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Beating ransomware using cloud infrastructure with vGRID and Veeam
While you can't be 100% safe from ransomware, there is a way to provide customers with peace of mind and protect their business says vGRID.
How SD-WANs enable a manageable path to digital transformation
The wrong network can waste precious time and money and set DX back, says analyst Zeus Kerravala, writing for Silver Peak.
Well, I’ll be dammed… Ingram resellers beaver away on HP promotion
Ingram Micro NZ has been overrun by rodents, with a plethora of cute and cuddly beavers making a temporary home at the distributor this week.
LayerX Group celebrates 10 years in business
Waikato-based LayerX Group is celebrating 10 years in business, with a love of innovation one of the keys to success, founder Bruce Trevarthen says.
Internet of Things / IOT
New technologies driving ICT spend to double the rate of GDP growth
New technologies are driving ICT spend back to double the rate of GDP growth, IDC says. So which technologies are leading the way?
Seven strategies for better SCADA data protection
SCADA systems can be open to data loss or cyber crime. StorageCraft’s Marina Brook offers some tips to improve protection.
Microsoft to offer Cray supercomputing via Azure data centers
Microsoft and Cray have teamed up to enable customers to run workloads on dedicated Cray supercomputers in select Azure data centers.
Singapore most robust data center market in APAC; Aussie ranks fifth
Singapore has been ranked as the most robust data center market in Asia Pacific, with Australia ranked fifth.
Interview: Datto talks ransomware and 'cyber extortion'
Datto vp Rob Rae talks ransomware, the worrying trend of cyber extortion, the role of the channel and how to protect against ransomware.
Thomas Duryea Logicalis appoints boss for new security practice
Thomas Duryea Logicalis has appointed Gavin Coulthard to head its recently established national security practice.
CompTIA tells: How the channel can benefit from SaaS opportunities
Once viewed as something of a threat for channel businesses, SaaS is now a growth opportunity. So how can resellers capitalise on the growth market?
Why WAN availability is crucial to the cloud-first enterprise
Organisations of all sizes must consider high availability as part of their digital transformation strategy says ZK Research’s Zeus Kerravala.
Vocus New Zealand, Aussie data centres on the chopping block
Vocus NZ is up to be put up for sale, with Australian parent Vocus Group also looking to sell the company’s Aussie data centre assets.
Cisco snaps up BroadSoft in US$1.7b collaboration push
Cisco is acquiring BroadSoft for US$1.7 billion in a deal designed to enhance Cisco’s collaboration offerings.
Endpoint, IAM and managed services among winners in soaring security spend market
Endpoint security IAM and vulnerability management are set to dominate security software spend this year as overall security spend jumps 10.3%.
Westcon-Comstor gets on the bike to support mental health
Westcon-Comstor is throwing its weight behind the Mental Health Foundation, linking its latest Cisco promotion with fundraising for the charity.
Tablets & laptops
Ingram Micro NZ and Lenovo cut the cake in Doubtful Sound
Ingram Micro NZ has celebrated the ThinkPad's 25th birthday in the remotest and most southern place in the world.
Exclusive: Duo business booms on back of heightened security demand
Kiwi distributor Duo is logging triple digit growth as demand for security soars. So how can resellers capitalise on the booming security market?
Tablets & laptops
Photo gallery: Lenovo and channel celebrate 25 years of ThinkPad
Lenovo celebrates 25 years of the ThinkPad with channel partners in Sydney.
MSPs must get automated or face extinction says BitTitan
BitTitan has used its inaugural user conference, Elevate, to lay down the gauntlet for MSPs, saying it’s time to get automated or face extinction.
Ingram Micro NZ appoints industry veteran to Lenovo role
Ingram Micro New Zealand has appointed former Distribution Central NZ boss Stewart Williams to its Lenovo team.
Kaspersky, Symantec, Cylance and ESET tops for endpoint protection
Kaspersky takes top honours in Gartner's Peer Insights Customer Choice Awards for EndPoint Protection Platforms awards.
SD-WAN benefits extend beyond eliminating MPLS
While reducing spend on MPLS is often cited as a key reason for SD-WAN, there are other key benefits, says Silver Peak’s Jim Metzler.
Carbon Black and IBM Security tighten partnership with rapid response tool
An expanded partnership between Carbon Black and IBM Security aim to provide increased cyberattack visibility and accelerated incident response times.