A class-action lawsuit was launched against Compaq, accusing it of defrauding the market by stuffing the channel and withholding information on channel inventories. Compaq CEO Eckhard Pfieffer and CFO Earl Mason are accused of 'false and misleading statements during the Class Period'. Meanwhile, IBM was expected to report this week its first earnings fall in two years.
Tivoli swims channel Tivoli, IBM's software systems management company, has moved from direct sales to the channel with its appointment of Bytech Systems and Azlan as UK distributors.
CEO Graeme Watt admits the trading climate is becoming a little more uncertain as he and CFO Graham Charlton reflect on the reseller's £1bn year
Security vendor appoints Infinigate as part of strategy to grow channel business
As the trade war between the US and China ramps up, Marian McHugh investigates what impact this will have on UK prices and how partners are adapting to higher costs
CRN quizzes Avaya CEO Jim Chirico on the firm's progress after exiting Chapter 11 earlier this year, and listing on the stock exchange