Stories by Rebecca Munro

  • Getting in the picture

    Digital camera sales continue unabated. But consumables, training and printing services are key to repeat business

  • PDS looks to blends storage and AV know-how

    Storage distributor, Prime Digital Systems (PDS), has extended its agreement with Californian network storage developer, Infrant Technologies, to take on several new products. As part of the contract, it plans to significantly expand its national reseller base.

  • Creditors move in on Queensland reseller

    After failing to maintain viability in a margin-squeezed channel, Queensland reseller Logical Technologies, an NEC National Dealer of the Year winner in 1998, has been placed in voluntary administration after 14 years in the IT business.

  • Creative Labs finalising channel

    Creative Labs, the local subsidiary of SoundBlaster manufacturer Creative Technology, has managed to secure its NSW and Victorian distributors but is yet to finalise national arrangements.

  • Kyocera announces new distributor

    Printer vendor Kyocera has finally propped up its New South Wales distribution channel with the appointment of Tech Pacific to distribute its range of laser printers.

  • Steadycom acquired by Pracom

    Adelaide middleware developer Steadycom was last week acquired by listed telecommunications provider Pracom, providing a $60 million windfall for its founders.

  • Mincom experiences troubles in South American expansion

    Australian software company Mincom is undergoing some serious changes under the helm of new CEO Frank Berger. A company restructure in early February has seen the departure of two long-term employees, marketing executive vice president Jock O'Keefe and head of development Ross Laughlin

  • Intel chip placed on hold

    Shortages are not the only problems plaguing Intel at the moment, with technical problems reported in its 820 and 840 chip sets. Intel confirmed that it had identified some memory problems for the chip sets but only in its server products and only affecting SDRAM.

  • LibertyOne trumps auction market in Asia

    Internet company LibertyOne's online auction strategy has intensified with the announcement that it will extend its licensing arrangement with US auction house uBid into the Asian region.