Accessories distributor Digital Blue may be on the brink of being sold to an overseas company, according to industry sources.
Stories by Jan Birkeland
Australian distributor and wholesaler Anyware Computer Accessories came to Auckland four years ago, eager to break into the New Zealand market. Husband and wife team Peter and Nicole de Wever followed not long after to spearhead the operations here.
Albany-based distributor Snappernet has picked up the Snapgear range from Secure Computing.
John Mazenier, recently appointed country manager at Sun Microsystems, started his career in IT within the finance sector.
Ingram Micro is touting its showcase exhibition as the year's largest IT reseller event, with 50 exhibitors confirmed.
This month the New Zealand public will get to see what is quite possibly the most over-indulgent marriage of diamonds and technology.
McAfee has launched its Intrushield 10 Gigabit Ethernet platform in New Zealand and is touting the move as the first and only intrusion prevention system (IPS) able to deliver performance of up to 10GB.
Dove Electronics has appointed Rick Jansen as manager of its Auckland branch and signed printer specialist Brother.
Distributor Chillisoft has won the local rights to American-based Astaro Internet Security.
Leaving her native Philippines for New Zealand was an easy choice for Renaissance Brands’ Johanna Nonato. The product manager in the networking and security group says leaving the Philippines brought with it challenges and opportunities here.
Linksys has announced the restructuring and upcoming rollout of its Partner Connection programme. It hopes to align the brand more closely to Cisco and offer the subsequent benefits to resellers.
Danica Aitken, Microsoft’s product marketing manager at the entertainment and devices division, is possibly the only person at the company able to do a one-armed push-up.
Software giant Microsoft is busy working behind the scenes on the upcoming release of its server operating system Windows Server 2008, formerly known under the codename Longhorn.
Juniper Networks has reassured its partners the company is focusing on the enterprise market to achieve further growth as a networking specialist, at its Asia-Pacific partner conference in Thailand last week.
The Australian buying consortium National Associated Retail Traders of Australia (Narta), is expected to follow in the footsteps of one of its largest customers JB Hi-Fi and set up shop in New Zealand.
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