Articles about It Disties

How con men snatched £100,000+ in iPads and other kit from IT disties

A network of fraudsters has swiped iPads and other consumer tech worth at least £100,000 from IT distributors and resellers, according to credit reference agency Graydon UK. The swindles stretch back 18 months and typically involved members of the network either hijacking a dormant company or setting up a bogus firm and filing …
Paul Kunert, 10 Jul 2013
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C2000 hits out at loveless Novell

Computer 2000 has slammed Novell by labelling the software maker as “not channel-friendly”. Novell recently dropped the IT distie and has warned other UK distributors to pull their act together or face being axed by the firm. However, C2000’s UK software boss James Reed told The Register that he wasn’t bothered about losing the …
Kelly Fiveash, 28 Aug 2009
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Vista Business sales soar like leaping dachshund

August numbers are in from Context, the European PC market watcher, and they show that the Vista is anything but Buena for Microsoft. Vista Business, the, um, business version of Vista, Microsoft's new operating system, slowed during the month, to grab a measly 13 per cent of unit PC sales through Europe's top IT disties. Maybe …
Drew Cullen, 03 Oct 2007

Crisis? What crisis?

Analysis Unless you live in a bunker, you will have noticed the sub-prime credit crisis that has sucker-punched the US, pushing interest rates down, weakening the dollar and battering stocks and shares worldwide. The impact is yet to hit home here in the UK but many are predicting doom and gloom for businesses as bank managers roll up …
Kelly Fiveash, 27 Aug 2007
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Tech Data buys Azlan

Tech Data is to buy Azlan, Europe's biggest networking equipment distie, for $335m (approx. £142.4m) cash. This represents a premium of nearly 40 per cent more than the closing price of Azlan shares yesterday. This morning, Azlan shares are skyrocketing, jumping 35p to, yest 125p per share - exactly the same price as Tech Data …
Drew Cullen, 07 Feb 2003
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Logicalis UK buys Notability

Logicalis, the reseller arm of the South African Datatec group, has bought Notability, a Surrey, UK IBM business partner, for an undisclosed sum. Notability gets a new name - Logicalis Computing Solutions - and brings on board annual revenues of £30m a year. At the same time Logicalis is combining its former Logicalis UK and …
Team Register, 02 Mar 2005
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What if you build a hub and no one turns up?

Hyperchannel has scaled back operations and is changing its business model, after failing to attract the support of IT disties, MicroScope reports. The company has made 12 people redundant and closed down some local offices on the Continent, Hyperchannel originally positioned itself as a B2B trading hub for the channel, but …
Drew Cullen, 13 Dec 2000