Rogue employees of resellers Bytes Software and Nettitude have been collared for collusion in a £123,000 conspiracy to defraud Lincolnshire-based grocery co-operative Nisa Today.
The conspiracy was orchestrated by Nisa's IT procurement manager Trevor Guerin, who bagged sweeteners of laptops, netbooks, wine and chocolates on top of £50,000 in cash.
Former Avaya worldwide channel boss Jeremy Butt is heading to convergence distie Westcon to take charge of its newly-integrated EMEA unified comms, security and AME business.
Hosted services provider Rackspace is to embark on a new recruitment drive and is in talks with a number of universities to establish cloud computing as an element of the IT curriculum.
Dell no longer views itself as a PC company, now preferring to pitch itself as a services and products provider that can cover a wide range of customer needs.
Epson is looking for greater channel engagement as it promotes its product portfolio and managed print services programme to resellers.