• November 10, 2011 10 Nov'11

    Managed service players looking to cloud future

    Resellers that have already established a strong business in the managed services market are preparing themselves for further change to their business models as the cloud becomes more widely adopted. In a Kaseya event held in Reading an audience...  Continue Reading

  • November 10, 2011 10 Nov'11

    Asda challenges rivals with aggressive laptop pricing

    Asda has raised the stakes in the run-up to Christmas by cutting the price of some of the laptops it stocks to levels well below its rivals. The supermarket chain has taken Amazon prices as its benchmark and shaved £60 off the price of a ...  Continue Reading

  • November 10, 2011 10 Nov'11

    Channel can help reduce managed services fears

    The channel has a major role to play helping users overcome fears that are holding them back from making the move to adopt managed services. The sense of fear among the IT director community might be greater than resellers estimate with worries ...  Continue Reading

  • November 10, 2011 10 Nov'11

    Cisco to competitors: no more Mr Nice Guy

    Cisco CEO John Chambers has told investors that the firm's turnaround plan is hitting its stride, and warned of more aggressive transformation to come, laying into his competitors and suggesting he had gone easy on them up to now. "We're just ...  Continue Reading

  • November 09, 2011 09 Nov'11

    Exinda looks for ten to take it to the next level

    WAN optimisation specialist Exinda has rejigged its channel model introducing a platinum level with increased support for around ten UK resellers. The vendor has made the move to encourage greater loyalty and specialisation and will provide those ...  Continue Reading

  • November 09, 2011 09 Nov'11

    Combating the unintentional software pirate

    Is the United Kingdom a nation of accidental pirates? The findings of the 2010 Business Software Alliance (BSA) Global Software Piracy Study released earlier this year searches for the answer. More than £1.6 billion worth of illegal software was ...  Continue Reading

  • November 09, 2011 09 Nov'11

    Adobe axes staff in digital media restructure

    Adobe is axing 750 staff across the US and Europe as it restructures its business to focus on the digital media and marketing but reassured investors that it is still on track to deliver a strong performance in its fourth fiscal quarter. The ...  Continue Reading

  • November 09, 2011 09 Nov'11

    FAST uncovers user ignorance over Government IP strategy

    The government is failing to get its message about its attempts to protect intellectual property out to the market with most IT decision makers unaware of its strategy. A survey carried out by the Federation Against Software Theft (FAST) has ...  Continue Reading

  • November 09, 2011 09 Nov'11

    Calyx software acquisition strategy to live on at m-hance

    Mark Thompson, CEO at m-hance, a new software firm formed last week from the integration of seven businesses, has said the firm will look to continue its predecessor Calyx Software's acquisition strategy, asrevealed in June. The new firm, which is ...  Continue Reading

  • November 09, 2011 09 Nov'11

    Kesa ends Comet saga selling retail chain for £2

    Comet might be known for its bargains come the Christmas sales but it came up with an offer venture capital found difficult to refuse with its parent selling it for £2. The buyer is a group of companies under a name Hailey, which has been ...  Continue Reading