MicroScope's top stories, week ending 17 September 2010
The most visited channel stories on MicroScope.co.uk from the last seven days.
Better Capital preps Calyx turnaround plan
VC outfit Better Capital was confirmed as the new owner of Calyx and will kick start its turnaround strategy by divesting parts of the integrator with a view to further acquisitions.
Avnet lifts lid on UK management team
The UK management team at Avnet was unveiled as the distributor rallied the troops to use the expanded portfolio and customer base to take market share from rivals.
Northamber sheds box-shifting skin with Solution Point launch
The realisation that margins made from classic IT wholesaling will not return to previous levels has finally dawned on Northamber, which is taking steps into a world beyond box shifting.
All change at the top for C2000's computing unit
Computer 2000 marketing director Andy Dow will take charge of the PC systems operation from next month when Mark Glasspool moves to a European position at parent Tech Data.
Former HP channel boss Poskett joins Cisco
Cisco has recruited HP's former UK and Ireland channel boss Dave Poskett to manage its relationship with IBM.
Best of the blogs
This week, Reseller Radar posed readers the conundrum; what connects SCC chairman Sir Peter Rigby with Pope Benedict XVI?
Meanwhile, Network Noise joined up with guest blogger Bob Dalton at services house Intact and looked into project management and the network sale, while Quicke off the Mark came up with some 21st Century excuses for forgetting your homework.