Stories by Kate Palmer

SAS makes friends in right places

Trust isn’t often a word bandied between vendors and partners, yet one thriving relationship is proof it can exist in today’s hard-nosed business world.

Cisco boosts channel team

Man about town Steve Laurence has joined Cisco’s channel account team as a manager. Laurence, most recently with Lenovo, has also worked for HP, Compaq and Toshiba. Reporting to Jennifer Rutherford, Cisco channel manager, Laurence replaces Hamish Burt, who has yet to reveal his next move.

Argent expands by buying Aussie firm

Telecommunications software developer and integration specialist Argent Networks has extended its international reach with the purchase of Australian outfit Integration Management (IM).

Barracudas land in NZ

Datastor received its first shipment of the new Seagate Barracuda 3.5-inch 750GB hard drive fresh off the plane this morning.