Our take: Has the coronavirus really triggered a 'new normal' for the channel?

Josh Budd
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Our take: Has the coronavirus really triggered a 'new normal' for the channel?

All this talk of a new world order post-COVID hasn’t materialised, argues CPI editor Josh Budd

Let's cast our minds back to April. Huge swathes of the European workforce have been told to work from home, and many businesses - including the channel's customers - have seen their operations almost grind to a halt. With no idea how the COVID-19 crisis will play out, resellers including Atea, Softcat and Computacenter sought to protect themselves by delaying or cancelling shareholder dividend payments during March and April. Other channel partners - including Sopra Steria and Nordic firm...

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