• April 21, 2010 21 Apr'10

    Channel crosses fingers that volcanic disruptions over

    Distributors will be hoping for a swift return to normality after airports re-opened late last night allowing stranded Brits to return to work and air freighted high ticket items to make it through from the Far East. During the past six days the ...  Continue Reading

  • April 21, 2010 21 Apr'10

    Veeam leans on distribution to attract Microsoft resellers

    Virtualisation backup specialist Veeam is leaning on its distributors to add resellers with Microsoft knowledge to its roster. The need to get partners with Microsoft skills follows the compatibility of Veeam's nworks PRO pack for VMware which ...  Continue Reading

  • April 21, 2010 21 Apr'10

    Ericsson gets LG-Nortel stake

    Ericsson has picked up Nortel's 50% plus one share stake in its JV with Korean electronics giant LG for $242m (£156.8m) on a cash and debt free basis. Subject to regulatory approval, the profitable mobility and NGN venture will be renamed ...  Continue Reading

  • April 21, 2010 21 Apr'10

    Apple blows past quarterly sales records

    Yet again, Apple has powered to another record quarter for sales and profits, posting net profit of $3.07bn (£1.99bn) on sales of $13.49bn during the three months to 27 March. These figures represent year-on-year growth of 89.7% and 48.6% ...  Continue Reading

  • April 20, 2010 20 Apr'10

    UK PC market back in the black but recovery lags Europe

    The UK PC market returned to growth, according to first quarter preliminary results published by IDC today but the recovery continued to lag behind the continent. Around 3.2 million units were shipped in our sceptred isle during the period, up ...  Continue Reading

  • April 20, 2010 20 Apr'10

    Microsoft dealers see SMB tech spend rebound

    Resellers reckon that SMBs expect to increase their technology spend during 2010 in an attempt to invest in tools that willdirectlybenefit their bottom line, according to research released by Microsoft. In its second annual SMB/Partner Insight ...  Continue Reading

  • April 20, 2010 20 Apr'10

    Tesco steps up fight in electrical retail market

    The imminent opening of US retail giant Best Buy's furst retail stores in the UK has sparked a reaction from Tesco. Although the most obvious competitors for Best Buy will be DSGi and the likes of Comet the importance of electrical sales has been ...  Continue Reading