The most visited channel stories on MicroScope.co.uk from the last seven days;
The coalition government scrapped the nine-year Connecting for Health enterprising agreement with Microsoft, amid talk of a £100m licensing black hole.
Japanese telecoms giant NTT bought London-listed Dimension Data for £2.1bn on Thursday, in its second major channel buy in a year.
It emerged that the government's decision to can the BSF quango could end up costing ICT suppliers over £3bn, with RM, Northgate and Redstone all in line to lose millions.
Microsoft used its Worldwide Partner Conference to announce a new cloud partnership with Fujitsu that Redmond hopes will give it a stronger hand against bitter rivals Google.
Avnet president Graeme Watt moved to reassure dealers that it would not overhaul their credit agreements in the wake of the Bell Micro acquisition.