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Dicker Data donates $100k to help native animals during bushfires
The donation will go to the Australian Wildlife Conservancy, a non-profit that runs programmes to help the local fauna flourish.
Dicker Data goes above and beyond for new parents
Dicker Data recognises staff with implementation of new paid parental leave and salary continuance policies.
Dicker Data empowers over 550 technology professionals at TechX event
Keynote speaker Mark Iles delivered a thought-provoking session on local market trends and provided partners with a roadmap to success.
Dicker Data onboards Honeywell for data capture solutions
The agreement provides Dicker Data’s resellers with access to Honeywell’s leading mobile computing and data capture technologies.
Dicker Data launches new financing division
Dicker Data Financial Services aims to address the shift to ‘as-a-service’ solutions for IT procurement.
Kaspersky Lab signs on Dicker Data for A/NZ
“As the threat landscape continues to evolve and change each day, security has remained a top priority for our partners.” - David Dicker.
Dumped: Lenovo DCG gives Ingram Micro the cold shoulder
Lenovo Data Centre Group (Lenovo DCG) has left Ingram Micro out in the cold, after dumping them in favour of an exclusive distribution agreement with Dicker Data.
New vendor expands Dicker Data’s enterprise IoT portfolio
The IT distribution giant has made a further commitment to enterprise IoT thought the signing of NNNCo, an enterprise IoT specialist platform.
David Dicker shows he’s quicker! Wins Ferrari race series
The Ferrari Corse Clienti APAC race series takes place each year with a total of 14 races in Australia, New Zealand, China, Japan and Singapore.
Dicker Data expands print portfolio with Kyocera appointment
With the success of Dicker Data and Kyocera’s partnership across the ditch, Kyocera has teamed up with the distie’s New Zealand arm.
Dicker Data and Dell EMC ink NZ distie deal
The companies are hoping that this partnership will see similar success to the current one across the ditch.
Dicker Data appointed as Kyocera distributor
Expanding Dicker Data’s print portfolio in the Australian market.
Dicker Data forge distribution deal with Commvault
“We see an opportunity to introduce Commvault to our existing partners and to leverage all of their alliances with our current vendor portfolio.”
Dicker Data employees score $1000 in company shares
The offer will be made in accordance with the company's 40th-anniversary celebration employee share plan.
Happy birthday! Dicker Data celebrates 40 years in operation
Dicker Data has revealed a temporary update to its logo for 2018 that celebrates reaching 40 years of being in operation.
Juniper inks Aussie distie agreement with Dicker Data
Dicker Data will be granted access to the entire Juniper Networks product portfolio.
Dicker Data NZ announces distribution agreement with HPE
“It’s very pleasing to be announcing our first access to the Hewlett Packard Enterprise portfolio in New Zealand.”
UPDATED: Four new vendors as Dicker Data NZ ramps up portfolio
Dicker Data NZ has added four new vendors to its portfolio, as it pushes into new markets and adds ‘complementary additions’ to existing ranges.
Westcon-Comstor scoops up exclusive Cisco distribution, ousts Ingram Micro and Dicker Data
Westcon-Comstor has been appointed as the exclusive New Zealand distributor for Cisco, ousting Ingram Micro and Dicker Data.
Dicker Data launches enterprise data unit to capitalise on DX, IoT opportunities
Dicker Data is eyeing the growing DX and IoT markets with the launch of a new enterprise data business unit, and the addition of HDS to its portfolio.
Dicker Data fleshes out storage portfolio with Pure Storage
Dicker Data Australia has continued to flesh out its storage portfolio, signing to distribute Pure Storage’s full all-flash range of offerings.
Dicker Data adds full Dell EMC storage range to line-up
Dicker Data has snapped up rights to the full Dell EMC product range in Australia in an expanded distribution deal with the vendor.
Dicker Data joins BenQ's Aussie lineup with monitor deal
Dicker Data has inked a deal to provide BenQ’s LCD monitor range in Australia, with the distributor eyeing key vertical opportunities.
Former Westcon managing director takes on Dicker Data role
Former Westcon-Comstor ANZ managing director Wendy O’Keeffe has joined rival Dicker Data as its first independent non-executive director.
Dicker Data hunts for new NZ boss as Presnall exits
Dicker Data New Zealand is on the hunt for a new boss following the resignation of Phil Presnall.
Record revenue, profit as Dicker Data eyes telco, as-a-service
Dicker Data has posted a 25% after-tax profit increase on the back of a 10% increase in revenue and is eyeing up new opportunities.
Dicker Data targets growing NAS and storage device market with Seagate deal
Dicker Data is targeting the fast growing NAS and storage device market, with a new Australian distribution deal with Seagate Technology.
