• November 19, 2010 19 Nov'10

    Analysis: Distributors start to embrace the cloud

    Where does distribution play a role in a cloud world is a question that has interested many in the channel over the last couple of years as the channel landscape starts to change to a include a growing amount of revenue generated from a hosted model...  Continue Reading

  • November 19, 2010 19 Nov'10

    Managed print or be damned

    Lexmark has become the latest vendor to try and encourage IT print resellers to make the shift towards managed print services. The difficulty for many such vendors is that while the office channel is completely at ease with a click per copy approach...  Continue Reading

  • November 19, 2010 19 Nov'10

    MicroScope's top stories, week ending 19 November 2010

    The most visited channel stories on MicroScope.co.uk from the last seven days: SMBs urged to be wise to cold-calling fraudsters Businesses have been warned to be alert to fraudsters posing as representatives of major web security vendors at the ...  Continue Reading

  • November 19, 2010 19 Nov'10

    The M Factor

    Ever fancied being a mentor? No - we're not talking about mentoring hopefuls (and the hopeless) on X Factor. Instead, the question relates to a Government plan, put forward byBusiness Secretary Vince Cable, who wants to create a network of business ...  Continue Reading

  • November 18, 2010 18 Nov'10

    Ingram Micro bags former WStore man to "revitalise" marketing

    Ingram Micro is hoping that its recently installed head of marketing Stewart Hayward can breathe new life into the department. He joined at the start of November after a decade at SME dealer WStore - which was sold to Systemax last year - and ...  Continue Reading

  • November 18, 2010 18 Nov'10

    2e2 finalises outsourcing deal with Patni

    2e2 has farmed out a range of customer and in-house support services to Patni Computer Systems in a deal that has resulted in one quarter of its team transferring to the Indian outsourcer's local operation. The five-year £20m contract ...  Continue Reading

  • November 18, 2010 18 Nov'10

    Channel alarm over fake security scams

    Following this week's report on a rise in fraudulent activity by criminals claiming to represent legitimate antivirus and security companies, theindustry has been quick to speak out over the impact to their businesses. The report, released to mark ...  Continue Reading