• July 18, 2011 18 Jul'11

    Salesforce charges Euro customers 50% more than the UK

    For a global company selling product and services across multiple currency zones, it is only to be expected to see pricing differences advertised as a result of currency fluctuations, according toIrishDev.com. Despite this, saysIrishDev, European ...  Continue Reading

  • July 18, 2011 18 Jul'11

    EU goes mobile

    You may well already be aware that the European Union's efforts to bring down the costs of using a mobile overseas (but within the EU) have led to price caps on what the network operators can charge. Well from 1 July another - lower - price cap has ...  Continue Reading

  • July 15, 2011 15 Jul'11

    Extreme to cull 110 workers in strategic restructure

    Extreme Networks has announced plans tocut $20m (£12m)in costs out of its business by the end of its next financial year, and will be reducing its headcount by approximately 16 per cent, with 110 positions understood to be at risk. In a ...  Continue Reading

  • July 15, 2011 15 Jul'11

    Avnet gets paws on LifeSize video kit

    HD video solutions specialist LifeSize is to sell its gear through Avnet Technology Solutions in the UK, as part of the distie's strategy to tighten its end-to-end unified comms offering. The appointment of LifeSize, which is a technologypartner ...  Continue Reading

  • July 15, 2011 15 Jul'11

    Sourcefire plans to improve reseller consultancy skills

    Security specialist Sourcefire is looking to increase the knowledge of its reseller base encouraging more to develop consultancy level skills to ensure they can deliver services to customers. The vendor has launched a programme to educate and ...  Continue Reading

  • July 15, 2011 15 Jul'11

    Cisco partners welcome EMEA channel team shake-up

    Cisco partners have welcomed an imminent shake-up of its EMEA management team, which it isunderstoodwill include the appointment of the firm's operations director of distributed government, Richard Roberts, as its new UK and Ireland channel director...  Continue Reading

  • July 15, 2011 15 Jul'11

    Softcat breaks through £200m revenue mark

    Softcat is planning to hand outcake and beer to staff after breaking through the £200m revenue mark in its financial year, beating its own forecasts. Although the reseller hasn't broken down any other figures it has revealed that revenue has ...  Continue Reading

  • July 15, 2011 15 Jul'11

    Five minute interview: Simon Howard-Johnson, Intact

    This week, we put our questions to Simon Howard-Johnson, vice president of global accounts at project support and managed services provider Intact Integrated Services. What is the best advice you have received and from whom?I was once told by a ...  Continue Reading

  • July 15, 2011 15 Jul'11

    MicroScope's top stories, week ending 15 July 2011

    Xerox prepared to continue with reseller acquisitions Xerox will continue buying resellers that it believes will add value to its business as it looks to get a deeper stake in the SME market. The vendor has already picked up Scotland-based Canon ...  Continue Reading

  • July 15, 2011 15 Jul'11

    Data Protection Audits

    According to a just released annual report from the Information Commissioner's Office, private companies reported the greatest number of data security breaches - 186 out of 603 - during 2010/11. Data security breaches are defined by the ICO as ...  Continue Reading