• April 02, 2008 02 Apr'08

    Spending curb could push hosted services

    Ahead of the inaugural EMEA Enterprise Networking and Communications Summit, to be hosted by Gartner in London towards the end of April, analysts have been mulling over the state of the market as the second quarter of 2008 gets underway and the US ...  Continue Reading

  • April 02, 2008 02 Apr'08

    New VAT rules will not burden firms, says EC

    The European Commission has assured traders they will not see increases to the administrative burdens already placed on them, after it outlined proposed changes to VAT regulations designed to cut carousel fraud. Carousel fraud involves a company ...  Continue Reading

  • April 02, 2008 02 Apr'08

    Dell looks to get into bed with John Lewis

    Dell is locked in negotiations with a premium high-street brand as part of its ongoing retail expansion strategy, according to sources close to the vendor. As revealed late last year, in an attempt to compete more effectively in the consumer PC ...  Continue Reading

  • April 02, 2008 02 Apr'08

    Resellers warned over cash flow

    Cash flow problems could drag resellers into the credit crisis exposing them to disagreeable banks and high interest charges if they have to rely on high-street lenders for support. The warning comes from the Forum of Private Business (FPB) which ...  Continue Reading

  • April 02, 2008 02 Apr'08

    Me and my digital shadow

    EMC and IDC got a lot of publicity a couple of weeks ago when they released research suggesting that the digital universe was 10 per cent bigger last year than originally estimated at 281 billion gigabytes (281 exabytes) and growing by nearly 60 per...  Continue Reading

  • April 02, 2008 02 Apr'08

    Carphone Warehouse attacks BT

    Carphone Warehouse has dragged the telecoms regulator Ofcom into a row over changes to BT tariffs by claiming the telco giant is tying people into anti-competitive contracts. The owners of the TalkTalk brand lodged a complaint with the regulators ...  Continue Reading

  • April 02, 2008 02 Apr'08

    Opportunities at high end

    "Anecdotal feedback over the last 12 months has made it clear that resellers are finding it more and more difficult to motivate customers to see value in their offering. Differentiation is becoming increasingly frustrated by what has ...  Continue Reading

  • April 02, 2008 02 Apr'08

    Delayed Vista deployments in schools raise skills fears

    Some sections of the industry have raised fears that the decision by most schools to delay the deployment of Vista could have a negative impact on skills. The killer blow for Vista in education came at the start of the year when Becta published a ...  Continue Reading

  • April 02, 2008 02 Apr'08

    OGC adds managed print to procurement framework

    OGC Buying.Solutions has introduced extended and managed services to the latest MFP Catalist framework agreement with the aim of cutting printing costs in the public sector. Eight suppliers have been accredited to tender for business worth £...  Continue Reading

  • April 02, 2008 02 Apr'08

    HP partners frustrated at marketing scheme

    Hewlett-Packard preferred partners are trying to make the best out of a bad situation as it emerged that many still feel the marketing services agency (MSA) scheme they are forced to use is inappropriate for their business.  Continue Reading