• February 10, 2011 10 Feb'11

    Software audits on the rise

    The risks of using unlicensed software continues to rise with audits on the rise as vendors look to turn the screws on potential lost revenue. According to a customer survey from compliance specialist FAST Ltd users are experiencing a significant ...  Continue Reading

  • February 10, 2011 10 Feb'11

    Cisco numbers spook the market once again

    Network bellwether Cisco has again frightened off analysts afterCEO John Chamberssaidit had postedweaker margins and talked of slower public sector and consumerspending during the vendor's second quarter, which closed on 29 January. While sales were...  Continue Reading

  • February 10, 2011 10 Feb'11

    Sourcefire plans to extend services through resellers

    Web security specialist Sourcefire has indicated it is aiming to ramp up the services and support revenues for its reseller base. The vendor is looking to roll out a staggered programme where resellers will provide support on its behalf to ...  Continue Reading

  • February 10, 2011 10 Feb'11

    HP kicks Palm brand into TouchPad

    When HP bought Palm last year, it made a lot of contradictory, flip-flopping statements over what it planned to do with the struggling mobility vendor, which culminated in a sudden u-turn over remarks made bythe thenCEO Mark Hurd. But it seems now ...  Continue Reading

  • February 10, 2011 10 Feb'11

    Uninsured drivers face new crackdown

    New powers to tackle uninsured driving will come into force soon the Government has said. Under the powers it will be an offence to keep an uninsured vehicle, rather than just to drive when uninsured. Currently motorists pay an average £30 ...  Continue Reading

  • February 09, 2011 09 Feb'11

    HP launches SMB network specialisation

    Building on3Com's historic focus on the SMB market, HP Networking has today introduced its first ever channel partner specialisation for dealers selling into the SMB sector. The new programme will offer perks including better financial incentive ...  Continue Reading

  • February 09, 2011 09 Feb'11

    Buffalo Technology calls time on memory sales in Europe

    Buffalo Technology has made the decision to pull out of the memory market in Europe in the face of stiff competition and tough economic conditions. The vendor is withdrawing from the European market at the end of March but will keep its memory ...  Continue Reading

  • February 09, 2011 09 Feb'11

    Project Merlin: a bonus for small businesses or the banks?

    Much fanfare from Chancellor George Osborne and the banks about their agreement to lend £76m to small and medium sized businesses. According to the Banks' Statement on Project Merlin, the amount is 15% higher than they originally forecast ...  Continue Reading

  • February 09, 2011 09 Feb'11

    Netgear posts quarterly sales record

    SMB networking kit specialist Netgear has jumped to record sales for boththe fourth quarter and full year after strong sales through service providers and a higher than expected contribution from a glut of 26 new product lines released during the ...  Continue Reading

  • February 09, 2011 09 Feb'11

    Westcon Security given lift-off for Europe from Skybox Security

    Westcon Security has landed the appointment of risk management specialist Skybox Security after the US vendor made its first major EMEA distribution appointment. Skybox is pushing its products, which include firewall assessment and PCI compliance ...  Continue Reading