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News from Boll, Comm-Tec, Komsa, Littlebit, Pilot, Sysob, Tech Data and Wortmann

DACH: Swiss network and security VAD Boll Engineering has inked a partnership with Digicomp, to offer its training sessions to its VARs and system integrators1. German AV specialist Comm-Tec has been appointed official repair and service center for Barco projectors, as well as distributor for Exterity IP video and digital signage solutions. German telephony and telecom group Komsa has promoted Uwe Bauer as its new CEO. Gunnar Grosse and Jürgen Unger, Komsa's founders, join the supervisory board of the company. Storage vendors HGST and Sandisk have appointed Littlebit as an official distributor for its SSD and hard drives2. These products will be available through Littlebit's offices in Austria, Germany and Switzerland as well as in Benelux through Littlebit sales office in the Netherlands. German broadliner Pilot has been appointed by local security startup eBlocker as an official distributor in the country. Network and security VAD Sysob has been chosen by Application Delivery Networking vendor Array Networks as its official distributor in the DACH region, thanks to Sysob offices in Austria, Germany and Switzerland. Broadliner Tech Data has added Nokia's connected healthcase portfolio to its offer in Switzerland3. Finally, Czech security editor ESET has appointed broadliner Wortmann as an official distributor for its solutions in the DACH region (through Wortmann offices in Austria and Germany, Switzerland being covered by the latter)4. Wortmann will more specifically target the local MSP markets (source: IT Reseller Schweiz 1, 2, 3 and 4, Telecom Handel Deutschland, Channel Observer Deutschland, Dealers Only Deutschland).

Pilot in partnership with eBlocker

Germany: broadliner Pilot Computerhandels has been chosen by Soho privacy server startup eBlocker as a distributor in the country.

Pilot bets on Delux

Germany: broadliner Pilot has expanded its portfolio with Delux accessories and small peripherals (source: Channel Observer Deutschland).

Another distributor for Wilk

Germany: after Ingram Micro in Italy, Polish memory and storage specialist Wilk Elektronik further expands the European coverage of its GoodRAM memory modules, with a signature with broadliner Pilot.

Cebit under the Chinese sign

The 29th edition of the Cebit IT event will take place next week in Hanover, Germany. The organizers plan about 3300 exhibitors from 70 countries and 201 000 visitors. The inviting country will be, this year, China. With 600 exhibitors (including giants like Alibaba, Baidu, Huawei, Xiaomi or ZTE) and a central stand of 6000sqm, the Chinese delegation will be, by far, the biggest over the past years. One of the key focus of this edition will be d!conomy, the digital economy, or how to digitize and streamline processes to gain in efficiency and costs, with vendors like Konica Minolta (returning after several years of absent) which will present their services of consulting, implementation and management of printing and document solutions. Another huge trend will be, of course, the IoT (Internet of Things) with vendors like Tesla (electric cars), XYZ Printing (3D printers) or Swiss vendor digitalSTROM, which has developed a device to network household appliances using the power supply lines. DigitalSTROM products are already available in the Netherlands through Copaco, Viertron and Zelenko. No doubt digitalSTROM will be able to find new customers and distributors in the remaining Europe through its Cebit presence.

As usually, Hall 14 and 15 will be dedicated to Planet Reseller, the channel-specialized division of Cebit. Major German distributors will be present, including Acmeo, Action Europe, API, Boston Server & Storage, Brightstar 20:20 Mobile (also through its British headquarters, to reach international customers), COS Computer, ENO telecom, Herweck, imcopex, Intos Electronic, Komsa, Littlebit Technology, MK Computer, Pearl, Pilot or Wortmann (also in Hall 4). Only missing is Ingram Micro, which has opted for its own, regional or thematical events. Planet Reseller will also gather some foreign distributors like Austrian Tekpoint, Belgian ATC, British Elite Mobile, New Way International and PSA Parts, Emirati Daisytek, Maltese Domo Trading, Polish Action, Amco, Komputronik, Platinet and Wilk Elektronik, Romanian SC Gersim Impex, Serbian Geneko (Hall 13) or Spanish Informatica Megasur, trade platforms like Handelot or GSM Exchange as well as loads of smaller traders and brokers from all around the world (including no less than 24 companies from Dubai !). In total, Planet Reseller will include about 250 exhibitors, trading both on the German and international markets. Some German distributors have chosen not to exhibit in Planet Reseller, in a bid to reach a broader panel of visitors, including some end customers : ADN (Halls 4 and 6), Alldis (Hall 13), Allnet (Hall 13), ALSO (Halls 4 and 13), Avnet (Hall 2 and 3), Ectacom (Hall 6), Incom Storage (Hall 3), Infinigate (Hall 6), MCL (Hall 2 and 4), Sysob (Hall 6), TD Azlan (Hall 11), Tech Data (Hall 2), Wick Hill (Hall 6).

