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How leveraging the cloud can create better business opportunities

One of the biggest risks faced by established companies right now is being overtaken by disruptive competitors using more powerful, innovative cloud platforms. So having an ambitious, creative cloud transformation…

Versent partners with Databricks to bolster its data offering

AWS technology transformation partner Versent has agreed a partnership with Databricks. Under the partnership, Versent becomes a vetted implementation partner of Databricks in Australia, deepening its data science and data-driven…

Australia’s cloud market tipped to surpass $14bn in 2025

Computer Weekly: Australia’s cloud computing market is tipped to grow by 12.5% to reach $14.1bn in 2025, supported by large-scale digital transformation initiatives to counter pandemic-related operational issues, according to…

Versent named as AWS Ecosystem Leader in new ISG report

IT Brief Australia: Digital transformation and cloud application company Versent has been named as a leader across four quadrants in The 2021 ISG Provider Lens™ AWS Ecosystem Partners report for…

ISG named Versent leader in AWS Ecosystem partners

AWS Services Ecosystem in Australia Continues to Grow Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, there has been a dramatic increase in the range and pace of enterprise…

Five common myths about Zero Trust that need to be ousted

CyberSec Asia: Since its introduction a decade ago, Zero Trust has gained wide acceptance as an industry standard, and has evolved into a major market segment of the cybersecurity industry….

Aussie partners weigh in on AWS’s partner program overhaul, new offerings

CRN: Amazon Web Services’ re:Invent conference this year, which was partially held in person for the first time since 2019, had a number of announcements specific to its channel partners,…

Balancing the Grind with Dean Robinson, Managing Director at Versent Managed Services

Balance the Grind: To kick things off, could you tell us a little about your career background and current role? “I started my career working at an Australian based medical…

Versent, Mantel group open Perth offices

Business News: Technology and design consultant Mantel Group has expanded from the east coast into Perth, as it plans to take on 200 more staff nationally in the next 12…

APAC expert guide to cloud migration

Computer Weekly: In this expert guide on cloud migration in Asia-Pacific, we highlight the key considerations and strategies that enterprises can take when moving their workloads to public cloud. When…

Video: 10 Minute IT Jams – Who is Versent Managed Services?

IT Brief Australia: Techday’s 10 Minute IT Jams provide sharp, to-the-point insights into emerging and established technology companies that operate in the Asia-Pacific region. Today we talk to Versent Managed…

ASEAN excels as Channel Asia unveils finalists for enhanced Innovation Awards

Channel Asia: Channel Asia is proud to announce the finalists of an enhanced Innovation Awards in 2021, housing the largest celebration of technology ecosystem excellence in delivering transformative customer solutions…

Australia shines as ARN unveils record-breaking number of finalists for enhanced Innovation Awards

ARN: ARN is proud to announce the finalists of an enhanced Innovation Awards in 2021, housing a record-breaking number of submissions in what will be the largest celebration of ecosystem…

AWS partner Versent adds five seniors to its team in Singapore

Consultancy.asia: Technology consultancy Versent has over the past months bolstered its team in Singapore with the hire of over a dozen new professionals, including five seniors, lifting its headcount in…

Versent bolsters APAC Presence with Senior Hires

Enterprise IT World: AWS-dedicated technology transformation partner, Versent, has hired 28 new senior roles in Singapore since the beginning of the year as it continues to roll out its growth…

Versent Bolsters APAC Presence with Senior Hires

ASEAN Tech & Sec: Versent has hired 28 new senior roles in Singapore since the beginning of the year. The current Versent team in Singapore is now made up of…

Versent Asia bolsters senior ranks

ITWire: Australian-born AWS specialist Versent has made several senior appointments in its Singapore operation. The latest senior hires at Versent largely involve sales and engineering roles. “We have doubled our…

EY alumni take top posts at technology consulting firms

Consultancy.com.au: Three of Australia’s budding technology firms have announced new executives, with a trio of EY alumni – Julian Gilchrist, Ken Maxwell, and Paul Migliorini – named in the roles….

Versent appoints Paul Migliorini as Chief Executive Officer

Tech News: Versent, has today announced the appointment of Paul Migliorini, as CEO, with founder and outgoing CEO, Thor Essman, moving to Chairman of the Versent Group Board of Directors….

