Channel News

Jaspersoft lifts indirect business

Jaspersoft says that last year, its resellers, systems integrators and referral partners contributed to over 58% of business worldwide.

Northamber losses increase

UK distributor Northamber is finding it hard to move away from PC hardware; a pre-tax loss of £690,000 in the second half of the year followed a fall in sales from £41m to £30m.

UNIT4 names Partner of the Year

UNIT4 Business Software, the UK subsidiary of UNIT4, has announced the independent project management and solution implementation consultancy Williams Woodward as its Services Partner of the Year due to its contribution to a delivery of UNIT4 Agresso ERP solutions.

European ISV event attracts top speakers

With fundamental shifts currently impacting the marketplace, many Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) are reviewing their position in the market and the optimum strategies for future development.

Tech Data grabs top Ingram Micro exec

Tech Data Europe has named a senior exec from rival Ingram Micro, Johan Vandenbussche, to the new position of senior vice president, Operations.

Econocom predicts more integrator consolidation

Belgium-based integrator Econocom's board met to agree accounts and promised a better year ahead, with an annual turnover in excess of €2.0bn and an operating profit of more than € 100 million, a slight increase on a comparable basis.

Claranet adds French healthcare specialist

Claranet has bought Grita, a specialist provider of hosting services to the healthcare sector in France, and a supplier accredited with the French Ministry of Health’s HADS (Hébergeur Agrée de Données de Santé) certification for the hosting of private medical data.

Orsyp signs Eurotech in UK and Ireland

Orsyp, IT operations management solutions provider, has appointed Eurotech Computer Services to resell its WAN optimisation control and network performance management solutions (Steamcore) in the UK and Ireland.

Westcon Afina adds Juniper training in Spain

Distributor Westcon is now part of the Juniper Authorized Education Partner Network (JNAEP) Juniper in Spain. Westcon already has similar deals in otherparts of Europe.

Version controller seeks partners

Perforce Software, version management solutions specialist, is advancing an expansion of its channel and looking actively for new partners in Europe.