September 22, 2017

Advertise with us

BlackBerry goes global with Brightpoint

Wireless device distribution behemoth Brightpoint has announced a global master distribution agreement with Research In Motion (RIM) – the maker of BlackBerry smartphones. The two companies are still slightly cagey on the precise terms of the agreement, stating that, ‘Brightpoint may distribute RIM products to various territories globally that may include North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East and Asia, and Asia-Pacific’. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Saturday 3 May 2008

Brightpoint bags exclusive HTC rights in UK

Wireless device distributor Brightpoint has been awarded sole distributor status from HTC for the UK and Ireland markets. The agreement follows on from Brightpoint’s recent purchase of Hugh Symons’ mobile distribution business in the UK. HTC and Brightpoint previously entered into a wide-reaching global master distributor agreement in October 2007. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Friday 2 May 2008

Garmin grabs two more distributors

Satellite navigation solutions vendor Garmin has signed letters of intent to buy its consumer distribution partners in Austria and Portugal. Garmin has moved to acquire Puls Elektronik in Austria and Satsignal in Portugal. The move forms part of Garmin’s ongoing strategy of snapping up its channel partners across Europe. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Friday 2 May 2008

Rocom picks up UK Ericsson deal

Distribution outfit Rocom, part of the AT Communications (ATC) Group, has secured a deal with Ericsson to act as UK master distributor for the vendor’s voice, data and mobility applications for small, medium and large enterprises. ATC reckons that the deal will deliver several million pounds of additional sales for the group with ATC’s Servassure division providing ongoing maintenance on the Ericsson kit sold. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Friday 2 May 2008

SecureData launches ESP²

Vendors run channel programmes, not value-added distributors (VADs). South African VAD SecureData Security begs to differ from this conventional channel wisdom and has whipped the covers off its own channel scheme called the enterprise security partner programme – abbreviated to ESP². The new programme aims to reward the VAD’s enterprise security channel partners for focus and commitment. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Thursday 1 May 2008

Comtrade and Hermes Softlab form regional giant

Comtrade Group, one of the largest IT companies in South East Europe, has purchased Slovenian software and IT services powerhouse Hermes Softlab. Unicredit Group provided both debt and equity financing for Comtrade and will become a 21% minority shareholder in the combined entity. The combined group boasts 1,600 employees, annual sales of approximately US$465m and operations in 14 countries. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Thursday 1 May 2008

Brightpoint bags Hugh Symons

NASDAQ-quoted wireless device distributor Brightpoint has gobbled up Hugh Symons UK-based wireless distribution business. Brightpoint has paid US$586,000 for Hugh Symons plus the value of inventory at the date of closing. Brightpoint has also put in place a three-year earn out agreement worth a maximum of US$7.2m. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Wednesday 30 April 2008

Force10 storms into UK channel

High performance player Force10 has stormed into the UK channel with the appointment of Zycko as the company’s first in-country distributor. Force 10 Networks claims that its high performance networks fit perfectly into Zycko’s open-standard solutions strategy. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Wednesday 30 April 2008

Francis Tchertoff, Channel Experts

Channel Experts’ Francis Tchertoff delves inside the grey market in his first column for Channel EMEA. The grey market issue: ‘See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil’ Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Wednesday 30 April 2008

Storwize appoints Spanish master distributor

Storwize has strengthened its EMEA route-to-market with the appointment of Market Experts as a master distributor. Storwize, which provides real-time storage compression solutions, will utilise Market Experts’ network of systems integrator partners across Spain and Portugal. Madrid-based Market Experts offers customers a range of storage solutions accompanied by implementation, pre- and post-sales services and technical support. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Wednesday 30 April 2008

... | < 239 | 240 | 241 | 242 | 243 | 244 | 245 | 246 | 247 |...

September, 2017
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930 


Advertise with us

Login


Register here

Press Releases

Upload your PR here

Advertise with us