• October 10, 2011 10 Oct'11

    Insight welcomed into Cloud Industry Forum

    Insight UK has become the latest channel player to throw in its lot with the Cloud Industry Forum, the industry body that works to advocate cloud services and establish codes of practice around the accountability, transparency and capability of ...  Continue Reading

  • October 10, 2011 10 Oct'11

    New Hammer services business goes beyond storage

    Specialist storage distie Hammer has spun out its in-house services business into a new company to be called Malleus Ltd. Speaking to MicroScope, former Hammer solutions manager Paul Hickingbotham, who has moved across to the new firm as technical ...  Continue Reading

  • October 10, 2011 10 Oct'11

    ComputerLinks adds authentication to Alvea platform

    ComputuerLinks continues to expand the services available to resellers via its cloud platform Alvea adding authentication services to the mix. The distributor has been busy developing the options on Alvea ranging from security, storage and ...  Continue Reading

  • October 10, 2011 10 Oct'11

    Tablet technology heads for wider PC market

    A Gartner speical report on the future of computing has suggested that technology today found on tablet devices such as the iPad will break out into the mainstream computing market within the next five to 10 years. Although some have suggested that ...  Continue Reading

  • October 10, 2011 10 Oct'11

    Buying a house could trip you up

    In September HMRC launched a joint venture with the Council of Mortgage Lenders and the Building Societies Association. For a fee of £14, mortgage lenders can apply to HMRC with borrowers details for cross checking against income tax and ...  Continue Reading

  • October 07, 2011 07 Oct'11

    Civica widens data management expertise with Innogistic buy

    Civica has extended its expertise in data management, particularly in the public sector, with the acquisition of Bristol-based IT mapping specialist Innogistic. The market for data management that has the ability to map IT systems and usage is on ...  Continue Reading

  • October 07, 2011 07 Oct'11

    Channel urged to exploit data centre infrastructure opportunities

    Resellers could be missing a trick not talking to customers keen to build data centres about the physical infrastructure needs such a project involves leaving the cabling, casing and build for others to take advantage of. Speaking to MiroScope as ...  Continue Reading

  • October 07, 2011 07 Oct'11

    Cloud of misconception still haunts the channel

    Microsoft's SMB cloud supremo has strongly defended the channel against critics who say utility computing will bypass the reseller. Cloud services suffer from an image problem at the moment, he argued, and the misconceptions do nobody any good. &...  Continue Reading

  • October 07, 2011 07 Oct'11

    Meru Networks boss steps down as sales rise 20%

    Meru Networks president and CEO Ihab Abu-Hakima is to step down from the wireless infrastructure vendor, with new management to be phased in by April 2012. Abu-Hakima, who joined Meru in2005, said he felt he had achieved his "personal and ...  Continue Reading

  • October 07, 2011 07 Oct'11

    Avisen reverses into data management outfit 1Spatial

    Avisen has kicked offits rebooted buy-and-build drive with the announcement that it is to perform a reverse takeover of Cambridge-basedlocation data management specialist 1Spatial, with the Avisen name to disappear post merger. The AIM-listed firm ...  Continue Reading