• January 12, 2012 12 Jan'12

    Schools braced for cuts and pupils face frustration

    The extent of the cutbacks in schools has been laid bare by research from Stone indicating that 83% expect shavings off the IT budget and a significant number believe this will impact the learning capabilities of children. The findings come as the ...  Continue Reading

  • January 12, 2012 12 Jan'12

    UK decline offset by European growth at Computacenter

    Computacenter has revealed the UK market continues to be sluggish with revenue declining over the course of its fiscal year by 13%. The channel player revealed the state of its finances for the year ended 31 December 2011 in a trading update that ...  Continue Reading

  • January 12, 2012 12 Jan'12

    Low consumer demand hits PC shipments

    Global PC shipments declined in the fourth quarter with mature markets continuing to show weakness and an inability to shake off the effects of the ongoing mixed economic conditions in both Europe and the US. Added to the economic problems Gartner ...  Continue Reading

  • January 12, 2012 12 Jan'12

    Expand partners face uncertain future after Riverbed IP buyout

    WAN optimisation specialist Riverbed has forked out an undisclosed sum for the assets and intellectual property of Expand Networks, which went into receivership in Octoberafter a loan repayment came due that it could not meet. Riverbedstressed ithas...  Continue Reading

  • January 11, 2012 11 Jan'12

    Column: Toilet paper as a storage metaphor

    It's not often we get toilet references in MicroScope, understandably so, writes Billy MacInnes. Usually, if people are talking about technology they like to make references to aerospace engineering.  Continue Reading

  • January 11, 2012 11 Jan'12

    Big Blue encourages resellers to get social

    IBM is providing more support to resellers looking to take advantage of social media platforms as interest in those communication platforms continues to grow. Big Blue wants its partners to become social businesses, which it points out involves ...  Continue Reading

  • January 11, 2012 11 Jan'12

    Can vendor services boost reseller revenues?

    Andrew Mulholland, marketing manager at D-Link UK & Ireland, identifies how resellers can take advantage of vendors' service offerings to grow their business. It is fair to say that the channel landscape has changed significantly over the years...  Continue Reading

  • January 11, 2012 11 Jan'12

    Teaching of computer skills to be revised with industry input

    The computer industry is going to have an input into shaping the technology skills that school children pick up in the future as the current teaching programme of ICT gets scrapped. The Education Secretary Michael Gove will announce that it is ...  Continue Reading

  • January 11, 2012 11 Jan'12

    Dell cloud badge may lack partner revenue target

    Dell has revealed more details of its upcoming cloud partner certification,hinting that it may not attach reseller revenue requirements to the badge. At the vendor's inaugural European Storage Forum in London, Dell executive director of global ...  Continue Reading

  • January 11, 2012 11 Jan'12

    Stone offers schools Rent-a-PC scheme

    Education supplier Stone has announced a PC rental scheme aimed at schools struggling with budgets but facing the need to invest in the latest technology. The channel player used the education show BETT as the forum for its Rent-a-PC schem, which ...  Continue Reading

  • January 10, 2012 10 Jan'12

    ComputerLinks reveals reseller drive towards the cloud

    Resellers are moving to the cloud and showing that the customer base is far wider than just the SME heartlands with public sector and finance verticals both proving to be good hunting grounds for dealers. The second annual survey of the channel and...  Continue Reading

  • January 10, 2012 10 Jan'12

    Phoenix targets aggressive growth after merger

    Phoenix has said it will look to book "aggressive growth" in the next 12 months in the wake of consolidating its Phoenix IT Services and ICM brands under the Phoenix banner, as revealed yesterday. Speaking to MicroScope, Phoenix sales ...  Continue Reading

  • January 10, 2012 10 Jan'12

    Dell shows off storage programme enhancements

    Dell has kicked off 2012 by using its inaugural European Storage Forum in London to announce a number of enhancements to its Storage Smart partner programme that itsays will simplify the storage marketing and sales process for its resellers. A new ...  Continue Reading

  • January 10, 2012 10 Jan'12

    Emulex shrugs off impact of Thai floods

    Emulex CEO Jim McCluney has shrugged off the impact of the Thai flood disaster on the firm's supply chain and moved to reassure partners and customers that everything is ticking over as it should be. Speaking as the datacentre networking specialist ...  Continue Reading

  • January 10, 2012 10 Jan'12

    Router slump knocks Juniper prelims for six

    In a preliminary fourth quarter earnings statement, Juniper Networks has said it is likely to miss its original quarterly forecast for the three months to 31 December 2011 after a slump in router demand from service providers, which was particularly...  Continue Reading

  • January 10, 2012 10 Jan'12

    Computer skills climbing on government agenda

    The government minister for culture, communications and the creative industry has revealed that learning computer skills is something that the public needs to improve on if they are to exploit changes in the digital world. In an interview in The ...  Continue Reading

  • January 10, 2012 10 Jan'12

    Apple shows faith in Cook with multi-million stock award

    Stepping into Steve Jobs' shoes to become CEO of Apple is never going to be an easy task but Tim Cook might feel more confident with the board showing faith awarding him a one-time stock award worth millions. According to papers filed by the vendor...  Continue Reading

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