Microsoft Adds 51 Surface VARs

Microsoft is extending the reseller network for its Surface tablets, beginning in the UK with the addition of 51 new distributors to add to the 14 which already offer the device. The company is planning to expand its global network of VARs from the current level of 150 to around 4,500. Reports suggest that Tech Data and Ingram Micro in the UK will be the main beneficiaries.