Versent appoints Paul Migliorini as Chief Executive Officer

Enterprise IT World: Versent has appointed Paul Migliorini, as CEO, with founder and outgoing CEO, Thor Essman, moving to Chairman of the Versent Group Board of Directors. The leadership transition…

Migliorini takes the helm at Versent

ITwire: Digital transformation and cloud specialist Versent has appointed Paul Migliorini to the role of CEO. “Paul and I have been working together closely over the past year to set…

Ex-AWS exec Paul Migliorini takes over as Versent CEO

ARN: The founder and CEO of Amazon Web Services (AWS) partner Versent has officially stepped aside as lead for the company a year after handing over day-to-day operations. Thor Essman,…

Former AWS ANZ, APJ boss Paul Migliorini joins Versent as CEO

CRN: Former Amazon Web Services managing director for Australia and New Zealand Paul Migliorini has joined AWS partner Versent as its new chief executive. Migliorini replaces Versent founder Thor Essman,…

Optimising the customer experience with cloud-based digital identity

Marketing Magazine: The most common use cases for digital identity are team members logging into company systems and customers accessing public service portals. It’s the latter scenario that offers opportunities…

3 women in STEM have their say on the gender pay gap, diversity and inclusion on Equal Pay Day

Startup Daily: The Workplace Gender Equality Agency’s (WGEA) latest national gender pay gap figures saw the pay gap increase for women over the last six months to 14.2%. This means…

Three women in STEM weigh in on diversity, inclusion and equal pay

Kochie’s Business Builders: The Workplace Gender Equality Agency’s (WGEA) latest national gender pay gap figures saw the pay gap increase for women over the last six months to 14.2 per…

5pillars and Versent gain new AWS MSSP competency

ARN: Australian automated cybersecurity startup 5pillars.io and AWS Premier consulting partner Versent have become two of the first partners globally to achieve the newly launched Amazon Web Services (AWS) Level…

AWS reveals Level 1 MSSP Competency launch partners

ARN: The AWS Level 1 MSSP Competency is aimed at supporting customers of the cloud giant that are looking for AWS partners with deep specialisation and expertise protecting and monitoring…

Versent, 5 Pillars and Red Bear IT secure AWS’s new Level 1 MSSP competency

CRN: AWS overnight announced the new competency to allow MSSPs to make their cloud software solutions and services available in the AWS Marketplace. “Versent is proud to be one of…

Versent Announces Accelerator Program for Skills Development of Associate Engineers

AsiaBizToday: Starting in July 2021, four trainees have joined Versent Asia to develop their core engineering skills from the ground up. The program will largely focus on learning through experience…

Versent Launches 2021 Experience Accelerator Program

Enterprise IT World: AWS-dedicated technology transformation partner, Versent, has launched its Versent Experience Accelerator Program (VEAP) for associate engineers. The program is designed to fast-track core skills development of associate…

Versent Asia aims for ‘well-rounded’ software pros with new program

Channel Asia: The program is designed to fast-track core skills development of associate engineers with a minimum of one year’s experience. The Singapore arm of Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud…

Versent deploys Amazon Connect to super fund Rest

CRN: Managed services provider Versent has scored an Amazon Connect deployment with superannuation fund Rest Super.Amazon Connect was brought in to enable Rest’s financial advisers to work remotely during the…

What comes after the cloud revolution?

The IT industry has always worked in cycles. We ask industry experts what they think will be the ‘next big thing’ after cloud computing. This is the next in our…

Digital Transformation in Asia – we still have some way to go

Digital transformation is still fledgling with IT legacy systems the mainstay of many Asian organisations. Throughout 2020, organisations across the globe were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in some way,…

APAC career guide on cloud computing

Besides having engineering chops and certifications, aspiring cloud professionals should have curiosity and soft skills to succeed in the evolving cloud computing landscape. In Australia, for example, many organisations have…

Balancing the Grind with Dora Peake, General Manager, People and Culture at Versent

Dora Peake is the General Manager of People and Culture at Versent, a technology company, focused on architecting, building & operating cloud native applications, data streams, platforms and services. 1) To…

What is the ‘post-COVID normal?’

