• May 18, 2010 18 May'10

    Vodafone profits double as mobile Internet soars

    Vodafone has reported a full-year pre-tax profit of £8.7bn for the 12 months to the end of March, more than doubling its fiscal 2009 profits as worldwide growth in mobile data and broadband traffic over smartphone devices continued unimpeded....  Continue Reading

  • May 18, 2010 18 May'10

    Vertical market spending to grow through to 2014

    Vertical market spending will continue to grow globally as the worldwide economy continues to emerge from recession. According to Gartner numbers resellers that sell into vertical markets should find the spending continues with most areas predicted...  Continue Reading

  • May 17, 2010 17 May'10

    Kyocera channel boss Shepherd to move to Acer

    Kyocera Mita channel boss Alicia Shepherd is to up sticks and join Acer as distribution sales manager from mid-June. The early work will be spent meeting the distributors - C2000, Ingram Micro, Micro P, ETC and Northamber - and implementing "...  Continue Reading

  • May 17, 2010 17 May'10

    Asian vendors dominate growth in UK Q1 PC arena

    The rise of the Asian PC vendors continued in the first quarter with Acer, Samsung, Lenovo and ASUS benefiting the most as the UK market finally emerged from recession. Numbers from research house IDC revealed total sales grew 11.8% to 3.2 million ...  Continue Reading

  • May 17, 2010 17 May'10

    Nortel profits from sell-off process

    Defunct networking vendor Nortel has booked net profits of $355m (£245m) in Q1 - reversing losses of over $500m this time last year - as cash continued to pour in from the various sales of its remaining business units. Nortel made ...  Continue Reading

  • May 17, 2010 17 May'10

    Hosted identity services could overcome slow adoption

    The move towards securing access for staff, resellers and other third parties is on customer radars but management systems are yet to be implemented by the majority of users. At the recent InfoSec show in London the Technology Strategy Board, a ...  Continue Reading

  • May 17, 2010 17 May'10

    Cut to save £6bn but don't axe compliance expertise

    One of the dangers that George Osborne must face as he sits there doodling numbers in the margins of the reports that he is getting given as Chancellor is that he cuts expertise as he trims costs. What is becoming quite clear is that although a ...  Continue Reading

  • May 17, 2010 17 May'10

    Extreme brings ScanSource partnership to UK shores

    LAN infrastructure specialist Extreme Networks has added convergence distie ScanSource to its UK line-up alongside Mayflex and Westcon. The distributor, which already worked with Extreme on the continent, brings skills in IP and wireless ...  Continue Reading

  • May 17, 2010 17 May'10

    CA changes name and sets out cloud ambitions

    CA has used its annual partner get together in Las Vegas to announce a change in its name and plans to increase the focus on cloud computing and virtualisation. Under the branding CA Technologies the vendor is showing its commitment to IT using the...  Continue Reading

  • May 17, 2010 17 May'10

    Wireless key to dodging public sector bullet

    With the scale of the inevitable cuts in public spending under the new Liberal-Conservative government still unclear, the channel is still bracing itself for a rough ride in the coming months. In the midst of the current confusion, wireless ...  Continue Reading