MPevents: Mandatory Serious Data Breach Notification to become law

On the 13th of February, the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Bill 2016 was passed through the Australian Senate and will become law within 12 months. Australian businesses (with some exceptions), with a minimum turn-over of 3 million a year will be compelled to notify the privacy commissioner and their customers of any serious data breach or face a fine of up to $360,000 for individuals or $1.8 million for…

SMBiT Professionals National Conference

This year, Helene, David and Andrew spent two full days catching up with existing and new partners at the SMBiT Professionals National Conference as a sponsor and vendor. This is the second year we have sponsored this event, and fifth year of sponsorship of the SMBiT Professionals group. It was an exciting event, with 140 members in attendance and many vendors that we had also worked with before. Helene took to…

Manage Protect in the Media

Last month, it was officially announced in Communications Day magazine, and ARN that Intermedia has moved into a Datacenter in Sydney, and has partnered with Manage Protect. “Intermedia said that over the next month, 400 of its partners would migrate to Manage Protect’s channel program – doubling that firm’s partner base to 800. It said key benefits of the partnership included local presales capacity, along with technical and billing support…

Colocation delivers Dropbox competitor to the region

Manage Protect, cloud-based security and mobility services provider, has employed award-winning IT infrastructure provider Zettagrid to host the local deployment of the Silicon Valley-based file sharing and collaboration platform Soonr in data centres including NEXTDC’s M1 Melbourne facility. Soonr recently appointed Manage Protect as its strategic distributor in Australia and New Zealand – a deal which illustrates the ability of colocation facilities like NEXTDC’s M1 to support the rapid deployment…

Soonr selects Manage Protect as Strategic Distributor in Australia and New Zealand

Manage Protect, provider of cloud technology to meet companies’ security and mobility needs, has been appointed by Soonr (www.soonr.com) as a strategic distributor of its cloud services that deliver “secure file sharing and collaboration” functionality for business users. Manage Protect, provider of cloud technology to meet companies’ security and mobility needs, has been appointed by Soonr (www.soonr.com) as a strategic distributor of its cloud services that deliver “secure file sharing…

Corporate file sharing: Soonr the better?

Enterprise-grade secure file sharing and collaboration provider has come to Australia with the appointment of Manage Protect as its strategic distributor. Unlike the consumer-oriented services, Soonr provides the level of security required by business users, company officials claimed. Its internal operational controls comply with SSAE-16 and ISAE 340, they explained. Australian customers’ data is stored redundantly in data centres in Sydney and Melbourne, they said, providing better performance thanks to low latency,…

Dropbox rival picks Aussie distie

Manage Protect to distribute Soonr. Silicon Valley based file sharing platform Soonr will be distributed in Australia via security provider Manage Protect. Soonr will be the first cloud “fileshare/collaboration service” with local infrastructure and targeted at small to medium businesses to be delivered completely via the channel in Australia, claimed a Manage Protect representative. Manage Protect has 450 resellers in Australia. Data will be stored at a Vocus data centre…

2013 ARN ICT Industry Awards: And the finalists are ….

ARN is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2013 ARN ICT Awards. Competition was tough across all categories, this year. We were particularly impressed with the number of entrants in the new award category, Homegrown Innovators, in which a varied group of nominees put their best foot forward in both the Service Provider of the Year and the Software Developer of the Year awards. Congratulations to all our worthy…