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A Sydney Meeting and a Melbourne MeetUp

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

July is a busy month for CompTIA here in ANZ. Not only are we hosting a Sydney Community meeting on July 25 but we are also holding our first MeetUp in Melbourne on July 24th.

For the Sydney meeting we have made some adjustments to our usual format based on feedback from you, our community members. We have a fabulous key note speaker Roger Heyes, talking about Security and then an entertaining and engaging group activity. Following this will be a variety of discussion groups for you to choose from to participate in. This will all be concluded with our usual networking drinks.

At the Melbourne Meet up we look forward to meeting some of our Melbourne based community members for the first time. We will be sharing our recent activities and initiatives in addition to facilitating a discussion around industry trends. And afterwards you’ll get a chance to network with colleagues and partners over drinks and canapes. ...Read More


CompTIA Webinars and Community Meetings

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

The year is racing by and CompTIA is showing no signs of slowing down in terms of the activities and programs for the ANZ Community. We've got four events over the next 2 months to keep you engaged, informed and entertained:

 * Webinar #1 - Risk Management and Threat Hunting
 * Webinar #2 - Corporate Culture and Growing your MSP Business
 * Melbourne Channel Meetup - Melbourne
 * Channel Community Meeting - Sydney ...Read More


Sydney Community Meeting Wrap Up

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

The CompTIA Sydney Community meeting took place on April 10 in Sydney. With a theme of MSPs Thriving in 2018 and Beyond, the meeting was well attended by over 100 community members. The speakers received excellent feedback from attendees and the panel moderated by Steve Kiernan was both informative and engaging. To take a look at the presentations and other resources from the meeting, simply click here

If you were not able to attend CompTIA will be running a best of webinar in June. Keep an eye out for an invitation and details on who from the meeting will be presenting their session on the webinar.

In addition to all of this activity there were announcements made around community initiatives including the Mentoring Program, new localised Legal Templates, and upcoming activities. The Executive Council are always working on new things for the member community so stay tuned for information on everything we are doing as it becomes available. If you would like to learn more about the CompTIA community or become a Premier Member and enjoy the host of benefits available to you,
click here for more information. ...Read More


CompTIA Webinar and Sydney Community Meeting

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

There is a lot happening in the CompTIA Community this year, with the first meeting kicking off in April. If you have not already seen an invitation, the Sydney Community Meeting is taking place on April 10th at the Sydney Westin. The topic for the meeting is 'MSPs Thriving in 2018 and Beyond'. There is a stellar line up of speakers and excellent panel planned for the day that you don't want to miss. If you have not already done so, click here to see the full Agenda or Register your seat today.

In addition to the Sydney meeting, CompTIA are running a webinar on March 13th covering How to Make the Most out of your CompTIA Memberiship. It will be focused on showing you through the tools and resources available to CompTIA members that you never knew existed. This webinar is great for anyone considering becoming a CompTIA member or those existing members that are not completely across the tools, insights and resources available to them. Click here for more Information or Register now. ...Read More


Vendors Please Stop Pretending To Be Start-Ups

Thursday, February 22, 2018

The ultimate goal for vendors in the channel is to have channel partners sell their solutions to end users. The ultimate goal for all channel partners is to make money, typically from selling vendor solutions. So while it is important for partners to differentiate themselves in the market place to their customers, it is critical for vendors to do the same to partners. It seems that one of the key ways this can be done is so incredibly simple.

Tell your partners in plain English where your solution fits within the partner business model and how the partner can make money selling your solution. It seems that with the rise of social media platforms partners don't want another inspirational quote or start-up story. They want to know how a vendors solution will make them money and to be taught how to sell it. Sounds like vendors need to bring it right back to the basics.
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