Is Windows 8.1 the modern enterprise operating system?

![Windows 8.1](http://www.thomasduryea.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/5-575×323.jpg) When Windows 8 was released in August last year, Microsoft’s latest operating system had a strong focus on the consumer market. Their advertising campaign focused heavily on the consumers (remember those hipsters ‘clicking’ their touch keyboards Microsoft Surface advertisements?) in an attempt to make inroads on the already dominant iOS and Android tablet ...

St Vinnies CEO Sleepout 2013

# St Vinnies CEO Sleepout 2013 Last night was the fourth time I’ve ‘slept rough’ to raise money and awareness for the homeless in Australia. Every year I’m reminded of how privileged I am to have such a great support network of friends and family. Every night in Australia (the lucky country) over 100,000 people ...

VMware Cloud Infrastructure Partner of the Year

![EB](http://www.thomasduryea.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/EB.png)           TD are proud to announce that we were named VMware’s Cloud Infrastructure Partner of the Year at the annual Partner Awards evening held on the 2nd of May. This award recognises Thomas Duryea ahead of finalists Insight and Fujitsu as leaders in the cloud with our range of services ...

TD named EMC Partner of the Year for Unified Storage

![EMC Partner of the Year for Unified Storage](http://www.thomasduryea.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/thomas_duryea.png) EMC recently awarded TD its Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) Partner of the Year for unified storage. TD received the award at EMC’s Annual Channel Awards, beating category finalists Dimension Data and Infront. TD were also a finalist in the Signature Partner Outstanding Achievement category. “We have ...

Thomas Duryea awarded Citrix Platinum Solution Advisor status

05. December 2012 Uncategorized 0
![Citrix Platinum Partner](http://www.thomasduryea.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/CitrixPartner.jpg “Citrix Platinum Partner”) Thomas Duryea Consulting has become a Citrix Platinum Solution Advisor. This is the highest standard of accreditation awarded by the software vendor, a status held by just six other Australian partners. The accreditation builds on the company’s existing relationship with Citrix. All Citrix Platinum Solution Advisors are required to ...

Citrix Synergy 2012, Barcelona – Major announcements

30. October 2012 Uncategorized 0
![Citrix Synergy](http://www.thomasduryea.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/Synergy_HP_Barcelona-300×270.jpg “Citrix Synergy”) Citrix Synergy, Barcelona; October 17th – 19th : At  the European Citrix Synergy event Mark Templeton (President and CEO, Citrix Systems) hit the stage with new announcements, projects and ideas which I want to share with you. ## Project Excalibur Excalibur, for me, was the biggest announcement during the Citrix Synergy keynote ...

CEO Andrew Thomas inducted into IT Industry Hall of Fame

20. September 2012 Uncategorized 0
![](http://www.thomasduryea.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/AT12.jpg “AT12”) Last night, our CEO Andrew Thomas received the great honour of being inducted into the ARN (Australian Reseller News) Hall of Fame, for demonstrating a long-term commitment to the Australian IT channel. Joining a host of the industry’s finest, Andrew was chosen by a judging panel including previous inductees as most-deserving of this ...

Microsoft Partner of the Year

05. September 2012 Uncategorized 0
# Microsoft Partner of the Year ![](http://www.thomasduryea.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Microsoft-Desktop-Partner-of-the-Year-email-signature.jpg “Microsoft Desktop Partner of the Year email signature”) It is with great pleasure that I announce that last night Thomas Duryea was named as Australian Microsoft Desktop Partner of the Year. This award recognises TD as leaders in the Desktop Automation and Systems Management market, and is a ...

The Shared Service Merry-Go-Round

03. September 2012 Uncategorized 0
Can “Cloud” Deliver Sector Specific Shared Services Opportunities? ![](http://www.thomasduryea.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/cloud.jpg “cloud”) The concept of shared services within Local Government circles is not a new one. There have been many attempts over the years to put together deals, offerings, panels and the like with the sole intent of offering group buying power and better value for money ...