MicroScope's top stories, week ending 15 July 2011

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MicroScope's top stories, week ending 15 July 2011

Alex Scroxton

Xerox prepared to continue with reseller acquisitions

Xerox will continue buying resellers that it believes will add value to its business as it looks to get a deeper stake in the SME market.

The vendor has already picked up Scotland-based Canon dealer Concept Group and Middlesex-based NewField IT this year but has not ruled out adding to the tally.

Tablet market just for Christmas as shipments slide in Q1

The media tablet market burned out in Q1 after experiencing the same kind of heavy seasonal downturn normally seen in more mature consumer electronics categories, according to IDC.

VMware appoints cloud technology chief

Virtualisation giant VMware has appointed former Quest Software CTO Joe Baguley as chief cloud technologist to offer guidance to resellers across Europe.

Xerox reaches out to widen reseller base and take SME share

Xerox has outlined ambitions to grow its UK channel through a combination of methods including courting dealers currently selling rivals products.

Zycko managing director spearheads MBO

Networking and comms distributor Zycko has been sold off to a management buyout spearheaded by the group's MD as company founder Rory Sweet moves on.

Cisco could cut up to 10,000 jobs in cost-trimming exercise

Micro-P looks to Outsourcery for hosted options

Systemax first EMEA reseller to bag Dell networking badge

SAP heads back to court to fight Oracle settlement

Phoenix brings in former Fujitsu Services boss as CEO

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