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Photo Gallery: Microsoft Elevate and Everyday Lane

01 Mar 18

On Thursday, in the Cloud's Shed 10 on Auckland's waterfront, Ingram Micro NZ and Microsoft put together an event designed to inform, engage and inspire - Microsoft Elevate.

Speakers included Microsoft surface product marketing manager Jordana Murray and senior product marketing manager Tom Batcheler, Be.Accessible founder and CEO Minnie Baragwanath, and The Instillary chief product officer Jeremy Nees and founder Mike Jenkins.

Microsoft 365’s features were demonstrated using real-world applications in the fictional Kiwi businesses that lined Everyday Lane, where attendees were invited to rotate between the booths to find out more.

Check out our coverage of the keynotes here, and of Everyday Lane's booths here.

Here is a collection of photo highlights from the event:

White box losing out to brands in 100 GE switching market
H3C, Cisco and Huawei have all gained share in the growing competition in the data centre switching market.
Gartner names newcomer Exabeam a leader in SIEM
The vendor landscape for SIEM is evolving, with recent entrants bringing technologies optimised for analytics use cases.
52mil users affected by Google+’s second data breach
Google+ APIs will be shut down within the next 90 days, and the consumer platform will be disabled in April 2019 instead of August 2019 as originally planned.
Genesys PureCloud generates triple-digit revenue growth year on year
In Australia and New Zealand, the company boosted PureCloud revenue by nearly 100%.
Symantec releases neural network-integrated USB scanning station
Symantec Industrial Control System Protection Neural helps defend against USB-borne cyber attacks on operational technology.
IDC: Standalone VR headset shipments grow 428.6% in 3Q18
The VR headset market returned to growth in 3Q18 after four consecutive quarters of decline and now makes up 97% of the combined market.
Kidd made Ingram Micro executive for cloud
Barbara Kidd has been promoted to cloud general manager as the company signs new vendors to its Cloud Marketplace.
Open source will be the next big thing for the channel
Channel firms should be on the lookout for opportunities across open source and more diverse software offerings like software-defined containers and storage.