Distie round-up Computer 2000 has launched a demand generation service, which will enable resellers to rebrand vendor promo emails as their own and send to their customer lists. The service is called Clic2Channel and it has gone live, after being "piloted with excellent results".
Tandberg, the storage hardware vendor, has signed up Northamber to distribute its products in the UK. Last week, the company was dropped by Hammer, a UK specialist storage distie.
A new distributor, specialising in mobile data capture and printing hardware, has opened its doors. Varlink is based in York and says it won't sell to end users. CRN has more bumf here.
Interactive Ideas, the specialist Linux distie has picked up the UK franchise for Open-Xchange Server, an open source collaboration software developed by, umm, Open-Xchange Inc.
Enfield-based Interactive recently set up a website to help dealers flog Linux software to small and medium businesses. You can find it at www.linuxvar.co.uk. ®