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Interview: Ingram Micro’s new managing director steps up to the plate
Jason Langley is focussing on improving channel relationships, developing more financing options for partners, and is keen to launch new initiatives in Q1 2020.
Gary Bigwood named new CEO of PB Tech
“We are delighted that Gary has chosen to join the PB Tech team as CEO, as we enter our next phase of growth in the new decade."
Ingram Micro's Gary Bigwood departs for 'another significant player'
Major change at the massive distributor, with long time managing director moving on.
Gallery: Ingram Micro Showcase inspires Auckland to take 'One Giant Leap'
“Ingram Micro Showcase has always been the ultimate platform to display and demonstrate the latest our industry has to offer.”
Gallery: One Giant Leap for Ingram Micro at Showcase 2019
The event was space-themed, a nod to 2019 being the 50th anniversary since Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon.
Gallery: IT industry abuzz at Ingram Micro Showcase Chch
The event was themed ‘One Giant Leap’, a nod to 2019 being the 50th anniversary since Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon.
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Ingram Micro Showcase 2019
The event was themed ‘One Giant Leap’, a nod to 2019 being the 50th anniversary since Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon.
Ex-Connector Systems team in new networking venture
A group of former employees at Ingram Micro and Connector Systems have set up a company called Access Networks, based in Helensville, Auckland.
Ingram Micro & FlexiGroup launch online lease hub for resellers
The Hub is designed to give more than 3000 IT resellers the ability to access and offer competitive leasing quotes to their business customers.
Kidd made Ingram Micro executive for cloud
Barbara Kidd has been promoted to cloud general manager as the company signs new vendors to its Cloud Marketplace.
Ingram Micro announces distribution agreement with Huawei
The agreement will see Ingram Micro distributing the full range of Huawei’s information technology solutions.
Ingram Micro Showcase to highlight the future of technology
All the details for Ingram Micro Showcase 2018, which will be hitting Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland this year.
Veeam recognises A/NZ partners at ProPartner awards in Sydney
The annual awards dinner saw a variety of partners recognised over 14 categories.
Exclusive Interview - Bigwood talks the new, improved Ingram NZ
Ingram Micro NZ’s executive managing director and ChannelLife sat down to talk new facilities and strategy for 2018 and beyond.
IBM shakes up distribution model and partners for 2018
IBM has combined distribution elements, ending their agreement with Dicker Data while retaining Ingram Micro and Westcon-Comstor.
Interview: Allied Telesis goes exclusive with Ingram Micro NZ
Ingram Micro NZ's Connector Systems business has won exclusive distribution of Allied Telesis' offerings, with the vendor dropping Exeed.
Ingram Micro NZ opens up converged infrastructure revenue stream in Vertiv deal
Ingram Micro NZ has inked a deal with Vertiv, opening up additional revenue streams for resellers in the converged infrastructure space.
Double-digit growth prompts expansion for Ingram Micro NZ
Ingram Micro New Zealand is expanding its offices in the wake of strong double digit growth over the last 18 months.
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.
Ingram Micro NZ ramps up Fortinet team; adds new regional workshops
Ingram Micro NZ has bulked up its Fortinet practise and added new outreach offerings to help resellers overcome security talent shortages.
Photo gallery: Ingram Micro Showcase highlights diverse role of technology
Ingram Micro Showcase's Wellington and Christchurch events have proved winners - so what hot technologies are grabbing attendees attention?
Photo gallery: NZ's biggest tech show hits Christchurch
Ingram Micro Showcase 2017 hit Christchurch this week - and we've got the pics to prove it!
NZ's biggest tech show returns with Ingram Micro Showcase 2017
Kiwi businesses have the opportunity to pack six months of tech interviews into one day at Ingram Micro’s upcoming Showcase 2017.
Ingram Micro NZ adds Veeam cloud capabilities to portfolio after world-beating growth
Ingram Micro NZ has been fast-tracked to Veeam Aggregator status after recording the fastest market share growth of any new distie, globally.
Ingram Micro NZ Cure Kids Charity Golf soars to new fundraising heights
Ingram Micro New Zealand’s Cure Kids Charity Golf Tournament has soared high for the third year in a row, raising more than $59,000 for the charity.
New product defends SMBs from cyber attacks - big opportunity for resellers
Attackers love the fact that SMBs often don’t see security as a priority. Now resellers can take advantage of Norton Security for Professionals.
Vaughan Nankivell: A man who was passionate in all he did
Vaughan Nankivell is being remembered as a man who threw himself into life and was passionate about all he did.
