• January 31, 2012 31 Jan'12

    Phoenix cutting 300 jobs as costs hamper business

    Following a period of trading roughly in-line with the board's expecations, system integrator Phoenix IT Grouphas put a figure to the number of jobs it expects to cut as part of an ongoing restructuring programme, saying thatover 300 back-office and...  Continue Reading

  • January 31, 2012 31 Jan'12

    Kcom on track to reduce debt and grow sales

    Kcom remains on track to reduce net debt and secure long-term growth as the communications specialist continues to keep to the forecasts it made last November. An interim management statement issued this morning indicates that it has continued to ...  Continue Reading

  • January 31, 2012 31 Jan'12

    Browett quits Dixons for bite of the Apple

    John Browett has this morning announced he is to step down from his role asCEO of Dixons Retail to take up the position ofsenior vice president ofretailat Apple from 20 April. The Apple post has been empty since November, when Apple Store concept ...  Continue Reading

  • January 30, 2012 30 Jan'12

    Slow European demand for printers hits Canon

    Poor economic conditions in Europe and and the US were blamed by Canon for a slide in demand for some of its printer products and following its financial results the vendor has shaken up its boardroom. Net sales and pre-tax income for the fiscal ...  Continue Reading

  • January 30, 2012 30 Jan'12

    Softcat gets education server, storage contract

    Softcat has been named among a select group of service providers to provide server and data storage equipment to further education institutions by the Crescent Purchasing Consortium (CPC). Under the 'Network Hardware & Services, including ...  Continue Reading

  • January 30, 2012 30 Jan'12

    Panduit offers Magirus pre-configured infrastructure options

    Data centre specialist Panduit has teamed up with Magirus to get the distributor to carry its products and encourage resellers to sell pre-configured infrastructure systems to users. Under the terms of the deal the companies will combine their ...  Continue Reading

  • January 30, 2012 30 Jan'12

    Column: Is Britain cheapwalking into oblivion?

    British industry seems to have an almost suicidally short term fixation with being cheap. Our book publishers, for example, always gave Amazon better discounts, because it could sell more books by undercutting the book shops. Never mind that Amazon...  Continue Reading