• November 16, 2011 16 Nov'11

    Green IT key to achieving network efficiencies

    Resellers seeking to optimise their end-user networks for cost efficiencieswould do well to talk up green solutions as an element of the pitch, according to a new study into enterprise IT networks from ingfrastructure specialist CommScope. CommScope...  Continue Reading

  • November 16, 2011 16 Nov'11

    Apple signals digital media ambitions with Disney boss board appointment

    Those wondering where post Steve Jobs Apple might be heading might get some idea from some board appointments the vendor has made which indicate digital media is where things are going. Not only did the vendor fill the position of chairman of the ...  Continue Reading

  • November 16, 2011 16 Nov'11

    TalkTalk Business integrates new channel services into NGN

    TalkTalk Business has revealed it is to launch a portfolio of channel-centric hosted UC solutions, integrated into its NGN, from early next year. Theupdated portfoliowill include a new hosted enterprise PBX, that it developed with help from Mitel, ...  Continue Reading

  • November 16, 2011 16 Nov'11

    Oracle reveals customer plans for CRM spending

    Resellers specialising in CRM will find some good news in the latest research into the market from Oracle as more users look to spend in that area but will also find the phrase "budgetary pressure" accompanying the forecasts of the future....  Continue Reading

  • November 16, 2011 16 Nov'11

    Channel must get on top of new mobile compliance rules

    Avaya worldwide channel vice president, Jeremy Butt, examines new regulations on mobile communications handed down by the FSA, and considers the channel impact. This week marks an important date for the Financial Services industry and indeed for ...  Continue Reading

  • November 16, 2011 16 Nov'11

    HDD shortages hit Dell outlook

    The impact of the Thailand floods on the supplies of hard disc drives is going to cause problems for Dell, which warned that it is going to continue feeling the consequences of shortages. The hardware giant revealed that its full-year revenue could ...  Continue Reading

  • November 15, 2011 15 Nov'11

    Fujitsu TS adds security to public sector tablet package

    Fujitsu TS is continuing its apparentmission to defy the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend after signing a new alliance with security firm Becrypt. The PC vendor claims that embedding Becrypt's CESG-accrediteddisk encryption software on its ...  Continue Reading

  • November 15, 2011 15 Nov'11

    Picky consumers dent smartphone market in Q3

    Smartphone sales hit a fallow patch during Q3 in advanced markets as buyers held off replacing their kit, the latest market data from Gartner reveal. According to Gartner principal research analyst Roberta Cozza, consumers have been waiting for new ...  Continue Reading

  • November 15, 2011 15 Nov'11

    A growing managed services opportunity

    One of the classic lines that is often used in a channel conversation is about services. Vendors tell resellers to do more of them, distributors look to support them and customers will pay for them. But the problem has often been trying to define ...  Continue Reading

  • November 15, 2011 15 Nov'11

    Smartphone challenge a managed services opportunity

    Resellers offering managed services are going to have to ensure they can cope with supporting a diverse number of mobile devices for the long-term. Speaking at the Kaseya managed services roadshow in Edinburgh this morning Rob Bamforth, principal ...  Continue Reading