John Chambers, chief executive officer of Cisco Systems, would like to have a closer relationship with Finnish telecommunications equipment giant Nokia - including cooperation and a broad partnership.
Stories by Kalevi Nikulainen
Ingram Micro began to expand globally in 1989 with its acquisition of Softeurop, a software distributor based in Belgium. Today, Ingram provides products, technologies, programs and systems to 100,000- plus reseller customers in 120 countries. Most recently in May, Ingram agreed to buy Tulip Computers' production facilities in the Netherlands - designed to make built- to-order PCs with 48-hour delivery across Europe. IDG's Kalevi Nikulainen recently met with Ingram Micro CEO Jerre Stead to discuss the wholesale distributor's global strategy