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Micron, America's third biggest direct-selling PC maker, is to flog computers in a furniture store. One furniture store. In Nebraska. Granted, Nebraska Furniture Mart is the world's biggest furniture store, with 450,000sq ft of retail space, and it is a destination shopping place for hundreds of miles around. And isn't it owned by Berkshire Hathaway, the investment vehicle of the Sage of Omaha, Warren Buffet?



Dimension Data, the stock market-listed networking reseller, has bought a US reseller for $138m, IT Web

reports

. North Carolina- based Premier Systems operates in Texas and south-eastern US. Dimension Data is to buy a North Carolina-based systems integration firm for $138 million in cash, a deal which sees the London-listed group extend its US presence in the south-eastern US and Texas.




The System Builder Summit, America's answer to, awarded prizes to five vendors at the Gartner-run conference, held in Miami, Mar 4-7.


Best System Builder Program or Promotion — ATI Technologies, Inc.


Best Overall Presentation — Intel Corporation Best Product/Hardware — AMD


Best Product/Software — PowerQuest Corporation


Best Service Provider — Everdream Corporation




Landis, the acquisitive Dutch-owned networking distie saw profits up 150 per cent in 2000 to £15.6m (1999: £6.27m) on sales of £423.3m (1999: £407.5m), CRN reports. ®

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