IT retailers encroach on distributors

Will Best Buy or the local retail shop become the next distribution channel for VARs? Retailers aren't likely to replace established disties like Ingram Micro, Tech Data and Synnex, but they could become

Published on: September 25th, 2008 Vawn Himmelsbach

Microsoft signs with D&H Canada

Markham, Ont.- D&H Canada made two major announcement at its first ever FunFair Technology show, held here, at the Hilton Suites Conference Centre.The more significant announcement was the signing of Microsoft Canada to

Published on: September 18th, 2008 Paolo Del Nibletto

Distributors pass shipping costs onto VARs

We're feeling the impact of the rising cost of fuel in almost every aspect of business. Distribution, in particular, are feeling the strain, since their entire business model is based on shipping freight.

Published on: August 28th, 2008 Vawn Himmelsbach

Citrix gets exclusive with Ingram

If you're looking to buy Citrix, you're only going to have one choice: Ingram Micro.In a move that places all of its virtualization eggs in one distie basket, Citrix is dumping its other

Published on: July 31st, 2008 Vawn Himmelsbach

Ingram Micro is the only place for Citrix Systems

Partners looking to purchase products from virtualization vendor Citrix Systems will have just one distribution partner to turn to effective August 30th: Ingram Micro.Citrix (NASDAQ: CTXS) announced Friday that it was naming Ingram

Published on: July 29th, 2008 Jeff Jedras

Ingram’s Mark Snider goes on the record

Mark Snider may not have had a heads-up about his recent promotion to run the Canadian operation for Ingram Micro, but he wasn't surprised either.The subsidiary has been a shining light around the

Published on: June 16th, 2008 Paolo Del Nibletto

New Avnet president unveils 100-day plan

As the new president of the Americas for Avnet Technology Solutions (ATS), (NYSE: AVT) an operating group of Tempe, Ariz.-based Avnet, Inc., a distributor of electronic components, computer products and technology services and

Published on: June 10th, 2008 Maxine Cheung

Executive switch-up takes place at Avnet

There have been a lot of big changes at Avnet lately, the most recent being a big executive switch-up. Fred Cuen, who was president of Avnet Technology Solutions Americas, has left the company

Published on: May 22nd, 2008 Vawn Himmelsbach

Westcon launches new SMB tool for resellers

Designed for resellers working in the North American small to medium sized business (SMB) space, Westcon Group Inc., a global specialty distributor, has introduced its onboarding tool to help partners become certified and

Published on: April 23rd, 2008 Maxine Cheung