• November 24, 2009 24 Nov'09

    HP warns of printer supply woes until the end of the year

    Hewlett-Packard has cautioned that printer availability may continue to be tight until the start of January but that it should have freed up by the time a concerted refresh kicks in next year.  Continue Reading

  • November 23, 2009 23 Nov'09

    Azlan grabs Walker for server and storage team

    Azlan has staged a dawn raid to bolster its server and storage team with Mark Walker due to join the distributor from next year to manage the unit along with an expected slew of vendor signings. Industry veteran Walker has resigned from Avnet ...  Continue Reading

  • November 23, 2009 23 Nov'09

    Web the security threat platform of choice

    Hackers are still exploiting old vulnerabilities and basic errors to get access to sensitive data with the web the main route of attacks this year. In a review of 2009 Joona Airamo, chief information security officer at Stonesoft, said that it had ...  Continue Reading

  • November 23, 2009 23 Nov'09

    Computerlinks adds Web 2.0 protection

    Security distributor Computerlinks has added dynamic content protection vendor Optenet to its line-up. Optenet specialises in cloud-based web-filtering, anti-spam,anti-virus, email and web security solutions sold as a subscription-based managed ...  Continue Reading

  • November 23, 2009 23 Nov'09

    IT sector shows improvement as financial strength returns

    The financial state of the IT sector continued to improve with a drop in insolvencies last month accompanied by signs that financial strength to ride out the remaining months of the recession is also returning. According to the latest figures from ...  Continue Reading

  • November 23, 2009 23 Nov'09

    Ciena picks up Nortel units

    Network infrastructure vendor Ciena has won the auction for Nortel's optical networking and carrier Ethernet business with a bid of $769m (£463m). Earlier on Monday competing bidder Nokia Siemens Networks pulled out of the auction, as ...  Continue Reading

  • November 23, 2009 23 Nov'09

    RM builds on Building Schools initiative

    International expansion and maturing Building Schools for the Future (BSF) contracts helped education specialist RM boost sales by more than 20% in fiscal 2009. Preliminary financials for the twelve months ended 30 September show revenues climbed ...  Continue Reading