• September 23, 2010 23 Sep'10

    Interactive Ideas appointed by Cyberoam

    UTM specialist Cyberoam has expanded its UK distribution roster, appointing Interactive Ideas, to support a push into the SME and retail market. The security player has been operating with just e92plus but as its low-end retail range has grown it ...  Continue Reading

  • September 23, 2010 23 Sep'10

    The battle of the tablets is about to begin

    In the world of enterprise mobility the key mobility and networking players are all drawing up their positions for battle, and what has until now, been a largely phony war will shortly become an all-out struggle for platform and market dominance.  Continue Reading

  • September 23, 2010 23 Sep'10

    Shift F7 boss speaks out over fraud impact

    Shift F7 has revealed the biggest impact on its business of the frauds perpetrated by a former sales exec was the man hours it took to help the police build a case. As revealed yesterday, Ferenc Kormos, who stole £47,000 worth of kit ...  Continue Reading

  • September 23, 2010 23 Sep'10

    Time to recalibrate the vendor channel relationship

    The recession might be fading into the past, but when you talk to some channel players about the last two years you might be forgiven for concluding that for some vendors the downturn never happened. Even in the grip of the economic meltdown some ...  Continue Reading

  • September 23, 2010 23 Sep'10

    Firms struggling to find budget to fight off cyber attacks

    Many enterprises are not protecting themselves against cyber attack thoroughly enough despite the increased awareness of the potential risks. According to research from HP firms across Europe and the US have not done enough to prevent web based ...  Continue Reading

  • September 23, 2010 23 Sep'10

    Red Hat banks on cloud portfolio

    Open source solutions specialist Red Hat isregistering growing interest in its recently-introduced Cloud Foundations portfolio and says it has already inked its first million dollar private cloud management deal. Reporting fiscal Q2 numbers on ...  Continue Reading

  • September 22, 2010 22 Sep'10

    Directors shuffled as 2e2 and Morse integration ramps

    The integration of Morse into 2e2 is gainingpace following therestructure of the business units, some real estate consolidation andthenews thatdirectors Mark Nutt and Tim Hall will leave next month. The £69m purchase of London-based Morse ...  Continue Reading

  • September 22, 2010 22 Sep'10

    Former Shift F7 sales exec in the dock over frauds

    Aformer sales executive at Shift F7 stole £47,000 worth of computer kit from the Surrey-based reseller to fund his drug use, Guildford Crown Court has heard. Ferenc Kormos, a 35-year old from Dorking - the town where Shift F7 is based - today ...  Continue Reading

  • September 22, 2010 22 Sep'10

    Touchbase UK in venture capitalist backed MBO

    Cisco Unified Comms (UC) specialist Touchbase Group has sold its UK operation in a management buy-out led by director Mike Danson and COO Mike Dornan, backed by private equity investor Herald Ventures. The integrator, incorporated late 2006 by CEO ...  Continue Reading

  • September 22, 2010 22 Sep'10

    Cisco streamlines rebate scheme

    Cisco has taken an axe to its Partner Development Fund (PDF) scheme, reducing the number of tracks from eight to four in an attempt to simplify the programme for its VAR community. At the same time the networking leviathan is implenting automatic ...  Continue Reading