• July 07, 2011 07 Jul'11

    Xerox reaches out to widen reseller base and take SME share

    Xerox has outlined ambitions to grow its UK channel through a combination of methods including courting dealers currently selling rivals products. The printing specialist wrapped up a partner event in London yesterday where 100 plus resellers from ...  Continue Reading

  • July 07, 2011 07 Jul'11

    VMware appoints cloud technology chief

    Virtualisation giant VMware has appointed a chief cloud technologist based in the UK offering guidance to resellers across Europe.  Continue Reading

  • July 07, 2011 07 Jul'11

    Investment doubled for Tech City

    The Tech City Launchpad competition for East London hunting for innovative and creative digital businesses is now looking for 20 firms to receive a £100,000 grant instead of the original 10, writes Linda Endersby. The Technology Strategy ...  Continue Reading

  • July 07, 2011 07 Jul'11

    Phoenix brings in former Fujitsu Services boss as CEO

    Phoenix IT Group has filled its CEO position, which was going to become vacant at the end of the month with the departure of Nick Robinson, with a former Fujitsu Services UK boss David Courtley. Courtley will join the firm which has been focusing ...  Continue Reading

  • July 07, 2011 07 Jul'11

    Results on Target for component distributor

    Yorkshire based distributor Target Components has announced record results for year ending 31st March 2011, with pretax profits of £700K, writes Linda Endersby. Turnover for the year was £19.8m, up 13%, and the pre tax profits showed a ...  Continue Reading

  • July 07, 2011 07 Jul'11

    SaaS set to grow as users embrace hosted option

    Software as a service (SaaS) revenue is going to reach $12.1bn by the end of this year as users look for cheaper alternatives to on-premise products and start to embrace the cloud more widely. The forecast of a 20.7% increase in SaaS revenue this ...  Continue Reading

  • July 07, 2011 07 Jul'11

    Financial Ombudsman Service to help more

    Individuals and small businesses (with a turnover of less than €2 million and fewer than 10 staff) can go to the Financial Ombudsman Service for redress should they encounter a problem of maladministration with a financial institution. If a ruling ...  Continue Reading

  • July 06, 2011 06 Jul'11

    Symantec focuses on endpoint protection

    Symantec is talking up its ability to outflank rivals with the release of iuts endpoint protection product arguing that other alternatives are unable to be as proactive or provide customers with the reassurances that they can start to open up their ...  Continue Reading

  • July 06, 2011 06 Jul'11

    Avnet given rights to sell IBM retail products

    Avnet has strengthened its relationship with IBM after securing the distribution rights to sell Big Blue's retail products across Europe, writes Linda Endersby. Avnet will distribute IBM's Retail Store Solutions (RSS) to its VAR and ISV across UK, ...  Continue Reading

  • July 06, 2011 06 Jul'11

    Finance officers take keener interest in IT spend

    So the finance people are starting to take much closer control of IT spending. According to a study, chief financial officers (CFOs) have authorisation for 26% of all IT investment compared to 5% for chief information officers (CIOs). In ...  Continue Reading