth Mint
Overview:Deployment of expanded communications and optimisation of network resources for this regional specialist in employment solutions.
Key technologies: Huawei, AAPT
Customer said: “It is saving us money in travel costs, and allows us to offer improved services to our clients for job interviews - something we could not previously have considered. Uptime is very, very good. And the price is great – you can’t beat it.” - Matthew Hall, General Manager of Corporate Services, Sureway
Vendor said: “A stunning performance in 2016 has seen PDK smash through their sales targets, leap frogging into our top 10 reseller partners.” - Andrew Heading, Huawei Technologies Australia
Read more: Wagga Wagga reseller PDK scores Huawei's largest unified comms project in Australia
Overview: Upgrade existing Microsoft Lync with new Skype for Business and replace Cisco system with Voxtron to meet contact centres needs.
Key technologies: Microsoft, Enghouse Interactive, Polycom
Customer said: “The Nexon team has performed the role of an integrator, implementer and also our outsourced operator and provider. They have not only been able to demonstrate and increase our understanding of the solution and the architecture proposed, but also running the pilots and working with our teams to ensure that the solution is effective.” - Alex Siggins, Head of Infrastructure Services, IOOF
Overview: Empowering staff to communicate and work securely from anywhere giving them a choice of device, location and form factor.
Key technology: Microsoft
The customer said: "We asked OBT to set up and configure whatever we needed to make activity-based working successful. We wanted them to realise the vision, to bring together the technologies and services that would enable ABW to become a reality. This was probably one of the biggest exercises we faced but it resulted in significant cost savings for the business." - Quentin Shaw, Director, Eureka Real Assets
Read more: Microsoft partner OBT takes Eureka Real Assets from desktop to Surface Pro devices
Overview: Call centre infrastructure upgrade to efficiently handle large call volumes and provide personalised service to members.
Key technology: Interactive Intelligence
Customer said: “Having a partner in QPC that was able to not only understand our requirements but to be able to educate, train and guide us through what was a challenging implementation in terms of short delivery time frames and our limited resources was essential to the success of the project.” - Daniel Zervaas, General Manager Customer Experience & IT Services, Police Health
Overview: Opex-based cloud communications platform for Accor Hotels Pullman Sydney Airport.
Key technology: ALE (Alcatel Lucent Enterprise)
Customer said: “Our movement towards a cloud-based telecommunications system is quite innovative for the hotel industry here in Australia, and it’s something we see as a true competitive advantage. As the hotel industry faces technology disruption and more competition than ever before, it’s important that we too are embracing the power of technology.” - Daniel Marden, Director of IT Business Systems, AccorHotels
For more than a century, Brother has won recognition as a brand synonymous with delivering product innovation and customer satisfaction. A Japanese company founded in 1908, Brother has 19 production facilities and 43 sales companies operating in 41 countries in different regions today.
Brother is now a leading business brand that produces quality innovative products for the print and imaging, labelling, mobility and sewing markets. Key products include laser printers, laser and inkjet Multi-Function Centres (MFCs), scanners, mobile printers, labellers, and a wide range of home and industrial sewing machines. A trusted brand worldwide that believes in the "Customer First" approach in all aspects of our business, Brother has continuously met the varied needs of our customers through our comprehensive range of quality business solutions.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Hyperconvergence: the path to IT transformation
The hyperconverged space is growing considerably in the Australian and New Zealand market. Our customers in ANZ already recognise hyperconvergence as the next step for their wider IT architecture. They are going beyond traditional use cases for hyperconvergence – VDI and ROBO deployments. Instead, they see hyperconvergence as a viable replacement for their traditional server and SAN environment, and as a simpler way to manage and deploy their IT. Speed, simplicity, flexibility, and cost are all key drivers for a hyperconverged infrastructure. With HPE, customers can realise all of these benefits, regardless of their size or vertical market orientation.
Huawei is a leading information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider serving 45 of the world’s top 50 telecom operators. In Australia, Huawei creates around 600 jobs and works with all major Australian operators. We provide enterprise ICT solutions and mobile devices across the globe and half of the Australian population already use some sort of Huawei product for their telecommunications needs. Huawei’s products and solutions have been deployed in over 170 countries and support the communications needs of one third of the world’s population.
For more information, please visit: www.huawei.com.au, follow us on Twitter @HuaweiOZ or visit us on YouTube at www.YouTube.com/HuaweiOZ.
As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP (NYSE: SAP) helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable more than 345,000 business and public sector customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.
For more information, visit www.sap.com.
Successful partnerships between organisations enable the development of new capabilities, access to new ideas, faster innovation and quicker times to market. Telstra ICT Partners are seeing returns in the form of increased profitability, new customer acquisition, new product development, enhancement of their capabilities and entry into new markets.
