MicroScope's top stories, week ending 25 February 2011


MicroScope's top stories, week ending 25 February 2011

Alex Scroxton

PARS Technology falls into administration

PARS Technology has gone into administration but the boss of the beleaguered firm is seeking investors to buy it back.

The Milton Keynes-based system builder had been weighing up its options after running into financial difficulties but insisted administration was the one choice it would not opt for.

PARS Technology demise hastened by VAT carousel fraud

Administrators of PARS Technology reckon an unpaid VAT claim against HMRC for nearly £2.5m and a weak trading environment caused its recent collapse.

VCE coalition redesigns channel blueprint

The Virtual Computing Environment (VCE) company has returned to drawing board to design a reseller friendly go-to-market strategy that also involves distributors.

Dell staffers arrested following botched PR stunt

An in-house marketing stunt to promote the launch of the latest Streak tablet PC backfired on Dell after two execs were arrested at its corporate HQ for minor offences.

NetApp array shortages predicted to continue

Components shortages will continue to disrupt supply of NetApp's revamped lines of storage arrays for at least the rest of this quarter.

Demise of HP Westcon deal points to ESSN distie overhaul

SCH buys print services minnow TSG

Demand for cloud experts outstrips supply

Cloud forecast still hazy outside technology sector, says CA

Lenovo ups ante on rivals as Q3 profits bounce

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