• November 05, 2010 05 Nov'10

    Samsung Galaxy Tabs rare as hens teeth, say partners

    Samsung entered the tablet market this week but biting product shortages due to massive demand have dampened the launch, according to partners. The Android-based Galaxy Tab arrived in the UK on Monday at Carphone Warehouse but distributors ...  Continue Reading

  • November 05, 2010 05 Nov'10

    Nimans puts eggs in leasing basket

    Nimans is to launch a series of training sessions for resellers designed to promote the concept of leasing arrangements to its dealer community. The telecoms distributor, which was dealt a blow earlier this week by the loss of its Avaya contract, ...  Continue Reading

  • November 05, 2010 05 Nov'10

    Best Buy UK reveals £29m losses

    Best Buy UK might have gained plenty of headlines with its arrival in British retail parks earlier this year but its a £29m loss which is currently gaining it publicity. The retailer made the losses in the six months to 30 September, revealed...  Continue Reading

  • November 04, 2010 04 Nov'10

    Insight Q3 sales and profits rise by double digits

    Insight Enterprises beat analyst expectations as profits grew double digits in its third quarter despite a currency headwind in Europe. Strong demand for hardware and software helped sales grow 21% to $1.2bn (£742m) and profits rebounded 98% ...  Continue Reading

  • November 04, 2010 04 Nov'10

    Baggs watch! Dispatches from the boardroom

    There was a true moment of despair at the start of last night's Apprentice as comms entrepreneur and imminent Brand Stuart Baggs waxed lyrical on the fashion industry. Apparently, the Brand doesn't understandthe point oftaking a £2 bit of ...  Continue Reading

  • November 04, 2010 04 Nov'10

    Azlan launches Avaya channel lifeboat

    Enterprise and networking distributor Azlan has launched a lifeboat programme for resellers affected by the expulsion of Nimans from Avaya's distribution line-up. After Avaya trimmed its over-distributed channel yesterday, the Computer 2000 ...  Continue Reading

  • November 04, 2010 04 Nov'10

    Cameron plans East End tech hub

    The prime minister will today unveil plans to create a British Silicon Valley at London's Olympic Park, with firms includingGoogle, Intel and Olympic network supplier Ciscoalready understood to have committed to investing in the area. The East End ...  Continue Reading

  • November 04, 2010 04 Nov'10

    Get in quick to bag your perfect domain name

    On 1 December, an online gold rush will take placeas nearly 3,000 previously unavailable .uk Internet domains are released for sale by the UK Internet registry Nominet. Up until now these domains, which include single and two character domains were ...  Continue Reading

  • November 04, 2010 04 Nov'10

    High street health check

    The high street is suffering - we all know that. The causes are many - the state of the economy, lookalike towns, traffic congestion, parking and of course, the growth of the web. But what to do? The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills ...  Continue Reading

  • November 03, 2010 03 Nov'10

    HP overhauls services partner schemes following complaints

    HP has overhauled its services partner programmes in response to partner complaints about the metrics used to calculate sales rebates. From this month, Specialist Contract Services (SCS) resellers can accrue back-end margin on sales whereas ...  Continue Reading

  • November 03, 2010 03 Nov'10

    Jobs market dips as recruitment slows

    The dip in the IT job market, which had been threatening to come for the last few months, has arrived taking the number of vacancies back to the levels experienced in the early days of the recession. Even before the Comprehensive Spending Review ...  Continue Reading

  • November 03, 2010 03 Nov'10

    Ofcom's sanctions don't go far enough

    Ofcom has rapped ISPs TalkTalk and Tiscali UK on the knuckles after they continued to bill end-users for cancelled services. The pair were hit with a General Condition - a legally-binding notification - and must get their houses in order by 2 ...  Continue Reading

  • November 03, 2010 03 Nov'10

    Stressing times

    Today is Stress Awareness Day. But you're probably too busy - and stressed - to notice. As you'd expect, a survey to show how stressed we are has been conducted and you won't be surprised at the results. According to recruitment firmBadenoch & ...  Continue Reading

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