Systems integrator Getronics International has been sold by its Dutch owners, KPN, as the telco retrenches in its domestic market.
The 2,900-strong European operation has been picked up for an undisclosed sum by Germany-based industrial holding and investment company Aurelius.
Avaya worldwide channel vice president Jeremy Butt is to step down from his role in March after a three-and-a-half year stint in charge.
EMC revealed it will cut the number of named accounts it reserves the right to sell direct to by nearly 90% as it looks to increase the volume of business going through the channel.
Carphone Warehouse has now shut all 11 of the doomed Best Buy big box stores in the UK, with all inventory now cleared and the majority of staff redeployed.
Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis have stepped down from their joint CEO role at ailing BlackBerry-maker Research in Motion (RIM).