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VIP to distribute new VAIO laptops

As part of a distribution agreement with TREKSTOR, the European business license partner for the VAIO Corporation, VIP UK will be bringing VAIOs new products to the UK with the European launch of the SX14 and A12 laptops. The move complements VIP’s notebook line-up by adding a powerful Ultrabook and …

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PCR’s guide to the latest desktop PCs

From monster gaming machines to compact mini computers, distributors and vendors offer up their best desktop PCs. Zoostorm Elite SFF (pictured above) Specs: Zoostorm Elite chassis, Intel i7-8700 running up to 4.6GHz, Intel H310 chipset, UHD 630 graphics, 16GB Crucial 2400MHz RAM, 480GB SSD, Windows 10 Home. “The Zoostorm Elite …

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Tech Data launches Dell EMC PowerQuote in Europe

Tech Data has announced the European launch of PowerQuote, a web-based quote configuration tool for Dell EMC server solutions. Now fully integrated with InTouch, Tech Data’s online sales platform in Europe, PowerQuote allows customers to build their own solutions and produces fast, accurate and relevant quotations across a range of …

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Toshiba Client Solutions Europe rebrands to Dynabook Europe

Toshiba Client Solutions Europe is embarking on a company rebrand and will now be known as Dynabook Europe. Toshiba Client Solutions Co joined Sharp Group on 1st October 2018, and changed its name to become Dynabook Inc. on 1st January 2019. The long-established ‘Dynabook’ brand has a well known heritage …

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CMS extends Micro Focus partnership

CMS Distribution has extended its partnership with Micro Focus, the seventh largest pure-play software company in the world. CMS customers will now be able to access the complete Micro Focus portfolio, providing world-class enterprise-grade scalable solutions, delivering innovation across DevOps, Hybrid IT, Security and Risk Management, and Predictive Analytics. “Enterprises …

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Verbatim appoints Clive Alberts as EUMEA President

Verbatim has appointed Clive Alberts as president for its EUMEA operation. The position was previously held by Hidetaka Yabe who returns to Tokyo, Japan to undertake a general manager’s role within the corporate marketing department at Mitsubishi Chemical Corp (the parent company of Verbatim). “I am excited and honoured to …

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LG and Ricoh strengthen relationship in Europe

LG and Ricoh have announced a new European partnership to “provide companies of all sizes and sectors with access to crystal-clear displays for everything from smart meeting spaces to digital signage solutions through a single trusted partner with global resources”. Ricoh offers LG displays across its Communications Services portfolio, including …

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Kaspersky Lab appoints Chris Connell as UK&I General Manager

Chris Connell has joined Kaspersky Lab as UK & Ireland general manager. He will oversee the company’s efforts to “increase its transparency and trust in an increasingly fragmented society”. Connell joins Kaspersky Lab after 15 years at Ingram Micro, where he was vendor director at the firm, overseeing peripherals, components, …

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VIP UK adds Mad Catz to its gaming hardware portfolio

VIP UK has announced a distribution agreement with renowned gaming brand Mad Catz. Mad Catz is the global manufacturer of gaming hardware and will be joining VIP’s established gaming line-up, enhancing the distributor’s portfolio and offering customers access to its award-winning line-up, featuring gaming mice, headsets, keyboards and gaming surfaces. …

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