• March 16, 2012 16 Mar'12

    KACE grows channel to meet midmarket, BYOD opportunity

    Dell's systems management division, Dell KACE, is to expand its partner programme further in the coming months in order to capitalise on growing opportunities in the midmarket, as well as the anticipated move to Windows 8 and, naturally,BYOD. The ...  Continue Reading

  • March 15, 2012 15 Mar'12

    Cisco piles into video acquisition game with $5bn offer for NDS

    Just hours after rival Avaya swooped on Radvision, Cisco has piled in with a $5bn (£3.18bn) purchase of its own in the shape of video software and content security solutions developer NDS Group Ltd from current owners Permira and Rupert ...  Continue Reading

  • March 15, 2012 15 Mar'12

    Exclusive gets Becrypt services nod

    Security solutions specialist Becrypt has made Exclusive Networks its first service delivery partner following the launch of a new partner programme last month. The badge gives Exclusive access to Becrypt's endpoint security suite,which ...  Continue Reading

  • March 15, 2012 15 Mar'12

    Cyberoam targets Sonicwall partners

    Just a couple of days after Dell announced plans to buy Sonicwall the competition has moved to exploit customer and channel uncertainty over the potential implications of the tie-up. First off the blocks is UTM specialist Cyberoam which has ...  Continue Reading

  • March 15, 2012 15 Mar'12

    Apple sparks the queues again

    The words 'iPad' and 'queues' seem to go hand in hand whenever there is a major product launch and sure enough its happened again. Apple fans down under queued up to get their mitts on the latest iPad giving the vendor the sort of exposure that ...  Continue Reading

  • March 15, 2012 15 Mar'12

    An audit is the first step to a better service

    The decision by Check Point to offer resellers up to £600 of incentives for every 10 security assessments they carry out is an interesting one. It seems to indicate that resellers could be getting alot more out of carrying out audits and ...  Continue Reading

  • March 15, 2012 15 Mar'12

    Check Point pays resellers to assess user defences

    Check Point is paying its resellers to offer customers security assesments that will identify the threats that users networks are exposed to. Security audits are a well trodden path for resellers to go down when trying to pitch services to a ...  Continue Reading

  • March 15, 2012 15 Mar'12

    Weak UK economy highlighted as concern by Datatec

    Datatec has described the state of the UK economy as weak as it revealed the state of its own fiscal finances in a trading update. The group, which includes Westcon, issued a pre-close statement for its fiscal year ended 29 February and highlighted...  Continue Reading

  • March 15, 2012 15 Mar'12

    Avaya extends video options with Radvision acquisition

    Avaya has bolstered its videoconferencing capabilities with the acquisition of Radvision which provides the technology to provide video to mobile devices. With the consumerisation trend firmly in mind the telecommunications vendor has made the ...  Continue Reading

  • March 14, 2012 14 Mar'12

    Column: It's in the public interest

    In the public interest, this column spear phished Piers Morgan, so we could help put the record straight and prove his innocence of all the disgraceful charges of phone hacking.  Continue Reading