Like the past few years, the Cebit will focus on professional visitors. It will be closed on the week-end, and the entrance price will be higher, to dissuade non-professionals to enter. Ten more days to wait, to see if the goals were reached…

Recent additions

Our directory is updated daily through information sent by vendors and distributors. Here are the latest updates :
Luckystar Computers (I) Pvt Ltd
India - Specialist
Netsafe Solutions Hravtska d.o.o.
Croatia - VAD
Netsafe Solutions Bulgaria e.o.o.d.
Bulgaria - VAD
Netsafe Solutions Srl
Romania - VAD
Arrow ECS Slovakia s r.o.
Slovakia - VAD
Share Distribuzione Srl
Italy - VAD
Ignition Technology Sub-Saharan Africa
South Africa - VAD
Ignition Technology ME
United Arab Emirates - VAD
Ignition Technology France
France - VAD
Kosmotech (KSM YuA TOV)
Ukraine - Specialist


Pilot Computerhandels GmbH

Pilot Computerhandels GmbH
Appenstedter Weg 59
DE-21218 Seevetal-Hittfeld
Phone : +49-407097370
Fax : +49-40709737500
Website : http://www.pilot-computer.de

Other offices
DE-79111 Freiburg
Phone : +49-761401190


General manager : Mr Thomas Wendtland
CFO : Mr Frank Schneider
Sales director : Mr Christian Haack
Marketing director : Mrs Sabine Saarmann
CTO : Mr Clemens Pannek
Division director or manager : Mr Sascha Zyballa
Division director or manager : Mr Mihael Rhovski
Purchase director or manager : Mr Lars Lehmann
Purchase director or manager : Mrs Liliana Cefalia


Creation year : 2003
Handelsregisternummer : Lüneburg HRB 110946
VAT number : DE 176 666 838
Annual turnover
2011 : 65,00 M€
2010 : 60,00 M€
2009 : 50,00 M€
2006 : 66,00 M€
2005 : 60,00 M€
Active resellers : 1500
Indirect turnover : 100%
Export : Andorra, Austria, Spain
Main brands : AG Neovo, Asrock, BenQ, Lindy, Samsung
Clients : Assemblers, broadline e-commerce, broadliner, buying groups, department stores, hypermarkets, independent retailers, IT consulting, system integrators and VARs, marketplaces, specialist, specialized and corporate resellers
Employees : 34 people


Value added services
Dedicated contacts, newsletters, on-site quote, online order status checking, online ordering, personalized help, pre-sale consulting, project management help, regular special offers
Minimum delivery time
National : 24 hour(s)
International : NC


Recent additions

Our directory is updated daily through information sent by vendors and distributors. Here are the latest updates :
Luckystar Computers (I) Pvt Ltd -  India - Specialist
Netsafe Solutions Hravtska d.o.o. -  Croatia - VAD
Netsafe Solutions Bulgaria e.o.o.d. -  Bulgaria - VAD
Netsafe Solutions Srl -  Romania - VAD
Arrow ECS Slovakia s r.o. -  Slovakia - VAD
Share Distribuzione Srl -  Italy - VAD
Ignition Technology Sub-Saharan Africa -  South Africa - VAD
Ignition Technology ME -  United Arab Emirates - VAD
Ignition Technology France -  France - VAD
Kosmotech (KSM YuA TOV) -  Ukraine - Specialist

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