DACH: German telephony specialist Brodos has hired Michael Heller as its new general manager. Michael was previously commercial director for glasses retailer Apollo-Optik. Also in Germany, Mac specialist Comline has expanded its storage offer with Angelbird SSD systems. German storage VAD TIM has been appointed official distributor by Pure Storage for its enterprise flash storage solutions, for both the Austrian and German markets. Thanks to a partnership with CPS, supply specialist Ecomedia has started the distribution of the full portfolio of Transcend products (storage, memory and consumer electronics) (source: Telecom Handel Deutschland, Channel Observer Deutschland, IT-Business Deutschland and IT Reseller Schweiz).