• February 29, 2012 29 Feb'12

    Westcon reveals Jeremy Butt as new EMEA chief

    Former Avaya worldwide channel boss Jeremy Butt is heading to convergence distie Westcon to take chareg of its newly-integrated EMEA unified comms, security and AME business. Butt left Avaya in January after nearly four years in charge of the ...  Continue Reading

  • February 29, 2012 29 Feb'12

    M-hance adds Maxima Microsoft biz to line-up

    Recently-created business software reseller m-hance has made good on its promise to keep predecssor Calyx Software'sacquisition strategy alive with the £6.8m purchase of Maxima's Microsoft, Intellect and Document Managed Services units. The ...  Continue Reading

  • February 29, 2012 29 Feb'12

    Onyx datacentre falls on Slough

    Teesside-basedservcies providerOnyx Group has opened its first datacentre in the south of England, unveiling a 12,000 square foot, 100 rack facility in Slough. Onyx already operates five facilities in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Newcastle and Yorkshire, but...  Continue Reading

  • February 29, 2012 29 Feb'12

    IBM ups rewards for partners selling emerging technologies

    IBM has overhauled its rebate structure to encourage resellers to sell a combination of technology and services in the growth areas of the market, including cloud and analytics. Big Blue announced the measures at its PartnerWorld event taking place...  Continue Reading

  • February 29, 2012 29 Feb'12

    Tech Data hit by strong dollar and weak global economy

    Tech Data has blamed the performance of the dollar against foreign currencies as one of the contributing reasons for a lower year-on-year performance in its fourth fiscal quarter. The distribution giant was also at the mercy of the global economic ...  Continue Reading

  • February 28, 2012 28 Feb'12

    Broadband VARs well-placed to ease recovery, says Eclipse

    Business ISP Eclipse Internet is urging the channel to position broadband connectivity as a key element of the economic recovery, saying that robust internet access will be vital as small businesses look to grow over the coming months and years. The...  Continue Reading

  • February 28, 2012 28 Feb'12

    Apple hot on BlackBerry's heels in corporate BYOD race

    The latest Reality Checker reportfrom The Corporate IT Forum reveals that BlackBerry still leadsthe corporate smartphone market but with growth in the use of consumer products, Apple is nipping ever closerat its heels, writes Linda Endersby. The ...  Continue Reading

  • February 28, 2012 28 Feb'12

    Education seen as key to opening up managed services

    Resellers pitching managed services still have to educate customers to get past hurdles being thrown up around cost. Despite the benefits of managed services - monthly payments, predictable fees and flexibility - research quoted by Transmentum at a...  Continue Reading

  • February 28, 2012 28 Feb'12

    WatchGuard ups SMB channel proposition

    Security specialist WatchGuard has bolstered its small business product line with the launch of UTM appliances aimed at that market segment to meet the demand from smaller firms for greater protection, writes Linda Endersby. The vendor has taken the...  Continue Reading

  • February 28, 2012 28 Feb'12

    e92plus pushes new Cryptocard VAR certifications

    Recent distie signing e92plus is to take charge of seeding two new technical certifications and a training programmein Cryptocard's reseller channel. Authentication specialist Cryptocard sees a growing and obvious need for more robust authentication...  Continue Reading

  • February 28, 2012 28 Feb'12

    Dell 'not really a PC company' as it pitches for enterprise

    Dell no longer views itself as a PC company, now preferring to pitch itself as a services and products provider that can cover a wide range of customer needs. The clarification over the vendor's position was made by founder Michael Dell at a server ...  Continue Reading

  • February 27, 2012 27 Feb'12

    Keeping the efficient efficient

    Mike Heumann, senior vice president of worldwide sales and marketing at virtualised input/output specialists NextIO, considers where the surge in server virtualisation leaves data centre managers (DCMs) and how they can address the challenges ...  Continue Reading

  • February 27, 2012 27 Feb'12

    Dell consumes app protection specialist

    Dell has acquired back-up and application protection start-up AppAssure for an undisclosed sum, adding additional disaster mitigation options to its software and storage portfolio. AppAssure provides coverage for virtual, physical and cloud ...  Continue Reading

  • February 27, 2012 27 Feb'12

    ComputerLinks bolsters cloud portfolio with Aerohive signing

    ComputerLinks continues to strengthen its cloud services portfolio after signing up with branch-on-demand specialist Aerohive. The market for branch-on-demand, the ability to support remote locations and staff securely via a network connection that...  Continue Reading

  • February 27, 2012 27 Feb'12

    SME and consumer business serious targets for Lenovo UK

    With its share of the worldwide PC market on the way up, Lenovo has offered a glimpse of plans to become a major force in the consumer and SMEUK client sectors. The vendorhastaken on 100 new partners in the UK in the past five months and hopes to ...  Continue Reading

  • February 27, 2012 27 Feb'12

    ZyXEL resellers in school iPad giveaway

    Broadband networking vendor ZyXEL is to offer education customers free iPad 2 tablets for every six NWA5160 access pointsbought alongside one of its NXC5200 wifi controllers. The NXC5200 is able to support up to 240 APs, reckons ZyXEL, meaning ...  Continue Reading

  • February 27, 2012 27 Feb'12

    SAP reacts to BYOD trend with management tool

    SAP has highlighted its ability to help customers meet the bring your own device (BYOD) challenge after using Mobile World Congress to unveil its latest software to manage mobile products. Version 7.0 of the vendor's Afaria software will offer ...  Continue Reading

-ADS BY GOOGLE

ComputerWeekly

SearchITChannel

Close