BT Engage IT sealed a partnership with firewall specialist Palo Alto to provide security options alongside its network and data packages.
The BT Business services division said it was reacting to growing customer demand for greater protection against a rising number of security threats.
HP is encouraging resellers to either sign up to deliver their own cloud infrastructure services in conjunction with the vendor or partner with other dealers in the ecosystem.
A worldwide reorganisation at Lenovo will see Gianfranco Lanci, former CEO at Acer become head of the vendor's newly-created EMEA operation.
HP PSG consumer sales team lead Pascal Bourguet will become UK PSG channel sales director to replace Trevor Evans.
Components and peripherals distie VIP Computers is going after the retail market after appointing a head of a team dedicated to gaining share in that space.