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Citrix adds SMB focus to partner programme

Citrix has revamped its Solution Advisor Programme, adding a new level for SMB partners. The SMB Specialist Programme aims to give partners skills, products and incentives they can use to target the growing use of virtualisation by SMBs. The programme was first announced at the Synergy conference in Barcelona in October and has now been

NetApp Replaces EMEA Boss

NetApp has appointed Manfred Reitner as its senior vice president and general manager for EMEA. Reitner will immediately replace Andreas König, who has held the post since 2007. König will leave NetApp in June, the company said. Growth strategy Reitner previously held the role of vice president for NetApp’s enterprise activities, a post he took

Dell Opens Dutch Training Facility For EMEA Channel

Dell has cut the ribbon on a new training lab in Eindhoven, in the Netherlands, which will be used to provide partner training on Compellent storage arrays. The new lab is part of a wider investment in the EMEA channel for Dell, which is intended to bolster the company’s drive into enterprise data centres. Exclusive

Computer 2000 Completes Office Move

Computer 2000, the UK arm of distribution giant Tech Data, said it completed its move to a new headquarters over the weekend and has reopened for business at its new, more roomy site a mile from its former location at the Intec site in Wade Road, Basingstoke. The new 48,000 square-foot office, in Chineham Park,

BT Retail Considers Job Cuts

BT has confirmed that it is considering layoffs at the IT services business it created last September from the merger of Engage IT, BT Business Direct and The company confirmed it has entered a month-long consultation process regarding changes that could place some people at risk of redundancy. Jobs risk The risk of redundancy