MicroScope's top stories, week ending 4 May 2012


MicroScope's top stories, week ending 4 May 2012

Alex Scroxton

Microsoft volume licensing changes will cause price hikes

Microsoft has revealed the impact of the changes its volume licensing programme will have on prices, with UK partners facing the prospect of double-digit rises.

The vendor announced back in February that it would be harmonising its volume licensing programmes but has not revealed the list price changes to partners until now.

ACS guzzles Microsoft, Cisco partner Fabric Technologies

Software and services provider ACS has bought City of London-based Microsoft Gold Partner and managed services provider Fabric Technologies Ltd for £4.6m.

Computer 2000 hired to realise Lenovo SMB ambitions

Lenovo hardware is to be made available through Computer 2000 from June, as part of an attempt to ramp up the vendor's ambitious growth plans in the SMB space.

Ingram Micro's Monié fuels midmarket M&A fire

Ingram Micro CEO Alain Monié has spoken again of his willingness to grow the business through acquisitions, pointing to the midmarket as a potential target.

Logitech courts unified comms channel partners

Logitech's new EMEA b2b director, John Howard, has spoken of the opportunity for resellers to create more sales around the unified communications pitch.

Acer eyes corporate resellers with new channel programme

Revitalised Getronics strategy puts emphasis on collaboration

Virtualisation spending rising on back of VDI demand

Cloud purchase pays off for ShoreTel, but net profit still elusive

CA partners reveal cloud has reached the masses

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