• June 08, 2011 08 Jun'11

    Gartner forecasts tough second half for PC sales

    The second half of the year is going to be a tough one for those in the channel relying on PC sales, as consumers sit on their hands and avoid spending on desktop technology and the collapse of the mini-notebook market continues. According to ...  Continue Reading

  • June 08, 2011 08 Jun'11

    FrontRange extends cloud invitation to resellers

    FrontRange is outlining its push into the cloud to partners with the expectation that its resellers will take advantage of the opportunity to offer products both on-premise and via a hosted model. At a reseller event today the vendor, which is best...  Continue Reading

  • June 08, 2011 08 Jun'11

    Imperva warns of new threat: Search Engine Poisoning

    The latest threat on the web is SEP. It's got nothing to do with Sepp Blatter, despite what you might be thinking - it stands for Search Engine Poisoning Imperva has produced a report on SEP, but unfortunately, it's so long-winded and difficult to ...  Continue Reading

  • June 08, 2011 08 Jun'11

    The Outlook for SMS marketing could be a Wiz, says prince of Dynmark

    Oscar Jenkins, chief executive at Dynmark, says the mobile operators could make a lot more cash out of SMS if they had a half decent message manager. How complacent are the buffoons of the mobile phone industry? They unwittingly created a brilliant...  Continue Reading

  • June 08, 2011 08 Jun'11

    HMRC launches new task forces

    New task forces to tackle tax dodgers have been announced by HM Revenue & Customs. The first will focus on the restaurant trade, targeting businesses in London over the coming weeks. The specialist teams - sounds a little like 'The Professionals...  Continue Reading

  • June 07, 2011 07 Jun'11

    Avaya to go public? This is no rumour

    The Wall Street Journal is this afternoon reporting that Avaya is to go public in a $1bn IPO as soon as next week. The vendor was delisted in 2007when it was acquired by venture capitalists TPG Capital and Silver Lake Partners, and it is thought ...  Continue Reading

  • June 07, 2011 07 Jun'11

    Ovum to Apple: You took your time with iCloud, didn't you?

    Apple took its time with iCloud, didn't it, says Ovum analyst Mark Little. Good, he says, it's all the better for it. But don't cock things up by using MobileMe. It its current state, it's a donkey. It's not easy to make it in the music business. ...  Continue Reading

  • June 07, 2011 07 Jun'11

    Calyx to embark on MS Dynamics consolidation drive

    Calyx has said that yesterday's acquisitions of parts of Touchstone and Trinity will form the base for a wider buy-and-build strategy of Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains (GP)specialists for its software unit, Calyx Software Ltd. The firm, which was ...  Continue Reading

  • June 07, 2011 07 Jun'11

    Kyocera Mita launches national engineer network

    Kyocera Mita has launched a nationwide network of engineers to provide its resellers with a resource they can use to deliver support to customers. The printer vendor's Service Network will be able to provide assistance with hardware and software ...  Continue Reading

  • June 07, 2011 07 Jun'11

    Interview series: Beth DeAvila, HP Officejet Pro Brand Manager

    Far too often the customer ends up buying technology not because it's right for them but because it's what they think is going to be the perfect fit. But technology moves swiftly and perceptions about IT can become dangerously outdated leaving the ...  Continue Reading