IT Fundamentals Certification Now Free For Students

CompTIA IT Fundamentals (ITF+) is an introduction to basic IT knowledge and skills that helps professionals decide if a career in IT is right for them. The ANZ Business Technology Community is offering this free for students under the age of 25. CompTIA ITF+ can serve as a springboard for various IT careers, ensuring candidates … Continued

Chris Fitzgerald Appointed to the Executive Council

We’re delighted to announce the appointment of Chris Fitzgerald – Managing Director, Soft Solutions (NZ) – to be the newest member to join the CompTIA Executive Council. Chris is a proven leader with 25+ years at the helm of New Zealand distribution company Soft Solutions, a company with 23 staff and representing a number of key … Continued

MSP Acquisition Roadmap (Podcast)

The acquisition frenzy in the MSP marketplace shows no sign of letting up. In fact, it’s getting more competitive than ever. As a buyer, you need to move quickly to secure the best deal, but a financially successful outcome requires a methodical and deliberate approach… from due diligence to a successful close In this podcast, … Continued

CompTIA Strengthens Virtual Support for Partners

With so many people and businesses operating from home, CompTIA is investing in online resources and events to help solution providers and MSPs manage through these challenging times. ChannelCon is now a Virtual event Registration is now open for ChannelCon Online – a global digital event, that brings tech innovators and thought leaders online August … Continued

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

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

CompTIA Event Wrap Up

Exploring ways to achieve growth – in business, personal and partner ecosystem – was the main focus at CompTIA’s latest ANZ Channel Community meetings held in Sydney, Melbourne and Auckland. Simon Harris, ran a workshop for MSPs on why the right business model always trumps hard work and explored 4 areas of business that can … Continued

CompTIA ANZ Channel Meeting Speakers Confirmed

Our next CompTIA ANZ Channel Community Meetings are now locked in for November in Sydney, Melbourne and Auckland. Our theme for these meetings is “Growth” and we have some absolutely AMAZING speakers who will share their insights. As always, the Meetings are FREE to attend for all Technology Industry professionals, and provide an opportunity to … Continued