No one wanted bust Datrontech's Summit business

It's all over for the distie

Datrontech's receivers have failed to sell the company's Summit Peripherals division.

Deloitte & Touche managed to sell the bust broadline distributors Portable Add-Ons and Data Connectivity businesses last year.

Computer Reseller News quotes a representative of the accountancy firm saying: "Only the Summit brand name was available and no one was interested in that."

All the remains of Datrontech have now been dispersed.



Intel shut down its Shiva remote access business rather than sell it to rival Perle according to a report in

Computer Reseller News

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The paper quotes Peter Graham, Perle's VP of sales and marketing EMEA, saying: "Our chief executive, Joe Perle, actually approached Intel looking to buy the Shiva unit, but the company wasn't interested in selling it and shut it down."

Intel declined to comment.

The chip giant has said it will support Shiva products for another two years, but Shiva resellers are unhappy with the amount of notice they got about the shut down.



The Link Trading Company has bought components distie VLSI and has said it will keep all staff on.



Hayes-based VLSI went into receivership in January following cash flow trouble. It will continue to trade as VLSI International. ®

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