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Silicon Valley Cisco reseller charged with $37 million fraud

The boss of Silicon Valley Cisco reseller Network Genesis has been indicted for selling counterfeit kit and sub-price products bought by the networking company's staff. According to the federal grand jury indictment, Cuong Cao Dang, sometimes known as Calvin Dang, bought counterfeit hardware for his San Jose reseller business …
Iain Thomson, 26 Jul 2013

Prosecutors swoop on Cisco reseller fraud (again)

Federal prosecutors in California have indicted four former employees of a defunct networking resellers for allegedly scamming Cisco's replacement parts program. which could land them long jail terms. The four, who worked for Minnesota firm Interlink Communications Corp, are accused of conspiring to defraud Cisco's SMARTnet …

GPS tracking Feds bust Cisco reseller 'fraud'

A GPS tracking sting has led to accusations that a reseller defrauded Cisco of millions of dollars in networking gear by fiddling its hardware maintainance program on a grand scale. The US Attorney claims Michael A. Daly, 53, set up false identities and rented mailboxes in at least 39 states, which he used to bag Cisco parts. …
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BT buys Cisco reseller

BT has snapped up SkyNet Systems Limited (SkyNet), a leading Cisco-only dealer, to bolster its data networking services. The UK's monster telco refused to say how much it paid for the company but it's understood to be somewhere between £10m and £20m. No jobs will be lost as part of the acquisition. Based near Oxford, SkyNet …
Tim Richardson, 04 May 2005

Fears mount over future of Voyager Networks

Concerns are mounting over the future of Coventry-based Cisco Gold partner Voyager Networks. The unified communications specialist, established in 1993, is already on many distributors' watch lists after posting a string of results that show declining trade and operating losses. But sources claim Voyager has seen its credit …
Paul Kunert, 17 Sep 2012
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Cisco welds Linksys into one SMB channel prog

Cisco is merging its Linksys small business channel with its own reseller channel, to present a unified SMB partner program worldwide. Small and medium businesses present a big growth potential, Cisco notes. But as everyone notes, SMBs are difficult to reach and can be expensive to service. This is why resellers come in so handy …
Team Register, 12 Aug 2008
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Cisco expels Dell from reseller fold

Dell's increased interest in the networking market has prompted Cisco Systems to strike it from its list of accredited resellers. Cisco will "deauthorise" Dell from September 25, according to CRN US, which broke the news Dell told CRN that it will continue to sell networking kit from Enterasys Networks, Extreme Networks, and …
John Leyden, 09 Sep 2002
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Cisco offers security certification

Cisco is offering a new certification for resellers who sell to small and medium businesses. The Cisco Security Virtual Private Network and Firewall Express specialisation is the third programme aimed at the SME market. It is aimed at single site, or limited site, entry level network security projects. Luca Marinelli, managing …
John Oates, 11 Oct 2004
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Capita coughs up £13.6m for ABS Networks

Capita is beefing up its networking expertise by buying Crawley-based ABS Network Solutions Limited for £13.6m. ABSNet is a specialist in IP-based networking, service management and storage with strong Cisco links. The company turned over £17.1m in the year ended 31 December 2007 and made a profit, excluding "owner's …
John Oates, 15 Oct 2008
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Cisco fall-out sees ilion sue Ciscom

ilion is seeking "substantial damages for losses... in connection with an irregular transaction" from its customer, Ciscom, a Cisco reseller At the same time it is making 15 people -- ten per cent of its UK workforce -- redundant, following the loss of its Cisco contract earlier this month. The new executive management team led …
Drew Cullen, 18 Jun 1999
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Channel rumours round-up

Atos Origin and Getronics are the targets of rumoured takeovers this morning sending shares in both soaring. Dutch company Getronics was up five per cent late last week on rumours that KPN, the Dutch telco, was lining it up for a takeover. Getronics shares were steady this morning. Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf said the company …
John Oates, 19 Mar 2007
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Ciscom escapes ilion legal action

ilion has pulled out of suing reseller Ciscom, the distributor's parent company, Landis, has said. The networking distributor, which bought ilion earlier this year, said in a statement issued yesterday: "Following the due diligence carried out in relation to the acquisition, and reviewing the evidence submitted by ilion of mis- …
Linda Harrison, 07 Dec 1999
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Kingston flogs Omnetica France

Hull-based Kingston Communications has flogged the French operation of Omnetica, the IP networking operation it acquired late last year. Omnetica France, which trades as Arche Communication, has been snapped up by Belgium-based Telindus for €47m (£32.3m). The deal still needs the nod from French competition authorities but is …
Tim Richardson, 20 May 2005
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ilion figures let down by UK – again

Last month, ilion announced that trading during the first half of the year had been what it called satisfactory. Interim results for the six months ending 30 June are now out. Turnover was up 10 per cent to £132 million and while that must have been cause for some celebration over in Chessington, it's hardly the 'record high' …
Sean Fleming, 12 Aug 1999
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UK resellers go for growth

A Register Reader Study of people working for UK resellers, conducted by research company Quocirca, has found that more than half believe the market is improving. More than 50 per cent say their customers have increased spending in the last twelve months, and even more think this trend will increase in the next 12 months. Over …
John Oates, 29 Jul 2004
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BT's new wave drives 'excellent' quarter

BT appears to be coping with the loss of 100,000 phone punters a month by making giant strides in broadband and other "new wave" areas. The UK telco is weaning itself off its dependency on traditional phone services and instead turning to its "new wave" fix to keep the business moving forward. The UK's former phone monopoly saw …
Tim Richardson, 19 May 2005