Copaco signs Belkin
Belgium : broadliner Copaco has signed a distribution partnership with accessories and cabling specialist Belkin.
Distrilogie expands to Altiris
France : already an historic Symantec partner, storage VAD Distrilogie has expanded its Symantec offer with Altiris line of products (source : ChannelBP France).
Vcomm moves in on mobile security area
United Kingdom : IP telephony distributor Vcomm has leapt into the security space with a new unit focused on Alcatel-Lucent’s latest laptop security technology, OmniAccess 3500 Nonstop Laptop Guardian, a wireless platform that remotely secures, monitors, manages and locates stolen mobile computers (source : Computer Reseller News United Kingdom).
A sixth Security Center
Germany : broadliner Actebis Peacock has joined COS, Gecco, Hagemeyer, Ingram Micro and Wippermann as sixth distributor for Security Center IP security solutions.
Another distributor for Guillemot
Spain : just a few weeks after Tech Data in France and Italy, French EC and game accessories vendor Guillemot is further expanding its European distribution network with broadliner Wellcomp (source : Dealer World España).
US Robotics dumps one third of its distributors
Middle East : after closing its Dubai office, network vendor US Robotics has sidelined Almasa to make way for a revised strategy that will see BDL and Active Distribution act as sole distributors in the region (source : ITP Middle East).
Two new brands for Computerlinks
France : network and security VAD Computerlinks has added two new vendors to its stable : security software editor GFI and USB key vendor Sandisk, for its secured Cruzer line of products.
Hammer unveils consumer sales team
United Kingdom : storage specialist Hammer has boosted its support for niche resellers targeting the consumer sector by bolting a Consumer Storage Team onto its Storage Products division. This five-strong team is headed up by Hammer’s storage product sales director Paul Matravers (source : Computer Reseller News United Kingdom).
Another distributor for Netgear
Spain : Barcelona storage and PC VAD Flytech has been appointed official distributor by network specialist Netgear (source : Dealer World España).
Eurodata and Michael in the stars
Germany : network and telecom specialist Eurodata and Michael Telecom have expanded their offers with Internet-by-satellite offers from Hamburg Internet provider StarDSL.
Santa Barbara takes pictures on Kodak
Spain : retail specialist Santa Bárbara has added the whole line of Kodak products to its catalog (source : Dealer World España).
Global Distributie has seen a Ghost
Netherlands : game specialist Global Distributie has added Ghostlight games for DS and PSP to its offer (source : Digitailing Nederland).
Athena backups remotely with Carbonite
France : security specialist Athena Global Services has signed a distribution partnership with Carbonite to distribute its products in the country, through its 1300 resellers.
Midwich gets into Auto ID
United Kingdom : audio/video specialist Midwich has bought Auto ID specialist Synergix. Synergix will be kept with its 22 people as a separate division (source : Computer Reseller News United Kingdom).
Herweck phones with Samsung
Germany : peripherals and phone specialist Herweck has signed a distribution partnership with Korean vendor Samsung around its lines of IP, ISDN and analog line of telephony and telecommunication products (source : Computer Reseller News Deutschland).
Another distributor for Ovislink
Spain : network vendor Ovislink has added regional broadliner Supercomp Digital as new distributor to better cover the northern-western part of the country (source : Dealer World España).
SBS goes to devices
Germany : already a Netop partner, software and security specialist SBS is further expanding its competencies in remote management by being appointed official distributor for DACH region for Danish editor GoToDevice.
Compuspain gets a Blue Sense
Spain : regional broadliner Compuspain has addec consumer electronics products from Blusens to its catalog and will distribute them through its reseller network in the southern part of the country as well as in the northern part through its sales office in Asturias (source : Dealer World España).
New division for OCS
Russia : broadliner OCS has opened a storage and infrastructure division, in order to better answer fast growing needs in this area. Division management has been entrusted to Ruslan Chinyakov. Division counts 25 people (source : Astera Rossiya).
A new brand for Yamo
Poland : broadliner Yamo has signed a distribution partnership with motherboard vendor DFI (source : Computer Reseller News Polska).