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Huawei launches new integrated partner programme

Huawei has launched a new integrated partner programme that will include all of the company's global solution partners.

The new programme will bring together all solution partners previously working with Huawei in separate programmes run by its Enterprise Business Group, Carrier Business Group, and the Products and Solutions unit.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise shares on the up

Hewlett Packard Enterprise shares rose after it did better than expected with third quarter net revenue of $8.2bn up 3% from the prior-year period and up 6% when adjusted for divestitures and currency. In segment revenue: Enterprise Group, $6.8bn (up +3% yr/yr); Software, $718m (-3%); Financial Services, $897m (+10%).

Avast kicks off channel drive and targets SMBs

Avast, the security vendor which has spent the last year digesting rival AVG, has emerged with a new channel drive and push into the SMB sector.

Kevin Chapman, SVP and general manager of Avast's SMB Business, says it has a new portfolio, new partner programme and portal and a new payment platform, claiming the widest reach globally at over 400 million end points.

Veritas names David Noy as VP of Product Management

Veritas Technologies has named David Noy as VP of Product Management. He will oversee product management for the Veritas Software-Defined Storage (SDS) and Appliances portfolios as well as the appliances support, manufacturing and supply-chain functions.

Firstnet merges with Select Data Centres

Leeds-based Firstnet and Manchester company Select Data Centres have merged to form a new business under the name of Firstnet Group. The deal combines Select's focus on data centre design and construction with Firstnet's expertise in connectivity, networks, managed IT, cloud platforms, system co-location and disaster recovery.

Liquid Voice new starters to build EMEA reseller channels

Liquid Voice has appointed Matthew Hicks and Andrew Brunt as Channel Development Managers responsible for building the company's EMEA reseller channels.

Fidelity nets Terra deal on e-learning

E-commerce IT heavyweight Terra Computer has signed the first e-learning partnership deal with Fidelity Group.

The midlands-based channel-only company will now roll out the solution to its 700 strong partner base.

Solar Communications snaps up Cardiff-based TWL

Solar has extended its regional reach with the acquisition of Cardiff-based TWL, adding to its existing offices in Chippenham, Harlow and Manchester. TWL founder and MD Andrew Nicholson will remain with the business. Solar CEO John Whitty said: "This latest addition to the Solar Group follows the purchase and integration of our two acquisitions in 2016.

Buyer sought for HMRC's cloud service provider

Salford-based cloud service provider DataCentred has gone into administration despite some notable client wins, according to the administrators, who are trying to sell the business as a going concern.

Last year, DataCentred won a contract to provide UK tax body HMRC with an OpenStack-based public cloud to support its multi-channel digital tax platform (MDTP).

McHale steps in as VP of Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions

Mark McHale has been promoted as the new VP of Arrow's Enterprise Computing Solutions business in the UK and Ireland.

McHale was previously MD for Arrow's Data Centre Solutions division.

McHale succeeds Jesper Trolle who has been promoted to president Americas of Arrow's Enterprise Computing Solutions business.

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