We asked a number of IT executives what the ‘new normal’ might look like as the impact of COVID-19 wanes. As part of our ongoing ‘controversial question’ series, we asked…

One on One with ARN: Versent’s Tim Hope

Hope strives to build and establish strong foundations and trust with his Versent team and partners. Everyone has great ideas, but the concept that an idea without execution is just…

More roles for women in IT than just coding, female tech leader says

The business world needs to move away from the perception that IT equals coding and recognise that there is much more to working in technology, the vice-president of online services…

IWD 2021: Diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace

I flipped through The 10 most influential women in technology story on Analytics Insight and I am left to wonder: if women contribute to 36% of the Asia-Pacific GDP (per McKinsey Global Institute 2015…

Cloud-First Systems Need A Cloud-First Defensive Strategy

Businesses, large and small, are embracing the Cloud. No matter which research company, vendor or expert you consult, everyone agrees that about four in every five enterprise workloads are either…

Aussie partners ponder what a new AWS CEO will bring

As Amazon Web Services (AWS) CEO Andy Jassy prepares to take the helm of parent company Amazon as CEO, AWS partners are turning their attention towards the type of leadership the…

The future of cloud in Southeast Asia

When we think about cloud or cloud technology, it automatically comes down to storage and that’s about it. I blame Apple and their iCloud. From a small niche at first,…

Flybuys Transforms Its Tech For Customers, New Brands And Advertisers

Since splitting from Wesfarmers two years ago, Flybuys has overhauled its technology to launch new payments and advertising products. The company is looking to add more brands to its program…

Boral cuts US$1m a year from its cloud costs

Concrete maker cracks down on cloud economics. Boral, a listed maker of building products and construction materials, has revealed it was able to cut US$1 million (A$1.35 million) a year…

Versent hunts tech talent to fill 70-plus vacancies

Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud consulting partner Versent has embarked on a major hiring drive off the back of this year’s rapid rise in cloud services.  According to the Melbourne-based…

Versent steps up for AWS Marketplace professional services expansion

ISVs and consulting partners can now use the cloud giant’s online software store as a new sales channel. Australia-founded Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud consulting partner Versent has been named…

Flybuys migrates to cloud

Rebuilds IT environment post-Coles demerger. Flybuys has completed a wholesale migration to the cloud following its separation from Coles, moving 8.6 million active customer records to AWS.  Brad Blyth, the…

Australia’s Versent bulks up Asian presence with fresh talent

Australia-founded Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud consultancy firm Versent has turned to fresh talent from the likes of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and IBM as it works to bolster its Asian presence….

Ex-AWS man Paul Migliorini appointed as director by cloud firm Versent

Cloud platform and services firm Versent has appointed former AWS ANZ managing director Paul Migliorini as a non-executive director. The ANZ operation of AWS is claimed to be the biggest…

Paul Migliorini joins Versent for boardroom duties

Following five years as Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) managing director across the local region, Paul Migliorini has found a new posting on Versent’s board of directors.  Joining as a non-executive…

Cloud-based IAM: buy, subscribe or DIY?

Identity and Access Management (IAM) is an essential part of every organization’s efficient online operations. The question is, should you build your own IAM system, buy a ready-made solution or otherwise?…

Why the Australian government needs to level the playing field when it comes to awarding tech contracts

As the CEO of a fast growth Australian technology business, it was encouraging to hear that the NSW government has struck a whole-of-government deal with local company Vault Cloud to…

How Melbourne businesses are coping during lockdown

At Versent we are committed to not only providing for our people (regardless of their location), we also want to ensure we’re taking care of them. In this stressful time, we wanted…

ARN Innovation Awards 2020

ARN is proud to announce the finalists for the 2020 ARN Innovation Awards, featuring a stellar line-up of individuals, partners, vendors, distributors and start-ups. Over 180 organisations submitted more than 400 nominations…

Ping Identity makes changes to partner program to better serve businesses of today

Ping Identity partners commented on the changes. Versent chief security officer Eddie Smith says, “This new partner program accelerates our ability to support Ping Identity in a new era of…

