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Pure Storage hosts Purely Technical Partner Conference to recognise partner SEs in Australia and New Zealand

Pure Storage hosts Purely Technical Partner Conference to recognise partner SEs in Australia and New Zealand

Sydney, Australia – October 17, 2023 – Pure Storage® (NYSE: PSTG), the IT pioneer that delivers the world’s most advanced data storage technology and services, recently hosted its 6th annual Purely Technical partner conference in the Yarra Valley in Victoria. At the event, the company recognised the outstanding contributions of its partner systems engineers (SEs) from across Australia and New Zealand.

Purely Technical is Pure Storage’s exclusive, invitation-only event for top performing partner SEs to gain insights into Pure Storage's product roadmap. Over 4 days, attendees had access to the latest product updates, live demonstrations and learnt how Pure is enabling its partners to uncover opportunities to remain competitive in the industry. Purely Technical ANZ 2023 was sponsored by Cisco, Equinix and Pure Storage distribution partners Westcon-Comstor and Dicker Data.

Pure Storage has been 100% channel led since its founding, and providing a world class Partner Program is critical to its success. To deliver continuous improvements to the Program, Pure aligns partner feedback, customer needs, and its company strategy to advance its Program in ways that help partners drive faster, smarter, and more innovative business.

Executive Insight:

“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.”

Adam Rosham
Director, Channels, Australia & New Zealand, Pure Storage

Partner Recognition:

At the Gala Awards Night – themed “TV Stars” – Pure recognised the outstanding contributions of its partner SE community.

And the winners are…

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

Adam Rosham (top row, second from left) with the Award Winners

More photos available here.

About Pure Storage

Pure Storage (NYSE: PSTG) uncomplicates data storage, forever. Pure delivers a cloud experience that empowers every organisation to get the most from their data while reducing the complexity and expense of managing the infrastructure behind it. Pure’s commitment to providing true storage as-a-service gives customers the agility to meet changing data needs at speed and scale, whether they are deploying traditional workloads, modern applications, containers, or more. Pure believes it can make a significant impact in reducing data centre emissions worldwide through its environmental sustainability efforts, including designing products and solutions that enable customers to reduce their carbon and energy footprint. And with a certified customer satisfaction score in the top one percent of B2B companies, Pure's ever-expanding list of customers are among the happiest in the world. For more information, visit

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