Pure Storage, renowned for advanced data storage technology and services, recently held its 6th annual Purely Technical partner conference in the Yarra Valley, Victoria. Here, the firm acknowledged the extraordinary contributions of its partner systems engineers (SEs) across Australia and New Zealand.
The exclusive, invitation-only Purely Technical conference is an event designed for high-performing SEs to grasp the future developments of Pure Storage. Over the course of four days, attendees benefitted from access to the latest product updates, live demonstrations and learned how Pure Storage is equipping its partners to stay competitive in the industry. The conference was endorsed by Cisco, Equinix, Westcon-Comstor, and Dicker Data, who are partners in Pure Storage distribution.
Since its inception, Pure Storage has been completely channel-led. Maintaining a world-class Partner Program, informed by partner feedback and customer needs, is pivotal to its growth. The brand's continuous drive to enhance its Program is aimed at fostering an environment where partners can run more innovative, intelligent and rapid businesses.
Adam Rosham, Director, Channels, Australia & New Zealand, Pure Storage, expressed, “Purely Technical is one of the many fantastic events that Pure Storage organises for our partner community to keep them updated on the company’s latest innovations, listen to their feedback, have some fun and recognise the partners that have gone above and beyond.”
The Gala Awards Night, bearing the theme "TV Stars", gave Pure Storage a platform to appreciate the significant contributions of its partner SE community.
The honours conferred at the event were:
2023 Partner SE of the Year – NSW & ACT – Matt Chan, Sekuro
2023 Partner SE of the Year – QLD & NT – Kris van Dyk, Centum Services
2023 Partner SE of the Year – VIC, SA & TAS – Scott McKenzie, Data#3
2023 Partner SE of the Year – WA – David Cahill, Cirrus
2023 Partner SE of the Year – NZ – Rob Ebner, Softsource
2023 Partner Rookie SE of the Year – ANZ – Layton Aplin, Sempre
2023 Pure SE of the Year – ANZ – Daniel Pendlebury, Pure Storage