Xerox will continue buying resellers that it believes will add value to its business as it looks to get a deeper stake in the SME market.
The vendor has already picked up Scotland-based Canon dealer Concept Group and Middlesex-based NewField IT this year but has not ruled out adding to the tally.
The media tablet market burned out in Q1 after experiencing the same kind of heavy seasonal downturn normally seen in more mature consumer electronics categories, according to IDC.
Virtualisation giant VMware has appointed former Quest Software CTO Joe Baguley as chief cloud technologist to offer guidance to resellers across Europe.
Xerox has outlined ambitions to grow its UK channel through a combination of methods including courting dealers currently selling rivals products.
Networking and comms distributor Zycko has been sold off to a management buyout spearheaded by the group's MD as company founder Rory Sweet moves on.