Dicker Data expands security play with Trend Micro deal
Dicker Data has upped its security play, signing a distie deal with Trend Micro as the vendor seeks increased mid-market and enterprise penetration.
Dicker Data adds Quest IT management to local portfolio
The addition of Quest to Dicker Data's portfolio provides a 'strategic fit' for Dicker Data reseller partners, according to the distributor.
Dicker Data, Telstra among local winners in Cisco partner awards
Dicker Data has taken out Cisco's top regional distribution award, with Telstra claiming a key global award and NEC winning a regional gong.
Dicker Data snaps up APAC distie of the year for APC by Schneider Electric
“Last year they became our largest distributor in the Pacific region. They have supported the partner community exceptionally."
Dicker Data joins Aussie Microsoft Surface distie lineup
Dicker Data become a commercial distributor for Microsoft’s full range of Surface Pro 4 and Surface book offerings.
Dicker Data takes out Aruba award after just four months as distie
Just four months after adding Aruba to its portfolio, Dicker Data has been named the 2016 Distributor of the Year for the South Pacific Region.
Dicker Data ramps up cloud portfolio with seven new vendors
Dicker Data has added a raft of new vendors to its cloud portfolio following its launch last week as a Microsoft indirect CSP.
Dicker Data goes live with Microsoft indirect CSP offering
Dicker Data has launched its Microsoft indirect cloud solution provider offering, providing resellers with products via a scalable subscription model.
Dicker Data adds Logitech commercial and gaming offerings to portfolio
Dicker Data has bolstered its peripherals play with a new deal to distribute Logitech's commercial and gaming products in Australia.
Dicker Data dials up exclusive deal to bring ShoreTel Hosted Voice to resellers
Dicker Data resellers can now sell ShoreTel hosted voice products to end users after the distributor inked a new deal.
Dicker Data joins Ingram Micro, Avnet in full Dell distribution
Dicker Data Australia has won access to Dell's full product portfolio, including servers, storage, networking, PCs and notebooks.
Dicker Data in ANZ first with launch of Autodesk subscription offerings
Dicker Data resellers can now target new customers who can't afford the full upfront cost of Autodesk software with the launch of a subscription deal.
Dicker Data Q1 revenue up 11%; profit before tax $1m ahead of target
Dicker Data is on track for a AU$35 million profit this year, with the company's Q1 revenue up 11% and profit before tax $1 million ahead of forecast.
Dicker Data wins right to full Lenovo enterprise portfolio
Dicker Data's distie deal with Lenovo has been extended to include the vendor's full enterprise range in Australia, including Nutanix and DataCore.
Dicker Data logs record revenue and profit for 'very satisfying' year
Dicker Data is eyeing up new opportunities after logging ‘a very satisfying’ FY revenue of $1.07 billion, with operating profit of $31.6 million.
Dicker Data expands operation with new warehouse and offices
Dicker Data is gearing up for growth with a ‘significantly’ expanded warehouse and new offices.
Dicker Data eyes new reseller opportunities with Corning deal
Dicker Data's new distribution deal with Corning opens the doors for IT resellers to expand their reach into cabling and racking.
UPDATED: Disties count the costs of HPE distribution reshuffle
A successful bid for full HPE distribution has one distributor expecting an additional $200m in revenue in the coming year. We get channel reaction.
Dicker Data offers up industry-specific Dynamics customisations
Dicker Data has been appointed distributor for xRM, in a deal to help provide resellers with faster Dynamics deployments and quicker ROI realisation.
Dicker Data gives back with $100,000 donation
Dicker Data has made a $100,000 donation to assist families and businesses impacted by the tornado which hit Sydney's Kurnell last December.
Dicker Data signs BitTitan to provide seamless Office 365 onboarding
Local resellers have a new option to simplify the onboarding of customers to Microsoft Office 365 after Dicker Data signed a deal with BitTitan.
Nuance ramps up Aussie distribution with Dicker Data
'Exponential' growth prompts Nuance Communications Australia to sign Dicker Data as a distributor for the Australian market.
Dicker Data joins the billion dollar club
Dicker Data has joined the billion dollar club, hitting AU$1 billion in revenue for the year with three weeks of the financial year still to go.
Dicker Data gets Nimble with storage
Dicker Data has been appointed a second distributor for Nimble Storage in ANZ, in a deal which provides a strong attach opportunity for resellers.
Dicker Data wins best distributor for APC by Schneider Electric
Dicker Data has taken out APC by Schneider Electric's top regional distributor award, being named Best Distributor in Pacific.
Double glory for Dicker Data - with more to come?
Dicker Data has scooped up two top distie awards from key vendors, while boss David Dicker is a double finalist in the Executive of the Year awards.
