• February 01, 2010 01 Feb'10

    Secret admirer chats up NetServices

    Salford-based Cisco Master Managed Services partner NetServices has revealed it is in talks with a mystery buyer after its share price leaped just before the weekend. In a disclosure made to the City, NetServices said it had "r eceived ...  Continue Reading

  • February 01, 2010 01 Feb'10

    Tories called out on broadband pledge

    The Conservative party has unveiled plans to slice off a portion of the BBC TV licence fee to fund 100 Mbps broadband across the UK by 2017, should the comms industry fail to deliver of its own accord. The levy, thought to amount to around £...  Continue Reading

  • February 01, 2010 01 Feb'10

    To 'give to get' emerging as IT marketing strategy

    The idea of resellers giving away free consultancy advice to customers emerged as one of the responses during the recession to secure loyalty but has emerged as a marketing strategy. Last year Logicalis talked of 'freeconomics' and the need to ...  Continue Reading

  • February 01, 2010 01 Feb'10

    Microsoft names C2000 and Bell Micro as first UK VADs

    Microsoft has ushered volume licensing distributors Bell Microproducts and Computer 2000 intoa Value Added Distribution programme to drive the adoption of its virtualisation, security and unified communications software. As exclusively revealed ...  Continue Reading

  • February 01, 2010 01 Feb'10

    CA seeks backup and recovery resellers

    CA has kicked off a two month campaign to grow the number of resellers it has in its channel with recovery management skills. The 'CA Seeks' initiative starts today running until the end of March with the aim of attracting in dealers with the ...  Continue Reading

  • February 01, 2010 01 Feb'10

    Five minute interview: Simon Rixon, BT Engage IT

    What is the best/worst advice you have received and from whom? The best advice I have received are the values my parents instilled in me. The worst was my school career service which told me that I would never get a job in IT. What is the best ...  Continue Reading