Weekly Recap: Top 10 Stories On ChannelTimes [April 24-29]
The week was eventful for IT channel. Mumbai based IT association of system integrators and retailers, ASIRT has recently conducted its monthly event, TechDay. Another association, The Information Technology Traders Association [ITTA] Pondicherry has elected its new office bearers for 2017-18 at a recently private event.
Also, as the day approaches for GST implementation, this week that TAIT had come forward and organised an workshop to ease the worry of IT channel in this regard.
We have been seeing it since years that channel partners whether big or small has been pivotal for driving vendor’s business. There were other big announcements. Inflow announced a new distribution agreement with Unify, the Atos brand for communications software and services. HCL Infosystems has announced that it has achieved the Oracle Platinum Partner status in Oracle Partner Network (OPN).
The week also saw some important appointments. Nasscom elected Jaimin Shah, MD & CEO of Ahmedabad-based Dev Information Technology Ltd, as the Chairman of their Domestic Council for 2017-2019.
Here are some of the top stories of the week on Channel Times you would not want to miss. Read on to find out more.
ASIRT Tech-Day Focuses On ‘Freedom and Health’
Mumbai based IT association of system integrators and retailers, ASIRT has recently conducted its monthly event, TechDay. The event was primarily presided by two speakers- Anil Thomas who delineated four types of freedom entrepreneurs can get; and the other is Aditi Patel who spoke at length on living a healthy life. Read More
GST Is A Business Reform, Not Just A Tax Reform: TAIT
India is ready to roll out its biggest tax reform possibly from July 2017. The Goods and Services Tax (GST) embodies the concept of one nation, one tax and is a destination based tax levied on the supply of goods and services. The intent of implementing GST is to eliminate the tax-on-tax imposed on goods and services, improve compliance, and consolidate several Central and State taxes, but the ease of doing business also brings in repercussions for some. Read More
SATCOM Plans The Year Ahead At ‘Aarohan’
Satcom Infotech, a national distributor of various software products, recently conducted their internal event, ‘Aarohan’ in Goa. The name Aarohan connotes driving the company towards success and the key agenda was paving the way for an extremely successful year ahead for Satcom- its employees, vendors and partners. Read More
HCL Infosystems Is Now Oracle’s Platinum Partner
HCL Infosystems has announced that it has achieved the Oracle Platinum Partner status in Oracle Partner Network (OPN). By attaining Platinum level membership, Oracle has recognized HCL Infosystems and its subsidiaries – HCL Services (HCL Infosystems’ Domestic IT services arm) and HCL Insys Pte Ltd. (HCL Infosystems’ Singapore based arm) for its expertise in selling and implementing Oracle solutions for its customers. Read More
Dev IT’s Jaimin Shah To Head Nasscom’s Domestic Council
India’s apex IT body, Nasscom has elected Jaimin Shah, MD & CEO of Ahmedabad-based Dev Information Technology Ltd, as the Chairman of their Domestic Council for 2017-2019. He becomes the youngest and also first Gujarati to be elected to the post of Chairman of a council at Nasscom. Read More
ITTA Pondicherry Elects New Team; Chalks Out Plans
The Information Technology Traders Association [ITTA] Pondicherry has elected its new office bearers for 2017-18 at a recently private event. M Ramesh, president, Confed-ITA, and other office bearers from his team, as well as representatives from the neighboring associations participated in the event. Read More
SonicWall Bets Big On Channel Initiatives
Cyber security provider SonicWall has announced that over 10,000 partners have already registered as SonicWall resellers, and the SecureFirst Partner Program is now open to partners in Asia Pacific.
SonicWall also introduced two initiatives designed to help these partners secure customers in the shifting cyber arms race – SonicWall University to train partners on cybersecurity, and new global marketing programs and incentives to help the SonicWall channel deliver their cybersecurity solutions and services for small and medium-size businesses. Read More
Syntech Technology Renamed As Gionee India
Syntech Technology Pvt. Ltd., the Indian partner to Gionee’s overseas arm, today announced its official corporate name change to Gionee India, for increased synergy between the corporate and the brand name. Gionee India will henceforth be manufacturing and marketing Gionee smartphones in India. Apart from the name, there will be no changes in the overall corporate and financial structure which was being followed by the erstwhile Syntech Technology Pvt. Ltd. Read More
Inflow To Distribute Unify’s Products In India
Inflow has announced a new distribution agreement with Unify, the Atos brand for communications software and services. With this distribution agreement, Inflow Technologies is authorized to distribute and support Unify’s entire portfolio, including OpenScape and the soon-to-be-launched-in-India Circuit. The OpenScape portfolio can scale from voice to UC and grow to 100,000 users. The combination of Inflow with OpenScape will provide a winning combination of great selling opportunities for partners. Read More
Xerox Appoints Compuage Infocom As National Distributor
Xerox India has named announced Compuage Infocom, one of India’s leading IT and telecom distribution house as its new national distributor partner for Xerox range of office products and Supplies. With this distribution tieup, the company is looking at expanding its presence in the tier 2 and 3 markets in the country along with strengthening supply chain efficiency. Read More