Versent hires NAB veteran Nicole Devine as COO

Melbourne-based AWS partner Versent has hired Nicole Devine as its new chief operations officer. In her new role, Devine will focus on bringing together all areas of Versent to grow…

AWS Outposts arrives in Singapore through select partners

Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) Outposts has launched in Singapore with the fully managed service available through select channel partners. Expert consulting providers include Blazeclan Technologies, Sourced Group and Versent, in addition to global system integrators (GSIs) such…

Versent adds consulting to AWS marketplace offering

Melbourne-based cloud consultancy Versent has added consulting to the list of services it offers on the AWS Marketplace. The company joined the ranks of the AWS Marketplace Consulting Partner Private…

Versent shifts Vix to AWS cloud and Snowflake

Versent has landed a project with WA-based transit ticketing system provider Vix Technology, moving them into the AWS cloud and providing a data reporting solution on the Snowflake platform. With…

RMIT Online introduces AWS cloud computing courses

To help fulfil demand for cloud professionals, RMIT Online has teamed up with the AWS Academy to introduce two cloud computing courses, AWS Cloud Practitioner and AWS Cloud Architect. The…

Service NSW to shift all on-prem workloads to AWS

Service NSW is planning to push as many of its on-premises workloads into Amazon Web Services as possible under a multi-year migration project aimed at improving the scalability and resilience…

Counting the cost of doing nothing

Forward-thinking companies are increasingly coupling cloud-based solutions with the possibilities offered by artificial intelligence and machine learning.

Versent makes finalist in ARN awards in two categories

ARN is proud to announce the finalists for this year’s ARN Innovation Awards featuring a stellar line-up of partners and start-ups.

More than 60 partners and start-ups make the final shortlist this year after receiving more than 400 award submissions, playing host to the most competitive and comprehensive selection of leading innovators across Australia.

Versent and Insentra partner to grow managed services

Versent, an exclusive Amazon Web Services (AWS) services, product and platform provider, has formed a new partnership with Insentra.

The new partnership will create a complete service offering, and a single point of contact, led by Versent for businesses requiring both AWS and Microsoft managed services support.

As a certified AWS Managed Services Provider, Versent provides services for organisations with AWS hosted workloads and applications.

Versent and Insentra ink new partnership to grow managed services offer in Australia

As a certified AWS Managed Services Provider, Versent provides next-generation services for organisations with AWS hosted workloads and applications. Insentra, a 100% channel based professional and managed services organisation, brings six Microsoft Gold competencies, Citrix, Symantec, Veritas and RedHat capabilities. The combined managed services offering provides a breadth of industry-leading capabilities to the most common services required for any market.

Versent and Insentra strike new managed services partnership

Amazon Web Services (AWS) partner and platform provider Versent has partnered with Insentra, creating a complete offering for businesses requiring both AWS and Microsoft managed services support.

Insentra CEO, Ronnie Altit, said its business was focused on forming strong strategic partnerships, seeing the alignment of skills and global footprint as complementary with Versent. Insentra has more than 300 channel partnerships across Australia, New Zealand, the US and UK.

Versent came to the table with five AWS competencies and two in Stax covering MSP, DevOps, migration, solution provider and security.

Insentra meanwhile has six Microsoft Gold competencies, plus capabilities in Citrix, Symantec, Veritas and Red Hat.

Insentra and Versent join forces to deliver AWS and Microsoft services

Microsoft partner Insentra and AWS partner Versent have combined their respective cloud expertise to offer managed services for both AWS and Microsoft.

Versent, a three-time winner of AWS’ award for best Australian consulting partner, will lead the joint venture. Insentra brings its professional and managed services to the table, along with six Microsoft Gold competencies and capabilities with Citrix, Symantec, Veritas and RedHat. Together, Versent and Insentra said they’ll provide “capabilities to the most common services required for any market.”

How Versent is helping Woodside through its AWS journey

he demand to move to the cloud for energy giant Woodside was driven by a couple of main points – to speed up the time to process and interpret large seismic data sets, and providing analysis.

And to help achieve this, AWS premier consulting partner Versent was brought on-board to guide them through and map out their cloud journey.