Ingram Micro goes exclusive with Trend Micro as vendor joins cloud marketplace
Ingram Micro has upgraded its distie deal with Trend Micro, signing an exclusive agreement with the vendor and adding it to the Cloud Marketplace.
Six key takeaways from Ingram Micro New Zealand Showcase
Cloud, UCC, lifecycle management and Ingram Micro as a software engineering firm ... we look at the key themes of yesterday’s Ingram Micro Showcase.
Trend Micro heading to Ingram Micro NZ Cloud Marketplace
Ingram Micro resellers will soon be able to offer new cloud bundles incorporating Trend Micro, with the vendor heading to Cloud Marketplace.
Ingram Micro debuts ‘game changing’ partner rewards where anything goes
Ingram Micro has debuted what it says is a ‘game changing’ reseller rewards programme. Boss Gary Bigwood explains.
Ingram Micro Showcase Christchurch postponed; decision on WLG due next week
Ingram Micro has postponed next Monday’s Christchurch Showcase following this week’s earthquakes and flooding and is assessing the Wellington event.
Ingram Micro NZ assesses quake damage ahead of Showcase; people 'are the priority'
"It is important to focus on our own staff and partners first and what they need, before thinking about the show."
Time for resellers to get switched on says Ingram Micro NZ boss
Ingram Micro NZ boss Gary Bigwood is urging resellers to get ‘switched on’ to the new growth and revenue opportunities being offered up DX.
‘Seriously delighted’ Ingram Micro NZ nabs exclusive Belkin distribution
Belkin has gone exclusive with its New Zealand distribution, with Ingram Micro now the exclusive Kiwi distributor.
Azure comes to Ingram Micro's local Cloud Marketplace
Ingram Micro has added Microsoft Azure to its local Cloud Marketplaces, providing resellers with the opportunity to build a new Azure practice.
Ingram Micro NZ puts focus on retail with new senior leadership appointment
Adam Peden is taking on the new role of NZ general manager of retail sales as Ingram Micro looks to further drive its retail business locally.
Ingram Micro NZ offers resellers premium revenue potential with Jabra deal
Ingram Micro NZ has added Jabra to its lineup in a deal the distie says offers resellers the chance to develop additional premium revenue streams.
Exclusive: Ingram Micro NZ: Ups and downs but 'solid' 2015
Holding company Ingram Micro Holdings clocked up a $3.3m loss last year but the figures don't tell the true story of Ingram Micro NZ, the distributor.
Ingram Micro NZ adds Cirius to cloud marketplace lineup
Resellers get seamless access to Cirius' comms and email encryption solutions and the chance to create unique bundled offerings with new addition.
Ingram Micro NZ signs on as Veeam distributor
Ingram Micro NZ has signed a distie deal with Veeam Software, saying it opens the doors for resellers to market to a large portion of Kiwi businesses.
New vendors coming for Ingram Micro cloud marketplace
Ingram Micro New Zealand will be adding new vendors to its cloud marketplace portfolio, but local boss Gary Bigwood is remaining mum on who and when.
Ingram Micro opens up new revenue streams for resellers with HikVision
Ingram Micro New Zealand boss Gary Bigwood is bullish about the opportunities new signing HikVision brings Kiwi resellers.
Ingram Micro NZ scoops up Dell distribution
Ingram Micro has been appointed as Dell New Zealand’s Kiwi distributor, offering the full range of Dell’s commercial and enterprise products.
Ingram Micro brings high-end data erasure to resellers
Ingram Micro has added data erasure vendor Blancco to its portfolio, with international experience showing 70% uptake in replacement equipment cases.
Ingram Micro offers up more reseller opportunities at Showcase
Ingram Micro will be showcasing new vendors and its own cloud offering at this year's Showcase - and for resellers, that means new opportunities.
Ingram Micro NZ consolidated financials show improvements
Ingram Micro New Zealand Holdings has posted consolidated revenue of $562 million, with a loss for the financial 2014 year of $1.1 million.
You’re invited to Ingram Micro Showcase 2015
From an Apple Watch to a data centre, it’s all on show at the Ingram Micro Showcase and the time to pre-register to attend is now.
Ingram Micro snaffles NZ distribution for EMC
EMC will begin distributing EMC's full range of products and services in July, following a 'transition' period.
Ingram Micro Showcase again shows the way in NZ...
Marking the 19th anniversary of the industry’s largest trade show, Ingram Micro NZ Managing Director Gary Bigwood spoke of "exciting changes ahead."
Only days to go to register for the Ingram Micro Showcase 2014…
Ingram Micro is calling on the technology industry to register for one of the biggest dates on the New Zealand calendar, the upcoming Ingram Micro Showcase 2014.
