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Overcoming objections and positioning the value
Selling security often requires resellers to overcome prospective customers’ objections and misconceptions. Michael Dowling, AGV AU/NZ corporate sales director, suggests some ways to best handle your clients.
Securing the dollars in a new market
The cat and mouse game between cyber criminals and business, along with business changes and even New Zealand’s new copyright legislation, are creating new security demands – and opportunities for resellers, as Heather Wright discovers.
CheckPoint’s security evangelism
Security vendor Check Point brought its annual conference, Check Point Experience, to the South Pacific for the first time in September. Mike Borgfeldt flew to Sydney to take a look.
Review: Norton Mobile Security
Ever misplace your phone and have no way to find it? Ever have someone steal your phone and rack up a huge bill? Ever get annoying, unwanted phone calls or text messages? Well we may have found a solution for you.
Renaissance picks up Apple accessory brand
Ozaki products allow owners to personalise their iToys.
SonicWall's enterprise push - Updated
"We have been a little more hands off in the past but now we are looking at how we work and engage more with channel partners.”
Counting the cost of cybercrime
Norton report says 72% of kiwis have been victims of cybercrime; financial cost estimated at $556 million.
ESET NOD32 version 5 due shortly
We discover the new features of version 5 of the AV solution, due later this month.
Last chance for WatchGuard resellers to rev
New Zealand resellers have only a few short weeks to win a slot in a V8 Holden Commodore with security vendor WatchGuard.
Watchguard revs up resellers
New Zealand resellers have only a few short weeks to win a slot in WatchGuard Technologies Elite 2011 sales incentive, which will see winners jumping behind the wheel of a race-prepared V8 Holden Commodore on the Gold Coast.
Busy September for Renaissance
Distributor hosting a number of training and networking events this month.
CA Technologies names new ANZ vice president
25-year industry veteran tasked with driving sales & partnerships.
SonicWALL goes SuperMassive in NZ
Next-generation firewall platform to be launched at Wellington event this month.
2011 Web Awards finalists announced
The voting has now finished and finalists decided. Check out who has made it into the top five in each category.
Virus invades Metservice website
Trojan takes advantage of kiwis checking up on the week’s wacky weather.
Norton, Bitdefender enhance Android security
More anti-theft tools offered as mobile platform’s popularity grows.
WatchGuard Rewards Partners with V8 High Performance Race Day
The V8 Holdens come out for WatchGuard's partner incentive.
Sonicwall discontinues relationship with Renaissance
As if you didn't know already, one of the industry's worst kept secrets has limped into the light.
Law commission completes privacy review
The Law Commission has released the last volume in its four-stage report into privacy laws in New Zealand.
More than Apple at Renaissance
Think Renaissance, and many of us think Apple. But the company is keen for resellers to know that it offers a whole lot more besides.
Symantec conference celebrates partner program
More than 200 partners have achieved Symantec specialisations since the company launched its enhanced partner program in April.
Lost in transit
Misplaced mobile devices potentially disastrous for businesses, especially SMBs.
New Trojan 'deceptively clever'
Malware mimics Facebook & YouTube, impersonates user's own security software.
CIOs cagey about 'immature' tech: report
'Nobody wants to invest in the Betamax of the desktop virtualisation world'.
LulzSec strikes The Sun
Hackers end brief retirement to attack struggling media empire.
Spammers reducing reliance on Botnets
Malware and phishing now being used to compromise genuine accounts.
Symantec launches latest end-point security
Symantec has launched the latest version of Endpoint Protection, claiming it provides 'unrivalled protection and blazingly fast performance'.
Cyclic trend for social media spam
Facebook, Twitter & YouTube study shows attacks come in surges.
How can you ensure your mobile workforce is supported effectively, whether on the road, from home or elsewhere? Jess Meyer has consulted the experts for answers.
WatchGuard training next month at Exeed
If you are a reseller or system integrator selling security appliances, this training should be of interest.