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.
Nimble Storage has announced a distribution deal with Ingram Micro Europe.
Avaya will migrate all channel transactions to the SAP I-Box platform between 23-27 May.
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.
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 Networks is now a distributor for WhiteHat Security, which offers a cloud-based application security testing product portfolio.
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.
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.
Italian distributor Esprinet SpA is buying Celly SpA, another Italian distribution business specialising in accessories for mobile devices.
Misco and Inmac owner US-based Systemax is buying SCC Services, the Dutch business products supplier formerly owned by SCC.