Story image

Aastra signs Connector Systems

04 Jul 11

Connector Systems will be distributing Aastra’s range of SIP telephones as well as IP phones for Microsoft Lync and a new business communication platform yet to be launched in the New Zealand market.


Aastra Australia and New Zealand director of sales and marketing, Tony Warhurst says the deal will help both parties expand their reseller partners and extend ‘an extremely strong working relationship with both resellers and customers’.
"Like Aastra, Connector Systems is committed to its existing partners and helping them grow their sales and revenues within their region. We are trying to simplify how our channel does business with us by partnering with flexible and dynamic distribution partners.”


Dale Smith, Connector Systems managing director, says the addition of Aastra to its stable of brands shows it is ‘totally committed to partnering with only the best of breed products on the market’.


Aastra says Connector will also be undertaking local training in the near future.

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.