News & Events

Some of our more recent news events and press related coverage.

pcMedia wins the Microsoft Education partner of the Year award

The awards recognise Microsoft partners who show excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technologies.  pcMedia Ltd have won the segment award for the Education Partner of the Year 2016, presented to Lee Harper, March 31st.

Microsoft Education Partner of the Year pcMedia Ltd


Scale up with resources optimized for the cloud

Microsoft's Jen Sieger interviews Lee Harper, Technical Director for pcMedia Ltd regarding the methods and processes used to dramatically reduce costs and serve more customers.

Lee and Jen

Read the full article and watch the interview:  CLICK LINK


Presenting at the Microsoft World Partner Conference

During the "Building a profitable cloud business" session, panelists provided insights into the predominant business models in the cloud and explored methods for building recurring revenue.  The speakers included:  Jennifer Sieger Microsoft Corporation; Darren Bibby IDCDan Scarfe Dot Net SolutionsBen Gower PERSPICUITY LIMITEDLee Harper pcMedia Technologies Ltd.

Read the latest news regarding pcMedia and Lee Harper:  Head in the cloud thinking pays off 


Cloud Profitability Workshops

Completing the 2nd round of the Microsoft sponsored Cloud Profitability workshops, Lee harper presents to an audience in Auckland.  Further stops included Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin and then Tauranga.

The course, which attendees have called "the most transparent" and "open honest" presentation, shares details of how PcMedia was reborn into the cloud and proved dramatic growth through repeatable standardise services.

More details are available by clicking on the photograph below.

Microsoft Cloud Profitability workshops

Feedback on the Cloud Profitability Workshops

"The transparency was unprecedented, for a fellow IT company to share what they did was excellent."
"A most informative and enlightening expose of how a smart partner re-configured themselves to move forward with cloud based strategies."
"Really, really useful information delivered for me at exactly the right time with Office 365 snowballing for me"
"The best Microsoft sponsored presentation ever.  So much of the content was relevant to any IT company.  Enjoyed the session and it was well worth my time coming."
"Was a good event that I am pleased I attended.  Would be good to see more events like this in Dunedin."
"I would go 1 up from excellent if I could. Best days investment I have done for many years. Lee is a great speaker. Everything talked about was extremely relevant to my business. I have already planned changes I will be putting in place next week."
"First event in my 25 years in the industry that I was engaged all the way through"
"Overall I came out of the event with a lot of insight and motivation. the event addressed a lot of issues we are facing and now we have a strong sense of how to handle them."
"The best Microsoft event ever!"
"Superb event. Struggling to work out my businesses direction. They just answered all the questions"


Finalist Microsoft Education Partner of the Year

Attending with (back row) Michael Heath (Deputy Principal for Marlborough Boys College), Lee Harper (Technical Director pcMedia), Peter Tolan (General Manager pcMedia), Claire Heath, John Nelson, and Liz Harper, at the Microsoft Parner Awards in Auckland.

Microsoft partner awards education partner finalist pcmedia




Presenting at Yellow's 'The Biz'

We presented the use of Cloud solutions on behalf of Microsoft at the recent Yellow 'The Biz' event in Nelson.  This event brings together small business owners from the region to hear about the latest trends and opportunities for using the internet and technology.  For more details you can visit their 'The Biz' pages.

Yellow The Biz Microsoft presentation of Microsoft Cloud solutions


Marlborough Boys College in the Cloud

Our work with Marlborough Boys College covered by the local newspaper.  Our role in helping them move to the cloud also resulted in Microsoft acknowledging us for New Zealand Education Partner of the Year finalist.

Marlborough Boys College cloud

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