• June 22, 2011 22 Jun'11

    Five minute interviews

    Find out a little more about what makes some of your favourite channel folk tick with our probing interviews. Where else can you find out what little temptations managing directors simply cannot resist, whose money is on the grizzly bear to win a ...  Continue Reading

  • June 22, 2011 22 Jun'11

    Heads roll with strike

    Unless you've been living in the cloud recently you cannot have failed to note that 750,000 public workers, including teachers, have called what is in effect a general strike for 30 June over the issue of proposed changes to their pension scheme....  Continue Reading

  • June 21, 2011 21 Jun'11

    European enterprise software market faces 'strong headwind'

    The enterprise software market in western Europe is sailing into a "strong headwind" in the second half of 2011, according to preliminary figures released today by Gartner. According to research director Fabrizio Biscotti, the pace of ...  Continue Reading

  • June 21, 2011 21 Jun'11

    Pensions Regulator Rules

    The Pensions Regulator has said that it has begun to help educate employers about what they must do to comply with the automatic enrolment reforms that take effect in October 2012. In case you've missed it, the reforms require all employers to ...  Continue Reading

  • June 21, 2011 21 Jun'11

    Vasco reckons it's right for e-commerce security

    Most of the world's ecommerce shops need certifying, says SSL merchant Vasco - and we're the right people to do it. Authentication specialist Vasco is launching into the SSL and EV SSL markets across the globe. Hang on. Who 'authorised' Vasco? Vasco...  Continue Reading

  • June 20, 2011 20 Jun'11

    Laissez-faire cloud policy could store up trouble

    Organisations rushing to adopt cloud solutions without a clear plan for ensuring their business needs are met could be storing up trouble for later on, according to new research from Easynet Global Services. The managed network and hosted services ...  Continue Reading

  • June 20, 2011 20 Jun'11

    The right approach still delivering public sector orders

    There is still money to be made in the public sector for the channel as long as they go in with the right approach recognising that the traditional sales pitches will no longer work. Under the current government the public sector has borne the brunt...  Continue Reading

  • June 20, 2011 20 Jun'11

    Channel 4 invites technology experts to pitch for business

    Channel 4 is looking new ideas for using technology to save electricity, for a new programme being made in association with E.ON. They want you to go to their websiteand submit your product ideas/surrender your business secrets (depending on whether...  Continue Reading

  • June 20, 2011 20 Jun'11

    Imperva to make stock market debut

    Data security specialist Imperva has filed a registration statement with the US SEC for a proposed $75mIPO of common stock, to be managed by JP Morgan and Deutsche Bank. Citing IDC estimates that the data security marketis currentlyworth ...  Continue Reading

  • June 20, 2011 20 Jun'11

    VIP adds Apple to its product basket

    VIP has announced that following increasing demand from customers it has moved into selling Apple products for the first time in its history. The distributor, with a reputation in the components space, has been fielding increasing amounts of ...  Continue Reading

  • June 20, 2011 20 Jun'11

    Five minute interview: Niall Anderson, Avaya

    MicroScope puts its questions to Niall Anderson, regional channel director, UK and Ireland, Avaya  Continue Reading

  • June 20, 2011 20 Jun'11

    Fit for a Queen

    As if we haven't been overrun with extra bank holidays in 2011, the Government has announced that there will be an extra bank holiday in 2012 to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. By moving the late May bank holiday back to Monday 4 June and ...  Continue Reading

  • June 17, 2011 17 Jun'11

    Opinion: Taking a fresh look at UC

    Joe Mayhew, CTO at Calyx Managed Services With the new financial year only a few months in, we are seeing mid-sized firms battling in an uncertain economy to streamline operations to make further efficiency savings and remain competitive. As their ...  Continue Reading