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  • Channel names back continued EU membership

    A letter from just shy of 200 business leaders calling for continued membership of the EU includes a fair amount of names familiar to the channel

  • Ingram Micro adds Azure to cloud marketplace in UK

    Ingram Micro has announced the addition of Microsoft Azure to its much-hyped Cloud Marketplace in the UK.

    The Azure functionality, which has been available stateside since earlier this year,


  • Channel takes to its sleeping bags for Byte Night

    Tomorrow there around 1,200 people involved in the IT industry will choose to forgo their comfortable beds and sleep out to raise the profile of youth homelessness.

    There are plenty of names


  • Autotask boss talks of growth as the MSP market expands

    Autotask has been busy outlining its vision to partners at its Community Live event in Miami this week and its president and CEO Mark Cattini and vp of product management Pat Burns took time to provide


  • Security defences are holding

    It is a source of amazement (and appalled admiration) to me just how quickly companies are to flood my in-box with quotes and comments from spokespeople and experts in the wake of the latest


  • Tech Data goes global with Avnet Technology Solutuions buy

    Tech Data has announced plans to acquire its fellow global distributor Avnet Technology Services in a cash and share deal valued at $2.6bn.

    The deal would give Tech Data a business that spanned


  • Channel roundup: Who's gone where?

    There have been moves this week at a vendor level, in distribution and one cloud software player has indicated that it is looking to hire talent interested in working in the Silicon Roundabout in East


  • Claranet bolsters application management options with Ardenta buy

    The words ‘Claranet’ and ‘acquisition' tend to be used together with the managed service specialist making its fifth purchase in the space of a year.

    Throughout its expansion


  • Technology has unhealthy bias towards London, warns Migsolv

    It’s not just the media that has an unhealthy bias towards London, the technology industry is equally guilty of this short sightedness. Which is odd, given that the cloud is supposed


  • Windows 8 passes 200m sales mark but lags behind 7

    Microsoft has broken a half year silence on the progress of sales of its Windows 8 operating system revealing that it has not managed to match the pace of the previous Windows 7.


  • Channel Matchmaker: A data mining gem from Germany

    If I’ve understood this referendum debate correctly, once Article 50 is triggered we only have a couple of years to enjoy trading with firms in the EU in the same way that we have


  • Tech staff leaning towards a remain vote

    There are only days left now before the nation gets the chance to cast its vote over the future relationship with Europe in the referendum this Thursday and the evidence is stacking up to signal the


  • IT market backs remain with a month to go

    There is just one month to go before the poll stations open and people get the chance to vote to leave or remain in the EU referendum.

    The weekend followed a path that has been firmly established


  • Microsoft UK boss makes the case for Europe

    The battle over the future of the UK's role in Europe is starting to reach a crescendo as the referendum date looms closer and more of the IT industry is revealing where it stands on the issue.


  • Symantec taking steps to strengthen channel pipeline


  • Managed services market splitting into two

    Some of those managed service providers that have been leading the market for the last few years are now finding that the landscape is shifting and the market is broadly splitting in two.



  • Brocade reports back on its channel survey

    We have announced the results of our Channel trends research exploring what our partners think are the top business priorities for 2016, based on customer trends and predictions. The research surveyed


  • Businesses need educating in cloud security, report finds

    C-level executives and senior management don’t understand the security risks associated with cloud, according to new research from Intel.

    The State


  • 123-reg accidentally deletes unspecified number of websites

    Registrar and web hosting firm 123-reg has admitted that it has ‘effectively deleted’ an unspecified number of websites.

    The ‘error’ occurred on Saturday morning. The


  • Computer says no

    Imagine if one day you’re happily driving your car, unaware that your three or five year warranty has expired that very day, and it suddenly just dies on you on the way to the chemist’s.