K1 land position 46 @ BRW Fast100

Katana1 finish at position 46 in the 2013 BRW, fastest growing Australian companies. We’re hopeful to make the top 10 in next years Fast100! Check out the online article

K1 blasts in at #2 - CRN Fast50

Katana1 finish a close 2nd in the CRN Fast50. Nick Russell talks their ears off, have a gander at the online article

Splunk Cloud Launched

Built on the massively scalable AWS platform, K1 have launched a fully serviced, fully featured Splunk Cloud service. Apps, custom dashboards, realtime ingestion and big data analytics just got easier for you.

Results that Impress

BRW, CRN and leading the field in storage, data-management, big data and data analytics
  • 2014
  • Another top Splunk Resource Lands!

    Shaun Butler, Splunk, Infrastructure, PuppetLabs and AWS expert joins the K1 team. Shaun is another heavy contributor to Splunk, having written multiple apps and also contributing to the splunk communities. Shaun has hit the ground running, working on the K1 and Datalicious joint venture

    May 2014

  • Top Splunk Resource Joins K1

    Luke Harris, Splunk and PuppetLabs expert joins the K1 team. Luke is a heavy contributor to both Splunk and PuppetLabs communities, building some of the top Splunk apps available today.

    January 2014

  • 2013
  • CRN Fast50

    David Tsang and Ross Ogilvie attended CRN Fast50 awards in Sydney, taking out 2nd place! Nick Russell gets freaky in Deli on Distribution Central Mania trip. K1 hits top 10 for distributor

    December 2013

  • BRW Fast100

    Nick Russell and Ross Ogilvie attend BRW Fast 100 event in Melbourne. Katana1 finished #46

    May 2013

  • 2012
  • K1 finishes FY2012 on top

    K1 finishes out the FY with 4 staff and revenue outstanding growth of 23,852%

    June 2012

  • K1 courts Global French bank

    February 2012 kicks off with an order from a large French bank.

    February 2012

  • Global telco signs on with K1

    A large global telecommunications company sign up with K1. K1 provides 1PB + storage design, including automation and always on technologies

    January 2012

  • 2011
  • K1 win’s first $1million deal

    Katana1 is in business, landing the first $million + order, securing growth and sustainability

    November 2011

  • K1 signs 6 month Residency

    K1 wins staff residency services engagement with large property company

    October 2011

  • K1 wins staff augmentation

    K1 wins its first staff augmentation gig with top 4 finance firm

    11, June 2011

  • Katana1 is born

    Working out of Mosman Mansions (Nick’s house), Katana1 founders sail the k1 boat out into the vast reseller ocean

    20, April 2011

Experts Only Please

We specialise in data and automation. Eat them both for breakfast, everyday. It doesn't matter if its in a cloud, a private data center or your mums basement. We can crunch, migrate and protect it. Its what we do.

Amazon AWS

K1 are specialists in multiple cloud platforms from tech giants Amazon, Telstra and AAPT. A focus partner of theĀ  completeAWS offering, including Glacier. Ask K1 how we can drive 0.12cents/GB down to 0.012cents/GB

AWS @ k1

Splunk that Sh*t!

Service desk need to know the last few things a client was trying to achieve before calling? Need to track, anything? How about a global threat view across all systems? Splunk1 can help. Don’t believe us?

Splunk @ k1


Need to download meteorological data directly into an AWS US region, spin up a compute farm, crunch it, email out-put then send it to Glacier? Then blow it all away (three times a day). K1 and PuppetLabs

Puppet @ k1


Need to download and save the entire internet, host every staff members complete family photo library, maybe a little bit of corporate data too? You have a data problem, we have your solution.

Data @ k1