• March 16, 2009 16 Mar'09

    Hardware should not be a dirty word

    It is refreshing to see someone in the industry stand up for hardware sales, as Morse chief executive Mike Philips did in a recent interview with MicroScope.  Continue Reading

  • March 13, 2009 13 Mar'09

    Forrester cool on prospects of hosted BI taking off

    The future for hosted software is expanding beyond the traditional CRM and human resource management realms into other markets helping to drive the growth of SaaS and the potential sales opportunities for resellers.  Continue Reading

  • March 13, 2009 13 Mar'09

    Disruptive networkers spy opportunity on UK shores

    Cisco boss John Chambers seems to have got it right. While the industry panics in the face of withering IT demand Chambers has hunkered down and stuck to his theory that as technological innovation carried the vendor through the murky days of the ...  Continue Reading

  • March 13, 2009 13 Mar'09

    UK plc demanding managed UC

    Resellers offering unified comms solutions as a managed service will find favour with the business community, with 56% of UK organisations advocating a managed service approach, according to research by Siemens Enterprise Communications.  Continue Reading

  • March 13, 2009 13 Mar'09

    Downturn cannot hold back firms' growing data storage requirements

    P6One of the slides that was put up by Hewlett-Packard during the announcement of its StorageWorks product enhancements last week caught the eye and summed up the state of the industry. When the vendor measured what customers were using storage for,...  Continue Reading

  • March 13, 2009 13 Mar'09

    Digital Britain plan risks leaving UK in the slow lane

    Independent watchdog Consumer Focus has become the latest body to lay into the government’s Digital Britain Interim Report, saying that comms minister Lord Carter’s plans lack vision, neglect consumer interests and risk leaving the UK in the ...  Continue Reading

  • March 13, 2009 13 Mar'09

    Secure it, and they will come

    In the film Field of Dreams, Ray Kinsella (played by Kevin Costner) saves his ailing farm by making a baseball ground, after hearing a ghostly voice that tells him to "build it, and they will come". I believe the security market is in a similar ...  Continue Reading