Industry News

HP joins IBM, Microsoft, Oracle as platinum ISV backer

The independent software vendors in Europe are having a busy time; our sister site ISVEuropa has been reporting on some great growth stories across Europe, from booming m2m connections to expansion-minded software companies moving outside core territories.

McAfee bets on managed services

McAfee is giving MSPs and other channels the chance to sell hardware as a service, and has widened its channel portfolio as it says 2014 is a key time for the momentum building up in the market.

Andy Gass returns as TD UK boss

Tech Data has brought Andy Gass back from Europe to run the UK operation. He will become Managing Director UK and Ireland, after spending the past two years fulfilling the role of SVP, South and West Europe.

Intermedia in managed services channel drive

Europe may be a couple of years behind the US in terms of adoption of managed services, but just as happened across the Atlantic, the change could come at quite a rate, says Intermedia EMEA MD Ed Macnair.

NetMotion expands in Europe

US-based provider of Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) software NetMotion Wireless has announced its plans to expand into key markets in Europe.

Call Design signs new partner in UK

Aspect Software has announced it has entered into channel partnership with Australian workforce optimisation specialist Call Design.

Lantronix signs Arrow in EMEA

Lantronix, maker of smart IoT (Internet of Things) connectivity has signed with distributor Arrow to cover EMEA.

Tech Data names compliance team

Distributor Tech Data has named Jean-Paul ("JP") Durand to the new position of vice president, chief ethics and compliance officer.

WatchGuard signs distie in Ireland

Security solutions specialist WatchGuard has appointed an Irish Micro Warehouse as its new distributor of Unified Threat Management (UTM) platforms portfolio. Rory Wilson (pictured), Managing Director at MicroWarehouse says: "With WatchGuard’s new wireless access points, customers can have the same level of security and centralised management for corporate and personal mobile devices in the business environment.”