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Microsoft hires Aussie cloudy Transformer Man to run Brit channels

Microsoft has hired Aussie and self proclaimed “chief transformer” Martin Gregory as the next person to lead the UK channel – and the man has a very cloudy background. Former channel director Linda Rendleman – who was in the role for nearly two years – quit Blighty in August and moved to Florida to run a partner team unit …
Paul Kunert, 16 Oct 2015

Channel survey: Biz in 2012 LOADS better than last year

Back in late spring, we ran a survey of channel players looking at how business has been developing and the outlook for the future. Well the results are in and make for some interesting reading. First up, the obligatory health warning on the limitations of the exercise we carried out - our survey sample of 116 respondents was …
Andrew Buss, 21 Aug 2012
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Microsoft dumps Gold partner accused of scamming customers

Microsoft has removed Gold partner status from India-based support firm Comantra amid claims that the firm had been defrauding Redmond's UK customers. The firm is alleged to have masqueraded as Microsoft when cold-calling customers and to have told these customers that it had found fictitious viruses on their PC systems which …
Paul Kunert, 21 Sep 2011
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Dell hires new UK channel boss

Dell has found a replacement boss to head up its UK channel team after Andy Dow abruptly left the computer vendor last month. Dell announced it had given Paul Harrison, who has worked at Dell since 2001, the keys to the UK channel boss’s door today. Earlier this month Dell refused to comment on why Dow, who only joined the …
Kelly Fiveash, 18 Feb 2009
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Teksys bulks up with Tech MS acquisition

Teksys has snaffled the assets of a smaller rival reseller called Technology Made Simple, usually better known as Tech MS. Terms are undisclosed. Tech MS has a drawer full of badges: it is a Microsoft Gold Partner, an HP Platinum partner and a partner of VMWare and Citrix. The West-London based firm has been growing fast. It …
Drew Cullen, 23 Sep 2008
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Duncan McIntyre severs ties with Morse

Duncan McIntyre no longer works at Morse, the reseller he ran for 10 years until July 2007. That was when Morse demerged the sexier bit of the group, Monitise plc. McIntyre jumped on board Monitise as executive chairman, but retained a seat on Morse's board until last week, when he handed in his resignation. And how's this …
Team Register, 13 Aug 2008
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2e2 rolls up Netstore for UK channel glory

2e2, the private-equity backed reseller group, is buying Netstore for £57m in cash. The deal appears to be more about scale than heavy cost-cutting - 2e2 says customer overlap with AIM-quoted Netstore is limited. To 2e2, bigger means better customer retention, and easier-to-find and keep good staff. And of course, it brings …
Team Register, 12 Aug 2008
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Insight buys UK dealership for Cisco glory

Insight Enterprises has gained Cisco Gold Partner accreditation in the UK through the back door - by buying a small reseller that's already got the badge. The reseller giant is shelling out $1.5m in cash for MINX Ltd, a dealership in Elstree, Herts. Probably more significantly, it is also taking on $4.6m in existing debt. And …
Team Register, 11 Jul 2008
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Kelway CEO reviews future of Elcom staff

Kelway, which acquired the veteran reseller Elcom from administration on 8 June, said the firm is weighing up its strategy and was unable to comment on the future of some 80 workers based at two UK sites. Speaking to The Register from Elcom ITG's headquarters in Basingstoke, Kelway's CEO Phil Doye said: "We're at an early …
Kelly Fiveash, 18 Jun 2007

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