Channel News

International expansion drives Polish distie up

Polish IT distie ACTION has posted a y/y growth in both revenues and net income for Q1 2014 driven partly by its recent expansion of international business across Europe, it says.

IT retailers agree merger

UK IT retailers Carphone Warehouse and Dixons have agreed a £3.8bn merger to create an electricals retail giant with 3,000 stores and sales of almost £12bn. The new company, called Carphone Dixons, will bring the household names Currys, PC World and Carphone Warehouse under one umbrella.

Westcon-Afina helps Spanish VMware partners

The Spanish distributor Westcon Afina's Solutions/Data Centre division, specialising in infrastructure solutions and virtualisation, is aiming to support resellers looking to meet the new channel programme requirements from the VMware Partner Network-VPN.

Exclusive to push WhiteHat security

Exclusive Networks is now a distributor for WhiteHat Security, which offers a cloud-based application security testing product portfolio.

Portuguese digital specialist comes to UK

Portuguese specialist in advanced digital wallet solutions CardMobili has announced an opening of its new office in Mayfair, in the UK. Additionally, it has appointed Rube Huljev as its new International Sales Director.

Software sales drive distribution in Q1

Sales through distribution in Q1 rose in many parts of Europe; the UK did well, but some Nordics were down. Analyst CONTEXT says total IT revenues through distribution stood at €11.6bn, up 7% from the €10.8bn recoded the same time last year.