CompTIA Virtual Meeting Webinar Series

Join the CompTIA ANZ Channel Community for a series of interactive virtual sessions on the most pressing challenges facing our MSPs and VARs today. Our last session featured Emma Baxter (CEO, YOUtax) who focused on managing cash flow, navigating government benefits, retaining people and explaining the work from home deductions remote workers can claim. If … Continued

Free Training and Certification For Students

As the IT sector in Australia continues to grow, the number of upcoming skilled workers needed to fulfil future roles is not growing fast enough to meet the demand.  Research conducted by the government shows a yearly 21.5% rise in the demand for ICT professionals. That’s 11,600 vacancies a year! In order to address the … Continued

CompTIA Creates COVID-19 Resources Forum

I hope you and your family are staying safe and healthy during these challenging times. It is important to remember however, that while social distancing means we physically need to be apart, socially we need to be closer than ever. That’s why community is so important at this time. In order to help our members … Continued

What’s In Store For The Channel In 2020

There is a monumental shift in how buyers acquire products and services and how companies are reacting with their go-to-market and routes-to-market strategies. Forrester’s Principal Analyst, Jay McBain spoke to hundreds of companies about their channel strategy and programs, liaised with many industry professionals around the world and participated in a profound number of webinars … Continued

How Technology Is Tackling Coronavirus

As the shadow of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues to loom large around the world, many governments, researchers and other organisations are feverishly trying to prevent the outbreak from worsening. Increasingly, they’re turning to emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain and drones to bolster their efforts. In this article by Scott Campbell, he cautions … Continued

Segment Partners on Potential, Not Level

One of the most challenging decisions for any business executive is to determine what investment will generate the greatest return.  There are plenty of options of what to invest in, but there is seldom certainty in which one will be the best use of your precious funds.  The same is true for investment planning and program design … Continued

How to Sell Managed Services to Millennial Decision-Makers

Generational change in corporate culture has never been as dramatic as until present times. In small business environments, these variations are even more visible. Millennials are starting new businesses and revolutionizing old ones. This scenario presents both opportunities and challenges for the IT Industry, as new Young leaders and entrepreneurs become the new decision-makers long … Continued

Top Ten Articles from 2019

2019 has been a very interesting year for the channel and the IT industry… channel sales has developed and transformed, the partner ecosystem became more more complex, 5G started to make its presence felt, and we said farewell to a much loved and respected friend and colleague, Alex Lopez. We have compiled a list below … Continued

Channel and Sales Skills Workshops

This year we introduced Three NEW Channel Skills Courses around Channel Management, Presentation Skills and Negotiation. These two-day public workshops have been a great success and are proving valuable to those new to the channel and more experienced channel members. They all have limited numbers with a maximum of 8-10 people, providing an intimate learning … Continued

Channel Legends Come Out to Play

To celebrate our 15 year anniversary, we had a party at the Poolside restaurant above the iconic Andrew (Boy) Charlton Pool. Located on the fringe of the Royal Botanic Gardens. The venue has a prime position with the leafy precinct of Mrs Macquarie’s Point on one side and Woolloomooloo Bay on the other. CRN were … Continued