Posted on Aug 24 2016 - 8:30am by John Peters
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Close Brothers Technology Services has taken on five new Relationship Directors who will report directly to Director of Sales David Forbes. The new recruits are Martin Cadby, who joins from NF Techflet; Nick Dudley, who will be responsible for major accounts; Bernard Saikalis, who joins from De Lage Landen and will be responsible for London and the South East; Craig Smith, previously with Lombard...

Posted on Aug 24 2016 - 8:30am by John Peters
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Epson has appointed Claire Robinson as Head of Business Sales for the UK. She will manage Epson’s AV and print solutions sales teams across the SMB, retail, healthcare and education sectors and assume responsibility for implementing more intelligent business and end user solutions, such as Print 365 (see page 36). Robinson has been at Epson for six years, working in a variety of leadership roles. www.epson.eu ...

Posted on Aug 23 2016 - 8:05am by John Peters
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Exertis strengthens push into OA Technology products distributor Exertis is strengthening its push into the office automation (OA) and document scanning markets with the appointment of two ex-Midwich employees, Alistair Coyne and Theresa Downes. Alistair will be responsible for Exertis’s overall OA and document scan strategy, whilst Theresa will manage the Samsung strand of the OA business. Jamie...

Posted on Aug 22 2016 - 8:30am by John Peters
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Print Audit has integrated with PrintReleaf’s cloud-based forest product tracking and reforestation platform, giving customers of Print Audit Premier members the opportunity to offset the environmental impact of their printing by planting a tree for every 8,333 sheets of paper they produce. PrintReleaf allows customers to choose where they would like their reforestation efforts to take place from...

Posted on Aug 21 2016 - 8:30am by John Peters
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Reseller, MSP and dealer services group Synaxon is celebrating the success of its 2016 National Member Conference in Nottingham, which saw a record number of attendees and increased levels of engagement from resellers, with 337 confimed one-to-one business meetings over the two days. Derek Jones, managing director of Synaxon UK, said: “The conference this year was by far our best ever, not only...

Posted on Aug 20 2016 - 8:30am by John Peters
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Tech Data has produced a Focus on Education guide to help resellers make the most of opportunities in the peak summertime buying period. Kirsty Guy, Public Sector Marketing Manager at Tech Data, is predicting a strong focus on the STEM subjects – science, technology, engineering and maths. She said: “There is likely to be plenty of focus on computing equipment in general and lots of interest in...

Posted on Aug 19 2016 - 8:30am by John Peters
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VOW has introduced a number of new services for VOW Venture partners, including a new records and information management service delivered by Iron Mountain, a simple email marketing tool and a tie-in with Virgin Wines. The partnership with Iron Mountain will enable VOW Venture partners to develop a recurring revenue stream by offering customers systematic administration and secure storage of both...

Posted on Aug 18 2016 - 8:30am by John Peters
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‘Absolutely brilliant’, ‘unmissable’, ‘fantastic’ and ‘wonderful’ were some of the adjectives used to describe VOW’s inaugural Heatwave incentive, which took place in Italy in May. Introduced as an alternative to VOW’s popular Whiteout incentive for partners who prefer sun and sandals to snow and skiing, the four-day trip to Sorrento included a cookery course at the Quanto Basta...

Posted on Aug 17 2016 - 8:30am by John Peters
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DMC Business Machines has hit the first quarterly fund-raising target in its 12-month Giving Back initiative. The Croydon-based distributor has pledged to raise £10,000 for the for Starlight Children’s Foundation by making a donation for every Planitgreen toner they sell and through other fundraising activities including a 5K run, The London ColorVibe 5K, and The Purbeck Plod. DMC successfully...

Posted on Aug 16 2016 - 8:30am by John Peters
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Document Data Group is reaping the benefits of an apprentice program developed in conjunctions with QA Apprenticeships, the first IT apprenticeship business to be rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted. Following a 50% increase in turnover last year, from £2.2 million to £3.3 million, the fast growing office equipment supplier has taken on six technical apprentices and one business apprentice, increasing...