Avaya Trims Ingram Micro from U.S. Roster

Avaya Inc. is cutting Ingram Micro Inc. from its U.S. distributor stable, but keeping them on board in Canada, according to reports from Channel Web. Avaya also cut its distribution relationships with Ingram Micro and Avnet in Australia and New Zealand, ChannelWeb reported. Ingram Micro, a large distributor of Nortel products, became an Avaya distributor […]

Samsung BCS Signs Distribution Deal with Optus

Samsung Business Communication Systems (BCS) announced Tuesday a distribution agreement with Optus Inc., a national supplier of new and refurbished voice, video and data business communications parts, solutions and services based in Jonesboro, Ark. As part of the agreement, Optus’s national reseller base can now offer its small and medium business customers Samsung OfficeServ 7000 […]

Comstor to Distribute Cisco UCS

Comstor Worldwide announced it is adding Cisco Systems Inc.’s Unified Computing System (UCS) as well as solutions programs and advanced training opportunities for Cisco partners targeting the midmarket. This is the first server solution offered by Comstor and its parent company, Westcon Group Inc. Cisco’s UCS architecture, announced in March, unites compute, network, storage access […]

Catalyst Telecom To Carry Motorola Wireless Solutions

Distributor Catalyst Telecom, a unit of ScanSource Inc., announced this week it has added wireless solutions from Motorola Inc., including access points, ports, controllers, switches and AirDefense wireless network security solution. Motorola has been a partners of ScanSource POS & Barcoding sales unit for more than 15 years. “The addition of their wireless solutions to […]

M2M Marketplace

It takes a range of wireless products (and modules that can be made into products by channel partners) to make full use of M2M applications. Here are a few products from key vendors in the industry. AirLink Raven X Manufacturer: Sierra Wireless, www.sierrawireless.comFunctionality: The Raven X features advanced processing power and expanded memory within an […]

Catalyst Telecom, Avaya Create System for Disaster Readiness

In an effort to assist communities and organizations affected by natural disasters or major communications disruptions, Catalyst Telecom has become an authorized distributor of the Avaya Inc.’s Mobile Communication System (MCS). The MCS is a standalone system designed to deploy emergency response communications during disaster relief or recovery efforts and for temporary operations when communications […]

SunRockets Asset Distributor Sues Vonage

The company thats in charge of SunRockets assets is suing Vonage. Sherwood Partners, a company that handles tech firm liquidations, says Vonage illegally obtained, and is using, SunRockets customer list. SunRocket was the second-largest consumer VoIP provider; it went belly-up in July. Vonage says it got the list fairly, though a third-party marketing company in […]

Westcon Group Acquires ReView Video

Westcon Group Inc. said Tuesday it has acquired the assets of Chicago-based ReView Video LLC, a distributor of audio, network, videoconferencing and VoIP platforms. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Westcon said the acquisition increases its ability to integrate collaborative, IP-based video products and services into its portfolio of convergence, security and mobility products. […]

Voda One Launches New Quoting Tool for Resellers

Voda One, a division of value-added distributor Westcon Group Inc., has created a tool to speed up quotes on the Avaya IP Office product line. The software is accessible on Voda Ones ConvergencePoint portal. It lets Voda One BusinessPartners substantially reduce the time needed to produce an estimate for a customer, the company said. Westcon […]

TelecomAssociation Changes Leadership

TelecomAssociation (TA) on Friday announced a new management team to support the associations vendor members and distributors. Long-time administrator Kathleen Brown has been promoted to executive director and Nancy Baldwin has been named president. President and Founder Dan Baldwin said he is stepping down to work at a national telecommunications provider. His last day at […]

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