DACH: Matthias Bodry, who was the founder of German infrastructure VAD Bytec, has unexpectedly died of cancer recently. His company is now managed by Peter Schöbel and Reinhold Egenter, its sales and technical directors. On Cebit, the German office of British VAD Nuvias has unveiled its new Unified Communications BU. The distributor will initially work with AudioCodes, BroadSoft, LifeSize, Oracle and Panasonic. Finally, network monitoring vendor Paessler has appointed network and security VAD Sysob as an official distributor in Austria, Germany, Liechtenstein and Switzerland (source: CRN Deutschland, IT Business Deutschland and IT Markt Schweiz).