Stories by Jonathan Roe

Rumours abound over sale

GEN-i continues to shrug off rumours that the company is about to be bought, but channel sources say that at least three suitors have been in sale talks with the systems integrator.

NZ disties may escape Veritas cull

VERITAS says the New Zealand channel should not view the reduction of its Australia distributors from four to two as a sign of what is about to happen here.

Citrix shuffles NZ arm

CITRIX is shuffling its New Zealand operation following the departure this month of its Auckland-based channel salesperson Sean Williams.

HP - new boss, new company

HEWLETT-Packard has re-drawn the lines of its organisation chart in a bid to project a more simple and united front to customers and resellers.

IBM may be Logical CSI’s saviour

IBM’s purchase of Logical CSI may have saved the systems integrator from going under a second time, according to financial statements released late last month.

Datareach rises from the ashes

US COMPANY Anacapa Ventures has bought the assets of Datareach, the Napier internet equipment company in liquidation, and renamed it XtendReach.

Fujitsu shakes up local operation

FUJITSU New Zealand’s Auckland and Wellington sales staff are reapplying for their jobs as part of the company’s move to a consulting focus and new business plan.

Parallel Solutions sales track well

PARALLEL Solutions, the Australian company that took over Tech Pacific’s business for Hewlett-Packard spare parts in January, says sales are exceeding expectations.