Meet the Editors

Simon Quicke 

Simon is editor of MicroScope and covers all aspects of the channel in the UK. He has a particular interest in software and security but increasingly is covering the hot channel topics of cloud and consumerisation. He joined the magazine in 1995, working his way up through the ranks to his current position. He lives in London with his wife and three children.


Alex Scroxton

Alex is senior reporter at, covering all aspects of the IT channel in the UK, from traditional hardware sales to emerging areas such as cloud computing and BYOD, as well as the wider issues that affect channel businesses. He is also (usually) the voice of MicroScope’s official Twitter feed, @channelnews. He joined MicroScope in 2007, and though he has been writing about IT channels since 2005, began his writing career as an intern on a food and drink magazine. He graduated from the University of Sussex in 2003 with a BA in social anthropology.