Healthy margins are reseller nirvana — higher ones even better. According to Anyware’s Peter de Wever margins on hardware don’t come any higher than those on cables and consumables.
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In a collaboration to combine their network and security products, Juniper Networks and Symantec are to join forces.
According to New Zealand country manager Sim Bong, Laser has got off to a stronger than expected start since it opened for business earlier this year.
Gigabyte is signing Dove Electronics as a new sub-distributor in an effort to conquer the difficult South Island market.
As smart phones and PDAs become increasingly popular, so too do malicious attacks aimed at the devices. According to Aston Jones, customer relationship manager at Scientific Software Systems (SSS), more than 300 known viruses are today targeting smart phones.
Nintendo will launch its game console Wii on 7 December in New Zealand. The unit is expected to have an RRP of $499.90.
Alex Morcom has left SAP New Zealand to go to Parnell-based Metalforming Technologies (MT).
DigitalBlue has received a warning from the Commerce Commission for telling Dick Smith Electronics not to advertise an iPod accessory below a certain price point.
Australian Beethoven Computer Services has signed Simpl to increase sales of its Resolve software on this side of the Tasman.
Over a decade after its launch, Auckland-based Theta Systems prides itself on the fact that its very first customer remains on its books. “We have an enormously loyal customer base,” says CEO Steve Saunders. ”Having customers for such a long time is a testament to our success.”
Anyware Computer Accessories has signed up Parnell, Auckland-based JDI as its second sub-distributor.
Korea-based LG is taking a low-key approach to the launch of its notebooks into the New Zealand market.
Brother appears to be doing better in Oceania than other regions of the world. The printer (and sewing machine) maker is a market leader in the New Zealand market but an also-ran in Europe.
Hewlett Packard (HP) and Microsoft are housemates following HP’s move into its new premises in Auckland's mini-Silicon Valley. HP takes residence on two floors of the building at 22 The Viaduct, moving closer to both Microsoft and Vodafone.
Terrorism, war and epidemics all take a backseat to identity theft and credit card fraud, according to Unisys’ latest survey.
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