The Telstra Partner Program can help you see the power behind partnerships that enables you and your business to gain advantages in this hyper-competitive environment. Telstra is the partner you need to grow your customer base, accelerate your profit and create demand for your brand throughout Australia.
Veeam® has pioneered a new market of Availability for the Always-On Enterprise™ with solutions that help organisations meet recovery time and point objectives (RTPO™) of less than 15 minutes for all applications and data, through a fundamentally new kind of solution that delivers high-speed recovery, data loss avoidance, verified recoverability, leveraged data and complete visibility.
The Veeam ProPartner Program provides Resellers with the expertise to position, sell and implement Veeam solutions to our mutual customer base. To learn more, visit www.veeam.com/propartner.
Veeam also offers its award-winning software to hosting, cloud and managed service providers through the Veeam Cloud & Service Provider program. For more information, visit www.veeam.com/service-providers.
VMware is a leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility. Built on VMware's industry-leading virtualization technology, our solutions deliver a brave new model of IT that is fluid, instant and more secure. Customers can innovate faster by rapidly developing, automatically delivering and more safely consuming any application. With 2014 revenues of $6 billion, VMware has more than 500,000 customers and 75,000 partners.
The company is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout the world and can be found online at www.vmware.com
Arrow ECS ANZ provide specialised, technical-service orientated distribution and support for technologies that drive innovation. We provide partners and end users with solutions that solve modern business challenges through our leading technology solutions; technical pre and post-sales support, our flexible finance options, market development and other channel services. We don’t simply distribute technology, we translate it into tangible business benefits. That’s how we offer our partners the ultimate channel experience.
Learn more about Arrow ECS ANZ at ecs-anz.arrow.com.
CA Technologies helps customers succeed in a future where every business—from apparel to energy—is being rewritten by software. From planning to development to management to security, at CA we create software that fuels transformation for companies in the application economy. With CA software at the center of their IT strategy, organizations can leverage the technology that changes the way we live—from the data center to the mobile device. Our software and solutions help our customers thrive in the new application economy by delivering the means to deploy monitor and secure their applications and infrastructure.
Explore the CA solutions that can help power your future at www.ca.com
Datto protects essential business data for tens of thousands of the world’s fastest growing companies. Our Total Data Protection platform delivers uninterrupted access to data on site, in transit and in the cloud. Through Datto’s network of partners, we provide forward-looking technology companies with products and services designed to continually keep business running, combined with unrivalled customer service and unmatched accountability. Datto is headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut, and has offices in Rochester, Boston, Toronto, London, Singapore, and Sydney.
Learn more at www.datto.com
HP Inc. creates technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere. Through our portfolio of printers, PCs, mobile devices, solutions, and services, we engineer experiences that amaze. With a strong channel presence across Australia, HP Inc key priority is the success of our partner community. We continue to look at ways we can pair our technologies with our partners capabilities to deliver fantastic solutions to our collective customers
Ingram Micro Australia is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ingram Micro Inc, and Australia’s largest distributor of technology products.
As a vital link in the technology value chain, Ingram Micro delivers expertise in technology solutions, mobility, cloud, and supply chain solutions, enabling its business partners to operate efficiently and successfully in the markets they serve. Representing over 130 vendors to a network of more than 8,500 active Australian resellers, Ingram Micro helps business realise the promise of technology. Headquartered in Sydney, Ingram Micro Australia has offices in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth, and Advanced Logistics Centre in Sydney.
For more information see au.ingrammicro.com
Born out of the desire to fulfil a rapidly changing telecommunication space, Mia Distribution found its beginning as PABX Warehouse – Australia.
Mia Distribution, quickly gained notoriety as an efficient one stop shop with a complete product offering, it wasn’t long before some of the industry’s leading vendors sought local knowledge, strategic vision and market understanding to partner with one of the regions fastest growing telecommunications distributors.
A drive and passion to meet the demands of the channel, with the understanding of learning the channels requirements, is the company’s core focus.
Nimble Storage is the leader in predictive cloud infrastructure. Its Predictive Cloud Platform gives users the fastest, most reliable access to data. By combining predictive analytics with flash storage, IT teams radically simplify operations in their data centre and in the cloud. Over 10,000 customers in virtually every industry rely on Nimble Storage to power their businesses.
We Eliminate the App-Data Gap
When your applications slow down, you’ve hit the app-data gap. Faster storage alone isn’t enough, because 54% of issues are not directly caused by storage.
To close the app-data gap and radically simplify operations you need the unique capabilities of our Predictive Cloud Platform: Predictive analytics to prevent issues; and Multicloud flash fabric for freedom of choice.
Find out more at www.nimblestorage.com and follow us on Twitter: @NimbleStorage