Kiwis unite as Ingram Micro quiz night raises $15k for Cure Kids
Ingram Micro’s quiz night, hosted by former All Black great Stu Wilson, saw representatives from some of the world’s top technology brands pitted against each other in a battle for bragging rights.
Ingram Micro: Consolidated financials 'not a true view'
"Operating profit in 2013 for Ingram Micro NZ Limited – the IT distributor – was definitely positive and met with expectations."
Ingram Micro sets future plans with bold new brand identity
"Refreshing and repositioning the Ingram Micro brand is a natural next step in our company’s growth and success."
Exclusive update: StorageCraft appoints Ingram Micro as NZ distributor
"The inclusion of StorageCraft technology in our portfolio will enable our resellers to deliver a truly compelling value proposition to their customers."
Big changes at Adobe - exclusive NZ distie appointed
Adobe selects its single distribution partner in New Zealand to help drive the uptake of the company’s Value Incentive Program (VIP), which includes Creative Cloud for teams and the Adobe Partner Connection channel program.
Ingram Micro Now Offers Electronic Service Delivery for Microsoft Office Products
"If maximising your time is important to you, you really need to look at this capability and how it can help you be more efficient."
Ingram Micro wins Red Hat APAC Distributor of the Year 2013
The world’s largest wholesale technology distributor honoured at Red Hat's APAC partner conference in Bangkok.
Tribute to the passing of Ingram Micro's Priscilla King
IT industry grieves for Ingram Micro stalwart Priscilla King, who sadly passed away late last week following a long battle with illness.
Ingram Micro signs Telecom NZ distie deal
Country's largest wholesale technology distributor has signed an agreement with Telecom New Zealand to provide third-party logistics and supply chain optimisation services.
Gary Bigwood’s top channel trends
How is the NZ reseller market changing? Where is the growth occurring? How can resellers make the most of the opportunities? What are some of the external drivers that are changing our market?
Ingram Micro unveils new channel app
Ingram Micro’s resellers can now check pricing and availability and order product anywhere, anytime via their mobile devices, with the launch of iOS and Android apps for the distributor.
Senior Manager to depart Ingram Micro NZ
The New Zealand office of global technology distributor Ingram Micro has lost one of its key senior managers.
Ingram Micro swoops for channel trio
Distributor fends off competition from rival companies to recruit three new staff members within the ANZ region.
Breaking: Des Ling to join Exeed?
It looks like Desmond Ling has jumped ship at Ingram Micro in Australia to join Exeed New Zealand.
Departing Desmond Ling not heading to Ingram Micro NZ
Company's senior director of the Volume Technology Group will move back to New Zealand, but not with Ingram Micro.
40-45 Ingram Micro NZ jobs going to Philippines
Bold changes at the companies local operation will affect a large number of New Zealand roles.
IBM strikes Ingram cloud deal
Ingram Micro to distribute IBM Virtual Server Services to the New Zealand channel.
Resellers frustrated with Ingram's AU website
It's not just the New Zealand Ingram Micro website that has caused headaches for its resellers.
Ingram signs "any size" EFTPOS deal
New deal aimed at resellers needing an EFTPOS solution of any size.
Investigation: Who funds whose salary?
The Channel looks at the topic of funded BDMs and vendor desks.
Ingram MD shoots down direct rumours
New Zealand's largest distributor has told The Channel it has absolutely no plans to sell direct to end users.
Ingram MD issues new web update
Managing Director Gary Bigwood has said that Ingram Micro is "absolutely committed" to the new site and that the company "will not stop" until everything is right.
Ingram website still 'requires work'
Managing Director, Gary Bigwood, admits that the newly re-launched Ingram website still has issues but says there's a "small army" working to resolve them.
Ingram Micro website still not working
Resellers have told <span style="font-style: italic;">The Channel that there are still some serious issues with Ingram Micro’s new website that need to be addressed as soon as possible.
Ingram Micro website issues identified
After launch day performance issues, Ingram Micro MD Gary Bigwood has said that the new website has "gained stability" and has seen a "marked improvement in performance".
Ingram Micro system launch moved to March 1st
Ingram Micro has pushed its new website and system launch back a month in order to have it fully operational on launch day.
Ingram Micro to implement system changes
[UPDATED] In an effort to better support the business needs of its customers, Ingram Micro will upgrade its systems and unveil a new website on February 1st.
Ingram Micro: everything is POS-sible
Ingram Micro took the next step in its fiveyear plan to become a strong presence in DC POS (data capture and point of sale) last month, when it signed a conditional deal with ProvencoCadmus Limited and relevant subsidiaries to buy its Vantex division.