A new office for Aitek
Mali : after some tough times because of local political turmoil, Ivory Coast broadliner Aitek is back on growth track, and has opened a new office in Bamako to cover more efficiently the Mali market. This subsidiary is its third, beside Senegal and Burkina Faso. Thanks to its local warehouse, it will be able to ship products more rapidly and provide a high quality of service to the hundred local resellers with whom Aitek works in the country.
AOC appoints Platinum Micro as a distributor
South Africa : monitor vendor AOC has appointed broadliner Platinum Micro as a distributor for the local market. The Company will distribute a range of AOC monitors including the AOC Razor range of ultra-slim monitors which offer ultra-slim cabinets of just 0.92cm thickness and 1.2cm thickness with screen sizes ranging from 47 to 58.4cm.
BestIT plays with SteelSeries
Italy : gaming accessory vendor SteelSeries has appointed PC component and peripheral specialist BestIT as official distributor in the country.
A new director for eD’system
Czech Republic : broadliner eD'system has hired from Manutan Přemysl Pela as new managing director.
Meroncourt gets an Addon
United Kingdom : gaming and accessory specialist Meroncourt has started to import Addon accessories and networking products in the country.
Hexcom becomes nuts about nets
Germany : network testing vendor and distributor Hexcom has added Nuts about Nets wireless testing produts to its portfolio.
Veracomp in an Icy Box
Poland : broadliner Veracomp has added Icy Box cases to its PC component portfolio.
Mood Entertainment expands its reach
France : gaming and DVD specialist DEM has signed a distribution agreement with Mood Entertainment, a producer and distributor of speciality music and casual PC games. Mood Entertainment’s products are sold using interactive displays in retail stores with high shopper traffic that allow customers to sample content prior to purchase. This deal will give Mood Entertainment access to 50% more hypermarkets in France, including such household names as the Carrefour Market, Leclerc and Intermarché.
Videor signs with Milestone
Germany : video security specialist Videor has expanded its offer with Milestone universal management solution.
Marvel on the phone with Huawei
Russia : Chinese vendor Huawei has chosen broadliner Marvel Distributsia as official distributor for its Ideos smartphones and tablets.
V7 launches range of projector lamps across Europe
In a bid to compete more efficiently with Tech Data’s Hotlamp business, broadliner Ingram Micro has added to its V7 exclusive house-brand a range of replacement lamps for projectors. These lamps are from now on available in whole Europe through Ingram offices in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.
Golden Systems displays on Viewsonic
Middle East : PC component specialist Golden Systems has added Viewsonic to its vendor portfolio. It will distribute Viewsonic’s range of LCD monitors and tablets in the Kuwait, Iraq, Qatar and the UAE through its channel and retail partners.
Asbis distributes SafeNet
Slovakia : broadliner Asbis has been appointed official distributor for SafeNet security solutions, including Aladdin authentication products.
Dell opens the door to Sidin
Italy : Dell has chosen network and security VAD Sidin as official distributor for its storage and server solutions.
Adobe Systems signs Alfalak Distribution
Saudi Arabia : Adobe has appointed broadliner Alfalak Distribution as an official distributor. Alfalak joins the company’s strategic network of Middle East and North African distributors which includes Disway, Grapheast, Logicom and Mindware. Alfalak will be supporting the full range of Adobe products to ensure availability for business users and retail outlets.
Pandigital mounts a Peak
United Kingdom : consumer electronic specialist Peak Development has added Pandigital scanners to its portfolio.
Promisec gets two-tier with Computerlinks
France : network and security VAD Computerlinks has been chosen by Israeli vendor Promisec to become its first distributor in the country for InnerSpace, its fully automated enterprise-class agentless software solution that provides large organizations with comprehensive 24/7 visibility & control of endpoints. INNERspace eliminates threats to the internal network while making corporate endpoint management more efficient and cost-effective. Until now, InnerSpace was sold directly through resellers by the local office of the editor.
Viewsonic displayed by AB
Poland : broadliner AB has been chosen by Viewsonic as official distributor for its full line of products.
OCS stores on Transcend
Russia : broadliner OCS has added Transcend CompactFlash, SD cards and SSD drives to its portfolio.
VAS into nprinting
Germany : as the only distributor of the business intelligence tool QlikView from QlikTech, software VAD VAS has started the distribution of Nprinting, an add-on from Italian editor Syntes which allows to export QlikView reports as PDF files.