Analyst house IDC has suggested that the Android smartphone and tablet operating system's marketshare is on the verge of peaking this year, and will begin to decline.
In its latest quarterly research on the state of the mobile phone market, IDC said that Android would maintain its commanding leadership for at least the next five years.
Dell Premier Partners will be expected to do $1.5m (£967,964) worth of business with the vendor if they want to remain at the highest PartnerDirect level beyond 31 January 2013.
Microsoft has revealed the volume licensing price changes that come into force next month are not going to be as high as originally feared.
Infrastructure and software solutions VAR Trustmarque, has signed an agreement with software provider Splunk to augment its data services proposition.
UC vendor ShoreTel named a trio of ex-Avaya execs to its regional leadership team, among them former UK reseller boss Darren Pattie, who joins to head up EMEA distribution.