After five months in the Westcon hotseat, Antony Byford tells CRN why losing vendors Juniper and Bluecoat doesn't matter and how the market perception of the distributor is wrong
UCC vendor claims distribution ranks will be cut significantly this year following new partner programme launch
Impact of the sale of Westcon Americas to Synnex forces Datatec to issue market update
Westcon to be displaced by Nuvias in 2018 and will only cover three European countries
Logicalis becomes main profit engine following sale of Americas business
What are the key takeaways from business in the channel this month?
Distributor arm proves troublesome child for parent company
After almost a decade at Avaya and Avaya distributor Westcon, Jeremy Butt has taken a top EMEA job at Avaya arch-foe Mitel
COO David Grant talked Tom Wright through the changes at the distributor after its Americas business was sold to Synnex
Westcon-Comstor joins Tech Data's Maverick as UK distributor for Surface Hub
Deal sees Synnex take a 10 per cent stake in Westcon-Comstor's EMEA and APAC business
But Kevin Murai says Synnex will probably hold off investing further in Westcon International while its SAP conversion and BPO restructure are still ongoing
US distribution giant that's always kept Europe at arm's length is now in the box seat to acquire Westcon's international business following its $800m deal for Americans arm, says Doug Woodburn
US distributor Synnex snaps up Westcon-Comstor's North and Latin American businesses for $800m, and buys 10 per cent stake in European/international arm for $30m
But parent Datatec says in full-year results statement that proposed transaction is now 'subject to contract and exclusivity provisions'
Project sees roles in 52 countries offloaded to outsourcing specialist Genpact
Distributor's EMEA sales slump by 30 per cent in fiscal 2017 as systems upgrade disrupts trading
Swiss-German broadliner thought to be in the mix to buy Westcon and Comstor, but both parties refuse to comment
Arrow and Synnex mooted as potential suitors as Datatec confirms it is Westcon - and not Logicalis - it is looking to potentially sell
Westcon and Logicalis parent issues second cautionary announcement following initial statement about mystery deal in January
Datatec says it is in negotiations relating to a 'transaction' that would have a material effect on its share price
Jeremy Butt tells CRN that business will not be disrupted by bankruptcy filing in US and that the distributor is sitting on $20m of Avaya inventory, while other partners also supportive of move
With seven of the top 20 UK distributors of 2010 having been acquired or gone bust, will resellers and vendors soon be faced with a lack of choice, asks Doug Woodburn?
Integrator still profitable despite seeing revenue fall 5.6 per cent