MicroScope's top stories, week ending 20 January 2012


MicroScope's top stories, week ending 20 January 2012

Alex Scroxton

Channel boss in Mail on Sunday sting

Transputec boss Rickie Sehgal spoke of his embarrassment after falling victim to a Mail on Sunday sting in which an undercover reporter posed as a businessman seeking access to senior Conservative party politicians, including PM David Cameron.

Insight gets Brother education gig

Print specialist Brother selected Insight as a commodity print partner to sell and support its products in the further and higher education market under the National Educational Printer Agreement (NEPA).

Riverbed open to talks with Expand channel

Following its acquisition of defunct WAN optimisation vendor Expand Networks, Riverbed said it will be putting in place options for partners and is open to discussions with resellers over their future business.

Wick Hill lifeboat launched in Expand channel

As Riverbed was blasted by some for its treatment of Expand Networks customers, a number of distributors, including Wick Hill, mounted a rescue mission for customers and partners, offering continuing support and setting out an upgrade path.

Trustmarque slips into something more comfortable

Yorkshire-based Trustmarque is moving into new headquarters after its old digs became too overcrowded, saying the move to new premises would allow it to continue its expansion while offering more space for training up staff.

Axonex first to bag Cisco ISE badge in UK

Dixons Christmas not complete disaster

Open Source software vendors turn eyes to channel

D-Link restructure will provide resellers with more focus

C2000 launches McAfee partner initiative

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