digital brokers

Consulting with New Zealand businesses to deliver the right technology solutions to enable their digital strategies

What We Do

Rainmakers are hybrid brokers and advisors, helping New Zealand businesses make critical technology solution decisions.

Our Role

We facilitate the delivery of solutions by leveraging a partner network of proven specialty providers. We have a network of partners that we have vetted to understand which partner is best in their area of digital technology, and we work with businesses to determine which partner is the best solution provider for your digital requirements.  We will maintain a relationship with you and continue to maintain and improve your solutions.

What is a Digital Broker?

We partner with leading IT, Network, Cloud, and as a Service Providers to find the right solutions at the right cost. We do this by leveraging decades of industry knowledge and experience. We are not a provider, but are a technology advisor and broker.  We are trusted advisors, who use our specialised knowledge and experience of the ICT industry, to bring businesses together with the best possible solution providers to fulfil your digital strategy.


Rainmakers will reduce operating expenses and project risk by objectively identifying the highest quality, and most cost-effective, solution and/or partner to solve your business problems. Unlike traditional management consulting, Rainmakers will deliver independent assessments that are customer-centric, not vendor specific. This results in the delivery of higher-quality solutions while lowering risk, fees, and project costs

Solution Areas

Rainmakers can help you identify the right Network, Cloud, Unified Communications or Managed Services solution.


Whether you need a complete re-design of your network, to support your migration to a cloud environment, or a simple data solution to improve communication amongst employees and customers, Rainmakers has access to solutions that cover at all the bases.

  • Software Defined WAN
  • Traditional WAN
  • Secure Cloud Connectivity
  • Internet
  • 3G/LTE


Combat the speed and sophistication of would-be attackers. Our solutions can help you prepare, recognise cyber-attack trends, and, when necessary, respond quickly to contain the effects.  Rainmakers can provide you with fully managed cloud or on-premise solutions from our partners.

  • Managed Security Services
  • Vulnerability Management
  • Application and Data Security
  • Enforcement and Protection
  • Identity and Access

Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing is critical to the digital evolution, changing how companies of all sizes do business. Rainmakers will help you choose the right ideal cloud solution taking into consideration how critical your applications  are and what your data protection requirements are.

  • Infrastructure-as-a-Service
  • Public
  • Private
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Backup

Unified Communications

Your organisation’s success depends on how well you communicate. Rainmakers partners provide powerful solutions to help you reach employees, suppliers, vendors and customers anywhere, from simply telephony though to complex contact centres.

  • Unified Communications and Collaboration
  • Customer Contact Solutions
  • IP Telephony
  • Web, Voice and Video Collaboration

IT Services

We are able to provide you with the full spectrum of IT services, from consulting and design, through to fully outsourced solutions.  Our partners cover a wide range of technologies and IT vendors to suit your digital transformation requirements.

  • Design & Consultancy
  • Managed Services
  • Project Services
  • Equipment Procurement

Cloud Applications

Your digital transformation hinges on the applications that power your business.  Through our partners we are able to supply and deploy cloud based applications on a subcription basis, integrated with your connectivity solution reliably and securely.

  • Software-as-a-Service
  • Full Microsoft Office 365 Suite
  • Practice Management for Accountants
  • Energy Efficiency Monitoring


Rainmakers partners with a range of best-of-breed service providers to enable us to provide the best solutions to businesses on their digital transformation journey.  We operate on behalf of our partners in a sales agency or referral basis.



Verizon design, build, and operate the networks, information systems, and mobile technologies that help businesses and governments around the globe expand reach, increase agility, and maintain longevity.

Rainmaker are a Verizon Enterprise Silver Partner, and represent Verizon in a sales agency capacity providing networks, advanced communications, security and IT solutions.


Business Technology Group (BTG) are an ICT solutions company specialising in consulting, architecture and design, implementation and deployment, managed services and support.

Rainmakers represents BTG on a sales agency basis, bringing their solutions to the New Zealand enterprise market.


Digital Island specialises in providing high quality business telecommunications services and expert advice.

Rainmakers are a Digital Island Partnership Plus partner, promoting Digital Island services  on a sales referral basis.


Total Utilities is an independent utility consulting company who provide a comprehensive service to businesses using electricity, gas, waste, IT and telecommunications.

Rainmakers represent Total Utilities in a sales agency capacity, helping to grow their IOT cloud-based energy monitoring service.

Who We Are

We are staffed by experienced solution sales people, with the founders having more than 50 years’ experience between them in the New Zealand telecommunications and IT industry.  We are skilled at interpreting business challenges and crafting solutions that enable digital transformation.

Charlie Boyd – Director

Charlie began his career in software development in the late 1980’s and was there for the birth of the PC and the rise of the internet. Since then, he has had a wide range of experience managing sales, marketing product and strategy functions and personnel in the IT&T industry.

Charlie’s experience spans high growth start-up businesses and large multi-national corporates in the telecommunications and IT sectors, having worked at organisations such as NEC, Nokia Siemens, Spark Digital (Telecom NZ), Orcon, Kordia and 2degrees.  Charlie has also served in an advisory capacity as Vice President of the Internet Service Provider Association of New Zealand.

Dan Regan – Director

Dan’s career began in the UK with a technical role in the music industry before emigrating to New Zealand.  Dan has since developed into a highly experienced IT&T sales professional.

Dan has had experience in IT management in the print and media industry, and sales roles across a range of organisations in the IT and telecommunications industry, such as Renaissance Software, Comtel, Spark Digital (Gen-i), Orcon and 2degrees.

The Team

Rainmakers wider team consists of a group of experienced sales and solution architecture professionals from across the technology industry.