• October 25, 2010 25 Oct'10

    Component shortages leave Ericsson flat

    Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg has once again blamed a lacklustre quarter on continuing supply chain bottlenecks and shortages of critical components after the Swedish networking giant saw a slim 2% year-on-year rise in sales. "A key priority has ...  Continue Reading

  • October 25, 2010 25 Oct'10

    Short term, long grass - both connected by Cable

    The Coalition Government has been making lots of lovely noises since taking office in May. Whether it's electoral reform, benefits reform or now, business reform, nothing can be placed beyond reach. In a call for evidence, the Government is taking ...  Continue Reading

  • October 25, 2010 25 Oct'10

    Windows 7 migration is positive experience for many

    by Billy MacInnes The vast majority of companies that have migrated to Windows 7 in the year since its launch have experienced increased performance, security, reliability, ease of use and end point management. But a worldwide survey of 1,360 IT ...  Continue Reading

  • October 25, 2010 25 Oct'10

    Extreme hires ex-3Com channel team for platinum push

    Extreme Networks has hired two former 3Com channel specialists to drive its own UK partner programme. Steve Johnson, who joins as UK channel director, was formerly business development manager at 3Com/H3C, and also served as UK channel head between ...  Continue Reading

  • October 25, 2010 25 Oct'10

    Computerlinks named as new D-Link distie

    Security and network distributor Computerlinks is to take on IP surveillance and storage kit from SMB networking vendor D-Link. Computerlinks has lately been getting into new technological areas such as physical IP security, which has also caused a ...  Continue Reading

  • October 25, 2010 25 Oct'10

    All born equal

    To somewhat limited fanfare, parts ofthe new Equality Act came into force on 1 October. The Act, originally passed by the previous Labour Government, brings all the forms of discrimination into one piece of legislation. Discrimination law is ...  Continue Reading

  • October 22, 2010 22 Oct'10

    Graydon UK seeking new managing director

    Graydon UK is interviewing for a new managing director with current boss Martin Williams set to stand down early next year. After 23 year at the credit reference agency he is semi-retiring but plans to continue building brand awareness at the ...  Continue Reading

  • October 22, 2010 22 Oct'10

    HP appoints Azlan, terminates Arrow in services re-jig

    HP has stripped Arrow Enterprise Computing of its deal to distribute support contracts and handed Azlan the franchise in a bid more than triple the number of partners that resell its branded services. However, before some Gold partners help boostthe...  Continue Reading

  • October 22, 2010 22 Oct'10

    Video demand benefits Polycom

    The ongoing spike in demand for video solutions in the business world has seen Polycom book record revenues for the third quarter of fiscal 2010, which closed at the end of September. The firm made sales of $308m (£196.2m) up 27% year-on-year,...  Continue Reading

  • October 22, 2010 22 Oct'10

    Insecure applications threaten move to the cloud

    Companies are continuing to leave themselves exposed to security vulnerabilities lurking in applications that they fail to check or mistakenly believe are safe. With applications often receiving some customisation in house the possibility of flaws ...  Continue Reading