These are AWS’s best Australian partners of 2018

Amazon Web Services has named its top partners for 2018, with Melbourne-based Versent being named best consulting partner for the third year in a row.

The awards were handed out during AWS Partner Summit in Sydney this week, selected by a panel of AWS experts.

AWS reveals top performing A/NZ partners

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has revealed its top performing partners across Australia and New Zealand who helped customers build solutions and drive innovation on the AWS Cloud.

The A/NZ Amazon Partner Network (APN) Awards took place in Sydney on 29 April during the vendor’s Partner Summit.

Versent acquires AI specialist Contexti

Versent announced its acquisition of Sydney-based, actionable insights business, Contexti.

Contexti has a proven track record in Australia in creating value from data for hundreds of customers, including Caltex, Seven West Media (SWM) and SAI Global.

The acquisition, effective immediately, will see the Contexti team embed with the Sydney-based Versent team at its O’Connell Street offices.

Versent buys Sydney-based data specialists Contexti

Versent has acquired Sydney-based actionable insights business Contexti, as part of plans to deepen data solution offerings across Australia.

Founded in 2012, Contexti specialises in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, with more than 100 enterprise customers which include Caltex, Seven West Media and SAI Global.

Versent snaps up fellow AWS partner Contexti

Versent has acquired fellow Sydney-based AWS partner and big data solutions specialist Contexti.

Contexti was founded in 2012 and boasts more than 100 enterprise customers, including Caltex, Seven West Media and SAI Global.

The company bills itself as an ‘actionable insights’ business, specialising in providing autonomous analytics with machine learning and AI. Its vendor partners include AWS and Microsoft Azure. Versent is no stranger to Amazon itself, having been named AWS’ top consulting partner of the year two years in a row.

Versent acquires actionable data insights business, Contexti

“The acquisition of Contexti will boost Versent’s ability to respond to the increasing demand for machine learning, data analytics and data aggregation solutions. Our deep expertise in Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud, and automation, combined with Contexti’s proven track record delivering automated AI solutions, big data development and data warehouse solutions for Australian enterprise, means we can now offer our customers a complete data and analytics solution.”

Every second of every day is about customer quality: how Versent helps corporates innovate

After years of frustration with the snail’s pace of getting things done at National Australia Bank (NAB), James Coxon and colleague Thor Essman banded together in 2014 to launch their own IT consultancy, Versent.

More than four years on, Coxon was last November in Las Vegas with the Versent team to hear Yuri Misnik, executive general manager, business enabling technology at NAB, take centre stage during an AWS re:Invent keynote to talk through the bank’s digital transformation and new agile approach to getting tech work done.

How the 2018 CRN Fast50 did it

In terms of overall revenue, identity and access management vendor Ping was top of the table. This unexpected result can be explained due to Ping’s importance to Versent.

Versent receives “Editor’s Choice Award” from CRN Australia

The 2018 CRN Fast50 Leader Award, recognising the biggest company on the list, was Cirrus Networks, returning after taking out Leader honours last year. The Editor’s award was won by Versent. CRN’s Icon Award, as voted for by the CRN Fast50 companies themselves, went to Brennan IT.

Fast Starters: Niclin Group, Versent top list, warn on skill shortage

Versent, a Melbourne-based consultancy which helps enterprises manage computing in an Amazon Web Services environment, has developed courses in partnership with RMIT to plug skills gaps in augmented reality, virtual reality and its brand of “server-less” cloud-based computing architecture.

How to land a job in InfoSec with @CyberSecRicki & DevSecOps versus SecDevOps with @_sarahyo

Cyber Security interviews Ricki Burke and Versent’s Sarah Young, co-organisers of the AllSec Meetups in Melbourne. This 15 minute podcast dives into Ricki’s BSides Workshop and Sarah’s SecDevSecOpsSec session.

Versent pushes into US market, makes leadership hires

Three new leadership hires will help shape Versent’s growth trajectory. Versent has made a string of strategic new leadership hires following strong market growth, amid plans to expand into the US within the next couple of months.

RMIT and Amazon link up for online AR/VR course

RMIT Online has added artificial intelligence to the growing list of technology subjectson offer at the university, teaming up with US technology giant Amazon to deliver theworld’s first short course in virtual reality and augmented reality. Students will also receive hands­ on guidance from information technology consultancy Versent, a member of Amazon’s Partner Network.

