Is hard… simple as that
What WILL however help it along is things like the announcement today (with a hat tip to MF) that Fronde has just been appointed the first Google enterprises partner for New Zealand. Fronde will be Google’s first partner in New Zealand for the Google Security, Compliance and eDiscovery products as well as Google Apps.
Even if Fronde does nothing with Google (and I’m sure they WILL be proactive) someone like Fronde, with it’s enterprise credibility, partnering with Google is sure to see a higher understanding of SaaS in this country.
Well done Fronde and methinks it might be time for a local version of the Office 2.0 conference – New Zealand is seeing a groundswell in SaaS understanding and awareness.