Stories by Kate Palmer

Morning Star turns ten

Distributor Morning Star has celebrated its tenth anniversary with a move to spacious new premises.

Hitachi tools up for channel

Storage specialist Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) has set up shop in New Zealand for the first time and appointed a country manager.

EMC boosts Velocity

Information management and storage specialist EMC has extended its Velocity partner programme to include a SME division and unveiled a new range aimed at this market.

Locals throw doubt on open source adoption figures

New Zealand and Australia are lagging behind Europe and North America in the adoption of open source software (OSS), according to a report from research firm Forrester. However, local OSS experts believe Forrester’s figures understate the true picture.

Notebooks drive PC market boom

Notebook sales overtook desktop PC sales for the first time in New Zealand during the third quarter of 2005. Total PC shipments increased by 20% on the previous year. And a good chunk of that business went through the channel.

Dave Adams moves to Revera

Newly rebranded IT infrastructure and storage reseller Revera (formerly Hosting and Datacentre Services) has appointed Dave Adams as business development manager.

The good, the bad and the excellent:

’TIS the season of goodwill. With that in mind Reseller News gave distributors the opportunity to share the highs and lows of their year and hot picks for 2006.