• November 15, 2010 15 Nov'10

    Research: The future of the reseller

    In a major piece of research in association with IBM the views from resellers on the future of their businesses and customer demands over the next five years have been examined. The major findings provide food for thought for those pushing the ...  Continue Reading

  • November 15, 2010 15 Nov'10

    SAP expected to start defence in Oracle copyright dispute

    SAP co-CEO Bill McDermott should take the stand today in the copyright case between his firm and Oracle. This time last week Larry Ellison, CEO of Oracle, entered the Californian court room and revealed that it valued the code downloads by SAP ...  Continue Reading

  • November 15, 2010 15 Nov'10

    Resellers needn't sleepwalk into the converged world

    In the latest of a series of industry guest blogs on Network Noise, Ian Kilpatrick, chairman of infrastructure security and convergence solutions VAD Wick Hill Group, responds to our recent blog on the problems surrounding the unified comms sale.  Continue Reading

  • November 15, 2010 15 Nov'10

    Cabinet Office cuts to target government web activity

    As part of its ongoing attempts to cut costs and gain efficiencies the government is expected to review and reduce its web activity. According to reports over the weekend Martha Lane Fox, the digital champion appointed during the last government, ...  Continue Reading

  • November 15, 2010 15 Nov'10

    That's snow business, folks

    According to a YouGov poll, 58 per cent of senior decision makers said that their businesses suffered following the heavy snows last winter even though 78 per cent of them thought that they were well prepared. The numbers weren't much better for ...  Continue Reading

  • November 12, 2010 12 Nov'10

    Cameron's plan for Silicon End at Olympic Park doomed

    Why East London Can Never Be a Silicon Valley David Cameron's attempt to emulate silicon valley in London's Olympic Park will be a disaster, says Dominic Monkhouse, MD of Peer1 Hosting. Unlike California, London's East End is not a magnet ...  Continue Reading

  • November 12, 2010 12 Nov'10

    Fujitsu TS boss pledges to make up lost ground

    Fujitsu Technology Solutions' (TS)new channel and enterprise sales director Simon Worsfold has pledged to rebuild the firm's standing in the market and focus on driving more business toits channel partners, saying: "I believe the ground we have...  Continue Reading

  • November 12, 2010 12 Nov'10

    Optimistic Intel raises dividend payout

    Intel has provided a clear signal that it believes the recovery is not faltering after increasing its dividend payments to shareholders. The firm's board approved a 15% increase in its quarterly dividend with the CEO Paul Otellini upbeat about the ...  Continue Reading

  • November 12, 2010 12 Nov'10

    IBM identifies mid market as key sector for channel

    IBM has told partners that the mid market is one of the most important sectors and it will support resellers as they meet the demand from the majority of customers in that space who want to buy indirect. Lubomir Cheytanov, director of midmarket ...  Continue Reading

  • November 12, 2010 12 Nov'10

    FAST lays into Digital Economy judicial review

    The Federation Against Software Theft (FAST) has attacked the High Court's decision this week to grant a judicial review of the Digital Economy Act after successful petitions from ISPs BT and TalkTalk. BT's director of group industry policy, Simon ...  Continue Reading