• January 28, 2008 28 Jan'08

    Brick designs blueprint to build solid ProCurve

    When HP ProCurve's UK country manager, Jon Weatherall, hit the road at the tail end of July 2007, some in the channel rushed to paint his departure as the end of an era. But six months later, and with his successor now installed in the hot seat, ...  Continue Reading

  • January 28, 2008 28 Jan'08

    Lenovo signs IBM server deal

    Lenovo has vowed to end the troubles that have dogged its recent quarters and promised partners that channel incentive programmes, the special bid process and lead times are being reviewed to create a more predictable partnership. The company has ...  Continue Reading

  • January 28, 2008 28 Jan'08

    Forum questions SME statistics

    by Billy MacInnes The UK’s much-vaunted credentials as an entreprenuerial economy have come under fire from research that claims the growth prospects for small businesses are diminishing and that estimates on the numbers of SMEs are wrong. Claims ...  Continue Reading

  • January 28, 2008 28 Jan'08

    Lights-out data centres to grow

    by Simon Quicke An era of unmanned data centres is drawing nearer as environmental and economic factors drive users towards a world where the technology takes the strain. David Pritchard, senior technology strategist at Fujitsu Siemens Computers, ...  Continue Reading

  • January 28, 2008 28 Jan'08

    Simple secured wireless

    Technology becomes accepted into the mainstream so much more quickly than it ever used to, with home users embracing anything that will make their lives easier. Two things have driven wireless networking: the growth in high speed access, with more ...  Continue Reading

  • January 28, 2008 28 Jan'08

    More than storage

    When you first hear the words ‘big red box’ you might automatically think of storage in the sense of something brightly coloured you put your belongings in. The connection between that image and the products offered by Bigred Solutions are not that...  Continue Reading

  • January 28, 2008 28 Jan'08

    Partial refreshes to increase

    by Paul Kunert In one of the more off-the-wall predictions for the storage market in 2008, IDC believes customers will increasingly demand partial hardware replacements to cut costs and up the ante on green initiatives. To date, the environmental ...  Continue Reading

  • January 28, 2008 28 Jan'08

    Data leak puts focus on encryption

    The channel has been handed a gift with yet another loss of confidential data, this time from a Ministry of Defence laptop.  Continue Reading

  • January 21, 2008 21 Jan'08

    Lenovo delays launch into UK retail arena

    Lenovo has promised that its consumer PCs will be on the shelves of UK retailers before the year is out following claims from partners that the boxes were originally due for launch in April. The IdeaPad notebook and IdeaCentre desktop SKUs were ...  Continue Reading

  • January 21, 2008 21 Jan'08

    Smart digital photo tools

    It is one thing to sell a digital camera, but it is quite another helping a customer to get the most out of the purchase. It is quite understandable why people might take digital photography for granted now that cameras seem to be able to take ...  Continue Reading

  • January 21, 2008 21 Jan'08

    Delivering broadband control

    These days you don’t see too many people harking on about broadband, with most of us just signing up to services as a norm. But for businesses the issue of looking after their broadband continues to be an issue and so a reseller promoting a product...  Continue Reading

  • January 21, 2008 21 Jan'08

    Global plans for Dell buy

    Dell has paid an undisclosed sum for UK server and storage consultancy The Networked Storage Company (TNWSC) and plans to offer its services globally. The Surrey-based firm specialises in helping customers in financial services, retail, ...  Continue Reading

  • January 21, 2008 21 Jan'08

    Clustering influences future

    by Paul Kunert Consolidation at disk array level is forcing major storage vendors to reconsider more scalable options that industry observers predict will replace monolithic systems in the not-too-distant future. Evidence of this can be found in ...  Continue Reading

  • January 21, 2008 21 Jan'08

    A stylish alternative

    Laptop bags have come on in leaps and bounds in the past few years and are now a far cry from the clunky freebies you got with mobiles in the past. The initial inspiration of designers of laptop bags seemed to be drawn from the big, bright products...  Continue Reading

  • January 21, 2008 21 Jan'08

    Markets to converge

    The idea of convergence between opposite sides of the same sector has been a market trend over the past few years, but so far has not been too evident in the security space.  Continue Reading

  • January 14, 2008 14 Jan'08

    Big switch or small beer?

    by Chris Mellor Preparing for storage Armageddon? Nicholas Carr thinks you should be, because computing-as-we-know-it is in the process of vanishing. A real big cheese in the area of computing, business and society, ex-Harvard Business Review ...  Continue Reading

  • January 14, 2008 14 Jan'08

    Hot topics in 2008

    At the start of last year there were weighty expectations for Microsoft’s Vista operating system and hopes that the wave of enthusiasm would filter through to consumers and provide a surge in upgrading. But that did not happen and the industry ...  Continue Reading

  • January 14, 2008 14 Jan'08

    Teksys finds buyers

    The standing of Teksys is looking more secure after private equity backers bought the entire business with the intention of using the less-than-certain economic climate to consolidate. There were rumblings prior to Christmas that investors were ...  Continue Reading

  • January 14, 2008 14 Jan'08

    Big switch or small beer?

    Preparing for storage Armageddon? Nicholas Carr thinks you should be, because computing-as-we-know-it is in the process of vanishing.  Continue Reading

  • January 05, 2008 05 Jan'08

    Midwich enters Europe with Which Lamps range

    Midwich is widening its horizons unveiling plans to increase its European activity selling projector lamps on the continent. The Diss-based distributor has been building up a market for its Which Lamps range and is now taking them into Europe, the ...  Continue Reading

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