Stories by Justine Banfield

Renaissance, Vodafone team up

DESPITE severe delays around PalmOne’s Treo 600, Renaissance is wasting no time in partnering with Vodafone to get sales initiatives off the ground. This includes all Vodafone resellers as well.

Distie hit by ‘pro’ criminals

KROME Technologies was robbed on Saturday night in what seems to have been a professional hit. And as a result of the burglary the distributor’s resellers will experience supply delays while Krome waits for insurance claims to come through.

Cisco programme targets SMBs

CISCO New Zealand is aggressively recruiting resellers as it launches its Simple Cisco Engage programme. The vendor is also creating a new Australia-based division to ensure it has a dedicated team to make the programme work.

Renaissance, Farmers sign on dotted line

AS sales for the Apple iPod rise, Renaissance is taking full advantage of the tide of demand and has signed up Farmers as a retail partner for the product. The distributor also boasts a record quarter for the Apple line.

Ingram extends warranty

AUCKLAND-based distributor Ingram Micro has extended options on its Warranty Plus programme to meet customer demand, according to managing director John Dunbar.