• July 21, 2011 21 Jul'11

    Finding good graduates

    School's out for summer - great news for some but for others, the entry into the world of work made hard by the sheer pressure to find a job against the odds. Research from High Fliers reckons that in 2010-11 some 343000 graduates were chasing jobs,...  Continue Reading

  • July 20, 2011 20 Jul'11

    Riverbed acquires to boost partner cloud proposition

    Network performance specialist Riverbed has splashed out $110m (£68m) to acquire Cambridge-based Zeus Technology to boost its reseller-facing cloud proposition. Zeus specialises in high-performance software-based load balancing and traffic ...  Continue Reading

  • July 20, 2011 20 Jul'11

    EMC raises outlook after strong Q2 results

    EMC has raised its financial outlook for the year after reporting second quarter revenue of $4.5bn and a 28% increase in net income to $546m. EMC chairman and CEO Joe Tucci said the company's "record-setting performance" was marked ...  Continue Reading

  • July 20, 2011 20 Jul'11

    Google introduces malware warning to search

    Google has introduced a warning system that alerts people using Google search that their computers have been infected with malware. The search giant discovered the malware when it found "some unusual search traffic while performing routine ...  Continue Reading

  • July 20, 2011 20 Jul'11

    Will net neutrality kill off innovation?

    Three of Europe's largest telecoms operators met the EU the otherweek. They discussed targets to improve broadband speeds across the continent by 2020. Why is that bad news? Let Randy Fuller, director of strategic marketing officer at Tekelec, a ...  Continue Reading

  • July 20, 2011 20 Jul'11

    Improving profitability cheers Datatec

    Datatec, the South Africa-based parent of Westcon and Logicalis, has said its trading and profitability are continuing to improve, with gross margins also on the up. In an interim management statement covering the period from 1 March to 30 June, ...  Continue Reading

  • July 20, 2011 20 Jul'11

    Dell to acquire Force10 Networks

    Dell has finally made its move on the networking space after signing a statement of intent to acquire high-performance datacentre networking specialistForce10 Networks for an undisclosed sum. Following a series of acquisitions in the past year, the ...  Continue Reading

  • July 20, 2011 20 Jul'11

    Fortinet confident after Q2 services, product sales fly

    Security provider Fortinet have today announced 2nd quarter results showing revenue up by 35% on the same quarter last year, writes Linda Endersby. Total revenue stands at $103m with a services revenue of $52.7m and product revenue at $46.7, both ...  Continue Reading

  • July 20, 2011 20 Jul'11

    Target Components tests out VAR community website

    Components distie Target has launched a collaborative business micro-site targeted at its resellersto providing advice, support and resources around the concept of building a better business. The Yorkshire-based distributor said it had no intention ...  Continue Reading

  • July 20, 2011 20 Jul'11

    Fake reseller presents an interesting conundrum for Apple

    As China continues to advance its global economic power, we've all become familiar with the Chinese capacity to deliver uncannily accurate knock-off products, particularly when it comes to desirable consumer items such as designer handbags or iPods....  Continue Reading