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).
DACH: in Germany, cloud VAD Acmeo, which has hired former API distribution manager Udo Schillings as its new marketing and vendor management director, has strengthened its IaaS offer with solutions from Berlin-based provider ProfitBricks. Mac specialist Comline has inked a distribution deal with HP for its Premium notebooks and PCs. The partnership also covers the French market. Security VAD JakobSoftware has hired Torsten Kaufmann as data solutions sales manager. Torsten was previously working with for Novastor as partner account manager and is not a newcomer among distributors, as he has also been account manager for security VAD Wick Hill some years ago. Thin computing, network and security VAD Sysob has opened up a new BU dedicated to the Server and Storage market. Managed by former Rombus manager Ralph Koch, the BU counts four employees and focuses initially on Supermicro products. In Switzerland, broadliner Alltron has been chosen by Italian vendor Microtech as a distributor for its Android tablets. Its competitor ALSO has expanded its AV portfolio with Ergotron mounts and carts (source: Telecom Handel Deutschland, CRN Deutschland, Dealers Only Deutschland, IT Business Deutschland, IT Market Schweiz and Inside Channels Schweiz).
DACH: German broadliner Siewert & Kau has opened an office in Halle. The office will be specialized in servers, storage and network, and will more particularly focus on Dell, a vendor whose German subsidiary is situated not far from there. In Germany still, network and security VAD Sysob has expanded its wireless offer with the Linkyfi Wi-Fi management and marketing tool from AVSystem. Finally, in Switzerland, broadliner ALSO has started the distribution of SSD storage systems from Austrian vendor Angelbird (source: Channel Observer Deutschland, CRN Deutschland and IT Reseller Schweiz).
News from API, Infinigate and Sysob
DACH: broadliner API has officially launched its value business. The first brands distributes are 3CX (VoIP), Rangee (thing computing) - both announced some weeks ago - and Watchguard (UTM). Presenting its 2015 results (with a 24% growth of its sales and a 40 % growth of its benefits), Swiss network and security VAD Infinigate has unveiled plans for acquisitions, both in Europe and in the rest of the world1. Network and security VAD Sysob has launched its Sysob Academy, its training offer2. Sessions will take place in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Munich/Alling, Schondorf/Scham, Stuttgart, Wien and Zurich (source: CRN Deutschland 1 and 2, Dealers Only Deutschland, IT Business Deutschland).
Three new vendors for Sysob
Germany: network and security VAD Sysob has added no less than three new brands to its catalog, Cloud4Wi (cloud-based wifi hospot management solutions), ReddFort and TightGate (both German vendors, specialized in data protection systems).
Sysob IT-Distribution GmbH & Co.KG
Sysob IT-Distribution GmbH & Co.KG
General manager :
Mr Thomas Hruby
Creation year : 1999
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