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Keynote Speakers Confirmed For CompTIA Meeting

We are so excited about the line-up of keynote speakers for our October ANZ Community Meeting! With so many people in our industry suffering from “zoom fatigue” we knew we had to bring something special to make it interesting for our Business Technology Community. We have 3 experts in their field covering topics on Leadership … Continued

Are Your Business Partners PSYCO?

Usually a Vendor’s primary focus is revenue growth. Channel partners however tend to be primarily focused on measures such as profit and cash flow. These differences are important considerations for vendors and partners alike when considering a partnership strategy. While all businesses are looking to ensure they are profitable, this simple “rule of thumb” business … Continued

Save the Date for our Virtual Community Meeting

Every year, CompTIA brings together MSPs, Solution Providers, Vendors and Distributors for the CompTIA ANZ Business Technology Community Meeting. While nothing can fully replace the energy and collaboration of a face-to-face gathering, this year we’re excited to be delivering our meeting online, to help you stay on top of tech industry trends and build a … Continued

ChannelCon Highlights Available Online

Each year CompTIA hosts ChannelCon – an event where 1,500 MSPs are treated to a world-class array of thought leaders and industry experts. This year it was presented as a virtual format, which means all sessions are available online. You can view the entire event from the beginning of Day 1 here, or you can … Continued

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

Positive Outcomes From COVID-19

Over the last few months there has been much written about the impact COVID-19 is having on employment, business, social activities, sport, etc… most of it negative. This month I wanted to share some thoughts and examples of how the pandemic has had positive effects on the ICT industry and the people that work within … Continued

5 Actions to Boost Your Sales Organisation’s Resilience

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold, many sales leaders are facing a tough choice: drive as many sales as possible today or prepare for the future. Most sales leaders are trying to do both, of course, but the intense pressures they’re feeling as economies around the world pull back create an urgency to focus … 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