These are the 25 most attractive start-ups to work for in Australia, according to LinkedIn

Versent made #7 on LinkedIn’s Top Startup List in Australia. To be considered for this year’s list, companies needed to be privately held, seven years old or younger and have 50 or more employees. LinkedIn then looked at the activity of its more than 500 million users to factor in employee growth, job seeker interest and engagement with the company on the platform, as well as how well the upstarts were able to attract talent away from the established players on LinkedIn’s Top Companies list.

Top start-ups for attracting talent by LinkedIn

The LinkedIn rankings were based on employment growth, the number of non-employee views and follows on the start-up’s LinkedIn page and how many non-employees are viewing staff profiles from the company, the number of people viewing and applying for jobs at the company and the number of employees the start-up has recruited away from LinkedIn Top Companies, as a percentage of the start-up’s total workforce.

The Advice Leading Women in Tech Would Give to Their Graduate Selves

Lapid acknowledges the importance of business mentors, but instructs that they’ll only be valuable if you’re giving as well as receiving. Her advice to young female grads: “a mentor will help you, but only if you put in what you expect to get out. A mentorship goes two ways.”

A Look Inside the 18 Coolest Offices in Australia

After launching in 2014, Australian tech consultancy Versent experienced a meteoric rise, which saw them open a swanky new office on O’Connell Street in the Sydney CBD. Riley Smith of the company’s People and Culture department filled us in on the details – “We were looking for a lot of space to grow into, and that could be used to host events like meetups. We also needed an easily accessible, central location.”

Ping Identity names Versent APAC partner of the year

Ping has named Versent, a Melbourne-headquartered technology, managed services and PaaS provider, “Partner of the Year” for the Asia Pacific market.

Versent bags two Amazon Web Services (AWS) awards securing industry nod as top technology enabler

19 April 2018, Melbourne, Australia: Versent, a technology, managed services and PaaS provider, announces it is the first Australian company to win Amazon Web Services (AWS) APAC Partner of the Year and AWS Consulting Partner for the second year running at 2018 #AWSSummit in Sydney.

Why AI and voice recognition is here to stay – my takeaways from AWS Summit Sydney 2018

Wow, what an awesome three days the AWS Sydney Summit 2018. For the first time in Australia, AWS dedicated a day of the conference to innovation. Every time I attend one of these events, I realise how fast the world is changing with technology as a major influencer.

How Versent took Mirvac to the cloud

When Mirvac came knocking, Versent tapped into its automation processes to shift over 100 workloads to AWS in less than seven months

AWS recognises five local partners at 2018 A/NZ partner awards

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced the winners of its 2018 Australia and New Zealand Partner Awards, with a total of 5 partners recognised across a range of categories.

Melbourne-based Versent has won the award as Amazon Web Services’ top consulting partner for the second year in a row.

Melbourne-based Versent has won the award as Amazon Web Services’ top consulting partner for the second year in a row. The cloud giant’s awards were handed out at the AWS Partner Summit in Sydney on Tuesday night, with winners elected by a panel of AWS experts.

Versent shows how to build a cloud native app and get it done, done at #AWSSummit

Visit booth C4 in the CBD District at AWS Summit to learn how Versent’s cloud management tool, Stax can save businesses thousands of dollars

Top Tech Companies with Job Openings in Melbourne Right Now

With 2018 whizzing by at light speed, many of us haven’t yet found the time to scratch ourselves. Some of Australia’s leading tech startups, however, have been spending their 2018 time far more wisely, and have already celebrated some big wins.

18 Top Tech Companies Hiring in Sydney Right Now

Tech jobs in Sydney have been booming in the last 12 months. We have seen tech startups and established tech business alike kick off the year with stories of investment and growth in headcount.

Taking the ‘right’ risks and reaping the rewards

Are you taking the ‘right’ risks in your organisation – and therefore experiencing the rewards of these decisions? An opinion piece by Jenny Yang, Versent’s Security Architect.

