Digital Network PLC - which flogs computer gear through its CarreraSSC, ORDER 247 and Demonite brands - has gone into administration, according to UK hardware site Hexus.net.
It reports that the company has fallen into difficulty after the Midlands-based system builder over-stretched itself financially.
Separately, a reader has contacted us to say he's been told that Digital Network PLC is in administration after enquiring why a graphics card failed to turn up.
Despite repeated attempts to contact the company yesterday, no one from Digital Network was available - or willing - to comment on the reports.
However, a sales opo coughed this morning when El Reg posed as a punter looking to buy a lappy
The sales Johnny admitted: "We're in administration, yes. We're not taking any orders but we're giving product details. A press release is due out today or tomorrow."