Rhipe shortlisted for 2014 Australian Growth Company Awards

Rhipe Limited have been shortlisted as a finalist in the 2014 Australian Growth Company Awards for the category Growth Company to Watch. What are the Australian Growth Company Awards? The Australian Growth Company Awards were launched in 2012 and celebrate excellence in the mid-market. They recognise companies that demonstrate high rates of growth, as well…

VMworld 2014

VMworld US 2014 - A look into the future

VMware's annual conference, VMworld was held in San Francisco at the end of August. VMworld is a two part conference, with events in San Francisco, and Barcelona in October. This conference is VMware’s customer focused event of the year, where they make most major announcements. This was my 3rd VMworld, and each time it gets…

Microsoft Big Bets for FY15

(Stephen Parker, Head of Cloud Strategy, Rhipe) Each year at WPC Microsoft lets it’s partner community know what their big bets are for the coming year. In the past these have changed reach year. However this year they are the same as FY14 with the addition of Security. Cloud, Social, Mobility, Big Data & BI,…

WPC 2014 Tiffani Bova

Microsoft WPC Day 3 - Vision Keynotes

(Stephen Parker, Head of Cloud Strategy, Rhipe) Although there were no big “wow” announcements, there were things that caught my attention.  Summary below. Tiffani Bova, VP, Gartner Research. We live in a world of customer experiences. However too many businesses are still trying sell the underlying product.  She summed this up with a coffee analogy…

Help your Customers Get their Data into the Cloud

(Stephen Parker, Head of Cloud Strategy, Rhipe) There are various blockers identified for why customers hesitate in adopting Cloud services e.g. security, offshore data, service reliability etc.  However from a very practical perspective simply getting data from it’s current location (on-premises) to the Cloud can be just as big a blocker. It doesn’t matter how…

Vendor Update: Veeam New Points Plan & New Bundles

Veeam have announced a few updates to the Veeam Cloud Provider Program.  You can find further information about the program here (http://www.veeam.com/service-providers.html) or of course your Rhipe account manager. Program update Addition of 10,000 point plan pricing   Product updates Addition of Package (Backup and Replication + Management Pack Enterprise ) and Package Plus SKUs…