• May 28, 2010 28 May'10

    Competition time; celebrate 25 years of Wi-Fi

    This week is the 25th anniversary of a landmark decision by the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to open up the radio spectrum and allow unlicensed access for communications, and to mark the occasion we've teamed up with D-Link to run a ...  Continue Reading

  • May 28, 2010 28 May'10

    Ofcom unveils Digital Economy Act proposals

    Only fixed-line ISPs with customer bases larger than 400,000 will be initially subject to the conditions on copyright infringement laid down in the Digital Economy Act 2010, Ofcom has proposed. This means that the seven largest ISPs in the UK, ...  Continue Reading

  • May 28, 2010 28 May'10

    Support as well as cuts needed to boost UK Plc

    The Prime Minister David Cameron has proved he doesn't know how to pick a winner when it comes to the horses but you hope it might do a bit better when it comes to helping British business. Cameron is making one of his first speeches about business...  Continue Reading

  • May 28, 2010 28 May'10

    Novell CEO talks up IWM as Q2 shows slight improvement

    Novell's second quarter revenue dipped slightly on last year despite benefiting by $2m as a result of favorable currency rates. For the three months ended 30 April net revenue was $204m compared to $216m in the same period a year earlier. GAAP net ...  Continue Reading

  • May 28, 2010 28 May'10

    Is Vodafone dialling up a channel extension?

    Vodafone's efforts to build an IT channel have floundered so it appears to be going for the next best option - to acquire its own networking integrator. In the past month the telco behemoth has been liked with several firms including the reseller ...  Continue Reading

  • May 28, 2010 28 May'10

    Fortinet expects reseller expansion as it pushes portfolio

    Firewall specialist Fortinet is echoing the general trend in the security industry to encourage resellers to sell more of its portfolio and expects to swell its channel ranks as a result. Both Symantec and McAfee have moved to put the emphasis on ...  Continue Reading

  • May 28, 2010 28 May'10

    BT launches global IP connection service

    BT Wholesale has launched its IP Exchange platform on a worldwide basis, the first time it has released a service designed specifically for the global comms market. The platform enables communications providers to connect VoIP to VoIP and VoIP ...  Continue Reading

  • May 27, 2010 27 May'10

    HP preps price hikes for networking boxes

    Hewlett-Packard is expected to increase the price of its networking boxes from next week to account for the weakening Euro. At the same time it is rebuilding demand generation activities and sales support for partners that drive its Converged ...  Continue Reading

  • May 27, 2010 27 May'10

    Morse shareholders give 2e2 takeover thumbs up

    Morse shareholders have voted in favour of 2e2's proposed acquisition at a General and Court Meeting held earlier today. As exclusively revealed by MicroScope last month, 2e2 approached Morse with an offer of 51 pence per share which valued the...  Continue Reading

  • May 27, 2010 27 May'10

    SCHd closes Interchange office and relocates staff

    SCH Distribution has insisted that the closure of its Interchange office in Bracknell and the subsequent re-location of 30 staff will not result in redundancies however sales director Amanda Jones has decided to leave. The six-strong Fujitsu team ...  Continue Reading