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Financial results
Westcon NZ posts $17.6m revenue drop with little effect on profit
Despite the drop in revenue, the company’s profits only dipped by $117,000 between 2020 and 2021.
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Westcon Group
Westcon Group reaps $221.5m revenue
Westcon Group New Zealand’s financial statement reveals revenue of $221.5 million for the year ended 29 February 2020, with after-income tax profit grossing $2.7 million.
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Dicker Data
Exclusive: An industry in Lockdown – NZ's IT disties comment
ChannelLife has collected comments from eight national managers of IT distributors about how they are managing life under lockdown.
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Westcon Group
Juniper Networks A/NZ partner awards winners announced
The winners were honoured for excellence across customer service delivery and business results.
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Cisco
Tech Data appoints Wendy O'Keeffe to A/NZ country manager
Tech Data says O'Keeffe will be responsible for developing and executing the business strategy across the A/NZ region.
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Westcon Group
Negotiations continue for Westcon and Logicalis parent
Negotiations are continuing for Westcon-Comstor and Logicalis parent Datatec for a 'significant transaction' first flagged in January.
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Westcon Group
Westcon parent warns of significant transaction ahead
Datatec, parent company to Westcon Group and Logicalis, has issued a cautionary statement that it is in negotiations for a significant transaction.
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Lenovo
Updated: Dicker Data NZ snaps up Lenovo; Westcon dropped
“In today’s environment, this is something all sizes of businesses and enterprises demand and value."
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Westcon Group
Westcon-Comstor financial division lands in Australia
Westcon Financial Services has opened its first office in Australia, appointing Mark Hegarty as director for the Australian & New Zealand operations.
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Westcon Group
Westcon NZ revenue up, but profit down on back of EMC change, turbulent market
Revenue is up by 3%, but profit is down for Westcon Group NZ.
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Westcon Group
Juniper Networks partner awards: NZ company takes top spot
“I’d like to extend my congratulations and thanks to all of our partners who’ve worked relentlessly over the past 12 months,"
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Westcon Group
Ingram Micro hires former NEC & Westcon channel exec
Ingram Micro has made a strategic decision to hire Dan Meadows as its business manager for its Unified Communications operations.
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NetApp
Sick of tape? Why you should upgrade antiquated infrastructure
Despite the rapid growth of the IT industry, there still remains many companies battling with their antiquated tape libraries.
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Westcon Group
Westcon-Comstor Imagine 2016: Rosenberg thanks ANZ vendor community
Imagine was initially started in a very simple way, but has evolved into a professional show that participants are finding a lot of value in.
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Westcon Group
In pics: Inside Westcon-Comstor Imagine 2016
The industry’s finest are on display down at the Westcon-Comstor Imagine 2016 event in Auckland today,
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Synnex
Ingram Micro: Business as usual – and sorry Synnex and Westcon
A new letter from Ingram Micro provides assurances about its sale to Tianjin Tianhai - and address previous comments about Synnex and WestconGroup.
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Storage
ANZ distie details revealed for Lenovo + Datacore SDN deal
The partnership will ‘dramatically disrupt’ the enterprise storage landscape within Australia and New Zealand.
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Cloud
Lenovo + Nutanix hyperconvergence deal: ANZ distribution revealed
Details for the ANZ distribution of the Lenovo and Nutanix joint hyper-converged infrastructure appliances deal have been unveiled.
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Dicker Data
Local disties await outcome of HPE distribution rationalisation
Distributors across Australia and New Zealand are bracing for the outcome of a rationalisation of HPE's channel, which is being re-tendered.
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APC
What's happening to your data centre while you're not there?
Not monitoring your data centre or server room is like driving an expensive high performance car without a dashboard - but there is an easy solution.
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Dicker Data
Which distie is paying the most Australian tax?
The ATO has released tax details for 1500 large corporates as part of a push for corporate transparency. So how much tax did Australian disties pay?
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Westcon Group
New faces for Westcon-Comstor as distie ups Comstor, cloud leadership
Westcon is upping its Comstor and cloud ANZ leadership with two new appointments for the new year.
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Westcon Group
Westcon-Comstor: Transforming IT distribution in the channel
New Zealand resellers are set to benefit as WestconGroup’s New Zealand business rebrands to Westcon-Comstor.
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Westcon Group
Westcon-Comstor: Helping resellers grow profitability and services around Cisco
Westcon-Comstor is aiming to give its Australian Cisco resellers the edge with the launch of the distributor's Westcon-Comstor brand locally.