Meet the fastest growing Aussie tech firms

From the Fast Starters perspective – recognising start-ups which commenced trading after 1 July 2013 – cloud consultancy experts Versent led the way for the industry, placing 2nd with revenue at $26 million, and growth of 30 per cent.

Financial Review Fast Starters List 2017 – Versent #2

Versent’s ranked #2 in this year’s AFR Fast Starter Awards, and is on track to double revenue in 2017-18.

AWS, Microsoft, Versent to lead epic Perth-to-Broome bike ride for mental health

“Versent is a strong supporter of TourXOz, and the Black Dog Institute,” Coxon said. “Our shared vision of promoting mental health is why Versent is so passionate about this cause, and raising awareness and funds for an issue that affects so many Australians.”

Versent takes Google-owned Apigee’s API solution to ANZ Bank

Melbourne-based IT consultant Versent has struck up a new partnership with Google-owned API specialist Apigee in a move it says will help businesses transform customer experiences and improve digital value chains, with one big client, ANZ Bank, already benefitting from the collaboration.

Survival tips in a digital economy

Consumer digital companies such as Airbnb, Uber and Netflix are changing the way consumers interact and behave. These disrupters are shaking up the marketplace and adapting and responding to customer needs far quicker than their enterprise counterparts. So as a business, if you’re not prepared to build for disruption, you’ll be left behind.

Meet the winners of the 2017 CRN Impact Awards!

The winners of the inaugural CRN Impact Awards were revealed on Thursday night in Sydney, recognizing IT providers for leading technology projects that delivered real benefits for Australian customers.

Consulting partner Versent wins big at the AWS Partner Summit

Operating as a cloud partner since 2014, Versent advanced through the Amazon Web Services (AWS) ranks to achieve Advanced Partner status in 2016 and in April was recognised as the AWS Consulting Partner of the Year 2017.

Service NSW goes digital with CA Technologies API management

Melbourne-based IT consultancy Versent has delivered CA Technologies’ API management solution to Service NSW, allowing the agency to perform half of its transactions digitally.

BRW Fast Starters 2016

Versent in 7th place on BRW’s Fast Starters 2016. Explore the 2016 edition of the BRW Fast Starters list, featuring the 100 fastest growing startup businesses in Australia.

NAB spinout IT consultant, Versent, makes big product bet on AWS

An IT consultancy founded by former National Australia Bank technology executives has made a $3 million bet that Amazon Web Services will remain the most popular cloud infrastructure service.

Meet 10 Australian channel players productising their IP

Keeping track of cloud deployments can be tricky, as the founders of cloud consulting company Versent knew through experience. So they created the spinout software company, Stax, whose mission is to help users answer the question ‘where is my s***’.

​The Hot List – Australia’s leading born-in-the-cloud partners

ARN examines the companies that have risen to prominence already or are progressing beyond their start-up origins.

LEVEL 3 space hosts first pitch night connecting startups and corporates in a “unique way”

Melbourne co-working space Level 3 has launched its first B2B pitching night, giving startups an opportunity to present their ideas to a room of corporate executives.

Melbourne community space Level 3 launches B2B pitch nights to help startups secure enterprise customers

From the way the startup landscape is often portrayed in the media, what startups covet above all else is funding. That may be true for some, but any investor will likely tell you that the smarter ones are after customers. Customers, however, can often be harder to come by than investors.

NSW Transport awards $1.8m online open data hub contract

The New South Wales government has awarded AU$1.8 million to Melbourne-based Versent to build a new online open data hub for the state’s transport department.

The consulting model hampers enterprise deployments: Versent

Company founder says industry has a lot to learn from start-ups.

Level 3 Space officially launches in Melbourne

The collaborative space aims to unite tech startups with enterprises

Versent is bridging the gap between Melbourne’s enterprise sector and the startup ecosystem

Versent, founded by Thor Essman, James Coxon, Hamish Toll, Eddie Smith, and David Broeren, was born out of frustrations Essman has had for clients in the enterprise IT space over the last 25 years. He felt there was a gap in the market when it came to the consulting world, where firms didn’t really focus on highly available, outcome-based products for the enterprise space. Versent was founded with the credo that the company wanted to help enterprises be innovative in the same way as startups.