• August 03, 2010 03 Aug'10

    HP settles US kick-back investigation

    by Billy MacInnesHP has agreed to pay a settlement to the US Department of Justice to end a three year investigation into alleged kick-backs being paid to channel partners from government contracts.The vendor said it would take a charge of 2 cents ...  Continue Reading

  • August 03, 2010 03 Aug'10

    Nimans ups Avaya support levels

    Network and comms distributor Nimans has upped its support levels on the Avaya line after adding to its face-to-face support team that it claims will be able to offer nationwide field-based service. The team will cover the full line-up of Avaya kit ...  Continue Reading

  • August 03, 2010 03 Aug'10

    Product sales boost Extreme's Q4

    Extreme Networks CFO and acting CEO, Bob Corey (pictured), hassingled out both the North American and EMEA theatres for praiseafter the company posted improved sales figures and profitsfor the fourth quarter and full-year Monday evening. "...  Continue Reading

  • August 02, 2010 02 Aug'10

    Calyx considering options to cut unsustainable debts

    Systems integrator Calyx has appointed corporate finance advisor Livingstone Partners to explore the potential options to reduce its unsustainable debts levels. The UK and Irish business has expanded rapidly since its formation in 2002, acquiring ...  Continue Reading

  • August 02, 2010 02 Aug'10

    C2000 unveils end-user finance scheme for partners

    By Billy MacInnes Computer 2000 has become the first UK distributor to launch an end user financing scheme which it claims will give resellers a significant advantage over competitors. The Computer 2000 End User Finance Scheme, producedin ...  Continue Reading

  • August 02, 2010 02 Aug'10

    Oracle distributors still blind to vendor's intentions

    Prospective and existing Oracle distributors across the world are still waiting anxiously to hear the results of a tender process that were due at the end of last week. With no warning, the US giant asked distributors on 5 July to complete a ...  Continue Reading

  • August 02, 2010 02 Aug'10

    Public sector cuts fail to rattle overall IT jobs market

    by Billy MacInnes The rate of increase in advertising for the overall IT jobs market in the second quarter was the fastest for three years, despite a 21% decline in public sector job postings. According to CWJobs.co.uk and JobAdsWatch.co.uk, the ...  Continue Reading