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New Relic
New Relic looks to observability market with new partner programme
New Relic has announced the availability of New Relic Partner Stack, an enhanced programme expanding New Relic’s commitment to partners.
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BitTitan
How to achieve your monthly recurring revenue goals
Monthly recurring revenue (MRR) is the ultimate goal, the most important issue on which anyone in the IT channel should focus.
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Cloud
Cloudera harnesses the power of cloud and data management for digital transformation
The data management landscape has changed significantly in recent years, with customer demands shifting and evolving in light of new technology and work processes.
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Review
Hands-on review: Philips Hue White and Color Ambiance Starter Kit A60
Philips’ range of Hue smart lighting promises to make any home a smart home. Techday’s Darren Price checks out the Philips Hue White and Color Ambiance Starter Kit A60.
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Cloud
Getac adds two new mobile workstations to growing portfolio
Getac has added two new mobile workstations to its growing portfolio, hoping the devices will help increase performance and reliability when conducting complex operations in the field.
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Wavelink
How Wavelink fosters creativity and careers in the channel
Wavelink is a 100% channel business, with all sales flowing through its authorised reseller partners. It has been a B2B technology distributor for almost 24 years and offers a broad range of software across cybersecurity, mobility, networking, and healthcare.
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Exclusive Networks
Exclusive Networks strengthens NZ ops with appointment of Danny Meadows
Danny Meadows has been named as Exclusive Networks new country manager for New Zealand and Pacific Islands.
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Design
Hands-on review: Samsung S22 Ultra
I have been impressed by the functions Samsung packed into this phone. I did actually make one phone call on this phone, in between trying out as many of its other uses that I could pack in.
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Review
Hands-on review: Morphée
Life in the twenty-first century has become a 24-hour affair. Morphée promises to help restore some balance to your life.
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emt Distribution
emt distribution signs A/NZ partnership deal with BlackBerry
emt Distribution has partnered with BlackBerry for an Australia and New Zealand distribution agreement.
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Training
Delinea enhances partner experience with new training initiatives
Delinea has announced a range of training and certification initiatives to help scale the capacity of VARs, System Integrators, MSPs and MSSPs to meet the demand for PAM solutions.
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Surveillance
Motorola Solutions acquires Videotec S.p.A for security portfolio
Motorola Solutions has acquired Italian ruggedised video security company Videotec S.p.A, along with its portfolio of highly versatile cameras.
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Cybersecurity
BlackBerry offers Kaspersky replacement cybersecurity for the channel
BlackBerry advises that users of Kaspersky software in Australia and New Zealand undertake a rigorous risk analysis of their current security posture.
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Ransomware
Ingram Micro Cloud adds Bitdefender solutions to marketplace
Ingram Micro Cloud has announced the expanded availability of Bitdefender solutions on the Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace.
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Cloud
Poly introduces new smart devices and announces Amazon e-store in Australia
Poly is introducing two new pro-grade devices to the market and announcing its first official Australian e-store on Amazon.
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Hybrid Cloud
Hewlett Packard Enterprise hosts Channel Reignite sessions
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) hosted its HPE Channel Reignite sessions in Sydney and Melbourne last month to reconnect with the channel partner community.
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Cloud
Logitech releases new mouse with ergonomic and sustainable focus
Logitech has announced the Logitech Signature M650 Mouse and the Signature M650 for Business Wireless Mouse, both with new ergonomic features and capabilities.
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i-PRO
i-Pro announces newest solutions as rebranded enterprise
i-PRO APAC Oceania has introduced its newest high-resolution mid-range cameras, with combined edge AI analytics and resolutions of up to 4K.
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Cybersecurity
Outdated cybersecurity approaches are failing - report
Security innovation is years behind where it should be, according to new research from Vectra AI, and the gap appears to be widening.
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Partnership
NEXTGEN expands CrowdStrike A/NZ partnership into Asia
NEXTGEN has announced it has been named a distributor for CrowdStrike in Singapore, Malaysia and The Philippines.
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Cloud
Lenovo announces significant updates to channel framework
Additional updates include further investment into channel leadership and teams, new incentive programs, and evolved tools for ease of engagement.
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Video
Channel Ten named as Milestone Systems Partner of the Year
New Zealand based value-added distributor Channel Ten has been awarded the title of Milestone Systems Partner of the Year for the South Pacific region 2021.
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Digital Transformation
How the channel can help technologists to overcome the barriers to deploying full-stack observability
The transition from current application monitoring approaches to more comprehensive, full-stack observability solutions over the next five years represents one of the biggest opportunities for the channel today. 
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Printers
RICOH Australia announces new IM 4000 A3 printer for SMBs
RICOH has announced the launch of its new IM 4000 A3 Monochrome Black and White Printer for the Australian SMB Market.