Channel News

Vasona Networks hires new EMEA head

Provider of platforms for mobile network capacity and resource management Vasona Networks has hired Robert Holditch to run its operations across the EMEA region and support the company’s expanding international operations.

CONJECT buys French software specialist

International software specialist in infrastructure lifecycle management (ILM) solutions for the construction sector CONJECT has bought a French software specialist Wapp6 which specialises in mobile applications.

Mixed views in channel on IBM server sale

The sale of IBM's x86 server business this week after a 25% fall in its hardware sales was read alongside Microsoft's good server software results by the channel.

Avnet beats expected results

Avnet's Q2 earnings beat management's guidance range and were also up 11.3% on a year-over-year basis. Revenues came in at $7.42 billion, up 10.8% from the year-ago quarter.

Onyx re-launches partner programme

Data centres, cloud backup, hosting and connectivity solutions specialist Onyx Group has announced a re-launch of its Business Partner Programme.

Historic French VAR fails

A 37 year old French VAR working with Microsoft, VMware, NetApp, Citrix and others has been placed into liquidation.The failure of Uhl Bonaventure Informatique (UBI) in eastern France seems to have been a classic case of cashflow as many customers have delayed paying their bills.