New CIO for Dicker Data
Dicker Data has appointed a new chief information officer, with long-time consultant and employee Ian Welch taking on the role.
Dicker Data looks to future after successful equity raising
Dicker Data is looking to its future after completing an institutional placement to raise $40.24 million and a $10.5 million sell down by its founders
Dicker Data pushes reseller role with CloudPortal
Dicker Data has launched its 'all-inclusive' cloud offering, saying the offering keeps resellers in the drivers seat.
Dicker Data takes on components market with Intel deal
Dicker Data has moved into the components market with a deal to distribute select Intel products, including NUC, 2-in-1s and compute sticks.
First national roadshow, new vendors for Dicker Data
Dicker Data is taking to the road in its first national roadshow, and gearing up for that cloud launch.
Cloud marketplace, new offerings to fuel Dicker Data growth
Coming off a bumper financial year, Dicker Data looks to the launch of its cloud marketplace and an expansion in offerings to fuel further growth.
Aussie companies dominate Fujitsu APAC awards
Dicker Data, Nexus IT Communications Solutions, PSQ Group, PowerNET IT Solutions and Digital Sense claim top Fujitsu partner awards.
Exeed taking analytics to the cloud with HP software
Exeed is ramping up its cloud offering, with analytics joining the line-up. Meanwhile boss Justin Tye hits back at David Dicker's HP push.
Dicker Data leaves NZ to it
“We’re not really trying to combine [Express Data] into Australia or ask for a whole pile of monthly reports. They know what to do."
New brand, new promises for Dicker Data New Zealand
Express Data NZ rebrands promising disruption to the volume market, new cloud offerings – while boss David Dicker calls out HP.
Dicker Data closing in on AU$1 billion revenue
Dicker Data says it's confident of hitting its $1 billion revenue target this financial year, despite further redundancy costs.
Dicker Data unveils new look
Dicker Data has unveiled a new logo as the company evolves and 'breaks the mould of who we were'.
Dicker Data NZ inks Toshiba deal; begins rebrand
Dicker Data has signed a deal to distributor Toshiba computer products in New Zealand.
Dicker Data eyes up new vendors - and Ingram Micro
Dicker Data is eyeing up new vendors for its Express Data operations in New Zealand, as the distie seeks to close the gap between it and Ingram Micro.
Dicker Data and NextDC partner up, target SMB channel
Dicker Data has entered into a strategic partnership with NextDC in order to provide affordable data centre solutions to SMB resellers.
Dicker Data looks to raise AUD$40 million with corporate bonds
Dicker Data, the publicly listed distributor, has announced it is offering corporate bonds to raise AUD$40 million.
Dicker Data pulling in $100 million/month
Dicker Data is on track to exceed AU$1 billion in revenue for the year, after recording stronger than expected Q1 results.
Three months and $35m for Express Data...
Express Data New Zealand contributed more than $35 million in revenue for new owner Dicker Data for the 2014 financial year.
Dicker Data gears up to take Kiwi fight to Ingram Micro
Dicker Data is gearing up to ‘take the fight to Ingram Micro New Zealand’ with the distributor aiming to close the gap between its Kiwi operations and the country's local number one distributor.
Dicker Data eyes double profit boost
"The integration process with regard to site consolidation and personnel reassignment is well underway and we are working towards finalising all expected key vendor relationships."
Top bosses vacate following “ahead of schedule” Dicker Data merger
"The Dicker Data leadership team is very experienced, has great instinct, and has a clear strategy and view of the market, which is good news for customers, partners and vendors."
30 days of Express Data... $100m revenue for Dicker Data
"The size of the combined entities revenue and the strong gross margins on both sides gives us great confidence for the future."
Distie deal thrills, Orcon spills and dollar bills
Six months is a long time in the New Zealand channel market.
Redmond's new order, a big Aussie distie deal and a mystery start-up...
Six months is a long time in the New Zealand channel market - The Channel looks back at the big stories in February...
Dicker Data sounds warning for larger disties
"Now, Ingram Micro and Synnex are not so far ahead. They're not out of reach. And that brings a whole different dynamic to the market."
Dicker Data shareholders greenlight Express Data acquisition
Dicker Data shareholders have given the $65.5 million purchase of Express Data the greenlight.
Express Data buyer Dicker Data reveals "exceptional" financials
Dicker Data, the Australian distributor currently in the process of buying Express Data, has recorded strong revenue growth for its half year to 31 December.
Massive channel change – Dicker Data NZ plans explained
Following Dicker's acquisition of Express Data ANZ, David Dicker speaks exclusively with Techday to explain his firm’s New Zealand plans.
Express Data ANZ sold to big Aussie distie
Express Data has been sold, with Australian distributor Dicker Data announcing its acquisition of the company today.